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Bronx County
New York

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Bronx County

Index to Locations

  • Bronx Corpus Christi Monastery
  • Bronx St. Anne's Episcopal Churchyard
  • Bronx St. Paul's Churchyard
  • Bronx St. Raymond's Cemetery
  • Bronx Woodlawn Cemetery


    Corpus Christi Monastery
    Bronx, Bronx County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Morgan Joseph O'Brien (1852-1937) — also known as Morgan J. O'Brien — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 28, 1852. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1888-1906; resigned 1906; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 1st Department, 1896-1906; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912, 1920, 1924; candidate for delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1914; Presidential Elector for New York, 1932. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, from pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 16, 1937 (age 85 years, 49 days). Entombed at Corpus Christi Monastery.
      Relatives: Son of Mary Ann (Burke) O'Brien (1815-1889) and Morgan Joseph O'Brien (1820-1871); married to Rose Mary Crimmins (1862-1940; sister of John Daniel Crimmins); father of Kenneth O'Brien (1895-1954).
      Political family: Brainard-O'Brien-Crimmins-Mackay family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Kenneth O'Brien (1895-1954) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 15, 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928, 1932; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1934-53; appointed 1934. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 20, 1954 (age 58 years, 311 days). Entombed at Corpus Christi Monastery.
      Relatives: Son of Morgan Joseph O'Brien and Rose Mary (Crimmins) O'Brien (1862-1940); married 1922 to Katherine Duer Mackay (1900-1971; daughter of Clarence Hungerford Mackay (1874-1938)); nephew of John Daniel Crimmins.
      Political families: Conger-Hungerford family; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Brainard-O'Brien-Crimmins-Mackay family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Daniel Crimmins (1844-1917) — also known as John D. Crimmins — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 18, 1844. Democrat. Contractor; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 12th District, 1894; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1896, 1912 (alternate); candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1896 (Gold Democratic), 1908 (Democratic). Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Philanthropist. Died, of pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 9, 1917 (age 73 years, 175 days). Entombed at Corpus Christi Monastery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Crimmins (1812-1901) and Joanna (O'Keefe) Crimmins (1823-1864); brother of Rose Mary Crimmins (1862-1940; who married Morgan Joseph O'Brien (1852-1937)); married to Lily Louise Lalor (1848-1888); uncle of Kenneth O'Brien.
      Political family: Brainard-O'Brien-Crimmins-Mackay family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Anne's Episcopal Churchyard
    Bronx, Bronx County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Robert Hunter Morris (1808-1855) — also known as Robert H. Morris — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 15, 1808. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1833-34; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1841-44; postmaster at New York City, N.Y., 1845-49; Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1852. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 24, 1855 (age 47 years, 251 days). Interment at St. Anne's Episcopal Churchyard.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Lewis Morris (1726-1798) — of Morrisania, Westchester County (now part of Bronx, Bronx County), N.Y. Born in Morrisania, Westchester County (now part of Bronx, Bronx County), N.Y., April 8, 1726. Delegate to Continental Congress from New York, 1775; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; member of New York state senate Southern District, 1777-78, 1780-81, 1783-90; member of New York council of appointment, 1786, 1788; delegate to New York convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Westchester County, 1788. Died in Morrisania, Westchester County (now part of Bronx, Bronx County), N.Y., January 22, 1798 (age 71 years, 289 days). Interment at St. Anne's Episcopal Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Katrintje 'Catherine' (Staats) Morris (1697-1786) and Lewis Morris (1698-1762); half-brother of Gouverneur Morris (1752-1816); brother of Richard Morris; married, September 24, 1749, to Mary Walton (1727-1794); father of Helena Magdalena Morris (1726-1840; who married John Rutherfurd (1760-1840)) and Richard Valentine Morris; nephew of Robert Hunter Morris; uncle of Lewis Richard Morris; grandson of Lewis Morris (1671-1746); granduncle of Gouverneur Morris (1809-1894); second great-grandfather of John Kean and Gouverneur Morris Carnochan (1865-1915); third great-grandfather of Gouverneur Morris Carnochan (1892-1943); ancestor *** of Newbold Morris and Hamilton Fish, Jr..
      Political family: Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Gouverneur Morris (1752-1816) — also known as "Penman of the Constitution" — of Westchester County, N.Y.; Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Morrisania, Westchester County (now part of Bronx, Bronx County), N.Y., January 31, 1752. Lawyer; Delegate to Continental Congress from New York, 1777; signer, Articles of Confederation, 1777; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County, 1777-78; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; U.S. Minister to France, 1792-94; U.S. Senator from New York, 1800-03. Episcopalian. Died in Morrisania, Westchester County (now part of Bronx, Bronx County), N.Y., November 6, 1816 (age 64 years, 280 days). Interment at St. Anne's Episcopal Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Lewis Morris (1698-1762) and Sarah (Gouverneur) Morris (1714-1786); half-brother of Lewis Morris (1726-1798) and Richard Morris; married 1809 to Anne Cary 'Nancy' Randolph (1774-1837); nephew of Robert Hunter Morris; uncle of Lewis Richard Morris and Richard Valentine Morris; grandson of Lewis Morris (1671-1746); granduncle of Gouverneur Morris; second great-granduncle of Gouverneur Morris Carnochan (1865-1915); third great-granduncle of Gouverneur Morris Carnochan (1892-1943); relative *** of Wymberley DeRenne Coerr (1913-1996).
      Political family: Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      The town and village of Gouverneur, New York, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
      Books about Gouverneur Morris: Richard Brookhiser, Gentleman Revolutionary : Gouverneur Morris, the Rake Who Wrote the Constitution — William Adams, Gouverneur Morris: An Independent Life
      Richard Valentine Morris (1768-1815) — also known as Richard V. Morris — of Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Morrisania, Westchester County (now part of Bronx, Bronx County), N.Y., March 8, 1768. U.S. Navy Captain, starting in 1798; criticized by his superiors for his inaction as commander during an attempted blockade of Tripoli in 1803; he faced a Naval Court of Inquiry in 1804 and was dismissed from the Navy; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County, 1813-14. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 13, 1815 (age 47 years, 66 days). Interment at St. Anne's Episcopal Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Lewis Morris (1726-1798) and Mary (Walton) Morris (1727-1794); married, January 24, 1797, to Anne Walton (1773-1858); nephew of Richard Morris (1730-1810) and Gouverneur Morris (1752-1816); grandnephew of Robert Hunter Morris; great-grandson of Lewis Morris (1671-1746); great-granduncle of Gouverneur Morris Carnochan (1865-1915); second great-granduncle of Gouverneur Morris Carnochan (1892-1943); first cousin of Lewis Richard Morris; first cousin once removed of Gouverneur Morris (1809-1894).
      Political family: Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Gouverneur Morris Carnochan (1865-1915) — also known as Gouverneur M. Carnochan — of New City, Rockland County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 5, 1865. Stockbroker; member of New York state assembly from Rockland County, 1906. Died in Nyack, Rockland County, N.Y., June 30, 1915 (age 49 years, 298 days). Interment at St. Anne's Episcopal Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of John Murray Carnochan (1817-1887) and Estelle (Morris) Carnochan (1838-1922); father of Gouverneur Morris Carnochan; great-grandnephew of Richard Valentine Morris; second great-grandson of Lewis Morris (1726-1798); second great-grandnephew of Richard Morris (1730-1810) and Gouverneur Morris (1752-1816); third great-grandnephew of Robert Hunter Morris; fourth great-grandson of Lewis Morris (1671-1746); first cousin thrice removed of Lewis Richard Morris; second cousin twice removed of Gouverneur Morris (1809-1894).
      Political family: Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Paul's Churchyard
    Bronx, Bronx County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Philip Pell, Jr. (1753-1811) — of Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Pelham Manor, Westchester County, N.Y., July 7, 1753. Lawyer; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County, 1779-81, 1783-86; Delegate to Continental Congress from New York, 1788-89. Died in Pelham Manor, Westchester County, N.Y., May 1, 1811 (age 57 years, 298 days). Interment at St. Paul's Churchyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Joshua Sands (1757-1835) — of New York. Born in Cow Neck, Queens County (now part of Sands Point, Nassau County), Long Island, N.Y., October 12, 1757. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of New York state senate Southern District, 1791-97; member of New York council of appointment, 1796; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1797-1801; U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1803-05, 1825-27. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., September 13, 1835 (age 77 years, 336 days). Original interment at St. Paul's Churchyard; reinterment in 1852 at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
      Relatives: Son of John Sands and Elizabwth (Cornwell) Sands; married, March 9, 1780, to Ann Ayscough (1761-1851).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Raymond's Cemetery
    1201 Balcom Avenue
    Bronx, Bronx County, New York
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    Patrick F. Egan Patrick F. Egan (1841-1919) — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in County Longford, Ireland, August 13, 1841. Republican. Irish home rule advocate; prosecuted in Dublin, 1880, for sedition; grain elevator business; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1888; U.S. Minister to Chile, 1889-93. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 30, 1919 (age 78 years, 48 days). Interment at St. Raymond's Cemetery.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      Image source: Life and Work of James G. Blaine (1893)
      James Vincent Ganly (1878-1923) — also known as James V. Ganly — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 13, 1878. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 24th District, 1907; Bronx County Clerk, 1914-17; U.S. Representative from New York 24th District, 1919-21, 1923; defeated, 1920; died in office 1923. Died in an automobile accident in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 7, 1923 (age 44 years, 359 days). Interment at St. Raymond's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George William Loft (1865-1943) — also known as George W. Loft — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., February 6, 1865. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1908; U.S. Representative from New York 13th District, 1913-17; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1924, 1928 (alternate), 1932 (alternate), 1936 (alternate), 1940; Presidential Elector for New York, 1932. Died in Baldwin, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., November 6, 1943 (age 78 years, 273 days). Interment at St. Raymond's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — OurCampaigns candidate detail
    Duncan T. O'Brien Duncan T. O'Brien (1895-1938) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 28, 1895. Democrat. Secretary-treasurer, Amelia Island Fig Preserving Company; insurance broker; member of New York state senate 19th District, 1923-38. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks; Redmen. Died, of a cerebral hemorrhage, September 14, 1938 (age 43 years, 170 days). Interment at St. Raymond's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dr. Michael C. O'Brien.
      Image source: New York Red Book 1936
      John M. Tierney (1860-1936) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 14, 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; general counsel, Union Railway Company, 1893; municipal judge in New York, 1898-1915; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1916-29. Catholic. Member, Tammany Hall; Knights of Columbus; Elks. Died, from "grip" (influenza), in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., February 20, 1936 (age 75 years, 129 days). Interment at St. Raymond's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Launcelot J. Tierney and Elizabeth (Welch) Tierney.
      John E. McGeehan (1880-1968) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 17, 1880. Democrat. Bronx County District Attorney, 1924-29; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1930-50. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 17, 1968 (age 87 years, 182 days). Interment at St. Raymond's Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Arthur H. Murphy (d. 1922) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Democrat. Chair of Bronx County Democratic Party, 1913-22; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1916, 1920; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1916, 1920. Died, following gallstone surgery, in St. Vincent's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 6, 1922. Interment at St. Raymond's Cemetery.
