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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Northampton County

Index to Locations

  • Bangor St. John's Cemetery
  • Bethlehem Unknown location
  • Bethlehem Holy Saviour Cemetery
  • Bethlehem Nisky Hill Cemetery
  • Easton Unknown location
  • Easton Easton Cemetery
  • Easton Gethsemane Cemetery
  • Easton St. Bernard Cemetery
  • Easton St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery
  • Easton Seventh Street Cemetery
  • Nazareth Moravian Cemetery
  • Weaversville East Allen Presbyterian Churchyard


    St. John's Cemetery
    Bangor, Northampton County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Everett Kent (1888-1963) — of Bangor, Northampton County, Pa. Born in East Bangor, Northampton County, Pa., November 15, 1888. Democrat. Machinist; newspaper reporter; school teacher and principal; coal salesman; lawyer; Northampton County Solicitor, 1920; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 30th District, 1923-25, 1927-29; defeated, 1924; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956. Died October 13, 1963 (age 74 years, 332 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, November 22, 1911, to Daisy Allen Speer.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Unknown Location
    Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      James Cullen Ganey (1899-1972) — also known as J. Cullen Ganey — of Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pa. Born in Phillipsburg, Warren County, N.J., April 22, 1899. Democrat. Lawyer; chair of Northampton County Democratic Party, 1937; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1937-40; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1940-61; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, 1961-66; took senior status 1966; senior judge, 1966-72. Member, American Bar Association. Died February 7, 1972 (age 72 years, 291 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Ganey and Catherine (Cullen) Ganey; married, November 19, 1933, to Evelyn Gorman.
      See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Holy Saviour Cemetery
    Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph J. Yosko (1903-1958) — of Northampton County, Pa. Born in 1903. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 18th District, 1949-58; died in office 1958. Died September 19, 1958 (age about 55 years). Interment at Holy Saviour Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Nisky Hill Cemetery
    Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      William Radford Coyle (1878-1962) — also known as William R. Coyle — of Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pa. Born in Washington, D.C., July 10, 1878. Republican. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 30th District, 1925-27, 1929-33; defeated, 1926; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1936 (alternate), 1944, 1960 (alternate). Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pa., January 30, 1962 (age 83 years, 204 days). Interment at Nisky Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Randolph Coyle and Mary (Radford) Coyle; married, December 21, 1904, to Jane Weston Dodson.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Unknown Location
    Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      David Paul Berenberg (1890-1974) — also known as David P. Berenberg; David Paul — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pa. Born March 17, 1890. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly, 1918 (Kings County 2nd District), 1923 (Kings County 10th District); candidate for New York state senate 7th District, 1920; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1922. Columnist for "The Socialist Call" newspaper in 1935, under the pseudonym "David Paul". Died March 7, 1974 (age 83 years, 355 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Married to Rose Zwickel.


