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Kings County
New York

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Kings County

Index to Locations

  • Brooklyn Unknown location
  • Brooklyn Cadman Plaza Park
  • Brooklyn Canarsie Cemetery
  • Brooklyn Cypress Hills Abbey
  • Brooklyn Cypress Hills Cemetery
  • Brooklyn Dutch Reformed Burying Ground (now gone)
  • Brooklyn Fresh Pond Road Cemetery
  • Brooklyn Green-Wood Cemetery
  • Brooklyn Holy Cross Cemetery
  • Brooklyn Maimonides Cemetery
  • Brooklyn Prospect Park
  • Brooklyn St. John's Cemetery
  • Brooklyn St. Raymond's Cemetery
  • Brooklyn Salem Fields Cemetery
  • Brooklyn The Evergreens Cemetery
  • Prospect Park, Brooklyn Friends Burying Ground


    Unknown Locations
    Brooklyn, Kings County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Pedro José de Larralde (1880-1938) — also known as Pedro J. de Larralde — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Venezuela, May 15, 1880. Physician; Honorary Consul for Venezuela in Los Angeles, Calif., 1927-38. In grief over the death of his wife a year earlier, he killed himself, by carbon monoxide poisoning, inside his garage, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., August 8, 1938 (age 58 years, 85 days). Interment somewhere.
      Murray Hearn — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Realtor; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 2nd District, 1924-29; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1948-53. Interment somewhere.


    Cadman Plaza Park
    Brooklyn, Kings County, New York

    Politicians who have monuments here:
    William J. Gaynor William Jay Gaynor (1849-1913) — also known as William J. Gaynor; "Brother Adrian Denys" — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Oriskany, Oneida County, N.Y., February 2, 1849. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1894-1909; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 2nd Department, 1908-09; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1910-13; died in office 1913; shot in the throat by James J. Gallagher, a former city employee, on August 9, 1910. Irish ancestry. Died, from a heart attack, on board the steamship Baltic, in the North Atlantic Ocean, September 10, 1913 (age 64 years, 220 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery; memorial monument at Cadman Plaza Park.
      Relatives: Son of Keiron Gaynor and Elizabeth (Handwright) Gaynor.
      Cross-reference: Edward M. Grout — James P. Kohler
      Gaynor Plaza, the triangle between Flatbush Avenue, St. John's Place, and Eighth Avenue, Brooklyn, New York, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Library of Congress


    Canarsie Cemetery
    Brooklyn, Kings County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      John Cashmore (1895-1961) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., June 7, 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; aide to the general manager of the New York Edison Company electric utility; furniture manufacturer; business executive; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 5th District, 1923; defeated, 1923; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1938-44; borough president of Brooklyn, New York, 1940-61; died in office 1961; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960; candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 1952. Member, American Legion. Collapsed from a heart attack, in his car, and died soon after, in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 7, 1961 (age 65 years, 334 days). Interment at Canarsie Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Edythe Hall Tenney (1898-1972).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      William R. Wilson (d. 1963) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1940-45. Died in 1963. Interment at Canarsie Cemetery.
      Edythe Cashmore (1898-1972) — also known as Edythe Hall Tenney; Edythe Hall — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Larchmont, Westchester County, N.Y. Born December 14, 1898. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1956. Female. Died December 21, 1972 (age 74 years, 7 days). Interment at Canarsie Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to John Cashmore (1895-1961).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Cypress Hills Abbey
    Brooklyn, Kings County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Andrew Nicholas Petersen (1870-1952) — of New York. Born near Thisted, Denmark, March 10, 1870. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1921-23; defeated, 1922, 1924. Died in East Rockaway, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., September 28, 1952 (age 82 years, 202 days). Interment at Cypress Hills Abbey.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Cypress Hills Cemetery
    833 Jamaica Avenue, 11208-1522
    Brooklyn, Kings County, New York
    Founded 1848
    Politicians buried here:
      Archibald Meserole Bliss (1838-1923) — also known as Archibald M. Bliss — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Washington, D.C. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 25, 1838. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1864, 1868; Republican candidate for mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1867; U.S. Representative from New York, 1875-83, 1885-89 (4th District 1875-83, 5th District 1885-89); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1876, 1880, 1884; vice-president, Bushwick Railroad Company, 1877; real estate business. Died in Washington, D.C., March 19, 1923 (age 85 years, 53 days). Interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Neziah Bliss (1790-1876) and Mary Ann (Meserole) Bliss (1813-1898); married, June 15, 1857, to Maria E. Meserole (1836-1863); fourth cousin once removed of Elijah Abel (1771-1840).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Pendleton family of Connecticut; Conger-Hungerford family; Fulton-Halderman family of Pawnee City, Nebraska (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Irving Lehman Irving Lehman (1876-1945) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 28, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1909-23; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1924-39; chief judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1940-45. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association; American Jewish Committee. Died, of a heart ailment, in Port Chester, Westchester County, N.Y., September 22, 1945 (age 69 years, 237 days). Interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mayer Lehman (1830-1897) and Babette (Newgass) Lehman; brother of Herbert Henry Lehman (1878-1963); married, June 26, 1901, to Sissie Straus (1879-1950; sister of Nathan Straus, Jr.).
      Political family: Morgenthau-Lehman family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article
      Image source: New York Red Book 1936
      Edmund Hope Driggs (1865-1946) — also known as Edmund H. Driggs — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 2, 1865. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1897-1901; defeated, 1900; candidate for borough president of Brooklyn, New York, 1901. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., September 27, 1946 (age 81 years, 148 days). Interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Jefferson Monroe Levy (1852-1924) — also known as Jefferson M. Levy — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 16, 1852. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York, 1899-1901, 1911-15 (13th District 1899-1901, 1911-13, 14th District 1913-15). Jewish. Member, Sons of the Revolution; Sons of the American Revolution; Society of the War of 1812. Inherited Thomas Jefferson's home, Monticello, from his uncle; maintained and preserved it for later generations. Died, from heart disease, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 6, 1924 (age 71 years, 325 days). Interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jonas P. Levy and Frances 'Fanny' (Mitchell) Levy.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Emanuel Bernard Hart (1809-1897) — also known as Emanuel B. Hart — of New York. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., October 27, 1809. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1851-53; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1880. Jewish. Died August 29, 1897 (age 87 years, 306 days). Interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Ella Alexander Boole (1858-1952) — also known as Ella A. Boole; Ella Alexander — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Van Wert, Van Wert County, Ohio, July 26, 1858. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1916; candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 1920 (Republican primary), 1920 (Prohibition); president, Women's Christian Temperance Union (national, 1925-33; world, 1931-47); Dry candidate for delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Female. Presbyterian. Member, Women's Christian Temperance Union. Died, of a stroke, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 13, 1952 (age 93 years, 231 days). Interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Col. Isaac N. Alexander (1832-1890) and Rebecca (Alban) Alexander (1834-1888); married, July 3, 1883, to Rev. William H. Boole (1828-1896).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Albert Cohn (c.1885-1959) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born about 1885. Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate 22nd District, 1920; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1929-55; appointed 1929; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 1st Department, 1936-49. Jewish. Died, from a stroke, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 8, 1959 (age about 74 years). Interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Dora Marcus; father of Roy M. Cohn (1927-1986; lawyer and associate of U.S. Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy).
      John C. Jacobs (1839-1894) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa., December 16, 1839. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 9th District, 1867-73; member of New York state senate, 1874-85, 1890-91 (3rd District 1874-79, 4th District 1880-85, 2nd District 1890-91); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1876 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1880 (speaker). Member, Freemasons. Died in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., September 22, 1894 (age 54 years, 280 days). Interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, October 20, 1886, to Rosalia Marie Berkowicz (1842-1900).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Albert Cardozo (1828-1885) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 21, 1828. Lawyer; a close ally of corrupt New York City political boss William M. Tweed; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1868-72; resigned 1872; in 1872, an effort was made to impeach him, along with Justice George G. Barnard, on charges that they abused judicial power in various ways to serve Boss Tweed, as well as "robber barons" Jay Gould and Jim Fisk; rather than go through an impeachment trial, Cardozo resigned from the bench; meanwhile, Barnard's impeachment went forward, and he was unanimously convicted. Jewish. Portugese ancestry. Died, from Bright's disease, in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 8, 1885 (age 56 years, 322 days). Interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Michael H. Cardozo and Ellen (Hart) Cardozo; married to Rebecca Washington Nathan; father of Benjamin Nathan Cardozo (1870-1938).
      See also Wikipedia article
      Solomon Berliner (1856-1910) — also known as Sol Berliner — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 6, 1856. Republican. Tobacco dealer; U.S. Consul in Tenerife, 1898, 1905-10, died in office 1910. Jewish. German ancestry. Died, probably from diabetes, in Washington, D.C., November 14, 1910 (age 54 years, 39 days). Interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Julius Berliner (1819-1895) and Julia Berliner (1819-1890); married, September 1, 1901, to Jennie Ottenberg (secretary-general of Spanish-American Atheneum at Washington, D.C.).
      Maurice Bloch (c.1891-1929) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1915-29 (New York County 22nd District 1915-17, New York County 16th District 1918-29); died in office 1929; campaign manager for U.S. Senator Robert F. Wagner, 1926. Jewish. Member, B'nai B'rith; Order Brith Abraham; Elks; Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Tammany Hall. Died, from an embolus of the heart, following a appendicitis surgery, in Roosevelt Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 5, 1929 (age about 38 years). Interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1923 to Madelaine Neuberger.
      James A. Van Brunt (d. 1891) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1868; Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1880. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 20, 1891. Interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery.
      Samuel T. Maddox (1830-1876) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 20, 1830. Republican. Member of New York state assembly, 1862, 1870 (Kings County 6th District 1862, Kings County 7th District 1870). Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 17, 1876 (age 46 years, 181 days). Interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Sarah T. Bates; father of Samuel T. Maddox (1854-1916).
      William Cullen Bryant (1849-1905) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 1, 1849. Republican. Newspaper publisher; Brooklyn Fire Commissioner, 1896-97; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900. Episcopalian. Member, Union League. Died, of apoplexy, in Dr. Cooley's Sanitarium, Plainfield, Union County, N.J., February 15, 1905 (age 55 years, 198 days). Interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1872 to Julia M. Peters (died 1887); married, June 3, 1889, to Mary Whiting Peters (1868-1904).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edward R. Rayher (1883-1958) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Hartsdale, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 20, 1883. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 9th District, 1921-22. Died, in St. Joseph's Hospital, Paterson, Passaic County, N.J., May 12, 1958 (age 74 years, 265 days). Interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery.


    Dutch Reformed Burying Ground (now gone)
    Fulton and Hoyt Streets
    Brooklyn, Kings County, New York
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Simon Boerum (1724-1775) — of New York. Born in Flatbush (now part of Brooklyn), Kings County, N.Y., February 29, 1724. Member of New York colonial assembly, 1761-75; Delegate to Continental Congress from New York, 1774-75. Christian Reformed. Died in New Lots (now part of Brooklyn), Kings County, N.Y., July 11, 1775 (age 51 years, 0 days). Original interment at Dutch Reformed Burying Ground; reinterment in 1848 at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Fresh Pond Road Cemetery
    Brooklyn, Kings County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Harry Howard Dale (1868-1935) — also known as Harry H. Dale — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 3, 1868. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 15th District, 1898, 1902-05; U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1913-19. Died in Bellmore, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., November 17, 1935 (age 66 years, 349 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Fresh Pond Road Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Green-Wood Cemetery
    Brooklyn, Kings County, New York
    Founded 1838; approximate acreage: 478
    See also Findagrave page for this location.

