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New York

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Westchester County

Index to Locations

  • Mead Cemetery
  • Private or family graveyards
  • Bedford Middle Patent Rural Cemetery
  • Bedford St. Matthew's Churchyard
  • Bedford Union Cemetery
  • Cortlandt town Hillside Cemetery
  • Cross River Reynolds Cemetery
  • Hartsdale Ferncliff Cemetery
  • Hastings-on-Hudson Mt. Hope Cemetery
  • Hastings-on-Hudson Temple Israel Cemetery
  • Hastings-on-Hudson Westchester Hills Cemetery
  • Hawthorne Gate of Heaven Cemetery
  • Hawthorne Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  • Hudson Terrace Oakland Cemetery
  • Mt. Kisco Oakwood Cemetery
  • Mt. Vernon St. Paul's Church Cemetery
  • New Rochelle Beechwoods Cemetery
  • New Rochelle Broadview Avenue
  • New Rochelle Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
  • New Rochelle Jewish Cemetery
  • Ossining Dale Cemetery
  • Peekskill Old St. Peter's Churchyard
  • Purchase Purchase Friends Meeting Cemetery
  • Rye Greenwood Union Cemetery
  • Rye Jay Family Cemetery
  • Scarsdale St. James the Less Cemetery
  • Sleepy Hollow Dutch Reformed Churchyard
  • Sleepy Hollow Pocantico Hills Estate
  • Sleepy Hollow Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
  • Somers Unknown location
  • Somers St. Joseph's Cemetery
  • Valhalla Kensico Cemetery
  • Westchester Hills Mt. Eden Cemetery
  • White Plains First Presbyterian Church Cemetery
  • White Plains White Plains Rural Cemetery
  • Yonkers Oakland Cemetery
  • Yonkers St. Mary's Cemetery


    Mead Cemetery
    Westchester County, New York
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      George Washington Mead (1869-1938) — also known as George W. Mead — of Lake Waccabuc, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 27, 1869. Farmer; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 4th District, 1909. Died in Lewisboro, Westchester County, N.Y., August 13, 1938 (age 69 years, 167 days). Interment at Mead Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: George Washington
      Relatives: Son of George Washington Mead (1827-1899) and Sarah Frances (Studwell) Mead (1838-1919).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Private or family graveyard
    Westchester County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Halstead Anderson (1800-1870) — also known as Joseph H. Anderson — of White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Harrison, Westchester County, N.Y., August 25, 1800. Democrat. Farmer; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County, 1833-34; Westchester County Sheriff, 1835-38; U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1843-47. Died in White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y., June 23, 1870 (age 69 years, 302 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Pierre Van Cortlandt (1721-1814) — of New York. Born in Westchester County, N.Y., January 10, 1721. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of New York state senate Southern District, 1777-78; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1778-95. Died in Westchester County, N.Y., May 1, 1814 (age 93 years, 111 days). Original interment at in a private or family graveyard; reinterment at Hillside Cemetery, Cortlandt town, Westchester County, N.Y.
      Relatives: Son of Philip Van Cortlandt (1683-1748) and Catherine (DePeyster) Van Cortlandt; married, May 29, 1748, to Joanna Livingston (1722-1808; daughter of Gilbert Livingston); father of Philip Van Cortlandt (1749-1831), Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr. and Anne De Peyster Van Cortlandt (1766-1855; who married Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer).
      Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cortland County, N.Y. is named for him.
      The city of Cortland, New York, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Middle Patent Rural Cemetery
    Bedford, Westchester County, New York
    Founded 1743
    Politicians buried here:
      Walter Sherman Gifford (1885-1966) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; North Castle town, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Salem, Essex County, Mass., January 10, 1885. U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1950-53. Member, American Philosophical Society. President of American Telephone & Telegraph Co. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 7, 1966 (age 81 years, 117 days). Interment at Middle Patent Rural Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Nathan Poole Gifford and Harriet Maria (Spinney) Gifford; married, October 28, 1916, to Florence Pitman; married, December 22, 1944, to Augustine Lloyd Perry.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Matthew's Churchyard
    Bedford, Westchester County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Grenville Temple Emmet (1877-1937) — also known as Grenville T. Emmet — of Katonah, Westchester County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y., August 2, 1877. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; law partner of Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1921-23; U.S. Minister to Netherlands, 1934-37; Austria, 1937, died in office 1937. Died, of pneumonia, in the Hotel Bristol, Vienna, Austria, September 26, 1937 (age 60 years, 55 days). Interment at St. Matthew's Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Richard Stockton Emmet (1821-1902) and Catherine 'Kitty' (Temple) Emmet (1842-1895); brother of William Temple Emmet (1869-1918); married, September 18, 1905, to Pauline A. Ferguson; father of Grenville Temple Emmet, Jr. (1909-1989; grandson-in-law of Levi Parsons Morton; grandnephew by marriage of James Biddle Eustis); grandson of Robert Emmet; great-grandson of Thomas Addis Emmet; first cousin once removed of William Colville Emmet; second cousin twice removed of Robert Charles Winthrop.
      Political families: Emmet-Morton family of New York City, New York; Winthrop-Hamlin family of Massachusetts and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Union Cemetery
    Bedford, Westchester County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      William Henry Robertson (1823-1898) — also known as William H. Robertson — of Katonah, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Bedford, Westchester County, N.Y., October 10, 1823. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 1st District, 1849-50; member of New York state senate, 1854-55, 1872-81, 1888-91 (7th District 1854-55, 9th District 1872-79, 12th District 1880-81, 1888-91); Westchester County Judge, 1856-67; U.S. Representative from New York 10th District, 1867-69; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1881-85; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1884, 1892. Member, Freemasons. Died in Katonah, Westchester County, N.Y., December 6, 1898 (age 75 years, 57 days). Interment at Union Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Robertson (died 1881); uncle of Henry Robertson Barrett (1869-1940).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Asbury Elliott Kellogg (1886-1970) — also known as A. Elliott Kellogg — of Katonah, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Katonah, Westchester County, N.Y., August 25, 1886. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Westchester County 2nd District, 1917, 1918; hardware merchant. Died in Katonah, Westchester County, N.Y., February 11, 1970 (age 83 years, 170 days). Interment at Union Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Ward Kellogg (1858-1934) and Cordelia Ann (Elliott) Kellogg (1858-1930); married, April 6, 1914, to Alice Marion Green (1893-1979); second cousin thrice removed of Martin Keeler; third cousin twice removed of Jesse Hoyt, Stephen Hiram Keeler, Charles Taylor Sherman, William Tecumseh Sherman, Lampson Parker Sherman, David Munson Osborne and John Sherman; third cousin thrice removed of Daniel Chapin and James Lockwood Conger; fourth cousin once removed of Alfred Walstein Bangs, John Clarence Keeler and Thomas Mott Osborne (1859-1926).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Sherman family of Connecticut; Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York; Bache-Dallas family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Hillside Cemetery
    Cortlandt town, Westchester County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
    Chauncey M. Depew Chauncey Mitchell Depew (1834-1928) — also known as Chauncey M. Depew — of Peekskill, Westchester County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Peekskill, Westchester County, N.Y., April 23, 1834. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 3rd District, 1862-63; secretary of state of New York, 1864-65; Westchester County Clerk, 1867; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1868, 1892, 1896, 1900, 1904, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1920 (speaker), 1924; Liberal Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1872; president, later chairman, New York Central Railroad; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1888; U.S. Senator from New York, 1899-1911. French Huguenot, Dutch, and English ancestry. Member, Union League; Society of the Cincinnati; Skull and Bones. Died, of bronchial pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 5, 1928 (age 93 years, 348 days). Entombed at Hillside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Isaac Depew (1800-1869) and Martha Minot (Mitchell) Depew (1810-1885); married, November 9, 1871, to Elise Hegeman (1848-1893); married, December 28, 1901, to May Palmer; second great-grandnephew of Roger Sherman; second cousin twice removed of Roger Sherman Baldwin, Sherman Day, Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar, William Maxwell Evarts and George Frisbie Hoar; second cousin four times removed of Aaron Burr; third cousin once removed of Simeon Eben Baldwin, Rockwood Hoar, Sherman Hoar, Maxwell Evarts and Arthur Outram Sherman (1864-?); third cousin twice removed of Charles Robert Sherman; third cousin thrice removed of Reuben Bostwick Heacock; fourth cousin of John Frederick Addis and Roger Sherman Hoar; fourth cousin once removed of John Adams Dix, Charles Taylor Sherman, William Tecumseh Sherman, Lampson Parker Sherman, John Sherman, John Stanley Addis and Archibald Cox.
      Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Sewall-Adams-Cony family of Maine; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      The village of Depew, New York, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
      Philip Van Cortlandt (1749-1831) — of Croton, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 21, 1749. Democrat. Civil engineer; colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; delegate to New York convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Westchester County, 1788; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County, 1788-90; member of New York state senate Southern District, 1790-93; member of New York council of appointment, 1792; U.S. Representative from New York, 1793-1809 (3rd District 1793-1803, 4th District 1803-09). Died in Westchester County, N.Y., November 21, 1831 (age 82 years, 92 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Pierre Van Cortlandt (1721-1814) and Joanna (Livingston) Van Cortlandt (1722-1808); brother of Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr.; grandson of Gilbert Livingston.
      Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James William Husted (1833-1892) — also known as James W. Husted; "Bald Eagle" — of Peekskill, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Bedford, Westchester County, N.Y., October 31, 1833. Republican. Superintendent of schools; lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1869-81, 1884-92 (Westchester County 3rd District 1869-78, Rockland County 1879-80, Westchester County 3rd District 1881, 1884-92); died in office 1892; Speaker of the New York State Assembly, 1874, 1876, 1878, 1886-87, 1890; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1884. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died, from kidney disease and heart failure, in Peekskill, Westchester County, N.Y., September 25, 1892 (age 58 years, 330 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Helen Mary Southard; father of James William Husted (1870-1925).
      Cross-reference: James K. Apgar
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James William Husted (1870-1925) — also known as James W. Husted — of Peekskill, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Peekskill, Westchester County, N.Y., March 16, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 3rd District, 1895-97; U.S. Representative from New York 25th District, 1915-23; defeated, 1912. Died in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., January 2, 1925 (age 54 years, 292 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Hillside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James William Husted (1833-1892); married to Louise Wetmore Spaulding (1873-1914).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Nelson (1784-1869) — of Peekskill, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Hyde Park, Dutchess County, N.Y., June 29, 1784. Whig. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County, 1819-21; member of New York state senate 2nd District, 1824-27; state court judge in New York, 1824-27; U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1847-51. Died in Peekskill, Westchester County, N.Y., October 3, 1869 (age 85 years, 96 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Cornelia Mandeville Hardman (1797-1889).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr. (1762-1848) — of Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Croton, Westchester County, N.Y., August 29, 1762. Lawyer; banker; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County, 1791-92, 1793-95; U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1811-13; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; Presidential Elector for New York, 1840. Died in Peekskill, Westchester County, N.Y., July 13, 1848 (age 85 years, 319 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Pierre Van Cortlandt (1721-1814) and Joanna (Livingston) Van Cortlandt (1722-1808); brother of Philip Van Cortlandt; married to Catherine Clinton (1770-1811; daughter of George Clinton) and Anne Stevenson (1774-1821); nephew of Robert Gilbert Livingston; grandson of Gilbert Livingston; grandnephew of John Livingston and Robert Livingston (1688-1775); great-grandson of Robert Livingston the Elder; great-grandnephew of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724) and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); first cousin once removed of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Philip Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775), William Livingston and Hamilton Fish (1808-1893); first cousin twice removed of Robert Livingston the Younger, Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746), Gilbert Livingston Thompson, Nicholas Fish and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936); first cousin thrice removed of David Davidse Schuyler, Myndert Davidtse Schuyler, Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991); first cousin four times removed of Guy Vernor Henry, Montgomery Schuyler, Jr. and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1926-1996); first cousin five times removed of Hamilton Fish (1951-) and Alexa Fish Ward; second cousin of Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Henry Brockholst Livingston and Edward Livingston (1764-1836); second cousin once removed of Stephanus Bayard, Philip John Schuyler, Philip P. Schuyler, Stephen John Schuyler, 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); second cousin twice removed of Philip Schuyler, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Edward Livingston (1796-1840), Henry Bell Van Rensselaer, John Jay II and John Jacob Astor III; second cousin thrice removed of Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, William Waldorf Astor, John Kean, Hamilton Fish Kean and Charles Ludlow Livingston (1870-?); second cousin four times removed of Herbert Livingston Satterlee, William Astor Chanler, Lewis Stuyvesant Chanler, Peter Augustus Jay (1877-1933), Robert Reginald Livingston, Bronson Murray Cutting, Robert Winthrop Kean and Brockholst Livingston; second cousin five times removed of John Eliot Thayer, Jr. and Thomas Howard Kean; third cousin of Nicholas Bayard, Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer, Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792), James Livingston, Peter Samuel Schuyler and Philip Jeremiah Schuyler; third cousin once removed of Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847), Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer, Maturin Livingston, James Alexander Hamilton, George Washington Schuyler and Philip N. Schuyler; third cousin twice removed of Gerrit Smith, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, James Adams Ekin and Eugene Schuyler; third cousin thrice removed of Robert Ray Hamilton, John Sluyter Wirt, Cortlandt Schuyler Van Rensselaer and Karl Cortlandt Schuyler.
      Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Pierre Van Cortlandt (1721-1814) — of New York. Born in Westchester County, N.Y., January 10, 1721. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of New York state senate Southern District, 1777-78; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1778-95. Died in Westchester County, N.Y., May 1, 1814 (age 93 years, 111 days). Original interment at a private or family graveyard, Westchester County, N.Y.; reinterment at Hillside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Philip Van Cortlandt (1683-1748) and Catherine (DePeyster) Van Cortlandt; married, May 29, 1748, to Joanna Livingston (1722-1808; daughter of Gilbert Livingston); father of Philip Van Cortlandt (1749-1831), Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr. and Anne De Peyster Van Cortlandt (1766-1855; who married Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer).
      Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cortland County, N.Y. is named for him.
      The city of Cortland, New York, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Coleridge A. Hart (1852-1924) — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Peekskill, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in New York, 1852. Lawyer; bank director; Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 19th District, 1888; Prohibition candidate for New York state attorney general, 1889; Prohibition candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1896, 1906, 1911, 1912; Prohibition candidate for judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1908, 1913, 1916, 1917, 1920; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1908, 1916; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 1922. Congregationalist. Died November 21, 1924 (age about 72 years). Interment at Hillside Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Walter Francis Burns — also known as Walter F. Burns — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912 (alternate), 1920. Interment at Hillside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Grandson of Otway Burns (1775?-1850).


