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Cambria County
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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Cambria County

Index to Locations

  • Carrolltown St. Benedict's Catholic Cemetery
  • Ebensburg Lloyd Cemetery
  • Hampden Township Silver Spring Presbyterian Church Cemetery
  • Northern Cambria Holy Cross Cemetery
  • Patton St. Mary's Cemetery
  • South Fork South Fork Cemetery
  • Southmont Grandview Cemetery


    St. Benedict's Catholic Cemetery
    Carrolltown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward Huber (1861-1943) — of Barnesboro (now part of Northern Cambria), Cambria County, Pa. Born in Carrolltown, Cambria County, Pa., March 18, 1861. Postmaster at Barnesboro, Pa., 1895-97. Died in Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa., December 29, 1943 (age 82 years, 286 days). Interment at St. Benedict's Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Peter Theobald Huber (1816-1894) and Catharine (Strittmatter) Huber (1821-1891); married to Martha Beck (1868-1952).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Lloyd Cemetery
    Ebensburg, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Harve Tibbott (1885-1969) — of Ebensburg, Cambria County, Pa. Born in Cambria Township, Cambria County, Pa., May 27, 1885. Republican. Pharmacist; banker; Cambria County Treasurer, 1932-35; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1939-49 (27th District 1939-45, 26th District 1945-49); defeated, 1948. Died in Ebensburg, Cambria County, Pa., December 31, 1969 (age 84 years, 218 days). Interment at Lloyd Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Mary Eldora Humphreys.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Russell Leech (1888-1952) — also known as J. Russell Leech — of Ebensburg, Cambria County, Pa. Born in Ebensburg, Cambria County, Pa., November 19, 1888. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 20th District, 1927-32; federal judge, 1932. Died February 5, 1952 (age 63 years, 78 days). Interment at Lloyd Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Alvin Evans (1845-1906) — of Ebensburg, Cambria County, Pa. Born in Ebensburg, Cambria County, Pa., October 4, 1845. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1901-05 (20th District 1901-03, 19th District 1903-05). Died in Ebensburg, Cambria County, Pa., June 19, 1906 (age 60 years, 258 days). Interment at Lloyd Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, November 17, 1875, to Kate E. Shyrock.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Abraham Andrews Barker (1816-1898) — of Ebensburg, Cambria County, Pa. Born in Lovell, Oxford County, Maine, March 30, 1816. Republican. Lumber merchant; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1860; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 17th District, 1865-67. Died in Altoona, Blair County, Pa., March 18, 1898 (age 81 years, 353 days). Interment at Lloyd Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Silver Spring Presbyterian Church Cemetery
    Hampden Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Robert Whitehill (1738-1813) — of Camp Hill, Cumberland County, Pa. Born in Pequea, Lancaster County, Pa., July 21, 1738. Delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1776, 1790; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1797-1800; member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1801-04; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1805-13 (4th District 1805-13, 5th District 1813); died in office 1813. Died in Cumberland County, Pa., April 8, 1813 (age 74 years, 261 days). Interment at Silver Spring Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of John Whitehill (1729-1815); uncle of James Whitehill; second great-grandfather of John Crain Kunkel.
      Political family: Sergeant-Whitehill-Kunkel-Spencer family of Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Holy Cross Cemetery
    Northern Cambria, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Anthony Gray (1884-1966) — also known as Joseph Gray — of Pennsylvania. Born in Spangler (now part of Northern Cambria), Cambria County, Pa., February 25, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1913-14; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 27th District, 1935-39; defeated, 1940. Died in Spangler (now part of Northern Cambria), Cambria County, Pa., May 8, 1966 (age 82 years, 72 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. Mary's Cemetery
    Patton, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      John J. Haluska (1902-1984) — of Patton, Cambria County, Pa. Born in Canonsburg, Washington County, Pa., May 8, 1902. Democrat. Sales manager, Goenner Brewing Company of Johnstown, Pa.; insurance business; banker; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1935-36; member of Pennsylvania state senate 35th District, 1937-56, 1961-64; defeated, 1956, 1964; United Pension candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1942. Died December 5, 1984 (age 82 years, 211 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John E. Haluska (1898-1959) and Mary (Palko) Haluska (1902-1970); married to Anne P. Flesher (1907-1993).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    South Fork Cemetery
    South Fork, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Jacob Croyle Stineman (1841-1913) — also known as Jacob C. Stineman — of South Fork, Cambria County, Pa. Born April 9, 1841. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Pennsylvania state senate 35th District, 1897-1908, 1913; died in office 1913; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1908. German ancestry. Died April 2, 1913 (age 71 years, 358 days). Interment at South Fork Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacob Stineman and Mary Croyle Stineman; married, December 20, 1866, to Ella Varner.


