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Bergen County
New Jersey

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Bergen County

Index to Locations

  • Dumont Woodside Cemetery
  • Englewood Brookside Cemetery
  • Fair Lawn Fair Lawn Memorial Cemetery
  • Fairview Fairview Cemetery
  • Fairview Fairview Mausoleum
  • Fairview Mt. Moriah Cemetery
  • Fort Lee Madonna Cemetery
  • Franklin Lakes Christ the King Cemetery
  • Garfield Unknown location
  • Hackensack Dutch Reformed Church Cemetery
  • Hackensack First Reformed Church Cemetery
  • Hackensack Hackensack Cemetery
  • Hackensack Maple Grove Park Cemetery
  • Hackensack St. Joseph's Cemetery
  • Ho-Ho-Kus St. Luke Catholic Cemetery
  • Lodi Unknown location
  • Lodi St. Nicholas Cemetery
  • Mahwah Mahwah Cemetery
  • Mahwah Reformed Cemetery
  • North Arlington Holy Cross Cemetery
  • Paramus Cedar Park Cemetery
  • Paramus George Washington Cemetery
  • Park Ridge Dutch Reformed Church Cemetery
  • Ramsey Union Cemetery
  • Ridgewood Paramus Church Cemetery
  • Ridgewood Valleau Cemetery
  • Rochelle Park Riverside Cemetery
  • Saddle Brook Riverside Cemetery
  • Saddle River Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery
  • Tenafly Unknown location
  • Tenafly Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  • Westwood Westwood Cemetery
  • Wyckoff Union Cemetery


