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  • St. Louis Calvary Cemetery
  • St. Louis Christ Church Cemetery
  • St. Louis Concordia Cemetery
  • St. Louis Father Dickson's Cemetery
  • St. Louis Hillcrest Abbey
  • St. Louis Holy Trinity Cemetery
  • St. Louis Old City Cemetery
  • St. Louis Old Grace Church Cemetery
  • St. Louis Old Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery
  • St. Louis St. Marcus Cemetery
  • St. Louis Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery


    Unknown Locations
    St. Louis, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Nathaniel Pope (1784-1850) — of Illinois. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., January 5, 1784. Secretary of Illinois Territory, 1809-16; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Illinois Territory, 1816-18; U.S. District Judge for Illinois, 1819-50; died in office 1850. Died in St. Louis, Mo., January 22, 1850 (age 66 years, 17 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Brother of John Pope (1770-1845).
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Pope County, Ill. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Val Schlesinger (c.1857-1924) — of Fredericktown, Madison County, Mo. Born about 1857. Merchant; banker; mayor of Fredericktown, Mo., 1900. Member, Odd Fellows. Died, from heart disease, in Fredericktown, Madison County, Mo., May 27, 1924 (age about 67 years). Interment somewhere.
      Samuel Hackelton — of Illinois. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1836. Interment somewhere.


    Bellefontaine Cemetery
    4947 West Florissant
    St. Louis, Missouri
    Founded 1849
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward Bates (1793-1869) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Belmont, Goochland County, Va., September 4, 1793. Republican. Delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention from St. Louis County, 1820; Missouri state attorney general, 1820-21; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1822, 1834; U.S. Attorney for Missouri, 1824-27; U.S. Representative from Missouri at-large, 1827-29; member of Missouri state senate 5th District, 1830-31; state court judge in Missouri, 1853-56; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1860; U.S. Attorney General, 1861-64. Quaker. Died in St. Louis, Mo., March 25, 1869 (age 75 years, 202 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Fleming Bates (1742-1803) and Caroline Matilda (Woodson) Bates (born 1751); brother of Frederick Bates and James Woodson Bates; married, May 29, 1823, to Julia Davenport Coalter; third cousin once removed of Samuel Hughes Woodson, Silas Woodson, Daniel Woodson and John Archibald Woodson; third cousin twice removed of Urey Woodson (1859-1939).
      Political family: Woodson family of Jessamine County, Kentucky.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      William Carr Lane (1789-1863) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born near Brownsville, Fayette County, Pa., December 1, 1789. Whig. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; physician; surgeon; mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1823-29, 1837-40; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1826-30; Governor of New Mexico Territory, 1852-53; candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from New Mexico Territory, 1853. Episcopalian; later Baptist. Died in St. Louis, Mo., January 6, 1863 (age 73 years, 36 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Presley Carr Lane (1764-1819) and Sarah 'Sallie' (Stephenson) Lane (1766-1826); married, February 26, 1818, to Mary Ewing (1794-1865).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
    David R. Francis David Rowland Francis (1850-1927) — also known as David R. Francis — of St. Louis, Mo. Born near Richmond, Madison County, Ky., October 1, 1850. Democrat. Grain merchant; banker; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1884, 1912 (Honorary Vice-President; speaker); mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1885-89; Governor of Missouri, 1889-93; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1896-97; U.S. Ambassador to Russia, 1916-17. Died in St. Louis, Mo., January 15, 1927 (age 76 years, 106 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John B. Francis and Eliza (Rowland) Francis; married 1876 to Jane Perry.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      Books about David Rowland Francis: Harper Barnes, Standing on a Volcano : The Life and Times of David Rowland Francis
      Image source: Munsey's Magazine, October 1903
      John M. Wimer (1810-1863) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Amherst County, Va., May 8, 1810. Democrat. Mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1843-44, 1857-58; postmaster at St. Louis, Mo., 1845-49; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Killed in action at Hartville, Wright County, Mo., January 11, 1863 (age 52 years, 248 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Daniel D. Page (1790-1869) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Parsonfield, York County, Maine, March 5, 1790. Baker; tobacco trader; flour mill business; banker; mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1829-33. Died in Washington, D.C., April 29, 1869 (age 79 years, 55 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Deborah Young.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Luther Martin Kennett (1807-1873) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Falmouth, Pendleton County, Ky., March 15, 1807. Whig. Mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1850-53; U.S. Representative from Missouri 1st District, 1855-57. Died in Paris, France, April 12, 1873 (age 66 years, 28 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Martin Luther
      Relatives: Son of Press Graves Kennett (1778-1833) and Margaret (Porter) Kennett (1783-1841); married to Mary Ann Eliza Boyce; grandfather of Martha Swearingen Farrar (1855-1880; who married Daniel Dee Burnes (1851-1899)).
      Political family: Burnes-Kennett family of St. Joseph, Missouri.
      The city of Kennett, Missouri, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Oliver Dwight Filley (1806-1881) — also known as Oliver D. Filley — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Bloomfield, Hartford County, Conn., May 23, 1806. Republican. Stove manufacturer; mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1858-61. Died August 21, 1881 (age 75 years, 90 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Oliver Filley (1784-1846) and Annis (Humphrey) Filley (1785-1868); married, August 23, 1835, to Chloe Varina Brown (1808-1890); granduncle of Oliver Dwight Filley; second cousin once removed of Abiel Case (1792-1868); third cousin once removed of Hezekiah Case and Jairus Case; third cousin thrice removed of Oliver Ellsworth and Pierpont Edwards; fourth cousin of Parmenio Adams; fourth cousin once removed of Oliver Owen Forward, Walter Forward, Chauncey Forward, Edmund Holcomb, Anson Levi Holcomb, William Dean Kellogg, Asahel Pierson Case, William Gleason, Jr., Almon Case and Hiram Bidwell Case.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Conger family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Dee Becker (1876-1943) — also known as William D. Becker — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Ill., October 23, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; Judge, Missouri St. Louis Court of Appeals, 1916-40; defeated, 1940; mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1941-43; died in office 1943. German ancestry. Member, American Bar Association. Was a passenger in an experimental Army glider, towed by an airplane; the glider's wings suddenly fell off, and it crashed at Lambert-St. Louis Airfield, St. Louis County, Mo., August 1, 1943 (age 66 years, 282 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Philip Becker and Anna A. (Cammann) Becker; married, June 10, 1902, to Margaret Louise McIntosh.
      Francis Preston Blair, Jr. (1821-1875) — also known as Francis P. Blair, Jr. — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., February 19, 1821. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; U.S. Attorney for New Mexico, 1846; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1852-56; U.S. Representative from Missouri 1st District, 1857-59, 1860, 1861-62, 1863-64; resigned 1860; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1860; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; Democratic candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1868; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1871-73. Died in St. Louis, Mo., July 8, 1875 (age 54 years, 139 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Francis Preston Blair and Eliza Violet (Gist) Blair (1794-1877); brother of Montgomery Blair; married, September 8, 1847, to Appoline Alexander (1828-1908); father of James Lawrence Blair; uncle of Francis Preston Blair Lee and Gist Blair; grandson of James Blair; granduncle of Edward Brooke Lee; great-granduncle of Blair Lee III and Edward Brooke Lee, Jr.; second cousin twice removed of John Eager Howard and Joseph Wingate Folk; second cousin thrice removed of Carey Estes Kefauver; third cousin of William Julian Albert; third cousin once removed of George Howard, Benjamin Chew Howard, Talbot Jones Albert and Ethel Gist Cantrill (1876-1954); third cousin twice removed of George Nicholas, Wilson Cary Nicholas and John Nicholas; fourth cousin once removed of Peyton Randolph and Robert Carter Nicholas.
      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
      Books about Francis P. Blair: William Earl Parrish, Frank Blair: Lincoln's Conservative
    John W. Noble John Willock Noble (1831-1912) — also known as John W. Noble — of Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa; St. Louis, Mo. Born in Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio, October 26, 1831. Republican. Lawyer; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri, 1867-70; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1889-93. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Loyal Legion. Died in St. Louis, Mo., March 22, 1912 (age 80 years, 148 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Col. John Noble and Catherine McDill Noble; married 1864 to Lizabeth Halstead (died 1894).
      Noble County, Okla. is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Image source: History of Iowa (1903)
      Cyrus Packard Walbridge (1849-1921) — also known as Cyrus P. Walbridge — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Madrid, St. Lawrence County, N.Y., July 20, 1849. Republican. Carpenter; lawyer; druggist; mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1893-97; member, Arrangements Committee, Republican National Convention, 1896 ; candidate for Governor of Missouri, 1904. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Royal Arcanum. Died in St. Louis, Mo., May 1, 1921 (age 71 years, 285 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Orlo Judson Walbridge (1814-1880) and Althea Maria (Packard) Walbridge; married, October 9, 1879, to Lizzie Merrell (1851-1912); first cousin twice removed of John Jay Walbridge and David Safford Walbridge; first cousin thrice removed of Ephraim Safford; second cousin twice removed of James Safford and Anson Peacely Killen Safford; second cousin thrice removed of Ebenezer William Walbridge and Henry Sanford Walbridge; third cousin once removed of Robert Crawford Safford; third cousin twice removed of Hiram Walbridge; fourth cousin of Edward L. Safford (1888-1972); fourth cousin once removed of John Hill Walbridge and Henry E. Walbridge.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Nagel (1849-1940) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Bernardo, Colorado County, Tex., August 9, 1849. Republican. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1881-83; member of Republican National Committee from Missouri, 1908-12; U.S. Secretary of Commerce and Labor, 1909-13; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1932. German ancestry. Died, from a cerebral embolism while suffering from chronic myocarditis, in St. Louis, Mo., January 5, 1940 (age 90 years, 149 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dr. Hermann Nagel (1819-1889) and Friederike (Litzmann) Nagel; married, August 4, 1876, to Fannie Brandeis (1850-1890; sister of Louis Dembitz Brandeis (1856-1941)); married, May 1, 1895, to Anne Shepley (1866-1951).
