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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Cuyahoga County

Index to Locations

  • Bedford Bedford Cemetery
  • Brook Park Holy Cross Cemetery
  • Cleveland Unknown location
  • Cleveland Calvary Cemetery
  • Cleveland Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist
  • Cleveland Erie Street Cemetery
  • Cleveland Lake View Cemetery
  • Cleveland Monroe Street Cemetery
  • Cleveland Riverside Cemetery
  • Cleveland Woodland Cemetery
  • Cleveland Heights Mayfield Cemetery
  • Highland Hills Highland Park Cemetery
  • Mayfield Heights Knollwood Cemetery
  • North Olmsted Butternut Ridge Cemetery


    Bedford Cemetery
    Bedford, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Vincent Albert Taylor (1845-1922) — of Ohio. Born in Ohio, 1845. Republican. Member of Ohio state legislature, 1888; U.S. Representative from Ohio 20th District, 1891-93. Died in 1922 (age about 77 years). Interment at Bedford Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Holy Cross Cemetery
    Brook Park, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Anthony Joseph Celebrezze (1910-1998) — also known as Anthony J. Celebrezze; Antonio Guiseppe Cilibrizzi — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Anzi, Italy, September 4, 1910. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of Ohio state senate, 1951-53; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1954-61; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1956, 1960, 1964; U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, 1962-65; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, 1965. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, October 29, 1998 (age 88 years, 55 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Anthony Joseph Celebrezze, Jr. (1941-2003).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Ralph J. Perk (c.1914-1999) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born about 1914. Republican. Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1972-77; defeated, 1969, 1977 ( primary); delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1972; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1972; candidate for U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1974. Died April 21, 1999 (age about 85 years). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Anthony Alfred Fleger (1900-1963) — also known as Anthony A. Fleger — of Ohio. Born in Austria-Hungary, October 21, 1900. Democrat. State court judge in Ohio, 1930-32; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1933; mayor of Parma, Ohio, 1934-35; U.S. Representative from Ohio 22nd District, 1937-39; defeated, 1940. Died in Alexandria Hospital, Alexandria, Va., July 16, 1963 (age 62 years, 268 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Unknown Location
    Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      William Augustus Barstow (1813-1865) — also known as William A. Barstow — of Waukesha, Waukesha County, Wis.; Janesville, Rock County, Wis. Born in Plainfield, Windham County, Conn., September 13, 1813. Postmaster at Prairieville, Wis., 1842-43; secretary of state of Wisconsin, 1850-52; Governor of Wisconsin, 1854-56; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1860; president, St. Croix & Lake Superior Railroad; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War. Died in Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan., December 13, 1865 (age 52 years, 91 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of William A. Barstow; married 1844 to Maria Quarles.


    Calvary Cemetery
    10000 Miles Avenue
    Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
    Founded 1893
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas A. Burke (1898-1971) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, October 30, 1898. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1946-53; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1952 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1956, 1960, 1964; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1953-54. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Phi Alpha Delta. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, December 5, 1971 (age 73 years, 36 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas A. Burke and Lillian (McNeil) Burke; married, June 25, 1924, to Josephine Lyon.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frank John Lausche (1895-1990) — also known as Frank J. Lausche — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, November 14, 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; municipal judge in Ohio, 1932-37; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1937-41; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1942-45; Governor of Ohio, 1945-47, 1949-57; defeated, 1946; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1956; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1957-69. Catholic. Member, Delta Theta Phi. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, April 21, 1990 (age 94 years, 158 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Jane S. Sheal (1903-1981).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Francis Patrick Corrigan (1881-1968) — also known as Frank P. Corrigan — of Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, July 14, 1881. Physician; surgeon; U.S. Minister to El Salvador, 1934-37; Panama, 1937-39; U.S. Ambassador to Venezuela, 1939-47. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, American Medical Association; Rotary. Assisted with the first modern blood transfusion, in 1906 at the Cleveland Clinic. Died, in St. Joseph's Manor home for the aged, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Conn., January 21, 1968 (age 86 years, 191 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Margaret (Regan) Corrigan (1848-1929) and Edward Corrigan (1850-1926); married to Ethel Foster (1886-1947); father of Robert Foster Corrigan (1914-2005).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Martin Leonard Sweeney (1885-1960) — also known as Martin L. Sweeney — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, April 15, 1885. Democrat. Member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1913-14; municipal judge in Ohio, 1924-32; U.S. Representative from Ohio 20th District, 1931-43; defeated, 1942; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1932; candidate for mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1933, 1941; candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1944. Catholic. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, May 1, 1960 (age 75 years, 16 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Robert E. Sweeney (1924-2007).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frank Joseph Battisti (1922-1994) — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio; Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, October 4, 1922. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1959-61; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio, 1961-94; took senior status 1994. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, October 19, 1994 (age 72 years, 15 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Eugene Battisti and Jennie (Dalesandro) Battisti.
      See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
    John J. Babka John Joseph Babka (1884-1937) — also known as John J. Babka — of Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, March 16, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 21st District, 1919-21; defeated, 1920. Catholic. Member, Elks; Moose; Knights of Columbus. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, March 22, 1937 (age 53 years, 6 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frank Babka and Mary (Kozelka) Babka; married, January 8, 1908, to Mary H. Kubu.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Bench and Bar of Northern Ohio (1921)
      Robert E. Sweeney (1924-2007) — of Bay Village, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, November 4, 1924. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; candidate for Ohio state attorney general, 1962, 1966; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1964, 1972; U.S. Representative from Ohio at-large, 1965-67. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died in Gates Mills, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, June 30, 2007 (age 82 years, 238 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Martin Leonard Sweeney (1885-1960).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Suzette Agnes Junglas (1873-1962) — also known as Suzette A. Junglas; Susan Agnes Berllayette; Mrs. George Junglas — of Woodbridge, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Chatham, Ontario, April 4, 1873. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1924; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Woodbridge, 1932. Female. French Canadian and Irish ancestry. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, September 1, 1962 (age 89 years, 150 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Nazar Amos Berllayette (1845-1920) and Bridget (Deegan) Berllayette (1846-1906); married to George William Junglas (1876-1965).
      Helen Bernice Karpinski (b. 1899) — also known as Helen B. Karpinski; Helen Bernice Olszewski — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, October 7, 1899. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1940, 1964; vice-chair of Ohio Democratic Party, 1942-44; member of Ohio Democratic State Central Committee, 1949-50. Female. Catholic. Polish ancestry. Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of John Olszewski and Anna (Grabowski) Olszewski; married to John Joseph Karpinski (1898-1965).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist
    Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Schrembs (1866-1945) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio; Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Wutzlhofen (now part of Regensburg), Germany, March 12, 1866. Republican. Catholic priest; bishop of the Diocese of Toledo, Ohio, 1911-21; bishop of the Diocese of Cleveland, Ohio, 1921-45; offered prayer, Republican National Convention, 1924. Catholic. German ancestry. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, November 2, 1945 (age 79 years, 235 days). Entombed at Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist.