    John P. Cohalan John P. Cohalan (1873-1950) — of Bronx, New York County (now Bronx County), N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 17, 1873. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 35th District, 1906; member of New York state senate 22nd District, 1907-08; New York County Surrogate, 1909-22. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died March 19, 1950 (age 77 years, 2 days). Interment at St. Raymond's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Timothy E. Cohalan (1835-1909) and Ellen (O'Leary) Cohalan (1842-1923); brother of Daniel Florence Cohalan and Denis O'Leary Cohalan (1883-1957); married 1898 to Margaret Kiernan (1876-1964).
      Political family: Cohalan family of Woodside and New York City, New York.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: New York Red Book 1907
      Mary A. Parker (d. 1960) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944. Female. Died in 1960. Interment at St. Raymond's Cemetery.
      Philip J. Kearns — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1916; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1916. Interment at St. Raymond's Cemetery.
      Thomas F. McAvoy — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. New York City Deputy Police Commissioner; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1916; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1916. Member, Tammany Hall. Interment at St. Raymond's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of John V. McAvoy; grandfather of Clifford T. McAvoy (1904-1957).
      Political family: McAvoy family of New York City, New York.


    Woodlawn Cemetery
    Bronx, Bronx County, New York
    Founded 1863
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Fiorello Henry LaGuardia (1882-1947) — also known as Fiorello H. LaGuardia; "The Little Flower" — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 11, 1882. Republican. U.S. Consular Agent in Fiume, 1904-06; interpreter; lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York, 1917-19, 1923-33 (14th District 1917-19, 20th District 1923-33); defeated, 1914 (14th District), 1932 (20th District); major in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1920, 1928 (alternate), 1932 (alternate); mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1934-45; defeated, 1921, 1929. Episcopalian. Italian and Jewish ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died of pancreatic cancer, in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., September 20, 1947 (age 64 years, 283 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Achille Luigi Carlo La Guardia and Irene Coen; married 1919 to Thea Almerigotti; married, February 28, 1929, to Marie Fisher.
      Cross-reference: Vito Marcantonio — Clendenin Ryan
      LaGuardia Airport, in Queens, New York, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Books about Fiorello LaGuardia: H. Paul Jeffers, The Napoleon of New York : Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia — Thomas Kessner, Fiorello H. LaGuardia and the Making of Modern New York — Mervyn D. Kaufman, Fiorello LaGuardia — Alyn Brodsky, The Great Mayor : Fiorello La Guardia and the Making of the City of New York
      William Frederick Havemeyer (1804-1874) — also known as William F. Havemeyer — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 12, 1804. Democrat. Sugar refining business; banker; Presidential Elector for New York, 1844; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1845-46, 1848-49, 1873-74; defeated, 1859; died in office 1874. German ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 30, 1874 (age 70 years, 291 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Havemeyer (1770-1851); married, April 15, 1828, to Sarah Agnes Craig (1807-1894; daughter of Hector Craig); grandfather of William Frederick Havemeyer (1874-1904).
      Political family: Havemeyer-Craig family of New York.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Charles Evans Hughes Charles Evans Hughes (1862-1948) — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y., April 11, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; law professor; Governor of New York, 1907-10; resigned 1910; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1908; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1910-16; resigned 1916; Chief Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1930-41; candidate for President of the United States, 1916; U.S. Secretary of State, 1921-25. Baptist. Welsh ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Union League. Died in Osterville, Barnstable, Barnstable County, Mass., August 27, 1948 (age 86 years, 138 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mary Catherine (Connelly) Hughes (1830-1914) and Rev. David Charles Hughes (1832-1909); married, December 5, 1888, to Antoinette Carter (1864-1945); father of Charles Evans Hughes, Jr. (1889-1950); grandfather of Henry Stuart Hughes.
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Hughes-Stuart family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cross-reference: John F. Ahearn — Louis F. Haffen
      See also Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books by Charles Evans Hughes: The Supreme Court of the United States: Its Foundation Methods and Achievements — Pan American Peace Plans (1929)
      Books about Charles Evans Hughes: Dexter Perkins, Charles Evans Hughes — Merlo J. Pusey, Charles Evans Hughes
      Image source: Empire State Notables (1914)
      Alfred Clark Chapin (1848-1936) — also known as Alfred C. Chapin — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in South Hadley, Hampshire County, Mass., March 8, 1848. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 11th District, 1882-83; Speaker of the New York State Assembly, 1883; New York state comptroller, 1884-87; mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1888-91; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1888 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1891-92. Member, Alpha Delta Phi. Died in Montreal, Quebec, October 2, 1936 (age 88 years, 208 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ephraim Atlas Chapin (1819-1868) and Josephine Jerusha (Clark) Chapin (1822-1888); married, February 20, 1884, to Grace Stebbins (c.1863-1908); married, January 6, 1913, to Charlotte (Storrs) Montant; father of Grace Chapin (who married Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991)); grandfather of Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1926-1996); grandnephew of Chester William Chapin; great-grandfather of Hamilton Fish and Alexa Fish Ward; second cousin four times removed of Daniel Chapin (1761-1821); third cousin of Arthur Beebe Chapin; third cousin twice removed of Elijah Hunt Mills, John Putnam Chapin (1810-1864) and Milton Prince Higgins; third cousin thrice removed of Samuel Clesson Allen, Daniel Chapin (1791-1878) and Graham Hurd Chapin; fourth cousin of Zenas Ferry Moody; fourth cousin once removed of Joseph Churchill Strong, Ebenezer Strong, James Samuel Wadsworth, Charles James Folger, Arthur Platt Howard and Edward Stanley Kellogg.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
    John Purroy Mitchel John Purroy Mitchel (1879-1918) — of New York. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 19, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; law partner of George V. Mullan, 1902-13; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1913; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1914-17; defeated in primary, 1917; on April 17, 1914, at Park Row, New York, he was shot at by an Michael P. Mahoney, an unemployed carpenter; the bullet missed the mayor, but struck and wounded Frank L. Polk, the city's Corporation Counsel. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Killed in a plane crash during World War I military training, at Gerstner Field, near Holmwood, Calcasieu Parish, La., July 6, 1918 (age 38 years, 352 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery; memorial monument at Columbia University, Manhattan, N.Y.
      Relatives: Son of James Mitchel and Mary (Purroy) Mitchel; married, April 5, 1909, to Olive Child; nephew of Henry D. Purroy (1848-1903).
      See also Wikipedia article
      Image source: Library of Congress
    Robert A. Van_Wyck Robert Anderson Van Wyck (1849-1918) — also known as Robert A. Van Wyck — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 20, 1849. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1898-1901; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904. Member, Tammany Hall. Died in Paris, France, November 30, 1918 (age 69 years, 133 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Van Wyck; brother of Augustus Van Wyck (1850-1922); married to Kate E. Hertle.
      The Van Wyck Expressway (opened 1963), in Queens, New York, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, November 1897
      Benjamin Franklin Butler (1795-1858) — also known as Benjamin F. Butler — of Albany County, N.Y. Born in Kinderhook Landing, Columbia County, N.Y., December 17, 1795. Lawyer; Albany County District Attorney, 1821-24; member of New York state assembly from Albany County, 1828; U.S. Attorney General, 1833-38; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1838-41, 1845-48; Presidential Elector for New York, 1844. Presbyterian. Died in Paris, France, November 8, 1858 (age 62 years, 326 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Benjamin Franklin
      Relatives: Son of Medad Butler and Hannah (Tylee) Butler; married 1818 to Harriet Allen; descendant of Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658; English military leader and politician).
      Cross-reference: Jesse Hoyt
      See also Wikipedia article
      William L. Strong (1827-1900) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in 1827. Republican. Mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1895-97. Died in 1900 (age about 73 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Lindley Miller Garrison (1864-1932) — also known as Lindley M. Garrison — Born in Camden, Camden County, N.J., November 28, 1864. Democrat. Lawyer; vice-chancellor of New Jersey court of chancery, 1904-13; U.S. Secretary of War, 1913-16; resigned 1916. Episcopalian. Died in Sea Bright, Monmouth County, N.J., October 19, 1932 (age 67 years, 326 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. Joseph Fithian Garrison (1823-1892) and Elizabeth Vanarsdale (Grant) Garrison (1829-1903); brother of Charles Grant Garrison; married, June 30, 1900, to Margaret Hildeburn (1871-1926); grandnephew of Amos Fithian Garrison, Sr.; first cousin thrice removed of Reuben Fithian; second cousin thrice removed of Lucius Quintius Cincinnatus Elmer; third cousin once removed of James Ezra Sayers, Alexander Robeson Fithian and Mary Estelle Sayers; third cousin twice removed of Daniel Garrison; third cousin thrice removed of Floyd James Fithian; fourth cousin of George Hires, Benjamin Franklin Hires, Albert Harwood Sayers, James Hampton Fithian and Jane Sayers; fourth cousin once removed of Lucius E. Hires (1860-1937), Nathaniel Stretch Hires, Charles Royal Hires and Albert Allison Sayers.
      Political family: Garrison-Fithian-Hires-Sayers family of New Jersey (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Daniel S. Lamont Daniel Scott Lamont (1851-1905) — also known as Daniel S. Lamont — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in McGrawville (now McGraw), Cortland County, N.Y., February 9, 1851. Democrat. Confidential secretary to Gov. Samuel J. Tilden; secretary of New York Democratic Party, 1875-83; U.S. Secretary of War, 1893-97; bank director; vice-president, Northern Pacific Railroad, 1898-1904. Member, Delta Upsilon. Died in Millbrook, Dutchess County, N.Y., July 23, 1905 (age 54 years, 164 days). Entombed at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John B. Lamont and Elizabeth (Scott) Lamont; married to Julia Kinney.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: New York World, March 5, 1893
      Benjamin Helm Bristow (1832-1896) — also known as Benjamin H. Bristow — of Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky.; Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Elkton, Todd County, Ky., June 20, 1832. Republican. Lawyer; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Kentucky state senate, 1863-65; U.S. Attorney for Kentucky, 1866-70; law partner of John M. Harlan, 1870; U.S. Solicitor General, 1870-72; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1874-76; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1876. Member, American Bar Association; Union League. Died, from appendicitis, in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 22, 1896 (age 64 years, 2 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Francis Marion Bristow and Emily E. (Helm) Bristow; married, November 21, 1854, to Abbie S. Briscoe; father of Nancy 'Nannie' Bristow (1858-1913; who married Eben Sumner Draper (1858-1914)); grandfather of Eben Sumner Draper (1893-?).
      Political family: Draper-Bristow family of Hopedale, Massachusetts.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Vermilye Brady (1811-1870) — also known as William V. Brady — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 24, 1811. Whig. Silversmith; jeweler; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1847-48; postmaster at New York City, N.Y., 1849-53; insurance business. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 31, 1870 (age 58 years, 250 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Butler Ogden (1805-1877) — also known as William B. Ogden — of Delaware County, N.Y.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; New York, New York County (part now in Bronx, Bronx County), N.Y. Born in Walton, Delaware County, N.Y., June 15, 1805. Member of New York state assembly from Delaware County, 1835; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1837-38; member of Illinois state senate 1st District, 1861-62; president, Union Pacific Railroad, 1862-63. Died in New York, New York County (part now in Bronx, Bronx County), N.Y., August 3, 1877 (age 72 years, 49 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Ogden Avenue, in Chicago, Illinois, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Francis Gilroy (1840-1911) — also known as Thomas F. Gilroy — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Ireland, June 3, 1840. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1888 (alternate), 1896; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1893-94. Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, from apoplexy, in Far Rockaway, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., December 1, 1911 (age 71 years, 181 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Frances E. Gilroy (daughter-in-law of Edward Augustin Maher (1843?-?)).