      Political family: Taussig family of St. Louis, Missouri.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frederick Herman Kreismann (1869-1944) — also known as Frederick Kreismann — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Quincy, Adams County, Ill., August 7, 1869. Republican. Civil engineer; insurance business; mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1909-13. Died in Webster Groves, St. Louis County, Mo., November 1, 1944 (age 75 years, 86 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1902 to Pauline Whiteman.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Nathan Cole (1825-1904) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., July 26, 1825. Republican. Mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1869-71; U.S. Representative from Missouri 2nd District, 1877-79; defeated, 1878; member, Arrangements Committee, Republican National Convention, 1896. Died in St. Louis, Mo., March 4, 1904 (age 78 years, 222 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John How — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1853-55, 1856-57. Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Rolla Wells (b. 1856) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., June 1, 1856. Democrat. General manager and receiver of street railways; mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1901-09; governor, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, 1914-19. Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Erastus Wells (1823-1893) and Isabella Bowman (Henry) Wells; married, October 2, 1878, to Jennie Howard Parker (died 1917).
    Norman J. Colman Norman Jay Colman (1827-1911) — also known as Norman J. Colman — of New Albany, Floyd County, Ind.; St. Louis, Mo. Born near Richfield Springs, Otsego County, N.Y., May 16, 1827. Democrat. Lawyer; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, 1875-77; defeated, 1868; U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, 1889. Member, Freemasons. Editor and publisher of an agricultural newspaper. Died, of apoplexy, in St. Louis, Mo., November 3, 1911 (age 84 years, 171 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Hamilton Colman and Nancy (Sprague) Colman; married 1851 to Clara Porter (died 1863); married 1866 to Catherine 'Kate' Wright (died 1897).
      See also NNDB dossier
      Image source: Life and Work of James G. Blaine (1893)
      James S. Thomas — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1864-69. Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Henry Overstolz — of St. Louis, Mo. Mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1876-81. Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
    Thomas Hart Benton Thomas Hart Benton (1782-1858) — also known as "Old Bullion" — of Franklin, Williamson County, Tenn.; St. Louis, Mo. Born near Hillsborough, Orange County, N.C., March 14, 1782. Lawyer; newspaper editor; member of Tennessee state senate, 1809; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1821-51; U.S. Representative from Missouri 1st District, 1853-55; Benton Democrat candidate for Governor of Missouri, 1856. Fought a duel with Andrew Jackson, who later became a political ally. In April, 1850, he caused a scandal with his attempt to assault Sen. Henry Stuart Foote, of Mississippi, during debate on the Senate floor; he was restrained by other senators. Foote had a cocked pistol in his hand and undoubtedly would have shot him. Died in Washington, D.C., April 10, 1858 (age 76 years, 27 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jesse Benton and Ann (Gooch) Benton; married 1821 to Elizabeth McDowell (1794-1854; sister of James McDowell); father of Jessie Benton (who married John Charles Frémont); uncle of Thomas Hart Benton, Jr. (1816-1879); granduncle of Maecenas Eason Benton.
      Political family: Benton family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Benton counties in Ark., Ind., Iowa, Minn., Ore. and Wash. are named for him.
      Coins and currency: His portrait appeared on the U.S. $100 gold certificate in the 1880s to 1920s.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Image source: The South in the Building of the Nation (1909)
      Chauncey Ives Filley (1829-1923) — also known as Chauncey I. Filley — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Lansingburgh (now part of Troy), Rensselaer County, N.Y., October 17, 1829. Republican. Merchant; mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1863-64; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 29th District, 1865; postmaster at St. Louis, Mo., 1873-78; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1884, 1888, 1896 (member, Arrangements Committee); Missouri Republican state chair, 1896. Died in Overland, St. Louis County, Mo., September 24, 1923 (age 93 years, 342 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Trusten Polk (1811-1876) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born near Bridgeville, Sussex County, Del., May 29, 1811. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 28th District, 1845-46; Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1848; Governor of Missouri, 1857; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1857-62; expelled 1862; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Expelled from the U.S. Senate on January 10, 1862 over his support for secession. Died in St. Louis, Mo., April 16, 1876 (age 64 years, 323 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Nutter Polk (1786-1835) and Lavenia (Causey) Polk (1791-1825); married, December 26, 1837, to Elizabeth Skinner; father of Anna Polk (1829-1902; who married William Frederick Causey); nephew of Peter Foster Causey; third cousin once removed of Charles Polk; fourth cousin of Joseph Maull, James Knox Polk and William Hawkins Polk; fourth cousin once removed of Augustus Caesar Dodge, Marshall Tate Polk (1831-1884), Tasker Polk, Richard Tyler Polk, Albert Fawcett Polk and Edwin Fitzhugh Polk.
      Political families: Ashe-Polk family of North Carolina; Polk family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
    George G. Vest George Graham Vest (1830-1904) — also known as George G. Vest — of Boonville, Cooper County, Mo.; Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo.; Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., December 6, 1830. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1860; Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1860; Delegate from Missouri to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62; Representative from Missouri in the Confederate Congress, 1862-65; Senator from Missouri in the Confederate Congress, 1865; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1879-1903; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1880. Died in Sweet Springs, Saline County, Mo., August 9, 1904 (age 73 years, 247 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Louisa Morris Vest (1833-1899; who married Robert Samuel Triplett (1830-1905)).
      Political family: Triplett-Vest family of Owensboro, Kentucky.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
      John D. Daggett — of St. Louis, Mo. Whig. Mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1841-42. Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      George Maguire — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1842-43. Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Peter G. Camden — of St. Louis, Mo. Mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1846-47. Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      John M. Krum — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1848-49. Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Washington King — of St. Louis, Mo. Mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1855-56. Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Selden Palmer Spencer (1862-1925) — also known as Selden P. Spencer — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Erie, Erie County, Pa., September 16, 1862. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 5th District, 1895-96; circuit judge in Missouri, 1897-1903; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1918-25; died in office 1925; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1920, 1924. Died at Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, D.C., May 16, 1925 (age 62 years, 242 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Benjamin Howard (1760-1814) — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., 1760. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1801-02; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1807-10; Governor of Louisiana (Missouri) Territory, 1810-12; Governor of Missouri Territory, 1812-13; general in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812. Died in St. Louis, Mo., September 18, 1814 (age about 54 years). Original interment at Old Grace Church Cemetery; reinterment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, February 14, 1811, to Mary Thomson Mason (1791-1813; sister of Armistead Thomson Mason and John Thomson Mason (1787-1850)).
      Political family: Mason family of Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Howard County, Mo. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Clark (1770-1838) — of Missouri. Born in Caroline County, Va., August 1, 1770. Governor of Missouri Territory, 1813-20; candidate for Governor of Missouri, 1820. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Commanded expedition with Meriwether Lewis to Oregon, 1803-04. Died in St. Louis, Mo., September 1, 1838 (age 68 years, 31 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Grandfather-in-law of Edgar Parks Rucker (1861-1908).
      Cross-reference: George F. Shannon
      Clark counties in Ark., Mo. and Wash. are named for him; Lewis and Clark County, Mont. is named partly for him.
      Coins and currency: His portrait appeared (along with Lewis's) on the U.S. $10 note (1898-1927).
      See also NNDB dossier
      Books about William Clark: Jay H. Buckley, William Clark: Indian Diplomat — Donald Barr Chidsey, Lewis and Clark: The Great Adventure
      Hamilton Rowan Gamble (1789-1864) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Winchester, Va., November 29, 1789. Whig. Lawyer; secretary of state of Missouri, 1824-26; justice of Missouri state supreme court, 1851-55; resigned 1855; Governor of Missouri, 1861-64; died in office 1864. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., January 31, 1864 (age 74 years, 63 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Gamble and Anne (Hamilton) Gamble; married 1827 to Caroline J. Coalter.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Forrest C. Donnell (1884-1980) — of Webster Groves, St. Louis County, Mo. Born in Quitman, Nodaway County, Mo., August 20, 1884. Republican. Lawyer; Governor of Missouri, 1941-45; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1945-51; defeated, 1950; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1948. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Phi Beta Kappa; Kappa Sigma; Phi Delta Phi; Order of the Coif. Died in St. Louis, Mo., March 3, 1980 (age 95 years, 196 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Cary Donnell and Barbara Lee (Waggoner) Donnell; married, January 29, 1913, to Hilda Hays.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      John Miller (1781-1846) — of Franklin, Howard County, Mo.; Florissant, St. Louis County, Mo. Born near Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Va. (now W.Va.), November 25, 1781. Newspaper editor and publisher; colonel in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; Governor of Missouri, 1826-32; U.S. Representative from Missouri at-large, 1837-43. Died in Florissant, St. Louis County, Mo., March 18, 1846 (age 64 years, 113 days). Original interment in private or family graveyard; reinterment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Miller County, Mo. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Sterling Price (1809-1867) — of Keytesville, Chariton County, Mo. Born in Virginia, September 20, 1809. Democrat. Member of Missouri state legislature, 1840; U.S. Representative from Missouri at-large, 1845-46; resigned 1846; Governor of Missouri, 1853-57; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Died September 29, 1867 (age 58 years, 9 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Distant cousin *** of Frank Lee Houx (1854-1941).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Henry Sheffie Geyer (1790-1859) — also known as Henry S. Geyer — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Frederick, Frederick County, Md., September 9, 1790. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of Missouri territorial House of Representatives, 1818; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1820-24, 1834-35; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1851-57. Attorney for the defendant slave-owner in the Dred Scott case. Died in St. Louis, Mo., March 5, 1859 (age 68 years, 177 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Semple (1798-1866) — of Alton, Madison County, Ill. Born in Green County, Ky., January 5, 1798. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1828-33; Illinois state attorney general, 1833-34; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to New Grenada, 1837-42; justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1843; U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1843-47. Died in Elsah, Jersey County, Ill., December 20, 1866 (age 68 years, 349 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Eugene Semple (1840-1908).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
      James Butler Bowlin (1804-1874) — also known as James B. Bowlin — of St. Louis, Mo. Born near Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County, Va., January 16, 1804. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1836; state court judge in Missouri, 1839; U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1843-51 (at-large 1843-47, 1st District 1847-51); U.S. Minister to New Grenada, 1854-57. Died in St. Louis, Mo., July 19, 1874 (age 70 years, 184 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
      Frederick Dozier Gardner (1869-1933) — also known as Frederick D. Gardner — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Hickman, Fulton County, Ky., November 6, 1869. Democrat. Owner, St. Louis Coffin Company; Governor of Missouri, 1917-21; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1924, 1928. Methodist. Died December 18, 1933 (age 64 years, 42 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William H. Gardner and Mary Ellen (Dozier) Gardner; married, October 10, 1894, to Jeannette Vosburgh.