    Woodside Cemetery
    Dumont, Bergen County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Daniel Isaac Demarest (1836-1923) — also known as Daniel I. Demarest — of Oradell, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Oradell, Bergen County, N.J., March 16, 1836. Republican. Postmaster at Oradell, N.J., 1872-88, 1897-1903. Died June 22, 1923 (age 87 years, 98 days). Interment at Woodside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Isaac D. Demarest (1814-1893) and Margaret (Van Wagonen) Demarest (1815-1895).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Brookside Cemetery
    Englewood, Bergen County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      George Woodward Wickersham (1858-1936) — also known as George W. Wickersham — of New York. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., September 19, 1858. Republican. U.S. Attorney General, 1909-13; delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1915. Episcopalian. Died in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., January 26, 1936 (age 77 years, 129 days). Interment at Brookside Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Dwight Whitney Morrow (1873-1931) — also known as Dwight W. Morrow — of Englewood, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va., January 11, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; banker; U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, 1927-30; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1930-31; died in office 1931. Suffered a cerebral hemorrhage, and died soon after, in Englewood, Bergen County, N.J., October 5, 1931 (age 58 years, 267 days). Interment at Brookside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Jay Johnson Morrow (1870-1937); married 1903 to Elizabeth Reeve Cutter (1873-1955; poet; acting president of Smith College); father of Anne Spencer Morrow (1906-2001; author; who married of Charles A. Lindbergh (1902-1974; famed aviator)).
      Cross-reference: John F. Kavanagh
      Dwight Morrow High School (opened 1933), in Englewood, New Jersey, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — West Virginia Encyclopedia
      Henry George Pearson (1844-1889) — also known as Henry G. Pearson — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, July 29, 1844. Republican. Postmaster at New York City, N.Y., 1881-89. Died April 20, 1889 (age 44 years, 265 days). Interment at Brookside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, April 22, 1876, to Ella James (daughter of Thomas Lemuel James (1831-1916)).
      Epitaph: "Faithful Unto Death."
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Day Thacher (1881-1950) — also known as Thomas D. Thacher — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Tenafly, Bergen County, N.J., September 10, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1925-30; U.S. Solicitor General, 1930-33; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1943-48; appointed 1943. Died, of coronary thrombosis, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 12, 1950 (age 69 years, 63 days). Interment at Brookside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Thacher and Sarah McCulloh (Green) Thacher; married to Eunice Booth Burrall (died 1943); married, July 20, 1945, to Eleanor M. Lloyd; grandnephew of Sherman Day; second great-grandson of Roger Sherman (1721-1793); first cousin of Roger Kent; second cousin of Simeon Eben Baldwin, Rockwood Hoar, Sherman Hoar and Maxwell Evarts.
      Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Frank Charles Osmers, Jr. (1907-1977) — also known as Frank C. Osmers, Jr. — of Haworth, Bergen County, N.J.; Tenafly, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Leonia, Bergen County, N.J., December 30, 1907. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Bergen County, 1936-38; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 9th District, 1939-43, 1951-65; served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Died in Tenafly, Bergen County, N.J., May 21, 1977 (age 69 years, 142 days). Interment at Brookside Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Cullen Sawtelle (1805-1887) — of Norridgewock, Somerset County, Maine. Born in Maine, September 25, 1805. Democrat. Member of Maine state legislature, 1840; U.S. Representative from Maine 5th District, 1845-47, 1849-51. Died November 10, 1887 (age 82 years, 46 days). Interment at Brookside Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas Brodhead Van Buren (1824-1889) — also known as Thomas B. Van Buren — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Clermont, Columbia County, N.Y., June 20, 1824. Lawyer; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of New York state assembly from New York County 15th District, 1865; U.S. Consul General in Kanagawa, 1874-85. Member, Union League. Died in San Francisco, Calif., October 13, 1889 (age 65 years, 115 days). Interment at Brookside Cemetery; cenotaph at Ste. Marguerite Anglo-American Church, Nice, France.
