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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Allegheny County

Index to Locations

  • Brackenridge Prospect Cemetery
  • Braddock Unknown location
  • Braddock Braddock Catholic Cemetery
  • Braddock Hills Monongahela Cemetery
  • Carnegie Holy Souls Cemetery
  • Castle Shannon St. Ann's Cemetery
  • Coraopolis Resurrection Cemetery
  • Dravosburg Richland Cemetery
  • Near McKeesport, Elizabeth Township Mt. Vernon Cemetery
  • Etna St. Stanislaus Cemetery
  • Glenshaw St. Mary of the Assumption Cemetery
  • Heidelberg Mount Olivet Cemetery
  • Lawrenceville St. Mary Cemetery
  • McKees Rocks Mt. Calvary Cemetery
  • McKeesport McKeesport and Versailles Cemetery
  • Monroeville Good Shepherd Cemetery
  • North Versailles New St. Joseph Cemetery
  • O'Hara Township Greenwood Cemetery
  • Pittsburgh Unknown location
  • Pittsburgh Allegheny Cemetery
  • Pittsburgh B'nai Israel Cemetery
  • Pittsburgh Beth Abraham Cemetery
  • Pittsburgh Calvary Cemetery
  • Pittsburgh Chartiers Cemetery
  • Pittsburgh Christ Our Redeemer Catholic Cemetery
  • Pittsburgh Concord Presbyterian Church Cemetery
  • Pittsburgh First Presbyterian Cemetery
  • Pittsburgh Highwood Cemetery
  • Pittsburgh Homewood Cemetery
  • Pittsburgh Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  • Pittsburgh Mt. Lebanon Cemetery
  • Pittsburgh St. John's Cemetery
  • Pittsburgh St. Mary Catholic Cemetery
  • Pittsburgh South Side Cemetery
  • Pittsburgh Trinity Churchyard
  • Pittsburgh Union Dale Cemetery
  • Pittsburgh Uniondale Cemetery
  • Pittsburgh Voegtly Cemetery
  • Pittsburgh Woodlawn Cemetery
  • Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh West View Jewish Cemetery
  • Pleasant Hills Jefferson Memorial Park
  • Robinson Township Mt. Union Cemetery
  • Sewickley Sewickley Cemetery
  • South Hills Queen of Heaven Cemetery
  • Tarentum Unknown location
  • Wilkinsburg Woodlawn Cemetery


    Prospect Cemetery
    Brackenridge, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Marie Brackenridge (1786-1871) — also known as Henry M. Brackenridge — of Tarentum, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., May 11, 1786. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 22nd District, 1840-41. Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., January 18, 1871 (age 84 years, 252 days). Interment at Prospect Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Unknown Location
    Braddock, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania


    Braddock Catholic Cemetery
    Braddock, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      James Leland Quinn (1875-1960) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania, 1875. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1910; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 31st District, 1935-39. Died in 1960 (age about 85 years). Interment at Braddock Catholic Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Monongahela Cemetery
    Braddock Hills, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Carl Clifford Baldrige (1880-1949) — also known as Carl C. Baldrige — of North Braddock, Allegheny County, Pa.; Wilkinsburg, Allegheny County, Pa.; Edgewood, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Braddock Township (now North Braddock), Allegheny County, Pa., December 17, 1880. Republican. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1917-20, 1927-32. Died, from a coronary occlusion, in Edgewood, Allegheny County, Pa., July 1, 1949 (age 68 years, 196 days). Interment at Monongahela Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John M. Baldrige (1831-1909) and Lida (Corey) Baldrige (1840-1918); married to Lucie Howland Wright (1883-1956); first cousin once removed of Joseph Baldrige; second cousin of Edwin Rockefeller Baldrige; second cousin once removed of Howard Hammond Baldrige, William Lovell Baldrige and Thomas Jackson Baldrige; second cousin twice removed of Howard Malcolm Baldrige (1894-1985); second cousin thrice removed of Howard Malcolm Baldrige (1922-1987); fourth cousin of Henry Clarence Baldridge (1868-1947).
      Political family: Baldrige family of Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Christian Henry Sheets (1851-1927) — also known as Christian H. Sheets — of Braddock, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Wheeling, Ohio County, Va. (now W.Va.), January 8, 1851. Republican. Postmaster at Braddock, Pa., 1898-1915. German ancestry. Died, from cerebral apoplexy, in Braddock, Allegheny County, Pa., February 17, 1927 (age 76 years, 40 days). Interment at Monongahela Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Christian Sheets and Evadora (Shaffer) Sheets; married to Phoebe Jane Aiken.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Holy Souls Cemetery
    Carnegie, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      James Assion Wright (1902-1963) — also known as James A. Wright — of Carnegie, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Carnegie, Allegheny County, Pa., August 11, 1902. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1941-45 (34th District 1941-43, 32nd District 1943-45); defeated, 1944. Died in Scott Township, Allegheny County, Pa., November 7, 1963 (age 61 years, 88 days). Interment at Holy Souls Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Dorothy Nelson Dannals.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. Ann's Cemetery
    Castle Shannon, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Philip Murray (1886-1952) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Blantyre, Scotland, May 25, 1886. Democrat. Miner; president, local union of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA), 1905; district president in 1912; vice-president in 1917; chairman, Steelworkers Organizing Committee (SWOC); (SWOC), 1935-42, and president of the successor United Steelworkers of America, 1942-52 president, Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1940; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940, 1944, 1952. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died, from a heart attack, in his room at the Mark Hopkins Hotel, San Francisco, Calif., November 9, 1952 (age 66 years, 168 days). Interment at St. Ann's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Murray and Rose (Layden) Murray.
      See also Wikipedia article


    Resurrection Cemetery
    Coraopolis, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      William Jules Handley (1918-1979) — also known as William J. Handley — of Virginia. Born in Paramaribo, Netherlands Guiana (now Suriname) of American parents, December 17, 1918. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Mali, 1961-64; Turkey, 1969-73. Died, from complications of liver disease, in a hospital at Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., November 4, 1979 (age 60 years, 322 days). Interment at Resurrection Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Harry Benedict Handley, Jr. and Julia Anna Cornelia (Polak) Handley.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Richland Cemetery
    Dravosburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      William Henry Coleman (1871-1943) — also known as William H. Coleman — of McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in North Versailles Township, Allegheny County, Pa., December 28, 1871. Republican. Mayor of McKeesport, Pa., 1906-09; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 30th District, 1915-17; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1928. Died in McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pa., June 3, 1943 (age 71 years, 157 days). Interment at Richland Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Mt. Vernon Cemetery
    Near McKeesport, Elizabeth Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Vera Daerr Buchanan (1902-1955) — also known as Vera Buchanan; Vera Daerr — of McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Wilson (now part of Clairton), Allegheny County, Pa., July 20, 1902. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1951-55 (33rd District 1951-53, 30th District 1953-55); died in office 1955. Female. Died in McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pa., November 26, 1955 (age 53 years, 129 days). Interment at Mt. Vernon Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of John Daerr and Jennie (Leasure) Daerr; married, January 4, 1929, to Frank Buchanan (1902-1951).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Frank Buchanan (1902-1951) — of McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pa., December 1, 1902. Democrat. School teacher; athletic coach; automobile dealer; mayor of McKeesport, Pa., 1942; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 33rd District, 1946-51; died in office 1951. Protestant. Member, American Economic Association; Phi Gamma Delta; Elks; Eagles; Moose; Lions. Died, from esophageal and gastric bleeding, in the naval hospital at Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., April 27, 1951 (age 48 years, 147 days). Interment at Mt. Vernon Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Buchanan and Mary (Campbell) Buchanan; married, January 4, 1929, to Vera Daerr (1902-1955).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. Stanislaus Cemetery
    Etna, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Walter T. Kamyk (1913-1979) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., January 18, 1913. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; auditor; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 3rd District, 1949-63. Catholic. Polish ancestry. Member, Polish National Alliance; Polish Roman Catholic Union; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Amvets. Died October 26, 1979 (age 66 years, 281 days). Interment at St. Stanislaus Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Anthony Kamyk and Anna Kamyk; married to Wanda Plucinski.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Mary of the Assumption Cemetery
    Glenshaw, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Jacob Joseph Arenth (1884-1959) — also known as Jacob J. Arenth — of Etna, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in 1884. Democrat. Burgess of Etna, Pennsylvania, 1937-56; defeated, 1933. Died in 1959 (age about 75 years). Interment at St. Mary of the Assumption Cemetery.