    Grandview Cemetery
    801 Millcreek Road
    Southmont, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      John Phillips Saylor (1908-1973) — also known as John P. Saylor — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Born in Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, Pa., July 23, 1908. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1949-73 (26th District 1949-53, 22nd District 1953-73, 12th District 1973); died in office 1973; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972. Evangelical and Reformed Church; later United Church of Christ. Member, Elks; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Amvets; Freemasons; Shriners; American Bar Association; Eagles. Died in Houston, Harris County, Tex., October 28, 1973 (age 65 years, 97 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Tillman Kulp Saylor (1873-1938) and Minerva Jane (Phillips) Saylor (1874-1961); married 1937 to Grace Doerstler.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Patrick Murtha, Jr. (1932-2010) — also known as John P. Murtha; Jack Murtha; "King of Pork" — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Born in New Martinsville, Wetzel County, W.Va., June 17, 1932. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1969-74; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 12th District, 1974-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1984, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. Catholic. Implicated in the Abscam sting, in which FBI agents impersonating Arab businessmen offered bribes to political figures; never charged, but cited by the grand jury in 1980 as an unindicted co-conspirator. During gall bladder surgery, suffered an intestinal cut, which led to infection; he subsequently died at Virginia Medical Center, Arlington, Arlington County, Va., February 8, 2010 (age 77 years, 236 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mary Edna (Ray) Murtha (1908-1975) and John Patrick Murtha (1910-1966).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Anderson Howel Walters (1862-1927) — also known as Anderson H. Walters — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Born in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., May 18, 1862. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1896; member of Pennsylvania Republican State Committee, 1898-1902; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1913-15, 1919-23, 1925-27 (at-large 1913-15, 1919-23, 20th District 1925-27). Died in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., December 7, 1927 (age 65 years, 203 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Jessie Octavia Woodruff (1867-1949).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jacob Miller Campbell (1821-1888) — also known as Jacob M. Campbell — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Born near Somerset, Somerset County, Pa., November 20, 1821. Republican. Involved in newspaper and Mississippi River steamboat work as a young man; later helped establish the Cambria Iron Works; served as director for banks and utilities; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1856; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; Pennsylvania surveyor-general, 1866-71; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 17th District, 1877-79, 1881-87; Pennsylvania Republican state chair, 1887. Scottish ancestry. Member, Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Grand Army of the Republic. Died in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., September 27, 1888 (age 66 years, 312 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Campbell and Mary (Weyand) Campbell; married, April 29, 1847, to Mary Rankin Cambell (1827-1909).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Irving Whalley (1902-1980) — also known as J. Irving Whalley — of Windber, Somerset County, Pa. Born in Barnesboro (now part of Northern Cambria), Cambria County, Pa., September 14, 1902. Republican. Automobile dealer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1951-55; member of Pennsylvania state senate 36th District, 1955-60; resigned 1960; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1960-73 (18th District 1960-63, 12th District 1963-73). Member, Lions; Rotary; Eagles. Inducted, Automotive Hall of Fame, 1982. Died in Pompano Beach, Broward County, Fla., March 8, 1980 (age 77 years, 176 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Ruth Anderson (1909-2000).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Marshall Rose (1856-1923) — also known as John M. Rose — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Born in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., May 18, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1889; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 19th District, 1917-23. Died in Washington, D.C., April 22, 1923 (age 66 years, 339 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: John Marshall
      Relatives: Married 1884 to Fannie Laura Slick (1860-1948).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Daniel Johnson Morrell (1821-1885) — also known as Daniel J. Morrell — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Born in North Berwick, York County, Maine, August 8, 1821. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 17th District, 1867-71; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1876; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1884. Died in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., August 20, 1885 (age 64 years, 12 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Susan L. Stackhouse (1821-1887).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Warren Worth Bailey (1855-1928) — also known as Warren W. Bailey — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Born in Hendricks County, Ind., January 8, 1855. Democrat. Newspaper editor and publisher; candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1900, 1928; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee); U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 19th District, 1913-17; defeated, 1906, 1920, 1922, 1926. Died in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., November 9, 1928 (age 73 years, 306 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elisha Bailey (1802-1883) and Elizabeth (Faught) Bailey; married, August 12, 1894, to Georgiana Coffing (1886-1952).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George M. Wertz (1856-1928) — of Cambria County, Pa. Born in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., July 19, 1856. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 35th District, 1909-12; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 20th District, 1923-25. Died in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., November 19, 1928 (age 72 years, 123 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Louisa Glitsch (1860-1929).