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Neshoba County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Neshoba County

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  • Philadelphia Cedarlawn Cemetery

    Cedarlawn Cemetery
    Philadelphia, Neshoba County, Mississippi
    Politicians buried here:
      William Arthur Winstead (1904-1995) — also known as W. Arthur Winstead — of Philadelphia, Neshoba County, Miss. Born in Mississippi, January 6, 1904. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Mississippi, 1943-65 (5th District 1943-63, 4th District 1963-65); defeated, 1964; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1948, 1956 (alternate), 1960. Died, following a heart attack, in a hospital at Jackson, Hinds County, Miss., March 14, 1995 (age 91 years, 67 days). Interment at Cedarlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
      Adam Monroe Byrd (1859-1912) — also known as Adam M. Byrd — of Philadelphia, Neshoba County, Miss. Born in Sumter County, Ala., July 6, 1859. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Mississippi state senate, 1889; member of Mississippi state house of representatives, 1896; chancery judge in Mississippi, 1897-1903; U.S. Representative from Mississippi 5th District, 1903-11. Died in Hot Springs, Garland County, Ark., June 21, 1912 (age 52 years, 351 days). Interment at Cedarlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John H. Byrd and Elizabeth Byrd.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial

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