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Erie County
New York

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Erie County

Index to Locations

  • Alden Evergreen Cemetery
  • Angola Forest Avenue Cemetery
  • Buffalo Unknown location
  • Buffalo Unknown location
  • Buffalo Unknown location
  • Buffalo City Hall Grounds
  • Buffalo Forest Lawn Cemetery
  • Buffalo Holy Cross Cemetery
  • Cheektowaga Mt. Calvary Cemetery
  • Cheektowaga St. Stanislaus Cemetery
  • Cheektowaga United German and French Cemetery
  • Clarence Harris Hill Cemetery
  • Collins Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  • Collins Center Collins Center Cemetery
  • East Aurora Oakwood Cemetery
  • Gowanda Pine Hill Cemetery
  • Hamburg Abbott's Corner Cemetery
  • Hamburg Lakeside Memorial Park
  • Hamburg Prospect Lawn Cemetery
  • Lackawanna Holy Cross Cemetery
  • Lancaster Lancaster Rural Cemetery
  • Newstead town Ledge Lawn Cemetery
  • Tonawanda Elmlawn Cemetery
  • Tonawanda Mt. Olivet Cemetery
  • Williamsville Williamsville Cemetery
  • Williamsville Williamsville Graveyard


    Evergreen Cemetery
    Alden, Erie County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Edmund Francis Cooke (1885-1967) — also known as Edmund F. Cooke — of Alden, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz., April 13, 1885. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Erie County 7th District, 1923-28; U.S. Representative from New York 41st District, 1929-33; defeated, 1932. Died in Alden, Erie County, N.Y., May 13, 1967 (age 82 years, 30 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Forest Avenue Cemetery
    Angola, Erie County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Pius Louis Schwert (1892-1941) — also known as Pius L. Schwert; P. L. Schwert — of Angola, Erie County, N.Y.; Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in New York, 1892. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1932; U.S. Representative from New York 42nd District, 1939-41; died in office 1941. Died March 11, 1941 (age about 48 years). Interment at Forest Avenue Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Unknown Locations
    Buffalo, Erie County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Ansley B. Borkowski (1898-1992) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., January 15, 1898. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Erie County 5th District, 1921, 1924-30; defeated, 1922; candidate for New York state senate 49th District, 1930, 1932, 1934; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1956. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., December 1, 1992 (age 94 years, 321 days). Interment somewhere.
      F. Danahy Georger (d. 1972) — of Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 6th District, 1940; candidate for New York state senate 50th District, 1942. Died June 12, 1972. Interment somewhere.


    Unknown Location
    Buffalo, Erie County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Genevieve M. Starosciak (d. 1999) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972. Female. Died in June, 1999. Interment somewhere.


    Unknown Location
    Buffalo, Erie County, New York


    City Hall Grounds
    Buffalo, Erie County, New York

    Politicians who have monuments here:
    Grover Cleveland Grover Cleveland (1837-1908) — also known as Stephen Grover Cleveland; "Uncle Jumbo"; "The Veto Mayor"; "Grover The Good"; "The Sage of Princeton"; "Dumb Prophet"; "Buffalo Hangman"; "The Veto President"; "Beast of Buffalo"; "Big Steve" — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y.; Princeton, Mercer County, N.J.; Tamworth, Carroll County, N.H. Born in Caldwell, Essex County, N.J., March 18, 1837. Democrat. Lawyer; Erie County Sheriff, 1870-73; mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1882; Governor of New York, 1883-85; President of the United States, 1885-89, 1893-97; defeated, 1888. Presbyterian. Member, Sigma Chi. Elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1935. Died in Princeton, Mercer County, N.J., June 24, 1908 (age 71 years, 98 days). Interment at Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, N.J.; statue at City Hall Grounds.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. Richard Falley Cleveland (1804-1853) and Anne (Neal) Cleveland (1806-1882); married, June 2, 1886, to Frances Folsom (1864-1947); father of Richard Folsom Cleveland (1897-1974) (son-in-law of Thomas Frank Gailor; brother-in-law of Frank Hoyt Gailor); first cousin once removed of Francis Landon Cleveland; second cousin of James Harlan Cleveland; second cousin once removed of James Harlan Cleveland, Jr.; second cousin twice removed of Jonathan Usher and Joseph Wheeler Bloodgood; third cousin once removed of John Palmer Usher and Robert Cleveland Usher; third cousin thrice removed of Ephraim Safford and Isaiah Kidder; fourth cousin once removed of Samuel Lord and Rollin Usher Tyler.
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cross-reference: Henry T. Ellett — Wilson S. Bissell — David King Udall — Edward S. Bragg — Thomas F. Grady — Lyman K. Bass — George B. Cortelyou
      Cleveland counties in Ark. and Okla. are named for him.
      Mount Cleveland, a volcano on Chuginadak Island, Alaska, is named for him.  — The town of Grover, North Carolina, is named for him.  — The Cleveland National Forest (established 1908), in San Diego, Riverside, Orange counties, California, is named for him.
      Other politicians named for him: Grover C. CookGrover C. MeyrsGrover C. TalbotGrover C. HelmGrover C. RobertsonG. C. CooleyGrover A. WhalenGrover C. TaylorGrover C. WinnGrover C. LukeGrover C. AlbrightGrover Cleveland WelshGrover C. BelknapGrover C. WorrellGrover B. HillGrover C. DillmanGrover C. BrennemanGrover C. GeorgeGrover C. MitchellGrover C. LadnerGrover C. HallGrover C. TyeGrover C. CiselGrover C. HedrickGrover C. HunterGrover C. MontgomeryGrover C. FarwellGrover C. GillinghamGrover C. StudivanGrover C. LayneGrover C. HudsonGrover C. CombsGrover C. SnyderGrover C. GuernseyGrover C. HendersonGrover C. SmithGrover C. JacksonGrover C. HunterGrover C. BowerGrover C. LandGrover C. MoritzGrover C. GreggGrover C. Richman, Jr.Grover C. AndersonGrover C. ChrissGrover C. CriswellGrover C. BrownGrover C. Robinson III
      Coins and currency: His portrait appeared on the U.S. $20 bill (1914-28), and on the $1,000 bill (1928-46).
      Campaign slogan (1884): "We love him for the enemies he has made."
      Opposition slogan (1884): "Ma, Ma, Where's My Pa?"
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Grover Cleveland: Alyn Brodsky, Grover Cleveland : A Study in Character — H. Paul Jeffers, An Honest President: The Life and Presidencies of Grover Cleveland — Mark Wahlgren Summers, Rum, Romanism, & Rebellion : The Making of a President, 1884 — Henry F. Graff, Grover Cleveland — Jeff C. Young, Grover Cleveland (for young readers)
      Critical books about Grover Cleveland: Matthew Algeo, The President Is a Sick Man: the Supposedly Virtuous Grover Cleveland Survives a Secret Surgery at Sea and Vilifies the Courageous Newspaperman Who Dared Expose the Truth — Charles Lachman, A Secret Life : The Lies and Scandals of President Grover Cleveland
      Image source: New York Red Book 1896


    Forest Lawn Cemetery
    1411 Delaware Avenue
    Buffalo, Erie County, New York
    Founded 1849
    Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1990
    See also Findagrave page for this location.