      Relatives: Son of George Schrembs and Mary (Gass) Schrembs.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Erie Street Cemetery
    Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
    Founded 1826
    Politicians buried here:
      Joshua McFarson Mills (1797-1843) — also known as Joshua Mills — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Francestown, Hillsborough County, N.H., April 20, 1797. Whig. Physician; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1838-39, 1842; defeated, 1840, 1841. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, April 29, 1843 (age 46 years, 9 days). Interment at Erie Street Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John William Allen (1802-1887) — also known as John W. Allen — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., August 4, 1802. Lawyer; director, Commercial Bank of Lake Erie, 1832; incorporator, Cleveland Newburg Railroad, 1834; member of Ohio state senate from Cuyahoga County, 1836; U.S. Representative from Ohio 15th District, 1837-41; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1841; president, Columbus & Cincinnati Railroad, 1845; postmaster at Cleveland, Ohio, 1870-75. Episcopalian. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, October 5, 1887 (age 85 years, 62 days). Interment at Erie Street Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Allen and Ursala (McCurdy) Allen (1778-1821); married, July 22, 1830, to Harriet Caroline Mather; grandnephew of Roger Griswold; great-grandson of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799); great-grandnephew of Erastus Wolcott and Oliver Wolcott, Sr.; second great-grandson of Roger Wolcott (1679-1767); first cousin twice removed of Oliver Wolcott, Jr. and Frederick Wolcott; second cousin of Henry Titus Backus and Matthew Griswold (1833-1919); second cousin once removed of Frederick William Lord; second cousin twice removed of Selden Chapin; second cousin thrice removed of William Pitkin and Frederic Lincoln Chapin; third cousin of Luther Walter Badger, Daniel Kellogg (1791-1875), James Samuel Wadsworth, Christopher Parsons Wolcott and Roger Wolcott (1847-1900); third cousin once removed of Jonathan Elmer, Ebenezer Elmer, Eli Elmer, Gaylord Griswold, Samuel Clesson Allen, Thomas Hale Sill, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, William Wolcott Ellsworth, Theodore Sill, George Bradley Kellogg, Charles Frederick Wadsworth, Daniel Kellogg (1835-1918), George Frederick Stone, James Wolcott Wadsworth, Edward Oliver Wolcott and Alfred Wolcott; third cousin twice removed of Daniel Chapin (1761-1821), Daniel Pitkin, Zina Hyde, Jr. and James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr.; third cousin thrice removed of James Jermiah Wadsworth; fourth cousin of Amaziah Brainard, Lucius Quintius Cincinnatus Elmer, Elisha Hunt Allen, George Washington Wolcott, Augustus Frank and George Griswold Sill; fourth cousin once removed of Elijah Boardman, William Bostwick, Timothy Pitkin, Oliver Owen Forward, Daniel Warner Bostwick, Walter Forward, Daniel Chapin (1791-1878), Chauncey Forward, Chester William Chapin, Graham Hurd Chapin, Edmund Holcomb, Anson Levi Holcomb, Erastus Clark Scranton, Sereno Hamilton Scranton, Albert Asahel Bliss, Philemon Bliss, Joseph H. Elmer, Leveret Brainard, William Fessenden Allen, Samuel Lord (1831-1880), Thomas Worcester Hyde, Frederick Hobbes Allen and Allen Jacob Holcomb.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jabez W. Fitch — of Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1864; Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1878-80. Interment at Erie Street Cemetery.
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      George Hoadley (1781-1857) — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn.; Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Connecticut, December 15, 1781. Lawyer; mayor of New Haven, Conn., 1822-26; resigned 1826; justice of the peace; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1846. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, February 20, 1857 (age 75 years, 67 days). Original interment at Erie Street Cemetery; reinterment at Highland Park Cemetery, Highland Hills, Ohio.
      Relatives: Son of Timothy Hoadley and Rebecca (Taintor) Hoadley; married, November 8, 1819, to Mary Ann Woolsey; father of George Hoadly (1826-1902).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Wheelock Willey (1797-1841) — also known as John W. Willey — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Goshen, Sullivan County, N.H., 1797. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1827-30; member of Ohio state senate, 1830-32; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1836-37; candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 15th District, 1838; district judge in Ohio, 1840-41; died in office 1841. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, July 9, 1841 (age about 44 years). Original interment and cenotaph at Erie Street Cemetery; reinterment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Laura Maria Higby (1807-1872).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph William Gray (d. 1862) — also known as Joseph W. Gray; J. W. Gray — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Democrat. Postmaster at Cleveland, Ohio, 1853-58; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1860. Died May 26, 1862. Original interment at Erie Street Cemetery; reinterment at Highland Park Cemetery, Highland Hills, Ohio.


    Lake View Cemetery
    12316 Euclid
    Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
    Founded 1869
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    James A. Garfield James Abram Garfield (1831-1881) — also known as James A. Garfield — of Hiram, Portage County, Ohio. Born in a log cabin near Orange, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, November 19, 1831. Republican. Lawyer; college professor; president, Eclectic University (now Hiram College); member of Ohio state senate, 1859-61; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Ohio 19th District, 1863-81; President of the United States, 1881; died in office 1881. Disciples of Christ. English ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Delta Upsilon. Shot by the assassin Charles J. Guiteau, in the Baltimore & Potomac Railroad Station, Washington, D.C., July 2, 1881, and died from the effects of the wound and infection, in Elberon, Monmouth County, N.J., September 19, 1881 (age 49 years, 304 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery; statue erected 1887 at Garfield Circle, Washington, D.C.; statue at Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, Calif.
      Relatives: Son of Abram Garfield (1799-1833) and Elizabeth (Ballou) Garfield (1801-1888); married, November 11, 1858, to Lucretia "Crete" Rudolph (1832-1918); father of James Rudolph Garfield; fourth cousin of Eli Thayer; fourth cousin once removed of John Alden Thayer (1857-1917).
      Political families: Conger-Hungerford family; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cross-reference: William S. Maynard
      Garfield counties in Colo., Mont., Neb., Okla., Utah and Wash. are named for him.
      Garfield Mountain, in the Cascade Range, King County, Washington, is named for him.  — The city of Garfield, New Jersey, is named for him.
      Politician named for him: James G. Stewart
      Coins and currency: His portrait appeared on the U.S. $20 gold certificate in 1898-1905.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Books about James A. Garfield: Allan Peskin, Garfield: A Biography — Justus D. Doenecke, The Presidencies of James A. Garfield and Chester A. Arthur
      Image source: James G. Blaine, Twenty Years of Congress, vol. 2 (1886)
    John Hay John Milton Hay (1838-1905) — also known as John Hay — of Washington, D.C. Born in Salem, Washington County, Ind., October 8, 1838. Private secretary and assistant to President Abraham Lincoln; U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1893-98; U.S. Secretary of State, 1898-1905; died in office 1905. Died in Newbury, Merrimack County, N.H., July 1, 1905 (age 66 years, 266 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Helen (Leonard) Hay (1803-1893) and Dr. Charles Hay (1807-1893); married, February 4, 1874, to Clara Louise Stone (1849-1914); father of Adelbert Stone Hay and Alice Evelyn Hay (1880-1960; who married James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr.); grandfather of John Hay Whitney and James Jermiah Wadsworth (1905-1984); great-grandfather of James Wadsworth Symington; second cousin thrice removed of James Hodges; third cousin twice removed of James Leonard Hodges; fourth cousin once removed of William Dean Kellogg and Marcus Morton.
