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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Suffolk County

Index to Locations

  • Boston Boston Public Garden
  • Boston Central Burying Ground
  • Boston Commonwealth Avenue Mall
  • Boston Copps Hill Cemetery
  • Boston Dorchester Burying Ground
  • Boston Friends Burial Grounds
  • Boston King's Chapel Burying Ground
  • Boston Logan International Airport Grounds
  • Boston Mt. Hope Cemetery
  • Boston Oak Grove Cemetery
  • Boston Old City Hall Grounds
  • Boston Old Granary Burying Ground
  • Boston Phipps Street Burying Ground
  • Boston State House Grounds
  • Boston Trinity Church
  • Brighton, Boston Evergreen Cemetery
  • Dorchester, Boston Cedar Grove Cemetery
  • East Boston, Boston Temple Ohabei Shalom Cemetery
  • Hyde Park, Boston Fairview Cemetery
  • Jamaica Plain, Boston Forest Hills Cemetery
  • Mattapan, Boston New Calvary Cemetery
  • Roslindale, Boston Mt. Calvary Cemetery
  • West Roxbury, Boston Mishkan Tefila Cemetery
  • West Roxbury, Boston St. Joseph's Cemetery
  • Chelsea Woodlawn Cemetery


    Boston Public Garden
    Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts

    Politicians who have monuments here:
    George Washington George Washington (1732-1799) — also known as "Father of His Country"; "The American Fabius" — of Virginia. Born in Westmoreland County, Va., February 22, 1732. Delegate to Continental Congress from Virginia, 1774-75; general in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; President of the United States, 1789-97. Episcopalian. English ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Society of the Cincinnati; American Academy of Arts and Sciences. As the leader of the Revolution, he could have been King; instead, he served as the first President and voluntarily stepped down after two terms. Elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1900. Died, probably from acute bacterial epiglottitis, at Mt. Vernon, Fairfax County, Va., December 14, 1799 (age 67 years, 295 days). Entombed at Mt. Vernon, Mt. Vernon, Va.; memorial monument at National Mall, Washington, D.C.; statue erected 1860 at Washington Circle, Washington, D.C.; statue erected 1869 at Boston Public Garden.
      Relatives: Son of Augustine Washington (1694-1743) and Mary (Ball) Washington (c.1709-1789); married, January 6, 1759, to Martha (Dandridge) Custis (1731-1802; aunt of Burwell Bassett); uncle of Bushrod Washington; granduncle by marriage of Charles Magill Conrad; granduncle of John Thornton Augustine Washington and George Corbin Washington; first cousin six times removed of Archer Woodford; second cousin once removed of Meriwether Lewis (1774-1809); second cousin twice removed of Sulifand Sutherland Ross; second cousin five times removed of Thomas Henry Ball, Jr., William de Bruyn Kops, Horace Lee Washington, Edwin McPherson Holden, Claude C. Ball, Arthur Wesley Holden and Franklin Delano Roosevelt; third cousin thrice removed of Samuel Bullitt Churchill and Thomas Leonidas Crittenden.
      Political families: Pendleton-Lee family; Demarest-Meriwether family of New Jersey; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut; Washington family; Clay family of Kentucky (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cross-reference: Henry Lee — Joshua Fry — Alexander Dimitry — Tobias Lear — David Mathews — Rufus Putnam
      Washington counties in Ala., Ark., Colo., Fla., Ga., Idaho, Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kan., Ky., La., Maine, Md., Minn., Miss., Mo., Neb., N.Y., N.C., Ohio, Okla., Ore., Pa., R.I., Tenn., Tex., Utah, Vt., Va. and Wis. are named for him.
      The city of Washington, D.C., is named for him.  — The state of Washington is named for him.  — Mount Washington (highest peak in the Northeast), in the White Mountains, Coos County, New Hampshire, is named for him.
      Other politicians named for him: George Washington Lent MarrGeorge Washington HeardGeorge Washington BarnettGeorge Washington DavisGeorge W. OwenGeorge W. TolandGeorge W. LayGeorge W. PattersonGeorge W. B. TownsGeorge Washington AdamsGeorge Washington HockleyGeorge W. SmythG. W. IngersollGeorge W. HopkinsGeorge Washington MontgomeryGeorge W. KittredgeGeorge W. JonesGeorge W. HarrisonGeorge Washington EwingGeorge Washington SeabrookGeorge W. MorrisonGeorge Washington WoodwardGeorge Washington WrightGeorge Washington TriplettGeorge Washington GlasscockGeorge W. SchuylerGeorge Washington HolmanGeorge W. GreeneGeorge W. WolcottGeorge W. PaschalGeorge Washington DunlapGeorge Washington WarrenGeorge Washington HillGeorge Washington LoganGeorge W. GetchellGeorge Washington WrightGeorge W. JulianGeorge Washington DyalGeorge W. LaddGeorge W. PeckGeorge Washington NesmithGeorge W. MorganGeorge Washington BrooksGeorge Washington CowlesGeorge W. GeddesGeorge Washington WhitmoreGeorge Washington BridgesGeorge W. CateGeorge W. HoukGeorge W. WebberGeorge W. BemisGeorge Washington FairbrotherGeorge Washington GlickGeorge W. JonesGeorge W. BakerGeorge W. ShellGeorge W. AndersonGeorge W. CrouseGeorge W. HulickGeorge W. AllenGeorge W. F. HarperGeorge Washington ClarkGeorge Washington McCraryGeorge W. GordonGeorge W. KingsburyGeorge W. CovingtonGeorge Washington FleegerGeorge W. SteeleGeorge W. WilsonGeorge Washington MartinGeorge W. E. DorseyGeorge W. PlunkittGeorge W. FurbushGeorge W. SuttonGeorge W. CurtinGeorge W. RayGeorge W. RooseveltGeorge W. SmithGeorge W. KippGeorge W. CampbellGeorge W. TaylorGeorge W. StoneGeorge W. BartchGeorge W. ShonkGeorge W. CookGeorge W. MurrayGeorge W. FarisGeorge W. FithianGeorge W. PrinceGeorge W. BucknerGeorge W. CromerGeorge W. DonagheyGeorge W. AldridgeGeorge Washington WagonerGeorge Washington GoethalsGeorge W. ArmstrongGeorge W. LovejoyGeorge W. OakesGeorge W. HaysGeorge W. EdmondsGeorge W. LindsayGeorge Washington JonesT. G. W. TarverGeorge W. DardenGeorge W. MeadGeorge W. GibbonsGeorge W. ListGeorge W. CalkinGeorge W. RauchGeorge W. MichellGeorge Washington JacksonGeorge W. BlanchardGeorge Washington HerzGeorge W. BristowGeorge Washington HardyGeorge W. BallardGeorge W. McKownGeorge Thomas WashingtonGeorge W. CollinsGeorge A. Washington
      Coins and currency: His portrait appears on the U.S. quarter (25 cent coin), and on the $1 bill. His portrait also appeared on various other denominations of U.S. currency, and on the Confederate States $50 note during the Civil War.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Books about George Washington: Richard Brookhiser, Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington — James Thomas Flexner, Washington: The Indispensable Man — Willard Sterne Randall, George Washington : A Life — Richard Norton Smith, Patriarch : George Washington and the New American Nation — Henry Wiencek, An Imperfect God : George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America — James MacGregor Burns, George Washington — Joseph J. Ellis, His Excellency, George Washington — Gore Vidal, Inventing A Nation: Washington, Adams, Jefferson — David Barton, The Bulletproof George Washington: An Account of God's Providential Care — Wendie C. Old, George Washington (for young readers)
      Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Washtenaw County (1891)
    Charles Sumner Charles Sumner (1811-1874) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 6, 1811. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1848; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1851-74; died in office 1874. In May, 1856, he suffered severe injuries in an assault by South Carolina Rep. Preston S. Brooks, who was furious over an anti-slavery speech. Died in Washington, D.C., March 11, 1874 (age 63 years, 64 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.; statue erected 1879 at Boston Public Garden.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Pinckney Sumner (1776-1839) and Relief (Jacob) Sumner (1785-1866); married 1866 to Alice Mason Hooper; fourth cousin of Israel Washburn and Reuel Washburn; fourth cousin once removed of Israel Washburn, Jr., Elihu Benjamin Washburne, Cadwallader Colden Washburn, Charles Ames Washburn (1822-1889) and William Drew Washburn.
      Political families: Washburn family of Raynham, Massachusetts; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cross-reference: L. M. Keitt
      Other politicians named for him: Charles S. CairnsCharles Sumner BirdCharles S. ChaseCharles S. AshleyCharles Sumner HamlinCharles S. WinansCharles S. EastmanCharles Sumner Bird, Jr.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Library of Congress
    Wendell Phillips Wendell Phillips (1811-1884) — Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., November 29, 1811. Lawyer; abolitionist; orator; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1870 (Labor Reform), 1877 (Greenback). English ancestry. Member, American Anti-Slavery Society. Died, from heart disease, in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 2, 1884 (age 72 years, 65 days). Interment at Milton Cemetery, Milton, Mass.; statue erected 1915 at Boston Public Garden.
      Relatives: Son of John Phillips (1770-1823) and Sarah (Walley) Phillips.
      Wendell Phillips High School (opened 1904), in Chicago, Illinois, is named for him.  — Wendell Phillips School (opened 1890, closed 1950) in Washington, D.C., is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: William C. Roberts, Leading Orators (1884)