    Politicians buried here:
    Millard Fillmore Millard Fillmore (1800-1874) — also known as "The Accidental President" — of East Aurora, Erie County, N.Y.; Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Cayuga County, N.Y., January 7, 1800. Whig. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Erie County, 1829-31; U.S. Representative from New York, 1833-35, 1837-43 (32nd District 1833-35, 1837-41, 38th District 1841-43); candidate for Governor of New York, 1844; New York state comptroller, 1848-49; Vice President of the United States, 1849-50; President of the United States, 1850-53; defeated, 1852, 1856. Unitarian. English ancestry. Died, after a series of strokes, in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., March 8, 1874 (age 74 years, 60 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Fillmore (1771-1863) and Phoebe (Millard) Fillmore (1781-1831); married, February 5, 1826, to Abigail Powers (1798-1853); married, February 10, 1858, to Caroline (Carmichael) McIntosh (1813-1881); third cousin once removed of Jonathan Brace, Bela Edgerton, Heman Ticknor, Alonzo Mark Leffingwell and Alphonso Alva Hopkins; third cousin twice removed of John Leffingwell Randolph; third cousin thrice removed of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799); fourth cousin of Thomas Kimberly Brace, Alfred Peck Edgerton, Joseph Ketchum Edgerton, Charles Henry Pendleton, Chauncey C. Pendleton and Eckford Gustavus Pendleton; fourth cousin once removed of James Kilbourne, Elijah Abel, Samuel Clesson Allen, Greene Carrier Bronson, Willard J. Chapin, Russell Sage and Samuel Lount Kilbourne.
      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).
      Cross-reference: Edward H. Thompson
      Fillmore counties in Minn. and Neb., and Millard County, Utah, are named for him.
      Other politicians named for him: Millard F. RileyMillard F. McCrayMillard F. ParkerMillard F. DunlapMillard F. VoiesMillard F. CottrellMillard F. VoresMillard F. SaundersMillard F. TawesMillard F. Caldwell, Jr.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Millard Fillmore: Robert J. Raybach, Millard Fillmore : Biography of a President — Elbert B. Smith, The Presidencies of Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore
      Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Washtenaw County (1891)
      Alexander Brush (1824-1892) — of New York. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, February 8, 1824. Republican. Mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1870-73, 1880-81. Scottish ancestry. Died in North Atlantic Ocean, June 1, 1892 (age 68 years, 114 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Frank A. Sedita (1907-1975) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., June 20, 1907. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 1st District, 1936; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1952; mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1958-61, 1966-73; resigned 1973; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1960; candidate for New York state attorney general, 1966. Italian ancestry. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., 1975 (age about 68 years). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Philip Becker (1830-1898) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Oberotterbach, Bavaria, Germany, April 25, 1830. Republican. Mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1876-77, 1886-89; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1892. German ancestry. Died July 4, 1898 (age 68 years, 70 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Timothy T. Lockwood (1810-1870) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in North East, Dutchess County, N.Y., 1810. Democrat. Physician; mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1858-59. Died in Utica, Oneida County, N.Y., 1870 (age about 60 years). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      William George Fargo (1818-1881) — also known as William Fargo — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Pompey, Onondaga County, N.Y., May 20, 1818. Democrat. Mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1862-65; candidate for New York state senate 31st District, 1871. With Henry Wells in 1851, founded Wells, Fargo & Co. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., August 3, 1881 (age 63 years, 75 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Congdell Fargo (1791-1878) and Tacy (Strong) Fargo (1799-1869); married to Anna Hurd Williams (1820-1890); third cousin of Jonathan R. Herrick; third cousin once removed of D-Cady Herrick and Walter Richmond Herrick; fourth cousin of Francis Frederick Fargo (1824-1891).
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Solomon Scheu (1822-1888) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Standenbuhl, Bavaria, Germany, January 6, 1822. Democrat. Mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1878-79; defeated, 1879, 1887; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1888. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., November 23, 1888 (age 66 years, 322 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
    Wilson S. Bissell Wilson Shannon Bissell (1847-1903) — also known as Wilson S. Bissell — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in New London, Oneida County, N.Y., December 31, 1847. Democrat. Lawyer; law partner with Grover Cleveland and Lyman K. Bass, 1873-82; Presidential Elector for New York, 1884; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1888; U.S. Postmaster General, 1893-95; resigned 1895; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1896; chancellor, University of Buffalo, 1902. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., October 6, 1903 (age 55 years, 279 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Image source: New York World, March 5, 1893
      Nathan Kelsey Hall (1810-1874) — also known as Nathan K. Hall — of Erie County, N.Y. Born in Marcellus, Onondaga County, N.Y., March 28, 1810. Lawyer; common pleas court judge in New York, 1841-45; member of New York state assembly from Erie County, 1846; U.S. Representative from New York 32nd District, 1847-49; U.S. Postmaster General, 1850-52; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of New York, 1852-74; died in office 1874. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., March 2, 1874 (age 63 years, 339 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ira Hall and Katherine (Rose) Hall; married, November 16, 1832, to Emily Paine.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile
      Charles Frederick Bishop (1844-1913) — also known as Charles F. Bishop; Charles Frederick Bischoff — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Williamsville, Erie County, N.Y., October 14, 1844. Democrat. Dealer in tea, coffee, and spices; mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1890-94. German ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died, of cancer, in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., September 14, 1913 (age 68 years, 335 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, August 6, 1865, to Kate Moran.
      Solomon George Haven (1810-1861) — also known as Solomon G. Haven — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Chenango County, N.Y., November 17, 1810. Mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1842-43; U.S. Representative from New York 32nd District, 1851-57. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., December 24, 1861 (age 51 years, 37 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Edgar Boardman Jewett (1843-1924) — also known as Edgar B. Jewett — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., December 14, 1843. Mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1895-97. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., March 28, 1924 (age 80 years, 105 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Orlando Allen (1803-1874) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in New Hartford, Oneida County, N.Y., February 10, 1803. Apothecary; mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1848-49; member of New York state assembly from Erie County 1st District, 1850-51, 1860. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., September 4, 1874 (age 71 years, 206 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Franklin Augustus Alberger (1825-1877) — also known as Franklin A. Alberger — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Baltimore, Md., January 14, 1825. Republican. Mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1860-61; member of New York state assembly from Erie County 3rd District, 1871-74. Died, of cholera, in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., August 24, 1877 (age 52 years, 222 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      George W. Clinton (1807-1885) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 24, 1807. Mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1844-45; state court judge in New York, 1854. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., September 7, 1885 (age 78 years, 136 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Chandler J. Wells (1814-1887) — also known as Chan Wells — of New York. Born in Utica, Oneida County, N.Y., June 10, 1814. Mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1866-67. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., February 4, 1887 (age 72 years, 239 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Elbridge Gerry Spaulding (1809-1897) — also known as Elbridge G. Spaulding — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Summer Hill, Cayuga County, N.Y., February 24, 1809. Republican. Mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1847-48; member of New York state assembly from Erie County 1st District, 1848; U.S. Representative from New York 32nd District, 1849-51, 1859-63; defeated, 1876; New York state treasurer, 1854-55; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1856 (chair, Credentials Committee; speaker). Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., May 5, 1897 (age 88 years, 70 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Elbridge Gerry
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Findlay Rogers (1820-1899) — also known as William F. Rogers — of New York. Born near Easton, Northampton County, Pa., March 1, 1820. Democrat. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1868-69; U.S. Representative from New York 32nd District, 1883-85; defeated, 1886. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., December 16, 1899 (age 79 years, 290 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Jones Rogers (1781-1832).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Lewis P. Dayton (1821-1900) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Eden, Erie County, N.Y., 1821. Physician; member of New York state assembly from Erie County 3rd District, 1868; mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1874-75. Died May 14, 1900 (age about 78 years). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      William Insco Buchanan (1853-1909) — also known as William I. Buchanan — of Piqua, Miami County, Ohio; Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa; Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born near Covington, Miami County, Ohio, September 10, 1853. U.S. Minister to Argentina, 1894-99; Panama, 1903-04. Collapsed and died, apparently from a stroke, on a sidewalk at Park Lane, London, England, October 17, 1909 (age 56 years, 37 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1878 to Lulu Williams.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      James Osborne Putnam (1818-1903) — also known as James O. Putnam — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in 1818. Whig. Postmaster at Buffalo, N.Y., 1851-53; U.S. Minister to Belgium, 1880-82. Died in 1903 (age about 85 years). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of James W. Putnam (psychiatrist, studied with Freud).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      De Alva Stanwood Alexander (1846-1925) — also known as De Alva S. Alexander — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind.; Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Richmond, Sagadahoc County, Maine, July 17, 1846. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; newspaper editor; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1872; secretary of Indiana Republican Party, 1874-78; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of New York, 1889-93; U.S. Representative from New York, 1897-1911 (33rd District 1897-1903, 36th District 1903-11); defeated, 1910. Presbyterian. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Delta Kappa Epsilon. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., January 30, 1925 (age 78 years, 197 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Stanwood Alexander and Priscilla (Brown) Alexander; married, September 21, 1871, to Alice Colby (died 1890); married, December 28, 1893, to Anne Gerlach Bliss.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      John McCreath Farquhar (1832-1918) — also known as John M. Farquhar — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born near Ayr, Scotland, April 17, 1832. Republican. Major in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from New York 32nd District, 1885-91; defeated, 1902; member, U.S. Industrial Commission, 1898-1902. Member, International Typographical Union. Received the Medal of Honor in 1902, for action at Stone River, Tenn., December 31, 1862. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., April 24, 1918 (age 86 years, 7 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Farquhar and Marion (McCreath) Farquhar; married 1882 to Jane Wood.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Daniel Newton Lockwood (1844-1906) — also known as Daniel N. Lockwood — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Hamburg, Erie County, N.Y., June 1, 1844. Democrat. Lawyer; Erie County District Attorney, 1875-77; U.S. Representative from New York 32nd District, 1877-79, 1891-95; defeated, 1878, 1884; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1880, 1896; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of New York, 1886-89; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1894. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., June 1, 1906 (age 62 years, 0 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Harrison Lockwood and Martha (Phillips) Lockwood; married to Sarah Brown (1847-1898); second cousin thrice removed of Ebenezer Lockwood; third cousin twice removed of Horatio Lockwood; fourth cousin once removed of Alsop Hunt Lockwood (1814-1874).