    Reynolds Cemetery
    Cross River, Westchester County, New York
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Gordon Knox Bell (1871-1955) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 19, 1871. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 17th District, 1915. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died August 27, 1955 (age 84 years, 189 days). Interment at Reynolds Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Rogers Bell and Eliza N. (Soutter) Bell; married, May 11, 1899, to Marian Mason Crafts (1871-1953).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Ferncliff Cemetery
    Hartsdale, Westchester County, New York
    Founded 1903
    Politicians buried here:
    Rudolph Halley Rudolph Halley (1913-1956) — also known as Rudy Halley — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Queens, Queens County, N.Y., June 19, 1913. Liberal. Lawyer; counsel for two U.S. Senate investigative committees in the 1940s and early 1950s; New York City Council President, 1951-53; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1953. Jewish. Member, B'nai B'rith. Died, while under treatment for pancreatic pseudocysts, in Mount Sinai Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 19, 1956 (age 43 years, 153 days). Interment at Ferncliff Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Pauline (Shipman) Halley; married to Grace Ralston and Marie Caruso; married 1951 to Janice Brosh.
      See also Wikipedia article — Internet Movie Database profile
      Image source: New York Times, November 20, 1956
      Elmer Anderson Carter (1890-1973) — also known as Elmer A. Carter — of Prairie View, Waller County, Tex.; Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio; Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky.; St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., July 19, 1890. College teacher; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; executive secretary for the Urban League in various cities, 1920-28; editor of Opportunity, a Journal of Negro Life, 1928-42; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1932; Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 22nd District, 1950; Republican candidate for borough president of Manhattan, New York, 1953. African ancestry. Member, Urban League; NAACP; American Legion; Alpha Phi Alpha. Died January 16, 1973 (age 82 years, 181 days). Interment at Ferncliff Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Cook Carter and Florence Lucretia (Young) Carter; married 1922 to Edna Felicia Billups; married 1927 to Thelma Charles Johnson (died 1972).
      Albert Elmer Austin (1877-1942) — also known as Albert E. Austin — of Sound Beach, Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn.; Old Greenwich, Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Medway, Norfolk County, Mass., November 15, 1877. Republican. Physician; orator; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Greenwich, 1917-18, 1921-22; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1939-41; defeated, 1940. Episcopalian. Member, American Medical Association; Freemasons. Died in Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn., January 26, 1942 (age 64 years, 72 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Ferncliff Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Anne Tyrell Christy (divorced 1916); married, May 17, 1919, to Anne Clara Snyder (1882-1938; killed in automobile-train accident in Miami, Fla.); married, September 3, 1939, to Lillian V. Lounsbury; step-father of Clare Boothe Luce (1903-1987).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      David Matthew Potts (1906-1976) — also known as David M. Potts — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., March 12, 1906. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for New York state assembly from Bronx County 9th District, 1944; U.S. Representative from New York 26th District, 1947-49; defeated, 1948; Bronx County Surrogate, 1951-53; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1954, 1955. Episcopalian. Died in Bronxville, Westchester County, N.Y., September 11, 1976 (age 70 years, 183 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Ferncliff Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William F. Passannante (1920-1996) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 10, 1920. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; president, Cosmopolitan Trucking Corporation; member of New York state assembly, 1955-90 (New York County 1st District 1955-65, 69th District 1966, 63rd District 1967-72, 64th District 1973-82, 61st District 1983-90). Catholic. Member, Federal Bar Association; American Legion; Knights of Columbus; Lions. Died of pancreatic cancer at Tisch Hospital of New York University Medical Center, New York, New York County, N.Y., December 15, 1996 (age 76 years, 309 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Ferncliff Cemetery.


