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Worcester County
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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Worcester County

Index to Locations

  • Ashburnham Meetinghouse Hill Cemetery
  • Auburn Hillside Cemetery
  • Auburn Worcester Hebrew Cemetery
  • Blackstone Precious Blood Cemetery
  • Blackstone St. Paul's Cemetery
  • Brookfield Brookfield Cemetery
  • Clinton St. John's Cemetery
  • Douglas Evergreen Cemetery
  • Fitchburg Forest Hill Cemetery
  • Fitchburg Laurel Hill Cemetery
  • Fitchburg St. Bernard's Cemetery
  • Gardner Crystal Lake Cemetery
  • Grafton Unknown location
  • Hopedale Village Cemetery
  • Lancaster St. John's Cemetery
  • Leicester Cherry Valley Cemetery
  • Leicester Pine Grove Cemetery
  • Leominster Evergreen Cemetery
  • Leominster St. Cecilia's Cemetery
  • Mendon Old Cemetery
  • Millbury Millbury Central Cemetery
  • North Brookfield Maple Street Cemetery
  • North Brookfield Walnut Grove Cemetery
  • Oxford South Cemetery
  • Petersham Old Centre Cemetery
  • Royalston Lawrence Brook Cemetery
  • Shrewsbury Mountain View Cemetery
  • Southborough St. Mark's Churchyard
  • Southborough Southborough Rural Cemetery
  • Southbridge Oak Ridge Cemetery
  • Spencer Pine Grove Cemetery
  • Sterling Oak Hill Cemetery
  • Sutton Center Cemetery
  • Uxbridge Old Burying Ground
  • Uxbridge Prospect Hill Cemetery
  • West Brookfield New Cemetery
  • West Brookfield Pine Grove Cemetery
  • Westborough Pine Grove Cemetery
  • Westminster Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  • Worcester Hope Cemetery
  • Worcester Mechanic Street Burying Ground
  • Worcester Notre Dame Cemetery
  • Worcester Old Swedish Cemetery
  • Worcester St. John's Cemetery
  • Worcester Worcester Rural Cemetery


    Meetinghouse Hill Cemetery
    Ashburnham, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
    Melvin O. Adams Melvin Ohio Adams (1850-1920) — also known as Melvin O. Adams — of Ashburnham, Worcester County, Mass.; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Ashburnham, Worcester County, Mass., November 7, 1850. Republican. Lawyer; took part in the legal defense of Lizzie Borden, charged in 1892-93 with the murder of her parents in Fall River, Mass.; president, Boston, Revere Beach & Lynn Railroad; vice-president, Liberty Trust Co.; trustee, Dartmouth College; U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts, 1905-06. Died August 9, 1920 (age 69 years, 276 days). Interment at Meetinghouse Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Adams and Dolly Winship (Whitney) Adams; married, January 20, 1874, to Mary Colony.
      Image source: Bench and Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (1895)


    Hillside Cemetery
    Auburn, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      David Batcheller Mellish (1831-1874) — also known as David B. Mellish — of New York. Born in Oxford, Worcester County, Mass., January 2, 1831. Republican. Printer; school teacher; newspaper reporter; appraiser; U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1873-74; died in office 1874. Died in Washington, D.C., May 23, 1874 (age 43 years, 141 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Worcester Hebrew Cemetery
    Auburn, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Israel Katz (1907-1979) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Russia, May 20, 1907. Mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1974-75. Jewish. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., August 13, 1979 (age 72 years, 85 days). Interment at Worcester Hebrew Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Precious Blood Cemetery
    Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Aram J. Pothier (1854-1928) — of Woonsocket, Providence County, R.I. Born in Quebec, July 26, 1854. Republican. Banker; officer of Guerin Spinning Co., Alsace Worsted Co., Montrose Woolen Co., and Rosemont Dyeing Co.; treasurer, Woonsocket Hospital; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1887-88; mayor of Woonsocket, R.I., 1894-95; Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, 1897-98; Governor of Rhode Island, 1909-15, 1925-28; died in office 1928; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1916; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1916. Catholic. Member, American Bankers Association. Died February 3, 1928 (age 73 years, 192 days). Interment at Precious Blood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jules Pothier and Domiltilde (Dallaire) Pothier; married 1902 to Françoise de Charmigny.


    St. Paul's Cemetery
    Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Ambrose Kennedy (1875-1967) — of Woonsocket, Providence County, R.I. Born in Blackstone, Worcester County, Mass., December 1, 1875. Republican. Lawyer; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1911-13; Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1912-13; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 3rd District, 1913-23; delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1932. Died March 10, 1967 (age 91 years, 99 days). Interment at St. Paul's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Brookfield Cemetery
    Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Dwight Foster (1757-1823) — of Massachusetts. Born in Brookfield, Worcester County, Mass., December 7, 1757. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1791-92, 1808-09; Worcester County Sheriff, 1792; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1793-1800 (2nd District 1793-95, 3rd District 1795-97, at-large 1797-1800); resigned 1800; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1800-03; resigned 1803; common pleas court judge in Massachusetts, 1803-11. Died in Brookfield, Worcester County, Mass., April 29, 1823 (age 65 years, 143 days). Interment at Brookfield Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Theodore Foster; father of Alfred Dwight Foster; grandfather of Dwight Foster (1828-1884).
      Political families: Foster-Baldwin family of Brookfield, Massachusetts; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Albert Richards Howe (1840-1884) — of Como, Panola County, Miss.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Brookfield, Worcester County, Mass., January 1, 1840. Republican. Major in the Union Army during the Civil War; cotton planter; delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1868; delegate to Mississippi state constitutional convention, 1868; Panola County Treasurer, 1869; member of Mississippi state house of representatives, 1870-72; U.S. Representative from Mississippi 2nd District, 1873-75. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 1, 1884 (age 44 years, 152 days). Interment at Brookfield Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. John's Cemetery
    Clinton, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward Aloysius Kenney (1884-1938) — also known as Edward A. Kenney — of Cliffside Park, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Clinton, Worcester County, Mass., August 11, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; recorder's court judge in New Jersey, 1919; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 9th District, 1933-38; died in office 1938. Member, Elks; Redmen; Delta Chi. Died in Washington, D.C., January 27, 1938 (age 53 years, 169 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Evergreen Cemetery
    West Street
    Douglas, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Winfield Aldrich Schuster (1906-1983) — also known as Winfield A. Schuster — of East Douglas, Douglas, Worcester County, Mass. Born in East Douglas, Douglas, Worcester County, Mass., July 17, 1906. Republican. Woollen manufacturer; member of Massachusetts Governor's Council 7th District, 1932-36; appointed 1932; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Member, Elks; Phi Gamma Delta. Died, of leukemia, November, 1983 (age 77 years, 0 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.