      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 — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Cornelius Butler (1887-1953) — also known as John C. Butler — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., July 2, 1887. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York, 1941-49, 1951-53 (42nd District 1941-45, 44th District 1945-49, 1951-53); defeated, 1938 (42nd District), 1948 (44th District). Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., August 13, 1953 (age 66 years, 42 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Clarence MacGregor (1872-1952) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Newark, Wayne County, N.Y., September 16, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Erie County 8th District, 1908-12; candidate for New York state senate 50th District, 1914; U.S. Representative from New York 41st District, 1919-28; resigned 1928; Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1929-42. Baptist. Member, Psi Upsilon; Knights of Pythias. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., February 18, 1952 (age 79 years, 155 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James W. MacGregor and Harriet (Cratar) MacGregor.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Shirley Anita Chisholm (1924-2005) — also known as Shirley Chisholm; Shirley Anita St. Hill — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 30, 1924. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly, 1965-68 (Kings County 17th District 1965, 45th District 1966, 55th District 1967-68); U.S. Representative from New York 12th District, 1969-83; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1972; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980; Honorary Co-Chair, 1984; speaker, 1988. Female. Methodist. African ancestry. Member, League of Women Voters; NAACP; Americans for Democratic Action; National Organization for Women; Urban League; Delta Sigma Theta. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1993. Died in Ormond Beach, Volusia County, Fla., January 1, 2005 (age 80 years, 32 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Charles Christopher St. Hill and Ruby (Seale) St. Hill; married, October 8, 1949, to Conrad Chisholm (divorced 1977); married, November 26, 1977, to Arthur Hardwick, Jr. (1916-1986).
      Cross-reference: Bevan Dufty
      Campaign slogan: "Unbought and unbossed."
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial — National Women's Hall of Fame
      Lyman Kidder Bass (1836-1889) — also known as Lyman K. Bass — of New York. Born in Alden, Erie County, N.Y., November 13, 1836. Republican. Lawyer; Erie County District Attorney, 1865-72; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1868; U.S. Representative from New York, 1873-77 (31st District 1873-75, 32nd District 1875-77); defeated, 1870; law partner with Grover Cleveland and Wilson S. Bissell, 1873-82; attorney for many railroads. Died, of consumption, in the Buckingham Hotel, New York, New York County, N.Y., May 11, 1889 (age 52 years, 179 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jonathan Belcher Bass (1807-1860) and Emily (Kidder) Bass (1811-1843); married 1874 to Frances Esther 'Fanny' Metcalfe (1851-1933; who later married Edward Oliver Wolcott); father of Lyman Metcalfe Bass; nephew of Ira Kidder and Jefferson Parish Kidder; grandson of Lyman Kidder; first cousin of Silas Wright Kidder; first cousin once removed of Alvan Kidder; second cousin of Daniel S. Kidder; second cousin once removed of Francis Kidder; second cousin four times removed of Samuel Adams and John Adams; third cousin once removed of Harley Walter Kidder; third cousin twice removed of Isaiah Kidder, Ezra Kidder and David Kidder; third cousin thrice removed of Joseph Allen, James Hodges and John Quincy Adams; fourth cousin of Nathan Parker Kidder; fourth cousin once removed of Charles Stetson, Luther Kidder, Arba Kidder, Joseph Souther Kidder, Pascal Paoli Kidder and Isaiah Stetson (1812-1880).
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Thayer-Capron-Aldrich-Stetson family; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Stetson family of New York and Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Daniels (1825-1897) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 24, 1825. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 33rd District, 1893-97. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., December 20, 1897 (age 72 years, 271 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Dorsheimer (1832-1888) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Lyons, Wayne County, N.Y., February 5, 1832. Democrat. Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1875-79; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1876 (member, Resolutions Committee); U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1883-85; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1885-86. Died in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., March 26, 1888 (age 56 years, 50 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Israel Thompson Hatch (1808-1875) — also known as Israel T. Hatch — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Johnstown, Fulton County, N.Y., June 30, 1808. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Erie County 1st District, 1852; U.S. Representative from New York 32nd District, 1857-59; postmaster at Buffalo, N.Y., 1859-61; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1867. Died September 24, 1875 (age 67 years, 86 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Abia (Thompson) Hatch (1762-1846) and George Whitefield Hatch (1764-1829); half-brother of Enos Thompson Throop (1784-1874) and George Bliss Throop; brother of Eliza Hatch (1800-1885; who married Gershom Powers); second cousin of Smith Thompson; second cousin once removed of Jacob Livingston Sutherland and Gilbert Livingston Thompson; second cousin thrice removed of Guy Vernor Henry.
      Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Baptiste Weber (1842-1926) — also known as John B. Weber — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in New York, 1842. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 33rd District, 1885-89. Died in 1926 (age about 84 years). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: John the Baptist
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Williams (1815-1876) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Bolton, Tolland County, Conn., September 6, 1815. Democrat. Banker; railroad president; member of New York state assembly, 1866-67 (Erie County 1st District 1866, Erie County 2nd District 1867); U.S. Representative from New York 30th District, 1871-73; defeated, 1872. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., September 10, 1876 (age 61 years, 4 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Ray Vaughn Pierce (1840-1914) — also known as Ray V. Pierce — of Titusville, Crawford County, Pa.; Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Stark, Herkimer County, N.Y., August 6, 1840. Republican. Physician; patent medicine manufacturer; member of New York state senate, 1877-78; U.S. Representative from New York 32nd District, 1879-80; resigned 1880. Died in St. Vincent Island, Franklin County, Fla., February 4, 1914 (age 73 years, 182 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Mary Jane Smith (1845-1926).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      William Abbott Moseley (1798-1873) — also known as William A. Moseley — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Whitesboro, Oneida County, N.Y., October 20, 1798. Whig. Physician; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Erie County, 1835; member of New York state senate 8th District, 1838-41; U.S. Representative from New York 32nd District, 1843-47. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 19, 1873 (age 75 years, 30 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Frederick Waldow (1882-1930) — also known as William F. Waldow — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., August 26, 1882. Republican. Member of New York Republican State Committee, 1916; U.S. Representative from New York 42nd District, 1917-19; defeated, 1918; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1920. Died in Snyder, Erie County, N.Y., April 16, 1930 (age 47 years, 233 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Lawrence Washington Hall (1819-1863) — of Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio. Born in Lake County, Ohio, 1819. Democrat. Lawyer; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1852-57; U.S. Representative from Ohio 9th District, 1857-59; defeated, 1858. Imprisoned for alleged disloyalty to the Union in 1862. Died of a lung hemorrhage, Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio, January 18, 1863 (age about 43 years). Original interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Bucyrus, Ohio; reinterment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Daniel Rose Tilden (1804-1890) — also known as Daniel R. Tilden — of Ravenna, Portage County, Ohio; Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Lebanon, New London County, Conn., November 5, 1804. Whig. Lawyer; Portage County Prosecuting Attorney, 1838-41; U.S. Representative from Ohio 19th District, 1843-47; delegate to Whig National Convention from Ohio, 1848, 1852; Cuyahoga County Probate Judge, 1855-88. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, March 4, 1890 (age 85 years, 119 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Stephen Daniel Tilden and Lucretia (Pettis) Tilden (1780-1861); married to Eleanor Clapp (1809-1838), Martha Jane McAllaster (1812-1871) and Cornelia Lossing Jennings (1834-1916); third great-grandson of Peleg Sanford; second cousin once removed of George Galen Tilden and James Rudolph Garfield; second cousin twice removed of Lucien Cooper Tilden and Julius Galen Tilden; third cousin once removed of Moses Younglove Tilden and Samuel Jones Tilden; fourth cousin of Calvin Tilden Hulburd; fourth cousin once removed of Jason Kellogg, Asahel Otis, Jeremiah Mason, Orsamus Cook Merrill and Timothy Merrill (1781-1836).
      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 congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Morgan Humphrey (1819-1899) — also known as James M. Humphrey — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Holland, Erie County, N.Y., September 21, 1819. Democrat. Lawyer; Erie County District Attorney, 1857-59; member of New York state senate 31st District, 1864-65; U.S. Representative from New York 30th District, 1865-69. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., February 9, 1899 (age 79 years, 141 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Arthur Humphrey (1770-1853) and Aletha (Morgan) Humphrey (1778-1852); married to Adaline W. Bowen (died 1891).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Francis Harter (1897-1947) — also known as J. Francis Harter — of Eggertsville, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Perry, Wyoming County, N.Y., September 1, 1897. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 41st District, 1939-41; defeated, 1940. Baptist. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Moose; Eagles. Died December 20, 1947 (age 50 years, 110 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Ebenezer Foote Norton (1774-1851) — also known as Ebenezer F. Norton — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn., November 7, 1774. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Erie County, 1823; U.S. Representative from New York 30th District, 1829-31. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., May 11, 1851 (age 76 years, 185 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Cutting Love (1789-1853) — of New York. Born in Cambridge, Washington County, N.Y., November 30, 1789. U.S. Representative from New York 32nd District, 1835-37. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., September 17, 1853 (age 63 years, 291 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Ganson (1818-1874) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Le Roy, Genesee County, N.Y., January 1, 1818. Democrat. Member of New York state senate 31st District, 1862-63, 1874; died in office 1874; U.S. Representative from New York 31st District, 1863-65; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1864. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., January 28, 1874 (age 56 years, 27 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Stephen Timothy Lockwood (1874-1971) — also known as Stephen T. Lockwood — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., January 7, 1874. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of New York, 1915-22; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1933. Presbyterian. Died in 1971 (age about 97 years). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Stephen Lockwood (1818-1913) and Oriel A. (Wood) Lockwood; married 1899 to Sada F. Daly (1876-1960).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Alfred Parish Stone (1813-1865) — of Ohio. Born in Worthington, Hampshire County, Mass., June 28, 1813. U.S. Representative from Ohio 16th District, 1844-45; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1856 (speaker); Ohio treasurer of state, 1857-62. Died, from congestion of the brain, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, August 2, 1865 (age 52 years, 35 days). Original interment at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio; reinterment in 1888 at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Stone and Lora (Parish) Stone; married 1841 to Ann M. Townsend.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Lyman Metcalfe Bass (1876-1955) — also known as Lyman M. Bass — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., July 5, 1876. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of New York, 1906-09. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., July 9, 1955 (age 79 years, 4 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lyman Kidder Bass and Frances 'Fanny' (Metcalfe) Bass (1851-1933; who later married Edward Oliver Wolcott); married 1904 to Grace Holland (1873-1960); grandnephew of Ira Kidder and Jefferson Parish Kidder; great-grandson of Lyman Kidder; first cousin once removed of Silas Wright Kidder (1847-1920); first cousin twice removed of Alvan Kidder; second cousin once removed of Daniel S. Kidder; second cousin twice removed of Francis Kidder; second cousin five times removed of Samuel Adams and John Adams; third cousin thrice removed of Isaiah Kidder, Ezra Kidder and David Kidder; fourth cousin of Harley Walter Kidder; fourth cousin once removed of Nathan Parker Kidder.