      See also NNDB dossier
      Charles Daniel Drake (1811-1892) — also known as Charles D. Drake — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, April 11, 1811. Republican. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1859-60; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 29th District, 1865; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1867-70; Judge of U.S. Court of Claims, 1870. Presbyterian. Died in Washington, D.C., April 1, 1892 (age 80 years, 356 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    James O. Broadhead James Overton Broadhead (1819-1898) — also known as James O. Broadhead — of Missouri. Born in Charlottesville, Va., May 29, 1819. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 2nd District, 1845-46; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1846-47; member of Missouri state senate, 1850-53; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, 1861; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 30th District, 1875; U.S. Representative from Missouri 9th District, 1883-85; U.S. Minister to Switzerland, 1893-95. Died in St. Louis, Mo., August 7, 1898 (age 79 years, 70 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
      Image source: Library of Congress
      Thomas Clement Fletcher (1827-1899) — of De Soto, Jefferson County, Mo.; St. Louis, Mo. Born January 21, 1827. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1860, 1868, 1884 (alternate); Governor of Missouri, 1865-69; candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 1st District, 1880. Died March 25, 1899 (age 72 years, 63 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Walter Christian Ploeser (1907-1993) — also known as Walter C. Ploeser — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., January 7, 1907. Republican. Insurance business; member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 1st District, 1931-32; candidate for Missouri state senate 29th District, 1936; U.S. Representative from Missouri 12th District, 1941-49; defeated, 1948; U.S. Ambassador to Paraguay, 1957-59; Costa Rica, 1970-72. Member, Freemasons; Junior Order; Lions. Died November 17, 1993 (age 86 years, 314 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Dorothy Mohrig.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Sharpenstein Hager (1818-1890) — also known as John S. Hager — of San Francisco, Calif. Born near Morristown, Morris County, N.J., March 12, 1818. Democrat. Lawyer; member of California state senate, 1852-54, 1865-71; district judge in California, 1855-61; U.S. Senator from California, 1873-75; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1876 (member, Resolutions Committee); delegate to California state constitutional convention, 1879; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1885-89. Died in San Francisco, Calif., March 19, 1890 (age 72 years, 7 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lawrence Hager and Mary (Sharpenstein) Hager; married 1872 to Elizabeth (Lucas) Hicks.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
    David H. Armstrong David Hartley Armstrong (1812-1893) — also known as David H. Armstrong — of New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass.; St. Louis, Mo. Born in Nova Scotia, October 21, 1812. Democrat. School teacher; postmaster at St. Louis, Mo., 1854-58; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1877-79. Member, Freemasons. Died in St. Louis, Mo., March 18, 1893 (age 80 years, 148 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Library of Congress
      Henry Taylor Blow (1817-1875) — also known as Henry T. Blow — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Southampton County, Va., July 15, 1817. Republican. Lead products business; president, Iron Mountain Railroad; member of Missouri state senate, 1854-58; U.S. Representative from Missouri 2nd District, 1863-67; U.S. Minister to Brazil, 1869-70; member District of Columbia board of commissioners, 1874. Died in Saratoga, Saratoga County, N.Y., September 11, 1875 (age 58 years, 58 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Peter Blow and Elizabeth (Taylor) Blow; married to Minerva Grimsley; third cousin of George Blow, Jr. (1813-1894).
      Political family: Blow family of Virginia.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
      Frederick William Lehmann (1853-1931) — also known as Frederick W. Lehmann — of Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa; St. Louis, Mo. Born in Prussia, February 28, 1853. Democrat. Lawyer; attorney for Wabash Railroad; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1888 (member, Resolutions Committee; speaker); U.S. Solicitor General, 1910-12. German ancestry. Member, American Bar Association. Died September 12, 1931 (age 78 years, 196 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery; cenotaph at Woodland Cemetery, Des Moines, Iowa.
      Relatives: Son of Friedrich Wilhelm Lehmann and Sophia Lehman; married, December 23, 1879, to Nora Stark.
      Personal motto: "The United States wins its point whenever justice is done its citizens in the courts."
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Erastus Wells (1823-1893) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Sackets Harbor, Jefferson County, N.Y., December 2, 1823. Democrat. Street railway business; U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1869-77, 1879-81 (1st District 1869-73, 2nd District 1873-77, 1879-81); defeated, 1876. Died in St. Louis, Mo., October 2, 1893 (age 69 years, 304 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Rolla Wells (1856-?).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Daniel Tarbox Jewett (1807-1906) — of Missouri. Born in Pittston, Kennebec County, Maine, September 14, 1807. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1866; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1870-71. Died in St. Louis, Mo., October 7, 1906 (age 99 years, 23 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Martin Linn Clardy (1844-1914) — also known as Martin L. Clardy — of Farmington, St. Francois County, Mo. Born in Ste. Genevieve County, Mo., April 26, 1844. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1879-89 (1st District 1879-83, 10th District 1883-89); defeated, 1888; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1892. Died, from heart disease, in St. Louis, Mo., July 5, 1914 (age 70 years, 70 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Johnson B. Clardy and Susan (Eubank) Clardy; first cousin once removed of Kit Francis Clardy (1892-1961).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Charles F. Joy Charles Frederick Joy (1849-1921) — also known as Charles F. Joy — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Jacksonville, Morgan County, Ill., December 11, 1849. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Missouri 11th District, 1893-94, 1895-1903; defeated, 1890 (8th District), 1902 (11th District); St. Louis Recorder of Deeds, 1907-21. Died in St. Louis, Mo., April 13, 1921 (age 71 years, 123 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
      John B. Bowman (1832-1885) — of East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Ill. Born in Germany, 1832. Republican. Civil engineer; lawyer; real estate business; mayor of East St. Louis, Ill., 1865-66, 1868, 1872-74, 1877-78. German ancestry. Shot and killed by an unknown assailant, in front of his home, in East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Ill., November 21, 1885 (age about 53 years). Two East St. Louis policemen were later charged with his murder, but they were never tried. Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Gustavus Adolphus Finkelnburg (1837-1908) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born near Cologne, Prussia (Köln, Germany), April 6, 1837. Republican. Lawyer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1864-68; U.S. Representative from Missouri 2nd District, 1869-73; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri, 1905-07; resigned 1907. Died in Denver, Colo., May 18, 1908 (age 71 years, 42 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Gustavus Adolphus
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile
      David Patterson Dyer (1838-1924) — also known as David P. Dyer — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Henry County, Va., February 12, 1838. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1868 (member, Credentials Committee), 1888, 1900; U.S. Representative from Missouri 9th District, 1869-71; defeated (Liberal Republican), 1870; candidate for Governor of Missouri, 1880; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri, 1902-07; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri, 1907. Died in St. Louis, Mo., April 29, 1924 (age 86 years, 77 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of David Dalton Dyer; nephew of Benjamin Dyer; uncle of Leonidas Carstarphen Dyer; first cousin of Benjamin F. Dyer, Jr. (1821-1914); relative *** of Otis M. Dyer.
      Political family: Dyer family of Henry County, Virginia.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Edward Carrington Cabell (1816-1896) — also known as Edward C. Cabell — of Jefferson County, Fla.; Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Born in Richmond, Va., February 5, 1816. Lawyer; delegate to Florida state constitutional convention from Jefferson County, 1838-39; U.S. Representative from Florida, 1845-46, 1847-53 (at-large 1845-46, 1847-51, 1st District 1851-53); colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Missouri state senate 32nd District, 1879-82. Died in St. Louis, Mo., February 28, 1896 (age 80 years, 23 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Henry Cabell and Agnes Sarah Bell (Gamble) Cabell (1783-1863); married to Anna Marie Wilcox (1830-1873); grandnephew of William Cabell and Paul Carrington; first cousin once removed of William Cabell, Jr. and John Wirt Randall; first cousin twice removed of Hannah Parker Lowndes; second cousin of Joseph Cabell Breckinridge, Benjamin William Sheridan Cabell (1793-1862) and Robert Jefferson Breckinridge; second cousin once removed of John Cabell Breckinridge, Carter Henry Harrison, Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864), William Lewis Cabell, Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, Jr., William Campbell Preston Breckinridge and George Craighead Cabell; second cousin twice removed of Clifton Rodes Breckinridge, Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925), Benjamin Earl Cabell, Carter Henry Harrison II, Levin Irving Handy, Desha Breckinridge and Henry Skillman Breckinridge; second cousin thrice removed of Earle Cabell; third cousin of Cameron Erskine Thom; third cousin once removed of Erskine Mayo Ross.
      Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Walker-Bolling family of Huntsville, Alabama (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Frederick Niedringhaus (1864-1941) — also known as Henry F. Niedringhaus — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., December 15, 1864. Republican. U.S. Representative from Missouri 10th District, 1927-33; defeated, 1932. Member, Freemasons. Died August 3, 1941 (age 76 years, 231 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Niedringhaus and Niedringhaus ; married 1930 to Ariel L. Cargo; nephew of Frederick Gottlieb Niedringhaus (1837-1922); first cousin of Thomas Key Niedringhaus.
      Political family: Niedringhaus family of St. Louis, Missouri.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ephraim Brevard Ewing (1819-1873) — also known as Ephraim B. Ewing — of Ray County, Mo. Born in Todd County, Ky., March 16, 1819. Lawyer; secretary of state of Missouri, 1849-53; Missouri state attorney general, 1856-58; justice of Missouri state supreme court, 1859-61; circuit judge in Missouri, 1873. Died, from cerebrospinal meningitis, in Iron Mountain, St. Francois County, Mo., June 2, 1873 (age 54 years, 78 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Finis Ewing (1773-1841) and Margaret Brevard (Davidson) Ewing (1774-1868); brother of William Lee Davidson Ewing; married to Elizabeth Ann Allen; father of Anna Ewing (1846-1894; who married Francis Marion Cockrell (1834-1915)); grandfather of Ewing Cockrell.
      Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Hogan (1805-1892) — of Madison, Madison County, Ill.; St. Louis, Mo. Born in Mallow, County Cork, Ireland, January 2, 1805. Preacher; merchant; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1836; Whig candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1838; postmaster at St. Louis, Mo., 1858-61; U.S. Representative from Missouri 1st District, 1865-67; defeated (Greenback), 1878. Died in St. Louis, Mo., February 5, 1892 (age 87 years, 34 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      William Henry Stone (1828-1901) — also known as William H. Stone — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Shawangunk, Ulster County, N.Y., November 7, 1828. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1860; U.S. Representative from Missouri 3rd District, 1873-77. Died July 9, 1901 (age 72 years, 244 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Milton Glover (1852-1929) — also known as John M. Glover — of St. Louis, Mo.; Denver, Colo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., June 23, 1852. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Missouri 9th District, 1885-89; defeated (Independent Democratic), 1882. Died in Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo., October 20, 1929 (age 77 years, 119 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Nephew of John Montgomery Glover (1822-1891).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Edward James Gay (1816-1889) — also known as Edward J. Gay — of Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, La. Born in Bedford County, Va., February 3, 1816. Democrat. Planter; president, Louisiana Sugar Exchange, New Orleans; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 3rd District, 1885-89; died in office 1889. Died in Iberville Parish, La., May 30, 1889 (age 73 years, 116 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Grandfather of Edward James Gay (1878-1952).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Harry Marcy Coudrey (1867-1930) — also known as Harry M. Coudrey — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Brunswick, Chariton County, Mo., February 28, 1867. Republican. U.S. Representative from Missouri 12th District, 1906-11; defeated, 1904. Died in Norfolk, Va., July 5, 1930 (age 63 years, 127 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas W. Freeman (1824-1865) — of Missouri. Born in Anderson County, Ky., 1824. Delegate from Missouri to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62; Representative from Missouri in the Confederate Congress, 1862-64. Died, of a "bilious fever", in the Southwestern Hotel, St. Louis, Mo., October 24, 1865 (age about 41 years). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      George French Strother (1783-1840) — of Virginia. Born in Virginia, 1783. Democrat. Member of Virginia state legislature, 1806; U.S. Representative from Virginia 10th District, 1817-20. Died in 1840 (age about 57 years). Original interment at Christ Church Cemetery; reinterment in 1860 at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of James French Strother (1811-1860).
      Political family: Strother family of Virginia.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Edwin Obed Stanard (1832-1914) — also known as Edwin O. Stanard — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Newport, Sullivan County, N.H., January 5, 1832. Republican. Milling business; Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, 1869-71; U.S. Representative from Missouri 1st District, 1873-75; defeated, 1874; member, Arrangements Committee, Republican National Convention, 1896. Died in St. Louis, Mo., March 12, 1914 (age 82 years, 66 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Henry McLean (1829-1886) — also known as James H. McLean — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Ayrshire, Scotland, August 13, 1829. Republican. U.S. Representative from Missouri 2nd District, 1882-83; defeated, 1882, 1884; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1884. Died in Dansville, Livingston County, N.Y., August 12, 1886 (age 56 years, 364 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas Tasker Gantt (1814-1887) — also known as Thomas T. Gantt — of Missouri. Born in Georgetown, Washington, D.C., July 22, 1814. U.S. Attorney for Missouri, 1845-50; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; Judge, Missouri Court of Appeals, 1870. Died in St. Louis, Mo., June 17, 1887 (age 72 years, 330 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Frederick Gottlieb Niedringhaus (1837-1922) — also known as Frederick G. Niedringhaus — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Lübbecke, Westphalia, Germany, October 21, 1837. Republican. Manufacturer; real estate business; U.S. Representative from Missouri 8th District, 1889-91; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1896 (member, Arrangements Committee). Methodist. German ancestry. Died in St. Louis, Mo., November 25, 1922 (age 85 years, 35 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frederick W. Niedringhaus and Mary N. Niedringhaus; married 1860 to Dena Key (1838-1923); father of Thomas Key Niedringhaus (1860-1924); uncle of Henry Frederick Niedringhaus.
      Political family: Niedringhaus family of St. Louis, Missouri.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frank Wyman (1850-1924) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born July 25, 1850. Republican. Hardware merchant; postmaster at St. Louis, Mo., 1903-09. Died April 24, 1924 (age 73 years, 274 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Wyman (1815-1888) and Elizabeth Frances (Hadley) Wyman (1819-1858); married to Mary Manny (1853-1927).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Mitchellson Treloar (1850-1935) — also known as William M. Treloar — of Mexico, Audrain County, Mo. Born in Wisconsin, 1850. Republican. U.S. Representative from Missouri 9th District, 1895-97; defeated, 1896; postmaster at Mexico, Mo., 1898-1904. Died in 1935 (age about 85 years). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Anthony Friday Ittner (1837-1931) — also known as Anthony Ittner — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Lebanon, Warren County, Ohio, October 8, 1837. Republican. Brick manufacturer; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1868-70; member of Missouri state senate 30th District, 1871-76; U.S. Representative from Missouri 1st District, 1877-79. Died in St. Louis, Mo., February 22, 1931 (age 93 years, 137 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Madison Hughes (1809-1861) — of Liberty, Clay County, Mo.; St. Louis, Mo. Born in Bourbon County, Ky., April 7, 1809. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1839; U.S. Representative from Missouri at-large, 1843-45. Died in Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo., February 26, 1861 (age 51 years, 325 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: James Madison
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Judson Allen (1797-1880) — of Broome County, N.Y.; St. Louis, Mo. Born in Plymouth, Litchfield County, Conn., April 3, 1797. Democrat. Broome County Judge; member of New York state assembly from Broome County, 1836-37; U.S. Representative from New York 20th District, 1839-41; plasterer. Died in St. Louis, Mo., August 6, 1880 (age 83 years, 125 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Roena Badger (1798-1830) and Sabra Badger (1796-1889).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      John Guier Scott (1819-1892) — also known as John G. Scott — of Irondale, Washington County, Mo. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 26, 1819. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Missouri 3rd District, 1863-65. Died in Silver Springs, Roane County, Tenn., May 16, 1892 (age 72 years, 142 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Theron Ephron Catlin (1878-1960) — also known as Theron E. Catlin — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., May 16, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 6th District, 1907-08; U.S. Representative from Missouri 11th District, 1911-12; defeated, 1912. Died in St. Louis, Mo., March 19, 1960 (age 81 years, 308 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Loring Catlin (1837-1916) and Justina G. (Kayser) Catlin (1850-1941); married to Frances Dameron (1885-1982); second cousin thrice removed of George Smith Catlin; second cousin four times removed of Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849) and Peter Buell Porter; third cousin once removed of Stephen Wright Kellogg; third cousin twice removed of Abijah Catlin; third cousin thrice removed of Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Peter Buell Porter, Jr. and Peter Augustus Porter; fourth cousin of Daniel Frederick Webster and Clement Phineas Kellogg; fourth cousin once removed of Asa H. Otis (1797-1855).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Otis family of Connecticut; Lansing family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lewis Dent (1823-1874) — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in St. Louis, Mo., March 3, 1823. Lawyer; circuit judge in California; elected 1850; candidate for Governor of Mississippi, 1869. Died in Washington, D.C., March 22, 1874 (age 51 years, 19 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frederick Fayette Dent (1787-1873) and Ellen Bay (Wrenshall) Dent (1793-1857); brother of George Wrenshall Dent, Julia Boggs Dent (1826-1902; who married Ulysses Simpson Grant) and Ellen Wrenshall 'Nellie' Dent (1828-1904; who married Alexander Sharp); uncle of Frederick Dent Grant (1850-1912) and Ulysses Simpson Grant, Jr..
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Grant-Dent family of San Francisco, California (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Gustavus Sessinghaus (1838-1887) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Germany, November 8, 1838. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Missouri 3rd District, 1883; defeated, 1880 (3rd District), 1882 (Independent Republican, 8th District). Died in St. Louis, Mo., November 16, 1887 (age 49 years, 8 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Alexander Gilmore Cochran (1846-1928) — also known as Alexander G. Cochran — of Pennsylvania; St. Louis, Mo. Born in Allegheny (now part of Pittsburgh), Allegheny County, Pa., March 20, 1846. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 23rd District, 1875-77; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1876. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons. Died, from pyelo-nephrosis, in St. Luke's Hospital, St. Louis, Mo., May 1, 1928 (age 82 years, 42 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Cochran and Ann (Richardson) Cochran.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Francis Asbury Morris (1817-1881) — of Texas. Born in Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, September 3, 1817. Attorney General of the Texas Republic, 1841. Methodist. Died in St. Louis, Mo., September 24, 1881 (age 64 years, 21 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      John Henry (1800-1882) — of Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill. Born near Stanford, Lincoln County, Ky., November 1, 1800. Served in the U.S. Army during the Black Hawk War; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1832-40; member of Illinois state senate, 1840-47; U.S. Representative from Illinois 7th District, 1847; superintendent of the Illinois state insane asylum at Jacksonville, Ill., 1850-55. Died in St. Louis, Mo., April 28, 1882 (age 81 years, 178 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas Lowndes Snead (1828-1890) — of Missouri. Born in Henrico County, Va., January 10, 1828. Major in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Representative from Missouri in the Confederate Congress, 1864-65. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 17, 1890 (age 62 years, 280 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Samuel Howard Ford (1819-1905) — of Kentucky. Born in London, England, February 19, 1819. Delegate from Kentucky to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62. Baptist. Died in St. Louis, Mo., July 5, 1905 (age 86 years, 136 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      George Chester Robinson Wagoner (1863-1946) — also known as George C. R. Wagoner — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, September 3, 1863. Republican. Undertaker; real estate business; U.S. Representative from Missouri 12th District, 1903; defeated, 1902. Died in St. Louis, Mo., April 27, 1946 (age 82 years, 236 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Walter Naylor Davis (1876-1951) — of Kirkwood, St. Louis County, Mo. Born November 29, 1876. Democrat. Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, 1945-49. Died September 16, 1951 (age 74 years, 291 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Edward Hempstead (1780-1817) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in New London, New London County, Conn., June 3, 1780. Delegate to U.S. Congress from Missouri Territory, 1812-14. Was thrown from a horse, which resulted in his death six days later, at St. Louis, Mo., August 10, 1817 (age 37 years, 68 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Hempstead County, Ark. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Enoch Mather Marvin (1823-1877) — also known as Enoch M. Marvin — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Warren County, Mo., June 12, 1823. Democrat. Methodist bishop; chaplain of the Confederate Army during the Civil War; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1876. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons. Died, of pneumonia, in St. Louis, Mo., November 26, 1877 (age 54 years, 167 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Wells E. Marvin.
