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  • Indianapolis Unknown location
  • Indianapolis Calvary Cemetery
  • Indianapolis Crown Hill Cemetery
  • Indianapolis Floral Park Cemetery
  • Indianapolis Greenlawn Cemetery (now gone)
  • Indianapolis Monument Circle
  • Indianapolis Statehouse Grounds
  • Indianapolis Washington Park Cemetery East
  • Indianapolis Washington Park North Cemetery


    Unknown Location
    Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Fenton Whitlock Booth (1869-1947) — also known as Fenton W. Booth — of Marshall, Clark County, Ill. Born in Marshall, Clark County, Ill., May 12, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1896-97; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1904; Judge of U.S. Court of Claims, 1905-. Member, American Bar Association. Died July 26, 1947 (age 78 years, 75 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of Lyman Booth and Fayette W. (Whitlock) Booth; married, December 17, 1893, to Mabel Dana; nephew of Newton Booth (1825-1892); first cousin of Newton Booth Tarkington.
      Political family: Booth-Tarkington-Jameson family of Indianapolis, Indiana.


    Calvary Cemetery
    Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
      John J. Barton (1906-2004) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., June 23, 1906. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 1964-67; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1964. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died May 4, 2004 (age 97 years, 316 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Louise Fitzgerald (1910-1980).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Crown Hill Cemetery
    Boulevard Pl., W. 32nd St., Northwestern Ave.
    Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
    Founded 1863
    Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1973
    See also Findagrave page for this location.

    Politicians buried here:
    Benjamin Harrison Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901) — also known as "Little Ben"; "Kid Gloves" — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in North Bend, Hamilton County, Ohio, August 20, 1833. Republican. Indiana reporter of state courts, 1861-63, 1865-69; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; candidate for Governor of Indiana, 1876; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1880; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1881-87; President of the United States, 1889-93; defeated, 1892. Presbyterian. English ancestry. Member, Loyal Legion; Phi Delta Theta. Died of pneumonia, in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., March 13, 1901 (age 67 years, 205 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Scott Harrison and Elizabeth Ramsey (Irwin) Harrison (1810-1850); married, October 20, 1853, to Caroline Lavinia Scott (died 1892); married, April 6, 1896, to Mary Scott Lord Dimmick (sister-in-law of Joseph Benjamin Dimmick); father of Russell Benjamin Harrison; grandson of William Henry Harrison (1773-1841); grandfather of William Henry Harrison (1896-1990); grandnephew of Carter Bassett Harrison; great-grandson of Benjamin Harrison and John Cleves Symmes; first cousin twice removed of Beverley Randolph and Burwell Bassett; first cousin thrice removed of Robert Carter Nicholas (1729-1780); second cousin twice removed of George Nicholas, Wilson Cary Nicholas and John Nicholas; third cousin of Carter Henry Harrison; third cousin once removed of Peyton Randolph, Robert Carter Nicholas (1787-1857) and Carter Henry Harrison II; fourth cousin of Thomas Marshall, James Keith Marshall, Peter Myndert Dox and Edmund Randolph; fourth cousin once removed of Connally Findlay Trigg, Richard Evelyn Byrd, Harry Bartow Hawes and William Welby Beverley (1889-1969).
      Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Blackburn-Slaughter-Buckner-Madison family of Kentucky (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Other politicians named for him: Benjamin H. SwigBen H. WaigandBen DeHart
      Campaign slogan: "Grandfather's hat fits Ben."
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Books about Benjamin Harrison: Rita Stevens, Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President of the United States — Harry J. Sievers, Benjamin Harrison : Hoosier President: The White House and After, 1889-1901 — Charles W. Calhoun, Benjamin Harrison — Homer E. Socolofsky & Allan B. Spetter, The Presidency of Benjamin Harrison — Susan Clinton, Benjamin Harrison : Twenty-Third President of the United States (for young readers)
      Critical books about Benjamin Harrison: Nathan Miller, Star-Spangled Men : America's Ten Worst Presidents
      Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Washtenaw County (1891)
    Thomas R. Marshall Thomas Riley Marshall (1854-1925) — also known as Thomas R. Marshall — of Columbia City, Whitley County, Ind. Born in North Manchester, Wabash County, Ind., March 14, 1854. Democrat. Lawyer; Governor of Indiana, 1909-13; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1912; Vice President of the United States, 1913-21. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Gamma Delta. Coined the saying: "What this country needs is a good five-cent cigar.". Died, from the effects of a heart attack, in his room at the Willard Hotel, Washington, D.C., June 1, 1925 (age 71 years, 79 days). Entombed at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel M. Marshall and Martha A. (Patterson) Marshall; married, October 2, 1895, to Lois Irene Kimsey and Lois Irene Kimsey (1873-1958).
      The city of Marshall, Alaska, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Munsey's Magazine, June 1919
    Thomas A. Hendricks Thomas Andrews Hendricks (1819-1885) — also known as Thomas A. Hendricks — of Shelbyville, Shelby County, Ind.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born near Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, September 7, 1819. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1848-49; delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1850-51; U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1851-55 (5th District 1851-53, 6th District 1853-55); defeated, 1854; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1863-69; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1868, 1876, 1884; Governor of Indiana, 1873-77; defeated, 1860, 1868; Vice President of the United States, 1885; defeated, 1876; died in office 1885; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1884. Presbyterian; later Episcopalian. Scottish and Dutch ancestry. Member, Odd Fellows. Died, apparently from a heart attack, in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., November 25, 1885 (age 66 years, 79 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Hendricks and Jane Ann (Thomson) Hendricks (1793-1874); married, September 25, 1845, to Eliza C. Morgan (1823-1903); nephew of Thomas Hendricks and William Hendricks; first cousin of Abraham Hendricks, William Hendricks, Jr., Abram Washington Hendricks and William Chalmers Hendricks (1825-1892); first cousin once removed of Scott Springer Hendricks.
      Political family: Hendricks family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Coins and currency: His portrait appeared on the U.S. $10 silver certificate in 1887-1914.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Life and Work of James G. Blaine (1893)
    Charles W. Fairbanks Charles Warren Fairbanks (1852-1918) — also known as Charles W. Fairbanks — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in a log cabin near Unionville Center, Union County, Ohio, May 11, 1852. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1896 (Temporary Chair; speaker; chair, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee), 1900, 1904, 1912; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1897-1905; resigned 1905; Vice President of the United States, 1905-09; defeated, 1916; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1908, 1916. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., June 4, 1918 (age 66 years, 24 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Loriston Monroe Fairbanks and Mary Adelaide de Forest (Smith) Fairbanks; brother of Newton Hamilton Fairbanks; married 1874 to Cornelia Cole (daughter of Philander B. Cole); first cousin once removed of Merton William Fairbank; third cousin once removed of Isaac Davis; third cousin twice removed of Leone Fairbanks Burrell and Douglas Stanley Fairbanks; fourth cousin of Edward Livingston Davis, Wilson Henry Fairbank, John Barnard Fairbank and Alexander Warren Fairbank; fourth cousin once removed of Livingston Davis; relative *** of Earl Fairbanks (1860-?).
