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Warren County
New York

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Warren County

Index to Locations

  • Bolton Bolton Rural Cemetery
  • Chestertown Leggett Cemetery
  • Glens Falls Unknown location
  • Glens Falls Glens Falls Cemetery
  • Glens Falls Pineview Cemetery
  • Lake George Evergreen Cemetery
  • Lake George Lake George Elementary School Grounds
  • Lake George Village Cemetery
  • Queensbury Pineview Cemetery
  • Warrensburg Unknown location
  • Warrensburg Evergreen Cemetery
  • Warrensburg Warrensburg Cemetery


    Bolton Rural Cemetery
    Bolton, Warren County,


    Leggett Cemetery
    Chestertown, Warren County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      William Henry Faxon (1846-1939) — also known as William H. Faxon — of Chestertown, Warren County, N.Y. Born in Chestertown, Warren County, N.Y., August 18, 1846. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1916, 1920; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 29th District, 1922. Died, probably from pyelonephritis, August 21, 1939 (age 93 years, 3 days). Interment at Leggett Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Henry Faxon and Caroline A. (Smith) Faxon.


    Unknown Locations
    Glens Falls, Warren County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      John Bazinet (1867-1953) — of Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y. Born in Mineville, Essex County, N.Y., 1867. Democrat. Mayor of Glens Falls, N.Y., 1940-49. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks. Died in Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y., May 9, 1953 (age about 85 years). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Married, June 23, 1897, to Mary Louise Lahaise (died 1936); married to Helen Beecher.
      George Frederick Bayle, Sr. — also known as George F. Bayle — of Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y. Republican. Presidential Elector for New York, 1908; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1928 (alternate), 1932. Interment somewhere.


    Glens Falls Cemetery
    Bay Street
    Glens Falls, Warren County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Frederick Avery Johnson (1833-1893) — also known as Frederick A. Johnson — of New York. Born in Port Edward, Warren County, N.Y., January 2, 1833. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York, 1883-87 (18th District 1883-85, 21st District 1885-87). Died July 17, 1893 (age 60 years, 196 days). Interment at Glens Falls Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Joseph Russell (1800-1875) — of Warrensburg, Warren County, N.Y. Born in New York, 1800. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Warren County, 1840; U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1845-47, 1851-53. Died in Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y., April 24, 1875 (age about 74 years). Interment at Glens Falls Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      W. Irving Griffing (1859-1941) — of Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y. Born in 1859. Democrat. Mayor of Glens Falls, N.Y., 1912-15, 1920-21, 1934-35; candidate for New York state assembly from Warren County, 1923. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died in Athol, Warren County, N.Y., January 13, 1941 (age about 81 years). Interment at Glens Falls Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jeremiah W. Finch (c.1827-1904) — of Sandy Hill (now Hudson Falls), Washington County, N.Y.; Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y. Born about 1827. Democrat. Village president of Sandy Hill, New York, 1858; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1888. Died December 19, 1904 (age about 77 years). Interment at Glens Falls Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Orange Ferriss (1814-1894) — of New York. Born in Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y., November 26, 1814. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 16th District, 1867-71. Died in Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y., April 11, 1894 (age 79 years, 136 days). Original interment at Glens Falls Cemetery; reinterment in 1904 at Pineview Cemetery, Queensbury, N.Y.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Pineview Cemetery
    Glens Falls, Warren County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      William Louis Pfeiffer (1907-1985) — also known as William L. Pfeiffer — of Kenmore, Erie County, N.Y.; Loudonville, Albany County, N.Y.; Old Westbury, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., May 29, 1907. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 42nd District, 1949-51; New York Republican state chair, 1949-53; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1952, 1960 (alternate), 1964 (alternate); treasurer of New York Republican Party, 1963. Presbyterian. Member, Odd Fellows; Eagles. Died in Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y., July 22, 1985 (age 78 years, 54 days). Interment at Pineview Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
    Addison B. Colvin Addison Beecher Colvin (1858-1939) — also known as Addison B. Colvin — of Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y. Born in Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y., December 15, 1858. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; New York state treasurer, 1894-98. Presbyterian. Died, from liver cancer, in Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y., June 21, 1939 (age 80 years, 188 days). Interment at Pineview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Hiram King Colvin (1829-1863) and Sarah Ann (Cowles) Colvin (1832-1860); married, May 16, 1883, to Maria Louise Hees (1860-1936); second cousin thrice removed of Josiah Cowles; second cousin four times removed of William Pitkin; third cousin twice removed of Edward Augustus Conger; third cousin thrice removed of Moses Seymour, Jonathan Brace (1754-1837), Chauncey Goodrich and Elizur Goodrich; fourth cousin once removed of William Sheffield Cowles.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Otis family of Connecticut; Sherman family of Connecticut; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut; Porter-Kelsey family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Image source: New York Red Book 1896


    Evergreen Cemetery
    Lake George, Warren County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles H. Tuttle — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1927-30; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1928, 1932, 1952; candidate for Governor of New York, 1930; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.