    Politicians buried here:
    De_Witt Clinton De Witt Clinton (1769-1828) — also known as "Father of the Erie Canal" — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Napanoch, Ulster County, N.Y., March 2, 1769. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1797-98; member of New York state senate Southern District, 1798-1802, 1805-11; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1801; member of New York council of appointment, 1801; U.S. Senator from New York, 1802-03; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1803-07, 1808-10, 1811-15; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1811-13; candidate for President of the United States, 1812; Governor of New York, 1817-23, 1825-28; died in office 1828. Member, Freemasons. Chief advocate for the Erie Canal, completed 1825. Died, from heart failure, in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., February 11, 1828 (age 58 years, 346 days). Original interment at Clinton Cemetery, Little Britain, N.Y.; reinterment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Clinton and Mary (De Witt) Clinton (1737-1795); half-brother of James Graham Clinton; brother of Charles Clinton, George Clinton, Jr., Mary Clinton (1773-1808; who married Ambrose Spencer (1765-1848)) and Katherine Clinton (1778-1837; who married Ambrose Spencer (1765-1848)); married, February 13, 1796, to Maria Franklin (died 1818); married, May 8, 1819, to Catherine Jones; nephew of George Clinton; first cousin of Jacob Hasbrouck DeWitt; first cousin once removed of Charles De Witt; first cousin five times removed of Abraham Owen Smoot III and Isaac Albert Smoot; second cousin once removed of Charles D. Bruyn and Charles Gerrit De Witt; second cousin twice removed of David Miller De Witt.
      Political family: Clinton-DeWitt-Smoot family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cross-reference: Peter Gansevoort
      Clinton counties in Ill., Ind., Iowa, Ky., Mich., Mo. and Pa., and DeWitt County, Ill., are named for him.
      The township and city of DeWitt, Michigan, are named for him.  — The city of De Witt, Iowa, is named for him.  — The village of DeWitt, Illinois, is named for him.  — The city of De Witt, Missouri, is named for him.
      Other politicians named for him: De Witt C. StevensDeWitt C. WalkerDe Witt C. StanfordDe Witt C. LittlejohnDe Witt C. GageDeWitt C. ClarkDe Witt C. LeachDewitt C. WestJohn DeWitt Clinton AtkinsDeWitt C. WilsonDe Witt C. MorrisD. C. GiddingsDeWitt C. HoughDeWitt C. JonesDe Witt C. TowerD. C. CoolmanDeWitt Clinton CregierDeWitt C. HoytDeWitt Clinton SenterDe Witt C. RuggDeWitt C. AllenDeWitt C. PeckDeWitt C. RichmanDewitt C. AldenDeWitt C. CramDe Witt C. BoltonDeWitt C. HuntingtonDeWitt C. JonesDeWitt C. PondDe Witt C. CarrDeWitt C. PierceDe Witt C. BadgerDeWitt C. DominickDeWitt C. BeckerDe Witt C. TitusDe Witt C. WinchellDewitt C. TurnerDewitt C. RuscoeDeWitt C. BrownDeWitt C. FrenchDe Witt C. FlanaganDeWitt C. ColeDeWitt C. TalmageDewitt Clinton ChaseDe Witt C. Poole, Jr.DeWitt C. CunninghamDewitt C. Chastain
      Coins and currency: His portrait appeared on the U.S. $1,000 note in 1898-1905.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about De Witt Clinton: Evan Cornog, The Birth of Empire : DeWitt Clinton and the American Experience, 1769-1828
      Image source: New York Public Library
    Seth Low Seth Low (1850-1916) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 18, 1850. Republican. Mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1882-85; president, Columbia University, 1890-1900; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1902-03; defeated, 1897, 1903; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908; delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1915. Member, American Philosophical Society; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Union League. Died in Bedford Hills, Westchester County, N.Y., September 17, 1916 (age 66 years, 243 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Abiel Abbot Low (1811-1893) and Ellen Almira (Dow) Low (1823-1850); married, December 9, 1880, to Anne Wroe Scollay Curtis (1847-1929; daughter of Benjamin Robbins Curtis); uncle of Seth Low Pierrepont and Abbot Augustus Low; great-granduncle of Jay Pierrepont Moffat and Abbot Low Moffat (1901-1996).
      Political family: White-Moffat-Low family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cross-reference: James B. Reynolds
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, November 1901
      Martin Kalbfleisch (1804-1873) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Netherlands, February 8, 1804. Democrat. Mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1861-63, 1868-71; U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1863-65. Died February 12, 1873 (age 69 years, 4 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
    William J. Gaynor William Jay Gaynor (1849-1913) — also known as William J. Gaynor; "Brother Adrian Denys" — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Oriskany, Oneida County, N.Y., February 2, 1849. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1894-1909; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 2nd Department, 1908-09; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1910-13; died in office 1913; shot in the throat by James J. Gallagher, a former city employee, on August 9, 1910. Irish ancestry. Died, from a heart attack, on board the steamship Baltic, in the North Atlantic Ocean, September 10, 1913 (age 64 years, 220 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery; memorial monument at Cadman Plaza Park.
      Relatives: Son of Keiron Gaynor and Elizabeth (Handwright) Gaynor.
      Cross-reference: Edward M. Grout — James P. Kohler
      Gaynor Plaza, the triangle between Flatbush Avenue, St. John's Place, and Eighth Avenue, Brooklyn, New York, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Library of Congress
      Charles Godfrey Gunther (1822-1885) — also known as C. Godfrey Gunther — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., 1822. Democrat. Fur merchant; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1864-66; defeated, 1861; candidate for New York state senate 7th District, 1878; railroad builder; hotel owner. German ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, probably of heart disease, in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 22, 1885 (age about 62 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Christian G. Gunther.
      See also Wikipedia article
      George Hall (1795-1868) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born September 21, 1795. Printer; mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1834, 1855-56; postmaster at Brooklyn, N.Y., 1841-45. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 16, 1868 (age 72 years, 208 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Mary Egenton (1807-1850).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Howell (1829-1897) — also known as Jim Howell — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Bradford, Wiltshire, England, October 16, 1829. Democrat. Grocer; mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1878-81; defeated, 1881. Methodist. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 27, 1897 (age 67 years, 103 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1851 to Annie Tunstall (1831-1900).
      Cross-reference: John W. Flaherty
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Daniel Darling Whitney (1818-1914) — also known as Daniel D. Whitney — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Oyster Bay, Queens County (now Nassau County), Long Island, N.Y., January 31, 1818. Democrat. Grocer; mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1886-87. Died in 1914 (age about 96 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dainel Whitney (1781-1848) and Nancy (Valentine) Whitney; married, July 5, 1845, to Sarah Titus (born 1822); third cousin once removed of Martin Keeler; third cousin twice removed of William Anson Floyd (1734-1821); fourth cousin of Stephen Hiram Keeler; fourth cousin once removed of Nicoll Floyd, Alfred Walstein Bangs and John Clarence Keeler.
      Political families: Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York; Floyd-Woodbridge-Edwards family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Charles Adolph Schieren (1842-1915) — also known as Charles A. Schieren — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Rhein, Prussia, February 28, 1842. Republican. Tanning business; mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1894-95. German ancestry. Died March 10, 1915 (age 73 years, 10 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Frederick W. Wurster (1850-1917) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Plymouth, Washington County, N.C., April 1, 1850. Republican. Manufacturer of axles; owner of a brass foundry; mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1896-97. Presbyterian. German ancestry. Died June 27, 1917 (age 67 years, 87 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Cyrus P. Smith (1800-1877) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born April 5, 1800. Whig. Mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1839-41; member of New York state senate 2nd District, 1856-57. Died February 13, 1877 (age 76 years, 314 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Lydia L. Hooker (1805-1877).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ambrose Cornelius Kingsland (1804-1878) — also known as Ambrose Kingsland — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 24, 1804. Mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1851-53. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 13, 1878 (age 74 years, 142 days). Entombed at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Cornelius Kingsland (1768-1816) and Abigail (Cock) Kingsland (1771-1854).
      See also Wikipedia article
      Jacob Aaron Westervelt (1800-1879) — also known as Jacob Westervelt — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Rockland County, N.Y. Born in Tenafly, Bergen County, N.J., January 20, 1800. Shipbuilder; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1853-55; member of New York state assembly from Rockland County, 1857. Dutch Reformed. Dutch ancestry. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 21, 1879 (age 79 years, 32 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, April 25, 1825, to Eliza M. Thompson.
      See also Wikipedia article
      David Augustus Boody (1837-1930) — also known as David A. Boody; "Grand Old Man of Brooklyn"; "Grand Old Man of Wall Street" — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born, in a log cabin built by his father, in Jackson, Waldo County, Maine, August 13, 1837. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; stockbroker; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1888; U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1891; defeated (Independent Democratic), 1882; resigned 1891; mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1892-93; defeated, 1893. Presbyterian. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 20, 1930 (age 92 years, 160 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of David Boody and Lucretia Boody; married to Alice H. Treat.
      David A. Boody Junior High School, in Brooklyn, New York, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
    Horace Greeley Horace Greeley (1811-1872) — also known as "Old Honesty"; "Old White Hat" — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Chappaqua, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Amherst, Hillsborough County, N.H., February 3, 1811. Founder and editor of the New York Tribune newspaper; U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1848-49; defeated (Republican), 1870; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1860; after the Civil War, became advocate of universal amnesty for Confederates; offered bail in May 1867 for Jefferson Davis; member of Republican National Committee from New York, 1866-70; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1867; candidate for New York state comptroller, 1869; Democratic candidate for President of the United States, 1872. Died in Pleasantville, Westchester County, N.Y., November 29, 1872 (age 61 years, 300 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery; statue at City Hall Park, Manhattan, N.Y.; statue at Herald Square, Manhattan, N.Y.
      Relatives: Son of Zaccheus Greeley (1782-1867) and Mary (Woodburn) Greeley (1788-1855); married, July 5, 1836, to Mary Y. Cheney (1811-1872); second cousin of Wallace M. Greeley (1838-?).
      Cross-reference: Josiah B. Grinnell
      Greeley counties in Kan. and Neb. are named for him.
      The city of Greeley, Colorado, is named for him.  — Horace Greeley High School, in Chappaqua, New York, is named for him.  — Mount Horace Greeley, in Keweenaw County, Michigan, is named for him.
      Other politicians named for him: Horace G. SnoverHorace G. KnowlesHorace Greeley Dawson, Jr.
      Personal motto: "Go West, young man."
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Books by Horace Greeley: American conflict: A history of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-1865 (1869) — Recollections Of A Busy Life
      Books about Horace Greeley: Glyndon G. Van Deusen, Horace Greeley, Nineteenth Century Crusader — Harry J. Maihafer, The General and the Journalists: Ulysses S. Grant, Horace Greeley, and Charles Dana — Wilbur J. Granberg, Spread the truth : The life of Horace Greeley — Doris Faber, Horace Greeley: The People's Editor — Coy F. Cross, Go West Young Man! : Horace Greeley's Vision for America — J. Parton, The Life of Horace Greeley, Editor of the New York Tribune
      Image source: Life and Work of James G. Blaine (1893)
      Francis B. Stryker (1811-1892) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born December 10, 1811. Whig. Mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1846-48. Died January 12, 1892 (age 80 years, 33 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Jeremiah Johnson (1768-1852) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in 1768. Whig. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County, 1808-10, 1840-41; mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1837-38. Died in 1852 (age about 84 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Andrew Hutchins Mickle (1805-1863) — also known as Andrew H. Mickle — of New York. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 5, 1805. Democrat. Tobacco merchant; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1846-47. Died in Bayside, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., January 25, 1863 (age 57 years, 354 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      James Harper (1795-1869) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Newtown, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., April 13, 1795. One of the founders of Harper and Brothers, publishers; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1844-45. Died March 27, 1869 (age 73 years, 348 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Philip Jacob Arcularius Harper (1824-1896).
      See also Wikipedia article
      Conklin Brush (1794-1870) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born March 8, 1794. Whig. Mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1851-52. Died July 4, 1870 (age 76 years, 118 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Henry Cruse Murphy (1810-1882) — also known as Henry C. Murphy — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., July 5, 1810. Democrat. Mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1842; U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1843-45, 1847-49; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1846; U.S. Minister to Netherlands, 1857-61; member of New York state senate 3rd District, 1862-73; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1867; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1876. Owner and editor of Brooklyn Daily Eagle newspaper. Died December 1, 1882 (age 72 years, 149 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel Booth (d. 1894) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1866-67; postmaster at Brooklyn, N.Y., 1869-73. Died in 1894. Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      John Ward Hunter (1807-1900) — also known as John W. Hunter — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Bedford (now part of Brooklyn), Kings County, N.Y., October 15, 1807. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1866-67; mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1874-75. Censured by the U.S. House of Representatives in 1867 for the use of unparliamentary language. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 16, 1900 (age 92 years, 183 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Abram Stevens Hewitt (1822-1903) — also known as Abram S. Hewitt — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Haverstraw, Rockland County, N.Y., July 31, 1822. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; early manufacturer of wrought iron; U.S. Representative from New York 10th District, 1875-79, 1881-87; Chairman of Democratic National Committee, 1876; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1876; member of Democratic National Committee from New York, 1880; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1887-88. English and French Huguenot ancestry. Died in Ringwood, Passaic County, N.J., January 18, 1903 (age 80 years, 171 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Hewitt (1777-1857) and Ann (Gurnee) Hewitt (1784-1870); married 1855 to Sarah Amelia Cooper (daughter of Peter Cooper; sister of Edward Cooper); father of Edward Ringwood Hewitt (1866-1957; son-in-law of James Mitchell Ashley (1824-1896)).
      Political family: Cooper-Ashley family of New York City, New York.
      The World War II Liberty ship SS Abram S. Hewitt (built 1943, sunk 1964) was named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Edward Cooper (1824-1905) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 26, 1824. Democrat. Early manufacturer of wrought iron; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1860, 1876, 1880, 1888 (member, Resolutions Committee); mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1879-80. Died, of an apoplectic stroke, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 25, 1905 (age 80 years, 122 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Peter Cooper; brother of Sarah Amelia Cooper (who married Abram Stevens Hewitt (1822-1903)); married 1863 to Cornelia Redmond (1829-1894); father of Edith Cooper (1854-1916; who married Lloyd Stephens Bryce).
      Political family: Cooper-Ashley family of New York City, New York.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Francis W. Moore, Jr. (1808-1864) — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Born in Salem, Essex County, Mass., April 20, 1808. Newspaper editor and publisher; mayor of Houston, Tex., 1838-39, 1843, 1849-52; member of Texas Republic Senate from District of Harris, Liberty and Galveston, 1839-42. Died, probably of appendicitis, in Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn., September 1, 1864 (age 56 years, 134 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dr. Francis Moore.
      See also Wikipedia article
    Edward M. Grout Edward Marshall Grout (1861-1931) — also known as Edward M. Grout — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Greens Farms, Westport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 27, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; law partner of William J. Gaynor, later New York City mayor; candidate for mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1895; borough president of Brooklyn, New York, 1898-1901; New York City Controller, 1902-05; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904; president of Union Bank in Brooklyn; after the bank closed in 1911, he was indicted for perjury, based on the sworn report he had made of the bank's condition to the New York Banking Department; tried in 1915 and convicted; sentenced to prison; in 1916 the conviction was overturned, and he was not retried. Died in Greens Farms, Westport, Fairfield County, Conn., November 9, 1931 (age 70 years, 13 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Grout and Fanny (Marshall) Grout; married, June 4, 1889, to Ida L. Loeschigk (died 1929); descendant *** of Jonathan Grout (1737-1807).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, November 1901
    Tom L. Johnson Tom Loftin Johnson (1854-1911) — also known as Tom L. Johnson — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Georgetown, Scott County, Ky., July 18, 1854. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Ohio 21st District, 1891-95; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1901-09; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1904. Died April 10, 1911 (age 56 years, 266 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Campaign slogan: "Home rule, three cent fare, and just taxation."
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Books about Tom Loftin Johnson: Eugene C. Murdock, Tom Johnson of Cleveland — Kevin O'Connell, Tom Johnson : The Life and Times of Cleveland's Greatest Mayor
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, August 1901
      Alfred E. Steers (c.1861-1948) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., about 1861. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; grocer; broom manufacturer; real estate business; magistrate; borough president of Brooklyn, New York, 1910-13; resigned 1913; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912. Christian Reformed. Member, Freemasons. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 2, 1948 (age about 87 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Christopher Steers.
      Henry George (1839-1897) — of New York. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 2, 1839. Economist; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1886. Author of Progress and Poverty. Died October 29, 1897 (age 58 years, 57 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Annie Corsina Fox (1845-1904); father of Henry George, Jr. (1862-1916).
      Cross-reference: Willis J. Abbot
      See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Samuel Osgood Samuel Osgood (1748-1813) — of Andover (part now in North Andover), Essex County, Mass.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Andover (part now in North Andover), Essex County, Mass., February 3, 1748. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1779-80; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1780; Delegate to Continental Congress from Massachusetts, 1781-84; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1784; U.S. Postmaster General, 1789-91; Presidential Elector for New York, 1792; member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1800-02. Member, American Philosophical Society. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 12, 1813 (age 65 years, 190 days). Original interment at Brick Presbyterian Church, Manhattan, N.Y.; reinterment in 1856 at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Peter Osgood (1717-1801) and Sarah (Johnson) Osgood (1719-1804); married 1786 to Mary Browne (1754-1814); granduncle of George Bailey Loring; third cousin twice removed of William Crowninshield Endicott (1826-1900).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Roosevelt family; Crowninshield-Adams family of Savannah, Georgia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: U.S. Postal Museum
      James Kirke Paulding (1778-1860) — Born in Great Nine Partners, Dutchess County, N.Y., August 22, 1778. U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1838-41. Said to have written the rhyme 'Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers'. Died in Hyde Park, Dutchess County, N.Y., April 6, 1860 (age 81 years, 228 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother-in-law of William Irving (1766-1821).
      Political family: Irving family of New York City, New York.
      See also NNDB dossier
      Books about James Kirke Paulding: Lorman Ratner, James Kirke Paulding : The Last Republican
    Bird S. Coler Bird Sim Coler (1868-1941) — also known as Bird S. Coler — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Mt. Vernon, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Champaign, Champaign County, Ill., October 9, 1868. Democrat. Stockbroker; banker; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1896, 1904; candidate for Governor of New York, 1902; borough president of Brooklyn, New York, 1906-09; candidate for New York state comptroller, 1918. Died, in Caledonia Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., June 12, 1941 (age 72 years, 246 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Cordelia Shipley (Sim) Coler (1827-1886) and William Nichols Coler; married, October 10, 1888, to Emily Moore.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, November 1902
    Benjamin F. Tracy Benjamin Franklin Tracy (1830-1915) — also known as Benjamin F. Tracy — of Tioga County, N.Y.; Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Owego, Tioga County, N.Y., April 26, 1830. Republican. Lawyer; Tioga County District Attorney, 1853-59; member of New York state assembly from Tioga County, 1862; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, 1866-77; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1881-83; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1889-93; Presidential Elector for New York, 1896; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1897. Received the Medal of Honor in 1895 for action at Wilderness, Va., May 6, 1864. Died in Tioga County, N.Y., August 6, 1915 (age 85 years, 102 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Benjamin Franklin
      Relatives: Married 1851 to Delinda Catlin (sister of Isaac Swartwood Catlin); great-grandfather of Frederic René Coudert, Jr. (1898-1972).
      Political family: Coudert-Catlin-Tracy family of New York City, New York.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, November 1897
      William Livingston (1723-1790) — of Elizabethtown, Essex County (now Elizabeth, Union County), N.J. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., November 30, 1723. Lawyer; member of New York colonial assembly, 1759-61; Delegate to Continental Congress from New Jersey, 1774-76; Governor of New Jersey, 1776-90; died in office 1790; chancellor of New Jersey court of chancery, 1776-90; died in office 1790; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787. Presbyterian. Died in Elizabethtown, Essex County (now Elizabeth, Union County), N.J., July 25, 1790 (age 66 years, 237 days). Originally entombed at Trinity Churchyard, Manhattan, N.Y.; re-entombed in 1846 at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Philip Livingston (1686-1749) and Catherine (Van Brugh) Livingston (1689-1756); brother of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston and Philip Livingston (1716-1778); married 1745 to Susannah French (1723-1789; granddaughter of Phillip French); father of Susannah Livingston (1748-1840; who married John Cleves Symmes (1742-1814)), Sarah Van Brugh Livingston (1756-1802; who married John Jay) and Henry Brockholst Livingston; nephew of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775) and Gilbert Livingston; uncle by marriage of James Duane and William Duer; uncle of Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston, Catherine Livingston (1743-1775; who married Nicholas Bayard) and Susanna Livingston (1755-1833; who married John Kean (1756-1795)); grandson of Robert Livingston the Elder and Pieter Van Brugh; grandfather of Peter Augustus Jay (1776-1843) and William Jay; grandnephew of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724), Johannes Cuyler and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); granduncle of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston and Charles Ludlow Livingston (1800-1873); great-grandfather of John Jay II; great-granduncle of Philip Schuyler, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Edward Livingston (1796-1840) and Henry Bell Van Rensselaer; second great-grandfather of Charles Ludlow Livingston (1870-?); second great-granduncle of Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, Nicholas Fish, Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936), John Kean (1852-1914) and Hamilton Fish Kean; third great-grandfather of Peter Augustus Jay (1877-1933) and Brockholst Livingston; third great-granduncle of Herbert Livingston Satterlee, Bronson Murray Cutting, Robert Reginald Livingston, Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991) and Robert Winthrop Kean; fourth great-granduncle of John Eliot Thayer, Jr., Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1926-1996) and Thomas Howard Kean; fifth great-granduncle of Hamilton Fish (1951-), Alexa Fish Ward and Thomas Howard Kean, Jr.; first cousin of Robert Gilbert Livingston and Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775); first cousin once removed of Robert Livingston the Younger, Cornelis Cuyler, Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746), John Cruger, Jr., Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr. and Edward Livingston (1764-1836); first cousin twice removed of David Davidse Schuyler, Myndert Davidtse Schuyler and Hamilton Fish (1808-1893); first cousin thrice removed of Gilbert Livingston Thompson and John Jacob Astor III; first cousin four times removed of William Waldorf Astor and Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright; first cousin five times removed of Guy Vernor Henry, William Astor Chanler, Lewis Stuyvesant Chanler and Montgomery Schuyler, Jr.; second cousin of Stephanus Bayard, Philip John Schuyler, Philip P. Schuyler, Stephen John Schuyler and Henry Cruger; second cousin once removed of Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer, Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792), James Livingston, Peter Samuel Schuyler and Philip Jeremiah Schuyler; second cousin twice removed of Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847), Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer, Maturin Livingston, James Alexander Hamilton, George Washington Schuyler and Philip N. Schuyler; second cousin thrice removed of Gerrit Smith, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, James Adams Ekin and Eugene Schuyler; second cousin four times removed of Robert Ray Hamilton, John Sluyter Wirt, Cortlandt Schuyler Van Rensselaer and Karl Cortlandt Schuyler.
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Townsend Harris (1804-1878) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Sandy Hill (now Hudson Falls), Washington County, N.Y., October 3, 1804. Merchant; importer; U.S. Minister to Japan, 1859. Died February 25, 1878 (age 73 years, 145 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery; memorial monument at Zenpuku-ji, Tokyo, Japan.
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
      James Watson Gerard III (1867-1951) — also known as James W. Gerard — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Geneseo, Livingston County, N.Y., August 25, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1908-13; U.S. Ambassador to Germany, 1913-17; candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 1914; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1920; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1936, 1944, 1948; Treasurer of Democratic National Committee, 1929-32. Member, Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Southampton, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., September 6, 1951 (age 84 years, 12 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Gerard and Jenny (Angel) Gerard; married to Mary Daly; uncle of Sumner Pell Gerard (1916-2005).
      Political family: Gerard family of Brooklyn, New York.
      Cross-reference: Lithgow Osborne
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
    Samuel F. B. Morse Samuel Finley Breese Morse (1791-1872) — also known as Samuel F. B. Morse — of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., April 27, 1791. Artist; inventor of the telegraph; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1841; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 12th District, 1854. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died, of pneumonia, in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 2, 1872 (age 80 years, 341 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jedidiah Morse (1761-1826; geographer) and Elizabeth Ann Finley (Breese) Morse (1766-1828); married, September 29, 1818, to Lucretia Pickering Walker (died 1825); married, August 10, 1848, to Sarah Elizabeth Griswold.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: U.S. postage stamp (1940)
      Joseph Clifford Hendrix (1853-1904) — also known as Joseph C. Hendrix — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Fayette, Howard County, Mo., May 25, 1853. Democrat. Banker; candidate for mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1883; postmaster at Brooklyn, N.Y., 1886-90; U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1893-95. Member, American Bankers Association. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 9, 1904 (age 51 years, 168 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, October 28, 1875, to Mary Alice Rathbone.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Joel Benedict Erhardt (1838-1909) — also known as Joel B. Erhardt — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pa., February 21, 1838. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1888; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1889-91. Member, Loyal Legion; Union League; Sphinx; Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 8, 1909 (age 71 years, 199 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joel Erhardt and Louisa (Benedict) Erhardt; married to Nora Belle Jewett.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Edward M. Shepard Edward Morse Shepard (1850-1911) — also known as Edward M. Shepard — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 23, 1850. Democrat. Lawyer; Democratic Reform candidate for mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1895; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1901. Died, of pneumonia, in Lake George, Warren County, N.Y., July 28, 1911 (age 61 years, 5 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lorenzo Bingham Shepard (1821-1856).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, November 1901
      Cornelius Kingsland Garrison (1809-1885) — also known as C. K. Garrison — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y.; St. Louis, Mo.; San Francisco, Calif. Born near West Point, Orange County, N.Y., March 1, 1809. Banker; shipbuilder; mayor of San Francisco, Calif., 1853-54; railroad president. Died, of a heart attack, in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 1, 1885 (age 76 years, 61 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Albert Wright (1810-1867) — of Indiana. Born in Washington, Washington County, Pa., April 17, 1810. Democrat. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1833-34, 1836-37; member of Indiana state senate, 1839-40; U.S. Representative from Indiana 7th District, 1843-45; Governor of Indiana, 1849-57; U.S. Minister to Prussia, 1857-61, 1865-67, died in office 1867; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1862-63. Methodist. Died in Berlin, Germany, May 11, 1867 (age 57 years, 24 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of George Grover Wright (1820-1896).
      Wright County, Iowa may have been named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Cloughen (c.1849-1911) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born about 1849. Contractor; borough president of Manhattan, New York, 1909. Irish ancestry. Died, of cancer, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 27, 1911 (age about 62 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Robert Cloughen (silver medallist at 1908 Olympics).
      Dudley Sanford Gregory (1800-1874) — also known as Dudley S. Gregory — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Redding, Fairfield County, Conn., February 5, 1800. Banker; mayor of Jersey City, N.J., 1838-40, 1841-42, 1858-60; delegate to Whig National Convention from New Jersey, 1839 (member, Balloting Committee); U.S. Representative from New Jersey 5th District, 1847-49; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1856 (member, Credentials Committee), 1860; director of railroad companies. Died in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., December 8, 1874 (age 74 years, 306 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Peter Cooper (1791-1883) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 12, 1791. Manufacturer, inventor, philanthropist, creator of first U.S. steam locomotive; founder of Cooper Union; Greenback candidate for President of the United States, 1876. Unitarian. Elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1900. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 4, 1883 (age 92 years, 51 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Sarah Amelia Cooper (who married Abram Stevens Hewitt) and Edward Cooper; uncle of Martha Clowes (who married Daniel Fawcett Tiemann (1805-1899)).
      Political family: Cooper-Ashley family of New York City, New York.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Robert Stockton Green (1831-1895) — also known as Robert S. Green — of Elizabeth, Union County, N.J. Born in Princeton, Mercer County, N.J., March 25, 1831. Democrat. Lawyer; Union County Surrogate, 1862-67; common pleas court judge in New Jersey, 1868-73; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1880, 1888 (speaker); U.S. Representative from New Jersey 3rd District, 1885-87; resigned 1887; Governor of New Jersey, 1887-90; vice-chancellor of New Jersey court of chancery, 1890-95; died in office 1895. Died in Elizabeth, Union County, N.J., May 7, 1895 (age 64 years, 43 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Bronson Murray Cutting (1888-1935) — also known as Bronson M. Cutting — of Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born in Oakdale, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., June 23, 1888. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Senator from New Mexico, 1927-28, 1929-35; died in office 1935; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 1932; member of Republican National Committee from New Mexico, 1932. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion. Killed, along with both pilots and one other passenger, when a twin-engine Transcontinental and Western air liner, ran out of fuel in a dense fog, and crashed near Atlanta, Macon County, Mo., May 6, 1935 (age 46 years, 317 days). Nine other passengers were injured. Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Bayard Cutting (1850-1912) and Olivia Peyton (Murray) Cutting (1855-1949); great-grandnephew of Henry Walter Livingston; second great-grandson of Walter Livingston; second great-grandnephew of Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794) and Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792); third great-grandson of Robert Livingston (1708-1790); third great-grandnephew of Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Philip Livingston, William Livingston, Philip John Schuyler, Philip P. Schuyler and Stephen John Schuyler; fourth great-grandson of Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746) and Stephanus Bayard; fourth great-grandnephew of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775) and Gilbert Livingston; fifth great-grandson of Stephanus Van Cortlandt, Robert Livingston the Elder, Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724), Pieter Van Brugh and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); fifth great-grandnephew of Jacobus Van Cortlandt and Johannes Cuyler; sixth great-grandson of Nicholas Bayard (1644?-1707); seventh great-grandnephew of Pieter Stuyvesant; first cousin twice removed of Edward Livingston (1796-1840); first cousin four times removed of Philip Peter Livingston, Henry Brockholst Livingston, Peter Samuel Schuyler and Philip Jeremiah Schuyler; first cousin five times removed of Robert Gilbert Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775) and Nicholas Bayard (1736-1802); first cousin six times removed of Robert Livingston the Younger, Cornelis Cuyler and John Cruger, Jr.; first cousin seven times removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin twice removed of Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859); second cousin thrice removed of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Peter Augustus Jay, Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston, Philip Schuyler, James Alexander Hamilton (1788-1878), William Jay and Charles Ludlow Livingston (1800-1873); second cousin four times removed of Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer, Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), James Livingston, John Tyler (1747-1813), Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr. and Edward Livingston (1764-1836); second cousin five times removed of Volkert Petrus Douw, James Jay, Henry Cruger, Hendrick Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, John Jay, Frederick Jay and Killian Killian Van Rensselaer; third cousin of Charles Ludlow Livingston (1870-?) and John Eliot Thayer, Jr.; third cousin once removed of Brockholst Livingston; third cousin twice removed of Henry Bell Van Rensselaer and John Jay II; third cousin thrice removed of George Madison, Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847), Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer, Maturin Livingston, John Tyler (1790-1862), Hamilton Fish and James Adams Ekin; fourth cousin of Herbert Livingston Satterlee; fourth cousin once removed of Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, Nicholas Fish, Hamilton Fish, Jr., Robert Ray Hamilton, John Kean and Hamilton Fish Kean.
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; VanRensselaer family of Albany, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Politician named for him: Bronson C. LaFollette
      Epitaph: "Light and understanding and wisdom was found in him. And the common people heard him gladly."
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Dixon Hall Lewis (1802-1848) — also known as Dixon H. Lewis — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala.; Lowndesboro, Lowndes County, Ala. Born in Dinwiddie County, Va., August 10, 1802. Lawyer; member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1826-28; U.S. Representative from Alabama, 1829-44 (3rd District 1829-33, 4th District 1833-41, at-large 1841-43, 3rd District 1843-44); U.S. Senator from Alabama, 1844-48; died in office 1848. He weighed as much as 500 pounds, and was probably the heaviest-ever member of Congress. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 25, 1848 (age 46 years, 76 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son-in-law of John Archer Elmore; half-brother-in-law of Franklin Harper Elmore and Benjamin F. Elmore; brother-in-law of Benjamin Fitzpatrick, Rush Elmore and Albert S. Elmore; nephew of Bolling Hall (1767-1836).
      Political family: Elmore family of South Carolina and Alabama.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Leon Abbett (1836-1894) — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 8, 1836. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1865-66, 1869-70; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1872, 1876 (delegation chair), 1884, 1888 (member, Resolutions Committee; speaker), 1892; member of New Jersey state senate from Hudson County, 1875-77; Governor of New Jersey, 1884-87, 1890-93; associate justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1893-94; appointed 1893; died in office 1894. Died, from diabetes and other conditions, in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., December 4, 1894 (age 58 years, 57 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ezekiel Abbett and Sarah (Howell) Abbett (died 1900); married, October 8, 1862, to Mary Briggs; father of Leon Abbett (1867?-1928).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
    Adrian Hegeman Adrian Hegeman (1788-1861) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New Utrecht (now part of Brooklyn), Kings County, N.Y., December 19, 1788. Democrat. School teacher; postmaster at Brooklyn, N.Y., 1832-41; member of New York state assembly from Kings County, 1840. Christian Reformed. Died April 25, 1861 (age 72 years, 127 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacobus Hegeman and Sarah (Van der Bilt) Hegeman.
      Image source: Chronicles of Erasmus Hall (1906)
      Samuel Sullivan Cox (1824-1889) — also known as Samuel S. Cox; "Sunset Cox" — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, September 30, 1824. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1857-65 (12th District 1857-63, 7th District 1863-65); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1864; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1868, 1876; U.S. Representative from New York, 1869-73, 1873-85, 1886-89 (6th District 1869-73, 1873-85, 9th District 1885, 1886-89); defeated, 1872; died in office 1889; U.S. Minister to Turkey, 1885-86. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 10, 1889 (age 64 years, 345 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery; statue at Tompkins Square Park, Manhattan, N.Y.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Musgrave Calder (1869-1945) — also known as William M. Calder — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 3, 1869. Republican. Builder; U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1905-15; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1920, 1924 (member, Credentials Committee), 1928, 1932, 1936, 1940; U.S. Senator from New York, 1917-23; defeated, 1922; elected (Wet) delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment 1933, but did not serve. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 3, 1945 (age 76 years, 0 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1893 to Catherine E. Harloe.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Samuel L. Mitchill Samuel Latham Mitchill (1764-1831) — also known as Samuel L. Mitchill — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Hempstead, Queens County (now Nassau County), Long Island, N.Y., August 20, 1764. Democrat. Physician; member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1797-98, 1809-10; U.S. Representative from New York, 1801-04, 1810-13 (2nd District 1801-03, 3rd District 1803-04, 2nd District 1810-13); U.S. Senator from New York, 1804-09. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 7, 1831 (age 67 years, 18 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: New York Public Library
      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, Bronx, N.Y.; reinterment in 1852 at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      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
      Greene Carrier Bronson (1789-1863) — also known as Greene C. Bronson — of Utica, Oneida County, N.Y.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn., November 17, 1789. Oneida County Surrogate, 1819-21; member of New York state assembly from Oneida and Oswego counties, 1821-22; New York state attorney general, 1829-36; appointed 1829; Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1836-47; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1847-51; resigned 1851; chief judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1850-51; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1853; candidate for Governor of New York, 1854. Died in Saratoga, Saratoga County, N.Y., September 9, 1863 (age 73 years, 296 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Oliver Bronson (1746-1815) and Sarah (Merrill) Bronson (1754-1825); married, February 3, 1818, to Lucretia Kilbourn; first cousin once removed of Selah Merrill; first cousin twice removed of Aaron Kellogg; second cousin of John Russell Kellogg; second cousin twice removed of Edward Russell Kellogg; third cousin of Theodore Dwight, George Smith Catlin and Francis William Kellogg; third cousin once removed of Jason Kellogg, Jonathan Brace, Charles Kellogg (1773-1842), Orsamus Cook Merrill, Timothy Merrill, Anson Levi Holcomb, Daniel Fiske Kellogg and Arthur Tappan Kellogg; third cousin twice removed of William Chapman Williston and William Lucius Case; third cousin thrice removed of Aaron Burr, Maurice Lauchlin Wright, George Williston Nash, Franklin Clark Pomeroy and Leonard Leach Case (1900-1978); fourth cousin of James Kilbourne, Samuel Clesson Allen, Thomas Kimberly Brace, Luther Walter Badger, Silas Dewey Kellogg, Chester Ashley, Daniel Kellogg (1791-1875), Theodore Davenport, Alvan Kellogg, Alvah Nash, Day Otis Kellogg, Dwight Kellogg, William Alfred Buckingham, Abijah Catlin, Albert Gallatin Kellogg, Ensign Hosmer Kellogg, Farrand Fassett Merrill and Charles Kellogg (1839-1903); fourth cousin once removed of Jonathan Ingersoll, Jared Ingersoll, Abel Merrill, Silas Wright, Jr., Millard Fillmore, Byron H. Kilbourn, Elisha Hunt Allen, Orlando Kellogg, William Dean Kellogg, Russell Sage, Alexander Wheelock Thayer, Stephen Wright Kellogg, George Bradley Kellogg, William Pitt Kellogg, Edward M. Chapin, Daniel Kellogg (1835-1918) and Benjamin Baker Merrill.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article
      Lloyd Stephens Bryce (1851-1917) — also known as Lloyd Bryce — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Flushing, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., September 20, 1851. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1887-89; defeated (County Democratic), 1888; editor, North American Review magazine, 1889-96; U.S. Minister to Netherlands, 1911-13; Luxembourg, 1911-13. Died in Mineola, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., April 2, 1917 (age 65 years, 194 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Maj. Joseph Smith Bryce; married 1879 to Edith Cooper (1854-1916; daughter of Edward Cooper); father of Cornelia Elizabeth Bryce (who married Gifford Pinchot (1865-1946)).
      Political family: Cooper-Ashley family of New York City, New York.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Hamilton Fish Kean (1862-1941) — also known as Hamilton F. Kean — of Elizabeth, Union County, N.J. Born in Union Township, Union County, N.J., February 27, 1862. Republican. Banker; farmer; chair of Union County Republican Party, 1900; member of New Jersey Republican State Committee, 1905-19; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1916, 1932; member of Republican National Committee from New Jersey, 1919-28; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1929-35; defeated, 1924, 1934; delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1940. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Freemasons. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 27, 1941 (age 79 years, 303 days). Entombed at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Kean (1814-1895) and Lucinetta 'Lucy' (Halsted) Kean (1825-1912); brother of John Kean (1852-1914); married, January 12, 1888, to Katharine Taylor Winthrop (1866-1943); father of Robert Winthrop Kean; grandfather of Thomas Howard Kean; great-grandson of John Kean (1756-1795); great-grandfather of Thomas Howard Kean, Jr.; great-grandnephew of Philip Peter Livingston; second great-grandson of Peter Van Brugh Livingston; second great-grandnephew of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Philip Livingston and William Livingston; third great-grandnephew of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775) and Gilbert Livingston; fourth great-grandson of Robert Livingston the Elder and Pieter Van Brugh; fourth great-grandnephew of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724), Abraham de Peyster, Johannes Cuyler, Johannes de Peyster and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); first cousin of Nicholas Fish and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936); first cousin once removed of Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991); first cousin twice removed of Charles Ludlow Livingston (1800-1873) and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1926-1996); first cousin thrice removed of Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Henry Brockholst Livingston, Hamilton Fish (1951-) and Alexa Fish Ward; first cousin four times removed of Robert Gilbert Livingston and Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775); first cousin five times removed of Robert Livingston the Younger, Johannes DePeyster, Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746), Cornelis Cuyler and John Cruger, Jr.; first cousin six times removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin twice removed of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Peter Augustus Jay (1776-1843), Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston and William Jay; second cousin thrice removed of Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr. and Edward Livingston (1764-1836); second cousin four times removed of Stephanus Bayard, Philip John Schuyler, Matthew Clarkson (1733-1800), Philip P. Schuyler, Stephen John Schuyler and Henry Cruger; third cousin once removed of Philip Schuyler, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Edward Livingston (1796-1840), Henry Bell Van Rensselaer and John Jay II; third cousin twice removed of Hamilton Fish (1808-1893); third cousin thrice removed of Nicholas Bayard, Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer, Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792), James Livingston, Peter Samuel Schuyler, Philip Jeremiah Schuyler and Philip DePeyster; fourth cousin of Kiliaen Van Rensselaer and Charles Ludlow Livingston (1870-?); fourth cousin once removed of Gilbert Livingston Thompson, John Jacob Astor III, Herbert Livingston Satterlee, Peter Augustus Jay (1877-1933), Bronson Murray Cutting, Robert Reginald Livingston and Brockholst Livingston.
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel M. Blatchford (1820-1893) — of Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 9, 1820. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1867-78; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, 1878-82; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1882-93; died in office 1893. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Newport, Newport County, R.I., July 7, 1893 (age 73 years, 120 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Julia (Mumford) Blatchford and Richard Milford Blatchford (1798-1875); married, December 17, 1844, to Caroline Appleton (1817-1881).
      The World War II Liberty ship SS Samuel Blatchford (built 1942, scrapped 1969) was named for him.
      See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Lewis Griffiths (1855-1914) — also known as John L. Griffiths — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 7, 1855. Republican. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1887; Indiana reporter of state courts, 1889-93; U.S. Consul in Liverpool, 1905-09; U.S. Consul General in London, 1909-14, died in office 1914. Congregationalist. Welsh ancestry. Died, of a heart seizure, in London, England, May 17, 1914 (age 58 years, 222 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of David G. Griffiths and Elizabeth (Hughes) Griffiths; married, June 5, 1889, to Caroline Henderson.
      Gold Selleck Silliman (1777-1868) — also known as Gold S. Silliman — of Newport, Newport County, R.I.; Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Fairfield, Fairfield County, Conn., October 26, 1777. Whig. Lawyer; postmaster at Brooklyn, N.Y., 1849-53. Christian Reformed. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., June 3, 1868 (age 90 years, 221 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Gold Selleck Silliman (1732-1790) and Mary (Fish) Silliman (1736-1818); brother of Benjamin Silliman; married to Hepsa Ely (1779-1864); father of Benjamin Douglas Silliman; second cousin of Joseph Silliman (1756-1829); second cousin once removed of Joseph Silliman (1786?-1850); second cousin twice removed of Joseph Fitch Silliman; second cousin thrice removed of Dwight Arthur Silliman and Judson Franklin Selleck; third cousin of Abraham Davenport; third cousin once removed of Thaddeus Betts and Jonathan Stratton; third cousin twice removed of Joseph Pomeroy Root; third cousin thrice removed of Anson Foster Keeler; fourth cousin once removed of James Kilbourne, Elisha Phelps (1779-1847), Sturges Selleck and Alvan Kidder.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Floyd-Woodbridge-Edwards family of New York; Pendleton family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Francis Henry Wilson (1844-1910) — also known as Francis H. Wilson — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Nebraska, February 11, 1844. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1895-97; resigned 1897; postmaster at Brooklyn, N.Y., 1897-1901. Died September 25, 1910 (age 66 years, 226 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Brooks Henderson (1826-1913) — also known as John B. Henderson — of Louisiana, Pike County, Mo.; St. Louis, Mo.; Washington, D.C. Born near Danville, Pittsylvania County, Va., November 16, 1826. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1848-50, 1856-58; Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1856, 1860; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1860; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1862-69; Republican candidate for Governor of Missouri, 1872; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1884. Died in Washington, D.C., April 12, 1913 (age 86 years, 147 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Henderson and Jane (Dawson) Henderson; married, June 25, 1868, to Mary N. Foote (born 1844; author).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Willard Bartlett (1846-1925) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Uxbridge, Worcester County, Mass., October 14, 1846. Democrat. Lawyer; law partner of Elihu Root, 1869-83 and 1917-24; drama critic; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1884-1907; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 2nd Department, 1896-1906; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1906-16; chief judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1914-16. Member, American Bar Association; Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Died, from heart disease, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 17, 1925 (age 78 years, 95 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Osborne Bartlett (prominent lawyer) and Agnes E. H. (Willard) Bartlett; brother of Franklin Bartlett (1847-1909); married, October 26, 1870, to Mary Fairbanks Buffum.
      Isaac Bell, Jr. (1846-1889) — of Newport, Newport County, R.I. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 6, 1846. Democrat. Cotton broker; U.S. Minister to Netherlands, 1885-88; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1888. Died, from complications of typhoid fever, and pyaemia, in St. Luke's Hospital, New York, New York County, N.Y., January 20, 1889 (age 42 years, 75 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Isaac Bell; married 1878 to Jeanette Gordon Bennett (daughter of James Gordon Bennett (1795-1872; founder, New York Herald)).
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
      George W. Baker (1863-1928) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 12, 1863. Republican. Shoe manufacturer; candidate for borough president of Brooklyn, New York, 1921. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons. Died, from heart disease, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 20, 1928 (age 64 years, 69 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Baker and Sarah (Randell) Baker; married to Isabel C. Huggins.