      Political family: Kidder family of Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Reuben Bostwick Heacock (1787-1854) — also known as Reuben B. Heacock — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Derby, New Haven County, Conn., July 21, 1787. Merchant; member of New York state assembly from Erie County, 1826; Independent candidate for mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1853. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., April 7, 1854 (age 66 years, 260 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Reuben Heacock (1753-c.1788) and Silence (Easton) Heacock (1755-1839); married to Abigail Peabody Grosvenor (1788-1868); grandfather of Seth Grosvenor Heacock; second cousin of Graham Hurd Chapin; third cousin once removed of Gideon Hard; third cousin twice removed of John Alsop (1724-1794) and Robert Cleveland Usher; third cousin thrice removed of Chauncey Mitchell Depew and Henry Merritt Hard; fourth cousin of Benjamin Hard and Israel Coe; fourth cousin once removed of Ebenezer Hazard, Elisha Hotchkiss, Jr. and Lyman Wetmore Coe.
      Political families: Conger family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; King family; Wildman family of Danbury, Connecticut; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Philip Halpern (1902-1963) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., November 12, 1902. Republican. Lawyer; law professor; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 48th District, 1938; Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1948-63; died in office 1963; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court, 1952-63 (3rd Department 1952-57, 4th Department 1958-63); died in office 1963. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association; Zionist Organization of America; Knights of Pythias; Sigma Alpha Mu; B'nai B'rith. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., August 25, 1963 (age 60 years, 286 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel M. Halpern and Rebecca L. (Yatzkan) Halpern; married, September 2, 1928, to Goldene Friedman (1903-1996).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Manly C. Green (1843-1898) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Sardinia, Erie County, N.Y., October 5, 1843. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1892-98; died in office 1898; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court, 1895-98; died in office 1898. Died, from heart disease, in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., October 11, 1898 (age 55 years, 6 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Jane Lincoln.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Mary Dolores Welch Denman (c.1932-2000) — also known as M. Dolores Denman — of New York. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., about 1932. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate in primary for New York state attorney general, 1978; Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1979-2000; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court, 1981-2000. Female. Catholic. Died in Naples, Collier County, Fla., 2000 (age about 68 years). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      James Arthur Roberts (1847-1922) — also known as James A. Roberts — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Waterboro, York County, Maine, March 8, 1847. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1879-80 (Erie County 3rd District 1879, Erie County 4th District 1880); New York state comptroller, 1894-98; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Sons of the American Revolution; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Grand Army of the Republic; Society of Colonial Wars. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 19, 1922 (age 75 years, 256 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jeremiah Roberts and Alma (Roberts) Roberts; married, June 1, 1871, to Minnie Pineo; married, December 11, 1884, to Martha Dresser.
      Norman Edward Mack (1858-1932) — also known as Norman E. Mack — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in West Williams, Ontario, July 24, 1858. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1896, 1900, 1908, 1912 (speaker), 1924, 1928; member of Democratic National Committee from New York, 1900, 1921-30; Chairman of Democratic National Committee, 1908-12; New York Democratic state chair, 1911-12. Died December 26, 1932 (age 74 years, 155 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, December 22, 1891, to Harriet B. Taggart (1862?-?); father of Norma Mack (who married George Wadsworth II).
      Henry Hill (1778-1841) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Guilford, New Haven County, Conn., July 4, 1778. U.S. Consul in Bahia, 1805-18; Rio de Janeiro, 1818-21. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., July 24, 1841 (age 63 years, 20 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Hill (1750-1827) and Leah (Stone) Hill (1752-1830); married, January 20, 1807, to Lucy Munson Russell (1785-1860).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Nelson W. Cheney Nelson Welch Cheney (1875-1944) — also known as Nelson W. Cheney — of Eden, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., June 27, 1875. Republican. Assistant treasurer, Goodyear Lumber Company and Buffalo & Susquehanna Railroad Company; farmer; member of New York state assembly, 1916-29 (Erie County 9th District 1916-17, Erie County 8th District 1918-29); member of New York state senate 50th District, 1930-38. Died November 23, 1944 (age 69 years, 149 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edgar Orlando Cheney (1843-1904) and Philena C. (Welch) Cheney; married, June 4, 1904, to Edith Ingram; grandson of Nelson Welch (1808-1900).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: New York Red Book 1936
      Wesley Coleman Dudley (1867-1938) — also known as Wesley C. Dudley — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Colden, Erie County, N.Y., 1867. Republican. School teacher and principal; lawyer; Erie County District Attorney, 1909-16; Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1916-27; appointed 1916; resigned 1927. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., February 10, 1938 (age about 70 years). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1895 to Floy Bell Stickney (1873-1947).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Horace J. Harvey (1833-1915) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Fort Ann, Washington County, N.Y., September 30, 1833. Flour mill business; grain and flour merchant; U.S. Consul in Fort Erie, 1902-14. Died, from heart disease, in Fort Erie, Ontario, October 30, 1915 (age 82 years, 30 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John H. Harvey and Harriett (Swift) Harvey.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edwin F. Jaeckle (1894-1992) — also known as Ed Jaeckle — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., October 27, 1894. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; chair of Erie County Republican Party, 1935-42; New York Republican state chair, 1940-44; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1944, 1948. Died May 14, 1992 (age 97 years, 200 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacob Jaeckle and Mary (Marx) Jaeckle; married to Grace Drechsel.
    Chauncey J. Hamlin Chauncey Jerome Hamlin (1881-1963) — also known as Chauncey J. Hamlin — of New York. Born in 1881. Progressive. Lawyer; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1914; advocate and leader for the Buffalo Museum of Science. Died in 1963 (age about 82 years). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Harry Hamlin (1855-1907); married to Emily Gray.
      Image source: Library of Congress
      Edward Hubert Butler (1883-1956) — also known as Edward H. Butler — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., June 19, 1883. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1916 (alternate), 1920, 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1928, 1932, 1936 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1940, 1944, 1948; Presidential Elector for New York, 1952; established radio and television stations in Buffalo. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., February 19, 1956 (age 72 years, 245 days). Entombed at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Hubert Butler (1850-1914) and Mary Elizabeth (Barber) Butler (1855-1893).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John G. Langner (1825-1882) — also known as Johann Gottleib August David Langner — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Breslau, Prussia (now Wroclaw, Poland), December 4, 1825. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly, 1865-66, 1877-78 (Erie County 3rd District 1865-66, Erie County 2nd District 1877-78). Lutheran. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., July 1, 1882 (age 56 years, 209 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Darius H. Muller (1838-1909) — of Oshkosh, Winnebago County, Wis.; Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis.; Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y.; Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y.; Covington, Kenton County, Ky.; Erie, Erie County, Pa.; Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Canton, Stark County, Ohio. Born in Baltimore, Md., October, 1838. Republican. Minister; offered prayer, Republican National Convention, 1876. Methodist. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., July 21, 1909 (age 70 years, 0 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, November 4, 1862, to Georgianna 'Georgie' Bryce (1841-1890).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Monroe Wheeler (1849-1922) — of Hammondsport, Steuben County, N.Y.; Bath, Steuben County, N.Y. Born in Wheeler, Steuben County, N.Y., August 16, 1849. Steuben County Surrogate, 1901; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 43rd District, 1915. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., July 19, 1922 (age 72 years, 337 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Grandson of Grattan Henry Wheeler (1783-1851).
      Clark Holmes Timerman (1864-1931) — also known as Clark H. Timerman — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Little Falls, Morrison County, Minn., 1864. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904, 1908; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1910. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., May 30, 1931 (age about 66 years). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Nicholas Van Vranken Franchot II (1884-1938) — also known as Nicholas V. V. Franchot II — of Niagara Falls, Niagara County, N.Y. Born in Titusville, Crawford County, Pa., May 5, 1884. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Niagara County 2nd District, 1918-19, 1921. Died in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, N.Y., December 14, 1938 (age 54 years, 223 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Stanislaus Pascal Franchot (1851-1908) and Annie Powers (Eells) Franchot (1852-1935); brother of Edward Eells Franchot; married, October 12, 1909, to Alice Pierson; nephew of Nicholas Van Vranken Franchot; grandson of Richard Hansen Franchot.
      Political family: Franchot family of Morris and Niagara Falls, New York.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edward Eells Franchot (1881-1950) — also known as Edward E. Franchot — of Niagara Falls, Niagara County, N.Y. Born in Titusville, Crawford County, Pa., March 14, 1881. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention 47th District, 1915. Died in Grand Island, Erie County, N.Y., March 25, 1950 (age 69 years, 11 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Stanislaus Pascal Franchot (1851-1908) and Annie Powers (Eells) Franchot (1852-1935); brother of Nicholas Van Vranken Franchot II; married, October 7, 1908, to Harriette DuBois McKnight (1882-1958); nephew of Nicholas Van Vranken Franchot; grandson of Richard Hansen Franchot.
      Political family: Franchot family of Morris and Niagara Falls, New York.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James D. Warren — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1880, 1884; New York Republican state chair, 1883-85. Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      George E. D. Brady (b. 1881) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., June 10, 1881. Republican. Undertaker; member of New York state assembly from Erie County 1st District, 1919-21. Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
    Other politicians who have monuments here:
      John B. Macy (1799-1856) — of Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wis. Born in Nantucket, Nantucket County, Mass., March 25, 1799. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 3rd District, 1853-55. Lost his life in the burning and sinking of the steamer Niagara, a few miles from Port Washington, Wisconsin, in Lake Michigan, September 24, 1856 (age 57 years, 183 days). His remains were not found. Cenotaph at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Holy Cross Cemetery
    Buffalo, Erie County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
    William F. Sheehan William Francis Sheehan (1859-1917) — also known as William F. Sheehan; "Blue-Eyed Billy" — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., November 6, 1859. Democrat. Lawyer; law partner with Charles F. Tabor, from 1883, Alton B. Parker, 1905-12, Edward W. Hatch, 1905-15, and George L. Ingraham, 1916-17; member of New York state assembly from Erie County 1st District, 1885-91; Speaker of the New York State Assembly, 1891; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1889-93; member of Democratic National Committee from New York, 1891, 1896; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1892-94; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1892, 1912; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 15th District, 1915. Irish ancestry. Died, from kidney disease, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 14, 1917 (age 57 years, 128 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Image source: New York State Legislative Souvenir (1893)
      John J. Kennedy (c.1857-1914) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., about 1857. Democrat. Saloon keeper; banker; New York state treasurer, 1911-14; died in office 1914. Killed himself by slashing his throat with a razor, in a lavatory near the ballroom of the Markeen Hotel, Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., February 15, 1914 (age about 57 years). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.


