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Index to Locations

  • Alsip Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
  • Arlington Heights Wheeling Township Arlington Heights Cemetery
  • Barrington Evergreen Cemetery
  • Berwyn Mt. Auburn Cemetery
  • Blue Island Beverly Cemetery
  • Blue Island Lincoln Cemetery
  • Calumet City Holy Cross Cemetery
  • Chicago Unknown location
  • Chicago Acacia Park Cemetery
  • Chicago Bohemian National Cemetery
  • Chicago Burr Oak Cemetery
  • Chicago City Cemetery (now gone)
  • Chicago Douglas Monument Park
  • Chicago First Unitarian Church
  • Chicago Gompers Park
  • Chicago Graceland Cemetery
  • Chicago Griffin Funeral Home Columbarium
  • Chicago Irving Park Boulevard Cemetery
  • Chicago Lincoln Park
  • Chicago Montrose Cemetery
  • Chicago Mt. Greenwood Cemetery
  • Chicago Mt. Hope Cemetery
  • Chicago Mt. Olive Cemetery
  • Chicago Mt. Olivet Cemetery
  • Chicago Oak Woods Cemetery
  • Chicago Ridgelawn Cemetery
  • Chicago Rosehill Cemetery
  • Chicago St. Boniface Cemetery
  • Chicago St. Henry's Catholic Church Cemetery
  • Chicago St. Mary's Cemetery
  • Chicago Union Ridge Cemetery
  • Des Plaines All Saints Catholic Cemetery
  • Des Plaines Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery
  • Des Plaines Ridgewood Cemetery
  • Dolton Oakland Cemetery
  • Evanston Calvary Cemetery
  • Evergreen Park St. Mary's Cemetery
  • Forest Park Unknown location
  • Forest Park Forest Home Cemetery
  • Forest Park Jewish Waldheim Cemetery
  • Forest Park Woodlawn Cemetery
  • Hillside Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  • Hillside Queen of Heaven Cemetery
  • Homewood Washington Memory Gardens
  • Justice Resurrection Cemetery
  • Kenilworth Church of the Holy Comforter
  • La Grange Unknown location
  • La Grange Park Parkholm Cemetery
  • Niles St. Adalbert's Cemetery
  • Norridge Westlawn Cemetery
  • Park Ridge Town of Maine Cemetery
  • River Grove Elmwood Cemetery
  • River Grove St. Joseph Cemetery
  • Rosemont Zion Gardens Cemetery
  • Skokie Memorial Park Cemetery


    Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
    6001 West 111th Street
    Alsip, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
    Richard J. Daley Richard Joseph Daley (1902-1976) — also known as Richard J. Daley; "The Boss" — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 15, 1902. Democrat. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 9th District, 1936-38; member of Illinois state senate 9th District, 1939-47; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964; speaker, 1968; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1955-76; died in office 1976. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus. Stricken with a heart attack and died at his doctor's office, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 20, 1976 (age 74 years, 219 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, June 17, 1936, to Eleanor 'Sis' Guilfoyle (1907-2003); father of Richard Michael Daley (1942-) and William Michael Daley.
      Political family: Daley family of Chicago, Illinois.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Richard J. Daley: Mike Royko, Boss : Richard J. Daley of Chicago — Adam Cohen & Elizabeth Taylor, American Pharaoh : Mayor Richard J. Daley : His Battle for Chicago and the Nation — Hugh Brogan, All Honorable Men : Huey Long, Robert Moses, Estes Kefauver, Richard J. Daley — Roger Biles, Richard J. Daley : Politics, Race, and the Governing of Chicago — Eugene C. Kennedy, Himself! The Life and Times of Richard J. Daley — Len O'Connor, Requiem : The Decline and Demise of Mayor Daley and His Era — F. Richard Ciccone, Daley : Power and Presidential Politics — Frank Sullivan, Legend: The Only Inside Story About Mayor Richard J. Daley — Milton Rakove, Don't Make No Waves, Don't Back No Losers : An Insider's Analysis of the Daley Machine
      Image source: Time Magazine, March 23, 1962
      Frank J. Corr (1877-1934) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 12, 1877. Mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1933. Died, from complication of diabetes, in Presbyterian Hospital, Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 3, 1934 (age 57 years, 142 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lawrence Joseph Sarsfield Daly (1912-1979) — also known as Lar Daly; Sarsfield Daly; "America First" — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born January 22, 1912. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1942 (Democratic primary), 1962 (Democratic primary), 1966 (Republican primary), 1970 (Republican primary), 1978 (Republican primary); candidate for mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1955 (Republican primary), 1959 (Republican primary), 1959 (Democratic primary), 1963 (Republican primary), 1967 (Republican primary), 1967; candidate in Republican primary for Governor of Illinois, 1956, 1964; Tax Cut candidate for President of the United States, 1960; Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 7th District, 1973. Died April 18, 1979 (age 67 years, 86 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Harry Peter Beam (1892-1967) — also known as Harry P. Beam — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Peoria, Peoria County, Ill., November 23, 1892. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; candidate for Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1924; U.S. Representative from Illinois 4th District, 1931-42. Catholic. Member, American Legion; American Bar Association. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 31, 1967 (age 75 years, 38 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Peter J. Beam and Margaret B. Beam; married, June 29, 1921, to Marge Brown.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Richard Bernard Vail (1895-1955) — also known as Richard B. Vail — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 31, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Illinois 2nd District, 1947-49, 1951-53; defeated, 1948, 1952, 1954. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., July 29, 1955 (age 59 years, 332 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William A. Rowan (1882-1961) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Illinois, 1882. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1940; U.S. Representative from Illinois 2nd District, 1943-47; defeated, 1946 (2nd District), 1954 (4th District). Died in 1961 (age about 79 years). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Thomas Murphy (1899-1978) — also known as William T. Murphy — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 7, 1899. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956; U.S. Representative from Illinois 3rd District, 1959-71. Member, American Legion. Died in Oak Lawn, Cook County, Ill., January 29, 1978 (age 78 years, 175 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Ralph Harold Metcalfe (1910-1978) — also known as Ralph H. Metcalfe — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., May 29, 1910. Democrat. Won gold, silver and bronze Olympic medals in 1932 and 1936; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1952 (alternate), 1956 (alternate), 1964 (alternate), 1968; U.S. Representative from Illinois 1st District, 1971-78; died in office 1978. Catholic. African ancestry. Member, Amvets; American Legion; Urban League; NAACP; Elks; Alpha Phi Alpha. Died, from a heart attack, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 10, 1978 (age 68 years, 134 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Emmet Francis Byrne (1896-1974) — also known as Emmet F. Byrne — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 6, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Illinois 3rd District, 1957-59. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Phi Alpha Delta. Died in Evanston, Cook County, Ill., September 25, 1974 (age 77 years, 293 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Cunningham Murray (1917-1999) — also known as James C. Murray — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 16, 1917. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; U.S. Representative from Illinois 3rd District, 1955-57; defeated, 1956; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1964; circuit judge in Illinois, 1970-84; Judge, Illinois Appellate Court, 1986-94. Died in Oak Lawn, Cook County, Ill., October 13, 1999 (age 82 years, 150 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Edmund Gorman (1873-1935) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 13, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Illinois 3rd District, 1913-15. Catholic. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 13, 1935 (age 61 years, 275 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Patrick Gorman and Mary (McInirney) Gorman; married, June 27, 1900, to Marguerite O'Connor.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      A. L. Cronin (1901-1974) — also known as Whitey Cronin — of Illinois. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 30, 1901. Member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1948-52; member of Illinois state senate, 1954-66. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 23, 1974 (age 73 years, 85 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
      Emmett Whealan (1875-1950) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 4, 1875. Democrat. Printing business; real estate business; Cook County Commissioner, 1919-31; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1928, 1932. Member, Typographical Union; Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died in 1950 (age about 75 years). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Whealan and Johanna (Dewey) Whealan; married, November 8, 1905, to Catherine McDonald.
      William Alexander Cunnea II (1905-1963) — also known as William A. Cunnea — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 8, 1905. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1960. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died, of colon cancer, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 22, 1963 (age 57 years, 165 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Alexander Cunnea (1868-1937).
      Lawrence F. King — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1928. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.


    Wheeling Township Arlington Heights Cemetery
    2400 East Euclid Avenue
    Arlington Heights, Cook County, Illinois
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Joel Burlingame (1800-1883) — of Scio, Linn County, Ore. Born in New Berlin, Chenango County, N.Y., March 3, 1800. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1860. Died in West Northfield, Cook County, Ill., January 9, 1883 (age 82 years, 312 days). Interment at Wheeling Township Arlington Heights Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. Daniel Burlingame (1778-1824) and Betsy Ludlow (Holmes) Burlingame (1782-1865); married, May 20, 1819, to Freelove Angell (1798-1860); father of Anson Burlingame; third cousin once removed of Ossian Ray; third cousin twice removed of Clement Phineas Kellogg; third cousin thrice removed of Ossian Edward Ray; fourth cousin of James Montgomery Burlingame; fourth cousin once removed of James Montgomery Burlingame, Jr. (1868-1938) and Alvah Waterman Burlingame, Jr..
      Political family: Burlingame family of Vermont (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Evergreen Cemetery
    Barrington, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Kramer Brockway (1865-1928) — also known as Henry K. Brockway — of Barrington, Cook County, Ill. Born in Lake Zurich, Lake County, Ill., July 25, 1865. Republican. Postmaster at Barrington, Ill., 1901-11. Died in Barrington, Cook County, Ill., January 17, 1928 (age 62 years, 176 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Martin A. Brockway (1819-1909) and Sarah (Daugherty) Brockway (1823-1908); married to Emma Barnett (1868-1952).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Mt. Auburn Cemetery
    Berwyn, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles McGavin (1874-1940) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Riverton, Sangamon County, Ill., January 10, 1874. Republican. Coal mining superintendent; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Illinois 8th District, 1905-09; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1920. Presbyterian. Died December 17, 1940 (age 66 years, 342 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James McGavin and Mary Ann (Farley) McGavin.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Beverly Cemetery
    12033 Kedzie Avenue
    Blue Island, Cook County, Illinois
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Ernest Lincoln Phillips (1877-1940) — also known as Ernest L. Phillips — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa., December 14, 1877. Electrician; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Cardiff, 1899-1905; U.S. Consular Agent in La Chaux-de-Fonds, 1905-08; SAINT Helens, 1908-11. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 11, 1940 (age 62 years, 119 days). Interment at Beverly Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Thomas Phillips and Emma Lina (Stock) Phillips (1846-1933); brother of Albert Stanley Phillips (1880-1943).
      Political family: Phillips family of Chicago, Illinois.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Lincoln Cemetery
    12300 South Kezie
    Blue Island, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      George Washington Murray (1853-1926) — also known as George W. Murray — of Sumter, Sumter County, S.C. Born in slavery at Rembert, Sumter County, S.C., September 22, 1853. Republican. Farmer; school teacher; customs inspector; U.S. Representative from South Carolina, 1893-97 (7th District 1893-95, 1st District 1895-97). African ancestry. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 21, 1926 (age 72 years, 211 days). Interment at Lincoln Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: George Washington
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Archibald James Carey, Jr. (1908-1981) — also known as Archibald J. Carey, Jr. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February 29, 1908. Republican. Lawyer; member, Chicago City Council, 1947-55; pastor; candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 1st District, 1950; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1952 ; circuit judge in Illinois, 1966-78. African Methodist Episcopal. African ancestry. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 20, 1981 (age 73 years, 0 days). Interment at Lincoln Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elizabeth (Davis) Carey (1867-1936) and Archibald James Carey (1868-1931).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Archibald James Carey (1868-1931) — also known as Archibald J. Carey — of Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in slavery, in Georgia, August 25, 1868. Republican. School teacher and principal; president, Edward Waters College, Jacksonville, Fla., 1895; minister; bishop; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 3rd District, 1920-22; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1924; member, Chicago Civil Service Commission, 1927-29; indicted in 1929 on charges of accepting bribes from job applicants; the case never came to trial. African Methodist Episcopal. African ancestry. Died, from heart disease, in Billings Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 23, 1931 (age 62 years, 210 days). Interment at Lincoln Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ann Carey (1845-1879) and Jefferson Alexander Carey (1849-1919); married to Elizabeth D. Davis (1867-1936); father of Archibald James Carey, Jr. (1908-1981).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Quentin Jones Goodwin (1918-2000) — also known as Quentin J. Goodwin — of Illinois. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 14, 1918. Member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1979-80. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 9, 2000 (age 81 years, 179 days). Interment at Lincoln Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Holy Cross Cemetery
    Calumet City, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      John B. Nicosia (1910-1985) — of East Chicago, Lake County, Ind. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 10, 1910. Democrat. Mayor of East Chicago, Ind., 1964-72; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1964, 1968. Died in 1985 (age about 74 years). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son-in-law of Frank J. Migas (1888-?).
      Frank J. Migas (b. 1888) — of East Chicago, Lake County, Ind. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 28, 1888. Democrat. Owner, Sweet Corn Candy Co., 1921-31; vice-president, American State Bank of Gary; deputy sheriff; mayor of East Chicago, Ind., 1939-51; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1940, 1948. Catholic. Member, Moose; Polish National Alliance. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father-in-law of John B. Nicosia (1910-1985).
      Frank X. Rydzewski (1867-1928) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Poland, 1867. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1920, 1924. Died in 1928 (age about 61 years). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Francis Xavier


    Unknown Location
    Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
    Adolph O. Eberhart Adolph Olson Eberhart (1870-1944) — also known as Adolph O. Eberhart; A. O. Eberhart; Olaf Adolf Olsson — of Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minn.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Värmland, Sweden, June 23, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; member of Minnesota state senate 11th District, 1903-06; Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, 1907-09; Governor of Minnesota, 1909-15; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1916 (speaker); candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1916; real estate broker. Lutheran. Swedish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Elks; United Commercial Travelers. Died December 6, 1944 (age 74 years, 166 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Married to Adele Marie Hoke.
      See also Wikipedia article — Minnesota Legislator record
      Image source: Minnesota Encyclopeda


    Acacia Park Cemetery
    7800 West Irving Park Road
    Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
    Founded 1922
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Geiger (1891-1949) — Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 14, 1891. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Vice Consul in Gothenberg, 1918. Died January 2, 1949 (age 57 years, 294 days). Interment at Acacia Park Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Walter J. Reum (c.1915-1999) — of Illinois. Born about 1915. Member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1953-63 (23rd District 1953-57, 4th District 1957-63). Died in Oak Park, Cook County, Ill., April 7, 1999 (age about 84 years). Interment at Acacia Park Cemetery.


    Bohemian National Cemetery
    5255 North Pulaski Road
    Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
    Founded 1877
    Politicians buried here:
      Anton Joseph Cermak (1873-1933) — also known as Anton J. Cermak; "Pushcart Tony" — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Kladno, Bohemia (now Czechia), May 9, 1873. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1924, 1928, 1932; candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1928; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1931-33; died in office 1933. Bohemian ancestry. On February 15, 1933, while he was standing on the running board of an open car from which president-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt had just given a speech, was shot and badly wounded by Italian-American bricklayer Guiseppe Zangara, who had aimed for Roosevelt; over the next month, the wound became infected, and he died, in Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla., March 6, 1933 (age 59 years, 301 days). Entombed at Bohemian National Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Helena I. Cermak (who married Otto Kerner, Jr. (1908-1976)) and Lillian Cermak (who married Richey V. Graham).
      Political family: Kerner-Cermak family of Chicago, Illinois.
      Cermak Road (formerly 22nd Street), from Chicago to Oak Brook, Illinois, is named for him.  — The World War II Liberty ship SS A. J. Cermak (built 1943, scrapped 1964) was named for him.
      Epitaph: "I Am Glad It Was Me, Instead of You."
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Charles Joseph Vopicka (1857-1935) — also known as Charles J. Vopicka — of Illinois. Born in Bohemia (now part of Czechia), November 3, 1857. U.S. Minister to Bulgaria, 1913-19; Romania, 1913-20; Serbia, 1913-19. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 4, 1935 (age 77 years, 305 days). Interment at Bohemian National Cemetery.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      Otto Kerner (1884-1952) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; River Forest, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February 22, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1920; circuit judge in Illinois, 1927-31; Illinois state attorney general, 1933-38; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, 1939. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks. Died December 13, 1952 (age 68 years, 295 days). Interment at Bohemian National Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Otto Kerner, Jr. (1908-1976).
      Political family: Kerner-Cermak family of Chicago, Illinois.
      Frank Novotny (d. 1934) — of Berwyn, Cook County, Ill. Mayor of Berwyn, Ill., 1933-34; died in office 1934. Killed in an automobile accident, near Pontiac, Livingston County, Ill., January 25, 1934. Interment at Bohemian National Cemetery.
      John Toman (1878-1969) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Bohemia (now part of Czechia), September 14, 1878. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1928 (alternate), 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944; delegate to Illinois convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; Cook County Sheriff, 1934-38. Died May 6, 1969 (age 90 years, 234 days). Interment at Bohemian National Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Andrew John Toman (1905-1979).
      The Toman Branch of the Chicago Public Library (built 1927), in the Little Village neighborhood, South Lawndale, Chicago, Illinois, is named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jaroslav Francis Smetanka (1881-1937) — also known as Jaroslav F. Smetanka — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Horní Krupá, Bohemia (now Czechia), September 19, 1881. Consul-General for Czechoslovakia in Chicago, Ill., 1935-37. Bohemian ancestry. Died, in Presbyterian Hospital, Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 27, 1937 (age 56 years, 99 days). Interment at Bohemian National Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1910 to Rose Vanek (1890-1971).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Burr Oak Cemetery
    471 East 31st Street
    Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
    Founded 1937
    Politicians buried here:
      George Washington Collins (1925-1972) — also known as George W. Collins — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 5, 1925. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1964 (alternate), 1968; U.S. Representative from Illinois 6th District, 1970-72; died in office 1972. Baptist. African ancestry. Died in an airplane crash during landing approach at Midway Airport, Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 8, 1972 (age 47 years, 278 days). Interment at Burr Oak Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: George Washington
      Relatives: Married to Cardiss Hortense Robertson (1931-2013).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier


    City Cemetery (now gone)
    Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      James Curtiss (1803-1859) — of Illinois. Born April 7, 1803. Mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1847-48, 1850-51. Died November 2, 1859 (age 56 years, 209 days). Original interment at City Cemetery; reinterment to unknown location.
      John M. S. Causin (1811-1861) — of Maryland. Born in St. Mary's County, Md., 1811. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1837-38, 1840-43, 1849; U.S. Representative from Maryland 1st District, 1843-45; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1848. Died in Cairo, Alexander County, Ill., January 30, 1861 (age about 49 years). Original interment at City Cemetery; reinterment to unknown location.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Douglas Monument Park
    636 E. State St.
    Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
    Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1976
    Politicians buried here:
    Stephen A. Douglas Stephen Arnold Douglas (1813-1861) — also known as Stephen A. Douglas; "The Little Giant" — of Quincy, Adams County, Ill.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Brandon, Rutland County, Vt., April 23, 1813. Democrat. Member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1837-39; secretary of state of Illinois, 1840-41; justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1841-43; U.S. Representative from Illinois 5th District, 1843-47; U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1847-61; died in office 1861; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1852, 1856; candidate for President of the United States, 1860. Died, of typhoid fever, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 3, 1861 (age 48 years, 41 days). Interment at Douglas Monument Park.
      Relatives: Father of Robert Martin Douglas; grandfather of Robert Dick Douglas (1875-?).
      Political family: Douglas-Dick family of Greensboro, North Carolina.
      Douglas counties in Colo., Ga., Ill., Kan., Minn., Mo., Neb., Nev., Ore., S.Dak., Wash. and Wis. are named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Books about Stephen A. Douglas: Robert W. Johannsen, Stephen A. Douglas — James L. Huston, Stephen A. Douglas and the Dilemmas of Democratic Equality — Roy Morris, Jr., The Long Pursuit: Abraham Lincoln's Thirty-Year Struggle with Stephen Douglas for the Heart and Soul of America — Scott Farris, Almost President: The Men Who Lost the Race but Changed the Nation — Fergus M. Bordewich, America's Great Debate: Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the Compromise That Preserved the Union
      Image source: Library of Congress


    First Unitarian Church
    Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      Morton Denison Hull (1867-1937) — also known as Morton D. Hull — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 13, 1867. Republican. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1906-14; member of Illinois state senate, 1915-21; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1916; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 5th District, 1920-22; U.S. Representative from Illinois 2nd District, 1923-33. Died in Bennington, Bennington County, Vt., August 20, 1937 (age 70 years, 219 days). Cremated; ashes interred at First Unitarian Church.
      Relatives: Married to Katherine Bingham.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Gompers Park
    Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

    Politicians who have monuments here:
      Samuel Gompers (1850-1924) — Born in London, England, January 27, 1850. Democrat. Cigar maker; Founder and president, American Federation of Labor; candidate for delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1914. Jewish. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons. Died in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., December 13, 1924 (age 74 years, 321 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.; memorial monument at Gompers Square, Washington, D.C.; statue at Gompers Park.
      Samuel Gompers High School (built 1930, closed about 2012), in Bronx, New York, was named for him.  — Gompers School (also known as Eastern High School), Baltimore, Maryland, was named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Graceland Cemetery
    4001 North Clark Street
    Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
    Founded 1860
    Politicians buried here:
      Melville Weston Fuller (1833-1910) — also known as Melville W. Fuller — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, February 11, 1833. Democrat. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention from Cook County, 1862; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1863; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1876, 1880 (member, Resolutions Committee); Chief Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1888-1910; died in office 1910. Episcopalian. Died in Sorrento, Hancock County, Maine, July 4, 1910 (age 77 years, 143 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Mildred Fuller (who married Hugh Campbell Wallace (1863-1931)).
      Cross-reference: Stephen A. Day
      Fuller Park (opened about 1914), in Chicago, Illinois, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Books about Melville W. Fuller: James W. Ely, Jr., The Chief Justiceship of Melville W. Fuller, 1888-1910
      Francis Cornwall Sherman (1805-1870) — also known as Francis C. Sherman — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Newtown, Fairfield County, Conn., September 18, 1805. Democrat. Brick manufacturer; hotel owner; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1841-42, 1862-65; defeated, 1865; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention from Cook County, 1847; candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 1st District, 1862. Methodist. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 7, 1870 (age 65 years, 50 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Carter Henry Harrison (1825-1893) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born near Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., February 15, 1825. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Illinois 2nd District, 1875-79; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1879-87, 1893; died in office 1893; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1880, 1884; candidate for Governor of Illinois, 1884. Shot and killed at his home, by Patrick Eugene Prendergast, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 28, 1893 (age 68 years, 255 days). Prendergast, who was defended by famed trial lawyer Clarence Darrow, was tried for murder, convicted, sentenced to death, and hanged. Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Carter Henry Harrison (1796-1825) and Caroline Evaline (Russell) Harrison (1797-1875); married to Sophonisba Grayson Preston (1833-1876; great-grandniece of William Smallwood); father of Carter Henry Harrison II; grandson of William Russell (1758-1825); great-grandson of William Russell (1735-1793); great-grandnephew of Benjamin Harrison (1726-1791) and William Cabell; second great-grandnephew of Richard Randolph; first cousin once removed of Joseph Cabell Breckinridge, Benjamin William Sheridan Cabell (1793-1862) and Robert Jefferson Breckinridge; first cousin twice removed of Thomas Jefferson, Carter Bassett Harrison, William Cabell, Jr., William Henry Cabell and William Henry Harrison (1773-1841); first cousin thrice removed of Richard Bland, Peyton Randolph (1721-1775) and Robert Carter Nicholas (1729-1780); second cousin of John Cabell Breckinridge, Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864), William Lewis Cabell, Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, Jr., William Campbell Preston Breckinridge and George Craighead Cabell; second cousin once removed of Dabney Carr, John Scott Harrison, Edward Carrington Cabell, Clifton Rodes Breckinridge, Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925), Benjamin Earl Cabell, Levin Irving Handy, Desha Breckinridge and Henry Skillman Breckinridge; second cousin twice removed of Theodorick Bland, Edmund Jenings Randolph, George Nicholas, Beverley Randolph, Wilson Cary Nicholas, John Nicholas, John Randolph of Roanoke and Earle Cabell; third cousin of Francis Wayles Eppes, Dabney Smith Carr, Benjamin Franklin Randolph, Meriwether Lewis Randolph, George Wythe Randolph, John William Leftwich and Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901); third cousin once 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), Henry St. George Tucker, Robert Carter Nicholas (1787-1857), Stanley Matthews, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge, Russell Benjamin Harrison and Frederick Madison Roberts; third cousin twice removed of Burwell Bassett, John Gardner Coolidge and William Henry Harrison (1896-1990); third cousin thrice removed of Charles Carroll of Carrollton; fourth cousin of Thomas Marshall, James Keith Marshall, Peter Myndert Dox, Edmund Randolph and Nathaniel Beverly Tucker; fourth cousin once removed of John Wayles Eppes, Fitzhugh Lee, Connally Findlay Trigg, John Augustine Marshall, Richard Evelyn Byrd, Harry Bartow Hawes, William Welby Beverley and James Harlan Cleveland, Jr..
      Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Walker-Bolling family of Huntsville, Alabama (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cross-reference: Robert E. Burke
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
    Carter H. Harrison Carter Henry Harrison II (1860-1953) — also known as Carter H. Harrison — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 23, 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; real estate business; newspaper editor and publisher; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1897-1905, 1911-15; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1900, 1916, 1920, 1932, 1936; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 1st Illinois District, 1933-44. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Sons of the American Revolution; Sons of the Revolution; Society of the Cincinnati; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Society of Colonial Wars; Society of the War of 1812; Military Order of the World Wars. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 25, 1953 (age 93 years, 246 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Carter Henry Harrison and Sophonisba Grayson (Preston) Harrison (1833-1876); married to Marguerite Stearns (1858-1887); married, December 14, 1887, to Edith Ogden (1862-1955; author); great-grandson of William Russell (1758-1825); great-grandnephew of Alfred William Grayson and Benjamin William Sheridan Cabell (1793-1862); second great-grandson of William Russell (1735-1793) and William Grayson; second great-grandnephew of Benjamin Harrison (1726-1791), William Cabell and William Smallwood; third great-grandnephew of Richard Randolph; first cousin twice removed of Joseph Cabell Breckinridge, Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, William Lewis Cabell and George Craighead Cabell; first cousin thrice removed of Thomas Jefferson, Carter Bassett Harrison, William Cabell, Jr., William Henry Cabell, William Henry Harrison (1773-1841) and Beverly Robinson Grayson; first cousin four times removed of Richard Bland, Peyton Randolph (1721-1775) and Robert Carter Nicholas (1729-1780); second cousin once removed of John Cabell Breckinridge, Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864), Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, Jr., William Campbell Preston Breckinridge and Benjamin Earl Cabell; second cousin twice removed of Dabney Carr, John Scott Harrison and Edward Carrington Cabell; second cousin thrice removed of Theodorick Bland, Edmund Jenings Randolph, George Nicholas, Beverley Randolph, Wilson Cary Nicholas, John Nicholas and John Randolph of Roanoke; third cousin of Clifton Rodes Breckinridge, Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925), Levin Irving Handy, Desha Breckinridge, Henry Skillman Breckinridge and Earle Cabell; third cousin once removed of Francis Wayles Eppes, Dabney Smith Carr, Benjamin Franklin Randolph, Meriwether Lewis Randolph, George Wythe Randolph, John William Leftwich and Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901); 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), Henry St. George Tucker, Robert Carter Nicholas (1787-1857) and Stanley Matthews; third cousin thrice removed of Burwell Bassett and Samuel Nicholls Smallwood; fourth cousin of Thomas Jefferson Coolidge, Russell Benjamin Harrison, Henry De La Warr Flood, John Brady Grayson, Frederick Madison Roberts and Joel West Flood; fourth cousin once removed of Thomas Marshall, James Keith Marshall, John Strother Pendleton, Albert Gallatin Pendleton, Peter Myndert Dox, Edmund Randolph, Nathaniel Beverly Tucker, John Gardner Coolidge, Harry Flood Byrd and William Henry Harrison (1896-1990).
      Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Walker-Bolling family of Huntsville, Alabama (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cross-reference: Robert E. Burke
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Library of Congress
      Benjamin Wright Raymond (1801-1883) — also known as Benjamin W. Raymond — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Rome, Oneida County, N.Y., October 23, 1801. Whig. Mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1839-40, 1842-43. Presbyterian. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 5, 1883 (age 81 years, 164 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Raymond (1774-1824) and Hannah (Wright) Raymond (1779-1806); married, January 12, 1834, to Amelia Porter; third cousin twice removed of Frank Lovell Raymond (1878-1941).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Fred A. Busse (1866-1914) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 3, 1866. Republican. Hardware business; coal dealer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1895-98; member of Illinois state senate, 1899-1900; Illinois state treasurer, 1903-05; member of Illinois Republican State Committee, 1905; postmaster at Chicago, Ill., 1905-07; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1907-11; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1908; member of Illinois Republican State Central Committee, 1910. German ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died, from valvular heart disease, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., July 9, 1914 (age 48 years, 128 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1908 to Josephine Lee.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Franklin MacVeagh (1837-1934) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chester County, Pa., November 22, 1837. Democrat. Lawyer; wholesale grocer; delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Illinois, 1896; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1909-13. Died July 6, 1934 (age 96 years, 226 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Maj. John MacVeagh and Margaret (Lincoln) MacVeagh; brother of Isaac Wayne MacVeagh; married to Emily Eames; uncle of Charles MacVeagh (1860-1931); granduncle of Lincoln MacVeagh.
      Political family: MacVeagh family of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Joseph Meharry Medill (1823-1899) — also known as Joseph Medill — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born near St. John, New Brunswick, April 6, 1823. Editor-in-chief of the Chicago Tribune newspaper; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 59th District, 1869-70; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1871-73. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., March 16, 1899 (age 75 years, 344 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery; cenotaph at West Lawn Cemetery, Canton, Ohio.
      Relatives: Son of William Medill (1792-1865) and Margaret (Corbett) Medill (1803-1889); married, September 2, 1852, to Katherine Patrick (died 1894); father of Katherine Van Etta Medill (daughter-in-law of Cyrus Hall McCormick; who married Robert Sanderson McCormick (1849-1919)); grandfather of Joseph Medill McCormick (who married Ruth Hanna), Joseph Medill Patterson and Robert Rutherford McCormick; great-grandfather of Alicia Patterson (1907-1963; who married Harry Frank Guggenheim); second great-grandfather of Joseph Medill Patterson Albright (who married Madeleine Korbel).
      Political family: McCormick-Guggenheim-Morton-Medill family of Illinois and New York.
      Medill Avenue, in Chicago, Illiois, is named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Hempstead Washburne (1852-1918) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Galena, Jo Daviess County, Ill., November 11, 1852. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1891-93. Died, following a stroke, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 13, 1918 (age 65 years, 153 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elihu Benjamin Washburne and Adele (Gratiot) Washburne (1826-1887); married, June 28, 1883, to Anne Clarke (1856-1939); nephew of Israel Washburn, Jr., Cadwallader Colden Washburn, Charles Ames Washburn (1822-1889) and William Drew Washburn; grandson of Israel Washburn; grandnephew of Reuel Washburn; first cousin of Charles Fox Washburn, Robert Charles Washburn, William Drew Washburn, Jr. and Stanley Washburn.
      Political families: Washburn family of Raynham, Massachusetts; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Putnam Chapin (1810-1864) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Bradford, Orange County, Vt., April 21, 1810. Whig. Merchant; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1846-47. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 27, 1864 (age 54 years, 67 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Eber Jones Chapin (1777-1838) and Sarah (Putnam) Chapin; married, April 28, 1843, to Harriet Louise White (1815-1895); second cousin twice removed of Daniel Chapin (1761-1821); third cousin of Chester William Chapin; third cousin once removed of Daniel Chapin (1791-1878) and Graham Hurd Chapin; third cousin twice removed of Alfred Clark Chapin, Arthur Beebe Chapin and Albert Clark Chapin; fourth cousin of Marshall Chapin and John Hall Brockway; fourth cousin once removed of Jonathan Elmer (1745-1817), Ebenezer Elmer, Eli Elmer, Elijah Boardman, John Allen, William Bostwick, Peter B. Garnsey, Daniel Warner Bostwick, Edmund Gillett Chapin, Zenas Ferry Moody and Andrew Bliss Chapin.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles McNeill Gray (1807-1885) — of Illinois. Born March 7, 1807. Mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1853-54. Died October 17, 1885 (age 78 years, 224 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Julian Sidney Rumsey (1823-1886) — also known as Julian S. Rumsey; "The Father of Grain Inspection" — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Batavia, Genesee County, N.Y., April 3, 1823. Republican. Mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1861-62. Episcopalian. Died April 20, 1886 (age 63 years, 17 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
    John P. Altgeld John Peter Altgeld (1847-1902) — also known as John P. Altgeld — of Andrew County, Mo.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Hesse, Germany, December 30, 1847. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Andrew County State's Attorney, 1875; candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1884; superior court judge in Illinois, 1886-91; Governor of Illinois, 1893-97; Independent candidate for mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1899. German ancestry. Pardoned the surviving protesters of the Haymarket incident in Chicago, and refused to send troops against the Pullman railway strikers. These actions were not popular at the time, and he never won another election. As he finished a speech at the Joliet Opera House, he suffered a stroke, was carried across the street to the Hotel Monroe, and died the next morning, in Joliet, Will County, Ill., March 12, 1902 (age 54 years, 72 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery; statue at Lincoln Park.
      Altgeld Gardens Homes (built 1944-45), a public housing complex in Chicago, Illinois, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, April 1902
      Arthur Matthias Beaupré (1853-1919) — also known as Arthur M. Beaupré — of Aurora, Kane County, Ill.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Oswego, Kendall County, Ill., July 29, 1853. Lawyer; Kane County Clerk, 1886-1894; U.S. Consul General in Guatemala City, as of 1899; Bogotá, as of 1902; U.S. Minister to Colombia, 1903; Argentina, 1904-08; Netherlands, 1908-11; Luxembourg, 1908-11; Cuba, 1911-13. Suffered a stroke, and died two days later, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 13, 1919 (age 66 years, 46 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Matthias Beaupré and Sarah J. (Patrick) Beaupré; married, October 20, 1880, to Mary F. Marsh (daughter of C. W. Marsh (1840?-?)).
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Frank W. Palmer Francis Wayland Palmer (1827-1907) — also known as Frank W. Palmer — of Jamestown, Chautauqua County, N.Y.; Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa; Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Manchester, Dearborn County, Ind., October 11, 1827. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; printer; member of New York state assembly from Chautauqua County 2nd District, 1854-55; Iowa State Printer, 1861-69; U.S. Representative from Iowa 5th District, 1869-73; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1876; postmaster at Chicago, Ill., 1877-85; U.S. Public Printer, 1889-94, 1897-1905. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 3, 1907 (age 80 years, 53 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Benjamin F. Gue, History of Iowa (1903)
      Lambert Tree (1832-1910) — of Illinois. Born in 1832. Democrat. Circuit judge in Illinois, 1870; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1884; U.S. Minister to Belgium, 1885-88; Russia, 1888-89. Died in 1910 (age about 78 years). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
    Frank O. Lowden Frank Orren Lowden (1861-1943) — also known as Frank O. Lowden — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Oregon, Ogle County, Ill. Born in Sunrise, Chisago County, Minn., January 26, 1861. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; law professor; director, National Bank of the Republic; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1900, 1904; member of Republican National Committee from Illinois, 1904-12; U.S. Representative from Illinois 13th District, 1906-11; Governor of Illinois, 1917-21; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1920, 1928. Member, American Bar Association. Died, from rectal cancer, in El Conquistador Hotel, Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., March 20, 1943 (age 82 years, 53 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lorenzo Orren Lowden (1833-1899) and Nancy Elizabeth (Breg) Lowden (1836-1908); married, April 29, 1896, to Florence Pullman (1868-1937; daughter of George M. Pullman (1831-1897; industrialist; inventor of Pullman railroad sleeping car)).
      Cross-reference: Thomas P. Moffat
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Time magazine, October 15, 1923
      Norman Buel Judd (1815-1878) — also known as Norman B. Judd — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Rome, Oneida County, N.Y., January 10, 1815. Republican. Member of Illinois state senate, 1844-60 (Cook County 1844-48, 25th District 1849-54, 1st District 1855-60); delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1856, 1860; member of Republican National Committee from Illinois, 1856; Secretary of Republican National Committee, 1856; U.S. Minister to Prussia, 1861-65; U.S. Representative from Illinois 1st District, 1867-71. Died November 11, 1878 (age 63 years, 305 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Grandfather of Norman Judd Gould (1877-1964).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
    Joseph Russel Jones Joseph Russel Jones (1823-1909) — also known as J. Russel Jones — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Conneaut, Ashtabula County, Ohio, February 17, 1823. Republican. Secretary-treasurer, Galena and Minnesota Packet Co.; founder and president, Chicago West Division Railway; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1860; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1868; member of Republican National Committee from Illinois, 1868-70; U.S. Minister to Belgium, 1869-75; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1875-77. Christian Scientist. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 11, 1909 (age 86 years, 53 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son-in-law of Andrew Scott; brother-in-law of John Rice Homer Scott (1813-?).
      Political family: Jones family of Ste. Genevieve, Missouri.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      Image source: Chicago Daily Tribune, April 12, 1909
      S. Corning Judd (1827-1895) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Attica, Wyoming County, N.Y., 1827. Democrat. Postmaster at Chicago, Ill., 1885-88. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 22, 1895 (age about 68 years). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Lavinia L. James (1830-1904).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Herron Eckels (1858-1907) — also known as James H. Eckels — Born in Princeton, Bureau County, Ill., November 22, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1892, 1904; U.S. Comptroller of the Currency, 1893-97; delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Illinois, 1896. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died, from heart disease, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 14, 1907 (age 48 years, 143 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Starr Eckels (1827-1907) and Margaret D. Eckels; married 1887 to Fannie Lisette Reed (1866-1924).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — Comptrollers of the Currency
    Theodore Brentano Theodore Brentano (1854-1940) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich., March 29, 1854. Republican. Lawyer; superior court judge in Illinois, 1890-1921; U.S. Minister to Hungary, 1922-27; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1932. Died July 2, 1940 (age 86 years, 95 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lorenzo Brentano (1813-1891) and Caroline Brentano (1819-1893); married, May 17, 1887, to Minnie Claussenius.
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: American Review of Reviews, March 1922
      Walter Cass Newberry (1835-1912) — also known as Walter C. Newberry — of Petersburg, Va.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Sangerfield, Oneida County, N.Y., December 23, 1835. Democrat. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; mayor of Petersburg, Va., 1869-70; postmaster at Chicago, Ill., 1888-89; U.S. Representative from Illinois 4th District, 1891-93. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., July 20, 1912 (age 76 years, 210 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Reynold Erland Carlson (1912-1993) — Born in 1912. U.S. Ambassador to Colombia, 1966. Died in 1993 (age about 81 years). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      George Edmund Foss (1863-1936) — also known as George E. Foss — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in West Berkshire, Berkshire, Franklin County, Vt., July 2, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1895-1913, 1915-19 (7th District 1895-1903, 10th District 1903-13, 1915-19); defeated in primary, 1932; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1918. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 15, 1936 (age 72 years, 257 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Edmund Foss and Marcia Cordelia (Noble) Foss; brother of Eugene Noble Foss (1858-1939); married to Georgia L. Fritze.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Perkins Black (1842-1916) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Woodford County, Ky., November 11, 1842. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; received the Medal of Honor for action at Pea Ridge, Ark., March 7, 1862; lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1886. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died January 3, 1916 (age 73 years, 53 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. John Black and Josephine (Culbertson) Black; married 1869 to Hortensia M. MacGreal.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Isaac Newton Arnold (1815-1884) — also known as Isaac N. Arnold — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Hartwick, Otsego County, N.Y., November 30, 1815. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1842-43, 1855; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1844; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1861-65 (2nd District 1861-63, 1st District 1863-65). Member, Freemasons. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 24, 1884 (age 68 years, 146 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Isaac Newton
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Oscar Stanton De Priest (1871-1951) — also known as Oscar De Priest — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Florence, Lauderdale County, Ala., March 9, 1871. Republican. Painter; real estate broker; Cook County Commissioner, 1894-1904; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1908 (alternate), 1920, 1924 (alternate), 1928, 1932, 1936; U.S. Representative from Illinois 1st District, 1929-35; defeated, 1934, 1936, 1938. Congregationalist or Presbyterian. African ancestry. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 12, 1951 (age 80 years, 64 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alexander R. De Priest and Mary (Karsner) De Priest; married, February 23, 1898, to Jessie Williams.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Allan Cathcart Durborow, Jr. (1857-1908) — also known as Allan C. Durborow, Jr. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 10, 1857. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Illinois 3rd District, 1891-95. Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 10, 1908 (age 50 years, 121 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Edgar Church (1841-1917) — Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., December 7, 1841. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; justice of Dakota territorial supreme court, 1883-86. Died April 18, 1917 (age 75 years, 132 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      James Simpson, Jr. (1905-1960) — of Wadsworth, Lake County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., 1905. Republican. Farmer; U.S. Representative from Illinois 10th District, 1933-35; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1936; member of Illinois Republican State Central Committee, 1943. Episcopalian. Died in 1960 (age about 55 years). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Lorenzo Brentano (1813-1891) — also known as Lorenz Peter Carl Brentano — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Mannheim, Germany, November 4, 1813. Republican. In Germany, he participated in the 1849 revolution; arrested and sentenced to life imprisonment; escaped to the United States; member of Illinois state house of representatives 61st District, 1863-65; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1864; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1868; U.S. Consul in Dresden, 1872-76; U.S. Representative from Illinois 3rd District, 1877-79. German ancestry. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 18, 1891 (age 77 years, 318 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Caroline Brentano (1819-1893); father of Theodore Brentano (1854-1940).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Daniel Webster Mills (1838-1904) — also known as Daniel W. Mills — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Ohio, 1838. Republican. U.S. Representative from Illinois 4th District, 1897-99. Died in 1904 (age about 66 years). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Daniel Webster
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Julius Goldzier (1854-1925) — of Illinois. Born in Austria, January 20, 1854. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Illinois 4th District, 1893-95. Jewish. Died January 20, 1925 (age 71 years, 0 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Lynden Evans (1858-1926) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in La Salle, La Salle County, Ill., June 28, 1858. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Illinois 9th District, 1911-13. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 6, 1926 (age 67 years, 312 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Josiah MacDonald (1873-1946) — also known as William J. MacDonald — of Calumet, Houghton County, Mich. Born in Potosi, Grant County, Wis., November 17, 1873. Democrat. Candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 12th Circuit, 1911; U.S. Representative from Michigan 12th District, 1913-15; defeated, 1914, 1916. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 29, 1946 (age 72 years, 132 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Usher Ferguson Linder (d. 1876) — also known as Usher F. Linder — of Illinois. Illinois state attorney general, 1837-38. Died June 5, 1876. Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Albert Arnold Sprague (1874-1946) — also known as Albert A. Sprague — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 13, 1874. Democrat. Major in the U.S. Army during World War I; chairman, Consolidated Grocers Corporation; director, Continental Illinois National Bank and Trust, International Harvester Co., Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, and other companies; receiver and co-trustee, Chicago Rapid Transit; Chicago commissioner of public works, 1923-27, 1931-33; candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1924; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1932. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 6, 1946 (age 71 years, 328 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Otho Sylvester Arnold Sprague (1839-1909) and Lucia Elvira (Atwood) Sprague (1849-1901); married, June 22, 1901, to Frances Fidelia Dibble (1877-1952); first cousin once removed of Albert Sprague Coolidge (1894-1977).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Dawn Clark Netsch (1926-2013) — also known as Patricia Dawn Clark — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, September 16, 1926. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 12th District, 1969-70; member of Illinois state senate, 1973-91 (13th District 1973-83, 4th District 1983-91); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1980, 1996; Illinois state comptroller, 1991-95; candidate for Governor of Illinois, 1994. Female. Member, American Civil Liberties Union; League of Women Voters; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, from Lou Gehrig's disease, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 5, 2013 (age 86 years, 170 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of William Keith Clark and Hazel Dawn (Harrison) Clark; married, October 19, 1963, to Walter A. Netsch (architect; died 2008).
      See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lucy Louisa Flower (1837-1921) — also known as Lucy L. Flower; Lucy Louisa Coues; "The Mother of the Juvenile Court" — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., May 10, 1837. Republican. School teacher; social reformer; founder of nursing school; advocate for the creation of a "parental court" to handle cases of delinquent children; her efforts led to the world's first juvenile court legislation, which created the Chicago Juvenile Court in 1899; University of Illinois trustee; elected 1894. Female. Died in Coronado, San Diego County, Calif., April 27, 1921 (age 83 years, 352 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, September 4, 1862, to James Monroe Flower (1835-1909); mother of Harriet Flower (daughter-in-law of John Villiers Farwell (1825-1908)) and Elliott Flower (1863-1920; author).
      Political family: Farwell family of Chicago, Illinois.
      Lucy Flower Park, on West Moffat Street, and Lucy Flower Technical High School (opened, 1911; moved to new building, 1927; renamed Flower Vocational High School, 1956; renamed Lucy Flower Career Academy High School, 1995; closed, 2003), both in Chicago, Illinois, were named for her.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Harlan Eugene Read (1880-1963) — also known as Harlan E. Read — of St. Louis, Mo.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Jacksonville, Morgan County, Ill., May 7, 1880. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 10th District, 1918; author; radio commentator. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February, 1963 (age 82 years, 0 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Graceland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Justus Vinton Read and Clara Lee (woods) Read (1855-1922); married, June 5, 1908, to Julia Edna Hatch (1879-1944).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Cyrus H. McCormick Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884) — also known as Cyrus H. McCormick — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Rockbridge County, Va., February 15, 1809. Democrat. One of the inventors of the McCormick reaper, and the founder of the farm implement manufacturing company which became International Harvester; candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1862; member of Democratic National Committee from Illinois, 1876. Presbyterian. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 13, 1884 (age 75 years, 88 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert McCormick (1780-1846) and Mary Ann 'Polly' (Hall) McCormick (1780-1853); married, January 26, 1858, to Nancy Maria 'Nettie' Fowler (1835-1923); uncle of Robert Sanderson McCormick (son-in-law of Joseph Meharry Medill); granduncle of Joseph Medill McCormick and Robert Rutherford McCormick; great-granduncle of William McCormick Blair, Jr. (1916-2015).
      Political family: McCormick-Guggenheim-Morton-Medill family of Illinois and New York.
      See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: U.S. postage stamp (1940)
      Henry Harrison Getty (1836-1919) — also known as Henry H. Getty — of Muskegon, Muskegon County, Mich.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Batavia, Genesee County, N.Y., September 20, 1836. Lumber business; mayor of Muskegon, Mich., 1873-74. Died in Paris, France, March 28, 1919 (age 82 years, 189 days). Entombed at Graceland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Adams Getty (1802-1873) and Elizabeth Ann (Hoyt) Getty (1808-1842); married, November 12, 1864, to Carrie Eliza Anderson (1841-1890).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Arnold Holinger (1849-1925) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Liestal, Switzerland, July 20, 1849. Banker; Consul for Switzerland in Chicago, Ill., 1892-1917. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., July 6, 1925 (age 75 years, 351 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacob Holinger and Elissana (Strueburg) Holinger; married, January 19, 1873, to Elise Stotzer (1854-1900).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Oliver D. S. Gallup (1857-1920) — of Park Ridge, Cook County, Ill.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Iowa, September, 1857. Coffee business; clothing salesman; village president of Park Ridge, Illinois, 1893-97. Died April 29, 1920 (age 62 years, 0 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin F. Gallup and Emma Gallup; married, June 23, 1883, to May F. Ruger.
      Abraham Lincoln Auth (1877-1968) — also known as A. L. Auth — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 19, 1877. Democrat. Printer; member of Illinois state house of representatives 27th District, 1925-27, 1929-39, 1941-49. Member, Elks; Typographical Union. Died March 27, 1968 (age 90 years, 160 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Abraham Lincoln
      Relatives: Brother-in-law of James Frank Hemmons (1869-1954); married 1906 to Henrietta M. Dusold (died 1920); married 1933 to Catherine McGrath Ahrens.
      William Henry Powell (1825-1904) — of Ohio County, W.Va. Born May 10, 1825. Republican. Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1868. Died December 26, 1904 (age 79 years, 230 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Marshall Field (1893-1956) — of Huntington, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 28, 1893. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1944, 1948. Publisher, Chicago Sun-Times newspaper. Died, of brain cancer, in New York Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 8, 1956 (age 63 years, 41 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Marshall Field, Jr. and Albertine (Huck) Field; married 1916 to Evelyn Marshall; married 1930 to Audrey (Janes) Coats; married 1936 to Ruth (Pruyn) Phipps.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier


    Griffin Funeral Home Columbarium
    Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      William Levi Dawson (1886-1970) — also known as William L. Dawson — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Albany, Dougherty County, Ga., April 26, 1886. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Illinois Democratic State Central Committee, 1930-32; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1940 (alternate), 1944 (speaker), 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968; U.S. Representative from Illinois 1st District, 1943-70; died in office 1970. African ancestry. Member, American Legion; Disabled American Veterans; Alpha Phi Alpha; Freemasons; Elks. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 9, 1970 (age 84 years, 197 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Griffin Funeral Home Columbarium.
      Relatives: Married to Nellie Brown.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Irving Park Boulevard Cemetery
    Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      Frank Buchanan (1862-1930) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born near Madison, Jefferson County, Ind., June 14, 1862. Democrat. Ironworker; U.S. Representative from Illinois 7th District, 1911-17; in 1915, when the U.S. was still neutral in World War I, he was president of "Labor's National Peace Council," which advocated a weapons embargo against the countries then at war; the organization secretly received funding from German agents; when a grand jury investigation was announced, he retaliated by introducing resolutions to impeach U.S. Attorney H. Snowden Marshall; indicted in December 1915, along with H. Robert Fowler, Frank S. Monnett, and others, for restraint of trade over the Peace Council's attempts to foment strikes in U.S. munitions plants; stood trial in May 1917, along with (ultimately) six co-defendants; the jury convicted three, but deadlocked over the other four, including Buchanan; he was not re-tried. Died, of heart disease, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 18, 1930 (age 67 years, 308 days). Interment at Irving Park Boulevard Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Buchanan and Emeline (Connor) Buchanan; married, March 17, 1898, to Minnie Murphy.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Lincoln Park
    Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

    Politicians who have monuments here:
    John P. Altgeld John Peter Altgeld (1847-1902) — also known as John P. Altgeld — of Andrew County, Mo.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Hesse, Germany, December 30, 1847. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Andrew County State's Attorney, 1875; candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1884; superior court judge in Illinois, 1886-91; Governor of Illinois, 1893-97; Independent candidate for mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1899. German ancestry. Pardoned the surviving protesters of the Haymarket incident in Chicago, and refused to send troops against the Pullman railway strikers. These actions were not popular at the time, and he never won another election. As he finished a speech at the Joliet Opera House, he suffered a stroke, was carried across the street to the Hotel Monroe, and died the next morning, in Joliet, Will County, Ill., March 12, 1902 (age 54 years, 72 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery; statue at Lincoln Park.
      Altgeld Gardens Homes (built 1944-45), a public housing complex in Chicago, Illinois, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, April 1902


    Montrose Cemetery
    Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      William X. Meyer (c.1876-c.1956) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born about 1876. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 10th District, 1926. Died about 1956 (age about 80 years). Interment at Montrose Cemetery.