      Montgomery Schuyler, Jr. (1877-1955) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn., September 2, 1877. Author; U.S. Consul General in Bangkok, 1904-06; U.S. Minister to Ecuador, 1913; Salvador, 1921-25; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; stockbroker; banker. Episcopalian. Died November 1, 1955 (age 78 years, 60 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Katherine Beeckman (Livingston) Schuyler (1842-1914) and Montgomery Schuyler (1843-1914); married, August 22, 1906, to Edith Lawver (1877-1964); second great-grandson of Valentine Brother; third great-grandson of Robert Gilbert Livingston; fourth great-grandson of Gilbert Livingston; fourth great-grandnephew of John Livingston and Robert Livingston (1688-1775); fifth great-grandson of Robert Livingston the Elder; fifth great-grandnephew of Pieter Schuyler and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); first cousin four times removed of Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr.; first cousin five times removed of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Philip Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775) and William Livingston; first cousin six times removed of Robert Livingston the Younger and Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746); first cousin seven times removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin thrice removed of Hamilton Fish and Philip N. Schuyler; second cousin four times removed of Peter Robert Livingston, Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston (1740-1810), Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Henry Brockholst Livingston and Edward Livingston; second cousin five times removed of Stephanus Bayard, Philip John Schuyler, Philip P. Schuyler and Stephen John Schuyler; third cousin twice removed of Gilbert Livingston Thompson, Nicholas Fish and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936); third cousin thrice removed of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Rensselaer Westerlo, Peter Augustus Jay, Edward Philip Livingston, William Jay and Charles Ludlow Livingston; fourth cousin of Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright; fourth cousin once removed of Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991).
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Churchill Caldom Cambreleng (1786-1862) — also known as Churchill C. Cambreleng — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Washington, Beaufort County, N.C., October 24, 1786. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York, 1821-39 (2nd District 1821-23, 3rd District 1823-39); U.S. Minister to Russia, 1840-41; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1846. Died in Huntington, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., April 30, 1862 (age 75 years, 188 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Caleb Lyon (1822-1875) — of Lyonsdale, Lewis County, N.Y. Born in Lyonsdale, Lewis County, N.Y., December 7, 1822. Member of New York state assembly from Lewis County, 1851; resigned 1851; member of New York state senate 21st District, 1851; U.S. Representative from New York 23rd District, 1853-55; Governor of Idaho Territory, 1864-66. In 1866, an audit revealed that he had embezzled $46,418 in federal funds intended for the Nez Perce Indians, but he was never convicted. Died in Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., September 8, 1875 (age 52 years, 275 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Caleb Lyon (1784?-?).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Willoughby Dayton (1846-1910) — also known as Charles W. Dayton — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 3, 1846. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 23rd District, 1881; Presidential Elector for New York, 1884; postmaster at New York City, N.Y., 1893-97; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1907-10; defeated, 1901; died in office 1910. Member, Sons of the Revolution. Died, of pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 7, 1910 (age 64 years, 65 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Abram Child Dayton (1818-1877) and Maria Annis (Tomlinson) Dayton; married 1874 to Laura Augusta Newman; second great-grandson of Andrew Adams (1736-1797); first cousin twice removed of John Canfield Spencer; third cousin thrice removed of Nathan Appleton; fourth cousin once removed of Rhamanthus Melville Stocker.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Wildman family of Danbury, Connecticut; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Simon Boerum (1724-1775) — of New York. Born in Flatbush (now part of Brooklyn), Kings County, N.Y., February 29, 1724. Member of New York colonial assembly, 1761-75; Delegate to Continental Congress from New York, 1774-75. Christian Reformed. Died in New Lots (now part of Brooklyn), Kings County, N.Y., July 11, 1775 (age 51 years, 0 days). Original interment at Dutch Reformed Burying Ground (which no longer exists); reinterment in 1848 at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Richard Milford Blatchford (1798-1875) — also known as Richard M. Blatchford — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Stratford, Fairfield County, Conn., April 24, 1798. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 13th District, 1855; U.S. Minister to Papal States, 1862; New York City Park Commissioner, 1872. Died in Newport, Newport County, R.I., September 4, 1875 (age 77 years, 133 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Blatchford and Alicia (Windeatt) Blatchford; married, May 17, 1819, to Julia Ann Munford; married, November 8, 1860, to Angelica Hamilton; married, January 18, 1870, to Katherine Hone; father of Samuel M. Blatchford (1820-1893).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      Abram Wakeman (1824-1889) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Greenfield Hill, Fairfield, Fairfield County, Conn., May 31, 1824. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 4th District, 1850-51; U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1855-57; postmaster at New York City, N.Y., 1862-64; organized railroads on Long Island, N.Y. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 29, 1889 (age 65 years, 29 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Clara (Wakeman) Wakeman (1784-1850) and Jonathan Wakeman (died 1867); married to Mary E. Harwood (1825-1883); fourth cousin of Seth Wakeman (1811-1880).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Beekman Winthrop (1874-1940) — of Westbury, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Orange, Essex County, N.J., September 18, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; Governor of Puerto Rico, 1904-07; U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, 1907-09; U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Navy, 1909-13; director, Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad, Lackawanna Steel Co., and National City Bank. Died November 10, 1940 (age 66 years, 53 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Winthrop and Kate W. (Taylor) Winthrop; married, October 7, 1903, to Melza Riggs Wood.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Nicholas Muller Nicholas Muller (1836-1917) — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; New Brighton, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Born in Luxembourg, November 15, 1836. Democrat. Member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1875; member of New York state assembly from New York County 1st District, 1875-76; U.S. Representative from New York, 1877-81, 1883-87, 1899-1902 (5th District 1877-81, 1883-85, 6th District 1885-87, 7th District 1899-1902); defeated (Independent Democratic), 1880; resigned 1901; candidate for borough president of Richmond, New York, 1901. Died in New Brighton, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., November 12, 1917 (age 80 years, 362 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: New York Times, October 23, 1898
      John Drake Sloat (1781-1867) — Born in Sloatsburg, Rockland County, N.Y., July 6, 1781. Commodore in U.S. Navy; claimed California for the United States on July 7, 1846; Military Governor of California, 1846. Dutch ancestry. Died in New Brighton, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., November 28, 1867 (age 86 years, 145 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery; memorial monument at Presidio of Monterey, Monterey, Calif.
      The USS Sloat (U.S. Navy destroyer, in service 1920-30), the second USS Sloat (another destroyer, in service 1943-47), and the World War II Liberty cargo ship SS John Drake Sloat (built 1942, scrapped 1960) were all named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article
      James Brooks (1810-1873) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, November 10, 1810. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1835; member of New York state assembly from New York County 16th District, 1848; U.S. Representative from New York, 1849-53, 1863-66, 1867-73 (6th District 1849-53, 8th District 1863-66, 1867-73, 6th District 1873); died in office 1873; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1867. Censured by the House in 1873 for his role in the Credit Mobilier bribery scandal. Died in Washington, D.C., April 30, 1873 (age 62 years, 171 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Betsey (Folsom) Brooks (1780-1850) and James Brooks (1788-1814); married, July 10, 1841, to Mary Louisa Randolph; father of James Wilton Brooks; third cousin twice removed of Samuel Adams (1722-1803); fourth cousin once removed of Joseph Allen, Caleb Cushing and Orville Samuel Basford.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts; Adams-Waite-Forshee-Cowan family of Dexter, Michigan; Pike family of Lubec, Maine; Kidder family of Connecticut; Adams-Rusling family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Barnwell Roosevelt (1829-1906) — also known as Robert B. Roosevelt — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 7, 1829. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1871-73; U.S. Minister to Netherlands, 1888-89; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1892. Died in Sayville, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., June 14, 1906 (age 76 years, 311 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Cornelius Roosevelt (1794-1871) and Margaret (Barnhill) Roosevelt (1799-1861); nephew of James I. Roosevelt; uncle of Corinne Roosevelt Robinson and Theodore Roosevelt; granduncle of Theodore Douglas Robinson, Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth, Eleanor Roosevelt, Corinne Robinson Alsop, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. (1887-1944) and William Sheffield Cowles; great-granduncle of James Roosevelt, Elliott Roosevelt, Corinne A. Chubb, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. and John deKoven Alsop; second cousin once removed of Philip DePeyster; second cousin twice removed of Nicholas Roosevelt, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of George Washington Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
      Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Roosevelt family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Francis Edwin Dorn (1911-1987) — also known as Francis E. Dorn — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 18, 1911. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 10th District, 1941-42; defeated, 1937, 1938; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from New York 12th District, 1953-61; defeated, 1948 (7th District), 1949 (7th District), 1950 (7th District), 1960 (12th District), 1962 (15th District); candidate for borough president of Brooklyn, New York, 1961. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Catholic Lawyers Guild; Eagles; Elks; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Knights of Columbus. Died, of cancer, in Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 17, 1987 (age 76 years, 152 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of J. J. Dorn and Adelaide (Leman) Dorn; married to Dorothy McGann.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Nicholas Seger (1866-1940) — also known as George N. Seger — of Passaic, Passaic County, N.J. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 4, 1866. Republican. Builder; mayor of Passaic, N.J., 1911-19; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1916; U.S. Representative from New Jersey, 1923-40 (7th District 1923-33, 8th District 1933-40); died in office 1940. Member, Royal Arcanum; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks. Died August 26, 1940 (age 74 years, 235 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Cross-reference: Gordon Canfield
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Sumner Pell Gerard (1916-2005) — also known as Sumner Gerard — of Ennis, Madison County, Mont. Born in Melville, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., July 15, 1916. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; rancher; member of Montana state house of representatives, 1955-60; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1956; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Montana, 1960; member of Montana state senate, 1963-66; U.S. Ambassador to Jamaica, 1974-77. Died, in a hospital at Vero Beach, Indian River County, Fla., February 24, 2005 (age 88 years, 224 days). Entombed at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Sumner Gerard (1874-1966) and Helen (Coster) Gerard (1889-1982); married 1944 to Louise Taft Grosvenor (sivorced 1966); married to Teresa Dabrowska (divorced 2004); nephew of James Watson Gerard III (1867-1951) and Charles Henry Coster.
      Political family: Gerard family of Brooklyn, New York.
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Freeborn Garretson Smith (c.1827-1911) — also known as Freeborn G. Smith — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in a log cabin, near Baltimore (unknown county), Md., about 1827. Piano manufacturing business; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1890 (3rd District), 1894 (2nd District); Prohibition candidate for mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1891, 1895; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1896. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 9, 1911 (age about 84 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Freeborn Garrettson
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Henry George, Jr. (1862-1916) — of Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif., November 3, 1862. Democrat. Newspaper work; Jeffersonian Democratic candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1897; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1900; U.S. Representative from New York, 1911-15 (17th District 1911-13, 21st District 1913-15). Died in Washington, D.C., November 14, 1916 (age 54 years, 11 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry George (1839-1897); married, December 2, 1897, to Marie M. Hitch.
      Epitaph: "I have kept the faith."
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lewis Beach (1835-1886) — of Cornwall, Orange County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 30, 1835. Democrat. Lawyer; treasurer of New York Democratic Party, 1877-79; U.S. Representative from New York, 1881-86 (14th District 1881-85, 15th District 1885-86); died in office 1886. Died, from typhoid fever and Bright's disease, in Cornwall, Orange County, N.Y., August 10, 1886 (age 51 years, 133 days). Entombed at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Linnaeus Benedict (1824-1901) — also known as Charles L. Benedict — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Newbury, Orange County, Vt., March 2, 1824. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 5th District, 1862; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of New York, 1865-97; resigned 1897. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 8, 1901 (age 76 years, 312 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also federal judicial profile
      Norman Hapgood (1868-1937) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 28, 1868. Lawyer; editor, Collier's Weekly magazine, 1903-12; Harper's Weekly, 1913-16; U.S. Minister to Denmark, 1919. Died, in New York Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 29, 1937 (age 69 years, 32 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles H. Hapgood and Fanny Louise (Powers) Hapgood; married, June 17, 1896, to Emilie Bigelow (divorced 1915); married, December 13, 1917, to Elizabeth K. Reynolds.
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Alfred Arkwright (1888-1972) — also known as George A. Arkwright — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., September 19, 1888. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1944; candidate for borough president of Brooklyn, New York, 1945; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1950-64; appointed 1950; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 2nd Department, 1954-62. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Catholic Lawyers Guild; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Knights of Columbus; Rotary. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., August 25, 1972 (age 83 years, 341 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George A. Arkwright and Mary Augusta (McKeever) Arkwright; married, August 20, 1924, to Loretta Marie Cleary.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Simeon Baldwin Chittenden (1814-1889) — also known as Simeon B. Chittenden — of New York. Born in Guilford, New Haven County, Conn., March 29, 1814. U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1874-81; defeated (Republican), 1880. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 14, 1889 (age 75 years, 16 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Francis Barretto Spinola (1821-1891) — also known as Francis B. Spinola — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Stony Brook, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., March 19, 1821. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1856, 1877, 1881, 1883 (Kings County 2nd District 1856, New York County 16th District 1877, 1881, 1883); member of New York state senate 3rd District, 1858-61; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1860; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from New York 10th District, 1887-91; died in office 1891. Died in Washington, D.C., April 14, 1891 (age 70 years, 26 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Erigena Robinson (1814-1892) — also known as William E. Robinson — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in County Tyrone, Ireland (now Northern Ireland), May 6, 1814. U.S. Representative from New York, 1867-69, 1881-85 (3rd District 1867-69, 2nd District 1881-85); defeated, 1872 (Independent Democratic, 2nd District), 1880 (Brooklyn Democratic, 3rd District), 1886 (Independent Democratic, 4th District), 1888 (Republican, 4th District). Died in 1892 (age about 78 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Henry Brockholst Livingston (1757-1823) — also known as Brockholst Livingston — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 25, 1757. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1788-89, 1800-02; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1806-23. Presbyterian. Member, Society of the Cincinnati. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 18, 1823 (age 65 years, 113 days). Original interment at Trinity Churchyard, Manhattan, N.Y.; reinterment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Susannah (French) Livingston (1723-1789) and William Livingston; brother of Susannah Livingston (1748-1840; who married John Cleves Symmes (1742-1814)) and Sarah Van Brugh Livingston (1756-1802; who married John Jay); married 1774 to Ann Ludlow (1753-1778); nephew of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston and Philip Livingston; uncle of Peter Augustus Jay (1776-1843) and William Jay; grandnephew of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775) and Gilbert Livingston; granduncle of John Jay II; great-grandson of Robert Livingston the Elder, Anthony Brockholls, Pieter Van Brugh and Phillip French; great-grandfather of Charles Ludlow Livingston (1870-?); great-grandnephew of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724), Johannes Cuyler and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); second great-grandfather of Brockholst Livingston; second great-granduncle of Peter Augustus Jay (1877-1933); first cousin by marriage of James Duane and William Duer; first cousin of Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston, Catherine Livingston (1743-1775; who married Nicholas Bayard), Susanna Livingston (1755-1833; who married John Kean (1756-1795)) and Matthew Clarkson; first cousin once removed of Robert Gilbert Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775), Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston and Charles Ludlow Livingston (1800-1873); first cousin twice removed of Robert Livingston the Younger, Cornelis Cuyler, Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746), John Cruger, Jr., Philip Schuyler, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Edward Livingston (1796-1840) and Henry Bell Van Rensselaer; first cousin thrice removed of David Davidse Schuyler, Myndert Davidtse Schuyler, Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, Nicholas Fish, Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936), John Kean (1852-1914) and Hamilton Fish Kean; first cousin four times removed of Herbert Livingston Satterlee, Bronson Murray Cutting, Robert Reginald Livingston, Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991) and Robert Winthrop Kean; first cousin five times removed of John Eliot Thayer, Jr., Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1926-1996) and Thomas Howard Kean; first cousin six times removed of Hamilton Fish (1951-), Alexa Fish Ward and Thomas Howard Kean, Jr.; second cousin of Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr. and Edward Livingston (1764-1836); second cousin once removed of Stephanus Bayard, James Jay, Philip John Schuyler, Philip P. Schuyler, Stephen John Schuyler, Henry Cruger, Frederick Jay and Hamilton Fish (1808-1893); second cousin twice removed of Gilbert Livingston Thompson and John Jacob Astor III; second cousin thrice removed of William Waldorf Astor and Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright; second cousin four times removed of Guy Vernor Henry, William Astor Chanler, Lewis Stuyvesant Chanler and Montgomery Schuyler, Jr.; third cousin of Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer, Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792), James Livingston, Peter Samuel Schuyler and Philip Jeremiah Schuyler; third cousin once removed of Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847), Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer, Maturin Livingston, James Alexander Hamilton, George Washington Schuyler and Philip N. Schuyler; third cousin twice removed of Gerrit Smith, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, James Adams Ekin and Eugene Schuyler; third cousin thrice removed of Robert Ray Hamilton, John Sluyter Wirt, Cortlandt Schuyler Van Rensselaer and Karl Cortlandt Schuyler.
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also NNDB dossier
      Gorham Parks (1794-1877) — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Born in Westfield, Hampden County, Mass., May 27, 1794. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Maine 7th District, 1833-37; candidate for Governor of Maine, 1837; U.S. Attorney for Maine, 1843-45; U.S. Consul in Rio de Janeiro, as of 1845-49. Died in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 23, 1877 (age 83 years, 180 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Warner Slocum (1827-1894) — also known as Henry W. Slocum — of Onondaga County, N.Y. Born in New York, September 24, 1827. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Onondaga County 2nd District, 1859; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from New York, 1869-73, 1883-85 (3rd District 1869-73, at-large 1883-85); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1892. Died April 24, 1894 (age 66 years, 212 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Clara Rice (1830-1899); father of Clarence Rice Slocum (1870-1912).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Godfrey Schumaker (1826-1905) — also known as John G. Schumaker — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, 1826. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1864; U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1869-71, 1873-77; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 2nd District, 1894. Died in 1905 (age about 79 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Mortimer W. Byers (1877-1962) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 28, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of New York, 1929-60; took senior status 1960. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 5, 1962 (age 84 years, 281 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas S. Byers and Isabella F. (Wardle) Byers; married, June 6, 1906, to Kate A. House.
      See also federal judicial profile
      Peter Sharpe (1777-1842) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 10, 1777. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1814-15, 1816-21; Speaker of the New York State Assembly, 1820-21; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1821; U.S. Representative from New York, 1821, 1823-25 (2nd District 1821, 3rd District 1823-25); defeated, 1824. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., August 3, 1842 (age 64 years, 236 days). Original interment at New York Marble Cemetery, Manhattan, N.Y.; reinterment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      William Brown Maclay (1812-1882) — also known as William B. Maclay — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 20, 1812. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1840-42; U.S. Representative from New York, 1843-49, 1857-61 (4th District 1843-49, 5th District 1857-61). Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 19, 1882 (age 69 years, 336 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
    John B. Woodward John Blackburne Woodward (1835-1896) — also known as John B. Woodward — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 31, 1835. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; leather business; importer and exporter; Independent candidate for mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1885. Unitarian. English ancestry. Member, National Rifle Association; Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Grand Army of the Republic; Loyal Legion. Died, from pneumonia, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 7, 1896 (age 60 years, 281 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Woodward and Mary Barrow (Blackburne) Woodward; married, May 31, 1870, to Elizabeth Cook Blackburne.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: John B. Woodward: a biographical memoir (1897)
      Thomas James Creamer (1843-1914) — also known as Thomas J. Creamer — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in County Leitrim, Ireland, May 26, 1843. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1865-67, 1889 (New York County 10th District 1865-66, New York County 14th District 1867, 1889); member of New York state senate 6th District, 1868-71; U.S. Representative from New York, 1873-75, 1901-03 (7th District 1873-75, 8th District 1901-03). Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 4, 1914 (age 71 years, 70 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Francis Creamer and Anne (Dorsey) Creamer.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Mills Ivins (1851-1915) — also known as William M. Ivins — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Freehold, Monmouth County, N.J., April 22, 1851. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1905. Died, of Bright's disease, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 23, 1915 (age 64 years, 92 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Horatio Collins King (1837-1918) — also known as Horatio C. King — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, December 22, 1837. Lawyer; major in the Union Army during the Civil War; Democratic candidate for secretary of state of New York, 1895; Independent Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1897; Progressive candidate for New York state comptroller, 1912. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Loyal Legion; Grand Army of the Republic; Sons of the American Revolution; Phi Beta Kappa. Received Medal of Honor for action near Dinwiddie Court House, Va., March 29, 1865. Died November 15, 1918 (age 80 years, 328 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Horatio King and Anne (Collins) King; married 1862 to Emma C. Stebbins (died 1864); married 1866 to Esther A. Howard; grandfather of Constance Gray (who married Merwin Kimball Hart (1881-1962)).
      Political family: Hart family of New York.
      John Joseph Adams (1848-1919) — also known as John J. Adams — of New York. Born in Douglas Town, New Brunswick, September 16, 1848. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York, 1883-87 (8th District 1883-85, 7th District 1885-87). Died suddenly, of heart disease (a year after suffering a stroke of paralysis), in the Ansonia Hotel, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 16, 1919 (age 70 years, 153 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      William Jerome Coombs (1833-1922) — also known as William J. Coombs — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Jordan, Onondaga County, N.Y., December 24, 1833. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York, 1891-95 (3rd District 1891-93, 4th District 1893-95); defeated, 1888 (3rd District), 1894 (4th District). Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 12, 1922 (age 88 years, 19 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Coombs and Mary (Wooleaver) Coombs; married 1856 to Josephine Adams.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Humphrey (1811-1866) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Fairfield, Fairfield County, Conn., October 9, 1811. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York, 1859-61, 1865-66 (2nd District 1859-61, 3rd District 1865-66); died in office 1866. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., June 16, 1866 (age 54 years, 250 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Briggs (1805-1869) — of Bennington, Bennington County, Vt.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born near Broadalbin, Fulton County, N.Y., May 6, 1805. Member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1837; U.S. Representative from New York, 1849-53, 1859-61 (5th District 1849-53, 7th District 1859-61). Died in Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, N.Y., June 1, 1869 (age 64 years, 26 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Jarvis Raymond (1820-1869) — also known as Henry J. Raymond — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Lima town, Livingston County, N.Y., January 24, 1820. Republican. Newspaper editor; founder of the New York Times; member of New York state assembly from New York County 7th District, 1850-51, 1862; Speaker of the New York State Assembly, 1851, 1862; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1855-56; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1864-66; U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1865-67. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 18, 1869 (age 49 years, 145 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jarvis Raymond (1796-1868) and Lavinia (Brockway) Raymond (1798-1878); married, October 24, 1843, to Juliette Weaver (1822-1914); second cousin of John Hall Brockway; third cousin of Beman Brockway; third cousin once removed of Charles Mann Hamilton; third cousin thrice removed of Jonathan Brace; fourth cousin of Charles Taylor Sherman, William Tecumseh Sherman, Lampson Parker Sherman, David Munson Osborne, John Sherman and Lee Luther Brockway; fourth cousin once removed of Thomas Mott Osborne (1859-1926).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Sherman family of Connecticut; Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York; Bache-Dallas family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Osborne Whitehouse (1817-1881) — also known as John O. Whitehouse — of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Rochester, Strafford County, N.H., July 19, 1817. Democrat. Shoe manufacturer; U.S. Representative from New York 13th District, 1873-77; newspaper publisher. Died in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., August 24, 1881 (age 64 years, 36 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Hardy (1835-1913) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Scotland, September 10, 1835. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 11th District, 1861; U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1881-85; defeated, 1872 (Anti-Tammany Democrat, 9th District), 1874 (Independent Democratic, 9th District), 1874 (Independent Democratic, 9th District), 1878 (Anti-Tammany Democrat, 9th District), 1880 (Independent Democratic, 9th District), 1884 (Tammany Hall Democratic, 11th District). Died in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., December 9, 1913 (age 78 years, 90 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jacob Van Vechten Olcott (1856-1940) — also known as J. Van Vechten Olcott — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 17, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1905-11; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1912. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the Revolution; Alpha Delta Phi; Union League. Died June 1, 1940 (age 84 years, 15 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John N. Olcott and Euphemia Helen (Knox) Olcott; brother of William Morrow Knox Olcott (1862-?); married, April 19, 1882, to Laura I. Hoffman.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frederick William Rowe (1863-1946) — also known as Frederick W. Rowe — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Wappingers Falls, Dutchess County, N.Y., March 10, 1863. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1915-21. Congregationalist. Member, Rotary. Died June 20, 1946 (age 83 years, 102 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert McClellan (1806-1860) — of New York. Born in New York, October 2, 1806. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1837-39, 1841-43. Died June 28, 1860 (age 53 years, 270 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Dwight Townsend (1826-1899) — of New York. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 25, 1826. Democrat. Sugar refining business; U.S. Representative from New York 1st District, 1864-65, 1871-73; defeated (Independent Democratic), 1882; telegraph business. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 29, 1899 (age 73 years, 34 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Walter Wilmot Townsend (1794-1860) and Anne (Helme) Townsend (1798-1883); married 1854 to Emily Hodges (1829-1905); great-grandfather of Henry Varnum Poor; third cousin once removed of Caleb Smith Woodhull (1792-1866); third cousin thrice removed of Orpha Hall.
      Political family: Woodhull family of New York City, New York.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Franklin Bartlett (1847-1909) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Grafton, Worcester County, Mass., September 10, 1847. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1892, 1896, 1904; U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1893-97; defeated (Republican), 1896. Member, Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Delta Kappa Epsilon. Died, of a kidney disorder, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 23, 1909 (age 61 years, 225 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Osborne Bartlett (prominent lawyer); brother of Willard Bartlett (1846-1925); married to Bertha Post.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
    James R. Howe James Robinson Howe (1839-1914) — also known as James R. Howe — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 27, 1839. Republican. Dry goods merchant; U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1895-99; defeated, 1902; Kings County Register of Deeds, 1900-02; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900. Member, Union League. Died in North Salem, Westchester County, N.Y., September 21, 1914 (age 75 years, 237 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
      Moses Fowler Odell (1818-1866) — of New York. Born in New York, February 24, 1818. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York, 1861-65 (2nd District 1861-63, 3rd District 1863-65). Died, of cancer, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., June 13, 1866 (age 48 years, 109 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Sarah F. Vanderveer (1821-1898).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James I. Roosevelt (1795-1875) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 14, 1795. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1835, 1840; U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1841-43; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1859-61. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 5, 1875 (age 79 years, 112 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Jacobus Roosevelt (1759-1840) and Maria (Van Schaack) Roosevelt (1773-1845); uncle of Robert Barnwell Roosevelt; granduncle of Corinne Roosevelt Robinson and Theodore Roosevelt; great-granduncle of Theodore Douglas Robinson, Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth, Eleanor Roosevelt, Corinne Robinson Alsop, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. and William Sheffield Cowles; second great-granduncle of James Roosevelt, Elliott Roosevelt, Corinne A. Chubb, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. and John deKoven Alsop; second cousin of Philip DePeyster; second cousin once removed of Nicholas Roosevelt, Jr.; third cousin twice removed of George Washington Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Washington family; Shober-Roosevelt-Wheat-Roberdeau family of Salisbury, North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Murray Mitchell (1858-1905) — also known as John M. Mitchell — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 18, 1858. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1896-99; defeated, 1894, 1898; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900. Died, from cancer, in Tuxedo Park, Orange County, N.Y., May 31, 1905 (age 47 years, 74 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Mitchell (1801-1886) and Mary (Berrien) Mitchell (1816-1895); married, April 15, 1896, to Lillian Talmage (1865-1930).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Almet Francis Jenks (1853-1924) — also known as Almet F. Jenks — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 21, 1853. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 2nd District, 1894; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1900-21; resigned 1921; candidate for chief judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1916. Member, Society of Colonial Wars. Died in 1924 (age about 71 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Grenville Tudor Jenks and Persis Sophia (Smith) Jenks; brother of Paul E. Jenks (1863?-1923); married, April 29, 1891, to Lena Barré.
      Luther Bradish (1783-1863) — of Malone, Franklin County, N.Y. Born in Cummington, Hampshire County, Mass., September 15, 1783. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of New York state assembly from Franklin County, 1828-30, 1836-38; Speaker of the New York State Assembly, 1838; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1837-42; candidate for Governor of New York, 1842. Died, in Ocean House hotel, Newport, Newport County, R.I., August 30, 1863 (age 79 years, 349 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Col. John Bradish and Hannah (Warner) Bradish; married 1814 to Helen Elizabeth Gibbs; married 1839 to Mary Eliza Hart.
      John Brownson (d. 1865) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Louisiana, 1823-30. Died in South Oyster Bay, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., March 23, 1865. Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Abijah Mann, Jr. (1793-1868) — of Fairfield, Herkimer County, N.Y.; Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Fairfield, Herkimer County, N.Y., September 24, 1793. Merchant; member of New York state assembly from Herkimer County, 1828-30, 1838; postmaster; U.S. Representative from New York 16th District, 1833-37; candidate for New York state attorney general, 1855; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1856; candidate for New York state senate, 1857. Died in Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y., September 6, 1868 (age 74 years, 348 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Philip Schuyler Crooke (1810-1881) — also known as Philip S. Crooke — of Kings County, N.Y. Born in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., March 2, 1810. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 1st District, 1864; U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1873-75. Died in Flatbush, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 17, 1881 (age 71 years, 15 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Hyatt Smith (1824-1886) — also known as J. Hyatt Smith — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, April 10, 1824. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1881-83. Died December 7, 1886 (age 62 years, 241 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Stephen Tyng Hopkins (1849-1892) — also known as Stephen T. Hopkins — of Catskill, Greene County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 25, 1849. Republican. Iron merchant; member of New York state assembly from Greene County, 1885-86; U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1887-89. Died March 3, 1892 (age 42 years, 344 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Orlando Brunson Potter (1823-1894) — also known as Orlando B. Potter — of New York. Born in Charlemont, Franklin County, Mass., March 10, 1823. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1883-85; defeated (Tammany Hall Democratic), 1878. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 2, 1894 (age 70 years, 298 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Sarah (Rice) Potter (1792-1865) and Samuel Potter (1794-1880).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Hugh Graham (1835-1895) — also known as John H. Graham — of New York. Born in Belfast, Ireland (now Northern Ireland), April 1, 1835. Democrat. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; hardware business; U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1893-95. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., July 11, 1895 (age 60 years, 101 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Daniel Lawson (1816-1896) — also known as John D. Lawson; "Sitting Bull" — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Montgomery, Orange County, N.Y., February 18, 1816. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1868, 1872, 1884, 1892; U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1873-75; defeated, 1874. Died January 24, 1896 (age 79 years, 340 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Clay Miner (1842-1900) — also known as Henry C. Miner — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, March 23, 1842. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1895-97. Died February 22, 1900 (age 57 years, 336 days). Entombed at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Henry Clay
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Anthony Eickhoff (1827-1901) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Lippstadt, Westphalia (now Germany), September 11, 1827. Democrat. Founder or editor of several German-language newspapers, in St. Louis, Mo., Dubuque, Iowa, and New York City; member of New York state assembly from New York County 10th District, 1864; U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1877-79; defeated, 1878; New York City Fire Commissioner, 1891-96. German ancestry. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 5, 1901 (age 74 years, 55 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Copeland Wallace (1856-1901) — also known as William C. Wallace — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 21, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; banker; U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1889-91; defeated, 1890; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1892, 1900. Died in Warwick, Orange County, N.Y., September 4, 1901 (age 45 years, 106 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Bristow (1840-1906) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in St. Michaels, Azores, June 5, 1840. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; merchant; U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1901-03; defeated, 1902. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Freemasons. Died, from heart trouble, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 11, 1906 (age 66 years, 128 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Troup (1757-1832) — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Geneva, Ontario County, N.Y. Born in Elizabethtown, Essex County (now Elizabeth, Union County), N.J., August 19, 1757. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1785-86; U.S. District Judge for New York, 1796-98. Columbia classmate and close friend of Alexander Hamilton. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 14, 1832 (age 74 years, 148 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Jannetje Goelet (1758-1840).
      The town of Troupsburg, New York, is named for him.
      See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lucien Bonaparte Chase (1817-1864) — of Dover, Stewart County, Tenn.; Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tenn.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Derby Line, Derby, Orleans County, Vt., December 5, 1817. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 9th District, 1845-49. Died in Derby Line, Derby, Orleans County, Vt., December 4, 1864 (age 46 years, 365 days). Entombed at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John M. Wood (1813-1864) — of Maine. Born in New York, November 17, 1813. Republican. Member of Maine state legislature, 1850; U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1855-59. Died December 24, 1864 (age 51 years, 37 days). Entombed at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Stephen Van Culen White (1831-1913) — also known as Stephen V. White — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in North Carolina, August 1, 1831. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1887-89. Died January 18, 1913 (age 81 years, 170 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Eliza M. Chandler (1831-1907).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Michael Joseph Hogan (1871-1940) — also known as Michael J. Hogan — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Rockville Centre, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 22, 1871. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1921-23; defeated, 1922 (7th District), 1932 (at-large); trucking business; indicted in 1934 for accepting money from applicants for New York City plumbing licenses; convicted on federal charges in 1935 of accepting bribes from illegal immigrants and helping them file false affidavits, and sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison; testified in 1936 that he had assisted in a jury tampering conspiracy. Died in Rockville Centre, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., May 7, 1940 (age 69 years, 15 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Lefferts (1785-1829) — of New York. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., December 17, 1785. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 1st District, 1813-15; member of New York state senate, 1820-25 (Southern District 1820-22, 1st District 1823-25); delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1821. Died September 18, 1829 (age 43 years, 275 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Porter (1787-1839) — of New York. Born in Williamstown, Berkshire County, Mass., April 18, 1787. Democrat. Member of New York state legislature, 1814; U.S. Representative from New York 19th District, 1817-19. Died February 7, 1839 (age 51 years, 295 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joel Thompson (1760-1843) — of Sherburne, Chenango County, N.Y. Born in Stanford, Dutchess County, N.Y., October 3, 1760. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1797-98, 1802-04 (Albany County 1797-98, Chenango County 1802-04); common pleas court judge in New York, 1799-1807; county judge in New York, 1807-14; U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1813-15. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 8, 1843 (age 82 years, 128 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Milnor (1773-1844) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania, June 20, 1773. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1st District, 1811-13. Died April 8, 1844 (age 70 years, 293 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Richard Young (1846-1935) — of Flatbush, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Londonderry, Ireland (now Northern Ireland), August 6, 1846. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1909-11. Died in Flatbush, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., June 9, 1935 (age 88 years, 307 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Harry Alfred Hanbury (1863-1940) — also known as Harry A. Hanbury — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Bristol, England, January 1, 1863. Republican. Founder of Hanbury Iron Works in Brooklyn; candidate for New York state senate, 1895; U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1901-03; defeated, 1902. Died in Methuen, Essex County, Mass., August 22, 1940 (age 77 years, 234 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Warren Isbell Lee (1874-1955) — also known as Warren I. Lee — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Bartlett, Oneida County, N.Y., February 5, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1906-10, 1920 (Kings County 18th District 1906-10, Kings County 21st District 1920); U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1921-23; defeated, 1910 (5th District), 1922 (6th District), 1924 (6th District). Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Freemasons; Union League. Died December 25, 1955 (age 81 years, 323 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Arthur D. Lee and Nettie (Isbell) Lee; married, September 15, 1903, to Mira Porter.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Brown Johnston (1882-1960) — also known as John B. Johnston — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, July 10, 1882. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 12th District, 1915; U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1919-21; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920, 1924; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1928-52; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 2nd Department, 1935-52. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 11, 1960 (age 77 years, 185 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Starr Miller (1793-1854) — also known as William S. Miller — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Connecticut, August 22, 1793. U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1845-47. Died November 9, 1854 (age 61 years, 79 days). Entombed at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas William Cumming (c.1814-1855) — also known as Thomas W. Cumming — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Frederick, Frederick County, Md., about 1814. Democrat. Druggist; cloth manufacturer; U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1853-55. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 13, 1855 (age about 41 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Henry Hobart Haws (1809-1858) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., 1809. Whig. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1851-53. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 27, 1858 (age about 48 years). Original interment at St. Stephen's Cemetery, Manhattan, N.Y.; reinterment in 1866 at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Richard Whitney (1807-1858) — also known as Thomas R. Whitney — of New York. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 2, 1807. Member of New York state senate 4th District, 1854-55; U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1855-57. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 12, 1858 (age 50 years, 345 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Michael Walsh (1810-1859) — also known as Mike Walsh — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Youghal, County Cork, Ireland, May 4, 1810. Democrat. Convicted about 1845 for publication of a libel; member of New York state assembly, 1847-48, 1852 (New York County 1847, New York County 12th District 1848, 1852); U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1853-55. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 17, 1859 (age 48 years, 317 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      David Alexander Bokee (1805-1860) — also known as David A. Bokee — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 6, 1805. Whig. Lawyer; member of New York state senate 2nd District, 1848-49; U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1849-51. Died in Washington, D.C., March 15, 1860 (age 54 years, 161 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lot Clark (1788-1862) — of Norwich, Chenango County, N.Y.; Lockport, Niagara County, N.Y. Born in Hillsdale, Columbia County, N.Y., May 23, 1788. Lawyer; postmaster at Norwich, N.Y., 1819-23, 1825-29; Chenango County District Attorney, 1822-23, 1828-29; U.S. Representative from New York 21st District, 1823-25; member of New York state assembly from Niagara County, 1846. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., December 18, 1862 (age 74 years, 209 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Isaac Clason Delaplaine (1817-1866) — of New York. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 27, 1817. U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1861-63. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 17, 1866 (age 48 years, 263 days). Entombed at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Anson Herrick (1812-1868) — of New York. Born in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, January 21, 1812. Democrat. Printer; newspaper editor and publisher; U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1863-65. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 6, 1868 (age 56 years, 16 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ebenezer Herrick (1785-1839).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Child, Jr. (1818-1869) — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Port Richmond, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Born in Bakersfield, Franklin County, Vt., March 22, 1818. Democrat. Delegate to Vermont state constitutional convention, 1838; lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1855-57; member of New York state assembly from Richmond County, 1866. Died in Port Richmond, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., March 9, 1869 (age 50 years, 352 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Francis Brockholst Cutting (1804-1870) — also known as Francis B. Cutting — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 6, 1804. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1836-37; U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1853-55. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 26, 1870 (age 65 years, 324 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Wall (1800-1872) — of Williamsburg (now part of Brooklyn), Kings County, N.Y. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 20, 1800. Republican. Rope manufacturer; banker; mayor of Williamsburgh, N.Y., 1853; U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1861-63. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 20, 1872 (age 72 years, 31 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Franklin Clark (1801-1874) — of Maine. Born in Wiscasset, Lincoln County, Maine, August 2, 1801. Democrat. Member of Maine state legislature, 1840; U.S. Representative from Maine 4th District, 1847-49. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., August 24, 1874 (age 73 years, 22 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Luther Cullen Carter (1805-1875) — also known as Luther C. Carter — of Flushing, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in Bethel, Oxford County, Maine, February 25, 1805. U.S. Representative from New York 1st District, 1859-61. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 3, 1875 (age 69 years, 312 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Magear Tweed (1823-1878) — also known as William M. Tweed; William Marcy Tweed; "Boss Tweed" — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 3, 1823. Democrat. Chairmaker; fire fighter; U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1853-55; member of New York state senate 4th District, 1868-73. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Odd Fellows; Freemasons. Convicted of embezzlement and sentenced to twelve years in prison; escaped; captured in Spain and brought back to New York. Died in prison, in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 12, 1878 (age 55 years, 9 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Richard Tweed and Eliza (Magear) Tweed; married, September 18, 1844, to Mary Jane C. Skaden.
      Cross-reference: Charles O'Conor — Thomas Nast — George G. Barnard — Albert Cardozo
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
      Books about William M. Tweed: Seymour J. Mandelbaum, Boss Tweed's New York — Leo Hershkowitz, Tweed's New York : another look — Kenneth D. Ackerman, Boss Tweed: The Rise and Fall of the Corrupt Pol Who Conceived the Soul of Modern New York
      Jesse Johnson (1842-1918) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Orford, Grafton County, N.H.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Bradford, Orange County, Vt., February 20, 1842. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1888; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, 1889-94; delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1894; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1897-98; defeated, 1883. Died, in the St. George Hotel, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 31, 1918 (age 76 years, 253 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Sarah E. Russell and Mary A. Prichard.
