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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Orange County

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  • Private or family graveyards
  • Arden Arden Farm Graveyard
  • Coldenham Colden Cemetery
  • Florida Unknown location
  • Goshen St. James' Cemetery
  • Goshen Slate Hill Cemetery
  • Highland Falls Unknown location
  • Highland Falls Peacedale Cemetery
  • Highland Mills Cemetery of the Highlands
  • Little Britain Clinton Cemetery
  • Middletown Hillside Cemetery
  • Middletown Pine Hill Cemetery
  • Montgomery Riverside Cemetery
  • New Windsor Woodlawn Cemetery
  • Newburgh Berea Churchyard
  • Newburgh Cedar Hill Cemetery
  • Newburgh Old Town Cemetery
  • Newburgh Oldtown Cemetery
  • Newburgh St. George Cemetery
  • Otisville Plains Cemetery
  • Phillipsburg Old Wallkill Cemetery
  • Phillipsburg Wallkill Cemetery
  • Port Jervis Laurel Grove Cemetery
  • Ridgebury Hallock Family Cemetery
  • Tuxedo St. Mary's-in-Tuxedo Church Cemetery
  • Walden Wallkill Valley Cemetery
  • Warwick Unknown location
  • Warwick Warwick Cemetery
  • West Point United States Military Academy
  • West Point United States Military Academy Cemetery


    Private or family graveyards
    Orange County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Hector Craig (1775-1842) — of Chester, Orange County, N.Y. Born in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, 1775. Sawmill and grist mill owner; U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1823-25, 1829-30; U.S. Surveyor of Customs, 1833-39. Scottish ancestry. Died in Craigville, Orange County, N.Y., January 31, 1842 (age about 66 years). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Son of James Craig; married 1797 to Sarah Chandler; father of Sarah Agnes Craig (1807-1894; who married William Frederick Havemeyer (1804-1874)); great-grandfather of William Frederick Havemeyer (1874-1904).
      Political family: Havemeyer-Craig family of New York.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Jesse Woodhull (1735-1795) — of Orange County, N.Y. Born in Setauket, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., February 10, 1735. Member of New York council of appointment, 1777; member of New York state senate Middle District, 1779-81; delegate to New York convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Orange County, 1788; Presidential Elector for New York, 1792. Died in Orange County, N.Y., February 4, 1795 (age 59 years, 359 days). Original interment at in a private or family graveyard; reinterment at Cemetery of the Highlands, Highland Mills, N.Y.
      Relatives: Married to Hester Dubois.


    Arden Farm Graveyard
    Arden, Orange County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      William Averell Harriman (1891-1986) — also known as W. Averell Harriman — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 15, 1891. Democrat. U.S. Ambassador to Soviet Union, 1943-46; Great Britain, 1946; , 1961, 1965-69; U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 1946-48; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1952, 1956; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964; Governor of New York, 1955-59; defeated, 1958. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Knights of Pythias; Skull and Bones. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1969. Died in Yorktown Heights, Westchester County, N.Y., July 26, 1986 (age 94 years, 253 days). Interment at Arden Farm Graveyard.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Henry Harriman; married, September 21, 1915, to Kitty Lawrence (divorced 1929); married, February 21, 1930, to Marie (Norton) Whitney (died 1970; ex-wife of Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney); married, September 27, 1971, to Pamela Hayward (1920-1997).
      Cross-reference: Jonathan B. Bingham
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Averell Harriman: Walter Isaacson, The Wise Men : Six Friends and the World They Made
      Pamela Harriman (1920-1997) — also known as Pamela Beryl Digby; Pamela Churchill; Pamela Hayward — Born in Farnborough, Hampshire, England, March 20, 1920. Naturalized U.S. citizen; U.S. Ambassador to France, 1993-97, died in office 1997. Female. Catholic. Suffered a stroke while swimming in the pool at the Paris Ritz Hotel, and died at the American Hospital, near Paris, France, February 5, 1997 (age 76 years, 322 days). Interment at Arden Farm Graveyard.
      Relatives: Daughter of Edward Kenelm Digby (1894-1964; Baron) and Constance Pamela Alice (Bruce) Digby; married, October 4, 1939, to Randolph Churchill (son of Winston Churchill (1874-1965; British Prime Minister)); married, May 4, 1960, to Leland Hayward (1902-1971; grandson of Monroe Leland Hayward); married, September 27, 1971, to William Averell Harriman (1891-1986).
      Political families: Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York; Harriman family of Arden, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
      Books about Pamela Harriman: Sally Bedell Smith, Reflected Glory : The Life of Pamela Churchill Harriman
      Critical books about Pamela Harriman: Christopher Ogden, Life of the Party : The Biography of Pamela Digby Churchill — Darwin Porter & Danforth Prince, The Kennedys: All the Gossip Unfit for Print
    E. H. Harriman Edward Henry Harriman (1848-1909) — also known as E. H. Harriman — of Arden, Orange County, N.Y. Born in Hempstead, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., February 25, 1848. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904. Railroad magnate; he controlled the Union Pacific, Southern Pacific, Illinois Central and other railroads. His battle with James J. Hill for control of the Northern Pacific caused an economic panic in 1901; but he modernized every line he owned, creating a fast, efficient system. Died in Arden, Orange County, N.Y., September 9, 1909 (age 61 years, 196 days). Interment at Arden Farm Graveyard.
      Relatives: Father of William Averell Harriman (1891-1986).
      Political families: Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York; Harriman family of Arden, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, April 1902