      Political family: Davis family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Image source: Moore's Hoosier Cyclopedia (1905)
    William H. H. Miller William Henry Harrison Miller (1840-1917) — also known as William H. H. Miller — Born in Augusta, Oneida County, N.Y., September 6, 1840. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney General, 1889-93. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., May 25, 1917 (age 76 years, 261 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: William Henry Harrison
      See also Wikipedia article
      Image source: Life and Work of James G. Blaine (1893)
      John Caven (1824-1905) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born near McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pa., April 12, 1824. Republican. Mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 1863-67, 1875-81. Died March 9, 1905 (age 80 years, 331 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Charles Andrews Bookwalter (1860-1926) — also known as Charles A. Bookwalter — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born near Wabash, Wabash County, Ind., December 7, 1860. Republican. Candidate for Indiana state house of representatives, 1886; mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 1901-03, 1906-09; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1908. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Knights of Pythias. Died October 26, 1926 (age 65 years, 323 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Taggart (1856-1929) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind.; French Lick, Orange County, Ind. Born in County Monaghan, Ireland, November 17, 1856. Democrat. Hotelier; Marion County Auditor, 1887-94; Indiana Democratic state chair, 1892-94; mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 1895-1901; member of Democratic National Committee from Indiana, 1900-16; Chairman of Democratic National Committee, 1904-08; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1912, 1924, 1928; speaker, 1908, 1912; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1916; defeated, 1916, 1920. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., March 6, 1929 (age 72 years, 109 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Taggart and Martha (Kingsbury) Taggart; married, June 16, 1877, to Eva D. Bryant.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry F. West (1796-1856) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in 1796. Democrat. Mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 1856; died in office 1856. Died November 8, 1856 (age about 60 years). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Caleb Scudder (1795-1866) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., January 18, 1795. Whig. Mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 1851-54. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., March 9, 1866 (age 71 years, 50 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Scudder (1770-1844) and Chloe (Sayre) Scudder; married, August 17, 1814, to Mary Gardner; second cousin twice removed of Henry Scudder (1743-1822); third cousin twice removed of Moses Lewis Scudder; fourth cousin of Henry Joel Scudder; fourth cousin once removed of Joshua Coit, Augustus Seymour Porter, Samuel Lathrop, Peter Buell Porter, Wickham Sayre Havens, John Scudder Havens, Charles Smith Havens and Townsend Scudder.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Samuel D. Maxwell (1803-1873) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in 1803. Republican. Mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 1858-63. Died in 1873 (age about 70 years). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
    Harry S. New Harry Stewart New (1858-1937) — also known as Harry S. New — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., December 31, 1858. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1896, 1912, 1920, 1924; member of Indiana state senate, 1897-99; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; member of Republican National Committee from Indiana, 1900-12; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1907-08; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1917-23; U.S. Postmaster General, 1923-29. Disciples of Christ. English and Welsh ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Sigma Chi. Died in Baltimore, Md., May 9, 1937 (age 78 years, 129 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Chalfant New (1831-1906) and Melissa (Beeler) New.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, July 1908
      Robert H. Tyndall (1877-1947) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., May 2, 1877. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; banker; mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 1943-47; died in office 1947. Member, Freemasons; Sons of the American Revolution; American Legion. Died July 9, 1947 (age 70 years, 68 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Reginald H. Sullivan (1876-1980) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., March 10, 1876. Democrat. Member of Indiana state senate, 1911-13; mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 1930-34, 1939-42; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1932, 1940. Episcopalian. Died January 30, 1980 (age 103 years, 326 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Lennox Sullivan; great-grandson of Oliver Hampton Smith and Jeremiah Sullivan (1794-1870).
      Political family: Sullivan family of Indianapolis, Indiana.
    Henry L. Wilson Henry Lane Wilson (1857-1932) — also known as Henry L. Wilson — of Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind.; Spokane, Spokane County, Wash.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Ind., November 3, 1857. Republican. Newspaper editor; lawyer; banker; U.S. Minister to Chile, 1897-1904; Belgium, 1905-09; U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, 1909-12; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1928. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Loyal Legion. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., December 22, 1932 (age 75 years, 49 days). Entombed at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Wilson (1825-1867) and Emma (Ingersoll) Wilson (1830-1912); brother of John Lockwood Wilson; married 1885 to Alice Vajen; grandson of John Wilson; granduncle of William Cassius Goodloe III.
      Political family: Wilson-Dunn-Goodloe family of Indiana (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, August 1897
      Charles Webster Jewett (1884-1961) — also known as Charles W. Jewett — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Franklin, Johnson County, Ind., January 7, 1884. Republican. Lawyer; chair of Marion County Republican Party, 1914-16; mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 1918-21; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1920 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1940 (alternate); candidate in primary for Governor of Indiana, 1928; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1938. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; American Bar Association; Phi Delta Theta; Knights of Pythias; Elks; American Academy of Political and Social Science. Died April 28, 1961 (age 77 years, 111 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Parker Jewett and Mary Alma (Aten) Jewett; married, October 25, 1911, to Elizabeth Dougherty.
      Caleb S. Denny — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Republican. Mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 1886-90, 1893-95. Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Cross-reference: William R. Holloway
    John W. Kern John Worth Kern (1849-1917) — also known as John W. Kern — of Kokomo, Howard County, Ind.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Alto, Howard County, Ind., December 20, 1849. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Indiana state house of representatives, 1870; Indiana reporter of state courts, 1885-89; member of Indiana state senate, 1893-97; candidate for Governor of Indiana, 1900, 1904; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1904, 1908, 1912 (chair, Platform and Resolutions Committee; speaker), 1916; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1908; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1911-17; defeated, 1916. Member, American Bar Association; Knights of Pythias; Freemasons. Died of tuberculosis and uremic poisoning, in Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C., August 17, 1917 (age 67 years, 240 days). Original interment at a private or family graveyard, Botetourt County, Va.; reinterment in 1929 at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dr. Jacob Kern and Nancy (Ligget) Kern; married, November 10, 1869, to Annie Hazzard (died 1884); married, December 23, 1885, to Araminta Cooper; father of John Worth Kern, Jr. (1900-1971).
      Political family: Kern family of Indianapolis, Indiana.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, August 1908
      Thomas Lennox Sullivan (1846-1936) — also known as Thomas L. Sullivan — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., October 6, 1846. Democrat. Circuit judge in Indiana, 1888; mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 1890-93; candidate for superior court judge in Indiana, 1899. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died July 9, 1936 (age 89 years, 277 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Reginald H. Sullivan (1876-1980); grandson of Oliver Hampton Smith and Jeremiah Sullivan.
      Political family: Sullivan family of Indianapolis, Indiana.
      John Worth Kern, Jr. (1900-1971) — also known as John W. Kern — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., July 7, 1900. Democrat. Lawyer; superior court judge in Indiana, 1931-34; mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 1935-37; resigned 1937. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; Freemasons. At age 8, his legs were paralyzed by polio. Died January 29, 1971 (age 70 years, 206 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Worth Kern and Araminta Cooper Kern (1866?-1951); married, April 30, 1927, to Bernice Winn.
      Political family: Kern family of Indianapolis, Indiana.
    William H. English William Hayden English (1822-1896) — also known as William H. English — of Lexington, Scott County, Ind. Born in Lexington, Scott County, Ind., August 27, 1822. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1851-52; Speaker of the Indiana State House of Representatives, 1851-52; U.S. Representative from Indiana 2nd District, 1853-61; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1880. English and French Huguenot ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., February 7, 1896 (age 73 years, 164 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mahala (Eastin) English and Elisha Gale English (1797?-1874); married 1847 to Emma Mardulia Jackson; father of William Eastin English.
