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Hillsborough County
New Hampshire

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Hillsborough County

Index to Locations

  • Amherst Amherst Cemetery
  • Amherst Meadow View Cemetery
  • Amherst Old Cemetery
  • Amherst Town Hall Burying Ground
  • Bedford Bedford Center Cemetery
  • Bedford New St. Joseph's Cemetery
  • Francestown Unknown location
  • Francestown Milford Road Cemetery
  • Francestown Mill Village Cemetery
  • Greenfield Greenvale Cemetery
  • Hillsborough Old Cemetery on Flint Road
  • Hillsborough Pine Hill Cemetery
  • Hollis South Cemetery
  • Manchester Unknown location
  • Manchester Mt. Calvary Cemetery
  • Manchester Pine Grove Cemetery
  • Manchester St. Joseph Cemetery
  • Manchester Valley Cemetery
  • Merrimack Thornton's Ferry Cemetery
  • Milford West Street Cemetery
  • Nashua Edgewood Cemetery
  • Nashua Nashua Cemetery
  • Nashua Old South Burying Ground
  • Nashua Woodlawn Cemetery
  • New Boston New Boston Cemetery
  • New Ipswich Town Cemetery
  • Peterborough Pine Hill Cemetery
  • Peterborough Village Cemetery
  • Temple Miller Cemetery


    Amherst Cemetery
    Amherst, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      William Gordon (1763-1802) — of Amherst, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Massachusetts, April 12, 1763. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state senate 7th District, 1794-95; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1797-1800; New Hampshire state attorney general, 1801-02; died in office 1802. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., May 8, 1802 (age 39 years, 26 days). Interment at Amherst Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    Meadow View Cemetery
    Foundry Street
    Amherst, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Aaron Milton Wilkins (1854-1910) — also known as Aaron M. Wilkins — of Amherst, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Amherst, Hillsborough County, N.H., January 22, 1854. Republican. Farmer; member of New Hampshire state senate 15th District, 1903-04. Congregationalist. Welsh ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in Amherst, Hillsborough County, N.H., May 27, 1910 (age 56 years, 125 days). Interment at Meadow View Cemetery.
      Harrison Eaton (1817-1889) — of Amherst, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Hillsborough, Hillsborough County, N.H., December 9, 1817. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Amherst, 1873-74, 1885; member of New Hampshire state senate 7th District, 1877-78. Congregationalist. Died, of paralytic shock (stroke), in Amherst, Hillsborough County, N.H., March 9, 1889 (age 71 years, 90 days). Interment at Meadow View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, August 4, 1840, to Lucy Putnam Hartshorn (1818-1843); married, December 13, 1846, to Laura Ann Wheeler (1822-1878).


    Old Cemetery
    Amherst, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Humphrey Atherton (1773-1853) — of New Hampshire. Born in Amherst, Hillsborough County, N.H., August 14, 1773. U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1815-17; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1823-39. Died in Amherst, Hillsborough County, N.H., January 8, 1853 (age 79 years, 147 days). Interment at Old Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Charles Gordon Atherton (1804-1853).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Town Hall Burying Ground
    Amherst, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      William Fisk (1755-1831) — of Amherst, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Wenham, Essex County, Mass., April 20, 1755. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1798-99, 1804-09; member of New Hampshire state senate 7th District, 1810-14; Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1824. Died June 4, 1831 (age 76 years, 45 days). Interment at Town Hall Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Son of William Fisk and Susannah (Batchelder) Fisk; married, October 28, 1773, to Eunice Nourse; father of Ezra Fisk; great-grandfather of Charles Dudley Blake Fisk (1850-?).
      Political family: Fisk family of Massachusetts.