    Colden Cemetery
    Coldenham, Orange County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      John Fell (1721-1798) — of Bergen County, N.J. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 5, 1721. Common pleas court judge in New Jersey, 1766-74; member of New Jersey State Council from Bergen County, 1776, 1782-83; Delegate to Continental Congress from New Jersey, 1778-80; delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Bergen County, 1787. Died May 15, 1798 (age 77 years, 99 days). Interment at Colden Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Unknown Location
    Florida, Orange County, New York


    St. James' Cemetery
    Goshen, Orange County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      William Murray (1803-1875) — of Goshen, Orange County, N.Y. Born in New York, 1803. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York, 1851-55 (9th District 1851-53, 10th District 1853-55). Died in 1875 (age about 72 years). Interment at St. James' Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Ambrose Spencer Murray (1807-1885).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Ambrose Spencer Murray (1807-1885) — also known as Ambrose S. Murray — of Goshen, Orange County, N.Y. Born in New York, 1807. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 10th District, 1855-59; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1856, 1860, 1872. Died in 1885 (age about 78 years). Interment at St. James' Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of William Murray (1803-1875).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Stephen Whitaker Fullerton (1792-1855) — also known as Stephen W. Fullerton — of Orange County, N.Y. Born in Wawayanda, Orange County, N.Y., November 26, 1792. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County, 1838. Died in Slate Hill, Orange County, N.Y., May 15, 1855 (age 62 years, 170 days). Interment at St. James' Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Fullerton (1765-1817) and Mary Esther (Whitaker) Fullerton (1766-1840); married, November 26, 1813, to Esther Stephens; father of Stephen W. Fullerton, Jr. (1823-1902); fourth cousin once removed of Henry Waggaman Edwards.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).


    Slate Hill Cemetery
    South Church Street
    Goshen, Orange County, New York
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Bacon (1846-1915) — of Goshen, Orange County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 14, 1846. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1886-89, 1891-93; defeated, 1888 (15th District), 1892 (17th District); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1892. Died, of pneumonia, in Goshen, Orange County, N.Y., March 25, 1915 (age 69 years, 11 days). Interment at Slate Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel P. Bacon.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Whitney Wilkin (1762-1845) — also known as James W. Wilkin — of Goshen, Orange County, N.Y. Born in Wallkill, Orange County, N.Y., 1762. Democrat. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Orange County, 1795-96, 1807-09; member of New York state senate Middle District, 1800-04, 1810-14; member of New York council of appointment, 1802; U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1815-19; Orange County Clerk, 1819-21; Orange County Treasurer. Died in Goshen, Orange County, N.Y., February 23, 1845 (age about 82 years). Interment at Slate Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Hannah Townsend (1766-1830); father of Samuel Jones Wilkin; grandfather of Westcott Wilkin (1824-1894).
      Political family: Wilkin family of Goshen, New York.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Lawrence Burnett (1838-1916) — also known as Henry L. Burnett; "Lightning Eyes Burnett" — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, December 26, 1838. Lawyer; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1898-1906. Investigated the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, and helped prosecute the conspirators. Died, of pneumonia, in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 4, 1916 (age 77 years, 9 days). Interment at Slate Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Agnes Suffern Tailer.
      Samuel Jones Wilkin (1793-1866) — also known as Samuel J. Wilkin — of Goshen, Orange County, N.Y. Born in New York, December 17, 1793. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County, 1824-25; U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1831-33; member of New York state senate 9th District, 1848-49. Died March 11, 1866 (age 72 years, 84 days). Interment at Slate Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Whitney Wilkin (1762-1845) and Hannah (Townsend) Wilkin (1766-1830); married to Sarah Gale Westcott (1797-1854); father of Westcott Wilkin and Sarah Wescott Wilkin (1838-1899; who married Roswell Carpenter Coleman).
      Political family: Wilkin family of Goshen, New York.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Westcott Wilkin (1824-1894) — of Monticello, Sullivan County, N.Y.; St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Born in Goshen, Orange County, N.Y., January 4, 1824. Sullivan County Judge; district judge in Minnesota 2nd District, 1865-89. Died in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., May 12, 1894 (age 70 years, 128 days). Interment at Slate Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Jones Wilkin and Sarah (Westcott) Wilkin (1797-1854); brother of Sarah Wescott Wilkin (1838-1899; who married Roswell Carpenter Coleman (1840-1923)); grandson of James Whitney Wilkin.
      Political family: Wilkin family of Goshen, New York.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Charles W. Merriam Charles Willis Merriam (1877-1961) — also known as Charles W. Merriam — of Schenectady, Schenectady County, N.Y. Born in Waverly, Tioga County, N.Y., November 5, 1877. Republican. Insurance business; member of New York state assembly from Schenectady County 1st District, 1924-31. Member, Rotary. Died July 17, 1961 (age 83 years, 254 days). Interment at Slate Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Edward Merriam (1838-1913) and Jane (Wells) Merriam (1847-1918); married to Jessie Parch McGlashan (1891-1984).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: New York Red Book 1924
      Roswell Carpenter Coleman (1840-1923) — of Goshen, Orange County, N.Y. Born in Goshen, Orange County, N.Y., December 3, 1840. Lawyer; justice of the peace; Orange County Surrogate, 1884-95. Died in Goshen, Orange County, N.Y., December 11, 1923 (age 83 years, 8 days). Interment at Slate Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Carpenter Coleman (1820-1882) and Phebe Ann (Mead) Coleman (1821-1898); married to Sarah Westcott Wilkin (1838-1899; daughter of Samuel Jones Wilkin (1793-1866); sister of Westcott Wilkin).
      Political family: Wilkin family of Goshen, New York.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unknown Location
    Highland Falls, Orange County, New York


