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New York

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Putnam County

Index to Locations

  • Brewster Milltown Cemetery
  • Carmel Gilead Cemetery
  • Carmel Raymond Hill Cemetery
  • Carmel Union Valley Cemetery
  • Cold Spring Cold Spring Cemetery
  • Cold Spring Old Cemetery
  • Garrison St. Philip's Cemetery
  • Patterson Maple Avenue Cemetery
  • Putnam Valley King David Cemetery
  • Putnam Valley Putnam Valley Cemetery


    Milltown Cemetery
    Brewster, Putnam County, New York
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Ferdinand Augustus Hoyt (1880-1944) — also known as Ferdinand A. Hoyt — of Beacon, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Brewster, Putnam County, N.Y., January 1, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper publisher; member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County 1st District, 1911; defeated, 1911; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 26th District, 1942. Died in Beacon, Dutchess County, N.Y., December 8, 1944 (age 64 years, 342 days). Interment at Milltown Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ferdinand A. Hoyt (1836-1908) and Lydia A. (Rogers) Hoyt (1844-1918).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    John R. Yale John Reed Yale (1855-1925) — also known as John R. Yale — of Brewster, Putnam County, N.Y. Born in Patterson town, Putnam County, N.Y., May 8, 1855. Republican. Farmer; real estate business; contractor; member of New York state assembly from Putnam County, 1902-13, 1921-25; died in office 1925; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904; chair of Putnam County Republican Party, 1910, 1925. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks. Died in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., July 17, 1925 (age 70 years, 70 days). Interment at Milltown Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Belden Yale and Margaret (Glennen) Yale.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: New York Red Book 1924


    Gilead Cemetery
    Carmel, Putnam County, New York
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Joel Frost (1765-1827) — of Westchester County, N.Y.; Carmel, Putnam County, N.Y.; Schenectady, Schenectady County, N.Y. Born in Westchester County, N.Y., September 28, 1765. Member of New York state assembly from Westchester County, 1805-06, 1807-08; Putnam County Surrogate, 1812-13, 1815-19, 1821-22; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1821; common pleas court judge in New York, 1822; U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1823-25. Died in Schenectady, Schenectady County, N.Y., September 11, 1827 (age 61 years, 348 days). Interment at Gilead Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Raymond Hill Cemetery
    Carmel, Putnam County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Cornelius Amory Pugsley (1850-1936) — also known as Cornelius A. Pugsley — of Peekskill, Westchester County, N.Y. Born near Peekskill, Westchester County, N.Y., July 17, 1850. Democrat. Banker; U.S. Representative from New York 16th District, 1901-03; defeated, 1902, 1910. Presbyterian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution. Died in 1936 (age about 85 years). Interment at Raymond Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Gilbert Taylor Pugsley and Julia Butler (Meeker) Pugsley; married, April 7, 1886, to Emma C. Gregory; father of Chester DeWitt Pugsley (1888?-?).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Union Valley Cemetery
    Carmel, Putnam County, New York
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Frank D. Sloat (1835-1922) — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn.; Washington, D.C. Born in Fishkill, Dutchess County, N.Y., September 28, 1835. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; president, Victor Sewing Machine Company, 1873; Connecticut state comptroller, 1883-85. Member, Freemasons; Grand Army of the Republic. Died March 10, 1922 (age 86 years, 163 days). Interment at Union Valley Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Cold Spring Cemetery
    Cold Spring, Putnam County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Gouverneur Kemble (1786-1875) — of Cold Spring, Putnam County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 25, 1786. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1837-41; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1844, 1860; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1846. Member, Freemasons. Died in Cold Spring, Putnam County, N.Y., September 16, 1875 (age 89 years, 234 days). Interment at Cold Spring Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Old Cemetery
    Cold Spring, Putnam County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Cornelius Warren (1790-1849) — of New York. Born in New York, 1790. U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1847-49. Died in 1849 (age about 59 years). Interment at Old Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. Philip's Cemetery
    Garrison, Putnam County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
    Hamilton Fish Hamilton Fish (1808-1893) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 3, 1808. Lawyer; candidate for New York state assembly, 1834; U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1843-45; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1848; defeated (Whig), 1846; Governor of New York, 1849-51; U.S. Senator from New York, 1851-57; U.S. Secretary of State, 1869-77. Episcopalian. Member, Society of the Cincinnati. Died in Garrison, Putnam County, N.Y., September 7, 1893 (age 85 years, 35 days). Interment at St. Philip's Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Alexander Hamilton
