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Harrison County
Mississippi

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Harrison County

Index to Locations

  • Gulfport Unknown location
  • Gulfport Evergreen Cemetery
  • Gulfport Floral Hills Cemetery
  • Pass Christian Unknown location
  • Pass Christian Live Oak Cemetery
  • Pass Christian St. Paul Catholic Cemetery


    Unknown Location
    Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi
    Politicians buried here:
      James C. Simpson (c.1930-1994) — of Mississippi. Born about 1930. Member of Mississippi state house of representatives, 1963-91. Collapsed at a polling place, and died of an apparent heart attack, November 8, 1994 (age about 64 years). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Father of James C. Simpson, Jr. (1954?-).


    Evergreen Cemetery
    Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi
    Politicians buried here:
      Byron Patton Harrison (1881-1941) — also known as Pat Harrison — of Gulfport, Harrison County, Miss. Born in Crystal Springs, Copiah County, Miss., August 29, 1881. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Mississippi 6th District, 1911-19; U.S. Senator from Mississippi, 1919-41; died in office 1941; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1936, 1940. Methodist. Member, Woodmen; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in Washington, D.C., June 22, 1941 (age 59 years, 297 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Adams Harrison and Myrna Ann (Patton) Harrison; married, January 19, 1905, to Mary Edwena McInnis (1888-1969).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Burwell Richards (1883-1969) — of Gulfport, Harrison County, Miss. Born in 1883. Honorary Consul for Cuba in Gulfport, Miss., 1909-11; Honorary Consul for Panama in Gulfport, Miss., 1914; Vice-Consul for Guatemala in Gulfport, Miss., 1915. Died in 1969 (age about 86 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Ivy Hall (1884-1956).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Floral Hills Cemetery
    Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi
    Politicians buried here:
      Larkin I. Smith (1944-1989) — of Mississippi. Born in Mississippi, June 26, 1944. Republican. U.S. Representative from Mississippi 5th District, 1989; died in office 1989. Died in an airplane crash, August 13, 1989 (age 45 years, 48 days). Interment at Floral Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Sheila Smith (1950?-).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier


    Unknown Location
    Pass Christian, Harrison County, Mississippi
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Bell Monroe (1791-1865) — also known as Thomas B. Monroe — of Kentucky. Born in Albemarle County, Va., October 7, 1791. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1816; secretary of state of Kentucky, 1823-24; U.S. Attorney for Kentucky, 1833-34; U.S. District Judge for Kentucky, 1834-61; resigned 1861; Delegate from Kentucky to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62. Died in Pass Christian, Harrison County, Miss., December 24, 1865 (age 74 years, 78 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son-in-law of John Adair; father of Victor Monroe (1813?-1855); distant cousin *** of James Monroe.
      Political family: Monroe family of Virginia and Washington (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also federal judicial profile


    Live Oak Cemetery
    Pass Christian, Harrison County, Mississippi
    Politicians buried here:
      John Henderson (1797-1857) — of Mississippi. Born in Cumberland County, N.J., February 28, 1797. Member of Mississippi state legislature, 1830; U.S. Senator from Mississippi, 1839-45. Died in Pass Christian, Harrison County, Miss., September 15, 1857 (age 60 years, 199 days). Interment at Live Oak Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. Paul Catholic Cemetery
    Pass Christian, Harrison County, Mississippi
    Politicians buried here:
      Hugh Washington Fitzpatrick (1894-1951) — of Pass Christian, Harrison County, Miss. Born in Pass Christian, Harrison County, Miss., July 3, 1894. Republican. Acting postmaster at Pass Christian, Miss., 1923-24; Honorary Consul for Venezuela in Gulfport, Miss., 1924-29. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died in Pass Christian, Harrison County, Miss., April 3, 1951 (age 56 years, 274 days). Interment at St. Paul Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Hugh Fitzpatrick (1842-1909) and Margaret G. (Manders) Fitzpatrick (1854-1919); brother of Catherine Fitzpatrick (1887-1955); married to Elena Marguerite Patenotte (1895-1967).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Catherine Fitzpatrick (1887-1955) — also known as Katy Fitzpatrick — of Pass Christian, Harrison County, Miss. Born in Pass Christian, Harrison County, Miss., January, 1887. Postmaster at Pass Christian, Miss., 1931-50. Female. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died in Pass Christian, Harrison County, Miss., 1955 (age about 68 years). Interment at St. Paul Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Hugh Fitzpatrick (1842-1909) and Margaret G. (Manders) Fitzpatrick (1854-1919); sister of Hugh Washington Fitzpatrick (1894-1951).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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