    Peacedale Cemetery
    Highland Falls, Orange County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      John Bigelow (1817-1911) — of Highland Falls, Orange County, N.Y. Born in Malden, Ulster County, N.Y., November 25, 1817. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper editor; author; U.S. Consul in Paris, 1861-64; U.S. Minister to France, 1865-66; secretary of state of New York, 1876-77; executor of the estate of Samuel J. Tilden. Swedenborgian. English ancestry. Died, from a bladder ailment, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 19, 1911 (age 94 years, 24 days). Interment at Peacedale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Asa Bigelow and Lucy (Isham) Bigelow; married 1850 to Jane Tunis 'Jennie' Poultney.
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier


    Cemetery of the Highlands
    634 State Route 32
    Highland Mills, Orange County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Jesse Woodhull (1735-1795) — of Orange County, N.Y. Born in Setauket, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., February 10, 1735. Member of New York council of appointment, 1777; member of New York state senate Middle District, 1779-81; delegate to New York convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Orange County, 1788; Presidential Elector for New York, 1792. Died in Orange County, N.Y., February 4, 1795 (age 59 years, 359 days). Original interment at a private or family graveyard, Orange County, N.Y.; reinterment at Cemetery of the Highlands.
      Relatives: Married to Hester Dubois.
    Lee B. Mailler Lee Beattie Mailler (1898-1967) — also known as Lee B. Mailler — of Cornwall-on-Hudson, Orange County, N.Y. Born in New York, March 17, 1898. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; credit manager, Cornwall Hospital; director, Highland Telephone Company, Highland Mills, N.Y.; member of New York state assembly from Orange County 1st District, 1934-54; member, New York State Parole Board, 1955-58. Died, from leukemia, in Cornwall Hospital, Cornwall, Orange County, N.Y., September 22, 1967 (age 69 years, 189 days). Interment at Cemetery of the Highlands.
      Relatives: Son of William Henry Mailler (1861-1929) and Sophia Jane (Preston) Mailler (1864-1941); married to Marion MacKenzie (1907-1976); third cousin of Irene Hazard Gerlinger (1876-1960).
      Image source: New York Red Book 1936


    Clinton Cemetery
    Little Britain, Orange County, New York
    Politicians formerly 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; reinterment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
      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
      James Graham Clinton (1804-1849) — also known as James G. Clinton — of New York. Born in Little Britain, Orange County, N.Y., January 2, 1804. Democrat. Common pleas court judge in New York, 1830; U.S. Representative from New York, 1841-45 (6th District 1841-43, 9th District 1843-45). Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 28, 1849 (age 45 years, 146 days). Original interment at Clinton Cemetery; reinterment at Woodlawn Cemetery, New Windsor, N.Y.
      Relatives: Son of James Clinton and Mary (Little) Clinton; half-brother of Charles Clinton, De Witt 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)); nephew of George Clinton (1739-1812).
      Political families: Clinton-DeWitt-Smoot family of New York; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      James Clinton (1736-1812) — of Ulster County, N.Y.; Orange County, N.Y. Born in Little Britain, Orange County, N.Y., August 9, 1736. General in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of New York state assembly, 1787-88, 1800-01 (Ulster County 1787-88, Orange County 1800-01); delegate to New York convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Ulster County, 1788; member of New York state senate Middle District, 1788-92; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1801. Died in Little Britain, Orange County, N.Y., December 22, 1812 (age 76 years, 135 days). Original interment at Clinton Cemetery; reinterment in 1879 at Woodlawn Cemetery, New Windsor, N.Y.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Clinton (1690-1773) and Elizabeth (Denniston) Clinton; brother of George Clinton (1739-1812); married to Mary DeWitt (1737-1795); father of Charles Clinton (1767-1829), De Witt Clinton, George Clinton, Jr., Mary Clinton (1773-1808; who married Ambrose Spencer (1765-1848)), Katherine Clinton (1778-1837; who married Ambrose Spencer (1765-1848)) and James Graham Clinton.
      Political families: Clinton-DeWitt-Smoot family of New York; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article