      Political family: English family of Indianapolis, Indiana.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Image source: Cornell University Library
      James McCready (1816-1909) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in 1816. Democrat. Mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 1854-56. Died in 1909 (age about 93 years). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      John L. Duvall (1874-1962) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Tazewell County, Ill., November 29, 1874. Republican. Mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 1926-27; resigned 1927. Convicted in 1927 of violating the state corrupt practices act by taking bribes from Ku Klux Klan leader D. C. Stephenson; sentenced to 30 days in jail, fined $1,000, and forced to resign as mayor. Died February 25, 1962 (age 87 years, 88 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      See also NNDB dossier
      John W. Holtzman (1858-1942) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Berks County, Pa., April 23, 1858. Democrat. Mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 1903-05; defeated, 1905. Died March 6, 1942 (age 83 years, 317 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Horatio C. Newcomb — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Whig. Mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 1849-51; resigned 1851. Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Harry R. Wallace (d. 1915) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Republican. Mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 1913. Died in 1915. Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Daniel W. Grubbs — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Republican. Mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 1881-84. Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Oliver Hazard Perry Throck Morton (1823-1877) — also known as Oliver P. Morton — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Salisbury, Wayne County, Ind., August 4, 1823. Republican. Circuit judge in Indiana, 1852; Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1861; Governor of Indiana, 1861-67; defeated, 1856; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1867-77; died in office 1877; member of Republican National Committee from Indiana, 1872-; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1876. His legs were paralyzed after a stroke in 1865; suffered another stroke in 1877, and died soon after, in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., November 1, 1877 (age 54 years, 89 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery; statue at Vicksburg National Military Park, Vicksburg, Miss.; statue at Statehouse Grounds.
      Presumably named for: Oliver Hazard Perry
      Relatives: Married, May 15, 1845, to Lucinda Maria Burbank (1825-1907; sister of John Albyne Burbank (1827-1905)); father of John M. Morton.
      Political family: Burbank-Morton-Kibbey-Cunningham family of Indiana.
      Cross-reference: William R. Holloway
      Morton counties in Kan. and N.Dak. are named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Walter C. Boetcher (1881-1951) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in LaPorte, LaPorte County, Ind., November 13, 1881. Democrat. Chair of Marion County Democratic Party, 1934-36; mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 1937-38; Marion County Treasurer, 1940-43. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Moose. Died October 5, 1951 (age 69 years, 326 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Albert H. Losche (1891-1966) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born January 6, 1891. Democrat. Mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 1962-63. Died November 22, 1966 (age 75 years, 320 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Christian J. Emhardt (1883-1971) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa., November 5, 1883. Democrat. Mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 1951; superior court judge in Indiana, 1959-63. Died September 4, 1971 (age 87 years, 303 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      James Whitcomb (1795-1852) — of Indiana. Born near Windsor, Windsor County, Vt., December 1, 1795. Democrat. Member of Indiana state senate, 1830-36; Governor of Indiana, 1843-48; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1849-52; died in office 1852. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Poet James Whitcomb Riley is named for him. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 4, 1852 (age 56 years, 308 days). Original interment at Greenlawn Cemetery (which no longer exists); reinterment in 1892 at Crown Hill Cemetery; statue at Monument Circle.
      Relatives: Father-in-law of Claude Matthews (1845-1898); cousin *** of Henry Lee Morey.
      Political family: Whitcomb-Matthews family of Ohio.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      John Cooper Wiley (1893-1967) — also known as John C. Wiley — of Indiana. Born in Bordeaux, France of American parents, September 26, 1893. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul General in Antwerp, 1935-37; Vienna, 1937-38; U.S. Minister to Estonia, 1938-40; Latvia, 1938-40; U.S. Ambassador to Colombia, 1944-47; Portugal, 1947-48; Iran, 1948-50; Panama, 1951-53. Presbyterian. Died in 1967 (age about 73 years). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John McClure Wiley and Virginie Emmaline (Cooper) Wiley; married, April 24, 1934, to Irena Monique Baruch; grandson of John James Cooper (1830-1906).
      Political family: Wiley-Cooper family of Indianapolis, Indiana.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      George L. Denny — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Republican. Mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 1947; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1948; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 11th District, 1948. Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Claude E. Negley — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Marion County, Ind. Republican. Mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 1927. Pleaded guilty in 1927 to bribery charges and fined. Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      David Turpie (1828-1909) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Ohio, 1828. Democrat. Member of Indiana state legislature, 1860; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1863, 1887-99; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1888 (member, Resolutions Committee). Died in 1909 (age about 81 years). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Albert Gallatin Porter (1824-1897) — also known as Albert G. Porter — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Lawrenceburg, Dearborn County, Ind., April 20, 1824. Republican. Lawyer; Indiana reporter of state courts, 1853-56; U.S. Representative from Indiana 6th District, 1859-63; Governor of Indiana, 1881-85; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1888; U.S. Minister to Italy, 1889-92. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., May 3, 1897 (age 73 years, 13 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Albert Gallatin
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
      Meredith Nicholson (1866-1947) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Ind., December 9, 1866. Democrat. Member of Indiana Democratic State Committee, 1930-32; U.S. Minister to Paraguay, 1933-35; Venezuela, 1935; Nicaragua, 1938-41; novelist; poet. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Gamma Delta. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., December 21, 1947 (age 81 years, 12 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Willis Nicholson (1826-1894) and Emily Ellen (Meredith) Nicholson (1842-1914); married, June 16, 1896, to Eugenie Kountze (1867-1931); married, September 20, 1933, to Dorothy (Wolfe) Lannon; third cousin thrice removed of St. Clair Ballard and Lewis Ballard (1826-1906).
      Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Ballard-Gadsden-Randolph family of West Virginia; Pendleton-Lee family; Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      Homer Earl Capehart (1897-1979) — also known as Homer E. Capehart — of Washington, Daviess County, Ind. Born in Algiers, Pike County, Ind., June 6, 1897. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1940 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1948, 1952 (Honorary Vice-President; speaker), 1956 (member, Credentials Committee; speaker), 1960; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1945-63; defeated, 1962. Lutheran. Member, American Legion; Elks; Freemasons; Shriners; Rotary; Moose. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., September 3, 1979 (age 82 years, 89 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail
    Albert J. Beveridge Albert Jeremiah Beveridge (1862-1927) — also known as Albert J. Beveridge — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Highland County, Ohio, October 6, 1862. Lawyer; historian; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1899-1911; defeated, 1914 (Progressive), 1922 (Republican); delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1900, 1904 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1908, 1920, 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); Progressive candidate for Governor of Indiana, 1912; received the Pulitzer Prize in Biography, 1920. Member, American Historical Association. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., April 27, 1927 (age 64 years, 203 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Henry Beveridge (1818-1895) and Frances Eleanor (Parkinson) Beveridge (1824-1918); married, November 24, 1887, to Katherine Maude Langsdale (1864-1900); married, August 7, 1907, to Catherine Spencer Eddy (1881-1970); father of Albert Jeremiah Beveridge, Jr. (1908-1965).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books by Albert J. Beveridge: The Life of John Marshall: The Building of the Nation 1815-1835 (1916) — The Life of John Marshall: Conflict and Construction 1800-1815 (1916) — The Life of John Marshall: Politician, Diplomatist, Statesman 1789-1801 (1916) — The Life of John Marshall: Frontiersman, Soldier, Lawmaker (1916) — Abraham Lincoln 1809-1858 (1928) — The Art of Public Speaking (1924) — The Meaning of the Times, and Other Speeches (1908) — The Russian Advance (1904) — The State of the Nation (1924) — What Is Back of the War (1915)
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, December 1902
      Noah Noble (1794-1844) — of Franklin County, Ind.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Berryville, Clarke County, Va., January 14, 1794. Lawyer; farmer; merchant; miller; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1825; Governor of Indiana, 1831-37. Methodist. Scottish ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., February 8, 1844 (age 50 years, 25 days). Original interment at Greenlawn Cemetery (which no longer exists); reinterment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of James Noble and Benjamin Sedgwick Noble (1809?-1869); uncle of Benjamin Sedgwick Noble (1805-1837).
