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Monroe County
New York

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Monroe County

Index to Locations

  • Brockport City Cemetery
  • Brockport High Street Cemetery
  • Brockport Lakeview Cemetery
  • Brockport Old Brockport Cemetery
  • Clarkson West Clarkson Cemetery
  • Greece Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery
  • Parma Parma Union Cemetery
  • Rochester Unknown location
  • Rochester Highland Park
  • Rochester Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
  • Rochester Kodak Park
  • Rochester Mt. Hope Cemetery
  • Rochester Riverside Cemetery


    City Cemetery
    Brockport, Monroe County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Elias Bellows Holmes (1807-1866) — also known as Elias B. Holmes — of Brockport, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Fletcher, Franklin County, Vt., May 22, 1807. Lawyer; canal boat business; U.S. Representative from New York 28th District, 1845-49; railroad promoter. Died in Brockport, Monroe County, N.Y., July 31, 1866 (age 59 years, 70 days). Interment at City Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    High Street Cemetery
    Brockport, Monroe County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Davis Carpenter (1799-1878) — of Brockport, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Walpole, Cheshire County, N.H., December 25, 1799. U.S. Representative from New York 29th District, 1853-55. Died in Brockport, Monroe County, N.Y., October 22, 1878 (age 78 years, 301 days). Interment at High Street Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Lakeview Cemetery
    Brockport, Monroe County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Richard Cutts Shannon (1839-1920) — also known as Richard C. Shannon — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New London, New London County, Conn., February 12, 1839. Republican. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Minister to Nicaragua, 1891-93; Salvador, 1891-93; Costa Rica, 1891-93; U.S. Representative from New York 13th District, 1895-99. Died in Brockport, Monroe County, N.Y., October 5, 1920 (age 81 years, 236 days). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
      Henry William Seymour (1834-1906) — also known as Henry W. Seymour — of Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, Mich. Born in Brockport, Monroe County, N.Y., July 21, 1834. Lawyer; farmer; lumber manufacturer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Cheboygan District, 1881-82; member of Michigan state senate, 1883-84, 1887-88 (31st District 1883-84, 30th District 1887-88); resigned 1888; U.S. Representative from Michigan 11th District, 1888-89; defeated (Democratic), 1896. Died in Washington, D.C., April 7, 1906 (age 71 years, 260 days). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Henry Seymour (1802-1903) and Nancy (Pixley) Seymour (born 1804); married, October 27, 1869, to Isabel Randell (died 1874); married, June 30, 1875, to Elizabeth Craig (died 1876); married, June 29, 1880, to Harriet L. Gillette; grandnephew of Moses Seymour; first cousin once removed of Horatio Seymour (1778-1857) and Henry Seymour; second cousin of Origen Storrs Seymour, Horatio Seymour (1810-1886), George Seymour and McNeil Seymour; second cousin once removed of Edward Woodruff Seymour, Joseph Battell, Morris Woodruff Seymour, Horatio Seymour, Jr. and Norman Alexander Seymour; second cousin twice removed of Thomas Seymour; second cousin thrice removed of William Pitkin; third cousin of Hezekiah Cook Seymour; third cousin once removed of Silas Seymour, William Chapman Williston and Augustus Sherrill Seymour; third cousin twice removed of Josiah Cowles, Daniel Pitkin and Orlo Erland Wadhams; third cousin thrice removed of Dalton G. Seymour; fourth cousin of David Lowrey Seymour and Thomas Henry Seymour; fourth cousin once removed of Timothy Pitkin, Orsamus Cook Merrill, Timothy Merrill (1781-1836) and Caleb Seymour Pitkin.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts; Murphy-Merrill family of Harbor Beach, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William B. Mann (d. 1946) — of Brockport, Monroe County, N.Y. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 5th District, 1940-44. Died in 1946. Interment at Lakeview Cemetery.


    Old Brockport Cemetery
    Brockport, Monroe County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Jerome Fuller (1808-1880) — of Brockport, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., 1808. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Monroe County, 1843; member of New York state senate 27th District, 1848-49; chief justice of Minnesota territorial supreme court, 1851-52. Died September 2, 1880 (age about 72 years). Interment at Old Brockport Cemetery.


    West Clarkson Cemetery
    Clarkson, Monroe County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      John Bowman (1782-1853) — of Clarkson, Monroe County, N.Y. Born August 29, 1782. Member of New York state assembly from Monroe County, 1823; member of New York state senate 8th District, 1824-26. Presbyterian. Died September 14, 1853 (age 71 years, 16 days). Interment at West Clarkson Cemetery.


    Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery
    Mount Read Boulevard
    Greece, Monroe County, New York
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Fred Joseph Slater (1885-1943) — also known as Fred J. Slater — of Greece, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Greece, Monroe County, N.Y., June 26, 1885. Republican. Lawyer; farmer; real estate business; member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 4th District, 1925-28; member of New York state senate 46th District, 1929-34; defeated, 1934, 1936. Member, Order of the Coif; Farm Bureau; Elks; Moose. Died, following a heart attack, at I. M. Bassett Hospital, Cooperstown, Otsego County, N.Y., August 20, 1943 (age 58 years, 55 days). Interment at Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Slater and Mary (McShea) Slater; married 1920 to Agnes G. Mulligan.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Parma Union Cemetery
    Parma, Monroe County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Fay W. Amidon (1878-1952) — of Hilton, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in 1878. Democrat. Postmaster at Hilton, N.Y., 1916-19. Died in 1952 (age about 74 years). Interment at Parma Union Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unknown Location
    Rochester, Monroe County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      John Catlin (1803-1874) — of Madison, Dane County, Wis. Born in 1803. Postmaster at Madison, Wis., 1837-41, 1842-44; secretary of Wisconsin Territory, 1846-48. Died in 1874 (age about 71 years). Interment somewhere.


    Highland Park
    Rochester, Monroe County, New York

    Politicians who have monuments here:
    Frederick Douglass Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey Douglass (1818-1895) — also known as Frederick Douglass — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y.; Washington, D.C. Born in slavery in Maryland, 1818. Republican. Presidential Elector for New York, 1872; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1888 ; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Santo Domingo, 1889-91; U.S. Minister to Haiti, 1889-91. African ancestry. Member, American Anti-Slavery Society. Lecturer and advocate of the abolition of slavery, starting in 1841. Publisher of The North Star, an abolitionist paper. In 1848, he attended the meeting in Seneca Falls, N.Y., which started the women's rights movement. Died, of a heart attack, in Washington, D.C., February 20, 1895 (age about 76 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery; statue erected 1899 at Highland Park.
      Relatives: Married 1838 to Anna Murray (c.1813-1882); married, January 24, 1884, to Helen Pitts (1838-1903); granduncle of Charles Edward Mitchell (1870-1937).
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
      Books by Frederick Douglass: Life and Times of Frederick Douglass — Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave: Written by Himself
      Books about Frederick Douglass: John Stauffer, Giants: The Parallel Lives of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln
      Image source: William C. Roberts, Leading Orators (1884)


    Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
    Lake Avenue
    Rochester, Monroe County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph John O'Brien (1897-1953) — also known as Joseph J. O'Brien — of East Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., October 9, 1897. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 38th District, 1939-45; defeated, 1944. Professional football player and wrestler, 1919-26. Died in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., January 23, 1953 (age 55 years, 106 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Mary Early O'Grady (1863-1928) — also known as James M. E. O'Grady — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in New York, 1863. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 2nd District, 1893-98; U.S. Representative from New York 31st District, 1899-1901. Died in 1928 (age about 65 years). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Patrick Bernard Duffy (1878-1969) — also known as James P. B. Duffy — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., November 25, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; U.S. Representative from New York 38th District, 1935-37; Justice of New York Supreme Court 7th District, 1937; appointed 1937; defeated, 1937. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Knights of Columbus. Died in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., January 8, 1969 (age 90 years, 44 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Walter Bernard Duffy and Teresa Helen (O'Dea) Duffy.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Michael J. Hendrick Michael J. Hendrick (1847-1922) — Born in Penn Yan, Yates County, N.Y., December 23, 1847. Merchant; U.S. Consul in Belleville, 1893-1908; Moncton, 1908-13; Plauen, 1915-17; Windsor, 1919-22; U.S. Consul General in Christiania, 1913-15. Catholic. Died in Windsor, Ontario, September 9, 1922 (age 74 years, 260 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Hendrick (1803-1873) and Catherine (Corcoran) Hendrick (1813-1892); brother of Peter Aloysius Hendrick (1858-1923); married, June 14, 1905, to Genevieve Yates (1856-1938).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Empire State Notables (1914)