      George Blinn Francis (1883-1967) — also known as George B. Francis — of New York. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., August 12, 1883. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 18th District, 1917-19; defeated, 1914. Died in Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Fla., May 20, 1967 (age 83 years, 281 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Theodore Dwight (1764-1846) — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn.; Albany, Albany County, N.Y.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Northampton, Hampshire County, Mass., December 15, 1764. Lawyer; newspaper editor; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 6th District, 1806-07; member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1809-15. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 12, 1846 (age 81 years, 179 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Timothy Dwight (1726-1777) and Mary (Edwards) Dwight (1734-1807); married to Abigail Alsop (1765-1846); nephew of Pierpont Edwards; third great-grandson of Thomas Willett; first cousin of Aaron Burr and Henry Waggaman Edwards; second cousin of John Davenport and James Davenport; second cousin once removed of Theodore Davenport; second cousin thrice removed of Evert Harris Kittell; second cousin five times removed of Arthur Callen Kittell, Jr.; third cousin of Benjamin Tallmadge and Greene Carrier Bronson; third cousin once removed of Charles Robert Sherman, Frederick Augustus Tallmadge and Elisha Hunt Allen; third cousin twice removed of Charles Taylor Sherman, John Appleton, William Tecumseh Sherman, Lampson Parker Sherman, John Sherman, Joseph Pomeroy Root, William Chapman Williston, William Fessenden Allen, Frederick Hobbes Allen (1858-1937) and Edward Williams Hooker; third cousin thrice removed of Ezekiel Gilbert Stoddard, Maurice Lauchlin Wright, George Landon Ingraham, George Williston Nash, Charles Dunsmore Millard, Franklin Clark Pomeroy and Blanche M. Woodward; fourth cousin of Noah Phelps and Hezekiah Case; fourth cousin once removed of Parmenio Adams, Morris Woodruff, Elisha Phelps, Ambrose Tuttle, Jesse Hoyt, Abiel Case, Silas Wright, Jr., Jairus Case, James Samuel Wadsworth, George Washington Wolcott, William Dean Kellogg and Almon Case.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Conger-Hungerford family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Michael Cavanaugh (1823-1879) — also known as James M. Cavanaugh — of Chatfield, Fillmore County, Minn.; Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Born in Springfield, Hampden County, Mass., July 4, 1823. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Minnesota at-large, 1858-59; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Montana Territory, 1867-71. Died October 30, 1879 (age 56 years, 118 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Teunis Garret Bergen (1806-1881) — also known as Teunis G. Bergen — of New Utrecht (now part of Brooklyn), Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 6, 1806. Democrat. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1846; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1860; U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1865-67; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1867-68. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 24, 1881 (age 74 years, 200 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Second cousin of John Teunis Bergen (1786-1855).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Demas Barnes (1827-1888) — of New York. Born in Gorham Township, Ontario County, N.Y., April 4, 1827. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1867-69. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 1, 1888 (age 61 years, 27 days). Entombed at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frederick Augustus Conkling (1816-1891) — also known as Frederick A. Conkling — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Canajoharie, Montgomery County, N.Y., August 22, 1816. Republican. Member of New York state assembly, 1854, 1859-60 (New York County 13th District 1854, New York County 7th District 1859-60); U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1861-63. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 18, 1891 (age 75 years, 27 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alfred Conkling; brother of Roscoe Conkling; father of Alfred Ronald Conkling and Howard Conkling; uncle of Alfred Conkling Coxe; granduncle of Alfred Conkling Coxe, Jr. (1880-1957).
      Political family: Conkling-Seymour family of Utica and New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Morgan Jones (1830-1894) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in England, February 26, 1830. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1865-67. Died July 13, 1894 (age 64 years, 137 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Samuel Thomas Stranahan (1808-1898) — also known as James S. T. Stranahan; "Father of Prospect Park" — of Oneida County, N.Y.; Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Peterboro, Madison County, N.Y., August 25, 1808. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County, 1838; U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1855-57; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1860. Died September 3, 1898 (age 90 years, 9 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery; statue at Prospect Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Howard Wilmert Ameli (1881-1959) — also known as Howard W. Ameli — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 12, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; law partner of Abner C. Surpless; served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, 1929-34. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; American Legion; Sons of Union Veterans; Military Order of the World Wars; Delta Chi; Freemasons. Died, in Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., July 29, 1959 (age 77 years, 290 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alonzo Ameli and Jessie Isabel (Robinson) Ameli; married, August 10, 1918, to Flora E. Maus.
      Dudley Selden (d. 1855) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Whig. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1831; U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1833-34; delegate to Whig National Convention from New York, 1839. Died in Paris, France, November 7, 1855. Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lorenzo Bingham Shepard (1821-1856) — also known as Lorenzo B. Shepard — of New York. Born in Cairo, Greene County, N.Y., May 27, 1821. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1846; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1849-50; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1852, 1856; New York County District Attorney, 1854; New York City Corporation Counsel, 1855-56. Member, Tammany Hall. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 18, 1856 (age 35 years, 114 days). Original interment at New York City Marble Cemetery, Manhattan, N.Y.; reinterment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of David Shepard; married, July 5, 1842, to Lucy Morse; father of Edward Morse Shepard (1850-1911).
      Epitaph: "This monument Is erected by the voluntary subscriptions of Citizens who valued him as a public officer, of Associates and Clients Who trusted him as a Counsellor, of Friends who loved him as a man, Just, generous and true, In all the relations of Life."
      See also Wikipedia article
      Day Otis Kellogg (1796-1874) — also known as Day O. Kellogg — of Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Born in Galway, Saratoga County, N.Y., August 7, 1796. Member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County, 1839; mayor of Troy, N.Y., 1850; U.S. Consul in Glasgow, 1850-53. Died August 9, 1874 (age 78 years, 2 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Kellogg (1773-1842) and Mary Ann (Otis) Kellogg (1774-1844); brother of Dwight Kellogg; married to Mary Ann Dimon (1804-1840) and Harriet Walter Odin (1804-1877); first cousin of Alvan Kellogg; first cousin once removed of Asahel Otis; second cousin of Ensign Hosmer Kellogg; second cousin twice removed of Samuel Allyne Otis and Aaron Kellogg; second cousin thrice removed of Martin Weld Deyo; third cousin of Asa H. Otis; third cousin once removed of Jason Kellogg, Harrison Gray Otis, Orsamus Cook Merrill, Timothy Merrill, Daniel Fiske Kellogg, Orlando Kellogg and William Dean Kellogg; third cousin twice removed of Rowland Case Kellogg and Frank Billings Kellogg; third cousin thrice removed of John Adams; fourth cousin of Nathaniel Freeman, Jr., Luther Walter Badger, Silas Dewey Kellogg, Greene Carrier Bronson, Chester Ashley, Daniel Kellogg (1791-1875), John Russell Kellogg, Alvah Nash, Thomas Belden Butler, George Smith Catlin, Albert Gallatin Kellogg, Francis William Kellogg, Farrand Fassett Merrill (1814-1859), Abraham Lansing and Charles Kellogg (1839-1903); fourth cousin once removed of Stephen Daniel Tilden, Benjamin Fessenden, Moses Younglove Tilden, Charles Backus Hyde Fessenden, Samuel Jones Tilden, Stephen Wright Kellogg, George Bradley Kellogg, Charles Augustus Otis, Sr., William Pitt Kellogg, Daniel Kellogg (1835-1918), Arthur Tappan Kellogg, James Otis and Selah Merrill.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Murphy-Merrill family of Harbor Beach, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Benjamin Douglas Silliman (1805-1901) — also known as Benjamin D. Silliman — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Newport, Newport County, R.I., September 14, 1805. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County, 1838; delegate to Whig National Convention from New York, 1839 (speaker); Whig candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1843; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, 1865-66; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1872; Republican candidate for New York state attorney general, 1873. At the time of his death, he was the oldest practicing lawyer in New York State, and the oldest graduate of Yale University. Died, from bronchial pneumonia, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 24, 1901 (age 95 years, 132 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Gold Selleck Silliman and Hepsa (Ely) Silliman (1779-1864); nephew of Benjamin Silliman; second cousin once removed of Joseph Silliman (1756-1829); third cousin of Joseph Silliman (1786?-1850); third cousin once removed of Abraham Davenport and Joseph Fitch Silliman; third cousin twice removed of Dwight Arthur Silliman and Judson Franklin Selleck (1871-1943); fourth cousin of Thaddeus Betts and Jonathan Stratton; fourth cousin once removed of Joseph Pomeroy Root.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    John Kendrick Bangs John Kendrick Bangs (1862-1922) — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y.; Ogunquit, Wells, York County, Maine. Born in Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., May 27, 1862. Democrat. Magazine editor; author; playwright; candidate for mayor of Yonkers, N.Y., 1894; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1921. Died, from intestinal cancer, in City Hospital, Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., January 21, 1922 (age 59 years, 239 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Francis N. Bangs and Amelia Francis (Bull) Bangs; married, March 3, 1886, to Agnes Lawson Hyde; married, April 27, 1904, to Mary Blakeney Gray.
      Image source: American Review of Reviews, March 1922
      Henry George Stebbins (1811-1881) — of New York. Born in Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Conn., September 15, 1811. U.S. Representative from New York 1st District, 1863-64. Died December 6, 1881 (age 70 years, 82 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Clarence Rice Slocum (1870-1912) — also known as Clarence R. Slocum — of New York. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., June 22, 1870. Importer and exporter; U.S. Consul in Warsaw, 1903-05; Weimar, 1905-06; Zittau, 1907-08; Fiume, 1908-12, died in office 1912; U.S. Consul General in Boma, 1906. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Died in Fiume, Hungary (now Rijeka, Croatia), February 25, 1912 (age 41 years, 248 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Warner Slocum (1827-1894) and Clara (Rice) Slocum (1830-1899); married, April 6, 1893, to Anna Louise Boyle.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas W. Whittle (c.1868-1951) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y.; Mt. Vernon, Westchester County, N.Y. Born about 1868. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904 (alternate), 1908 (alternate), 1916, 1920 (alternate), 1924, 1928, 1932; U.S. Surveyor of Customs, 1927; member of New York Republican State Committee, 1930. Died in April, 1951 (age about 83 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, January 22, 1907, to Harriet L. Muir (1875-1934).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Eugene M. Travis Eugene Mabbett Travis (1863-1940) — also known as Eugene M. Travis — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., June 10, 1863. Republican. Wholesale fruit and vegetable business; member of New York state senate 6th District, 1907-12; defeated, 1912; New York state comptroller, 1915-20. Methodist. Member, Royal Arcanum; Order of Heptasophs; Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., July 25, 1940 (age 77 years, 45 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1884 to Fannie Bell Peck.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Image source: New York Red Book 1907
      Frederick H. E. Ebstein (1847-1916) — of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y.; Albany, Albany County, N.Y.; Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Militsch, Prussia (now Milicz, Poland), April 21, 1847. Republican. Newspaper reporter; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; major in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; candidate for borough president of Brooklyn, New York, 1905. German ancestry. Member, Loyal Legion; Freemasons. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 8, 1916 (age 68 years, 293 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Jeanie V. Smith.
      Charles Holmes Van Brunt (1835-1905) — also known as Charles H. Van Brunt — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New Utrecht (now part of Brooklyn), Kings County, N.Y., December 26, 1835. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1884-1905; died in office 1905; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 1st Department, 1900-05; died in office 1905. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 26, 1905 (age 69 years, 151 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Albert N. Van Brunt (1784-1857) and Mary (Holmes) Van Brunt (1794-1876).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Anderson Bensel (1863-1922) — also known as John A. Bensel — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Bernardsville, Somerset County, N.J. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., 1863. Democrat. Engineer; worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad; in charge of construction on New York City's North River waterfront, 1889-95; New York state engineer and surveyor, 1911-14; major in the U.S. Army during World War I. Died, of myelitis, in Bernardsville, Somerset County, N.J., June 19, 1922 (age about 58 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Brownlee Bensel and Mary Maclay (Hogg) Bensel; married 1896 to Ella Louise Day.
      Abel Edward Blackmar (1852-1931) — also known as Abel E. Blackmar — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Newark, Wayne County, N.Y., August 21, 1852. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1908-22; defeated (Citizens Judiciary), 1906; appointed 1908; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court, 1917-22; director, Interborough Rapid Transit Company, 1922-31. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Phi Beta Kappa; American Bar Association. Died, in Brooklyn Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 14, 1931 (age 78 years, 177 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Orrin Blackmar (1819-1897) and Harriet (Hurd) Blackmar (1828-1854); married 1888 to Adelle Marx; nephew of Esbon Blackmar (1805-1857).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Curtis Coe Bean (1828-1904) — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn.; Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Tamworth, Carroll County, N.H., January 4, 1828. Republican. Lawyer; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1867-68; member of Arizona territorial senate, 1879; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Arizona Territory, 1885-87; defeated, 1876, 1886. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 1, 1904 (age 76 years, 28 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Mary Margaret Bradshaw (1835-1916).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Charles H. Ebbets Charles Hercules Ebbets (1859-1925) — also known as Charles H. Ebbets; Charlie Ebbets — of Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 29, 1859. Architect; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 12th District, 1896; owner, Brooklyn Dodgers professional baseball team, 1902-25. Died, from heart failure, in his suite at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 18, 1925 (age 65 years, 171 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, April 10, 1878, to Minnie Frances Amelia Broadbent (1858-1947); married, May 8, 1922, to Grace Eleanor Slade (1877-1959).
      Ebbets Field (built 1912, demolished 1960), ballpark for the Brooklyn Dodgers, in Brooklyn, New York, was named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Library of Congress
      Abraham Bogart Conger (1814-1887) — also known as Abraham B. Conger — of Waldberg (now Congers), Rockland County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 5, 1814. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state senate 7th District, 1852-53; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1864. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 24, 1887 (age 72 years, 323 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Smith Conger (1785-1860) and Sarah (Bogart) Conger (1789-1858); married, November 12, 1836, to Mary Rutgers McCrea Hedges (1819-1884); third cousin twice removed of Hugh Conger; fourth cousin once removed of James Lockwood Conger, Anson Griffith Conger, Harmon Sweatland Conger, Omar Dwight Conger (1818-1898), Moore Conger, Frederick Ward Conger, Chauncey Stewart Conger and Charles Franklin Conger.
      Political families: Conger family of New York; Conger-Hungerford family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      The community of Congers, New York, is named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Quincy Adams (1848-1911) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Lancaster, Coos County, N.H., October 26, 1848. Democrat. Real estate business; raised money to save "The Old Flag House", where Betsy Ross is reputed to have sewed the first American flag; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1896. Methodist. Member, Sons of the American Revolution. Died, of Bright's disease, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 14, 1911 (age 62 years, 80 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Harvey Adams and Nancy Dustin (Rowell) Adams; married, October 26, 1870, to Marie Adèle Negrin; father of Francis Alexandre Adams; second cousin once removed of Edgar Jacob Adams; third cousin of Charles Hall Adams; third cousin twice removed of Charles Adams, Jr.; third cousin four times removed of Samuel Adams (1722-1803).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts; Adams-Waite-Forshee-Cowan family of Dexter, Michigan; Pike family of Lubec, Maine; Kidder family of Connecticut; Adams-Rusling family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Alfred Ronald Conkling (1850-1917) — also known as Alfred R. Conkling — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 28, 1850. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1884; member of New York state assembly, 1892, 1895 (New York County 7th District 1892, New York County 8th District 1895). Killed himself by jumping to his death from a fourth-story window, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 18, 1917 (age 66 years, 355 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frederick Augustus Conkling; brother of Howard Conkling; married 1896 to Ethel Johnson (divorced 1912); nephew of Roscoe Conkling; grandson of Alfred Conkling; first cousin of Alfred Conkling Coxe (1847-1923).
      Political family: Conkling-Seymour family of Utica and New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Allison Leland Adams (1867-1920) — also known as Allison L. Adams — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Missouri, January, 1867. Republican. Manager, tax and insurance department, Equitable Trust Company; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1918. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Shriners; Royal Arcanum. Died in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 27, 1920 (age 53 years, 0 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    James Weldon Johnson James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938) — also known as James W. Johnson; James William Johnson — of Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla. Born in Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla., June 17, 1871. School principal; author; lawyer; U.S. Consul in Puerto Cabello, 1906-07; Dakar, 1907-08; Corinto, 1908-09; university professor. African ancestry. Member, NAACP; Sigma Pi Phi; Phi Beta Sigma; Freemasons. Author of the words to the song "Lift Every Voice and Sing," which became known as the "Negro National Anthem". Killed in a car-train collision, in Wiscasset, Lincoln County, Maine, June 26, 1938 (age 67 years, 9 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Johnson and Helen Louise (Dillet) Johnson; married 1910 to Grace Nail (1885-1976).
      The World War II Liberty ship SS James W. Johnson (built 1943, scrapped 1971) was named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: U.S. postage stamp (1988)
      Edward Held Wilson (1874-1942) — also known as Edward H. Wilson — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 24, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 10th District, 1940. Died, of cancer, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 26, 1942 (age 68 years, 94 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Isaac Crawford 'Ike' Wilson (1846-1916) and Elvina P. Wilson (died 1880); married to Eva Capron (1874-1965).
      Clarence Hungerford Mackay (1874-1938) — also known as Clarence H. Mackay — of Roslyn, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in San Francisco, Calif., April 17, 1874. Republican. Financier; Presidential Elector for New York, 1916. Catholic. Irish and English ancestry. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 12, 1938 (age 64 years, 209 days). Entombed at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John William Mackay (1831-1902) and Marie Louise Antoinette (Hungerford) Mackay (1843-1928); married, May 17, 1898, to Katherine Alexander Duer (1878-1930); married, July 18, 1931, to Anna Case (1888-1984); father of Katherine Duer Mackay (1900-1971; who married Kenneth O'Brien) and Ellin Blanca Mackay (1903-1988; married composer Irving Berlin); second cousin twice removed of Orville Hungerford (1790-1851); third cousin twice removed of Amaziah Brainard; fourth cousin once removed of Leveret Brainard.
      Political families: Weeks-Bigelow-Andrew-Prescott family; 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).
      The Mackay Mountains, in Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica, are named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Philip DePeyster (1772-1846) — of New York. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 5, 1772. Merchant; U.S. Consul in Curaçao, 1806-15; Basse-Terre, 1815-21. Died in 1846 (age about 74 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William DePeyster (1735-1803) and Elizabeth (Brasher) DePeyster (1735-1772); grandnephew of Johannes DePeyster; great-grandson of Johannes de Peyster; great-grandnephew of Abraham de Peyster; first cousin once removed of Matthew Clarkson; second cousin of James I. Roosevelt; second cousin once removed of Nicholas Roosevelt, Jr. and Robert Barnwell Roosevelt; second cousin twice removed of Corinne Roosevelt Robinson and Theodore Roosevelt; second cousin thrice removed of Theodore Douglas Robinson (1883-1934), Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth, Eleanor Roosevelt, Corinne Robinson Alsop, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. and William Sheffield Cowles; second cousin four times removed of James Roosevelt, Elliott Roosevelt, Corinne A. Chubb, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. and John deKoven Alsop; third cousin of Philip Peter Livingston; third cousin once removed of Charles Ludlow Livingston; third cousin twice removed of George Washington Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt; third cousin thrice removed of Nicholas Fish, Hamilton Fish, Jr., John Kean and Hamilton Fish Kean.
      Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Monroe family of Virginia and Washington (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Early American Foreign Service Database
      George Gardner Barnard (c.1829-1879) — also known as George G. Barnard — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., about 1829. Democrat. Lawyer; a close ally of corrupt New York City political boss William M. Tweed; Recorder, New York City, 1858-60; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1861-72; removed 1872; impeached by the New York legislature in 1872, on charges that he abused his judicial power through the takeover of several railroads, putting them under the control of receivers who were allied with "robber barons" Jay Gould and Jim Fisk; the Union Pacific and other railroads had to relocate their headquarters away from New York City to evade the jurisdiction of Barnard and Justice Albert Cardozo; Barnard was unanimously convicted by the Court of Impeachment, and also barred from holding office of any kind. Died, from Bright's disease, in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 27, 1879 (age about 50 years). Entombed at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frederic Barnard (1780-1866) and Margaret (Allen) Barnard (1792-1869); brother of Joseph Folger Barnard (1823-1904); married, June 29, 1859, to Frances Anderson (1840-1874).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Mali (1818-1899) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Verviers, Belgium, 1818. Importing business; Consul for Belgium in New York, N.Y., 1867-98. Belgian ancestry. Died, from pneumonia, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., July 10, 1899 (age about 81 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Henry William Theodore Mali; married to Annie M. Clark (1833-1888) and Maria Mullen (1844-1912); granduncle of Pierre Mali; great-granduncle of John Taylor Johnston Mali (1893-1950).
      Political family: Mali family of New York City, New York.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel T. Maddox (1854-1916) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., August, 1854. Republican. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1897-1916; died in office 1916. Died, from uraemic poisoning (kidney failure), in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 12, 1916 (age 61 years, 0 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Sarah T. (Bates) Maddox and Samuel T. Maddox (1830-1876); married to Helen Greene (1857-1933).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jasper W. Gilbert (1812-1898) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y.; Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Rome, Oneida County, N.Y., January 15, 1812. Lawyer; Monroe County District Attorney, 1840-45; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1866-82. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 10, 1898 (age 86 years, 26 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Alvah Waterman Burlingame, Jr. (1879-1952) — also known as Alvah W. Burlingame, Jr. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., August 22, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state senate 8th District, 1909-10, 1915-22; defeated, 1912, 1922; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 17th District, 1914. Died May 18, 1952 (age 72 years, 270 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alvah Waterman Burlingame (1832-1921) and Angeline (Chichester) Burlingame (1840-1925); married, November 30, 1910, to Emilie A. Butler (1884-1972); third cousin once removed of James Montgomery Burlingame (1836-1915); fourth cousin of James Montgomery Burlingame, Jr. and Edward Henry Holden; fourth cousin once removed of Joel Burlingame.
      Political families: Burlingame family of Vermont; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William H. Reynolds (1868-1931) — of Long Beach, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 29, 1868. Republican. Builder; real estate developer; member of New York state senate 3rd District, 1894-95; indicted by a grand jury in August 1917 for perjury, over his 1912 expert testimony on the value of land sought by the city for a park; the grand jury alleged that he falsely denied any personal interest in the realty company which owned the property; also indicted in October 1917, with three others, for conspiracy defraud the city of $500,000 by inflating the appraisal; the indictments were dismissed in May 1920 over the prosecutor's delay of the trial; village president of Long Beach, New York, 1921-22; mayor of Long Beach, N.Y., 1922-24; removed 1924; defeated, 1925; indicted on May 1, 1924, along with the Long Beach city treasurer, for misappropriating city funds in connection with a bond issue; tried in June 1924, convicted, sentenced to six months in the county jail, and automatically removed from office as mayor; released pending appeal; the Appellate Division reversed the conviction in June 1925 and ordered a new trial; the indictment was dismissed in June 1927. English and Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Elks; Freemasons. Died, from heart disease, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 13, 1931 (age 63 years, 0 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Reynolds and Margaret (McChesney) Reynolds; married to Elise Guerrier.
      Henry Rutgers Beekman (1845-1900) — also known as Henry R. Beekman — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 8, 1845. Lawyer; New York City Park Commissioner, 1885-87; president, New York City Board of Aldermen, 1887-88; New York City Corporation Counsel, 1888-89; superior court judge in New York, 1895; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1896-1900; died in office 1900. Dutch ancestry. Member, Psi Upsilon. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 17, 1900 (age 55 years, 9 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William F. Beekman and Catharine A. Beekman; married 1870 to Isabella Lawrence.
      Frederick Smyth (1832-1900) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in County Galway, Ireland, 1832. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1876; Presidential Elector for New York, 1876; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1896-1900; died in office 1900. Episcopalian; later Catholic. Member, Tammany Hall. Suffered a debilitating attack of vertigo, from which he never completely recovered, contracted pneumonia, and died, in the Dennis Hotel, Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., August 18, 1900 (age about 68 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Stephen Callaghan (1876-1952) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Lebanon, Laclede County, Mo., October 3, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; municipal judge in New York, 1912-15; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1915-29; appointed 1915; defeated, 1929; elected (Wet) delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment 1933, but did not serve. Episcopalian. Member, Elks; Freemasons. Died October 12, 1952 (age 76 years, 9 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Henry Callaghan and Lucy (Fulbright) Callaghan; married, November 28, 1905, to Ethel Van Dien (1884-1976).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Russell Benedict (1859-1936) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Great Neck Estates, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 25, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1912-25. Member, American Bar Association; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the Revolution. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Great Neck Estates, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., November 29, 1936 (age 77 years, 4 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Seth Williston Benedict (1803-1869) and Anna Elizabeth (Russell) Benedict; married, October 19, 1892, to May Gillette Sherwood (1872-1936).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jacob Morrill Patterson, Jr. (1838-1899) — also known as Jacob M. Patterson — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 20, 1838. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1872, 1880, 1884, 1888, 1892, 1896; member of New York state assembly from New York County 10th District, 1873; chair of New York County Republican Party, 1876, 1890-93; New York City Quarantine Commissioner, 1895-99. Died in Fordham, Bronx, New York County (now Bronx County), N.Y., May 31, 1899 (age 60 years, 345 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacob M. Patterson and Susan (Wheeler) Patterson; married, May 3, 1861, to Leah Frances Granger.
      Isaac Townsend Smith (1813-1906) — also known as Isaac T. Smith — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 12, 1813. Republican. Banker; Presidential Elector for New York, 1864; Consul-General for Siam in New York, N.Y., 1887-1900. Member, Union League. Died, from pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 30, 1906 (age 93 years, 18 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ebenezer Smith (1786-1864) and Eliza Ballard (Townsend) Smith (1787-1875); married to Elizabeth Ingalls Putnam (1816-1877); father of Anna T. Smith (who married George Bailey Loring (1817-1891)).
      Political families: Otis family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts; Pike family of Lubec, Maine; Adams-Baldwin-Otis family of Boston, Massachusetts; Crowninshield-Adams family of Savannah, Georgia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    William Clarke Vyse William Clarke Vyse (1895-1979) — Born in Babylon, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., June 16, 1895. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Vice Consul in Ottawa, 1920-22; Winnipeg, 1922-23; Paris, 1923-25; Algiers, 1925; Havana, 1925-29; U.S. Consul in Havana, 1930; Windsor, 1930; Stuttgart, 1930-31; Shanghai, 1931-39. Died in Laguna Hills, Orange County, Calif., November 11, 1979 (age 84 years, 148 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Edward Davis Vyse (1857-1906) and Virginia (Clarke) Vyse; married to Elizabeth Wise (1905-2001).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: U.S. passport application (1924)
      George Birch Abbott (1850-1908) — also known as George B. Abbott — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brookfield, Orange County, Vt., September 27, 1850. Democrat. Lawyer; Kings County Surrogate, 1889-1901; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1907-08; died in office 1908. Episcopalian. Member, Sigma Phi; Society of Colonial Wars. Died, from "blood poisoning" (infection), and pneumonia, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 10, 1908 (age 57 years, 136 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Franklin Abbott and Diancy (Pickering) Abbott; married, November 20, 1878, to Eva Topping Reeve.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Erastus Cornelius Benedict (1800-1880) — also known as Erastus C. Benedict — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Branford, New Haven County, Conn., March 19, 1800. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1848, 1864 (New York County 13th District 1848, New York County 7th District 1864); member, New York State Board of Regents, 1855; member of New York state senate 5th District, 1872-73. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 22, 1880 (age 80 years, 217 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. Joel Tyler Benedict (1772-1833) and Currence (Wheeler) Benedict (1777-1862); married to Caroline Margaret Bloodgood (1809-1886).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    George B. Agnew George Bliss Agnew (1868-1941) — also known as George B. Agnew — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., 1868. Republican. Stockbroker; director of mining companies and railroads; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900 (alternate), 1904 (alternate), 1908; member of New York state assembly from New York County 27th District, 1903-06; member of New York state senate 17th District, 1907-10. Presbyterian. English, French Huguenot, Scottish, and Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Union League; Sons of the Revolution. Died, of pneumonia, in New York Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 21, 1941 (age about 72 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Andrew Gifford Agnew and Mary Hervey (Bliss) Agnew; married 1908 to Emily D. Gruban.
      Image source: New York Red Book 1907
      Ernesto August Schernikow (1860-1933) — also known as Ernest Schernikow — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; San Francisco, Calif. Born in Berlin, Germany, October 13, 1860. Mineralogist; Vice-Consul for Salvador in New York, N.Y., 1891-96, 1899-1900; Vice-Consul for Central America in New York, N.Y., 1897-98; Vice-Consul for Honduras in New York, N.Y., 1899-1901; Vice-Consul for Nicaragua in New York, N.Y., 1899-1900; Consul for Salvador in New York, N.Y., 1904-07. Died in San Francisco, Calif., December 16, 1933 (age 73 years, 64 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Nicolás Francisco Veloz (1880-1957) — also known as Nicolás Veloz — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born December 27, 1880. Coffee business; Honorary Vice-Consul for Venezuela in New York, N.Y., 1915-45; Consul for Venezuela in New York, N.Y., 1946-50. Died in February, 1957 (age 76 years, 0 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frederick Seymour Gibbs (1845-1903) — also known as Frederick S. Gibbs; "The Wicked Gibbs" — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Seneca Falls, Seneca County, N.Y., March 22, 1845. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of New York state senate 8th District, 1884-85; member of New York state assembly from New York County 13th District, 1889-90; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1892, 1900; member of Republican National Committee from New York, 1896-1903. Died in Asbury Park, Monmouth County, N.J., September 21, 1903 (age 58 years, 183 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      See also Internet Movie Database profile
      William Mitchell (1801-1886) — Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 24, 1801. Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1871. Died in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., October 6, 1886 (age 85 years, 224 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Mitchell and Cornelia Mitchell; married, June 2, 1841, to Mary Penfold Berrien (1816-1895); father of John Murray Mitchell (1858-1905).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Ray Hamilton (1851-1890) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 18, 1851. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 11th District, 1881, 1886-89; in July 1889, while staying in Atlantic City, he was caught in a national scandal, after his wife, Eva, stabbed a nurse; she was arrested and tried; it came out that Eva was still married to another man, that she had bought a baby for $10 and told Hamilton he was the father, to induce him to marry her; when this was publicized, Hamilton sued for divorce; as the case dragged on, he moved to Wyoming to help a friend establish a hotel. While on a hunting trip, he drowned while attempting to ford the Snake River, in Uinta County (part now in Teton County), Wyo., August 23, 1890 (age 39 years, 158 days). Original interment somewhere in Teton County, Wyo.; reinterment in 1892 at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Schuyler Hamilton (1822-1903) and Cornelia (Ray) Hamilton (1829-1867); grandnephew of James Alexander Hamilton (1788-1878); great-grandson of Alexander Hamilton; great-grandnephew of Philip Jeremiah Schuyler; second great-grandson of Philip John Schuyler; second great-grandnephew of Stephen John Schuyler, Jeremiah Van Rensselaer and Robert Van Rensselaer; third great-grandson of Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746); fourth great-grandson of Stephanus Van Cortlandt, Robert Livingston the Younger and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); fourth great-grandnephew of Jacobus Van Cortlandt; fifth great-grandson of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724); fifth great-grandnephew of Robert Livingston the Elder; first cousin twice removed of Philip Schuyler; first cousin thrice removed of Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792) and Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer; first cousin four times removed of Stephanus Bayard, Volkert Petrus Douw, Hendrick Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, James Livingston and Killian Killian Van Rensselaer; first cousin five times removed of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775), Gilbert Livingston and Philip P. Schuyler; first cousin six times removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin twice removed of Henry Walter Livingston; second cousin thrice removed of Nicholas Bayard, Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Leonard Gansevoort, Leonard Gansevoort, Jr., Edward Livingston (1764-1836), Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847) and Maturin Livingston; second cousin four times removed of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Robert Gilbert Livingston, Philip Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775), William Livingston, James Jay, John Jay, Frederick Jay and Peter Samuel Schuyler; second cousin five times removed of Matthew Clarkson; third cousin once removed of Edward Livingston (1796-1840), Cortlandt Schuyler Van Rensselaer and John Eliot Thayer, Jr.; third cousin twice removed of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Peter Gansevoort, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Gerrit Smith and Elizabeth Cady Stanton; third cousin thrice removed of Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston, Henry Brockholst Livingston, Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr., Peter Augustus Jay and William Jay; fourth cousin once removed of Henry Bell Van Rensselaer, James Adams Ekin, John Jacob Astor III, Charles Ludlow Livingston and Bronson Murray Cutting.
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; VanRensselaer family of Albany, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Treat Irving (1778-1838) — also known as John T. Irving — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 26, 1778. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1816-17, 1818-20; common pleas court judge in New York, 1821-38. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 15, 1838 (age 59 years, 293 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Irving (1731-1807) and Sarah (Sanders) Irving (1738-1817); brother of William Irving (1766-1821), Peter Irving and Washington Irving.
      Political family: Irving family of New York City, New York.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Berri (1848-1917) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., September 12, 1848. Republican. Carpet merchant; printing business; newspaper publisher; officer or director of banks, electric utilities, and the New York Telephone Company; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904, 1908, 1912, 1916; delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1915; member, New York State Board of Regents, 1916-17. Congregationalist. Member, Union League. In 1911, he was arraigned on a charge of criminal libel over an article he published in his newspaper, brought by three candidates for Supreme Court, Herbert T. Ketcham, Patrick E. Callahan, and William Willett, Jr.; the case was withdrawn a few days later when the other two candidates discovered that Willett had indeed (as Berri charged) paid bribes for his nomination. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 19, 1917 (age 68 years, 219 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Berri ; married 1869 to Frances Williams Morris (died c.1910).
      Charles Henry Cotton (1845-1938) — also known as Charles H. Cotton — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., 1845. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 4th District, 1899-1902, 1905; defeated, 1902. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 15, 1938 (age about 92 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William H. Cotton.
      Stephen M. Griswold — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Member of New York state senate 3rd District, 1886-87. Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Seth Low Pierrepont (1884-1956) — of Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., December 12, 1884. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Ridgefield, 1921-27; delegate to Connecticut convention to ratify 21st amendment 24th District, 1933. Episcopalian. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 31, 1956 (age 71 years, 110 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Evelyn Pierrepont (1845-1911) and Ellen Almira (Low) Pierrepont (1846-1884); married, June 2, 1909, to Nathalie Elisabeth Chauncey (1887-1960); nephew of Seth Low; uncle of Jay Pierrepont Moffat (1896-1943) and Abbot Low Moffat (1901-1996); granduncle of Jay Pierrepont Moffat (1932-).
      Political family: White-Moffat-Low family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Francis Spies, Jr. (1840-1893) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 10, 1840. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; commission merchant; Portland cement importer; Vice-Consul for Honduras in New York, N.Y., 1887-93. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Tammany Hall. Died from a self-inflicted gunshot, in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 21, 1893 (age 53 years, 42 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Francis Spies (1810-1860) and Amanda Maria (Harding) Spies (1811-1870); married 1869 to Amelia L. Schwarzwaelder (1840-1904).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Daniel W. Tallmadge (c.1842-1894) — of Kings County, N.Y. Born in Saratoga County, N.Y., about 1842. School teacher; member of New York state assembly, 1879-80, 1888 (Kings County 9th District 1879, Kings County 11th District 1880, Kings County 12th District 1888). Died in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 15, 1894 (age about 52 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Henry Hilton — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1864; Greenback candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 16th District, 1878. Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      William W. Lee (c.1817-1882) — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born about 1817. Republican. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly, 1879. While depressed over the death of his wife, he killed himself by taking an ounce and a half of laudanum, in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., December 19, 1882 (age about 65 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Edward T. Backhouse (1806-1884) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., 1806. Fruit merchant; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 3rd District, 1851; president, Kings County Fire Insurance Company, 1861-84. Died, of pneumonia, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., September 28, 1884 (age about 78 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Jacques J. Stillwell (1827-1884) — also known as J. J. Stillwell — of Gravesend (now part of Brooklyn), Kings County, N.Y. Born in 1827. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 12th District, 1881-82. While suffering from an overdose of chloral hydrate, and fearing the onset of insanity, he shot himself, and died several days later, in Gravesend (now part of Brooklyn), Kings County, N.Y., December 14, 1884 (age about 57 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      John W. Degrauw (1797-1885) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 21, 1797. Fire fighter; member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1834. Died October 3, 1885 (age 88 years, 135 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Abraham J. S. Degrauw (1823-1856; fire fighter killed in the line of duty).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John C. Niglutsch (d. 1887) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Clerk at Castle Garden; organist; member of New York state assembly from New York County 10th District, 1882. Suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound, apparently while in a paranoid state, and died soon after, in Bellevue Hospital, New York, New York County, N.Y., November 8, 1887. Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Henry J. Cullen, Jr. (1841-1892) — of Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., 1841. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 2nd District, 1869-70. Episcopalian. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 7, 1892 (age about 50 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Edgar Montgomery Cullen (1843-?).
      Kiliaen Van Rensselaer (1845-1905) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., February 14, 1845. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; customhouse broker; Vice-Consul for Nicaragua in New York, N.Y., 1901. Presbyterian. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 26, 1905 (age 60 years, 285 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Paterson Van Rensselaer (1805-1872) and Sarah (Rogers) Van Rensselaer (1810-1887); married to Olivia Phelps Atterbury (1848-1923); nephew of Henry Bell Van Rensselaer; grandson of Stephen Van Rensselaer; grandnephew of Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer and Rensselaer Westerlo; great-grandson of William Paterson; second great-grandson of Philip Livingston; second great-grandnephew of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston and William Livingston; third great-grandson of Dirck Ten Broeck; third great-grandnephew of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775) and Gilbert Livingston; fourth great-grandson of Stephanus Van Cortlandt, Robert Livingston the Elder and Pieter Van Brugh; fourth great-grandnephew of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724), Jacobus Van Cortlandt, Johannes Cuyler and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); fifth great-grandson of Dirck Wesselse Ten Broeck; first cousin once removed of Philip Schuyler; first cousin twice removed of Edward Philip Livingston and John Eliot Thayer, Jr.; first cousin thrice removed of Philip P. Schuyler, Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston, James Livingston and Henry Brockholst Livingston; first cousin four times removed of Stephanus Bayard, Robert Gilbert Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775), Philip John Schuyler and Stephen John Schuyler; first cousin five times removed of Robert Livingston the Younger, Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746), Cornelis Cuyler and John Cruger, Jr.; first cousin six times removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin once removed of Edward Livingston (1796-1840); second cousin twice removed of Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792), Peter Samuel Schuyler, Henry Walter Livingston, Peter Augustus Jay (1776-1843), William Jay and Charles Ludlow Livingston (1800-1873); second cousin thrice removed of Volkert Petrus Douw, Nicholas Bayard, Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer, Hendrick Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr., Killian Killian Van Rensselaer, Edward Livingston (1764-1836) and Philip Jeremiah Schuyler; second cousin four times removed of James Jay, Henry Cruger, John Jay and Frederick Jay; third cousin once removed of Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Gerrit Smith, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, John Jay II and Robert Reginald Livingston; third cousin twice removed of Leonard Gansevoort, Leonard Gansevoort, Jr., Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer, James Alexander Hamilton (1788-1878), Peter Gansevoort and Hamilton Fish; fourth cousin of Nicholas Fish, Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936), John Kean, Hamilton Fish Kean and Charles Ludlow Livingston (1870-?); fourth cousin once removed of Gilbert Livingston Thompson, James Adams Ekin, John Jacob Astor III, Herbert Livingston Satterlee, Peter Augustus Jay (1877-1933), Bronson Murray Cutting, Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991), Robert Winthrop Kean and Brockholst Livingston.
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; VanRensselaer family of Albany, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Wilton Brooks (1854-1916) — also known as J. Wilton Brooks — of Garrison, Putnam County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 19, 1854. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Putnam County, 1883; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1884. Died in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., July 6, 1916 (age 62 years, 78 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Brooks (1810-1873) and Mary Louisa (Randolph) Brooks; married, November 29, 1893, to Florence Miller (died 1902); married, April 2, 1912, to Frances (Reese) Beadel.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Pike family of Lubec, Maine (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Fred C. Williams (1858-1920) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., 1858. Republican. Journalist; advertising business; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908. Member, Union League. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 14, 1920 (age about 61 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Michael J. Dady (c.1850-1921) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., about 1850. Republican. Contractor; Presidential Elector for New York, 1900, 1920; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904, 1908, 1912, 1916. Died, of pneumonia, in St. Mary's Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., June 2, 1921 (age about 71 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Ambrose Orville Neal (1856-1923) — also known as Ambrose O. Neal — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 9, 1856. Republican. Heating contractor; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900 (alternate), 1904, 1916 (alternate), 1920 (alternate); Presidential Elector for New York, 1908. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 21, 1923 (age 66 years, 318 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1887 to Rose Magdalene Kleber (1866-1909).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edward Bell (1882-1924) — of New York. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 9, 1882. U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul General in Cairo, 1909-11; counsellor of U.S. embassy in Japan, 1919-21, and in China, 1922-24. Died, from heart failure, in Peking (Beijing), China, October 28, 1924 (age 42 years, 80 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Helen Augusta (Wilmerding) Bell (1856-1936) and Edward Bell (1860-1902; New York City Park Commissioner).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thorndyke Corning McKennee (1857-1924) — also known as Thorndyke C. McKennee — of Rockaway Beach, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 4, 1857. Republican. Lawyer; real estate business; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1920. Died in Rockaway Park, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., April 21, 1924 (age 66 years, 353 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Guilford McKennee and Caroline Mary (Wilder) McKennee; married to Sarah Guilford Stone (1857-1893).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Leon Abbett (c.1867-1928) — of Hoboken, Hudson County, N.J. Born about 1867. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1899-1901. Died in East Orange, Essex County, N.J., April 15, 1928 (age about 61 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Leon Abbett (1836-1894).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      David Henry Ralston (1863-1930) — also known as D. Harry Ralston — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Baltimore, Md., January 22, 1863. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904 (alternate), 1908 (alternate), 1924; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 1st District, 1907. Member, Elks. Died, from a heart ailment and a cerebral hemorrhage, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 4, 1930 (age 67 years, 72 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Ebba M. Winslow (1865-1952) — also known as Ebba M. Loewenmark — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Rosedale, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in Gothenberg (Göteborg), Sweden, November 5, 1865. Republican. Naturalized U.S. citizen; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1920, 1924, 1932; candidate for New York state assembly from Queens County 4th District, 1921; member of New York Republican State Committee, 1930-36. Female. Swedish ancestry. Died in Hempstead, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., May 5, 1952 (age 86 years, 182 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, May 24, 1893, to Charles Howard Winslow (1854-1938).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Reinald Werrenrath Reinald Werrenrath (1883-1953) — Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., August 7, 1883. Republican. Opera singer; honored guest, Republican National Convention, 1936. Danish ancestry. Died, following a heart attack, in Physicians' Hospital, Plattsburgh, Clinton County, N.Y., September 12, 1953 (age 70 years, 36 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Werrenrath; married 1909 to Ada Peterson (divorced 1927); married 1928 to Verna True Nidig (divorced 1941); married 1942 to Frances M. Aston (1899-1962).
      Epitaph: "Singer"
      See also Wikipedia article — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Library of Congress
      John Feitner — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908 (alternate), 1912 (alternate), 1916 (alternate), 1924. Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Augusta Schlegel.
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Thomas Peck Ochiltree (1837-1902) — of Marshall, Harrison County, Tex. Born in Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County, Tex., October 26, 1837. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1860; major in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Texas 7th District, 1883-85. Died in Hot Springs, Bath County, Va., November 25, 1902 (age 65 years, 30 days). Original interment at Green-Wood Cemetery; reinterment in 1903 at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y.
      Relatives: Son of William Beck Ochiltree (1811-1867).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Other politicians who have monuments here:
      Townsend Scudder (1865-1960) — of Glen Head, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Northport, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., July 26, 1865. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 1st District, 1899-1901, 1903-05; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1907-20, 1927-35; defeated, 1920; appointed 1927; candidate for judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1921; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 2nd Department, 1933. Member, Freemasons. Died in Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn., February 22, 1960 (age 94 years, 211 days). Interment at Putnam Cemetery, Greenwich, Conn.; cenotaph at Green-Wood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Townsend Scudder (1828-1874) and Sarah Maria (Frost) Scudder; married, June 3, 1891, to Mary Dannat Thayer (1866-1924); nephew of Henry Joel Scudder; great-grandson of Henry Scudder; fourth cousin once removed of Caleb Scudder (1795-1866).
      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