    Central Burying Ground
    Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Stephen Higginson (1743-1828) — of Massachusetts. Born in Salem, Essex County, Mass., November 28, 1743. Delegate to Continental Congress from Massachusetts, 1783. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., September 22, 1828 (age 84 years, 299 days). Interment at Central Burying Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      John Lowell (1743-1802) — also known as "The Old Judge" — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Newburyport, Essex County, Mass., June 17, 1743. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1778, 1780-82; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1780; Delegate to Continental Congress from Massachusetts, 1782; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1784-85; Judge, Massachusetts Court of Appeals, 1784-89; U.S. District Judge for Massachusetts, 1789-1801; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals, 1801-02. Died in Roxbury, Norfolk County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass., May 6, 1802 (age 58 years, 323 days). Original interment at Central Burying Ground; reinterment in 1895 at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. John Lowell and Sarah (Champney) Lowell; married, January 8, 1767, to Sarah Higginson (1745-1772); married, May 31, 1774, to Susanna Cabot (1754-1777); married, December 25, 1778, to Rebecca (Graves) Tyng (1747-1816); second great-grandfather of John Gardner Coolidge (1863-1936) and Augustus Peabody Gardner; fourth great-grandfather of William Amory Gardner Minot.
      Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Commonwealth Avenue Mall
    Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts

    Politicians who have monuments here:
      Patrick Andrew Collins (1844-1905) — also known as Patrick A. Collins — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Fermoy, County Cork, Ireland, March 12, 1844. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1868-69; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1870-71; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1876, 1880, 1888, 1892, 1904; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 4th District, 1883-89; U.S. Consul General in London, 1893-97; mayor of Boston, Mass., 1902-05; defeated, 1899; died in office 1905. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died in Hot Springs, Bath County, Va., September 13, 1905 (age 61 years, 185 days). Interment at Holyhood Cemetery, Brookline, Mass.; memorial monument at Commonwealth Avenue Mall.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
    Alexander Hamilton Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804) — also known as "Alexander the Coppersmith" — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Charles Town, Nevis, January 11, 1757. Delegate to Continental Congress from New York, 1782; member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1786-87; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; delegate to New York convention to ratify U.S. constitution from New York County, 1788; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1789-95. Episcopalian. Scottish and French ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Society of the Cincinnati. Elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1915. Shot and mortally wounded in a duel with Aaron Burr, on July 11, 1804, and died the next day in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 12, 1804 (age 47 years, 183 days). Interment at Trinity Churchyard, Manhattan, N.Y.; statue at Treasury Building Grounds, Washington, D.C.; statue at Commonwealth Avenue Mall.
      Relatives: Son of James Hamilton and Rachel (Faucette) Hamilton; married, December 14, 1780, to Elizabeth Schuyler (1757-1854; daughter of Philip John Schuyler; sister of Philip Jeremiah Schuyler); father of Alexander Hamilton, Jr., James Alexander Hamilton (1788-1878) and William Stephen Hamilton; great-grandfather of Robert Ray Hamilton; second great-grandfather of Laurens M. Hamilton; ancestor *** of Robert Hamilton Woodruff.
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; VanRensselaer family of Albany, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cross-reference: Nathaniel Pendleton — Robert Troup — John Tayler — William P. Van Ness
      Hamilton counties in Fla., Ill., Ind., Kan., Neb., N.Y., Ohio and Tenn. are named for him.
      The city of Hamilton, Ohio, is named for him.  — Hamilton Hall (dormitory, built 1926), at Harvard University Business School, Boston, Massachusetts, is named for him.
      Other politicians named for him: Alexander H. BuellAlexander H. HolleyHamilton FishAlexander H. StephensAlexander H. BullockAlexander H. BaileyAlexander H. RiceAlexander Hamilton JonesAlexander H. WatermanAlexander H. CoffrothAlexander H. DudleyAlexander H. RevellAlexander Hamilton HargisAlexander Hamilton PhillipsAlex Woodle
      Coins and currency: His portrait appears on the U.S. $10 bill; from the 1860s to the 1920s, his portrait also appeared on U.S. notes and certificates of various denominations from $2 to $1,000.
      Personal motto: "Do it better yet."
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Alexander Hamilton: Richard Brookhiser, Alexander Hamilton, American — Forrest McDonald, Alexander Hamilton: A Biography — Gertrude Atherton, Conqueror : Dramatized Biography of Alexander Hamilton — Ron Chernow, Alexander Hamilton — Thomas Fleming, Duel: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and the Future of America — Arnold A. Rogow, A Fatal Friendship: Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr — Willard Sterne Randall, Alexander Hamilton: A Life — John Harper, American Machiavelli : Alexander Hamilton and the Origins of U.S. Foreign Policy — Stephen F. Knott, Alexander Hamilton and the Persistence of Myth — Charles Cerami, Young Patriots: The Remarkable Story of Two Men. Their Impossible Plan and The Revolution That Created The Constitution — Donald Barr Chidsey, Mr. Hamilton and Mr. Jefferson
      Critical books about Alexander Hamilton: Thomas DiLorenzo, Hamilton's Curse : How Jefferson's Arch Enemy Betrayed the American Revolution -- and What It means for Americans Today
      Image source: U.S. postage stamp (1957)


    Copps Hill Cemetery
    Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Isaac Parker (1768-1830) — of Massachusetts. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., June 17, 1768. U.S. Representative from Massachusetts at-large, 1797-99; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1806-30; chief justice of Massachusetts supreme judicial court, 1814-30. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., July 25, 1830 (age 62 years, 38 days). Interment at Copps Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Dorchester Burying Ground
    Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Lillie Pierce (1825-1896) — also known as Henry L. Pierce — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Stoughton, Norfolk County, Mass., August 23, 1825. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1860; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1868; mayor of Boston, Mass., 1873, 1878-79; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1873-77. Died December 17, 1896 (age 71 years, 116 days). Interment at Dorchester Burying Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Friends Burial Grounds
    Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Peleg Coffin, Jr. (1756-1805) — of Massachusetts. Born in Nantucket, Nantucket County, Mass., November 3, 1756. Member of Massachusetts state legislature, 1780; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1st District, 1793-95; Massachusetts state treasurer, 1797-1801. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 6, 1805 (age 48 years, 123 days). Original interment at Friends Burial Grounds; reinterment in 1833 at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


    King's Chapel Burying Ground
    Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Fitz-John Winthrop (1638-1707) — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in Ipswich, Essex County, Mass., March 14, 1638. Colonial Governor of Connecticut, 1698-1707; died in office 1707. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., November 27, 1707 (age 69 years, 258 days). Interment at King's Chapel Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Son of John Winthrop (1606-1676) and Elizabeth (Reade) Winthrop; married to Elizabeth Tongue; father of Mary Winthrop (1672-1713; who married John Livingston); grandson of John Winthrop (1588-1649); great-granduncle of Thomas Lindall Winthrop; second great-granduncle of David Sears and Robert Charles Winthrop; fifth great-granduncle of Augustus Peabody Gardner, Charles Francis Adams (1866-1954) and Charles Archibald Nichols; sixth great-granduncle of William Amory Gardner Minot, George Cabot Lodge and John Forbes Kerry; first cousin five times removed of Alvah Nash; first cousin six times removed of Israel Coe; first cousin seven times removed of Lyman Wetmore Coe, Robert Cleveland Usher and Arthur Newton Holden.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Winthrop-Hamlin family of Massachusetts and Connecticut; Crowninshield-Adams family of Savannah, Georgia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Lloyd (1769-1831) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., 1769. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1800; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1804; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1808-13, 1822-26. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 5, 1831 (age about 61 years). Interment at King's Chapel Burying Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Winthrop (1588-1649) — Born in Edwardstone, Suffolk, England, 1588. Colonial Governor of Massachusetts, 1629-34, 1637-40, 1642-44, 1646-49; died in office 1649. Puritan. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 26, 1649 (age about 60 years). Interment at King's Chapel Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Adam Winthrop and Anne (Browne) Winthrop; father of John Winthrop; grandfather of Fitz-John Winthrop; third great-grandfather of Thomas Lindall Winthrop; fourth great-grandfather of David Sears and Robert Charles Winthrop; fifth great-grandfather of Alvah Nash; sixth great-grandfather of Israel Coe; seventh great-grandfather of Lyman Wetmore Coe, Robert Cleveland Usher, Arthur Newton Holden, Augustus Peabody Gardner, Charles Francis Adams (1866-1954) and Charles Archibald Nichols; eighth great-grandfather of William Amory Gardner Minot, George Cabot Lodge and John Forbes Kerry.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Winthrop-Hamlin family of Massachusetts and Connecticut; Crowninshield-Adams family of Savannah, Georgia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article