    Mount Olivet Cemetery
    Heidelberg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Telesphore Coyne (1908-1984) — also known as T. Telesphore Coyne — of Carnegie, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Carnegie, Allegheny County, Pa., February 14, 1908. Burgess of Carnegie, Pennsylvania, 1953-60. Died in October, 1984 (age 76 years, 0 days). Interment at Mount Olivet Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Stephen John Coyne and Alice (Hays) Coyne; married to Albina Moore (1908-1990).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Mary Cemetery
    Lawrenceville, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Moran Barr (1906-1982) — also known as Joseph M. Barr — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., May 28, 1906. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania Democratic State Committee, 1936-40; member of Pennsylvania state senate 43rd District, 1941-59; Pennsylvania Democratic state chair, 1954-59; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1956, 1960, 1964; mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1959-70. Catholic. Member, Eagles; Moose; Phi Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Kappa Theta. Died August 26, 1982 (age 76 years, 90 days). Interment at St. Mary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James P. Barr and Blanche E. (Moran) Barr; married to Alice White (1919-2006).
      See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Byron Drew (1877-1953) — also known as James B. Drew — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., April 27, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; county judge in Pennsylvania, 1912-19; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; common pleas court judge in Pennsylvania 5th District, 1919-29; superior court judge in Pennsylvania, 1931; resigned 1931; justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1931-52; appointed 1931; chief justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1950-52. Catholic. Died in 1953 (age about 76 years). Interment at St. Mary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Drew and Martha (Rorke) Drew; married, August 20, 1903, to Rhoda Stanley Sproule (died 1910); married, July 12, 1918, to Mary Black Snyder.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Mt. Calvary Cemetery
    McKees Rocks, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Miles Bryan (born c.1859) — of McKees Rocks, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania, about 1859. Republican. Hotel proprietor; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1908 (alternate), 1916, 1920 (alternate), 1924, 1928. Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.


    McKeesport and Versailles Cemetery
    1608 Fifth Avenue
    McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Founded 1856
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Walter V. Babic (1910-1994) — of Duquesne, Allegheny County, Pa. Born September 14, 1910. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1952. Died November 4, 1994 (age 84 years, 51 days). Interment at McKeesport and Versailles Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Good Shepherd Cemetery
    Monroeville, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Matthew Gaydos (1926-2015) — also known as Joseph M. Gaydos — of McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Braddock, Allegheny County, Pa., July 3, 1926. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of Pennsylvania state senate 45th District, 1967-68; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 20th District, 1969-93. Member, United Auto Workers. Died in Elizabeth Township, Allegheny County, Pa., February 7, 2015 (age 88 years, 219 days). Interment at Good Shepherd Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier


    New St. Joseph Cemetery
    North Versailles, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Harry James Davenport (1902-1977) — also known as Harry J. Davenport — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Wilmerding, Allegheny County, Pa., August 22, 1902. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 29th District, 1949-51; defeated, 1946. Died in Millvale, Allegheny County, Pa., December 19, 1977 (age 75 years, 119 days). Interment at New St. Joseph Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Greenwood Cemetery
    321 Kittanning Pike, Pittsburgh PA 15215
    O'Hara Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Founded 1874
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas J. Ford (1856-1930) — of Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, September 3, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1898-1903; common pleas court judge in Pennsylvania 5th District, 1906-29; appointed 1906. Member, Freemasons. Died in 1930 (age about 73 years). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery.


    Unknown Locations
    Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      William Wallace Nooning, Sr. (d. 1939) — also known as W. W. Nooning — of Pennsylvania. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 36th District, 1922. Died in 1939. Interment somewhere.
      Joseph M. Gazzam — of Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 43rd District, 1877-80. Interment somewhere.