      See also Wikipedia article
      Newbold Morris (1902-1966) — also known as Augustus Newbold Morris — of New York City (unknown county), N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 2, 1902. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1945, 1949 (Republican); New York City Parks Commissioner, 1960-66. Died, of stomach cancer, in St. Luke's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 31, 1966 (age 64 years, 57 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Col. Newbold Morris and Helen Schermerhorn (Kingsland) Morris; married to Margaret Copley Thaw (divorced); married 1944 to Constance (Hand) Jordan (daughter of Billings Learned Hand (1872-1961)); descendant *** of Lewis Morris.
      Political families: Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut; Hand family of Elizabethtown, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
    William C. Whitney William Collins Whitney (1841-1904) — also known as William C. Whitney — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Conway, Franklin County, Mass., July 5, 1841. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1876, 1880; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1885-89; established the Naval War College, in Newport, R.I.; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 7th District, 1894. English ancestry. Died, from peritonitis, following appendicitis surgery, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 2, 1904 (age 62 years, 212 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Laurinda (Collins) Whitney (1810-1880) and James Scollay Whitney; brother of Henry Melville Whitney; married, October 20, 1869, to Flora Payne (1842-1893; daughter of Henry B. Payne (1810-1896)); grandfather of Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney and John Hay Whitney; third cousin once removed of Thomas Mackie Burgess; third cousin thrice removed of Bartlett Nye, Hezekiah Nye and Thomas Nye.
      Political families: Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York; Bolton-Whitney-Brainard-Wolcott family of Cleveland, Ohio (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
      George Frederick Seward (1840-1910) — also known as George F. Seward — of California; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Florida, Orange County, N.Y., November 8, 1840. U.S. Consul in Shanghai, 1861-63; U.S. Consul General in Shanghai, 1863-76; U.S. Minister to China, 1876-80; president, Fidelity and Casualty Company of New York, 1893-1910. Member, American Philosophical Society; American Academy of Political and Social Science. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 28, 1910 (age 70 years, 20 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Washington Seward (1808-1888) and Temperance Wick (Leddel) Seward (1812-1848); married, August 4, 1870, to Kate Sherman (1850-1934); nephew of William Henry Seward; grandson of Samuel Swayze Seward; first cousin of Frederick William Seward and William Henry Seward, Jr. (1839-1920); first cousin once removed of Frederick Whittlesey Seward, Jr..
      Political family: Seward family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Augustus Schell (1812-1884) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, N.Y., August 1, 1812. Democrat. Lawyer; director or trustee of several railroad companies; New York Democratic state chair, 1853-55; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1856, 1860, 1876 (speaker); U.S. Collector of Customs, 1857-61; member of Democratic National Committee from New York, 1872-76; Chairman of Democratic National Committee, 1872-76; candidate for New York state senate 7th District, 1877; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1878. German and Dutch ancestry. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Kappa Alpha Society; Tammany Hall. Died, from complications of Bright's disease, in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 27, 1884 (age 71 years, 239 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Richard Schell (1810-1879).
      See also Wikipedia article
      Martin Wiley Littleton (1872-1934) — also known as Martin W. Littleton — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born near Kingston, Roane County, Tenn., February 12, 1872. Democrat. Lawyer; borough president of Brooklyn, New York, 1904-05; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904; U.S. Representative from New York 1st District, 1911-13; candidate for delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1914. Died in Mineola, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., December 19, 1934 (age 62 years, 310 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Jefferson Littleton and Hannah (Ingraham) Littleton; married, December 1, 1896, to Maude Elizabeth Wilson.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Jesse Isidor Straus (1872-1936) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 25, 1872. Democrat. President, R. H. Macy & Co. department stores; U.S. Ambassador to France, 1933-36. Jewish. Member, Sphinx. Died, from pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 4, 1936 (age 64 years, 101 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Isidor Straus and Ida (Blum) Straus (1849-1912); married, November 20, 1895, to Irma S. Nathan (1874-1970); nephew of Oscar Solomon Straus; uncle of Stuart Scheftel (1911?-1994); first cousin of Nathan Straus, Jr.; first cousin once removed of Ronald Peter Straus.
      Political family: Straus family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Cornelius Newton Bliss (1833-1911) — also known as Cornelius N. Bliss — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Fall River, Bristol County, Mass., January 26, 1833. Republican. Dry goods merchant; banker; New York Republican state chair, 1887-89; Treasurer of Republican National Committee, 1892-1904; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1897-99; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900, 1904. English ancestry. Member, Union League. Died, from heart disease, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 9, 1911 (age 78 years, 256 days). Entombed at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Asahel Newton Bliss and Irene Borden (Luther) Bliss; married, March 30, 1859, to Elizabeth Mary Plummer (1837-1923); father of Cornelius Newton Bliss, Jr. (1874-1949); fourth cousin once removed of Albert Bliss.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Dows-Burden family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Vito Anthony Marcantonio (1902-1954) — also known as Vito Marcantonio — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., December 10, 1902. Lawyer; campaign manager for U.S. Rep. Fiorello H. LaGuardia, 1924-32; U.S. Representative from New York, 1935-37, 1939-51 (20th District 1935-37, 1939-45, 18th District 1945-51); defeated, 1936 (Republican, 20th District), 1950 (American Labor, 18th District); American Labor candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1949; New York American Labor Party state chair, 1949. Catholic. Member, United World Federalists; American Civil Liberties Union. Fell dead, after coming up the stairs from a subway station, on Broadway by City Hall Park, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., August 9, 1954 (age 51 years, 242 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Marcantonio and Angelina (De Dobitis) Marcantonio; married, May 20, 1925, to Miriam A. Sanders.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Paul Morton (1857-1911) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., May 22, 1857. Republican. Vice-president, Santa Fe Railroad; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1904-05; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1904. Episcopalian. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 19, 1911 (age 53 years, 273 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Julius Sterling Morton; brother of Joy Morton (1855-1934; founder of Morton Salt) and Mark Morton; father of Caroline Morton (who married Harry Frank Guggenheim) and Pauline Morton Sabin (1887-1955).
      Political family: McCormick-Guggenheim-Morton-Medill family of Illinois and New York.
      See also Wikipedia article
      James Warren Nye (1814-1876) — also known as James W. Nye — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Carson City, Nev. Born in DeRuyter, Madison County, N.Y., June 10, 1814. Republican. Lawyer; Madison County Surrogate, 1844-47; Madison County Judge, 1847-51; Free Soil candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 23rd District, 1848; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1860; Governor of Nevada Territory, 1861-64; U.S. Senator from Nevada, 1864-73; member of Republican National Committee from Nevada, 1870-. Died in White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y., December 25, 1876 (age 62 years, 198 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Nye (1778-1845) and Thankful (Crocker) Nye (1780-1844); married 1839 to Elsie Ann Benson (1815-1867).
      Nye County, Nev. is named for him.
      The World War II Liberty ship SS James W. Nye (built 1943, scrapped 1973) was named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Louis Francis Haffen (1854-1935) — also known as Louis F. Haffen; "Father of the Bronx" — of Melrose, Westchester County (now part of Bronx, Bronx County), N.Y.; Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in Melrose, Westchester County (now part of Bronx, Bronx County), N.Y., November 6, 1854. Democrat. Civil engineer; engineer, New York City Department of Parks, 1883-93; commissioner of street improvement in Annexed Territory (Bronx), 1893-98; borough president of Bronx, New York, 1898-1909; removed 1909; removed from office by Gov. Charles Evans Hughes over maladministration charges, 1909; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 22nd District, 1915; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1930. Catholic. German and Irish ancestry. Member, Royal Arcanum; Tammany Hall. Died, from arteriosclerosis, in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., December 25, 1935 (age 81 years, 49 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mathias Haffen and Catharine (Hayes) Haffen; married 1886 to Caroline Kurz.
      Haffen Park, Bronx, New York, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Henry Bruckner (1871-1942) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in Bronx, New York County (now Bronx County), N.Y., June 17, 1871. Democrat. President, Bruckner Beverages; director, Milton Realty Co.; director, American Metal Cap Co.; member of New York state assembly from New York County 35th District, 1901; New York City Commissioner of Public Works, 1902-06; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912 (alternate), 1924, 1932 (alternate); U.S. Representative from New York 22nd District, 1913-17; resigned 1917; borough president of Bronx, New York, 1918-33. Member, Freemasons; Rotary; Elks. In 1932, the Seabury investigating committee, looking into corruption in New York City, called him to testify about the wealth he had accumulated; at the conclusion of the investigation, the committee called for his removal as Borough President. Died, from chronic nephritis, in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., April 14, 1942 (age 70 years, 301 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John A. Bruckner and Katharine (Schmidt) Bruckner; married, November 17, 1904, to Helen Zobel (c.1879-1930).
      Bruckner Expressway, Bronx, New York, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Lewis Bartholomew Woodruff (1809-1875) — also known as Lewis B. Woodruff — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., June 19, 1809. Lawyer; common pleas court judge in New York, 1849-55; superior court judge in New York, 1856-61; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1868-69; Judge of U.S. Circuit Court for the 2nd Circuit, 1869-75; died in office 1875. Died in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., September 10, 1875 (age 66 years, 83 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Morris Woodruff and Candace (Catlin) Woodruff (1786-1871); brother of George Catlin Woodruff; married, November 4, 1835, to Harriette Burnet Hornblower (1810-1868; daughter of Joseph Coerten Hornblower; sister-in-law of Joseph Philo Bradley; sister of William Henry Hornblower; aunt of William Butler Hornblower; granddaughter of Josiah Hornblower); uncle of Edward Woodruff Seymour and Morris Woodruff Seymour; fourth cousin once removed of Orsamus Cook Merrill, Timothy Merrill (1781-1836), Silas Wright, Jr., Marshall Chapin and James Samuel Wadsworth.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts; Murphy-Merrill family of Harbor Beach, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Andrews Clark (1839-1925) — also known as William A. Clark — of Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont. Born near Connellsville, Fayette County, Pa., January 8, 1839. Democrat. Banker; mine owner; delegate to Montana state constitutional convention, 1884, 1889; candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from Montana Territory, 1888; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1892, 1904; U.S. Senator from Montana, 1899-1900, 1901-07; resigned 1900. Member, Freemasons. Died, of pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 2, 1925 (age 86 years, 53 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Clark and Mary (Andrews) Clark; married 1869 to Kate L. Stauffer (died 1893); married, May 25, 1901, to Anna E. La Chapelle.