    Logan International Airport Grounds
    Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts

    Politicians who have monuments here:
      Edward Lawrence Logan (1875-1939) — also known as Edward L. Logan — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 20, 1875. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1901-02; member of Massachusetts state senate Sixth Suffolk District, 1906; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I. Member, American Legion. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., July 6, 1939 (age 64 years, 167 days). Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery; statue at Logan International Airport Grounds.
      Relatives: Son of Lawrence J. Logan and Catherine M. (O'Connor) Logan.
      Logan International Airport, in Boston, Massachusetts, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Mt. Hope Cemetery
    335 Walk Hill Stret
    Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
    Founded 1852
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Anne Burlak Timpson (1911-2002) — also known as Anne Burlak; "The Red Flame" — of Rhode Island. Born in Slatington, Lehigh County, Pa., May 24, 1911. Communist. Labor organizer; candidate for secretary of state of Rhode Island, 1938. Female. Ukrainian ancestry. Died in East Longmeadow, Hampden County, Mass., July 9, 2002 (age 91 years, 46 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Barry Burlak and Anastasia 'Nellie' (Smigel) Burlak; married 1939 to Arthur E. Timpson.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Oak Grove Cemetery
    Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      John Bailey (1786-1835) — of Canton, Norfolk County, Mass.; Milton, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Stoughton (part now in Canton), Norfolk County, Mass., 1786. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1814-17; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1823-31 (13th District 1823-25, 10th District 1825-31); member of Massachusetts state senate, 1831, 1834; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1834. Died in Dorchester, Norfolk County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass., June 26, 1835 (age about 48 years). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Timothy Davis (1821-1888) — of Gloucester, Essex County, Mass. Born in Gloucester, Essex County, Mass., April 12, 1821. Republican. U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 6th District, 1855-59; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1860; member of Massachusetts state legislature, 1860. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 23, 1888 (age 67 years, 194 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Old City Hall Grounds
    Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts

    Politicians who have monuments here:
    Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) — also known as "Silence Dogood"; "Anthony Afterwit"; "Poor Richard"; "Alice Addertongue"; "Polly Baker"; "Harry Meanwell"; "Timothy Turnstone"; "Martha Careful"; "Benevolus"; "Caelia Shortface" — of Pennsylvania. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 17, 1706. Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1775; U.S. Postmaster General, 1775-76; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1776; U.S. Minister to France, 1778-85; Sweden, 1782-83; President of Pennsylvania, 1785-88; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787. Deist. Member, Freemasons; American Philosophical Society; American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Famed for his experiments with electricity; invented bifocal glasses and the harmonica. Elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1900. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 17, 1790 (age 84 years, 90 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Pa.; statue erected 1856 at Old City Hall Grounds; statue at La Arcata Court, Santa Barbara, Calif.
      Relatives: Son of Josiah Franklin (1657-1745) and Abiah Lee (Folger) Franklin (1667-1752); married, September 1, 1730, to Deborah Read; father of Sarah 'Sally' Franklin (1743-1808; who married Richard Bache); uncle of Franklin Davenport; grandfather of Richard Bache, Jr. and Deborah Franklin Bache (1891-1863; who married William John Duane); great-grandfather of Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867; physicist), Mary Blechenden Bache (1808-1873; who married Robert John Walker) and Sophia Arabella Bache (1815-1904; who married William Wallace Irwin); second great-grandfather of Robert Walker Irwin; fifth great-grandfather of Daniel Baugh Brewster and Elise du Pont; first cousin four times removed of Charles James Folger, Benjamin Dexter Sprague and Wharton Barker (1846-1921); first cousin six times removed of Thomas Mott Osborne; first cousin seven times removed of Charles Devens Osborne and Lithgow Osborne; second cousin five times removed of George Hammond Parshall.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Bache-Dallas family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Franklin counties in Ala., Ark., Fla., Ga., Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kan., Ky., La., Maine, Mass., Miss., Mo., Neb., N.Y., N.C., Ohio, Pa., Tenn., Vt., Va. and Wash. are named for him.
      Mount Franklin, in the White Mountains, Coos County, New Hampshire, is named for him.
      Other politicians named for him: Benjamin F. ButlerBenjamin F. WadeBenjamin Franklin WallaceBenjamin Cromwell FranklinBenjamin Franklin PerryBenjamin Franklin RobinsonBenjamin F. RandolphBenjamin Franklin MasseyBenjamin F. RawlsBenjamin Franklin LeiterBenjamin Franklin ThomasBenjamin F. HallBenjamin F. AngelBenjamin Franklin RossBenjamin F. FlandersBenjamin F. BomarBenjamin F. MudgeBenjamin F. ButlerBenjamin F. LoanBenjamin F. SimpsonBenjamin Franklin TerryBenjamin Franklin JunkinBenjamin F. PartridgeB. F. LangworthyBenjamin F. HardingBenjamin MebaneB. F. WhittemoreBenjamin Franklin BradleyBenjamin Franklin ClaypoolBenjamin F. CoatesB. Franklin MartinBenjamin Franklin HoweyBenjamin F. MartinBenjamin Franklin RiceBenjamin F. RandolphBenjamin F. HopkinsBenjamin F. TracyBenjamin F. GradyBenjamin F. FarnhamBenjamin F. MeyersBenjamin Franklin WhiteBenjamin Franklin PrescottBenjamin F. JonasB. Franklin FisherBenjamin Franklin PottsBenjamin F. FunkBenjamin F. MarshFrank B. ArnoldBenjamin F. HeckertBenjamin F. BradleyBenjamin F. HowellBenjamin F. MahanBen Franklin CaldwellBenjamin Franklin TilleyBenjamin F. HackneyB. F. McMillanBenjamin F. ShivelyB. Frank HiresB. Frank MebaneB. Frank MurphyBenjamin F. StarrBenjamin Franklin Jones, Jr.Benjamin F. WeltyBenjamin F. JonesBenjamin Franklin BoleyBen Franklin LooneyBenjamin F. BledsoeBenjamin Franklin WilliamsBenjamin Franklin KelleyBenjamin Franklin ButlerBenjamin F. JamesFrank B. HeintzlemanBenjamin F. FeinbergB. Franklin BunnBen F. CameronBen F. BlackmonB. Frank WhelchelB. F. Merritt, Jr.Ben F. HornsbyBen Dillingham II
      Coins and currency: His portrait appears on the U.S. $100 bill, and formerly on the U.S. half dollar coin (1948-63).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — Early American Foreign Service Database
      Books by Benjamin Franklin: The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin — An Account of the Newly Invented Pennsylvanian Fire-Place (1744)
      Books about Benjamin Franklin: H. W. Brands, The First American: The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin — Edmund S. Morgan, Benjamin Franklin — Stacy Schiff, A Great Improvisation : Franklin, France, and the Birth of America — Gordon S. Wood, The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin — Walter Isaacson, Benjamin Franklin : An American Life — Carl Van Doren, Benjamin Franklin — Philip Dray, Stealing God's Thunder : Benjamin Franklin's Lightning Rod and the Invention of America
      Image source: Library of Congress


