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Blair County
Pennsylvania

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Blair County

Index to Locations

  • Altoona Alto Reste Burial Park
  • Altoona Fairview Cemetery
  • Arch Spring Sinking Valley Cemetery
  • Frankstown Geeseytown Cemetery
  • Hollidaysburg Hollidaysburg Presbyterian Cemetery
  • Hollidaysburg Zion Lutheran Cemetery
  • Martinsburg Fairview Cemetery
  • Royer Mountain Cemetery


    Alto Reste Burial Park
    Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Jacob Banks Kurtz (1867-1960) — also known as J. Banks Kurtz — of Altoona, Blair County, Pa. Born in Delaware Township, Juniata County, Pa., October 31, 1867. Republican. Lawyer; Blair County District Attorney; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1923-35 (21st District 1923-33, 23rd District 1933-35); delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1936, 1940, 1948. Died September 18, 1960 (age 92 years, 323 days). Interment at Alto Reste Burial Park.
      Relatives: Married to Jennie Stockton (died 1932).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Howard M. Sell (1877-1938) — of Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa. Born August 17, 1877. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1936. Died February 13, 1938 (age 60 years, 180 days). Interment at Alto Reste Burial Park.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Fairview Cemetery
    Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
    Josiah D. Hicks Josiah Duane Hicks (1844-1923) — also known as Josiah D. Hicks — of Altoona, Blair County, Pa. Born in Machen, Monmouthshire, Wales, August 1, 1844. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; railroad clerk; lawyer; Blair County District Attorney, 1880-86; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 20th District, 1893-99. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died in Altoona, Blair County, Pa., May 9, 1923 (age 78 years, 281 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
      Hugh Pitcairn (1845-1911) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Scotland, August 16, 1845. Railroad superintendent; physician; newspaper publisher; U.S. Consul in Hamburg, 1897-1902; U.S. Consul General in Hamburg, 1905-08. Scottish ancestry. Died in Germany, July 19, 1911 (age 65 years, 337 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Agnes Pitcairn (1803-1891) and John Pitcairn (died 1884); married to Anna M. S. Sherfey (1854-1940).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Enos M. Jones (1873-1933) — of Altoona, Blair County, Pa. Born in Altoona, Blair County, Pa., 1873. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 30th District, 1911-14; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1932. Presbyterian. Died in Altoona, Blair County, Pa., October 31, 1933 (age about 60 years). Interment at Fairview Cemetery.