      Clark County, Nev. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Edward Oliver Wolcott (1848-1905) — also known as Edward O. Wolcott — of Denver, Colo.; Wolhurst, Arapahoe County, Colo. Born in Longmeadow, Hampden County, Mass., March 26, 1848. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Colorado state senate, 1879-82; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1889-1901; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1904. Died in Monte Carlo, Monaco, March 1, 1905 (age 56 years, 340 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. Samuel Wolcott (1813-1886) and Harriet Amanda (Pope) Wolcott (1821-1901); married to Frances Esther (Metcalfe) Bass (1851-1933; mother of Lyman Metcalfe Bass; widow of Lyman Kidder Bass); second great-grandson of Erastus Wolcott; second great-grandnephew of Oliver Wolcott, Sr.; third great-grandson of Roger Wolcott (1679-1767); first cousin once removed of James Samuel Wadsworth; first cousin thrice removed of Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Roger Griswold and Frederick Wolcott; second cousin of Charles Frederick Wadsworth and James Wolcott Wadsworth; second cousin once removed of James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr.; second cousin twice removed of James Jermiah Wadsworth; second cousin thrice removed of James Wadsworth Symington; second cousin four times removed of William Pitkin; third cousin once removed of John William Allen, Henry Titus Backus, Christopher Parsons Wolcott, Matthew Griswold (1833-1919) and Roger Wolcott (1847-1900); third cousin twice removed of Gaylord Griswold, Samuel Clesson Allen, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth and William Wolcott Ellsworth; third cousin thrice removed of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799) and Daniel Pitkin; fourth cousin of Alfred Wolcott; fourth cousin once removed of Elisha Hunt Allen, George Washington Wolcott and Selden Chapin.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Wolcott-Packwood-Griswold family of Connecticut; Hosmer-Griswold-Parsons family of Middletown, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Watson Webb (1802-1884) — also known as J. Watson Webb — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in 1802. Republican. U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Austria, 1849-50; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1856 (speaker); U.S. Minister to Brazil, 1861-69. Died in 1884 (age about 82 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      Hiram Barney (1811-1895) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Henderson, Jefferson County, N.Y., May 30, 1811. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1840; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1848; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1856; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1861-64. Died in Spuyten Duyvil, Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., May 18, 1895 (age 83 years, 353 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Susannah Tappan (niece of Benjamin Tappan (1773-1857)).
      Political family: Tappan-Merrill-Wright family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Cyrus Chace Miller (c.1867-1956) — also known as Cyrus C. Miller — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in Claverack, Columbia County, N.Y., about 1867. Lawyer; borough president of Bronx, New York, 1910-13. Died, in St. Luke's Hospital, New York, New York County, N.Y., January 21, 1956 (age about 89 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacob F. Miller.
      Simon Guggenheim (1867-1941) — of Denver, Colo. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 30, 1867. Republican. Mining and smelting business; Presidential Elector for Colorado, 1904; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1907-13; member of Republican National Committee from Colorado, 1912; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1912. Jewish. Died November 2, 1941 (age 73 years, 307 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Meyer Guggenheim and Barbara (Myers) Guggenheim; brother of Solomon R. Guggenheim; married, November 24, 1898, to Olga H. Hirsh; uncle of Meyer Robert Guggenheim and Harry Frank Guggenheim (1890-1971).
      Political family: McCormick-Guggenheim-Morton-Medill family of Illinois and New York.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Charles Ulrick Bay (1888-1955) — also known as Charles U. Bay — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Rensselaer, Rensselaer County, N.Y., September 5, 1888. Founder, Bay Company, manufacturer of medical supplies; partner, A. M. Kidder & Co., stockbrokers; founder, Bay Petroleum Corporation; stockholder and director, New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad; director, First National Bank and Trust Company of Bridgeport; also involved with the Connecticut Railway and Lighting Company; U.S. Ambassador to Norway, 1946-53. Episcopalian. Norwegian ancestry. Died, in the Harkness Pavilion of the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 31, 1955 (age 67 years, 117 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jens Christopher Bay and Marie (Hauan) Bay; married 1942 to Josephine Holt Perfect.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      Henry Brewer Quinby (1846-1924) — also known as Henry B. Quinby — of Gilford, Belknap County, N.H.; Lakeport, Laconia, Belknap County, N.H. Born in Biddeford, York County, Maine, June 10, 1846. Republican. Iron manufacturer; banker; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1887-88; member of New Hampshire state senate 6th District, 1889-90; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1891-92; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1892; Governor of New Hampshire, 1909-11. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., February 8, 1924 (age 77 years, 243 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Quinby and Jane E. (Brewer) Quinby; married, June 22, 1870, to Octavia M. Cole (1846-1920).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Samuel Rossiter Betts (1787-1868) — of New York. Born in Richmond, Berkshire County, Mass., June 8, 1787. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1815-17; circuit judge in New York, 1823-26; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1826-67; resigned 1867. Died in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., November 2, 1868 (age 81 years, 147 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile
      Richard Busteed (1822-1898) — Born in County Cavan, Ireland, February 16, 1822. Lawyer; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Alabama, 1863-74; resigned 1874; U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Alabama, 1863-74; resigned 1874; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Alabama, 1863-74; resigned 1874. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 14, 1898 (age 76 years, 210 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Josiah Belden (1815-1892) — of St. Louis, Mo.; San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif. Born in Cromwell, Middlesex County, Conn., May 4, 1815. Republican. Mayor of San Jose, Calif., 1850-51; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1876. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 23, 1892 (age 76 years, 355 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Josiah Belden (1777-1829) and Ruth Belden (1777-1819).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Scott Graham (1850-1931) — also known as George S. Graham — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 13, 1850. Republican. Lawyer; Philadelphia County District Attorney, 1880-98; law professor; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1892, 1916 (alternate), 1924; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1913-31; died in office 1931. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Union League. Died in Islip, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., July 4, 1931 (age 80 years, 294 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, December 14, 1870, to Emma Ellis; married 1898 to Pauline M. Wall.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Benjamin Lewis Fairchild (1863-1946) — also known as Benjamin L. Fairchild — of Pelham, Westchester County, N.Y.; Pelham Manor, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Sweden, Monroe County, N.Y., January 5, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York, 1895-97, 1917-19, 1921-23, 1923-27 (16th District 1895-97, 24th District 1917-19, 1921-23, 1923-27); defeated, 1896 (Independent, 16th District), 1914 (Independence League, 24th District), 1918 (24th District), 1922 (24th District), 1926 (24th District), 1928 (24th District), 1930 (24th District), 1932 (24th District). Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Pelham Manor, Westchester County, N.Y., October 25, 1946 (age 83 years, 293 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Fairchild (1829-1897) and Calista (Schaeffer) Fairchild (1836-1921); married, February 28, 1893, to Anna E. Crumbie (died 1902); married, April 21, 1922, to Elinor Gardiner Parsons; second cousin twice removed of Henry Meigs; second cousin thrice removed of Timothy Pitkin; third cousin once removed of Henry Meigs, Jr.; third cousin twice removed of William Whiting Boardman (1794-1871); fourth cousin of Frances Payne Bolton; fourth cousin once removed of Oliver Payne Bolton.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Elijah Ward (1816-1882) — of New York. Born in New York, 1816. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York, 1857-59, 1861-65, 1875-77 (7th District 1857-59, 1861-63, 6th District 1863-65, 8th District 1875-77); defeated, 1876. Died in 1882 (age about 66 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Nephew of Aaron Ward (1790-1867).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Ashbel Parmelee Fitch (1848-1904) — also known as Ashbel P. Fitch — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Mooers, Clinton County, N.Y., October 8, 1848. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York, 1887-93 (13th District 1887-93, 15th District 1893); resigned 1893; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1896. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 4, 1904 (age 55 years, 209 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    John Clinton Gray John Clinton Gray (1843-1915) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 4, 1843. Democrat. Lawyer; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1888-1913; appointed 1888. Episcopalian. Died in Newport, Newport County, R.I., June 28, 1915 (age 71 years, 206 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Susan Maria (Zabriskie) Gray (1814-1904) and John Alexander Clinton Gray (1815-1898); married, April 18, 1871, to Henrietta Pauline Gunther (1848-1883); married, March 24, 1890, to Grace Townsend (1846-1930); father of Edith Romeyn Gray (1883-1964; who married Robert Stockwell Reynolds Hitt (1876-1938)); grandson of George Zabriskie.
      Political family: Hitt-Gray family of Mt. Morris, Illinois.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Library of Congress
      Charles Evans Hughes, Jr. (1889-1950) — of Riverdale, Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 30, 1889. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Solicitor General, 1929-30; director, New York Life Insurance Company. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Upsilon; Sons of the American Revolution. Died, following surgery for a brain tumor, in Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 21, 1950 (age 60 years, 52 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Evans Hughes and Antoinette (Carter) Hughes; married, June 17, 1914, to Marjory Bruce Stuart (died 1963; daughter of Henry Clarence Stuart); father of Henry Stuart Hughes (1916-1999); third cousin thrice removed of Lemuel Stetson.
      Political family: Hughes-Stuart family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Paul Albert Fino (1913-2009) — also known as Paul A. Fino — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., December 15, 1913. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for New York state assembly from Bronx County 6th District, 1940; member of New York state senate 27th District, 1945-50; defeated, 1942; U.S. Representative from New York, 1953-68 (25th District 1953-63, 24th District 1963-68); resigned 1968; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1964, 1968; chair of Bronx County Republican Party, 1965; Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1969. Catholic. Member, Elks; Knights of Columbus; American Bar Association; Sons of Italy; Royal Arcanum. Died in North Woodmere, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., June 16, 2009 (age 95 years, 183 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Esther Claudia Liquori (1915-2016).
      Epitaph: "U.S. Congressman, Supreme Cout Judge. Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather."
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Royal Hurlburt Weller (1881-1929) — also known as Royal H. Weller — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 2, 1881. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 21st District, 1923-29; died in office 1929; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 1, 1929 (age 47 years, 242 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Frederick Morgan Davenport (1866-1956) — also known as Frederick M. Davenport — of Clinton, Oneida County, N.Y. Born in Salem, Essex County, Mass., August 27, 1866. College professor; member of New York state senate 36th District, 1909-10, 1919-24; Progressive candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1912; Progressive candidate for Governor of New York, 1914; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1924, 1928; U.S. Representative from New York 33rd District, 1925-33; defeated (Republican), 1932, 1934. Member, American Political Science Association; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Washington, D.C., December 26, 1956 (age 90 years, 121 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of David Davenport and Annie L. (Green) Davenport; married, January 2, 1899, to Edith Jefferson Andrus (daughter of John Emory Andrus (1841-1934)).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Waldo Hutchins (1822-1891) — of Kings County, N.Y.; Kingsbridge, New York, New York County (now Bronx, Bronx County), N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Windham County, Conn., September 30, 1822. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 2nd District, 1852; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1867; U.S. Representative from New York 12th District, 1879-85. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 8, 1891 (age 68 years, 131 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902) — also known as Elizabeth Smith Cady — of Seneca Falls, Seneca County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Johnstown, Fulton County, N.Y., November 12, 1815. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1868. Female. Member, American Anti-Slavery Society. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1973. Died, of heart failure, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 26, 1902 (age 86 years, 348 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Daniel Cady and Margaret (Livingston) Cady (1784-1871); married, May 1, 1840, to Henry Brewster Stanton; granddaughter of James Livingston; second great-granddaughter of Robert Livingston the Younger and Dirck Ten Broeck; third great-granddaughter of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724); third great-grandniece of Robert Livingston the Elder and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); fourth great-granddaughter of Dirck Wesselse Ten Broeck; first cousin of Gerrit Smith (1797-1874); first cousin twice removed of Jeremiah Van Rensselaer and Robert Van Rensselaer; first cousin thrice removed of Philip P. Schuyler; first cousin four times removed of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775), Gilbert Livingston, Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746) and Cornelis Cuyler; first cousin five times removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin once removed of Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Edward Livingston (1764-1836), Stephen Van Rensselaer, Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847), Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer, Philip Jeremiah Schuyler, Maturin Livingston, Rensselaer Westerlo and Edward Philip Livingston; second cousin twice removed of Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792) and Peter Samuel Schuyler; second cousin thrice removed of Stephanus Bayard, Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Robert Gilbert Livingston, Philip Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775), William Livingston, Philip John Schuyler, Matthew Clarkson (1733-1800) and Stephen John Schuyler; third cousin of Philip Schuyler, James Alexander Hamilton, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Edward Livingston (1796-1840) and Henry Bell Van Rensselaer; third cousin once removed of Henry Walter Livingston, Peter Gansevoort, John Jacob Astor III, Kiliaen Van Rensselaer and Cortlandt Schuyler Van Rensselaer; third cousin twice removed of Nicholas Bayard, Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston, Henry Brockholst Livingston, Matthew Clarkson (1758-1825), Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr., William Waldorf Astor, Robert Ray Hamilton and Robert Reginald Livingston; third cousin thrice removed of William Astor Chanler, Lewis Stuyvesant Chanler and John Eliot Thayer, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Jeremiah Mason, Peter Augustus Jay, William Jay, Charles Ludlow Livingston, Hamilton Fish, George Washington Schuyler and Philip N. Schuyler.