    Forest Hill Cemetery
    Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Frank Herbert Foss (1865-1947) — also known as Frank H. Foss — of Fitchburg, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, September 20, 1865. Republican. Contractor; member of Massachusetts Republican State Committee, 1915-46; mayor of Fitchburg, Mass., 1917-20; Massachusetts Republican state chair, 1921-24; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1925-35; defeated, 1934; director, Fitchburg Cooperative Bank; director, Fitchburg Mutual Fire Insurance Co. Universalist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in Fitchburg, Worcester County, Mass., February 15, 1947 (age 81 years, 148 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Orrin F. Foss and Hannah H. (Fisk) Foss; married, December 2, 1891, to Sibyl S. Alden.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Alfred Woollacott — of Fitchburg, Worcester County, Mass. Republican. Superintendent of schools; mayor of Fitchburg, Mass., 1938-48; candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1942; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1944, 1948. Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery.


    Laurel Hill Cemetery
    Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Alvah Crocker (1801-1874) — of Massachusetts. Born in Leominster, Worcester County, Mass., October 14, 1801. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state legislature, 1840; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1872-74 (9th District 1872-73, 10th District 1873-74); died in office 1874. Died in Fitchburg, Worcester County, Mass., December 26, 1874 (age 73 years, 73 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Amasa Norcross (1824-1898) — of Fitchburg, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Rindge, Cheshire County, N.H., January 26, 1824. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1858-59; mayor of Fitchburg, Mass., 1873-74; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1874; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 10th District, 1877-83. Died in Paris, France, April 2, 1898 (age 74 years, 66 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Goldsmith Fox Bailey (1823-1862) — of Massachusetts. Born in Westmoreland, Cheshire County, N.H., July 17, 1823. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1857; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1858-60; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 9th District, 1861-62; died in office 1862. Died in Fitchburg, Worcester County, Mass., May 8, 1862 (age 38 years, 295 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Rodney Wallace (1823-1903) — of Massachusetts. Born in New Hampshire, 1823. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state legislature, 1860; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 11th District, 1889-91. Died in 1903 (age about 80 years). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John White Kimball (b. 1828) — also known as John W. Kimball — of Fitchburg, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Fitchburg, Worcester County, Mass., February 27, 1828. Republican. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1864-65, 1872, 1888-91; postmaster; Massachusetts state auditor, 1892-1901. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Loyal Legion. Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alpheus Kimball and Harriet (Stone) Kimball; married, July 15, 1851, to Almira Melissa Lesure.


    St. Bernard's Cemetery
    Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph D. Ward (1914-2003) — of Fitchburg, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Fitchburg, Worcester County, Mass., March 26, 1914. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1949-56; candidate for Massachusetts state attorney general, 1958; secretary of state of Massachusetts, 1959-61; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1960, 1964 (alternate); candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1960; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1963-72; law professor. Died in Ocean Ridge, Palm Beach County, Fla., May 10, 2003 (age 89 years, 45 days). Interment at St. Bernard's Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article


    Crystal Lake Cemetery
    Gardner, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      William Henry Wilder (1855-1913) — also known as William H. Wilder — of Gardner, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Belfast, Waldo County, Maine, May 14, 1855. Republican. U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1911-13 (4th District 1911-13, 3rd District 1913); died in office 1913. Member, Freemasons. Died September 11, 1913 (age 58 years, 120 days). Interment at Crystal Lake Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Unknown Location
    Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Francis Prescott (died c.1942) — of Grafton, Worcester County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924; Massachusetts Republican state chair, 1925. Died about 1942. Interment somewhere.


    Village Cemetery
    Hopedale, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Eben Sumner Draper (1858-1914) — also known as Eben S. Draper — of Hopedale, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Hopedale, Worcester County, Mass., June 17, 1858. Republican. Manufacturer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1896; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1906-09; Governor of Massachusetts, 1909-11; defeated, 1910. Died April 9, 1914 (age 55 years, 296 days). Entombed at Village Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of William Franklin Draper (1842-1910); married, November 21, 1883, to Nancy 'Nannie' Bristow (1858-1913; daughter of Benjamin Helm Bristow); father of Eben Sumner Draper.
      Political family: Draper-Bristow family of Hopedale, Massachusetts.
      William Franklin Draper (1842-1910) — also known as William F. Draper — of Hopedale, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass., April 9, 1842. Republican. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; manufacturer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1876; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 11th District, 1893-97; U.S. Ambassador to Italy, 1897-1900. Died in Washington, D.C., January 28, 1910 (age 67 years, 294 days). Interment at Village Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Draper and Hannah (Thwing) Draper; brother of Eben Sumner Draper (1858-1914); married 1862 to Lydia W. Joy; married 1890 to Susan Preston; uncle of Eben Sumner Draper (1893-?).
      Political family: Draper-Bristow family of Hopedale, Massachusetts.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
      Eben Sumner Draper (b. 1893) — also known as Eben S. Draper — of Hopedale, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Hopedale, Worcester County, Mass., August 30, 1893. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; director, Draper Corp., manufacturers of cotton looms; president, Milford National Bank; trustee, Milford Hospital; trustee, Massachusetts General Hospital; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1921-22; member of Massachusetts state senate Fourth Worcester District, 1923-26; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Unitarian. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Elks; Knights of Pythias. Interment at Village Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Eben Sumner Draper and Nannie (Bristow) Draper; married, November 12, 1926, to Hazel Archibald; nephew of William Franklin Draper (1842-1910); grandson of Benjamin Helm Bristow.
      Political family: Draper-Bristow family of Hopedale, Massachusetts.


