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Lycoming County
Pennsylvania

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Lycoming County

Index to Locations

  • Halls Station Hall's Burying Ground
  • Hughesville Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  • Jersey Shore Jersey Shore Cemetery
  • Montoursville Montoursville Cemetery
  • Montoursville Twin Hills Cemetery
  • Muncy Muncy Cemetery
  • Williamsport Wildwood Cemetery
  • Williamsport Williamsport Cemetery


    Hall's Burying Ground
    Halls Station, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Norman Hall (1829-1917) — of Sharon, Mercer County, Pa. Born near Halls Station, Lycoming County, Pa., November 17, 1829. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 26th District, 1887-89. Died in Sharon, Mercer County, Pa., September 29, 1917 (age 87 years, 316 days). Interment at Hall's Burying Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Pleasant Hill Cemetery
    Hughesville, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Wesley Sones (1859-1944) — also known as Charles W. Sones — of Lycoming County, Pa. Born near Hughesville, Lycoming County, Pa., June 10, 1859. Democrat. Lumber business; member of Pennsylvania state senate 24th District, 1911-30, 1933-38. Member, Odd Fellows; Freemasons. Died December 16, 1944 (age 85 years, 189 days). Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.


    Jersey Shore Cemetery
    Jersey Shore, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Memorial Hamilton (1840-1875) — of Marianna, Jackson County, Fla.; Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla.; Key West, Monroe County, Fla. Born in Pine Creek Township, Clinton County, Pa., November 1, 1840. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Florida, 1868-71 (at-large 1868-69, 6th District 1869-71); postmaster at Jacksonville, Fla., 1871-72; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1873. Died in Pine Creek Township, Clinton County, Pa., October 22, 1875 (age 34 years, 355 days). Interment at Jersey Shore Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Isaac Smith (1761-1834) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania, 1761. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1800; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 10th District, 1813-15. Died in 1834 (age about 73 years). Interment at Jersey Shore Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Montoursville Cemetery
    Montoursville, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Paul A. Rothfuss (c.1894-1975) — of Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pa. Born about 1894. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940. Died August 13, 1975 (age about 81 years). Cremated; ashes interred at Montoursville Cemetery.


    Twin Hills Cemetery
    Montoursville, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Alvin Ray Bush (1893-1959) — also known as Alvin Bush — of Muncy, Lycoming County, Pa. Born in Boggs Township, Clearfield County, Pa., June 4, 1893. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; automobile repair business; owner of a bus line; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1951-59 (15th District 1951-53, 17th District 1953-59); died in office 1959. Died in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pa., November 5, 1959 (age 66 years, 154 days). Interment at Twin Hills Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Muncy Cemetery
    Muncy, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      William Cox Ellis (1787-1871) — of Muncy, Lycoming County, Pa. Born in Fort Muncy (now Muncy), Lycoming County, Pa., May 5, 1787. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1821-25 (10th District 1821-23, 9th District 1823-25); member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1820. Died in Muncy, Lycoming County, Pa., December 13, 1871 (age 84 years, 222 days). Interment at Muncy Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Wildwood Cemetery
    Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Edgar Raymond Kiess (1875-1930) — also known as Edgar R. Kiess — of Hughesville, Lycoming County, Pa.; Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pa. Born in Warrensville, Lycoming County, Pa., August 26, 1875. Republican. Insurance business; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Lycoming County, 1905-09; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1913-30 (15th District 1913-23, 16th District 1923-30); died in office 1930. Member, Union League. Died July 20, 1930 (age 54 years, 328 days). Interment at Wildwood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Herman Theodore Schneebeli (1907-1982) — also known as Herman T. Schneebeli — of Pennsylvania. Born in Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa., July 7, 1907. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 17th District, 1960-77. Episcopalian. Member, Kiwanis; Elks; American Legion. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 6, 1982 (age 74 years, 303 days). Interment at Wildwood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Henry Clay McCormick (1844-1902) — also known as Henry C. McCormick — of Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pa. Born in Washington Township, Lycoming County, Pa., June 30, 1844. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 16th District, 1887-91; Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1895-99. Died May 26, 1902 (age 57 years, 330 days). Interment at Wildwood Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Henry Clay
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Gamble (1809-1883) — of Jersey Shore, Lycoming County, Pa. Born in Jersey Shore, Lycoming County, Pa., January 28, 1809. Democrat. Lawyer; Lycoming County Treasurer, 1834-36; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1841-42; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1851-55 (13th District 1851-53, 15th District 1853-55); Clearfield County President Judge, 1859-60; Lycoming County Common Pleas Judge, 1868-78. Died in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pa., February 22, 1883 (age 74 years, 25 days). Interment at Wildwood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Elias Deemer (1838-1918) — of Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pa. Born near Durham, Bucks County, Pa., January 3, 1838. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1901-07 (16th District 1901-03, 15th District 1903-07); alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1904. Died in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pa., March 29, 1918 (age 80 years, 85 days). Interment at Wildwood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Henry Cochran (1845-1911) — also known as J. Henry Cochran — of Lycoming County, Pa. Born in St. Stephen, New Brunswick, January 14, 1845. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 24th District, 1895-1910; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1896, 1904. Died in Middlesex County, Va., December 6, 1911 (age 66 years, 326 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Wildwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Cochran (1812-1879) and Mary Cochran (1816-1879); married to Avis Anne Rouse (1854-1935).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Williamsport Cemetery
    Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      William Fisher Packer (1807-1870) — also known as William F. Packer — of Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pa. Born in Howard, Centre County, Pa., April 2, 1807. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1835; Pennsylvania state auditor general, 1842-45; Speaker of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1847-48; member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1850-52 (12th District 1850, 14th District 1851-52); president, Susquehanna Railroad, 1852-54; Governor of Pennsylvania, 1858-61. Died in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pa., September 27, 1870 (age 63 years, 178 days). Interment at Williamsport Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Packer (1773-1814) and Charity (Bye) Packer (1780-1839); married, December 24, 1828, to Mary Wycoff Vanderbelt (1812-1894); first cousin thrice removed of James Sansome Lakin (1864-1935); first cousin four times removed of James Offutt Lakin.
      Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Pendleton-Lee family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Biles Anthony (1795-1851) — also known as Joseph B. Anthony — of Pennsylvania. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., June 19, 1795. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state senate 13th District, 1830-31; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 16th District, 1833-37; district judge in Pennsylvania, 1844-51; died in office 1851. Died in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pa., January 10, 1851 (age 55 years, 205 days). Interment at Williamsport Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Armstrong (1794-1867) — Born in Milton, Northumberland County, Pa., February 15, 1794. Justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1857. Died in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pa., August 13, 1867 (age 73 years, 179 days). Interment at Williamsport Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Armstrong and Rachel (Perry) Armstrong; married to Sarah Hepburn (1801-1829); father of William Hepburn Armstrong (1824-1919).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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