    Mt. Greenwood Cemetery
    2900 West 111th Street
    Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Matthew Joseph Steffens (1852-1928) — also known as Matthew J. Steffens — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Alsace-Lorraine, France, June 10, 1852. Photographer; Vice-Consul for Chile in Chicago, Ill., 1895-1907. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 30, 1928 (age 75 years, 325 days). Interment at Mt. Greenwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacob Steffens and Christine (Thullen) Steffens; married 1874 to Rosetta Fischer (1851-1914).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Mt. Hope Cemetery
    Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
    Founded 1885
    Politicians buried here:
      Elliott Wilford Sproul (1856-1935) — also known as Elliott W. Sproul — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Apohaqui, New Brunswick, December 28, 1856. Republican. Naturalized U.S. citizen; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1920; U.S. Representative from Illinois 3rd District, 1921-31; defeated, 1930, 1932. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in 1935 (age about 78 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elliott Burgoyne Sproul and Rebecca Jane (Earl) Sproul; married, June 2, 1881, to Jessie M. Sibbet (died 1920).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Fred Ernst Busbey (1895-1966) — also known as Fred E. Busbey — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Tuscola, Douglas County, Ill., February 8, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; stockbroker; U.S. Representative from Illinois 3rd District, 1943-45, 1947-49, 1951-55; defeated, 1944, 1948, 1954. Member, Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Elks; Phi Kappa Sigma. Died in Cocoa Beach, Brevard County, Fla., February 11, 1966 (age 71 years, 3 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Martha (Welch) Busbey (1857-1904) and Charles O. Busbey (1863-1926); married, June 26, 1920, to Julia Mabel Humpf.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ransom Williams Dunham (1838-1896) — also known as Ransom W. Dunham — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Savoy, Berkshire County, Mass., March 21, 1838. Republican. U.S. Representative from Illinois 1st District, 1883-89. Died in Springfield, Hampden County, Mass., August 19, 1896 (age 58 years, 151 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1862 to Harriet Bontecou Morris (1840-1888).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Stuart Wharton (1875-1939) — also known as Charles S. Wharton — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Illinois, 1875. Republican. U.S. Representative from Illinois 4th District, 1905-07. Died in 1939 (age about 64 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Polhemus Searing Hudson (1849-1915) — also known as P. S. Hudson — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Orangeburg, Rockland County, N.Y., July 26, 1849. Consul for Argentina in Chicago, Ill., 1888-1902; Vice-Consul for Argentina in Chicago, Ill., 1906-07. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 16, 1915 (age 65 years, 174 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Fredrick Hudson and Helen (Bogart) Hudson.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ernest Withall (1875-1949) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in London, England, October 17, 1875. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1908. English ancestry. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 22, 1949 (age 73 years, 309 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Walter Withall (1838-1911) and Louisa (Brown) Withall (1848-1941); married to Edith Vesta Earle (1878-1971).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Mt. Olive Cemetery
    Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      Niels Juul (1859-1929) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Denmark, April 27, 1859. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1892; member of Illinois state senate, 1898; U.S. Representative from Illinois 7th District, 1917-21. Danish ancestry. Died December 4, 1929 (age 70 years, 221 days). Interment at Mt. Olive Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Mt. Olivet Cemetery
    Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas James Courtney (1892-1971) — also known as Thomas J. Courtney — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 23, 1892. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Illinois state senate 11th District, 1927-33; Cook County State's Attorney, 1932-45; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1936, 1944 (speaker); candidate in primary for mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1939; candidate for Governor of Illinois, 1944; circuit judge in Illinois, 1945-70. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Knights of Columbus. Died December 3, 1971 (age 78 years, 345 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James R. Courtney and Catherine (Hussey) Courtney; married, July 19, 1917, to Kathryn Foley.
      Magne Alfred Michaelson (1878-1949) — also known as M. Alfred Michaelson; M. A. Michaelson — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Kristiansand, Norway, September 7, 1878. Republican. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 25th District, 1920-22; U.S. Representative from Illinois 7th District, 1921-31; defeated, 1918, 1932. Indicted in 1928 on charges of violating the National Prohibition Act. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 26, 1949 (age 71 years, 49 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas Aloysius Doyle (1886-1935) — also known as Thomas A. Doyle — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 9, 1886. Democrat. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 9th District, 1919-23; U.S. Representative from Illinois 4th District, 1923-31; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1928. Catholic. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 29, 1935 (age 49 years, 20 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Doyle and Julia (Egan) Doyle; married, June 26, 1918, to Emile Carstens.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Lawrence Edward McGann (1852-1928) — also known as Lawrence E. McGann — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Galway, Ireland, February 2, 1852. Democrat. Boot and shoe business; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1891-97 (2nd District 1891-95, 3rd District 1895-97). Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died July 22, 1928 (age 76 years, 171 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward McGann (died 1854) and Bridget (Ford) McGann; married, May 1, 1883, to Mary White; married, April 21, 1903, to Edith Foster.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Patrick Henry Moynihan (1869-1946) — also known as P. H. Moynihan — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 25, 1869. Republican. U.S. Representative from Illinois 2nd District, 1933-35; defeated, 1934, 1936, 1940; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1944. Died May 20, 1946 (age 76 years, 237 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Patrick Henry
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Martin (1856-1917) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born near Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, N.Y., May 20, 1856. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1912; U.S. Representative from Illinois 4th District, 1917; died in office 1917. Died October 28, 1917 (age 61 years, 161 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William J. Lynch (1908-1976) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 6, 1908. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1932 (alternate), 1936 (alternate), 1940 (alternate), 1956, 1960, 1964; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of Illinois state senate, 1950-57; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois, 1966. Member, American Bar Association. Died August 9, 1976 (age 68 years, 64 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      Henry Patrick Bergen (d. 1937) — also known as Henry P. Bergen — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 3rd District, 1928. Died July 5, 1937. Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      Edward J. Carey (d. 1919) — . Judge. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February 10, 1919. Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Mary Howley (died 1890) and Anna Powers.


    Oak Woods Cemetery
    1035 East 67th Street
    Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
    Founded 1855
    Politicians buried here:
      William Hale Thompson (1869-1944) — also known as "Big Bill" — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., May 14, 1869. Mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1915-23, 1927-31; defeated (Republican), 1931; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1916, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932; Union Progressive candidate for Governor of Illinois, 1936. Died March 14, 1944 (age 74 years, 305 days). Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Books about Bill Thompson: Douglas Bukowski, Big Bill Thompson, Chicago, and the Politics of Image
      Harold Washington (1922-1987) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 15, 1922. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1965; member of Illinois state senate, 1977; U.S. Representative from Illinois 1st District, 1981-83; resigned 1983; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1983-87; defeated in primary, 1977; died in office 1987. African ancestry. Member, NAACP; National Bar Association. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 25, 1987 (age 65 years, 224 days). Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery.
      The Harold Washington Public Library, in Chicago, Illinois, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
      Books about Harold Washington: Paul Kleppner, Chicago Divided : The Making of a Black Mayor — Melvin G. Holli, Bashing Chicago Traditions : Harold Washington's Last Campaign, Chicago, 1987 — Dempsey J. Travis, Harold, the People's Mayor : The Authorized Biography of Mayor Harold Washington — Florence Hamlish Levinsohn, Harold Washington: A political biography — Alton Miller, Harold Washington: The Mayor, the Man — Naurice Roberts, Harold Washington : Mayor With A Vison (for young readers)
      Monroe Heath (1827-1894) — of Illinois. Born March 27, 1827. Mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1876-79. Died October 21, 1894 (age 67 years, 208 days). Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery.
      James Hutchinson Woodworth (1804-1869) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Greenwich, Washington County, N.Y., December 4, 1804. Republican. Member of Illinois state senate, 1839-42; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1842-47; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1848-50; U.S. Representative from Illinois 2nd District, 1855-57. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 26, 1869 (age 64 years, 112 days). Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Eleazer Woodworth and Catherine (Rock) Woodworth; married to Almyra Booth.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Eugene Sawyer (1934-2008) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Greensboro, Hale County, Ala., September 3, 1934. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1980, 1996; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1987-89; defeated in primary, 1989. African ancestry. Member, Alpha Phi Alpha. Died, of heart failure, in a hospital at Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 19, 2008 (age 73 years, 138 days). Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Eugene Sawyer, Sr. and Bernice Sawyer.
      See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Bernard E. Epton — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Candidate for mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1983. Jewish. Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery.
      Lyman Trumbull (1813-1896) — of Alton, Madison County, Ill.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Colchester, New London County, Conn., October 12, 1813. Republican. Member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1840-41; secretary of state of Illinois, 1841-43; justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1848-53; U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1855-73; candidate for Governor of Illinois, 1880. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 25, 1896 (age 82 years, 257 days). Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Trumbull and Elizabeth (Mather) Trumbull (1782-1828); married, June 21, 1843, to Julia Maria Jayne (1824-1868); married, November 3, 1877, to Mary Jane Ingraham (1843-1914); first cousin thrice removed of Jonathan Trumbull; second cousin once removed of Bushrod Ebenezer Hoppin; second cousin twice removed of Joseph Trumbull (1737-1778), Jonathan Trumbull, Jr. and David Trumbull; third cousin of George Smith Catlin; third cousin once removed of Joseph Trumbull (1782-1861), Lancelot Phelps, Jonathan G. W. Trumbull and Edwin Carpenter Pinney; third cousin twice removed of Noah Phelps, Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849), Peter Buell Porter and Claude Carpenter Pinney; third cousin thrice removed of Harold B. Pinney; fourth cousin of James Phelps; fourth cousin once removed of Gaylord Griswold, Elisha Phelps, Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Peter Buell Porter, Jr., Calvin Tilden Hulburd, Peter Augustus Porter, Judson B. Phelps, Erskine Mason Phelps, George Tracy Buckingham and Carl Trumbull Hayden (1877-1972).
      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
      Charles Samuel Deneen (1863-1940) — also known as Charles S. Deneen — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Edwardsville, Madison County, Ill., May 4, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1893-94; Cook County State's Attorney, 1896-1904; law partner of Charles H. Hamill, 1898-1905; Governor of Illinois, 1905-13; defeated, 1912; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1928 (speaker), 1932; U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1925-31. Member, American Bar Association. Died, probably from a heart attack, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February 5, 1940 (age 76 years, 277 days). Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel H. Deneen and Mary F. (Ashley) Deneen; married, May 10, 1891, to Bina Day Maloney.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      John Marshall Hamilton (1847-1905) — also known as John M. Hamilton — of McLean County, Ill. Born in Ridgewood, Union County, Ohio, May 28, 1847. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Illinois state senate, 1877-81; Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, 1881-83; Governor of Illinois, 1883-85; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1884. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 22, 1905 (age 58 years, 117 days). Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: John Marshall
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Hamilton and Nancy (McMorris) Hamilton; married 1870 to Helen Williams.
      Noble Brandon Judah (1884-1938) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 23, 1884. Republican. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1911-12; served in the U.S. Army on the Mexican border; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Ambassador to Cuba, 1927-29. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Theta. Died February 26, 1938 (age 53 years, 309 days). Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Noble Brandon Judah (1851-1918) and Kate (Hutchinson) Judah; married, May 12, 1917, to Dorothy Patterson (divorced 1933).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
    James R. Mann James Robert Mann (1856-1922) — also known as James R. Mann — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born near Bloomington, McLean County, Ill., October 20, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; Chicago alderman, 1893-96; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1897-1922 (1st District 1897-1903, 2nd District 1903-22); died in office 1922; chair of Cook County Republican Party, 1902. Died in Washington, D.C., November 30, 1922 (age 66 years, 41 days). Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
      Image source: Munsey's Magazine, June 1919
      Kenesaw Mountain Landis (1866-1944) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Millville, Butler County, Ohio, November 20, 1866. U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois, 1905-22; resigned 1922; Commissioner of Baseball, 1920-44. Swiss and German ancestry. Elected to National Baseball Hall of Fame, 1944. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 25, 1944 (age 78 years, 5 days). Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Abraham Hoch Landis (1821-1896) and Mary (Kumler) Landis (1832-1912); brother of Walter Kumler Landis, Charles Beary Landis and Frederick Daniel Landis (1872-1934); married to Winifred Reed (1872-1947); uncle of Frederick Daniel Landis, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Cary Dayton Landis.
      Political family: Landis family of Logansport, Indiana.
      See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Barratt O'Hara Barratt O'Hara (1882-1969) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in St. Joseph, Berrien County, Mich., April 28, 1882. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, 1913-17; candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1915; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; candidate in primary for Governor of Illinois, 1920; U.S. Representative from Illinois 2nd District, 1949-51, 1953-69; defeated, 1938 (at-large), 1950 (2nd District). Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi; United Spanish War Veterans. Died in Washington, D.C., August 11, 1969 (age 87 years, 105 days). Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas O'Hara (1848?-?) and Mary (Barratt) O'Hara; married 1906 to Florence M. Hoffman.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Image source: Library of Congress
      John Hovey Rice (1816-1911) — also known as John H. Rice — of Monson, Piscataquis County, Maine; Foxcroft (now part of Dover-Foxcroft), Piscataquis County, Maine. Born in Mt. Vernon, Kennebec County, Maine, February 5, 1816. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1856; U.S. Representative from Maine, 1861-67 (5th District 1861-63, 4th District 1863-67). Died March 14, 1911 (age 95 years, 37 days). Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Burton Chauncey Cook (1819-1894) — also known as Burton C. Cook — of Ottawa, La Salle County, Ill. Born in Pittsford, Monroe County, N.Y., May 11, 1819. Republican. Member of Illinois state legislature, 1850; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1860, 1884; U.S. Representative from Illinois 6th District, 1865-71; member of Republican National Committee from Illinois, 1866-68. Died in Evanston, Cook County, Ill., August 18, 1894 (age 75 years, 99 days). Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Noble Wishard Lee (1896-1978) — also known as Noble W. Lee — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., August 27, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; law professor; candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 2nd District, 1938; member of Illinois state house of representatives 5th District; elected 1940. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Bar Association; National Lawyers Guild. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 8, 1978 (age 82 years, 42 days). Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Thomas Lee (1861-1943) and Margaret Wishard (Noble) Lee (1863-1925); married, July 25, 1931, to Gertrude R. Smith (1898-1999); father of Nancy Lee Johnson (1935-).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Hickling (1814-1881) — of Ottawa, La Salle County, Ill. Born in England, December 7, 1814. Democrat. Mayor of Ottawa, Ill., 1853-55, 1865-66. Died August 25, 1881 (age 66 years, 261 days). Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      David Stephen Mathias (1844-1917) — also known as D. S. Mathias — of Rosedale (now part of Kansas City), Wyandotte County, Kan. Born in Wales, January 6, 1844. Mayor of Rosedale, Kan., 1877-78. Welsh ancestry. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 5, 1917 (age 73 years, 333 days). Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of David Mathias (1820?-?); married to Tryphena Jones (1848-1930).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Eliza Daggett (1851-1926) — of Attleboro, Bristol County, Mass. Born in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., January 9, 1851. Candidate for mayor of Attleboro, Mass., 1921. Female. Died April 28, 1926 (age 75 years, 109 days). Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter-in-law of Homer Daggett, Sr. (1821-?).
      Moore Conger (1819-1890) — of Ira, Cayuga County, N.Y.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Cayuga County, N.Y., May 21, 1819. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Cayuga County 1st District, 1855; livestock commission business. Accidentally struck by a gate at the Chicago stockyards, suffered a head injury, and died two weeks later, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 8, 1890 (age 71 years, 171 days). Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Conger (1787-1865) and Margaret (Carr) Conger (1788-1855); first cousin once removed of Hugh Conger; second cousin of Omar Dwight Conger, Chauncey Stewart Conger (1838-1916) and Frederick Ward Conger; second cousin once removed of Edwin Hurd Conger, Franklin Barker Conger and Chauncey Stewart Conger (1882-1963); second cousin thrice removed of Ralph Waldo Hungerford; third cousin of Anson Griffith Conger and Harmon Sweatland Conger; third cousin twice removed of Edward Augustus Conger; third cousin thrice removed of Robert John Conger; fourth cousin of James Lockwood Conger and Charles Franklin Conger; fourth cousin once removed of Abraham Bogart Conger, James W. Conger and Benn Conger.
      Political families: Conger family of New York; Conger-Hungerford family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Noble Brandon Judah (1851-1918) — also known as Noble B. Judah — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Indiana, September 7, 1851. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1896. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 10, 1918 (age 67 years, 94 days). Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Kate Hutchinson; father of Noble Brandon Judah (1884-1938).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Stephen Chapman Simms (1863-1937) — also known as S. Chapman Simms — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Georgetown (now part of Washington), D.C., March 22, 1863. Ethnologist; Vice-Consul for Portugal in Chicago, Ill., 1893-1901; director, Field Museum of Natural History, 1928-37. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 28, 1937 (age 73 years, 312 days). Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Libbey Simms (1820-1881) and Rosella Margaret (Edmonston) Simms (1825-1898); married to Elizabeth Whitlock (c.1873-1937).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books by Stephen Chapman Simms: The Traditions of the Crows (1903)
      Albert Stanley Phillips (1880-1943) — Born in Port Chester, Westchester County, N.Y., May 24, 1880. Electrician; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Cardiff, 1905-11. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 10, 1943 (age 62 years, 321 days). Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Thomas Phillips and Emma Lina (Stock) Phillips (1846-1933); brother of Ernest Lincoln Phillips (1877-1940).
      Political family: Phillips family of Chicago, Illinois.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Marvin Robert Dee (1917-1975) — also known as Doc Dee — of Illinois. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 21, 1917. Republican. Lawyer; engineer; appraiser; construction executive; member of Illinois state house of representatives 20th District, 1973-74. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Sigma Phi. Died January 11, 1975 (age 57 years, 143 days). Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery.
      Louis Joseph Behan (b. 1876) — also known as Louis J. Behan — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., March 10, 1876. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1936. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William James Behan (1840-1928).
      Ralph Chester Otis (b. 1870) — also known as Ralph C. Otis — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 8, 1870. Republican. Banker; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1916. Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Edward Otis (1830-1902) and Maria (Taylor) Otis (1836-1910); married, November 23, 1899, to Sarane Seelye (born 1872); first cousin twice removed of David Perry Otis; second cousin twice removed of Oran Gray Otis and Harrison Gray Otis; second cousin four times removed of Samuel Allyne Otis; third cousin once removed of Lauren Ford Otis; third cousin twice removed of Asa H. Otis (1797-1855).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Otis family of Connecticut; Lansing family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Willie Taplin Barrow (1924-2015) — also known as Willie T. Barrow; Willie Beatrice Taplin — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Burton, Washington County, Tex., December 7, 1924. Democrat. Minister; civil rights activist; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; member of Democratic National Committee from Illinois, 2004-08. Female. Church of God. African ancestry. Member, Urban League. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 12, 2015 (age 90 years, 95 days). Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Nelson Taplin and Octavia Taplin; married 1945 to Clyde Barrow; mother of Keith Barrow (1954-1983; singer and composer).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Ridgelawn Cemetery
    Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      Jacob H. Marks (1864-1920) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., 1864. Republican. Member of Illinois Republican State Central Committee, 1910. Jewish. Member, Maccabees. Died, of endocarditis, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 6, 1920 (age about 55 years). Interment at Ridgelawn Cemetery.