    Allegheny Cemetery
    bd N. Mathilda & Butler Sts., Penn, Stanton, Mossfield Aves.
    Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1980
    Politicians buried here:
      Walter Forward (1786-1852) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in East Granby, Hartford County, Conn., January 24, 1786. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1822-25 (14th District 1822-23, 16th District 1823-25); defeated, 1824; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1837-38; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1841-43; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Denmark, 1849-51; district judge in Pennsylvania, 1851. Methodist. Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., November 24, 1852 (age 66 years, 305 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Forward (1752-1821) and Susannah (Holcombe) Forward (1753-1832); brother of Oliver Owen Forward and Chauncey Forward; married, January 12, 1808, to Henrietta 'Hetty' Barclay; granduncle of Chauncey Forward Black; first cousin thrice removed of Joseph Wells Holcomb, Bankson Taylor Holcomb and Thomas Holcomb, Jr.; first cousin four times removed of Edmond Alfred Holcomb; second cousin twice removed of Marcus Hensey Holcomb and Burton Everett Hoskins; third cousin twice removed of Oliver Ellsworth, John Allen, Charles Ogden Tappan, Martin Harris Holcomb and Orlo Erland Wadhams; third cousin thrice removed of Daniel Chapin and Lyle Donald Holcomb; fourth cousin of Hezekiah Case, Orsamus Cook Merrill, Timothy Merrill, Abiel Case, Edmund Holcomb, Jairus Case, Anson Levi Holcomb and William Gleason, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Gaylord Griswold, Jeremiah Mason, Parmenio Adams, Elisha Phelps, Luther Walter Badger, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, William Wolcott Ellsworth, Abijah Blodget, John William Allen, Oliver Dwight Filley, Farrand Fassett Merrill, Noah Webster Holcomb and Lafayette Blanchard Gleason (1863-1937).
      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 — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
      George Wilkins Guthrie (1848-1917) — also known as George W. Guthrie — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., September 5, 1848. Democrat. Lawyer; law partner of Malcolm Hay; vice-president, Dollar Savings Bank; member, board of managers, St. Margaret's Memorial Hospital; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, 1902; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1904, 1912; mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1906-09; defeated, 1896; U.S. Ambassador to Japan, 1913-17, died in office 1917. Member, Freemasons. Died March 8, 1917 (age 68 years, 184 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John B. Guthrie and Catherine (Murray) Guthrie; married, December 23, 1886, to Florence Julia Howe (daughter of Thomas Marshall Howe (1808-1877)).
      Political family: Howe family of Massachusetts.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      James Blackmore (1814-1875) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born October 10, 1814. Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1868-69, 1872-75. Died September 26, 1875 (age 60 years, 351 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      Charles Howard Kline (1870-1933) — also known as Charles H. Kline — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Indiana, Indiana County, Pa., December 25, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County, 1905-06; member of Pennsylvania state senate 38th District, 1907-18; mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1926-33; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928. Died, of apoplexy, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., July 22, 1933 (age 62 years, 209 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Anna Margaret (Custer) Kline (1838-1902) and Wellington B. Kline (1840-1904); married to Katharine Johnson.
      Jonas R. McClintock (1808-1879) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born January 8, 1808. Democrat. Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1836-39; member of Pennsylvania state senate 22nd District, 1854-56. Died November 25, 1879 (age 71 years, 321 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      Alexander Hay (1806-1882) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born April 8, 1806. Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1842-45. Died November 5, 1882 (age 76 years, 211 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      Henry A. Weaver (1820-1890) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born April 1, 1820. Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1857-60. Died September 26, 1890 (age 70 years, 178 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      Jared M. Brush (1814-1895) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., October 10, 1814. Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1869-72. Died November 3, 1895 (age 81 years, 24 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      William N. McNair (c.1881-1948) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born about 1881. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 34th District, 1922, 1924; candidate for U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1928; mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1934-36; candidate in primary for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1934. Died September 9, 1948 (age about 67 years). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      William B. Hays (1844-1912) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born January 22, 1844. Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1903-06. Died September 16, 1912 (age 68 years, 238 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      Andrew Fulton (d. 1925) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1884-87; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1884. Died February 7, 1925. Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      Ferdinand E. Volz (1823-1876) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in 1823. Republican. Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1854-56; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 22nd Pennsylvania District, 1867. Died May 14, 1876 (age about 52 years). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      James Lowry, Jr. (1821-1876) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born February 2, 1821. Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1864-66. Died July 20, 1876 (age 55 years, 169 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      John B. Guthrie (1807-1885) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pa., July 28, 1807. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1851-53. Died in Cresson, Cambria County, Pa., August 17, 1885 (age 78 years, 20 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Catherine Murray; father of George Wilkins Guthrie (1848-1917).
      Political family: Howe family of Massachusetts.
      Ebeneezer Denny (1761-1822) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pa., March 11, 1761. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1816-17. Died July 12, 1822 (age 61 years, 123 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Harmar Denny; second great-grandfather of Harmar Denny Denny, Jr. (1886-1966).
      Political family: Denny family of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
      Joseph Barker (c.1806-1862) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Allegheny County, Pa., about 1806. Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1850-51; defeated, 1851, 1852. In 1849, after an anti-Catholic speech, he was arrested, charged with using obscene language, obstructing the streets, and causing a riot, convicted, and sentenced to a year in prison; elected mayor in 1850 while still incarcerated. While mayor, he was twice arrested on charges of assault and battery. In 1851, he was convicted of riot. Struck and killed by a railroad train, in Ross Township, Allegheny County, Pa., August 2, 1862 (age about 56 years). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      Matthew B. Lowrie (1773-1850) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born May 12, 1773. Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1830-31. Died July 28, 1850 (age 77 years, 77 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      William Kerr (1809-1853) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born November 15, 1809. Physician; mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1846-47. Died August 11, 1853 (age 43 years, 269 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      William Wallace Irwin (1803-1856) — also known as William W. Irwin — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., 1803. Lawyer; mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1840-41; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 22nd District, 1841-43; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Denmark, 1843-47. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., September 15, 1856 (age about 53 years). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Irwin (1746-1830) and Agnes (Farquhar) Irwin (1773-1860); married to Frances Everallyn Rose (1809-1836; niece of Theophilus Washington Smith); married, February 28, 1839, to Sophia Arabella Bache (1815-1904; daughter of Richard Bache, Jr.; niece of George Mifflin Dallas; granddaughter of Richard Bache (1737-1811) and Alexander James Dallas; great-granddaughter of Benjamin Franklin); father of John Irwin (1831-1901; U.S. Navy Rear Admiral) and Robert Walker Irwin.
      Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Bache-Dallas family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert M. Riddle (1812-1858) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born August 17, 1812. Whig. Postmaster at Pittsburgh, Pa., 1841-45; mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1853-54. Died December 18, 1858 (age 46 years, 123 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      William J. Howard (1799-1862) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born December 31, 1799. Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1845-46. Died October 2, 1862 (age 62 years, 275 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      William J. Diehl (1845-1929) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., January 22, 1845. Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1899-1901. Member, Freemasons. Died September 22, 1929 (age 84 years, 243 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      James Thompson (1790-1876) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born December 18, 1790. Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1841-42. Died August 10, 1876 (age 85 years, 236 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      William Little (1809-1887) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in 1809. Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1839-40. Died August 26, 1887 (age about 78 years). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
    Marcus W. Acheson Marcus Wilson Acheson (1828-1906) — also known as Marcus W. Acheson — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Washington, Washington County, Pa., June 7, 1828. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1880-91; Judge of U.S. Circuit Court for the 3rd Circuit, 1891-1906; died in office 1906; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, 1891-1906; died in office 1906. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., June 21, 1906 (age 78 years, 14 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of David Acheson (1769-1851) and Mary Cunningham (Wilson) Acheson (1787-1872); married to Sophie Reiter (1840-1894); uncle of Alexander Wilson Acheson, Ernest Francis Acheson and Charles Louis Valcoulon Acheson (1873-1951).
      Political family: Acheson family of Washington, Pennsylvania.
      See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Twentieth-Century Bench and Bar of Pennsylvania (1903)
      James Ross (1762-1847) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania, 1762. U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1794-1803; received 5 electoral votes for Vice-President, 1816. Died in 1847 (age about 85 years). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Freame Johnston (1808-1872) — also known as William F. Johnston — of Pennsylvania. Born November 29, 1808. Whig. Lawyer; Westmoreland County District Attorney, 1829; member of Pennsylvania state senate 20th District, 1848-49; Governor of Pennsylvania, 1848-52; defeated, 1851. Died October 25, 1872 (age 63 years, 331 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alexander Johnston and Elizabeth Freame Johnston; uncle by marriage of James Keenan (1823-1862).
      Political family: Keenan-Johnston family of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Tener Oliver (1848-1919) — also known as George T. Oliver — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Ireland, of American parents, January 26, 1848. Republican. Iron and steel manufacturer; newspaper publisher; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1884; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1904, 1916; U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1909-17. Died January 22, 1919 (age 70 years, 361 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Oliver and Margaret (Brown) Oliver; married, December 19, 1871, to Mary Kountze.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
      Samuel Watson Black (1816-1862) — also known as Samuel W. Black — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa.; Nebraska City, Otoe County, Neb. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., September 3, 1816. Lawyer; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1852; justice of Nebraska territorial supreme court, 1857-59; Governor of Nebraska Territory, 1859-61; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War. Killed in battle at Gaines Mill, Hanover County, Va., June 27, 1862 (age 45 years, 297 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      John Gibson (1740-1822) — Born in Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa., May 23, 1740. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1790; secretary of Indiana Territory, 1800-16; Governor of Indiana Territory, 1812-13. Died in Braddock's Field (now Braddock), Allegheny County, Pa., April 16, 1822 (age 81 years, 328 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Gibson and Elizabeth (de Viner) Gibson; uncle of John Bannister Gibson (1780-1853).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Harmar Denny Denny, Jr. (1886-1966) — also known as Harmar D. Denny, Jr. — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Allegheny (now part of Pittsburgh), Allegheny County, Pa., July 2, 1886. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; candidate for mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1941; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 29th District, 1951-53; defeated, 1952; member, Civil Aeronautics Board, 1953-59. Died in Buxton, Derbyshire, England, January 6, 1966 (age 79 years, 188 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      Relatives: Great-grandson of Harmar Denny; second great-grandson of Ebeneezer Denny (1761-1822).
      Political family: Denny family of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas Irwin (1785-1870) — of Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa.; Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, La. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 22, 1785. Democrat. Newspaper editor; lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1824-28; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 14th District, 1829-31; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1831-59; resigned 1859. Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., May 14, 1870 (age 85 years, 81 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Matthew Irwin and Esther (Mifflin) Irwin; married to Eliza Walker.