    Old Granary Burying Ground
    Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
    Founded 1660
    Politicians buried here:
      John Hancock (1737-1793) — of Massachusetts. Born in Braintree (part now in Quincy), Norfolk County, Mass., January 23, 1737. Delegate to Continental Congress from Massachusetts, 1775-78; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; Governor of Massachusetts, 1780-85, 1787-93; died in office 1793; received 4 electoral votes, 1789. Congregationalist. Irish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Died in Quincy, Norfolk County, Mass., October 8, 1793 (age 56 years, 258 days). Interment at Old Granary Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. John Hancock (1702-1744) and Mary (Hawke) Hancock; married, August 28, 1775, to Dorothy 'Dolly'(Quincy) Scott (1747-1830).
      Hancock counties in Ga., Ill., Ind., Iowa, Ky., Maine, Miss., Ohio, Tenn. and W.Va. are named for him.
      The town of Hancock, Massachusetts, is named for him.  — Mount Hancock, in the White Mountains, Grafton County, New Hampshire, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about John Hancock: Harlow Giles Unger, John Hancock : Merchant King and American Patriot — Harlow Giles Unger, John Hancock: Merchant King & American Patriot
      Samuel Adams (1722-1803) — also known as "The Tribune of the People"; "The Cromwell of New England"; "Determinatus"; "The Psalm Singer"; "Amendment Monger"; "American Cato"; "Samuel the Publican" — of Massachusetts. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., September 27, 1722. Delegate to Continental Congress from Massachusetts, 1774-81; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1779, 1788; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1781; candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1788; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1789-94; Governor of Massachusetts, 1793-97; received 15 electoral votes, 1796. Congregationalist. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 2, 1803 (age 81 years, 5 days). Interment at Old Granary Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Adams and Mary (Fifield) Adams; married 1749 to Elizabeth Checkley; married 1764 to Elizabeth Wells; uncle of Joseph Allen; granduncle of Charles Allen; great-grandfather of Elizabeth Wells Randall (who married Alfred Cumming) and William Vincent Wells; second cousin of John Adams; second cousin once removed of John Quincy Adams (1767-1848); second cousin twice removed of George Washington Adams, Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886) and John Milton Thayer; second cousin thrice removed of Edward M. Chapin, John Quincy Adams (1833-1894) and Brooks Adams; second cousin four times removed of Lyman Kidder Bass, Daniel T. Hayden, Arthur Chapin, Arthur Laban Bates, Charles Francis Adams (1866-1954) and Almur Stiles Whiting; second cousin five times removed of Charles Grenfill Washburn, Lyman Metcalfe Bass, Emerson Richard Boyles and Thomas Boylston Adams; third cousin of Samuel Huntington; third cousin once removed of Samuel H. Huntington and Caleb Cushing; third cousin twice removed of Willard J. Chapin, Erastus Fairbanks, Nathaniel Huntington, James Huntington, Elisha Mills Huntington, Charles Adams, Jr., James Brooks and Bailey Frye Adams; third cousin thrice removed of Alphonso Taft, Benjamin W. Waite, George Otis Fairbanks, Austin Wells Holden, Horace Fairbanks, Ebenezer Oliver Grosvenor (1820-1910), Franklin Fairbanks, Edgar Weeks and Arthur Newton Holden; third cousin four times removed of John Quincy Adams (1848-1911).
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Mount Sam Adams, in the White Mountains, Coos County, New Hampshire, is named for him.  — The World War II Liberty ship SS Samuel Adams (built 1941, scrapped 1966) was named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Books about Samuel Adams: Donald Barr Chidsey, The World of Samuel Adams
      Robert Treat Paine (1731-1814) — of Taunton, Bristol County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 11, 1731. Lawyer; Delegate to Continental Congress from Massachusetts, 1774-78; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1777; Massachusetts state attorney general, 1777-90; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1790-1804. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons. Died May 12, 1814 (age 83 years, 62 days). Interment at Old Granary Burying Ground; statue at Church Green, Taunton, Mass.
      Relatives: Great-grandson of Robert Treat (1625-1710); second great-grandfather of Robert Treat Paine.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Condit family of Orange, New Jersey; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Pendleton family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      John Phillips (1770-1823) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., November 26, 1770. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1803; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1804; mayor of Boston, Mass., 1822-23. English ancestry. Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences; American Antiquarian Society. Died May 29, 1823 (age 52 years, 184 days). Interment at Old Granary Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Married to Sally Walley (1772-1845); father of Wendell Phillips (1811-1884).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel Turell Armstrong (1784-1850) — also known as Samuel T. Armstrong — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Dorchester, Norfolk County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass., April 29, 1784. Printing business; bookseller; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1822-23, 1828-29; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1833-36; Governor of Massachusetts, 1835-36; mayor of Boston, Mass., 1836-37; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1839. Among leaders of the effort to save Plymouth Rock, 1835. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 26, 1850 (age 65 years, 331 days). Interment at Old Granary Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Son of John Armstrong and Elizabeth (Williams) Armstrong; married 1812 to Abigail Walker.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Sullivan (1744-1808) — of Massachusetts. Born in Berwick, York County, Maine, April 22, 1744. State court judge in Massachusetts, 1776; Delegate to Continental Congress from Massachusetts, 1782-83; Massachusetts state attorney general, 1790-1807; Governor of Massachusetts, 1807-08; died in office 1808. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., December 10, 1808 (age 64 years, 232 days). Interment at Old Granary Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Son of John Owen Sullivan (1690-1795) and Margary (Browne) Sullivan (1714-1801); brother of John Sullivan; uncle of George Sullivan; fourth great-grandfather of Leverett Saltonstall (1892-1979) and Richard Saltonstall; fifth great-grandfather of William Lawrence Saltonstall.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Sullivan-Saltonstall family of Durham, New Hampshire (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      The World War II Liberty ship SS James Sullivan (built 1944, scrapped 1965) was named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Increase Sumner (1746-1799) — of Massachusetts. Born November 27, 1746. Justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1782-97; Governor of Massachusetts, 1797-99; died in office 1799. Died June 7, 1799 (age 52 years, 192 days). Interment at Old Granary Burying Ground.
      Christopher Gore (1758-1827) — of Massachusetts. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., September 21, 1758. Delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1788; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1788-89, 1808; U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts, 1789-96; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1806-07; Governor of Massachusetts, 1809-10; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1813-16. Died in Waltham, Middlesex County, Mass., March 1, 1827 (age 68 years, 161 days). Interment at Old Granary Burying Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas Cushing (1725-1788) — of Massachusetts. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 24, 1725. Delegate to Continental Congress from Massachusetts, 1774-76; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1780-88; died in office 1788; Governor of Massachusetts, 1785. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 28, 1788 (age 62 years, 341 days). Interment at Old Granary Burying Ground.
      The town of Cushing, Maine, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      James Bowdoin (1726-1790) — of Massachusetts. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., August 7, 1726. Delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1779-80; Governor of Massachusetts, 1785-87; delegate to Massachusetts convention to ratify U.S. constitution, 1788. French ancestry. Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Died, of consumption (tuberculosis), in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., November 6, 1790 (age 64 years, 91 days). Interment at Old Granary Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Son of James Bowdoin (1676-1747) and Hannah (Portage) Bowdoin (1686-1726); married to Elizabeth Erving (1731-1809); father of James Bowdoin III; great-grandfather of Robert Charles Winthrop; fifth great-grandfather of William Amory Gardner Minot and John Forbes Kerry; second cousin thrice removed of George Griswold Sill (1829-1907).
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Bowdoin College, in Brunswick, Maine, is named for him.  — The towns of Bowdoin & Bowdoinham, Maine, are named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jonathan Jackson (1743-1810) — of Massachusetts. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., June 4, 1743. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1777; Delegate to Continental Congress from Massachusetts, 1782; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1789; Massachusetts state treasurer, 1802-06. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 5, 1810 (age 66 years, 274 days). Interment at Old Granary Burying Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Edward St. Loe Livermore (1762-1832) — of Newburyport, Essex County, Mass. Born in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H., April 5, 1762. U.S. Attorney for New Hampshire, 1794-97, 1801; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1797-99; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1807-11. Died in Tewksbury, Middlesex County, Mass., September 15, 1832 (age 70 years, 163 days). Interment at Old Granary Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Livermore; brother of Arthur Livermore (1766-1853); father of Caroline Livermore (who married Josiah Gardner Abbott).
      Political family: Livermore family of Boston, Massachusetts.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Bowdoin III (1752-1811) — also known as Jemmy Bowdoin — of Massachusetts. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., September 22, 1752. Member of Massachusetts state legislature, 1776-77; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1779-80. Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Died in Naushon Island, Dukes County, Mass., October 11, 1811 (age 59 years, 19 days). Interment at Old Granary Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Son of James Bowdoin (1726-1790).
      Political families: Winthrop-Hamlin family of Massachusetts and Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      George Cabot (1752-1823) — of Massachusetts. Born in Salem, Essex County, Mass., December 3, 1752. Delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1777; delegate to Massachusetts convention to ratify U.S. constitution, 1787; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1791-96. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., April 18, 1823 (age 70 years, 136 days). Original interment at Old Granary Burying Ground; reinterment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Cabot (1720-1782) and Elizabeth (Higginson) Cabot (1722-1781); married to Elizabeth Higginson (1756-1826); great-grandfather of Henry Cabot Lodge; second great-granduncle of John Lee Saltonstall; third great-grandfather of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. and John Davis Lodge; third great-granduncle of Leverett Saltonstall, Richard Saltonstall, William Gurdon Saltonstall and John Lee Saltonstall, Jr.; fourth great-grandfather of William Amory Gardner Minot and George Cabot Lodge (1927-); fourth great-granduncle of William Lawrence Saltonstall and John Forbes Kerry.
      Political families: Winthrop-Hamlin family of Massachusetts and Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Davis family; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Phipps Street Burying Ground
    Phipps Street
    Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
    Founded 1630
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Nathaniel Gorham (1738-1796) — of Massachusetts. Born in Charlestown, Middlesex County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass., May 27, 1738. Delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1779-80, 1788; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1780-81; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1781-87; Speaker of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, 1782-83, 1785-86; Delegate to Continental Congress from Massachusetts, 1782-83, 1785-87; state court judge in Massachusetts, 1785-96; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787. Congregationalist. Died in Charlestown, Middlesex County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass., June 11, 1796 (age 58 years, 15 days). Interment at Phipps Street Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Gorham (1709-1761) and Mary (Soley) Gorham; married, September 6, 1763, to Rebecca Call (1744-1812); father of Benjamin Gorham (1775-1855); grandfather of Charlotte Gray Brooks (1800-1859; who married Edward Everett) and Abigail Brown Brooks (1808-1889; who married Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886)); great-grandfather of John Quincy Adams, William Everett and Brooks Adams; second great-grandfather of Charles Francis Adams (1866-1954); third great-grandfather of Leverett Saltonstall, Richard Saltonstall and Thomas Boylston Adams; fourth great-grandfather of William Lawrence Saltonstall.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Benjamin Gorham (1775-1855) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Charlestown, Middlesex County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass., February 13, 1775. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1814-18, 1841; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1819-21, 1823; resigned 1821; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1st District, 1820-23, 1827-31, 1833-35. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., September 27, 1855 (age 80 years, 226 days). Interment at Phipps Street Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Gorham and Rebecca (Call) Gorham (1744-1812); uncle of Charlotte Gray Brooks (1800-1859; who married Edward Everett (1794-1865)) and Abigail Brown Brooks (1808-1889; who married Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886)); granduncle of John Quincy Adams, William Everett and Brooks Adams; great-granduncle of Charles Francis Adams (1866-1954); second great-granduncle of Leverett Saltonstall, Richard Saltonstall and Thomas Boylston Adams; third great-granduncle of William Lawrence Saltonstall.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


