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  • Baltimore Unknown location
  • Baltimore Baltimore Cemetery
  • Baltimore Baltimore Hebrew Cemetery
  • Baltimore Baltimore National Cemetery
  • Baltimore Basilica of the Assumption
  • Baltimore Cathedral Cemetery
  • Baltimore Cemetery of Baltimore Hebrew Congregation
  • Baltimore First Presbyterian Church Burial Ground
  • Baltimore Glendy Graveyard
  • Baltimore Green Mount Cemetery
  • Baltimore Har Sinai Cemetery
  • Baltimore Hebrew Friendship Cemetery
  • Baltimore Holy Cross Cemetery
  • Baltimore Lorraine Cemetery
  • Baltimore Loudon Park Cemetery
  • Baltimore New Cathedral Cemetery
  • Baltimore Old Episcopal Churchyard (now gone)
  • Baltimore Old St. Paul's Cemetery
  • Baltimore Old Westminster Burying Ground
  • Baltimore Old Westminster Graveyard
  • Baltimore St. Peter's Cemetery
  • Baltimore Washington Place
  • Baltimore Westminster Burying Ground


    Unknown Locations
    Baltimore, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      James Bruce (1892-1980) — of Eccleston, Baltimore County, Md.; Finksburg, Carroll County, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., December 23, 1892. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; banker; vice-president, National Dairy Products Corp.; director, Republic Steel Co.; director, Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railway; director, American Airlines; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1940 (alternate), 1952, 1956; U.S. Ambassador to Argentina, 1947-49. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Shriners; Moose. Died July 17, 1980 (age 87 years, 207 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of William Cabell Bruce and Louise Este (Fisher) Bruce (1864-1945); brother of David Kirkpatrick Este Bruce; married, May 24, 1919, to Ellen McHenry Keyser; grandnephew of James Alexander Seddon; first cousin of Howard Bruce (1879-1961).
      Political family: Bruce-Mellon family of Virginia.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      John Charles Watrous — also known as John C. Watrous — of Texas. Attorney General of the Texas Republic, 1838-39. Interment somewhere.


    Baltimore Cemetery
    Baltimore, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Elijah Stansbury, Jr. (1791-1883) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore County, Md., 1791. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1848-50. Died December 19, 1883 (age about 92 years). Interment at Baltimore Cemetery.
      George Konig (1865-1913) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in North Point, Baltimore County, Md., January 26, 1865. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 1911-13; died in office 1913. Member, Knights of Labor. Died in Baltimore, Md., May 31, 1913 (age 48 years, 125 days). Interment at Baltimore Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Albert Janetzke, Jr. (1882-1962) — also known as John A. Janetzke, Jr. — of Baltimore, Md. Born October 22, 1882. Republican. Lawyer; insurance business; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1911; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1932 (alternate), 1948; police court magistrate, 1935-39, 1951-59; candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 1938, 1940, 1948. Member, Moose; Knights of Pythias. Died March 22, 1962 (age 79 years, 151 days). Interment at Baltimore Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Albert Janetzke (1859-1941); married to Edna L. Wilson.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Albert Janetzke (1859-1941) — also known as John A. Janetzke — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Danzig, Prussia (now Gdansk, Poland), 1859. Republican. Magistrate of police court, 1896-1900; Baltimore Harbor Master, 1903-28; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1908 (alternate), 1916, 1920; candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 1914. Died in Baltimore, Md., March 4, 1941 (age about 81 years). Interment at Baltimore Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of John Albert Janetzke, Jr. (1882-1962).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Baltimore Hebrew Cemetery
    2100 Belair Road
    Baltimore, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Adolph Guttmacher (1861-1915) — also known as Adolf Guttmacher — of Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind.; Baltimore, Md. Born in Jaraczewo, Silesia (now Poland), January 7, 1861. Democrat. Rabbi; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1912. Jewish. Died, from a heart attack, aboard the train Pennsylvania Limited, en route from Baltimore to Chicago, near Huntingdon, Huntingdon County, Pa., January 17, 1915 (age 54 years, 10 days). Interment at Baltimore Hebrew Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mannheim Guttmacher and Dorothea Guttmacher; married, June 14, 1892, to Laura Oppenheimer (1873-1966); father of Alan Guttmacher (1898-1974; obstetrician and gynecologist, president of Planned Parenthood).
      Books by Adolph Guttmacher: Optimism and Pessimism in the Old and New Testaments (1903) — A History of the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, 1830-1905 (1905)


    Baltimore National Cemetery
    5501 Frederick Avenue
    Baltimore, Maryland
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Clarence Clyde Ferguson, Jr. (1924-1983) — Born in Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C., November 4, 1924. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; law professor; U.S. Ambassador to Uganda, 1970-72. Unitarian. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., December 21, 1983 (age 59 years, 47 days). Interment at Baltimore National Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Clarence Clyde Ferguson and Georgena (Owens) Ferguson; married, February 14, 1954, to Dolores Zimmerman.
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Richard Paul Gilbert (1924-1991) — also known as Richard P. Gilbert; Dick Gilbert — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., February 5, 1924. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; candidate for Maryland state senate, 1954; Traffic Court Magistrate, 1956-59; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1960; Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals, 1971-90. Lutheran. Member, Sigma Delta Kappa. Died, of cancer, in Baltimore County, Md., March 11, 1991 (age 67 years, 34 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Baltimore National Cemetery.
      Harry A. Cole (1921-1999) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Washington, D.C., January 1, 1921. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of Maryland state senate 4th District, 1955-58; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1956; Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals, 1977-90. African ancestry. Member, Urban League; NAACP. Died in Baltimore, Md., February 14, 1999 (age 78 years, 44 days). Interment at Baltimore National Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Merrill K. Riddick (1895-1988) — of Philipsburg, Granite County, Mont. Born in Madison, Dane County, Wis., March 7, 1895. Aviator; candidate in Democratic primary for Governor of Montana, 1960, 1968; candidate in Republican primary for U.S. Senator from Montana, 1972. Died, of cancer, in Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md., March 9, 1988 (age 93 years, 2 days). Interment at Baltimore National Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Carlos Wood Riddick; married to Helen May Williams; nephew of Florence Riddick Boys (1873-1963).
      Political family: Cornell family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Albert Robinson Archibald (1876-1946) — also known as Albert R. Archibald — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass., January 2, 1876. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; U.S. Vice Consul in Athens, 1921-22. Died July 2, 1946 (age 70 years, 181 days). Interment at Baltimore National Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Basilica of the Assumption
    Baltimore, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      James Gibbons (1834-1921) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., July 23, 1834. Democrat. Catholic priest; bishop of Richmond, Va., 1872-77; archbishop of Baltimore, Md., 1877-1921; cardinal, 1886-1921; noted for his support of the U.S. labor movement; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1912. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died in Baltimore, Md., March 24, 1921 (age 86 years, 244 days). Interment at Basilica of the Assumption.
      Epitaph: "Devoted Churchman / Exemplary Citizen / Friend of Humanity / Citizens of Many Faiths Hereby Honor a Great American"
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Cathedral Cemetery
    Baltimore, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry May (1816-1866) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Washington, D.C., February 13, 1816. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1853-55, 1861-63. Catholic. Died in Baltimore, Md., September 25, 1866 (age 50 years, 224 days). Interment at Cathedral Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Cemetery of Baltimore Hebrew Congregation
    Baltimore, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Bernard Ades (1903-1986) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Maryland, July 3, 1903. Communist. Lawyer; accountant; defense attorney for Euel Lee (alias "Orphan Jones") in his 1932-33 trial for the murder of the Davis family; during the trial, Ades was attacked and injured by a mob in Snow Hill, Maryland; later, he was disbarred for casting aspersions on the judicial system; candidate for Governor of Maryland, 1934; fought in the Abraham Lincoln Brigade in the Spanish Civil War, 1937. Jewish. Died in New York, May 27, 1986 (age 82 years, 328 days). Interment at Cemetery of Baltimore Hebrew Congregation.
      Relatives: Son of Harry Ades and Fannie Ades.
      Books about Bernard Ades: Joseph E. Moore, Murder on Maryland's Eastern Shore: Race, Politics and the Case of Orphan Jones


    First Presbyterian Church Burial Ground
    Baltimore, Maryland
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Levin Winder (1757-1819) — of Maryland. Born in Somerset County, Md., September 4, 1757. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1789-93, 1806-09; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1792; Governor of Maryland, 1812-16. Presbyterian. Died in Baltimore, Md., July 1, 1819 (age 61 years, 300 days). Original interment at First Presbyterian Church Burial Ground; reinterment at a private or family graveyard, Somerset County, Md.
      Relatives: Son of William Winder and Esther (Gillis) Winder; married to Mary Sloss.


    Glendy Graveyard
    Baltimore, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      George Stiles (1760-1819) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in 1760. Mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1816-19. During the War of 1812, he commanded a naval militia corps of seamen known as the First Marine Artillery of the Union. Died June 16, 1819 (age about 58 years). Interment at Glendy Graveyard.


    Green Mount Cemetery
    bounded by North & Greenmount Aves., Ensor & Hoffman Sts.
    Baltimore, Maryland
    Founded 1839
    Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1980
    Politicians buried here:
      Louis McLane (1786-1857) — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del.; Maryland. Born in Smyrna, Kent County, Del., May 28, 1786. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1817-27; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1827-29; U.S. Minister to Great Britain, 1829-31, 1845-46; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1831-33; U.S. Secretary of State, 1833-34; delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1850. Episcopalian. Died in Baltimore, Md., October 7, 1857 (age 71 years, 132 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Allen McLane (1746-1829) and Rebecca (Wells) McLane; married 1812 to Catherine Mary Milligan; father of Robert Milligan McLane (1815-1898) and Lydia McLane (1822-1887; who married Joseph Eggleston Johnston); grandfather of Robert Milligan McLane (1867-1904).