      Relatives: Son of Peter Van Buren (1802-1873) and Mary (Brodhead) Van Buren (1805-1874); married 1853 to Harriet Carthy Sheffield (1830-1901; sister-in-law of William Walter Phelps); father of Harold Sheffield Van Buren; grandson of Barent Van Buren; second cousin twice removed of Martin Van Buren; second cousin four times removed of Dirck Ten Broeck and Cornelis Cuyler; third cousin once removed of John Van Buren (1810-1866).
      Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Archibald Ernest Olpp (1882-1949) — of West Hoboken (now part of Union City), Hudson County, N.J. Born in Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pa., May 12, 1882. Republican. Physician; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 11th District, 1921-23; defeated, 1922. Member, American Medical Association; Freemasons. Died in 1949 (age about 67 years). Interment at Brookside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Olpp and Matilda M. (Segel) Olpp; married, November 25, 1908, to Beatrice S. Seiple.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Corliss Lamont Corliss Lamont (1902-1995) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Englewood, Bergen County, N.J., March 28, 1902. Socialist. Author; lecturer; arrested on June 27, 1934, while picketing in support of a labor union at a furniture plant in Jersey City, N.J.; president, National Council of American-Soviet Friendship; this organization and its leaders were investigated for subversion by the U.S. House Committee on Un-American Activities; charged in 1946 with contempt of Congress for his refusal to provide records demanded by the committee; in 1951, the U.S. State Department denied a passport to him, based on his membership in what were deemed "Communist-front organizations"; on August 17, 1954, the U.S. Senate cited him with contempt of Congress for refusing to testify before Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy's subcommittee; subsequently indicted; pleaded not guilty; the indictment was dismissed in 1955; the Court of Appeals upheld the dismissal in 1956; candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 1952 (American Labor), 1958 (Independent Socialist). Member, American Civil Liberties Union; NAACP; Phi Beta Kappa; American Academy of Political and Social Science. Died, of heart failure, in Ossining, Westchester County, N.Y., April 26, 1995 (age 93 years, 29 days). Interment at Brookside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas William Lamont (1870-1948) and Florence Haskell (Corliss) Lamont (died 1952); married, June 8, 1928, to Margaret Hayes Irish (c.1905-1977); married 1962 to Helen Lamb (died 1975); married 1986 to Beth Keehner; granduncle of Ned Lamont (1966?-).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: The Militant, November 3, 1958
      Clarence Ambrose Clough (1883-1947) — also known as Clarence A. Clough — of Englewood, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Lock Haven, Clinton County, Pa., April 3, 1883. Republican. Papermaking executive; mayor of Englewood, N.J., 1940. Died in Englewood, Bergen County, N.J., February 24, 1947 (age 63 years, 327 days). Interment at Brookside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dana Buzzall Clough and Lucinda (Eilert) Clough; married to Ethel Kipp (1882-1970); second cousin once removed of William Rockwell Clough; fourth cousin once removed of William Bradbury Small, George W. Clough (1824-1912), Harlan Page Andrews and Darvin Pratt Clough.
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Clough family of New Hampshire; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Francis Hoyte Demarest (1852-1909) — also known as Francis H. Demarest — of Englewood, Bergen County, N.J. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 31, 1852. Democrat. Postmaster at Englewood, N.J., 1887-91. Died October 31, 1909 (age 57 years, 153 days). Interment at Brookside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Sarah Ann (Cooper) Demarest (1825-1899) and Ralph J. Demarest (1827-1903); married to Sarah Maria Bogert (1854-1904); third cousin of Clayton Abraham Demarest; fourth cousin of Elmer Wilson Demarest (1870-1930).
      Political family: Demarest-Meriwether family of New Jersey (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Fair Lawn Memorial Cemetery
    22-20 Maple Avenue
    Fair Lawn, Bergen County, New Jersey
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Armin Ernest Brunn (1860-1909) — also known as Armin E. Brunn — of South Woodstock, Woodstock, Windham County, Conn. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., December 18, 1860. Republican. Physician; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Woodstock; elected 1906. German and Irish ancestry. Shot by his brother, Constantine F. Brunn, mortally wounded, and died the next day, in South Woodstock, Woodstock, Windham County, Conn., September 30, 1909 (age 48 years, 286 days). His sister, Freda Brunn, was also shot, and died immediately; Constantine shot and killed himself at the scene. Interment at Fair Lawn Memorial Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Julius William Brunn (1833-1907) and Charlotte Elizabeth (Going) Brunn; brother of Constantine Fernow Brunn (1858-1909).