      Political families: Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Hay-Morton-Turner-Wadsworth family of Taunton, Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cross-reference: Spencer F. Eddy
      Epitaph: "The Fruit of Righteousness is sown in peace of they that make peace."
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
      Books about John Milton Hay: Michael Burlingame, ed., At Lincoln's Side : John Hay's Civil War Correspondence and Selected Writings — Robert L. Gale, John Hay — Howard I. Kushner, John Milton Hay : The Union of Poetry and Politics — Michael Burlingame, ed., Abraham Lincoln: The Observations of John G. Nicolay and John Hay — John Taliaferro, All the Great Prizes: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt
      Image source: Munsey's Magazine, October 1903
    Newton D. Baker Newton Diehl Baker (1871-1937) — also known as Newton D. Baker — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Martinsburg, Berkeley County, W.Va., December 3, 1871. Democrat. Private secretary to U.S. Postmaster General William L. Wilson, 1896-97; lawyer; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1912-15; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1912 (speaker), 1916, 1924 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1928; U.S. Secretary of War, 1916-21; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1932. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Phi Gamma Delta; Society of the Cincinnati. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, December 25, 1937 (age 66 years, 22 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Newton Diehl Baker and Mary (Dukehart) Baker; married, July 5, 1902, to Elizabeth Wells Leopold.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Time Magazine, November 14, 1927
      George Magoffin Humphrey (1890-1970) — Born in Cheboygan, Cheboygan County, Mich., March 8, 1890. Lawyer; president, M.A. Hanna Company, 1929-52; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1953-57. Episcopalian. Died January 20, 1970 (age 79 years, 318 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Humphrey House (offices, built 1965 and named for Humphrey, renovated and renamed Greenhill House 2004), at Harvard University Business School, Boston, Massachusetts, was named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Myron Timothy Herrick (1854-1929) — also known as Myron T. Herrick — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Huntington, Lorain County, Ohio, October 9, 1854. Republican. Lawyer; banker; secretary-treasurer and president, Society for Savings, Cleveland; director and board chairman of railroad; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1888, 1892, 1896, 1904, 1908, 1920; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1892; member of Republican National Committee from Ohio, 1901; Governor of Ohio, 1904-06; U.S. Ambassador to France, 1912-14, 1921-29, died in office 1929; candidate for U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1916; on October 19, 1921, a bomb, sent in a package to the Ambassador's residence, exploded when his valet opened it. Member, American Bankers Association. Died of a heart attack in Paris, France, March 31, 1929 (age 74 years, 173 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Timothy Robinson Herrick and Mary L. Herrick; married, June 30, 1880, to Carolyn M. Parmely (died 1918).
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Erastus McKisson (1863-1915) — also known as Robert E. McKisson — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Northfield, Summit County, Ohio, January 30, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1895-98. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in 1915 (age about 52 years). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Martin Van Buren McKisson (died 1891) and Finette Adeline (Eldridge) McKisson; married, January 16, 1901, to Mamie Marie Langenau.
      Samuel Starkweather (1799-1876) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I., December 27, 1799. Democrat. Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1844-45, 1857-58; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1848; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1852-57. Died July 5, 1876 (age 76 years, 191 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Oliver Starkweather (1759-1834) and Miriam (Clay) Starkweather (1764-1805); married, June 25, 1828, to Julia Judd (1810-1894); second cousin of George Anson Starkweather and David Austin Starkweather; second cousin once removed of Henry Howard Starkweather; second cousin twice removed of Charles Henry Pendleton, Irving Hall Chase and Eckford Gustavus Pendleton; second cousin thrice removed of Augustus Sabin Chase; second cousin four times removed of Seth Chase Taft (1922-?); third cousin thrice removed of Aaron Kellogg; fourth cousin once removed of Isaac Stuart Raymond.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Starkweather-Pendleton family of Preston, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Harry Lyman Davis (1878-1950) — also known as Harry L. Davis — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, January 25, 1878. Republican. Insurance business; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1916-19, 1934-35; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1916, 1920; Governor of Ohio, 1921-23; defeated, 1924. Baptist. Member, Moose. National organizer, Loyal Order of Moose, 1912. Died May 21, 1950 (age 72 years, 116 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Evan H. Davis and Barbara D. Davis; married, July 16, 1902, to Lucy V. Fegan.
      See also NNDB dossier
      Rensselaer R. Herrick (1826-1899) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in 1826. Republican. Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1879-82. Died in 1899 (age about 73 years). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      William Ganson Rose (1829-1899) — also known as William G. Rose — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born September 23, 1829. Republican. Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1877-78, 1891-92. Died September 15, 1899 (age 69 years, 357 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Augustus Otis, Sr. (1827-1905) — also known as Charles A. Otis — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Bloomfield, Muskingum County, Ohio, January 30, 1827. Democrat. Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1873-74. Founder, Otis Iron and Steel Co. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, June 28, 1905 (age 78 years, 149 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Augustus Otis (1794-1868) and Eliza (Proctor) Otis (1794-1856); married, September 8, 1853, to Mary Jane Sheppard (died 1860); married, October 14, 1863, to Ann Eliza Sheppard; nephew of William Shaw Chandler Otis; second cousin thrice removed of Samuel Allyne Otis; third cousin once removed of John Otis and James Otis; third cousin twice removed of Harrison Gray Otis and Asahel Otis; fourth cousin once removed of Nathaniel Freeman, Jr., Day Otis Kellogg, Dwight Kellogg and Asa H. Otis (1797-1855).
      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 Find-A-Grave memorial
      John D. Marshall (1885-1961) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio, April 14, 1885. Republican. Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1926-31; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1936. Died May 17, 1961 (age 76 years, 33 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Marshall and Mary (Gerster) Marshall.
      John Wheelock Willey (1797-1841) — also known as John W. Willey — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Goshen, Sullivan County, N.H., 1797. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1827-30; member of Ohio state senate, 1830-32; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1836-37; candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 15th District, 1838; district judge in Ohio, 1840-41; died in office 1841. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, July 9, 1841 (age about 44 years). Original interment and cenotaph at Erie Street Cemetery; reinterment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Laura Maria Higby (1807-1872).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Case (1818-1862) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, August 10, 1818. Whig. Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1850-51. Died April 19, 1862 (age 43 years, 252 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Leonard Case, Sr. (1786-1864).
      Nicholas Dockstader (1802-1871) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., January 4, 1802. Whig. Fur trader; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1840. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, November 9, 1871 (age 69 years, 309 days). Original interment at Woodland Cemetery; reinterment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacob Dockstadter and Angela (Hanson) Dockstadter; married to Harriet Judd (1805-1837).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William B. Castle (1814-1872) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in 1814. Republican. Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1855-56; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1868. Died in 1872 (age about 58 years). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Josiah A. Harris (1808-1876) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in 1808. Whig. Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1847. Died in 1876 (age about 68 years). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Herman M. Chapin (1823-1879) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in 1823. Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1865-66. Died in 1879 (age about 56 years). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Nathan P. Payne (1838-1885) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in 1838. Democrat. Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1875-76. Died in 1885 (age about 47 years). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Lorenzo Alson Kelsey (1803-1890) — also known as Lorenzo A. Kelsey — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Port Leyden, Lewis County, N.Y., February 22, 1803. Democrat. Lumber business; steamboat owner; hotelier; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1848. Died in 1890 (age about 87 years). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Eber Leete Kelsey and Lucy (Leete) Kelsey; married 1825 to Sophia Smith; father of Theodore Rowland Kelsey (killed in the Civil War battle of Chickamauga).