      Marvin College (founded 1870, closed 1884), and Marvin Elementary School (on the former college site), in Waxahachie, Texas, were named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lawrence Douglas Kingsland (1841-1924) — also known as L. D. Kingsland — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., September 15, 1841. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; manufacturer of agricultural implements, sawmill machinery, and cotton separators; Consul-General for Honduras in SAINT Louis, Mo., 1896, 1898-1915; Honorary Consul-General for Guatemala in SAINT Louis, Mo., 1896-1921; Consul-General for Central America in SAINT Louis, Mo., 1897-98; Consul-General for Nicaragua in SAINT Louis, Mo., 1899; St. Louis police commissioner; Honorary Consul for Salvador in SAINT Louis, Mo., 1904-07. Episcopalian. Member, American Forestry Association; Royal Arcanum. Died in St. Louis, Mo., December 9, 1924 (age 83 years, 85 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Georeg B. Kingsland (1811-1874) and Eliza Ann (Ferguson) Kingsland (1817-1898); married, November 5, 1867, to Elizabeth Fassitt Tennant (1845-1912).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Stickney Allen (1805-1868) — of Newburyport, Essex County, Mass.; St. Louis, Mo. Born in Newburyport, Essex County, Mass., April, 1805. Lawyer; newspaper editor; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1832; secretary of New Mexico Territory, 1851. Died in Franklin County, Mo., June 16, 1868 (age 63 years, 0 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Grymes Pettus (b. 1794) — of St. Charles County, Mo. Born December 31, 1794. Secretary of state of Missouri, 1821-24. Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      James Graeme Arbuckle (c.1839-1921) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Scotland, about 1839. Banker; Consul for Colombia in SAINT Louis, Mo., 1898-1907; Honorary Consul for Venezuela in SAINT Louis, Mo., 1911-18. Scottish ancestry. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., June 1, 1921 (age about 82 years). Cremated; ashes interred at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Clyde W. Wagner (1878-1946) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Greene, Butler County, Iowa, June 11, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 1st District, 1942; member of Missouri state senate 29th District, 1945-46; died in office 1946. Died February 13, 1946 (age 67 years, 247 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1902 to Blanch Clements (1883-1977).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joshua Pilcher (1790-1843) — of Missouri. Born in Culpeper County, Va., March 15, 1790. Fur trader; U.S. Consul in Chihuahua, 1825-27; Indian agent; Superintendent of Indian Affairs. Member, Freemasons. Died, of sickness resulting from exposure to the elements, in St. Louis, Mo., June 5, 1843 (age 53 years, 82 days). Original interment at Christ Church Cemetery; reinterment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joshua Pilcher (1749-1810) and Nancy Pilcher.
      Samuel Lowry Biggers (1862-1899) — also known as Samuel L. Biggers — of St. Louis, Mo.; Old Orchard (now part of Webster Groves), St. Louis County, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., 1862. Hardware buyer; Consul for Argentina in SAINT Louis, Mo., 1895-98. Died, from "quick consumption" (tuberculosis), in Union Station, Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., 1899 (age about 37 years). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of David A. Biggers (1828-1905) and Rebecca Jane (Lowry) Biggers (1829-1921).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      McMillan Lewis (1903-1978) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., July 15, 1903. Democrat. Insurance broker; member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 3rd District, 1933-34; member of Missouri state senate 32nd District, 1935-38. Southern Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in 1978 (age about 74 years). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John S. Cavender — of Missouri. Republican. Member of Missouri state senate 30th District, 1867-70; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1868. Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      James Lawrence Blair (1854-1904) — also known as James L. Blair — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., April 2, 1854. Lawyer; president, St. Louis Board of Police Commissioners, 1884; general counsel, St. Louis World's Fair (Louisiana Purchase Exposition), 1901-03; indicted in December, 1903, for forgery of two deeds of trust to obtain a loan from an estate he managed. Member, American Bar Association; Loyal Legion; Sons of the Revolution. Died, either from suicide (which he had attempted at least twice before) or from "congestion of the brain", in Eustis, Lake County, Fla., January 16, 1904 (age 49 years, 289 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Francis Preston Blair, Jr. and Apolline Agatha (Alexander) Blair (1828-1908); nephew of Montgomery Blair; grandson of Francis Preston Blair; great-grandson of James Blair; first cousin of Francis Preston Blair Lee and Gist Blair; first cousin once removed of Edward Brooke Lee; first cousin twice removed of Blair Lee III and Edward Brooke Lee, Jr.; second cousin thrice removed of John Eager Howard; third cousin once removed of William Julian Albert and Joseph Wingate Folk; third cousin twice removed of George Howard, Benjamin Chew Howard and Carey Estes Kefauver; third cousin thrice removed of George Nicholas, Wilson Cary Nicholas and John Nicholas; fourth cousin of Talbot Jones Albert and Ethel Gist Cantrill (1876-1954).
      Political family: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Western Bascome (1834-1922) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Bermuda, March, 1834. Insurance business; Vice-Consul for Great Britain in SAINT Louis, Mo., 1887-1901. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 19, 1922 (age 87 years, 0 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, April 11, 1866, to Ellen Kearny (1843-1912).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Adolph Abeles (1817-1855) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Petchau, Bohemia (now Czechia), April 3, 1817. Merchant; member of Missouri state house of representatives; elected 1850. Jewish. On the inaugural run of the Pacific Railroad, from St. Louis to Jefferson City, Mo., he was drowned when the bridge over the Gasconade River collapsed, sending the train into the water, near Hermann, Gasconade County, Mo., November 1, 1855 (age 38 years, 212 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Poole Dorriss (1807-1882) — also known as George P. Dorriss — of Platte City, Platte County, Mo. Born in Robertson County, Tenn., October 16, 1807. Democrat. General in the U.S. Army during the Black Hawk War; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1854; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1860. Died November 29, 1882 (age 75 years, 44 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Dorriss (1775-1848) and Polly Ann (Leake) Dorriss (1783-1846); married 1833 to Sarah Henderson Rogers (1810-1882); father of Anna Barbour Dorriss (1839-1918; who married John Acoming Halderman, Jr. (1833-1908)).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Edwin Lawton (1845-1916) — also known as Joseph E. Lawton — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; St. Louis, Mo. Born in England, September 10, 1845. Republican. Insurance agent; elected Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 6th District 1916, but died before taking office. Died, from interstitial nephritis and arteriosclerosis, in Deaconness Hospital, St. Louis, Mo., November 10, 1916 (age 71 years, 61 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elizabeth (Tatterson) Lawton and Joseph Lawton (1822-1881); married, March 7, 1871, to Mary Louise Ficke.
      Samuel Wesley Fordyce (1840-1919) — also known as S. W. Fordyce — of Huntsville, Madison County, Ala.; Hot Springs, Garland County, Ark.; St. Louis, Mo. Born in Guernsey County, Ohio, February 7, 1840. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; founder, builder, president, receiver, and director of many railroads; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1884, 1892; member of Democratic National Committee from Arkansas, 1888; delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Arkansas, 1896. Scottish and Dutch ancestry. Member, Loyal Legion. Died in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., August 3, 1919 (age 79 years, 177 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Fordyce and Mary (Houseman) Fordyce; brother of Ruth Fordyce (who married Lewis Baker (1832-1899)); married, May 1, 1866, to Susan E. Chadick.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Wideman Lee (1849-1919) — also known as James W. Lee — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga.; St. Louis, Mo. Born in Rockbridge, Gwinnett County, Ga., November 28, 1849. Democrat. Minister; writer; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1916. Southern Methodist. Died in St. Louis, Mo., October 4, 1919 (age 69 years, 310 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Zachery James Lee (1831-1865) and Emily Harris (Wideman) Lee (1832-1876); married to Emma Eufaula Ledbetter (1862-1951).
      Epitaph: "Servant of God and Lover of Man. Forty-Five Years a Methodist Preacher Who Lived and Died to Make Earth and Heaven One."
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Key Niedringhaus (1860-1924) — also known as Thomas K. Niedringhaus — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., October 21, 1860. Republican. Vice-president, St. Louis Stamping Company, vice-president, National Enameling and Stamping Company, vice-president, Commonwealth Steel Company; real estate business; member of Republican National Committee from Missouri, 1912-16; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1916. Methodist. Died October 26, 1924 (age 64 years, 5 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dena (Key) Niedringhaus and Frederick Gottlieb Niedringhaus; married 1888 to Hennie B. Johnson; first cousin of Henry Frederick Niedringhaus (1864-1941).
      Political family: Niedringhaus family of St. Louis, Missouri.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edgar Monsanto Queeny (1897-1968) — also known as Edgar M. Queeny — of St. Louis, Mo.; Kirkwood, St. Louis County, Mo.; Ladue, St. Louis County, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., September 29, 1897. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; president (1928-43) and chairman (1943-60), Monsanto Chemical Company; board chairman, Barnes Hospital; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1940, 1956. Member, Alpha Delta Phi. Died, from a heart ailment, in Ladue, St. Louis County, Mo., July 7, 1968 (age 70 years, 282 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Francis Queeny (1859-1933; founder of Monsanto Chemical Works in 1901) and Olga (Monsanto) Queeny; married, November 10, 1919, to Ethel Schneider (1898-1975).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Calvary Cemetery
    5239 West Florissant Avenue
    St. Louis, Missouri
    Founded 1857
    See also Findagrave page for this location.