    Hillside Cemetery
    Middletown, Orange County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Moses Dunning Stivers (1828-1895) — also known as Moses D. Stivers — of Middletown, Orange County, N.Y. Born in New Jersey, 1828. Republican. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 11th New York District, 1879; U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1889-91; defeated, 1886, 1886. Died in 1895 (age about 67 years). Interment at Hillside Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Bright (1884-1948) — of Middletown, Orange County, N.Y. Born in Middletown, Orange County, N.Y., May 23, 1884. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1941-48; died in office 1948. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Middletown, Orange County, N.Y., March 24, 1948 (age 63 years, 306 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frank Bright and Ellen (Higham) Bright; married, May 24, 1909, to Cornelia Denton.
      See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Daniel Fullerton (1814-1865) — of Orange County, N.Y. Born in 1814. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County 3rd District, 1850. Died in 1865 (age about 51 years). Interment at Hillside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Jane Whittaker (1819-1907).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Stephen W. Fullerton, Jr. (1823-1902) — of Orange County, N.Y. Born in Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y., October 17, 1823. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County 1st District, 1858, 1861; served in the Union Army during the Civil War. Died in Goshen, Orange County, N.Y., April 3, 1902 (age 78 years, 168 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Esther (Stephens) Fullerton (1792-1877) and Stephen Whitaker Fullerton (1792-1855); married 1846 to Mary Ephew Halstead (1826-1922).
      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


    Pine Hill Cemetery
    Middletown, Orange County, New York
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Abram Bennett Macardell (1877-1958) — also known as Abram B. Macardell — of Middletown, Orange County, N.Y. Born in Mt. Hope, Orange County, N.Y., July 28, 1877. Democrat. Newspaper editor; mayor of Middletown, N.Y., 1924-29; defeated, 1921. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Moose; Psi Upsilon. Died in Middletown, Orange County, N.Y., January 10, 1958 (age 80 years, 166 days). Interment at Pine Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Cornelius Macardell (1836-1904) and Esther (Crawford) Macardell (1838-1927); married, June 8, 1908, to Jennie F. Osterbanks (1880-1912); married, June 28, 1926, to Amelia Theresa Ackerman (1881-1953); fourth cousin once removed of Ellsworth Abraham Kellogg (1879-1945).
      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


    Riverside Cemetery
    Montgomery, Orange County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Borland, Jr. (1786-1852) — of Orange County, N.Y. Born in Minisink, Orange County, N.Y., June 29, 1786. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Orange County, 1820-21, 1836; U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1821-23; Orange County District Attorney, 1835-41. Died in Wardsbridge (unknown county), N.Y., February 23, 1852 (age 65 years, 239 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Woodlawn Cemetery
    93 Union Avenue
    New Windsor, Orange County, New York
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    Benjamin B. Odell, Jr. Benjamin Barker Odell, Jr. (1854-1926) — also known as Benjamin B. Odell, Jr. — of Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y. Born in Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y., January 14, 1854. Republican. President, Newburgh Electric Light Co.; treasurer, Central Hudson Steamboat Co.; president Orange County Traction Co.; member of New York Republican State Committee, 1884-96; U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1895-99; New York Republican state chair, 1898-1900, 1904-06; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900, 1904, 1908, 1924; Governor of New York, 1901-05; Presidential Elector for New York, 1920. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y., May 9, 1926 (age 72 years, 115 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ophelia (Bookstaver) Odell (1824-1902) and Benjamin Barker Odell, Sr. (1825-1916); married, April 25, 1877, to Estell Crist (1855-1888); married 1891 to Linda (Crist) Traphagen (1858-1940; sister of first wife).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, December 1902
      George Monroe Beebe (1836-1927) — also known as George M. Beebe — of Troy, Doniphan County, Kan.; Virginia City, Storey County, Nev.; Monticello, Sullivan County, N.Y.; Ellenville, Ulster County, N.Y. Born in New Vernon, Orange County, N.Y., October 28, 1836. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper editor; secretary of Kansas Territory, 1860-61; Governor of Kansas Territory, 1860, 1860-61; candidate for justice of Nevada state supreme court, 1865; candidate for New York state senate 10th District, 1871; member of New York state assembly from Sullivan County, 1873-74; U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1875-79; defeated, 1878; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1876, 1880 (speaker), 1892; Judge of New York Court of Claims, 1883-1900. Died in Ellenville, Ulster County, N.Y., March 1, 1927 (age 90 years, 124 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Graham Clinton (1804-1849) — also known as James G. Clinton — of New York. Born in Little Britain, Orange County, N.Y., January 2, 1804. Democrat. Common pleas court judge in New York, 1830; U.S. Representative from New York, 1841-45 (6th District 1841-43, 9th District 1843-45). Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 28, 1849 (age 45 years, 146 days). Original interment at Clinton Cemetery, Little Britain, N.Y.; reinterment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Clinton and Mary (Little) Clinton; half-brother of Charles Clinton, De Witt 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)); nephew of George Clinton (1739-1812).
      Political families: Clinton-DeWitt-Smoot family of New York; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Daniel Bennett St. John (1808-1890) — also known as Daniel B. St. John — of Sullivan County, N.Y.; Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y. Born in Sharon, Litchfield County, Conn., October 8, 1808. Merchant; real estate business; member of New York state assembly from Sullivan County, 1840; U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1847-49; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1876; member of New York state senate 10th District, 1876-79. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 18, 1890 (age 81 years, 133 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Benjamin B. Odell, Sr. Benjamin Barker Odell, Sr. (1825-1916) — also known as Benjamin B. Odell, Sr. — of Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y. Born in New Windsor, Orange County, N.Y., September 25, 1825. Republican. Restaurant owner; ice business; Orange County Sheriff, 1880-83; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1884; mayor of Newburgh, N.Y., 1884-90, 1894-1900. Christian Reformed. French and English ancestry. Died July 21, 1916 (age 90 years, 300 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mary Ann (Barker) Odell (1798-1879) and Isaac Odell (1799-1856); married 1850 to Ophelia Bookstaver (1824-1902); father of Benjamin Barker Odell, Jr. (1854-1926).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, December 1902
      James Clinton (1736-1812) — of Ulster County, N.Y.; Orange County, N.Y. Born in Little Britain, Orange County, N.Y., August 9, 1736. General in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of New York state assembly, 1787-88, 1800-01 (Ulster County 1787-88, Orange County 1800-01); delegate to New York convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Ulster County, 1788; member of New York state senate Middle District, 1788-92; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1801. Died in Little Britain, Orange County, N.Y., December 22, 1812 (age 76 years, 135 days). Original interment at Clinton Cemetery, Little Britain, N.Y.; reinterment in 1879 at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Clinton (1690-1773) and Elizabeth (Denniston) Clinton; brother of George Clinton (1739-1812); married to Mary DeWitt (1737-1795); father of Charles Clinton (1767-1829), De Witt Clinton, George Clinton, Jr., Mary Clinton (1773-1808; who married Ambrose Spencer (1765-1848)), Katherine Clinton (1778-1837; who married Ambrose Spencer (1765-1848)) and James Graham Clinton.
      Political families: Clinton-DeWitt-Smoot family of New York; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article