    St. John's Cemetery
    Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      David Ignatius Walsh (1872-1947) — also known as David I. Walsh — of Clinton, Worcester County, Mass.; Fitchburg, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Leominster, Worcester County, Mass., November 11, 1872. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1901-02; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1916, 1920, 1924 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1928, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee; speaker); Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1913-14; defeated, 1911; Governor of Massachusetts, 1914-16; defeated, 1915; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1917-18; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1919-25, 1926-47; defeated, 1924, 1946. Catholic. Member, Elks; Knights of Columbus. Died June 11, 1947 (age 74 years, 212 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Walsh and Bridget (Donnelly) Walsh.
      Cross-reference: Philip J. Philbin
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
      Philip Joseph Philbin (1898-1972) — also known as Philip J. Philbin — of Clinton, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Clinton, Worcester County, Mass., May 29, 1898. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; secretary and campaign manager for U.S. Senator David I. Walsh; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1943-71; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1944. Died in Bolton, Worcester County, Mass., June 14, 1972 (age 74 years, 16 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Henry Philbin and Della (Gormley) Philbin; married, June 15, 1929, to Lillian Sundberg.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Cherry Valley Cemetery
    Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Richard Olney II (1871-1939) — of Dedham, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Milton, Strafford County, N.H., January 5, 1871. Democrat. Wool merchant; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1902; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1903; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 14th District, 1915-21; defeated, 1920. Died in 1939 (age about 68 years). Interment at Cherry Valley Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Pine Grove Cemetery
    Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      David Henshaw (1791-1852) — of Leicester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Leicester, Worcester County, Mass., April 2, 1791. Democrat. Wholesale druggist; banker; insurance business; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1826; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1829-38; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1839; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1843-44. Member, Freemasons. Died in Leicester, Worcester County, Mass., November 11, 1852 (age 61 years, 223 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of David Henshaw (1744-1808) and Mary (Sargent) Henshaw (1755-1831); uncle of Andrew Isbell Henshaw; granduncle of Mary Montague 'Mollie' Henshaw (1850-1932; who married Harry Theophilus Toulmin); second cousin twice removed of Horace Boies (1827-1923); second cousin thrice removed of Herbert B. Boies.
      Political family: Henshaw-Torrey family of Claiborne, Alabama.
      See also Wikipedia article
      John Edwards Russell (1834-1903) — also known as John E. Russell — of Leicester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Greenfield, Franklin County, Mass., January 20, 1834. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 10th District, 1887-89; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1892; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1893, 1894. Died in Leicester, Worcester County, Mass., October 28, 1903 (age 69 years, 281 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    Evergreen Cemetery
    Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Solomon Strong (1780-1850) — of Westminster, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Amherst, Hampshire County, Mass., March 2, 1780. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state senate, 1812; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1815-19 (12th District 1815-17, 11th District 1817-19); state court judge in Massachusetts, 1818. Died September 16, 1850 (age 70 years, 198 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Joseph Gowing Kendall (1788-1847) — also known as Joseph G. Kendall — of Leominster, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Leominster, Worcester County, Mass., October 27, 1788. Member of Massachusetts state senate, 1824; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 6th District, 1829-33. Died October 2, 1847 (age 58 years, 340 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jonas Kendall (1757-1844).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Jonas Kendall (1757-1844) — of Massachusetts. Born in Leominster, Worcester County, Mass., October 27, 1757. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1800; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1808; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 11th District, 1819-21. Died October 22, 1844 (age 86 years, 361 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Joseph Gowing Kendall (1788-1847).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Nahum Harwood (1833-1906) — of Leominster, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Littleton, Middlesex County, Mass., September 4, 1833. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1876. Died June 29, 1906 (age 72 years, 298 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.


    St. Cecilia's Cemetery
    Florence
    Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Laurie Joseph Cormier (1917-1980) — also known as Laurie J. Cormier — of Leominster, Worcester County, Mass. Born October 17, 1917. Democrat. Mayor of Leominster, Mass., 1956-64; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1960; special emisarry to Vietnam and San Salvador during Kennedy Administration; U.S. director of Civil Defense and Emergency Preparedness for Region 1 (northeast, P.R., V.I.). Died February 5, 1980 (age 62 years, 111 days). Interment at St. Cecilia's Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Old Cemetery
    Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Seth Hastings (1762-1831) — of Massachusetts. Born in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., April 8, 1762. U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1801-07 (at-large 1801-05, 10th District 1805-07); member of Massachusetts state senate, 1810, 1814; state court judge in Massachusetts, 1819-28. Died in Mendon, Worcester County, Mass., November 19, 1831 (age 69 years, 225 days). Interment at Old Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of William Soden Hastings (1798-1842).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Soden Hastings (1798-1842) — of Massachusetts. Born in Mendon, Worcester County, Mass., June 3, 1798. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1828; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1829-33; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 9th District, 1837-42; died in office 1842. Died in Red Sulphur Springs, Monroe County, Va (now W.Va.), June 17, 1842 (age 44 years, 14 days). Interment at Old Cemetery; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
      Relatives: Son of Seth Hastings (1762-1831).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Millbury Central Cemetery
    Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Elias Hull (1843-1911) — also known as Samuel E. Hull — of Millbury, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Millbury, Worcester County, Mass., August 12, 1843. Republican. Cotton and wool dealer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1900-01; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1904; member of Massachusetts state senate Fifth Worcester District, 1905-06. Died, from stomach cancer, in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., May 18, 1911 (age 67 years, 279 days). Interment at Millbury Central Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elias Hull (1806-1871) and Meriam Hull; married, May 8, 1866, to Jane E. Gay; married, June 5, 1905, to Mary F. (Cole) Bowen (1845-1915).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Maple Street Cemetery
    North Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Amasa Walker (1799-1875) — of North Brookfield, Worcester County, Mass. Born in East Woodstock, Woodstock, Windham County, Conn., May 4, 1799. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1835; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1849, 1860; secretary of state of Massachusetts, 1851-53; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1853; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1856; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 9th District, 1862-63. Died in North Brookfield, Worcester County, Mass., October 29, 1875 (age 76 years, 178 days). Interment at Maple Street Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Walnut Grove Cemetery
    North Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Adams, Jr. (1810-1886) — of North Brookfield, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Antrim, Hillsborough County, N.H., January 31, 1810. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1864; Massachusetts state treasurer, 1871-76. Died in North Brookfield, Worcester County, Mass., April 19, 1886 (age 76 years, 78 days). Interment at Walnut Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Adams (1782-1875) and Sarah (McAlister) Adams (died 1868); married, May 8, 1834, to Eliza Z. Cummings (1812-1894); grandnephew of Jason Kellogg; first cousin once removed of Silas Dewey Kellogg; second cousin once removed of Charles Collins Kellogg; third cousin twice removed of Samuel Adams, John Adams, John Quincy Adams (1848-1911) and Charles Hall Adams; third cousin thrice removed of Edgar Jacob Adams (1866-1944) and Francis Alexandre Adams; fourth cousin once removed of Joseph Allen and John Quincy Adams (1767-1848).
      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