    Politicians buried here:
      William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-1891) — Born in Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio, February 8, 1820. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Secretary of War, 1869. Member, Loyal Legion. In 1864, he led Union troops who attacked and burned Atlanta, Georgia. Elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1905. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 14, 1891 (age 71 years, 6 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mary (Hoyt) Sherman (1787-1852) and Charles Robert Sherman; brother of Charles Taylor Sherman, Lampson Parker Sherman and John Sherman; married, May 1, 1850, to Eleanor Boyle Ewing (1824-1888; daughter of Thomas Ewing); father of Eleanor M. Sherman (1859-1915; who married Alexander Montgomery Thackara); uncle of Mary Hoyt Sherman (1842-1904; who married Nelson Appleton Miles) and Elizabeth Sherman (who married James Donald Cameron); sixth great-grandson of Thomas Welles; second cousin of David Munson Osborne; second cousin once removed of Thomas Mott Osborne; second cousin twice removed of Charles Devens Osborne and Lithgow Osborne; second cousin thrice removed of Pierpont Edwards and Aaron Burr; third cousin of Phineas Taylor Barnum; third cousin once removed of Ezekiel Gilbert Stoddard and Blanche M. Woodward; third cousin twice removed of John Davenport, James Davenport, Theodore Dwight, Henry Waggaman Edwards, Ira Yale, Louis Ezekiel Stoddard and Asbury Elliott Kellogg; third cousin thrice removed of Jonathan Brace, Chauncey Goodrich and Elizur Goodrich; fourth cousin of Philo Fairchild Barnum, Andrew Gould Chatfield (1810-1875), Henry Jarvis Raymond and Edwin Olmstead Keeler; fourth cousin once removed of Charles Yale, Theodore Davenport, David Lowrey Seymour, Chauncey Mitchell Depew, Fred Lockwood Keeler and Thomas McKeen Chidsey.
      Political families: Otis family of Connecticut; Sherman family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Politician named for him: W. T. S. Rath
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Books about William T. Sherman: Stanley P. Hirshson, The White Tecumseh : A Biography of General William T. Sherman
      John Fletcher Darby (1803-1882) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Person County, N.C., December 10, 1803. Whig. Mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1835-37, 1840-41; member of Missouri state legislature, 1840; U.S. Representative from Missouri 1st District, 1851-53. Died near Pendleton Station, Warren County, Mo., May 11, 1882 (age 78 years, 152 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Alfonso Juan Cervantes (1920-1983) — also known as Alfonso J. Cervantes — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., August 27, 1920. Democrat. Mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1965-73. Died in June, 1983 (age 62 years, 0 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Raymond R. Tucker — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1953-65; defeated in primary, 1965; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1960. Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
    Robert E. Hannegan Robert Emmet Hannegan (1903-1949) — also known as Robert E. Hannegan — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., June 30, 1903. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1940; speaker, 1944; U.S. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, 1943; Chairman of Democratic National Committee, 1944-47; U.S. Postmaster General, 1945-47; part owner of the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team, 1947-49. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; Sigma Nu Phi. Died suddenly from a heart ailment, in St. Louis, Mo., October 6, 1949 (age 46 years, 98 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Patrick Hannegan and Anna (Holden) Hannegan; married, November 14, 1929, to Irma Protzmann.
      Image source: Truman Library
      Edward A. Noonan — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1889-93; candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 11th District, 1898. Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Joseph M. Darst — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1949-53; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1952. Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      John W. Johnston — of St. Louis, Mo. Whig. Mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1833-35. Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Bernard Pratte — of St. Louis, Mo. Whig. Delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention from St. Louis County, 1820; mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1844-46. Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Daniel D. Taylor — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1861-63. Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Bryan Mullanphy — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1847-48. Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      James G. Barry — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1849-50. Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Arthur B. Barret — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1875. Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      James H. Britton — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1875-76. Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Lewis Vital Bogy (1813-1877) — also known as Lewis V. Bogy — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Ste. Genevieve, Ste. Genevieve County, Mo., April 9, 1813. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1840; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1873-77; died in office 1877. Died in St. Louis, Mo., September 20, 1877 (age 64 years, 164 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Alexander McNair (1775-1826) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Mifflin County (part now in Juniata County), Pa., May 5, 1775. Delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention from St. Louis County, 1820; Governor of Missouri, 1820-24. Died in St. Louis, Mo., March 18, 1826 (age 50 years, 317 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Richard C. Kerens (1842-1916) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Killberry, County Meath, Ireland, 1842. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; railroad builder; member of Republican National Committee from Missouri, 1884-1900; member, Arrangements Committee, Republican National Convention, 1896 ; U.S. Ambassador to Austria-Hungary, 1910-13. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died in Merion, Montgomery County, Pa., September 4, 1916 (age about 74 years). Entombed at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Kerens and Elizabeth (Gugerty) Kerens; married, June 2, 1867, to Frances Jane Jones.
      The city of Kerens, Texas, is named for him.  — The community of Kerens, West Virginia, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
      John Joseph Cochran (1880-1947) — also known as John J. Cochran — of St. Louis, Mo.; Webster Groves, St. Louis County, Mo. Born in Webster Groves, St. Louis County, Mo., August 11, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; secretary to U.S. Reps. William L. Igoe and Harry B. Hawes, and to U.S. Sen. William J. Stone; U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1926-47 (11th District 1926-33, at-large 1933-35, 13th District 1935-47); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1928; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1934. Catholic. Member, Elks. Died, of congestive heart failure, in DePaul Hospital, St. Louis, Mo., March 6, 1947 (age 66 years, 207 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Cochran and Elizabeth (Hamilton) Cochran; married, January 11, 1912, to Jeanette Brown (died).
      Cross-reference: Frank M. Karsten
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Leo Igoe (1879-1953) — also known as William L. Igoe — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., October 19, 1879. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Missouri 11th District, 1913-21; candidate for mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1925. Catholic. Died in St. Louis, Mo., April 20, 1953 (age 73 years, 183 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Michael J. Igoe and Margaret (Heffernan) Igoe.
      Cross-reference: John J. Cochran — James E. Carroll
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Joseph O'Neill (1846-1898) — also known as John J. O'Neill — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., June 25, 1846. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1873-78 (St. Louis County 8th District 1873-76, St. Louis County 3rd District 1877-78); U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1883-89, 1891-93, 1894-95 (8th District 1883-89, 1891-93, 11th District 1894-95); defeated, 1888 (8th District), 1892 (11th District). Died in St. Louis, Mo., February 19, 1898 (age 51 years, 239 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Berchmans Sullivan (1897-1951) — also known as John B. Sullivan — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo., October 10, 1897. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Missouri 11th District, 1941-43, 1945-47, 1949-51; defeated, 1942, 1946; died in office 1951. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; American Arbitration Association; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Delta Sigma Phi; Delta Theta Phi; Elks. Died in Washington, D.C., January 29, 1951 (age 53 years, 111 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Patrick Francis Sullivan and Catherine Margaret (Rochford) Sullivan; married, December 27, 1941, to Leonor A. Kretzer (1902-1988).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Seth Wallace Cobb (1838-1909) — also known as Seth W. Cobb — of St. Louis, Mo. Born near Petersburg, Dinwiddie County, Va., December 5, 1838. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1891-97 (9th District 1891-93, 12th District 1893-97). Died in St. Louis, Mo., May 22, 1909 (age 70 years, 168 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Claude Ignatius Bakewell (1912-1987) — also known as Claude I. Bakewell — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., August 9, 1912. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from Missouri 11th District, 1947-49, 1951-53; defeated, 1948 (11th District), 1952 (3rd District); postmaster at St. Louis, Mo., 1958-82 (acting, 1958-59). Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Theta Phi; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Amvets. Died in University City, St. Louis County, Mo., March 18, 1987 (age 74 years, 221 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Paul Bakewell, Jr. and Mary (Fullerton) Bakewell; married, February 22, 1936, to Helene Brown.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Joseph Butler (1862-1917) — also known as James J. Butler — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., August 29, 1862. Democrat. Blacksmith; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Missouri 12th District, 1901-03, 1903-05; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1904, 1908. Died, from acute nephritis and diabetes, in St. Louis, Mo., May 31, 1917 (age 54 years, 275 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Butler and Ellen (O'Neill) Butler; married, August 11, 1896, to Rose Mary Lancaster.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Richard Graham Frost (1851-1900) — also known as R. Graham Frost — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., December 29, 1851. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Missouri 3rd District, 1879-83; defeated, 1876. Died in St. Louis, Mo., February 1, 1900 (age 48 years, 34 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Baptiste Charles Lucas (1758-1842) — Born in Pont-Audemer, Normandy, France, August 14, 1758. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1792-98; common pleas court judge in Pennsylvania, 1794; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 11th District, 1803-05; justice of Missouri territorial supreme court, 1805. Died August 17, 1842 (age 84 years, 3 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: John the Baptist
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Mordecai Cooke (1823-1863) — of Missouri. Born in Portsmouth, Va., December 11, 1823. State court judge in Missouri, 1849; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Delegate from Missouri to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62; Representative from Missouri in the Confederate Congress, 1862-63; died in office 1863. Died in Petersburg, Va., April 14, 1863 (age 39 years, 124 days). Original interment in unknown location; reinterment at Calvary Cemetery.
      John Thomas Hunt (1860-1916) — also known as John T. Hunt — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., February 2, 1860. Democrat. Professional baseball player and umpire; stonecutter; contractor; U.S. Representative from Missouri 11th District, 1903-07; defeated, 1896. Died in St. Louis, Mo., November 30, 1916 (age 56 years, 302 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Sherrard Clemens (1820-1881) — of Ohio County, Va. (now W.Va.). Born in Wheeling, Ohio County, Va. (now W.Va.), April 28, 1820. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1852-53, 1857-61 (15th District 1852-53, 10th District 1857-61); delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861. Died in St. Louis, Mo., June 30, 1881 (age 61 years, 63 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Patrick Francis Gill (1868-1923) — also known as Patrick F. Gill — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Independence, Jackson County, Mo., August 16, 1868. Democrat. Grocer; U.S. Representative from Missouri 11th District, 1909-11, 1912-13; defeated, 1910. Died in St. Louis, Mo., May 21, 1923 (age 54 years, 278 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Clyde S. Cahill, Jr. (1923-2004) — Born in St. Louis, Mo., April 9, 1923. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; circuit judge in Missouri 22nd Circuit, 1975-80; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri, 1980-92; took senior status 1992; senior judge, 1992-2004. African ancestry. Died in St. Louis, Mo., August 18, 2004 (age 81 years, 131 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Epitaph: "Beloved father."