    Mt. Hope Cemetery
    Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
    Jacob A. Cantor Jacob Aaron Cantor (1854-1921) — also known as Jacob A. Cantor — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 6, 1854. Democrat. Newspaper reporter; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1884, 1888; member of New York state assembly from New York County 23rd District, 1885-87; member of New York state senate, 1888-98 (10th District 1888-93, 14th District 1894-95, 20th District 1896-98); borough president of Manhattan, New York, 1902-03; U.S. Representative from New York 20th District, 1913-15; defeated, 1894 (15th District), 1914 (20th District); president, New York City Department of Taxes and Assessments, 1918-21. Jewish. Member, Freemasons. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 2, 1921 (age 66 years, 208 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Cantor and Hannah Cantor; married, August 8, 1888, to Julia (Lewenthal) Petshaw (died 1891); married, September 25, 1897, to Lydia Greenbaum.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: New York Times, October 21, 1894
      Julius Marshuetz Mayer (1865-1925) — also known as Julius M. Mayer — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 5, 1865. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904, 1908; New York state attorney general, 1905-06; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1912-21; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, 1921-24; resigned 1924. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Theta; Freemasons; Shriners. Died, from heart disease, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 30, 1925 (age 60 years, 86 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of J. Daniel Mayer and Fannie M. (Marshuetz) Mayer.
      See also federal judicial profile
      Thomas Peck Ochiltree (1837-1902) — of Marshall, Harrison County, Tex. Born in Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County, Tex., October 26, 1837. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1860; major in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Texas 7th District, 1883-85. Died in Hot Springs, Bath County, Va., November 25, 1902 (age 65 years, 30 days). Original interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.; reinterment in 1903 at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Beck Ochiltree (1811-1867).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William F. Condon (1897-1972) — also known as "Big Bill" — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., September 20, 1897. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; deputy sheriff; contractor; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 5th District, 1928-35; defeated, 1923; member of New York state senate, 1939-64 (26th District 1939-44, 29th District 1945-54, 32nd District 1955-64); defeated, 1964; lobbyist. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks; Eagles; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Modern Woodmen. Died in Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., March 19, 1972 (age 74 years, 181 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas J. Condon and Bridget Condon; married 1920 to Anne Powers; father of William F. Condon, Jr. (1921-1984); first cousin of John J. Condon.
      Political family: Condon family of Yonkers, New York.
      J. Sidney Bernstein (1877-1943) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born May 9, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 31st District, 1906; defeated, 1904; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 19th District, 1915; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1940-43. Jewish. Member, Tammany Hall; Redmen. Died, from a heart attack, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 9, 1943 (age 66 years, 214 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Bernstein and Jeanette Bernstein; married, January 1, 1905, to Idalia Rosenblum.
      Thomas B. Gale (1851-1926) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., October 6, 1851. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; banker; chairman, American Relief Committee in Italy, 1914-15; U.S. Vice Consul in Naples, 1917-19. Died June 2, 1926 (age 74 years, 239 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Anne Gale (1883-1965; who married Jay B. White (1869-1918)).
      Epitaph: "My Beloved Husband."
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Temple Israel Cemetery
    Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Martin Charles Ansorge (1882-1967) — also known as Martin C. Ansorge — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Corning, Steuben County, N.Y., January 1, 1882. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from New York 21st District, 1921-23; defeated, 1912, 1914, 1916, 1922; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1927, 1928, 1929; director, United Air Lines, 1934-51. Jewish. Member, Freemasons; Elks; American Legion. Co-sponsor of the Edge-Ansorge bill to create the New York Port Authority. Represented Henry Ford in negotiations over his formal apology for anti-Semitic books and articles he had published. Died, in the Ansonia Hotel, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 4, 1967 (age 85 years, 34 days). Interment at Temple Israel Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mark Perry Ansorge and Jennie (Bach) Ansorge.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Westchester Hills Cemetery
    400 Saw Mill River Road
    Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Simon Hirsch Rifkind (1901-1995) — also known as Simon Rifkind — Born in Russia, June 5, 1901. U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1941-50; resigned 1950. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 14, 1995 (age 94 years, 162 days). Interment at Westchester Hills Cemetery.
      See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Sidney Hillman Sidney Hillman (1887-1946) — of New York. Born in Zagare, Lithuania, March 23, 1887. President, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA), and one of the founders of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO); New York American Labor Party state chair, 1945. Jewish. Died in Point Lookout, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., July 10, 1946 (age 59 years, 109 days). Entombed at Westchester Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Bas Sheva 'Bessie' Abramowitz (1889-1970).
      Hillman Avenue, in Bronx, New York, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Time Magazine, December 2, 1940
      Stephen Samuel Wise (1874-1949) — also known as Stephen Wise; Stephen Samuel Weisz — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Budapest, Hungary, March 17, 1874. Democrat. Rabbi; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1924; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1924. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Congress; NAACP. Died, from a stomach ailment, in Lenox Hill Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 19, 1949 (age 75 years, 33 days). Entombed at Westchester Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Aaron Wise (1844-1896) and Sabine (Fisher) Wise.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Gate of Heaven Cemetery
    Hawthorne, Westchester County, New York
    Founded 1917
    Politicians buried here:
      James John Joseph Walker (1881-1946) — also known as James J. Walker; Jimmy Walker; "Beau James"; "The Night Mayor" — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 19, 1881. Democrat. Lawyer; songwriter; member of New York state assembly from New York County 5th District, 1910-14; member of New York state senate, 1915-25 (13th District 1915-18, 12th District 1919-25); resigned 1925; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1924, 1928 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1932; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1926-32; resigned 1932. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Elks. Resigned as mayor during an investigation of corruption in his administration. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 18, 1946 (age 65 years, 152 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William H. Walker (1852?-?); married to Janet Allen (divorced 1933); married, April 18, 1933, to Betty Compton (actress; divorced 1941).
      See also Wikipedia article — Internet Movie Database profile
      Books about Jimmy Walker: Gerald Leinwand, Mackerels in the Moonlight : Four Corrupt American Mayors
      John Patrick O'Brien (1873-1951) — also known as John P. O'Brien — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., February 1, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1933; defeated, 1933; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936, 1940, 1944. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Knights of Columbus; Elks; Tammany Hall. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 22, 1951 (age 78 years, 233 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Patrick O'Brien and Mary E. (Gibbons) O'Brien; married, October 6, 1908, to Helen E. C. Madigan.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Joseph V. McKee (1889-1956) — also known as James W. Dawson; "Holy Joe" — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., August 8, 1889. School teacher; lawyer; author; member of New York state assembly from Bronx County 7th District, 1918-23; municipal judge in New York, 1924-26; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1932; defeated, 1932, 1933 (Recovery); elected (Wet) delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment 1933, but did not serve; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 23rd District, 1938. Catholic. Scottish ancestry. Died, from a heart attack, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 28, 1956 (age 66 years, 173 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John B. McKee and Margaret (Cotterson) McKee; married, November 27, 1918, to Cornelia Kraft.
      See also Wikipedia article
      James Aloysius Farley (1888-1976) — also known as James A. Farley — of Stony Point, Rockland County, N.Y.; Haverstraw, Rockland County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Grassy Point, Rockland County, N.Y., May 30, 1888. Democrat. Chair of Rockland County Democratic Party, 1919-29; member of New York state assembly from Rockland County, 1923; defeated, 1923; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968; secretary of New York Democratic Party, 1928-30; New York Democratic state chair, 1930-44; Chairman of Democratic National Committee, 1932-40; Presidential Elector for New York, 1932; U.S. Postmaster General, 1933-40; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; chairman, Coca-Cola Export Corporation, 1940-73. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Ancient Order of Hibernians; Eagles; Elks; Redmen; Knights of Columbus; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; American Academy of Political and Social Science. Died, from cardiac arrest, in his suite at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 9, 1976 (age 88 years, 10 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Farley and Ellen (Goldrick) Farley; married, April 26, 1920, to Elizabeth A. Finnegan.
      Cross-reference: Ambrose O'Connell — Lawrence J. Murray, Jr.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Joseph Lyons (1890-1966) — also known as James J. Lyons — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 12, 1890. Democrat. Delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; borough president of Bronx, New York, 1934-61; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1940 (alternate), 1944 (alternate), 1948, 1952, 1956. Died, from complications of gall bladder surgery, in Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 7, 1966 (age 75 years, 329 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1917 to Gertrude Rose O'Brien.
      See also Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Edward Corsi (1896-1965) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Abruzzi, Italy, December 29, 1896. Republican. Naturalized U.S. citizen; lawyer; candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 20th District, 1923; newspaper correspondent; U.S. Immigration Commissioner, 1931; delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1938; candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 1938; New York State Industrial Commissioner; appointed in 1954 as a special assistant on immigration problems to U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles, but was dismissed three months later; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1950. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Killed in an auto accident, when a car in which he was a passenger skidded off the road and overturned, near Phoenicia, Ulster County, N.Y., December 13, 1965 (age 68 years, 349 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Philip Frederick Corsi (member, Italian House of Deputies) and Julia (Pantano) Corsi; married, June 17, 1926, to Emma Gillies.
      Harry Michael Durning (1887-1958) — also known as Harry M. Durning — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 22, 1887. Democrat. Stockbroker; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928, 1932, 1936, 1940 (alternate); U.S. Collector of Customs, 1933-53. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died November 9, 1958 (age 70 years, 322 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Philip J. Durning and Anna M. (Feeney) Durning; married, April 17, 1912, to Johanna V. Hayes.
      Spruille Braden (1894-1978) — of Riverdale, Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Elkhorn, Jefferson County, Mont., March 13, 1894. Mining engineer; financier; U.S. Ambassador to Colombia, 1939-42; Cuba, 1942-45; Argentina, 1945. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; American Arbitration Association; Navy League; John Birch Society. Died, from a heart ailment, in Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 10, 1978 (age 83 years, 303 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Braden and Mary (Kimball) Braden; married, September 5, 1915, to Maria Humeres del Solar (died 1962); married 1964 to Verbena Williams Hebbard (died 1977).
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
      John Daniel Mahoney (1931-1996) — also known as J. Daniel Mahoney — Born in Orange, Essex County, N.J., September 7, 1931. Conservative. Candidate for delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1966; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, 1986-96; died in office 1996. Co-founder of New York's Conservative Party in 1963. Died in Derby, New Haven County, Conn., October 23, 1996 (age 65 years, 46 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      See also federal judicial profile
      Charles Anthony Buckley (1890-1967) — also known as Charles A. Buckley — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in Bronx, New York County (now Bronx County), N.Y., June 23, 1890. Democrat. Bricklayer; building contractor; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1930; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1932 (alternate), 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964; U.S. Representative from New York, 1935-65 (23rd District 1935-45, 25th District 1945-53, 24th District 1953-63, 23rd District 1963-65); chair of Bronx County Democratic Party, 1953-67. Irish ancestry. Died, of lung cancer, in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., January 22, 1967 (age 76 years, 213 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Marie E. Cowan; father of Charles Anthony Buckley, Jr. (1926?-).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
    William Bourke Cockran William Bourke Cockran (1854-1923) — also known as W. Bourke Cockran — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in County Sligo, Ireland, February 28, 1854. School teacher and principal; lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York, 1887-89, 1891-95, 1904-09, 1921-23 (12th District 1887-89, 10th District 1891-93, 12th District 1893-95, 1904-09, 16th District 1921-23); defeated (Progressive), 1912; died in office 1923; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1888, 1892, 1904, 1920. Died in Washington, D.C., March 1, 1923 (age 69 years, 1 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Martin Cockran and Harriet (Knight) Cockran; married to Rhoda E. Mack (1864-1895); married, November 5, 1906, to Anne Louisa Ide (1876-1945; daughter of Henry Clay Ide (1844-1921)).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