      Donald Archibald Dailey (1891-1966) — also known as Donald A. Dailey — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Brockport, Monroe County, N.Y., May 9, 1891. Democrat. Grain dealer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928 (alternate), 1936, 1940; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; chair of Monroe County Democratic Party, 1936-40; postmaster at Rochester, N.Y., 1941-53 (acting, 1941). Catholic. Died in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., March 26, 1966 (age 74 years, 321 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Dailey (1846-1919) and Jessie (McGarry) Dailey (1851-1921); brother of John Francis Dailey (1876-1949); married, January 7, 1922, to Frances McGuire.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Peter Aloysius Hendrick (1858-1923) — also known as Peter A. Hendrick — of Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Penn Yan, Yates County, N.Y., July 8, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1907-20. Catholic. Died in a hospital at Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., February 10, 1923 (age 64 years, 217 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Hendrick and Catherine (Corcoran) Hendrick; brother of Michael J. Hendrick (1847-1922); married, April 27, 1881, to Julia Sherwood.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Cosmo Anthony Cilano (1893-1937) — also known as Cosmo A. Cilano — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., March 22, 1893. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 3rd District, 1925-28; member of New York state senate 45th District, 1929-34. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Moose; Elks; Knights of Columbus. Died, of tuberculosis, at the Ray Brook Sanitarium, Ray Brook, Essex County, N.Y., September 29, 1937 (age 44 years, 191 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Anthony Cilano and Louise (Privitera) Cilano.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Austin J. Mahoney (d. 1959) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1924; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1941-51. Died January 4, 1959. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
      Ralph Quattrociocchi (1929-1996) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born June 11, 1929. Member of New York state senate 55th District, 1985-92; defeated, 1992, 1994. Died of a heart attack, in Greece, Monroe County, N.Y., February 24, 1996 (age 66 years, 258 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Francis Dailey (1876-1949) — also known as John F. Dailey — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Brockport, Monroe County, N.Y., January 21, 1876. Democrat. Lumber business; grain dealer; member of New York Democratic State Executive Committee, 1910-12; chair of Monroe County Democratic Party, 1910-12; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1924. Catholic. Died August 29, 1949 (age 73 years, 220 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Dailey (1846-1919) and Jessie (McGarry) Dailey (1851-1921); brother of Donald Archibald Dailey (1891-1966); married, August 30, 1898, to Frances I. Murray (1877-1963).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Kodak Park
    Rochester, Monroe County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
    George Eastman George Eastman (1854-1932) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Waterville, Oneida County, N.Y., July 12, 1854. Republican. Inventor; founder, Eastman Kodak Company; philanthropist; Presidential Elector for New York, 1900, 1916; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1928. English ancestry. Died from a self-inflicted gunshot, in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., March 14, 1932 (age 77 years, 246 days). His suicide note was just six words: "My work is done. Why wait?". Interment at Kodak Park.
      Relatives: Son of George Washington Eastman (1815-1862) and Maria (Kilbourn) Eastman (1821-1907); first cousin of Harvey Gridley Eastman (1832-1878); third cousin of Frederick Walker Pitkin; third cousin twice removed of James Kilbourne and Daniel Kellogg (1791-1875); fourth cousin once removed of Silas Condict, Byron H. Kilbourn, Harrison Blodget, George Bradley Kellogg, Daniel Kellogg (1835-1918), Clarence Horatio Pitkin, Carroll Peabody Pitkin, Caleb Seymour Pitkin and Eldred C. Pitkin.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Eastman family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about George Eastman: Carl W. Ackerman, George Eastman: Founder of Kodak and the Photography Business — Elizabeth Brayer, George Eastman: A Biography — Lynda Pflueger, George Eastman: Bringing Photography to the People (for young readers)
      Image source: Time Magazine, March 31, 1924


    Mt. Hope Cemetery
    Rochester, Monroe County, New York
    Founded 1838; approximate acreage: 196
    Politicians buried here:
      Hiram H. Edgerton (1847-1922) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Belfast, Allegany County, N.Y., April 19, 1847. Republican. Lumber business; contractor; mayor of Rochester, N.Y., 1908-21. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Elks. He had been ill for some time, but his condition worsened with the sudden death of his friend George W. Aldridge; he collapsed at the viewing and was unable to attend the funeral; his last words were "George is gone, and I'll join him soon." Died, in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., June 18, 1922 (age 75 years, 60 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ralph H. Edgerton and Octavia C. (Penhollow) Edgerton; married 1868 to Medora L. DeWitt.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Abraham Maus Schermerhorn (1791-1855) — also known as Abraham M. Schermerhorn — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Schenectady, Schenectady County, N.Y., December 11, 1791. Mayor of Rochester, N.Y., 1837; resigned 1837; member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 2nd District, 1848; U.S. Representative from New York 28th District, 1849-53. Died in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., August 22, 1855 (age 63 years, 254 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Maus Schermerhorn (1753-1830) and Catharina (Swits) Schermerhorn (1764-1829); married to Mary Kent Adams (1800-1865).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Washington Aldridge (1856-1922) — also known as George W. Aldridge; "The Boss"; "The Big Fellow" — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Michigan City, LaPorte County, Ind., December 28, 1856. Republican. Manufacturer; mayor of Rochester, N.Y., 1894; New York State Superintendent of Public Works, 1895-99; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1896, 1900, 1904, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1920; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 32nd District, 1910; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1921-22; died in office 1922. Member, Freemasons; Sons of the American Revolution; Odd Fellows; Elks; Knights of Pythias. Died suddenly, from a heart attack or stroke, while golfing at the Biltmore Country Club, near Rye, Westchester County, N.Y., June 13, 1922 (age 65 years, 167 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: George Washington
      Relatives: Married to Mary Mack (c.1855-1935).
      Cross-reference: Hiram H. Edgerton
      Epitaph: "An expression of sorrow and farewell to a great leader and a true friend."
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel George Andrews (1796-1863) — also known as Samuel G. Andrews — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Derby, New Haven County, Conn., October 16, 1796. Member of New York state assembly from Monroe County, 1831-32; mayor of Rochester, N.Y., 1840, 1856; postmaster at Rochester, N.Y., 1842-46; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1856; U.S. Representative from New York 29th District, 1857-59. Died in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., June 11, 1863 (age 66 years, 238 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel James Andrews (1766-1832) and Demaris (Tyler) Andrews (1769-1855); third cousin once removed of Nathaniel Merriam; third cousin twice removed of Jonathan Brace, Joshua Coit, Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849), Samuel Lathrop and Peter Buell Porter; third cousin thrice removed of Henry Scudder and Joseph Buell Ely (1881-1956); fourth cousin once removed of Ebenezer Huntington, Peter B. Garnsey, James Doolittle Wooster, Thomas Kimberly Brace, Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Peter Buell Porter, Jr., William Judson Clark, Peter Augustus Porter, Charles Hull Clark, Rush Green Leaming and Hiram Bingham.
      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
      John Williams (1807-1875) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in New York, 1807. Democrat. Mayor of Rochester, N.Y., 1853; U.S. Representative from New York 29th District, 1855-57. Died in 1875 (age about 68 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Samuel Richard Thayer (1837-1909) — also known as Samuel R. Thayer — of Minnesota. Born in 1837. U.S. Minister to Netherlands, 1889-93. Died in 1909 (age about 72 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      Freeman Clarke (1809-1887) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y., March 22, 1809. Banker; railroad president; delegate to Whig National Convention from New York, 1852; U.S. Representative from New York, 1863-65, 1871-75 (28th District 1863-65, 1871-73, 29th District 1873-75); U.S. Comptroller of the Currency, 1865-66; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1867; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1872; Republican candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1876. Died in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., June 24, 1887 (age 78 years, 94 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Henrietta Jacquelina Ward (1814-1890).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — Comptrollers of the Currency
    Frederick Douglass Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey Douglass (1818-1895) — also known as Frederick Douglass — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y.; Washington, D.C. Born in slavery in Maryland, 1818. Republican. Presidential Elector for New York, 1872; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1888 ; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Santo Domingo, 1889-91; U.S. Minister to Haiti, 1889-91. African ancestry. Member, American Anti-Slavery Society. Lecturer and advocate of the abolition of slavery, starting in 1841. Publisher of The North Star, an abolitionist paper. In 1848, he attended the meeting in Seneca Falls, N.Y., which started the women's rights movement. Died, of a heart attack, in Washington, D.C., February 20, 1895 (age about 76 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery; statue erected 1899 at Highland Park.
      Relatives: Married 1838 to Anna Murray (c.1813-1882); married, January 24, 1884, to Helen Pitts (1838-1903); granduncle of Charles Edward Mitchell (1870-1937).