    Berea Churchyard
    Newburgh, Orange County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      John Blake, Jr. (1762-1826) — of Montgomery, Orange County, N.Y. Born in Ulster County, N.Y., December 5, 1762. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County, 1798-1800, 1810-11, 1812-13, 1818-19; Orange County Sheriff, 1803-05; U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1805-09. Died in Montgomery, Orange County, N.Y., January 13, 1826 (age 63 years, 39 days). Interment at Berea Churchyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Cedar Hill Cemetery
    Newburgh, Orange County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      John W. Brown (1796-1875) — of Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y. Born in Dundee, Scotland, October 11, 1796. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1833-37; Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1850-65. Scottish ancestry. Died in Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y., September 6, 1875 (age 78 years, 330 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Charles Francis Brown (1844-1929).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Augustus Witschief Bennet (1897-1983) — also known as Augustus W. Bennet — of Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 7, 1897. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 29th District, 1945-47. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Rotary; Sons of the American Revolution; Grange; Phi Beta Kappa; Psi Upsilon. Died in Concord, Middlesex County, Mass., June 5, 1983 (age 85 years, 241 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Stiles Bennet (1870-1962) and Gertrude (Witschief) Bennet (1872-1959); married, October 19, 1929, to Maxine Layne (1906-1991).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Michael Henry Hirschberg (1847-1929) — also known as Michael H. Hirschberg — of Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y. Born in Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y., April 12, 1847. Republican. Lawyer; Orange County District Attorney, 1890-96; delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1894; Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1897-1917 (2nd District 1897-1906, 9th District 1906-17). Died in Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y., 1929 (age about 82 years). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frances (Francks) Hirschberg (1808-1881) and Henry M. Hirschberg (1814-1886); married to Mary E. McAlles (1856-1933).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Caleb Howard Baumes (1865-1937) — also known as Caleb H. Baumes — of Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y. Born in Bethlehem, Albany County, N.Y., March 31, 1865. Republican. School teacher; bookkeeper; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Orange County 1st District, 1909-13; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 25th District, 1915; member of New York state senate 27th District, 1919-30; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1930. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks; Knights of Pythias. Author of "Baumes Law" which provided for mandatory life sentences for fourth felony offenders. Died, of a heart attack, on a New York Central train, near Hudson, Columbia County, N.Y., September 25, 1937 (age 72 years, 178 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Peter H. Baumes and Mary E. (Wiltsie) Baumes; married, March 17, 1883, to Carrie S. Ten Eyck.