    Sinking Valley Cemetery
    Arch Spring, Blair County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      David Bard (1744-1815) — of Frankstown, Blair County, Pa. Born in Adams County, Pa., 1744. Presbyterian minister; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1795-99, 1803-15 (10th District 1795-99, 4th District 1803-05, 5th District 1805-07, 4th District 1807-13, 9th District 1813-15); died in office 1815. Presbyterian. Died in Alexandria, Huntingdon County, Pa., March 12, 1815 (age about 70 years). Interment at Sinking Valley Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Geeseytown Cemetery
    Frankstown, Blair County, Pennsylvania
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Earl Replogle (1885-1971) — also known as H. Earl Replogle — Born in Bedford, Bedford County, Pa., June 25, 1885. Democrat. Candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 30th District, 1926. Died July 6, 1971 (age 86 years, 11 days). Interment at Geeseytown Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel A. Replogle (1860-1945) and Nancy C. (Longanecker) Replogle (1864-1944); married, June 25, 1908, to Carrie Romaine Walls (1888-1969); second cousin of Howard B. Replogle; third cousin of Jacob Leonard Replogle (1876-1948) and Luther Irvin Replogle; fourth cousin once removed of William Garner Waddel and Fred Waddle.
      Political family: Replogle family of Pennsylvania.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Hollidaysburg Presbyterian Cemetery
    Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pennsylvania
    Founded 1790
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Steel Blair (1821-1890) — of Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa. Born in Indiana, Indiana County, Pa., December 5, 1821. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1856 (member, Credentials Committee); U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 18th District, 1859-63. Died in Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa., December 8, 1890 (age 69 years, 3 days). Interment at Hollidaysburg Presbyterian Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Samuel Calvin (1811-1890) — of Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa. Born in Washingtonville, Montour County, Pa., July 30, 1811. Whig. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 17th District, 1849-51; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1873. Died in Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa., March 12, 1890 (age 78 years, 225 days). Interment at Hollidaysburg Presbyterian Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Rebecca Blodget.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Jesse Lee Hartman (1853-1930) — also known as Jesse L. Hartman — of Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa. Born in Cottage, Huntingdon County, Pa., June 18, 1853. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1900 (alternate), 1904 (alternate), 1908, 1924, 1928; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 19th District, 1911-13. Died February 17, 1930 (age 76 years, 244 days). Interment at Hollidaysburg Presbyterian Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Jackson Baldrige (1872-1964) — also known as Thomas J. Baldrige — of Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa. Born in Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa., April 5, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; common pleas court judge in Pennsylvania, 1910-21; Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1927-29; superior court judge in Pennsylvania, 1929-43. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Union League. Died in Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa., January 27, 1964 (age 91 years, 297 days). Interment at Hollidaysburg Presbyterian Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Laura (Mattern) Baldrige (1840-1875) and Howard Malcolm Baldrige (1842-1895); brother of Howard Hammond Baldrige; married, April 18, 1917, to Anna Dean (1880-1975); nephew of Edwin Rockefeller Baldrige; uncle of Howard Malcolm Baldrige (1894-1985); grandson of Joseph Baldrige; granduncle of Howard Malcolm Baldrige (1922-1987); first cousin of William Lovell Baldrige; second cousin once removed of Carl Clifford Baldrige; fourth cousin once removed of Henry Clarence Baldridge (1868-1947).
      Political family: Baldrige family of Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John A. Lemon (1827-1895) — of Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa. Born in 1827. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1873-80, 1889-95 (21st District 1873-74, 35th District 1875-80, 1889-95); died in office 1895; Pennsylvania state auditor general, 1881-84. Died September 16, 1895 (age about 68 years). Interment at Hollidaysburg Presbyterian Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Plymouth Warren Snyder (1851-1943) — also known as Plymouth W. Snyder — of Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa. Born in Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa., March 1, 1851. Republican. Druggist; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Blair County 2nd District, 1911-14; member of Pennsylvania state senate 30th District, 1915-26. German ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Royal and Select Masters. Died in Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa., December 19, 1943 (age 92 years, 293 days). Interment at Hollidaysburg Presbyterian Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacob Snyder (1808-1874) and Sarah C. (Bowers) Snyder (1817-1889); married to Cora Eleanor Moore (1859-1933).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Harry Jacob Anslinger (1892-1975) — also known as Harry J. Anslinger — of Altoona, Blair County, Pa.; Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa. Born in Altoona, Blair County, Pa., May 20, 1892. Employed with Pennsylvania Railroad until 1916; Pennsylvania state fire marshal, 1916-17; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Hamburg, 1921-23; La Guaira, 1923-25; U.S. Consul in Nassau, 1925-26; Assistant U.S. Commissioner of Prohibition, 1929-30; U.S. Commissioner of Narcotics, 1930-62. Member, Sigma Nu Phi. Died November 14, 1975 (age 83 years, 178 days). Interment at Hollidaysburg Presbyterian Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rosa Christina (Fladt) Anslinger (1858-1926) and Robert John Anslinger (1859-1936); married to Martha (Denniston) Leet (1886-1961).