    Fairview Cemetery
    Fairview, Bergen County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      B. Duncan McClave (1889-1939) — of Cliffside Park, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Cliffside Park, Bergen County, N.J., April 29, 1889. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1924; chair of Bergen County Republican Party, 1925. Died at Englewood Hospital, Englewood, Bergen County, N.J., May 8, 1939 (age 50 years, 9 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Stephen Wood McClave; brother of Roscoe P. McClave (1897?-?).
      Political family: McClave family of Cliffside Park, New Jersey.


    Fairview Mausoleum
    Fairview, Bergen County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Marshall Van Winkle (1869-1957) — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in New Jersey, 1869. Republican. U.S. Representative from New Jersey 9th District, 1905-07. Died in 1957 (age about 88 years). Interment at Fairview Mausoleum.
      Relatives: Grandnephew of Peter Godwin Van Winkle (1808-1872).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Mt. Moriah Cemetery
    Fairview, Bergen County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Arthur George Klein (1904-1968) — also known as Arthur G. Klein — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 8, 1904. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York, 1941-45, 1946-56 (14th District 1941-45, 19th District 1946-56); Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1957-58. Jewish. M. Died February 20, 1968 (age 63 years, 196 days). Interment at Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Louis Klein and Gussie (Greenfield) Klein; married, February 22, 1934, to Mary R. Goldenkranz.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Madonna Cemetery
    Fort Lee, Bergen County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Richard A. Nest (1927-1999) — of Fort Lee, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., 1927. Accountant; mayor of Fort Lee, N.J., 1976-79. Member, Lions; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died, from a heart attack, March 24, 1999 (age about 71 years). Entombed in mausoleum at Madonna Cemetery.


    Christ the King Cemetery
    Franklin Lakes, Bergen County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles W. Kraus (1915-2012) — of Bogota, Bergen County, N.J.; Franklin Lakes, Bergen County, N.J.; Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Fla. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., 1915. Republican. Served in the U.S. Merchant Marine during World War II; banker; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Bergen County, 1954-59; Bergen County Road Supervisor and Director of Public Works, 1958-69; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1964. Died in Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Fla., February 10, 2012 (age about 96 years). Interment at Christ the King Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Margaret Gannon.


    Unknown Location
    Garfield, Bergen County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Bernard Rabinowitz (1922-1996) — also known as Bay Rabinowitz — of Nutley, Essex County, N.J. Born November 24, 1922. Democrat. Essex County Freeholder; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1956. Died August 5, 1996 (age 73 years, 255 days). Interment somewhere.