    Mt. Calvary Cemetery
    Cheektowaga, Erie County, New York
    Founded 1859
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      William Henry Ryan (1860-1939) — also known as William H. Ryan — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Hopkinton, Middlesex County, Mass., May 10, 1860. Democrat. Boot and shoe business; U.S. Representative from New York, 1899-1909 (32nd District 1899-1903, 35th District 1903-09); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904, 1924 (alternate). Died in 1939 (age about 79 years). Entombed at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Patrick Ryan and Jane (Cleary) Ryan; married, September 19, 1887, to Ellen T. Cosgrove.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thaddeus Joseph Dulski (1915-1988) — also known as Thaddeus J. Dulski — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., September 27, 1915. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; accountant; U.S. Representative from New York, 1959-74 (41st District 1959-73, 37th District 1973-74). Died, from leukemia, in the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., October 11, 1988 (age 73 years, 14 days). Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail


    St. Stanislaus Cemetery
    700 Pine Ridge Heritage Boulevard
    Cheektowaga, Erie County, New York
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Stanley M. Makowski (1923-1981) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., April 22, 1923. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972; mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1973-77; appointed 1973. Polish ancestry. Died August 5, 1981 (age 58 years, 105 days). Interment at St. Stanislaus Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, August 7, 1954, to Florence Ziolo.
      Joseph Mruk (1903-1995) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., November 6, 1903. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 41st District, 1943-45; mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1950-53. Died, in the Furgala Nursing Home, Lancaster, Erie County, N.Y., January 31, 1995 (age 91 years, 86 days). Interment at St. Stanislaus Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edmund Patrick Radwan (1911-1959) — also known as Edmund P. Radwan — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., September 22, 1911. Republican. Athletic coach; lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of New York state senate 54th District, 1946-50; U.S. Representative from New York, 1951-59 (43rd District 1951-53, 41st District 1953-59); defeated (New Deal), 1941. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., September 7, 1959 (age 47 years, 350 days). Interment at St. Stanislaus Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Chester Charles Gorski (1906-1975) — also known as Chester C. Gorski — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., June 22, 1906. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1948, 1956, 1964; U.S. Representative from New York 44th District, 1949-51; defeated, 1950 (44th District), 1952 (42nd District). Polish ancestry. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., April 25, 1975 (age 68 years, 307 days). Interment at St. Stanislaus Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Dennis T. Gorski (1935?-).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Edwin L. Kantowski Edwin L. Kantowski (1907-1976) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y.; Cheektowaga, Erie County, N.Y. Born January 10, 1907. Democrat. Insurance agent; member of New York state assembly from Erie County 5th District, 1931-37; defeated, 1929; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 49th District, 1938; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1940, 1948. Died in 1976 (age about 69 years). Interment at St. Stanislaus Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, June 24, 1930, to Mary Karcak (1907-1970).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: New York Red Book 1936
      Joseph C. Ruszkiewicz — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1928, 1932. Polish ancestry. Interment at St. Stanislaus Cemetery.


