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Prince George's County
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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Prince George's County

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  • Private or family graveyards
  • Adelphi George Washington Cemetery
  • Beltsville St. John's Episcopal Church Cemetery
  • Brentwood Fort Lincoln Cemetery
  • Clinton Resurrection Cemetery
  • Croom Bowie Family Cemetery
  • Croom St. Thomas Church Cemetery
  • Glenn Dale Duvall Memorial Garden, Marietta House
  • Landover National Harmony Memorial Park
  • Laurel Ivy Hill Cemetery
  • Laurel Maryland National Memorial Park
  • Riverdale Calvert Cemetery
  • Seat Pleasant Addison's Chapel of St. Matthew's Episcopal Church
  • Suitland Cedar Hill Cemetery
  • Suitland Lincoln Memorial Cemetery
  • Upper Marlboro Mt. Carmel Roman Catholic Cemetery
  • Upper Marlboro St. Barnabas Church Cemetery
  • Upper Marlboro Trinity Episcopal Church Cemetery


    Private or family graveyards
    Prince George's County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      William Henry Daingerfield (1808-1878) — also known as William H. Daingerfield — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Born in Alexandria, Va., 1808. Mayor of San Antonio, Tex., 1838; member of Texas Republic Senate from District of Bexar, 1840-42; Texas Republic Secretary of the Treasury, 1842-43; Texas Republic Charge d'Affaires to the Netherlands, 1844-46. Died in Prince George's County, Md., September, 1878 (age about 70 years). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Joseph Kent (1779-1837) — of Bladensburg, Prince George's County, Md. Born in Calvert County, Md., January 14, 1779. U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1811-15, 1819-26; member of Maryland state senate, 1815; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1816; Governor of Maryland, 1826-29; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1833-37; died in office 1837. Episcopalian. Died near Bladensburg, Prince George's County, Md., November 24, 1837 (age 58 years, 314 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Kent and Anne (Wheeler) Kent; married to Eleanor Lee Wallace and Alice Contee.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Hanson (1721-1783) — of Maryland. Born near Port Tobacco, Charles County, Md., April 14, 1721. Planter; member of Maryland state senate, 1757-73; Delegate to Continental Congress from Maryland, 1779-82; signer, Articles of Confederation, 1781. Swedish ancestry. Died in Oxon Hill, Prince George's County, Md., November 22, 1783 (age 62 years, 222 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard; statue at Frederick County Courthouse Grounds, Frederick, Md.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Hanson (c.1685-1740) and Elizabeth (Storey) Hanson (c.1688-1764); married 1747 to Jane Contee (1728-1812); father of Jane Contee Hanson (1747-1781; who married Philip Thomas), Peter Contee Hanson (1748-1776; killed in battle of Fort Washington during the U.S. Revolutionary War) and Alexander Contee Hanson (1749-1806); grandfather of Rebecca Bellicum Thomas (1777-1814; who married Alexander Contee Magruder (1779-1853)) and Alexander Contee Hanson (1786-1819).
      Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Carroll-Hanson family of Maryland (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Strode Barbour, Jr. (1820-1892) — also known as John S. Barbour, Jr. — of Alexandria, Va. Born in Culpeper County, Va., December 29, 1820. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1847-51; president, Orange & Alexandria Railroad, 1852; U.S. Representative from Virginia 8th District, 1881-87; member of Democratic National Committee from Virginia, 1884-92; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1888; U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1889-92; died in office 1892. Died in Washington, D.C., May 14, 1892 (age 71 years, 137 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Son of John Strode Barbour (1790-1855) and Eliza A. (Byrne) Barbour (1799-1878); brother of James Barbour; married 1865 to Susan Daingerfield; uncle of John Strode Barbour (1866-1952).
      Political family: Barbour family of Virginia.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Oden Bowie (1826-1894) — of Maryland. Born in Prince George's County, Md., November 10, 1826. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1849; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1864; member of Maryland state senate, 1867; Governor of Maryland, 1869-72. Episcopalian. Died in Prince George's County, Md., December 4, 1894 (age 68 years, 24 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Thomas Fielder Bowie (1808-1869) — of Maryland. Born in Prince George's County, Md., April 7, 1808. Lawyer; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1837-38, 1845; candidate for Governor of Maryland, 1843; delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1850; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1852; U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1855-59. Died in Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, Md., October 31, 1869 (age 61 years, 207 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Contee Bowie (1771-1813) and Mary Mackall (Bowie) Bowie (1776-1825); brother of Mary Mackall Bowie (1801-1873; who married Reverdy Johnson); nephew of Robert William Bowie (1787-1848); grandson of Robert William Bowie (1750-1818); grandnephew of Benjamin Mackall IV, Walter Bowie and Thomas Mackall; great-granduncle of James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr.; second great-granduncle of James Jermiah Wadsworth (1905-1984); third great-granduncle of James Wadsworth Symington.
