The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
Berkshire County

Politicians who died in Berkshire County

  Adams: James P. McAndrews, 1970
  Alford: Max Berking, 1997
  Dalton: Zenas Crane, 1845 — W. Murray Crane, 1920
  Great Barrington: William L. Brown, 1906
  Lanesborough: David L. Seymour, 1867
  Lee: Bart Bossidy, 1948
  Lenox: William P. Walker, 1858 — Julius Rockwell, 1888 — Henry White, 1927 — Charles G. Washburn, 1928
  North Adams: Ashley B. Wright, 1897 — Charles H. Cutting, 1940 — Harvey A. Gallup, 1946 — William W. Dooling, 1949 — Frank A. Bond, 1960 — Harold V. Gunnason, 1960 — William A. O'Hearn, 1963 — Patrick J. McAndrews, 1973
  Pittsfield: Simon Larned, 1817 — Elijah Rhoades, 1858 — George N. Briggs, 1861 — Ensign H. Kellogg, 1882 — Henry L. Dawes, 1903 — Herbert Parsons, 1925 — John C. Crosby, 1943 — Peter A. A. Berle, 2007
  Sheffield: Herman Bernstein, 1935
  South Williamstown, Williamstown: William H. Vanderbilt, 1981
  Stockbridge: John Bacon, 1820 — Jonathan Edwards Field, 1868 — John Z. Goodrich, 1885 — Daniel Chester French, 1931 — George Sutherland, 1942 — Robert E. Whalen, 1951 — Reinhold Niebuhr, 1971
  Williamstown: Daniel Dewey, 1815 — Andrew J. Waterman, 1900 — John Bascom, 1911 — Garrett Droppers, 1927 — Harry A. Garfield, 1942 — Philip Marshall Brown, 1966
   See also Massachusetts deathplaces not assigned to counties.
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