      Political family: McLane family of Baltimore, Maryland (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
      John Nelson (1794-1860) — of Maryland. Born in Frederick, Frederick County, Md., June 1, 1794. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1821-23; member of Maryland state senate from Western Shore, 1826-30; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Two Sicilies, 1831-32; U.S. Attorney General, 1843-45. Died in Baltimore, Md., January 18, 1860 (age 65 years, 231 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Roger Nelson (1759-1815) and Mary Brooke (Sim) Nelson.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Reverdy Johnson (1796-1876) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md., May 21, 1796. Whig. Lawyer; member of Maryland state senate, 1821-27; delegate to Whig National Convention from Maryland, 1839 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization; member, Committee to Notify Nominees; speaker); U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1845-49, 1863-68; U.S. Attorney General, 1849-50; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1861-62; U.S. Minister to Great Britain, 1868-69. Episcopalian. Died in Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md., February 10, 1876 (age 79 years, 265 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Johnson and Deborah (Ghiselin) Johnson (1773-1847); married, November 16, 1819, to Mary Mackall Bowie (1801-1871; sister of Thomas Fielder Bowie; granddaughter of Robert William Bowie; grandniece of Benjamin Mackall IV, Walter Bowie and Thomas Mackall); grandfather of Louisa Travers (1848-1931; who married James Wolcott Wadsworth); great-grandfather of James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr.; second great-grandfather of James Jermiah Wadsworth (1905-1984); third 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 congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
      Ferdinand Claiborne Latrobe (1833-1911) — also known as Ferdinand C. Latrobe — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., October 14, 1833. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1868; mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1875-77, 1878-81, 1883-85, 1887-89, 1891-95. Died January 13, 1911 (age 77 years, 91 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son-in-law of Thomas Swann (1809-1883).
      Robert Milligan McLane (1815-1898) — also known as Robert M. McLane — of Baltimore, Md.; Paris, France. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., June 23, 1815. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1845; U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1847-51, 1879-83; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1852; Chairman of Democratic National Committee, 1852-54; U.S. Diplomatic Commissioner to China, 1854; U.S. Minister to Mexico, 1859-60; France, 1885-89; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1876 (speaker); member of Maryland state senate, 1878-80; Governor of Maryland, 1884-85. Episcopalian. Member, Society of the Cincinnati. Died in Paris, France, April 16, 1898 (age 82 years, 297 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Louis McLane and Catherine Mary (Milligan) McLane (1829-1853); married to Georgine Urquhart (1813-1899); uncle of Robert Milligan McLane (1867-1904).
      Political family: McLane family of Baltimore, Maryland (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Milligan McLane (1867-1904) — also known as Robert M. McLane — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., November 20, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1903-04; died in office 1904. Died from a self-inflicted gunshot, in Baltimore, Md., May 30, 1904 (age 36 years, 192 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Latimer McLane (1834-1923) and Fanny (King) McLane (1836-1905); married, May 14, 1904, to Mary (Lusby) Van Bibber; nephew of Robert Milligan McLane (1815-1898); grandson of Louis McLane.
      Political family: McLane family of Baltimore, Maryland (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Theodore Roosevelt McKeldin (1900-1974) — also known as Theodore R. McKeldin — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., November 20, 1900. Republican. Mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1943-47, 1963-67; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1960, 1964; Governor of Maryland, 1951-59; defeated, 1942, 1946. Episcopalian. Died in Baltimore, Md., August 10, 1974 (age 73 years, 263 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Theodore Roosevelt
      Relatives: Married to Honolulu Manzer.
      See also NNDB dossier
      Thomas Swann (1809-1883) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Alexandria, Va., February 3, 1809. Democrat. Mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1856-60; Governor of Maryland, 1866-69; U.S. Representative from Maryland, 1869-79 (3rd District 1869-73, 4th District 1873-79). Episcopalian. Died near Leesburg, Loudoun County, Va., July 24, 1883 (age 74 years, 171 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father-in-law of Ferdinand Claiborne Latrobe (1833-1911).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Joshua Van Sant (1803-1884) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Millington, Kent County, Md., December 31, 1803. Democrat. Delegate to Maryland internal improvements convention, 1836; postmaster at Baltimore, Md., 1839-41; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1845; U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 1853-55; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1860; delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1867; mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1871-75. Presbyterian. Died in Baltimore, Md., April 8, 1884 (age 80 years, 99 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Pinkney Whyte (1824-1908) — also known as William Pinkney White — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., August 9, 1824. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Maryland state house of delegates from Baltimore city, 1847-49; candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland, 1851, 1857; Maryland state comptroller, 1854-56; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1868-69, 1875-81, 1906-08; died in office 1908; Governor of Maryland, 1872-74; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1880; mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1881-83; Maryland state attorney general, 1887-91. Episcopalian. Died, of erysipelas, in Baltimore, Md., March 17, 1908 (age 83 years, 221 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph White and Isabella (Pinkney) White; married, December 7, 1847, to Louisa D. Hollingsworth (died 1885); married, August 28, 1892, to Mary (McDonald) Thomas (died 1900); grandson of William Pinkney (1764-1822).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Robert Tunstall Banks (1822-1901) — also known as Robert T. Banks — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Williamsburg, Va., April 2, 1822. Democrat. Mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1867-71; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1876. Died August 8, 1901 (age 79 years, 128 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
    James H. Preston James Harry Preston (1860-1938) — also known as James H. Preston — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Harford County, Md., 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1890-94; Speaker of the Maryland State House of Delegates, 1894; mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1911-19; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1912 (speaker); candidate for Democratic nomination for Vice President, 1912. Member, Sons of the American Revolution. Died July 14, 1938 (age about 78 years). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Alice W. Preston (who married Edward Codrington Carrington, Jr. (1872-1938)).
      Political family: Carrington-Preston family of Baltimore, Maryland.
      Image source: Library of Congress
    Francis White Francis White (1892-1961) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., March 4, 1892. U.S. Minister to Czechoslovakia, 1933; U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, 1953-57; Sweden, 1957-58. Episcopalian. Died, from a heart ailment, in Baltimore, Md., February 23, 1961 (age 68 years, 356 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Miles White, Jr. (1856-1938) and Virginia Purviance (Bonsal) White (1869-1955); married, June 28, 1920, to Anna Willis Baugh 'Nancy' Brewster (1894-1974; aunt of Daniel Baugh Brewster; granddaughter of Benjamin Harris Brewster); first cousin of Philip Wilson Bonsal (1903-1995).
      Political family: Bache-Dallas family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: U.S. passport application (1923)
      John Pendleton Kennedy (1795-1870) — of Maryland. Born in Baltimore, Md., October 25, 1795. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1820-22, 1846; Speaker of the Maryland State House of Delegates, 1846; U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1838-39, 1841-45; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1852-53. Episcopalian. Died in Newport, Newport County, R.I., August 18, 1870 (age 74 years, 297 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Anthony Kennedy (1810-1892).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
      Solomon Hillen, Jr. (1810-1873) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore County, Md., July 10, 1810. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1833, 1837; U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1839-41; mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1842-43. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 26, 1873 (age 62 years, 351 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Hodges — of Baltimore, Md. Mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1885-87. Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Albert Cabell Ritchie (1876-1936) — also known as Albert C. Ritchie — of Baltimore, Md.; Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md. Born in Richmond, Va., August 29, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; Maryland state attorney general, 1915-19; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1916 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1924, 1928; Governor of Maryland, 1920-35; defeated, 1934; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1924, 1932. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Delta Phi. Died, of a parlytic stroke, in Baltimore, Md., February 24, 1936 (age 59 years, 179 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Albert Ritchie (1827?-?) and Elizabeth Caskie (Cabell) Ritchie; married 1907 to Elizabeth Catherine Baker (divorced 1916).
      The World War II Liberty ship SS Albert C. Ritchie (built 1943, scrapped 1973) was named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article
      John Work Garrett (1872-1942) — also known as John W. Garrett — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., May 19, 1872. Republican. Banker; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Minister to Venezuela, 1910-11; Argentina, 1911-13; Netherlands, 1917-19; Luxembourg, 1917-19; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1920, 1924; U.S. Ambassador to Italy, 1929-33. Died June 26, 1942 (age 70 years, 38 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Harrison Garrett and Alice Dickinson (Whitridge) Garrett; brother of Robert Garrett (1875-?); married, December 24, 1908, to Alice Warder (1877-1952).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jesse David Bright (1812-1875) — also known as Jesse D. Bright — of Madison, Jefferson County, Ind.; Jeffersonville, Clark County, Ind. Born in Norwich, Chenango County, N.Y., December 18, 1812. Democrat. State court judge in Indiana, 1834-39; member of Indiana state senate, 1841-43; Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1843-45; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1845-62; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1867-71; Presidential Elector for Kentucky, 1868. Presbyterian. Expelled from the U.S. Senate, February 5, 1862, over alleged disloyalty to the Union, as evidenced by a letter of introduction he wrote for an arms merchant, addressed to Confederate president Jefferson Davis. Died in Baltimore, Md., May 20, 1875 (age 62 years, 153 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Michael Graham Bright (1803-1881).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Daniel Sheldon Norton (1829-1870) — also known as Daniel S. Norton — of Winona, Winona County, Minn. Born in Mt. Vernon, Knox County, Ohio, April 12, 1829. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; lawyer; member of Minnesota state senate 11th District, 1857-58, 1861, 1864-65; U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1865-70; died in office 1870. Died in Washington, D.C., July 13, 1870 (age 41 years, 92 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
      Daniel Moreau Barringer (1806-1873) — also known as Daniel M. Barringer — of Concord, Cabarrus County, N.C. Born near Concord, Cabarrus County, N.C., July 30, 1806. Democrat. Lawyer; member of North Carolina house of commons, 1829-34, 1840-42, 1854; delegate to North Carolina state constitutional convention, 1835; U.S. Representative from North Carolina, 1843-49 (2nd District 1843-47, 3rd District 1847-49); U.S. Minister to Spain, 1849-53; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1872. Died in White Sulphur Springs, Greenbrier County, W.Va., September 1, 1873 (age 67 years, 33 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Gen. Paul Barringer (1778-1844) and Elizabeth (Brandon) Barringer; married to Elizabeth Wethered; nephew of Daniel Laurens Barringer (1788-1852); granduncle of George Hannah Barringer; second cousin thrice removed of Russell Newton Barringer; third cousin twice removed of John Edwin Barringer.