      Political family: Noble family of Indiana.
      Oliver Hampton Smith (1794-1859) — also known as Oliver H. Smith — of Connersville, Fayette County, Ind.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Smiths Island (unknown county), N.J., October 23, 1794. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1822; U.S. Representative from Indiana 3rd District, 1827-29; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1837-43. Died March 19, 1859 (age 64 years, 147 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Grandfather of Thomas Lennox Sullivan; great-grandfather of Reginald H. Sullivan (1876-1980).
      Political family: Sullivan family of Indianapolis, Indiana.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      David Wallace (1799-1859) — of Indiana. Born near Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pa., April 24, 1799. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1828-30; Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1831-37; Governor of Indiana, 1837-40; U.S. Representative from Indiana 6th District, 1841-43; delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1850-51; state court judge in Indiana, 1856-59. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., September 4, 1859 (age 60 years, 133 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Benjamin Franklin Wallace (1804-1887) and William Henson Wallace; father of Lewis Wallace.
      Political family: Wallace family of Indiana.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Joseph Ewing McDonald (1819-1891) — also known as Joseph E. McDonald — of Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Ind.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Butler County, Ohio, August 29, 1819. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Indiana 8th District, 1849-51; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1864, 1868, 1876, 1880 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1875-81; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1884. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., June 21, 1891 (age 71 years, 296 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Allen Miller Fletcher (1853-1922) — also known as Allen M. Fletcher — of Proctorsville, Cavendish, Windsor County, Vt. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., September 25, 1853. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Cavendish, 1902-03, 1906, 1908, 1910; member of Vermont state senate, 1904-05; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1908; Governor of Vermont, 1912-15. Congregationalist. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in the Berwick Hotel, Rutland, Rutland County, Vt., May 11, 1922 (age 68 years, 228 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Dunkerson Orr (1917-2004) — also known as Robert D. Orr — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., November 17, 1917. Republican. Major in the U.S. Army during World War II; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1956; chair of Vanderburgh County Republican Party, 1965-67; member of Indiana state senate; elected 1968; Lieutenant Governor of Indiana; elected 1972; Governor of Indiana, 1981-89; board member, Amtrak (representing all state governors); U.S. Ambassador to Singapore, 1989-92. Presbyterian. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Rotary; Jaycees. Died, of heart disease, in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., March 10, 2004 (age 86 years, 114 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Lowry Orr and Louise (Dunkerson) Orr; married, December 16, 1944, to Joanne Wallace.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Harry Guyer Leslie (1878-1937) — also known as Harry G. Leslie — of Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind. Born in Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind., April 6, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; farmer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1923-27; Speaker of the Indiana State House of Representatives, 1925-27; Governor of Indiana, 1929-33; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1932. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla., December 10, 1937 (age 59 years, 248 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      See also NNDB dossier
      Ira Joy Chase (1834-1895) — of Indiana. Born December 7, 1834. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1886; Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1889-91; Governor of Indiana, 1891-93; defeated, 1892. Died in Lubec, Washington County, Maine, May 11, 1895 (age 60 years, 155 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Winfield Taylor Durbin (1847-1928) — also known as Winfield T. Durbin — of Anderson, Madison County, Ind. Born in Lawrenceburg, Dearborn County, Ind., May 4, 1847. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; banker; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1892, 1896; member of Republican National Committee from Indiana, 1896; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1896, 1904 (member, Credentials Committee), 1924; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; Governor of Indiana, 1901-05; defeated, 1912. Member, Freemasons. Died December 18, 1928 (age 81 years, 228 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, October 6, 1875, to Bertha McCullough.
      Addison Clay Harris (1840-1916) — also known as Addison C. Harris — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Wayne County, Ind., October 1, 1840. Lawyer; member of Indiana state senate, 1877-79; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1886; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1896; U.S. Minister to Austria-Hungary, 1899-1901. Quaker. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., September 2, 1916 (age 75 years, 337 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      Isaac Newton Blackford (1786-1859) — of Indiana. Born in Bound Brook, Somerset County, N.J., November 6, 1786. Territorial court judge in Indiana, 1814-15; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1816-17; justice of Indiana state supreme court, 1817-53; candidate for Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1824; candidate for Governor of Indiana, 1825; Judge of U.S. Court of Claims, 1855-59. Died in Washington, D.C., December 31, 1859 (age 73 years, 55 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Isaac Newton
      Blackford County, Ind. is named for him.
      Robert Hanna (1786-1858) — of Brookville, Franklin County, Ind.; Marion County, Ind. Born in Laurens County, S.C., April 6, 1786. Delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1816; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1831-32; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1832-33, 1836-39; defeated, 1830, 1835; member of Indiana state senate, 1840-41; defeated, 1846; candidate for delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1850. Killed by a train while walking on the track in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., November 16, 1858 (age 72 years, 224 days). Original interment in unknown location; reinterment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Joseph Hanna and David Graem Hanna; uncle of Albert G. Hanna (1807-1879) and James McLean Hanna.
      Political family: Hanna family of Indiana.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Abram Adams Hammond (1814-1874) — of Indiana. Born March 21, 1814. Common pleas court judge in Indiana, 1850; Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1857-60; Governor of Indiana, 1860-61. Died in Denver, Colo., August 27, 1874 (age 60 years, 159 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      George Washington Julian (1817-1899) — also known as George W. Julian — of Centerville, Wayne County, Ind. Born near Centerville, Wayne County, Ind., May 5, 1817. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1845; U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1849-51, 1861-71 (4th District 1849-51, 5th District 1861-69, 4th District 1869-71); Free Soil candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1852; received 5 electoral votes for Vice-President, 1872. Died July 7, 1899 (age 82 years, 63 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: George Washington
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Sylvester Taylor (1853-1928) — also known as William S. Taylor; W. S. Taylor; "Hogjaw" — of Morgantown, Butler County, Ky. Born in Butler County, Ky., October 10, 1853. Republican. Lawyer; state court judge in Kentucky, 1886; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1888, 1900; Kentucky state attorney general, 1896-99; Governor of Kentucky, 1899-1900. Indicted in 1900 as a conspirator in the assassination of William J. Goebel; fled to Indiana; never extradited; pardoned in 1909 by Gov. Augustus E. Willson. Died August 2, 1928 (age 74 years, 297 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Cross-reference: Charles E. Sapp
      Benjamin Parke (1777-1835) — of Vincennes, Knox County, Ind. Born in New Jersey, September 22, 1777. Lawyer; Indiana territory attorney general, 1804-08; member of Indiana territorial House of Representatives, 1805; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Indiana Territory, 1805-08; resigned 1808; delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1816; U.S. District Judge for Indiana, 1817-35. Died in Salem, Washington County, Ind., July 12, 1835 (age 57 years, 293 days). Original interment in unknown location; reinterment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Parke County, Ind. is named for him.
      Politician named for him: Benjamin P. Avery
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      William Ellis Niblack (1822-1893) — also known as William E. Niblack — of Martin County, Ind.; Vincennes, Knox County, Ind. Born in Portersville, Dubois County, Ind., May 18, 1822. Democrat. Surveyor; lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1849-50, 1863; member of Indiana state senate, 1850-52; circuit judge in Indiana, 1854-57; U.S. Representative from Indiana 1st District, 1857-61, 1865-75; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1864, 1868, 1880 (member, Credentials Committee); member of Democratic National Committee from Indiana, 1864-72; justice of Indiana state supreme court, 1877-89. Scottish and English ancestry. Member, Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., May 7, 1893 (age 70 years, 354 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Mason Jenks Niblack (1857-1926); cousin *** of Silas Leslie Niblack.