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Demarest family of New York; Birney family of Danville, Kentucky (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — National Women's Hall of Fame
      Books about Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Lori D. Ginzberg, Elizabeth Cady Stanton: An American Life
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, December 1902
      Addison Brown (1830-1913) — of New York. Born in West Newbury, Essex County, Mass., February 21, 1830. Lawyer; botanist; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1881-1901; retired 1901. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 9, 1913 (age 83 years, 47 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Addison Brown and Catherine Babson (Griffin) Brown; married to Mary C. Barrett (died 1887); married 1893 to Helen C. Gaskin.
      See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Coats Auchincloss (1885-1976) — also known as James C. Auchincloss — of Rumson, Monmouth County, N.J. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 19, 1885. Republican. Mayor of Rumson, N.J., 1938-43; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 3rd District, 1943-65. Died in Alexandria, Va., October 2, 1976 (age 91 years, 257 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edgar Stirling Auchincloss (1847-1892) and Maria LeGrange (Sloan) Auchincloss; brother of Gordon Auchincloss; married 1909 to Lee F. Alexander; married, November 18, 1960, to Vera Rogers Brown; first cousin of Hugh Dudley Auchincloss; first cousin once removed of Hugh Dudley Auchincloss III (1927-).
      Political family: Kennedy family.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Aaron Vanderpoel (1799-1870) — of Kinderhook, Columbia County, N.Y. Born in New York, 1799. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Columbia County, 1826, 1830; U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1833-37, 1839-41. Died in 1870 (age about 71 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Benjamin Albertson Willis (1840-1886) — also known as Benjamin A. Willis — of New York. Born in New York, 1840. U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1875-79; defeated, 1870 (Independent Republican, 7th District), 1878 (Tammany Hall Democratic, 11th District). Died in 1886 (age about 46 years). Original interment at Friends Cemetery, Westbury, Long Island, N.Y.; reinterment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Michael Kieran Reilly (1869-1944) — also known as Michael K. Reilly — of Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wis. Born in Empire, Fond du Lac County, Wis., July 15, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1908, 1924; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 6th District, 1913-17, 1930-39; defeated, 1924. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Knights of Columbus; Foresters; Elks; Moose. Died October 14, 1944 (age 75 years, 91 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Michael Reilly and Margaret (Phelan) Reilly.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Philip B. Low Philip Burrill Low (1836-1912) — also known as Philip B. Low — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Chelsea, Suffolk County, Mass., May 6, 1836. Republican. Served in the Union Navy during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1895-99; defeated, 1898. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 23, 1912 (age 76 years, 109 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
      James Joseph Lanzetta (1894-1956) — also known as James J. Lanzetta — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 21, 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; engineer; lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 20th District, 1933-35, 1937-39; defeated, 1934, 1938, 1940; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1940; justice, New York City Domestic Relations Court, 1948-56. Catholic. Died, at the Greystone Hotel, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 27, 1956 (age 61 years, 311 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Joseph Clark Baldwin Joseph Clark Baldwin III (1897-1957) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 11, 1897. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; newspaper reporter; insurance business; member of New York state senate 17th District, 1935-36; defeated, 1936; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 17th District, 1938; U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1941-47; defeated (American Labor), 1946. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died, in the Veterans Administration Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 27, 1957 (age 60 years, 289 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Clark Baldwin (1871-1937) and Fanny (Taylor) Baldwin (1874-1948); married, December 5, 1923, to Marthe Guillon Verne (1896-1990; grandniece of Jules Verne (1828-1905; author)); sixth great-grandson of Robert Treat; second cousin five times removed of Simeon Baldwin (1761-1851); third cousin thrice removed of Aurelius Buckingham.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Sherman family of Connecticut; Cornell family of New York; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Baldwin-Yates-Adams family of Maine; Augur family of Connecticut; Adams-Baldwin-Otis family of Boston, Massachusetts; Hendricks family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: New York Red Book 1936
      Louis Henri Aymé (1855-1912) — also known as Louis H. Aymé — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 29, 1855. Republican. Ethnologist; newspaper correspondent; U.S. Consul in Mérida, 1880-84; Guadeloupe, 1898-99; Pará, 1903-06; U.S. Consul General in Lisbon, 1906-12, died in office 1912. Member, Loyal Legion; Sons of Veterans; American Antiquarian Society; American Society for International Law. Died, from "locomotor ataxia" (presumably syphilis), in Lisbon, Portugal, May 16, 1912 (age 56 years, 353 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dr. Henry Aymé (1814-1873) and Elizabeth Geraldine (Fitzgerald) Aymé (1834-1915); married 1880 to Florence Harrison (1859-1922); married, February 19, 1890, to Mary Stuart.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James George Donovan (1898-1987) — also known as James G. Donovan — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Clinton, Worcester County, Mass., December 15, 1898. Member of New York state senate 16th District, 1943; U.S. Representative from New York 18th District, 1951-57; defeated (Republican), 1956; Republican candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1958. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 6, 1987 (age 88 years, 112 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Henry Adams (1824-1902) — also known as Charles H. Adams — of Cohoes, Albany County, N.Y. Born in Coxsackie, Greene County, N.Y., April 10, 1824. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County 4th District, 1858; mayor of Cohoes, N.Y., 1870-72; member of New York state senate 13th District, 1872-73; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1872; U.S. Representative from New York 16th District, 1875-77; defeated, 1872. Member, Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 15, 1902 (age 78 years, 249 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
    William B. Hornblower William Butler Hornblower (1851-1914) — also known as William B. Hornblower — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Paterson, Passaic County, N.J., May 13, 1851. Democrat. Lawyer; nominated for a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court in 1893, but not confirmed; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1914; appointed 1914; died in office 1914. Member, American Bar Association. Died, from myocarditis, in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., June 16, 1914 (age 63 years, 34 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Henry Hornblower (1820-1883) and Matilda (Butler) Hornblower; married, April 26, 1882, to Susan Craney Sanford (1855-1886); married, January 31, 1894, to Emily Allis (Sanford) Nelson (1848-1930; sister of first wife); nephew of Harriette Burnet Hornblower (1810-1868; who married Lewis Bartholomew Woodruff) and Mary Hornblower (1816-1896; who married Joseph Philo Bradley); grandson of Joseph Coerten Hornblower; great-grandson of Josiah Hornblower.
      Political family: Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article
      Image source: Empire State Notables (1914)
      Paul M. Crandell (c.1877-1935) — of New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1877. Lawyer; mayor of New Rochelle, N.Y., 1934-35; appointed 1934; nominated, but died before the election 1935; died in office 1935. After completing a speech at a meeting of the New Rochelle Teachers Club, at Albert Leonard Junior High School, suffered a heart attack and died, from coronary thrombosis, in New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y., October 23, 1935 (age about 58 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Horace Francis Clark (1815-1873) — also known as Horace F. Clark — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Southbury, New Haven County, Conn., November 29, 1815. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1857-61. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 19, 1873 (age 57 years, 202 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont (1858-1908) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 12, 1858. Democrat. Financier; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1900; U.S. Representative from New York 13th District, 1901-03. Member, Freemasons. Died of infections following surgery for appendicitis, in Hempstead, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., June 10, 1908 (age 49 years, 211 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Oliver Hazard Perry
      Relatives: Son of August Belmont (1816-1890) and Caroline Slidell (Perry) Belmont; brother of Perry Belmont and August Belmont (1853-1924); married 1882 to Sarah Swan 'Sally' Whiting (divorced); married 1896 to Alva Erskine (Smith) Vanderbilt (1853-1933; donor to woman's suffrage campaigns; grandaunt by marriage of William Henry Vanderbilt III).
      Political family: Belmont-Perry family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Philip Henry Dugro (1855-1920) — also known as P. Henry Dugro — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 2, 1855. Democrat. Lawyer; hotelier; banker; member of New York state assembly from New York County 14th District, 1879; U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1881-83; superior court judge in New York, 1895; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1896-1920; died in office 1920. Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Died, from pneumonia, in his apartment at the Savoy Hotel, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 1, 1920 (age 64 years, 151 days). Entombed at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Anthony Dugro; married to Sophia Goeller.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Henry Harrison Stowell (1840-1922) — also known as William H. H. Stowell — of Burkeville, Nottoway County, Va.; Appleton, Outagamie County, Wis.; Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn.; Amherst, Hampshire County, Mass. Born in West Windsor, Windsor County, Vt., July 26, 1840. Republican. U.S. Representative from Virginia 4th District, 1871-77; Virginia Republican state chair, 1872-73; delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1876; founder, secretary-treasurer, Fox River Pulp Co., Atlas Paper Co., Duluth Iron and Steel Co.; president of Manufacturers Bank of West Duluth, 1889-1895. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars. Died in Amherst, Hampshire County, Mass., April 27, 1922 (age 81 years, 275 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: William Henry Harrison
      Relatives: Son of Sylvester Stowell (1808-1888) and Fanny Chandler (Bowen) Stowell (1810-1893); married, November 13, 1873, to Emma Clara Averill (1852-1911; daughter of John Thomas Averill); third cousin twice removed of Henry Fisk Janes; fourth cousin of John Mason, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Carlos Coolidge, Elijah Livermore Hamlin (1800-1872), Hannibal Hamlin, John Maxwell Stowell, George Pickering Bemis, Blake C. Fisk and Claude Vinton Stowell.