    Bedford Center Cemetery
    Bedford, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Peter Woodbury (1899-1970) — of New Hampshire. Born in 1899. State court judge in New Hampshire, 1932; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1933-41; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit, 1941-64. Died in 1970 (age about 71 years). Interment at Bedford Center Cemetery.
      Thomas Chandler (1772-1866) — of Bedford, Hillsborough County, N.H.; Hillsborough, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Bedford, Hillsborough County, N.H., August 10, 1772. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state senate 3rd District, 1817-19, 1825-28; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1828; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1829-33. Died in Bedford, Hillsborough County, N.H., January 28, 1866 (age 93 years, 171 days). Interment at Bedford Center Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of John Chandler (1762-1841); married to Susanna McAffee (1772-1857); uncle of Zachariah Chandler.
      Political family: Chandler-Hale family of Portland, Maine (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Gordon Woodbury (1863-1924) — of Bedford, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in New York, September 17, 1863. Democrat. Farmer; candidate for U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1916; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1920. Died in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., June 17, 1924 (age 60 years, 274 days). Interment at Bedford Center Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Freeman Perkins Woodbury (1831-1886) and Harriet Ann (McGaw) Woodbury (1832-1907); married, April 18, 1894, to Charlotte Eliza Woodbury; grandnephew of Levi Woodbury; second great-grandson of Matthew Thornton; first cousin once removed of Charles Levi Woodbury; second cousin of Gist Blair; third cousin once removed of Zachariah Chandler; third cousin thrice removed of Luther Lawrence and Abbott Lawrence (1792-1855); fourth cousin of Isaac Stuart Raymond; fourth cousin once removed of Charles Courtney Pinkney Holden, Ebenezer Gregg Danforth Holden, Winfield Scott Holden, Frederick William Holden and Frederick Hale.
      Political families: Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Lawrence-Andrew-Rodney-Parrish family of Adel, Georgia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charlotte Eliza Woodbury (1873-1966) — also known as Charlotte E. Woodbury — of Bedford, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Methuen, Essex County, Mass., March 28, 1873. Democrat. Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1940. Female. Died August 14, 1966 (age 93 years, 139 days). Interment at Bedford Center Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of George Edwin Woodbury and Harriette Emily (Reed) Woodbury; married, April 18, 1894, to Gordon Woodbury (1863-1924); grandniece of Levi Woodbury; first cousin once removed of Charles Levi Woodbury; second cousin of Gist Blair.
      Political families: Chandler-Hale family of Portland, Maine; Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Starkweather-Pendleton family of Preston, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    New St. Joseph's Cemetery
    Bedford, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      John William King (1918-1996) — also known as John W. King — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H.; Goffstown, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., October 10, 1918. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1954-62; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Manchester 10th Ward, 1956; Governor of New Hampshire, 1963-69; candidate for U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1968; superior court judge in New Hampshire, 1969-79; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1979-81; chief justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1981-86. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Knights of Columbus; Elks; Eagles; Moose. Started the first modern state lottery in 1963. Died, of heart trouble, at a nursing home in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., October 9, 1996 (age 77 years, 365 days). Interment at New St. Joseph's Cemetery.


    Unknown Location
    Francestown, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Edson H. Patch — of Francestown, Hillsborough County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 8th District, 1909-10. Interment somewhere.


    Milford Road Cemetery
    Francestown, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Edwin W. H. Farnum (1865-1925) — of Francestown, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Francestown, Hillsborough County, N.H., October 28, 1865. Farmer; member of New Hampshire state senate 8th District, 1901-02. Died in Francestown, Hillsborough County, N.H., November 22, 1925 (age 60 years, 25 days). Interment at Milford Road Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William H. Farnum (1822-1904) and Mary B. (Hoyt) Farnum (1822-1903); married, June 2, 1887, to Flora M. Holt (born 1868).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Mill Village Cemetery
    Francestown, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Titus Brown (1786-1849) — of Francestown, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Alstead, Cheshire County, N.H., February 11, 1786. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1820-25; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1825-29; member of New Hampshire state senate 7th District, 1842-44. Died in Francestown, Hillsborough County, N.H., January 29, 1849 (age 62 years, 353 days). Interment at Mill Village Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Greenvale Cemetery
    Greenfield, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Hobart M. Adams (1872-1971) — of Greenfield, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born February 2, 1872. Republican. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Greenfield, 1948; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Greenfield, 1956; elected New Hampshire state house of representatives from Greenfield 1956. Died February 19, 1971 (age 99 years, 17 days). Interment at Greenvale Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Old Cemetery on Flint Road
    Flint Road
    Hillsborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Hiram Monroe — of Hillsborough, Hillsborough County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 8th District, 1849-51. Interment at Old Cemetery on Flint Road.


    Pine Hill Cemetery
    Hillsborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Benjamin Pierce (1757-1839) — of Hillsborough, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Mass., December 25, 1757. Governor of New Hampshire, 1827-28, 1829-30. Died in Hillsborough, Hillsborough County, N.H., April 1, 1839 (age 81 years, 97 days). Interment at Pine Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Elizabeth Andrews (1767-1788); married 1790 to Anna Kendrick (1768-1838); father of Franklin Pierce; third cousin thrice removed of Charles Gardner Reed (1835-1899).
      Political family: Pierce-Merriam family of Massachusetts (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Wilson (c.1769-1836) — of Hillsborough, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in New Boston, Hillsborough County, N.H., about 1769. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1812-22. Died in Hillsborough, Hillsborough County, N.H., February 20, 1836 (age about 67 years). Interment at Pine Hill Cemetery.