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edwin Rockefeller Baldrige (1848-1913) — also known as Edwin R. Baldrige — of Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa. Born in Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa., June 10, 1848. Republican. Superintendent of blast furnaces (for making steel); later in business to provide ganister stone for lining blast furnaces; postmaster at Hollidaysburg, Pa., 1901-05. Died in Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa., March 8, 1913 (age 64 years, 271 days). Interment at Hollidaysburg Presbyterian Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Baldrige and Sophia (Frampton) Baldrige (1819-1881); married to Emma Virginia Lovell (1850-1913); father of William Lovell Baldrige; uncle of Howard Hammond Baldrige and Thomas Jackson Baldrige; granduncle of Howard Malcolm Baldrige (1894-1985); great-granduncle of Howard Malcolm Baldrige (1922-1987); second cousin of Carl Clifford Baldrige; fourth cousin of Henry Clarence Baldridge (1868-1947).
      Political family: Baldrige family of Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Aristide Rodrigue Traugh (1848-1931) — of Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania, January 30, 1848. Democrat. Printer; newspaper publisher; postmaster at Hollidaysburg, Pa., 1913-22. Died in Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa., August 21, 1931 (age 83 years, 203 days). Interment at Hollidaysburg Presbyterian Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Orlando Abraham Traugh (1820-1900) and Sarah Dean (Cannon) Traugh (1827-1917); married, June 8, 1898, to Christina C. Bender (1872-1942).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Lovell Baldrige (1869-1947) — also known as W. Lovell Baldrige — of Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa. Born in Bennington, Blair County, Pa., May 28, 1869. Republican. Manager of a limestone quarry; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912. Died in Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa., January 3, 1947 (age 77 years, 220 days). Interment at Hollidaysburg Presbyterian Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edwin Rockefeller Baldrige and Emma Virginia (Lovell) Baldrige (1850-1913); married to Ione Condron (1870-1935); grandson of Joseph Baldrige; first cousin of Howard Hammond Baldrige (1864-1928) and Thomas Jackson Baldrige; first cousin once removed of Howard Malcolm Baldrige (1894-1985); first cousin twice removed of Howard Malcolm Baldrige (1922-1987); second cousin once removed of Carl Clifford Baldrige; fourth cousin once removed of Henry Clarence Baldridge.
      Political family: Baldrige family of Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Arthur Hill Christy (1892-1964) — also known as Arthur H. Christy — of Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa. Born in Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa., February 12, 1892. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; postmaster at Hollidaysburg, Pa., 1949-57. Died in Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa., December 26, 1964 (age 72 years, 318 days). Interment at Hollidaysburg Presbyterian Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Christy and Elizabeth (Hill) Christy; married to Jeanette S. McMillan (1896-1993).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Zion Lutheran Cemetery
    Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pennsylvania
    Founded 1803
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Baldrige (1817-1884) — of Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa. Born in Westmoreland County, Pa., February 28, 1817. Whig. Postmaster at Hollidaysburg, Pa., 1849-53. Died May 9, 1884 (age 67 years, 71 days). Interment at Zion Lutheran Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Baldrige (1790-1833) and Mary (Nichols) Baldrige (1795-1879); married to Sophia Frampton (1819-1881); father of Edwin Rockefeller Baldrige; grandfather of Howard Hammond Baldrige (1864-1928), William Lovell Baldrige and Thomas Jackson Baldrige; great-grandfather of Howard Malcolm Baldrige (1894-1985); second great-grandfather of Howard Malcolm Baldrige (1922-1987); first cousin once removed of Carl Clifford Baldrige; third cousin once removed of Henry Clarence Baldridge.
      Political family: Baldrige family of Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Orlando Abraham Traugh (1820-1900) — also known as Orlando A. Traugh — of Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa. Born in Berwick, Columbia County, Pa., July 22, 1820. Democrat. Postmaster at Hollidaysburg, Pa., 1888-92. Died in Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa., April 6, 1900 (age 79 years, 258 days). Interment at Zion Lutheran Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1845 to Sarah Dean Cannon (1827-1917); father of Aristide Rodrigue Traugh (1848-1931).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Fairview Cemetery
    Martinsburg, Blair County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      David Emmert Brumbaugh (1894-1977) — also known as D. Emmert Brumbaugh — of Claysburg, Blair County, Pa. Born in Henrietta, Blair County, Pa., October 8, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; banker; insurance business; partner, Queen Lumber Company; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1943-47 (23rd District 1943-45, 22nd District 1945-47); delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1952, 1956, 1960; member of Pennsylvania state senate 30th District, 1963-68. United Church of Christ. Member, Rotary; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Freemasons; Shriners; Jesters. Died in Claysburg, Blair County, Pa., April 22, 1977 (age 82 years, 196 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Moses R. Brumbaugh and Sarah Florence (Stuard) Brumbaugh; married, October 29, 1919, to Carolyn L. Acker.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Mountain Cemetery
    Royer, Blair County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Archibald McAllister (1813-1883) — of Pennsylvania. Born near Rockville, Dauphin County, Pa., October 12, 1813. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 17th District, 1863-65. Died July 18, 1883 (age 69 years, 279 days). Interment at Mountain Cemetery.
      Relatives: Grandson of John Andre Hanna (1762-1805).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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