    Holy Cross Cemetery
    3620 Tilden Avenue
    Brooklyn, Kings County, New York
    Founded 1849
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    William R. Grace William Russell Grace (1832-1904) — also known as William R. Grace — of Callao, Peru; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Queenstown (now Cobh), Ireland, May 10, 1832. Democrat. Steamship business; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1881-82, 1885-86; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1888. Catholic. Died, from pneumonia and kidney problems, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 21, 1904 (age 71 years, 316 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Grace and Ellen Mary (Russell) Grace; married, September 11, 1859, to Lillius Gilchrist.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Image source: Official NY: from Cleveland to Hughes (1911)
      Ardolph Loges Kline (1858-1930) — also known as Ardolph L. Kline — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born near Newton, Sussex County, N.J., February 21, 1858. Republican. Colonel in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1913; U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1921-23; defeated, 1922. Episcopalian. German and Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, United Spanish War Veterans; Sons of Veterans; Royal Arcanum. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 13, 1930 (age 72 years, 234 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Anthony Kline and Margaret (Busby) Kline; married, November 25, 1886, to Frances A. Phalon.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      James J. Byrne (1863-1930) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 8, 1863. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 9th District, 1905; borough president of Brooklyn, New York, 1926-30; died in office 1930. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Elks; Knights of Columbus. Died, from gallstones, in Brooklyn Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 14, 1930 (age 66 years, 340 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Richard Byrne and Bridget (Lawrey) Byrne; married 1906 to May A. Sesnon (sister-in-law of John Henry McCooey (1864-1934)); uncle by marriage of John Henry McCooey, Jr..
      Political family: McCooey-Ambro family of Brooklyn, New York.
      Henry Hesterberg (c.1882-1950) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Flatbush, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., about 1882. Democrat. Borough president of Brooklyn, New York, 1930-33; defeated, 1933; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1930-36, 1948; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1932, 1936, 1940. Died, in Midwood Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., July 3, 1950 (age about 68 years). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Hesterberg .
    Thomas H. Cullen Thomas Henry Cullen (1868-1944) — also known as Thomas H. Cullen — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 29, 1868. Democrat. Marine insurance business; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 3rd District, 1896-98; member of New York state senate 3rd District, 1899-1918; U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1919-44; died in office 1944; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1940 (alternate); member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1930-36; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 5th District, 1938. Died in Washington, D.C., March 1, 1944 (age 75 years, 338 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: New York Red Book 1907
      Andrew Lawrence Somers (1895-1949) — also known as Andrew L. Somers — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 21, 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; U.S. Representative from New York, 1925-49 (6th District 1925-45, 10th District 1945-49); died in office 1949. Died in St. Albans, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., April 6, 1949 (age 54 years, 16 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John James Rooney (1903-1975) — also known as John J. Rooney — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 29, 1903. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1944, 1952 (alternate), 1964; U.S. Representative from New York, 1944-74 (4th District 1944-45, 12th District 1945-53, 14th District 1953-74). Catholic. Member, Elks; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Knights of Columbus. Died in Washington, D.C., October 26, 1975 (age 71 years, 331 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
    Thomas Kinsella Thomas Kinsella (1832-1884) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in County Wexford, Ireland, December 31, 1832. Democrat. Newspaper editor; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1864, 1876; postmaster at Brooklyn, N.Y., 1866-67; U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1871-73. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 11, 1884 (age 51 years, 42 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Image source: Library of Congress
      John Joseph Delaney (1878-1948) — also known as John J. Delaney — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., August 21, 1878. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904; U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1918-19, 1931-48; died in office 1948. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 18, 1948 (age 70 years, 89 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles J. Delaney and Jane (Brazier) Delaney; married, February 24, 1925, to Lotti S. Brochert.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Henry McCooey (1864-1934) — also known as John H. McCooey; "Tammany's Uncle John" — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 18, 1864. Democrat. Shipyard worker; candidate for borough president of Brooklyn, New York, 1909; chair of Kings County Democratic Party, 1910-34; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912, 1916, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1930; Presidential Elector for New York, 1932; member of Democratic National Committee from New York, 1933-34; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died, of myocarditis, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 21, 1934 (age 69 years, 217 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John H. McCooey and Anna (Hanlon) McCooey; brother of Anna McCooey (who married Edward J. Dowling (1875-?)); married, January 17, 1899, to Catharine I. Sesnon (sister-in-law of James J. Byrne); father of John Henry McCooey, Jr..
      Political family: McCooey-Ambro family of Brooklyn, New York.
      Donald Lawrence O'Toole (1902-1964) — also known as Donald L. O'Toole — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., August 1, 1902. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York, 1937-53 (8th District 1937-45, 13th District 1945-53); defeated, 1952, 1954, 1956. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Eagles; Moose. Died in Ocala, Marion County, Fla., September 12, 1964 (age 62 years, 42 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas J. O'Toole and Jane R. (Healy) O'Toole; married, February 12, 1930, to Mary T. Martin.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Felix Campbell (1829-1902) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 28, 1829. Democrat. Engineer; banker; U.S. Representative from New York, 1883-91 (4th District 1883-85, 2nd District 1885-91). Irish ancestry. Died, of pneumonia, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 8, 1902 (age 73 years, 253 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Edward Cleary (1849-1932) — also known as William E. Cleary — of New York. Born in Ellenville, Ulster County, N.Y., July 20, 1849. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1918-21, 1923-27; defeated, 1920. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., December 20, 1932 (age 83 years, 153 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Joseph Heffernan (1888-1967) — also known as James J. Heffernan — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 8, 1888. Democrat. Architect; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1930-36, 1948; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1932; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 6th District, 1938; U.S. Representative from New York, 1941-53 (5th District 1941-45, 11th District 1945-53). Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died in Long Branch, Monmouth County, N.J., January 27, 1967 (age 78 years, 80 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Michael Clancy (1837-1903) — also known as John M. Clancy — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in County Queens (now County Laois), Ireland, May 7, 1837. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly, 1878-81 (Kings County 1st District 1878-79, Kings County 4th District 1880-81); U.S. Representative from New York, 1889-95 (4th District 1889-93, 2nd District 1893-95); defeated, 1896. Died in Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont., July 25, 1903 (age 66 years, 79 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Denis M. Hurley Denis Michael Hurley (1843-1899) — also known as Denis M. Hurley — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Limerick, Ireland, March 14, 1843. Republican. Carpenter; building contractor; candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 1st District, 1881; U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1895-99; defeated, 1898; died in office 1899. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Union League. Suffered a stroke of paralysis on November 10, 1898, and died three months later, in Hot Springs, Bath County, Va., February 26, 1899 (age 55 years, 349 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
    John J. Bennett John James Bennett (1894-1967) — also known as John J. Bennett — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 2, 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; New York state attorney general, 1931-42; defeated, 1938; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 4th District, 1938; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1940; candidate for Governor of New York, 1942. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Phi Delta Phi; Catholic War Veterans; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Elks; Eagles. One of the organizers of the American Legion. Also served as Deputy Mayor of New York City, Corporation Counsel of the City of New York, Chief Justice of the Court of Special Sessions, and Chairman of the New York City Planning Commission. Died, of a heart attack, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 4, 1967 (age 73 years, 216 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John James Bennett and Kathryn (O'Brien) Bennett; married, September 4, 1923, to Evelyn Anne Cogan.
      Image source: New York Red Book 1936
      Thomas Francis Magner (1860-1945) — also known as Thomas F. Magner — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 8, 1860. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 6th District, 1888; U.S. Representative from New York, 1889-95 (5th District 1889-93, 6th District 1893-95); Independence League candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1906. Died, in his room at the Hotel Bossert, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., December 22, 1945 (age 85 years, 289 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Uncle of John Francis Carew (1873-1951).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Daniel Joseph Griffin (1880-1926) — also known as Daniel J. Griffin — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 26, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1913-17; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1916; Kings County Sheriff, 1918-19. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks. Died, following surgery for appendicitis, in St. Mary's Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., December 11, 1926 (age 46 years, 260 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Daniel O'Reilly (1838-1911) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Limerick, Ireland, June 3, 1838. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1879-81; defeated (Independent Democratic), 1880. Died in Bayville, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., September 23, 1911 (age 73 years, 112 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Matthew Vincent O'Malley (1878-1931) — also known as Matthew V. O'Malley — of New York. Born in New York, 1878. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1931; died in office 1931. Died May 26, 1931 (age about 52 years). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography
      James Henry O'Brien (1860-1924) — also known as James H. O'Brien — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Jamaica, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., July 15, 1860. Democrat. Member of New York state senate 10th District, 1911-12; U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1913-15; defeated, 1914; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1916. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., September 2, 1924 (age 64 years, 49 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Michael F. Walsh (1894-1956) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 24, 1894. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, 1938-39; secretary of state of New York, 1939-42; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1943-54; retired 1954. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., July 22, 1956 (age 62 years, 149 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Patrick Walsh (New York City Fire Commissioner); married to Catherine Dundon.
      Luke D. Stapleton (1869-1923) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., December 11, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1908-17; defeated, 1906; appointed 1908; resigned 1917; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court, 1913-17. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Delta Phi; Knights of Columbus. Died, from pneumonia, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 12, 1923 (age 53 years, 63 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Stapleton and Catharine (Quinn) Stapleton; married, August 29, 1893, to Catharine F. Nowlen.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Eugene F. O'Connor (d. 1928) — of New York. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1886; member of New York state senate 3rd District, 1888-89. Died in 1928. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Peter P. Smith (c.1877-1960) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., about 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1933-45; appointed 1933; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court, 1936. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Suffered a heart attack, and died a few hours later, in Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 3, 1960 (age about 83 years). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      William Joseph Kelly (1860-1927) — also known as William J. Kelly — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 13, 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1903-27; died in office 1927. Died, in Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 11, 1927 (age 67 years, 181 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Kelly and Mary (Holden) Kelly; married 1883 to Elizabeth A. Scott (died 1906).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Arthur S. Somers — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1894; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912 (alternate), 1916 (alternate), 1928. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      John Henry McCooey, Jr. (1899-1948) — also known as John H. McCooey, Jr. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., December 7, 1899. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1932-48; died in office 1948. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., June 23, 1948 (age 48 years, 199 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Henry McCooey (1864-1934); married to Helen Cornell; father of Helen McCooey (who married Jerome Anthony Ambro, Jr.); nephew by marriage of James J. Byrne.
      Political family: McCooey-Ambro family of Brooklyn, New York.
      William John Carr (1862-1917) — also known as William J. Carr — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 10, 1862. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1907-17; died in office 1917. Catholic. Died in Good Ground (now Hampton Bays), Long Island, Suffolk County, N.Y., August 5, 1917 (age 54 years, 299 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Cornelius Carr and Mary (Gallagher) Carr; married, October 28, 1887, to Julia Fryer (1865-1917).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Peter J. Hamill (c.1886-1930) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1886. Democrat. Lawyer; insurance business; member of New York state assembly, 1916-30 (New York County 2nd District 1916-17, New York County 1st District 1918-30); died in office 1930. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, from complications of appendicitis surgery, in Polyclinic Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 13, 1930 (age about 44 years). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Frank J. Taylor (1884-1958) — also known as Frank J. Barrett, Jr. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 15, 1884. Democrat. Riveter; real estate business; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 3rd District, 1913-25; Kings County Sheriff, 1926-28; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928 (alternate), 1932 (alternate), 1940, 1944 (alternate), 1948 (alternate), 1952 (alternate), 1956 (alternate); New York City Commissioner of Welfare, 1930-34; New York City Controller, 1935-37; assistant to the president of Todd Shipyards; president, American Merchant Marine Institute (chief negotiator with East Coast maritime unions), 1938-53; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1956. Catholic. Member, Elks. Died, from a heart ailment, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 7, 1958 (age 74 years, 53 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Adoptive son of James Taylor; son of Frank J. Barrett; married to Josephine McCarthy.
    James V. Mangano James V. Mangano (c.1905-1988) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born about 1905. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 8th District, 1935-37; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936 (alternate), 1940, 1956, 1960, 1964; Kings County Sheriff, 1938-42; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1948. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Died, of cancer, in Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 28, 1988 (age about 83 years). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Rose Mancaruso; father of Guy James Mangano (1930-).
      Image source: New York Red Book 1936
      William Hughes (1857-1906) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., 1857. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District 1906, but died before election. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Royal Arcanum; Elks. Died, from pneumonia, following appendicitis surgery, in St. Peter's Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 2, 1906 (age about 49 years). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Patrick Hughes and Dorothy (Singer) Hughes.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edward Ward McMahon (1884-1936) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in 1884. Democrat. Candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1920; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1932, 1936. Died in 1936 (age about 52 years). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Gertrude F. Vaughan (1896-1993).
      John F. Jameson (1879-1937) — also known as Bud Jameson — of Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 12, 1879. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 16th District, 1911; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died of broncho-pneumonia, May 14, 1937 (age 58 years, 2 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Michael A. Scudi (1872-1937) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in 1872. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912. Died in 1937 (age about 65 years). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Gaetano Parisi (1877-1949) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Palermo, Sicily, Italy, August 28, 1877. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 2nd District, 1904; City Marshal of New York City; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1944. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Member, Sons of Italy. Died January 2, 1949 (age 71 years, 127 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Thomas G. Parisi (who married Helen R. Manzi (1912-1999)), Leonard V. Parisi and Joseph E. Parisi.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Quentin Reynolds Quentin James Reynolds (1902-1965) — also known as Quentin Reynolds — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, April 11, 1902. Democrat. Journalist; World War II war correspondent; speaker, Democratic National Convention, 1944. Member, Delta Tau Delta. Died in San Francisco, Calif., March 17, 1965 (age 62 years, 340 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James J. Reynolds and Katharine (Mahoney) Reynolds; married to Virginia Pine.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books by Quentin Reynolds: They Fought for the Sky: The Dramatic Story of the First War in the Air (1957) — The Fiction Factory (1955) — Courtroom: The Story of Samuel S. Liebowitz (1950) — Known But To God (1960) — The Curtain Rises (1944) — Custer's Last Stand (1951) — The Battle of Britain (1953) — Officially Dead: The Story of Commander C.D. Smith (1945) — The Wounded Don't Cry (1941) — By Quentin Reynolds [autobiography] (1963) — A London Diary (1941) — I, Willie Sutton: The Personal Story of the Most Daring Bank Robber and Jail Breaker of Our Time (1953) — Winston Churchill, the Courageous Adventurer, the Rebellious Politician, the Inspiring War Leader (1963) — The FBI (1954) — Convoy (1942) — Only the Stars are Neutral (1942) — Dress Rehearsal: The Story of Dieppe (1943) — Seventy Thousand To One: True War Adventure (1946) — The Amazing Mr. Doolittle: A Biography of Lieutenant General James H. Doolittle (1953) — Headquarters (1955) — Minister of Death: The Adolf Eichmann Story (1960) — The Wright Brothers: Pioneers of American Aviation (1950, for young readers)
      Image source: Los Angeles Times
      Thomas G. Parisi (1905-1972) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., September 24, 1905. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964; Kings County Public Administrator, 1964-72. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Died in Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla., January 27, 1972 (age 66 years, 125 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Pietra 'Beatrice' (Calia) Parisi (1877-1964) and Gaetano Parisi (1877-1949); brother of Leonard V. Parisi and Joseph E. Parisi; married to Helen R. Manzi.
      Political family: Parisi family of Brooklyn, New York.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Gertrude McMahon (1896-1993) — also known as Gertrude F. Vaughan — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born October 12, 1896. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920, 1924. Female. Died April 15, 1993 (age 96 years, 185 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Edward Ward McMahon (1884-1936).