    South Cemetery
    Hollis, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Thomas Worcester (1804-1882) — of Ohio. Born in Hollis, Hillsborough County, N.H., August 30, 1804. Republican. Member of Ohio state senate, 1849-50; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1859-60; U.S. Representative from Ohio 13th District, 1861-63. Died in Nashua, Hillsborough County, N.H., December 6, 1882 (age 78 years, 98 days). Interment at South Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Unknown Locations
    Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Nathan Parker Kidder (1844-1901) — also known as Nathan P. Kidder — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., April 12, 1844. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1872. Died in Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., May 17, 1901 (age 57 years, 35 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Blodgett Kidder (1806-1885) and Mary Ann (Spinney) Kidder (1809-1893); married to Laura Arvilla Montomery; second cousin twice removed of Lyman Kidder; third cousin once removed of Alvan Kidder, Francis Kidder, Ira Kidder and Jefferson Parish Kidder; third cousin twice removed of Isaiah Kidder, Ezra Kidder and David Kidder; fourth cousin of Lyman Kidder Bass, Silas Wright Kidder and Daniel S. Kidder; fourth cousin once removed of Charles Stetson, Luther Kidder, Arba Kidder, Joseph Souther Kidder, Pascal Paoli Kidder (1810-1899), Isaiah Stetson, Lyman Metcalfe Bass and Harley Walter Kidder.
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Thomas J. Quirk (d. 1965) — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1920. Died in 1965. Interment somewhere.


    Mt. Calvary Cemetery
    Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Josaphat T. Benoit (1900-1976) — of Fitchburg, Worcester County, Mass.; Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Sainte-Madeleine, Quebec, March 3, 1900. Democrat. Mayor of Manchester, N.H., 1944-61; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1944; New Hampshire Democratic state chair, 1944-45; candidate for U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1946; candidate for Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1948. French Canadian ancestry. Died in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., May 14, 1976 (age 76 years, 72 days). Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Alphonse Roy (1897-1967) — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in St. Simon, Quebec, October 26, 1897. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1925-31; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1933-37; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1938-39; defeated, 1938, 1940; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1944; candidate for mayor of Manchester, N.H., 1953; candidate for U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1960. Died in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., October 5, 1967 (age 69 years, 344 days). Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Germain P. Dupont (c.1915-1963) — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., about 1915. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; employed at J. F. McElwain Shoe Company; secretary-treasurer, New Hampshire Shoe Workers Union; Hillsborough County Commissioner, 1959-63; candidate in primary for mayor of Manchester, N.H., 1963. Catholic. Member, Catholic War Veterans; American Legion; Disabled American Veterans; Foresters. Suffered a heart attack at his home, and was dead on arrival at Notre Dame Hospital, Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., December 12, 1963 (age about 48 years). Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Laurette E. Prince.
      Dupont Pool (now Dupont Splash Pad), a public park facility in Manchester, New Hampshire, is named for him.
      Paul E. Provost (1915-1998) — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., February 5, 1915. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of New Hampshire state senate 18th District; elected 1956. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Catholic War Veterans; Knights of Columbus. Died, in St. Raphael Hospital, New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., June 2, 1998 (age 83 years, 117 days). Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.