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
      Books by Frederick Douglass: Life and Times of Frederick Douglass — Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave: Written by Himself
      Books about Frederick Douglass: John Stauffer, Giants: The Parallel Lives of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln
      Image source: William C. Roberts, Leading Orators (1884)
      Thomas Kempshall (c.1796-1865) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in England, about 1796. Mayor of Rochester, N.Y., 1837; U.S. Representative from New York 28th District, 1839-41. Died January 14, 1865 (age about 69 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Abel Carter Wilder (1828-1875) — also known as A. Carter Wilder — of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan.; Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Mendon, Worcester County, Mass., March 18, 1828. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1860, 1864; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Kansas at-large, 1863-65; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1868, 1872; mayor of Rochester, N.Y., 1872-73. Died in San Francisco, Calif., December 22, 1875 (age 47 years, 279 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Addison Gardiner (1797-1883) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Rindge, Cheshire County, N.H., March 19, 1797. Democrat. Lawyer; Monroe County District Attorney, 1825; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1845-47; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1847-55; chief judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1854-55; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1856. Died in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., June 5, 1883 (age 86 years, 78 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Louisa Gardiner (who married Elijah Rhoades (1791-1858)).
      The town of Gardiner, New York, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Richard Mott (1804-1888) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in New York, July 21, 1804. Republican. Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1845-46; U.S. Representative from Ohio 5th District, 1855-59. Died January 22, 1888 (age 83 years, 185 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas Hart Rochester (1797-1874) — also known as Thomas H. Rochester — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Hagerstown, Washington County, Md., September 23, 1797. Mayor of Rochester, N.Y., 1839. Died October 6, 1874 (age 77 years, 13 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Rochester and Sophia (Beatty) Rochester (1768-1845); brother of William Beatty Rochester (1789-1838); married to Phebe Elizabeth Cuming (died 1868).
      Political families: Rochester family of New York; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Breck Perkins (1847-1910) — also known as James B. Perkins — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y.; Paris, France. Born in St. Croix Falls, Polk County, Wis., November 4, 1847. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 1st District, 1898; U.S. Representative from New York, 1901-10 (31st District 1901-03, 32nd District 1903-10); died in office 1910; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904. Died in Washington, D.C., March 11, 1910 (age 62 years, 127 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Hamlet Houghton Perkins and Margaret A. Perkins; married 1878 to Mary E. Martindale.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Isaac Adler (1868-1941) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Medina, Orleans County, N.Y., May 10, 1868. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Rochester, N.Y., 1930-31. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association. Died suddenly while attending a city planning meeting at the Chamber of Commerce, Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., June 24, 1941 (age 73 years, 45 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Levi Adler and Theresa (Wile) Adler; married, April 25, 1900, to Cora Barnet.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Van Voorhis (1826-1905) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in New York, 1826. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York, 1879-83, 1893-95 (30th District 1879-83, 31st District 1893-95); defeated, 1882, 1890. Died in 1905 (age about 79 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Thomas B. Dunn Thomas Byrne Dunn (1853-1924) — also known as Thomas B. Dunn — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., March 16, 1853. Republican. Perfume manufacturer; member of New York state senate 45th District, 1907-08; New York state treasurer, 1909-10; U.S. Representative from New York 38th District, 1913-23; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1920. Member, Freemasons. Died in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., July 2, 1924 (age 71 years, 108 days). Entombed at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Image source: New York Red Book 1907
      Charles Simeon Baker (1839-1902) — also known as Charles S. Baker — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Churchville, Monroe County, N.Y., February 18, 1839. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 2nd District, 1879-80, 1882; member of New York state senate 29th District, 1884-85; U.S. Representative from New York 30th District, 1885-91. Died, from paralysis of the throat, in Washington, D.C., April 21, 1902 (age 63 years, 62 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Halbert Stevens Greenleaf (1827-1906) — also known as Halbert S. Greenleaf — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Guilford, Windham County, Vt., April 12, 1827. Democrat. Lock manufacturer; justice of the peace; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from New York 30th District, 1883-85, 1891-93; defeated, 1884. Died in Greece, Monroe County, N.Y., August 25, 1906 (age 79 years, 135 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      James Lucius Whitley (1872-1959) — also known as James L. Whitley — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., May 24, 1872. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 2nd District, 1906-10; member of New York state senate 45th District, 1919-28; U.S. Representative from New York 38th District, 1929-35; defeated, 1934. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Odd Fellows; Maccabees; Woodmen of the World; United Spanish War Veterans; Sons of Veterans; Union League. Died in 1959 (age about 87 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Frederick Whittlesey (1799-1851) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in New Preston, Washington, Litchfield County, Conn., June 12, 1799. Lawyer; Monroe County Treasurer, 1829-30; U.S. Representative from New York, 1831-35 (27th District 1831-33, 28th District 1833-35); Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1847-48; law professor. Died in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., September 19, 1851 (age 52 years, 99 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery; cenotaph at New Preston Village Cemetery, New Preston, Washington, Conn.