      Political family: Niblack family of Vincennes, Indiana.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Coburn (1825-1908) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., October 27, 1825. Republican. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1850-51; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1852; common pleas court judge in Indiana, 1859-61; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; circuit judge in Indiana, 1865-66; U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1867-75 (6th District 1867-69, 5th District 1869-75); member of Republican National Committee from Indiana, 1870-72; justice of Montana territorial supreme court, 1884-86. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Loyal Legion; Beta Theta Pi. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., January 28, 1908 (age 82 years, 93 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry P. Coburn; married, March 9, 1852, to Caroline A. Test.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Julia May Carson (1938-2007) — also known as Julia Carson; Julia May Porter — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., July 8, 1938. Democrat. Staff assistant for U.S. Rep. Andrew Jacobs, Jr., 1965-72; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1972-76; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1972, 1996, 2000, 2004; member of Indiana state senate, 1976-90; U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1997-2007 (10th District 1997-2003, 7th District 2003-07); died in office 2007. Female. Baptist. African ancestry. Member, United Auto Workers. Died, of lung cancer, in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., December 15, 2007 (age 69 years, 160 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Grandmother of André D. Carson (1974-).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Wallace Chalmers (1861-1944) — also known as William W. Chalmers — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Strathroy, Ontario, November 1, 1861. Republican. School teacher and principal; superintendent of schools; farmer; lumber business; real estate and insurance business; U.S. Representative from Ohio 9th District, 1921-23, 1925-31; defeated, 1922. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., October 1, 1944 (age 82 years, 335 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Andrew Chalmers and Catherine (Doyle) Chalmers; married to Jean Powell.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Merrill Moores (1856-1929) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., April 21, 1856. Republican. U.S. Representative from Indiana 7th District, 1915-25. Died, as the result of an automobile accident, in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., October 21, 1929 (age 73 years, 183 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Ellsworth Noland (1920-1992) — also known as James E. Noland — of Bloomington, Monroe County, Ind.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in La Grange, Lewis County, Mo., April 22, 1920. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Indiana 7th District, 1949-51; defeated, 1946, 1950; secretary of Indiana Democratic Party, 1959-66; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1964; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Indiana, 1966-86; took senior status 1986. Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., August 12, 1992 (age 72 years, 112 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William John Brown (1805-1857) — also known as William J. Brown — of Indiana. Born in Mason County, Ky., August 15, 1805. Democrat. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1828-30, 1841-43; secretary of state of Indiana, 1837-41; U.S. Representative from Indiana 5th District, 1843-45, 1849-51. Died in Perry Township, Marion County, Ind., March 18, 1857 (age 51 years, 215 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Booth Tarkington Newton Booth Tarkington (1869-1946) — also known as Booth Tarkington — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., July 29, 1869. Republican. Novelist; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1903-04. Member, Sigma Chi. Won the Pulitzer Prize in fiction, 1919, for The Magnificent Ambersons and in 1922 for Alice Adams. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., May 19, 1946 (age 76 years, 294 days). Entombed at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Stevenson Tarkington and Elizabeth (Booth) Tarkington; brother-in-law of Ovid Butler Jameson; married, June 18, 1902, to Laura Louisa Fletcher (divorced 1911); married 1912 to Susannah Kiefer Robinson; nephew of Newton Booth; uncle of John Tarkington Jameson and Donald Ovid Butler Jameson; grandnephew of William Clayborne Tarkington; first cousin of Fenton Whitlock Booth (1869-1947).
      Political family: Booth-Tarkington-Jameson family of Indianapolis, Indiana.
      Tarkington Hall, at Purdue University, in West Lafayette, Indiana, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books by Booth Tarkington: The Gentleman from Indiana (1899) — In The Arena : Stories of Political Life (1905)
      Fiction by Booth Tarkington: The Turmoil — Alice Adams — Penrod and Sam — The Magnificent Ambersons — Penrod — Seventeen — Gentle Julia — Ramsey Milholland — The Conquest of Canaan — The Two Vanrevels — Harlequin and Columbine — The Beautiful Lady — Monsieur Beaucaire — The Gibson Upright — The Guest of Quesnay — His Own People — Women — Beasley's Christmas Party
      Books about Booth Tarkington: James L. Woodress, Booth Tarkington : Gentleman from Indiana — Keith J. Fennimore, Booth Tarkington
      Image source: Time Magazine, December 21, 1925
      Ebenezer Dumont (1814-1871) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Vevay, Switzerland County, Ind., November 23, 1814. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1838-39, 1850-51; Speaker of the Indiana State House of Representatives, 1850-51; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1852; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Indiana 6th District, 1863-67. Methodist. Appointed territorial governor of Idaho, but died before taking office, of typhoid fever, in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., April 16, 1871 (age 56 years, 144 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John L. Dumont (1787-1871).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Lucien Barbour (1811-1880) — of Indiana. Born in Canton, Hartford County, Conn., March 4, 1811. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Indiana, 1848-50; U.S. Representative from Indiana 6th District, 1855-57. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., July 19, 1880 (age 69 years, 137 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Franklin Landers (1825-1901) — of Indiana. Born near Landersdale, Morgan County, Ind., March 22, 1825. Democrat. Member of Indiana state senate, 1860; U.S. Representative from Indiana 7th District, 1875-77; candidate for Governor of Indiana, 1880. Died September 10, 1901 (age 76 years, 172 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Martha Turner; father of Julia Ethel Landers (1872-1953).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John McClure Wiley (1846-1912) — also known as John M. Wiley — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Londonderry, Ireland (now Northern Ireland), August 11, 1846. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Erie County 5th District, 1871-72; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1880, 1884, 1888; U.S. Representative from New York 33rd District, 1889-91; U.S. Consul in Bordeaux, 1893-97; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1900. Member, Freemasons. Died in St. Catherines, Ontario, August 13, 1912 (age 66 years, 2 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Virginia Emmaline Cooper (daughter of John James Cooper); father of John Cooper Wiley (1893-1967).
      Political family: Wiley-Cooper family of Indianapolis, Indiana.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Hanson Farquhar (1818-1873) — also known as John H. Farquhar — of Brookville, Franklin County, Ind. Born in Union Bridge, Carroll County, Md., December 20, 1818. Republican. U.S. Representative from Indiana 4th District, 1865-67; secretary of state of Indiana, 1872-73. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., October 1, 1873 (age 54 years, 285 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Louis Blasdel Ewbank (1864-1953) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Dearborn County, Ind., September 5, 1864. Lawyer; justice of Indiana state supreme court, 1920-26. Member, Freemasons. Died in Guilford, Dearborn County, Ind., March 7, 1953 (age 88 years, 183 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Second cousin of John Hicklin Hall; second cousin once removed of John Hubert Hall (1899-1970).
      Political family: Hall family of Oregon.
      Nathan B. Palmer (1790-1875) — of Jefferson County, Ind.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Stonington, New London County, Conn., August 27, 1790. Democrat. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1825-26, 1828-29, 1832-34; Speaker of the Indiana State House of Representatives, 1833-34; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1832; Indiana state treasurer, 1835-41; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 6th District, 1841; Indiana Democratic state chair, 1860. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., April 13, 1875 (age 84 years, 229 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of William Sacket Palmer (1816-1852).