      Political families: Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Hay-Morton-Turner-Wadsworth family of Taunton, Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Walter Bowie (1748-1810) — of Maryland. Born in Prince George's County, Md., 1748. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1777-97; state court judge in Maryland, 1791-92; member of Maryland state senate, 1801-02; U.S. Representative from Maryland at-large, 1802-05. Episcopalian. Died in Prince George's County, Md., November 9, 1810 (age about 62 years). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Son of Capt. William S. Bowie (1721-1791) and Margaret (Sprigg) Bowie (1726-1804); brother of Robert William Bowie (1750-1818); married 1771 to Mary Brookes (1747-1812); uncle of Robert William Bowie (1787-1848); granduncle of Mary Mackall Bowie (who married Reverdy Johnson) and Thomas Fielder Bowie; third great-granduncle of James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr.; fourth great-granduncle of James Jermiah Wadsworth (1905-1984); fifth great-granduncle of James Wadsworth Symington.
      Political families: Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Hay-Morton-Turner-Wadsworth family of Taunton, Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Thomas Sim Lee (1745-1819) — of Maryland. Born near Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, Md., October 29, 1745. Governor of Maryland, 1779-82, 1792-94; Delegate to Continental Congress from Maryland, 1782-83; delegate to Maryland convention to ratify U.S. constitution, 1788; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1792; member of Maryland state senate, 1794. Anglican; later Catholic. Died in Middleton Valley, Frederick County, Md., November 9, 1819 (age 74 years, 11 days). Original interment at in a private or family graveyard; reinterment in 1888 at Mt. Carmel Roman Catholic Cemetery, Upper Marlboro, Md.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Lee (1713-1745) and Christiana (Sim) Lee; married to Mary Digges (1745-1805); father of John Lee; great-grandfather of John Lee Carroll; third great-grandfather of Outerbridge Horsey; first cousin of Richard Potts; first cousin once removed of Richard Henry Lee, Francis Lightfoot Lee and Arthur Lee; second cousin of Alexander Contee Hanson, Henry Lee, Charles Lee, Edmund Jennings Lee and Alexander Contee Magruder; second cousin once removed of Daniel Carroll and Charles Carroll of Carrollton; second cousin twice removed of John Read Magruder, Fitzhugh Lee and Francis Preston Blair Lee; second cousin thrice removed of Edward Brooke Lee; second cousin four times removed of Blair Lee III and Edward Brooke Lee, Jr. (1917-2004); third cousin of Zachary Taylor; third cousin once removed of Thomas Leonidas Crittenden; third cousin twice removed of Hancock Lee Jackson; third cousin thrice removed of Abraham Lincoln, James Sansome Lakin, Elliot Woolfolk Major, John Howell Carroll and Edgar Bailey Woolfolk.
      Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Muhlenberg-Hiester family of Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Carlyle Herbert (1775-1846) — also known as John C. Herbert — of Vansville, Prince George's County, Md. Born in Alexandria, Va., August 16, 1775. Member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1798-99; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1808-13; Speaker of the Maryland State House of Delegates, 1812-13; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1815-19; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1824; member of Maryland state senate, 1826-30. Episcopalian. Died in Buchanan, Botetourt County, Va., September 1, 1846 (age 71 years, 16 days). Original interment at in a private or family graveyard; reinterment at Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Md.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    George Washington Cemetery
    Adelphi, Prince George's County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Carlton Ralph Sickles (1921-2004) — also known as Carlton R. Sickles — of Lanham, Prince George's County, Md. Born in Hamden, New Haven County, Conn., June 15, 1921. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1955-62; U.S. Representative from Maryland at-large, 1963-67; defeated in primary, 1968; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1964, 1968; candidate in primary for Governor of Maryland, 1966; delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1967. Catholic. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., January 17, 2004 (age 82 years, 216 days). Interment at George Washington Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. John's Episcopal Church Cemetery
    Beltsville, Prince George's County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Edward Coffin (1841-1912) — also known as Charles E. Coffin — of Muirkirk, Prince George's County, Md. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., July 18, 1841. Republican. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1884; member of Maryland state senate, 1890-92; U.S. Representative from Maryland 5th District, 1894-97. Died in Muirkirk, Prince George's County, Md., May 24, 1912 (age 70 years, 311 days). Interment at St. John's Episcopal Church Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Fort Lincoln Cemetery
    3401 Bladensburg Road
    Brentwood, Prince George's County, Maryland
    Founded 1912
    Politicians buried here:
      Loring Milton Black, Jr. (1886-1956) — also known as Loring M. Black, Jr.; "The Kid Senator" — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 17, 1886. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state senate, 1911-12, 1919-20 (4th District 1911-12, 6th District 1919-20); defeated, 1920; U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1923-35; candidate in primary for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1933. One of the leaders of the "wet bloc" in Congress, which opposed Prohibition. Died from a heart attack, in a drugstore at Washington, D.C., May 21, 1956 (age 70 years, 4 days). Interment at Fort Lincoln Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Loring M. Black (c.1855-1927) and Elizabeth Black (c.1856-1935); married to Beatrice M. Eddy and Loy Spencer.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Gerald Prentice Nye (1892-1971) — also known as Gerald P. Nye — of Cooperstown, Griggs County, N.Dak. Born in Hortonville, Outagamie County, Wis., December 19, 1892. Newspaper editor; candidate for U.S. Representative from North Dakota 2nd District, 1924; U.S. Senator from North Dakota, 1925-45; appointed 1925; defeated, 1944, 1946; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1936. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Died in Washington, D.C., July 17, 1971 (age 78 years, 210 days). Interment at Fort Lincoln Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Irwin R. Nye and Phoebe Ella (Prentice) Nye; married, August 16, 1916, to Anna Margaret Munch.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
      Moses Edwin Clapp (1851-1929) — also known as Moses E. Clapp — of Hudson, St. Croix County, Wis.; Fergus Falls, Otter Tail County, Minn.; St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Born in Delphi, Carroll County, Ind., May 21, 1851. Republican. Lawyer; St. Croix County Attorney, 1878-80; Minnesota state attorney general, 1887-93; U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1901-17; defeated in primary, 1916; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1904, 1912. Died near Accotink, Fairfax County, Va., March 6, 1929 (age 77 years, 289 days). Interment at Fort Lincoln Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Harvey Spaulding Clapp and Abbie Jane (Vandercook) Clapp; married, December 30, 1874, to Hattie Allen.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edward Raymond Burke (1880-1968) — also known as Edward R. Burke — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born in Runningwater, Bon Homme County, S.Dak., November 28, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Nebraska 2nd District, 1933-35; U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1935-41. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Kensington, Montgomery County, Md., November 4, 1968 (age 87 years, 342 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Fort Lincoln Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Patrick Dorsey Burke and Mary (Nolan) Burke; married, December 28, 1911, to Henrietta Flinn.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Hannis Taylor (1851-1922) — of Alabama. Born in New Bern, Craven County, N.C., September 21, 1851. Lawyer; U.S. Minister to Spain, 1893-97. Author of a biography of Cicero and numerous other books. Died in Washington, D.C., December 26, 1922 (age 71 years, 96 days). Originally entombed at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.; reinterment at Fort Lincoln Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Richard Nixon Taylor (1820-1884) and Susan (Stevenson) Taylor (1825-1870); brother of Richard Vipon Taylor; married, May 8, 1878, to Mary Leonora LeBaron (1856-1929; daughter of William Alexander LeBaron; granddaughter of Charles LeBaron (1804-1881)).
      Political family: Taylor-LeBaron family.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Gordon Evans Dean (1905-1958) — also known as Gordon E. Dean — Born in Seattle, King County, Wash., December 28, 1905. Newspaper reporter; lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; law professor; member, U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, 1949-53; chair, U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, 1950-53. Killed when a Northeast Airlines plane, landing in heavy fog, crashed and burned, about 300 yards short of the airport runway, in Nantucket, Nantucket County, Mass., August 15, 1958 (age 52 years, 230 days). Interment at Fort Lincoln Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. John Marvin Dean; married 1930 to Adelaide Williamson (divorced 1953); married, December 19, 1953, to Mary Benton Gore (first cousin once removed of Albert Arnold Gore; second cousin of Albert Arnold Gore, Jr. (1948-)).
      Political family: Gore family of Carthage, Tennessee.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Oscar Edward Bland (1877-1951) — also known as Oscar E. Bland — of Indiana. Born in Greene County, Ind., November 21, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; member of Indiana state senate, 1907-10; U.S. Representative from Indiana 2nd District, 1917-23; defeated, 1910, 1912, 1922; Associate Judge of U.S. Court of Customs Appeals, 1923-47. Member, Elks; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Sigma Nu. Died in Washington, D.C., August 3, 1951 (age 73 years, 255 days). Interment at Fort Lincoln Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Bland and Arminda (Shipman) Bland; married, June 18, 1902, to Josephine Hanna.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Benjamin Horsley Littleton (1889-1966) — also known as Benjamin H. Littleton — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn.; Washington, D.C. Born in Weatherford, Parker County, Tex., August 27, 1889. Lawyer; Judge of U.S. Court of Claims, 1929-58. Died July 6, 1966 (age 76 years, 313 days). Interment at Fort Lincoln Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Jefferson Littleton and Anna (McNutt) Littleton.
      William Benson Bryant (1911-2005) — also known as William B. Bryant — of Washington, D.C. Born in Wetumpka, Elmore County, Ala., September 18, 1911. Democrat. Colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia, 1965-82; took senior status 1982. African ancestry. Died in Washington, D.C., November 14, 2005 (age 94 years, 57 days). Interment at Fort Lincoln Cemetery.