    Eugene J. Keogh Eugene James Keogh (1907-1989) — also known as Eugene J. Keogh — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., August 30, 1907. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 20th District, 1936; U.S. Representative from New York, 1937-67 (9th District 1937-63, 11th District 1963-67); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Theta Chi; Delta Theta Phi. Died in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., May 26, 1989 (age 81 years, 269 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Preston Keogh and Elizabeth (Kehoe) Keogh; brother of James Vincent Keogh (1906?-?); married to Virginia Fitzgerald.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Image source: New York Red Book 1936
      Mario Biaggi (1917-2015) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 26, 1917. Police officer; U.S. Representative from New York, 1969-88 (24th District 1969-73, 10th District 1973-83, 19th District 1983-88); defeated, 1988 (Republican), 1992 (Democratic primary); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972, 1980, 1984; Conservative candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1973. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Indicted in 1987 on federal charges that he had accepted bribes from former Brooklyn political boss Meade Esposito in in return for influence on federal contracts for a Brooklyn ship-repair company; convicted on September 22, 1987 of obstructing justice and accepting illegal gratuities; sentenced to prison and fined. Tried in 1988 on federal racketeering charges in connection with the Wedtech Corporation; convicted on August 4, 1988 on 15 felony counts. Resigned from Congress following the Wedtech conviction; served more than two years in prison. Died in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., June 24, 2015 (age 97 years, 241 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Marie Wassil (1918-1997).
      Campaign slogan (1973): "He wins, you win."
      Campaign slogan (1973): "He's right for what's wrong with New York."
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Malcolm Wilson (1914-2000) — also known as Malcolm Wilson — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y.; Scarsdale, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 26, 1914. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1939-58 (Westchester County 5th District 1939-44, Westchester County 1st District 1945-58); served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1959-73; Governor of New York, 1973-75; defeated, 1974; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1984. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died in New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y., March 13, 2000 (age 86 years, 16 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Herbert Wilson (1872?-?); married, September 6, 1941, to Katharine McCloskey.
      The Governor Malcolm Wilson Tappan Zee Bridge (built 1952-55 as Tappan Zee Bridge; governor's name added 1994; closed 2017; demolished 2019), on the New York Thruway, crossing the Hudson River between Tarrytown and Grand View-on-Hudson, New York, was named for him.
      See also NNDB dossier
      Walter Aloysius Lynch (1894-1957) — also known as Walter A. Lynch — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County (part now in Bronx, Bronx County), N.Y., July 7, 1894. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 21st District, 1938; U.S. Representative from New York, 1940-51 (22nd District 1940-45, 23rd District 1945-51); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1944, 1948, 1952 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); candidate for Governor of New York, 1950; New York Democratic state chair, 1953; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1955-57; died in office 1957. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; American Bar Association; Catholic Lawyers Guild; Elks; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died, from a heart attack, in Belle Harbor, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., September 10, 1957 (age 63 years, 65 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph B. Lynch and Katherine (Joyce) Lynch; married to Claire R. Mitchell.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Joseph Andrew Gavagan (1892-1968) — also known as Joseph A. Gavagan — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 20, 1892. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 22nd District, 1923-29; U.S. Representative from New York 21st District, 1929-43; resigned 1943; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1940; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1944-61. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; American Legion. Died in Bennington, Bennington County, Vt., October 18, 1968 (age 76 years, 59 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Gavagan and Mary (Lyons) Gavagan.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas Vincent Learson (1912-1996) — also known as T. Vincent Learson — of Bronxville, Westchester County, N.Y.; Rye, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Roslindale, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., September 26, 1912. Business executive; chief executive officer, IBM Corporation, from 1971; U.S. Ambassador to , 1975-77. Died in 1996 (age about 83 years). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Richard J. Learson and Katharine E. (Goode) Learson; married, November 4, 1939, to Gladys Murray.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      George Murray Hulbert (1881-1950) — also known as G. Murray Hulbert — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., May 14, 1881. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 21st District, 1915-18; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1924; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1934-50; died in office 1950. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Elks. Died in Bayport, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., April 26, 1950 (age 68 years, 347 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Moses H. Hulbert and Anna (Murray) Hulbert; married, June 6, 1906, to Regina R. McNenney.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Heywood Campbell Broun (1888-1939) — also known as Heywood Broun — of New York; Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., December 7, 1888. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1930. Catholic. Member, American Civil Liberties Union. Sportswriter; columnist for New York newspapers; founder of the American Newspaper Guild in 1933 and its first president; expelled from Socialist Party in 1933. Died, of pneumonia, in the Harkness Pavilion of the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 18, 1939 (age 51 years, 11 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Heywood Cox Broun and Henriette (Brose) Broun; married 1917 to Ruth Hale (divorced 1933); married 1935 to Constance (Madison) Dooley (actress).
      See also NNDB dossier
      Books by Heywood Broun: Collected Edition of Heywood Broun (1941) — Christians only : a study in prejudice
      Books about Heywood Broun: Richard O'Connor, Heywood Broun : A Biography
      Vincent L. Leibell (1883-1968) — of New York. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 10, 1883. U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1936-54; took senior status 1954. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 22, 1968 (age 84 years, 287 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Grandfather of Vincent L. Leibell III (1946-).
      See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
      William Beck Widnall (1906-1983) — also known as William B. Widnall — of Saddle River, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J., March 17, 1906. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Bergen County, 1946-50; resigned 1950; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 7th District, 1950-74; defeated, 1974; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1968. Episcopalian. Died in Ridgewood, Bergen County, N.J., December 28, 1983 (age 77 years, 286 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Michael Joseph Kennedy (1897-1949) — also known as Michael J. Kennedy — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., October 25, 1897. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1939-43; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1940; leader of New York County Democratic Party, 1942. Member, Tammany Hall. Killed in an airplane collision between an Eastern Air Lines DC-4 passenger airliner and a war surplus P-38 fighter plane purchased by Bolivia, near Washington National Airport, Arlington, Arlington County, Va., November 1, 1949 (age 52 years, 7 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James H. Torrens (1874-1952) — of New York. Born in New York, 1874. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 21st District, 1944-47. Died in 1952 (age about 78 years). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Thomas F. Burchill Thomas Francis Burchill (1882-1955) — also known as Thomas F. Burchill — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Belle Harbor, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 3, 1882. Democrat. Auctioneer; appraiser; insurance business; member of New York state assembly from New York County 3rd District, 1920-24; member of New York state senate 13th District, 1925-38; U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1943-45. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Elks. Died, following a heart attack, in St. Joseph Hospital, Far Rockaway, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., March 26, 1955 (age 72 years, 235 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Burchill and Mary (Wholey) Burchill; brother of Joseph Burchill (killed in action, World War II); married to Margaret McMahon (c1884-1968).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: New York Red Book 1936
      Martin Thomas Conboy, Jr. (1878-1944) — also known as Martin Conboy — of Riverdale, Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 28, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1933-35. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died, in New York Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 5, 1944 (age 65 years, 190 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Martin Conboy and Bridget (Harlow) Conboy; married, July 31, 1912, to Bertha L. Mason.
    Victor J. Dowling Victor James Dowling (1866-1934) — also known as Victor J. Dowling — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 20, 1866. Democrat. Lawyer; law partner of William Q. Titus, 1887-1901; member of New York state assembly from New York County 16th District, 1894; member of New York state senate 18th District, 1901-04; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1905-31; resigned 1931; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 1st Department, 1911-31. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Stricken with a cerebral hemorrhage in the office of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company, and died soon after, in Harbor Sanitarium, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 23, 1934 (age 67 years, 246 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Denis Dowling and Eliza Fierlants (Faider) Dowling; married, June 16, 1891, to Mary Agnes Ford (died 1920).
      See also Wikipedia article
      Image source: New York Times, March 24, 1934
      Salvatore A. Cotillo (1886-1939) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Italy, November 19, 1886. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 28th District, 1913, 1915-16; member of New York state senate, 1917-23 (20th District 1917-18, 18th District 1919-23); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1924-39; died in office 1939. Italian ancestry. Member, Sons of Italy. Died, following an operation for a chest tumor, in Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 27, 1939 (age 52 years, 250 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Charles Francis Connolly — of New York. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 22nd District, 1922. Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      John Joseph Donovan, Jr. (1913-1955) — also known as John J. Donovan, Jr. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., February 14, 1913. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state senate, 1951-55 (24th District 1951-54, 26th District 1955); died in office 1955. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Federal Bar Association; Knights of Columbus; Delta Theta Phi. Suffered a heart attack, and died a few hours later, in St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 12, 1955 (age 42 years, 26 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dr. John J. Donovan and Harriet (O'Connor) Donovan.
      S. Samuel DiFalco (1906-1978) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Italy, July 26, 1906. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate in primary for New York state assembly, 1935; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1949-56; New York County Surrogate, 1957-76. Italian ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Indicted in May 1976, along with Justice Irving Saypol, on official misconduct charges, in connection with an alleged scheme to obtain appraisal and auction commissions for Saypol's son; the charges were later dismissed. Indicted in February 1978 for criminal contempt, in connection with his statements to a grand jury, but died before trial. Died, from a heart attack, while dining with friends at the Columbus Club, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 28, 1978 (age 71 years, 337 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Thomas Joseph Brady (1885-1971) — also known as Thomas J. Brady — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 25, 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Justice, New York City Special Sessions, 1934-39; Justice, New York City Court, 1940-50; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1951-55. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, American Legion; American Bar Association; Catholic Lawyers Guild. Died, in Union Hospital, Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., March 4, 1971 (age 86 years, 7 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Hugh Brady and Elizabeth 'Lizzy' (Fash) Brady; married 1931 to Sarah Flynn (1887-1964; sister of Edward J. Flynn (1891-1953)).
      Political family: Flynn family of Bronx, New York.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Mortimer C. O'Brien (born c.1889) — of White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y. Born about 1889. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 4th District, 1913; candidate for mayor of White Plains, N.Y., 1935. Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Lester W. Patterson (c.1893-1947) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born about 1893. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Bronx County 2nd District, 1922-25; Bronx County Sheriff, 1926-29; Bronx County Clerk, 1930-33. Died November 15, 1947 (age about 54 years). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lillian C. Patterson; married to Ethyle Lang.
      Edmund J. Delany (1906-1959) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 9, 1906. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 12th District, 1937-42; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 16th District, 1938. Catholic. Member, Tammany Hall; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 16, 1959 (age 53 years, 7 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John A. Delany and Estelle M. Delany.
      Alphonsus J. Donahue (d. 1949) — of Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1932, 1944. Died July 2, 1949. Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Eugene Lester Garey (1891-1953) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Mt. Kisco, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 28, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; director, Butte Copper and Zinc Co. (mining); delegate to New York state constitutional convention 13th District, 1938. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died May 20, 1953 (age 61 years, 265 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Eugene Francis Garey and Ellen Frances (O'Boyle) Garey; married 1923 to Margaret Kashner.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles W. Culkin (1872-1962) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 4, 1872. Democrat. New York County Sheriff, 1926-29; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1948, 1952. Catholic. Member, Tammany Hall. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 7, 1962 (age 89 years, 338 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Culkin and Emma Culkin; married 1891 to Margaret Murray; father of Gerald Patrick Culkin (1906-1993).
      Gerard J. Muccigrosso (d. 1981) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Bronx County 7th District, 1938; defeated (American Labor), 1938. Died February 12, 1981. Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.


    Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
    Hawthorne, Westchester County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Morgenthau, Jr. (1891-1967) — of Hopewell Junction, Dutchess County, N.Y.; Wiccopee, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 11, 1891. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928, 1932; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1934-45. Jewish. Died February 6, 1967 (age 75 years, 271 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Morgenthau and Josephine (Sykes) Morgenthau; married, April 17, 1916, to Elinor Fatman; married, November 21, 1951, to Marcella Puthan (1902-1972); father of Robert Morris Morgenthau (1919-2019).
      Political family: Morgenthau-Lehman family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Henry Morgenthau, Jr.: Herbert Levy, Henry Morgenthau, Jr.: The Remarkable Life of FDR's Secretary of the Treasury
      Henry Morgenthau (1856-1946) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Mannheim, Germany, April 26, 1856. Lawyer; U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, 1913-16; director, Underwood Typewriter Company; director, Equitable Life Assurance Society of U.S.; president, Herald Square Realty Company; director, Mt. Sinai Hospital. Jewish. Died following a cerebral hemorrhage, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 25, 1946 (age 90 years, 213 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lazarus Morgenthau and Babette (Guggenheim) Morgenthau; married, May 10, 1883, to Josephine Sykes; father of Henry Morgenthau, Jr.; grandfather of Robert Morris Morgenthau (1919-2019).
      Political family: Morgenthau-Lehman family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      Nathan Straus, Jr. (1889-1961) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 27, 1889. Democrat. Partner, R. H. Macy & Co. department store; served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920, 1924, 1940 (alternate), 1944; member of New York state senate 15th District, 1921-26; Chief, U.S. Housing Authority, 1937-42. Member, Elks; Moose. Died, in a motel room at Massapequa, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., September 13, 1961 (age 72 years, 109 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Nathan Straus (1848-1931) and Lina (Gutherz) Straus; brother of Sissie Straus (1879-1950; who married Irving Lehman); married, April 29, 1915, to Helen E. Sachs; father of Ronald Peter Straus; nephew of Isidor Straus and Oscar Solomon Straus; first cousin of Jesse Isidor Straus; first cousin once removed of Stuart Scheftel (1911?-1994).
      Political family: Straus family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Elinor Fatman Morgenthau (1892-1949) — also known as Elinor F. Morgenthau; Elinor Fatman — of Hopewell Junction, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 19, 1892. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1924; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928. Female. Jewish. Died, from a liver ailment, in New York Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 21, 1949 (age 57 years, 214 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Morris Fatman and Settie (Lehman) Fatman; married, April 17, 1916, to Henry Morgenthau, Jr. (1891-1967); niece of Herbert Henry Lehman.
      Political family: Morgenthau-Lehman family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Oakland Cemetery
    Hudson Terrace, Westchester County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Norton Prentiss Otis (1840-1905) — also known as Norton P. Otis — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Halifax, Windham County, Vt., March 18, 1840. Republican. Mayor of Yonkers, N.Y., 1880-82; defeated, 1886; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 1st District, 1884; U.S. Representative from New York 19th District, 1903-05; defeated, 1900; died in office 1905. Died in Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., February 20, 1905 (age 64 years, 339 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elisha Graves Otis (1811-1861; inventor; elevator pioneer, founder of Otis Elevator Company) and Susan (Houghton) Otis (1811-1842); married 1877 to Lizzie A. Fahs; father of Charles Edwin Otis (son-in-law of J. Harvey Bell); second cousin once removed of Asa H. Otis (1797-1855); second cousin thrice removed of Samuel Allyne Otis; third cousin once removed of Oran Gray Otis, David Perry Otis and Harrison Gray Otis (1837-1917); third cousin twice removed of Harrison Gray Otis (1765-1848); fourth cousin of Lauren Ford Otis.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Otis family of Connecticut; Lansing family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Oakwood Cemetery
    Mt. Kisco, Westchester County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward Fletcher Brush (c.1847-1927) — also known as Edward F. Brush — of Mt. Vernon, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Dublin, Ireland, about 1847. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; physician; mayor of Mt. Vernon, N.Y., 1892-94, 1904-07, 1918-19; defeated (Republican), 1901. Died, in a hospital in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 3, 1927 (age about 80 years). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Walton Brush (U.S. Marine, killed in action in France, 1918).


    St. Paul's Church Cemetery
    South Columbus Avenue
    Mt. Vernon, Westchester County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Isaac Newton Mills (1851-1929) — also known as Isaac N. Mills — of Mt. Vernon, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Thompson, Windham County, Conn., September 10, 1851. Republican. Westchester County Judge, 1884-95; member of New York state senate 22nd District, 1901-02; Justice of New York Supreme Court 9th District, 1907-21; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1924. Member, Freemasons. Died, from an infection that followed surgery, in Mt. Vernon, Westchester County, N.Y., July 14, 1929 (age 77 years, 307 days). Interment at St. Paul's Church Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Isaac Newton
      Relatives: Son of Isaac Mills (1807-1890) and Susan E. (Arnold) Mills (1821-1854); married to Cara Maria Burnett (1856-1940).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Stephen Ward — of Westchester County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Westchester County, 1778-79; member of New York council of appointment, 1780; member of New York state senate Southern District, 1780-87; Presidential Elector for New York, 1792. Interment at St. Paul's Church Cemetery.
      Lancaster Odell Underhill (1808-1898) — also known as Lancas O. Underhill — of Bronxville, Westchester County, N.Y. Born August 3, 1808. Postmaster at Bronxville, N.Y., 1852-61, 1862-96. Died May 16, 1898 (age 89 years, 286 days). Interment at St. Paul's Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Eliza A. Fowler (1815-1895).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Beechwoods Cemetery
    New Rochelle, Westchester County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      John Quincy Underhill (1848-1907) — also known as John Q. Underhill — of New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in New York, 1848. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 16th District, 1899-1901. Died in 1907 (age about 59 years). Interment at Beechwoods Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Frederick Hobbes Allen (1858-1937) — also known as Frederick H. Allen — of Pelham Manor, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, May 30, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; economist; village president of Pelham Manor, New York, 1904-06; chair of Westchester County Democratic Party, 1904-14; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1908, 1920 (alternate); served in the U.S. Navy during World War I. Episcopalian. Member, Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the Revolution; American Legion; Military Order of the World Wars. Died, from pneumonia, in Newport Hospital, Newport, Newport County, R.I., December 3, 1937 (age 79 years, 187 days). Interment at Beechwoods Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elisha Hunt Allen and Mary Harrod (Hobbes) Allen; brother of William Fessenden Allen; married, June 30, 1892, to Adele Livingston Stevens; grandson of Samuel Clesson Allen; third great-grandnephew of Roger Wolcott (1679-1767); first cousin four times removed of Erastus Wolcott and Oliver Wolcott, Sr.; second cousin once removed of Gouverneur Morris; second cousin twice removed of Elijah Hunt Mills; second cousin thrice removed of Oliver Ellsworth, Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Roger Griswold and Frederick Wolcott; second cousin four times removed of William Pitkin; third cousin once removed of Chester Ashley; third cousin twice removed of Theodore Dwight, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, William Wolcott Ellsworth and Abijah Blodget; third cousin thrice removed of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799), Jonathan Ingersoll (1747-1823), Jared Ingersoll and Daniel Pitkin; fourth cousin of Albert Asahel Bliss and Philemon Bliss; fourth cousin once removed of Joseph Churchill Strong, Theodore Davenport, Chester William Chapin, Harrison Blodget, John William Allen, William Alfred Buckingham, James Samuel Wadsworth, Henry Titus Backus, George Washington Wolcott, William Dean Kellogg, Christopher Parsons Wolcott, Oliver Morgan Hungerford, Matthew Griswold (1833-1919), Judson H. Warner, Roger Wolcott (1847-1900) and Josiah Quincy.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut; Fessenden family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Temple Emmet (1869-1918) — also known as William T. Emmet — of New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y., July 28, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 15th District, 1894; candidate for New York state senate, 1903; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904, 1912; New York State Superintendent of Insurance, 1912-14; member, New York State Public Service Commission, 1914-18. Irish ancestry. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died, following an attack of angina pectoris, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 4, 1918 (age 48 years, 191 days). Interment at Beechwoods Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Richard Stockton Emmet (1821-1902) and Katherine 'Kitty' (Temple) Emmet (1842-1895); brother of Grenville Temple Emmet; married, June 16, 1896, to Cornelia Booraem Zabriskie (1872-1958); grandson of Robert Emmet; great-grandson of Thomas Addis Emmet; first cousin once removed of William Colville Emmet (1836-1901); second cousin twice removed of Robert Charles Winthrop.
      Political family: Emmet-Morton family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Broadview Avenue
    New Rochelle, Westchester County, New York

    Politicians who have monuments here:
      Jacob Leisler (c.1640-1691) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Bockenheim, Holy Roman Empire (now part of Frankfurt am Main, Germany), about 1640. Fur trader; tobacco business; following the English Revolution of 1688, which brought Protestant rulers William and Mary to power, he led "Leisler's Rebellion" and seized control of the colony; Colonial Governor of New York, 1689-91; provided land for a settlement of French Huguenot refugees (now the city of New Rochelle); following the arrival of a new royal governor, he was ousted. Arrested, charged with treason, tried, convicted, and sentenced to death; executed by hanging and decapitation, in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 16, 1691 (age about 51 years). Four years later, he was posthumously exonerated by an act of Parliament. Original interment at a private or family graveyard, New York County, N.Y.; subsequent interment at Dutch Church Burial Ground, Manhattan, N.Y.; reinterment to unknown location; statue at Broadview Avenue.
      Relatives: Great-grandfather of Nicholas Bayard (1736-1802).
      Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
    New Rochelle, Westchester County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward J. McGoldrick (c.1871-1951) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born about 1871. Democrat. Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1920, 1922-41; appointed 1920; defeated, 1920; appointed 1922. Catholic. Died, in a rest home, Amityville, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., January 8, 1951 (age about 80 years). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
      William M. Bennett (1895-1978) — of Mt. Vernon, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Mt. Vernon, Westchester County, N.Y., April 19, 1895. Democrat. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936. Irish ancestry. Died in 1978 (age about 83 years). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Martin J. Bennett and Mary (Marshall) Bennett.


    Jewish Cemetery
    New Rochelle, Westchester County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
    Lucius N. Littauer Lucius Nathan Littauer (1859-1944) — also known as Lucius N. Littauer — of Gloversville, Fulton County, N.Y. Born in Gloversville, Fulton County, N.Y., January 20, 1859. Republican. Glove manufacturer; U.S. Representative from New York, 1897-1907 (22nd District 1897-1903, 25th District 1903-07); delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904, 1908, 1912, 1928. Jewish. Died March 2, 1944 (age 85 years, 42 days). Interment at Jewish Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Nathan Littauer and Harriet (Sporborg) Littauer.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)


    Dale Cemetery
    104 Havell Street
    Ossining, Westchester County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
    John T. Hoffman John Thompson Hoffman (1828-1888) — also known as John T. Hoffman — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Sing Sing (now Ossining), Westchester County, N.Y., January 10, 1828. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1866-68; Governor of New York, 1869-72; defeated, 1866. Died, from heart disease, in Wiesbaden, Germany, March 24, 1888 (age 60 years, 74 days). Interment at Dale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Adrian Kissam Hoffman (physician); first cousin of Lyell Thompson Adams (1837-1892).
      See also Wikipedia article
      Image source: New York Red Book 1896
      Aaron Ward (1790-1867) — of Mt. Pleasant, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in New York, 1790. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1825-29, 1831-37, 1841-43. Died in 1867 (age about 77 years). Interment at Dale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Uncle of Elijah Ward (1816-1882).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Frank L. Young (1860-1930) — of Ossining, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Port Byron, Cayuga County, N.Y., October 31, 1860. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 3rd District, 1909-12; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1912; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 24th District, 1915; Justice of New York Supreme Court 9th District, 1922-30; died in office 1930. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arcanum. Died, from acute indigestion, in Ossining, Westchester County, N.Y., May 21, 1930 (age 69 years, 202 days). Interment at Dale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Levi W. Young and Margaret (Lane) Young; married to Mary Yawger and Mary Lockwood; married 1916 to Mary E. Cummings.
      Benjamin Brandreth — of Sing Sing (now Ossining), Westchester County, N.Y. Patent medicine manufacturer; member of New York state senate, 1850-51, 1858-59 (7th District 1850-51, 8th District 1858-59). Interment at Dale Cemetery.
      Albert W. Twiggar (c.1870-1938) — of Ossining, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Croton-on-Hudson, Westchester County, N.Y., about 1870. Dentist; village president of Ossining, New York, 1923; Dry candidate for delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; Law Preservation candidate for New York state assembly from Westchester County 3rd District, 1933; Law Preservation candidate for New York state senate 26th District, 1934. Member, Rotary; Freemasons. Died, of pneumonia, in Ossining, Westchester County, N.Y., October 30, 1938 (age about 68 years). Interment at Dale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Walter Twiggar and Caroline (Tompkins) Twiggar; married to Augusta Meeks.


    Old St. Peter's Churchyard
    Peekskill, Westchester County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Drake — of Westchester County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Westchester County, 1777-78, 1779-81, 1785-86, 1787-88. English ancestry. Interment at Old St. Peter's Churchyard.