    Maimonides Cemetery
    Brooklyn, Kings County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Israel Frederick Fischer (1858-1940) — also known as Israel F. Fischer — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 17, 1858. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York Republican State Executive Committee, 1888-90; U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1895-99; defeated, 1898; member, U.S. Board of General Appraisers, 1899-1927; Judge of U.S. Customs Court, 1927-33. Jewish. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 16, 1940 (age 81 years, 212 days). Interment at Maimonides Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Isaac Fischer and Hannah (Sarner) Fischer; married, October 11, 1895, to Clara Groedel.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel Hamilton Kaufman (1893-1960) — of New York. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 26, 1893. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1948. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association. Died May 5, 1960 (age 66 years, 192 days). Interment at Maimonides Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Prospect Park
    Brooklyn, Kings County, New York

    Politicians who have monuments here:
      James Samuel Thomas Stranahan (1808-1898) — also known as James S. T. Stranahan; "Father of Prospect Park" — of Oneida County, N.Y.; Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Peterboro, Madison County, N.Y., August 25, 1808. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County, 1838; U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1855-57; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1860. Died September 3, 1898 (age 90 years, 9 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery; statue at Prospect Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Howard Payne (1791-1852) — also known as John H. Payne — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 9, 1791. Actor; playwright; author of the lines which were later adapted as the song "Home Sweet Home"; U.S. Consul in Tunis, 1842-45, 1851-52, died in office 1852. Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, 1970. Died in Tunis, Tunisia, April 10, 1852 (age 60 years, 306 days). Original interment at St. George's Protestant Cemetery, Tunis, Tunisia; reinterment in 1883 at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.; memorial monument at Prospect Park.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. John's Cemetery
    Brooklyn, Kings County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      David Joseph O'Connell (1868-1930) — also known as David J. O'Connell — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 25, 1868. Democrat. Bookseller; U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1919-21, 1923-30; defeated, 1920; died in office 1930; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920. Catholic. Member, Royal Arcanum; Elks. Died in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., December 29, 1930 (age 62 years, 4 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James O'Connell and Mary O'Connell; married 1893 to Mary Agnes Green.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Francis Quayle (1868-1930) — also known as John F. Quayle — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., December 1, 1868. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920 (alternate), 1924; U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1923-30; died in office 1930. Member, Elks; Knights of Columbus. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 27, 1930 (age 61 years, 361 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Francis Joseph Quayle and Mary (McGarrigle) Quayle; married, February 16, 1898, to Katherine J. Sullivan.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Valentine J. Riedman (1866-1922) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in 1866. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 6th District, 1899. Died in 1922 (age about 56 years). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.