    Dutch Reformed Church Cemetery
    Hackensack, Bergen County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
    Richard Varick Richard Varick (1753-1831) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J., March 15, 1753. Lawyer; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1786-88; New York state attorney general, 1788-89; appointed 1788; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1789-1801. Member, Society of the Cincinnati. Died in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., July 30, 1831 (age 78 years, 137 days). Interment at Dutch Reformed Church Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Books about Richard Varick: Paul Cushman, Richard Varick A Forgotten Founding Father
      Image source: New York Public Library


    First Reformed Church Cemetery
    Hackensack, Bergen County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Adam Boyd (1746-1835) — of Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Mendham, Morris County, N.J., March 21, 1746. Democrat. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Bergen County, 1782-83, 1787, 1794-95; common pleas court judge in New Jersey, 1803-05, 1813-33; U.S. Representative from New Jersey, 1803-05, 1808-13 (at-large 1803-05, 1808-09, 1st District 1809-11, at-large 1811-13). Died in Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J., August 15, 1835 (age 89 years, 147 days). Interment at First Reformed Church Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Cassedy (1783-1842) — of Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J., September 16, 1783. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New Jersey, 1821-27 (at-large 1821-23, 1st District 1823-25, at-large 1825-27). Died in Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J., December 31, 1842 (age 59 years, 106 days). Interment at First Reformed Church Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Zabriskie (1790-1849) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J., February 17, 1790. Whig. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1825, 1837-39. Died in Mackinac Island, Mackinac County, Mich., September 9, 1849 (age 59 years, 204 days). Interment at First Reformed Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Grandfather of John Clinton Gray (1843-1915).
      Political family: Hitt-Gray family of Mt. Morris, Illinois.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Hackensack Cemetery
    Hackensack, Bergen County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Harry Lancaster Towe (1898-1991) — also known as Harry L. Towe — of Rutherford, Bergen County, N.J.; Kinnelon, Morris County, N.J. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., November 3, 1898. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Bergen County, 1941-42; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 9th District, 1943-51; resigned 1951. Died in Lakewood, Ocean County, N.J., February 4, 1991 (age 92 years, 93 days). Interment at Hackensack Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Archibald Chapman Hart (1873-1935) — also known as Archibald C. Hart — of Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J.; Teaneck, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Lennoxville (now part of Sherbrooke), Quebec, February 27, 1873. Democrat. Major in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; candidate for New Jersey state senate from Bergen County, 1907; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1908; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 6th District, 1912-13, 1913-17. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Odd Fellows; Foresters; American Bar Association. Died in Teaneck, Bergen County, N.J., July 24, 1935 (age 62 years, 147 days). Interment at Hackensack Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of R. M. Hart and Caroline (Antrobus) Hart; married to Lily Fenwick.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Rathbone Ramsey (1862-1933) — of Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Wyckoff, Bergen County, N.J., April 25, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; brick manufacturer; banker; Bergen County Clerk, 1895-1910; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1908; candidate for New Jersey state senate from Bergen County, 1910; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 6th District, 1917-21. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks; Junior Order. Died in Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J., April 10, 1933 (age 70 years, 350 days). Interment at Hackensack Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John P. Ramsey and Martha (Rathbone) Ramsey; married, January 26, 1898, to Mary Evelyn Thompson (died 1898); married, January 10, 1906, to Alice Taylor Huyler.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Henry Voorhis (1833-1896) — also known as Charles H. Voorhis — of New Jersey. Born in Spring Valley (now Paramus), Bergen County, N.J., March 13, 1833. Republican. Lawyer; banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1864; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 5th District, 1879-81. Indicted in 1881 for bank fraud over his actions as president of two banks, which later became insolvent; tried and found not guilty. Fearing oncoming total blindness, he died from a self-inflicted gunshot, in his office at the Davidson Building, Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., April 15, 1896 (age 63 years, 33 days). Original interment at Bayview - New York Bay Cemetery, Jersey City, N.J.; reinterment at Hackensack Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Eugene Ezra Demarest (1907-1986) — also known as Eugene E. Demarest — of Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J., April 20, 1907. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 7th District, 1954; mayor of Hackensack, N.J., 1960-61; candidate in primary for Governor of New Jersey, 1961. Swedish, Dutch, and French Huguenot ancestry. Died August 7, 1986 (age 79 years, 109 days). Interment at Hackensack Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Ezra Demarest (1865-1917) and Kirsten Marie (Swensen) Demarest (1877-1947); married, May 3, 1929, to Matilda Raemer; married, April 14, 1967, to Irene T. Oshinski; third cousin thrice removed of Andrew H. Demarest (1844-1896).
      Political family: Demarest family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      William Browning Mackay, Jr. (1876-1935) — also known as William B. Mackay, Jr. — of Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Greenock, Scotland, August 21, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state senate from Bergen County, 1917-28; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1920; circuit judge in New Jersey, 1929-35. Leading advocate of a vehicular tunnel under the Hudson River; sponsored New Jersey legislation for construction of the George Washington Bridge. Died, of heart disease, in Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J., February 27, 1935 (age 58 years, 190 days). Interment at Hackensack Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Howard Mackay (1876?-?); married to Ella Gertrude Weickert.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Peter Otto Weisgerber (1863-1929) — also known as P. Otto Weisgerber — of Paramus, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Guttenberg, Hudson County, N.J., March 21, 1863. Mayor of Paramus, N.J., 1922-28. Died in Paramus, Bergen County, N.J., February 6, 1929 (age 65 years, 322 days). Interment at Hackensack Cemetery.
      Clayton Abraham Demarest (1865-1940) — also known as Clayton Demarest — of Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Schraalenburgh (now Dumont), Bergen County, N.J., December 15, 1865. Dry candidate for delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment from Bergen County, 1933. Baptist. Died in Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J., April 30, 1940 (age 74 years, 137 days). Interment at Hackensack Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of David Demarest (1832-1918) and Christina (DeBaun) Demarest (1835-1895); married, September 18, 1889, to Maria Kip Voorhis (1866-1942); third cousin of Francis Hoyte Demarest (1852-1909); fourth cousin of Elmer Wilson Demarest; fourth cousin once removed of Arthur Sidney Demarest.
      Political family: Demarest-Meriwether family of New Jersey (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Maple Grove Park Cemetery
    Hackensack, Bergen County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      John Huyler (1808-1870) — of Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 9, 1808. Democrat. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Bergen County, 1850-52; Speaker of the New Jersey State House of Assembly, 1851; Judge, New Jersey Court of Errors and Appeals, 1854-57; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 4th District, 1857-59; defeated, 1858; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1860. Assassinated in Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J., January 9, 1870 (age 61 years, 275 days). Interment at Maple Grove Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Magdalen Rutan.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frank Hubschmitt — of New Jersey. Socialist. Delegate to Socialist National Convention from New Jersey, 1920; candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 7th District, 1920, 1922, 1924, 1926. Interment at Maple Grove Park Cemetery.