      Relatives: Father of William Seward Whittlesey; cousin *** of Elisha Whittlesey (1783-1863) and Thomas Tucker Whittlesey.
      Political family: Whittlesey family of New York and Connecticut.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Meyer Jacobstein (1880-1963) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 25, 1880. Democrat. University professor; newspaper publisher; U.S. Representative from New York 38th District, 1923-29; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1924, 1928, 1932. Jewish. Died in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., April 18, 1963 (age 83 years, 83 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Jacobstein and Bertha (Nelson) Jacobstein; married 1907 to Lena Lipsky.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Theron Rudd Strong (1802-1873) — also known as Theron R. Strong — of Palmyra, Wayne County, N.Y.; Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., November 7, 1802. Democrat. Lawyer; Wayne County District Attorney, 1835-39; U.S. Representative from New York 25th District, 1839-41; member of New York state assembly from Wayne County, 1842; Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1851-59; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1859; law partner of Elliott F. Shepard, 1868-73. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 14, 1873 (age 70 years, 188 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Martin Strong (1782?-?); cousin *** of William Strong.
      Political family: Strong family of Salisbury, Connecticut.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Henry R. Selden (1805-1885) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in 1805. Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1857-58; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1860; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1862; Republican candidate for chief judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1870; member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 2nd District, 1866; Presidential Elector for New York, 1868; Democratic candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1872. Died in 1885 (age about 80 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Simon Louis Adler (1867-1934) — also known as Simon L. Adler — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Seneca Falls, Seneca County, N.Y., August 30, 1867. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 2nd District, 1911-26; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of New York, 1927-34; died in office 1934. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association. Suffered a heart attack at breakfast, and died soon after, in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., May 23, 1934 (age 66 years, 266 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lewis Adler and Anne (Zalinski) Adler.
      See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Madison Davy (1835-1909) — also known as John M. Davy — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Ottawa, Ontario, June 29, 1835. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Monroe County District Attorney, 1868-71; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1872-75; U.S. Representative from New York 30th District, 1875-77; defeated, 1876; Justice of New York Supreme Court 7th District, 1889-1903. Died in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., April 21, 1909 (age 73 years, 296 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Frank Ernest Gannett (1876-1957) — also known as Frank E. Gannett — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Bristol, Ontario County, N.Y., September 15, 1876. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; founder of Gannett newspaper chain; candidate in primary for Governor of New York, 1936; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1940; Vice-Chair of Republican National Committee, 1942. Unitarian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Society of the Cincinnati; Elks; Rotary. Died December 3, 1957 (age 81 years, 79 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Charles Gannett and Maria (Brooks) Gannett; married, March 25, 1920, to Caroline Werner.