      See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
      Joseph Hendrix Himes (1885-1960) — of Ohio. Born in New Oxford, Adams County, Pa., August 15, 1885. Republican. U.S. Representative from Ohio 16th District, 1921-23; defeated, 1922. Died in Washington, D.C., September 9, 1960 (age 75 years, 25 days). Interment at Fort Lincoln Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Darius Jamieson (1873-1949) — of Shenandoah, Page County, Iowa. Born near Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa, November 9, 1873. Democrat. Newspaper editor; member of Iowa state senate, 1907-08; U.S. Representative from Iowa 8th District, 1909-11; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1920. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Knights of Pythias. Died in Washington, D.C., November 18, 1949 (age 76 years, 9 days). Interment at Fort Lincoln Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ira Jamieson and Mary J. (Gillis) Jamieson; married, November 22, 1902, to Matie J. Vass.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Harold Gerard Mosier (1889-1971) — also known as Harold G. Mosier — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, July 24, 1889. Democrat. Member of Ohio state senate, 1932-34; delegate to Ohio convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1935-37; U.S. Representative from Ohio at-large, 1937-39; defeated in primary, 1938. Died in Washington, D.C., August 7, 1971 (age 82 years, 14 days). Interment at Fort Lincoln Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Leslie L. Biffle (1880-1966) — of Arkansas. Born in Boydsville, Clay County, Ark., October 9, 1880. Democrat. Secretary of the U.S. Senate, 1945-46 and 1948-52; Sergeant-at-Arms, Democratic National Convention, 1948, 1952, 1956. Died in Washington, D.C., April 6, 1966 (age 85 years, 179 days). Interment at Fort Lincoln Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Biffle and Minnie M. (Turner) Biffle; married 1921 to Mary Glade Strickling.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Richbell Allaband (1847-1926) — also known as William R. Allaband — of Kent County, Del. Born in 1847. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County, 1887-88. Died in 1926 (age about 79 years). Interment at Fort Lincoln Cemetery; cenotaph at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Camden, Del.
      Relatives: Married to Mary Kinney (1852-1897) and Florence Belle Weaver (1875-1952).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Maxime Rainguet (1897-1945) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Paris, France, February 8, 1897. Consular Agent for France in Detroit, Mich., 1935. Died December 8, 1945 (age 48 years, 303 days). Interment at Fort Lincoln Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Resurrection Cemetery
    8000 Woodyard Road
    Clinton, Prince George's County, Maryland
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Francis Herbert Small, Jr. (1896-1973) — also known as Frank Small — of Clinton, Prince George's County, Md. Born in Temple Hills, Prince George's County, Md., July 15, 1896. Republican. Automobile dealer; member of Maryland Republican State Central Committee, 1934-42; Maryland Republican state chair, 1938, 1942; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1940 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee), 1948, 1956; U.S. Representative from Maryland 5th District, 1953-55; defeated, 1954; candidate for Governor of Maryland, 1962. Episcopalian. Died in Washington, D.C., October 24, 1973 (age 77 years, 101 days). Interment at Resurrection Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Francis H. Small and Annie A. Small; married, August 15, 1915, to Grace Anna Gwynn (1894-1973).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Carlton Granville Beall (1918-1987) — also known as Carlton Beall — of Seat Pleasant, Prince George's County, Md. Born May 4, 1918. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1952; candidate in primary for Governor of Maryland, 1978. Died July 20, 1987 (age 69 years, 77 days). Interment at Resurrection Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Bernard Beall (1894-1948) and Mildred G. (Ritchie) Beall (1900-1962); married to Jean Trayband.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail


    Bowie Family Cemetery
    11000 Mattaponi Road
    Croom, Prince George's County, Maryland
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Robert William Bowie (1750-1818) — also known as Robert Bowie — of Maryland. Born in Prince George's County, Md., March, 1750. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1785-90, 1801-03; justice of the peace; Governor of Maryland, 1803-06, 1811-12; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1808; member of Maryland state senate, 1809-10. Episcopalian. Died in Prince George's County, Md., January 8, 1818 (age 67 years, 0 days). Interment at Bowie Family Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Capt. William S. Bowie (1721-1791) and Margaret (Sprigg) Bowie (1726-1804); brother of Walter Bowie; married 1770 to Priscilla Mackall (1758-1822; sister of Benjamin Mackall IV and Thomas Mackall); father of Robert William Bowie; grandfather of Mary Mackall Bowie (1801-1873; who married Reverdy Johnson) and Thomas Fielder Bowie; third great-grandfather of James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr.; fourth great-grandfather of James Jermiah Wadsworth (1905-1984); fifth great-grandfather of James Wadsworth Symington.
      Political families: Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Hay-Morton-Turner-Wadsworth family of Taunton, Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert William Bowie (1787-1848) — also known as Robert W. Bowie — of Nottingham, Prince George's County, Md. Born in Croom, Prince George's County, Md., March 3, 1787. Whig. Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1820; delegate to Whig National Convention from Maryland, 1839 (member, Balloting Committee). Died in Prince George's County, Md., January 3, 1848 (age 60 years, 306 days). Interment at Bowie Family Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert William Bowie and Priscilla (Mackall) Bowie (1758-1822); married to Catherine Lansdale (1800-1867); nephew of Benjamin Mackall IV, Walter Bowie and Thomas Mackall; uncle of Thomas Fielder Bowie; second great-granduncle of James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr.; third great-granduncle of James Jermiah Wadsworth (1905-1984); fourth great-granduncle of James Wadsworth Symington.
      Political families: Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Hay-Morton-Turner-Wadsworth family of Taunton, Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Thomas Church Cemetery
    Croom, Prince George's County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      William Fitts Ryan (1922-1972) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Albion, Orleans County, N.Y., June 28, 1922. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 20th District, 1961-72; died in office 1972; candidate in primary for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1965; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1968. Member, Americans for Democratic Action. First member of the U.S. House to speak out against the Vietnam War. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 17, 1972 (age 50 years, 81 days). Interment at St. Thomas Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Bernard Ryan, Sr.; married to Priscilla Marbury Ryan; grandson of William Cochrane Fitts (1866-1954).