    United German and French Cemetery
    800 Pine Ridge Road
    Cheektowaga, Erie County, New York
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    Charles V. Fornes Charles Vincent Fornes (1847-1929) — also known as Charles V. Fornes — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born near Williamsville, Erie County, N.Y., January 22, 1847. Democrat. Woolen merchant; U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1907-13; defeated (Gold Democratic), 1896. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., May 22, 1929 (age 82 years, 120 days). Interment at United German and French Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, November 11, 1898, to Dora Lyde.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, November 1901
      Anthony Francis Tauriello (1899-1983) — also known as Anthony F. Tauriello — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., August 14, 1899. Democrat. Lawyer; liquor store owner; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1940 (alternate), 1960 (alternate), 1964, 1968; U.S. Representative from New York 43rd District, 1949-51; defeated, 1950 (43rd District), 1952 (41st District). Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Eagles; Elks; Moose. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., December 21, 1983 (age 84 years, 129 days). Interment at United German and French Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Sebastian Tauriello and Lucia (Tita) Tauriello.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Patrick James Keeler (1876-1946) — also known as Patrick J. Keeler — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Mendon, Monroe County, N.Y., May 10, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 35th District, 1910. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., March 15, 1946 (age 69 years, 309 days). Interment at United German and French Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mary Jane (McGrath) Keeler (1844-1929) and Jeremiah Keeler (1846-1923); married, September 28, 1904, to Beatrice Maude McKenny (1877-1966).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Louis Fechter, Sr. (1851-1921) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Alsace-Lorraine, France, 1851. Republican. Employed on Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railroad; lost an arm in an 1877 railroad accident; carting business; organized Buffalo Rendering Co.; manager, Buffalo Fertilizer Co.; president, Minnehaha Mining and Smelting Co.; president, Fechter-Elliott Agency, real estate and insurance; member of New York state senate 48th District, 1905-06. Catholic. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., April 16, 1921 (age about 69 years). Interment at United German and French Cemetery.