    Rosehill Cemetery
    Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
    Founded 1859
    Politicians buried here:
      John Blake Rice (1809-1874) — also known as John B. Rice — of Illinois. Born in Easton, Talbot County, Md., May 28, 1809. Republican. Mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1865-69; U.S. Representative from Illinois 1st District, 1873-74; died in office 1874. Died December 17, 1874 (age 65 years, 203 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Charles Gates Dawes (1865-1951) — also known as Charles G. Dawes; "Charging Charlie" — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.; Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Born in Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, August 27, 1865. Republican. Engineer; lawyer; banker; U.S. Comptroller of the Currency, 1898-1901; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; Vice President of the United States, 1925-29; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1928; U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1929-31; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1932, 1936. Awarded Nobel Peace Prize in 1925. Died in Evanston, Cook County, Ill., April 23, 1951 (age 85 years, 239 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rufus R. Dawes and Mary Beman (Gates) Dawes (1842-1921); brother of Rufus Cutler Dawes and Beman Gates Dawes (1870-1953); married, January 24, 1889, to Cora D. Blymyer; great-grandson of Ephraim Cutler; second great-grandson of Manasseh Cutler; second cousin four times removed of Amaziah Brainard; second cousin five times removed of Henry Champion and Epaphroditus Champion; third cousin thrice removed of Leveret Brainard; fourth cousin once removed of Tewksbury Loring Swett.
      Political families: Upson-Dawes family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cross-reference: Addison L. Green
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial — Comptrollers of the Currency
      Augustus Garrett (1801-1848) — of Illinois. Born in 1801. Mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1843-44, 1845-46. Unitarian. Died November 30, 1848 (age about 47 years). Original interment in unknown location; reinterment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      George Bell Swift (1845-1912) — also known as George B. Swift — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, December 14, 1845. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1892; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1893, 1895-97. Methodist. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., July 2, 1912 (age 66 years, 201 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel W. Swift and Elizabeth (Bell) Swift.
      George B. Swift School, in Chicago, Illinois, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article
      John Wentworth (1815-1888) — also known as "Long John" — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Sandwich, Carroll County, N.H., March 5, 1815. Lawyer; newspaper editor; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1843-51, 1853-55, 1865-67 (4th District 1843-51, 2nd District 1853-55, 1st District 1865-67); mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1857-58, 1860-61; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention from Cook County, 1862. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 16, 1888 (age 73 years, 225 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Roxana Marie Loomis (1817-1870); uncle of Moses Jones Wentworth (1848-1922); grandson of John Wentworth, Jr..
      Political family: Wentworth family of New Hampshire.
      Wentworth Avenue, in Chicago, Illinois, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Harvey Doolittle Colvin (1815-1892) — also known as Harvey D. Colvin — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born December 18, 1815. Mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1873-76. Died April 16, 1892 (age 76 years, 120 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of John Henry Colvin (1839-?).
      Lyman Judson Gage (1836-1927) — also known as Lyman J. Gage — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Born in DeRuyter, Madison County, N.Y., June 28, 1836. Republican. Bank president; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1897-1902; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1916. Methodist. Member, American Bankers Association. Died in San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., January 26, 1927 (age 90 years, 212 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Eli A. Gage and Mary (Judson) Gage; married 1864 to Sarah Etheridge (died 1874); married, June 7, 1887, to Cornelia Washburn; married, November 25, 1909, to Frances Ada Ballou.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Roswell B. Mason (1805-1892) — of Illinois. Born September 19, 1805. Mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1869-71. Presbyterian. Died January 1, 1892 (age 86 years, 104 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      John Charles Haines (1818-1896) — also known as John C. Haines — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born May 26, 1818. Mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1858-60; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 59th District, 1869-70. Died July 4, 1896 (age 78 years, 39 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      DeWitt Clinton Cregier (1829-1898) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 1, 1829. Democrat. Engineer; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1889-91. Member, Freemasons. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 9, 1898 (age 69 years, 161 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: DeWitt Clinton
      Relatives: Married, August 2, 1853, to Mary S. Foggin.
      John A. Roche (1844-1904) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born August 12, 1844. Republican. Mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1887-89; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1888. Died February 10, 1904 (age 59 years, 182 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Alexander Loyd (1805-1872) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Orange County, N.Y., August 19, 1805. Democrat. Mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1840-41. Episcopalian. Died in Lyons, Cook County, Ill., May 7, 1872 (age 66 years, 262 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Buckner Stith Morris (1800-1879) — also known as Buckner S. Morris — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Augusta, Bracken County, Ky., August 19, 1800. Whig. Lawyer; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1838-39; candidate for secretary of state of Illinois, 1852; circuit judge in Illinois, 1853-55; served as treasurer of the Sons of Liberty, a Northern pro-Confederate organization; in 1864, he was arrested and imprisoned for taking part in an alleged plot to break out prisoners of war held at Camp Douglas in Chicago. Catholic. Thought to be the originator of "to hell in a handbasket," though the phrase wasn't widely used before the 1940s. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 16, 1879 (age 79 years, 119 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1832 to Evelina Barker; married 1850 to Eliza Stephenson.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Levi Day Boone (1808-1882) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born near Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., December 6, 1808. Served in the U.S. Army during the Black Hawk War; physician; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1855-56. Baptist. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 24, 1882 (age 73 years, 49 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Squire Boone and Anna (Grubbs) Boone; married 1833 to Louise M. Smith (daughter of Theophilus Washington Smith (1784-1845)); grandnephew of Daniel Boone.
      Political families: Thomas-Smith-Irwin family of Pennsylvania; Boone family of St. Charles County, Missouri; Bache-Dallas family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article
      Isaac Lawrence Milliken (1815-1885) — of Illinois. Born August 29, 1815. Mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1854-55. Died December 2, 1885 (age 70 years, 95 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Lester Legrant Bond (1829-1903) — also known as Lester L. Bond — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Ravenna, Portage County, Ohio, October 27, 1829. Republican. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1866-70; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1872; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1873. Died April 15, 1903 (age 73 years, 170 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, October 12, 1856, to Amy S. Aspinwall.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Dwight Herbert Green (1897-1958) — also known as Dwight H. Green — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Ligonier, Noble County, Ind., January 9, 1897. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, 1931-35; candidate for mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1939; Governor of Illinois, 1941-49; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1940, 1944 (speaker), 1948 (Temporary Chair; speaker), 1952 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1956. Episcopalian. Member, Kappa Sigma; Phi Alpha Delta; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Freemasons; Shriners; American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Military Order of the World Wars. Died February 20, 1958 (age 61 years, 42 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Harry Green and Minnie (Gerber) Green; married, June 29, 1926, to Mabel Victoria Kingston.
      See also NNDB dossier
      Hugh Robert Wilson (1885-1946) — also known as Hugh R. Wilson — Born in Evanston, Cook County, Ill., January 29, 1885. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Minister to Switzerland, 1927-37; U.S. Ambassador to Germany, 1938. Died in Bennington, Bennington County, Vt., December 29, 1946 (age 61 years, 334 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      Charles Benjamin Farwell (1823-1903) — also known as Charles B. Farwell — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Painted Post, Steuben County, N.Y., July 1, 1823. Republican. Cook County Clerk, 1854-62; dry goods merchant; member of Republican National Committee from Illinois, 1870-72; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1871-77, 1881-83 (1st District 1871-73, 3rd District 1873-77, 1881-83); U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1887-91; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1888. He and his brother built, in 1887, the Texas State Capitol, and received three million acres of land as payment. Died in Lake Forest, Lake County, Ill., September 23, 1903 (age 80 years, 84 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Farwell and Nancy (Jackson) Farwell; brother of John Villiers Farwell (1825-1908).
      Political family: Farwell family of Chicago, Illinois.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      John Lourie Beveridge (1824-1910) — of Cook County, Ill. Born in Greenwich, Washington County, N.Y., July 6, 1824. Republican. Member of Illinois state senate, 1871; U.S. Representative from Illinois at-large, 1871-73; Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, 1873; Governor of Illinois, 1873-77. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 3, 1910 (age 85 years, 301 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of James H. Beveridge (1825?-?).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Grant Stratton (1914-2001) — also known as William G. Stratton — of Morris, Grundy County, Ill.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Ingleside, Lake County, Ill., February 26, 1914. Republican. U.S. Representative from Illinois at-large, 1941-43, 1947-49; Illinois state treasurer, 1943-45, 1951-53; Republican candidate for secretary of state of Illinois, 1944 (primary), 1948; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1952 (Honorary Vice-President; speaker), 1956, 1960 (speaker); Governor of Illinois, 1953-61; defeated in primary, 1968; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1960. Methodist. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Lions; Eagles; Delta Chi; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; American Legion; Amvets. Indicted in 1964 on income tax charges; tried and acquitted in 1965. Died at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 2, 2001 (age 87 years, 4 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Joseph Stratton (1886-1938).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
      Books about William G. Stratton: David Kenney, The Political Passage : The Career of Stratton of Illinois
      Richard Buell Ogilvie (1923-1988) — also known as Richard B. Ogilvie — of Northfield, Cook County, Ill. Born in Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., February 22, 1923. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; Cook County Sheriff, 1962-68; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1964 (alternate), 1968, 1972 (delegation chair); Governor of Illinois, 1969-73. Presbyterian. Member, Beta Theta Pi; Phi Alpha Delta; American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners; American Legion; Moose. Died May 10, 1988 (age 65 years, 78 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Kenneth S. Ogilvie and Edna Mae (Buell) Ogilvie; married, February 11, 1950, to Dorothy Louise Shriver.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Julius White (1816-1890) — of Illinois. Born September 23, 1816. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Minister to Argentina, 1872-73. Died May 12, 1890 (age 73 years, 231 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      James Scott Kemper (1886-1981) — also known as James S. Kemper — of Winnetka, Cook County, Ill.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Van Wert, Van Wert County, Ohio, November 18, 1886. Republican. Insurance executive; created Lumberman's Mutual Casualty Company, which later became Kemper Insurance Companies; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1964; Treasurer of Republican National Committee, 1944-46; U.S. Ambassador to Brazil, 1953-55. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in 1981 (age about 94 years). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      Meyer Kestnbaum (1896-1960) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 31, 1896. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; president, Hart, Schaffner and Marx, clothing manufacturers, from 1941; director, Chicago and North Western Railway; chair, Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1954-55; special assistant to Pres. Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1955-60. Jewish. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 14, 1960 (age 64 years, 44 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Kestnbaum (1872-1965) and Julia (Weintraub) Kestnbaum (1876-1943); married, June 2, 1925, to Gertrude Dana (1895-1982); father-in-law of Kate Trynin (niece of David Theodore Wilentz; first cousin of Warren W. Wilentz and Robert Nathan Wilentz (1927-1996)); granduncle of Lawrence Kestenbaum.
      Political family: Wilentz family of Perth Amboy, New Jersey.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Theophilus Washington Smith (1784-1845) — also known as Theophilus W. Smith — of Edwardsville, Madison County, Ill. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 28, 1784. Studied law in the office of Aaron Burr; lawyer; newspaper editor; candidate for Illinois state attorney general, 1820; member of Illinois state senate, 1823-26; advocated the legalization of slavery in Illinois; justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1825-42; impeached by the Illinois Legislature in 1833, on charges of oppressive conduct and corruption; the Senate acquitted him on a vote of 12-10 (two-thirds required). Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 6, 1845 (age 60 years, 220 days). Original interment in unknown location; reinterment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Rodney Smith (1750-1791) and Mary (Thurston) Smith (1754-1820); father of Adeline Clarissa Smith (1812-1866; who married Jesse Burgess Thomas (1777-1853)) and Louise M. Smith (who married Levi Day Boone); uncle of Frances Everallyn Rose (1809-1836; who married William Wallace Irwin).
      Political family: Thomas-Smith-Irwin family of Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Riggs Rathbone (1870-1928) — also known as Henry R. Rathbone — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Kenilworth, Cook County, Ill. Born in Washington, D.C., February 12, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1916; U.S. Representative from Illinois at-large, 1923-28; defeated in primary, 1918; died in office 1928. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., July 15, 1928 (age 58 years, 154 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Clara (Harris) Rathbone (1834-1883) and Henry Reed Rathbone; married, December 22, 1903, to Laura Lucille Harney; nephew of Jared Lawrence Rathbone; grandson of Jared Lewis Rathbone and Ira Harris (1802-1875); second cousin twice removed of Daniel Burrows; second cousin four times removed of Ezekiel Cornell; third cousin once removed of Lorenzo Burrows.
      Political family: Cornell family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Henry Bartlett (1872-1941) — also known as Charles H. Bartlett — of Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Born in Evanston, Cook County, Ill., September 4, 1872. Lawyer; mayor of Evanston, Ill., 1925-37. Presbyterian. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Rotary; Sigma Chi. Died, of a heart attack, in Evanston, Cook County, Ill., January 21, 1941 (age 68 years, 139 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles T. Bartlett and Martha (Cronkhite) Bartlett; married 1929 to Gwendolyn Williams.
      Edgar Allan Jonas (1885-1965) — also known as Edgar A. Jonas — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Mishicot, Manitowoc County, Wis., October 14, 1885. Republican. State court judge in Illinois, 1923; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1948; U.S. Representative from Illinois 12th District, 1949-55; defeated, 1954, 1956. Died November 14, 1965 (age 80 years, 31 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Royal Davis (1840-1899) — also known as George R. Davis — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Palmer, Hampden County, Mass., January 3, 1840. Republican. U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1879-85 (2nd District 1879-83, 3rd District 1883-85); delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1884, 1888. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 25, 1899 (age 59 years, 326 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Aldrich (1820-1885) — of Two Rivers, Manitowoc County, Wis.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Greenfield Center, Saratoga County, N.Y., January 19, 1820. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1859; U.S. Representative from Illinois 1st District, 1877-83; defeated, 1882. Died in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wis., December 3, 1885 (age 65 years, 318 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Aldrich (1784-1831) and Mary (Farnum) Aldrich (1789-1854); married 1846 to Anna Mary Howard; father of James Franklin Aldrich; third cousin once removed of Adin Ballou Capron (1841-1911); fourth cousin once removed of Charles Stetson, Isaiah Stetson, Eli Thayer and John Milton Thayer.
      Political families: Thayer-Capron-Aldrich-Stetson family; Adams-Rusling family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edward Dean Cooke (1849-1897) — also known as Edward D. Cooke — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Cascade, Dubuque County, Iowa, October 17, 1849. Republican. Member of Illinois state legislature, 1880; U.S. Representative from Illinois 6th District, 1895-97; died in office 1897. Died in Washington, D.C., June 24, 1897 (age 47 years, 250 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Benjamin Drake Magruder (b. 1838) — also known as B. D. Magruder — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Jefferson County, Miss., September 27, 1838. Republican. Lawyer; justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1885-1906. Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1864 to Julia M. Latham.
      Philip Knopf (1847-1920) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born near Long Grove, Lake County, Ill., November 18, 1847. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; teaming business; member of Illinois state senate, 1887-94; Cook County Clerk, 1894-1902; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1896; U.S. Representative from Illinois 7th District, 1903-09. Died August 14, 1920 (age 72 years, 270 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, December 23, 1880, to Carrie Fehlman.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Legrand Winfield Perce (1836-1911) — of Mississippi. Born in New York, 1836. Republican. U.S. Representative from Mississippi 5th District, 1869-73. Died in 1911 (age about 75 years). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Edward J. Brundage Edward Jackson Brundage (1869-1934) — also known as Edward J. Brundage — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Lake Forest, Lake County, Ill. Born in Campbell, Steuben County, N.Y., May 13, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives 6th District, 1899-1900, 1903-04; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1916, 1928 (alternate); Illinois state attorney general, 1917-25; corporate counsel, Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway. Protestant. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Knights of Pythias; Royal League. Died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, in Lake Forest, Lake County, Ill., January 20, 1934 (age 64 years, 252 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Victor D. Brundage and Maria L. (Armstrong) Brundage; married, December 17, 1913, to Germaine Vernier (1886-1967).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Illinois Blue Book 1919
      James Franklin Aldrich (1853-1933) — also known as J. Frank Aldrich — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Two Rivers, Manitowoc County, Wis., April 6, 1853. Republican. U.S. Representative from Illinois 1st District, 1893-97. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 8, 1933 (age 79 years, 336 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Aldrich and Anna Mary (Howard) Aldrich; fourth cousin of Adin Ballou Capron (1841-1911).
      Political families: Thayer-Capron-Aldrich-Stetson family; Adams-Rusling family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Arthur Paddock (1885-1964) — also known as George A. Paddock — of Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Born in Winnetka, Cook County, Ill., March 24, 1885. Republican. Major in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Illinois 10th District, 1941-43. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Loyal Legion; Delta Tau Delta; Freemasons. Died December 29, 1964 (age 79 years, 280 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Laban Paddock and Caroline Matilda (Bolles) Paddock; married to Elsie Elizabeth Mauritzon.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Walhart Woodman (1844-1898) — also known as Charles W. Woodman — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Aalborg, Denmark, March 11, 1844. Republican. Served in the Union Navy during the Civil War; lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1880; U.S. Representative from Illinois 4th District, 1895-97. Died in Elgin, Kane County, Ill., March 16, 1898 (age 54 years, 5 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Elon White (1848-1935) — also known as George E. White — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Massachusetts, 1848. Republican. Member of Illinois state legislature, 1880; U.S. Representative from Illinois 5th District, 1895-99. Died in 1935 (age about 87 years). Entombed in mausoleum at Rosehill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Robert Joseph Twyman (1897-1976) — also known as Robert J. Twyman — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., June 18, 1897. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from Illinois 9th District, 1947-49; defeated, 1948. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Delta Theta Phi. Died in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Fla., June 28, 1976 (age 79 years, 10 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Martin Emerich (1846-1922) — of Illinois. Born in Baltimore, Md., April 27, 1846. Democrat. Member of Illinois state legislature, 1880; U.S. Representative from Illinois 1st District, 1903-05. Jewish. Died in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., September 27, 1922 (age 76 years, 153 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Marsh Thomson (1877-1943) — of Illinois. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February 13, 1877. U.S. Representative from Illinois 10th District, 1913-15; state court judge in Illinois, 1915. Died in 1943 (age about 66 years). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Albert Carpenter (1867-1944) — of Illinois. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 20, 1867. U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois, 1910. Died September 13, 1944 (age 76 years, 329 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Melvin Alvah Traylor (1878-1934) — also known as Melvin A. Traylor — of Malone, Hill County, Tex.; Ballinger, Runnels County, Tex.; East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Ill.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born, in a log cabin near Breeding, Adair County, Ky., October 21, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1928, 1932; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1932. Died, of pneumonia, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February 14, 1934 (age 55 years, 116 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Milton Traylor and Kitty (Harvey) Traylor; married to Dorothy Arnold Yerby.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Henrotin (1843-1914) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Brussels, Belgium, April 15, 1843. Banker; Consul for Belgium in Chicago, Ill., 1876-1910; Consul for Turkey in Chicago, Ill., 1877-82; first president of the Chicago stock exchange in 1882; Consul-General for Turkey in Chicago, Ill., 1893-1907. Belgian ancestry. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., July 25, 1914 (age 71 years, 101 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, September 4, 1869, to Ellen Martin (1847-1922).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Arthur Telcser (1932-1999) — of Illinois. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 17, 1932. Republican. Member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1967-83; Speaker of the Illinois State House of Representatives, 1981. Died, of a heart attack, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 26, 1999 (age 67 years, 313 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
    John B. Finch John Bird Finch (1852-1887) — also known as John B. Finch — of Nebraska; Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Born in Lincklaen, Chenango County, N.Y., March 17, 1852. Orator; Chairman of Prohibition National Committee, 1884-87. Member, Good Templars. Died, in the Eastern Railroad Depot, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 3, 1887 (age 35 years, 200 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Uretta Lemira Coy (1852-1875) and Frances E. Manchester (1852-1918).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: American Prohibition Year Book 1910
      Berthold Singer (1860-1952) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Jászberény, Hungary, November 23, 1860. Lawyer; naturalized U.S. citizen; Consul for Nicaragua in Chicago, Ill., 1895-96, 1917; Honorary Consul for Costa Rica in Chicago, Ill., 1899-1935; Honorary Vice-Consul for Spain in Chicago, Ill., 1901-17; Consul-General for Nicaragua in Chicago, Ill., 1921-35; Honorary Consul for Salvador in Chicago, Ill., 1921; Honorary Consul-General for Turkey in Chicago, Ill., 1935-40. Hungarian ancestry. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 27, 1952 (age 92 years, 4 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1885 to Anna Sophie Amalie Ebner (1864-1937).
      John Hume Kedzie (1815-1903) — also known as John H. Kedzie — of Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Born in Stamford, Delaware County, N.Y., September 8, 1815. Republican. Lawyer; real estate developer; member of Illinois state house of representatives 7th District, 1877-78. Congregationalist. Scottish ancestry. Died in Evanston, Cook County, Ill., April 9, 1903 (age 87 years, 213 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Kedzie Avenue, in Chicago, Illinois, is named for him.  — Kedzie Street, in Evanston, Illinois, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Bross — of Cook County, Ill. Co-founder of Chicago Tribune newspaper; Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, 1865-69. Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Grandfather of William Bross Lloyd (1875-1946).
      Ellen M. Henrotin (1847-1922) — also known as Ellen Martin — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, July 6, 1847. University of Illinois trustee, 1913-17; resigned 1917. Female. Died in Cherryplain, Rensselaer County, N.Y., June 29, 1922 (age 74 years, 358 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Edward Byam Martin (1811-1869) and Sarah Ellen (Norris) Martin (1823-1899); married, September 4, 1869, to Charles Henrotin (1843-1914).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Milward Adams (1857-1923) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., January 6, 1857. Theater manager; Consul for Siam in Chicago, Ill., 1906-21. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 18, 1923 (age 66 years, 163 days). Entombed at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel L. Adams and Mary (Cunningham) Adams; married, August 23, 1883, to Florence James Charles (1863-1910).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Bertha Howell Mailly (1869-1960) — also known as Bertha H. Mailly; Bertha Howell — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in La Grange, Cook County, Ill., February 2, 1869. Socialist. Candidate for delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1914; candidate for New York state senate, 1916 (14th District), 1918 (16th District); candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1920 (16th District), 1924 (16th District), 1926 (16th District), 1928 (17th District), 1932 (16th District); candidate for New York state assembly, 1921 (New York County 23rd District), 1927 (New York County 5th District), 1930 (New York County 12th District), 1931 (New York County 15th District). Female. Died in Laguna Beach, Orange County, Calif., August 14, 1960 (age 91 years, 194 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1898 to William Mailly (1871-1912).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Andrew Jackson Greenfield (1835-1931) — of Oil City, Venango County, Pa.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Millsboro, Washington County, Pa., November 20, 1835. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; oil business; financier; mayor of Oil City, Pa., 1882-83; postmaster at Oil City, Pa., 1885-89. Episcopalian. Died, from heart disease, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 13, 1931 (age 95 years, 54 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Andrew Jackson
      Relatives: Son of William Greenfield and Eleanor Greenfield.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Carlton Prouty (1864-1931) — of Winnetka, Cook County, Ill. Born in Washington, D.C., November 20, 1864. Republican. Lawyer; insurance business; real estate dealer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1908. In May, 1913, he was fined $500, and sentenced to three months in the county jail, for having violated the Illinois law which prohibits the remarriage of divorced persons within one year; he had married his former stenographer four days after being divorced from his first wife. Died in Evanston, Cook County, Ill., December 10, 1931 (age 67 years, 20 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Merrick Franklin Prouty (1829-1898) and Anne Elizabeth (Jenks) Prouty; married 1913 to Mary Busscher; third cousin once removed of John Azro Prouty; fourth cousin of Charles Azro Prouty and George Herbert Prouty (1862-1918).
      Political family: Prouty family of Newport, Vermont.
      Louis C. Sudler (1903-1992) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., 1903. Republican. Real estate business; singer; performed, Republican National Convention, 1952, 1956, 1960; philanthropist; helped make the Chicago Symphony world-famous. Died, from Alzheimer's disease, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 25, 1992 (age about 89 years). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1929 to Mary Ludington Barnes (1905-1979).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Schneider (d. 1906) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1856, 1860; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1880. Died in 1906. Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Moses Jones Wentworth (1848-1922) — also known as Moses J. Wentworth — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Sandwich, Carroll County, N.H., May 9, 1848. Democrat. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 1st District, 1875-80; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1896. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 12, 1922 (age 73 years, 307 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Wentworth and Sarah (Jones) Wentworth; married to Lizzie Shaw Hunt (1862-1935); nephew of John Wentworth (1815-1888).
      Political family: Wentworth family of New Hampshire.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Boniface Cemetery
    Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Gallagher (1850-1930) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., July 6, 1850. Democrat. Hat business; bank director; U.S. Representative from Illinois 8th District, 1909-21. Catholic. Died in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., February 4, 1930 (age 79 years, 213 days). Interment at St. Boniface Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Gallagher and Margaret (Tighe) Gallagher; married, October 12, 1886, to Margaretta Borsch.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Minwegen (d. 1918) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Alderman, Chicago, Ill., 1900-04; member, Board of Public Improvement; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1912. Died in 1918. Interment at St. Boniface Cemetery.