    St. Joseph's Cemetery
    Hackensack, Bergen County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
    Peter A. Quinn Peter Anthony Quinn (1904-1974) — also known as Peter A. Quinn — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 10, 1904. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Bronx County 6th District, 1936-44; U.S. Representative from New York 26th District, 1945-47; defeated, 1946; municipal judge in New York, 1949-55; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1961-74. Catholic. Member, American Arbitration Association; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Knights of Columbus. Died in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., December 23, 1974 (age 70 years, 227 days). Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Patrick Francis Quinn and Margaret Agnes (Manning) Quinn; married, November 14, 1936, to Viola Gertrude Murphy.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Image source: New York Red Book 1936
      Frank C. Zisa (c.1920-2011) — of Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J. Born about 1920. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; insurance business; mayor of Hackensack, N.J., 1977-81. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Knights of Columbus. Died June 8, 2011 (age about 91 years). Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Jean Fontanella; father of John F. Zisa and Charles Zisa (1954?-).
      Political family: Zisa family of Hackensack, New Jersey.


    St. Luke Catholic Cemetery
    Ho-Ho-Kus, Bergen County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Gill C. Job (1916-1993) — of Allendale, Bergen County, N.J. Born November 29, 1916. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Bergen County, 1950-51. Died July 3, 1993 (age 76 years, 216 days). Interment at St. Luke Catholic Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unknown Location
    Lodi, Bergen County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Ruby Ruth Lewis Farkas (1906-1996) — also known as Ruth Farkas — of New York. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., 1906. U.S. Ambassador to Luxembourg, 1973-76. Female. Died October 18, 1996 (age about 90 years). Interment somewhere.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary


    St. Nicholas Cemetery
    Lodi, Bergen County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas F. McCran (b. 1875) — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., December 2, 1875. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1910-12; member of New Jersey state senate from Passaic County, 1916-18. Interment at St. Nicholas Cemetery.


    Mahwah Cemetery
    Mahwah, Bergen County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
    Royal S. Copeland Royal Samuel Copeland (1868-1938) — also known as Royal S. Copeland — of Bay City, Bay County, Mich.; Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Suffern, Rockland County, N.Y. Born in Dexter, Washtenaw County, Mich., November 7, 1868. Homeopathic physician; university professor; mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., 1901-03; U.S. Senator from New York, 1923-38; died in office 1938; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1936; candidate in Democratic primary for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1937. Methodist. English ancestry. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Maccabees; Knights of Pythias; Elks; American Public Health Association. Died in Washington, D.C., June 17, 1938 (age 69 years, 222 days). Interment at Mahwah Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Roscoe Pulaski Copeland and Frances Jane (Holmes) Copeland (born 1843); married, December 31, 1891, to Mary DePriest Ryan; married, July 15, 1908, to Frances Spalding; nephew of Joseph Tarr Copeland (1813-1893).
      Political family: Copeland family.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: New York Red Book 1936


    Reformed Cemetery
    Mahwah, Bergen County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Rodman McCamley Price (1816-1894) — also known as Rodman M. Price — of Monterey, Monterey County, Calif.; Hoboken, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Newton, Sussex County, N.J., May 5, 1816. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during the Mexican War; delegate to California state constitutional convention, 1850; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 5th District, 1851-53; Governor of New Jersey, 1854-57. Died in Oakland, Bergen County, N.J., June 7, 1894 (age 78 years, 33 days). Interment at Reformed Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Holy Cross Cemetery
    Ridge Road
    North Arlington, Bergen County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles S. Witkowski (1907-1993) — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., March 4, 1907. School teacher; lawyer; mayor of Jersey City, N.J., 1957-61; defeated, 1961. Catholic. Polish ancestry. Died, in St. Vincent's Hospital, New York, New York County, N.Y., June 1, 1993 (age 86 years, 89 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      John Gerald Milton (1881-1977) — also known as John Milton — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., January 21, 1881. Democrat. Lawyer; Hudson County Prosecutor, 1923-28; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1938; appointed 1938; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1940; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Hudson County, 1947. Died in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., April 14, 1977 (age 96 years, 83 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Margaretta A. Rickerich.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Anthony Imperiale (1931-1999) — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Born in 1931. Organized citizen patrols during the Newark riots of July 1967, which brought him national fame as a "vigilante leader"; candidate for mayor of Newark, N.J., 1970, 1974; member of New Jersey state house of assembly, 1972-73, 1980-81 (District 11-B 1972-73, 30th District 1980-81); member of New Jersey state senate 30th District, 1974-77; defeated (Anti-Tax), 1977; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1980; candidate in Republican primary for Governor of New Jersey, 1981; People's Choice candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 10th District, 1988. Died, from complications of kidney failure, in Livingston, Essex County, N.J., December 26, 1999 (age about 68 years). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Dominick Vincent Daniels (1908-1987) — also known as Dominick Daniels — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., October 18, 1908. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New Jersey 14th District, 1959-77; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1976. Member, Lions; Elks; Knights of Columbus. Died in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., July 17, 1987 (age 78 years, 272 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Francis G. Fitzpatrick (1903-1992) — of Bayonne, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Bayonne, Hudson County, N.J., April 18, 1903. Democrat. Mayor of Bayonne, N.J., 1962-74; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1964, 1968. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died, in Bayonne Hospital, Bayonne, Hudson County, N.J., May 15, 1992 (age 89 years, 27 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      G. Thomas DiDomenico (1905-1978) — also known as "Dapper Dan" — of Bayonne, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Italy, April 9, 1905. Mayor of Bayonne, N.J., 1955-59; defeated, 1951, 1962. Catholic. Member, Kiwanis; Elks; Knights of Columbus. Died, in Bayonne Hospital, Bayonne, Hudson County, N.J., January 26, 1978 (age 72 years, 292 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      William J. McGovern (1905-1972) — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., August 25, 1905. Democrat. Tavern owner; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1932 (alternate), 1944; elected (Wet) delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment from Hudson County 1933. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Killed by armed robbers at his tavern, in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., July 11, 1972 (age 66 years, 321 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      James Raymond Berry (1901-1982) — also known as J. Raymond Berry — of West Orange, Essex County, N.J.; Summit, Union County, N.J. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., August 30, 1901. Lawyer; candidate for New Jersey state senate, 1941. Member, Psi Upsilon. Died February 24, 1982 (age 80 years, 178 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Aloysius Berry and Frances Irene (Heery) Berry; married, October 3, 1928, to Adelaide Cecilia Poulsono.


