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Ascension Parish

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Ascension Parish

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  • Donaldsonville Unknown location
  • Donaldsonville Ascension Catholic Cemetery

    Unknown Location
    Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Allen Thomas (1830-1907) — Born December 14, 1830. General in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; U.S. Minister to Venezuela, 1895. Died December 3, 1907 (age 76 years, 354 days). Interment somewhere.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary

    Ascension Catholic Cemetery
    Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Duncan Farrar Kenner (1813-1887) — of Louisiana. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., February 11, 1813. Member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1836; member of Louisiana state senate, 1840, 1866-67, 1877; delegate to Louisiana state constitutional convention, 1844, 1852; Delegate from Louisiana to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62; Representative from Louisiana in the Confederate Congress, 1862-65. Died in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., July 3, 1887 (age 74 years, 142 days). Entombed at Ascension Catholic Cemetery.
      Joseph Aristide Landry (1817-1881) — of Louisiana. Born near Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, La., July 10, 1817. Member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1840; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 2nd District, 1851-53. Died March 9, 1881 (age 63 years, 242 days). Interment at Ascension Catholic Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Harvey Lowery (1860-1941) — also known as J. H. Lowery — of Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, La. Born in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, La., October 18, 1860. Republican. Physician; sugar grower; delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1916 (alternate), 1920, 1924, 1928, 1940. Methodist. African ancestry. Member, Odd Fellows. Died, in Flint-Goodridge Hospital, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., September 25, 1941 (age 80 years, 342 days). Interment at Ascension Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Harvey Lowery (1834-1907) and Elizabeth (Carson) Lowery (1835-1919); married 1883 to Elizabeth Conway (1867-1924); married, December 13, 1927, to Mary L. Brown (1907-1993).
      Lowery Middle School, and Lowery Elementary School, in Donaldsonville, Louisiana, are named for him.
      Epitaph: "Though He Sleeps, His Memory Doth Live, And Cheering Comfort To His Mourners Give."
      See also Wikipedia article

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