      Carl Burton Stokes (1927-1996) — also known as Carl B. Stokes — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, 1927. Democrat. Member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1962; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1968-71; defeated, 1965; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1972; municipal judge in Ohio, 1983-94; U.S. Ambassador to Seychelles, 1994-95. African ancestry. Member, Kappa Alpha Psi. Died of cancer, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, April 3, 1996 (age about 68 years). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Louis Stokes (1925-2015).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      Books about Carl B. Stokes: Leonard N. Moore, Carl B. Stokes and the Rise of Black Political Power
      Edward Sherrill Flint (1819-1902) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in 1819. Democrat. Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1861-62. Died in 1902 (age about 83 years). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Brenton D. Babcock (1830-1906) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in 1830. Democrat. Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1887-88. Died in 1906 (age about 76 years). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Frederick Kohler (1864-1934) — also known as Fred Kohler — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, May 2, 1864. Republican. Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1922-23; candidate in primary for Governor of Ohio, 1928. Died January 31, 1934 (age 69 years, 274 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Edward Blythin (1884-1958) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Parma Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Newmarket, Wales, October 10, 1884. Republican. Naturalized U.S. citizen; lawyer; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1941; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1949. Welsh ancestry. Member, Delta Theta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners. Died February 14, 1958 (age 73 years, 127 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Peter Blythin and Elizabeth (Roberts) Blythin; married, April 5, 1913, to Jane Rankin.
    Theodore E. Burton Theodore Elijah Burton (1851-1929) — also known as Theodore E. Burton — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Jefferson, Ashtabula County, Ohio, December 20, 1851. Republican. U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1889-91, 1895-1909, 1921-28 (21st District 1889-91, 1895-1909, 22nd District 1921-28); resigned 1909, 1928; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1904, 1908 (speaker), 1912, 1924 (Temporary Chair; speaker), 1928; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1909-15, 1928-29; died in office 1929; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1916. Died in Washington, D.C., October 28, 1929 (age 77 years, 312 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Burton and Elizabeth (Grant) Burton.
      Cross-reference: Wesley Frost
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, July 1908
      Raymond Henry Norweb (1894-1983) — also known as R. Henry Norweb — of Elyria, Lorain County, Ohio. Born in Nottingham, England, May 31, 1894. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Minister to Bolivia, 1936-37; Dominican Republic, 1937-40; Portugal, 1943-44; U.S. Ambassador to Peru, 1940-43; Portugal, 1944-45; Cuba, 1945-48. Died in 1983 (age about 89 years). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
    Marcus A. Hanna Marcus Alonzo Hanna (1837-1904) — also known as Marcus A. Hanna; Mark Hanna; "Dollar Mark" — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in New Lisbon (now Lisbon), Columbiana County, Ohio, September 24, 1837. Republican. Partner in wholesale grocery; head of M. A. Hanna and Co., coal dealers; director, Globe Ship Manufacturing Co.; president, Union National Bank; president, Cleveland City Railroad Co. president, Chapin Mining Co.; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1896-1904; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1897-1904; died in office 1904. Died in Washington, D.C., February 15, 1904 (age 66 years, 144 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dr. Leonard Hanna and Samantha (Converse) Hanna; married, September 27, 1864, to C. Augusta Rhodes; father of Ruth Hanna McCormick (1880-1944) (who married Joseph Medill McCormick).
      Political family: McCormick-Guggenheim-Morton-Medill family of Illinois and New York.
      The World War II Liberty ship SS Mark Hanna (built 1942, scrapped 1961) was named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
      Image source: Library of Congress
      Henry B. Payne (1810-1896) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Hamilton, Madison County, N.Y., November 30, 1810. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1848; member of Ohio state senate, 1849-50; candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1857; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1860; U.S. Representative from Ohio 20th District, 1875-77; defeated, 1876; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1880; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1885-91. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, September 9, 1896 (age 85 years, 284 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Mary P. Perry (1818-1895); father of Flora Payne (1842-1893; who married William Collins Whitney); grandfather of Frances Payne Bolton; great-grandfather of Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney, John Hay Whitney and Oliver Payne Bolton (1917-1972).
      Political families: Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York; Bolton-Whitney-Brainard-Wolcott family of Cleveland, Ohio; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Robert Johns Bulkley (1880-1965) — also known as Robert J. Bulkley — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Bratenahl, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, October 8, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 21st District, 1911-15; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1912, 1916, 1932, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1964; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1930-39; defeated, 1938; delegate to Ohio convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1940. Episcopalian. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, July 21, 1965 (age 84 years, 286 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Henry Bulkley and Roberta (Johns) Bulkley; married, February 17, 1909, to Katharine Pope (died 1932); married, March 31, 1934, to Helen (Graham) Robbins.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      David Austin Starkweather (1802-1876) — also known as David A. Starkweather — of Ohio. Born in Preston, New London County, Conn., January 21, 1802. Democrat. Member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1833-35; member of Ohio state senate, 1836-38; U.S. Representative from Ohio 18th District, 1839-41, 1845-47; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1848; U.S. Minister to Chile, 1854-57. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, July 12, 1876 (age 74 years, 173 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Starkweather (1752-1837) and Hannah (Leonard) Starkweather (1756-1837); brother of George Anson Starkweather; married to Elizabeth Page; uncle of Henry Howard Starkweather; granduncle of Charles Henry Pendleton and Eckford Gustavus Pendleton; second cousin of Samuel Starkweather; second cousin twice removed of Irving Hall Chase; second cousin thrice removed of Augustus Sabin Chase; second cousin four times removed of Seth Chase Taft (1922-?); third cousin thrice removed of Aaron Kellogg; fourth cousin once removed of Isaac Stuart Raymond.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Starkweather-Pendleton family of Preston, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
      Thomas James Herbert (1894-1974) — also known as Thomas J. Herbert — of Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, October 28, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in World War I; lawyer; Ohio state attorney general, 1939-45; Governor of Ohio, 1947-49; defeated, 1948; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1948. Methodist. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Phi Delta Phi. Died October 26, 1974 (age 79 years, 363 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      See also NNDB dossier
      Daniel Edgar Morgan (1877-1949) — also known as Daniel E. Morgan — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Oak Hill, Jackson County, Ohio, August 7, 1877. Lawyer; member of Ohio state senate, 1928; city manager of Cleveland, Ohio, 1930-31; candidate for mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1932; Judge, Ohio Court of Appeals, 1939-49; died in office 1949. Died in Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, May 1, 1949 (age 71 years, 267 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elias Morgan and Elizabeth (Jones) Morgan; married, April 22, 1915, to Ella Annetta Mathews (died 1923); married 1926 to Wilma Ball.