      William Summerville Haymond (1823-1885) — of Monticello, White County, Ind.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born near Clarksburg, Harrison County, Va. (now W.Va.), February 20, 1823. U.S. Representative from Indiana 10th District, 1875-77. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., December 24, 1885 (age 62 years, 307 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Cyrus Haymond (1790-1870) and Jane (Summerville) Haymond (died 1851); married to Mary Margaret Smith (1827-1907); nephew of Daniel Haymond; first cousin of Thomas Sherwood Haymond and Daniel Haymond Polsley; first cousin once removed of Alpheus Forest Haymond, Edwin Maxwell, Creed Haymond (1836-1893) and Henry Haymond; first cousin twice removed of William Stanley Haymond, William Edgar Haymond, Thomas S. Haymond and Haymond Maxwell; first cousin thrice removed of Frank Cruise Haymond; second cousin once removed of Daniel S. Haymond; second cousin thrice removed of Guy D. Haymond and George S. Snodgrass.
      Political family: Haymond family of West Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Amos Myers (1824-1893) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania, 1824. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 20th District, 1863-65. Died in 1893 (age about 69 years). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Ralph Hill (1827-1899) — of Columbus, Bartholomew County, Ind. Born in Trumbull County, Ohio, October 12, 1827. Republican. U.S. Representative from Indiana 3rd District, 1865-67. Died August 20, 1899 (age 71 years, 312 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Eastin English (1850-1926) — also known as William E. English — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Lexington, Scott County, Ind., November 3, 1850. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1879; U.S. Representative from Indiana 7th District, 1883-85; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1892, 1896; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1912; member of Indiana state senate, 1917-25; defeated (Republican), 1908, 1910. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; United Spanish War Veterans; Society of the Cincinnati. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., April 29, 1926 (age 75 years, 177 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Hayden English and Emma Mardulia (Jackson) English; married, January 5, 1898, to Helen Orr; grandson of Elisha Gale English (1797?-1874).
      Political family: English family of Indianapolis, Indiana.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Matlock Ogden (1870-1956) — also known as James M. Ogden — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Danville, Hendricks County, Ind., April 5, 1870. Republican. School teacher and principal; lawyer; Indiana state attorney general, 1929-33. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Sigma Chi; Delta Chi; Sigma Delta Kappa; Freemasons. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., November 11, 1956 (age 86 years, 220 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jesse Switzer Ogden and Mary Ann (Carter) Ogden; married, November 11, 1903, to Bess Alice Dean (1884-1975).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel St. George Rogers (1832-1880) — of Florida. Born in Pulaski, Giles County, Tenn., June 30, 1832. Member of Florida state senate, 1860; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Representative from Florida in the Confederate Congress, 1864-65. Died in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind., September 11, 1880 (age 48 years, 73 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      John Stough Bobbs (1809-1870) — also known as John S. Bobbs — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Green Village, Franklin County, Pa., December 22, 1809. Republican. Member of Indiana state senate, 1857-59; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1860; served in the Union Army during the Civil War. Performed the first gall-bladder surgery in the nation, 1867. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., May 1, 1870 (age 60 years, 130 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      James Sidney Hinton (1834-1892) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born near Raleigh, Wake County, N.C., December 25, 1834. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1872; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1881. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. First Black member of the Indiana legislature. Died of a heart attack while making a speech, in Brazil, Clay County, Ind., November 6, 1892 (age 57 years, 317 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Samuel Merrill (1792-1855) — of Indiana. Born in 1792. Indiana state treasurer, 1823-35. Died in 1855 (age about 63 years). Original interment in unknown location; reinterment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Arcada Stark Balz (1879-1973) — also known as Arcada Balz — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Monroe County, Ind., December 31, 1879. Republican. School teacher; member of Indiana state senate, 1943; First woman elected to Indiana State Senate; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1944. Female. Methodist. Died August 18, 1973 (age 93 years, 230 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      John B. Conner (1831-1912) — of Indiana. Born in Jennings County, Ind., April 28, 1831. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; newspaper editor and publisher; Indiana state statistician, 1892-1901. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., April 10, 1912 (age 80 years, 348 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Willoughby Conner and Rachel (Johnson) Conner; married 1852 to Anna Maria Weidman.
      Royal Mayhew (c.1805-1865) — of Indiana. Born about 1805. Indiana state treasurer, 1844-47. Died March 11, 1865 (age about 60 years). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      John James Cooper (1830-1906) — also known as John J. Cooper — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born January 20, 1830. Democrat. Merchant; farmer; Indiana state treasurer, 1883-87. Died January 18, 1906 (age 75 years, 363 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Sarah Frances Myers; father of Virginia Emmaline Cooper (who married John McClure Wiley); grandfather of John Cooper Wiley (1893-1967).
      Political family: Wiley-Cooper family of Indianapolis, Indiana.
      Frederick Augustus Sims (1867-1947) — also known as Fred A. Sims — of Frankfort, Clinton County, Ind.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Frankfort, Clinton County, Ind., October 8, 1867. Republican. Lawyer; banker; mayor of Frankfort, Ind., 1894-98; member of Indiana Republican State Committee, 1896-1906; secretary of Indiana Republican Party, 1904-06; secretary of state of Indiana, 1906-10; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1916. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., April 20, 1947 (age 79 years, 194 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Noble Sims and Margaret (Allen) Sims (1830-1912); married 1917 to Elsie Dickson (died 1944); nephew of John F. Sims (1819?-1883); grandson of Stephen Sims.
      Political family: Sims family of Indiana.
      Larry Allyn Conrad (1935-1990) — also known as Larry Conrad — of Indiana. Born February 8, 1935. Secretary of state of Indiana, 1970-78. Died July 7, 1990 (age 55 years, 149 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Books about Larry Conrad: Raymond H. Scheele, Larry Conrad of Indiana: A Biography
      John A. Watkins (1898-1973) — of Indiana. Born in Marion, Grant County, Ind., March 8, 1898. Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1949-53. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., February 26, 1973 (age 74 years, 355 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Jacob Piatt Dunn (1855-1924) — also known as Jacob P. Dunn — of Indiana. Born in 1855. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 7th District, 1902. Died in 1924 (age about 69 years). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Albert Jeremiah Beveridge, Jr. (1908-1965) — also known as Albert J. Beveridge, Jr. — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Manchester, Essex County, Mass., August 21, 1908. Republican. Newspaper reporter and columnist; radio newscaster; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1936; member of Indiana state senate, 1941-45; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 11th District, 1946. Episcopalian. Died in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Fla., January 15, 1965 (age 56 years, 147 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Albert Jeremiah Beveridge (1862-1927) and Catherine Spencer (Eddy) Beveridge (1881-1970); married, June 21, 1933, to Elizabeth L. Scaife.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Emmett Coffin (1849-1934) — also known as Charles E. Coffin — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Salem, Washington County, Ind., July 14, 1849. Real estate business; banker; Vice-Consul for Paraguay in Indianapolis, Ind., 1900-03. Methodist. Member, Optimist Club; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., October 15, 1934 (age 85 years, 93 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Zachariah T. Coffin (1820-1882) and Caroline (Armfield) Coffin (1830-1917); married 1875 to Elizabeth H. Holloway (1853-1893); married, September 20, 1897, to Mary (Birch) Fletcher (1861-1933).