      Relatives: Son of Nicholas Fish (1758-1833) and Elizabeth (Stuyvesant) Fish (1775-1854); married to Julia Kean (1816-1887; great-granddaughter of Peter Van Brugh Livingston (1710-1792)); father of Nicholas Fish (1848-1902) and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936); uncle of Helen Neilson (who married David Maitland Armstrong); grandfather of Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991); grandnephew of Robert Gilbert Livingston; great-grandson of Gilbert Livingston; great-grandfather of Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1926-1996); great-grandnephew of John Livingston and Robert Livingston (1688-1775); second great-grandson of Robert Livingston the Elder; second great-grandfather of Hamilton Fish and Alexa Fish Ward; second great-grandnephew of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724) and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); third great-grandson of Pieter Stuyvesant; first cousin of Margaret Cornelia Winthrop (1801-1863; who married George Folsom); first cousin once removed of Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr.; first cousin twice removed of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston (1710-1792), Philip Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775), William Livingston and Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright; first cousin thrice removed of Robert Livingston the Younger and Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746); first cousin four times removed of Nicholas Bayard (1644?-1707), David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin once removed of James Jay, Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston, John Jay, Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Frederick Jay, Henry Brockholst Livingston, Edward Livingston (1764-1836) and Gilbert Livingston Thompson; second cousin twice removed of Stephanus Bayard, Philip John Schuyler, Philip P. Schuyler and Stephen John Schuyler; second cousin thrice removed of Guy Vernor Henry and Montgomery Schuyler, Jr.; third cousin of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Peter Augustus Jay (1776-1843), Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston, William Jay and Charles Ludlow Livingston (1800-1873); third cousin once removed of Nicholas Bayard (1736-1802), Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer, Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792), James Livingston, Peter Samuel Schuyler, Philip Jeremiah Schuyler, Philip Schuyler, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Edward Livingston (1796-1840), Henry Bell Van Rensselaer, John Jay II and John Jacob Astor III; third cousin twice removed of Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, William Waldorf Astor, John Kean, Hamilton Fish Kean and Charles Ludlow Livingston (1870-?); third cousin thrice removed of Herbert Livingston Satterlee, William Astor Chanler, Lewis Stuyvesant Chanler (1869-1942), Peter Augustus Jay (1877-1933), Robert Reginald Livingston, Bronson Murray Cutting, Robert Winthrop Kean and Brockholst Livingston; fourth cousin of Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847), Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer, Maturin Livingston, James Alexander Hamilton, George Washington Schuyler and Philip N. Schuyler; fourth cousin once removed of John Bubenheim Bayard, Gerrit Smith, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, James Adams Ekin and Eugene Schuyler.
      Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cross-reference: John Davis
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: New York Red Book 1896
    Edwards Pierrepont Edwards Pierrepont (1817-1892) — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in North Haven, New Haven County, Conn., March 4, 1817. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1857-60; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1867-68; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1869-70; U.S. Attorney General, 1875-76; U.S. Minister to Great Britain, 1876-77. Suffered a stroke, and died four days later, in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 6, 1892 (age 75 years, 2 days). Interment at St. Philip's Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
      Image source: Library of Congress
      Nicholas Fish (1848-1902) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 19, 1848. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Switzerland, 1877-81; U.S. Minister to Belgium, 1882-85; banker; Presidential Elector for New York, 1896. Member, Society of the Cincinnati. Quarreled with Thomas J. Sharkey, a private detective, on the second floor of the Ehrhardt Brothers saloon; Sharkey struck him, so that he fell down the stairs into the street with a skull fracture; died the next day, without regaining consciousness, at Roosevelt Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 16, 1902 (age 54 years, 209 days). Sharkey was later convicted of second-degree manslaughter and sentenced to ten years in prison. Interment at St. Philip's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Hamilton Fish (1808-1893) and Julia (Kean) Fish (1816-1887); brother of Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936); married to Clemence S. Smith-Bryce; father of Hamilton Fish (1874-1898; sergeant in the U.S. Volunteer Cavalry Regiment, the "Rough Riders", in the Spanish-American war; killed in battle); uncle of Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991); grandson of Nicholas Fish; granduncle of Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1926-1996); great-grandson of John Kean (1756-1795); great-grandnephew of Robert Gilbert Livingston and Philip Peter Livingston; great-granduncle of