    Old Town Cemetery
    Newburgh, Orange County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
    Isaac V. Fowler Isaac Vanderbeck Fowler (1818-1869) — also known as Isaac V. Fowler — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born August 20, 1818. Democrat. Postmaster at New York City, N.Y., 1853-60; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1860; charged in 1860 with embezzlement as Postmaster; fled to Mexico and Cuba. Member, Tammany Hall. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 29, 1869 (age 51 years, 40 days). Interment at Old Town Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Library of Congress
      Jonathan Fisk (1778-1832) — of Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y. Born in Amherst, Hillsborough County, N.H., September 26, 1778. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York, 1809-11, 1813-15 (3rd District 1809-11, 6th District 1813-15); U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1815-19. Died in Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y., July 13, 1832 (age 53 years, 291 days). Interment at Old Town Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    Oldtown Cemetery
    Newburgh, Orange County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas McKissock (1790-1866) — of New York. Born in New York, 1790. U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1849-51. Died in 1866 (age about 76 years). Interment at Oldtown Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. George Cemetery
    Newburgh, Orange County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Watkins Eager (1789-1860) — of New York. Born in Neelytown, Orange County, N.Y., April 8, 1789. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1830-31. Died in Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y., December 23, 1860 (age 71 years, 259 days). Interment at St. George Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Plains Cemetery
    Otisville, Orange County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      George Woodward Greene (1831-1895) — also known as George W. Greene — of Goshen, Orange County, N.Y. Born in Mt. Hope, Orange County, N.Y., July 4, 1831. Democrat. Lawyer; county judge in New York, 1861-64; U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1869-70; member of New York state assembly from Orange County 2nd District, 1885-90. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 21, 1895 (age 64 years, 17 days). Interment at Plains Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Old Wallkill Cemetery
    Phillipsburg, Orange County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Wisner (1720-1790) — of Orange County, N.Y. Born in Warwick, Orange County, N.Y., 1720. Member of New York colonial assembly, 1759-69; Delegate to Continental Congress from New York, 1774-77; member of New York state senate Middle District, 1777-82; delegate to New York convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Orange County, 1788. Voted for the Declaration of Independence, but was called away before the signing. Died in Goshen, Orange County, N.Y., March 4, 1790 (age about 69 years). Interment at Old Wallkill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Wallkill Cemetery
    Phillipsburg, Orange County, New York
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Cassius Axtell Green (1847-1919) — also known as Cassius A. Green — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Waterford, Saratoga County, N.Y., November 20, 1847. Consul for Ecuador in Philadelphia, Pa., 1899-1907; Consul for Nicaragua in Philadelphia, Pa., 1899-1901. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 25, 1919 (age 71 years, 186 days). Interment at Wallkill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Emory B. Green and Mary B. (Crosby) Green; married to Frances E. McCrea (1848-1941).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Laurel Grove Cemetery
    Port Jervis, Orange County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      William Stiles Bennet (1870-1962) — also known as William S. Bennet — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Port Jervis, Orange County, N.Y., November 9, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 21st District, 1901-02; municipal judge in New York, 1903; U.S. Representative from New York, 1905-11, 1915-17 (17th District 1905-11, 23rd District 1915-17); defeated, 1910 (17th District), 1916 (23rd District), 1936 (19th District), 1944 (21st District); delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908, 1916; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1936; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 15th District, 1938. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Elks; Moose; Delta Chi. Died in Falkirk Hospital, Central Valley, Orange County, N.Y., December 1, 1962 (age 92 years, 22 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Laurel Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Bennet (1845-1920) and Alice Leonora (Stiles) Bennet (1846-1928); married, June 30, 1896, to Gertrude Witschief (1872-1959); father of Augustus Witschief Bennet (1897-1983).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles St. John (1818-1891) — of New York. Born in Mt. Hope, Orange County, N.Y., October 8, 1818. Republican. Lumberman; merchant; banker; U.S. Representative from New York, 1871-75 (11th District 1871-73, 12th District 1873-75); Presidential Elector for New York, 1880; Presidential Elector for New York, 1880. Died in Port Jervis, Orange County, N.Y., July 6, 1891 (age 72 years, 271 days). Interment at Laurel Grove Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Francis Marvin (1828-1905) — of Port Jervis, Orange County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 8, 1828. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly, 1864; candidate for New York state senate, 1881; U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1893-95. Died in Port Jervis, Orange County, N.Y., August 14, 1905 (age 77 years, 159 days). Interment at Laurel Grove Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Hallock Family Cemetery
    Ridgebury, Orange County, New York
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      John Hallock, Jr. (1783-1840) — of Ridgebury, Orange County, N.Y. Born in Oxford, Orange County, N.Y., July, 1783. Democrat. Farmer; justice of the peace; member of New York state assembly from Orange County, 1816-17, 1820-21; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1821; U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1825-29; common pleas court judge in New York, 1830. Baptist. Died in Ridgebury, Orange County, N.Y., December 6, 1840 (age 57 years, 0 days). Interment at Hallock Family Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail


    St. Mary's-in-Tuxedo Church Cemetery
    Tuxedo, Orange County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Katharine Price Collier St. George (1894-1983) — also known as Katharine St. George; Katharine Delano Price Collier — of Tuxedo Park, Orange County, N.Y. Born in Bridgnorth, Shropshire, England, July 12, 1894. Republican. Executive vice-president and treasurer, St. George Coal Company; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1944; speaker, 1956; Parliamentarian, 1960; U.S. Representative from New York, 1947-65 (29th District 1947-53, 28th District 1953-63, 27th District 1963-65); defeated, 1964. Female. Episcopalian. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Died in Tuxedo Park, Orange County, N.Y., May 2, 1983 (age 88 years, 294 days). Interment at St. Mary's-in-Tuxedo Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Price Collier and Katharine (Delano) Collier; married 1917 to George Baker St. George; first cousin of 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


    Wallkill Valley Cemetery
    Walden, Orange County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Wilson Bradley (1844-1920) — also known as Thomas W. Bradley — of Walden, Orange County, N.Y. Born in Yorkshire, England, April 6, 1844. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of New York state assembly from Orange County 1st District, 1876; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1884 (alternate), 1892, 1896, 1900, 1908; U.S. Representative from New York 20th District, 1903-13. Member, Loyal Legion. Received the Medal of Honor in 1896 for action at Chancellorsville, Va., May 3, 1863. Died in Walden, Orange County, N.Y., May 30, 1920 (age 76 years, 54 days). Interment at Wallkill Valley Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Henry Winfield (1822-1888) — also known as Charles H. Winfield — of Goshen, Orange County, N.Y. Born in Crawford, Ulster County, N.Y., April 22, 1822. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1863-67. Died in Walden, Orange County, N.Y., June 10, 1888 (age 66 years, 49 days). Interment at Wallkill Valley Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Unknown Location
    Warwick, Orange County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Bern Budd — of New York. Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate 27th District, 1936. Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Grandson of Bern L. Budd (1832?-?).