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Howard William Stull (1876-1949) — also known as Howard W. Stull — of Colville, Stevens County, Wash.; Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Born near Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., April 11, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 20th District, 1932-33. Died in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., April 22, 1949 (age 73 years, 11 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Rebecca Jane McGahan (1878-1941).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lucian Dallas Woodruff (1845-1911) — also known as Lucian D. Woodruff — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Born in Landisburg, Perry County, Pa., January 8, 1845. Democrat. Printer; newspaper editor; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1879-82; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1884; candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 20th District, 1892; postmaster at Johnstown, Pa., 1895-99; mayor of Johnstown, Pa., 1899-1902; candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1904. Died, from stomach cancer and liver cancer, in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., January 27, 1911 (age 66 years, 19 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elizabeth (Harper) Woodruff (1824-1875) and Henry Durant Woodruff (1825-1890); married, December 26, 1865, to Mary Margaret Wilson 'Maggie' Lynch (1847-1888); married, January 24, 1894, to Maria A. Dick; second cousin once removed of Rush Green Leaming; second cousin thrice removed of James Doolittle Wooster; second cousin four times removed of Andrew Adams (1736-1797); third cousin once removed of Harrison Blodget; third cousin thrice removed of Philip Frisbee; fourth cousin of Walter Harrison Blodget.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Wildman family of Danbury, Connecticut; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    George Washington Wagoner George Washington Wagoner (1856-1919) — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., February 22, 1856. Democrat. Printer; physician; one of the organizers, and director, of the Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1884; mayor of Johnstown, Pa., 1896-99. Member, American Medical Association; Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Knights of Pythias. Died in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., April 26, 1919 (age 63 years, 63 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: George Washington
      Relatives: Son of Rev. George Wagoner (1826-1889; perished in Johnstown flood) and Mary L. (Henrie) Wagoner (1829-1889; perished in Johnstown flood).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: History of Cambria County (1907)
      William Horace Rose (1838-1913) — also known as W. Horace Rose — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Born in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., November 17, 1838. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; burgess of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 1869; mayor of Johnstown, Pa., 1890-93. Died in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., December 19, 1913 (age 75 years, 32 days). Entombed at Grandview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Allen Rose (1793-1851) and Elizabeth (Fream) Rose (1803-1851); married to Margaret Ann Ramsey (1840-1921).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Alexander Wilson (1851-1915) — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Born in Indiana County, Pa., October 1, 1851. Republican. Coal dealer; mayor of Johnstown, Pa., 1908-11. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Died, from cancer, in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., August 30, 1915 (age 63 years, 333 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Wilson (1824-1881) and Mary A. Wilson (1829-1892).
      John Pendry (1848-1928) — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Born in Wales, 1848. Republican. Undertaker; mayor of Johnstown, Pa., 1902-05. Welsh ancestry. Died in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., December 23, 1928 (age about 80 years). Interment at Grandview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Mary Danges (1856-1919).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jacob Leonard Replogle (1876-1948) — also known as J. Leonard Replogle — of Westmont, Cambria County, Pa.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Fla. Born in New Enterprise, Bedford County, Pa., May 6, 1876. Republican. Steel manufacturer; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1920; delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1928 (alternate), 1932, 1936 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1940 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business; member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1944; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1932; member of Republican National Committee from Florida, 1940. Died, from complications of influenza, in the Savoy-Plaza Hotel, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 25, 1948 (age 72 years, 203 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rinehart Zook Replogle (1846-1917) and Mary Ann (Furry) Replogle (1849-1927); married, January 10, 1905, to Blanche Kenley McMillen (1882-1948); second cousin of Luther Irvin Replogle (1902-1981); third cousin of Henry Earl Replogle and Howard B. Replogle.
      Political family: Replogle family of Pennsylvania.
      The J. Leonard Replogle High School (built 1918, closed 1963, demolished 1972), in South Woodbury TWP, Pennsylvania, was named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Young (1867-1956) — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Born in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., 1867. Democrat. Druggist; mayor of Johnstown, Pa., 1905-08. Died in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., March 23, 1956 (age about 88 years). Interment at Grandview Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Tillman Kulp Saylor (1873-1938) — also known as Tillman K. Saylor — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Born in Somerset County, Pa., October 30, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924. Died, from coronary sclerosis and myocarditis, in Lee Homeopathic Hospital, Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., October 25, 1938 (age 64 years, 360 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John S. Saylor (1850-1923) and Catherine Matilda (Trexel) Saylor (1855-1930); married to Minerva Jane Phillips (1874-1961); father of John Phillips Saylor (1908-1973).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Walter Rukenbrod Suppes (d. 1964) — also known as Walter R. Suppes — of Southmont, Cambria County, Pa. Born in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944. Presbyterian; later Christian Scientist. Swiss ancestry. Died in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., 1964. Interment at Grandview Cemetery.


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