Hamilton Fish (1951-) and Alexa Fish Ward; second great-grandson of Gilbert Livingston and Peter Van Brugh Livingston; second great-grandnephew of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775), Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Philip Livingston and William Livingston; third great-grandson of Robert Livingston the Elder; third great-grandnephew of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724) and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); fourth great-grandson of Pieter Stuyvesant and Pieter Van Brugh; fourth great-grandnephew of Abraham de Peyster, Johannes Cuyler and Johannes de Peyster; first cousin of John Kean (1852-1914) and Hamilton Fish Kean; first cousin once removed of Robert Winthrop Kean; first cousin twice removed of Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr., Charles Ludlow Livingston (1800-1873) and Thomas Howard Kean; first cousin thrice removed of Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775), Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Henry Brockholst Livingston and Thomas Howard Kean, Jr.; first cousin four times removed of Robert Livingston the Younger and Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746); first cousin five times removed of Nicholas Bayard (1644?-1707), David Davidse Schuyler, Myndert Davidtse Schuyler, Johannes DePeyster, Cornelis Cuyler and John Cruger, Jr.; second cousin once removed of Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright; second cousin twice removed of James Jay, John Jay, Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Frederick Jay, Edward Livingston (1764-1836), Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Peter Augustus Jay (1776-1843), Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston and William Jay; second cousin thrice removed of Stephanus Bayard, Philip John Schuyler, Philip P. Schuyler and Stephen John Schuyler; second cousin four times removed of Matthew Clarkson and Henry Cruger; third cousin of Gilbert Livingston Thompson; third cousin once removed of Philip Schuyler, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Edward Livingston (1796-1840), Henry Bell Van Rensselaer and John Jay II; third cousin twice removed of Nicholas Bayard (1736-1802), Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer, Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792), James Livingston, Peter Samuel Schuyler, Philip Jeremiah Schuyler, Guy Vernor Henry and Montgomery Schuyler, Jr.; third cousin thrice removed of Philip DePeyster; fourth cousin of John Jacob Astor III, Kiliaen Van Rensselaer and Charles Ludlow Livingston (1870-?); fourth cousin once removed of Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847), Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer, Maturin Livingston, James Alexander Hamilton, George Washington Schuyler, Philip N. Schuyler, William Waldorf Astor (1848-1919), Herbert Livingston Satterlee, Peter Augustus Jay (1877-1933), Robert Reginald Livingston, Bronson Murray Cutting and Brockholst Livingston.
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
      Taylor Garrison Belcher (1920-1990) — also known as Taylor G. Belcher — of Garrison, Putnam County, N.Y. Born in Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., July 1, 1920. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul in Glasgow, 1950-54; U.S. Ambassador to Cyprus, 1964-69; Peru, 1969-74. Died, of cancer, in Peekskill Community Hospital, Peekskill, Westchester County, N.Y., August 6, 1990 (age 70 years, 36 days). Interment at St. Philip's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Taylor Belcher and Miriam (Frazee) Belcher; married, October 22, 1942, to Edith Anthony.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1926-1996) — of Millbrook, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Washington, D.C., June 3, 1926. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York, 1969-95 (28th District 1969-73, 25th District 1973-83, 21st District 1983-93, 19th District 1993-95); defeated, 1966; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1984. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Grange; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Elks; Freemasons; Shriners. Died in Washington, D.C., July 23, 1996 (age 70 years, 50 days). Interment at St. Philip's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991) and Grace (Chapin) Fish; father of Hamilton Fish (1951-) and Alexa Fish Ward; grandson of Alfred Clark Chapin and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936); grandnephew of Nicholas Fish (1848-1902); great-grandson of Hamilton Fish (1808-1893); second great-grandson of Nicholas Fish (1758-1833); second great-grandnephew of Chester William Chapin; third great-grandson of John Kean (1756-1795); third great-grandnephew of Robert Gilbert Livingston and Philip Peter Livingston; fourth great-grandson of Gilbert Livingston and Peter Van Brugh Livingston; fourth great-grandnephew of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775), Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Philip Livingston and William Livingston; fifth great-grandson of Robert Livingston the Elder; fifth great-grandnephew of Pieter Schuyler and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); sixth great-grandson of Pieter Stuyvesant and Pieter Van Brugh; sixth great-grandnephew of Abraham de Peyster, Johannes Cuyler and Johannes de Peyster; descendant *** of Lewis Morris; first cousin twice removed of John Kean (1852-1914) and Hamilton Fish Kean; first cousin four times removed of Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr. and Charles Ludlow Livingston; first cousin five times removed of Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775), Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston and Henry Brockholst Livingston; first cousin six times removed of Robert Livingston the Younger and Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746); first cousin seven times removed of Nicholas Bayard, David Davidse Schuyler, Myndert Davidtse Schuyler, Johannes DePeyster, Cornelis Cuyler and John Cruger, Jr.; second cousin once removed of Charles Mann Hamilton and Robert Winthrop Kean; second cousin four times removed of James Jay, John Jay, Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Frederick Jay, Edward Livingston (1764-1836), Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Peter Augustus Jay, Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston and William Jay; second cousin five times removed of Stephanus Bayard, Philip John Schuyler, Philip P. Schuyler and Stephen John Schuyler; third cousin of Thomas Howard Kean; third cousin once removed of Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright and Thomas Howard Kean, Jr.; third cousin twice removed of Gilbert Livingston Thompson and Arthur Beebe Chapin; third cousin thrice removed of Philip Schuyler, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Edward Livingston (1796-1840), Henry Bell Van Rensselaer, David Edgerton and John Jay II.
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cross-reference: Sue W. Kelly
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991) — of Garrison, Putnam County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Garrison, Putnam County, N.Y., December 7, 1888. Republican. Insurance business; member of New York state assembly from Putnam County, 1914-16; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from New York 26th District, 1920-45; defeated, 1944; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1928, 1932, 1940, 1944; member of New York Republican State Committee, 1936; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 28th District, 1938; derided by Franklin Roosevelt as one of "Martin, Barton, and Fish", three Republican opponents of his New Deal policies. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Society of the Cincinnati; Grange; Farm Bureau. Died of heart failure, in Cold Spring, Putnam County, N.Y., January 18, 1991 (age 102 years, 42 days). Interment at St. Philip's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936) and Emily Maria (Mann) Fish (1854-1899); married, September 24, 1921, to Grace Chapin (daughter of Alfred Clark Chapin); married, June 22, 1967, to Marie (Choubaroff) Blackton (died 1974); married, October 16, 1976, to Alice (Curtis) Desmond (1897-1990; widow of Thomas Charles Desmond); married 1988 to Lydia Ambrogio; father of Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1926-1996); nephew of Nicholas Fish (1848-1902); grandson of Hamilton Fish (1808-1893); grandfather of Hamilton Fish (1951-) and Alexa Fish Ward; great-grandson of Nicholas Fish (1758-1833); second great-grandson of John Kean (1756-1795); second great-grandnephew of Robert Gilbert Livingston and Philip Peter Livingston; third great-grandson of Gilbert Livingston and Peter Van Brugh Livingston; third great-grandnephew of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775), Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Philip Livingston and William Livingston; fourth great-grandson of Robert Livingston the Elder; fourth great-grandnephew of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724) and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); fifth great-grandson of Pieter Stuyvesant and Pieter Van Brugh; fifth great-grandnephew of Abraham de Peyster, Johannes Cuyler and Johannes de Peyster; first cousin once removed of John Kean (1852-1914) and Hamilton Fish Kean; first cousin thrice removed of Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr. and Charles Ludlow Livingston (1800-1873); first cousin four times removed of Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775), Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston and Henry Brockholst Livingston; first cousin five times removed of Robert Livingston the Younger and Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746); first cousin six times removed of Nicholas Bayard (1644?-1707), David Davidse Schuyler, Myndert Davidtse Schuyler, Johannes DePeyster, Cornelis Cuyler and John Cruger, Jr.; second cousin of Charles Mann Hamilton and Robert Winthrop Kean; second cousin once removed of Thomas Howard Kean; second cousin twice removed of Thomas Howard Kean, Jr.; second cousin thrice removed of James Jay, John Jay, Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Frederick Jay, Edward Livingston (1764-1836), Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Peter Augustus Jay, Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston and William Jay; second cousin four times removed of Stephanus Bayard, Philip John Schuyler, Philip P. Schuyler and Stephen John Schuyler; second cousin five times removed of Matthew Clarkson (1733-1800) and Henry Cruger; third cousin of Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright; third cousin once removed of Gilbert Livingston Thompson; third cousin twice removed of Philip Schuyler, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Edward Livingston (1796-1840), Henry Bell Van Rensselaer, David Edgerton and John Jay II; third cousin thrice removed of Nicholas Bayard (1736-1802), Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer, Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792), James Livingston, Peter Samuel Schuyler and Philip Jeremiah Schuyler; fourth cousin once removed of John Jacob Astor III, Guy Vernor Henry, Howard Curtis Brown, Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, Charles Ludlow Livingston (1870-?) and Montgomery Schuyler, Jr..