    Cedar Park Cemetery
    Forest Avenue
    Paramus, Bergen County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
    Leonard Farbstein Leonard Farbstein (1902-1993) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 12, 1902. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 4th District, 1933-56; U.S. Representative from New York 19th District, 1957-71; defeated in primary, 1970. Jewish. Member, B'nai B'rith; American Bar Association; Knights of Pythias; American Jewish Congress; American Judicature Society. Died, of advanced heart disease, at New York Downtown Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 9, 1993 (age 91 years, 28 days). Interment at Cedar Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Louis Farbstein and Yetta Schlanger Farbstein; married to Blossom Langer.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: New York Red Book 1936
    Carl Sherman Carl Sherman (c.1891-1956) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Olmütz, Austria (now Olomouc, Czechia), about 1891. Democrat. New York state attorney general, 1923-24; defeated, 1924; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1924, 1948 (alternate), 1956; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1942; treasurer of New York Democratic Party, 1945-50. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association; American Jewish Congress. Died in Larchmont, Westchester County, N.Y., July 17, 1956 (age about 65 years). Interment at Cedar Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Sanda Sherman and Pauline (Opler) Sherman.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Image source: New York Red Book 1924
      Joseph Alperin (c.1899-1962) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born about 1899. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1944, 1960. Died, in Doctors Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 10, 1962 (age about 63 years). Interment at Cedar Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Belle Greenberg.
      Abraham Solomon (1906-1983) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., January 21, 1906. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for New York state assembly from Bronx County 6th District, 1937, 1942; candidate for New York state senate 23rd District, 1938. Died, in Montefiore Hospital, Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., April 15, 1983 (age 77 years, 84 days). Interment at Cedar Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Hyman Solomon and Eva Solomon; married to Mona Papierno.


    George Washington Cemetery
    Paramus, Bergen County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Hoxie Waldo Smith (d. 1962) — also known as Hoxie W. Smith — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 10th District, 1918-19; defeated, 1919. Died July 17, 1962. Interment at George Washington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, August 6, 1921, to Elenore Agnus Madden (died 1985).


    Dutch Reformed Church Cemetery
    Park Ridge, Bergen County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Jacob Reynier Wortendyke (1818-1868) — of New Jersey. Born in New Jersey, 1818. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New Jersey 5th District, 1857-59. Died in 1868 (age about 50 years). Interment at Dutch Reformed Church Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Union Cemetery
    Ramsey, Bergen County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      John Y. Dater — of Bergen County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Bergen County, 1863-64; member of New Jersey state senate from Bergen County, 1866-68. Interment at Union Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Lavinia Hopper (daughter of William G. Hopper (1803?-?)).