      See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Graham Hurd Chapin (1799-1843) — also known as Graham H. Chapin — of Lyons, Wayne County, N.Y.; Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., February 19, 1799. Democrat. Lawyer; Wayne County Surrogate, 1826-33; Wayne County District Attorney, 1829-30; U.S. Representative from New York 25th District, 1835-37. Died in Mt. Morris, Livingston County, N.Y., September 8, 1843 (age 44 years, 201 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Love (Hurd) Chapin (1759-1844) and Phineas Chapin; married to Caroline Elizabeth Holley (1808-1896); nephew of Daniel Chapin (1761-1821); second cousin of Reuben Bostwick Heacock; second cousin twice removed of Josiah Cowles and Seth Grosvenor Heacock; second cousin thrice removed of Roy Dikeman Chapin; third cousin of Daniel Chapin (1791-1878); third cousin once removed of Daniel Upson, Gideon Hard, Chester William Chapin, Marshall Chapin, John Hall Brockway and John Putnam Chapin; third cousin twice removed of John Alsop, Edmund Gillett Chapin, Zenas Ferry Moody and Andrew Bliss Chapin; third cousin thrice removed of Henry Merritt Hard, Alfred Clark Chapin, John W. Chapin, Arthur Beebe Chapin and Albert Clark Chapin; fourth cousin of Jonathan Elmer, Ebenezer Elmer, Eli Elmer, Elijah Boardman, John Allen, William Bostwick, Peter B. Garnsey, Benjamin Hard, Daniel Warner Bostwick and Jesse Hoyt; fourth cousin once removed of Ebenezer Hazard, Orsamus Cook Merrill, Daniel Greene Garnsey, Amaziah Brainard, Timothy Merrill (1781-1836), Thomas Hale Sill, Ira Yale, Luther Walter Badger, Elisha Hotchkiss, Jr., Willard J. Chapin, Daniel Kellogg, Levi Yale, Lucius Quintius Cincinnatus Elmer, William Whiting Boardman, John William Allen, Roscius R. Kennedy, Theodore Sill, Barzillai Bulkeley Kellogg, John Milton Thayer, Charles Upson, Calvin Josiah Cowles, Gad Ely Upson, Christopher Columbus Upson, Andrew Seth Upson, Alvred Bayard Nettleton and Evelyn M. Upson.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts; Murphy-Merrill family of Harbor Beach, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Vincent Mathews (1766-1846) — also known as Vincent Matthews — of Tioga County, N.Y.; Monroe County, N.Y. Born in New York, 1766. Member of New York state assembly, 1793-95, 1826 (Tioga County 1793-95, Monroe County 1826); member of New York state senate Western District, 1796-1803; U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1809-11. Died in 1846 (age about 80 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Alfred Ely (1815-1892) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Lyme, New London County, Conn., February 15, 1815. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 29th District, 1859-63. While witnessing the Battle of Bull Run in 1861, was captured by the Confederates, and imprisoned at Richmond for several months; released in exchange for Charles J. Faulkner. Died in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., May 18, 1892 (age 77 years, 93 days). Entombed at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Hawkes (1776-1865) — of Richfield, Otsego County, N.Y. Born in Petersham, Worcester County, Mass., December 13, 1776. Otsego County Sheriff, 1815-19; member of New York state assembly from Otsego County, 1819-20; U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1821-23. Died in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., October 2, 1865 (age 88 years, 293 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Roswell Hart (1824-1883) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., August 4, 1824. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1856; U.S. Representative from New York 28th District, 1865-67. Died April 20, 1883 (age 58 years, 259 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Lewis Selye (1803-1883) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Chittenango, Madison County, N.Y., July 11, 1803. Blacksmith; iron manufacturer; Monroe County Treasurer, 1848-51, 1854; newspaper publisher; U.S. Representative from New York 28th District, 1867-69. Died in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., January 27, 1883 (age 79 years, 200 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Azariah Boody (1815-1885) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Stanstead County, Quebec, April 21, 1815. Whig. U.S. Representative from New York 29th District, 1853; served as president of the Wabash Railroad. Died, from pneumonia, in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 18, 1885 (age 70 years, 211 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jonathan Boody and Nancy (Evans) Boody.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Scott W. Updike (c.1819-1889) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in New York, about 1819. Republican. Merchant; postmaster at Rochester, N.Y., 1861-67; sauce manufacturer. Died in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., October 24, 1889 (age about 70 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Esther A. Terrel (c.1823-1883).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Seward Whittlesey (1840-1917) — also known as W. Seward Whittlesey — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., July 15, 1840. Republican. Postmaster at Rochester, N.Y., 1907-11. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Sons of the American Revolution. Died, from pneumonia, in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., 1917 (age about 76 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: William H. Seward
      Relatives: Son of Frederick Whittlesey (1799-1851) and Anne (Hinsdale) Whittlesey; married 1868 to Clara Walker.
      Political family: Whittlesey family of New York and Connecticut.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frederick Theodore Pierson (1873-1930) — also known as Frederick T. Pierson — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Fayetteville, Onondaga County, N.Y., May 23, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 38th District, 1922. Died September 13, 1930 (age 57 years, 113 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      James Levi Hotchkiss (1857-1930) — also known as James L. Hotchkiss — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Naples, Ontario County, N.Y., May 1, 1857. Republican. Lawyer; dry goods merchant; banker; chair of Monroe County Republican Party, 1901-27; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904 (alternate), 1908, 1912, 1916, 1920, 1924; Monroe County Clerk, 1905-27. Died in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., October 19, 1930 (age 73 years, 171 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Levi B. Hotchkiss (1819-1885) and Anna Norton (Dwight) Hotchkiss (1824-1916); married, February 28, 1907, to Leah Leach (1878-1966); third cousin of Charles E. Hotchkiss; third cousin twice removed of Hezekiah Case and Carlos French; fourth cousin once removed of Parmenio Adams, Ambrose Tuttle, William Dean Kellogg, Almon Case, Edwin Carpenter Pinney, Raymond Thompson French and Joseph Buell Ely (1881-1956).