    Purchase Friends Meeting Cemetery
    Purchase, Westchester County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      George Taylor Burling (1849-1928) — also known as George T. Burling — of Purchase, Westchester County, N.Y.; White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Harrison, Westchester County, N.Y., February 16, 1849. Republican. Farmer; Town Supervisor of Harrison, 1878-86, 1903-04; postmaster at Purchase, N.Y., 1889-94; Westchester County Treasurer, 1909-14; member of New York state senate 25th District, 1919-22. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died in Bronxville, Westchester County, N.Y., July 29, 1928 (age 79 years, 164 days). Interment at Purchase Friends Meeting Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Burling (1807-1870) and Adaline F. (Taylor) Burling (1808-1883); married, December 25, 1867, to Mary H. Lane (1848-1881); married, October 17, 1883, to Clara B. Sutton (1862-1928).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Greenwood Union Cemetery
    Rye, Westchester County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
    J. Mayhew Wainwright Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright (1864-1945) — also known as J. Mayhew Wainwright — of Rye, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 10, 1864. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; member of New York state assembly, 1902-08 (Westchester County 2nd District 1902-06, Westchester County 4th District 1907-08); alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908; member of New York state senate 24th District, 1909-12; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Assistant Secretary of War, 1921-23; U.S. Representative from New York 25th District, 1923-31; director, Rye National Bank; trustee, St. Luke's Hospital. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Psi; American Bar Association; Sons of the Revolution. Died, from pyelonephritis and coronary artery disease, in Rye, Westchester County, N.Y., June 3, 1945 (age 80 years, 175 days). Interment at Greenwood Union Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Howard Wainwright (1829-1871) and Margaret Livingston (Stuyvesant) Wainwright (1839-1929); married, November 23, 1892, to Laura Wallace Buchanan; third great-grandson of Gilbert Livingston and Robert Gilbert Livingston; third great-grandnephew of John Livingston and Robert Livingston (1688-1775); 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; first cousin twice removed of Hamilton Fish (1808-1893); first cousin thrice removed of Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr. (1762-1848); first cousin four times removed of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Philip Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775) and William 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 and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin once removed of Nicholas Fish and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936); second cousin thrice 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 and Edward Livingston (1764-1836); second cousin four times removed of Stephanus Bayard, Philip John Schuyler, Philip P. Schuyler and Stephen John Schuyler; third cousin of Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991); third cousin once removed of Gilbert Livingston Thompson and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1926-1996); third cousin twice removed of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Peter Augustus Jay, Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston, William Jay, Charles Ludlow Livingston, Hamilton Fish (1951-) and Alexa Fish Ward; 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 of Montgomery Schuyler, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Philip Schuyler, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Edward Livingston (1796-1840), Henry Bell Van Rensselaer, John Jay II, John Jacob Astor III and Guy Vernor Henry.
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Clinton-DeWitt-Smoot family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: U.S. passport application (1923)
      Jared Valentine Peck (1816-1891) — also known as Jared V. Peck — of Port Chester, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Port Chester, Westchester County, N.Y., September 21, 1816. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 2nd District, 1848; U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1853-55. Died in Rye, Westchester County, N.Y., December 25, 1891 (age 75 years, 95 days). Interment at Greenwood Union Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Edward Patrick Francis Eagan (1897-1967) — also known as Edward P. F. Eagan; Eddie Eagan — of Rye, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Denver, Colo., April 26, 1897. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Won the gold medal as light-heavyweight boxer at the 1920 Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium; as member of a four-man bobsleigh team, won another gold medal at the 1932 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York; Rhodes scholar; lawyer; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1948. Member, American Legion; Beta Theta Pi. Died, following a heart attack, in Roosevelt Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 14, 1967 (age 70 years, 49 days). Interment at Greenwood Union Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John William Eagan and Clara (Bartholomew) Eagan; married, October 1, 1927, to Margaret Colgate.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph E. Parisi (1913-1990) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Rye, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 10, 1913. Republican. Real estate broker; candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 16th District, 1942; member of New York state senate 14th District, 1945-48; defeated, 1948, 1950; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964; Chief Clerk, Criminal Term, Brooklyn Supreme Court; indicted in 1973, along with retired Justice David L. Malbin, on federal charges of aiding and abbetting an embezzlement scheme, involving officials of the International Production, Service and Sales Employees Union; in 1975, both men were acquitted. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died, from kidney disease, in United Hospital, Port Chester, Westchester County, N.Y., May 29, 1990 (age 77 years, 19 days). Interment at Greenwood Union Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Pietra 'Beatrice' (Calia) Parisi (1877-1964) and Gaetano Parisi (1877-1949); brother of Thomas G. Parisi (who married Helen R. Manzi) and Leonard V. Parisi; married, July 4, 1935, to Grace Rasulo.
      Political family: Parisi family of Brooklyn, New York.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Jay Family Cemetery
    Rye, Westchester County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
    John Jay John Jay (1745-1829) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 12, 1745. Lawyer; law partner of Robert R. Livingston; Delegate to Continental Congress from New York, 1774-76, 1778-79; state court judge in New York, 1777; U.S. Minister to Spain, 1779-82; delegate to New York convention to ratify U.S. constitution from New York County, 1788; received 9 electoral votes, 1789; received 5 electoral votes, 1796; received one electoral vote, 1800; Chief Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1789-95; resigned 1795; U.S. Secretary of State, 1789-90; Governor of New York, 1795-1801; defeated, 1792. Episcopalian. French Huguenot and Dutch ancestry. Died in Bedford, Westchester County, N.Y., May 17, 1829 (age 83 years, 156 days). Interment at Jay Family Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Pierre 'Peter' Jay (1704-1782) and Mary (Van Cortlandt) Jay (1705-1777); brother of James Jay (1732-1815) and Frederick Jay; married to Sarah Van Brugh Livingston (1756-1802; daughter of William Livingston; sister-in-law of John Cleves Symmes; sister of Henry Brockholst Livingston; niece of Robert Livingston, Peter Van Brugh Livingston and Philip Livingston; first cousin of Peter Robert Livingston, Walter Livingston and Philip Peter Livingston); father of Peter Augustus Jay (1776-1843) and William Jay; grandson of Jacobus Van Cortlandt; grandfather of John Jay II; grandnephew of Stephanus Van Cortlandt; second great-grandfather of Peter Augustus Jay (1877-1933); second cousin of Stephanus Bayard, Philip John Schuyler and Stephen John Schuyler; second cousin once removed of Volkert Petrus Douw, Nicholas Bayard, Philip P. Schuyler, Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer, Hendrick Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, Pieter Schuyler, Killian Killian Van Rensselaer, Philip Jeremiah Schuyler and Hamilton Fish (1808-1893); second cousin twice removed of Leonard Gansevoort, Leonard Gansevoort, Jr., Peter Samuel Schuyler, Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Philip Schuyler, James Alexander Hamilton, Nicholas Fish and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936); second cousin thrice removed of Peter Gansevoort, Edward Livingston, Henry Bell Van Rensselaer, James Adams Ekin, Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991); second cousin four times removed of Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, Robert Ray Hamilton, John Sluyter Wirt, Cortlandt Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Charles Ludlow Livingston and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1926-1996); second cousin five times removed of John Eliot Thayer, Jr., Bronson Murray Cutting, Brockholst Livingston, Hamilton Fish (1951-) and Alexa Fish Ward.
      Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Jay County, Ind. is named for him.
      Other politicians named for him: John J. WalbridgeJohn Jay JacksonJohn Jay Jackson, Jr.John Jay HartJohn J. GoodJohn Jay KnoxJohn J. KleinerJohn J. CartonJohn J. McCarthyJohn J. DormanJohn Jay HopkinsJohn J. McCloyJohn Jay JusticeJohn Jay PilarJohn Jay HookerJohn Jay LaValleJohn Jay Myers
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about John Jay: Walter Stahr, John Jay : Founding Father — Phil Webster, Can a Chief Justice Love God? The Life of John Jay
      Image source: U.S. postage stamp (1958)
      Peter Augustus Jay (1877-1933) — of Newport, Newport County, R.I. Born in Newport, Newport County, R.I., August 23, 1877. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul General in Cairo, 1909-13; U.S. Minister to Salvador, 1920-21; Romania, 1921-25; U.S. Ambassador to Argentina, 1925-26. Episcopalian. Died in Washington, D.C., October 18, 1933 (age 56 years, 56 days). Interment at Jay Family Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Augustus Jay and Emily Astor (Kane) Jay; married, March 16, 1909, to Susan Alexander McCook; great-grandson of Peter Augustus Jay and Joseph Pearson; great-grandnephew of William Jay; second great-grandson of John Jay and Matthew Clarkson (1758-1825); second great-grandnephew of James Jay, Frederick Jay and Henry Brockholst Livingston; third great-grandson of William Livingston; third great-grandnephew of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston and Philip Livingston; fourth great-grandson of Jacobus Van Cortlandt; fourth great-grandnephew of Stephanus Van Cortlandt, John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775) and Gilbert Livingston; fifth great-grandson of Robert Livingston the Elder, Anthony Brockholls, Pieter Van Brugh and Phillip French; fifth great-grandnephew of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724), Johannes Cuyler and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); first cousin twice removed of John Jay II; first cousin four times removed of Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston and Philip Peter Livingston (1740-1810); first cousin five times removed of Robert Gilbert Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775) and Matthew Clarkson (1733-1800); first cousin six times removed of Robert Livingston the Younger, Cornelis Cuyler, Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746) and John Cruger, Jr.; first cousin seven times removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin thrice removed of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston and Charles Ludlow Livingston (1800-1873); second cousin four times removed of Stephanus Bayard, Philip John Schuyler, Stephen John Schuyler, Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr. and Edward Livingston (1764-1836); second cousin five times removed of Henry Cruger; third cousin once removed of Charles Ludlow Livingston (1870-?); third cousin twice removed of Philip Schuyler, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Edward Livingston (1796-1840) and Henry Bell Van Rensselaer; third cousin thrice removed of Volkert Petrus Douw, Nicholas Bayard, Philip P. Schuyler, Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer, Hendrick Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792), Killian Killian Van Rensselaer, Philip Jeremiah Schuyler and Hamilton Fish; fourth cousin of Brockholst Livingston; fourth cousin once removed of Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, Nicholas Fish, Hamilton Fish, Jr., John Kean and Hamilton Fish Kean.
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Jay II (1817-1894) — Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 23, 1817. Lawyer; U.S. Minister to Austria, 1869-75; historian. Member, American Historical Association. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 5, 1894 (age 76 years, 316 days). Interment at Jay Family Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Jay and Hannah Augusta (McVicker) Jay (1790-1857); married to Eleanor Kingsland Field; nephew of Peter Augustus Jay (1776-1843); grandson of John Jay; grandnephew of James Jay, Frederick Jay and Henry Brockholst Livingston; great-grandson of William Livingston; great-grandnephew of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston and Philip Livingston; second great-grandson of Jacobus Van Cortlandt; second great-grandnephew of Stephanus Van Cortlandt, John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775) and Gilbert Livingston; third great-grandson of Robert Livingston the Elder, Anthony Brockholls, Pieter Van Brugh and Phillip French; third great-grandnephew of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724), Johannes Cuyler and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); first cousin twice removed of Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston, Matthew Clarkson and Peter Augustus Jay (1877-1933); first cousin thrice removed of Robert Gilbert Livingston and Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775); first cousin four times removed of Robert Livingston the Younger, Cornelis Cuyler, Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746) and John Cruger, Jr.; first cousin five times removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin once removed of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston, Charles Ludlow Livingston (1800-1873) and Charles Ludlow Livingston (1870-?); second cousin twice removed of Stephanus Bayard, Philip John Schuyler, Stephen John Schuyler, Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr., Edward Livingston (1764-1836) and Brockholst Livingston; second cousin thrice removed of Philip P. Schuyler and Henry Cruger; third cousin of Philip Schuyler, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Edward Livingston (1796-1840) and Henry Bell Van Rensselaer; third cousin once removed of Volkert Petrus Douw, Nicholas Bayard, Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer, Hendrick Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792), Killian Killian Van Rensselaer, Philip Jeremiah Schuyler, Hamilton Fish, Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, Nicholas Fish, Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936), John Kean and Hamilton Fish Kean; third cousin twice removed of James Livingston, Peter Samuel Schuyler, Herbert Livingston Satterlee, Bronson Murray Cutting, Robert Reginald Livingston, Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991) and Robert Winthrop Kean; third cousin thrice removed of John Eliot Thayer, Jr., Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1926-1996) and Thomas Howard Kean; fourth cousin of Leonard Gansevoort (1751-1810), Leonard Gansevoort, Jr., Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer, James Alexander Hamilton, Gilbert Livingston Thompson and John Jacob Astor III; fourth cousin once removed of Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847), Maturin Livingston, Peter Gansevoort, George Washington Schuyler, James Adams Ekin, Philip N. Schuyler, William Waldorf Astor and Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright.
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; VanRensselaer family of Albany, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Jay (1732-1815) — also known as "Sir James Jay" — of New York. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 16, 1732. Physician; member of New York state senate Southern District, 1778-82. French Huguenot and Dutch ancestry. Knighted by King George III, 1763. Died October 20, 1815 (age 83 years, 4 days). Interment at Jay Family Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Pierre 'Peter' Jay (1704-1782) and Mary (Van Cortlandt) Jay (1705-1777); brother of John Jay and Frederick Jay; uncle of Peter Augustus Jay (1776-1843) and William Jay; grandson of Jacobus Van Cortlandt; grandnephew of Stephanus Van Cortlandt; granduncle of John Jay II; second great-granduncle of Peter Augustus Jay (1877-1933); second cousin of Stephanus Bayard, Philip John Schuyler and Stephen John Schuyler; second cousin once removed of Volkert Petrus Douw, Nicholas Bayard, Philip P. Schuyler, Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer, Hendrick Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, Pieter Schuyler, Henry Brockholst Livingston, Matthew Clarkson, Killian Killian Van Rensselaer, Philip Jeremiah Schuyler and Hamilton Fish (1808-1893); second cousin twice removed of Leonard Gansevoort (1751-1810), Leonard Gansevoort, Jr., Peter Samuel Schuyler, Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, James Alexander Hamilton, Philip Schuyler, Nicholas Fish and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936); second cousin thrice removed of Peter Gansevoort, Edward Livingston, Henry Bell Van Rensselaer, James Adams Ekin, Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991); second cousin four times removed of Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, Robert Ray Hamilton, John Sluyter Wirt, Cortlandt Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Charles Ludlow Livingston and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1926-1996); second cousin five times removed of John Eliot Thayer, Jr., Bronson Murray Cutting, Brockholst Livingston, Hamilton Fish (1951-) and Alexa Fish Ward.
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; VanRensselaer family of Albany, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Jay (1789-1858) — of Westchester County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 16, 1789. Lawyer; Westchester County Judge, 1820-42. Anti-slavery activist. Died in Bedford, Westchester County, N.Y., October 14, 1858 (age 69 years, 120 days). Interment at Jay Family Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Jay and Sarah (Livingston) Jay (1756-1802); brother of Peter Augustus Jay (1776-1843); married to Hannah Augusta McVicker (1790-1857); father of John Jay II; nephew of James Jay, Frederick Jay and Henry Brockholst Livingston; grandson of William Livingston; grandnephew of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston and Philip Livingston; great-grandson of Jacobus Van Cortlandt; great-grandnephew of Stephanus Van Cortlandt, John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775) and Gilbert Livingston; great-granduncle of Peter Augustus Jay (1877-1933); second great-grandson of Robert Livingston the Elder, Anthony Brockholls, Pieter Van Brugh and Phillip French; second great-grandnephew of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724), Johannes Cuyler and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); first cousin once removed of Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston (1740-1810) and Matthew Clarkson; first cousin twice removed of Robert Gilbert Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775) and Charles Ludlow Livingston (1870-?); first cousin thrice removed of Robert Livingston the Younger, Cornelis Cuyler, Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746), John Cruger, Jr. and Brockholst Livingston; first cousin four times removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston and Charles Ludlow Livingston (1800-1873); second cousin once removed of Stephanus Bayard, Philip John Schuyler, Stephen John Schuyler, Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr., Edward Livingston (1764-1836), Philip Schuyler, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Edward Livingston (1796-1840) and Henry Bell Van Rensselaer; second cousin twice removed of Henry Cruger, Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, Nicholas Fish, Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936), John Kean and Hamilton Fish Kean; second cousin thrice removed of Herbert Livingston Satterlee, Bronson Murray Cutting, Robert Reginald Livingston, Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991) and Robert Winthrop Kean; second cousin four times removed of John Eliot Thayer, Jr., Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1926-1996) and Thomas Howard Kean; second cousin five times removed of Hamilton Fish (1951-), Alexa Fish Ward and Thomas Howard Kean, Jr.; third cousin of Volkert Petrus Douw, Nicholas Bayard, Philip P. Schuyler, Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer, Hendrick Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792), Killian Killian Van Rensselaer, Philip Jeremiah Schuyler and Hamilton Fish (1808-1893); third cousin once removed of James Livingston, Leonard Gansevoort, Leonard Gansevoort, Jr., Peter Samuel Schuyler, Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer, James Alexander Hamilton, Gilbert Livingston Thompson and John Jacob Astor III; third cousin twice removed of Peter Gansevoort, James Adams Ekin, William Waldorf Astor and Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright; third cousin thrice removed of Guy Vernor Henry, Robert Ray Hamilton, John Sluyter Wirt, Cortlandt Schuyler Van Rensselaer, William Astor Chanler, Lewis Stuyvesant Chanler and Montgomery Schuyler, Jr.; fourth cousin of Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847), Maturin Livingston, George Washington Schuyler and Philip N. Schuyler; fourth cousin once removed of Gerrit Smith, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Eugene Schuyler.
      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 Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. James the Less Cemetery
    Scarsdale, Westchester County, New York
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      William Lawrence Merry (1842-1911) — also known as William L. Merry — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, December 27, 1842. Steamship captain; wholesale grocer; lawyer; Consul-General for Nicaragua in San Francisco, Calif., 1891-96; U.S. Minister to Salvador, 1897-1907; Nicaragua, 1897-1908; Costa Rica, 1897-1911. Member, Freemasons. Advocate of Nicaraguan Canal. Died in Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich., December 14, 1911 (age 68 years, 352 days). Interment at St. James the Less Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Henry Merry and Candida Isbina (Xavier) Merry; brother of Thomas Henry Merry (1838-1907); married 1866 to Blanche Hill.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Warren Wardlaw Cunningham (1885-1953) — also known as Warren W. Cunningham — of Scarsdale, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Elizabeth, Union County, N.J., October 11, 1885. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Scarsdale, N.Y., 1927-29. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association. Died November 10, 1953 (age 68 years, 30 days). Interment at St. James the Less Cemetery.
    Herbert B. Shonk Herbert Bronson Shonk (1881-1930) — also known as Herbert B. Shonk — of Scarsdale, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Plymouth, Luzerne County, Pa., October 28, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; oil business; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 2nd District, 1923-30; died in office 1930. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; American Legion; Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, from pneumonia, following a heart attack, in White Plains Hospital, White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y., September 26, 1930 (age 48 years, 333 days). Interment at St. James the Less Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Washington Shonk; married 1907 to Gertrude Knight (daughter of Erastus Cole Knight (1857-?)).
      Political family: Shonk-Knight family of New York.
      Image source: New York Red Book 1924