      Political family: Ryan family of Albion and New York City, New York.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Duvall Memorial Garden, Marietta House
    Glenn Dale, Prince George's County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Gabriel Duvall (1752-1844) — of Maryland. Born in Prince George's County, Md., December 6, 1752. Democrat. Member of Maryland state legislature, 1787; U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1794-96; state court judge in Maryland, 1796-1802; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1796, 1800; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1811-35. Episcopalian. Died in Prince George's County, Md., March 6, 1844 (age 91 years, 91 days). Interment at Duvall Memorial Garden, Marietta House.
      The World War II Liberty ship SS Gabriel Duvall (built 1942, scrapped 1962) was named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — NNDB dossier


    National Harmony Memorial Park
    7101 Sheriff Road
    Landover, Prince George's County, Maryland
    Founded 1959
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      John Adams Hyman (1840-1891) — of North Carolina. Born in Warrenton, Warren County, N.C., July 23, 1840. Republican. Delegate to North Carolina state constitutional convention, 1868; member of North Carolina state senate, 1869-75; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 2nd District, 1875-77. African ancestry. Died in Washington, D.C., September 14, 1891 (age 51 years, 53 days). Original interment at Columbian Harmony Cemetery (which no longer exists), Washington, D.C.; reinterment in 1959 at National Harmony Memorial Park.
      Presumably named for: John Adams
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Ivy Hill Cemetery
    Laurel, Prince George's County, Maryland
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Gustavus Bansmer Timanus (1865-1941) — also known as Gustavus B. Timanus — of Laurel, Prince George's County, Md. Born in Maryland, March 4, 1865. Republican. Mayor of Laurel, Md., 1894-95, 1902-05; postmaster at Laurel, Md., 1905-14, 1923-28; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1908. Died in Laurel, Prince George's County, Md., February 3, 1941 (age 75 years, 336 days). Interment at Ivy Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Thomas Timanus (1823-1874) and Frances Amelia 'Fanny' (Carroll) Timanus (1838-1924); married 1887 to Lucy Owings Disney (1865-1933).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      George W. Waters, Jr. (1869-1933) — of Laurel, Prince George's County, Md. Born in Laurel, Prince George's County, Md., June 30, 1869. Democrat. Banker; mayor of Laurel, Md., 1912-18; Prince George's County Treasurer, 1924-26. Episcopalian. Member, American Bankers Association; Freemasons. Died March 26, 1933 (age 63 years, 269 days). Interment at Ivy Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George W. Waters (1847-1912) and Mary J. (Cross) Waters (1848-1912); married, April 17, 1900, to Mary Alice Jobe (1871-1959).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      DeWilton H. Donaldson (1877-1952) — of Laurel, Prince George's County, Md. Born in 1877. Mayor of Laurel, Md., 1925-28. Died in 1952 (age about 75 years). Interment at Ivy Hill Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Maryland National Memorial Park
    Laurel, Prince George's County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Cyprian Olave Tilghman (1913-2009) — also known as Cyprian O. Tilghman — of Washington, D.C. Born in Washington, D.C., May 19, 1913. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1964. African ancestry. Died, in Laurel Regional Hospital, Laurel, Prince George's County, Md., February 17, 2009 (age 95 years, 274 days). Interment at Maryland National Memorial Park.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Calvert Cemetery
    Riverdale, Prince George's County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Benedict Calvert (1808-1864) — of Maryland. Born in Prince George's County, Md., August 23, 1808. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1839, 1843-44; U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1861-63. English and Belgian ancestry. In 1856, he founded of Maryland Agricultural College, later University of Maryland. Died in Prince George's County, Md., May 12, 1864 (age 55 years, 263 days). Interment at Calvert Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Calvert (1768-1838) and Rosalie Eugenia (Stier) Calvert (1778-1821); brother of George Henry Calvert (1803-1889); married, June 6, 1839, to Charles Augusta Norris (1816-1876).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    Addison's Chapel of St. Matthew's Episcopal Church
    5610 Addison Road
    Seat Pleasant, Prince George's County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Benjamin Stoddert (1751-1813) — of Maryland. Born in Charles County, Md., 1751. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Maryland state executive council, 1781-82; county judge in Maryland, 1784-85, 1791; member of Maryland state senate, 1791-94; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1798-1801. Died in Bladensburg, Prince George's County, Md., December 18, 1813 (age about 62 years). Interment at Addison's Chapel of St. Matthew's Episcopal Church.