    St. Raymond's Cemetery
    Brooklyn, Kings County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      James Martin Fitzpatrick (1869-1949) — also known as James M. Fitzpatrick — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Mass., June 27, 1869. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 24th District, 1927-45. Catholic. Member, Elks; Knights of Columbus; Moose. Died in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., April 10, 1949 (age 79 years, 287 days). Interment at St. Raymond's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Fitzpatrick and Ellen (Burke) Fitzpatrick; married to Laura B. Stevenson (1886-1969).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Kerrigan (1828-1899) — of New York. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., December 25, 1828. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1861-63. Irish ancestry. Died November 1, 1899 (age 70 years, 311 days). Interment at St. Raymond's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Salem Fields Cemetery
    Brooklyn, Kings County, New York
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Harry Frank Guggenheim (1890-1971) — also known as Harry F. Guggenheim — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in West End, Long Branch, Monmouth County, N.J., August 23, 1890. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; mining and smelting business; U.S. Ambassador to Cuba, 1929-33; co-founder, with his wife Alicia, of Newsday, the daily newspaper of Long Island, New York. Jewish. Died, of cancer, in Sloan-Kettering Memorial Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 22, 1971 (age 80 years, 152 days). Interment at Salem Fields Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Guggenheim (1856-1930) and Florence (Schloss) Guggenheim; brother of Meyer Robert Guggenheim; married, November 9, 1910, to Helen Rosenberg (divorced 1923); married, February 3, 1923, to Caroline (Morton) Potter (divorced 1939; daughter of Paul Morton; sister of Pauline Morton Sabin; granddaughter of Julius Sterling Morton); married, July 1, 1939, to Alicia (Patterson) Brooks (1907-1963; daughter of Joseph Medill Patterson; great-granddaughter of Joseph Meharry Medill (1823-1899)); nephew of Solomon R. Guggenheim and Simon Guggenheim.
      Political family: McCormick-Guggenheim-Morton-Medill family of Illinois and New York.
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Maxwell Milton Rabb (1910-2002) — also known as Maxwell M. Rabb — of Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., September 28, 1910. Republican. Lawyer; administrative assistant to U.S. Sen. Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., 1937-43, and U.S. Sen. Sinclair Weeks, 1944; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1952, 1956; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1976, 1980; U.S. Ambassador to Italy, 1981-89. Jewish. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; American Bar Association. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 9, 2002 (age 91 years, 254 days). Interment at Salem Fields Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Solomon Rabb and Rose (Kostick) Rabb; married, November 2, 1939, to Ruth Cridenberg.
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Isaac Siegel (1880-1947) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, 1880. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 20th District, 1915-23; defeated, 1924; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1916 (alternate), 1920, 1924, 1936. Jewish. Died in 1947 (age about 67 years). Interment at Salem Fields Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Schulum, Jr. (d. 1906) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Cigar manufacturer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 12th District, 1896-98. German ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Tammany Hall. Died, of pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 4, 1906. Interment at Salem Fields Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Schulum.
      Edward Lauterbach (1844-1923) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born August 12, 1844. Republican. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1894; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900, 1904. Jewish. Died March 4, 1923 (age 78 years, 204 days). Interment at Salem Fields Cemetery.
      Felix Moritz Warburg (1871-1937) — also known as Felix M. Warburg — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Hamburg, Germany, January 14, 1871. Republican. Naturalized U.S. citizen; financier; philanthropist; Presidential Elector for New York, 1908. Jewish. Died, from a heart attack, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 20, 1937 (age 66 years, 279 days). Interment at Salem Fields Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Frieda Schiff; grandfather of Felicia Warburg (who married Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. (1914-1988)).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Solomon R. Guggenheim (1861-1949) — of New York. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 2, 1861. Republican. Mining, smelting, and railroad executive; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1924. Jewish. Founder of the Guggenheim Museum in New York City. Died near Port Washington, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., November 3, 1949 (age 88 years, 274 days). Interment at Salem Fields Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Meyer Guggenheim and Barbara (Myers) Guggenheim; brother of Simon Guggenheim; married 1895 to Irene Rothschild (aunt of V. Henry Rothschild II); uncle of Meyer Robert Guggenheim and Harry Frank Guggenheim (1890-1971).
      Political family: McCormick-Guggenheim-Morton-Medill family of Illinois and New York.