      Political family: Barringer family of North Carolina.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
      Harry Whinna Nice (1877-1941) — also known as Harry W. Nice — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Washington, D.C., December 5, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1920; member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee, 1936; Governor of Maryland, 1935-39; defeated, 1919, 1938; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1936; candidate for U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1940. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Grotto; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows; Moose; Junior Order; Elks; Patriotic Order Sons of America; Knights of Khorassan. Died in Richmond, Va., February 25, 1941 (age 63 years, 82 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Nice and Drucilla (Arnold) Nice; married 1906 to Edna Viola Amos; uncle of Deeley K. Nice; granduncle of Harry Whinna Nice III (1935-).
      Political family: Nice family of Baltimore, Maryland.
      The Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge (opened 1940, named 1967), which carries U.S. Route 301 across the Potomac River from Newburg, Maryland to Dahlgren, Virginia, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article
      James Madison Buchanan (1802-1876) — also known as James M. Buchanan — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., May 22, 1802. Democrat. Postmaster at Baltimore, Md., 1845-49; U.S. Minister to Denmark, 1858-61. Died in Berkeley Springs, Morgan County, W.Va., August 23, 1876 (age 74 years, 93 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: James Madison
      Relatives: Son of William Buchanan (1748-1824) and Hephzibah (Brown) Buchanan (1769-1832); married, January 17, 1832, to Jane Ellen Carns (1795-1855); father of William Jefferson Buchanan (1833-1874).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      Anthony Kennedy (1810-1892) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., December 21, 1810. Member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1838-42; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1856; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1857-63; delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1867. Episcopalian. Died in Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md., July 31, 1892 (age 81 years, 223 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of John Pendleton Kennedy (1795-1870).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Robert Goodloe Harper (1765-1825) — Born near Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County, Va., January, 1765. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1790-95; U.S. Representative from South Carolina, 1795-1801 (2nd District 1795, 1st District 1795-97, at-large 1797-99, 1st District 1799-1801); general in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1816; received 3 electoral votes for Vice-President, 1816; received one electoral vote for Vice-President, 1820; member of Maryland state senate, 1819-20. Died in Baltimore, Md., January 14, 1825 (age about 60 years). Original interment in private or family graveyard; reinterment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, May 1, 1801, to Catherine Carroll (1778-1861; daughter of Charles Carroll of Carrollton (1737-1832)).
      Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Jackson-Lee family of Virginia; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut; Carroll-Hanson family of Maryland; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cross-reference: John Smith
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Augustus Williamson Bradford (1806-1881) — of Maryland. Born in Bel Air, Harford County, Md., January 9, 1806. Governor of Maryland, 1862-66. Died in Baltimore, Md., March 1, 1881 (age 75 years, 51 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Lyman Rufus Casey (1837-1914) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Jamestown, Stutsman County, N.Dak. Born in York, Livingston County, N.Y., May 6, 1837. Republican. Merchant; manufacturer; U.S. Senator from North Dakota, 1889-93. Died in Washington, D.C., January 26, 1914 (age 76 years, 265 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lyman Casey and Annie M. Casey; married 1861 to Harriet M. Platt.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Frank Brown (1846-1920) — also known as "Farmer Frank" — of Baltimore, Md. Born near Sykesville, Carroll County, Md., August 8, 1846. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1876-78; postmaster at Baltimore, Md., 1886-90; Governor of Maryland, 1892-96; president, Baltimore Street Railway Lines. Presbyterian. Died in Baltimore, Md., February 3, 1920 (age 73 years, 179 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Cross-reference: Stevenson Archer
      Thomas Riggs, Jr. (1873-1945) — of Alaska; Millbrook, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Ilchester, Howard County, Md., October 17, 1873. Democrat. Lumber business; Governor of Alaska Territory, 1918-21; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1920. Episcopalian. Died in Washington, D.C., January 16, 1945 (age 71 years, 91 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Riggs and Catherine Winter (Gilbert) Riggs; married, April 30, 1913, to Renee Marie Coudert.
      See also NNDB dossier
      William Fell Giles (1807-1879) — also known as William F. Giles — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Harford County, Md., April 8, 1807. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1837-39; U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1845-47; Judge of U.S. District Court, 1853-79. Presbyterian. Died in Baltimore, Md., March 21, 1879 (age 71 years, 347 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Hyde Fallon (1902-1980) — also known as George H. Fallon — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., July 24, 1902. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1945-71; defeated, 1970; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1964. Catholic. Died in Baltimore, Md., March 21, 1980 (age 77 years, 241 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lawrence Fallon, Sr. and Mary (Dempsey) Fallon; married 1929 to Willa Thomas.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
      Benjamin Chew Howard (1791-1872) — also known as Benjamin C. Howard — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., November 5, 1791. Democrat. General in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1824-25; U.S. Representative from Maryland, 1829-33, 1835-39 (5th District 1829-31, 6th District 1831-33, 4th District 1835-39); member of Maryland state senate, 1840-41; delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1850. Episcopalian. Died in Baltimore, Md., March 6, 1872 (age 80 years, 122 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Eager Howard and Margaret Oswald 'Peggy' (Chew) Howard (1760-1827); brother of George Howard; grandson of Benjamin Chew; first cousin once removed of John Lee Carroll; first cousin twice removed of John Howell Carroll; third cousin of Edward Shippen; third cousin once removed of Montgomery Blair, William Julian Albert, Francis Preston Blair, Jr. and Bertha Shippen Irving; third cousin twice removed of Talbot Jones Albert, James Lawrence Blair, Francis Preston Blair Lee, Gist Blair and Ethel Gist Cantrill (1876-1954); third cousin thrice removed of Edward Brooke Lee; fourth cousin once removed of Edward Tilghman Paca.
      Political family: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Henry Winter Davis (1817-1865) — also known as H. Winter Davis — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md., August 16, 1817. U.S. Representative from Maryland, 1855-61, 1863-65 (4th District 1855-61, 3rd District 1863-65). Episcopalian. Died in Baltimore, Md., December 30, 1865 (age 48 years, 136 days). Original interment at Old St. Paul's Cemetery; reinterment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Cousin *** of David Davis (1815-1886).
      Political family: Bush family of Massachusetts.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
      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 a private or family graveyard, Prince George's County, Md.; reinterment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Isaac Dashiell Jones (1806-1893) — also known as Isaac D. Jones — of Maryland. Born in Somerset County (part now in Wicomico County), Md., November 1, 1806. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1832-34, 1840-41, 1867; U.S. Representative from Maryland 1st District, 1841-43; delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1864; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1864; delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1867; Maryland state attorney general, 1867-71; state court judge in Maryland, 1877. Presbyterian. Died in Baltimore, Md., July 5, 1893 (age 86 years, 246 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Jones and Priscilla Jones; married to Eliza Hays.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Albert Alexander Blakeney (1850-1924) — also known as Albert A. Blakeney — of Franklinville, Baltimore County, Md.; Savage, Howard County, Md.; Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., September 28, 1850. Republican. Cotton manufacturer; hotel business; banker; U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1901-03, 1921-23; defeated, 1922; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1916. Member, Union League. Died at Franklin Square Hospital, Baltimore, Md., October 15, 1924 (age 74 years, 17 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John D. Blakeney and Sarah Blakeney.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Alexander McKim (1748-1832) — of Maryland. Born in Brandywine (now part of Wilmington), New Castle County, Del., January 10, 1748. Democrat. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1794-96; U.S. Representative from Maryland 5th District, 1809-15; member of Maryland state senate, 1814; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1820; county judge in Maryland, 1830. Episcopalian. Died in Baltimore, Md., January 18, 1832 (age 84 years, 8 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Uncle of Isaac McKim (1775-1838).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Barney (1785-1857) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., January 18, 1785. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1820-21; U.S. Representative from Maryland 5th District, 1825-29. Presbyterian. Died in Washington, D.C., January 26, 1857 (age 72 years, 8 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Archibald Campbell (1811-1889) — also known as John A. Campbell — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala.; Baltimore, Md. Born in Washington, Wilkes County, Ga., June 24, 1811. Lawyer; member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1837; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1853-61; Confederate States Assistant Secretary of War, 1861-65. Episcopalian. Died in Baltimore, Md., March 12, 1889 (age 77 years, 261 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Anna E. Goldthwaite; grandfather of Duncan Lawrence Groner (1873-1957).