      The Charles E. Coffin Municipal Golf Course, in Indianapolis, Indiana, is named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Bruce Charles Savage (1906-1993) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., July 30, 1906. Republican. Real estate broker; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Indiana 11th District, 1946. Presbyterian. Member, Kiwanis. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., 1993 (age about 86 years). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Fred C. Savage and Nellie W. (Ferguson) Savage; married, September 19, 1929, to Marabeth Thomas (second great-granddaughter of Abijah O'Neall (1798-1874)).
      Political family: O'Neall family of Indiana.
      Elisha Gale English (c.1797-1874) — of Indiana. Born in Kentucky, about 1797. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1832-34, 1839-40, 1842-43; member of Indiana state senate, 1845-51, 1865-67. Member, Freemasons. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., November 14, 1874 (age about 77 years). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of William Hayden English (1822-1896); grandfather of William Eastin English.
      Political family: English family of Indianapolis, Indiana.
      Stephen Elbert Urmston (1845-1895) — also known as Stephen E. Urmston — of Indiana. Born in Hamilton County, Ohio, March 31, 1845. Member of Indiana state senate, 1879-81, 1887-89. Methodist. Died in 1895 (age about 50 years). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Clayborne Tarkington (1816-1895) — of Monroe County, Ind. Born in Edwardsport, Knox County, Ind., June 2, 1816. Dry goods merchant; member of Indiana state senate, 1855-62. Member, Freemasons. Died July 19, 1895 (age 79 years, 47 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Eliza Kay Foster; uncle of John Stevenson Tarkington; granduncle of Newton Booth Tarkington (1869-1946).
      Political family: Booth-Tarkington-Jameson family of Indianapolis, Indiana.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Russell Benjamin Harrison (1854-1936) — also known as Russell Lord Harrison — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Oxford, Butler County, Ohio, August 12, 1854. Republican. Newspaper work; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1921-24; member of Indiana state senate, 1925-28. Member, Union League. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., December 13, 1936 (age 82 years, 123 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Caroline (Scott) Harrison and Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901); married, January 10, 1884, to Mary Saunders; father of William Henry Harrison (1896-1990); grandson of John Scott Harrison; great-grandson of William Henry Harrison (1773-1841); great-grandnephew of Carter Bassett Harrison; second great-grandson of Benjamin Harrison (1726-1791) and John Cleves Symmes (1742-1814); first cousin thrice removed of Burwell Bassett; first cousin four times removed of Robert Carter Nicholas (1729-1780); second cousin thrice removed of George Nicholas, Wilson Cary Nicholas and John Nicholas; third cousin once removed of Carter Henry Harrison; third cousin twice removed of Peyton Randolph and Robert Carter Nicholas (1787-1857); fourth cousin of Carter Henry Harrison II; fourth cousin once removed of Thomas Marshall, James Keith Marshall, Peter Myndert Dox and Edmund Randolph.
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      John Stevenson Tarkington (1832-1923) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Centerville, Wayne County, Ind., June 24, 1832. Republican. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1863; defeated, 1860; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; circuit judge in Indiana, 1870-72. Methodist. Member, Loyal Legion; Grand Army of the Republic. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., January 30, 1923 (age 90 years, 220 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father-in-law of Ovid Butler Jameson; father of Newton Booth Tarkington; nephew of William Clayborne Tarkington; grandfather of John Tarkington Jameson (1889-1963) and Donald Ovid Butler Jameson.
      Political family: Booth-Tarkington-Jameson family of Indianapolis, Indiana.
      Robert Lee Brokenburr (1886-1974) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Phoebus, Elizabeth City County (now part of Hampton), Va., November 16, 1886. Republican. Lawyer; member of Indiana state senate, 1941-44. African Methodist Episcopal. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Kappa Alpha Psi. Died March 24, 1974 (age 87 years, 128 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      John Chalfant New (1831-1906) — also known as John C. New — of Marion County, Ind. Born in Vernon, Jennings County, Ind., July 6, 1831. Republican. Banker; newspaper publisher; lawyer; member of Indiana state senate, 1863; Treasurer of the United States, 1875-76; Indiana Republican state chair, 1880-82. Disciples of Christ. English and Welsh ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., June 4, 1906 (age 74 years, 333 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Bowman New and Mariah (Chalfant) New; married 1854 to Melissa Beeler (died 1867); married to Elizabeth McRae; father of Harry Stewart New (1858-1937).
      See also Wikipedia article
      William Line Elder (1855-1940) — also known as William L. Elder — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in 1855. Real estate business; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 6th Indiana District, 1919. Died in 1940 (age about 85 years). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Laura Bowman (1862-1942); father of Bowman Elder (1888-1954).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ovid Butler Jameson (1854-1915) — of Indiana. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., July 17, 1854. Republican. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1885-86. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., January 15, 1915 (age 60 years, 182 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son-in-law of John Stevenson Tarkington; brother-in-law of Newton Booth Tarkington; father of John Tarkington Jameson (1889-1963) and Donald Ovid Butler Jameson.
      Political family: Booth-Tarkington-Jameson family of Indianapolis, Indiana.
      Jefferson Helm Claypool (1856-1919) — of Fayette County, Ind. Born in Connersville, Fayette County, Ind., August 15, 1856. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1889-91. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., January 22, 1919 (age 62 years, 160 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Franklin Claypool (1825-1888); married 1893 to Mary Buckner Ross (1867-1946); grandson of Newton Claypool and Jefferson Helm.
      Political family: Claypool family of Connersville, Indiana.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William C. Van Arsdel (1849-1922) — of Indiana. Born in Montgomery County, Ind., December 19, 1849. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1895. Methodist. Died in Greencastle, Putnam County, Ind., January 7, 1922 (age 72 years, 19 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Julia Ethel Landers (1872-1953) — also known as Julia E. Landers — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., 1872. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from Indiana, 1920; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1924. Female. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., April 12, 1953 (age about 80 years). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Franklin Landers (1825-1901) and Martha (Turner) Landers.
      Bowman Elder (1888-1954) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., March 4, 1888. Democrat. Real estate business; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1916, 1932, 1940; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; treasurer of Indiana Democratic Party, 1924-26; treasurer, Indiana Office Furniture Co., 1929-35; receiver who liquidated Indiana's interurban railways, 1933-40; Consular Agent for France in Indianapolis, Ind., 1935. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Reserve Officers Association; Military Order of Foreign Wars; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Elks; Zeta Psi. Died, in Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., June 10, 1954 (age 66 years, 98 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Line Elder (1855-1940); married to Madeline Fortune.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Lois Irene Marshall Lois Irene Marshall (1873-1958) — also known as Lois Irene Kimsey — of Columbia City, Whitley County, Ind.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind.; Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born May 9, 1873. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1928. Female. Suffered a stroke in her hotel suite, and died a few days later, in Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., January 6, 1958 (age 84 years, 242 days). Entombed at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of William Edward Kimsey and Elizabeth (Dale) Kimsey; married, October 2, 1895, to Thomas Riley Marshall (1854-1925).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Library of Congress
      John Tarkington Jameson (1889-1963) — of Indiana. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., July 16, 1889. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1921-22. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., June, 1963 (age 73 years, 0 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ovid Butler Jameson; brother of Donald Ovid Butler Jameson (1891-1967); nephew of Newton Booth Tarkington; grandson of John Stevenson Tarkington.
      Political family: Booth-Tarkington-Jameson family of Indianapolis, Indiana.
      Donald Ovid Butler Jameson (1891-1967) — of Indiana. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., January 19, 1891. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1917-18. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., December 31, 1967 (age 76 years, 346 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ovid Butler Jameson; brother of John Tarkington Jameson (1889-1963); nephew of Newton Booth Tarkington; grandson of John Stevenson Tarkington.
