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Warren County
Mississippi

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Warren County

Index to Locations

  • Vicksburg Cedar Hill Cemetery
  • Vicksburg Vicksburg National Military Park


    Cedar Hill Cemetery
    Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi
    Politicians buried here:
      Walker Brooke (1813-1869) — of Mississippi. Born near Winchester, Frederick County, Va., December 25, 1813. Member of Mississippi state house of representatives, 1848; member of Mississippi state senate, 1850; U.S. Senator from Mississippi, 1852-53; delegate to Mississippi secession convention, 1861; Delegate from Mississippi to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62. Died in Vicksburg, Warren County, Miss., December 18, 1869 (age 55 years, 358 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James William Collier (1872-1933) — also known as James W. Collier — of Vicksburg, Warren County, Miss. Born near Vicksburg, Warren County, Miss., September 30, 1872. Democrat. Member of Mississippi state house of representatives, 1896-99; Warren County Circuit Clerk, 1899; U.S. Representative from Mississippi 8th District, 1909-33. Died in Washington, D.C., September 28, 1933 (age 60 years, 363 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1900 to Emma H. Klein.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas Clendinen Catchings (1847-1927) — also known as Thomas C. Catchings — of Vicksburg, Warren County, Miss. Born in Hinds County, Miss., January 11, 1847. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Mississippi state senate, 1875-77; Mississippi state attorney general, 1877-85; U.S. Representative from Mississippi 3rd District, 1885-1901; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1904. Died in Vicksburg, Warren County, Miss., December 24, 1927 (age 80 years, 347 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Augustus Lake (1808-1861) — Born near Cambridge, Dorchester County, Md., January 6, 1808. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1831; member of Mississippi state senate, 1848; U.S. Representative from Mississippi 4th District, 1855-57; member of Mississippi state house of representatives, 1859. Killed in a duel by Henry Cousins Chambers, his opponent for Confederate Congress, at Hopefield, Crittenden County, Ark., October 15, 1861 (age 53 years, 282 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Nicholas Daniel Coleman (1800-1874) — of Kentucky. Born in Cynthiana, Harrison County, Ky., April 22, 1800. Member of Kentucky state legislature, 1820; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 2nd District, 1829-31. Died in Vicksburg, Warren County, Miss., May 11, 1874 (age 74 years, 19 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Elza Jeffords (1826-1885) — of Mississippi. Born in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio, May 23, 1826. Republican. State court judge in Mississippi, 1868; U.S. Representative from Mississippi 3rd District, 1883-85. Died March 19, 1885 (age 58 years, 300 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Patrick Henry (1861-1933) — also known as Pat Henry — of Vicksburg, Warren County, Miss. Born near Helena (now part of Helena-West Helena), Phillips County, Ark., February 15, 1861. Democrat. Member of Mississippi state senate, 1888-90; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1896, 1916, 1928; circuit judge in Mississippi, 1900-01; U.S. Representative from Mississippi 3rd District, 1901-03. Died in Vicksburg, Warren County, Miss., December 28, 1933 (age 72 years, 316 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Patrick Henry
      Relatives: Nephew of Patrick Henry (1843-1930).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Patrick Henry Culkin (1887-1951) — also known as J. H. Culkin — of Vicksburg, Warren County, Miss. Born in Oak Ridge, Warren County, Miss., April 17, 1887. Democrat. School teacher and principal; newspaper editor; Warren County Superintendent of Education, 1912-26; lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1928; member of Mississippi state senate, 1929-42. Catholic. Irish, English, and Scottish ancestry. Member, Elks; Moose; Rotary; Woodmen; Knights of Columbus. Died in 1951 (age about 64 years). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Patrick Henry
      Relatives: Son of Patrick Lawrence Culkin and Elizabeth (Hearn) Culkin; married, July 12, 1915, to Clara Augusta Linstrom.
      Eugene Magee (d. 1835) — Born in Baltimore, Md. Lawyer; delegate to Mississippi state constitutional convention, 1832; member of Mississippi state senate, 1833-34. Died in 1835. Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.


    Vicksburg National Military Park
    Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi

    Politicians who have monuments here:
      Oliver Hazard Perry Throck Morton (1823-1877) — also known as Oliver P. Morton — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Salisbury, Wayne County, Ind., August 4, 1823. Republican. Circuit judge in Indiana, 1852; Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1861; Governor of Indiana, 1861-67; defeated, 1856; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1867-77; died in office 1877; member of Republican National Committee from Indiana, 1872-; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1876. His legs were paralyzed after a stroke in 1865; suffered another stroke in 1877, and died soon after, in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., November 1, 1877 (age 54 years, 89 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.; statue at Vicksburg National Military Park; statue at Statehouse Grounds, Indianapolis, Ind.
      Presumably named for: Oliver Hazard Perry
      Relatives: Married, May 15, 1845, to Lucinda Maria Burbank (1825-1907; sister of John Albyne Burbank (1827-1905)); father of John M. Morton.
      Political family: Burbank-Morton-Kibbey-Cunningham family of Indiana.
      Cross-reference: William R. Holloway
      Morton counties in Kan. and N.Dak. are named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier


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