    Warwick Cemetery
    Warwick, Orange County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      John Hathorn (1749-1825) — of Orange County, N.Y. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., January 9, 1749. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County, 1777-78, 1779-80, 1781-85, 1794-95, 1804-05; member of New York state senate Middle District, 1786-89, 1799-1803; member of New York council of appointment, 1787, 1789; U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1789-91, 1795-97. Died February 19, 1825 (age 76 years, 41 days). Original interment in private or family graveyard; reinterment at Warwick Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    United States Military Academy
    West Point, Orange County, New York

    Politicians who have monuments here:
    Douglas MacArthur Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., January 26, 1880. Republican. General in the U.S. Army during World War I; general in the U.S. Army during World War II; received the Medal of Honor for his defense of the Philippines in 1942; repeatedly disavowed any intention of becoming a candidate for any public office, but his supporters persisted in putting his name forward; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1952 ; candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 1956. Died, from primary biliary cirrhosis (an auto-immune disorder), in Washington, D.C., April 5, 1964 (age 84 years, 70 days). Entombed at MacArthur Memorial, Norfolk, Va.; statue at United States Military Academy.
      Relatives: Son of Arthur MacArthur and Mary Pinkney (Hardy) MacArthur; married 1922 to Louise Brooks; married, April 30, 1937, to Jean Marie Faircloth (1898-2000); uncle of Douglas MacArthur II (1909-1997); grandson of Arthur MacArthur (1815-1896).
      Political families: MacArthur family of Pennsylvania; Dodge-Duke-Cromwell family of Detroit, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cross-reference: Irvine H. Sprague
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: U.S. Army Center of Military History


