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East Carroll Parish
Louisiana

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in East Carroll Parish

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  • Lake Providence Lake Providence Cemetery


    Lake Providence Cemetery
    Lake Providence, East Carroll Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Eugene Ransdell (1858-1954) — also known as Joseph E. Ransdell — of Lake Providence, East Carroll Parish, La. Born in Alexandria, Rapides Parish, La., October 7, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Louisiana state constitutional convention, 1898; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 5th District, 1899-1913; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1913-31; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1916 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1920, 1928. Died in Lake Providence, East Carroll Parish, La., July 27, 1954 (age 95 years, 293 days). Interment at Lake Providence Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John H. Ransdell and Amanda (Terrell) Ransdell; married, November 15, 1885, to Olive Irene Powell.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Tilghman Mayfield Tucker (1802-1859) — of Mississippi. Born in North Carolina, February 5, 1802. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Mississippi state house of representatives, 1831-36; member of Mississippi state senate, 1838-42; Governor of Mississippi, 1842-44; U.S. Representative from Mississippi at-large, 1843-45. Died near Bexar, Marion County, Ala., April 3, 1859 (age 57 years, 57 days). Interment at Lake Providence Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Tucker and Margaret (Mayfield) Tucker.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      David Muir Amacker (1897-1985) — also known as David M. Amacker — of Hanover, Grafton County, N.H. Born in Lake Providence, East Carroll Parish, La., February 26, 1897. Democrat. College professor; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1936. Died in Lake Providence, East Carroll Parish, La., November 2, 1985 (age 88 years, 249 days). Interment at Lake Providence Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Amos Kent Amacker (1866-1918) and Elizabeth Chalmers (Muir) Amacker (1871-1949); grandson of Obediah Pearson Amacker; second great-grandson of Amos Kent (1774-1824); second cousin four times removed of Green Kendrick; third cousin thrice removed of John Kendrick.
      Political family: Kendrick-Amacker family.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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