    St. Henry's Catholic Church Cemetery
    Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      Peter Reinberg — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1908, 1916, 1920. Interment at St. Henry's Catholic Church Cemetery.


    St. Mary's Cemetery
    Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward Austin Kelly (1892-1969) — also known as Edward A. Kelly — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 3, 1892. Democrat. Professional baseball player, 1912-16; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; accountant; real estate and insurance business; U.S. Representative from Illinois 3rd District, 1931-43, 1945-47; defeated, 1942, 1946. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 30, 1969 (age 77 years, 149 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John J. Kelly and Nellie (O'Connor) Kelly; married, June 22, 1922, to Rosemary Eulert.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Neil Joseph Linehan (1895-1967) — also known as Neil J. Linehan — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 23, 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Illinois 3rd District, 1949-51; defeated, 1950, 1952. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Moose. Died August 23, 1967 (age 71 years, 334 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Cornelius Linehan and Nancy Ann (McNulty) Linehan; married to Margaret Sullivan.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Union Ridge Cemetery
    Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward Kimble Valentine (1843-1916) — also known as Edward K. Valentine — of West Point, Cuming County, Neb. Born in Iowa, 1843. Republican. District judge in Nebraska 6th District, 1877-78; U.S. Representative from Nebraska, 1879-85 (at-large 1879-83, 3rd District 1883-85). Died in 1916 (age about 73 years). Interment at Union Ridge Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    All Saints Catholic Cemetery
    700 North River Road
    Des Plaines, Cook County, Illinois
    Founded 1923
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Benjamin S. Adamowski (1906-1982) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 20, 1906. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives 25th District, 1931-41; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1936 (alternate), 1940 (alternate), 1948; Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois at-large, 1942; candidate for mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1955 (Democratic primary), 1963 (Republican); delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1960. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Knights of Columbus; Sigma Delta Kappa; Elks; Kiwanis. Died in Elmwood Park, Cook County, Ill., March 2, 1982 (age 75 years, 102 days). Interment at All Saints Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mary (Wejnerowski) Adamowski (1879-1965) and Max Adamowski (1880-1929); married to Kathryn E. Kaiser (1907-2001).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Michael Lambert Igoe (1885-1967) — also known as Michael L. Igoe — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., April 16, 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1913-30; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1928, 1932, 1936; member of Democratic National Committee from Illinois, 1930-32; U.S. Representative from Illinois at-large, 1935; resigned 1935; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, 1935-38; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1938; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois, 1939-65. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Foresters. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 21, 1967 (age 82 years, 127 days). Interment at All Saints Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James F. Igoe and Katherine (Sherrin) Igoe; married, November 22, 1928, to Ruth O'Connor.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Jerome Gorman (1883-1949) — also known as John J. Gorman — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., June 2, 1883. Republican. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 2nd District, 1920-22; U.S. Representative from Illinois 6th District, 1921-23, 1925-27; defeated, 1922, 1926. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February 24, 1949 (age 65 years, 267 days). Interment at All Saints Catholic Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Bernard Bowler (1875-1957) — also known as James B. Bowler — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February 5, 1875. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1916, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948; U.S. Representative from Illinois 7th District, 1953-57; died in office 1957. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., July 18, 1957 (age 82 years, 163 days). Interment at All Saints Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Anastasia V. Sweeney; uncle of Thomas J. Bowler (1896?-1959).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Augustus Boyle (1907-1959) — also known as Charles A. Boyle — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Spring Lake, Ottawa County, Mich., August 13, 1907. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Illinois 12th District, 1955-59; died in office 1959. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Theta Phi; Knights of Columbus; Holy Name Society; Elks. Killed in an automobile accident in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 4, 1959 (age 52 years, 83 days). Interment at All Saints Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Michael Melvin Boyle and Rose (Marsh) Boyle; married, August 14, 1940, to Helen Shaughnessy.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Thomas Igoe (1883-1971) — also known as James T. Igoe — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 23, 1883. Democrat. Printing business; Chicago City Clerk, 1917-23; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1920, 1928, 1936; U.S. Representative from Illinois 6th District, 1927-33. Member, Elks. Died in 1971 (age about 87 years). Interment at All Saints Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Igoe and Helen Igoe; married, October 20, 1909, to Katherine Jordan.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Thomas McDermott (1872-1938) — also known as James T. McDermott — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich., February 13, 1872. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Illinois 4th District, 1907-14, 1915-17; defeated, 1918 (4th District), 1928 (9th District); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1912. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February 7, 1938 (age 65 years, 359 days). Interment at All Saints Catholic Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Leonard Owens (1897-1948) — also known as Thomas L. Owens — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 21, 1897. Republican. Machinist; accountant; salesman; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Illinois 7th District, 1947-48; died in office 1948. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Theta Phi; American Legion. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., June 7, 1948 (age 50 years, 169 days). Interment at All Saints Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John P. Owens and Hannah (Burke) Owens; married, June 26, 1929, to Emma Florence Ekberg.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edward Rowan Finnegan (1905-1971) — of Illinois. Born in Des Plaines, Cook County, Ill., June 5, 1905. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1961-65 (12th District 1961-63, 9th District 1963-65); circuit judge in Illinois, 1965-71; died in office 1971. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Elks; Knights of Columbus. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February 2, 1971 (age 65 years, 242 days). Interment at All Saints Catholic Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Michael J. Faherty (1858-1950) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Ireland, November 11, 1858. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1920. Died February 27, 1950 (age 91 years, 108 days). Interment at All Saints Catholic Cemetery.
      Robert E. Crowe (1879-1958) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in 1879. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1920. State's Attorney; prosecutor in Loeb and Leopold case. Died in 1958 (age about 79 years). Interment at All Saints Catholic Cemetery.
      William J. Cowhey (d. 1968) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1960, 1964; Illinois state fire marshall, 1961. Died in May, 1968. Interment at All Saints Catholic Cemetery.
      William L. McFetridge (d. 1969) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1944, 1960, 1964. Died in 1969. Interment at All Saints Catholic Cemetery.
      Raymond Peter Hillinger (1904-1971) — also known as Raymond P. Hillinger — of Rockford, Winnebago County, Ill.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 2, 1904. Republican. Catholic priest; Bishop of Rockford, Ill. (1953-56); Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago (1956-71); offered prayer, Republican National Convention, 1960. Catholic. Died in Glenview, Cook County, Ill., November 13, 1971 (age 67 years, 195 days). Interment at All Saints Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Philip Leonard Hillinger (1865-1945) and Magdalen (Neuses) Hillinger (1868-1945).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Edward McManus (1914-1997) — also known as William E. McManus — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 27, 1914. Democrat. Catholic priest; auxiliary bishop, Archdiocese of Chicago, 1967-76; bishop, Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, 1976-85; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1968. Catholic. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 3, 1997 (age 83 years, 35 days). Interment at All Saints Catholic Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery
    Des Plaines, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Christian Senne (1826-1911) — also known as Henry C. Senne — of Des Plaines, Cook County, Ill. Born in Norde Branke, Hessen, Germany, October 26, 1826. Merchant; banker; lumber business; village president of Des Plaines, Illinois, 1870-71, 1875-77, 1881-83, 1888-91, 1892-93; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1871-75. Died in Des Plaines, Cook County, Ill., February 8, 1911 (age 84 years, 105 days). Interment at Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1848 to Dorothea Linnemann.


    Ridgewood Cemetery
    Des Plaines, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      Carl Richard Chindblom (1870-1956) — also known as Carl R. Chindblom — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 21, 1870. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Illinois 10th District, 1919-33. Lutheran. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 12, 1956 (age 85 years, 266 days). Interment at Ridgewood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Carl P. Chindblom and Christine (Engel) Chindblom; married, April 27, 1907, to Christien Nilsson.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Joshua Oden Joshua Oden (1880-1969) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Muskegon, Muskegon County, Mich., June 19, 1880. Democrat. Superintendent of schools; pastor, Irving Park Lutheran Church, 1908-54; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1944. Lutheran. Swedish ancestry. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September, 1969 (age 89 years, 0 days). Interment at Ridgewood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of M. P. Oden; married 1909 to Helga Soderberg (died 1958).
      Image source: Tidings, Irving Park Lutheran Church, August 2007


    Oakland Cemetery
    Dolton, Cook County, Illinois


    Calvary Cemetery
    301 Chicago Avenue
    Evanston, Cook County, Illinois
    Founded 1859
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward Joseph Kelly (1876-1950) — also known as Edward J. Kelly; "Big Ed" — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 1, 1876. Democrat. Chief engineer, Sanitary District of Chicago; park district commissioner, 1922-34; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944 (speaker), 1948; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1933-47; member of Democratic National Committee from Illinois, 1940-47. Irish ancestry. Stricken with a heart attack and died at his doctor's office, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 20, 1950 (age 74 years, 172 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Stephen Kelly and Helen (Lang) Kelly; married, March 20, 1910, to Mary Edmunds Roche (died 1918); married, January 25, 1922, to Margaret E. Kirk.
      See also NNDB dossier
      Martin H. Kennelly (1887-1961) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 11, 1887. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1936 (alternate), 1948, 1952; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1947-55; defeated in primary, 1955. Died November 29, 1961 (age 74 years, 110 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also NNDB dossier
      William Emmett Dever (1862-1929) — also known as William E. Dever — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Woburn, Middlesex County, Mass., March 13, 1862. Democrat. Leather manufacturer; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1908 (alternate), 1924, 1928; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1923-27. Died, from pancreatic cancer, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 3, 1929 (age 67 years, 174 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Patrick J. Dever and Mary (Lynch) Dever; married 1885 to Katherine E. Conway; cousin *** of Paul Andrew Dever (1903-1958).
      Books about William E. Dever: John R. Schmidt, The Mayor Who Cleaned Up Chicago : A Political Biography of William E. Dever
      Edward Fitzsimmons Dunne (1853-1937) — also known as Edward F. Dunne — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Waterville, Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn., October 12, 1853. Democrat. Lawyer; circuit judge in Illinois, 1892-1905; candidate for Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1900; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1905-07; defeated, 1907, 1911; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1908, 1916, 1920, 1932, 1936; Governor of Illinois, 1913-17; defeated, 1916. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died May 24, 1937 (age 83 years, 224 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of P. W. Dunne and Delia M. (Lawler) Dunne; married, August 16, 1881, to Elizabeth J. Kelley.
      See also NNDB dossier
      Books about Edward F. Dunne: Richard Allen Morton, Justice and Humanity: Edward F. Dunne, Illinois Progressive
      John Patrick Hopkins (1858-1918) — also known as John P. Hopkins — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born October 29, 1858. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1892, 1900, 1904; Honorary Vice-President, 1912; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1893-95; delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Illinois, 1896. Died October 13, 1918 (age 59 years, 349 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
    William Lorimer William Lorimer (1861-1934) — also known as "The Blond Boss" — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Manchester, England, April 27, 1861. Republican. Real estate business; contractor; brick manufacturer; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1895-1901, 1903-09 (2nd District 1895-1901, 6th District 1903-09); delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1896, 1904, 1908; U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1909-12. Scottish ancestry. He was accused of bribery in winning election to the Senate; in 1912, the Senate invalidated his election. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 13, 1934 (age 73 years, 139 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Susan Mooney (1863-1918).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
      James McAndrews (1862-1942) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Woonsocket, Providence County, R.I., October 22, 1862. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1901-05, 1913-21, 1935-41 (4th District 1901-03, 5th District 1903-05, 6th District 1913-21, 9th District 1935-41); defeated, 1920 (6th District), 1932 (9th District), 1940 (9th District). Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 31, 1942 (age 79 years, 313 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Michael Slattery (1878-1948) — also known as James M. Slattery — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., July 29, 1878. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1936, 1940; U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1939-40; defeated, 1940. Died in Lake Geneva, Walworth County, Wis., August 28, 1948 (age 70 years, 30 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      John William Rainey (1880-1923) — also known as John W. Rainey — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 21, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; Cook County Circuit Court Clerk, 1912-16; U.S. Representative from Illinois 4th District, 1918-23; died in office 1923. Catholic. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 4, 1923 (age 42 years, 134 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John J. Rainey and Catherine Rainey; married, June 17, 1914, to Ethel F. McMahon.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William George Clark (1924-2001) — also known as William G. Clark — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., July 16, 1924. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1953-54, 1957-59; member of Illinois state senate, 1955-56; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1960, 1964; Illinois state attorney general, 1961-69; candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1968; justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1976-92. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Amvets; American Legion; Moose; Elks; Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Catholic Lawyers Guild. Died in Skokie, Cook County, Ill., August 17, 2001 (age 77 years, 32 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      William Frank Mahoney (1856-1904) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February 22, 1856. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1901-04 (5th District 1901-03, 8th District 1903-04); died in office 1904. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 27, 1904 (age 48 years, 309 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Jennie A. Gleason.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Peter Foster (1858-1928) — also known as George P. Foster — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Dover, Morris County, N.J., April 3, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1899-1905 (3rd District 1899-1903, 4th District 1903-05). Died in Wheaton, DuPage County, Ill., November 11, 1928 (age 70 years, 222 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Peter Foster and Margaret Foster; married, November 27, 1884, to Julie Hoey.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Frank Lawler (1842-1896) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., June 25, 1842. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Illinois 2nd District, 1885-91. Died January 17, 1896 (age 53 years, 206 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Richard Buckley (1870-1945) — also known as James R. Buckley — of Illinois. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 18, 1870. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Illinois 6th District, 1923-25; defeated, 1924. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 22, 1945 (age 74 years, 216 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Alexander John Resa (1887-1964) — also known as Alexander J. Resa — of Illinois. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 4, 1887. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Illinois 9th District, 1945-47; defeated, 1946. Died in Evanston, Cook County, Ill., July 4, 1964 (age 76 years, 335 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Frederick Finerty (1846-1908) — of Illinois. Born in Galway, Ireland, September 10, 1846. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; newspaper correspondent; newspaper publisher; U.S. Representative from Illinois 2nd District, 1883-85. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 10, 1908 (age 61 years, 274 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Hugh Ward (1853-1916) — of Illinois. Born in Illinois, 1853. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Illinois 3rd District, 1885-87. Died in 1916 (age about 63 years). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas Cusack (1858-1926) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Kilrush, County Clare, Ireland, October 5, 1858. Democrat. Sign painter; advertising business; U.S. Representative from Illinois 4th District, 1899-1901; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1908. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 19, 1926 (age 68 years, 45 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Cusack and Dehlia (McMahon) Cusack; married, July 10, 1895, to Mary E. Greene.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Roland Victor Libonati (1900-1991) — also known as Roland V. Libonati — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 29, 1900. Democrat. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 17th District, 1930; member of Illinois state senate, 1943-57 (17th District 1943-57, 7th District 1957); U.S. Representative from Illinois 7th District, 1957-65. Died May 30, 1991 (age 90 years, 152 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William James Moxley (1851-1938) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in County Cork, Ireland, May 22, 1851. Republican. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1900; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1904; U.S. Representative from Illinois 6th District, 1909-11. Died near Delavan, Walworth County, Wis., August 4, 1938 (age 87 years, 74 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Edmund John Stack (1874-1957) — also known as Edmund J. Stack — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 31, 1874. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Illinois 6th District, 1911-13; defeated, 1906. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 12, 1957 (age 83 years, 71 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Richard Philip Gormully (1847-1900) — also known as R. Philip Gormully — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Devon, England, February 24, 1847. President, Gormully & Jeffery, manufacturers of bicycles; Honorary Consul for Venezuela in Chicago, Ill., 1894-1900. Member, Union League. Died in Montreal, Quebec, August 29, 1900 (age 53 years, 186 days). Entombed at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Francis Edmund Donoghue (1873-1952) — also known as Francis E. Donoghue — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 27, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1901-05, 1907-09 (15th District 1901-03, 2nd District 1903-05, 1907-09). Catholic. Died January 11, 1952 (age 78 years, 45 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of M. F. Donoghue and Elizabeth (Shields) Donoghue.
      Thomas J. Finucane (d. 1920) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1900; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1904; member of Illinois Republican State Central Committee, 1919. Died July 14, 1920. Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Michael Kenna (1857-1946) — also known as "Hinky-Dink" — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., 1857. Democrat. Saloon keeper; cigar dealer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1908, 1912, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1940. Died, in the Blackstone Hotel, Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 9, 1946 (age about 89 years). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Brady McCahey (1890-1976) — also known as James B. McCahey — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 15, 1890. Democrat. President, Chicago Board of Education, 1933-47; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1940, 1944 (alternate), 1952. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 14, 1976 (age 85 years, 274 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of James Brady McCahey, Jr. (1920-1998).