      See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles John Morris Gwinn (1822-1894) — also known as Charles J. M. Gwinn — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., October 21, 1822. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1849; delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1850; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1852; Maryland state attorney general, 1875-83; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1884; member, Resolutions Committee, 1880. Episcopalian. Died in Baltimore, Md., February 11, 1894 (age 71 years, 113 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Matilda Elizabeth Bowie Johnson (1829-1941).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Harry Welles Rusk (1852-1926) — also known as Harry W. Rusk — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., October 17, 1852. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1876, 1882; member of Maryland state senate, 1884-86; U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 1886-97; Maryland Democratic state chair, 1898-1908. Methodist. Died in Baltimore, Md., January 28, 1926 (age 73 years, 103 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Julian Albert (1816-1879) — of Maryland. Born in Baltimore, Md., August 4, 1816. Republican. Hardware business; U.S. Representative from Maryland 5th District, 1873-75; defeated, 1866, 1868. Episcopalian. Died in Baltimore, Md., March 29, 1879 (age 62 years, 237 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacob Albert (1757-1854) and Rebecca (Seabrook) Albert (1787-1827); married to Emily Jane Jones (1818-1889); father of Talbot Jones Albert; second cousin twice removed of John Eager Howard; third cousin of Montgomery Blair and Francis Preston Blair, Jr.; third cousin once removed of George Howard, Benjamin Chew Howard, James Lawrence Blair, Francis Preston Blair Lee, Gist Blair and Ethel Gist Cantrill (1876-1954); third cousin twice removed of Edward Brooke Lee; third cousin thrice removed of Blair Lee III and Edward Brooke Lee, Jr..
      Political family: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Lewis Thomas, Jr. (1835-1893) — also known as John L. Thomas, Jr. — of Cumberland, Allegany County, Md.; Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., May 20, 1835. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1863-64; U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1865-67; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1868; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1869-73, 1877-82. Methodist. French and German ancestry. Died in Baltimore, Md., October 15, 1893 (age 58 years, 148 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Van Lear Findlay (1839-1907) — of Maryland. Born near Williamsport, Washington County, Md., December 21, 1839. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1861-62; U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1883-87. Presbyterian. Died in Baltimore, Md., April 19, 1907 (age 67 years, 119 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Grandson of William Findlay (1768-1846).
      Political family: Findlay-Brown family of Pennsylvania.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Riggs Gaither, Jr. (1858-1921) — also known as George R. Gaither — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Howard County, Md., February 28, 1858. Republican. Maryland state attorney general, 1899; candidate for Governor of Maryland, 1907. Episcopalian. Died in Catonsville, Baltimore County, Md., October 17, 1921 (age 63 years, 231 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Riggs Gaither, Sr. (1831-1899) and Rebecca Hanson (Dorsey) Gaither (1833-1916); married, February 16, 1882, to Fannie Imogen Granger; grandnephew of Thomas Beale Dorsey (1780-1855); great-grandson of Charles Carnan Ridgely; first cousin once removed of Caleb Dorsey; second cousin twice removed of Daniel Dorsey and Andrew Dorsey; third cousin twice removed of Richard Ridgely, Alexander Warfield and Clement F. Dorsey.
      Political families: Dorsey-Poffenbarger family of Maryland; Maull family of Lewes, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Shepard Bryan, Jr. (1859-1914) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., December 23, 1859. Democrat. Maryland state attorney general, 1903-07; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1912. Died April 3, 1914 (age 54 years, 101 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Shepard Bryan and Elizabeth Edmondson (Hayward) Bryan.
      John Wethered (1809-1888) — of Maryland. Born near Wetheredville, Baltimore County, Md., May 8, 1809. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 1843-45; delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1867. Quaker. Died near Catonsville, Baltimore County, Md., February 15, 1888 (age 78 years, 283 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Joseph Eggleston Johnston (1807-1891) — also known as Joseph E. Johnston — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga.; Richmond, Va. Born in Longwood, Prince Edward County, Va., February 3, 1807. Democrat. Civil engineer; served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Virginia 3rd District, 1879-81. Died March 21, 1891 (age 84 years, 46 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Charles Clement Johnston; married to Lydia McLane (1822-1887; daughter of Louis McLane); uncle of John Warfield Johnston and Eliza M. Johnston (who married Robert William Hughes (1821-1901)); granduncle of Robert Morton Hughes.
      Political families: Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Johnston family of Abingdon, Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Allen Welsh Dulles (1893-1969) — also known as Allen W. Dulles; "Spymaster" — of Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y., April 7, 1893. Republican. Foreign Service officer; lawyer; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from New York 16th District, 1938; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1940; director, U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, 1953-61; member, President's Commission on the Assassination of President KNDY, 1963-64. Presbyterian. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Died, from influenza and pneumonia, in Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C., January 28, 1969 (age 75 years, 296 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Allen Macy Dulles (1854-1930) and Edith F. (Foster) Dulles (1863-1941); brother of John Foster Dulles; married 1920 to Clover Todd (1894-1974); grandson of John Watson Foster; third great-grandnephew of Joshua Coit; first cousin twice removed of Langdon Cheves, Jr.; first cousin six times removed of Benjamin Huntington; second cousin thrice removed of Robert Coit, Jr.; second cousin four times removed of John Davenport, James Davenport, Henry Huntington, Gurdon Huntington and Abel Huntington; second cousin five times removed of Samuel Huntington; third cousin of Lewis Wardlaw Haskell; third cousin twice removed of Alonzo Mark Leffingwell and William Brainard Coit; third cousin thrice removed of Ebenezer Huntington, William Woodbridge, Zina Hyde, Jr., Isaac Backus, Theodore Davenport, Henry Titus Backus (1809-1877) and Benjamin Nicoll Huntington; fourth cousin once removed of John Leffingwell Randolph.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Washington Booth (1814-1892) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., September 20, 1814. Consul for Chile in Baltimore, Md., 1872-77; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1873-76; Consul for Peru in Baltimore, Md., 1873-77. Died in Baltimore, Md., April 4, 1892 (age 77 years, 197 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Booth and Margaret (Curry) Booth.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Ado Riordan (1868-1941) — also known as William A. Riordan — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., March 20, 1868. Consul for Costa Rica in Baltimore, Md., 1896-1935; Vice-Consul for Dominican Republic in Baltimore, Md., 1900-26. Died in Baltimore, Md., December 6, 1941 (age 73 years, 261 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John J. Riordan (1843-1923) and Anne Barbara Catherine (Storck) Riordan (1847-1931); married 1895 to Kathleen Janet 'Kate' Flynn (1870-1920).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Talbot J. Albert Talbot Jones Albert (1847-1919) — also known as Talbot J. Albert — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., February 16, 1847. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Consul in Brunswick, 1897-1916; Hanover, 1916. German and English ancestry. Died in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., March 18, 1919 (age 72 years, 30 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Julian Albert and Emily Jane (Jones) Albert (1818-1889); married to Olivia Patricia MacGill (1855-1930); second cousin thrice removed of John Eager Howard; third cousin once removed of Montgomery Blair and Francis Preston Blair, Jr.; third cousin twice removed of George Howard and Benjamin Chew Howard; fourth cousin of James Lawrence Blair, Francis Preston Blair Lee, Gist Blair and Ethel Gist Cantrill (1876-1954); fourth cousin once removed of Edward Brooke Lee.
      Political family: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: U.S. passport application (1916)
      James Valentine Wagner (1848-1903) — also known as James V. Wagner — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., November 8, 1848. Cashier, National Marine Bank; Honorary Consul for Nicaragua in Baltimore, Md., 1891-93; Honorary Consul for Venezuela in Baltimore, Md., 1901-03. Died, from pneumonia, in Baltimore, Md., January 31, 1903 (age 54 years, 84 days). Following his death, it was discovered that he had embezzled about $30,000 from the bank. Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Basil Wagner (1806-1859) and Anna Maria 'Ann' (Peters) Wagner (1813-1889); married, October 14, 1879, to Julia Thomas (1850-1943).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Whitridge (1869-1895) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., December 28, 1869. Banker; Vice-Consul for Denmark in Baltimore, Md., 1892-95; Consul for Chile in Baltimore, Md., 1892-95. Member, Delta Phi. When his house was on fire, he and his wife, attempting to escape through a window onto a ladder, fell to their deaths twenty feet below, in Baltimore, Md., January 15, 1895 (age 25 years, 18 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Augustus Whitridge (1835-1907) and Ellen Ward (Henderson) Whitridge (1838-1891); brother of Morris Whitridge (1865-1935); married, April 19, 1894, to Bessie Shoemaker (1871-1895).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Howell Carroll (1865-1903) — also known as J. Howell Carroll — of Maryland. Born in Maryland, September 21, 1865. U.S. Consul in Cadiz, 1897-1902. Died, of consumption, in Mentone (Menton), France, February 7, 1903 (age 37 years, 139 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Tucker Carroll (1828-1883) and Susan (Howell) Carroll (1836-1914); married, November 14, 1888, to Mary Grafton Rogers (1864-1943); father of Suzanne Howell Carroll (1889-1962; who married John Boynton Philip Clayton Hill); great-grandson of Ebenezer Tucker; second great-grandson of Benjamin Chew and Charles Carroll of Carrollton; first cousin once removed of John Lee Carroll; first cousin twice removed of George Howard and Benjamin Chew Howard; first cousin four times removed of Daniel Carroll; second cousin four times removed of Charles Carroll, Barrister; third cousin twice removed of Edward Shippen; third cousin thrice removed of Thomas Sim Lee, Alexander Contee Hanson and Alexander Contee Magruder; fourth cousin once removed of Bertha Shippen Irving and John Duffy Alderson (1896-1975).
      Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Carroll-Hanson family of Maryland; Eisenhower-Nixon family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Morris Whitridge (1865-1935) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., August 4, 1865. Vice-Consul for Denmark in Baltimore, Md., 1896-97; Consul for Denmark in Baltimore, Md., 1898-1901. Died December 22, 1935 (age 70 years, 140 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Augustus Whitridge (1835-1907) and Ellen Ward (Henderson) Whitridge (1838-1891); brother of Thomas Whitridge (1869-1895); married 1898 to Susan Wilson Mackenzie (1872-1955).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Franklin J. Morton (1833-1919) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine, February 11, 1833. Consul for Argentina in Baltimore, Md., 1901. Presbyterian. Died, from influenza, in Baltimore, Md., February 4, 1919 (age 85 years, 358 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alfred Bennett Morton and Nancy Joy Morton; married to Fannie Maria Nason (1851-1910).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Lancaster Brent (d. 1905) — of Los Angeles County, Calif.; New River, Ascension Parish, La. Democrat. Member of California state assembly 1st District, 1856-58; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1876, 1880. Died in Baltimore, Md., 1905. Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      William Meade Dame (1844-1923) — also known as William M. Dame — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Danville, Va., December 17, 1844. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Episcopal priest; rector of Memorial Protestant Episcopal Church, Baltimore, 1878-1923; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1912. Episcopalian. Died in Baltimore, Md., January 27, 1923 (age 78 years, 41 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. George Washington Dame (1812-1895) and Mary Maria (Page) Dame (1813-1895); married 1869 to Susan Meade Funsten (died 1918; daughter of David Funsten (1819-1866)).
      Political family: Funsten family of Virginia.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Har Sinai Cemetery
    3241 Erdman Avenue
    Baltimore, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Isaac Lobe Straus (1871-1946) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., March 24, 1871. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1902; Maryland state attorney general, 1907-11; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1908. Jewish. Died in Brooklandville, Baltimore County, Md., February 4, 1946 (age 74 years, 317 days). Interment at Har Sinai Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Henry Straus and Annette (Lobe) Straus; married to Florence Ridgely.


    Hebrew Friendship Cemetery
    Baltimore, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Simon Ernest Sobeloff (1894-1973) — also known as Simon E. Sobeloff — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., December 3, 1894. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Maryland, 1931-34; Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals, 1952-54; U.S. Solicitor General, 1954-56; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, 1956-70, 1956-70; took senior status 1970. Jewish. Died in Baltimore, Md., July 11, 1973 (age 78 years, 220 days). Interment at Hebrew Friendship Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacob Sobeloff and Mary Hilda (Kaplan) Sobeloff; married 1918 to Irene Ehrlich.
      See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Samuel Nathaniel Friedel (1898-1979) — also known as Samuel N. Friedel — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Washington, D.C., April 18, 1898. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1935-39; U.S. Representative from Maryland 7th District, 1953-71; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1964. Jewish. Died in Towson, Baltimore County, Md., March 21, 1979 (age 80 years, 337 days). Interment at Hebrew Friendship Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Daniel Ellison (1886-1960) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Russia, February 14, 1886. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1932, 1948 (alternate); U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1943-45; defeated, 1936, 1940, 1944; member of Maryland state senate, 1947-50. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Congress. Died in Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, Md., August 20, 1960 (age 74 years, 188 days). Interment at Hebrew Friendship Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Harry Benjamin Wolf (1880-1944) — also known as Harry B. Wolf — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., June 16, 1880. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 1907-09. Jewish. Disbarred, 1922; reinstated, 1940. Died in Baltimore, Md., February 17, 1944 (age 63 years, 246 days). Interment at Hebrew Friendship Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Holy Cross Cemetery
    Baltimore, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      John Ambrose Meyer (1899-1969) — also known as John A. Meyer — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., May 15, 1899. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1941-43. Catholic. Died in Baltimore, Md., October 2, 1969 (age 70 years, 140 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Lorraine Cemetery
    Baltimore, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Cornelius Lawrence Ludlow Leary (1813-1893) — of Maryland. Born in Baltimore, Md., October 22, 1813. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1838; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1856; U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 1861-63; state court judge in Maryland, 1867. Died in Baltimore, Md., March 21, 1893 (age 79 years, 150 days). Interment at Lorraine Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Loudon Park Cemetery
    3445 Frederick Avenue
    Baltimore, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Joseph Bonaparte (1851-1921) — also known as "Charlie the Crook Chaser" — Born in Baltimore, Md., June 9, 1851. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1904; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1905-06; U.S. Attorney General, 1906-09. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Died in Baltimore County, Md., June 28, 1921 (age 70 years, 19 days). Interment at Loudon Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jerome Napoleon Bonaparte (1805-1870) and Susan May (Williams) Bonaparte (1812-1881); married, September 1, 1875, to Ellen Channing Day (1852-1924); nephew of Mary Adelaide Morton (1806-1834; who married David Stewart (1800-1858)); grandson of Jerome Bonaparte (King of Westphalia); grandnephew of Napoleon Bonaparte (Emperor of France); first cousin of Charles Morton Stewart; first cousin once removed of Charles Morton Stewart, Jr..
      Political family: Stewart family of Baltimore, Maryland.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Gordon Hayes (1844-1915) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Anne Arundel County, Md., January 5, 1844. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1883; member of Maryland state senate, 1884-86; U.S. Attorney for Maryland, 1886-90; mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1899-1903. Died in Oakland, Garrett County, Md., August 27, 1915 (age 71 years, 234 days). Interment at Loudon Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Chilton Hayes and Juliana (Gordon) Hayes.
      James Albert Gary (1833-1920) — also known as James A. Gary — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Uncasville, Montville, New London County, Conn., October 22, 1833. Cotton duck manufacturer; Whig candidate for Maryland state senate, 1858; Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 5th District, 1870, 1872; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1872, 1876, 1880, 1884, 1888, 1892, 1896; Republican candidate for Governor of Maryland, 1879; member of Republican National Committee from Maryland, 1880-96; Maryland Republican state chair, 1883; U.S. Postmaster General, 1897-98; vice-president, Consolidated Gas Company; president, Citizens National Bank of Baltimore. Presbyterian. Died in Baltimore, Md., October 31, 1920 (age 87 years, 9 days). Interment at Loudon Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1856 to Lavin Corrie.
      Robert John Reynolds (1838-1909) — also known as Robert J. Reynolds — of near Petersburg, Kent County, Del. Born in Smyrna, Kent County, Del., March 17, 1838. Democrat. Farmer; Delaware state treasurer, 1879-83; Governor of Delaware, 1891-95; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1892. Methodist. Died near Petersburg, Kent County, Del., June 10, 1909 (age 71 years, 85 days). Interment at Loudon Park Cemetery.
      Frank Charles Wachter (1861-1910) — also known as Frank C. Wachter — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., September 16, 1861. Republican. U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 1899-1907; candidate for mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1903. Lutheran. Died in Baltimore, Md., July 1, 1910 (age 48 years, 288 days). Interment at Loudon Park Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Henry Stockbridge, Jr. (1856-1924) — of Maryland. Born in Baltimore, Md., September 18, 1856. Republican. U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1889-91; state court judge in Maryland, 1896-1911; Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals, 1911-24; died in office 1924. Presbyterian. Died in Baltimore, Md., March 22, 1924 (age 67 years, 186 days). Interment at Loudon Park Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Barnes Compton (1830-1898) — of Laurel, Prince George's County, Md. Born in Port Tobacco, Charles County, Md., November 16, 1830. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1860-61; member of Maryland state senate, 1867-72; Maryland state treasurer, 1874-85; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1880; U.S. Representative from Maryland 5th District, 1885-90, 1891-94. Episcopalian. Died in Laurel, Prince George's County, Md., December 2, 1898 (age 68 years, 16 days). Interment at Loudon Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Great-grandson of Philip Key (1750-1820).