      See also NNDB dossier


    Cedar Hill Cemetery
    Suitland, Prince George's County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      James Eli Watson (1864-1948) — also known as James E. Watson — of Rushville, Rush County, Ind. Born in Winchester, Randolph County, Ind., November 2, 1864. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1892; U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1895-97, 1899-1909 (4th District 1895-97, 6th District 1899-1909); defeated, 1896; candidate for Governor of Indiana, 1908; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1912, 1920 (chair, Resolutions Committee), 1924, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1916-33; defeated, 1932; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1928. Member, Knights of Pythias; Phi Kappa Psi. Died in Washington, D.C., July 29, 1948 (age 83 years, 270 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Enos L. Watson; married, December 12, 1892, to Flora Miller.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      John Frost Nugent (1868-1931) — also known as John F. Nugent — of Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Born in La Grande, Union County, Ore., June 26, 1868. Democrat. U.S. Senator from Idaho, 1918-21; appointed 1918; defeated, 1920; resigned 1921; defeated, 1926; member, Federal Trade Commission, 1921-27; chair, Federal Trade Commission, 1925-26. Member, Knights of Pythias; Elks; Woodmen. Died in 1931 (age about 63 years). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Nugent and Agnes P. (Frost) Nugent; married, May 15, 1895, to Adelma Ainslie.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Thomas Sterling (1851-1930) — of Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill.; Redfield, Spink County, S.Dak.; Vermillion, Clay County, S.Dak. Born near Amanda, Fairfield County, Ohio, February 20, 1851. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to South Dakota state constitutional convention, 1889; member of South Dakota state senate 30th District, 1889-90; dean, college of law, University of South Dakota, 1901-11; U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1913-25; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1916. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Ancient Order of United Workmen; American Bar Association; American Political Science Association. Died in 1930 (age about 79 years). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Sterling and Anna (Kessler) Sterling; brother of John Allen Sterling (1857-1918); married to Anna Dunn (died 1881) and Emma R. Rowe-Thayer (died 1923).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Winfield Waterman (1861-1932) — also known as Charles W. Waterman — of Denver, Colo. Born in Waitsfield, Washington County, Vt., November 2, 1861. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1916, 1924, 1928 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee), 1932; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1927-32; died in office 1932. Died in Washington, D.C., August 27, 1932 (age 70 years, 299 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      George Sutherland (1862-1942) — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Buckinghamshire, England, March 25, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; member of Utah state senate, 1896; U.S. Representative from Utah at-large, 1901-03; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1904, 1908, 1912, 1916; U.S. Senator from Utah, 1905-17; defeated, 1916; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1922-38; took senior status 1938. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Mass., July 18, 1942 (age 80 years, 115 days). Originally entombed at Abbey Mausoleum (which no longer exists), Arlington, Va.; reinterment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — NNDB dossier
      Books about George Sutherland: Hadley Arkes, The Return of George Sutherland
      Jonathan Bourne, Jr. (1855-1940) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass., February 23, 1855. Lawyer; mining business; president, Bourne Cotton Mills, New Bedford, Mass.; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1885-86, 1897; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1888, 1892; member of Republican National Committee from Oregon, 1888-92; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1907-13; defeated (Progressive), 1912. Died in Washington, D.C., September 1, 1940 (age 85 years, 191 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jonathan Bourne.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Jerome Klahr Huddle (1891-1959) — also known as J. Klahr Huddle — of Fort Recovery, Mercer County, Ohio; Washington, D.C. Born in Bettsville, Seneca County, Ohio, March 25, 1891. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul in Cologne, 1926-30; U.S. Consul General in Warsaw, 1930-35; U.S. Ambassador to Burma, 1947-50. Member, Freemasons. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Washington, D.C., March 16, 1959 (age 67 years, 356 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ervin Klahr Huddle and Emily Lora (Newcomer) Huddle; married, April 5, 1921, to Carolina Heiby.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel Abbot Maginnis (1885-1941) — also known as S. Abbot Maginnis — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Washington, D.C. Born in Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, October 23, 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Minister to Bolivia, 1919-21. Member, Elks. Died, in Emergency Hospital, Washington, D.C., September 25, 1941 (age 55 years, 337 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Lyman Maginnis (1858-1910) and Letie (Abbot) Maginnis; married, April 29, 1914, to Margaret McKenna (died 1933); married, August 12, 1936, to Gwendolyn Brownlee.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Fred Lewis Crawford (1888-1957) — also known as Fred L. Crawford — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Born near Dublin, Erath County, Tex., May 5, 1888. Republican. Accountant; builder, financier, and operator of beet sugar mills; director, Michigan National Bank; director, Petroleum Transit Corporation; U.S. Representative from Michigan 8th District, 1935-53; defeated in primary, 1952. Methodist. Member, Elks. Died in Washington, D.C., April 13, 1957 (age 68 years, 343 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Carroll Crawford and Mary Jane (Rape) Crawford; married 1910 to Clara Belle Lyons (died 1927); married 1932 to Elizabeth Ann Jones.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Frank W. Mondell Franklin Wheeler Mondell (1860-1939) — also known as Frank W. Mondell — of Newcastle, Weston County, Wyo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., November 6, 1860. Republican. Mayor of Newcastle, Wyoming, 1888-95; member of Wyoming state senate, 1890-92; U.S. Representative from Wyoming at-large, 1895-97, 1899-1923; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1900, 1904, 1912, 1924; candidate for U.S. Senator from Wyoming, 1922. Died in 1939 (age about 78 years). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: Munsey's Magazine, June 1919