    Pine Grove Cemetery
    Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Person Colby Cheney (1828-1901) — also known as Person C. Cheney — of Peterborough, Hillsborough County, N.H.; Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Holderness (part now in Ashland), Grafton County, N.H., February 25, 1828. Republican. Paper manufacturer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1853-54; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; New Hampshire Railroad Commissioner, 1864-67; president, People's Savings Bank; mayor of Manchester, N.H., 1871-72; Governor of New Hampshire, 1875-77; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1886-87; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1888; member of Republican National Committee from New Hampshire, 1888-1900; U.S. Minister to Switzerland, 1892-93. Died in Dover, Strafford County, N.H., June 19, 1901 (age 73 years, 114 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Moses Cheney (1793-1875) and Abigail (Morrison) Cheney; brother of Elias Hutchins Cheney; married, May 22, 1850, to S. Anna Moore (died 1858); married, June 29, 1859, to Sarah (White) Keith (1828-1901); uncle of John True Abbott (1850-1914).
      Political family: Cheney family of New Hampshire.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Eben Burnham (1844-1917) — also known as Henry E. Burnham — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Dunbarton, Merrimack County, N.H., November 8, 1844. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1873-74; Hillsborough County Treasurer, 1875-77; probate judge in New Hampshire, 1876-79; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1889; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1901-13; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1904. Died in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., February 8, 1917 (age 72 years, 92 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry L. Burnham (1814?-?) and Maria A. Burnham; married, October 22, 1874, to Elizabeth H. 'Lizzie' Patterson.
      Cross-reference: Reed Paige Clark
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Adams Weston (1827-1895) — also known as James A. Weston — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., August 27, 1827. Civil engineer; banker; mayor of Manchester, N.H., 1868, 1870-71, 1874-75; Governor of New Hampshire, 1871-72, 1874-75. Member, Freemasons. Died in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., May 8, 1895 (age 67 years, 254 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Amos Weston (1791-1858) and Elizabeth 'Betsey' (Wilson) Weston (1797-1856); married, February 23, 1834, to Anna S. Gilmore (1833-1892).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Miller Floyd (1861-1923) — also known as Charles M. Floyd — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Derry, Rockingham County, N.H., June 5, 1861. Republican. Clothing business; director of banks, lumber companies, and the Manchester Traction, Light & Power Company; member of New Hampshire state senate 17th District, 1899-1900; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1904; Governor of New Hampshire, 1907-09; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1912; candidate for Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1916. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., February 3, 1923 (age 61 years, 243 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Sewall Floyd and Sarah J. (Sleeper) Floyd; married, June 16, 1886, to Carrie E. Atwood (1861-1932).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Isaac William Smith (1825-1898) — also known as Isaac W. Smith — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Hampstead, Rockingham County, N.H., May 18, 1825. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1856; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1859-60; member of New Hampshire state senate 3rd District, 1862-64; mayor of Manchester, N.H., 1869; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1874, 1877-95; appointed 1874, 1877; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1889. English ancestry. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., November 28, 1898 (age 73 years, 194 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Isaac Smith and Mary (Clark) Smith; married, August 16, 1854, to Amanda White Brown (1829-1913; daughter of Hiram Brown); father of Edward Clarke Smith (1864-1926).
      Political family: Smith-Brown family of Manchester, New Hampshire.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert James Peaslee (1864-1936) — also known as Robert J. Peaslee — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Weare, Hillsborough County, N.H., September 23, 1864. Democrat. Lawyer; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1898-1901, 1908-24; appointed 1898; chief justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1924-34; superior court judge in New Hampshire, 1901-07. Died August 23, 1936 (age 71 years, 335 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Peaslee and Persis Boardman (Dodge) Peaslee; married 1893 to Nellie Dorcas Kimball (1865-1915); married 1917 to Sarah Congdon Hazard.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Sherman Everett Burroughs (1870-1923) — also known as Sherman E. Burroughs — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Dunbarton, Merrimack County, N.H., February 6, 1870. Republican. Private secretary to U.S. Rep. Henry M. Baker, 1894-97; lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1901-02; member, New Hampshire state board of charities and corrections, 1901-17; member, New Hampshire state board of equalization, 1909-10; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1917-23; died in office 1923. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., January 27, 1923 (age 52 years, 355 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John H. Burroughs and Helen M. (Baker) Burroughs; married 1898 to Helen S. Phillips.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Eugene Elliott Reed (1866-1940) — also known as Eugene E. Reed — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., April 23, 1866. Democrat. Mason; telegrapher and train dispatcher, Boston & Maine Railroad; mayor of Manchester, N.H., 1903-10; member of Democratic National Committee from New Hampshire, 1908-12; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1912, 1916, 1920; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1913-15; defeated, 1910, 1914; candidate for U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1918. Member, Eagles; Knights of Pythias; Redmen; Grange. Died in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., December 15, 1940 (age 74 years, 236 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Gilman Reed and Rebecca (Hazelton) Reed; married, December 25, 1892, to Cora L. Fox.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Arthur Byron Jenks (1866-1947) — also known as Arthur B. Jenks — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Massachusetts, 1866. Republican. Shoe manufacturer; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1936, 1940 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1944; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1937-38, 1939-43; defeated, 1934, 1936, 1942. Died in 1947 (age about 81 years). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Chester Walton Jenks (1894-?).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Henry Bartlett (1833-1900) — also known as Charles H. Bartlett — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Sunapee, Sullivan County, N.H., October 15, 1833. Lawyer; mayor of Manchester, N.H., 1873; resigned 1873; member of New Hampshire state senate 18th District, 1883-84. Died in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., January 25, 1900 (age 66 years, 102 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, December 8, 1858, to Hannah M. Eastman (1840-1890).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Benjamin F. Greer (1864-1925) — of Goffstown, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Grasmere, Goffstown, Hillsborough County, N.H., January 20, 1864. Member of New Hampshire state senate 9th District, 1909-10; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1914. Died February 9, 1925 (age 61 years, 20 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Alfred Gerry Fairbanks (1822-1896) — also known as Alfred G. Fairbanks — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Francestown, Hillsborough County, N.H., January 16, 1822. Republican. Blacksmith; grocer; deputy sheriff; undertaker; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Manchester, 1881-82; Hillsborough County Commissioner, 1883-89; member of New Hampshire state senate 17th District, 1893-94. Congregationalist. Member, Odd Fellows. Died in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., May 28, 1896 (age 74 years, 133 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Bucknam Fairbanks (1788-1862) and Cynthia (Downs) Fairbanks (1788-1830); married, September 10, 1844, to Harriet A. Dodge (1821-1891); second cousin of George Henry Fairbanks (1830-?); fourth cousin of John Brooks Fairbanks; fourth cousin once removed of George Chandler Fairbanks.
      Political family: Fairbanks family of Natick, Massachusetts.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Harry Gilman Clough (1878-1929) — also known as Harry G. Clough — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., January 17, 1878. Member of New Hampshire state senate 16th District, 1913-14. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage and arteriosclerosis, in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., August 17, 1929 (age 51 years, 212 days). Entombed at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lewis A. Clough (1850-1910) and Nora (Burke) Clough (1852-1914); married to Lucille Weeks Elliott; second cousin thrice removed of David Kidder; fourth cousin of Raphael Floyd Clough (1886-1956).
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Clough family of New Hampshire (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Leggett — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 17th District, 1911-12. Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Greta A. Ainley (1896-1996) — also known as Greta Marie Antoinette Malboeuf — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt., August 14, 1896. Republican. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Manchester 1st Ward, 1956; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1957-66. Female. Catholic. Died in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., June 13, 1996 (age 99 years, 304 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Joseph Alfred Malboeuf (1864-1931) and Alphonsine (Marchessault) Malboeuf (1865-1945); married, August 21, 1921, to George Harrison Ainley.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frank N. Young — of Derry, Rockingham County, N.H. Democrat. Candidate for New Hampshire state senate 22nd District, 1916. Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.