      Political families: Pendleton-Lee family; Key family of Maryland (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James William Denny (1838-1923) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Frederick County, Va., November 20, 1838. Democrat. Major in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1888; U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1899-1901, 1903-05. Episcopalian. Died in Baltimore, Md., April 12, 1923 (age 84 years, 143 days). Interment at Loudon Park Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Fetter Schrier Hoblitzell (1838-1900) — also known as Fetter S. Hoblitzell — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., October 7, 1838. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1870, 1876-78; Speaker of the Maryland State House of Delegates, 1878; U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 1881-85. Died in Baltimore, Md., May 2, 1900 (age 61 years, 207 days). Interment at Loudon Park Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Kimmel (1812-1886) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., August 15, 1812. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1864; member of Maryland state senate, 1867-70; U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 1877-81. Episcopalian. Died in Baltimore, Md., December 28, 1886 (age 74 years, 135 days). Interment at Loudon Park Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Reginald Schirm (1864-1918) — also known as Charles R. Schirm — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., August 12, 1864. Republican. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1898; U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1901-03; defeated, 1902; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1908. Lutheran. Died in Baltimore, Md., November 2, 1918 (age 54 years, 82 days). Interment at Loudon Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Conrad Schirm and Antoinette Schirm; married, March 8, 1891, to Annie Maude Charlton.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Hart Benton Holton (1835-1907) — of Maryland. Born near Elkton, Cecil County, Md., October 13, 1835. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1865-67; U.S. Representative from Maryland 5th District, 1883-85. Died in Woodlawn, Baltimore County, Md., January 4, 1907 (age 71 years, 83 days). Interment at Loudon Park Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    William W. McIntire William Watson McIntire (1850-1912) — also known as William W. McIntire — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pa., June 30, 1850. Republican. Machinist; insurance agent; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1897-99. Episcopalian. Scotch-Irish and German ancestry. Died on a boat while fishing in the Middle River (or Gunpowder River), Baltimore County, Md., March 30, 1912 (age 61 years, 274 days). Interment at Loudon Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Hortense Hay Hardesty (1865-1933).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
      John Kronmiller (1858-1928) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., December 6, 1858. Republican. U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 1909-11. Episcopalian. Died in Baltimore, Md., June 19, 1928 (age 69 years, 196 days). Interment at Loudon Park Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Samuel Booze (1862-1933) — also known as William S. Booze — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., January 9, 1862. Republican. U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 1897-99; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1908. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., December 6, 1933 (age 71 years, 331 days). Interment at Loudon Park Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Leon Jules M. du Bois (c.1855-1931) — also known as Leon du Bois — of Mechanicsville, St. Mary's County, Md.; Baltimore, Md. Born in France, about 1855. Naturalized U.S. citizen; Honorary Consul for Venezuela in Baltimore, Md., 1923-31. French ancestry. Died in Baltimore, Md., December 27, 1931 (age about 76 years). Interment at Loudon Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Mary E. Duckworth; father of Maurice Duckworth du Bois (1907-2000).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Bradley Tyler Johnson (1829-1903) — also known as Bradley T. Johnson — of Frederick, Frederick County, Md. Born in Frederick, Frederick County, Md., September 29, 1829. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1860; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Virginia state senate, 1875-79. Died in Amelia, Amelia County, Va., October 5, 1903 (age 74 years, 6 days). Interment at Loudon Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Eleanor Murdock (Tyler) Johnson and Charles Worthington Johnson (1805-1833); married to Jane Claudia Saunders (1832-1899); grandnephew of Thomas Johnson and Joshua Johnson; second cousin of George Washington Adams and Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886); second cousin once removed of John Quincy Adams (1833-1894) and Brooks Adams; second cousin twice removed of Charles Francis Adams (1866-1954); second cousin thrice removed of Thomas Boylston Adams.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Sewall-Adams-Cony family of Maine; Crowninshield-Adams family of Savannah, Georgia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Alexander Tompkins Leftwich (1845-1914) — also known as Alexander T. Leftwich — Born in Campbell County, Va., January 18, 1845. Consul for Belgium in Baltimore, Md., 1910-14. Died in Baltimore, Md., February 5, 1914 (age 69 years, 18 days). Interment at Loudon Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Augustine Leftwich (1794-1881) and Ann Elizabeth Williams (Clark) Leftwich (1812-1900); married 1878 to Rosalie Vivian Lightfoot (1851-1910).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Morgan Armstrong (1867-1955) — also known as Joseph M. Armstrong — of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md. Born in Ellicott City, Howard County, Md., October 1, 1867. Republican. Architect; candidate for mayor of Annapolis, Md., 1923; postmaster at Annapolis, Md., 1926-34 (acting, 1926). Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Redmen. Died November 1, 1955 (age 88 years, 31 days). Interment at Loudon Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Edward Armstrong and Mary (Coleman) Armstrong; married 1888 to Mary Elizabeth Johnson (1866-1947).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Nitze (1830-1909) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Magdeburg, Germany, August 18, 1830. Banker; Vice-Consul for Russia in Baltimore, Md., 1879-1900. German ancestry. Died, from a stroke of paralysis, in Roland Park, Baltimore, Md., October 21, 1909 (age 79 years, 64 days). Interment at Loudon Park Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    New Cathedral Cemetery
    (formerly Bonnie Brae Cemetery)
    4300 Old Frederick Road
    Baltimore, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      George Proctor Kane (1817-1878) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., August 4, 1817. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1849-53; as Baltimore Marshal of Police in 1861, he opposed the movement of Union troops through Baltimore; on June 27, he was arrested by Federal soldiers and imprisoned in Fort Warren for fourteen months; mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1877-78; died in office 1878. Died in Baltimore, Md., June 23, 1878 (age 60 years, 323 days). Interment at New Cathedral Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John M. Kane; married to Anna C. Griffith (1824-1882).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Ludwig John D'Alesandro, Jr. (1903-1987) — also known as Thomas D'Alesandro, Jr. — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., August 1, 1903. Democrat. Insurance business; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1927-33; U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 1939-47; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1948, 1952, 1956, 1964; mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1947-59; member of Democratic National Committee from Maryland, 1954; candidate for U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1958. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks; Eagles; Moose. Died in Baltimore, Md., August 23, 1987 (age 84 years, 22 days). Interment at New Cathedral Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas D'Alesandro and Mary Ann (Foppiano) D'Alesandro; married, September 30, 1928, to Annunciata M. Lombardi; father of Thomas Ludwig John D'Alesandro III and Nancy Pelosi (who married Paul Francis Pelosi (1940-)); grandfather of Christine Pelosi.
      Political family: Pelosi-D'Alesandro family of San Francisco, California.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Clarence H. Burns (1918-2003) — also known as Du Burns — of Baltimore, Md. Born September 17, 1918. Democrat. Mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1987; defeated in primary, 1987, 1991. African ancestry. First African-American mayor of Baltimore. Died in Baltimore, Md., January 12, 2003 (age 84 years, 117 days). Interment at New Cathedral Cemetery.
      Campaign slogan: "Du Knows Baltimore."
      See also Wikipedia article
      Herbert Romulus O'Conor (1896-1960) — also known as Herbert R. O'Conor — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., November 17, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; Maryland state attorney general, 1934-38; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1936, 1940, 1944 (speaker), 1948 (chair, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1952; Governor of Maryland, 1939-47; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1947-53. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Phi Kappa Sigma; Knights of Columbus. Died in Baltimore, Md., March 4, 1960 (age 63 years, 108 days). Interment at New Cathedral Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James P. A. O'Conor and Mary A. (Galvin) O'Conor; married, November 24, 1920, to M. Eugenia Byrnes.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      John Lee Carroll (1830-1911) — of Maryland. Born in Baltimore, Md., September 30, 1830. Democrat. Member of Maryland state senate, 1868-74; Governor of Maryland, 1876-80; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1880, 1884. Catholic. Died in Washington, D.C., February 27, 1911 (age 80 years, 150 days). Interment at New Cathedral Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mary Digges (Lee) Carroll (1800-1859) and Charles Carroll (1801-1862); married to Anita Phelps (1837-1873); grandnephew of John Lee; great-grandson of Benjamin Chew, Charles Carroll of Carrollton and Thomas Sim Lee; first cousin once removed of George Howard, Benjamin Chew Howard and John Howell Carroll; first cousin four times removed of Richard Henry Lee, Francis Lightfoot Lee and Arthur Lee; second cousin twice removed of Outerbridge Horsey; second cousin thrice removed of Charles Carroll, Barrister, Alexander Contee Hanson, Henry Lee, Charles Lee, Edmund Jennings Lee and Alexander Contee Magruder; second cousin four times removed of Daniel Carroll; third cousin once removed of Edward Shippen; third cousin twice removed of John Duffy Alderson (1896-1975); third cousin thrice removed of Zachary Taylor; fourth cousin of Bertha Shippen Irving; fourth cousin once removed of John Read Magruder, Fitzhugh Lee and Francis Preston Blair Lee.
      Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Carroll-Hanson family of Maryland; Eisenhower-Nixon family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article
      Vincent Luke Palmisano (1882-1953) — also known as Vincent L. Palmisano — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Termini, Sicily, Italy, August 5, 1882. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Maryland state house of delegates from Baltimore city 1st District, 1914-15; U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 1927-39; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1940. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Member, Foresters. Disappeared from his home, and either died by suicide or was murdered, January 12, 1953 (age 70 years, 160 days). His body was recovered from Baltimore Harbor, March 5, 1953. Interment at New Cathedral Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Pearce Coady (1868-1934) — also known as Charles P. Coady — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., February 22, 1868. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Maryland state senate, 1908-12; U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 1913-21; defeated, 1920. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Elks. Died in Baltimore, Md., February 16, 1934 (age 65 years, 359 days). Interment at New Cathedral Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Michael Coady and Mary (Lyons) Coady; married to Millie Kenly.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Ambrose Jerome Kennedy (1893-1950) — also known as Ambrose J. Kennedy — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., January 6, 1893. Democrat. Member of Maryland state senate, 1927-29; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1928, 1944 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1948 (member, Credentials Committee); U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1932-41. Catholic. Died in Baltimore, Md., August 29, 1950 (age 57 years, 235 days). Interment at New Cathedral Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Hinson Cole (1837-1886) — of Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kan.; Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., January 11, 1837. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Kansas territorial House of Representatives, 1857; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 1885-86; died in office 1886. Catholic. Died in Washington, D.C., July 8, 1886 (age 49 years, 178 days). Interment at New Cathedral Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William James O'Brien (1836-1905) — also known as William J. O'Brien — of Maryland. Born in Baltimore, Md., May 28, 1836. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 1873-77; state court judge in Maryland, 1901-05; died in office 1905. Catholic. Died in Baltimore, Md., November 13, 1905 (age 69 years, 169 days). Interment at New Cathedral Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Hugh Allen Meade (1907-1949) — also known as Hugh A. Meade — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Netcong, Morris County, N.J., April 4, 1907. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1935-36; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1936; secretary of Maryland Democratic Party, 1937; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1947-49. Catholic. Died in Washington, D.C., July 8, 1949 (age 42 years, 95 days). Interment at New Cathedral Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Lee (1788-1871) — of Petersville, Frederick County, Md. Born near Frederick, Frederick County, Md., January 30, 1788. Democrat. Colonel in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1823-25; member of Maryland state senate, 1837; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1852-53. Catholic. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 17, 1871 (age 83 years, 107 days). Interment at New Cathedral Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mary (Digges) Lee (1745-1805) and Thomas Sim Lee; married to Harriet Julianna Carroll (1808-1881; granddaughter of Benjamin Chew and Charles Carroll of Carrollton); granduncle of John Lee Carroll; second great-granduncle of Outerbridge Horsey; first cousin twice removed of Richard Henry Lee, Francis Lightfoot Lee and Arthur Lee; second cousin once removed of Alexander Contee Hanson, Henry Lee, Charles Lee, Edmund Jennings Lee and Alexander Contee Magruder; second cousin twice removed of Daniel Carroll; third cousin once removed of Zachary Taylor, John Read Magruder, Fitzhugh Lee and Francis Preston Blair Lee; third cousin twice removed of Edward Brooke Lee; third cousin thrice removed of Blair Lee III and Edward Brooke Lee, Jr. (1917-2004); fourth cousin of Thomas Leonidas Crittenden; fourth cousin once removed of Hancock Lee Jackson.