    St. Mary's Cemetery
    Evergreen Park, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      Michael Anthony Bilandic (1923-2002) — also known as Michael A. Bilandic — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February 13, 1923. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1976-79; defeated in primary, 1979; Judge, Illinois Appellate Court, 1984-90; justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1990-2000. Croatian ancestry. Died, of cardiac arrest, in Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 15, 2002 (age 78 years, 336 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Raymond Stephen McKeough (1888-1979) — also known as Raymond S. McKeough; Ray McKeough — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 29, 1888. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1932 (alternate), 1940, 1944, 1948 (alternate); U.S. Representative from Illinois 2nd District, 1935-43; candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1942. Died December 16, 1979 (age 91 years, 231 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Unknown Location
    Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      Vernon William Reich — also known as Vernon W. Reich — of Forest Park, Cook County, Ill. Mayor of Forest Park, Ill., 1953-54. Interment somewhere.


    Forest Home Cemetery
    (formerly Waldheim Cemetery)
    863 Des Plaines Avenue
    Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois
    Founded 1873

    Politicians buried here:
      Gus Hall (1910-2000) — also known as Arvo Kustaa Halberg — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio; Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Virginia, St. Louis County, Minn., October 8, 1910. Communist. Steelworker; union organizer and one of the leaders of the steelworkers' strike in 1937; candidate for mayor of Youngstown, Ohio, 1937; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; indicted in 1948, and convicted in 1949, under the Smith Act, of conspiring to teach the violent overthrow of the U.S. government; fled to Mexico; arrested in 1951 and sent back; spent eight years in prison; candidate for President of the United States, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984. Finnish ancestry. Died, of complications from diabetes, in Lenox Hill Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 13, 2000 (age 90 years, 5 days). Interment at Forest Home Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1935 to Elizabeth Turner.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Adolph Joachim Sabath (1866-1952) — also known as Adolph J. Sabath; A. J. Sabath — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Zabori, Bohemia (now Czechia), April 4, 1866. Democrat. Lawyer; municipal judge in Illinois, 1895-97; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1904, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932 (alternate), 1936, 1940, 1944 (speaker); U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1907-52 (5th District 1907-49, 7th District 1949-52); died in office 1952. Jewish. Bohemian ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Knights of Pythias; Woodmen; Royal League. Died in the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., November 6, 1952 (age 86 years, 216 days). Interment at Forest Home Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joachim Sabath and Barbara (Eissenschimmel) Sabath; married, December 31, 1917, to Mae Ruth Fuerst (1892-1956).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Richard William Hoffman (1893-1975) — also known as Richard W. Hoffman — of Riverside, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 23, 1893. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; publishing business; radio station owner; U.S. Representative from Illinois 10th District, 1949-57; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1956 (alternate), 1960 (alternate), 1964. Died in Maywood, Cook County, Ill., July 6, 1975 (age 81 years, 195 days). Interment at Forest Home Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Frederick Lundin (1868-1947) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Sweden, May 18, 1868. Republican. Member of Illinois state senate, 1894; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1904; U.S. Representative from Illinois 7th District, 1909-11. Died in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Calif., August 20, 1947 (age 79 years, 94 days). Interment at Forest Home Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Elizabeth Gurley Flynn (1890-1964) — also known as "Rebel Girl" — of New York. Born in Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., August 7, 1890. Communist. Speaker and organizer for the Industrial Workers of the World ("Wobblies") in 1906-16; one of the founders of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), which later expelled her for being a Communist; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1942 (Communist, at-large), 1954 (Peoples' Rights, 24th District); convicted under the anti-Communist Smith Act, and sentenced to three years in prison; released in 1957; became National Chair of the Communist Party U.S.A. in 1961. Female. Irish ancestry. Member, American Civil Liberties Union; Industrial Workers of the World. Died in Russia, September 5, 1964 (age 74 years, 29 days). Interment at Forest Home Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel Fallows (1835-1922) — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis.; Bloomington, McLean County, Ill.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Pendleton, Lancashire, England, December 13, 1835. Republican. Minister; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; Wisconsin superintendent of public instruction, 1870-74; president, Wesleyan University, 1874; bishop; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1888. Methodist; later Reformed Episcopal Church. Member, Freemasons; Grand Army of the Republic. Died, from pneumonia, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 5, 1922 (age 86 years, 266 days). Interment at Forest Home Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Lucy Bethia Huntington (1840-1916).
      Personal motto: "Do with your might what your hands find to do."
      Epitaph: "He walked with God - God took him."
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Carl Winter (1906-1991) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Michigan. Born in 1906. Communist. Candidate for New York state senate 13th District, 1932; candidate for U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1940; convicted in 1949 under the Smith Act, for conspiring to advocate the overthrow of the government; served five years in prison. Died in 1991 (age about 85 years). Interment at Forest Home Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Helen Allison Winter (1908-2001) (daughter of Alfred Wagenknecht and Hortense Allison Wagenknecht; niece of Elmer T. Allison).
      Political family: Winter-Wagenknecht family.
      Blaine Jackson Brickwood (1888-1949) — also known as Blaine J. Brickwood — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February 5, 1888. Lawyer; Honorary Consul for Venezuela in Chicago, Ill., 1915-20; on November 18, 1917, while driving, he struck and killed Walter Israel; censured by the coroner's jury which investigated the death; indicted on a charge of manslaughter; following a trial in June 1920, he was found not guilty by a jury; meanwhile, he was arrested on a charge of embezzlement. Died in Cook County, Ill., March 13, 1949 (age 61 years, 36 days). Interment at Forest Home Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Genevieve (Jackson) Brickwood (1851-1938) and Albert William Brickwood (1854-1915); brother of Albert William Brickwood, Jr. (1879-1941); married, November 16, 1912, to Bertie H. Meloy; nephew of John Thomas Brickwood.
      Political family: Brickwood family of Chicago and Forest Park, Illinois.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Albert William Brickwood, Jr. (1879-1941) — also known as Albert W. Brickwood, Jr. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 14, 1879. Consul for Venezuela in Chicago, Ill., 1913-14; Vice-Consul for Argentina in Chicago, Ill., 1914-17. Died in Illinois, November 7, 1941 (age 62 years, 24 days). Interment at Forest Home Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Genevieve (Jackson) Brickwood (1849-1934) and Albert William Brickwood (1854-1915); brother of Blaine Jackson Brickwood; nephew of John Thomas Brickwood (1849-1912).
      Political family: Brickwood family of Chicago and Forest Park, Illinois.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Alfred Wagenknecht (1881-1956) — also known as Paul Holt; A. B. Mayer; A. B. Martin; U. P. Duffy; "Wag" — of Seattle, King County, Wash.; Ohio; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Missouri; Illinois. Born in Görlitz, Germany, August 15, 1881. Socialist candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington at-large, 1906, 1912; executive secretary, Communist Labor Party, 1919-20; executive secretary, United Communist Party, 1920-21; national secretary, Friends of Soviet Russia, 1922; Communist candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 14th District, 1933. Died in Illinois, August 26, 1956 (age 75 years, 11 days). Interment at Forest Home Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1905 to Hortense Allison (sister of Elmer T. Allison); father of Helen Allison Winter (1908-2001) (who married Carl Winter).
      Political family: Winter-Wagenknecht family.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Eugene Dennis (1905-1961) — also known as Francis Xavier Waldron; Tim Ryan — Born in Seattle, King County, Wash., August 10, 1905. Communist. Union organizer; fled to the Soviet Union in 1929 to avoid prosecution; returned to the U.S. in 1935; General Secretary, Communist Party, 1946-59, and Chairman, 1959-61; arrested in 1948, along with other party leaders, and charged with advocating the violent overthrow of the United States; convicted in 1949, and sentenced to five years in prison. Died, from cancer, in Mount Sinai Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 31, 1961 (age 55 years, 174 days). Interment at Forest Home Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Albert Henry Maack (1853-1914) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Germany, May 14, 1853. Republican. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1904. Died from complications of diabetes, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February 16, 1914 (age 60 years, 278 days). Interment at Forest Home Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Paulina Wilhelmina (Gerstenberg) Maack (1825-1880) and Hermann Carl Wilhelm Maack (1833-1896); married to Wilhelmine Caroline Dreier (1858-1944).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Frank Hemmons (1869-1954) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Queen Anne's County, Md., October 28, 1869. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1940. Died, of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's disease), on January 24, 1954 (age 84 years, 88 days). Interment at Forest Home Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother-in-law of Abraham Lincoln Auth (1877-1968).
      Samuel T. Hammersmark — of Illinois. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 7th District, 1924. Interment at Forest Home Cemetery.
      Helen Allison Winter (1908-2001) — also known as Helen Winter; Helen Allison Wagenknecht — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Seattle, King County, Wash., February 14, 1908. Communist. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1946. Female. Died December 13, 2001 (age 93 years, 302 days). Interment at Forest Home Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Alfred Wagenknecht and Hortense Allison Wagenknecht; married to Carl Winter (1906-1991); niece of Elmer T. Allison.
      Political family: Winter-Wagenknecht family.
    Other politicians who have monuments here:
      William Zebulon Foster (1881-1961) — also known as William Z. Foster; William Edward Foster — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in Taunton, Bristol County, Mass., February 25, 1881. Communist. Labor organizer; helped lead steelworkers strike in 1919; candidate for President of the United States, 1924, 1928, 1932; candidate for Governor of New York, 1930; arrested after a demonstration in 1930, and jailed for six months; indicted on July 20, 1948 under the Smith Act, and charged with conspiring to advocate the overthrow of the government; never tried due to illness. Irish ancestry. Died, in a sanatorium at Moscow, Russia, September 1, 1961 (age 80 years, 188 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Kremlin Wall Necropolis, Moscow, Russia; cenotaph at Forest Home Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Foster; married to Ester Abramovitch.
      Epitaph: "Working Class Leader. Tireless Fighter for Socialism."
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Jewish Waldheim Cemetery
    Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Harvey Shapiro (1907-1987) — also known as Samuel H. Shapiro; Israel Shapiro — of Kankakee, Kankakee County, Ill. Born in Estonia, April 25, 1907. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1947-61; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1956 (alternate), 1960, 1964; chair, Committee on Rules and Order of Business, chair, 1968; speaker, 1968; Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, 1961-68; Governor of Illinois, 1968-69. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Amvets; Moose; Kiwanis; Elks; B'nai B'rith; Alpha Epsilon Pi. Died in Kankakee, Kankakee County, Ill., March 16, 1987 (age 79 years, 325 days). Interment at Jewish Waldheim Cemetery.
      Cross-reference: Craig Lovitt
      The Samuel H. Shapiro Developmental Center (opened 1879 as Eastern Hospital for the Insane; renamed as Kankakee State Hospital 1910; changed to current name 1974), in Kankakee, Illinois, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Abraham Lincoln Marovitz (1905-2001) — also known as A. L. Marovitz — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Oshkosh, Winnebago County, Wis., August 10, 1905. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Illinois state senate 19th District, 1939-50; superior court judge in Illinois, 1950-63; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois, 1963-75; took senior status 1975. Lithuanian ancestry. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 17, 2001 (age 95 years, 219 days). Interment at Jewish Waldheim Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Abraham Lincoln
      See also federal judicial profile
      Morris Eller (d. 1943) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Chicago City Sealer; ward boss; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1924, 1928. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., 1943. Interment at Jewish Waldheim Cemetery.


    Woodlawn Cemetery
    7600 West Cermak Road
    Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Gaylord Clarke Whipple (1894-1970) — also known as Gaylord C. Whipple — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 29, 1894. Exporter; Honorary Vice-Consul for Estonia in Chicago, Ill., 1935. Died in 1970 (age about 75 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ira Hugh Whipple (1865-1938) and Ida May Whipple (1866-1934).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Andrew John Toman (1905-1979) — also known as Andrew J. Toman — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Riverside, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February 21, 1905. Physician; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1940; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Cook County Coroner, 1960-76; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1964. Died August 2, 1979 (age 74 years, 162 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Toman (1878-1969) and Bertha (Sefcik) Toman; married to Emily Serhant.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Mt. Carmel Cemetery
    1400 South Wolf Road
    Hillside, Cook County, Illinois
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Peter Charles Granata (1898-1973) — also known as Peter C. Granata — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 28, 1898. Republican. Member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1930, 1933-73; U.S. Representative from Illinois 8th District, 1931-32; defeated, 1932; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 29, 1973 (age 74 years, 336 days). Interment at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Roger Charles Sullivan (1861-1920) — also known as Roger C. Sullivan — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Belvidere, Boone County, Ill., February 3, 1861. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1892, 1900, 1904, 1908, 1912 (speaker), 1916; delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Illinois, 1896; member of Democratic National Committee from Illinois, 1906; candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1914. Died, of heart failure, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 14, 1920 (age 59 years, 71 days). Interment at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Helen M. Quinlan.
      Sullivan High School (opened 1926), in Chicago, Illinois, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Fred B. Roti (1920-1999) — of Illinois. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 18, 1920. Member of Illinois state senate, 1951-56. Convicted of extortion and racketeering, 1993; served four years in federal prison. Died, of cancer, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 20, 1999 (age 78 years, 276 days). Interment at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
      Samuel Alphonsus Stritch (1887-1958) — also known as Samuel Stritch — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio; Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., August 17, 1887. Catholic priest; bishop of Toledo, 1921-30; archbishop of Milwaukee, 1930-39; archbishop of Chicago, 1940-58; cardinal, 1946-58; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1952 ; offered prayer, Republican National Convention, 1952. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died in Rome, Italy, May 27, 1958 (age 70 years, 283 days). Entombed at Mt. Carmel Cemetery; cenotaph at Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Milwaukee, Wis.
      Relatives: Son of Garret Stritch (1841-1896) and Katherine (O'Malley) Stritch.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Albert J. Horan (d. 1993) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1932, 1940 (alternate), 1944 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1948 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1952 (member, Credentials Committee), 1956, 1960. Died July 6, 1993. Interment at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
      Thomas J. Lynch — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1912 (alternate), 1936, 1944 (alternate); criminal court judge in Illinois, 1940. Interment at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
      Charles V. Barrett — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1924, 1928. Interment at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      William V. Pacelli (1891-1942) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in 1891. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1932, 1936, 1940 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee); delegate to Illinois convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Catholic. Died September 30, 1942 (age about 51 years). Originally entombed at Mt. Carmel Cemetery; re-entombed in mausoleum at Queen of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Florence Mead (1900-1977).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Queen of Heaven Cemetery
    Hillside, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      Roger Joseph Kiley (1900-1974) — also known as Roger J. Kiley — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Oak Park, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 23, 1900. Democrat. Professional football player, Chicago Cardinals, 1923; athletic coach; lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1936, 1940; superior court judge in Illinois, 1940; Judge, Illinois Appellate Court, 1941-61; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, 1961-74; took senior status 1974. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Suffering from diabetes and a heart ailment, he collapsed at Rosary College in River Forest, and died soon after at Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, Melrose Park, Cook County, Ill., September 6, 1974 (age 73 years, 318 days). Interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Roger Kiley (1863-1917) and Mary (Quinlan) Kiley (1865-1936); married to Helen Burke (1908-1973).
      See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Joseph O'Brien (1878-1964) — also known as Thomas J. O'Brien; "Blind Tom" — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 30, 1878. Democrat. Accountant; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1907-10, 1929-32; U.S. Representative from Illinois 6th District, 1933-39, 1943-64; died in office 1964; arrested in a police raid on a gambling establishment, 1935; Cook County Sheriff, 1939-42; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1960. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., April 14, 1964 (age 85 years, 350 days). Interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas O'Brien and Mary (Murphy) O'Brien; married, July 15, 1920, to Nettie Kaufer.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Frank Annunzio (1915-2001) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 12, 1915. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1965-93 (7th District 1965-73, 11th District 1973-93); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1984. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; United Steelworkers of America. Died, of Parkinson's disease, in Lincolnwood, Cook County, Ill., April 8, 2001 (age 86 years, 86 days). Interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Daniel John Ronan (1914-1969) — also known as Daniel J. Ronan — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., July 13, 1914. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1948-52; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1960, 1964; U.S. Representative from Illinois 6th District, 1965-69; died in office 1969. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Amvets; Knights of Columbus. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 13, 1969 (age 55 years, 31 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Queen of Heaven Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Dominic M. Janec, Jr. — also known as "Diamonds" — of Cook County, Ill. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 4th District, 1938. Interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery.
      Arthur L. Hellyer (1899-1981) — of Illinois. Born in 1899. Democrat. Candidate for Illinois state treasurer, 1956. Died in 1981 (age about 82 years). Interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery.
      William V. Pacelli (1891-1942) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in 1891. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1932, 1936, 1940 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee); delegate to Illinois convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Catholic. Died September 30, 1942 (age about 51 years). Originally entombed at Mt. Carmel Cemetery; re-entombed in mausoleum at Queen of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Florence Mead (1900-1977).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Florence M. Pacelli (1900-1977) — also known as Florence Mead — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born February 16, 1900. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1944. Female. Died in February, 1977 (age about 77 years). Entombed in mausoleum at Queen of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to William V. Pacelli (1891-1942).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      J. Theodore Meyer (1936-2004) — also known as Ted Meyer — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in 1936. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives 28th District, 1967-72, 1975-82. Catholic. Died, of Parkinson's disease, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 3, 2004 (age about 68 years). Interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery.