    South Cemetery
    Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Alexander De Witt (1798-1879) — of Oxford, Worcester County, Mass. Born in New Braintree, Worcester County, Mass., April 2, 1798. Textile manufacturer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1830-36; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1842-44, 1850-51; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1853; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 9th District, 1853-57. Died in Oxford, Worcester County, Mass., January 13, 1879 (age 80 years, 286 days). Interment at South Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Old Centre Cemetery
    Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Lewis Bigelow (1785-1838) — of Petersham, Worcester County, Mass.; Peoria, Peoria County, Ill. Born in Petersham, Worcester County, Mass., August 18, 1785. Member of Massachusetts state senate, 1819-21; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 12th District, 1821-23. Died in Peoria, Peoria County, Ill., October 2, 1838 (age 53 years, 45 days). Interment at Old Centre Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Lawrence Brook Cemetery
    Royalston, Worcester County, Massachusetts


    Mountain View Cemetery
    Shrewsbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Artemas Ward (1727-1800) — of Massachusetts. Born in Shrewsbury, Worcester County, Mass., November 26, 1727. General in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; state court judge in Massachusetts, 1776-77; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1779-87; Speaker of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, 1786-87; Delegate to Continental Congress from Massachusetts, 1780-81; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1791-95 (7th District 1791-93, 2nd District 1793-95). Died in Shrewsbury, Worcester County, Mass., October 28, 1800 (age 72 years, 336 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery; statue erected 1938 at Ward Circle, Washington, D.C.
      Relatives: Father of Artemas Ward, Jr. (1762-1847).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
      Harrington Putnam (1851-1937) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Shrewsbury, Worcester County, Mass., June 29, 1851. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1909-21; appointed 1909. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 7, 1937 (age 85 years, 282 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Mildred Smythe (1881-1966).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Mark's Churchyard
    Southborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward Burnett (1849-1925) — of Southborough, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 16, 1849. Democrat. Farmer; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 9th District, 1887-89; farm architect. Died in Milton, Norfolk County, Mass., November 5, 1925 (age 76 years, 234 days). Interment at St. Mark's Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Burnett (1820-1894); married to Mabel Lowell (daughter of James Russell Lowell (1819-1891)).
      Political family: Lowell-Dunlap family of Massachusetts.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    Southborough Rural Cemetery
    Southborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Robert Helyer Thayer (1901-1984) — also known as Robert H. Thayer — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Washington, D.C. Born in Southborough, Worcester County, Mass., September 22, 1901. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1946; U.S. Minister to Romania, 1955-57. Member, National Trust for Historic Preservation; Audubon Society. Died, of leukemia, in Washington, D.C., January 26, 1984 (age 82 years, 126 days). Interment at Southborough Rural Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Greenough Thayer (1863-1934) and Violet (Otis) Thayer (1871-1962); married, December 26, 1926, to Virginia Pratt (1905-1979; daughter of Ruth Baker Pratt); grandnephew of James Otis (1836-1898); second great-grandson of Harrison Gray Otis; third great-grandson of Samuel Allyne Otis; third cousin thrice removed of Nathaniel Freeman, Jr..
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Otis family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Oak Ridge Cemetery
    Southbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Calvin De Witt Paige (1848-1930) — also known as Calvin D. Paige — of Southbridge, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Southbridge, Worcester County, Mass., May 20, 1848. Republican. President, Central Mills Co. (cotton); president, Southbridge Savings Bank; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1878-79; Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1904; member of Massachusetts Governor's Council, 1906-07; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1913-25. Died in Southbridge, Worcester County, Mass., April 24, 1930 (age 81 years, 339 days). Interment at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Calvin A. Paige and Mercy (Dresser) Paige; married 1873 to Ida Francis Edwards.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Pine Grove Cemetery
    Spencer, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Newton Prouty (1842-1916) — of Spencer, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Spencer, Worcester County, Mass., October 6, 1842. Republican. Boot and shoe manufacturer; director, Spencer National Bank; member of Massachusetts state senate Fourth Worcester District, 1906-07. Member, Freemasons. Died in Newport, Orleans County, Vt., January 18, 1916 (age 73 years, 104 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Isaac Prouty (1798-1872) and Mary Ann (Newton) Prouty (1813-1875); married, May 25, 1864, to Jane Azuba 'Jennie' Richardson; third cousin of John Azro Prouty (1826-1900).
      Political family: Prouty family of Newport, Vermont.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Oak Hill Cemetery
    Sterling, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Arthur Prentice Rugg (1862-1938) — also known as Arthur P. Rugg — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Sterling, Worcester County, Mass., August 20, 1862. Lawyer; law partner of John R. Thayer; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1906-38; chief justice of Massachusetts supreme judicial court, 1911-38. Unitarian. Died June 12, 1938 (age 75 years, 296 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Charles B. Rugg (1887?-?).


    Center Cemetery
    Sutton, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Jonas Sibley (1762-1834) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Sutton, Worcester County, Mass., March 7, 1762. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1806; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 11th District, 1823-25; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1826. Died February 5, 1834 (age 71 years, 335 days). Interment at Center Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Old Burying Ground
    Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Phineas Bruce (1762-1809) — of Massachusetts. Born in Mendon, Worcester County, Mass., June 7, 1762. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1791-98, 1800; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts at-large, 1803-05. Died in Uxbridge, Worcester County, Mass., October 4, 1809 (age 47 years, 119 days). Original interment at Old Burying Ground; reinterment at Prospect Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Prospect Hill Cemetery
    Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Benjamin Adams (1764-1837) — of Uxbridge, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Mendon, Worcester County, Mass., December 16, 1764. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1809-14; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1814-15, 1822-25; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1816-21 (11th District 1816-17, 12th District 1817-21); defeated, 1820, 1822. Died in Uxbridge, Worcester County, Mass., March 28, 1837 (age 72 years, 102 days). Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Phineas Bruce (1762-1809) — of Massachusetts. Born in Mendon, Worcester County, Mass., June 7, 1762. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1791-98, 1800; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts at-large, 1803-05. Died in Uxbridge, Worcester County, Mass., October 4, 1809 (age 47 years, 119 days). Original interment at Old Burying Ground; reinterment at Prospect Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    New Cemetery
    West Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Jabez Upham (1764-1811) — of Brookfield, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Massachusetts, 1764. Member of Massachusetts state legislature, 1800; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 10th District, 1807-10. Died in 1811 (age about 47 years). Interment at New Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of George Baxter Upham (1768-1848); cousin *** of Charles Wentworth Upham.
      Political family: Upham family of Massachusetts.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Pine Grove Cemetery
    West Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Daniel Henry Chamberlain (1835-1907) — also known as D. H. Chamberlain — of Berkeley County, S.C. Born in West Brookfield, Worcester County, Mass., June 23, 1835. Delegate to South Carolina state constitutional convention from Berkeley County, 1868; Governor of South Carolina, 1874-76; defeated, 1876. Died in Charlottesville, Va., April 14, 1907 (age 71 years, 295 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Daniel Henry Chamberlain: Walter Allen, Governor Chamberlain's Administration in South Carolina : A Chapter of Reconstruction in the Southern States