    United States Military Academy Cemetery
    West Point, Orange County, New York
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Winfield Scott (1786-1866) — also known as "Old Fuss and Feathers" — Born in Dinwiddie County, Va., June 13, 1786. Whig. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; candidate for Whig nomination for President, 1839, 1844, 1848; general in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; candidate for President of the United States, 1852. Died in West Point, Orange County, N.Y., May 29, 1866 (age 79 years, 350 days). Interment at United States Military Academy Cemetery; statue erected 1874 at Scott Circle, Washington, D.C.
      Relatives: Son of William Scott (1747-1789) and Anna (Mason) Scott (1748-1803); married 1817 to Mary D. Mayo (granddaughter of John De Hart); great-granduncle of Philip C. Hanna (1857-1929); first cousin twice removed of Frank Newsum Julian.
      Political family: Scott-DeHart-Hanna family of New Jersey and Alabama.
      Scott County, Iowa is named for him.
      Fort Scott (military installation 1842-73), and the subsequent city of Fort Scott, Kansas, were named for him.
      Other politicians named for him: Winfield S. SherwoodWinfield S. SherwoodWinfield Scott FeatherstonWinfield S. HancockWinfield S. CameronWinfield S. HanfordWinfield S. SmythWinfield S. BirdW. S. BellWinfield S. HoldenWinfield S. HuntleyWinfield Scott NayWinfield S. SmithWinfield S. KerrWinfield Scott MooreWinfield S. LittleWinfield S. ChoateWinfield S. HoltWinfield S. PopeWinfield S. WatsonWinfield S. KeenholtsWinfield Scott SillowayWinfield S. VandewaterWinfield S. BraddockW. S. AllenWinfield S. HammondWinfield S. PhillipsWinfield S. SpencerWinfield S. RoseWinfield S. SchusterWinfield Scott AllisonWinfield S. BoyntonWinfield S. KenyonWinfield S. TibbettsWinfield S. WithrowWinfield S. HarroldWinfield Scott ReedWinfield S. GroveWinfield S. RogersWinfield S. BrownWinfield S. PealerWinfield S. Wallace, Jr.Winfield S. Hinds
      Epitaph: "History records his Eminent Services as a Warrior, Pacificator, and General In Chief of the Armies of the United States. Medals, and an Equestrian Statue ordered by Congress in the Capital of his Country, are his Public Monuments. This stone is a mark of the love and veneration of his Daughters. Requiescat in Pace."
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Winfield Scott: Timothy D. Johnson, Winfield Scott: The Quest for Military Glory
      James Maurice Gavin (1907-1990) — also known as James M. Gavin; "Jumping Jim" — Born in Mt. Carmel, Northumberland County, Pa., March 22, 1907. General in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Ambassador to France, 1961-62. Died, of Parkinson's disease, in Baltimore, Md., February 23, 1990 (age 82 years, 338 days). Interment at United States Military Academy Cemetery.
      Epitaph: "Soldier, Statesman, Humanitarian, Author."
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Hugh Judson Kilpatrick Hugh Judson Kilpatrick (1836-1881) — also known as Judson Kilpatrick; "Kilcavalry" — of New Jersey. Born near Deckertown (now Sussex), Sussex County, N.J., January 14, 1836. Republican. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Minister to Chile, 1866-70, 1881, died in office 1881; candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey, 1880. Died of a kidney ailment, in Santiago, Chile, December 2, 1881 (age 45 years, 322 days). Interment at United States Military Academy Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Simon Kilpatrick and Julia (Wickham) Kilpatrick; father of Laura Kilpatrick (who married Harry Hays Morgan (1860-?)).
      Political family: Morgan-Kilpatrick family of Louisiana.
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: William C. Roberts, Leading Orators (1884)
      Frederick Dent Grant (1850-1912) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in St. Louis, Mo., May 30, 1850. Army officer; U.S. Minister to Austria-Hungary, 1889-93; New York City Police Commissioner, 1894-98; general in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War. Died, from throat cancer, April 11, 1912 (age 61 years, 317 days). Interment at United States Military Academy Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ulysses Simpson Grant and Julia (Dent) Grant (1826-1902); brother of Ulysses Simpson Grant, Jr.; married, October 20, 1874, to Ida M. Honoré (1854-1930); nephew of George Wrenshall Dent (1819-1899) and Lewis Dent; first cousin thrice removed of Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849) and Peter Buell Porter; second cousin twice removed of Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Peter Buell Porter, Jr. and Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864); second cousin five times removed of Benjamin Huntington; third cousin once removed of Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925); third cousin thrice removed of John Davenport, Joshua Coit, James Davenport, Henry Huntington, Gurdon Huntington, Samuel Lathrop and Abel Huntington; fourth cousin once removed of William Rush Merriam.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Grant-Dent family of San Francisco, California (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Epitaph: "Eldest son of General and President Ulysses S. Grant."
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Washington Goethals (1858-1928) — of Balboa Heights, Canal Zone (now Panama). Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., June 29, 1858. Colonel in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; army officer; chief engineer, Panama Canal, 1907-14; Governor of Panama Canal Zone, 1914-17. Dutch ancestry. Member, Delta Upsilon. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 21, 1928 (age 69 years, 206 days). Interment at United States Military Academy Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: George Washington
      Relatives: Married to Effie Rodman.
      Goethals Bridge (built 1928, replaced with two new bridges 2017), over the Arthur Kill, between Elizabeth, New Jersey, and Staten Island, New York, was named for him.
      See also NNDB dossier
      Clarence Self Ridley (1883-1969) — also known as Clarence S. Ridley — Born in Corydon, Harrison County, Ind., June 22, 1883. Governor of Panama Canal Zone, 1936-40. Died July 26, 1969 (age 86 years, 34 days). Interment at United States Military Academy Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Ridley (1851-1925) and Mary Margaret (Inman) Ridley (1854-1899); married to Gladys Peard (1897-1985).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Howard Ruger (1833-1907) — of Georgia. Born in Lima, Livingston County, N.Y., April 2, 1833. Lawyer; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; Governor of Georgia, 1868; superintendent, U.S. Military Academy, 1871-76. Died June 3, 1907 (age 74 years, 62 days). Interment at United States Military Academy Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Egbert Ludovicus Viele (1825-1902) — also known as Egbert L. Viele — of New York. Born in Waterford, Saratoga County, N.Y., June 17, 1825. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from New York 13th District, 1885-87; defeated, 1886. Died in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., April 22, 1902 (age 76 years, 309 days). Entombed at United States Military Academy Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Biddle (1859-1936) — of Washington, D.C. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., February 2, 1859. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; member District of Columbia board of commissioners, 1901-07. Died in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., January 18, 1936 (age 76 years, 350 days). Interment at United States Military Academy Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Shepard Biddle (1830-1907) and Susan Dayton (Ogden) Biddle (1831-1878); grandson of John Biddle; grandnephew of James Biddle and Richard Biddle; great-grandson of Charles Biddle; great-grandnephew of Edward Biddle; first cousin once removed of Charles John Biddle; first cousin thrice removed of John Scull; second cousin once removed of Edward MacFunn Biddle; second cousin twice removed of Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Jr.; second cousin thrice removed of Angier Biddle Duke; third cousin once removed of Charles Bingham Penrose, Edward Scull, Thomas Biddle, Boies Penrose, Spencer Penrose and Edward MacFunn Biddle, Jr.; fourth cousin of George Ross Scull (1856-?) and Robert Spencer Scull; fourth cousin once removed of Francis Beverley Biddle.
      Political family: Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Andrew Mucci (1911-1997) — also known as Henry A. Mucci; "Hero of Cabanatuan" — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., March 4, 1911. Democrat. Colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; led famed raid in 1945 on a Japanese prison camp in the Philippines which rescued the survivors of the Bataan Death March; automobile dealer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1946. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died, of a stroke, in Melbourne, Brevard County, Fla., April 20, 1997 (age 86 years, 47 days). Interment at United States Military Academy Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1947 to Marion Fountain (1920-1994).
      The Henry Mucci Highway (Route 25), in Trumbull, Connecticut, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robertson Honey (1870-1941) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Montevallo, Shelby County, Ala., August 17, 1870. Lawyer; U.S. Consul in Madrid, 1914-16; Catania, 1916-18; Bristol, 1918-24; Hamilton, 1924-29; Nice, 1929-32; Monaco, 1932; Calgary, 1933-36. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., August 30, 1941 (age 71 years, 13 days). Interment at United States Military Academy Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Robertson Honey (1842-1927) and Mary Jones (Edwards) Honey (1847-1900); married to Mabel Ellsworth Boggs (1872-1958).
      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


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