    Harris Hill Cemetery
    Clarence, Erie County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      David L. Brunstrom (1899-1941) — of Lakewood, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Born in Lindsborg, McPherson County, Kan., March 13, 1899. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Chautauqua County 1st District, 1933-34. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion. Died in 1941 (age about 42 years). Interment at Harris Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. David V. Brunstrom and Catherine (Nelson) Brunstrom; married 1926 to Kathryn M. Blume.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
    East Becker Road
    Collins, Erie County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Nathaniel Knight (1792-1864) — of Erie County, N.Y. Born in 1792. Member of New York state assembly from Erie County, 1831. Died in Collins, Erie County, N.Y., 1864 (age about 72 years). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Polly Chadwick (1795-1857).


    Collins Center Cemetery
    Collins Center, Erie County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Anson Griffith Conger (1812-1880) — also known as Anson G. Conger — of Collins Center, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Danby, Rutland County, Vt., October 26, 1812. Member of New York state assembly from Erie County 4th District, 1863. Died in Collins Center, Erie County, N.Y., February 12, 1880 (age 67 years, 109 days). Interment at Collins Center Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Noah Conger (1790-1832) and Hannah (Griffith) Conger (1792-1842); married, September 17, 1845, to Portia White (1821-1905); second cousin of Harmon Sweatland Conger; second cousin once removed of Hugh Conger; second cousin twice removed of Edward Augustus Conger and Nelson Franklin Conger (1889-1955; who married Georgia Robles); second cousin thrice removed of Robert John Conger; third cousin of Omar Dwight Conger, Moore Conger, Chauncey Stewart Conger (1838-1916) and Frederick Ward Conger; third cousin once removed of Edwin Hurd Conger, Franklin Barker Conger and Chauncey Stewart Conger (1882-1963); third cousin thrice removed of Ralph Waldo Hungerford; fourth cousin of James Lockwood Conger and Charles Franklin Conger; fourth cousin once removed of Abraham Bogart Conger (1814-1887), James W. Conger and Benn Conger.
      Political family: Conger family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Oakwood Cemetery
    East Aurora, Erie County, New York
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Herbert Porter Bissell (1856-1919) — also known as Herbert P. Bissell — of East Aurora, Erie County, N.Y.; Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in New London, Oneida County, N.Y., August 30, 1856. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1901; vice-president, Niagara Gorge Railroad; also counsel to the Buffalo Traction Co.; Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1912-19; died in office 1919. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar. While presiding at a trial, in court, in the Niagara County Courthouse, he suffered a heart attack and died, in Lockport, Niagara County, N.Y., April 30, 1919 (age 62 years, 243 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Amos Alanson Bissell (1824-1890) and Amelia Susan (Willse) Bissell (1834-1890); married to Lucy Agnes Coffey (1857-1918).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Asher Bates Emery (1867-1924) — also known as Asher B. Emery — of East Aurora, Erie County, N.Y. Born in East Aurora, Erie County, N.Y., February 18, 1867. Republican. Physician; lawyer; bank director; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908; Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1922-24; appointed 1922; died in office 1924. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Died, from kidney disease, in Sisters Hospital, Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., August 8, 1924 (age 57 years, 172 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Josiah Emery (1819-1896) and Elizabeth C. (Kellogg) Emery (1828-1884); brother of Edward Kellogg Emery (1851-1919).
      Asher B. Emery County Park, in South Wales, New York, is named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edward Kellogg Emery (1851-1919) — also known as Edward K. Emery — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in East Aurora, Erie County, N.Y., July 29, 1851. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Erie County 5th District, 1887-88; Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1907-19; died in office 1919. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died, from pernicious anemia, in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., November 13, 1919 (age 68 years, 107 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Josiah Emery (1819-1896) and Elizabeth C. (Kellogg) Emery (1828-1884); brother of Asher Bates Emery (1867-1924); married, October 7, 1886, to Clara B. Darbee (1860-1948).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Pine Hill Cemetery
    Gowanda, Erie County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Daniel Greene Garnsey (1779-1851) — of Chautauqua County, N.Y. Born in Canaan, Columbia County, N.Y., June 17, 1779. Lawyer; major in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Representative from New York 30th District, 1825-29; served in the U.S. Army during the Black Hawk War. Died in Gowanda, Erie County, N.Y., May 11, 1851 (age 71 years, 328 days). Interment at Pine Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elizabeth (Spicer) Garnsey (1754-1838) and Isaac B. Garnsey (1758-1824); nephew of Peter B. Garnsey; second cousin of Roscius R. Kennedy; third cousin twice removed of Daniel Chapin (1761-1821); fourth cousin once removed of Nathaniel Merriam (1769-1847), James Doolittle Wooster, Daniel Chapin (1791-1878) and Graham Hurd Chapin.
      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