      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 — Wikipedia article
      William Curran (1885-1951) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., April 12, 1885. Democrat. Member of Maryland state senate, 1914, 1924; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1924 (member, Credentials Committee), 1928, 1936, 1944; Maryland state attorney general, 1945-46. Catholic. Died in Baltimore, Md., October 4, 1951 (age 66 years, 175 days). Interment at New Cathedral Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Edward Curran and Mary (Tracy) Curran; married, June 28, 1916, to Mary Caroline Konig Kirby.
      See also Wikipedia article
      John Harrison Surratt, Jr. (1844-1916) — also known as John H. Surratt, Jr. — of Surrattsville (now Clinton), Prince George's County, Md. Born in Washington, D.C., April 13, 1844. Postmaster at Surrattsville, Md., 1862-63; dismissed as postmaster in 1863 for alleged disloyalty to the Union; became a Confederate courier and spy; he and others attempted to kidnap President Abraham Lincoln; later, the plot to kill the President and other government officials was formulated at his mother's boarding house in Washington; he denied involvement in the assassination, but fled overseas; he was arrested in Alexandria, Egypt, and sent back to the U.S.; tried in a Maryland court in 1867 for his alleged involvement in the murder plot, but the jury couldn't reach a verdict, and a mistrial was declared; treasurer of a steamship company. Died, from pneumonia, in Baltimore, Md., April 21, 1916 (age 72 years, 8 days). Interment at New Cathedral Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Harrison Surratt (1813-1862) and Mary (Jenkins) Surratt (1823-1865; hanged for her part in the conspiracy to assassinate the President and other officials); married 1872 to Mary Victorine Hunter (1846-1926).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Harry James McGuirk (1923-1992) — also known as Harry J. McGuirk — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., November 27, 1923. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1964; member of Maryland state senate District 12; elected 1966; elected unopposed 1970. Died April 20, 1992 (age 68 years, 145 days). Interment at New Cathedral Cemetery.
      Prospero Schiaffino (1846-1910) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Camoglia, Italy, October 17, 1846. Shipbroker; steamship agent; Consular Agent for Italy in Baltimore, Md., 1890-1907; Vice-Consul for Spain in Baltimore, Md., 1896-98, 1900-07. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died in Walbrook, Baltimore, Md., November 12, 1910 (age 64 years, 26 days). Interment at New Cathedral Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Old Episcopal Churchyard (now gone)
    Baltimore, Maryland
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Edward Langworthy (1738-1802) — of Georgia; Baltimore, Md. Born in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., 1738. Delegate to Continental Congress from Georgia, 1777-79; signer, Articles of Confederation, 1777. Died, of yellow fever, in Baltimore, Md., November 2, 1802 (age about 64 years). Original interment at Old Episcopal Churchyard; reinterment to unknown location.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Old St. Paul's Cemetery
    Baltimore, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Chase (1741-1811) — of Maryland. Born near Princess Anne, Somerset County, Md., April 17, 1741. Delegate to Continental Congress from Maryland, 1774-78, 1781-82, 1783-85; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; state court judge in Maryland, 1788; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1796-1811; died in office 1811. Episcopalian. Articles of impeachment were filed against him in 1804 on charges of malfeasance in office; tried by the Senate in 1805 and acquitted of all charges. Died in Washington, D.C., June 19, 1811 (age 70 years, 63 days). Interment at Old St. Paul's Cemetery.
      Cross-reference: Luther Martin
      See also congressional biography — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jacob Small, Jr. (1772-1851) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in 1772. Colonel in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; carpenter and builder; mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1826-31; resigned 1831. Died in 1851 (age about 79 years). Interment at Old St. Paul's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacob Small (1743-1791); married to Anne Fleetwood and Mary Fleetwood.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Eager Howard (1752-1827) — also known as "Hero of Cowpens" — of Maryland. Born in Baltimore County, Md., June 4, 1752. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Delegate to Continental Congress from Maryland, 1787-88; Governor of Maryland, 1788-91; member of Maryland state senate, 1791-94; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1792; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1796-1803; received 22 electoral votes for Vice-President, 1816. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Baltimore, Md., October 12, 1827 (age 75 years, 130 days). Entombed at Old St. Paul's Cemetery; statue erected 1904 at Washington Place.
      Relatives: Son of Cornelius Howard (1706-1777) and Ruth (Eager) Howard (1721-1796); married, May 18, 1787, to Margaret Oswald 'Peggy' Chew (1760-1827; daughter of Benjamin Chew); father of George Howard and Benjamin Chew Howard; second cousin twice removed of Montgomery Blair, William Julian Albert and Francis Preston Blair, Jr.; second cousin thrice removed of Talbot Jones Albert, James Lawrence Blair, Francis Preston Blair Lee, Gist Blair and Ethel Gist Cantrill (1876-1954); second cousin four times removed of Edward Brooke Lee; second cousin five times removed of Blair Lee III and Edward Brooke Lee, Jr..
      Political family: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Howard County, Md. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Hindman (1743-1822) — of Maryland. Born in Dorchester County, Md., April 1, 1743. Member of Maryland state senate, 1777-85, 1791-93, 1798-1800; Delegate to Continental Congress from Maryland, 1784-86; U.S. Representative from Maryland, 1793-99 (at-large 1793, 6th District 1793-97, 7th District 1797-99); U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1800-01. Methodist. Died in Baltimore, Md., January 19, 1822 (age 78 years, 293 days). Interment at Old St. Paul's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edward Biddle (1738-1779) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., 1738. Member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1767; Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1774. Died in Chatsworth, Baltimore County, Md., September 5, 1779 (age about 41 years). Interment at Old St. Paul's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Biddle (1698-1756) and Mary (Scull) Biddle (1709-1790); brother of Charles Biddle; married, June 6, 1761, to Elizabeth Ross (sister of George Ross); uncle of James Biddle, John Biddle (1792-1859) and Richard Biddle; granduncle of Edward MacFunn Biddle and Charles John Biddle; great-granduncle of John Biddle (1859-1936); second great-granduncle of Boies Penrose, Edward MacFunn Biddle, Jr. and Spencer Penrose; third great-granduncle of Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Jr.; fourth great-granduncle of Angier Biddle Duke; first cousin of John Scull; first cousin twice removed of Charles Bingham Penrose, Edward Scull and Thomas Biddle; first cousin thrice removed of George Ross Scull and Robert Spencer Scull; first cousin four times removed of Francis Beverley Biddle; second cousin thrice removed of Charles Elam Scull; third cousin once removed of Samuel Scull; third cousin thrice removed of David Thayer Bunker, Wallace Raymond Crumb and David Scull; fourth cousin of Ebenezer Huntington; fourth cousin once removed of Jabez Williams Huntington, John Appleton (1804-1891) and Joshua Perkins.
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Sprague family of Providence, Rhode Island; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan; Shippen-Middleton family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Howard (1789-1846) — of near Woodstock, Howard County, Md. Born in Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md., November 21, 1789. Whig. Governor of Maryland, 1831-33; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1836, 1840; delegate to Whig National Convention from Maryland, 1839 (Convention Vice-President). Episcopalian. Died near Woodstock, Howard County, Md., August 2, 1846 (age 56 years, 254 days). Entombed at Old St. Paul's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Eager Howard and Margaret Oswald 'Peggy' (Chew) Howard (1760-1827); brother of Benjamin Chew Howard; married 1811 to Prudence Gough Ridgely (1791-1847; daughter of Charles Carnan Ridgely); grandson of Benjamin Chew; first cousin once removed of John Lee Carroll; first cousin twice removed of John Howell Carroll; third cousin of Edward Shippen; third cousin once removed of Montgomery Blair, William Julian Albert, Francis Preston Blair, Jr. and Bertha Shippen Irving; third cousin twice removed of Talbot Jones Albert, James Lawrence Blair, Francis Preston Blair Lee, Gist Blair and Ethel Gist Cantrill (1876-1954); third cousin thrice removed of Edward Brooke Lee; fourth cousin once removed of Edward Tilghman Paca.
      Political family: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Isaac McKim (1775-1838) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., July 21, 1775. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of Maryland state senate, 1821-23; U.S. Representative from Maryland, 1823-25, 1833, 1835-38 (5th District 1823-25, 1833, 4th District 1835-38); died in office 1838. Episcopalian. Died in Baltimore, Md., April 1, 1838 (age 62 years, 254 days). Interment at Old St. Paul's Cemetery; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
      Relatives: Nephew of Alexander McKim (1748-1832).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William McCreery (1750-1814) — of Reisterstown, Baltimore County, Md. Born in Northern Ireland, 1750. U.S. Representative from Maryland, 1803-09 (at-large 1803-07, 5th District 1807-09); member of Maryland state senate, 1811-14; died in office 1814. Episcopalian. Died near Reisterstown, Baltimore County, Md., March 8, 1814 (age about 63 years). Interment at Old St. Paul's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Mary Katherine Goddard (1738-1816) — also known as Katherine Goddard — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Connecticut, June 16, 1738. Newspaper publisher; bookseller; postmaster at Baltimore, Md., 1775-89. Female. Died in Baltimore, Md., August 12, 1816 (age 78 years, 57 days). Interment at Old St. Paul's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Dr. Giles Goddard and Sarah (Updike) Goddard.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George R. Richardson (c.1803-1851) — Born in Worcester County, Md., about 1803. Maryland state attorney general, 1846-51; died in office 1851. Episcopalian. Died in Baltimore, Md., February 10, 1851 (age about 48 years). Interment at Old St. Paul's Cemetery.