      Epitaph: "Not Dead But Sleepeth."
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Cornelius Darragh (1809-1854) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., 1809. Member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1835-38 (21st District 1835-37, 19th District 1837-38); U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1841-44; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 21st District, 1844-47; Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1849-51. Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., December 22, 1854 (age about 45 years). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Johnston (1765-1827) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in County Antrim, Ireland (now Northern Ireland), June 16, 1765. Watch and clock maker; postmaster at Pittsburgh, Pa., 1804-22. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died May 4, 1827 (age 61 years, 322 days). Original interment at Trinity Churchyard; reinterment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father-in-law of William Eichbaum, Jr. (1787-1886).
      James Kennedy Moorhead (1806-1884) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania, 1806. Postmaster at Pittsburgh, Pa., 1840-41; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1859-69 (21st District 1859-63, 22nd District 1863-69). Died in 1884 (age about 78 years). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Dalzell (1845-1927) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa.; Braddock, Allegheny County, Pa.; Swissvale, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 19, 1845. Republican. Lawyer; attorney for Pennsylvania Railroad; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1887-1913 (22nd District 1887-1903, 30th District 1903-13); delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1904, 1908. Died in Altadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., October 2, 1927 (age 82 years, 166 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Dalzell and Mary (McDonnell) Dalzell.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Wilson McCandless (1810-1882) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., June 19, 1810. U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1859-76; retired 1876. Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., June 30, 1882 (age 72 years, 11 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      See also federal judicial profile
      Harmar Denny (1794-1852) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., May 13, 1794. Member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1820; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1829-37 (16th District 1829-33, 22nd District 1833-37). Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., January 29, 1852 (age 57 years, 261 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ebeneezer Denny (1761-1822); great-grandfather of Harmar Denny Denny, Jr..
      Political family: Denny family of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
      The township of Harmar, Pennsylvania, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Scott Negley (1826-1901) — also known as James S. Negley — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa.; Plainfield, Union County, N.J. Born in East Liberty (now part of Pittsburgh), Allegheny County, Pa., December 22, 1826. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 22nd District, 1869-75, 1885-87; active in promotion and construction of railroads; president of several railroad companies. Swiss ancestry. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died in Plainfield, Union County, N.J., August 7, 1901 (age 74 years, 228 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Shiras, Jr. (1832-1924) — Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., January 26, 1832. Lawyer; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1892-1903; retired 1903. Presbyterian. Scottish ancestry. Died, as the result of a fall, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., August 2, 1924 (age 92 years, 189 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of George Shiras III (1859-1942).
      See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — NNDB dossier
      Charles McClure (1804-1846) — of Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pa. Born near Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pa., 1804. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1835; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 13th District, 1837-39, 1840-41; secretary of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1843-45. Died in Allegheny (now part of Pittsburgh), Allegheny County, Pa., January 10, 1846 (age about 41 years). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Richard Biddle Richard Biddle (1796-1847) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 25, 1796. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1837-40 (22nd District 1837-39, 32nd District 1839-40). Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., July 6, 1847 (age 51 years, 103 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Biddle and Hannah (Shepard) Biddle; brother of James Biddle and John Biddle (1792-1859); nephew of Edward Biddle; uncle of Charles John Biddle; granduncle of John Biddle (1859-1936); second great-granduncle of Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Jr.; third great-granduncle of Angier Biddle Duke; first cousin once removed of John Scull and Edward MacFunn Biddle; first cousin thrice removed of Boies Penrose, Edward MacFunn Biddle, Jr. and Spencer Penrose; second cousin once removed of Charles Bingham Penrose, Edward Scull and Thomas Biddle; second cousin twice removed of George Ross Scull (1856-?) and Robert Spencer Scull; second cousin thrice removed of Francis Beverley Biddle; third cousin twice removed of Charles Elam Scull; fourth cousin of Samuel Scull; fourth cousin once removed of Ebenezer Huntington.
      Political family: Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Twentieth-Century Bench and Bar of Pennsylvania (1903)
      Thomas Marshall Howe (1808-1877) — of Allegheny (now part of Pittsburgh), Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Williamstown, Orange County, Vt., April 20, 1808. Republican. Banker; manufacturer; mining business; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1851-55 (21st District 1851-53, 22nd District 1853-55); Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1860. Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., July 20, 1877 (age 69 years, 91 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Howe and Clarissa (Howard) Howe; married, December 13, 1833, to Mary Ann Palmer; father of Clara Palmer Howe (who married James W. Brown (1844-1909)) and Florence Julia Howe (who married George Wilkins Guthrie); third cousin of William Howe, Rebecca Howe (1782-1856; who married Robert Gates), Fanny Howe (who married Laban Marcy) and Jonas Elijah Howe; third cousin once removed of Jonah Howe; third cousin twice removed of Joseph P. Howe; fourth cousin of Persis Howe (1769-1850; who married Amos Sawyer); fourth cousin once removed of Jonas Howe and Marshall Otis Howe.
      Political family: Howe family of Massachusetts.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas Williams (1806-1872) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania, 1806. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1840; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1856; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 23rd District, 1863-69. Died in 1872 (age about 66 years). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Francis Beattie Brewer (1820-1892) — also known as Francis B. Brewer — of Chautauqua County, N.Y. Born in Keene, Cheshire County, N.H., October 8, 1820. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Chautauqua County 1st District, 1873-74; U.S. Representative from New York 33rd District, 1883-85. Died in Westfield, Chautauqua County, N.Y., July 29, 1892 (age 71 years, 295 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Moses Hampton (1803-1878) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Beaver, Beaver County, Pa., October 28, 1803. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 21st District, 1847-51; state court judge in Pennsylvania, 1853. Died June 27, 1878 (age 74 years, 242 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Robert McKnight (1820-1885) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania, 1820. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1856; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 22nd District, 1859-63. Died in 1885 (age about 65 years). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Harry Allison Estep (1884-1968) — also known as Harry A. Estep — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., February 1, 1884. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1920 (alternate), 1944; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 35th District, 1927-33. Died in Oakland, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., February 28, 1968 (age 84 years, 27 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James E. Estep and Isabella S. (Kaye) Estep; married, August 10, 1918, to Blanche Alward.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Adamson Tannehill (1750-1820) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Frederick County, Md., May 23, 1750. Democrat. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 14th District, 1813-15. Died near Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., December 23, 1820 (age 70 years, 214 days). Original interment at First Presbyterian Cemetery; reinterment in 1849 at Allegheny Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Buchanan Robinson (1846-1933) — also known as John B. Robinson — of Media, Delaware County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania, 1846. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 9th District, 1889-91; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 6th District, 1891-97; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1900 (alternate), 1908. Died in 1933 (age about 87 years). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William McClelland (1842-1892) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania, 1842. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 24th District, 1871-73; Adjutant General of Pennsylvania, 1891-92; died in office 1892. Died February 7, 1892 (age about 49 years). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James W. Brown (1844-1909) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., July 14, 1844. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 32nd District, 1903-05. Died in Point Mouille, Monroe County, Mich., October 23, 1909 (age 65 years, 101 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, October 7, 1869, to Clara Palmer Howe (daughter of Thomas Marshall Howe (1808-1877)).
      Political family: Howe family of Massachusetts.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Henry Kirke Porter (1840-1921) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., November 24, 1840. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; locomotive manufacturer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 31st District, 1903-05; defeated, 1904. Died in Washington, D.C., April 10, 1921 (age 80 years, 137 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Andrew Williams Loomis (1797-1873) — of Ohio. Born in Lebanon, New London County, Conn., June 27, 1797. U.S. Representative from Ohio 17th District, 1837. Died in Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., August 24, 1873 (age 76 years, 58 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George J. Sarraf (1901-1966) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., March 14, 1901. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; taxicab driver; physician; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 2nd District, 1935-56; major in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Pennsylvania state senate 38th District, 1956-66; died in office 1966. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Elks; Eagles; Moose; Odd Fellows. Died September 13, 1966 (age 65 years, 183 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Sarraf and Helena Sarraf; married to Amanda Gilmore.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Malachi Grant Leslie (1864-1933) — also known as Max G. Leslie — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Lower Burrell, Westmoreland County, Pa., 1864. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 38th District, 1919-30; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1920, 1924 (member, Credentials Committee), 1928 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1932. Died in 1933 (age about 69 years). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Christopher Lyman Magee (1848-1901) — also known as Christopher L. Magee — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., April 14, 1848. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1880, 1884, 1888, 1900; member of Pennsylvania state senate 43rd District, 1897-1901; died in office 1901. Endowed Elizabeth Steel Magee Hospital. Died in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa., March 8, 1901 (age 52 years, 328 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Christopher Linem Magee (1808-1863) and Elizabeth (Steel) Magee (1814-1889); married to Eleanor Louise Gillespie (1854-1909).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Cadwallader M. Barr (1876-1960) — of Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Parkers Landing, Armstrong County, Pa., March 12, 1876. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Pennsylvania state senate 40th District, 1919-26. Died in November, 1960 (age 84 years, 0 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Allegheny Cemetery.
    Politicians formerly buried here:
    Andrew W. Mellon Andrew William Mellon (1855-1937) — also known as Andrew W. Mellon — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., March 24, 1855. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1920, 1924 (speaker), 1928; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1921-32; U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1932-33. Episcopalian. Died in Southampton, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., August 26, 1937 (age 82 years, 155 days). Original interment at Allegheny Cemetery; subsequent interment at a private or family graveyard, Fauquier County, Va.; reinterment at Trinity Episcopal Church Cemetery, Upperville, Va.; memorial monument at Federal Triangle, Washington, D.C.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Mellon (1813-1908) and Sarah Jane (Negley) Mellon (1817-1909); married 1900 to Nora McMullen (1878-1973); father of Ailsa Mellon (1901-1969; who married David Kirkpatrick Este Bruce); uncle of William Larimer Mellon (1868-1949); granduncle of Richard Mellon Scaife.
      Political family: Bruce-Mellon family of Virginia.
      Cross-reference: J. McKenzie Moss
      Carnegie Mellon University, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is partly named for him.  — Mellon Hall (dormitory, built 1926), at Harvard University Business School, Boston, Massachusetts, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Andrew Mellon: David Cannadine, Mellon : An American Life
      Image source: American Review of Reviews, March 1922


