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Beaver County
Pennsylvania

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Beaver County

Index to Locations

  • Ambridge Heights Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery
  • Beaver Beaver Cemetery
  • Beaver Old Beaver Cemetery
  • Beaver Old Cemetery
  • Beaver Old Cemetery on Buffalo Street
  • Beaver Falls Grandview Cemetery
  • Beaver Falls St. Mary's Cemetery
  • Bridgewater Old Beaver Cemetery
  • Chippewa Township Beaver Falls Cemetery
  • Hookstown Mill Creek Hill Cemetery
  • New Brighton Grove Cemetery
  • North Sewickley Township Concord Cemetery
  • Rochester Irvin Cemetery
  • Rochester Lacock Cemetery


    Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery
    Ambridge Heights, Beaver County, Pennsylvania
    Founded 1926
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Andrew George Katcher (1905-1966) — also known as Andrew G. Katcher — of Ambridge, Beaver County, Pa. Born in Ambridge, Beaver County, Pa., December 10, 1905. Democrat. Furniture and piano merchant; candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 25th District, 1942, 1944, 1946, 1948. Catholic. Member, Elks; Eagles; Knights of Columbus. Died in 1966 (age about 60 years). Interment at Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frank Katcher and Julia (Panchura) Katcher; married to Agnes Fedorchak.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Beaver Cemetery
    Beaver, Beaver County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
    Matthew S. Quay Matthew Stanley Quay (1833-1904) — also known as Matthew S. Quay — of Beaver, Beaver County, Pa. Born in Dillsburg, York County, Pa., September 30, 1833. Republican. Lawyer; Beaver County Prothonotary, 1856-61; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Beaver County, 1865-67; newspaper editor; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1872, 1876, 1880, 1888, 1892, 1900; secretary of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1873-78, 1879-82; Pennsylvania Republican state chair, 1878-79, 1902-03; Pennsylvania state treasurer, 1886-87; U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1887-99, 1901-04; died in office 1904; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1888-91; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1896; member of Republican National Committee from Pennsylvania, 1896. Manx and American Indian ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Received the Medal of Honor in 1888 for action at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862. Died in Beaver, Beaver County, Pa., May 28, 1904 (age 70 years, 241 days). Interment at Beaver Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. Anderson Quay.
      Cross-reference: William F. Wright
      Quay County, N.M. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
      Louis Edward Graham (1880-1965) — also known as Louis E. Graham — of Beaver, Beaver County, Pa. Born in New Castle, Lawrence County, Pa., August 4, 1880. Republican. Deputy sheriff; lawyer; Beaver County District Attorney, 1912-24; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1929-33; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1939-55 (26th District 1939-45, 25th District 1945-55); defeated, 1954. Methodist. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Died in Rochester Hospital, Rochester, Beaver County, Pa., November 9, 1965 (age 85 years, 97 days). Interment at Beaver Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lewis Graham and Elizabeth (Carter) Graham.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Allison (1812-1878) — of Beaver, Beaver County, Pa.; New Brighton, Beaver County, Pa. Born in Beaver, Beaver County, Pa., August 5, 1812. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1846-49; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1851-53, 1855-57 (20th District 1851-53, 23rd District 1855-57); delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1856 (speaker), 1860. Died in Washington, D.C., March 23, 1878 (age 65 years, 230 days). Interment at Beaver Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Allison, Jr. (1772-1854).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Robert Moore (1778-1831) — of Beavertown (now Beaver), Beaver County, Pa. Born near Washington, Washington County, Pa., March 30, 1778. Democrat. Lawyer; Beaver County Treasurer, 1805-11; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 15th District, 1817-21; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1830-31. Died in Beaver, Beaver County, Pa., January 14, 1831 (age 52 years, 290 days). Interment at Beaver Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dr. Henry Moore and Mary (Dodd) Moore; married to Mary Stibbs; grandfather of Alfred Stibbs Moore, Michael Daniel Harter (1846-1896) and Winfield Scott Moore.
      Political family: Moore family of Beaver, Pennsylvania.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Alfred Stibbs Moore (1846-1920) — also known as Alfred S. Moore — of Beaver, Beaver County, Pa.; Nome, Nome census area, Alaska; Saluda, Polk County, N.C.; Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, S.C. Born in Beaver, Beaver County, Pa., September 13, 1846. Lawyer; Beaver County District Attorney, 1881-3; U.S. District Judge for Alaska, 1902-10. Died in Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, S.C., January 18, 1920 (age 73 years, 127 days). Interment at Beaver Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alfred Robert Moore (1819-1902) and Jane (Small) Moore; brother of Winfield Scott Moore; married, October 18, 1882, to Cecelia Richardson (1854-1891); married, July 21, 1892, to Florinda Knox; grandson of Robert Moore (1778-1831).