    State House Grounds
    Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts

    Politicians who have monuments here:
    Daniel Webster Daniel Webster (1782-1852) — also known as "Black Dan"; "Defender of the Constitution"; "Great Expounder of the Constitution" — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Marshfield, Plymouth County, Mass. Born in Salisbury (part now in Franklin), Merrimack County, N.H., January 18, 1782. Whig. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1813-17; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1820; Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1820; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1st District, 1823-27; resigned 1827; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1827-41, 1845-50; candidate for President of the United States, 1836; U.S. Secretary of State, 1841-43, 1850-52; died in office 1852. Presbyterian. English ancestry. Elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1900. Died in Marshfield, Plymouth County, Mass., October 24, 1852 (age 70 years, 280 days). Interment at Winslow Cemetery, Marshfield, Mass.; statue erected 1900 at Scott Circle, Washington, D.C.; statue at State House Grounds.
      Relatives: Son of Ebenezer Webster (1739-1806) and Abigail (Eastman) Webster (1759-1836); married, May 29, 1808, to Grace Fletcher (1781-1828); second cousin once removed of Hiram Augustus Huse; second cousin twice removed of Edwin George Eastman; third cousin twice removed of Alonzo Mark Leffingwell; third cousin thrice removed of John Leffingwell Randolph; fourth cousin once removed of Jedediah Sabin, Charles Rowell and Amos Tuck (1810-1879).
      Political families: Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts; Vanderbilt-Tuck-Pickering-Webster family; Eastman-Webster-Rowell family; Vanderbilt-Colby-Burden-French family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Webster counties in Ga., Iowa, Ky., La., Miss., Mo., Neb. and W.Va. are named for him.
      Other politicians named for him: Daniel Webster WilderDaniel W. MillsDaniel W. JonesDaniel Webster ComstockDaniel Webster WaughDaniel Webster HeagyDaniel W. WhitmoreDaniel W. HamiltonDaniel W. AllamanWebster TurnerDan W. TurnerDaniel W. HoanDaniel W. Ambrose, Jr.
      Coins and currency: His portrait appeared on the $10 U.S. note from the 1860s until the early 20th century.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Books about Daniel Webster: Robert Vincent Remini, Daniel Webster : The Man and His Time — Maurice G. Baxter, One and Inseparable : Daniel Webster and the Union — Robert A. Allen, Daniel Webster, Defender of the Union — Richard N. Current, Daniel Webster and the Rise of National Conservatism — Merrill D. Peterson, The Great Triumvirate: Webster, Clay, and Calhoun
      Image source: Life and Work of James G. Blaine (1893)
    Horace Mann Horace Mann (1796-1859) — also known as "The Father of American Public Education" — of Dedham, Norfolk County, Mass.; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Franklin, Norfolk County, Mass., May 4, 1796. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1827-33; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1833-37; secretary, Massachusetts Board of Education, 1837-48; founder and editor of The Common School Journal; became a national leader in improving and reforming public schools; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 8th District, 1848-53; Free Soil candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1852; president and professor at Antioch College, 1852-59. Elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1900. Died in Yellow Springs, Greene County, Ohio, August 2, 1859 (age 63 years, 90 days). Original interment somewhere in Yellow Springs, Ohio; reinterment at North Burial Ground, Providence, R.I.; statue at State House Grounds.
      Relatives: Married 1830 to Charlotte Messer (1809-1832); married, May 1, 1843, to Mary Tyler Peabody (1806-1887; sister-in-law of Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864)).
      Political families: Roosevelt family; Deming family of Maryland and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: U.S. postage stamp (1940)


    Trinity Church
    Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts


    Evergreen Cemetery
    2060 Commonwealth Avenue
    Brighton, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
    Founded 1892
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      William Wirt Warren (1834-1880) — also known as William W. Warren — of Massachusetts. Born in Brighton, Middlesex County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass., February 27, 1834. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1868; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1870; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 8th District, 1875-77. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., May 2, 1880 (age 46 years, 65 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: William Wirt
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Cedar Grove Cemetery
    Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      John Conness (1821-1909) — of El Dorado County, Calif.; Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif.; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Abbey, County Galway, Ireland, September 22, 1821. Democrat. Naturalized U.S. citizen; went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; member of California state assembly, 1853-55, 1860-62 (12th District 1853-54, 18th District 1854-55, 1860-62); Union Democratic candidate for Governor of California, 1861; U.S. Senator from California, 1863-69. Died in Jamaica Plain, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 10, 1909 (age 87 years, 110 days). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      William Taylor Adams (1822-1897) — also known as "Oliver Optic" — of Dorchester, Norfolk County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass. Born in Bellingham, Norfolk County, Mass., July 30, 1822. School teacher; author; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1869. Died in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 27, 1897 (age 74 years, 240 days). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Capt. Laban Adams and Catherine (Johnson) Adams; married 1846 to Sarah Jenkins.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Temple Ohabei Shalom Cemetery
    East Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Kalesky (1877-1957) — of Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass.; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 13, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1932. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Congress; Order Brith Abraham. Died October 28, 1957 (age 80 years, 288 days). Interment at Temple Ohabei Shalom Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Louis Kalesky and Amelia Kalesky.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Fairview Cemetery
    45 Fairview Avenue
    Hyde Park, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
    Founded 1892
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Michael Menino (1942-2014) — also known as Thomas M. Menino; "Mayor Mumbles" — of Hyde Park, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Readville, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., December 27, 1942. Democrat. Mayor of Boston, Mass., 1993-2014; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Died, from cancer, in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 30, 2014 (age 71 years, 307 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier


    Forest Hills Cemetery
    Jamaica Plain, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Norton Hart (1829-1927) — also known as Thomas N. Hart — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in North Reading, Middlesex County, Mass., January 20, 1829. Republican. Mayor of Boston, Mass., 1889-90, 1900-02; defeated, 1886, 1893, 1901; postmaster at Boston, Mass., 1891-93. Died October 4, 1927 (age 98 years, 257 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      Henry Dearborn (1751-1829) — of Massachusetts. Born in North Hampton, Rockingham County, N.H., February 23, 1751. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1793-97 (4th District 1793-95, 1st District 1795-97); U.S. Secretary of War, 1801-09; U.S. Minister to Portugal, 1822-24. Member, Freemasons. Died in Roxbury, Norfolk County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass., June 6, 1829 (age 78 years, 103 days). Original interment in unknown location; subsequent interment in 1834 at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.; reinterment in 1848 at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Henry Alexander Scammell Dearborn (1783-1851).
      Dearborn County, Ind. is named for him.
      The city of Dearborn, Michigan, is named for him.  — The Dearborn River, in Lewis & Clark and Cascade counties, Montana, is named for him.  — Mount Dearborn, a former military arsenal on an island in the Catawba River, Chester County, South Carolina, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
    Andrew J. Peters Andrew James Peters (1872-1938) — also known as Andrew J. Peters — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Jamaica Plain, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., April 3, 1872. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1902; member of Massachusetts state senate Eighth Suffolk District, 1904-05; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 11th District, 1907-14; resigned 1914; U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, 1914-18; mayor of Boston, Mass., 1918-22; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928. Episcopalian. Died, of pneumonia, June 26, 1938 (age 66 years, 84 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Andrew James Peters and Mary Richards (Whitney) Peters; married, June 23, 1910, to Martha R. Phillips.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Image source: Library of Congress
      Samuel Crocker Cobb (1826-1891) — also known as Samuel C. Cobb — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Taunton, Bristol County, Mass., May 22, 1826. Mayor of Boston, Mass., 1874-77. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 18, 1891 (age 64 years, 272 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Aurelia Ladd (died 1896).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Malcolm Edwin Nichols (1876-1951) — also known as Malcolm E. Nichols — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, May 8, 1876. Republican. Newspaper reporter; lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1907-09; member of Massachusetts state senate Fifth Suffolk District, 1914, 1917-19; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for Massachusetts, 1921-25; mayor of Boston, Mass., 1926-30; defeated, 1933, 1937, 1941. Swedenborgian. English ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died, of a heart attack, in Jamaica Plain, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 7, 1951 (age 74 years, 275 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edwin T. Nichols (1832-1914) and Helen Jane Guthrage (Pingree) Nichols (1844-1914); married, December 16, 1915, to Edith M. Williams (died 1925).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Benjamin Seaver (1795-1856) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Roxbury, Norfolk County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass., April 12, 1795. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1846-48; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1850-51; mayor of Boston, Mass., 1852-54. Congregationalist. Died February 14, 1856 (age 60 years, 308 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Seaver (1766-1815) and Debby (Loud) Seaver; married, August 13, 1818, to Sarah Johnson (1796-1865); third cousin twice removed of Ebenezer Seaver (1763-1844); fourth cousin once removed of James Warren Sever.
      Political family: Seaver family of Boston, Massachusetts.
      William Gaston (1820-1894) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Killingly, Windham County, Conn., October 3, 1820. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1853-56; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1868; mayor of Boston, Mass., 1871-73; Governor of Massachusetts, 1875-76; defeated, 1873, 1875, 1877. Died January 19, 1894 (age 73 years, 108 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of William Alexander Gaston (1859-1927).
      Political family: Gaston family of Boston, Massachusetts.
      Curtis Guild, Jr. (1860-1915) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 2, 1860. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; member of Massachusetts Republican State Committee, 1884; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1896; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1903-06; Governor of Massachusetts, 1906-09; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1908; U.S. Ambassador to Russia, 1911-13. Member, Freemasons; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the American Revolution; American Forestry Association. In 1907, John A. Steele came to the State House with a revolver, and attempted to kill Gov. Guild; he was subdued and arrested after shooting two people. Died, of pneumonia, in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., April 6, 1915 (age 55 years, 63 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Curtis Guild (born 1827) and Sarah C. Guild; married, June 1, 1892, to Charlotte H. Johnson.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
    Eugene N. Foss Eugene Noble Foss (1858-1939) — also known as Eugene N. Foss — of Jamaica Plain, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in West Berkshire, Berkshire, Franklin County, Vt., September 24, 1858. Democrat. Owner of cotton mills and iron and steel works; active in banking and railroads; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 14th District, 1910-11; defeated, 1902 (Republican, 11th District), 1904 (Republican, 11th District); resigned 1911; defeated, 1925 (5th District); Governor of Massachusetts, 1911-14; defeated (Independent), 1913; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1912. Baptist. Member, Sigma Phi. Died September 13, 1939 (age 80 years, 354 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Edmund Foss and Marcia Cordelia (Noble) Foss; brother of George Edmund Foss (1863-1936); married, June 12, 1884, to Lilla Sturtevant.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: Library of Congress
      John Lowell (1743-1802) — also known as "The Old Judge" — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Newburyport, Essex County, Mass., June 17, 1743. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1778, 1780-82; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1780; Delegate to Continental Congress from Massachusetts, 1782; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1784-85; Judge, Massachusetts Court of Appeals, 1784-89; U.S. District Judge for Massachusetts, 1789-1801; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals, 1801-02. Died in Roxbury, Norfolk County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass., May 6, 1802 (age 58 years, 323 days). Original interment at Central Burying Ground; reinterment in 1895 at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. John Lowell and Sarah (Champney) Lowell; married, January 8, 1767, to Sarah Higginson (1745-1772); married, May 31, 1774, to Susanna Cabot (1754-1777); married, December 25, 1778, to Rebecca (Graves) Tyng (1747-1816); second great-grandfather of John Gardner Coolidge (1863-1936) and Augustus Peabody Gardner; fourth great-grandfather of William Amory Gardner Minot.
      Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel Clarke Pomeroy (1816-1891) — also known as Samuel C. Pomeroy; "Subsidy Pom" — of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kan.; Atchison, Atchison County, Kan. Born in Southampton, Hampshire County, Mass., January 3, 1816. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1852-53; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1856 (Convention Vice-President); mayor of Atchison, Kan., 1858-59; U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1861-73; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1868; member of Republican National Committee from Kansas, 1870-72. Died, from Bright's disease, in Whitinsville, Northbridge, Worcester County, Mass., August 27, 1891 (age 75 years, 236 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Walbridge Abner Field (1833-1899) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Springfield, Windsor County, Vt., April 26, 1833. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1877-81; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1881-99; chief justice of Massachusetts supreme judicial court, 1890-99. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., July 15, 1899 (age 66 years, 80 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Uncle of Fred Tarbell Field (1876-1950).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Lowell (1824-1897) — of Massachusetts. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 18, 1824. U.S. District Judge for Massachusetts, 1865; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit, 1878-84. Died May 14, 1897 (age 72 years, 208 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      Channing Harris Cox (1879-1968) — also known as Channing H. Cox — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., February 28, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1910-18; Speaker of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, 1915-18; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1919-21; Governor of Massachusetts, 1921-25; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924, 1928 (speaker); Honorary Consul for Japan in Boston, Mass., 1929; president, Old Colony Trust Company; director, United Fruit Co., Revere Sugar Co., First National Bank of Boston, Boston Herald Traveler (newspaper); board member, Deaconess Hospital. Episcopalian. Member, Humane Society; Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Died August 20, 1968 (age 89 years, 174 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Edson Cox and Evelyn Mary (Randall) Cox; married, February 18, 1915, to Mary Emery Young.
      Cross-reference: Herman A. MacDonald
      William Morgan Butler (1861-1937) — also known as William M. Butler — of New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass.; Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, Dukes County, Mass.; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass., January 29, 1861. Republican. Lawyer; president of cotton mills; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1890-91; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1892-95; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1896 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1908, 1924, 1928 (speaker), 1932; member of Republican National Committee from Massachusetts, 1924-25; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1924-28; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1924-26; defeated, 1926, 1930. Member, Freemasons. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 29, 1937 (age 76 years, 59 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. James D. Butler and Eliza B. (Place) Butler; married, July 15, 1886, to Minnie F. Norton (died 1905); married, January 1, 1907, to Mary Lothrop Webster.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Holden Tinkham (1870-1956) — also known as George H. Tinkham — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 29, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1910-12; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1915-43 (11th District 1915-33, 10th District 1933-43). Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; American Bar Association. Died in Cramerton, Gaston County, N.C., August 28, 1956 (age 85 years, 304 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Henry Tinkham and Frances Ann (Holden) Tinkham.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Henry Alexander Scammell Dearborn (1783-1851) — also known as Henry A. S. Dearborn — of Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass.; Roxbury, Norfolk County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass. Born in Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H., March 3, 1783. General in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1812-29; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1820; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1829; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1830; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 10th District, 1831-33; defeated, 1832; mayor of Roxbury, Mass., 1847-51. Member, Society of the Cincinnati. Died in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, July 29, 1851 (age 68 years, 148 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Dearborn (1751-1829).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Theron Metcalf (1784-1875) — of Dedham, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Franklin, Norfolk County, Mass., October 16, 1784. Lawyer; newspaper editor; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1833-34; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1835; official reporter, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, 1840-47; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1848-65. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., November 13, 1875 (age 91 years, 28 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Hanan Metcalf and Mary (Allen) Metcalf; married 1809 to Julia Tracy (1786-1857; daughter of Uriah Tracy (1755-1807)).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Benjamin Franklin Thomas (1813-1878) — of Massachusetts. Born in Massachusetts, 1813. Justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1853-59; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1861-63. Died in 1878 (age about 65 years). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Benjamin Franklin
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    William A. Gaston William Alexander Gaston (1859-1927) — also known as William A. Gaston — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., May 1, 1859. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1902, 1903, 1926; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1904, 1924 (alternate); candidate for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1922. Episcopalian. Died in Barre, Worcester County, Mass., July 17, 1927 (age 68 years, 77 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Gaston (1820-1894) and Louisa Augusta (Beecher) Gaston; married 1892 to May Davidson Lockwood; father of William Gaston (1899-?).
      Political family: Gaston family of Boston, Massachusetts.
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, November 1902
      Linus Bacon Comins (1817-1892) — also known as Linus B. Comins — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Charlton, Worcester County, Mass., November 29, 1817. Republican. Mayor of Roxbury, Mass., 1854; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 4th District, 1855-59; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1860. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 14, 1892 (age 74 years, 320 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Ambrose Arnold Ranney (1821-1899) — also known as Ambrose A. Ranney — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Vermont, April 7, 1821. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state legislature, 1860; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1881-87. Died March 5, 1899 (age 77 years, 332 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Shapleigh Damrell (1809-1860) — of Massachusetts. Born in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H., November 29, 1809. U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1855-59. Died in Dedham, Norfolk County, Mass., May 17, 1860 (age 50 years, 170 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Frank Welch (1835-1878) — of Nebraska. Born in Massachusetts, 1835. Republican. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1866; U.S. Representative from Nebraska at-large, 1877-78; died in office 1878. Died in 1878 (age about 43 years). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Peleg Tallman (1764-1840) — of Massachusetts. Born in Tiverton, Newport County, R.I., July 24, 1764. Democrat. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 16th District, 1811-13; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1821-22. Lost an arm during Revolutionary War service. Died in Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine, March 12, 1840 (age 75 years, 232 days). Original interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Bath, Maine; reinterment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Harrison Henry Atwood (1863-1954) — also known as Harrison H. Atwood — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Wellesley Hills, Wellesley, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in North Londonderry, Londonderry, Windham County, Vt., August 26, 1863. Republican. Architect; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Nineteenth Suffolk District, 1887-89, 1915, 1917-18, 1923-24, 1927-28; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1888 (alternate), 1892, 1904, 1908 (alternate); member of Massachusetts Republican State Committee, 1888-89; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 10th District, 1895-97; defeated, 1892 (10th District), 1918 (12th District), 1920 (12th District). Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 22, 1954 (age 91 years, 57 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Peter Clark Atwood and Helen Marion (Aldrich) Atwood; married, September 11, 1889, to Clara Stein (1863-1930).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Washington Kittredge (1805-1881) — also known as George W. Kittredge — of Newmarket, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Epping, Rockingham County, N.H., January 31, 1805. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1835; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1853-55. Died March 6, 1881 (age 76 years, 34 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: George Washington
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Bushrod Morse (1832-1911) — Born in Sharon, Norfolk County, Mass., August 24, 1832. Democrat. Lawyer; justice of the peace; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1870, 1883-84; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1880; candidate for Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1884, 1888; candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 2nd District, 1886, 1890. Died in Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass., February 5, 1911 (age 78 years, 165 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Willard Morse and Eliza (Glover) Morse.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Benjamin Cutler Clark, Jr. (1833-1909) — also known as Benjamin C. Clark — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 10, 1833. Consul for Haiti in Boston, Mass., 1870-77, 1880-1909. Episcopalian. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., May 20, 1909 (age 75 years, 222 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Cutler Clark (1800-1863) and Mary (Preston) Clark; father of Benjamin Preston Clark.
      Political family: Clark family of Boston, Massachusetts.
      Benjamin Preston Clark (1860-1939) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in West Roxbury, Norfolk County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass., October 8, 1860. President, Plymouth Cordage Co.; dirctor, U.S. Smelting, Refining, and Mining Co.; Honorary Consul for Guatemala in Boston, Mass., 1897-1908; Consul for Haiti in Boston, Mass., 1909-39. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Bequeathed his private collection of 30,000 butterfly and moth specimens to the Carnegie Museum in Pittsburgh. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 10, 1939 (age 78 years, 94 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Adeline Kennicutt (Weld) Clark (1833-1900) and Benjamin Cutler Clark, Jr.; married, January 21, 1890, to Josephine Francis Allen (1868-1961); grandson of Benjamin Cutler Clark (1800-1863).
      Political family: Clark family of Boston, Massachusetts.
      Gjert Lootz (1837-1919) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Bergen, Norway, July 10, 1837. Naturalized U.S. citizen; shipowner; commission merchant; Consul for Netherlands in Boston, Mass., 1868-77; Vice-Consul for Sweden & Norway in Boston, Mass., 1868-1900; Consul for Austria-Hungary in Boston, Mass., 1877; Vice-Consul for Denmark in Boston, Mass., 1884-99. Lutheran. Norwegian ancestry. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 7, 1919 (age 81 years, 240 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, January 26, 1865, to Selma Wesenberg (1840-1921).
      William Heath (1737-1814) — Born in Roxbury, Norfolk County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass., March 7, 1737. General in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1791-92; probate judge in Massachusetts, 1793-1810. Member, Society of the Cincinnati. Died in Roxbury, Norfolk County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass., January 24, 1814 (age 76 years, 323 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      Charles Sumner Hamlin (1861-1938) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Washington, D.C. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., August 30, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Massachusetts state senate, 1887; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1892 (alternate), 1904; candidate for secretary of state of Massachusetts, 1892; assistant secretary of U.S. Treasury, 1893-97; various assignments as diplomatic commissioner, 1897; delegate to three peace conferences in 1907-11; member, Federal Reserve Board, 1914-36. Died in Washington, D.C., April 25, 1938 (age 76 years, 238 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Charles Sumner
      Relatives: Son of Edward Sumner Hamlin (1830-1888) and Anna Gertrude (Conroy) Hamlin; married, June 4, 1898, to Huybertie Lansing Pruyn; first cousin twice removed of Elijah Livermore Hamlin and Hannibal Hamlin; second cousin once removed of Hannibal Emery Hamlin (1858-1938); third cousin of Isaiah Kidder Stetson; third cousin once removed of Clarence Cutting Stetson; third cousin thrice removed of David Sears.
      Political families: Appleton family of Massachusetts; Hamlin-Bemis-Stowell-Appleton family of Bangor, Maine; Kidder family of Connecticut; Winthrop-Hamlin family of Massachusetts and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Wellington Wells (1868-1955) — also known as Bill Wells — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Arlington, Middlesex County, Mass., April 18, 1868. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state senate Fifth Suffolk District, 1923-24. Baptist; later Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died, in Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., May 23, 1955 (age 87 years, 35 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son-in-law of David Josiah Brewer (1837-1910).
      Political family: Whitney-Field-Brewer-Wells family of California.
      Nathaniel Wheeler Coffin (1815-1869) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born November 25, 1815. Whig. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1847-49. Died August 26, 1869 (age 53 years, 274 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.