    Paramus Church Cemetery
    Ridgewood, Bergen County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      John Bancker Aycrigg (1798-1856) — of New Jersey. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 9, 1798. U.S. Representative from New Jersey at-large, 1837-39, 1841-43. Died in Passaic, Passaic County, N.J., November 8, 1856 (age 58 years, 122 days). Interment at Paramus Church Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Valleau Cemetery
    600 East Glen Avenue
    Ridgewood, Bergen County, New Jersey
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Scott Nearing (1883-1983) — Born in Morris Run, Tioga County, Pa., August 6, 1883. Socialist candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1918; Workers candidate for Governor of New Jersey, 1928. Died August 24, 1983 (age 100 years, 18 days). Interment at Valleau Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Russell C. MacFall (1901-1980) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Dover, Morris County, N.J., August 17, 1901. Republican. Candidate for New York state senate 6th District, 1930. Died December 28, 1980 (age 79 years, 133 days). Interment at Valleau Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Riverside Cemetery
    Rochelle Park, Bergen County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Benjamin J. Rabin (1896-1969) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., June 3, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 24th District, 1945-47; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1948-69; died in office 1969. Jewish. Died in Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Fla., February 22, 1969 (age 72 years, 264 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Israel J. P. Adlerman (c.1879-1941) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born about 1879. Democrat. Member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1930; Justice of City Court in the Bronx, 1933-41. Jewish. Member, Freemasons. Died in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., September 3, 1941 (age about 62 years). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.


    Riverside Cemetery
    12 Market Street
    Saddle Brook, Bergen County, New Jersey
    Founded 1906
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Roman (1910-1998) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born, in a hospital, in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 26, 1910. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 15th District, 1947-54; defeated, 1942 (New York County 23rd District), 1944 (New York County 15th District), 1954 (New York County 15th District). Jewish. Member, B'nai B'rith. Author and sponsor of nation's first law against racial discrimination in places of public accomodation, 1953. Died, of a stroke, in Spring Valley, Rockland County, N.Y., September 11, 1998 (age 88 years, 16 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Abraham J. Gellinoff (1902-1994) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born November 18, 1902. Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1961-76. Jewish. Resigned during an inquiry into the appointment of his son-in-law as an arbitrator. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 21, 1994 (age 91 years, 64 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Benjamin Gladstone (1896-1935) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 16, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Bronx County 5th District, 1934-35; died in office 1935. Jewish. Member, Elks; American Legion. Died, from a heart attack, in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., December 13, 1935 (age 38 years, 362 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Gladstone.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery
    Saddle River, Bergen County, New Jersey
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Ithamar Quigley (1878-1973) — also known as Ithamar Quigley — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J.; Elizabeth, Union County, N.J. Born in Pennsylvania, May 2, 1878. Pastor; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1940, 1948, 1952; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 6th District, 1952, 1956. Pentecostal. Died in September, 1973 (age 95 years, 0 days). Interment at Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Quigley and Hannah Quigley; married to Sophie Bopp (1881-1953).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Books by Ithamar Quigley: The Resurrection -- When? (1930) — Christ Preaching to Spirits in Prison (1931)


    Unknown Location
    Tenafly, Bergen County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      MacGillivray Milne (1882-1959) — Born in Gauley Bridge, Fayette County, W.Va., August 19, 1882. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; Governor of American Samoa. Died, in Oak Knoll Hospital, Oakland, Alameda County, Calif., January 26, 1959 (age 76 years, 160 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Married, July 2, 1917, to Natalie Elise Blauvelt.


    Mt. Carmel Cemetery
    Tenafly, Bergen County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      T. J. Prime (1883-1967) — of Bergenfield, Bergen County, N.J. Born in 1883. Mayor of Bergenfield, N.J., 1918-22. Died in 1967 (age about 84 years). Interment at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.


    Westwood Cemetery
    Westwood, Bergen County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Ralph Waldo Tracy (1884-1960) — also known as Ralph W. Tracy — of Closter, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Brownington Center, Brownington, Orleans County, Vt., November 13, 1884. Republican. Mayor of Closter, N.J., 1954-58. Member, Freemasons. Injured in an automobile accident at Cedar Lane and Knickerbocker Road in Closter, suffered a fractured skull, and died four hours later at Pascack Valley Hospital, Westwood, Bergen County, N.J., May 24, 1960 (age 75 years, 193 days). Interment at Westwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Herbert H. Tracy (1857-1942) and Ida M. (Driver) Tracy (1861-1941); married to Herminie C. Lindmann (1887-1940).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Union Cemetery
    Wyckoff, Bergen County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Kinsey (1773-1849) — of New Jersey. Born in Baltimore, Md., 1773. Member of New Jersey state legislature, 1812; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1st District, 1817-19, 1820-21; state court judge in New Jersey, 1830. Died June 25, 1849 (age about 75 years). Interment at Union Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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