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Tangipahoa Parish
Louisiana

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Tangipahoa Parish

Index to Locations

  • Private or family graveyards
  • Amite City Amite Cemetery
  • Hammond Episcopal Church Cemetery


    Private or family graveyard
    Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Ezekiel John Ellis (1840-1889) — also known as E. John Ellis — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born in Covington, St. Tammany Parish, La., October 15, 1840. Democrat. Member of Louisiana state legislature, 1870; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 2nd District, 1875-85. Died in Washington, D.C., April 25, 1889 (age 48 years, 192 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Amite Cemetery
    Amite City, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Bolivar Edwards Kemp (1871-1933) — also known as Bolivar E. Kemp — of Amite City, Tangipahoa Parish, La. Born near Amite City, St. Helena Parish, La., December 28, 1871. Democrat. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1920; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 6th District, 1925-33; died in office 1933. Episcopalian. Died, from a heart attack, in Amite City, Tangipahoa Parish, La., June 19, 1933 (age 61 years, 173 days). Interment at Amite Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Breed Kemp and Elizabeth (Nesom) Kemp; married to Esther Edwards 'Lallie' Conner (1875-1943); father of Bolivar Edwards Kemp, Jr. (1904-1965).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Bolivar Edwards Kemp, Jr. (1904-1965) — also known as Bolivar Kemp, Jr. — of Amite City, Tangipahoa Parish, La. Born in Amite City, Tangipahoa Parish, La., September 23, 1904. Democrat. Lawyer; Louisiana state attorney general, 1948-52; member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business, Democratic National Convention, 1948. Died October 27, 1965 (age 61 years, 34 days). Interment at Amite Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Bolivar Edwards Kemp (1871-1933) and Esther Edwards 'Lallie' (Conner) Kemp (1875-1943); married to Menette Wilson.
      See also Wikipedia article


    Episcopal Church Cemetery
    Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
      James Hobson Morrison, Sr. (1908-2000) — also known as James H. Morrison; Jimmy Morrison — of Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, La. Born in Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, La., December 8, 1908. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate in primary for Governor of Louisiana, 1940, 1944, 1948; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 6th District, 1943-67; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1956, 1960. Episcopalian. Died, after a heart attack and a series of strokes, in Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, La., July 20, 2000 (age 91 years, 225 days). Interment at Episcopal Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1940 to Marjorie Abbey; nephew of Richmond Pearson Hobson (1870-1937).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


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