    B'nai Israel Cemetery
    Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Arthur Weiss (1902-1977) — also known as Samuel A. Weiss — of Glassport, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Krotowocz, Poland, April 15, 1902. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1935-39; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1941-46 (31st District 1941-43, 30th District 1943-45, 33rd District 1945-46); common pleas court judge in Pennsylvania, 1946. Jewish. Member, Elks; Eagles; Moose; Knights of Pythias; Lions; Odd Fellows; B'nai B'rith; American Bar Association. Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., February 1, 1977 (age 74 years, 292 days). Interment at B'nai Israel Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, June 30, 1930, to Jeannette E. Hoffman.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Beth Abraham Cemetery
    Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Maurice H. Goldstein (1902-1991) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania, March 25, 1902. Republican. Newspaper reporter; lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 6th District; elected 1954, 1960. Jewish. Died January 18, 1991 (age 88 years, 299 days). Interment at Beth Abraham Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Israel Goldstein and Rachel Goldstein.


    Calvary Cemetery
    Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      David Leo Lawrence (1889-1966) — also known as David L. Lawrence — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., June 18, 1889. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924 (alternate), 1928, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960; speaker, 1944, 1948; vice-chair, Arrangements Committee, vice-chair, 1964; chair, Credentials Committee, chair, 1964; chair of Allegheny County Democratic Party, 1927; secretary of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1935-39; Pennsylvania Democratic state chair, 1937-45; member of Democratic National Committee from Pennsylvania, 1940-48; mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1946-59; Governor of Pennsylvania, 1959-63. Member, Elks. Died November 21, 1966 (age 77 years, 156 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles B. Lawrence and Catherine (Conwell) Lawrence; married, June 8, 1921, to Alice Golden; grandfather of Gerald Lawrence (1968-).
      See also NNDB dossier
      Richard S. Caliguiri (1931-1988) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born October 20, 1931. Democrat. Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1977-88; defeated in primary, 1973, 1977; died in office 1988; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1984. Died, of amyloidosis, May 6, 1988 (age 56 years, 199 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Robert E. O'Connor, Jr. (1944-2006) — also known as Bob O'Connor — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., December 9, 1944. Democrat. Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 2006; defeated in primary, 1997, 2001; died in office 2006. Died, of brain lymphoma, at Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., September 1, 2006 (age 61 years, 266 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Judy Levine.
      See also NNDB dossier
      John Mary Morin (1868-1942) — also known as John M. Morin — of Missoula, Missoula County, Mont.; Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 18, 1868. Republican. Steelworker; member, Central Trades Council of Pittsburgh; director of public safety, Pittsburgh, 1909-13; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1913-29 (at-large 1913-15, 31st District 1915-23, 34th District 1923-29). Irish ancestry. Member, Eagles. Died in Marine Hospital, Baltimore, Md., March 3, 1942 (age 73 years, 319 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Martin Joseph Morin and Rose Joyce Morin; married 1897 to Eleanor C. Hickey.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Joseph Burke (1862-1925) — also known as William J. Burke — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born near London, England of Irish parents, September 25, 1862. Railway conductor; chairman, general committee of adjustment, Order of Railway Conductors; member of Pennsylvania state senate 42nd District, 1915-18; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania at-large, 1919-23; Progressive candidate for U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1922. Irish ancestry. Member, Order of Railway Conductors; Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. Died in Callery Junction, Butler County, Pa., November 7, 1925 (age 63 years, 43 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Francis Burke (1867-1932) — also known as James F. Burke — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Petroleum Center, Venango County, Pa., October 21, 1867. Republican. Lawyer; Secretary of Republican National Committee, 1892; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 31st District, 1905-15; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1908, 1932 (alternate). Catholic. Died in Washington, D.C., August 8, 1932 (age 64 years, 292 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James McDevitt Magee (1877-1949) — also known as James M. Magee — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Evergreen, Allegheny County, Pa., April 5, 1877. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 35th District, 1923-27; defeated (Labor), 1926; trustee, Elizabeth Steel Magee Hospital. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Moose; Elks; American Bar Association. Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., April 16, 1949 (age 72 years, 11 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frederick M. Magee and Hannah Mary (Gillespie) Magee; married, November 7, 1924, to Mary (Gittings) Forsyth.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Joseph A. McArdle (1903-1967) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Muncie, Delaware County, Ind., June 29, 1903. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1936-38; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 33rd District, 1939-42. Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., December 27, 1967 (age 64 years, 181 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Patrick Joseph Sullivan (1877-1946) — also known as Patrick J. Sullivan — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania, 1877. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 34th District, 1929-33. Died in 1946 (age about 69 years). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Michael Joseph Muldowney (1889-1947) — also known as Michael J. Muldowney — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 10, 1889. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 3rd District, 1925-29; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 32nd District, 1933-35. Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., March 20, 1947 (age 57 years, 222 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles J. Magee (1883-1917) — of Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., February 5, 1883. Republican. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state senate 43rd District, 1913-17; died in office 1917. Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., March 13, 1917 (age 34 years, 36 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Simpson Magee (1840-1893) and Anna Elizabeth (Sees) Magee (1848-1887).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Aloysius Fagan (1859-1925) — also known as Charles A. Fagan — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., July 1, 1859. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1896, 1916, 1920. Died November 25, 1925 (age 66 years, 147 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.