      See also Wikipedia article
      William Rowland Hopkins (1869-1961) — also known as W. R. Hopkins; "Chautauqua Bill" — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., July 26, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; industrial real estate developer; promoter of Cleveland Short Line Railroad; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1916; city manager of Cleveland, Ohio, 1924-30; he was fascinated by aviation, in 1925, he successfully advocated purchase of land for an airport, the first municipal airport in the United States. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, February 9, 1961 (age 91 years, 198 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of David J. Hopkins and Mary (Jeffreys) Hopkins; married 1903 to Ellen Louise Cozad (divorced 1923).
      Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, in Cleveland, Ohio, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Kingsley Arter Taft (1903-1970) — also known as Kingsley A. Taft — of Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, July 19, 1903. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1933-34; major in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1946-47; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1948-62, 1962-70; died in office 1970. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Kappa Psi; Freemasons. Died in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, March 28, 1970 (age 66 years, 252 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frederick L. Taft and Mary Alice (Arter) Taft; married, September 14, 1927, to Louise Dakin.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      David Kellogg Cartter (1812-1887) — also known as David K. Cartter — of Massillon, Stark County, Ohio; Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Jefferson County, N.Y., June 22, 1812. U.S. Representative from Ohio 18th District, 1849-53; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1860; U.S. Minister to Bolivia, 1861-62; justice of District of Columbia supreme court, 1863; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1875-77. Died in Washington, D.C., April 16, 1887 (age 74 years, 298 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
      Rufus Percival Ranney (1813-1891) — also known as Rufus P. Ranney — of Trumbull County, Ohio. Born October 30, 1813. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1843 (20th District), 1846 (19th District), 1848 (19th District); delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Trumbull County, 1850-51; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1851-57, 1863-65; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, 1857; candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1859; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1864. Died December 6, 1891 (age 78 years, 37 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Louis Stokes (1925-2015) — of Warrensville Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, February 23, 1925. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1969-99 (21st District 1969-93, 11th District 1993-99); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1972, 1996. Methodist. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Kappa Alpha Psi. Arrested for drunken driving in 1983; convicted on a lesser charge and fined. Died August 18, 2015 (age 90 years, 176 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Carl Burton Stokes (1927-1996).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
      Frances Payne Bolton (1885-1977) — also known as Frances P. Bolton; Frances Payne Bingham — of Lyndhurst, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, March 29, 1885. Republican. Member of Ohio Republican State Central Committee, 1938-40; U.S. Representative from Ohio 22nd District, 1940-69; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1948 (speaker), 1952 (Honorary Vice-President), 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968. Female. Presbyterian. Member, League of Women Voters; National Trust for Historic Preservation; Daughters of the American Revolution. First woman member of Congress to head a mission abroad, 1955. Died in Lyndhurst, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, March 9, 1977 (age 91 years, 345 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Charles William Bingham (1846-1929) and Mary Perry (Payne) Bingham (1854-1898); married, September 14, 1907, to Chester Castle Bolton; mother of Oliver Payne Bolton; granddaughter of Henry B. Payne; first cousin once removed of Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney and John Hay Whitney (1904-1982); second cousin five times removed of Erastus Wolcott and Oliver Wolcott, Sr.; third cousin twice removed of Leveret Brainard; third cousin thrice removed of Amaziah Brainard; fourth cousin of Benjamin Lewis Fairchild; fourth cousin once removed of George Buckingham Beecher.
      Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Bolton-Whitney-Brainard-Wolcott family of Cleveland, Ohio; Hay-Morton-Turner-Wadsworth family of Taunton, Massachusetts; Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jacob Atlee Beidler (1852-1912) — also known as Jacob A. Beidler — of Willoughby, Lake County, Ohio. Born in Tredyffrin Township, Chester County, Pa., November 2, 1852. Republican. Coal operator; U.S. Representative from Ohio 20th District, 1901-07. Died near Willoughby, Lake County, Ohio, September 13, 1912 (age 59 years, 316 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Israel Beidler; married, September 14, 1876, to Hannah M. Rhoades.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Rufus Paine Spalding (1798-1886) — also known as Rufus P. Spalding — of Ohio. Born in West Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard, Dukes County, Mass., May 3, 1798. Republican. Member of Ohio state legislature, 1830; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1849-52; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1856 (Convention Vice-President; speaker), 1868 (speaker); U.S. Representative from Ohio 18th District, 1863-69. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, August 29, 1886 (age 88 years, 118 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Great-grandfather of William Louis Day (1876-1936).
      Political family: Day family of Canton, Ohio.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Thomas Begg (1877-1963) — also known as James T. Begg — of Sandusky, Erie County, Ohio. Born near Lima, Allen County, Ohio, February 16, 1877. Republican. School principal; superintendent of schools; U.S. Representative from Ohio 13th District, 1919-29; defeated, 1942; candidate in primary for Governor of Ohio, 1928. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Died March 26, 1963 (age 86 years, 38 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Begg and Mary Ellen (Kalb) Begg; married, August 26, 1903, to Grace Mohler.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Leonard Paul Howland (1865-1942) — also known as L. Paul Howland — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Jefferson, Ashtabula County, Ohio, December 5, 1865. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; U.S. Representative from Ohio 20th District, 1907-13; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1916, 1920 (chair, Committee on Rules and Order of Business; speaker), 1924 (chair, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Member, American Bar Association. Died in 1942 (age about 76 years). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of W. P. Howland and Esther Elizabeth (Leonard) Howland; married, January 18, 1905, to Jessie F. Pruden.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Amos Townsend (1821-1895) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Pennsylvania, 1821. Republican. Delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Cuyahoga County, 1873; U.S. Representative from Ohio 20th District, 1877-83. Died in St. Augustine, St. Johns County, Fla., March 17, 1895 (age about 73 years). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Chester Castle Bolton (1882-1939) — also known as Chester C. Bolton — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Lyndhurst, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, September 5, 1882. Republican. Member of Ohio state senate, 1923-28; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1928; U.S. Representative from Ohio 22nd District, 1929-37, 1939; died in office 1939. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Rotary. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, October 29, 1939 (age 57 years, 54 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles C. Bolton and Julia (Castle) Bolton; married, September 14, 1907, to Frances Payne Bingham; father of Oliver Payne Bolton (1917-1972).
      Political families: Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York; Bolton-Whitney-Brainard-Wolcott family of Cleveland, Ohio; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Crowell (1801-1883) — of Ohio. Born in East Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn., September 15, 1801. Member of Ohio state legislature, 1840; U.S. Representative from Ohio 19th District, 1847-51. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, March 8, 1883 (age 81 years, 174 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Martin Ambrose Foran (1844-1921) — also known as Martin A. Foran — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Choconut, Susquehanna County, Pa., November 11, 1844. Democrat. Delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Cuyahoga County, 1873; U.S. Representative from Ohio 21st District, 1883-89. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, June 28, 1921 (age 76 years, 229 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Oliver Payne Bolton (1917-1972) — also known as Oliver P. Bolton — of Mentor, Lake County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, February 22, 1917. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; newspaper publisher; U.S. Representative from Ohio 11th District, 1953-57, 1963-65. Protestant. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Elks; Phi Delta Phi. Died in Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Fla., December 13, 1972 (age 55 years, 295 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Chester Castle Bolton and Frances Payne Bolton; married, October 4, 1940, to Adelaide Brownlee; great-grandson of Henry B. Payne; second cousin of Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney and John Hay Whitney (1904-1982); third cousin thrice removed of Leveret Brainard; fourth cousin once removed of Benjamin Lewis Fairchild.
      Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Bolton-Whitney-Brainard-Wolcott family of Cleveland, Ohio; Hay-Morton-Turner-Wadsworth family of Taunton, Massachusetts; Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Hutchins (1812-1891) — of Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio; Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Vienna, Trumbull County, Ohio, July 25, 1812. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1849-50; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1856; U.S. Representative from Ohio 20th District, 1859-63. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, November 20, 1891 (age 79 years, 118 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Cousin *** of Wells Andrews Hutchins (1818-1895).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Clifton Bailey Beach (1845-1902) — also known as Clifton B. Beach — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Sharon, Medina County, Ohio, September 16, 1845. Republican. U.S. Representative from Ohio 20th District, 1895-99. Died in Rocky River, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, November 15, 1902 (age 57 years, 60 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Lycurgus Luther Marshall (1888-1958) — also known as L. L. Marshall — of Euclid, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio, July 9, 1888. Republican. Member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1920-21; member of Ohio state senate, 1921-34; U.S. Representative from Ohio at-large, 1939-41; defeated, 1940. Lutheran. Died in 1958 (age about 69 years). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Collins (1818-1878) — of New York. Born in Lowville, Lewis County, N.Y., February 22, 1818. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 18th District, 1847-49. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, June 18, 1878 (age 60 years, 116 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ela Collins (1786-1848); uncle of Helen Herron (who married William Howard Taft); granduncle of Robert Alphonso Taft and Charles Phelps Taft II; great-granduncle of William Howard Taft III, Robert Taft, Jr. and Seth Chase Taft; second great-granduncle of Robert Alphonso Taft III.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Sherlock James Andrews (1801-1880) — also known as Sherlock J. Andrews — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Wallingford, New Haven County, Conn., November 17, 1801. Cuyahoga County Prosecuting Attorney, 1830; U.S. Representative from Ohio 15th District, 1841-43; superior court judge in Ohio, 1848-50; delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Cuyahoga County, 1850-51; delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Cuyahoga County, 1873. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, February 11, 1880 (age 78 years, 86 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Henry Ivory Emerson (1871-1953) — also known as Henry I. Emerson — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Litchfield, Kennebec County, Maine, March 14, 1871. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 22nd District, 1915-21; candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1924, 1926. Methodist. Died in East Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, October 28, 1953 (age 82 years, 228 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ivory W. Emerson and Rose A. (Stewart) Emerson; married, December 25, 1894, to Nettie Naumann (died 1915); married, February 19, 1917, to Lillian B. McCormick.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Richard Chappel Parsons (1826-1899) — also known as Richard C. Parsons — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in New London, New London County, Conn., October 10, 1826. Republican. Member of Ohio state house of representatives from Cuyahoga County, 1858-61; U.S. Representative from Ohio 20th District, 1873-75. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, January 9, 1899 (age 72 years, 91 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William John White (1850-1923) — also known as William J. White — of West Cleveland (now part of Cleveland), Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Rice Lake, Ontario, October 7, 1850. Republican. Candy and chewing gum manufacturer; mayor of West Cleveland, Ohio, 1889; U.S. Representative from Ohio 20th District, 1893-95. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, February 16, 1923 (age 72 years, 132 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Stillman W. Eells Stillman Witt Eells (1873-1937) — also known as Stillman W. Eells — of New York. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, April 24, 1873. Foundry business; U.S. Vice Consul in Hamilton, 1916-18; U.S. Consul in Mombasa, 1918; Nairobi, 1918-21; Funchal, 1921-25; Leeds, 1925-28; Colombo, 1928-31; Cardiff, 1931-33. Died May 12, 1937 (age 64 years, 18 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: U.S. passport application (1918)
      Charles Candee Baldwin (1834-1895) — also known as Charles C. Baldwin — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn., December 2, 1834. Republican. Lawyer; insurance business; bank director; circuit judge in Ohio, 1885-95 (6th Circuit 1885-88, 8th Circuit 1888-95); died in office 1895. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, February 2, 1895 (age 60 years, 62 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of S. W. Baldwin and Mary E. (Candee) Baldwin; married to Caroline Sophia Prentiss (1842-1916).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Elliott Edmund Stearns (1891-1969) — also known as Elliott E. Stearns — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born October 7, 1891. Honorary Consul for Belgium in Cleveland, Ohio, 1923-59. Died June 23, 1969 (age 77 years, 259 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Arthur Adelbert Stearns (1858-1932) and Lillian Grant (Platt) Stearns (1863-1911); married 1915 to Sarah Hoyt (1894-1930); married 1932 to Blanche Josephine Hoyt (1902-1996; sister of first wife).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Black (c.1837-1899) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born about 1837. U.S. Consul in Budapest, as of 1881-85. Died, from Bright's disease, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, September 27, 1899 (age about 62 years). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Adelbert S. Hay Adelbert Stone Hay (1876-1901) — also known as Adelbert S. Hay — Born in 1876. U.S. Consul in Pretoria, 1901. Fell to his death from a third-floor window of the New Haven House hotel, New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., June 23, 1901 (age about 24 years). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Milton Hay (1838-1905) and Clara Louise (Stone) Hay (1849-1914); uncle of John Hay Whitney and James Jermiah Wadsworth; granduncle of James Wadsworth Symington; second cousin four times removed of James Hodges; third cousin thrice removed of James Leonard Hodges.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York; Hay-Morton-Turner-Wadsworth family of Taunton, Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, August 1901
      Leonard Case, Sr. (1786-1864) — of Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Westmoreland County, Pa., July 29, 1786. Member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1824-27. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, December 7, 1864 (age 78 years, 131 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of William Case (1818-1862).
      Joseph Carabelli (1850-1911) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Porto Ceresio, Italy, April 9, 1850. Republican. Sculptor; founder and proprietor, Lakeview Granite and Monumental Works; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1904, 1908; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1909. Italian ancestry. Died April 19, 1911 (age 61 years, 10 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Carabelli (c.1809-1870; stonemason).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Darling Coffinberry (1841-1912) — also known as Henry D. Coffinberry — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Maumee, Lucas County, Ohio, October 14, 1841. Democrat. Served in the Union Navy during the Civil War; shipbuilder; Gold Democratic candidate for Ohio board of public works, 1897. Member, Loyal Legion; Grand Army of the Republic. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, January 17, 1912 (age 70 years, 95 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James McClure Coffinberry and Anna Marie (Gleason) Coffinberry (1820-1897); married, April 17, 1875, to Harriet Duane Morgan (1852-1937; daughter of George Washington Morgan (1820-1893)); first cousin once removed of John Beach Coffinberry.