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Epitaph: "For God And Country."
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Hamilton Fish, Jr. Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936) — of Garrison, Putnam County, N.Y. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., April 17, 1849. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Putnam County, 1874, 1876-79, 1889-91, 1893-96; Speaker of the New York State Assembly, 1895-96; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1884; New York Aqueduct Commissioner, 1886-88; U.S. Representative from New York 21st District, 1909-11; defeated, 1910. Died in Aiken, Aiken County, S.C., January 15, 1936 (age 86 years, 273 days). Interment at St. Philip's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Hamilton Fish (1808-1893) and Julia (Kean) Fish (1816-1887); brother of Nicholas Fish (1848-1902); married, April 28, 1880, to Emily Maria Mann (1854-1899); father of Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991); grandson of Nicholas Fish (1758-1833); grandfather of Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1926-1996); great-grandson of John Kean (1756-1795); great-grandfather of Hamilton Fish (1951-) and Alexa Fish Ward; great-grandnephew of Robert Gilbert Livingston and Philip Peter Livingston; second great-grandson of Gilbert Livingston and Peter Van Brugh Livingston; second great-grandnephew of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775), Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Philip Livingston and William Livingston; third great-grandson of Robert Livingston the Elder; third great-grandnephew of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724) and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); fourth great-grandson of Pieter Stuyvesant and Pieter Van Brugh; fourth great-grandnephew of Abraham de Peyster, Johannes Cuyler and Johannes de Peyster; first cousin of John Kean (1852-1914) and Hamilton Fish Kean; first cousin once removed of Robert Winthrop Kean; first cousin twice removed of Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr., Charles Ludlow Livingston (1800-1873) and Thomas Howard Kean; first cousin thrice removed of Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775), Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Henry Brockholst Livingston and Thomas Howard Kean, Jr.; first cousin four times removed of Robert Livingston the Younger and Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746); first cousin five times removed of Nicholas Bayard (1644?-1707), David Davidse Schuyler, Myndert Davidtse Schuyler, Johannes DePeyster, Cornelis Cuyler and John Cruger, Jr.; second cousin once removed of Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright; second cousin twice removed of James Jay, John Jay, Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Frederick Jay, Edward Livingston (1764-1836), Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Peter Augustus Jay (1776-1843), Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston and William Jay; second cousin thrice removed of Stephanus Bayard, Philip John Schuyler, Philip P. Schuyler and Stephen John Schuyler; second cousin four times removed of Matthew Clarkson (1733-1800) and Henry Cruger; third cousin of Gilbert Livingston Thompson; third cousin once removed of Philip Schuyler, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Edward Livingston (1796-1840), Henry Bell Van Rensselaer and John Jay II; third cousin twice removed of Nicholas Bayard (1736-1802), Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer, Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792), James Livingston, Peter Samuel Schuyler, Philip Jeremiah Schuyler, Guy Vernor Henry and Montgomery Schuyler, Jr.; third cousin thrice removed of Philip DePeyster; fourth cousin of John Jacob Astor III, Kiliaen Van Rensselaer and Charles Ludlow Livingston (1870-?); fourth cousin once removed of Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847), Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer, Maturin Livingston, James Alexander Hamilton, George Washington Schuyler, Philip N. Schuyler, William Waldorf Astor, Herbert Livingston Satterlee, Peter Augustus Jay (1877-1933), Robert Reginald Livingston, Bronson Murray Cutting and Brockholst Livingston.