    New Calvary Cemetery
    800 Harvard Street
    Mattapan, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      John E. Kerrigan (1906-1973) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in 1906. Democrat. Mayor of Boston, Mass., 1945-46; defeated, 1945; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1952, 1964 (alternate). Died in 1973 (age about 67 years). Interment at New Calvary Cemetery.
      John Austin Keliher (1866-1938) — also known as John A. Keliher — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., November 6, 1866. Real estate dealer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1896-97; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1899-1900; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 9th District, 1903-11; defeated (Independent), 1910; Suffolk County Sheriff, 1917-38; candidate for mayor of Boston, Mass., 1925. Died September 20, 1938 (age 71 years, 318 days). Interment at New Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Keliher and Joanna (Shea) Keliher.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James E. Sullivan (1897-1969) — of Jamaica Plain, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Suffolk County, Mass., 1897. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1945-46; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1948. Died in 1969 (age about 72 years). Interment at New Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Thomas C. Sullivan, Sr.; half-nephew of Jeremiah Mahoney; nephew of Lewis R. Sullivan and Benjamin Sullivan; uncle of Thomas C. Sullivan, Jr.; granduncle of Jim Sullivan (1950?-); first cousin of Lewis R. Sullivan II.
      Political family: Sullivan family of Massachusetts.
      Thomas C. Sullivan, Sr. — Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1940. Interment at New Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of James E. Sullivan; father of Thomas C. Sullivan, Jr.; grandfather of Jim Sullivan (1950?-).
      Political family: Sullivan family of Massachusetts.
      Thomas C. Sullivan, Jr. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts. Interment at New Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas C. Sullivan, Sr.; father of Jim Sullivan (1950?-); nephew of James E. Sullivan.
      Political family: Sullivan family of Massachusetts.


    Mt. Calvary Cemetery
    366 Cummins Highway
    Roslindale, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
    Founded 1859
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      James Michael Curley (1874-1958) — also known as James M. Curley; "The Rascal King" — of Jamaica Plain, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., November 20, 1874. Democrat. Real estate and insurance business; president, Hibernia Savings Bank; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1902-03; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1911-14, 1943-47 (10th District 1911-13, 12th District 1913-14, 11th District 1943-47); resigned 1914; mayor of Boston, Mass., 1914-18, 1922-26, 1930-34, 1946-50; defeated, 1917, 1937, 1941, 1949, 1951, 1955; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956; Governor of Massachusetts, 1935-37; defeated, 1924, 1938; candidate for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1936; member of Democratic National Committee from Massachusetts, 1940-54; indicted in federal court in 1943, with Donald W. Smith and others, over his participation in Engineers Group, Inc., which fraudulently obtained war contracts; re-indicted in 1944; tried in 1945-46 and convicted; sentenced to six to eighteen months in prison and fined $1,000; released in November 1947 when his sentence was commuted by President Harry Truman. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Eagles; Moose; Elks; Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., November 12, 1958 (age 83 years, 357 days). Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Michael Curley (1850-1884) and Sarah (Clancy) Curley (1850-1921); brother of John J. Curley (1873?-1944); married, June 27, 1906, to Mary Emelda Herlihy (1883-1930); married, January 7, 1937, to Gertrude Marion (Casey) Dennis (1892-1980).
      Cross-reference: Joseph Santosuosso
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about James M. Curley: Jack Beatty, The Rascal King: The Life and Times of James Michael Curley — Gerald Leinwand, Mackerels in the Moonlight : Four Corrupt American Mayors — William M. Bulger & Robert J. Allison, James Michael Curley
      Henry Francis Naphen (1852-1905) — also known as Henry F. Naphen — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Ireland, August 14, 1852. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1885-86; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 10th District, 1899-1903. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., June 8, 1905 (age 52 years, 298 days). Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Margaret Drummey.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lewis R. Sullivan (1873-1928) — of Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., August 29, 1873. Democrat. Boxer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1913-15, 1925-28; died in office 1928; member of Massachusetts Governor's Council, 1916-21. Died, in the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 8, 1928 (age 54 years, 163 days). Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Half-brother of Jeremiah Mahoney; brother of Benjamin Sullivan; father of Lewis R. Sullivan II; uncle of James E. Sullivan (1897-1969).
      Political family: Sullivan family of Massachusetts.
      Edward Lawrence Logan (1875-1939) — also known as Edward L. Logan — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 20, 1875. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1901-02; member of Massachusetts state senate Sixth Suffolk District, 1906; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I. Member, American Legion. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., July 6, 1939 (age 64 years, 167 days). Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery; statue at Logan International Airport Grounds.
      Relatives: Son of Lawrence J. Logan and Catherine M. (O'Connor) Logan.
      Logan International Airport, in Boston, Massachusetts, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Griffin O'Hare (1889-1957) — also known as William G. O'Hare — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Massachusetts, December 3, 1889. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1936. Died in Suffolk County, Mass., May 3, 1957 (age 67 years, 151 days). Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Mishkan Tefila Cemetery
    West Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Theodore D. Mann (c.1923-1994) — of Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Born about 1923. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1960; mayor of Newton, Mass., 1972-94. Jewish. Died of leukemia, April 9, 1994 (age about 71 years). Interment at Mishkan Tefila Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Hyman Mann (1898-1972).