    The Evergreens Cemetery
    1629 Bushwick Avenue
    Brooklyn, Kings County, New York
    Founded 1849
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      George Henry Lindsay (1837-1916) — also known as George H. Lindsay — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 7, 1837. Democrat. Real estate business; hotelier; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 7th District, 1882-86; Kings County Coroner, 1887-92; U.S. Representative from New York, 1901-13 (6th District 1901-03, 2nd District 1903-13). Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 25, 1916 (age 79 years, 139 days). Interment at The Evergreens Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father-in-law of Stephen Andrew Rudd; father of George Washington Lindsay; grandfather of Roy H. Rudd (1896?-?).
      Political family: Lindsay-Rudd family of Brooklyn, New York.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Washington Lindsay (1865-1938) — also known as George W. Lindsay — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 28, 1865. Democrat. Real estate business; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 13th District, 1920; U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1923-35; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1930. Died March 15, 1938 (age 72 years, 352 days). Interment at The Evergreens Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: George Washington
      Relatives: Son of George Henry Lindsay (1837-1916); brother-in-law of Stephen Andrew Rudd; uncle of Roy H. Rudd.
      Political family: Lindsay-Rudd family of Brooklyn, New York.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Tappan Dunwell (1852-1908) — also known as Charles T. Dunwell — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Newark, Wayne County, N.Y., February 13, 1852. Republican. Lawyer; insurance agent; member of New York Republican State Committee, 1891-92; U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1903-08; died in office 1908. Member, Kappa Alpha Society. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., June 12, 1908 (age 56 years, 120 days). Interment at The Evergreens Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Almerin Dunwell and Elizabeth (Hill) Dunwell; brother of James Winslow Dunwell (1850-1907); married, April 22, 1880, to Emma B. Williams.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Stephen Andrew Rudd (1874-1936) — also known as Stephen A. Rudd — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, December 11, 1874. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1931-36; died in office 1936. Died March 31, 1936 (age 61 years, 111 days). Interment at The Evergreens Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son-in-law of George Henry Lindsay; son of Robert J. Rudd (1856?-?); brother-in-law of George Washington Lindsay; father of Roy H. Rudd.
      Political family: Lindsay-Rudd family of Brooklyn, New York.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Goodwin Bennett (1863-1914) — also known as Charles G. Bennett — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., December 11, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; banker; U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1895-99; defeated, 1892, 1898; Secretary of the U.S. Senate, 1900-12. Member, Union League. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 25, 1914 (age 50 years, 165 days). Interment at The Evergreens Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George C. Bennett (1818?-?); married to Marie Louise Floyd-Smith (died 1913); married 1914 to Marguerite Tennant.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Forte Willett, Jr. (1869-1938) — also known as William Willett, Jr. — of Far Rockaway, Queens, Queens County, N.Y.; Woodmere, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 27, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1907-11; defeated, 1904; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1911; indicted in 1912 on charges that he bought the nomination for Supreme Court justice; tried and convicted in 1914, sentenced to one year in prison and fined $1,000; released on parole in 1916. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks. Died, from a heart attack, in his room at the Hotel McAlpin, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 12, 1938 (age 68 years, 77 days). Interment at The Evergreens Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Willett and Marion Willett; married 1895 to Marie Rebecca Van Tassel (1872-1950).
      Cross-reference: William Berri — Joseph Cassidy
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Baker (1862-1943) — also known as "Anti-Pass Baker" — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England, April 1, 1862. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly, 1894; U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1903-05; defeated, 1904, 1906. Advocate of "Single Tax" and other reforms; noted for his opposition to free railroad passes for public officials. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., June 15, 1943 (age 81 years, 75 days). Interment at The Evergreens Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1887 to Gertrude A. Zoller.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jacob Worth (1838-1905) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., 1838. Republican. Member of New York state assembly, 1864-66, 1868, 1873-76, 1878 (Kings County 7th District 1864-66, Kings County 6th District 1868, 1873-76, 1878); candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1884, 1900; member of New York state senate 4th District, 1886-89. Died, of a heart attack, at the Eastman Hotel, Hot Springs, Garland County, Ark., February 21, 1905 (age about 66 years). Interment at The Evergreens Cemetery.
    Nelson H. Henry Nelson Herrick Henry (1855-1923) — also known as Nelson H. Henry — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 27, 1855. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; member of New York state assembly from New York County 5th District, 1899-1901; Adjutant General of New York, 1908-10. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 16, 1923 (age 67 years, 323 days). Interment at The Evergreens Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Official NY: from Cleveland to Hughes (1911)
      Charles Clapp Lockwood (1877-1958) — also known as Charles C. Lockwood — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., September 2, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1912 (alternate), 1924, 1928; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 5th District, 1914; member of New York state senate, 1915-22 (4th District 1915-18, 7th District 1919-22); law partner of Nathaniel L. Goldstein during the 1920s; chair of Kings County Republican Party, 1927-29; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1928; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1932-47. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons. Died, following a heart attack, in Brooklyn Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., September 21, 1958 (age 81 years, 19 days). Interment at The Evergreens Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Knox Polk Lockwood (1844-1922) and Katharine (Marshall) Lockwood (1849-1926); married, April 18, 1907, to Patricia Madeline Bleiler (1882-1957); third cousin thrice removed of Ebenezer Lockwood; fourth cousin once removed of Sturges Selleck (1787-1871).
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frederick E. Muller (1844-1907) — also known as Friderich Emil Muller y Storer — of Baltimore, Md.; Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Santa Cruz, Danish West Indies (now St. Croix, Virgin Islands), November 4, 1844. Manager, Monumental Trading Company (fruit importer); auditor, American Fruit Company; Consul for Argentina in Baltimore, Md., 1899-1901. Died, from interstitial nephritis, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 30, 1907 (age 62 years, 87 days). Interment at The Evergreens Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacobo Muller (c.1810-1877) and Malvina (Storer) Muller.
      Charles Alt — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state senate 10th District, 1909-10; defeated, 1910. Interment at The Evergreens Cemetery.
      Joseph H. DeBragga — of Elmhurst, Queens, Queens County, N.Y.; Ridgewood, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Republican. Queens County Sheriff, 1901; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1916, 1924, 1928; chair of Queens County Republican Party, 1927-29. Interment at The Evergreens Cemetery.
      Carl Adolphus Gottlieb Adae (1839-1915) — also known as Carl A. G. Adae — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Möckmühl, Germany, June 9, 1839. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; Vice-Consul for Germany in Cincinnati, Ohio, 1871-77; president of the C. F. Adae & Co. bank; after the bank became insolvent in December 1878, he was arrested and charged with bank fraud, that is, accepting deposits knowing that the bank was about to fail; the case was referred to the grand jury, but no indictments resulted; insurance agent. German ancestry. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 26, 1915 (age 75 years, 231 days). Interment at The Evergreens Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Johann Mattheaus Adae (1814-1899) and Marie Friederika Luis (Schwarz) Adae (1817-1859); brother of Otto Phillipp Max Adae; married to Anna Moody Culbertson (1848-1922); nephew of Carl Friedrich Adae (1815-1868).
      Political family: Adae family of Cincinnati, Ohio.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William J. Wells (1876-1940) — of Montclair, Essex County, N.J. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., December 15, 1876. Republican. Accountant; general manager, later president, R.H. Macy & Co. department store; bank director; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1936. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died, from a heart condition, in Mountainside Hospital, Montclair, Essex County, N.J., March 22, 1940 (age 63 years, 98 days). Interment at The Evergreens Cemetery.


    Friends Burying Ground
    Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Raymond Vail Ingersoll (1875-1940) — also known as Raymond V. Ingersoll — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Corning, Steuben County, N.Y., April 3, 1875. Lawyer; campaign manager for Alfred E. Smith, 1924; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928; borough president of Brooklyn, New York, 1934-40; died in office 1940. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Theta. Died, following surgery, in Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 24, 1940 (age 64 years, 327 days). Interment at Friends Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Andrew Jackson Ingersoll (1818-1893) and Ellen (Vail) Ingersoll (1842-1907); married, September 29, 1908, to Marion Crary (1880-1922); second cousin once removed of John Nathaniel Ingersoll (1817-1881); fourth cousin once removed of Robert Stephen Ingersoll.
      Political family: Ingersoll family of New York.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail


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