    Chartiers Cemetery
    Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      James Henderson Duff (1883-1969) — also known as James H. Duff; "Big Red" — of Carnegie, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Mansfield (now part of Carnegie), Allegheny County, Pa., January 21, 1883. Republican. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1912; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1932, 1936 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1940, 1948 (speaker), 1952, 1956; Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1943-47; Governor of Pennsylvania, 1947-51; U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1951-57; defeated, 1956. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Rotary; Moose; Eagles. Died in Washington, D.C., December 20, 1969 (age 86 years, 333 days). Interment at Chartiers Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Miller Duff and Margaret (Morgan) Duff; married, October 26, 1909, to Jean Taylor.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Russell Errett (1817-1891) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 10, 1817. Republican. Newspaper editor; member of Pennsylvania state senate 25th District, 1868-69; Pennsylvania Republican state chair, 1871-74; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 22nd District, 1877-83. Died in Carnegie, Allegheny County, Pa., April 7, 1891 (age 73 years, 148 days). Interment at Chartiers Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Christ Our Redeemer Catholic Cemetery
    204 Cemetery Lane
    Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Austin Leander Staley (1902-1978) — also known as Austin L. Staley — of Fox Chapel, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., December 30, 1902. Democrat. Lawyer; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, 1950-67; took senior status 1967. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association. Died August 3, 1978 (age 75 years, 216 days). Interment at Christ Our Redeemer Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Harry M. Staley (1871-1949) and Millie (Boehm) Staley (1875-1956); married 1930 to Elnor Soisson (1903-1979).
      See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Edward Scanlon (1896-1955) — also known as Thomas E. Scanlon — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., September 18, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; officer, Local 9, Printing Pressman's Union; delegate to Pittsburgh Central Labor Union; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1941-45 (30th District 1941-43, 16th District 1943-45); defeated, 1944; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944. Catholic. Member, American Legion. Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., August 9, 1955 (age 58 years, 325 days). Interment at Christ Our Redeemer Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Andrew Scanlon and Elizabeth (Berkins) Scanlon; married, January 20, 1920, to Eva Marie Matters.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Sala Corriols (1877-1971) — also known as Joseph S. Corriols; José Corriols y Sala — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Barcelona, Spain, April 22, 1877. Bank clerk; Honorary Vice-Consul for Mexico in Pittsburgh, Pa., 1911-14; Honorary Vice-Consul for Spain in Pittsburgh, Pa., 1935. Died June 2, 1971 (age 94 years, 41 days). Interment at Christ Our Redeemer Catholic Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Concord Presbyterian Church Cemetery
    1907 Brownsville Road
    Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      John Maugridge Snowden (1776-1845) — also known as John M. Snowden — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., 1776. Newspaper publisher; mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1825-28; state court judge in Pennsylvania, 1840-45. Presbyterian. Died of heart disease, April 2, 1845 (age about 68 years). Interment at Concord Presbyterian Church Cemetery.


    First Presbyterian Cemetery
    Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      James S. Stevenson (1780-1831) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Warren County, Pa., 1780. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1822-23; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 16th District, 1825-29. Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., October 16, 1831 (age about 51 years). Interment at First Presbyterian Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Adamson Tannehill (1750-1820) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Frederick County, Md., May 23, 1750. Democrat. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 14th District, 1813-15. Died near Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., December 23, 1820 (age 70 years, 214 days). Original interment at First Presbyterian Cemetery; reinterment in 1849 at Allegheny Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Highwood Cemetery
    Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Stephen Geyer Porter (1869-1930) — also known as Stephen G. Porter — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born near Salem, Columbiana County, Ohio, May 18, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1911-30 (29th District 1911-23, 32nd District 1923-30); died in office 1930. Died in 1930 (age about 61 years). Interment at Highwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, April 11, 1895, to Elizabeth Foster Remaley (1871-1919).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
    William H. Graham William Harrison Graham (1844-1923) — also known as William H. Graham — of Allegheny (now part of Pittsburgh), Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Allegheny (now part of Pittsburgh), Allegheny County, Pa., August 3, 1844. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; president, Central Accident Insurance Company of Pittsburgh; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1875-78; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1898-1903, 1905-11 (23rd District 1898-1903, 29th District 1905-11). Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., March 2, 1923 (age 78 years, 211 days). Interment at Highwood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
      Samuel Anderson Purviance (1809-1882) — also known as Samuel A. Purviance — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Butler County, Pa., January 10, 1809. Lawyer; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1837-38, 1872; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1838-39; delegate to Whig National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1844; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 22nd District, 1855-59; defeated (Independent), 1874; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1856 (chair, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1860, 1864, 1868; Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1861; member of Republican National Committee from Pennsylvania, 1864-68. Died in Allegheny (now part of Pittsburgh), Allegheny County, Pa., February 14, 1882 (age 73 years, 35 days). Interment at Highwood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Allen Sipe (1844-1935) — also known as William A. Sipe — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania, July 1, 1844. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 24th District, 1892-95. Died in 1935 (age about 90 years). Interment at Highwood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Homewood Cemetery
    Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      William Wilkins (1779-1865) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pa., December 20, 1779. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1819-20; district judge in Pennsylvania 5th District, 1821-24; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1824-31; resigned 1831; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1829, 1843-44 (16th District 1829, 21st District 1843-44); U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1831-34; resigned 1834; received 30 electoral votes for Vice-President, 1832; U.S. Minister to Russia, 1834-35; U.S. Secretary of War, 1844-45; member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1856-58 (22nd District 1856-57, 24th District 1858). Died in Homewood (now part of Pittsburgh), Allegheny County, Pa., June 23, 1865 (age 85 years, 185 days). Interment at Homewood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
      Henry Parker Ford (1837-1905) — also known as Henry P. Ford — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Hudson, Columbia County, N.Y., October 15, 1837. Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1896-99. Member, Freemasons. Died April 21, 1905 (age 67 years, 188 days). Interment at Homewood Cemetery.
      Edward Vose Babcock (1864-1948) — also known as Edward V. Babcock — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Volney, Oswego County, N.Y., January 31, 1864. Republican. Lumber business; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1916, 1920; mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1918-22. Presbyterian. Died, from a heart attack, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., September 2, 1948 (age 84 years, 215 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Homewood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Leaman Burrell Babcock (1833-1919) and Harriet Amanda (Vose) Babcock (1837-1904); married 1890 to Emma Connell (1865-1899); married 1903 to Mary Dundore Arnold (1882-1969).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry John Heinz III (1938-1991) — also known as H. John Heinz III — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., October 23, 1938. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 18th District, 1971-77; U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1977-91; died in office 1991. Died in the crash of a small plane at Merion, Montgomery County, Pa., April 4, 1991 (age 52 years, 163 days). Interment at Homewood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry John Heinz II and Joan (Diehl) Heinz; married 1966 to Teresa Simoes-Ferreira (who later married John Forbes Kerry (1943-)).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; King family; Winthrop-Hamlin family of Massachusetts and Connecticut; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      John Kinley Tener (1863-1946) — also known as John K. Tener — of Charleroi, Washington County, Pa. Born in County Tyrone, Ireland (now Northern Ireland), July 25, 1863. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 24th District, 1909-11; resigned 1911; Governor of Pennsylvania, 1911-15; defeated in primary, 1926. Member, Elks. Played professional baseball in 1885-90; pitcher for Chicago and Pittsburgh teams; president of National Baseball League. Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., May 19, 1946 (age 82 years, 298 days). Interment at Homewood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Perle Mesta (1889-1975) — also known as Pearl Reid Skirvin; Mrs. George Mesta — of Kirkland, Yavapai County, Ariz.; Newport, Newport County, R.I. Born in Sturgis, St. Joseph County, Mich., October 12, 1889. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1948; speaker, 1952; U.S. Minister to Luxembourg, 1949-53. Female. Died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., March 16, 1975 (age 85 years, 155 days). Interment at Homewood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of William Balser Skirvin and Harriet Elizabeth (Reid) Skirvin; married 1916 to George Mesta (1862-1925).
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Wainwright Abbott Wainwright Abbott (1891-1985) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., April 27, 1891. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul in Hamburg, 1936; Suva, 1941-42; U.S. Consul General in Suva, 1942-43; Port-au-Prince, 1945; Bordeaux, 1945; Belfast, 1949-51; Dublin, 1949-50. Died in Dublin, Ireland, January 15, 1985 (age 93 years, 263 days). Interment at Homewood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Latham Abbott (c.1853-1930; chairman of Carnegie Steel Company) and Annie (Wainwright) Abbott; married, April 10, 1924, to Alice Unander-Scharin.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: U.S. passport application (1921)
      Matthew Anthony Dunn (1886-1942) — also known as Matthew A. Dunn — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Braddock, Allegheny County, Pa., August 15, 1886. News dealer; insurance broker; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 12th District, 1926-32; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 34th District, 1933-41. Lost sight in his left eye at age 12; became blind with when he lost sight in his right eye at age 20. Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., February 13, 1942 (age 55 years, 182 days). Interment at Homewood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Howard Edmond Campbell (1890-1971) — also known as Howard E. Campbell — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., January 4, 1890. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 29th District, 1945-47. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., January 6, 1971 (age 81 years, 2 days). Interment at Homewood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Robert Lee Vann (1879-1940) — also known as Robert L. Vann — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa.; Oakmont, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Ahoskie, Hertford County, N.C., August 27, 1879. Lawyer; newspaper editor and publisher; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1936. African ancestry. Died, at Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., October 24, 1940 (age 61 years, 58 days). Entombed at Homewood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lucy Peoples; married 1910 to Jessie Matthews.
      The Robert L. Vann Elementary School (built 1914 as Watt School; name changed to Vann 1941; closed and sold 2011; now St. Benedict the Moor Catholic School), in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was named for him.
      John M. Goehring (1848-1933) — of Allegheny County, Pa. Born October 13, 1848. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 42nd District, 1903-06. Died in 1933 (age about 84 years). Interment at Homewood Cemetery.
      Malcolm Hay (d. 1885) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Democrat. Lawyer; law partner of George W. Guthrie; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1876 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1880; First Assistant U.S. Postmaster General, 1885. Died in 1885. Interment at Homewood Cemetery.
      William Larimer Mellon (1868-1949) — also known as William L. Mellon; W. L. Mellon — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., June 1, 1868. Republican. President, Monongahela Street Railway; vice-president, National Union Fire Insurance Company; vice-president, Mellon National Bank and Trust; founder and chairman, Gulf Oil Company; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924, 1928; Pennsylvania Republican state chair, 1926-28. Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., October 8, 1949 (age 81 years, 129 days). Entombed at Homewood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Ross Mellon (1846-1934) and Rachel (Larimer) Mellon (1847-1919); married to Mary Hill 'May' Taylor (1872-1942); nephew of Andrew William Mellon; first cousin once removed of Richard Mellon Scaife (1932-).
      Political family: Bruce-Mellon family of Virginia.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Porter Witherow (1888-1960) — also known as William P. Witherow — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Allegheny (now part of Pittsburgh), Allegheny County, Pa., April 15, 1888. Republican. Engineer; steel executive; bank director; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944. Presbyterian. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in the elevator of the Farmers Bank Building, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., January 7, 1960 (age 71 years, 267 days). Interment at Homewood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Witherow (1843-1914) and Alice May (Douglass) Witherow (1859-1922); married, December 3, 1913, to Dorothy Dilworth (1891-1964).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Mt. Carmel Cemetery
    Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Herman Peter Eberharter (1892-1958) — also known as Herman P. Eberharter — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., April 29, 1892. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1935-36; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1937-58 (32nd District 1937-43, 31st District 1943-45, 32nd District 1945-53, 28th District 1953-58); died in office 1958. Catholic. Died in Arlington, Arlington County, Va., September 9, 1958 (age 66 years, 133 days). Interment at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacob Eberharter and Louisa (Ramer) Eberharter; married, January 13, 1934, to Emma A. Naughton.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Mt. Lebanon Cemetery
    Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      James Grove Fulton (1903-1971) — also known as James G. Fulton — of Dormont, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Dormont, Allegheny County, Pa., March 1, 1903. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 45th District, 1939-40; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1945-71 (31st District 1945-53, 27th District 1953-71); died in office 1971; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964. Presbyterian. Member, American Judicature Society; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Lions; Elks; Eagles; Moose; United World Federalists. Died in Washington, D.C., October 6, 1971 (age 68 years, 219 days). Interment at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Ernest Fulton.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Edwin C. Ewing (1902-1967) — of Mt. Lebanon, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Coraopolis, Allegheny County, Pa., November 26, 1902. Republican. Petroleum engineer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 15th District, 1939-40, 1943-64; member of Pennsylvania state senate 37th District, 1965-67; died in office 1967. Member, Delta Sigma Phi; Freemasons; Shriners. Died May 3, 1967 (age 64 years, 158 days). Interment at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward J. Ewing and Etta (Clark) Ewing; married to Gertrude Sherlock; father of Wayne S. Ewing (1929-2010).