      Political family: Coffinberry-Morgan family of Cleveland, Ohio.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Liberty Emery Holden (1833-1913) — of Bratenahl, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Raymond, Cumberland County, Maine, June 20, 1833. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1888, 1896. Died in 1913 (age about 80 years). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      James W. Conger (1845-1921) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Washington County, Pa., August 6, 1845. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; roofing business; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1896; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1912; Progressive candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1912. Presbyterian. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Freemasons. Died in St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Fla., February 22, 1921 (age 75 years, 200 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Henry Harrison Conger (1813-1852) and Martha (Auld) Conger (1818-1846); married, February 15, 1869, to Anna M. Higgins (1848-1911); married, November 18, 1914, to Maude A. Miller (1878-1969); third cousin twice removed of Hugh Conger; fourth cousin once removed of James Lockwood Conger, Anson Griffith Conger, Harmon Sweatland Conger, Omar Dwight Conger (1818-1898), Moore Conger, Chauncey Stewart Conger, Frederick Ward Conger, Charles Franklin Conger, Isaac Young Conger and Abraham Benjamin Conger.
      Political families: Conger family of New York; Conger-Hungerford family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Beaumont Parks (1868-1929) — of Whiting, Lake County, Ind. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, December 25, 1868. Democrat. Superintendent, Standard Oil refinery; mayor of Whiting, Ind., 1910-13. Member, Freemasons; Alpha Delta Phi. Died February 25, 1929 (age 60 years, 62 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Parks and Jane Parks; married, October 25, 1892, to Helen M. Ogram (died 1944).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      George A. Myers (1859-1930) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Baltimore, Md., March 5, 1859. Republican. Barber; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1892, 1900; member of Ohio Republican State Executive Committee, 1897-98. African ancestry. Died at the New York Central Railroad ticket office in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, January 17, 1930 (age 70 years, 318 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Dudly Stuart Blossom (1879-1938) — of Ohio. Born in 1879. Member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1910. Died in 1938 (age about 59 years). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      John Alexander Hadden (1886-1979) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, July 11, 1886. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1925-31. Member, American Bar Association; Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, January 1, 1979 (age 92 years, 174 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alexander Hadden (1850-1926) and Frances (Hawthorne) Hadden (1850-1914); married, January 7, 1922, to Marianne Elisabeth Millikin (1897-1992).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William R. Van Aken (1912-1993) — of Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in 1912. Republican. Member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1943-44, 1947-48; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1960. Died in 1993 (age about 81 years). Interment at Lake View Cemetery.
      John Bourne Dempsey — also known as John B. Dempsey — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1940. Interment at Lake View Cemetery.


    Monroe Street Cemetery
    3207 Monroe Avenue
    Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Irvine Masters (1819-1865) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in 1819. Republican. Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1863-64. Died in 1865 (age about 46 years). Interment at Monroe Street Cemetery.


    Riverside Cemetery
    Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Stephen Buhrer (1825-1907) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born near Zoar, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, December 25, 1825. Democrat. Cooper; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1867-70; defeated, 1871; candidate for Ohio treasurer of state, 1870. German ancestry. Died December 9, 1907 (age 81 years, 349 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Johann Casper Buhrer and Anna Maria (Miller) Buhrer; married 1848 to Eva Maria Schneider (died 1889); married, March 29, 1890, to Marguerite Patterson.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frederic William Pelton (1827-1902) — also known as Frederic Pelton — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Chester, Middlesex County, Conn., March 24, 1827. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1871-72; Cuyahoga County Treasurer, 1878. Died in 1902 (age about 75 years). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Pamelia (Abbey) Pelton and Russell Pelton (1803-1888); married, August 25, 1848, to Susan Anna Denison (born 1829); third cousin of Edwin A. Pelton and Guy Ray Pelton; third cousin once removed of George Pelton Lawrence; third cousin twice removed of William Hayward (1877-1944).
      Political family: Pelton-Hayward family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      John Beach Coffinberry (1847-1927) — also known as John B. Coffinberry — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio; Lakewood, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio, April 5, 1847. Mayor of Lorain, Ohio, 1896-98; mayor of Lakewood, Ohio, 1912-13. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, August 26, 1927 (age 80 years, 143 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Abram Coffinberry and Elizabeth (Beach) Coffinberry; married to Alice Bertha Shotter (1864-1944); first cousin of James McClure Coffinberry (1818-1891); first cousin once removed of Henry Darling Coffinberry.
      Political family: Coffinberry-Morgan family of Cleveland, Ohio.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James McClure Coffinberry (1818-1891) — also known as James M. Coffinberry — of Maumee, Lucas County, Ohio; Findlay, Hancock County, Ohio; Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio, May 16, 1818. Democrat. Lawyer; Lucas County Prosecuting Attorney; newspaper editor and publisher; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1861; chair of Cuyahoga County Democratic Party, 1861. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, November 29, 1891 (age 73 years, 197 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Andrew Coffinberry (1788-1858) and Mary 'Polly' (McClure) Coffinberry; married 1841 to Anna Marie Gleason (1820-1897); father of Henry Darling Coffinberry (1841-1912); first cousin of John Beach Coffinberry.
      Political family: Coffinberry-Morgan family of Cleveland, Ohio.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Omar Eugene Mueller (1880-1946) — also known as Omar E. Mueller — of Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, July 27, 1880. U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in SAINT John, 1908-09; Bahia, 1909-11; brewer. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, June 22, 1946 (age 65 years, 330 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ernst W. Mueller and Agathe (Leick) Mueller; married 1914 to Elsa Weideman (1879-1951).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Woodland Cemetery
    6901 Woodland Avenue
    Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
    Founded 1853
    Politicians buried here:
      George W. Gardner (1834-1911) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Mass., 1834. Republican. Grain elevator business; miller; banker; vice-president, Cleveland and Buffalo Steamship Line; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1885-86, 1889-90. Died December 18, 1911 (age about 77 years). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Gardner and Caroline Griscilda (Porter) Gardner.
      John Harrington Farley (1846-1922) — also known as John H. Farley; "Honest John" — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, February 5, 1846. Democrat. Wholesale grocer; brass foundry business; banker; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1880; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1883-84, 1899-1900. Irish and German ancestry. Suffered a stroke while riding in a streetcar, and died soon after in an ambulance en route to a hospital, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, February 9, 1922 (age 76 years, 4 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Patrick Farley and Ann (Schwartz) Farley; married, November 23, 1884, to Margaret Kenny (died 1901).
      See also Wikipedia article
      Reuben Wood (1792-1864) — of Ohio. Born in 1792. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1828 (14th District), 1832 (Democratic, 15th District); justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1833-47; Governor of Ohio, 1850-53; U.S. Consul in Valparaiso, 1853-54. Died October 1, 1864 (age about 72 years). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
      John Brough (1811-1865) — of Ohio. Born in Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, September 17, 1811. Member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1838-39; Ohio auditor of state, 1839-45; Governor of Ohio, 1864-65; died in office 1865. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, August 29, 1865 (age 53 years, 346 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Frederick William Green (1816-1879) — also known as Frederick W. Green — of Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio; Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Fredericktown (now Frederick), Frederick County, Md., February 18, 1816. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1851-55 (6th District 1851-53, 9th District 1853-55). Editor of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, 1866-74. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, June 18, 1879 (age 63 years, 120 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Edward Wade (1802-1866) — of Andover, Ashtabula County, Ohio; Jefferson, Ashtabula County, Ohio; Unionville, Ashtabula County, Ohio; Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in West Springfield, Hampden County, Mass., November 22, 1802. Lawyer; Ashtabula County Justice of the Peace, 1831; Ashtabula County Prosecuting Attorney, 1833; U.S. Representative from Ohio 19th District, 1853-61. Died in East Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, August 13, 1866 (age 63 years, 264 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Benjamin Franklin Wade (1800-1878).