    Pine Grove Cemetery
    Westborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Sherman Boutell (1856-1926) — also known as Henry S. Boutell — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 14, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1884; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1897-1911 (6th District 1897-1903, 9th District 1903-11); delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1908; U.S. Minister to Switzerland, 1911-13; law professor. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Loyal Legion. Died, of bronchial pneumonia, in Sanremo, Italy, March 11, 1926 (age 69 years, 362 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lewis Henry Boutell and Anna (Greene) Boutell; married, December 29, 1880, to Euphemia Lucia Clara Gates; nephew of Roger Sherman Greene; grandnephew of William Maxwell Evarts; second great-grandson of Roger Sherman (1721-1793).
      Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
      Roger Sherman Greene II (1881-1947) — also known as Roger S. Greene — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Westborough, Worcester County, Mass., May 29, 1881. Democrat. U.S. Vice Consul in Rio de Janeiro, 1903-04; Nagasaki, 1904-05; Kobe, 1905; U.S. Consul in Vladivostok, 1907; Harbin, 1909-11; U.S. Consul General in Hankow, 1911-14. Unitarian. Member, American Society for International Law. Died in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Fla., March 27, 1947 (age 65 years, 302 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Crosby Greene (1843-1913) and Mary Jane (Forbes) Greene (1845-1910); married, May 8, 1920, to Kate Brown (1888-1978); nephew of Roger Sherman Greene (1840-1930); second great-grandson of Roger Sherman.
      Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
    Westminster, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Marcus Allen Coolidge (1865-1947) — also known as Marcus A. Coolidge — of Fitchburg, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Westminster, Worcester County, Mass., October 6, 1865. Democrat. Chairmaker; builder; president, Fitchburg Machine Works; president, Seneca Falls (N.Y.) Machine Co., manufacturers of machine tools; candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 4th District, 1902, 1904; mayor of Fitchburg, Mass., 1916; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1920, 1924, 1932, 1936; Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1928; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1931-37. Universalist. Member, Elks. Died in Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Fla., January 23, 1947 (age 81 years, 109 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ellen Drusilla (Allen) Coolidge and Frederick Spaulding Coolidge (1841-1906); married, October 1, 1898, to Ethel Louise Warren.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
      Frederick Spaulding Coolidge (1841-1906) — also known as Frederick S. Coolidge — of Massachusetts. Born in Westminster, Worcester County, Mass., December 7, 1841. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state legislature, 1880; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 11th District, 1891-93; defeated, 1892. Died in Fitchburg, Worcester County, Mass., June 8, 1906 (age 64 years, 183 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Marcus Allen Coolidge (1865-1947).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Hope Cemetery
    119 Webster Street
    Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Founded 1854
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Gardner Reed (1835-1899) — also known as Charles G. Reed — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in North Brookfield, Worcester County, Mass., April 2, 1835. Wheel spoke manufacturer; mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1884-85. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons. Suffered a heart attack at the corner of Belmont and Orchard streets, and died soon after in a nearby house, Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., November 21, 1899 (age 64 years, 233 days). Interment at Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Gardner Reed (1809-1884) and Frances Louise (Tilton) Reed (1809-1856); married to Luella P. Ware; married, September 25, 1873, to Elizabeth Paul Beagary (1838-1889); married, October 12, 1892, to Anna Sophia Whitcomb; third cousin thrice removed of Benjamin Pierce (1757-1839); fourth cousin of Frank Finley Merriam and Charles Edward Merriam, Jr..
      Political family: Pierce-Merriam family of Massachusetts (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William A. Bennett (1887-1970) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born March 7, 1887. Republican. Mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1938-45; Worcester County High Sheriff, 1944-63. Died September 15, 1970 (age 83 years, 192 days). Interment at Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Nellie M. Bacon (1887-1979).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Samuel E. Winslow Samuel Ellsworth Winslow (1862-1940) — also known as Samuel E. Winslow — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., April 11, 1862. Republican. President, Samuel Winslow Skate Manufacturing Co.; director, U.S. Envelope Co., State Mutual Life Assurance Co. of Worcester, Mass., and Mechanics National Bank; trustee, Worcester City Hospital; chairman, U.S. Board of Railway Labor Mediation; Massachusetts Republican state chair, 1893-94; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1908; speaker, 1924; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 4th District, 1913-25. Unitarian. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., July 11, 1940 (age 78 years, 91 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Winslow (1827-1894) and Mary Weeks (Robbins) Winslow; married, April 17, 1889, to Bertha Lucenia Russell.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Munsey's Magazine, June 1919
      John Alden Thayer (1857-1917) — also known as John A. Thayer — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., December 22, 1857. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1911-13; defeated, 1912; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912; postmaster at Worcester, Mass., 1915-17. Died, in Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., July 31, 1917 (age 59 years, 221 days). Interment at Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Eli Thayer and Caroline Maria (Capron) Thayer (1826-1908); third cousin twice removed of Ralph Waldo Hungerford; third cousin thrice removed of John Adams; fourth cousin of Staley N. Wood; fourth cousin once removed of John Milton Thayer (1820-1906) and James Abram Garfield.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Davis family; Thayer-Capron-Aldrich-Stetson family; Adams-Rusling family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Eli Thayer (1819-1899) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Mendon, Worcester County, Mass., June 11, 1819. Republican. School teacher and principal; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1853-54; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 9th District, 1857-61; defeated, 1872; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1860. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., April 15, 1899 (age 79 years, 308 days). Interment at Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Cushman Ferdinando Thayer (1795-1818) and Miranda (Pond) Thayer (1797-1878); married, August 6, 1845, to Caroline Maria Capron (1826-1908); father of John Alden Thayer; second cousin thrice removed of Ralph Waldo Hungerford; third cousin once removed of Staley N. Wood; third cousin twice removed of John Adams; fourth cousin of John Milton Thayer (1820-1906) and James Abram Garfield; fourth cousin once removed of John Quincy Adams, Elijah Hunt Mills, George Bailey Loring, Alexander Wheelock Thayer, William Aldrich, Augustus Brown Reed Sprague, Edward M. Chapin and James Rudolph Garfield.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Davis family; Thayer-Capron-Aldrich-Stetson family; Adams-Rusling family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Mechanic Street Burying Ground
    Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Allen (1749-1827) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., September 2, 1749. Delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1788; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 10th District, 1810-11; member of Massachusetts Governor's Council, 1815-18. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., September 2, 1827 (age 78 years, 0 days). Interment at Mechanic Street Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Son of James Allen and Mary (Adams) Allen; father of Charles Allen; nephew of Samuel Adams (1722-1803); first cousin twice removed of William Vincent Wells; second cousin once removed of John Adams; third cousin of John Quincy Adams (1767-1848); third cousin once removed of Samuel Huntington, George Washington Adams, Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886) and John Milton Thayer; third cousin twice removed of Edward M. Chapin, John Quincy Adams (1833-1894) and Brooks Adams; third cousin thrice removed of Lyman Kidder Bass, Daniel T. Hayden, Arthur Chapin, Arthur Laban Bates, Charles Francis Adams (1866-1954) and Almur Stiles Whiting; fourth cousin of Samuel H. Huntington and Caleb Cushing; fourth cousin once removed of Willard J. Chapin, Erastus Fairbanks, Nathaniel Huntington, James Huntington, Elisha Mills Huntington, Charles Adams, Jr., James Brooks and Bailey Frye Adams.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts; Adams-Waite-Forshee-Cowan family of Dexter, Michigan; Pike family of Lubec, Maine; Kidder family of Connecticut; Adams-Rusling family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Notre Dame Cemetery
    Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      H. Oscar Rocheleau (d. 1959) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1916, 1936. Died in 1959. Interment at Notre Dame Cemetery.