    Lake George Elementary School Grounds
    69 Sun Valley Drive
    Lake George, Warren County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      John Richards (1765-1850) — of Johnsburg, Warren County, N.Y. Born in Wales, April 13, 1765. Member of New York state assembly, 1810-11, 1813-14, 1814-15 (Washington County 1810-11, Washington and Warren counties 1813-14, 1814-15); delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1821; U.S. Representative from New York 19th District, 1823-25. Died in Lake George, Warren County, N.Y., April 18, 1850 (age 85 years, 5 days). Interment at Lake George Elementary School Grounds.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Village Cemetery
    Lake George, Warren County, New York
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Robert Dale Owen (1801-1877) — also known as Robert D. Owen — of New Harmony, Posey County, Ind. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, November 9, 1801. Democrat. Farmer; author; newspaper editor; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1836-39, 1851-52; candidate for Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1840; U.S. Representative from Indiana 1st District, 1843-47; defeated, 1839, 1847; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1848; delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1850-51; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Two Sicilies, 1853-54; U.S. Minister to Two Sicilies, 1854-58. Scottish and Welsh ancestry. Aided his father in the establishment of the New Harmony social experiment. Died in Lake George, Warren County, N.Y., June 24, 1877 (age 75 years, 227 days). Original interment at Village Cemetery; reinterment at Maple Hill Cemetery, New Harmony, Ind.
      Cross-reference: Morris Birkbeck
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier


    Pineview Cemetery
    Queensbury, Warren County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Orange Ferriss (1814-1894) — of New York. Born in Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y., November 26, 1814. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 16th District, 1867-71. Died in Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y., April 11, 1894 (age 79 years, 136 days). Original interment at Glens Falls Cemetery, Glens Falls, N.Y.; reinterment in 1904 at Pineview Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Alson Bailey Abbott (1844-1894) — also known as Alson B. Abbott — of Queensbury, Warren County, N.Y.; Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y. Born in Andover, Essex County, Mass., November 3, 1844. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Warren County, 1878; president, Canton Bridge Company. While cleaning a shotgun for hunting, it accidentally discharged, killing him, in Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y., August 27, 1894 (age 49 years, 297 days). Interment at Pineview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William F. Abbott (1814-1896) and Sarah Job (Abbott) Abbott (1818-1863); married 1873 to Sarah Morgan.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unknown Location
    Warrensburg, Warren County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      William D. Aldrich (c.1851-1897) — of Warrensburg, Warren County, N.Y. Born in Thurman, Warren County, N.Y., about 1851. Member of New York state assembly from Warren County, 1888. Died, of heart failure, 1897 (age about 46 years). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Aldrich and Catherine Aldrich.


    Evergreen Cemetery
    Warrensburg, Warren County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Carolyn Caldwell (1871-1943) — of Lake George, Warren County, N.Y. Born in Walden, Orange County, N.Y., October 15, 1871. Democrat. Restaurant owner; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1942. Female. Died, of chronic myocarditis, in Glens Falls Hospital, Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y., 1943 (age about 71 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Frederick Sedelmeyer and Gertrude (Mehew) Sedelmeyer; married to George Caldwell.


    Warrensburg Cemetery
    Warrensburg, Warren County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Louis Woodard Emerson (1857-1924) — also known as Louis W. Emerson — of Warrensburg, Warren County, N.Y. Born in Warrensburg, Warren County, N.Y., July 25, 1857. Republican. Paper manufacturer; woollen manufacturer; banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1888, 1896, 1904 (alternate), 1912, 1916, 1920, 1924; member of New York state senate 19th District, 1890-93; U.S. Representative from New York 23rd District, 1899-1903. Died in Warrensburg, Warren County, N.Y., June 10, 1924 (age 66 years, 321 days). Interment at Warrensburg Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Albert C. Emerson (1829-1888) and Abigail J. (Woodward) Emerson (1829-1899); brother of James Alfred Emerson (1865-1922); married 1905 to Ella A. Fuller (1856-1924).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Dudley Farlin (1777-1837) — of Warren County, N.Y. Born in Norwich, New London County, Conn., September 2, 1777. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Warren County, 1824; U.S. Representative from New York 13th District, 1835-37. Died in Warrensburg, Warren County, N.Y., September 26, 1837 (age 60 years, 24 days). Interment at Warrensburg Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    James A. Emerson James Alfred Emerson (1865-1922) — also known as James A. Emerson — of Warrensburg, Warren County, N.Y. Born in Warrensburg, Warren County, N.Y., April 25, 1865. Republican. Lumber business; woollen manufacturer; steamboat business; hotel owner; banker; member of New York state senate, 1907-18 (32nd District 1907-08, 33rd District 1909-18); as an opponent of alcohol prohibition in 1918, he was called "wringing wet" (in contrast to prohibition advocates, who were "desert dry"). Became ill, from heart disease and gastritis, while on board the steamship Porto Rico, and died soon after, in Long Island Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 31, 1922 (age 56 years, 281 days). Interment at Warrensburg Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Albert C. Emerson (1829-1888) and Abigail J. (Woodward) Emerson (1829-1899); brother of Louis Woodard Emerson (1857-1924); married to Margaret Jane McGregor (1877-1920).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: New York Red Book 1907
      Kitchell Bishop (d. 1844) — of Washington County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Washington County, 1801-04, 1805-10; member of New York state senate Eastern District, 1811-15. Died November 2, 1844. Interment at Warrensburg Cemetery.
    Harry A. Reoux Harry A. Reoux (1901-1968) — of Warrensburg, Warren County, N.Y. Born January 29, 1901. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Warren County, 1931-50. Died March 2, 1968 (age 67 years, 33 days). Interment at Warrensburg Cemetery.
      Image source: New York Red Book 1936


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