    Dutch Reformed Churchyard
    Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
    William Paulding, Jr. William Paulding, Jr. (1770-1854) — of New York. Born in Phillipsburgh (now Tarrytown), Westchester County, N.Y., March 7, 1770. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1811-13; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1825-26, 1827-29. Died in Tarrytown, Westchester County, N.Y., February 11, 1854 (age 83 years, 341 days). Interment at Dutch Reformed Churchyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Image source: New York Public Library
      Adam Badeau (1831-1895) — Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 29, 1831. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Consul General in London, 1870-81; Havana, 1882-84; author; historian. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, in Ridgewood, Bergen County, N.J., March 19, 1895 (age 63 years, 80 days). Interment at Dutch Reformed Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Nicholas Badeau.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Pocantico Hills Estate
    Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller (1908-1979) — also known as Nelson A. Rockefeller; "Rocky" — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Tarrytown, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Bar Harbor, Hancock County, Maine, July 8, 1908. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1956 (alternate), 1960, 1964 (delegation chair); Governor of New York, 1959-73; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1964, 1968; Vice President of the United States, 1974-77. Baptist. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Council on Foreign Relations; Knights of Pythias. Participated in the founding of the United Nations; received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1977. Died, of a massive heart attack, in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 26, 1979 (age 70 years, 202 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Pocantico Hills Estate.
      Relatives: Son of John Davison Rockefeller, Jr. (1874-1960) and Abby (Aldrich) Rockefeller (1874-1948); brother of Winthrop Rockefeller; married, June 23, 1930, to Mary Todhunter Clark (divorced); married, May 4, 1963, to Margaretta 'Happy' (Fitler) Murphy (1926-2015; great-granddaughter of Edwin Henry Fitler; third great-granddaughter of John Sergeant); nephew of Richard Steere Aldrich and Winthrop Williams Aldrich; uncle of John Davison Rockefeller IV and Winthrop Paul Rockefeller (1948-2006); grandson of Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich; first cousin four times removed of Simon S. Rockefeller; first cousin five times removed of Henry Rockefeller; second cousin of David Hunter McAlpin (who married Nina Underwood); second cousin thrice removed of John Phillips Rockefeller; fourth cousin once removed of Lewis Kirby Rockefeller.
      Political family: Rockefeller family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cross-reference: Stewart G. Anderson — John H. Terry
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
      Books about Nelson A. Rockefeller: Cary Reich, The Life of Nelson A. Rockefeller : Worlds to Conquer, 1908-1958 — Joseph H. Boyd, Oreos and Dubonnet: Remembering Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller


    Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
    540 North Broadway
    Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County, New York
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Walter S. Gurnee (1813-1903) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born March 9, 1813. Mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1851-53. Scottish ancestry. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 17, 1903 (age 90 years, 39 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
      The village of Gurnee, Illinois, is named for him.
      James Alexander Hamilton (1788-1878) — also known as James A. Hamilton — of Dobbs Ferry, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 14, 1788. Whig. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Secretary of State, 1829; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1829-34; delegate to Whig National Convention from New York, 1839 (member, Balloting Committee). Died in Irvington, Westchester County, N.Y., September 24, 1878 (age 90 years, 163 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elizabeth (Schuyler) Hamilton (1757-1854) and Alexander Hamilton; married, October 17, 1810, to Mary Morris (1790-1869); nephew of Philip Jeremiah Schuyler; grandson of Philip John Schuyler; grandnephew of Stephen John Schuyler, Jeremiah Van Rensselaer and Robert Van Rensselaer; granduncle of Robert Ray Hamilton; great-grandson of Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746); second great-grandson of Stephanus Van Cortlandt, Robert Livingston the Younger and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); second great-grandnephew of Jacobus Van Cortlandt; third great-grandson of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724); third great-grandnephew of Robert Livingston the Elder; first cousin of Philip Schuyler; first cousin once removed of Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792) and Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer; first cousin twice removed of Stephanus Bayard, Volkert Petrus Douw, Hendrick Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, James Livingston and Killian Killian Van Rensselaer; first cousin thrice removed of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775), Gilbert Livingston, Philip P. Schuyler and John Eliot Thayer, Jr.; first cousin four times removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin of Henry Walter Livingston; second cousin once removed of Nicholas Bayard, Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Leonard Gansevoort, Leonard Gansevoort, Jr., Edward Livingston (1764-1836), Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847), Maturin Livingston, Edward Livingston (1796-1840) and Cortlandt Schuyler Van Rensselaer; second cousin twice removed of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Robert Gilbert Livingston, Philip Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775), William Livingston, James Jay, John Jay, Frederick Jay and Peter Samuel Schuyler; second cousin thrice removed of Matthew Clarkson (1733-1800), Charles Ludlow Livingston (1870-?) and Bronson Murray Cutting; second cousin four times removed of Brockholst Livingston; third cousin of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Peter Gansevoort, Gerrit Smith and Elizabeth Cady Stanton; third cousin once removed of Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston, Henry Brockholst Livingston, Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr., Peter Augustus Jay, William Jay, Henry Bell Van Rensselaer, James Adams Ekin and John Jacob Astor III; third cousin twice removed of Matthew Clarkson (1758-1825), Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, William Waldorf Astor and John Sluyter Wirt; third cousin thrice removed of William Astor Chanler, Lewis Stuyvesant Chanler, Robert Reginald Livingston and John Hubner II; fourth cousin of Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston, Charles Ludlow Livingston (1800-1873), Hamilton Fish, George Washington Schuyler, John Jay II and Philip N. Schuyler; fourth cousin once removed of Gilbert Livingston Thompson, Charles Pinckney Brown, Eugene Schuyler, Nicholas Fish and Hamilton Fish, Jr..
      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 Find-A-Grave memorial
    Whitelaw Reid Whitelaw Reid (1837-1912) — also known as James Whitelaw Reid; "Agate" — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Cedarville, Greene County, Ohio, October 27, 1837. Republican. Newspaper editor; librarian; cotton planter; U.S. Minister to France, 1889-92; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1892; U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1905-12, died in office 1912. Died in London, England, December 15, 1912 (age 75 years, 49 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, April 26, 1881, to Elizabeth Mills (aunt of Ogden Livingston Mills); father of Ogden Mills Reid (1882-1947; newspaper publisher); uncle of Ella Spencer Reid (who married Ralph Chandler Harrison); grandfather of Ogden Rogers Reid (1925-2019).
      Political family: Reid-Mills family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Reid Hall (built 1948, demolished 2006), a dormitory at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, was named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
      Image source: Cornell University Library
    Carl Schurz Carl Schurz (1829-1906) — of Watertown, Jefferson County, Wis.; Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis.; St. Louis, Mo.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Liblar (now part of Erfstadt), Germany, March 2, 1829. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin, 1857; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1860; U.S. Minister to Spain, 1861; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1868 (Temporary Chair; speaker); U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1869-75; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1877-81. German ancestry. Died in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., May 14, 1906 (age 77 years, 73 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery; statue at Morningside Park, Manhattan, N.Y.
      Politician named for him: Carl S. Thompson
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
      Books about Carl Schurz: Hans Louis Trefousse, Carl Schurz: A Biography
      Image source: William C. Roberts, Leading Orators (1884)
      Robert Livingston Beeckman (1866-1935) — also known as R. Livingston Beeckman — of Newport, Newport County, R.I. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 15, 1866. Republican. Stockbroker; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1909-11; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1912-14; delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1912, 1916, 1920 (member, Resolutions Committee; speaker), 1924; Governor of Rhode Island, 1915-21; candidate for U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1922. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died, of apparently of a heart attack, in Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, Calif., January 21, 1935 (age 68 years, 281 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Gilbert Livingston Beeckman and Margaret Atherton (Foster) Beeckman; married, October 8, 1902, to Eleanor Thomas (died 1920); married 1923 to Edna (Marston) Burke; uncle of Katherine Steward (who married Hallett C. Johnson (1888-1968)); descendant *** of Robert Livingston the Elder, Philip Livingston and Robert R. Livingston.
      Political families: Cooke family of Ohio and Pennsylvania; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
    Washington Irving Washington Irving (1783-1859) — also known as "Dietrich Knickerbocker"; "Jonathan Oldstyle"; "Geoffrey Crayon" — of New York. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 3, 1783. Essayist; historian; author of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and other stories; U.S. Minister to Spain, 1842-46. Elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1900. Died in Tarrytown, Westchester County, N.Y., November 28, 1859 (age 76 years, 239 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Irving (1731-1807) and Sarah (Sanders) Irving (1738-1817); brother of William Irving (1766-1821), Peter Irving and John Treat Irving; great-granduncle of Robert Broadnax Glenn (1854-1920).
      Political family: Irving family of New York City, New York.
      Cross-reference: William P. Duval
      The city of Irving, Texas, is named for him.  — The village of Irvington, New York, is named for him.  — Washington Irving Elementary School, in Edmond, Oklahoma, is named for him.
      Other politicians named for him: Washington Irving HowardW. Irving BabcockWashington I. WallaceW. I. BabbWashington Irving GadboisWashington I. SmithW. Irving VanderpoelWashington I. Kilpatrick
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Washington Irving: George S. Hellman, Washington Irving Esquire : Ambassador at Large from the New World to the Old
      Image source: U.S. postage stamp (1940)
      William Griggs Stahlnecker (1849-1902) — also known as William G. Stahlnecker — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y., June 20, 1849. Democrat. Mayor of Yonkers, N.Y., 1884-86; U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1885-93. Died in Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., March 26, 1902 (age 52 years, 279 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Oliver Stahlnecker.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Moses Hicks Grinnell (1803-1877) — also known as Moses H. Grinnell — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass., March 3, 1803. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1839-41; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1856 (speaker), 1868; Presidential Elector for New York, 1856; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1869-70. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 24, 1877 (age 74 years, 266 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Joseph Grinnell (1788-1885); married to Susan Russell (1805-1832) and Julia Irving (1803-1872).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Dunsmore Millard (1873-1944) — also known as Charles D. Millard — of Tarrytown, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Tarrytown, Westchester County, N.Y., December 1, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York Republican State Committee, 1920-37; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1920, 1928; U.S. Representative from New York 25th District, 1931-37; resigned 1937; Westchester County Surrogate, 1937-43. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Elks; Eagles; Redmen; Psi Upsilon. Fearing that he was losing his mind, he jumped from the north end of the Henry Hudson Bridge, and fell 150 feet to his death on the rocks below, in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., December 11, 1944 (age 71 years, 10 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James S. Millard and Elizabeth (Purdy) Millard; married to Ethel Lee Williams (1879-1934); father of Ethel Lee Millard (1912-1997; who married William Pennell Snow (1907-1986)); sixth great-grandson of Thomas Willett and William Leete; first cousin thrice removed of Benjamin Tallmadge; second cousin twice removed of Frederick Augustus Tallmadge; second cousin thrice removed of Peter Robert Livingston and Maturin Livingston; second cousin four times removed of Pierpont Edwards; third cousin thrice removed of Aaron Burr, Theodore Dwight and Henry Waggaman Edwards.
      Political family: Floyd-Woodbridge-Edwards family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Harris Douglas (1853-1944) — also known as William H. Douglas — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 5, 1853. Republican. Exporter; U.S. Representative from New York, 1901-05 (14th District 1901-03, 15th District 1903-05); delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908, 1912, 1916. Member, Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 27, 1944 (age 90 years, 53 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alfred Douglas and Rebecca (Harris) Douglas; married, April 11, 1889, to Juliette H. Thorne.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Irving (1766-1821) — of New York. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 15, 1766. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1814-19. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 8, 1821 (age 55 years, 85 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Irving (1731-1807) and Sarah (Sanders) Irving (1738-1817); brother-in-law of James Kirke Paulding; brother of Peter Irving, John Treat Irving and Washington Irving (1783-1859).
      Political family: Irving family of New York City, New York.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Nathaniel Holmes Odell (1828-1904) — also known as N. Holmes Odell — of Tarrytown, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Greenburgh, Westchester County, N.Y., October 10, 1828. Democrat. Steamboat business; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 2nd District, 1860-61; banker; Westchester County Treasurer, 1867-75; U.S. Representative from New York 12th District, 1875-77; real estate business; postmaster at Tarrytown, N.Y., 1887-92, 1894-98. Died in Tarrytown, Westchester County, N.Y., October 30, 1904 (age 76 years, 20 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Adams Walker (1805-1861) — also known as William A. Walker — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New Hampshire, June 5, 1805. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1853-55. Died in Irvington, Westchester County, N.Y., December 18, 1861 (age 56 years, 196 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Samuel Gompers (1850-1924) — Born in London, England, January 27, 1850. Democrat. Cigar maker; Founder and president, American Federation of Labor; candidate for delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1914. Jewish. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons. Died in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., December 13, 1924 (age 74 years, 321 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery; memorial monument at Gompers Square, Washington, D.C.; statue at Gompers Park, Chicago, Ill.
      Samuel Gompers High School (built 1930, closed about 2012), in Bronx, New York, was named for him.  — Gompers School (also known as Eastern High School), Baltimore, Maryland, was named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Albert Davis Lasker (1880-1952) — also known as Albert D. Lasker; "The Father of Modern Advertising" — of Lake Forest, Lake County, Ill.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born, of American parents, in Freiburg (Freiburg im Breisgau), Germany, May 1, 1880. Republican. Advertising business; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1936, 1940; University of Illinois trustee, 1937-42. Jewish. German ancestry. Member, American Jewish Committee. As part owner of the Chicago Cubs baseball team, devised "Lasker Plan" for reorganization of baseball, 1920. Established the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation for promotion of medical research. Died, of cancer, in the Harkness Pavilion of the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 30, 1952 (age 72 years, 29 days). Entombed at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Morris Lasker (died 1916) and Nettie (Davis) Lasker (1856-1930); married 1902 to Flora Warner (died 1936); married 1938 to Doris Kenyon (1897-1979; divorced 1938); married, June 21, 1940, to Mary (Woodard) Reinhardt (1900-1994); father of Edward Lasker (1912-1997); nephew of Eduard Lasker (1829-1884; German politician); uncle of Morris Edward Lasker.
      Political family: Lasker family of California and New York.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Augustin William Ferrin (1875-1976) — also known as Augustin W. Ferrin — of Dobbs Ferry, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Little Valley, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., September 1, 1875. Newspaper reporter; magazine editor; U.S. Consul in Madrid, 1924-26; Tabriz, 1926-28; Teheran, 1928-29; Malaga, 1930-35; Montevideo, 1935-40. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Sons of the Revolution. Died, in a nursing home, in Marion County, W.Va., March 17, 1976 (age 100 years, 198 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Augustin William Ferrin and Flavilla Jane (Van Hoosen) Ferrin.
      Joseph W. Harper (1826-1886) — Born in 1826. U.S. Consul in Munich, 1880-86, died in office 1886. Died, of Bright's disease, in Munich (München), Germany, December 8, 1886 (age about 60 years). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Fletcher Harper (died 1877); married to Ellen Urling Smith.
      Charles Henry Delavan (1810-1892) — also known as Charles H. Delavan — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Sing Sing (now Ossining), Westchester County, N.Y., July 23, 1810. Hardware business; insurance broker; U.S. Consul in Sydney, 1842-48; U.S. Commercial Agent (Consul) in SAINT Thomas, 1849-50. French Huguenot ancestry. Member, Sons of the Revolution. Died, of heart failure, in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 9, 1892 (age 81 years, 261 days). Entombed at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Delavan (1757-1835) and Eliza (Johnston) Delavan (1776-1817).
      John Taylor Johnston Mali (1893-1950) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, March 27, 1893. Importing business; Honorary Vice-Consul for Belgium in New York, N.Y., 1921; Honorary Consul for Belgium in New York, N.Y., 1935-40. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 14, 1950 (age 57 years, 232 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Pierre Mali and Frances (Johnston) Mali (1857-1928); brother of Gertrude Mali (1894-1984; who married Douglas Maxwell Moffat (1881-1956)); married to Caramai Carroll (1893-1976); great-grandson of Henry William Theodore Mali; great-grandnephew of Charles Mali.
      Political family: Mali family of New York City, New York.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Charles H. Fuller Charles Humphrey Fuller (1859-1938) — also known as Charles H. Fuller — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., January 14, 1859. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 18th District, 1905; member of New York state senate 8th District, 1907-08. Died December 5, 1938 (age 79 years, 325 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Mary Everett Webb (1862-1953).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: New York Red Book 1907
      David Dows (1885-1966) — also known as "Big Dave" — of Locust Valley, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y.; Bradley, Greenwood County, S.C. Born in Irvington, Westchester County, N.Y., August 12, 1885. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; worked in iron and steel mills; supervised construction of steel mills overseas; studied foreign industries as representative of a steamship line; horse breeder; bank director; Nassau County Sheriff, 1932-34; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1944; member, New York State Racing Commission, 1944-49; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1956; South Carolina Republican state chair, 1956-58; candidate for Presidential Elector for South Carolina, 1956. Convicted of assault in 1913, over his treatment of a New York Times reporter who was attempting to interview him. Died in Hot Springs, Bath County, Va., August 13, 1966 (age 81 years, 1 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of David Dows (1857-1899) and Jane (Strahan) Dows (1859-1945); married, December 12, 1911, to Mary Gwendolyn Townsend Burden; married, May 19, 1937, to Emily Schweizer; father of Evelyn Byrd Dows (1912-1997; daughter-in-law of Cornelius Newton Bliss, Jr. (1874-1949)).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Dows-Burden family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Peter Irving (1771-1838) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born October 30, 1771. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1802-03. Died June 27, 1838 (age 66 years, 240 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Irving (1731-1807) and Sarah (Sanders) Irving (1738-1817); brother of William Irving (1766-1821), John Treat Irving and Washington Irving.
      Political family: Irving family of New York City, New York.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Milton Requa (1861-1928) — also known as James M. Requa — of Tarrytown, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Tarrytown, Westchester County, N.Y., September 24, 1861. Republican. Postmaster at Tarrytown, N.Y., 1892-94, 1899-1916. Died in Tarrytown, Westchester County, N.Y., March 1, 1928 (age 66 years, 159 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Isaac Requa (1794-1870) and Bridget (Dunn) Requa (1826-1896); brother of Isaac Requa (1856-1932); married 1887 to Myra Ruth Lee (1859-1899).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Boyce Thompson (1869-1930) — also known as William B. Thompson — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Virginia City, Madison County, Mont., May 13, 1869. Republican. Mining magnate; banker; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1912; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1916, 1920; director, Federal Reserve Bank of New York; director, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. Died, from pneumonia, June 27, 1930 (age 61 years, 45 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Thompson and Anna M. (Boyce) Thompson; married, February 6, 1895, to Gertrude Hickman; father of Margaret Thompson (1902-1956; who married Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Jr. (1897-1961)).
      Political family: Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Isaac Requa (1856-1932) — of Tarrytown, Westchester County, N.Y. Born June 3, 1856. Republican. Postmaster at Tarrytown, N.Y., 1898-99. Died November 26, 1932 (age 76 years, 176 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Isaac Requa (1794-1870) and Bridget (Dunn) Requa (1826-1896); brother of James Milton Requa (1861-1928); married 1897 to Mary E. Collyer.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Gwendolyn Burden Dows (1884-1935) — also known as Mary Gwendolyn Townsend Burden; Mrs. David Dows — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born September 18, 1884. Republican. Member of New York Republican State Committee, 1934. Female. Scottish ancestry. Died, in New York Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 30, 1935 (age 50 years, 315 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Isaiah Townsend Burden (1838-1913) and Evelyn Byrd (Moale) Burden (1848-1916); married, December 12, 1911, to David Dows; mother of Evelyn Byrd Dows (1912-1997; daughter-in-law of Cornelius Newton Bliss, Jr. (1874-1949)); aunt of William Armistead Moale Burden; grandaunt of Shirley Carter Burden, Jr..
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Dows-Burden family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    James Speyer James Speyer (1861-1941) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 22, 1861. Banker; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. German ancestry. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 31, 1941 (age 80 years, 101 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Gustavus Speyer (1825-1883) and Sophie (Rubino) Speyer (1840-1910); married, November 11, 1897, to Ellen Leslie (Prince) Lowery.
      See also NNDB dossier
      Image source: King's Notable New Yorkers of 1896-1899
      Emily Dows (1895-1971) — also known as Emily Jeannette Weller; Emily Schweizer; Mrs. David Dows — of Noroton, Darien, Fairfield County, Conn.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Brookville, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y.; Locust Valley, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y.; Bradley, Greenwood County, S.C. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 18, 1895. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1956. Female. Died in Aiken, Aiken County, S.C., November 27, 1971 (age 76 years, 223 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of William Jennings Weller (1862-1948) and Mary Ellen (Comfort) Weller (1864-1939); married 1914 to Raymond Joseph Schweizer (1887-1928); married, May 19, 1937, to David Dows (1885-1966).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Dows-Burden family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Helen Huntington Hull (1893-1976) — also known as Helen Dinsmore Huntington; Helen Huntington Astor; Mrs. Lytle Hull — of Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 9, 1893. Republican. Philanthropist; benefactor of musical institutions in New York and the Hudson Valley; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1924. Female. Episcopalian. Bisexual. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 11, 1976 (age 83 years, 246 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Helen Gray (Dinsmore) Huntington (1868-1942) and Robert Palmer Huntington (1869-1949); married, April 30, 1914, to William Vincent Astor (1891-1959; divorced 1940; first cousin once removed of William Waldorf Astor); married, April 15, 1941, to Lytle Hull (1882-1958); great-granddaughter of Elisha Mills Huntington; great-grandniece of Nathaniel Huntington and James Huntington; third great-grandniece of Samuel Huntington; first cousin four times removed of Samuel H. Huntington (1765-1817); first cousin six times removed of Benjamin Huntington; second cousin five times removed of Henry Huntington and Gurdon Huntington; third cousin once removed of William Barret Ridgely.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Messmore Kendall — of New York. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York at-large, 1940. Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.