      Political families: Appleton family of Massachusetts; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Hamlin-Bemis-Stowell-Appleton family of Bangor, Maine; Kidder family of Connecticut; Winthrop-Hamlin family of Massachusetts and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Samuel McMillan (1850-1924) — of Lake Mahopac, Putnam County, N.Y. Born in Dromore, County Down, Ireland (now Northern Ireland), August 6, 1850. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 21st District, 1907-09. Died in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., May 6, 1924 (age 73 years, 274 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Bussing Haskin (1821-1895) — of Fordham, Westchester County (now part of Bronx, Bronx County), N.Y. Born in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., August 27, 1821. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1857-61. Died September 18, 1895 (age 74 years, 22 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Andrew Jackson Rogers (1828-1900) — also known as Andrew J. Rogers — of Newton, Sussex County, N.J. Born in New Jersey, 1828. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New Jersey 4th District, 1863-67. Died in 1900 (age about 72 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Andrew Jackson
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Thomas Nast Thomas Nast (1840-1902) — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Morristown, Morris County, N.J. Born in Landau, Germany, September 27, 1840. Republican. Naturalized U.S. citizen; news correspondent and cartoonist for Harper's Weekly and other magazines and newspapers; noted for his creation of such icons as the Republican elephant and Democratic donkey; instrumental in the downfall of New York City political boss William M. Tweed; U.S. Consul General in Guayaquil, 1902, died in office 1902. German ancestry. Died, of yellow fever, in Guayaquil, Ecuador, December 7, 1902 (age 62 years, 71 days). Original interment somewhere in Guayaquil, Ecuador; reinterment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Thomas Nast and Appolonia (Abriss) Nast; married, September 26, 1861, to Sarah Edwards (c.1840-1932).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, June 1902
      Charles Waldron Buckley (1835-1906) — also known as Charles W. Buckley; C. W. Buckley — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Born in Unadilla, Otsego County, N.Y., February 18, 1835. Republican. Chaplain in Union Army, Civil War; banker; insurance business; mining business; delegate to Alabama state constitutional convention, 1867; U.S. Representative from Alabama 2nd District, 1868-73; probate judge in Alabama, 1874-78; delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1876 (alternate), 1896, 1900; postmaster at Montgomery, Ala., 1881-85, 1890-93, 1897-1906. Died in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala., December 4, 1906 (age 71 years, 289 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Wheeler (1823-1906) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Connecticut, 1823. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1853-57. Died in 1906 (age about 83 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Joseph Pulitzer Joseph Pulitzer (1847-1911) — Born in Hungary, April 10, 1847. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Missouri state legislature, 1869; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 31st District, 1875; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1880 (member, Resolutions Committee; speaker); U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1885-86. Jewish. Died aboard his yacht in the harbor of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., October 29, 1911 (age 64 years, 202 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
      Image source: National Park Service
      Joseph Rowan (1870-1930) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 8, 1870. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 19th District, 1919-21. Irish ancestry. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., August 3, 1930 (age 59 years, 329 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Michael Rowan and Theresa (Lynch) Rowan; married, November 22, 1905, to Cora Cook.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William McAdoo (1853-1930) — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Ireland, October 25, 1853. Democrat. Lawyer; law partner with William Gibbs McAdoo (no relation); member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1882; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 7th District, 1883-91. Died in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., June 7, 1930 (age 76 years, 225 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Henry John Seaman (1805-1861) — also known as Henry J. Seaman — of Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Born in Marshland (now Greenridge), Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., April 16, 1805. U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1845-47. Died in Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., May 3, 1861 (age 56 years, 17 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Walter Underhill (1795-1866) — of New York. Born in New York, 1795. U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1849-51. Died in 1866 (age about 71 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Robert William Bonynge (1863-1939) — also known as Robert W. Bonynge — of Denver, Colo.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 8, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1893-94; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1896; U.S. Representative from Colorado 1st District, 1904-09; defeated, 1900. Member, American Bar Association; Union League. Died, in Presbyterian Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 22, 1939 (age 76 years, 14 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Bonynge and Susan (Burchell) Bonynge; married 1886 to Mary Alida Riblet (died 1937).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Earle Dodge (1805-1883) — also known as William E. Dodge — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., September 4, 1805. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1865-67; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1872. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 9, 1883 (age 77 years, 158 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Dodge County, Ga. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Josiah Sutherland (1804-1887) — of Hudson, Columbia County, N.Y.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Stanford, Dutchess County, N.Y., June 12, 1804. Democrat. Lawyer; Columbia County District Attorney, 1832-43; U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1851-53; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1857-71. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 25, 1887 (age 82 years, 347 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Ausburn Birdsall (1814-1903) — of Binghamton, Broome County, N.Y.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Otego, Otsego County, N.Y., November 13, 1814. Democrat. Lawyer; Broome County District Attorney; U.S. Representative from New York 22nd District, 1847-49. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 10, 1903 (age 88 years, 239 days). Original interment at Spring Forest Cemetery, Binghamton, N.Y.; reinterment in 1910 at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Michael Calkins Birdsall (1775-1863) and Wealthy (Webster) Birdsall (1782-1860); fifth great-grandnephew of Thomas Welles; second cousin of John Charles Birdsall; second cousin once removed of Benjamin Pixley Birdsall; third cousin twice removed of Josiah Cowles and Simeon Baldwin; fourth cousin once removed of James Doolittle Wooster, Daniel Upson and Roger Sherman Baldwin (1793-1863).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Sherman family of Connecticut; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Foster-Baldwin family of Brookfield, Massachusetts; Baldwin-Yates-Adams family of Maine; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts; Adams-Baldwin-Otis family of Boston, Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Hervey Chittenden Calkin (1828-1913) — of New York. Born in Malden, Ulster County, N.Y., March 23, 1828. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1869-71. Died in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., April 20, 1913 (age 85 years, 28 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Alonzo Bell (d. 1906) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Interior; member of New York state assembly from New York County 29th District, 1895; candidate for borough president of Bronx, New York, 1897. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 10, 1906. Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Douglas H. Grieve (c.1881-1951) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born about 1881. Republican. Engineer; candidate for New York state senate 21st District, 1928; candidate for borough president of Bronx, New York, 1937. Protestant. Died, in Westchester Square Hospital, Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., January 13, 1951 (age about 70 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Robert Moses (1888-1981) — also known as "The Great Builder" — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., December 18, 1888. Republican. Secretary of state of New York, 1927-28; candidate for Governor of New York, 1934; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 1st District, 1938; as head of multiple state and city agencies, led the building of dozens of major projects, including highways, bridges, parks, and public housing. Jewish ancestry. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died, of heart disease, in West Islip, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., July 29, 1981 (age 92 years, 223 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery; statue at Village Hall Grounds, Babylon, Long Island, N.Y.
      Relatives: Son of Emanuel Moses and Isabella C. Moses; married, August 15, 1915, to Mary Louise Sims.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Robert Moses: Robert A. Caro, The Power Broker : Robert Moses and the Fall of New York — Hugh Brogan, All Honorable Men : Huey Long, Robert Moses, Estes Kefauver, Richard J. Daley
      De Witt Clinton Flanagan (1870-1946) — also known as De Witt C. Flanagan — of Morristown, Morris County, N.J. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 28, 1870. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New Jersey 4th District, 1902-03; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1904. Died in Utica, Oneida County, N.Y., January 15, 1946 (age 75 years, 18 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: DeWitt Clinton
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Cornelius Newton Bliss, Jr. (1874-1949) — also known as Cornelius N. Bliss, Jr. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 13, 1874. Republican. Business executive; philanthropist; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1916 (alternate), 1924, 1928 (speaker); Treasurer of Republican National Committee, 1916. Member, Union League. Died, in Roosevelt Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 5, 1949 (age 74 years, 357 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Cornelius Newton Bliss (1833-1911) and Elizabeth Mary (Plummer) Bliss (1837-1923); married 1906 to Zaidee C. Cobb; father of Cornelius Newton Bliss (1910-1996; son-in-law of Gwendolyn Burden Dows (1884-1935) and David Dows).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Dows-Burden family of New York City, New York; Vanderbilt-Colby-Burden-French family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      George Landon Ingraham (1847-1931) — also known as George L. Ingraham — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 1, 1847. Democrat. Lawyer; law partner of Alton B. Parker, Edward W. Hatch, William F. Sheehan (1916-17), and Alfred R. Page (1923-25); superior court judge in New York, 1883-91; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1891-1915; appointed 1891; resigned 1915; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 1st Department, 1896-1915. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 24, 1931 (age 83 years, 176 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Phoenix Ingraham (1800-1881) and Mary Hart (Landon) Ingraham (1815-1895); married 1873 to Georgina Lent; father of Daniel Phoenix Ingraham (1874-1934); fifth great-grandson of John Leverett; sixth great-grandson of Thomas Willett and William Leete; second cousin thrice removed of Benjamin Tallmadge; second cousin four times removed of Pierpont Edwards; third cousin twice removed of Frederick Augustus Tallmadge (1792-1869); third cousin thrice removed of Aaron Burr, Theodore Dwight and Henry Waggaman Edwards.
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Floyd-Woodbridge-Edwards family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Carrie Chapman Catt Carrie Chapman Catt (1859-1947) — also known as Carrie Lane; Carrie Chapman — of Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa; New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Ripon, Fond du Lac County, Wis., January 9, 1859. School teacher; superintendent of schools; suffragette; president, National American Woman Suffrage Association, 1900-04 (succeeding Susan B. Anthony) and 1915-20; founder of the League of Women Voters; Dry candidate for delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Female. Member, League of Women Voters. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1982. Died, from a heart attack, in New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y., March 9, 1947 (age 88 years, 59 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Lucius Lane and Maria (Clinton) Lane; married, February 12, 1885, to Leo Chapman (died 1886); married, June 10, 1890, to George W. Catt (died 1905).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — National Women's Hall of Fame
      Image source: U.S. postage stamp (1948)
      Francis Martin (c.1878-1947) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born about 1878. Democrat. Bronx County District Attorney, 1914-20; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 22nd District, 1915; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1921-45; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 1st Department, 1933-45; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 23rd District, 1938. Catholic. Died in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., June 1, 1947 (age about 69 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      George Carter Barrett (1838-1906) — also known as George C. Barrett — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Dublin, Ireland, July 28, 1838. Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1872-1906; resigned 1906; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 1st Department, 1895-1900. Irish ancestry. Died in Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, N.Y., June 7, 1906 (age 67 years, 314 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jesse Sherwood Cooper, Jr. (1899-1971) — also known as Jesse S. Cooper, Jr. — of Mt. Vernon, Westchester County, N.Y.; Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Dover, Kent County, Del., March 13, 1899. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1928; Delaware state treasurer, 1945-46; defeated, 1946. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Sons of the American Revolution. In 1950, he quietly helped Sen. John J. Williams to expose corruption in the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, but his role was not disclosed until after his death. Died in Dover, Kent County, Del., 1971 (age about 72 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jesse Sherwood Cooper (1873-1904) and Juliette Gardner (Minard) Cooper (1873-1966); married, April 19, 1937, to Elizabeth Roberts (1905-1985).
      The Jesse S. Cooper Building (Delaware Health and Social Services division), in Dover, Delaware, is named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Henry Leonard (1812-1891) — also known as William H. Leonard — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Bedford, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Amenia, Dutchess County, N.Y., June 11, 1812. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1861-67, 1872; defeated, 1872; Member of the New York Commission of Appeals, 1870-72. Died in Bedford, Westchester County, N.Y., April 30, 1891 (age 78 years, 323 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Clarence J. Shearn (c.1870-1953) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Leeds, Northampton, Hampshire County, Mass., about 1870. Lawyer; counsel and political associate to William Randolph Hearst; counsel for Brooklyn Manhattan Transit, now part of the New York City subway system; Independence League candidate for Governor of New York, 1908; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1915-19; defeated, 1911; appointed 1915; resigned 1919; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court, 1918-19; commissioner for Gov. Alfred E. Smith in a 1928 investigation of sewer graft in the borough of Queens, New York City, which resulted in the conviction of Maurice E. Connolly. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 10, 1953 (age about 83 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Irwin Untermyer (b. 1886) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 2, 1886. Democrat. Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1930-45; defeated, 1919; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 1st Department, 1940-45. Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Untermyer (1858-1940).
      Political family: Untermyer-Steinhardt family of New York City, New York.