      Political family: Moore family of Beaver, Pennsylvania.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Richard Eckert (1868-1959) — also known as Charles R. Eckert — of Beaver, Beaver County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., January 20, 1868. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 26th District, 1935-39; defeated, 1938. Died as the result of an automobile accident, in Rochester, Beaver County, Pa., October 26, 1959 (age 91 years, 279 days). Interment at Beaver Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Boyd Dunlap — also known as William B. Dunlap — of Bridgewater, Beaver County, Pa. Democrat. Riverboat captain; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1876; member of Pennsylvania state senate 46th District, 1891-94. Interment at Beaver Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Dunlap.
      Harry Bentley Richardson (1885-1959) — also known as Harry B. Richardson — of Brighton Township, Beaver County, Pa. Born in Bentleyville, Washington County, Pa., June 21, 1885. Republican. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Beaver County 2nd District; elected 1926; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1948. Died November 15, 1959 (age 74 years, 147 days). Interment at Beaver Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Jean Holt (1888-1960).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Winfield Scott Moore (b. 1852) — of Beaver, Beaver County, Pa. Born in Beaver, Beaver County, Pa., June 14, 1852. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1908. Methodist. Scotch-Irish and German ancestry. Interment at Beaver Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Winfield Scott
      Relatives: Son of Alfred Robert Moore (1819-1902) and Jane (Small) Moore; brother of Alfred Stibbs Moore; married, June 12, 1879, to Mary Atkins; grandson of Robert Moore (1778-1831).
      Political family: Moore family of Beaver, Pennsylvania.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Old Beaver Cemetery
    Beaver, Beaver County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Henry (1779-1849) — of Beaver, Beaver County, Pa. Born in County Down, Ireland (now Northern Ireland), 1779. Beaver County Commissioner, 1810; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1815; Beaver County Sheriff, 1821; newspaper editor; Beaver County Treasurer, 1828-29; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 24th District, 1837-43. Died in Beaver, Beaver County, Pa., July 20, 1849 (age about 70 years). Interment at Old Beaver Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Old Cemetery
    Beaver, Beaver County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      John Dickey (1794-1853) — of Beaver, Beaver County, Pa. Born in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa., June 23, 1794. Whig. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 25th District, 1833-37; delegate to Whig National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1839 (member, Balloting Committee; speaker); member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1830; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 20th District, 1843-45, 1847-49. Died in Beaver, Beaver County, Pa., March 14, 1853 (age 58 years, 264 days). Interment at Old Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Oliver James Dickey (1823-1876).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Allison, Jr. (1772-1854) — of Beaver, Beaver County, Pa. Born near Elkton, Cecil County, Md., October 4, 1772. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 16th District, 1823-25. Died in Beaver, Beaver County, Pa., June 17, 1854 (age 81 years, 256 days). Interment at Old Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of John Allison (1812-1878).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Old Cemetery on Buffalo Street
    Beaver, Beaver County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      William Marks (1778-1858) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Chester County, Pa., October 13, 1778. Democrat. Lawyer; Allegheny County Coroner; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1810-19; Speaker of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1814-19; member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1819-25 (19th District 1819-22, 21st District 1822-25); U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1825-31. Died in Beaver, Beaver County, Pa., April 10, 1858 (age 79 years, 179 days). Interment at Old Cemetery on Buffalo Street.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Grandview Cemetery
    Beaver Falls, Beaver County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      John Winfield Wallace (1818-1889) — of Darlington, Beaver County, Pa.; New Castle, Lawrence County, Pa. Born in Beaver Falls, Beaver County, Pa., December 20, 1818. Republican. Physician; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1861-63, 1875-77 (25th District 1861-63, 24th District 1875-77). Died in New Castle, Lawrence County, Pa., June 24, 1889 (age 70 years, 186 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. Mary's Cemetery
    Beaver Falls, Beaver County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Dennis Mutscheller (1878-1951) — of Beaver Falls, Beaver County, Pa. Born January 22, 1878. Mayor of Beaver Falls, Pa., 1933-37. Died March 2, 1951 (age 73 years, 39 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery.