    St. John's Cemetery
    Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Edmund Frederick Erk (1872-1953) — also known as Edmund F. Erk — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Allegheny (now part of Pittsburgh), Allegheny County, Pa., April 17, 1872. Republican. Clerk, Foreign Affairs Committee, U.S. House of Representatives, 1919-30; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 32nd District, 1930-33. Member, Freemasons. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., December 14, 1953 (age 81 years, 241 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frederick J. Erk and Johanna (Burke) Erk; married, November 18, 1914, to Martha H. Hervey.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. Mary Catholic Cemetery
    Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      James Clifford McNally (1863-1920) — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Staffordshire, England, May 12, 1863. Naturalized U.S. citizen; lawyer; U.S. Consul General in Bogotá, 1898-99; Guatemala City, 1899-1902; U.S. Consul in Liège, 1902-07; Nanking, 1907-10; Tsingtao, 1910-14; U.S. Vice Consul in Hamburg, as of 1917; Curaçao, as of 1919. Died, in the Hotel Ostend, Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., August 5, 1920 (age 57 years, 85 days). Interment at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas McNally (1837-1902) and Mary (Moran) McNally (1839-1891); married 1891 to Agnes Keane (1866-1951).
      Epitaph: "My Dearie."
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    South Side Cemetery
    Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Gray Armstrong (1867-1931) — also known as Joseph G. Armstrong — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., February 2, 1867. Republican. Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1914-18; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1916, 1920, 1924; chair of Allegheny County Republican Party, 1927. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died, of pneumonia, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., November 19, 1931 (age 64 years, 290 days). Interment at South Side Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1892 to Carrie B. Smith; married 1929 to Ethel Wilson; father of Joseph G. Armstrong, Jr. (1891?-?).
      Valentine Francis Remmel (1853-1929) — also known as Valentine Remmel — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., March 10, 1853. Socialist. Glass worker; union organizer; Socialist Labor candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1900. German ancestry. Died, from lobar pneumonia, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., May 9, 1929 (age 76 years, 60 days). Interment at South Side Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Conrad R. Remmel; married, June 3, 1880, to Virginia Emma 'Jennie' Harlan (1858-1928).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Andrew Jackson Barchfeld (1863-1922) — also known as Andrew J. Barchfeld — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., May 18, 1863. Republican. Physician; president, South Side Hospital; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 32nd District, 1905-17; defeated, 1902. German ancestry. Member, American Medical Association. One of 98 killed when heavy snow caused a roof collapse at the Knickerbocker Theater, Washington, D.C., January 28, 1922 (age 58 years, 255 days). Interment at South Side Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Andrew Jackson
      Relatives: Son of Mary (Neuenhagen) Barchfeld (1825-1879) and Heinrich Barchfeld (1827-1882); married, May 21, 1885, to Anna Pifer (1869-1903; or Pfeiffer); married, November 26, 1904, to Alice Davis (1855-1925).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Trinity Churchyard
    Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      John Johnston (1765-1827) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in County Antrim, Ireland (now Northern Ireland), June 16, 1765. Watch and clock maker; postmaster at Pittsburgh, Pa., 1804-22. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died May 4, 1827 (age 61 years, 322 days). Original interment at Trinity Churchyard; reinterment at Allegheny Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father-in-law of William Eichbaum, Jr. (1787-1886).