      See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Caute Reynolds (1821-1887) — also known as Thomas C. Reynolds — of Missouri. Born in South Carolina, October 11, 1821. U.S. Attorney for Missouri, 1853-57; Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, 1860-61; Confederate Governor of Missouri (in exile), 1962-65. Killed himself by leaping down an elevator shaft at the Customs House, St. Louis, Mo., March 30, 1887 (age 65 years, 170 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also NNDB dossier
      Louis Ebenezer Miller (1899-1952) — also known as Louis E. Miller — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Willisburg, Washington County, Ky., April 30, 1899. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1940; U.S. Representative from Missouri 11th District, 1943-45; defeated, 1932 (at-large), 1944 (11th District). Member, American Legion. Died in St. Louis, Mo., November 1, 1952 (age 53 years, 185 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, April 21, 1938, to Grace Laughren.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    James T. Rapier James Thomas Rapier (1837-1883) — also known as James T. Rapier — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Born in Alabama, 1837. Republican. U.S. Representative from Alabama 2nd District, 1873-75; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 2nd Alabama District, 1879; delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1880. African ancestry. Died in 1883 (age about 46 years). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: James G. Blaine, Twenty Years of Congress, vol. 2 (1886)
      Bernard Gregory Caulfield (1828-1887) — of Illinois. Born in Alexandria, D.C. (now Va.), October 18, 1828. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Illinois 1st District, 1875-77. Died in Deadwood, Lawrence County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.), December 19, 1887 (age 59 years, 62 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Michael Joseph Gill (1864-1918) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in New York, December 5, 1864. Democrat. Glass blower; glass manufacturing business; U.S. Representative from Missouri 12th District, 1914-15; defeated, 1898 (10th District), 1912 (12th District), 1916 (12th District). Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died, from influenza and bronchial pneumonia, in St. John's Hospital, St. Louis, Mo., November 1, 1918 (age 53 years, 331 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Michael Gill and Margaret (O'Toole) Gill; married, May 27, 1891, to Agnes Strubel (1868-1940).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Lowery Donaldson Morrison (1816-1888) — also known as J. L. D. Morrison — of Belleville, St. Clair County, Ill. Born in Kaskaskia, Randolph County, Ill., April 12, 1816. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1844; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; member of Illinois state senate 5th District, 1849-52; Whig candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, 1852; U.S. Representative from Illinois 8th District, 1856-57. Died in St. Louis, Mo., August 14, 1888 (age 72 years, 124 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Bradley Kellogg (1826-1875) — also known as George B. Kellogg — of Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt.; St. Louis, Mo. Born in Rockingham, Windham County, Vt., November 6, 1826. Republican. Lawyer; Adjutant General of Vermont, 1854-59; postmaster at Brattleboro, Vt., 1861-62; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War. Died in St. Louis, Mo., November 12, 1875 (age 49 years, 6 days). Original interment at Holy Trinity Cemetery; reinterment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Kellogg (1791-1875) and Jane (McAfee) Kellogg (1793-1827); half-brother of Daniel Kellogg (1835-1918); married, March 15, 1847, to Mary Lee Sikes (1825-1907); second cousin once removed of Luther Walter Badger and Edward Stanley Kellogg; second cousin twice removed of John Allen and Daniel Fiske Kellogg; second cousin thrice removed of Aaron Kellogg; third cousin once removed of John William Allen, Albert Gallatin Kellogg and Charles Kellogg (1839-1903); third cousin twice removed of Jonathan Elmer, Ebenezer Elmer, Jason Kellogg, Eli Elmer, Charles Kellogg (1773-1842), Orsamus Cook Merrill and Timothy Merrill; third cousin thrice removed of Daniel Chapin; fourth cousin of Stephen Wright Kellogg; fourth cousin once removed of Amaziah Brainard, Silas Dewey Kellogg, Greene Carrier Bronson, Chester Ashley, Alvan Kellogg, Alvah Nash, Lucius Quintius Cincinnatus Elmer, John Russell Kellogg (1793-1868), Day Otis Kellogg, Dwight Kellogg, John Calhoun Lewis, George Smith Catlin, Ira Allen Eastman, Francis William Kellogg, Ensign Hosmer Kellogg, Farrand Fassett Merrill, Henry Gould Lewis, Harvey Gridley Eastman, George Eastman, Clement Phineas Kellogg and Franklin Warren Kellogg.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article
      Henri Chouteau (1889-1952) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Deadwood, Lawrence County, S.Dak., September 25, 1889. Republican. Real estate business; member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 4th District, 1925-26; candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 11th District, 1926; candidate for Missouri state senate 3rd District, 1948. Died in St. Louis County, Mo., March 14, 1952 (age 62 years, 171 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Azby Auguste Chouteau (1853-1925) and Cora (Baker) Chouteau (1861-1927); married, January 18, 1916, to Jane Bagnell (1892-1956).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Michael Kinney (1875-1971) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., January 13, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; real estate business; member of Missouri state senate, 1913-68 (31st District 1913-48, 5th District 1949-68); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1924, 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960. Shot and wounded by two unidentified men in a car, at Oakwood, Mo., June 3, 1924. Died February 19, 1971 (age 96 years, 37 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother-in-law of Willie Egan (gangster, killed 1921); married to Edith Holdich.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Hilary Brogan (1880-1940) — also known as Joseph H. Brogan — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., March 30, 1880. Democrat. Postal clerk; lawyer; member of Missouri state senate 33rd District, 1909-40; died in office 1940; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1912 (alternate), 1924 (alternate), 1928 (alternate), 1940. Died in Richmond Heights, St. Louis County, Mo., July 22, 1940 (age 60 years, 114 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Anna Nemov (1881-1944).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Edward Hilsman (1900-1964) — also known as William E. Hilsman — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., May 22, 1900. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; insurance business; member of Missouri state senate 3rd District, 1949-64; died in office 1964. Catholic. Member, American Legion. Died in Lordsburg, Hidalgo County, N.M., March 24, 1964 (age 63 years, 307 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, September 8, 1928, to Mary Loretto Hayes (1893-1973).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Peter R. Morrissey (1859-1895) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis County, Mo., August 14, 1859. Democrat. Saloon keeper; arrested in December 1886 on federal charges of vote fraud; found guilty in April 1887, but released because the indictment did not specify that the ballots were for a federal office; indicted again soon after, but the charges were dropped in November; indicted for naturalization fraud in 1889, but not convicted; member of Missouri state senate 31st District, 1893-95; died in office 1895. Catholic. Irish ancestry. While in bed, he was shot twice with his own pistol, and killed, by his mistress, Maud Lewis, in her "house of ill repute", in St. Louis, Mo., May 13, 1895 (age 35 years, 272 days). After a dramatic and highly publicized trial, Maud Lewis was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to fifteen years in prison; she was pardoned by Gov. Lon Vest Stephens in January 1901. Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Daniel Kerwin (1826-1907) — also known as "Honest Dan" — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in County Kildare, Ireland, August 13, 1826. Democrat. Blacksmith; manufacturer; proprietor, Anchor Iron Works and Bolt Factory; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1880; member of Missouri state senate 34th District, 1887-90. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died in Kirkwood, St. Louis County, Mo., November 3, 1907 (age 81 years, 82 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Kerwin and Mary (Reeves) Kerwin; married 1854 to Mary E. Knight.
      Robert M. Uxa (1885-1965) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., November 11, 1885. Democrat. Business manager, Local 21, St. Louis Upholsterers' Union; organizer for the International Union of Upholsterers; insurance business; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1939-42, 1945-62 (St. Louis City 3rd District 1939-42, 1945-46, St. Louis City 9th District 1947-62). Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died in November, 1965 (age about 79 years). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, November 24, 1921, to Henrietta Bafunno.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert H. Betts (1811-1889) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in London, England, February, 1811. Democrat. Foundry business; wholesale grocer; real estate business; Vice-Consul for Spain in SAINT Louis, Mo., 1864-89. Catholic. Died in St. Louis, Mo., August 8, 1889 (age 78 years, 0 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Ann Mary Adamson (1815-1891).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Louis Lindhorst (1890-1954) — also known as Will L. Lindhorst — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., April 22, 1890. Democrat. Magician; member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 5th District, 1935-38. Died in St. Louis, Mo., March 7, 1954 (age 63 years, 319 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Eugenie Marie (Ducos) Lindhorst (1866-1923) and Henry Herman Lindhorst (1867-1950); married, June 10, 1913, to Elva Laura Martha Boschert (1885-1976).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Joseph Nangle (1891-1960) — also known as John J. Nangle — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., March 28, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; treasurer of Missouri Democratic Party, 1933-42; member of Democratic National Committee from Missouri, 1947. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Alpha Delta. Died August 23, 1960 (age 69 years, 148 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Mary Kathryn McKenna (1896-1955).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Martin Ward (1874-1914) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Missouri, May 5, 1874. Democrat. Bartender; elected Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 3rd District 1914, but died before taking office. Irish ancestry. Died, from heart disease, in St. Louis, Mo., November 26, 1914 (age 40 years, 205 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Martin Ward and Margaret (Curley) Ward.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edgar George Boedeker (1915-2001) — also known as Edgar G. Boedeker — of Clayton, St. Louis County, Mo.; University City, St. Louis County, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., November 10, 1915. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis County 4th District, 1947-50. Catholic. Member, Rotary. Died August 4, 2001 (age 85 years, 267 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1939 to Rosemary Michelson.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Other politicians who have monuments here:
      John H. Poelker (1913-1990) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., April 14, 1913. Democrat. FBI special agent; mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1973-77; defeated in primary, 1977. Catholic. Died, February 9, 1990 (age 76 years, 301 days). His body was donated to the St. Louis University medical school. Cenotaph at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Ruth Cambrom (1914-1980).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Christ Church Cemetery
    St. Louis, Missouri
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      George French Strother (1783-1840) — of Virginia. Born in Virginia, 1783. Democrat. Member of Virginia state legislature, 1806; U.S. Representative from Virginia 10th District, 1817-20. Died in 1840 (age about 57 years). Original interment at Christ Church Cemetery; reinterment in 1860 at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of James French Strother (1811-1860).