    St. Joseph Cemetery
    Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Maurice F. Devine (1889-1969) — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., December 13, 1889. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1940. Died in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., October 27, 1969 (age 79 years, 318 days). Interment at St. Joseph Cemetery.


    Valley Cemetery
    Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Daniel Clark (1809-1891) — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Stratham, Rockingham County, N.H., October 24, 1809. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1842-43, 1846, 1854-55; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1856 (member, Platform Committee); U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1857-66; Judge of U.S. District Court, 1866-91; died in office 1891; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1876. Died in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., January 2, 1891 (age 81 years, 70 days). Interment at Valley Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Moody Currier (1806-1898) — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born April 22, 1806. Republican. Candidate for mayor of Manchester, N.H., 1848; member of New Hampshire state senate 3rd District, 1856-58; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1860-62; Governor of New Hampshire, 1885-87. Died August 23, 1898 (age 92 years, 123 days). Interment at Valley Cemetery.
      Joseph Carter Abbott (1825-1881) — also known as Joseph C. Abbott — of New Hampshire; Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C. Born in Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., July 15, 1825. Republican. Newspaper editor; Adjutant General of New Hampshire, 1855-61; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; delegate to North Carolina state constitutional convention, 1868; U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1868-71; member of Republican National Committee from North Carolina, 1872-; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1874-77. Died in Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C., October 8, 1881 (age 56 years, 85 days). Original interment at National Cemetery, Wilmington, N.C.; reinterment in 1887 at Valley Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Aaron Abbott and Nancy (Badger) Abbott.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Frederick Smyth (1819-1899) — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Candia, Rockingham County, N.H., March 9, 1819. Republican. Merchant; mayor of Manchester, N.H., 1852-55, 1864; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1857-58; Governor of New Hampshire, 1865-67; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1872 (delegation chair). Died in Hamilton, Bermuda, April 22, 1899 (age 80 years, 44 days). Interment at Valley Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Stephen Smyth and Dolly (Rowe) Smyth; married, December 11, 1844, to Emily Lane (died 1885); married, February 22, 1886, to Marion Hamilton Cossar.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Ezekiel Albert Straw (1819-1882) — also known as Ezekiel A. Straw — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Salisbury, Merrimack County, N.H., December 30, 1819. Republican. Engineer; manufacturer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1859-64; member of New Hampshire state senate 3rd District, 1864-66; Governor of New Hampshire, 1872-74. Unitarian. Died in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., October 23, 1882 (age 62 years, 297 days). Interment at Valley Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Ira Allen Eastman (1809-1881) — of New Hampshire. Born in Gilmanton, Belknap County, N.H., January 1, 1809. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1836-38; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1837-38; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1839-43; common pleas court judge in New Hampshire, 1844-48; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1848-59; candidate for Governor of New Hampshire, 1863. Died in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., March 21, 1881 (age 72 years, 79 days). Interment at Valley Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Stephen Eastman (born 1778) and Hannah (Page) Eastman; married, February 20, 1833, to Jane Quackenbush; nephew of Nehemiah Eastman; third cousin once removed of Benjamin C. Eastman; third cousin twice removed of Joseph Bartlett Eastman (1882-1944); fourth cousin of Daniel Kellogg (1791-1875); fourth cousin once removed of Anthony Colby, Charles H. Eastman, George Bradley Kellogg and Daniel Kellogg (1835-1918).
      Political family: Eastman family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Samuel Newell Bell (1829-1889) — of New Hampshire. Born in Chester, Rockingham County, N.H., March 25, 1829. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1871-73, 1875-77. Died in North Woodstock, Woodstock, Grafton County, N.H., February 8, 1889 (age 59 years, 320 days). Interment at Valley Cemetery.
      Relatives: Nephew of James Bell; grandson of Samuel Bell (1770-1850).
      Political family: Bell family of Chester, New Hampshire.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Washington Morrison (1809-1888) — also known as George W. Morrison — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Vermont, 1809. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1840; candidate for mayor of Manchester, N.H., 1847; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire, 1850-51, 1853-55 (3rd District 1850-51, 2nd District 1853-55). Died in 1888 (age about 79 years). Interment at Valley Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: George Washington
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Darwin J. Daniels (1815-1865) — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born January 12, 1815. Merchant; mayor of Manchester, N.H., 1865; died in office 1865. Died in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., December 15, 1865 (age 50 years, 337 days). Interment at Valley Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Elizabeth A. Forsaith (1818-1901).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Mace Moulton (1796-1867) — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in New Hampshire, 1796. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1845-47; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1848-49. Died in 1867 (age about 71 years). Interment at Valley Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Warren L. Lane (d. 1861) — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Democrat. Postmaster at Manchester, N.H., 1845-49; mayor of Manchester, N.H., 1849-50. Died in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., March 4, 1861. Interment at Valley Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article