    Abbott's Corner Cemetery
    (formerly Forest Lawn Cemetery)
    Hamburg, Erie County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Lathrop Bunting (1844-1898) — also known as Thomas L. Bunting — of New York. Born in Eden, Erie County, N.Y., April 24, 1844. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 33rd District, 1891-93. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., December 27, 1898 (age 54 years, 247 days). Interment at Abbott's Corner Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Lakeside Memorial Park
    Hamburg, Erie County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      John Raymond Pillion (1904-1978) — also known as John R. Pillion — of Hamburg, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Conneaut, Ashtabula County, Ohio, August 10, 1904. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Erie County 8th District, 1941-50; U.S. Representative from New York, 1953-65 (42nd District 1953-63, 39th District 1963-65); defeated, 1964, 1966, 1968 (Conservative). Died in Eden, Erie County, N.Y., December 31, 1978 (age 74 years, 143 days). Interment at Lakeside Memorial Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Prospect Lawn Cemetery
    Hamburg, Erie County, New York
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Philip Adam Laing (1856-1948) — also known as Philip A. Laing — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in East Otto, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., May 14, 1856. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1919-20; appointed 1919; defeated, 1919; appointed 1920; defeated, 1920. Scottish and English ancestry. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., September 3, 1948 (age 92 years, 112 days). Interment at Prospect Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Stephen Durham Laing (1818-1906) and Arvilla (Pratt) Laing (1831-1902); married, June 17, 1890, to Florence Edith Fish (1865-1931); first cousin of Solon S. Laing and John DeMott Laing; first cousin once removed of John Laing (1880-1934).
      Political family: Laing family of East Otto, New York.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William C. Froehley (1859-1922) — of Hamburg, Erie County, N.Y. Born July 10, 1859. Republican. Postmaster at Hamburg, N.Y., 1898-1915. Died in Hamburg, Erie County, N.Y., August 7, 1922 (age 63 years, 28 days). Interment at Prospect Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of William L. Froehley (1882-1957).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Burwell Abbott (1858-1942) — also known as George B. Abbott — of Hamburg, Erie County, N.Y. Born in 1858. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936. Died February 4, 1942 (age about 83 years). Interment at Prospect Lawn Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William L. Froehley (1882-1957) — of Hamburg, Erie County, N.Y. Born June 25, 1882. Republican. Postmaster at Hamburg, N.Y., 1923-33 (acting, 1923-24). Member, Freemasons. Died in 1957 (age about 75 years). Interment at Prospect Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William C. Froehley (1859-1922); married, June 14, 1905, to Bessie L. Richardson (1887-1969).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Holy Cross Cemetery
    Lackawanna, Erie County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Daniel Angelus Driscoll (1875-1955) — also known as Daniel A. Driscoll — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., March 6, 1875. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York, 1909-17 (35th District 1909-13, 42nd District 1913-17); defeated, 1916; postmaster at Buffalo, N.Y., 1934-47 (acting, 1934). Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., June 5, 1955 (age 80 years, 91 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — OurCampaigns candidate detail
    Anthony J. Canney Anthony J. Canney (1900-1948) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., November 4, 1900. Democrat. Secretary, Buffalo Municipal Baseball and Basketball League; insurance business; member of New York state assembly from Erie County 4th District, 1929-40; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1932; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 49th District, 1938. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., October 18, 1948 (age 47 years, 349 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Image source: New York Red Book 1936
      John Widmer — of Lackawanna, Erie County, N.Y. Mayor of Lackawanna, N.Y., 1915-16. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.


    Lancaster Rural Cemetery
    Lancaster, Erie County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
    George A. Davis George Allen Davis (b. 1858) — also known as George A. Davis — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y.; Lancaster, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., August 5, 1858. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 33rd District, 1890; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 31st District, 1894; member of New York state senate, 1896-1910 (49th District 1896-1906, 50th District 1907-10). Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Interment at Lancaster Rural Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Lillie N. Grimes.
      Image source: New York Red Book 1907


    Ledge Lawn Cemetery
    Newstead town, Erie County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Archibald Smith Clarke (c.1778-1821) — also known as Archibald S. Clarke — of Niagara County, N.Y. Born in Prince George's County, Md., about 1778. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Niagara County, 1808-11; member of New York state senate Western District, 1812-16; U.S. Representative from New York 21st District, 1816-17. Died in Clarence, Erie County, N.Y., November 28, 1821 (age about 43 years). Interment at Ledge Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Staley Nichols Clarke (1794-1860).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Elmlawn Cemetery
    3939 Delaware Avenue
    Tonawanda, Erie County, New York
    Founded 1901
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Frank C. Moore (1896-1978) — of Kenmore, Erie County, N.Y.; Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y.; Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Born in Toronto, Ontario, March 23, 1896. Republican. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention 50th District, 1938; New York state comptroller, 1943-50; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1951-53; delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1967. Member, American Legion; Rotary; Freemasons; Eagles; National Rifle Association; Izaak Walton League. Died in Crystal River, Citrus County, Fla., April 23, 1978 (age 82 years, 31 days). Interment at Elmlawn Cemetery.
      Edward Charles Toy (1865-1934) — also known as E. C. Toy — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., June 5, 1865. Minister; candidate for New York state senate 49th District, 1914. Methodist. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., July 11, 1934 (age 69 years, 36 days). Interment at Elmlawn Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Mt. Olivet Cemetery
    Tonawanda, Erie County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Bennett Smith (1870-1939) — also known as Charles B. Smith — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Erie County, N.Y., September 14, 1870. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York, 1911-19 (36th District 1911-13, 41st District 1913-19); defeated, 1918. Died in 1939 (age about 68 years). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Williamsville Cemetery
    Williamsville, Erie County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward Julius Elsaesser (1904-1983) — also known as Edward J. Elsaesser — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., March 10, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 3rd District, 1936; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1940; U.S. Representative from New York 43rd District, 1945-49. Died in Williamsville, Erie County, N.Y., January 7, 1983 (age 78 years, 303 days). Interment at Williamsville Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Elsaesser and Ida (Steinke) Elsaesser; married, December 6, 1933, to Anna Hossack.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Williamsville Graveyard
    Williamsville, Erie County, New York
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Benjamin Ellicott (1765-1827) — of New York. Born in Ellicotts Mills (now Ellicott City), Howard County, Md., April 17, 1765. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 21st District, 1817-19. Died in Williamsville, Erie County, N.Y., December 10, 1827 (age 62 years, 237 days). Original interment at Williamsville Graveyard; reinterment in 1849 at Batavia Cemetery, Batavia, N.Y.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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