      Political family: Strother family of Virginia.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Joshua Pilcher (1790-1843) — of Missouri. Born in Culpeper County, Va., March 15, 1790. Fur trader; U.S. Consul in Chihuahua, 1825-27; Indian agent; Superintendent of Indian Affairs. Member, Freemasons. Died, of sickness resulting from exposure to the elements, in St. Louis, Mo., June 5, 1843 (age 53 years, 82 days). Original interment at Christ Church Cemetery; reinterment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joshua Pilcher (1749-1810) and Nancy Pilcher.


    Concordia Cemetery
    4209 Bates Street
    St. Louis, Missouri
    Founded 1856
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Richard Bartholdt (1855-1932) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Schleiz, Germany, November 2, 1855. Republican. Newspaper editor; U.S. Representative from Missouri 10th District, 1893-1915. German ancestry. Died, from broncho-pneumonia, in St. Louis, Mo., March 19, 1932 (age 76 years, 138 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Concordia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Gottlob Bartholdt and Caroline (Wagner) Bartholdt; married to Caecilie Niedner (1855-1924).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Milton Fred Napier (1900-1972) — also known as Milton F. Napier — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., September 3, 1900. Republican. Lawyer; accountant; criminal court judge in Missouri, 1930; member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 1st District, 1943-44; defeated, 1944; member of Missouri state senate 2nd District, 1947-50; defeated, 1950 (2nd District), 1956 (1st District), 1960 (1st District), 1964 (1st District). Lutheran. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight. Died, from cancer, in Lutheran Medical Center, St. Louis, Mo., October 11, 1972 (age 72 years, 38 days). Interment at Concordia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles John Napier (1867-1917) and Emilie A. (Juengel) Napier (1876-1950).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Eigel (1883-1968) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Mascoutah, St. Clair County, Ill., June 14, 1883. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1919-22, 1943-44 (St. Louis City 1st District 1919-22, St. Louis City 2nd District 1943-44). Died in St. Louis, Mo., January 23, 1968 (age 84 years, 223 days). Interment at Concordia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Josef Balthasar Anton Eigel (1838-1892) and Maria (Mayer) Eigel (1847-1926); married, September 11, 1912, to Susan M. Sitton (1883-1943).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Father Dickson's Cemetery
    St. Louis, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      James Milton Turner (1840-1915) — also known as J. Milton Turner — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo.; St. Louis, Mo. Born in slavery in St. Louis, Mo., 1840. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Minister to Liberia, 1871-78; stabbed in the chest by George W. Medley, in St. Louis, October 9, 1872. African ancestry. First African-American to serve as a U.S. diplomat. Died, as the result of a railroad tank car explosion, in Ardmore, Carter County, Okla., November 1, 1915 (age about 75 years). Interment at Father Dickson's Cemetery.
      Turner School (opened 1924, renamed for Turner 1932, closed 1976), in Kirkwood, Missouri, was named for him.  — The World War II Liberty ship SS James Turner (built 1942, scrapped 1970) was named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary


    Hillcrest Abbey
    3211 Sublette Avenue
    St. Louis, Missouri
    Founded 1897
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward Charles Kehr (1837-1918) — also known as Edward C. Kehr — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., November 5, 1837. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Missouri 1st District, 1875-77; defeated, 1876 (1st District), 1892 (10th District). Died April 20, 1918 (age 80 years, 166 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Hillcrest Abbey.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Carman Adam Newcomb (1830-1902) — also known as Carman A. Newcomb — of West Union, Fayette County, Iowa; Vineland, Jefferson County, Mo.; Missouri. Born in Mercer, Mercer County, Pa., July 1, 1830. Republican. Lawyer; Fayette County Circuit Judge, 1855-60; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1865-66; U.S. Representative from Missouri 2nd District, 1867-69. Died in St. Louis, Mo., April 6, 1902 (age 71 years, 279 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Hillcrest Abbey.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ferdinand Diehm (1844-1916) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born March 21, 1844. Banker; Consul for Austria-Hungary in SAINT Louis, Mo., 1883-1907. Died June 19, 1916 (age 72 years, 90 days). Interment at Hillcrest Abbey.
      Relatives: Married to Regina Steigerwald.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Adolph E. Methudy (1876-1913) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., September 7, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; member of Missouri state senate 30th District, 1907-12. Died, from tuberculosis, in Highlands Sanatorium, Highlands, Macon County, N.C., December 16, 1913 (age 37 years, 100 days). Entombed at Hillcrest Abbey.
      Relatives: Son of Leopold Methudy (1837-1913) and Louisa Emily Ida (Kehr) Methudy (1843-1912).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Paul W. O. Preisler (1902-1971) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; St. Louis, Mo. Born in Missouri, May 31, 1902. Socialist. Chemist; college instructor; candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 11th District, 1934, 1936, 1938; served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Died November 20, 1971 (age 69 years, 173 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Hillcrest Abbey.
      Relatives: Son of Ernst Preisler (1855-1934) and Martha Preisler (1869-1946); married, August 30, 1927, to Doris Bausch (1906?-1983).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Holy Trinity Cemetery
    St. Louis,
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      George Bradley Kellogg (1826-1875) — also known as George B. Kellogg — of Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt.; St. Louis, Mo. Born in Rockingham, Windham County, Vt., November 6, 1826. Republican. Lawyer; Adjutant General of Vermont, 1854-59; postmaster at Brattleboro, Vt., 1861-62; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War. Died in St. Louis, Mo., November 12, 1875 (age 49 years, 6 days). Original interment at Holy Trinity Cemetery; reinterment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Kellogg (1791-1875) and Jane (McAfee) Kellogg (1793-1827); half-brother of Daniel Kellogg (1835-1918); married, March 15, 1847, to Mary Lee Sikes (1825-1907); second cousin once removed of Luther Walter Badger and Edward Stanley Kellogg; second cousin twice removed of John Allen and Daniel Fiske Kellogg; second cousin thrice removed of Aaron Kellogg; third cousin once removed of John William Allen, Albert Gallatin Kellogg and Charles Kellogg (1839-1903); third cousin twice removed of Jonathan Elmer, Ebenezer Elmer, Jason Kellogg, Eli Elmer, Charles Kellogg (1773-1842), Orsamus Cook Merrill and Timothy Merrill; third cousin thrice removed of Daniel Chapin; fourth cousin of Stephen Wright Kellogg; fourth cousin once removed of Amaziah Brainard, Silas Dewey Kellogg, Greene Carrier Bronson, Chester Ashley, Alvan Kellogg, Alvah Nash, Lucius Quintius Cincinnatus Elmer, John Russell Kellogg (1793-1868), Day Otis Kellogg, Dwight Kellogg, John Calhoun Lewis, George Smith Catlin, Ira Allen Eastman, Francis William Kellogg, Ensign Hosmer Kellogg, Farrand Fassett Merrill, Henry Gould Lewis, Harvey Gridley Eastman, George Eastman, Clement Phineas Kellogg and Franklin Warren Kellogg.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article


    Old City Cemetery
    St. Louis, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Spencer Darwin Pettis (1802-1831) — also known as Spencer D. Pettis — of Fayette, Howard County, Mo. Born in Culpeper County, Va., 1802. Democrat. Secretary of state of Missouri, 1826-28; U.S. Representative from Missouri at-large, 1829-31; died in office 1831. The fierce campaign of 1830 led to a quarrel and ultimately a duel with Maj. Thomas Biddle, in which both fell mortally wounded; died the next day, in St. Louis, Mo., August 28, 1831 (age about 29 years). Interment at Old City Cemetery.
      Pettis County, Mo. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Old Grace Church Cemetery
    St. Louis, Missouri
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Benjamin Howard (1760-1814) — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., 1760. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1801-02; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1807-10; Governor of Louisiana (Missouri) Territory, 1810-12; Governor of Missouri Territory, 1812-13; general in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812. Died in St. Louis, Mo., September 18, 1814 (age about 54 years). Original interment at Old Grace Church Cemetery; reinterment at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, February 14, 1811, to Mary Thomson Mason (1791-1813; sister of Armistead Thomson Mason and John Thomson Mason (1787-1850)).
      Political family: Mason family of Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Howard County, Mo. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Old Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery
    7030 Gravois Avenue
    St. Louis, Missouri
    Founded 1865
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Arthur Quellmalz (1884-1932) — also known as Henry A. Quellmalz — of Peach Orchard, Clay County, Ark.; St. Louis, Mo. Born in Missouri, September 8, 1884. Democrat. Lumber company manager; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1928. Died May 19, 1932 (age 47 years, 254 days). Interment at Old Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Quellmalz (1857-1922) and Anna M. (Selhoefer) Quellmalz (1863-1953).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Marcus Cemetery
    St. Louis, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Ziegenheim — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 1st District, 1878; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1888, 1900; mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1897-1901. Interment at St. Marcus Cemetery.


    Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery
    7030 Gravois Avenue
    St. Louis, Missouri
    Founded 1865
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Fred Ray Columbo (1903-1952) — also known as Fred R. Columbo — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., May 30, 1903. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1945-52 (St. Louis City 1st District 1945-46, St. Louis City 2nd District 1947-52); died in office 1952; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1948, 1952. Died in St. Louis, Mo., December 16, 1952 (age 49 years, 200 days). Interment at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      J. Jules Brinkman (1901-1987) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., June 18, 1901. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 2nd District, 1935-40. Member, American Bar Association. Died January 31, 1987 (age 85 years, 227 days). Interment at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Marian D. Leahy (1903-1986).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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