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: New York Red Book 1896
      Eugene Hoffman Nickerson (1918-2002) — also known as Eugene H. Nickerson — of Roslyn Harbor, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Orange, Essex County, N.J., August 2, 1918. Democrat. Lawyer; law clerk for U.S. Circuit Judge Augustus N. Hand, 1943-44, and for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harlan F. Stone, 1944-46; Nassau County Executive, 1962-70; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1964, 1972; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of New York, 1977-94; took senior status 1994; senior judge, 1994-2002. His right arm was paralyzed by polio in his youth. Died, from complications of ulcer surgery, in St. Luke's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 1, 2002 (age 83 years, 152 days). Interment at St. Philip's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Hoffman Nickerson (1888-1965) and Ruth Constance (Comstock) Nickerson (1892-1988); married to Marie-Louise Steiner (1920-2003).
      Nickerson Beach Park, in Lido Beach, New York, is named for him.
      See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel Sloan (1817-1907) — of New York. Born in County Down, Ireland (now Northern Ireland), December 25, 1817. Importing business; member of New York state senate 2nd District, 1858-59; president, Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad, 1867-99. Episcopalian or Christian Reformed. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died in Garrison, Putnam County, N.Y., September 22, 1907 (age 89 years, 271 days). Interment at St. Philip's Cemetery; statue at Erie-Lackawanna Park, Hoboken, N.J.
      Relatives: Son of William Sloan and Elizabeth (Simpson) Sloan; married, April 8, 1844, to Margaret Elmendorf; grandfather of Gordon Auchincloss (1887?-1943).
      Political family: Kennedy family.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Hoffman Nickerson (1888-1965) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Paterson, Passaic County, N.J., December 6, 1888. Republican. Real estate business; member of New York state assembly from New York County 27th District, 1916. Episcopalian. Died in Oyster Bay, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., March 24, 1965 (age 76 years, 108 days). Interment at St. Philip's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mary Louisa (Hoffman) Nickerson (1856-1911) and Thomas White Nickerson, Jr. (1858-1938); married to Ruth Constance Comstock (1892-1988); father of Eugene Hoffman Nickerson (1918-2002).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Maple Avenue Cemetery
    Patterson, Putnam County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
    D. Mallory Stephens Dean Mallory Stephens (1893-1961) — also known as D. Mallory Stephens — of Brewster, Putnam County, N.Y. Born in Patterson, Putnam County, N.Y., December 17, 1893. Republican. Farmer; member of New York state assembly from Putnam County, 1926-52; chair of Putnam County Republican Party, 1939; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1948 (alternate), 1952. Presbyterian. Member, Grange. Died, from a heart ailment, in New York Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 11, 1961 (age 67 years, 25 days). Interment at Maple Avenue Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry B. Stephens (Putnam County sheriff) and Alice (Mallory) Stephens; married 1914 to Grace Hine; father of Willis H. Stephens; grandson of Daniel B. Mallory; grandfather of Willis H. Stephens, Jr. (1954?-).
      Political family: Stephens family of Brewster, New York.
      Image source: New York Red Book 1936
      Matthew Paterson (c.1732-1817) — of Fredericksburg, Dutchess County (now Patterson, Putnam County), N.Y. Born in Scotland, about 1732. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1782-89, 1791-93. Presbyterian. Died in 1817 (age about 85 years). Interment at Maple Avenue Cemetery.


    King David Cemetery
    Putnam Valley, Putnam County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Albert Shanker (1928-1997) — of Mamaroneck, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 14, 1928. Democrat. School teacher; president, American Federation of Teachers, 1974-97; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980, 1984 (speaker), 1988, 1996. Jewish. Russian ancestry. Member, American Federation of Teachers. Died, of complications from bladder cancer, at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 22, 1997 (age 68 years, 161 days). Interment at King David Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Morris Shanker and Mamie Shanker; married 1960 to Edith Gerber.
      Epitaph: "A visionary and fiery union leader, loved by family, friends, and colleagues."
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Albert Shanker: Richard Kahlenberg, Tough Liberal: Albert Shanker and the Battles Over Schools, Unions, Race, and Democracy — Dickson A. Mungazi, Where He Stands: Albert Shanker of the American Federation of Teachers


    Putnam Valley Cemetery
    Putnam Valley, Putnam County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Owen Zurhellen, Jr. (1920-1990) — also known as J. Owen Zurhellen, Jr. — of New York. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 8, 1920. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Suriname, 1976-78. Died in 1990 (age about 69 years). Interment at Putnam Valley Cemetery.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary


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