      Thomas Sutler Williams (1872-1940) — also known as Thomas S. Williams — of Louisville, Clay County, Ill. Born in Clay County, Ill., February 14, 1872. Republican. U.S. Representative from Illinois 24th District, 1915-29. Died in 1940 (age about 68 years). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Stephen Warfield Gambrill (1873-1938) — also known as Stephen W. Gambrill — of Baltimore, Md.; near Laurel, Howard County, Md. Born near Savage, Howard County, Md., October 2, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1920-22; member of Maryland state senate, 1924; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1924; U.S. Representative from Maryland 5th District, 1924-38; died in office 1938. Episcopalian. Died in Washington, D.C., December 19, 1938 (age 65 years, 78 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Stephen Gambrill and Kate (Gorman) Gambrill; married 1900 to Haddie D. Gorman (died 1923).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Eugene Black (1879-1975) — of Clarksville, Red River County, Tex. Born near Blossom, Lamar County, Tex., July 2, 1879. Democrat. Lawyer; wholesale grocer; U.S. Representative from Texas 1st District, 1915-29. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., May 22, 1975 (age 95 years, 324 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alexander Wesley Black and Talula Ann 'Lulu' (Shackelford) Black; married, March 15, 1903, to Mamie Coleman.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Edward Keating (1875-1965) — of Denver, Colo.; Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo.; Washington, D.C. Born near Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kan., July 9, 1875. Democrat. Newspaper editor; U.S. Representative from Colorado, 1913-19 (at-large 1913-15, 3rd District 1915-19); defeated, 1918. Catholic. Died March 18, 1965 (age 89 years, 252 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Stephen Keating and Julia (O'Connor) Keating; married, September 1, 1907, to Margaret Sloan Medill (died 1939); married, May 3, 1941, to Eleanor Mary Connolly.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Edward Dixon Hays (1872-1941) — also known as Edward D. Hays — of Jackson, Cape Girardeau County, Mo.; Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Mo. Born near Oak Ridge, Cape Girardeau County, Mo., April 28, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; probate judge in Missouri, 1907-18; U.S. Representative from Missouri 14th District, 1919-23; defeated, 1922. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., July 25, 1941 (age 69 years, 88 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Edgar Jacob Adams (1866-1944) — also known as Edgar J. Adams — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich.; Eugene, Lane County, Ore.; Washington, D.C. Born in Branch County, Mich., August 6, 1866. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Kent County 1st District, 1897-1900; Speaker of the Michigan State House of Representatives, 1899-1900; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 16th District, 1907-08; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1920, 1924, 1928. Member, Knights of Pythias. Died in Washington, D.C., May 23, 1944 (age 77 years, 291 days). Entombed at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Oliver Adams (1835-1900) and Margaret Catherine 'Maggie' (Miller) Adams (1837-1928); married, March 15, 1888, to Alta Roop; second cousin once removed of John Quincy Adams; third cousin of Francis Alexandre Adams (1874-1975); third cousin once removed of Charles Hall Adams; third cousin thrice removed of Charles Adams, Jr..
      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
      Hinton Rowan Helper (1829-1909) — of North Carolina; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Mocksville, Davie County, N.C., December 27, 1829. Author and publisher of The Impending Crisis of the South (1857), an attack on the institution of slavery as holding the South back economically; U.S. Consul in Buenos Aires, 1861-66. Killed himself with illuminating gas, in Washington, D.C., March 8, 1909 (age 79 years, 71 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Hinton Rowan Helper: David Brown, Southern Outcast: Hinton Rowan Helper And the Impending Crisis of the South
      Charles H. Alvord (1872-1955) — of near Camden, Hillsdale County, Mich. Born in Camden, Hillsdale County, Mich., October 16, 1872. Farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Hillsdale County, 1907-08. Died February 22, 1955 (age 82 years, 129 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Nathan A. Alvord (1834-?).
      George Whitney Cooke (b. 1856) — of Bowman's Creek, Wyoming County, Pa.; Johnson City, Washington County, Tenn. Born in Wyoming County, Pa., October 3, 1856. Engineer; surveyor; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1891. English ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C. Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Emma Florence Clark.


    Lincoln Memorial Cemetery
    Suitland, Prince George's County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Walter Edward Washington (1915-2003) — also known as Walter Washington — of Washington, D.C. Born in Dawson, Terrell County, Ga., April 15, 1915. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Washington, D.C., 1975-79; defeated in primary, 1978. African ancestry. Died, in Howard University Hospital, Washington, D.C., October 27, 2003 (age 88 years, 195 days). Interment at Lincoln Memorial Cemetery.
      John R. Francis (d. 1946) — of Washington, D.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 1940 (alternate), 1944. Died in 1946. Interment at Lincoln Memorial Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of H. Minton Francis (1948?-).