    Old Swedish Cemetery
    Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Pehr Gustaf Holmes (1881-1952) — also known as Pehr G. Holmes — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Sweden, April 9, 1881. Republican. Manufacturer; mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1917-19; member of Massachusetts Governor's Council 7th District, 1925-28; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 4th District, 1931-47; defeated, 1946. Congregationalist. Swedish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Redmen; Elks; Rotary. Died in Venice, Sarasota County, Fla., December 19, 1952 (age 71 years, 254 days). Interment at Old Swedish Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Freda C. Johnson (died 1936).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    St. John's Cemetery
    Cambridge Street
    Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Politicians buried here:
      Harold Daniel Donohue (1901-1984) — also known as Harold D. Donohue — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., June 18, 1901. Democrat. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1932, 1940; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1947-74 (4th District 1947-73, 3rd District 1973-74); resigned 1974. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Elks; Knights of Columbus; Eagles. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., November 4, 1984 (age 83 years, 139 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Cornelius Donohue and Margaret (Lyons) Donohue.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Anna A. Sharry — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940, 1952; candidate for Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1956. Female. Interment at St. John's Cemetery.


    Worcester Rural Cemetery
    108 Grove Street
    Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Levi Lincoln (1749-1820) — of Massachusetts. Born in Hingham, Plymouth County, Mass., May 15, 1749. Democrat. State court judge in Massachusetts, 1775; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1779; Delegate to Continental Congress from Massachusetts, 1781; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1796; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1797; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts at-large, 1800-01; U.S. Secretary of State, 1801; U.S. Attorney General, 1801-05; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1807-09; Governor of Massachusetts, 1808-09. Died April 14, 1820 (age 70 years, 335 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Enoch Lincoln (1720-1802) and Rachel (Fearing) Lincoln (1721-1782); married to Martha Waldo (1761-1828); father of Levi Lincoln, Jr. and Enoch Lincoln (1788-1829); great-granduncle of Frederick Robie (1822-1912); second cousin twice removed of Lansing Edgar Lincoln; second cousin thrice removed of Burr Buchanan Lincoln; second cousin four times removed of James Helme Lincoln; third cousin twice removed of Abraham Lincoln; third cousin thrice removed of Robert Todd Lincoln.
      Political family: Lincoln-Lee family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Bancroft (1800-1891) — of Massachusetts. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., October 3, 1800. Democrat. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1832-34; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1844; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1844; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1845-46; U.S. Minister to Great Britain, 1846-49; Prussia, 1867-71; Germany, 1871-74. Congregationalist. Elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1910. Died in Washington, D.C., January 17, 1891 (age 90 years, 106 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. Aaron Bancroft (1755-1839) and Lucretia (Chandler) Bancroft (1765-1839); brother of Elizabeth 'Eliza' Bancroft (1791-1872; who married John Davis (1787-1854)); married, March 1, 1827, to Sarah H. Dwight (1803-1837); married, August 16, 1838, to Elizabeth (Davis) Bliss (1803-1886); uncle of John Chandler Bancroft Davis (1822-1907) and Horace Davis; granduncle of John Davis (1851-1902); second great-granduncle of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. and John Davis Lodge; third great-granduncle of George Cabot Lodge.
      Political families: Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Davis family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Davis (1787-1854) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Northborough, Worcester County, Mass., January 13, 1787. Whig. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 5th District, 1825-34; Governor of Massachusetts, 1834-35, 1841-43; resigned 1835; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1835-41, 1845-53. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., April 19, 1854 (age 67 years, 96 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Isaac Davis and Anna (Brigham) Davis; married, March 29, 1822, to Elizabeth 'Eliza' Bancroft (1791-1872; sister of George Bancroft); father of John Chandler Bancroft Davis and Horace Davis; uncle of Isaac Davis (1799-1883); grandfather of John Davis; granduncle of Edward Livingston Davis; great-granduncle of Livingston Davis; second great-grandfather of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. and John Davis Lodge; third great-grandfather of George Cabot Lodge; third cousin twice removed of Charles Courtney Pinkney Holden (1827-1905), Ebenezer Gregg Danforth Holden and Winfield Scott Holden; third cousin thrice removed of Charles Wayne Holden.
      Political families: Davis family; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Alexander Hamilton Bullock (1816-1882) — also known as Alexander H. Bullock — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Royalston, Worcester County, Mass., March 2, 1816. Lawyer; newspaper editor; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1845-49, 1862-65; Speaker of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, 1862-65; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1849; mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1859; defeated (Whig), 1853; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1864; Governor of Massachusetts, 1866-69. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., January 17, 1882 (age 65 years, 321 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Alexander Hamilton
      Relatives: Son of Rufus H. Bullock (1779-1858) and Sarah (Davis) Bullock; married, August 29, 1842, to Elvira Hazard; father of Fanny Bullock Workman (1859-1925; mountain climber); grandfather of Chandler Bullock (1872-1962); first cousin thrice removed of Stephen Bullock; third cousin once removed of Nathaniel Bullock; fourth cousin of Richmond Martin Bullock, Jonathan Russell Bullock, Benjamin Kimball Bullock and Isaac Bullock.
      Political family: Bullock family of Massachusetts (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Isaac Davis (1799-1883) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Northborough, Worcester County, Mass., June 2, 1799. Democrat. Lawyer; bank director; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1843-54; mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1856, 1858, 1861; defeated, 1849 (Citizens), 1851, 1861 (Citizens), 1867 (Citizens); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1860, 1864; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1861. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., April 1, 1883 (age 83 years, 303 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Phineas Davis (1772-1834) and Martha (Eager) Davis (1772-1854); married, March 30, 1829, to Mary Holbrook Estabrook (1807-1875); father of Edward Livingston Davis; nephew of John Davis (1787-1854); grandfather of Livingston Davis; first cousin of John Chandler Bancroft Davis and Horace Davis; first cousin once removed of John Davis (1851-1902); first cousin thrice removed of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. and John Davis Lodge; first cousin four times removed of George Cabot Lodge; second cousin once removed of John Barnard Fairbank; third cousin of Merton William Fairbank; third cousin once removed of Wilson Henry Fairbank, Alexander Warren Fairbank, Charles Warren Fairbanks and Newton Hamilton Fairbanks; third cousin thrice removed of Leone Fairbanks Burrell and Douglas Stanley Fairbanks; fourth cousin once removed of Charles Courtney Pinkney Holden (1827-1905), Ebenezer Gregg Danforth Holden and Winfield Scott Holden.