      Political family: Wade-Colfax family.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Jacob Mueller (1822-1905) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Alsenz, Germany, March 9, 1822. Naturalized U.S. citizen; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1872; Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1872-74; delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Cuyahoga County, 1873; U.S. Consul General in Frankfort, as of 1885-91. German ancestry. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, August 31, 1905 (age 83 years, 175 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
    John P. Green John Patterson Green (1845-1940) — also known as John P. Green — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in New Bern, Craven County, N.C., April 2, 1845. Lawyer; justice of the peace; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1882-84; member of Ohio state senate, 1890-92, 1892-94. Episcopalian. African ancestry. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, September 1, 1940 (age 95 years, 152 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John R. Green and Temperance Green; married 1869 to Annie Walker; married 1912 to Lottie (Mitchell) Richardson.
      See also NNDB dossier
      Image source: New York Public Library
      Van R. Humphrey (1800-1864) — of Summit County, Ohio. Born in Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn., July 28, 1800. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1864. Died September 5, 1864 (age 64 years, 39 days). Original interment at Hudson Cemetery, Hudson, Ohio; reinterment in 1871 at Woodland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Stella Beach (1799-1832).
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Nicholas Dockstader (1802-1871) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., January 4, 1802. Whig. Fur trader; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1840. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, November 9, 1871 (age 69 years, 309 days). Original interment at Woodland Cemetery; reinterment at Lake View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacob Dockstadter and Angela (Hanson) Dockstadter; married to Harriet Judd (1805-1837).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Mayfield Cemetery
    Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Howard Morton Metzenbaum (1917-2008) — also known as Howard M. Metzenbaum; "Senator No"; "Headline Howard" — of Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, June 4, 1917. Democrat. Lawyer; airport parking lot and car rental business; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1943-46; member of Ohio state senate, 1947-50; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1952 (alternate), 1964; speaker, 1988; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1974, 1977-95; defeated, 1970. Jewish. Died in Aventura, Miami-Dade County, Fla., March 12, 2008 (age 90 years, 282 days). Interment at Mayfield Cemetery.
      Relatives: Cousin *** of James Metzenbaum (1876?-?).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Abba Hillel Silver (1893-1963) — also known as Abraham Silver — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Nayshtot-Shaki, Suwalki, Russian Empire (now Kudirkos Naumiestis, Lithuania), January 28, 1893. Republican. Rabbi, The Temple (Tifereth Israel), Cleveland, Ohio, 1917-63; offered prayer, Republican National Convention, 1952, 1960. Jewish. Member, Zionist Organization of America. Died, from a heart attack, in a hospital at Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, November 28, 1963 (age 70 years, 304 days). Interment at Mayfield Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Moses Silver and Diana (Seamon) Silver; married, January 2, 1923, to Virginia Horkheimer (1895-1984).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Highland Park Cemetery
    Highland Hills, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Harold Hitz Burton (1888-1964) — also known as Harold H. Burton — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; Boise, Ada County, Idaho; East Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Jamaica Plain, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., June 22, 1888. Republican. Lawyer; assistant attorney, Utah Power & Light Company and Utah Light & Traction Company, 1914-16; attorney, Idaho Power Company and Boise Valley Traction Company, 1916-17; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1929; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1931-32, 1936-41; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1944; speaker, 1936; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1941-45; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1945-58; took senior status 1958. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons; American Bar Association; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Phi Alpha Delta; Knights of Pythias; Moose; Eagles; Grange; Rotary; Kiwanis; Exchange Club. Died in Washington, D.C., October 28, 1964 (age 76 years, 128 days). Interment at Highland Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alfred Edgar Burton (Dean of M.I.T.) and Gertrude (Hitz) Burton; married, June 15, 1912, to Selma Florence Smith.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Hoadley (1781-1857) — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn.; Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Connecticut, December 15, 1781. Lawyer; mayor of New Haven, Conn., 1822-26; resigned 1826; justice of the peace; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1846. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, February 20, 1857 (age 75 years, 67 days). Original interment at Erie Street Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio; reinterment at Highland Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Timothy Hoadley and Rebecca (Taintor) Hoadley; married, November 8, 1819, to Mary Ann Woolsey; father of George Hoadly (1826-1902).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Nelson Hayward (c.1800-1857) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Braintree, Norfolk County, Mass., about 1800. Democrat. Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1843. Member, Odd Fellows. Died April 14, 1857 (age about 57 years). Interment at Highland Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Hayward and Marjory (Thayer) Hayward.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Crosser (1874-1957) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Holytown, Lanarkshire, Scotland, June 7, 1874. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1911-12; delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention, 1912; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1913-19, 1923-55 (at-large 1913-15, 21st District 1915-19, 1923-55). Scottish ancestry. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., June 3, 1957 (age 82 years, 361 days). Interment at Highland Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Crosser and Barbara Crosser; married, April 18, 1906, to Isabelle D. Hogg.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Joseph William Gray (d. 1862) — also known as Joseph W. Gray; J. W. Gray — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Democrat. Postmaster at Cleveland, Ohio, 1853-58; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1860. Died May 26, 1862. Original interment at Erie Street Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio; reinterment at Highland Park Cemetery.
      William Percival Whitlock (1884-1927) — also known as William P. Whitlock — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, November 26, 1884. Manager, Cincinnati Zoo; Honorary Consul for Venezuela in Cincinnati, Ohio, 1916-25. Died, from a brain tumor, in a nursing home at Epinay-sur-Seine, France, April 26, 1927 (age 42 years, 151 days). Interment at Highland Park Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Knollwood Cemetery
    Mayfield Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      George Harrison Bender (1896-1961) — also known as George H. Bender — of Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Chagrin Falls, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, September 29, 1896. Republican. Insurance executive; member of Ohio state senate 25th District, 1921-30; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1939-49, 1951-54 (at-large 1939-49, 1951-53, 23rd District 1953-54); delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956 (speaker); U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1954-57. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Died in Chagrin Falls, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, June 18, 1961 (age 64 years, 262 days). Interment at Knollwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Bender and Anna Bender; married, June 20, 1920, to Edna B. Eckhardt.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George John Urban (1906-1978) — also known as George J. Urban — of South Euclid, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, May 14, 1906. Republican. Mayor of South Euclid, Ohio, 1948-72. Methodist. German and Czech ancestry. Member, Lions. Died, of cancer, in a nursing home at Oil City, Venango County, Pa., March 25, 1978 (age 71 years, 315 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Knollwood Cemetery.


    Butternut Ridge Cemetery
    North Olmsted, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Howard C. Kolthoff (1908-1950) — of Brook Park, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in 1908. Mayor of Brook Park, Ohio, 1947-50; died in office 1950. Died April 1, 1950 (age about 41 years). Interment at Butternut Ridge Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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