    Thornton's Ferry Cemetery
    Merrimack, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Matthew Thornton (1713-1803) — of Merrimack, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in County Tyrone, Ireland (now Northern Ireland), March 17, 1713. Physician; President of New Hampshire, 1775-76; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1776-82; Delegate to Continental Congress from New Hampshire, 1776; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1776-77, 1780-81, 1785-86; member of New Hampshire state senate from Hillsborough County, 1784-87. Presbyterian. Died in Newburyport, Essex County, Mass., June 24, 1803 (age 90 years, 99 days). Interment at Thornton's Ferry Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James B. Thornton, Jr. (1684-1754) and Elizabeth Keturah (Jenkins) Thornton (1690-1741); married 1760 to Hannah Jack; second great-grandfather of Gordon Woodbury (1863-1924).
      Political families: Chandler-Hale family of Portland, Maine; Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Starkweather-Pendleton family of Preston, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    West Street Cemetery
    Milford, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Bainbridge Wadleigh (1831-1891) — of Milford, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Bradford, Merrimack County, N.H., January 4, 1831. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1855-56; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1873-79. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 24, 1891 (age 60 years, 20 days). Interment at West Street Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John McLane (1852-1911) — of Milford, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Scotland, February 27, 1852. Republican. Founder of company which made post office furniture and equipment; member of New Hampshire state senate, 1891-94 (16th District 1891-92, 15th District 1893-94); delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1900; Governor of New Hampshire, 1905-07. Scottish ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died in Pinehurst, Moore County, N.C., April 13, 1911 (age 59 years, 45 days). Interment at West Street Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Ellen Tuck (1855-1927).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Moore Wallace (1847-1914) — also known as Robert M. Wallace — of Milford, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Henniker, Merrimack County, N.H., May 2, 1847. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1877-78; Hillsborough County Solicitor, 1883-93; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1889; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1893-1901; appointed 1893; superior court judge in New Hampshire, 1901-13. Congregationalist. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in Milford, Hillsborough County, N.H., April 5, 1914 (age 66 years, 338 days). Interment at West Street Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jonas Wallace and Mary (Darling) Wallace; married, August 24, 1874, to Ella M. Hutchinson (1851-1925).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Luke Smith (1837-1884) — of Louisiana. Born in New Hampshire, 1837. Democrat. Member of Louisiana state legislature, 1870; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 4th District, 1873-75. Died in 1884 (age about 47 years). Interment at West Street Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Edgewood Cemetery
    Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      George Allen Ramsdell (1834-1900) — also known as George A. Ramsdell — of New Hampshire. Born in Milford, Hillsborough County, N.H., March 11, 1834. Republican. Governor of New Hampshire, 1897-99. Died in Nashua, Hillsborough County, N.H., November 16, 1900 (age 66 years, 250 days). Interment at Edgewood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Ramsdell (1803-1889) and Maria A. (Moore) Ramsdell (1804-1878); married to Eliza Dinsmoor Wilson (1836-1929).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Eaton Dudley Sargent (1870-1944) — also known as Eaton D. Sargent — of Winchendon, Worcester County, Mass.; Nashua, Hillsborough County, N.H.; Crescent City, Putnam County, Fla. Born in Bradford, Orange County, Vt., August 13, 1870. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1918; mayor of Nashua, N.H., 1924-27; candidate for Governor of New Hampshire, 1926, 1928; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1928 (member, Credentials Committee); candidate for U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1930. Member, Freemasons; Rotary. Died of heart failure while pruning an orange tree, in Crescent City, Putnam County, Fla., March 27, 1944 (age 73 years, 227 days). Interment at Edgewood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Andrew P. Sargent (1826-1886) and Mary Julina (Bean) Sargent (1831-1911); married, September 18, 1901, to Clara Josephine Marsh Gage (1870-1960); third cousin thrice removed of Abel Merrill; fourth cousin once removed of Benjamin Franklin Flanders (1816-1896).
      Political families: Eastman family; Flanders family of Vermont; Sargent-Arnold-Pike-Davis family of New Hampshire; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).


    Nashua Cemetery
    Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Gordon Atherton (1804-1853) — also known as Charles G. Atherton; "Gag Atherton"; "Shifty Atherton" — of Nashua, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Amherst, Hillsborough County, N.H., July 4, 1804. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1830, 1833-35; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1833-35; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1837-43; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1843-49, 1853; died in office 1853; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1850. Suffered a stroke of paralysis while attending court, and died soon after, in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., November 15, 1853 (age 49 years, 134 days). Interment at Nashua Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Humphrey Atherton (1773-1853) and Mary Ann (Toppan) Atherton; married 1828 to Ann Clark.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Aaron Fletcher Stevens (1819-1887) — of New Hampshire. Born in Londonderry, Rockingham County, N.H., August 9, 1819. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1845, 1876-84; delegate to Whig National Convention from New Hampshire, 1852; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1867-71. Died in Nashua, Hillsborough County, N.H., May 10, 1887 (age 67 years, 274 days). Interment at Nashua Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Daniel Abbott — of Dunstable (now Nashua), Hillsborough County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 7th District, 1831-32. Interment at Nashua Cemetery.


    Old South Burying Ground
    Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Jonathan Blanchard (1738-1788) — of Dunstable (now Nashua), Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Dunstable (now Nashua), Hillsborough County, N.H., September 18, 1738. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1776; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1776-79; New Hampshire state attorney general, 1777; Delegate to Continental Congress from New Hampshire, 1784. Died in Dunstable (now Nashua), Hillsborough County, N.H., July 16, 1788 (age 49 years, 302 days). Interment at Old South Burying Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Woodlawn Cemetery
    Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Orren Cheney Moore (1839-1893) — also known as Orren C. Moore — of Nashua, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in New Hampshire, 1839. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1872 (delegation secretary), 1880 (alternate); member of New Hampshire state senate 17th District, 1879-80; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1889-91. Died in 1893 (age about 54 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    New Boston Cemetery
    New Boston, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward Hills Wason (1865-1941) — also known as Edward H. Wason — of Nashua, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in New Boston, Hillsborough County, N.H., September 2, 1865. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1899, 1909, 1913; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1902; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1912; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1915-33. Died in New Boston, Hillsborough County, N.H., February 6, 1941 (age 75 years, 157 days). Interment at New Boston Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George A. Wason — of New Boston, Hillsborough County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate, 1883-84, 1895-96 (16th District 1883-84, 8th District 1895-96). Interment at New Boston Cemetery.