      Political family: Booth-Tarkington-Jameson family of Indianapolis, Indiana.
      Henry J. Richardson, Jr. (1902-1983) — of Indiana. Born June 21, 1902. Democrat. Member of Indiana state house of representatives; elected 1932. African ancestry. Died December 5, 1983 (age 81 years, 167 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Michael L. Fansler — of Logansport, Cass County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1924 (alternate), 1940. Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
    Other politicians who have monuments here:
      John M. Morton (1846-1900) — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Indiana, April 16, 1846. U.S. Consul in Honolulu, 1879-80; U.S. Consul General in Honolulu, as of 1880; U.S. Surveyor of Customs, 1881. Died, from apoplexy, in St. Paul, Aleutians West census area, Alaska, July 15, 1900 (age 54 years, 90 days). Interment somewhere in St. Paul, Alaska; cenotaph at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Oliver Hazard Perry Throck Morton (1823-1877) and Lucinda Maria (Burbank) Morton (1825-1907); married to Hattie May Brown (1848-1912); nephew of John Albyne Burbank.
      Political family: Burbank-Morton-Kibbey-Cunningham family of Indiana.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Floral Park Cemetery
    Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Daniel Crosby Lane (1766-1830) — of Indiana. Born in Loudoun County, Va., 1766. Delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1816; Indiana state treasurer, 1816-23; member of Indiana state senate, 1827-30; died in office 1830. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., January 6, 1830 (age about 63 years). Original interment at Greenlawn Cemetery (which no longer exists); reinterment at Floral Park Cemetery.


    Greenlawn Cemetery (now gone)
    Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
    Founded 1821
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Caleb Blood Smith (1808-1864) — also known as Caleb B. Smith — of Connersville, Fayette County, Ind.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., April 16, 1808. Republican. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1833-37, 1840-41; Speaker of the Indiana State House of Representatives, 1836; U.S. Representative from Indiana 4th District, 1843-49; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1860; speaker, 1856; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1856; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1861-62; U.S. District Judge for Indiana, 1862-64; died in office 1864. A large private mausoleum was built for him in Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, but he was never entombed there. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., January 7, 1864 (age 55 years, 266 days). Original interment at Greenlawn Cemetery; reinterment at City Cemetery, Connersville, Ind.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile
      James Whitcomb (1795-1852) — of Indiana. Born near Windsor, Windsor County, Vt., December 1, 1795. Democrat. Member of Indiana state senate, 1830-36; Governor of Indiana, 1843-48; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1849-52; died in office 1852. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Poet James Whitcomb Riley is named for him. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 4, 1852 (age 56 years, 308 days). Original interment at Greenlawn Cemetery; reinterment in 1892 at Crown Hill Cemetery; statue at Monument Circle.
      Relatives: Father-in-law of Claude Matthews (1845-1898); cousin *** of Henry Lee Morey.
      Political family: Whitcomb-Matthews family of Ohio.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Noah Noble (1794-1844) — of Franklin County, Ind.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Berryville, Clarke County, Va., January 14, 1794. Lawyer; farmer; merchant; miller; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1825; Governor of Indiana, 1831-37. Methodist. Scottish ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., February 8, 1844 (age 50 years, 25 days). Original interment at Greenlawn Cemetery; reinterment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of James Noble and Benjamin Sedgwick Noble (1809?-1869); uncle of Benjamin Sedgwick Noble (1805-1837).
      Political family: Noble family of Indiana.
      Andrew Kennedy (1810-1847) — of Muncietown (now Muncie), Delaware County, Ind. Born in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, July 24, 1810. Democrat. Member of Indiana state senate, 1836-40; candidate for Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1840; U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1841-47 (5th District 1841-43, 10th District 1843-47). Died of smallpox, in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., December 31, 1847 (age 37 years, 160 days). Original interment at Greenlawn Cemetery; reinterment at Beech Grove Cemetery, Muncie, Ind.
      Relatives: Father of Evender Chalane Kennedy (1842-1893); cousin *** of David Colbreth Broderick and Case Broderick.
      Political family: Broderick-Kennedy family of Indianapolis and Muncie, Indiana.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Daniel Crosby Lane (1766-1830) — of Indiana. Born in Loudoun County, Va., 1766. Delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1816; Indiana state treasurer, 1816-23; member of Indiana state senate, 1827-30; died in office 1830. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., January 6, 1830 (age about 63 years). Original interment at Greenlawn Cemetery; reinterment at Floral Park Cemetery.


    Monument Circle
    Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana

    Politicians who have monuments here:
      James Whitcomb (1795-1852) — of Indiana. Born near Windsor, Windsor County, Vt., December 1, 1795. Democrat. Member of Indiana state senate, 1830-36; Governor of Indiana, 1843-48; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1849-52; died in office 1852. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Poet James Whitcomb Riley is named for him. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 4, 1852 (age 56 years, 308 days). Original interment at Greenlawn Cemetery (which no longer exists); reinterment in 1892 at Crown Hill Cemetery; statue at Monument Circle.
      Relatives: Father-in-law of Claude Matthews (1845-1898); cousin *** of Henry Lee Morey.
      Political family: Whitcomb-Matthews family of Ohio.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    Statehouse Grounds
    Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana

    Politicians who have monuments here:
      Oliver Hazard Perry Throck Morton (1823-1877) — also known as Oliver P. Morton — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Salisbury, Wayne County, Ind., August 4, 1823. Republican. Circuit judge in Indiana, 1852; Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1861; Governor of Indiana, 1861-67; defeated, 1856; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1867-77; died in office 1877; member of Republican National Committee from Indiana, 1872-; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1876. His legs were paralyzed after a stroke in 1865; suffered another stroke in 1877, and died soon after, in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., November 1, 1877 (age 54 years, 89 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery; statue at Vicksburg National Military Park, Vicksburg, Miss.; statue at Statehouse Grounds.
      Presumably named for: Oliver Hazard Perry
      Relatives: Married, May 15, 1845, to Lucinda Maria Burbank (1825-1907; sister of John Albyne Burbank (1827-1905)); father of John M. Morton.
      Political family: Burbank-Morton-Kibbey-Cunningham family of Indiana.
      Cross-reference: William R. Holloway
      Morton counties in Kan. and N.Dak. are named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier


    Washington Park Cemetery East
    Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Arthur Raymond Robinson (1881-1961) — also known as Arthur R. Robinson — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Pickerington, Fairfield County, Ohio, March 12, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; member of Indiana state senate, 1915-19; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; superior court judge in Indiana, 1921-22; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1924, 1932; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1925-35; defeated, 1934. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; American Bar Association. Died March 17, 1961 (age 80 years, 5 days). Interment at Washington Park Cemetery East.
      Relatives: Son of John F. Robinson and Catherine (Beard) Robinson; married, December 27, 1901, to Frieda A. Elfers.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Washington Park North Cemetery
    2702 Kessler Boulevard West
    Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles H. Boswell (1909-2006) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Henderson, Henderson County, Ky., October 31, 1909. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 11th District, 1954; mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 1959-62; resigned 1962; postmaster at Indianapolis, Ind., 1962-75 (acting, 1962-63). Died December 30, 2006 (age 97 years, 60 days). Interment at Washington Park North Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      M. Bert Thurman (1872-1943) — of New Albany, Floyd County, Ind. Born in 1872. Republican. Chair of Floyd County Republican Party, 1905; postmaster at New Albany, Ind., 1911-15; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for Indiana, 1921-27; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1928. Member, Freemasons. Died in 1943 (age about 71 years). Interment at Washington Park North Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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