    Mt. Carmel Roman Catholic Cemetery
    Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Sim Lee (1745-1819) — of Maryland. Born near Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, Md., October 29, 1745. Governor of Maryland, 1779-82, 1792-94; Delegate to Continental Congress from Maryland, 1782-83; delegate to Maryland convention to ratify U.S. constitution, 1788; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1792; member of Maryland state senate, 1794. Anglican; later Catholic. Died in Middleton Valley, Frederick County, Md., November 9, 1819 (age 74 years, 11 days). Original interment at a private or family graveyard, Prince George's County, Md.; reinterment in 1888 at Mt. Carmel Roman Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Lee (1713-1745) and Christiana (Sim) Lee; married to Mary Digges (1745-1805); father of John Lee; great-grandfather of John Lee Carroll; third great-grandfather of Outerbridge Horsey; first cousin of Richard Potts; first cousin once removed of Richard Henry Lee, Francis Lightfoot Lee and Arthur Lee; second cousin of Alexander Contee Hanson, Henry Lee, Charles Lee, Edmund Jennings Lee and Alexander Contee Magruder; second cousin once removed of Daniel Carroll and Charles Carroll of Carrollton; second cousin twice removed of John Read Magruder, Fitzhugh Lee and Francis Preston Blair Lee; second cousin thrice removed of Edward Brooke Lee; second cousin four times removed of Blair Lee III and Edward Brooke Lee, Jr. (1917-2004); third cousin of Zachary Taylor; third cousin once removed of Thomas Leonidas Crittenden; third cousin twice removed of Hancock Lee Jackson; third cousin thrice removed of Abraham Lincoln, James Sansome Lakin, Elliot Woolfolk Major, John Howell Carroll and Edgar Bailey Woolfolk.
      Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Muhlenberg-Hiester family of Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Barnabas Church Cemetery
    Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Somerville Pinkney Tuck, Jr. (1891-1967) — also known as S. Pinkney Tuck; "Kippy" — of New Brighton, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Born in Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., May 31, 1891. Democrat. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Alexandria, as of 1916-17; U.S. Consul in Alexandria, as of 1919-21; Samsun, as of 1921; Vladivostok, 1922-23; Geneva, 1924-28; U.S. Minister to Egypt, 1944; U.S. Ambassador to Egypt, 1946. Episcopalian. Member, Alpha Delta Phi. Died, in the American Hospital, Paris, France, April 21, 1967 (age 75 years, 325 days). Interment at St. Barnabas Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Somerville Pinkney Tuck (1848-1923) and Emily Rosalie Snowden (Marshall) Tuck (1858-1940); nephew of Hudson Snowden Marshall.
      Political family: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Hervey Gilbert Machen (1916-1994) — also known as Hervey Machen — of Hyattsville, Prince George's County, Md. Born in Washington, D.C., October 14, 1916. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; vice-chair of Maryland Democratic Party, 1953-57; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1955-65; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1964; U.S. Representative from Maryland 5th District, 1965-69; defeated, 1968, 1970. Episcopalian. Member, Kiwanis; Moose. Died in Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md., November 29, 1994 (age 78 years, 46 days). Interment at St. Barnabas Church Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Contee (1816-1863) — of Buena Vista, Prince George's County, Md. Born in 1816. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1860. Died in 1863 (age about 47 years). Interment at St. Barnabas Church Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Somerville Pinkney Tuck (1848-1923) — of Mansourah (Mansoura), Egypt; Cairo, Egypt; Alexandria, Egypt; Menton, France. Born in Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md., September 24, 1848. Democrat. Lawyer; judge, International Court of First Instance, Egypt, 1894-1908; judge International Court of Appeals, 1908-11. Episcopalian. Member, Society of the Cincinnati. Died in Menton, France, April 14, 1923 (age 74 years, 202 days). Interment at St. Barnabas Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Hallam Tuck and Margaret Sprigg Bowie (Chew) Tuck; married, May 14, 1885, to Emily Rosalie Snowden Marshall (1858-1940; sister of Hudson Snowden Marshall (1870-1931)); father of Somerville Pinkney Tuck, Jr..
      Political family: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Epitaph: "To the Glory of God and in loving memory."
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Samuel Sprigg (c.1783-1855) — of Maryland. Born in Washington County, Md., about 1783. Governor of Maryland, 1819-22; delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1850. Episcopalian. Died in Prince George's County, Md., April 21, 1855 (age about 72 years). Original interment at St. Barnabas Church Cemetery; reinterment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Sprigg; married to Violetta Lansdale.


    Trinity Episcopal Church Cemetery
    Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Lansdale Ghiselin Sasscer (1893-1964) — also known as Lansdale G. Sasscer — of Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, Md. Born in Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, Md., September 30, 1893. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; newspaper publisher; member of Maryland state senate, 1922-38; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1936, 1952; U.S. Representative from Maryland 5th District, 1939-53. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Woodmen; Elks; Lions; Kiwanis. Died in Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, Md., November 5, 1964 (age 71 years, 36 days). Interment at Trinity Episcopal Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frederick Sasscer and Lucy (Clagett) Sasscer; married, February 15, 1919, to Agnes Coffren.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Baruch Clagett (1854-1911) — also known as William B. Clagett — of Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, Md. Born near Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, Md., August 13, 1854. Tobacco grower; Maryland state comptroller, 1910-11; appointed 1910; died in office 1911. Died, from Bright's disease, July 25, 1911 (age 56 years, 346 days). Interment at Trinity Episcopal Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, December 3, 1883, to Kate Croswell Duckett (1857-1906); married to Estelle Noble Keiholtz.
      See also Wikipedia article


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