      Gail Borden, Jr. (1801-1874) — Born in Norwich, Chenango County, N.Y., November 9, 1801. School teacher; surveyor; delegate to Texas Convention of 1833 from District of Austin, 1833; newspaper publisher; Collector of Customs at Galveston for the Texas Republic, 1837-38 and 1841-43; in 1849, he invented a dehydrated beef product called a "meat biscuit", but it failed commercially; in 1853, he invented a process to make sweetened condensed milk, which could be transported without refrigeration, and developed sanitation practices to to prevent contamination. Died in Borden, Colorado County, Tex., January 11, 1874 (age 72 years, 63 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Gail Borden (1777-1863) and Philadelphia (Wheeler) Borden (1780-1828).
      Borden County, Tex. is named for him.
      The community of Borden, Texas, is named for him.  — The community of Gail, Texas, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article
    Henry A. Gildersleeve Henry Alger Gildersleeve (1840-1923) — also known as Henry A. Gildersleeve — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Clinton town, Dutchess County, N.Y., August 1, 1840. Democrat. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; general sessions court judge in New York, 1876-89; superior court judge in New York, 1891-95; appointed 1891; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1896-1909; resigned 1909. Member, National Rifle Association; Grand Army of the Republic. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 27, 1923 (age 82 years, 210 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Smith James Gildersleeve (1809-1880) and Rachel (Alger) Gildersleeve (1816-1863); married, April 14, 1868, to Virginia Crocheron (1843-1923); father of Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve (1877-?).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Empire State Notables (1914)
      Henry William Theodore Mali (1804-1867) — also known as Henry W. T. Mali — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Belgium, October 9, 1804. Naturalized U.S. citizen; importing business; Consul for Belgium in New York, N.Y., 1839-67. Belgian ancestry. Died in Fordham, Westchester County (now part of Bronx, Bronx County), N.Y., February 24, 1867 (age 62 years, 138 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Charles Mali (1818-1899); married to Caroline Buckle Weyman (1814-1858); grandfather of Pierre Mali; great-grandfather of John Taylor Johnston Mali.
      Political family: Mali family of New York City, New York.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jacob Baiz (1843-1899) — also known as Jacobo Baiz — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Barcelona, Venezuela, 1843. Commission merchant; coffee importer; Consul-General for Guatemala in New York, N.Y., 1874-77; Consul-General for Salvador in New York, N.Y., 1875-77; Charge d'Affaires for Honduras, 1878; Consul-General for Honduras in New York, N.Y., 1885-96. Jewish. Member, Freemasons. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 13, 1899 (age about 55 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1868 to Emily Mendes Seixas (1848-1938).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Bartow Sumter Weeks (1861-1922) — also known as Bartow S. Weeks — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Round Hill, Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn., April 25, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; law partner of George Gordon Battle and H. Snowden Marshall; candidate for New York state senate 15th District, 1898; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1913, 1914-22; appointed 1913; defeated, 1913; appointed 1914; died in office 1922. Member, Tammany Hall; Alpha Delta Phi; Sons of the Revolution. Died in Miami Beach, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla., February 3, 1922 (age 60 years, 284 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Astor Weeks (1822-1891) and Aletha (White) Weeks (1826-1901); married 1900 to Antoinette Mataran (died 1900); married 1901 to Emma B. Sears (1863-1917); married 1918 to Josephine (de Martigny) Smith (c.1878-1939).
      Francis Key Pendleton (1850-1930) — also known as Francis K. Pendleton — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Clifton (now part of Cincinnati), Hamilton County, Ohio, January 3, 1850. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1911-20; defeated, 1909; appointed 1911; resigned 1920. Member, Society of the Cincinnati; Delta Kappa Epsilon. Injured in an automobile accident on Riverside Drive, and died two months later as a result, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 26, 1930 (age 80 years, 204 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mary Alicia (Key) Pendleton (1824-1886) and George Hunt Pendleton; married, December 20, 1890, to Elizabeth La Montagne (1872-1936; sister-in-law of Nicholas Murray Butler); nephew of Philip Barton Key (1818-1859); grandson of Francis Scott Key and Nathanael Greene Pendleton; grandnephew of Edmund Henry Pendleton; great-grandson of Nathaniel Pendleton; great-grandnephew of Philip Barton Key (1757-1815); second great-grandnephew of Edmund Pendleton; first cousin twice removed of Philip Clayton Pendleton; first cousin thrice removed of Philip Key; third cousin once removed of John Strother Pendleton, Albert Gallatin Pendleton, Philip Coleman Pendleton and Joseph Henry Pendleton; third cousin twice removed of James Madison, William Taylor Madison and Zachary Taylor; fourth cousin of William Barret Pendleton, Charles Rittenhouse Pendleton (1850-1914) and John Overton Pendleton; fourth cousin once removed of Coleby Chew and Sidney Fletcher Taliaferro.
      Political family: Pendleton-Lee family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Everett Colby (1874-1943) — of West Orange, Essex County, N.J. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., December 10, 1874. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1903-05; member of New Jersey state senate from Essex County, 1906-08; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1912; Progressive candidate for Governor of New Jersey, 1913. Died in Montclair, Essex County, N.J., June 19, 1943 (age 68 years, 191 days). Entombed at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Lewis Colby (1839-1896) and Anna Murray Sims (Knowlton) Colby (1845-1898); married 1903 to Edith Letitia Hyde; father of Anne Gordon Colby (1909-1974; who married William Henry Vanderbilt III (1901-1981)); nephew of Mary Frances Colby (1849-1936; who married Arthur Clarence Walworth).
      Political families: Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York; Belmont-Perry family of New York City, New York; Vanderbilt-Tuck-Pickering-Webster family; Morgenthau-Lehman family of New York City, New York; Vanderbilt-Colby-Burden-French family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Bischoff, Jr. (1852-1913) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 16, 1852. Common pleas court judge in New York, 1895; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1896-1913; died in office 1913. German ancestry. While taking an ascending elevator to his office in the Emigrants Industrial Savings Bank Building, he got off at the wrong floor, and while trying to re-enter the elevator, he hit his head on a door frame, smashing some glass, and fell about 150 feet down the elevator shaft to his death, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 28, 1913 (age 60 years, 224 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Bischoff (1827-1902) and Amelia (Bolte) Bischoff (1833-1889); married to Annie Louise Moshier (1857-1897).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Daniel Phoenix Ingraham (1800-1881) — also known as Daniel P. Ingraham — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born April 22, 1800. Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1857-73. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 12, 1881 (age 81 years, 234 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Mary Hart Landon (1815-1895); father of George Landon Ingraham (1847-1931); grandfather of Daniel Phoenix Ingraham.
      Political families: Floyd-Woodbridge-Edwards family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Brewster Stanton (1805-1887) — also known as Henry B. Stanton — of Seneca Falls, Seneca County, N.Y. Born in Griswold, New London County, Conn., June 27, 1805. Journalist; orator; lawyer; member of New York state senate 25th District, 1850-51, 1851; resigned 1851. Died, of pneumonia, in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 14, 1887 (age 81 years, 201 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Susan M. (Brewster) Stanton (1781-1853) and Joseph Stanton (1782-1828); married, May 1, 1840, to Elizabeth Smith Cady; fifth great-grandnephew of Robert Treat; first cousin once removed of Nathan Belcher; second cousin once removed of Erskine Mason Phelps; second cousin four times removed of Waightstill Avery (1741-1821); third cousin of Enoch C. Chapman; third cousin once removed of Jeremiah Mason, Edward Wheeler Pendleton and Giles Russell Taggart; third cousin twice removed of John Adams, George Champlin and John Baldwin; fourth cousin of Albert Gallup; fourth cousin once removed of David Hough, John Taintor, Roger Taintor, John Quincy Adams, Christopher Grant Champlin, Solomon Taintor, Daniel Cady, Daniel Packer, Jabez Williams Huntington, Lorenzo Burrows, Asa Packer, Albert Smith Gallup and Abial T. Browning.
      Political families: Pendleton family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Lenoir-Avery family of North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Peter August Hatting (1867-1933) — also known as Peter A. Hatting — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 15, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1924-33; died in office 1933. German ancestry. Died, from diabetes and osteomyelitis and complications from the amputation of his left leg, in Post-Graduate Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 28, 1933 (age 65 years, 105 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Rose L. Magee (died 1937).
      Daniel Phoenix Ingraham (1874-1934) — also known as Phoenix Ingraham — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 23, 1874. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1924-34; died in office 1934. Member, Freemasons; Sons of the Revolution; Society of the Cincinnati; Tammany Hall. Died, from a heart attack, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 30, 1934 (age 59 years, 189 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Landon Ingraham and Georgina (Lent) Ingraham (1860-1937); grandson of Daniel Phoenix Ingraham; sixth great-grandson of John Leverett; seventh great-grandson of Thomas Willett and William Leete; second cousin four times removed of Benjamin Tallmadge; second cousin five times removed of Pierpont Edwards; third cousin thrice removed of Frederick Augustus Tallmadge (1792-1869).
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Floyd-Woodbridge-Edwards family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Sawter (1857-1922) — of Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., 1857. Democrat. Newspaper editor and publisher; U.S. Commercial Agent (Consul) in Glauchau, 1895-96; U.S. Consul in Glauchau, 1896-99; Antigua, 1901-02. Died, from pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 1, 1922 (age about 64 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, September 19, 1882, to Mary Louise Scofield.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Mortimer Clark Addoms (1842-1930) — also known as Mortimer C. Addoms — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 4, 1842. Republican. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1905; defeated, 1904; appointed 1905; defeated, 1905. Member, Union League. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 25, 1930 (age 87 years, 356 days). Entombed at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Addoms (died 1850) and Mary Agnes (Clark) Addoms (1819-1911); married 1875 to Mary Ann Baldwin (1844-1910).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John B. Davidson (1855-1932) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in Scotland, February 22, 1855. Architect; member of New York state senate 21st District, 1914; defeated (State Tax), 1922. Presbyterian. Scottish ancestry. Member, Grange; Freemasons; Royal Arcanum. Died in New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y., February 20, 1932 (age 76 years, 363 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Annie Cameron.
      Samuel Hanson Ordway (1860-1934) — also known as Samuel H. Ordway — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 8, 1860. Republican. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1917; defeated, 1906; appointed 1917; defeated, 1917. Episcopalian. Advocate for civil service reform. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 19, 1934 (age 73 years, 315 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Aaron Lucius Ordway (1821-1903) and Frances Ellen (Hanson) Ordway (1830-1873); married, May 30, 1894, to Frances Hunt Throop (1860-1933).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Fred A. Potts — of Hunterdon County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state senate from Hunterdon County, 1874-76. Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
    Hamilton F. Potter Hamilton Fish Potter (1901-1978) — also known as Hamilton F. Potter — of Smithtown Branch, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Westchester County, N.Y., July 29, 1901. Republican. Accountant; member of New York state assembly from Suffolk County 2nd District, 1929-36; Presidential Elector for New York, 1972. Died in 1978 (age about 76 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Image source: New York Red Book 1936
      John Phillips Rockefeller (1845-1900) — also known as John P. Rockefeller — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Germantown, Columbia County, N.Y., December 2, 1845. Republican. Ice business; member of New York state assembly from New York County 9th District, 1885. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 21, 1900 (age 54 years, 109 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John P. Rockefeller (1802-1876) and Anna M. (Phillips) Rockefeller (1804-1888); first cousin once removed of Simon S. Rockefeller; first cousin twice removed of Henry Rockefeller; second cousin twice removed of Lewis Kirby Rockefeller; second cousin thrice removed of Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller and Winthrop Rockefeller; second cousin four times removed of John Davison Rockefeller IV and Winthrop Paul Rockefeller (1948-2006).