    Town Cemetery
    New Ipswich, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Ephraim Hartwell (c.1746-1816) — of New Ipswich, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born about 1746. Member of New Hampshire state senate 9th District, 1795-97, 1798-1802. Died in 1816 (age about 70 years). Interment at Town Cemetery.


    Pine Hill Cemetery
    Peterborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Walter Rutherford Peterson (1922-2011) — also known as Walter Peterson — of Peterborough, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Nashua, Hillsborough County, N.H., September 19, 1922. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1961-69; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1965-69; Governor of New Hampshire, 1969-73; president, Franklin Pierce College; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1988 (alternate), 2008. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Grange; Lions; Elks; Eagles. Died, from lung cancer, in Peterborough, Hillsborough County, N.H., June 1, 2011 (age 88 years, 255 days). Interment at Pine Hill Cemetery.
      See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Perkins Bass (1873-1960) — also known as Robert P. Bass — of Peterborough, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 1, 1873. Farmer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1905-09; member of New Hampshire state senate 15th District, 1909-10; Governor of New Hampshire, 1911-13. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; American Forestry Association. Died in Peterborough, Hillsborough County, N.H., July 29, 1960 (age 86 years, 332 days). Interment at Pine Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Perkins Bass and Clara (Foster) Bass; married to Edith Harland Bird (1887-1950); father of Perkins Bass (1912-2011) and Robert Perkins Bass, Jr.; grandfather of Charles Foster Bass (1952-).
      Political family: Bass family of Peterborough, New Hampshire.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frank Gay Clarke (1850-1901) — also known as Frank G. Clarke — of Peterborough, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Wilton, Hillsborough County, N.H., September 10, 1850. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1885, 1891; member of New Hampshire state senate 15th District, 1889-90; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1897-1901; died in office 1901. Died in Peterborough, Hillsborough County, N.H., January 9, 1901 (age 50 years, 121 days). Interment at Pine Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Perkins Bass (1912-2011) — of Peterborough, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in East Walpole, Walpole, Norfolk County, Mass., October 6, 1912. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Peterborough, 1939-43, 1947-49; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Peterborough, 1948; member of New Hampshire state senate 11th District, 1949-51; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1955-63; candidate for U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1962; member of Republican National Committee from New Hampshire, 1964-. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; American Legion; Freemasons. Died in Peterborough, Hillsborough County, N.H., October 25, 2011 (age 99 years, 19 days). Interment at Pine Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Perkins Bass and Edith Harland (Bird) Bass (1887-1950); brother of Robert Perkins Bass, Jr.; married, June 6, 1941, to Katharine Jackson (died 1972); married to Rosaly Swann; father of Charles Foster Bass (1952-).
      Political family: Bass family of Peterborough, New Hampshire.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Everett Adams (1840-1917) — also known as George E. Adams — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Keene, Cheshire County, N.H., June 18, 1840. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Illinois state senate 6th District, 1881-83; U.S. Representative from Illinois 4th District, 1883-91; defeated, 1890. Died in Peterborough, Hillsborough County, N.H., October 5, 1917 (age 77 years, 109 days). Interment at Pine Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Franklin Adams and Louise Ruth (Redington) Adams; married, November 30, 1871, to Adele Foster.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Village Cemetery
    Peterborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Smith (1765-1842) — of New Hampshire. Born in Peterborough, Hillsborough County, N.H., November 11, 1765. U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1813-15. Died in Peterborough, Hillsborough County, N.H., April 25, 1842 (age 76 years, 165 days). Interment at Village Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Jeremiah Smith; uncle of Robert Smith (1802-1867).
      Political family: Smith family of Peterborough, New Hampshire.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Miller Cemetery
    Temple, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles William Tobey (1880-1953) — also known as Charles W. Tobey — of Temple, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., July 22, 1880. Republican. President, F. M. Hoyt Shoe Company; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1915-16, 1919-20, 1923-24; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1919-20; member of New Hampshire state senate, 1925-26; Governor of New Hampshire, 1929-31; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1933-39; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1936, 1940 (member, Resolutions Committee); U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1939-53; died in office 1953. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Rotary. Died in the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., July 24, 1953 (age 73 years, 2 days). Interment at Miller Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William H. Tobey and Ellen Hall (Parker) Tobey; married, June 4, 1902, to Francelia M. Lovett (died 1947).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier


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