    Unknown Location
    Somers, Westchester County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Robert S. Conklin (1876-1931) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., August 2, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 21st District, 1907-10; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1925; member of New York Republican State Committee, 1930. Died, from heart disease, in Tarrytown, Westchester County, N.Y., June 4, 1931 (age 54 years, 306 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of Josiah Conklin (1847-1926) and Anna Jane (Hughes) Conklin (1850-1932); married, June 25, 1910, to Mary Bent (1881-1964).


    St. Joseph's Cemetery
    Somers, Westchester County, New York
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    Chester Donaldson Chester Huntington Donaldson (1862-1952) — also known as Chester Donaldson — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Ovid, Seneca County, N.Y., March 28, 1862. School teacher and principal; engineer; U.S. Consul in Managua, 1898-1905; Port Limon, 1905-17; Sherbrooke, 1917-18; real estate broker. Member, Royal Arcanum; American Society for International Law. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 28, 1952 (age 90 years, 245 days). Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Chester Donaldson (1827-1905) and Mary McCord (Smith) Donaldson (1834-1890); married, December 23, 1886, to Edith Levy Maduro (1866-1938).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: U.S. passport application (1920)


    Kensico Cemetery
    Lakeview Ave.
    Valhalla, Westchester County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
    Herbert H. Lehman Herbert Henry Lehman (1878-1963) — also known as Herbert H. Lehman — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 28, 1878. Democrat. Director, Consolidated Cotton Duck Co., Imperial Cotton Co., U.S. Cotton Duck Co., Washington Mills; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1929-32; Governor of New York, 1933-42; U.S. Senator from New York, 1949-57; defeated, 1946. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Committee; Council on Foreign Relations; Phi Gamma Delta; Americans for Democratic Action. Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously in 1963; inducted into the Jewish-American Hall of Fame in 1974. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 5, 1963 (age 85 years, 252 days). Interment at Kensico Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mayer Lehman (1830-1897) and Babette (Newgass) Lehman; brother of Irving Lehman; married, April 28, 1910, to Edith Louise Altschul (1880-1976); father of Peter Lehman (1917-1944; killed on active duty in World War II); uncle of Elinor Fatman Morgenthau; granduncle of Robert Morris Morgenthau (1919-2019), Orin Lehman and John Langeloth Loeb, Jr..
      Political family: Morgenthau-Lehman family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cross-reference: Nathan R. Sobel — Thomas L. J. Corcoran
      Lehman College, Bronx, New York, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Image source: New York Red Book 1936
    Frederick E. Crane Frederick Evan Crane (1869-1947) — also known as Frederick E. Crane — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Garden City, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 2, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; county judge in New York, 1902-06; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1907-20; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1917-34; chief judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1935-39; delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1938. Member, American Bar Association; American Law Institute. Died in Garden City, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., November 21, 1947 (age 78 years, 264 days). Interment at Kensico Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Ida Elizabeth Crane (who married Edwin Louis Garvin (1877-1960)).
      Image source: New York Red Book 1936
      John Emory Andrus (1841-1934) — also known as John E. Andrus; "The Millionaire Strap-Hanger" — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Pleasantville, Westchester County, N.Y., February 16, 1841. Republican. School teacher; pharmaceutical manufacturer; investor in real estate, mining claims, and the Standard Oil Company; owned considerable stock in railroads and utilities; director, New York Life Insurance Co.; president, New York Pharmaceutical Association; treasurer, Arlington Chemical Co.; director, National Fuel Gas Co.; mayor of Yonkers, N.Y., 1904-05; defeated, 1901; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904 (alternate), 1908; U.S. Representative from New York 19th District, 1905-13; Presidential Elector for New York, 1916. Methodist. Philanthropist who founded the Surna Foundation and the Julia Dyckman Andrus Memorial (orphanage). Even when he was one of the nation's wealthiest men, he still took the subway to work. Died, of pneumonia, in Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., December 26, 1934 (age 93 years, 313 days). Interment at Kensico Cemetery.
      Relatives: Step-son of Catherine Andrus (c.1821-1908); son of Rev. Loyal B. Andrus and Ann (Palmer) Andrus; married, June 23, 1869, to Julia M. Dyckman (died 1909); father of Edith Jefferson Andrus (who married Frederick Morgan Davenport (1866-1956)).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frederic Courtland Penfield (1855-1922) — also known as Frederic C. Penfield — of Connecticut; Germantown, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Connecticut, April 23, 1855. Author; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in London, 1885-87; U.S. Diplomatic Agent to Egypt, 1893-97; U.S. Consul General in Cairo, 1893-97; U.S. Ambassador to Austria-Hungary, 1913-17. Died June 19, 1922 (age 67 years, 57 days). Interment at Kensico Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Penfield and Sophia (Young) Penfield; married 1892 to Katharine Albert McMurdo Welles (died 1905); married 1908 to Anne (Weightman) Walker.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      William John Wallin (1879-1963) — also known as William J. Wallin — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., February 17, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Yonkers, N.Y., 1918-21; defeated, 1913; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 26th District, 1938. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Elks; American Bar Association. Fell from the window of his room, and was found dead on the lawn, at the Saw Mill River Nursing Home, Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., July 7, 1963 (age 84 years, 140 days). Interment at Kensico Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Isabel (Watson) Wallin (1850-1930) and John Cooper Wallin (1852-1930); married to Evelyn M. Walsh.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John North Willys (1873-1935) — also known as John N. Willys — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Canandaigua, Ontario County, N.Y., October 25, 1873. Republican. President of automobile manufacturing companies; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1916; U.S. Ambassador to Poland, 1930-32. Died in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., August 26, 1935 (age 61 years, 305 days). Interment at Kensico Cemetery.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      Scovel Richardson (1912-1982) — of New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., February 4, 1912. Judge of U.S. Customs Court, 1957-80; Judge of U.S. Court of International Trade, 1980-82; died in office 1982. Died, following a heart attack, in the New Rochelle Medical Center, New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y., March 30, 1982 (age 70 years, 54 days). Interment at Kensico Cemetery.
      See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Douglas Mathewson (c.1870-1948) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1870. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 35th District, 1897; defeated, 1895; borough president of Bronx, New York, 1914-17; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1925. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died, in St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., September 24, 1948 (age about 78 years). Interment at Kensico Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Mary Dillingham.
      Jacob Ruppert, Jr. (1867-1939) — also known as Jacob Ruppert; Jake Ruppert — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 5, 1867. Democrat. Brewer; U.S. Representative from New York, 1899-1907 (15th District 1899-1903, 16th District 1903-07); candidate for delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1914; owner and president, New York Yankees baseball team, 1915-39; president, Astoria Silk Mills; vice-president, Beck Flaming Arc-Light Co.; director, Yorkville Bank; director, Casualty Insurance Company of America; director, German Hospital; trustee, Lenox Hill Hospital. Catholic. German ancestry. Died, from phlebitis, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 13, 1939 (age 71 years, 161 days). Entombed at Kensico Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacob Ruppert and Anna (Gillig) Ruppert.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Edward Walter Curley (1873-1940) — also known as Edward W. Curley — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in Easton, Northampton County, Pa., May 23, 1873. Democrat. Builder; president, Stanley Hoist and Machine Company; U.S. Representative from New York 22nd District, 1935-40; died in office 1940. Member, Eagles. Died, from a heart attack, while seriously ill from a throat ailment, in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., January 6, 1940 (age 66 years, 228 days). Interment at Kensico Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Caroline Love Goodwin O'Day (1875-1943) — also known as Caroline O'Day — of Rye, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Perry, Houston County, Ga., June 22, 1875. Democrat. Vice-chair of New York Democratic Party, 1916-20; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920 (alternate), 1924, 1928, 1932, 1936; U.S. Representative from New York at-large, 1935-43; delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1938. Female. Died in Rye, Westchester County, N.Y., January 4, 1943 (age 67 years, 196 days). Interment at Kensico Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Herbert Zelenko (1906-1979) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., March 16, 1906. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 21st District, 1955-63. Jewish. Died in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., February 23, 1979 (age 72 years, 344 days). Interment at Kensico Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Oscar William Swift (1869-1940) — also known as Oscar W. Swift — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, 1869. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1915-19; defeated, 1912, 1918. Died in 1940 (age about 71 years). Interment at Kensico Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Joseph James Little Joseph James Little (1841-1913) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Bristol, England, June 5, 1841. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; printer; U.S. Representative from New York 12th District, 1891-93. Member, Freemasons; Grand Army of the Republic. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 11, 1913 (age 71 years, 251 days). Interment at Kensico Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Little; married 1866 to Josephine Robinson (1867-1924).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Official NY: from Cleveland to Hughes (1911)
      Herman August Metz (1867-1934) — also known as Herman A. Metz — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 19, 1867. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912, 1920; U.S. Representative from New York 10th District, 1913-15; defeated, 1922. Died in 1934 (age about 66 years). Interment at Kensico Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Lukens Ward (1856-1933) — also known as William L. Ward — of Port Chester, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Connecticut, 1856. Republican. Presidential Elector for New York, 1896; U.S. Representative from New York 16th District, 1897-99; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932; member of Republican National Committee from New York, 1908-11; chair of Westchester County Republican Party, 1911, 1927-33. Died in July, 1933 (age about 77 years). Entombed in mausoleum at Kensico Cemetery.
      Cross-reference: James K. Apgar
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Benjamin Irving Taylor (1877-1946) — also known as Benjamin I. Taylor — of Harrison, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 21, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; U.S. Representative from New York 25th District, 1913-15; defeated, 1914. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Redmen; Royal Arcanum; Foresters. Died, in United Hospital, Port Chester, Westchester County, N.Y., September 5, 1946 (age 68 years, 258 days). Interment at Kensico Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Maurice H. Taylor and Ella (Archer) Taylor; married to Harriet Tyler Bulkley.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Hudson Snowden Marshall (1870-1931) — also known as H. Snowden Marshall — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Baltimore, Md., January 15, 1870. Lawyer; law partner of Bartow S. Weeks, George Gordon Battle, and James A. O'Gorman; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1913-17; in 1915-16, U.S. Rep. Frank Buchanan (who was at the time being indicted by a federal grand jury) introduced impeachment resolutions against Marshall; the charges, including malfeasance in the handling of past cases, were investigated by a House Judiciary subcommittee, which held hearings in New York, and inquired into the proceedings of the grand jury which had indicted Rep. Buchanan; Marshall wrote a critical letter to the subcommittee, impugning its motives; based on this letter, the full House voted to find him in contempt of Congress, and ordered his arrest; on appeal, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the authority of the House to punish for contempt extended only to actions which directly interfered with its proceedings. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 29, 1931 (age 61 years, 134 days). Interment at Kensico Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Marshall and Rebecca (Snowden) Marshall; brother of Emily Rosalie Snowden Marshall (1858-1940; who married Somerville Pinkney Tuck); married 1900 to Isabel C. Stiles; uncle of Somerville Pinkney Tuck, Jr. (1891-1967); great-grandnephew of John Marshall.
      Political family: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Peter Moore Speer (1862-1933) — of Pennsylvania. Born near Oil City, Venango County, Pa., December 29, 1862. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1900; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 28th District, 1911-13. Died in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., August 3, 1933 (age 70 years, 217 days). Interment at Kensico Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Robert Henry Roy (1866-1919) — also known as Robert H. Roy — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 7, 1866. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1912; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1919; died in office 1919. Congregationalist. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arcanum. Died, from pleural and mediastinal carcinoma, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 10, 1919 (age 52 years, 124 days). Interment at Kensico Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Roy (1823-1895) and Eliza (Rowan) Roy (1824-1902); married, October 23, 1889, to Annie Aspinall French (1865-1933).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Curtis Arnoux Peters (c.1879-1933) — also known as Curtis A. Peters — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born about 1879. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1916; campaign manager, Thomas C. T. Crain for Supreme Court, 1924; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1927-33; died in office 1933. Died, of tolsythemia vera, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 17, 1933 (age about 54 years). Interment at Kensico Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Peter Arno (1904-1968; cartoonist).
      Edward Sears Clinch (1846-1924) — also known as Edward S. Clinch — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born November 8, 1846. Republican. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for New York, 1904; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1906; appointed 1906; defeated, 1906. Baptist. Died in Mt. Vernon, Westchester County, N.Y., November 24, 1924 (age 78 years, 16 days). Interment at Kensico Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Cornelia Todd (1848-1924).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas A. Mangin (c.1860-1905) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born about 1860. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 23rd District, 1899. Died, in St. Luke's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 17, 1905 (age about 45 years). Interment at Kensico Cemetery.
      Grayson Mallet-Prevost Murphy (1878-1937) — also known as Grayson M. P. Murphy — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 19, 1878. Republican. Colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; Commissioner of the American Red Cross in Europe, 1917; financier; director, Bethlehem Steel Corporation, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, Anaconda Copper Mining Company, National Aviation Corporation; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Died, of bronchial pneumonia, in Doctors Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 18, 1937 (age 58 years, 303 days). Interment at Kensico Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Howard Murphy and Anita (Mallet-Prevost) Murphy; married, April 19, 1906, to Maud Donaldson; father of Grayson Mallet-Prevost Murphy, Jr. (1908?-1985).
      Henry Robertson Barrett (1869-1940) — also known as Henry R. Barrett — of White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Bedford, Westchester County, N.Y., August 19, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 24th District, 1915; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1916, 1924 (alternate), 1932 (alternate). Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Elks. Died, from a heart attack, in White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y., February 4, 1940 (age 70 years, 169 days). Interment at Kensico Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Barrett and Emma (Robertson) Barrett; married, December 6, 1900, to Anna Rathbone Parker (died 1914); married to Elizabeth J. Endriss; nephew of William Henry Robertson (1823-1898).
    Eugene Meyer Eugene Isaac Meyer (1875-1959) — also known as Eugene Meyer — of Mt. Kisco, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., October 31, 1875. Republican. Stockbroker; banker; instrumental in the merger of five chemical companies to create Allied Chemical and Dye Corporation, 1920; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1928; Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 1930-33; bought the Washington Post newspaper in 1933, and was its publisher until 1946; president, World Bank, 1946. Jewish. Died, from heart disease and cancer, at George Washington University Hospital, Washington, D.C., July 17, 1959 (age 83 years, 259 days). Interment at Kensico Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Marc Eugene Meyer and Harriet (Newmark) Meyer; married 1910 to Agnes Elizabeth Ernst; father of Katherine Graham (1917-2001; publisher of the Washington Post).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Image source: Time Magazine, May 31, 1932
      Harry Geist — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state senate 22nd District, 1926, 1928. Interment at Kensico Cemetery.
      Leslie Jay Tompkins — also known as Leslie J. Tompkins — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 5th District, 1905-06. Interment at Kensico Cemetery.


    Mt. Eden Cemetery
    Westchester Hills, Westchester County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Sol Bloom (1870-1949) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Pekin, Tazewell County, Ill., March 9, 1870. Democrat. Play producer; entertainment manager; songwriter; furniture business; real estate business; U.S. Representative from New York, 1923-49 (19th District 1923-45, 20th District 1945-49); died in office 1949; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1944. Jewish. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Moose; Redmen. Died, from a heart attack, in the U.S. Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., March 7, 1949 (age 78 years, 363 days). Interment at Mt. Eden Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Garrison Bloom and Sara Bloom; married 1897 to Evelyn Hechheimer (1876-1941).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    First Presbyterian Church Cemetery
    White Plains, Westchester County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Caleb Tompkins (1759-1846) — of Westchester County, N.Y. Born in White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y., December 22, 1759. Member of New York state assembly from Westchester County, 1804-06; U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1817-21. Died in Scarsdale, Westchester County, N.Y., January 1, 1846 (age 86 years, 10 days). Interment at First Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jonathan Griffin Tompkins (1733-1823) and Sarah Ann (Hyatt) Tompkins (1740-1810); brother of Daniel D. Tompkins (1774-1825); married to Elizabeth P. Moore (1786-1852); great-granduncle of Guy Vernor Henry.
      Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    White Plains Rural Cemetery
    White Plains, Westchester County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Alsop Hunt Lockwood (1814-1874) — also known as Alsop H. Lockwood — of Pound Ridge, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Pound Ridge, Westchester County, N.Y., September 17, 1814. Westchester County Sheriff, 1853-56; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 2nd District, 1864-65. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 8, 1874 (age 60 years, 82 days). Interment at White Plains Rural Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Horatio Lockwood and Bethia (Lockwood) Lockwood (1791-1863); married, November 22, 1836, to Mary Eliza Reynolds (1815-1886); grandson of Ebenezer Lockwood; fourth cousin once removed of Daniel Lockwood, Hanford Nichols Lockwood and Daniel Newton Lockwood (1844-1906).
      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


    Oakland Cemetery
    Yonkers, Westchester County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Ewing (1829-1896) — of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan.; Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio. Born in Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio, August 7, 1829. Democrat. Private secretary to Pres. Zachary Taylor; lawyer; delegate to Kansas state constitutional convention, 1858; chief justice of Kansas state supreme court, 1861-62; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Fairfield County, 1873; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1876 (member, Resolutions Committee); U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1877-81 (12th District 1877-79, 10th District 1879-81); candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1879. Struck by a Third Avenue cable car, and died soon after, in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 21, 1896 (age 66 years, 167 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Ewing (1789-1871); married 1856 to Ellen E. Cox; father of Thomas Ewing, Jr..
      Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Ewing family of Yonkers and New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Nicholas J. Wasicsko (1959-1993) — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., May 13, 1959. Democrat. Police officer; mayor of Yonkers, N.Y., 1988-89; defeated, 1989. Died, from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, in Oakland Cemetery (near his father's grave), Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., October 29, 1993 (age 34 years, 169 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Nicholas Wasicsko and Anne (Slota) Wasicsko.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William W. Woodworth (1807-1873) — of Hyde Park, Dutchess County, N.Y.; Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in New London, New London County, Conn., March 16, 1807. Democrat. Dutchess County Judge, 1838; U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1845-47; defeated, 1842; village president of Yonkers, New York, 1857-58; railroad builder; real estate business; banker. Died in Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., February 13, 1873 (age 65 years, 334 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Woodworth (1780-1839; inventor).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    St. Mary's Cemetery
    Yonkers, Westchester County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas F. Larkin (c.1872-1928) — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Born about 1872. Democrat. Contractor; business partner of James J. Lynch; mayor of Yonkers, N.Y., 1928; died in office 1928; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928. Died, of apoplexy, while playing golf, at the 13th tee of the Briarcliff Lodge golf course, in Briarcliff Manor, Westchester County, N.Y., July 25, 1928 (age about 56 years). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery.
      Larkin Plaza (also known as Dock Street), in Yonkers, New York, is named for him.
      John J. Condon (1898-1971) — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., November 19, 1898. Republican. Auditor for the New York Central Railroad; mayor of Yonkers, N.Y., 1940-41; defeated, 1935; in December 1940, he was named as a conspirator in the indictment of Patrick Fitzgerald, who was charged with seeking a $3,000 bribe from pinball operators. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died January 27, 1971 (age 72 years, 69 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John J. Condon and Ellen Condon (c.1872-1941); first cousin of William F. Condon (1897-1972); first cousin once removed of William F. Condon, Jr..
      Political family: Condon family of Yonkers, New York.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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