    Washington Memory Gardens
    701 Ridge Road
    Homewood, Cook County, Illinois
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Katie Hall (1938-2012) — also known as Katie Beatrice Green — of Gary, Lake County, Ind. Born in Mound Bayou, Bolivar County, Miss., April 3, 1938. Democrat. School teacher; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1974; member of Indiana state senate, 1976; U.S. Representative from Indiana 1st District, 1982-85. Female. African ancestry. Died, in Methodist Hospital (Northlake Campus), Gary, Lake County, Ind., February 20, 2012 (age 73 years, 323 days). Interment at Washington Memory Gardens.
      Relatives: Daughter of Jeff L. Green and Bessie Mae (Hooper) Green; married 1957 to John Henry Hall.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Resurrection Cemetery
    Justice, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      John Carl Kluczynski (1896-1975) — also known as John C. Kluczynski — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February 15, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; restaurant owner; caterer; member of Illinois state house of representatives 4th District, 1933-48; member of Illinois state senate 4th District, 1949; U.S. Representative from Illinois 5th District, 1951-75; died in office 1975. Polish ancestry. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Polish National Alliance; Polish Roman Catholic Union; Elks. Died January 26, 1975 (age 78 years, 345 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Resurrection Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Kluczynski and Mary (Sulaski) Kluczynski; married to Stephanie Polowy.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Martin Gorski (1886-1949) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Poland, October 30, 1886. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1943-49 (4th District 1943-49, 5th District 1949); died in office 1949. Died December 4, 1949 (age 63 years, 35 days). Interment at Resurrection Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Anton Frank Maciejewski (1893-1949) — also known as A. F. Maciejewski — of Cicero, Cook County, Ill. Born in Anderson, Grimes County, Tex., January 3, 1893. Democrat. Coal dealer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1928, 1940; U.S. Representative from Illinois 6th District, 1939-42; resigned 1942. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 25, 1949 (age 56 years, 265 days). Interment at Resurrection Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John George Fary (1911-1984) — also known as John G. Fary — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 11, 1911. Democrat. Member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1955-75; U.S. Representative from Illinois 5th District, 1975-83. Polish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Moose; Eagles; Kiwanis; Lions; Polish National Alliance. Died June 7, 1984 (age 73 years, 57 days). Interment at Resurrection Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Peter Paul Kezon (1906-1977) — also known as Peter P. Kezon — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Scarbro, Fayette County, W.Va., February 19, 1906. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1956, 1960, 1964. Catholic. Polish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Polish National Alliance; Polish Roman Catholic Union; Polish Legion of American Veterans. Died May 24, 1977 (age 71 years, 94 days). Interment at Resurrection Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Kezon and Mary (Jarosz) Kezon; married, April 21, 1957, to Ann M. Glista.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Church of the Holy Comforter
    Kenilworth, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      Alan Rogers Johnston (1914-1999) — also known as Alan R. Johnston — of Illinois. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 21, 1914. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1963-70; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Illinois 12th District, 1969. Died in Vero Beach, Indian River County, Fla., December 24, 1999 (age 85 years, 247 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Church of the Holy Comforter.


    Unknown Location
    La Grange, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      John Peter Barnes (1881-1959) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; La Grange, Cook County, Ill. Born in Beaver County, Pa., March 15, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois, 1931-57; took senior status 1957. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Elgin, Kane County, Ill., April 10, 1959 (age 78 years, 26 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of Albert Barnes and Olive A. (Jack) Barnes; married 1908 to Sara A. Darr.
      See also federal judicial profile


    Parkholm Cemetery
    La Grange Park, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      Arthur William Sprague (1902-1983) — also known as Arthur W. Sprague — of La Grange, Cook County, Ill. Born in DeKalb County, Ill., August 2, 1902. Republican. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives 7th District, 1939-42, 1951-57; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of Illinois state senate 2nd District, 1957-67. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Shriners; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Phi Delta Phi. Died in Fort Pierce, St. Lucie County, Fla., January 18, 1983 (age 80 years, 169 days). Interment at Parkholm Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Arthur William Sprague (1856-1916) and Cora Sprague; married to Louise Bliss Horr (1902-1966).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Adalbert's Cemetery
    6800 Milwaukee Avenue, 60714
    Niles, Cook County, Illinois
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Leonard William Schuetz (1887-1944) — also known as Leonard W. Schuetz — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Posen, Prussia (now Poznan, Poland), November 16, 1887. Democrat. Business executive; U.S. Representative from Illinois 7th District, 1931-44; died in office 1944. Died in Washington, D.C., February 13, 1944 (age 56 years, 89 days). Interment at St. Adalbert's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas Sylvy Gordon (1893-1959) — also known as Thomas S. Gordon — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 17, 1893. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1936; Chicago City Treasurer, 1939-42; U.S. Representative from Illinois 8th District, 1943-59. Catholic. Polish ancestry. Member, Polish National Alliance; Polish Roman Catholic Union; Knights of Columbus. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 22, 1959 (age 65 years, 36 days). Interment at St. Adalbert's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Celia Balcer.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Stanley Henry Kunz (1864-1946) — also known as Stanley H. Kunz — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Nanticoke, Luzerne County, Pa., September 26, 1864. Democrat. Member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1888-90; member of Illinois state senate, 1902-06; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1904, 1912, 1924, 1928; U.S. Representative from Illinois 8th District, 1921-31, 1932-33; defeated, 1930, 1938. Died April 23, 1946 (age 81 years, 209 days). Interment at St. Adalbert's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Leo Paul Kocialkowski (1882-1958) — also known as Leo Kocialkowski — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 16, 1882. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1928; U.S. Representative from Illinois 8th District, 1933-43. Catholic. Died September 27, 1958 (age 76 years, 42 days). Interment at St. Adalbert's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Walter Link (1884-1950) — also known as William W. Link — of Illinois. Born in Swiec, Poland, February 12, 1884. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Illinois 7th District, 1945-47; defeated, 1946. Polish ancestry. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 23, 1950 (age 66 years, 223 days). Interment at St. Adalbert's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Anthony Michalek (1878-1916) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Radvanov, Bohemia (now Czechia), January 16, 1878. Republican. U.S. Representative from Illinois 5th District, 1905-07; defeated, 1906, 1908. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 21, 1916 (age 38 years, 340 days). Interment at St. Adalbert's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Chester Anton Chesney (1916-1986) — also known as Chester A. Chesney — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 9, 1916. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Illinois 11th District, 1949-51; defeated, 1950. Died in Marco Island, Collier County, Fla., September 20, 1986 (age 70 years, 195 days). Interment at St. Adalbert's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Walter J. LaBuy (1888-1967) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wis., July 25, 1888. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1920 (alternate), 1932; circuit judge in Illinois, 1933-44; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois, 1944. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Union League. Died September 29, 1967 (age 79 years, 66 days). Interment at St. Adalbert's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacob LaBuy.
      Adam F. Bloch (1884-1940) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 7, 1884. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 2nd District, 1922; clerk of the Illinois supreme court; elected 1932, 1938. Died May 9, 1940 (age 55 years, 154 days). Interment at St. Adalbert's Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Edmund K. Jarecki (1879-1966) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born October 21, 1879. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1920 (alternate), 1936. Died October 15, 1966 (age 86 years, 359 days). Interment at St. Adalbert's Cemetery.


    Westlawn Cemetery
    7801 West Montrose Avenue
    Norridge, Cook County, Illinois
    Founded 1937
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Louis Binstock (1895-1974) — also known as Louis Bienenstock — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born November 24, 1895. Democrat. Rabbi; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1944, 1952. Jewish. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February 22, 1974 (age 78 years, 90 days). Interment at Westlawn Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books by Louis Binstock: The Road to Successful Living (1958) — The Power of Faith (1952) — The Power of Maturity (1969)


    Town of Maine Cemetery
    Park Ridge, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      August Jarnecke (1871-1940) — of Des Plaines, Cook County, Ill. Born in 1871. Village president of Des Plaines, Illinois, 1911-13. Died in Des Plaines, Cook County, Ill., August 10, 1940 (age about 69 years). Interment at Town of Maine Cemetery.


    Elmwood Cemetery
    River Grove, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      Brice J. Brasen (1873-1926) — of Miles City, Custer County, Mont. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 22, 1873. Plumber; mayor of Miles City, Mont., 1922-26; defeated, 1926; died in office 1926. Member, Freemasons. Died, from Bright's disease, in Miles City, Custer County, Mont., April 19, 1926 (age 52 years, 301 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Bernt A. Brasen (1833-1918) and Severine P. Brasen (1837-1917).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Joseph Cemetery
    River Grove, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      Timothy Patrick Sheehan (1909-2000) — also known as Timothy P. Sheehan — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 9, 1909. Republican. U.S. Representative from Illinois 11th District, 1951-59; defeated, 1958, 1960; candidate for mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1959; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1964, 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Delta Sigma Pi; Beta Gamma Sigma. Died in Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 8, 2000 (age 91 years, 213 days). Interment at St. Joseph Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Marilyn Muehl.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Roman Conrad Pucinski (1919-2002) — also known as Roman C. Pucinski — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., May 13, 1919. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; U.S. Representative from Illinois 11th District, 1959-73; defeated, 1956; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1964; candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1972; Alderman, Chicago, Ill., 1973-91; candidate in primary for mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1977. Catholic. Polish ancestry. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 25, 2002 (age 83 years, 135 days). Interment at St. Joseph Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Aurelia Marie Pucinski (1940?-).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frank Schnur (1888-1958) — of St. Louis, Mo.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Nagyszentmiklós, Torontál County, Hungary (now Sînnicolaul Mare, Timis County, Romania), 1888. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1924; Socialist Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois at-large, 1934; Socialist Labor candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1936, 1944, 1948; Socialist Labor candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, 1956. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 18, 1958 (age about 70 years). Interment at St. Joseph Cemetery.


    Zion Gardens Cemetery
    3600 North Narragansett Avenue
    Rosemont, Cook County, Illinois
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Horner (1878-1940) — also known as Henry Levy — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 30, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; probate judge in Illinois, 1915-31; candidate for Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1924; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1928, 1932, 1936, 1940; Governor of Illinois, 1933-40; died in office 1940. Jewish. Died October 6, 1940 (age 61 years, 311 days). Interment at Zion Gardens Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Solomon Abraham Levy and Dilah (Horner) Levy.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      David M. Pfaelzer — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Illinois, 1896; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1916. Interment at Zion Gardens Cemetery.


    Memorial Park Cemetery
    9900 Gross Point Road
    Skokie, Cook County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      Sidney Richard Yates (1909-2000) — also known as Sidney R. Yates — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 27, 1909. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from Illinois 9th District, 1949-63, 1965-99; candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1962; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1964, 1996. Jewish. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; American Bar Association. Died, of kidney failure and complications of pneumonia, in Sibley Hospital, Washington, D.C., October 5, 2000 (age 91 years, 39 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Adeline J. Holleb.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
      Ralph Edwin Church (1883-1950) — also known as Ralph E. Church — of Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Born near Catlin, Vermilion County, Ill., May 5, 1883. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives 6th District, 1917-32; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1935-41, 1943-50 (10th District 1935-41, 1943-49, 13th District 1949-50); defeated (Independent), 1932; died in office 1950; candidate in Republican primary for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1940. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners; Kiwanis; Delta Chi; Phi Kappa Psi; American Society for International Law. Died in a committee meeting in the House Office Building, Washington, D.C., March 21, 1950 (age 66 years, 320 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry George Church and Lola (Douglas) Church; married, December 21, 1918, to Marguerite Stitt (1892-1990).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Marguerite Stitt Church (1892-1990) — also known as Marguerite S. Church; Marguerite Stitt; Mrs. Ralph E. Church — of Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 13, 1892. Republican. Psychologist; U.S. Representative from Illinois 13th District, 1951-63; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1964; speaker, 1952, 1960. Female. Methodist. Member, League of Women Voters; Phi Beta Kappa; American Association of University Women; Delta Kappa Gamma; Zonta; Beta Sigma Phi; American Legion Auxiliary. Died May 26, 1990 (age 97 years, 255 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of William James Stitt and Adelaide (Forsythe) Stitt; married, December 21, 1918, to Ralph Edwin Church (1883-1950).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Francis Servis Wilson (1872-1951) — also known as Francis S. Wilson — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, February 7, 1872. Democrat. Lawyer; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; circuit judge in Illinois, 1920-27; Judge, Illinois Appellate Court, 1927-35; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1932; justice of Illinois state supreme court 7th District, 1935-51; died in office 1951. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in 1951 (age about 79 years). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of David M. Wilson (1833?-?) and Grisselda E. (Campbell) Wilson; married, November 18, 1903, to Caroline E. Siegfried.
      Stephen Albion Day (1882-1950) — also known as Stephen A. Day — of Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Born in Canton, Stark County, Ohio, July 13, 1882. Republican. Private secretary to U.S. Chief Justice Melville W. Fuller, 1905-07; lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1932; U.S. Representative from Illinois at-large, 1941-45; defeated, 1922, 1938, 1944. Died in Evanston, Cook County, Ill., January 5, 1950 (age 67 years, 176 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Rufus Day and Mary Elizabeth (Schaefer) Day; brother of William Louis Day; married to Mary Thayer and Shirley Spoerer; grandson of Luther T. Day (1813-1885).
      Political family: Day family of Canton, Ohio.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Russell Arrington (1906-1979) — also known as W. Russell Arrington — of Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Born in Gillespie, Macoupin County, Ill., July 4, 1906. Republican. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1945-54; member of Illinois state senate, 1955-67, 1967-73 (6th District 1955-57, 4th District 1957-67, 1st District 1967-73). Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Eta Sigma; Gamma Eta Gamma; Union League. Died in October, 1979 (age 73 years, 0 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Parnell Arrington (1883-1940) and Ethel Louise (Fanning) Arrington (1884-1931); married to Ruth Marion Browne (1907-1973).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Anna Ickes (1873-1935) — also known as Anna Wilmarth; Anna Wilmarth Thompson — Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 27, 1873. Member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1920. Female. Died, following an automobile accident, in Velarde, Rio Arriba County, N.M., August 31, 1935 (age 62 years, 216 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Henry Martin Wilmarth and Mary Jane (Hawes) Wilmarth; married 1911 to Harold LeClair Ickes (1874-1952).
      Political family: Ickes family.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Milton Rakove (1918-1983) — also known as "Mayor Daley's Intellectual" — of Wilmette, Cook County, Ill. Born in Buhl, St. Louis County, Minn., October 30, 1918. Democrat. University professor; political historian; consultant and speechwriter to U.S. Sen. Charles H. Percy and Gov. Otto Kerner; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1980. Died, in Weiss Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 5, 1983 (age 65 years, 6 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery.
      Books by Milton Rakove: Don't Make No Waves, Don't Back No Losers : An Insider's Analysis of the Daley Machine
      James V. Pacelli (1902-1984) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., July 4, 1902. Republican. Grocer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1948. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February 11, 1984 (age 81 years, 222 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery.
      Elmer Gertz (1906-2000) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 14, 1906. Lawyer; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 13th District, 1969-70. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Congress. Suffered a heart attack, and died three months later, in a nursing home at Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 27, 2000 (age 93 years, 226 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Morris Gertz and Grace Gertz.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


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