      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
      Nathaniel Rochester (1752-1831) — of Hagerstown, Washington County, Md.; Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Westmoreland County, Va., February 21, 1752. Postmaster at Hagerstown, Md., 1792-93; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1808; member of New York state assembly from Monroe County, 1821-22. Episcopalian. Founder of Rochester, New York. Died in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., May 17, 1831 (age 79 years, 85 days). Original interment in unknown location; reinterment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1788 to Sophia Beatty; father of William Beatty Rochester (1789-1838) and Thomas Hart Rochester.
      Political families: Rochester family of New York; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edwin A. Loder (1834-1890) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Warsaw, Wyoming County, N.Y., October 18, 1834. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 3rd District, 1889-90; died in office 1890. Died in Chili, Monroe County, N.Y., June 5, 1890 (age 55 years, 230 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Edwin Ogden (1859-1934) — also known as Charles E. Ogden — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Penn Yan, Yates County, N.Y., July 31, 1859. Newspaper reporter; orator; member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 2nd District, 1904-05. Member, Freemasons. Died in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., November 6, 1934 (age 75 years, 98 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Darius Adams Ogden (1813-1889) and Judith Anna (Lawrence) Ogden (1815-1894); brother of Darius Adams Ogden, Jr.; married 1890 to Emily Williams (1872-1894); married 1896 to Anna Hageman Foote (1871-1951).
      Political family: Ogden family of Penn Yan, New York.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Esten A. Fletcher (1869-1941) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Canada, 1869. Republican. Lumber business; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1932. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died in 1941 (age about 72 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Caesar Warfield (1920-2002) — also known as William Warfield — Born in West Helena (now part of Helena-West Helena), Phillips County, Ark., January 22, 1920. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; professional singer; actor; performed, Republican National Convention, 1952 ; university professor. Baptist. African ancestry. Broke his neck in an accidental fall, and died a few weeks later, in Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 25, 2002 (age 82 years, 215 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, August 31, 1952, to Leontyne Price.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Henry Colvin Brewster (1845-1928) — also known as Henry C. Brewster — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., September 7, 1845. Republican. Banker; U.S. Representative from New York 31st District, 1895-99; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900, 1904 (alternate). Presbyterian. Member, Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the American Revolution; Union League. Died in Canandaigua, Ontario County, N.Y., January 29, 1928 (age 82 years, 144 days). Originally entombed at Mt. Hope Cemetery; reinterment to unknown location.
      Relatives: Son of Simon L. Brewster and Editha C. (Colvin) Brewster; married, October 5, 1876, to Alice E. Chapin.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Smith Havens (1859-1927) — also known as James S. Havens — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Weedsport, Cayuga County, N.Y., May 28, 1859. Democrat. Lawyer; vice-president and secretary of Kodak Company; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904, 1920; U.S. Representative from New York 32nd District, 1910-11. Died, in Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., February 27, 1927 (age 67 years, 275 days). Originally entombed at Mt. Hope Cemetery; reinterment to unknown location.
      Relatives: Married 1894 to Caroline Prindle Sammons.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Riverside Cemetery
    Rochester, Monroe County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      George Frederick Rogers (1887-1948) — also known as George F. Rogers — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Canada, March 19, 1887. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Monroe County 4th District, 1927; member of New York state senate 46th District, 1937-38; defeated, 1938, 1940; U.S. Representative from New York 40th District, 1945-47; defeated, 1946, 1948. Died in Canada, November 20, 1948 (age 61 years, 246 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Allen James Oliver (1903-1953) — also known as Allen J. Oliver — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., May 18, 1903. Republican. Accountant; member of New York state senate, 1943-48 (46th District 1943-44, 51st District 1945-48); defeated, 1948. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Rotary. Died, of a coronary occlusion (heart attack), in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., July 9, 1953 (age 50 years, 52 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.


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