    Union Dale Cemetery
    Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Robert James Corbett (1905-1971) — also known as Robert J. Corbett — of Bellevue, Allegheny County, Pa.; Ben Avon Heights, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., August 25, 1905. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1939-41, 1945-71 (30th District 1939-41, 1945-53, 29th District 1953-63, 18th District 1963-71); defeated, 1940; died in office 1971; Allegheny County Sheriff, 1941-45; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1964. Presbyterian. Member, Moose; Elks; Eagles; Kiwanis; Lions; Phi Delta Theta; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Alpha Theta. Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., April 25, 1971 (age 65 years, 243 days). Interment at Union Dale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Corbett and Martha (Henderson) Corbett; married, May 24, 1926, to Ruth Ethel McClintock; first cousin twice removed of William Lucas Corbett; second cousin once removed of Don Carlos Corbett; third cousin of Homer Eugene Corbett (1883-1943).
      Political family: Corbett family of Pennsylvania.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Uniondale Cemetery
    Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      James John Davis (1873-1947) — also known as James J. Davis; "Puddler Jim" — of Elwood, Madison County, Ind.; Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Tredegar, Wales, October 27, 1873. Republican. Madison County Recorder, 1903-07; U.S. Secretary of Labor, 1921-30; resigned 1930; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928, 1936, 1940 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee); U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1930-45; defeated, 1944. Baptist. Welsh ancestry. Member, Moose; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Shriners; Grotto; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Eagles; Foresters; Woodmen; Maccabees; Delta Sigma Phi. Died in a hospital at Takoma Park, Montgomery County, Md., November 22, 1947 (age 74 years, 26 days). Interment at Uniondale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of David James Davis and Esther Ford (Nicholls) Davis; married, November 26, 1914, to Jean Rodenbaugh.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
      Thomas McKee Bayne (1836-1894) — also known as Thomas M. Bayne — of Allegheny (now part of Pittsburgh), Allegheny County, Pa.; Washington, D.C. Born in Bellevue, Allegheny County, Pa., June 14, 1836. Republican. Lawyer; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; Allegheny County District Attorney, 1870-74; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 23rd District, 1877-91; defeated, 1874; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1884, 1888. Alarmed about a tuberculosis-related lung hemorrhage, he killed himself, by gunshot to the head, in Washington, D.C., June 16, 1894 (age 58 years, 2 days). Interment at Uniondale Cemetery.
      Epitaph: "Eternal rest give unto him oh Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in peace."
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Voegtly Cemetery
    Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      John Nicholas Neeb (1851-1893) — also known as John N. Neeb — of Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania, March 19, 1851. Republican. Newspaper editor; member of Pennsylvania state senate 42nd District, 1891-93; died in office 1893. German ancestry. Died February 19, 1893 (age 41 years, 337 days). Interment at Voegtly Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Neeb and Elizabeth (Voegtly) Neeb (1827-1902); brother of Charles William Neeb (1856-1914).
      Political family: Neeb family of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Neeb (1822-1899) — of Pennsylvania. Born July 3, 1822. Republican. Newspaper publisher; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1876; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1876. German ancestry. Died January 7, 1899 (age 76 years, 188 days). Interment at Voegtly Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Elizabeth Voegtly (1827-1902); father of John Nicholas Neeb (1851-1893) and Charles William Neeb.
      Political family: Neeb family of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles William Neeb (1856-1914) — also known as Charles W. Neeb — of Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Allegheny County, Pa., April 26, 1856. Newspaper editor; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County, 1901-02. Protestant. German ancestry. Died July 4, 1914 (age 58 years, 69 days). Interment at Voegtly Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Neeb (1822-1899) and Elizabeth (Voegtly) Neeb (1827-1902); brother of John Nicholas Neeb.
      Political family: Neeb family of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Woodlawn Cemetery
    Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Mahlon Morris Garland (1856-1920) — also known as Mahlon M. Garland — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., May 4, 1856. Republican. U.S. Surveyor of Customs, 1909; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1915-20 (at-large 1915-17, 2nd District 1917-19, at-large 1919-20); died in office 1920. Died in Washington, D.C., November 19, 1920 (age 64 years, 199 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    West View Jewish Cemetery
    Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Ellenbogen (1900-1985) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Vienna, Austria, April 3, 1900. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 33rd District, 1933-38; common pleas court judge in Pennsylvania, 1938-66. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Eagles. Died in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla., July 4, 1985 (age 85 years, 92 days). Interment at West View Jewish Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samson Ellenbogen and Rose (Franzos) Ellenbogen; married, December 18, 1927, to Rae Savage.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Josiah Cohen (1840-1930) — of Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Plymouth, Cornwall, England, November 29, 1840. Republican. Lawyer; chair of Allegheny County Republican Party, 1882; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1884; orphan's court judge in Pennsylvania, 1901-07; common pleas court judge in Pennsylvania 5th District, 1907-29. Jewish. Member, B'nai B'rith. Among the founders of the Union of American Hebrew Hebrew Congregations (denominational body, now the Union for Reform Judaism); also a founder, in 1875, of Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati. Died June 11, 1930 (age 89 years, 194 days). Interment at West View Jewish Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Cohen and Rose Cohen; married, January 28, 1868, to Carrie Naumberg.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Jefferson Memorial Park
    401 Curry Hollow Road
    Pleasant Hills, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Daniel J. Lapp, Jr. (1901-1963) — of Homestead, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in 1901. Burgess of Homestead, Pennsylvania, 1954-60. Died July 25, 1963 (age about 62 years). Interment at Jefferson Memorial Park.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Mt. Union Cemetery
    Robinson Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Guy Edgar Campbell (1871-1940) — also known as Guy E. Campbell — of Crafton, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Fetterman, Taylor County, W.Va., October 9, 1871. Insurance business; oil and gas business; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1917-33 (32nd District 1917-23, 36th District 1923-33). Died in Willoughby, Lake County, Ohio, February 17, 1940 (age 68 years, 131 days). Interment at Mt. Union Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William W. Campbell and Elmina (Straight) Campbell; married, December 16, 1896, to Edith Phillips.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Sewickley Cemetery
    Sewickley, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Joshua Twing Brooks (1884-1956) — also known as J. Twing Brooks — of Sewickley, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Edgeworth (part now in Sewickley), Allegheny County, Pa., February 27, 1884. Democrat. Worked in steel industry; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 30th District, 1933-37. Died in Sewickley, Allegheny County, Pa., February 7, 1956 (age 71 years, 345 days). Interment at Sewickley Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Ruth Walker.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Laurence V. Gibb (1899-1967) — of Sewickley, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Sewickley, Allegheny County, Pa., March 19, 1899. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; real estate and insurance business; auditor; workman's compensation referee; justice of the peace; investigator; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; member of Pennsylvania Republican State Committee, 1948-55; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 17th District, 1955-66; burgess of Sewickley, Pennsylvania, 1957-61; mayor of Sewickley, Pa., 1961-65. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died July 31, 1967 (age 68 years, 134 days). Interment at Sewickley Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel McCray Gibb (1865-1916).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Queen of Heaven Cemetery
    South Hills, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Peter F. Flaherty (1924-2005) — also known as Pete Flaherty; "Nobody's Boy" — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., June 25, 1924. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1970-77; candidate for U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1974, 1980; candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1978; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1992; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1996. Died, from colon cancer, in Mt. Lebanon, Allegheny County, Pa., April 18, 2005 (age 80 years, 297 days). Interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Pete Flaherty and Anne (O'Toole) Flaherty; married, August 29, 1958, to Nancy Houlihand.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Louis Harry Artuso (1907-1991) — also known as Louis H. Artuso — of McKees Rocks, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania, February 8, 1907. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940; served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Italian ancestry. Died February 7, 1991 (age 83 years, 364 days). Interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery.


    Unknown Location
    Tarentum, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      John M. Walker (d. 1976) — of Oakmont, Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 44th District, 1939-54; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940 (alternate), 1960; candidate in primary for superior court judge in Pennsylvania, 1954; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, 1958. Died December 9, 1976. Interment somewhere.


    Woodlawn Cemetery
    Wilkinsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      John Ralph McDowell (1902-1957) — also known as John McDowell — of Wilkinsburg, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pitcairn, Allegheny County, Pa., November 6, 1902. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1936 (alternate), 1956; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1939-41, 1947-49 (31st District 1939-41, 29th District 1947-49); defeated, 1940 (31st District), 1948 (29th District). Died December 11, 1957 (age 55 years, 35 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Rankin, Jr. (c.1869-1949) — of Wilkinsburg, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Scotland, about 1869. Banker; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924; member of Pennsylvania state senate 44th District, 1935-38; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940, 1944, 1948. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Rotary; Odd Fellows; Eagles; Elks. Died in 1949 (age about 80 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Rankin and Agnes Rankin; married to Annie E. Flanagan.


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