      Political families: Davis family; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Levi Lincoln, Jr. (1782-1868) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., October 25, 1782. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state senate, 1812-13, 1844-45; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1814-22; Speaker of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, 1822-23; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1820; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1823-24; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1824-25; Governor of Massachusetts, 1825-34; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 5th District, 1834-41; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1841-43; mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1848-49; Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1864. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., May 29, 1868 (age 85 years, 217 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Levi Lincoln and Martha (Waldo) Lincoln (1761-1828); brother of Enoch Lincoln; married to Penelope Winslow Sever (1786-1872); granduncle of Frederick Robie (1822-1912); third cousin once removed of Lansing Edgar Lincoln; third cousin twice removed of Burr Buchanan Lincoln; third cousin thrice removed of James Helme Lincoln; fourth cousin once removed of Abraham Lincoln.
      Political family: Lincoln-Lee family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George W. Richardson (1808-1886) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in 1808. Mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1855, 1857. Died June 15, 1886 (age about 77 years). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Peter Child Bacon (1804-1886) — also known as Peter C. Bacon — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born November 11, 1804. Lawyer; mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1851-52. Died February 7, 1886 (age 81 years, 88 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Whitney Rice (1826-1896) — also known as William W. Rice — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Deerfield, Franklin County, Mass., March 7, 1826. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; Worcester County Judge of Insolvency, 1858; mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1860; defeated, 1858; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1868; District Attorney, Middle District, 1869-74; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1875; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1877-87 (9th District 1877-83, 10th District 1883-87); bank director. Member, American Antiquarian Society. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., March 1, 1896 (age 69 years, 360 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. Benjamin Rice and Lucy (Whitney) Rice (c.1799-1893); brother-in-law of George Frisbie Hoar (1826-1904); married 1855 to Cornelia A. Moen (died 1862); married, September 28, 1875, to Alice M. Miller.
      Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      P. Emory Aldrich (1818-1895) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born July 24, 1818. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1856; mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1862; defeated, 1855. Died March 14, 1895 (age 76 years, 233 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edward Livingston Davis (1834-1912) — also known as Edward L. Davis — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., April 22, 1834. Lawyer; manufacturer of ironwork, including railroad wheels; director of banks and railroads; mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1874; defeated (Citizens), 1874; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1876. Episcopalian. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., March 2, 1912 (age 77 years, 315 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Edward Livingston
      Relatives: Son of Isaac Davis and Mary Holman (Estabrook) Davis (1807-1875); married 1859 to Hannah Gardner Adams (died 1861); married, December 2, 1869, to Maria Louisa Robbins; father of Livingston Davis; grandnephew of John Davis (1787-1854); first cousin once removed of John Chandler Bancroft Davis (1822-1907) and Horace Davis; second cousin of John Davis (1851-1902); second cousin twice removed of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. and John Davis Lodge; second cousin thrice removed of George Cabot Lodge; third cousin of John Barnard Fairbank; third cousin once removed of Merton William Fairbank; fourth cousin of Wilson Henry Fairbank, Alexander Warren Fairbank, Charles Warren Fairbanks and Newton Hamilton Fairbanks.
      Political families: Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Davis family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Joseph H. Walker Joseph Henry Walker (1829-1907) — also known as Joseph H. Walker — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., December 21, 1829. Republican. Boot and shoe manufacturer; leather manufacturer; candidate for mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1876; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1879-80, 1887; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1889-99 (10th District 1889-93, 3rd District 1893-99); defeated, 1898. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., April 3, 1907 (age 77 years, 103 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, September 1897
      Augustus Brown Reed Sprague (1827-1910) — also known as Augustus B. R. Sprague — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Ware, Hampshire County, Mass., March 7, 1827. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; furniture merchant; mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1896-97. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Loyal Legion. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., May 17, 1910 (age 83 years, 71 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lee Sprague (1798-1877) and Lucia (Snow) Sprague (1805-1864); married, December 23, 1846, to Eliza Jane Rice (1826-1889); married 1891 to Mary Jennie Barbour (1857-1927); third cousin once removed of William Sprague (1799-1856); third cousin thrice removed of John Adams (1735-1826) and John Brown; fourth cousin of William Sprague (1830-1915); fourth cousin once removed of Eli Thayer, Walter Keene Linscott, Sidney Smythe Linscott and Charles Arthur Sprague.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Otis family of Connecticut; Sprague family of Providence, Rhode Island; Ames family of North Easton, Massachusetts; Baldwin-Yates-Adams family of Maine; Kidder family of Connecticut; Adams-Waite-Forshee-Cowan family of Dexter, Michigan; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Adams-Baldwin-Otis family of Boston, Massachusetts; Adams-Rusling family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    John R. Thayer John Randolph Thayer (1845-1916) — also known as John R. Thayer — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Douglas, Worcester County, Mass., March 9, 1845. Democrat. Lawyer; law partner of Arthur P. Rugg; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1880-82; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1880, 1904; candidate for mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1886; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1891-92; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1899-1905; defeated, 1892. Unitarian; later Episcopalian. Died December 19, 1916 (age 71 years, 285 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mowry Richardson Thayer and Harriet (Morse) Thayer; married, January 30, 1873, to Charlotte Holmes (1847-1925).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Men of Mark in America (1906)
      Dwight Foster (1828-1884) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in 1828. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1856; Massachusetts state attorney general, 1861-64; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1866-69. Member, Skull and Bones. Died April 18, 1884 (age about 55 years). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alfred Dwight Foster; married, August 20, 1850, to Henrietta Perkins Baldwin (daughter of Roger Sherman Baldwin; sister of Simeon Eben Baldwin); grandson of Dwight Foster; grandnephew of Theodore Foster (1752-1828).
      Political family: Foster-Baldwin family of Brookfield, Massachusetts (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article