      Thomas Yates Walsh (1809-1865) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., 1809. U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1851-53. Episcopalian. Died in Baltimore, Md., January 20, 1865 (age about 55 years). Interment at Old St. Paul's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Carroll (1791-1873) — of Maryland. Born in Baltimore, Md., December 2, 1791. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1839-41. Episcopalian. Died in Baltimore, Md., January 16, 1873 (age 81 years, 45 days). Entombed at Old St. Paul's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Politicians formerly buried here:
    Francis Scott Key Francis Scott Key (1779-1843) — of District of Columbia. Born in Carroll County, Md., August 1, 1779. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, 1833-41. During the war of 1812, while on a mission to obtain the release of a prisoner from British forces, witnessed the bombardment of Fort McHenry from the deck of the British ship Surprise; that night, September 13-14, 1814, he wrote a poem "The Spangled Banner". The poem was published soon afterward, rapidly gained popularity, and became the lyrics to the U.S. national anthem. Died, from pleurisy, in Baltimore, Md., January 11, 1843 (age 63 years, 163 days). Originally entombed at Old St. Paul's Cemetery; later interred in 1866 at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Md.; memorial monument at Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, Calif.
      Relatives: Son of John Ross Key (1754-1821) and Ann (Charlton) Key (1756-1830); brother of Anne Phoebe Charlton Key (1783-1855; who married Roger Brooke Taney); married, January 19, 1802, to Mary 'Polly' Lloyd (1784-1859; sister-in-law of Joseph Hopper Nicholson); father of Philip Barton Key (1818-1859) and Mary Alicia 'Alice' Key (1824-1886; who married George Hunt Pendleton (1825-1889)); nephew of Philip Barton Key (1757-1815); grandfather of Francis Key Pendleton; first cousin once removed of Philip Key; third cousin twice removed of Vinson Martlow Whitley.
      Political families: Pendleton-Lee family; Key family of Maryland (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cross-reference: John Smith
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: National Park Service
      Henry Winter Davis (1817-1865) — also known as H. Winter Davis — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md., August 16, 1817. U.S. Representative from Maryland, 1855-61, 1863-65 (4th District 1855-61, 3rd District 1863-65). Episcopalian. Died in Baltimore, Md., December 30, 1865 (age 48 years, 136 days). Original interment at Old St. Paul's Cemetery; reinterment at Green Mount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Cousin *** of David Davis (1815-1886).
      Political family: Bush family of Massachusetts.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier


    Old Westminster Burying Ground
    Baltimore, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Smith (1752-1839) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pa., July 27, 1752. Democrat. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; shipowner; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1790-92; U.S. Representative from Maryland, 1793-1803, 1816-22 (5th District 1793-1801, at-large 1801-03, 5th District 1816-22); U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1803-15, 1822-33; mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1835-38. Presbyterian. Died in Baltimore, Md., April 22, 1839 (age 86 years, 269 days). Interment at Old Westminster Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Brother of Robert Smith (1757-1842).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      David Stewart (1800-1858) — of Maryland. Born in Baltimore, Md., September 13, 1800. Member of Maryland state senate, 1838-39; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1849-50; delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1850. Died in Baltimore, Md., January 5, 1858 (age 57 years, 114 days). Entombed at Old Westminster Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Son of John Stewart (died 1802) and Helen (West) Stewart (1777-1860); married, October 20, 1825, to Mary Adelaide Morton (1806-1834; aunt of Charles Joseph Bonaparte (1851-1921)); married, June 9, 1836, to Priscilla Margaretta Pinkney; father of Charles Morton Stewart; grandfather of Charles Morton Stewart, Jr..
      Political family: Stewart family of Baltimore, Maryland.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Old Westminster Graveyard
    Baltimore, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      William Smith (1728-1814) — of Maryland. Born in Donegal Township, Lancaster County, Pa., April 12, 1728. Delegate to Continental Congress from Maryland, 1777-78; U.S. Representative from Maryland at-large, 1789-91; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1792; member of Maryland state senate, 1801-02. Presbyterian. Died in Baltimore, Md., March 27, 1814 (age 85 years, 349 days). Interment at Old Westminster Graveyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. Peter's Cemetery
    1300 Moreland Avenue
    Baltimore, Maryland
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Léonce Rabillon (c.1856-1929) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., about 1856. Insurance business; Consul for Uruguay in Baltimore, Md., 1892-1914; Consular Agent for France in Baltimore, Md., 1896-1907; Commercial Agent (Consul) for Brazil in Baltimore, Md., 1903-07. Catholic. French ancestry. Died in Baltimore, Md., January 17, 1929 (age about 73 years). Interment at St. Peter's Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Washington Place
    Baltimore, Maryland

    Politicians who have monuments here:
      John Eager Howard (1752-1827) — also known as "Hero of Cowpens" — of Maryland. Born in Baltimore County, Md., June 4, 1752. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Delegate to Continental Congress from Maryland, 1787-88; Governor of Maryland, 1788-91; member of Maryland state senate, 1791-94; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1792; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1796-1803; received 22 electoral votes for Vice-President, 1816. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Baltimore, Md., October 12, 1827 (age 75 years, 130 days). Entombed at Old St. Paul's Cemetery; statue erected 1904 at Washington Place.
      Relatives: Son of Cornelius Howard (1706-1777) and Ruth (Eager) Howard (1721-1796); married, May 18, 1787, to Margaret Oswald 'Peggy' Chew (1760-1827; daughter of Benjamin Chew); father of George Howard and Benjamin Chew Howard; second cousin twice removed of Montgomery Blair, William Julian Albert and Francis Preston Blair, Jr.; second cousin thrice removed of Talbot Jones Albert, James Lawrence Blair, Francis Preston Blair Lee, Gist Blair and Ethel Gist Cantrill (1876-1954); second cousin four times removed of Edward Brooke Lee; second cousin five times removed of Blair Lee III and Edward Brooke Lee, Jr..
      Political family: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Howard County, Md. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Westminster Burying Ground
    (formerly West Presbyterian Burying Ground)
    Fayette and Green streets
    Baltimore, Maryland
    Founded 1802

    Politicians buried here:
      James McHenry (1753-1816) — of Maryland. Born in Ireland, November 16, 1753. Major in Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Maryland state senate, 1781-85, 1791-95; Delegate to Continental Congress from Maryland, 1783-85; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1788-89; U.S. Secretary of War, 1796-1800. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died near Baltimore (unknown county), Md., May 3, 1816 (age 62 years, 169 days). Interment at Westminster Burying Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Edward Johnson (1767-1829) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in 1767. Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1804, 1808, 1812, 1816; mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1808-16, 1819-20, 1822-24. Died April 18, 1829 (age about 61 years). Interment at Westminster Burying Ground.
      James Calhoun (1743-1816) — of Baltimore, Md. Born April 17, 1743. Orphan's court judge in Maryland, 1791; mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1794-1804. Died August 14, 1816 (age 73 years, 119 days). Interment at Westminster Burying Ground.
      Calhoun Street, in Baltimore, Maryland, is named for him.
      Nathaniel Ramsey (1741-1817) — of Maryland. Born in Lancaster County, Pa., May 1, 1741. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1785; Delegate to Continental Congress from Maryland, 1785-87. Presbyterian. Died in Baltimore, Md., October 23, 1817 (age 76 years, 175 days). Interment at Westminster Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Son of James Rufus Ramsay (1705-1786) and Jane (Montgomery) Ramsay (1711-1755); brother of David Ramsay (1749-1815).
      Political family: Pinckney-Middleton-Laurens family of Charleston, South Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Morrison Harris (1817-1898) — also known as J. Morrison Harris — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., November 20, 1817. U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 1855-61. Presbyterian. Died in Baltimore, Md., July 16, 1898 (age 80 years, 238 days). Interment at Westminster Burying Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Samuel Sterett (1758-1833) — of Maryland. Born in Lancaster County, Pa., 1758. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1789; U.S. Representative from Maryland at-large, 1791-93; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812. Presbyterian. Died in Baltimore, Md., July 12, 1833 (age about 75 years). Interment at Westminster Burying Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Other politicians who have monuments here:
      Philip Barton Key (1818-1859) — of Washington, D.C. Born in Georgetown, Washington, D.C., April 5, 1818. U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, 1853-59; died in office 1859. Shot and killed by Daniel E. Sickles, in retaliation for Key's affair with his wife Teresa, at Lafayette Park, Washington, D.C., February 27, 1859 (age 40 years, 328 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.; cenotaph at Westminster Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Francis Scott Key and Mary Tayloe (Lloyd) Key (1784-1859); brother of Mary Alicia 'Alice' Key (1824-1886; who married George Hunt Pendleton (1825-1889)); married, November 18, 1845, to Ellen Swan; nephew of Anne Phoebe Charlton Key (who married Roger Brooke Taney); uncle of Francis Key Pendleton; grandnephew of Philip Barton Key; first cousin twice removed of Philip Key; fourth cousin once removed of Vinson Martlow Whitley.
      Political families: Pendleton-Lee family; Key family of Maryland (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


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