    Old Beaver Cemetery
    Bridgewater, Beaver County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      John Mitchell (1781-1849) — of Bellefonte, Centre County, Pa. Born near Newport, Perry County, Pa., March 8, 1781. Democrat. Engineer; surveyor; Centre County Sheriff, 1818; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1822-23; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 12th District, 1825-29. Died in Bridgewater, Beaver County, Pa., August 3, 1849 (age 68 years, 148 days). Interment at Old Beaver Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    Beaver Falls Cemetery
    Chippewa Township, Beaver County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      James C. Reynolds (1941-2000) — also known as Jim Reynolds; "Teddy Bear" — of Beaver Falls, Beaver County, Pa. Born in Beaver Falls, Beaver County, Pa., July 17, 1941. Mayor of Beaver Falls, Pa., 1989-93. Christian. Died, from diabetes and liver problems, in Beaver Falls, Beaver County, Pa., December 7, 2000 (age 59 years, 143 days). Interment at Beaver Falls Cemetery.


    Mill Creek Hill Cemetery
    Hookstown, Beaver County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Chalmers Buchanan (1895-1958) — also known as Thomas C. Buchanan — of Beaver, Beaver County, Pa.; Camp Hill, Cumberland County, Pa.; Washington, D.C. Born in Beaver, Beaver County, Pa., November 12, 1895. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940, 1944; member, Federal Power Commission, 1948-53; chair, Federal Power Commission, 1952-53. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion. Died in 1958 (age about 62 years). Interment at Mill Creek Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John McFarren Buchanan (1849-1909) and Jane (Mitchell) Buchanan (1870-1955); married, June 10, 1925, to Juliet Bradford (1902-1980).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Grove Cemetery
    New Brighton, Beaver County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Champlain Townsend (1841-1910) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania, 1841. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 25th District, 1889-91. Died in 1910 (age about 69 years). Interment at Grove Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Andrew Lynn Bingham, Sr. (1883-1953) — of New Brighton, Beaver County, Pa. Born in New Brighton, Beaver County, Pa., June 18, 1883. Republican. Banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1948 (alternate), 1952. Presbyterian. Member, Knights of Pythias; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons. Died, in Beaver Valley General Hospital, New Brighton, Beaver County, Pa., September 30, 1953 (age 70 years, 104 days). Interment at Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Andrew J. Bingham and Anna B. (Dudgeon) Bingham; married, October 17, 1906, to Florence Liebendorfer (1886-1966).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Concord Cemetery
    North Sewickley Township, Beaver County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Jesse Howard Swick (1879-1952) — also known as J. Howard Swick — of Beaver Falls, Beaver County, Pa. Born in New Brighton, Beaver County, Pa., August 6, 1879. Republican. Homeopathic physician; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 26th District, 1927-35. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Lions. Died in 1952 (age about 72 years). Interment at Concord Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1906 to Esther LeEthel Duncan.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Irvin Cemetery
    Rochester, Beaver County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      John W. Hartzell (1863-1934) — of Rochester, Beaver County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania, 1863. Tinsmith; burgess of Rochester, Pennsylvania, 1923-27. Died in 1934 (age about 71 years). Interment at Irvin Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Lacock Cemetery
    Rochester, Beaver County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Abner Lacock (1770-1837) — of Beavertown, Snyder County, Pa. Born near Alexandria (unknown county), Va., July 9, 1770. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1801; state court judge in Pennsylvania, 1803; member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1808; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 11th District, 1811-13; U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1813-19. Died April 12, 1837 (age 66 years, 277 days). Interment at Lacock Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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