      Charles Grenfill Washburn (1857-1928) — also known as Charles G. Washburn — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., January 28, 1857. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1897-98; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1899-1900; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1904, 1916; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1906-11; defeated, 1900, 1910. Died in Lenox, Berkshire County, Mass., May 25, 1928 (age 71 years, 118 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Francis Washburn (1827-1893) and Mary Elizabeth (Whiton) Washburn (1836-1928); married, April 25, 1889, to Caroline Vinton Slater (1859-1941); second cousin five times removed of Samuel Adams, Samuel Huntington (1731-1796) and John Adams; fourth cousin once removed of John Milton Fessenden and Mary Winsor.
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Sherman family of Connecticut; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York; Dewey-Blaine-Coit-Huntington family of Connecticut; Stetson family of New York and Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Abijah Bigelow (1775-1860) — of Leominster, Worcester County, Mass.; Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Westminster, Worcester County, Mass., December 5, 1775. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1807-09; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1810-15 (11th District 1810-13, at-large 1813-15). Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., April 5, 1860 (age 84 years, 122 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Russell Stobbs (1877-1966) — also known as George R. Stobbs — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Webster, Worcester County, Mass., February 7, 1877. Republican. U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 4th District, 1925-31; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1932. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., December 23, 1966 (age 89 years, 319 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Rockwood Hoar (1855-1906) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., August 24, 1855. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1905-06; died in office 1906. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., November 1, 1906 (age 51 years, 69 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Frisbie Hoar and Mary Louisa (Spurr) Hoar (1831-1859); married 1893 to Christine Rice (1872-1960; who later married Frederick Huntington Gillett); nephew of Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar; grandson of Samuel Hoar; great-grandson of Roger Sherman; first cousin of Sherman Hoar; first cousin once removed of Roger Sherman Baldwin, Sherman Day, William Maxwell Evarts and Roger Sherman Hoar; second cousin of Simeon Eben Baldwin, Roger Sherman Greene, Maxwell Evarts, Arthur Outram Sherman (1864-?), Thomas Day Thacher and Roger Kent; second cousin twice removed of Archibald Cox; third cousin once removed of Chauncey Mitchell Depew and John Frederick Addis; third cousin twice removed of John Stanley Addis; fourth cousin of John Adams Dix.
      Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Sewall-Adams-Cony family of Maine; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Denison Baldwin (1809-1883) — also known as John D. Baldwin — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in North Stonington, New London County, Conn., September 28, 1809. Republican. Newspaper editor; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1847-52; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1860; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 8th District, 1863-69. Congregationalist. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., July 8, 1883 (age 73 years, 283 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ginery Twichell (1811-1883) — of Massachusetts. Born in Massachusetts, 1811. Republican. U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1867-73. Died in 1883 (age about 72 years). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Allen (1797-1869) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., August 9, 1797. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1830, 1833-35, 1840; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1836-37; common pleas court judge in Massachusetts, 1842-45; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 5th District, 1849-53; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1853; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1856; superior court judge in Massachusetts, 1859-67. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., August 6, 1869 (age 71 years, 362 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Allen; grandnephew of Samuel Adams (1722-1803).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts; Adams-Waite-Forshee-Cowan family of Dexter, Michigan; Pike family of Lubec, Maine; Kidder family of Connecticut; Adams-Rusling family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Andrew Haswell Green (1820-1903) — also known as Andrew H. Green; "Father of Greater New York"; "Handy Andy" — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born near Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., October 6, 1820. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1880; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 13th District, 1894. Protestant. Guided creation of Central Park in New York, and Niagara State Preserve (first state park in the U.S.); led crusade to consolidate the five boroughs into today's New York City; helped create the New York Public Library, the Bronx Zoo, and other cultural institutions. Shot and killed, by a murderer who mistook him for someone else, in front of his home, on Park Avenue, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 13, 1903 (age 83 years, 38 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery.
      Green Island, in the Niagara River, at Niagara Falls, New York, is named for him.
      Livingston Davis (1882-1932) — also known as Livy Davis — of Milton, Norfolk County, Mass.; Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., August 13, 1882. Banker; director of railroads; Consul for Belgium in Boston, Mass., 1930-32. Member, American Antiquarian Society. In ill health for some time, he died from a self-inflicted gunshot, in Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass., January 11, 1932 (age 49 years, 151 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Livingston Davis and Maria Louisa (Robbins) Davis (1843-1916); married, April 23, 1908, to Alice Gardiner (1885-1963; divorced 1922); married, August 31, 1927, to Georgia Appleton (1891-1976); grandson of Isaac Davis (1799-1883); great-grandnephew of John Davis (1787-1854); first cousin twice removed of John Chandler Bancroft Davis and Horace Davis; second cousin once removed of John Davis (1851-1902); third cousin once removed of John Barnard Fairbank, Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. and John Davis Lodge; third cousin twice removed of Merton William Fairbank and George Cabot Lodge; fourth cousin once removed of Wilson Henry Fairbank, Alexander Warren Fairbank, Charles Warren Fairbanks and Newton Hamilton Fairbanks.
      Political families: Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Davis family; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Martin Van Buren Jefferson (1833-1908) — also known as M. V. B. Jefferson — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Uxbridge, Worcester County, Mass., May 19, 1833. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1888 (alternate), 1896. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., March 11, 1908 (age 74 years, 297 days). Entombed at Worcester Rural Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Martin Van Buren
      Relatives: Married to Augusta F. Howe (1842-1930).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Milton Prince Higgins (1903-1997) — also known as Milton P. Higgins — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., October 29, 1903. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1948. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., February 19, 1997 (age 93 years, 113 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edgenie Gertrude (Brosius) Higgins (1865-1911) and Aldus Chapin Higgins (1872-1948); brother of Elizabeth Brosius Higgins (1900-1970; who married Vinton Chapin); married to Alice Lord Coonley (1906-2000); third cousin twice removed of Alfred Clark Chapin (1848-1936).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Bache-Dallas family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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