    St. Joseph's Cemetery
    LaGrange Street
    West Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
    Founded 1888
    Politicians buried here:
      John B. Hynes (1897-1970) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in 1897. Democrat. Mayor of Boston, Mass., 1950-60; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1952, 1956, 1964. Died in 1970 (age about 73 years). Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery.
    Kevin H. White Kevin Hagan White (1919-2012) — also known as Kevin H. White — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., September 25, 1919. Democrat. Secretary of state of Massachusetts, 1961-67; resigned 1967; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1964; mayor of Boston, Mass., 1968-84; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1970. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died, from complications of Alzheimer's disease, in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 27, 2012 (age 92 years, 124 days). Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery.
      Campaign slogan (1967): "When landlords raise rents, Kevin White raises hell."
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Image source: Public Officers of Massachusetts, 1965-66
      John Francis Fitzgerald (1863-1950) — also known as John F. Fitzgerald; "Honey Fitz" — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 11, 1863. Democrat. Newspaper editor and publisher; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1893-94; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1895-1901, 1919 (9th District 1895-1901, 10th District 1919); mayor of Boston, Mass., 1906-08, 1910-14; defeated, 1907; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912 (speaker), 1932; candidate for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1916; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1922; Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1932. Catholic. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 2, 1950 (age 87 years, 233 days). Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Fitzgerald (1823-1885) and Rosanna (Cox) Fitzgerald (1835-1879); married, September 18, 1889, to Josephine Mary Hannon (1865-1964); father of Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald (1890-1995; who married Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr.); grandfather of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Jr., John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Patricia Kennedy Lawford, Robert Francis Kennedy, Jean Kennedy Smith and Edward Moore Kennedy; great-grandfather of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Joseph Patrick Kennedy II, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr., Mark Kennedy Shriver (1964-) and Patrick Joseph Kennedy.
      Political family: Kennedy family.
      The John F. Fitzgerald Expressway (also known as the Central Artery, Interstate 93, U.S. Highway 1, and Route 3), in Boston, Massachusetts, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
    John F. Collins John F. Collins (1919-1995) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., 1919. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1950; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1950; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1952, 1960, 1964; mayor of Boston, Mass., 1960-68. Catholic. His legs were paralyzed due to polio. Died at Vencor Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., November 23, 1995 (age about 76 years). Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery.
      See also NNDB dossier
      Image source: Time Magazine, March 23, 1962
      John William McCormack (1891-1980) — also known as John W. McCormack — of Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in South Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., December 21, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1917-18; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1920-22; member of Massachusetts state senate Third Suffolk District, 1923-26; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1928-71 (12th District 1928-63, 9th District 1963-71); Speaker of the U.S. House, 1963-71; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1932, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964; chair, Platform and Resolutions Committee, chair, 1944, chair, 1952; speaker, 1944; Permanent Chair, 1964; Honorary Chair, 1968; Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1972. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Order of Alhambra; Catholic Order of Foresters; Elks; Moose; Royal Arcanum; American Legion. Died in Dedham, Norfolk County, Mass., November 22, 1980 (age 88 years, 337 days). Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Uncle of Edward Joseph McCormack, Jr. (1923-?).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Daniel A. Whelton — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Mayor of Boston, Mass., 1905-06. Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery.
    Louise Day Hicks Louise Day Hicks (1916-2003) — also known as Ann Louise Day — of South Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in South Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 16, 1916. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate in primary for Massachusetts state treasurer, 1964; candidate for mayor of Boston, Mass., 1967, 1971; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 9th District, 1971-73; defeated, 1972. Female. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, National Organization for Women. Died in South Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 21, 2003 (age 87 years, 5 days). Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of William Hicks and Anna (McCarron) Hicks; married 1942 to John Hicks.
      Campaign slogan (1961): "The only mother on the ballot."
      Campaign slogan (1967): "You know where I stand."
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Image source: Boston Public Library
      Paul Andrew Dever (1903-1958) — also known as Paul A. Dever — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 15, 1903. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1929-34; Massachusetts state attorney general, 1935-41; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940, 1952, 1956; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Governor of Massachusetts, 1949-53; defeated, 1940, 1952; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1952. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Delta Phi; Knights of Columbus. Died April 11, 1958 (age 55 years, 86 days). Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Patrick Dever and Anna Amelia (McAlevy) Dever; cousin *** of William Emmett Dever (1862-1929).
      See also NNDB dossier
      Joseph Francis O'Connell (1872-1942) — also known as Joseph F. O'Connell — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., December 7, 1872. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 10th District, 1907-11; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912 (alternate), 1920; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1918-20; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1930; candidate for mayor of Boston, Mass., 1933. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., December 10, 1942 (age 70 years, 3 days). Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Joseph Douglass (1873-1939) — also known as John J. Douglass — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in East Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 9, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state legislature, 1910; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1925-35 (10th District 1925-33, 11th District 1933-35); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1932. Catholic. Died in West Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., April 5, 1939 (age 66 years, 55 days). Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Sarsfield McNary (1863-1930) — also known as William S. McNary — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Abington, Plymouth County, Mass., March 29, 1863. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1890; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1890; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1892 (alternate), 1900, 1904, 1928; secretary of Massachusetts Democratic Party, 1898-1900; Massachusetts Democratic state chair, 1901-03; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 10th District, 1903-07; defeated, 1892, 1894. Died in 1930 (age about 67 years). Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Patrick Higgins (1893-1955) — also known as John P. Higgins — of Jamaica Plain, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 19, 1893. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; chemist; lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1929-34; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 11th District, 1935-37; superior court judge in Massachusetts, 1937-55; died in office 1955. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Catholic Order of Foresters. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., August 2, 1955 (age 62 years, 164 days). Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Patrick Higgins and Winifred (Gilligan) Higgins; married, November 19, 1927, to Eleanor G. McNamara.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Arthur Jean Baptiste Cartier (b. 1886) — also known as Arthur J. B. Cartier — of Biddeford, York County, Maine; Fall River, Bristol County, Mass. Born in Biddeford, York County, Maine, December 29, 1886. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 15th District, 1916, 1918, 1920, 1922, 1924; candidate for Massachusetts state auditor, 1919; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924. Catholic. French ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; Foresters; Knights of Columbus. Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Cartier and Philomene (Loiselle) Cartier; married, March 25, 1912, to Mathilde Lefebure.
      Edward Henry Willey (1883-1958) — also known as Edward H. Willey — of South Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., December 7, 1883. Republican. Druggist; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928; bank director. Catholic. Died in South Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., August 11, 1958 (age 74 years, 247 days). Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elias Cornelius Willey (1833-1887) and Mary Ann (Dodwell) Willey; married, December 31, 1912, to Agnes K. Harrington; third cousin thrice removed of Calvin Willey (1776-1858).
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Agnes K. Willey (1890-1966) — also known as Agnes K. Harrington — of South Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., June 14, 1890. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924. Female. Died in 1966 (age about 76 years). Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Michael D. Harrington and Katherine A. (Foley) Harrington; married, December 31, 1912, to Edward Henry Willey (1883-1958).
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Woodlawn Cemetery
    Chelsea, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Rufus Smith Frost (1826-1894) — of Massachusetts. Born in Marlborough, Cheshire County, N.H., July 18, 1826. Republican. Mayor of Chelsea, Mass., 1867-68; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1871-72; member of Massachusetts Governor's Council, 1873-74; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 4th District, 1875-76; defeated, 1876. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 6, 1894 (age 67 years, 231 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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