      Political family: Rockefeller family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Herman Ossian Armour (1837-1901) — also known as Herman O. Armour — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Stockbridge, Madison County, N.Y., March 7, 1837. Republican. Co-founder of Armour & Company meatpacking firm; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1892; Presidential Elector for New York, 1896. English and Scottish ancestry. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 8, 1901 (age 64 years, 185 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Danforth Armour (1799-1873) and Julia Ann (Brooks) Armour (1799-1879).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry D. Purroy (1848-1903) — of Fordham, New York, New York County (now Bronx, Bronx County), N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 27, 1848. Democrat. Lawyer; led the New York City Fire Department in 1885-93, and brought many innovations; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1892, 1896; New York County Clerk, 1893. Spanish and Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Died in Saratoga, Saratoga County, N.Y., August 22, 1903 (age 54 years, 360 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John B. Purroy; uncle of John Purroy Mitchel (1879-1918).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Hachemeister (1867-1907) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Tottenville, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 8, 1867. Democrat. Brewer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 22nd District, 1898; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1900. While suffering from Bright's disease and dropsy (probably congestive heart failure), he was drinking heavily, when he collapsed, and died soon after, in a room at the Harlem Central Hotel, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 5, 1907 (age 39 years, 239 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Christian Hachemeister; married, May 14, 1891, to Anna Oppermann.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Livermore Perley (1836-1908) — also known as Joseph L. Perley — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 4, 1836. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; mechanical engineer; fire fighter; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1884. Died in Bay Shore, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., July 17, 1908 (age 71 years, 348 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Perley (1811-1885) and Mary Jane (Matthews Perley (1813-1901); married, January 21, 1856, to Sarah M. Gilfillan; second cousin four times removed of Jonathan Trumbull; third cousin thrice removed of Joseph Trumbull, Jonathan Trumbull, Jr. and David Trumbull (1751-1822).
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Charles Frederick Naething (1852-1913) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Boonville, Oneida County, N.Y., October 27, 1852. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1900. Died in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., January 30, 1913 (age 60 years, 95 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Mary Louise Bingham (1855-1938).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Guy Van Amrige (1868-1936) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., 1868. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908; magistrate. Member, Society of Colonial Wars. Died, of appendicitis, in St. Vincent's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 3, 1936 (age about 67 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Howard Van Amrige (died 1915; Dean of Columbia College).
    Samuel Untermyer Samuel Untermyer (1858-1940) — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Lynchburg, Va., March 2, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1932, 1936; candidate for delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1914; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1916; delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1938. Jewish. German ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; American Society for International Law. Died in Palm Springs, Riverside County, Calif., March 16, 1940 (age 82 years, 14 days). Entombed at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Isadore Untermyer and Therese Untermyer; married, August 9, 1880, to Minnie Carl; father of Irwin Untermyer (1886-?); uncle of Laurence Adolph Steinhardt.
      Political family: Untermyer-Steinhardt family of New York City, New York.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Image source: Library of Congress
      Robert Walton Goelet (1880-1941) — also known as Robert W. Goelet; Bertie Goelet — of Newport, Newport County, R.I. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 19, 1880. Republican. One of New York's wealthiest men, he inherited $60 million by 1902; director of banks, the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Corporation, and the Union Pacific Railroad; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1908; delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1932, 1936. French Huguenot ancestry. Died, of a heart attack, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 2, 1941 (age 61 years, 44 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Goelet (born 1841) and Harriette Louise (Warren) Goelet; married, January 25, 1921, to Anne Guestier; first cousin once removed of Elbridge Thomas Gerry and Peter Goelet; second cousin of Peter Goelet Gerry (1879-1957).
      Political family: Gerry family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Clarence Seymour Wadsworth (1871-1941) — also known as Clarence S. Wadsworth — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 29, 1871. Delegate to Connecticut convention to ratify 21st amendment 33rd District, 1933. Died in Montreal, Quebec, April 7, 1941 (age 69 years, 221 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Julius Wadsworth (1815-1887) and Cornelia (DeKoven) Wadsworth (1827-1895); married to Katharine Fearing Hubbard (1875-1957); fourth cousin once removed of James Samuel Wadsworth (1807-1864).
      Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Godfrey family of Taunton, Massachusetts; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frank Lyon Polk (1871-1943) — also known as Frank L. Polk — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 13, 1871. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; Corporation counsel, New York City, 1914-15; Counselor, U.S. State Department, 1915-19; Undersecretary of State, 1919-20; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1916. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 7, 1943 (age 71 years, 147 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Mecklenberg Polk (1844-1918) and Ida Ashe (Lyon) Polk (1845-1912); married, February 28, 1908, to Elizabeth Sturgis Potter (1886-1960); father of Elizabeth Sturgis Polk; grandfather of Raymond R. Guest; third great-grandson of Philemon Hawkins; first cousin once removed of Mary Adelaide Polk (1817-1863; who married George Davis); first cousin twice removed of William Dallas Polk Haywood; second cousin of Rufus King Polk; second cousin twice removed of James Knox Polk and William Hawkins Polk; third cousin of Paul Fletcher Faison; third cousin once removed of Marshall Tate Polk, Tasker Polk, Richard Tyler Polk and Edwin Fitzhugh Polk; third cousin thrice removed of Charles Polk (1788-1857); fourth cousin once removed of Augustus Caesar Dodge.
      Political family: Polk family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Waters Taft (1859-1945) — also known as Henry W. Taft — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, May 27, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; counsel, New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad; director, Central Savings Bank of New York; trustee, Mutual Life Insurance Company;; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1898; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1920, 1924. Member, American Bar Association; Skull and Bones; Psi Upsilon. Tripped and fell on April 27, suffered a hip injury, and subsequently died as a result, in St. Luke's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., August 11, 1945 (age 86 years, 76 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alphonso Taft and Louisa Maria (Torrey) Taft (1827-1907); half-brother of Charles Phelps Taft; brother of William Howard Taft; married, March 28, 1883, to Julia Walbridge Smith (died 1942); father of Walbridge S. Taft; uncle of Robert Alphonso Taft and Charles Phelps Taft II; grandson of Peter Rawson Taft; granduncle of William Howard Taft III, Robert Taft, Jr. and Seth Chase Taft; great-granduncle of Robert Alphonso Taft III; second cousin twice removed of Willard J. Chapin; fourth cousin once removed of William Warner Hoppin, John Milton Thayer (1820-1906), Edward M. Chapin and George Franklin Chapin.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Davis family; Thayer-Capron-Aldrich-Stetson family; Adams-Rusling family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article
      Generoso Pope (1891-1950) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born April 1, 1891. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936, 1940 (alternate); candidate for delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1937. Publisher of Il Progresso, the largest-circulation Italian-language newspaper in the U.S. His son, Generoso Pope Jr., was the creator of the National Enquirer. Died April 28, 1950 (age 59 years, 27 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Mary Stillman Harkness (1874-1950) — also known as Mary Stillman — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., July 4, 1874. Philanthropist; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Female. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 6, 1950 (age 75 years, 337 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Thomas Edgar Stillman and Elizabeth (Greenman) Stillman; married, November 15, 1904, to Edward Stephen Harkness (1874-1940; financier, son of co-founder of Standard Oil).
      Edith Hyde Colby (1876-1962) — also known as Edith H. Colby; Edith Letitia Hyde — of West Orange, Essex County, N.J. Born in Plainfield, Union County, N.J., June 21, 1876. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1924. Female. Died in West Orange, Essex County, N.J., March 23, 1962 (age 85 years, 275 days). Entombed at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Charles Hyde (1822-1901) and Elizabeth (Kepler) Hyde (1838-1916); married 1903 to Everett Colby; mother of Anne Gordon Hyde (1909-1974; who married William Henry Vanderbilt III (1901-1981)).
      Political families: Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York; Belmont-Perry family of New York City, New York; Vanderbilt-Tuck-Pickering-Webster family; Morgenthau-Lehman family of New York City, New York; Vanderbilt-Colby-Burden-French family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Elsie Cryder Woodward (1883-1981) — also known as Elsie C. Woodward; Elizabeth Ogden Cryder; Mrs. William Woodward — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 21, 1883. Philanthropist; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Female. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 13, 1981 (age 97 years, 204 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Duncan Cryder (1843-1913; tea importer) and Elizabeth (Ogden) Cryder (died 1915); married, October 24, 1904, to William Woodward (1876-1953; banker; owner and breeder of race horses); grandmother of William Woodward III; third cousin once removed of Joseph Rodman West; third cousin twice removed of Preston Lea; fourth cousin of Elizabeth Roberts Canby (who married Edward Green Bradford (1819-1884)); fourth cousin once removed of Charles Corbit and William Webb, Jr..
      Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Sherman family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Peter Goelet (1911-1986) — of Chester, Orange County, N.Y. Born in Newport, Newport County, R.I., June 8, 1911. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Orange County 2nd District, 1940. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 1, 1986 (age 74 years, 297 days). Entombed at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Goelet (1880-1966) and Elsie (Whelen) Goelet (1880-1959); first cousin once removed of Robert Walton Goelet; second cousin once removed of Peter Goelet Gerry (1879-1957).
      Political family: Gerry family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Woodward III (1944-1999) — also known as Woody Woodward — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born July 24, 1944. Democrat. Newspaper reporter; magazine publisher; candidate for New York state senate 26th District, 1978. Jumped from the kitchen window of his apartment, and fell to his death fourteen stories below, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 2, 1999 (age 54 years, 282 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ann Eden (Crowell) Woodward (1915-1975) and William 'Billy' Woodward (1920-1955); grandson of Elsie Cryder Woodward; third cousin thrice removed of Joseph Rodman West (1822-1898).
      Political family: Sherman family of Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Epitaph: "Forever in our hearts."
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Salvatore Ninfo — of New York. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 23rd District, 1922. Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Isidor Straus (1845-1912) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Otterberg, Germany, February 6, 1845. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1894-95. Jewish. One of the owners of the R. H. Macy & Co. department store in New York. Perished in the wreck of the steamship Titanic, in the North Atlantic Ocean, April 15, 1912 (age 67 years, 69 days); his body was subsequently recovered. Originally entombed at Beth El Cemetery, Glendale, Queens, N.Y.; later interred at Woodlawn Cemetery; memorial monument at Straus Park, Manhattan, N.Y.
      Relatives: Son of Lazarus Straus (1809-1898) and Sara (Straus) Straus (1823-1876); brother of Oscar Solomon Straus; married, July 12, 1871, to Ida Blum (1849-1912); father of Jesse Isidor Straus (1872-1936); uncle of Nathan Straus, Jr.; grandfather of Stuart Scheftel; granduncle of Ronald Peter Straus.
      Political family: Straus family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Straus Hall (built 1926), a dormitory at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, is named for him and his wife.  — Straus Park (established 1895 as Schuyler Square; renamed 1907 as Bloomingdale Square; renamed 1915 as Straus Park), at Broadway and West End Avenue in Morningside Heights, Manhattan, New York, is named for him and his wife.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Isidor Straus: June Hall McCash, A Titanic Love Story: Ida and Isidor Straus


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