    Easton Cemetery
    401 N. Seventh St.
    Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania
    Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1990
    Politicians buried here:
      George Taylor (1716-1781) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Ireland, 1716. Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1776; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776. Presbyterian. Died in 1781 (age about 65 years). Original interment at St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery; reinterment at Easton Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      James Madison Porter (1793-1862) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Norristown, Montgomery County, Pa., January 6, 1793. Colonel in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; law professor; U.S. Secretary of War, 1843-44; member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1849. Presbyterian. Founder, in 1826, of Lafayette College, Easton, Pa. Died in Easton, Northampton County, Pa., November 11, 1862 (age 69 years, 309 days). Interment at Easton Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: James Madison
      Relatives: Son of Andrew Porter (1743-1813) and Elizabeth (Parker) Porter (1750-1821); brother of David Rittenhouse Porter and George Bryan Porter; married to Eliza Michler (1803-1866); uncle of Horace Porter (1837-1921); great-granduncle of Robert Todd Lincoln and Martha Dee Todd.
      Political family: Lincoln-Lee family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Richard Brodhead (1811-1863) — of Easton, Northampton County, Pa. Born in Lehman Township, Pike County, Pa., January 5, 1811. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1840; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 10th District, 1843-49; U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1851-57; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1860. Died in Easton, Northampton County, Pa., September 16, 1863 (age 52 years, 254 days). Interment at Easton Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Richard Brodhead and Jane (Drake) Brodhead; married to Mary Bradford (niece of Jefferson Finis Davis); father of Jefferson Davis Brodhead; uncle of Albert Gallatin Brodhead, Jr. (1815-1891).
      Political family: Brodhead-Taylor family of Easton, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Andrew Horatio Reeder (1807-1864) — also known as Andrew H. Reeder — of Easton, Northampton County, Pa. Born in Easton, Northampton County, Pa., July 12, 1807. Republican. Governor of Kansas Territory, 1854-55, 1855; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1860. Died in Easton, Northampton County, Pa., July 5, 1864 (age 56 years, 359 days). Interment at Easton Cemetery.
      Conrad Meyer Zulick (1839-1926) — also known as C. Meyer Zulick — of Arizona. Born in Easton, Northampton County, Pa., June 3, 1839. Democrat. Lawyer; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1880 (member, Resolutions Committee); Governor of Arizona Territory, 1885-89; member Arizona territorial council, 1890. Died in Asbury Park, Monmouth County, N.J., March 1, 1926 (age 86 years, 271 days). Interment at Easton Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Mutchler (1831-1893) — of Easton, Northampton County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania, 1831. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1875-77, 1881-85, 1889-93 (10th District 1875-77, 1881-85, 8th District 1889-93); died in office 1893; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1876, 1888 (member, Resolutions Committee). Died June 23, 1893 (age about 61 years). Interment at Easton Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Howard Mutchler (1859-1916).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Philip Johnson (1818-1867) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Polkville, Warren County, N.J., January 17, 1818. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1853; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1861-67 (13th District 1861-63, 11th District 1863-67); died in office 1867; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1864. Died in Washington, D.C., January 29, 1867 (age 49 years, 12 days). Interment at Easton Cemetery; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas McKeen Chidsey (1884-1958) — of Easton, Northampton County, Pa. Born in Easton, Northampton County, Pa., January 26, 1884. Republican. Lawyer; Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1947-50; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1948; justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1950-58; died in office 1958. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Delta Phi; Phi Kappa Psi. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 19, 1958 (age 74 years, 83 days). Interment at Easton Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Andrew Dwight Chidsey (1848-1926) and Emily Stewart (McKeen) Chidsey (1855-1893); married to Ellen Lea (1890-1985); half-nephew of Charles Francis Chidsey; first cousin once removed of Samuel Russell Chidsey; third cousin thrice removed of Ira Yale and Joseph Chidsey; fourth cousin once removed of Charles Taylor Sherman, William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-1891), Lampson Parker Sherman, David Munson Osborne, John Sherman and Ernest Harvey Woodford.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Sherman family of Connecticut; Ewing family of Yonkers and New York City, New York; Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York; Cameron family of Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      David Douglas Wagener (1792-1860) — also known as David D. Wagener — of Easton, Northampton County, Pa. Born in Easton, Northampton County, Pa., October 11, 1792. Democrat. Merchant; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 7th District, 1833-41; banker. Died in Easton, Northampton County, Pa., October 1, 1860 (age 67 years, 356 days). Interment at Easton Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Fitz Randolph (1791-1872) — also known as James F. Randolph — of New Brunswick, Middlesex County, N.J. Born in Middlesex County, N.J., June 26, 1791. Newspaper editor; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Middlesex County, 1823-24; U.S. Representative from New Jersey at-large, 1827-33; bank president. Died in Easton, Northampton County, Pa., January 25, 1872 (age 80 years, 213 days). Interment at Easton Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Theodore Fitz Randolph (1826-1883).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Joseph Fitz Randolph (1803-1873) — of New Jersey. Born in New York, March 14, 1803. U.S. Representative from New Jersey at-large, 1837-43. Died March 20, 1873 (age 70 years, 6 days). Interment at Easton Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Howard Mutchler (1859-1916) — of Easton, Northampton County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania, 1859. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 8th District, 1893-95, 1901-03; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1896, 1904; candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1908. Died in 1916 (age about 57 years). Interment at Easton Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Mutchler (1831-1893).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    William S. Kirkpatrick William Sebring Kirkpatrick (1844-1932) — also known as William S. Kirkpatrick — of Easton, Northampton County, Pa. Born in Easton, Northampton County, Pa., April 21, 1844. Republican. Lawyer; district judge in Pennsylvania 5th District, 1874-75; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1884; Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1887-91; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 8th District, 1897-99; acting president, Lafayette College, 1902-03. Died November 3, 1932 (age 88 years, 196 days). Interment at Easton Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Newton Kirkpatrick and Susan (Sebring) Kirkpatrick; married, March 20, 1873, to Elizabeth H. Jones; father of William Huntington Kirkpatrick (1885-1970).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
      Samuel Sitgreaves (1764-1827) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania, 1764. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 4th District, 1795-98. Died in 1827 (age about 63 years). Interment at Easton Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Peter Ihrie, Jr. (1796-1871) — of Easton, Northampton County, Pa. Born in Easton, Northampton County, Pa., February 3, 1796. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1826-27; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 8th District, 1829-33. German ancestry. Died in Easton, Northampton County, Pa., March 29, 1871 (age 75 years, 54 days). Interment at Easton Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Peter Ihrie (1765-1833) and Elizabeth (Kichlein) Ihrie (1774-1827); married, February 3, 1822, to Camilla A. Ross (1801-1841; daughter of John Ross (1770-1834)).
      Political family: Ross family of Easton, Pennsylvania.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Henry Joseph Steele (1860-1933) — also known as Henry J. Steele — of Easton, Northampton County, Pa. Born in Easton, Northampton County, Pa., May 10, 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 26th District, 1915-21. Died in 1933 (age about 73 years). Interment at Easton Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Jefferson Davis Brodhead (1859-1920) — also known as J. Davis Brodhead; Joseph Davis Brodhead — of South Bethlehem (now part of Bethlehem), Northampton County, Pa. Born in Easton, Northampton County, Pa., January 12, 1859. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1892, 1904 (alternate); U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 26th District, 1907-09; state court judge in Pennsylvania, 1914. Catholic. Died in Washington, D.C., April 23, 1920 (age 61 years, 102 days). Interment at Easton Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Jefferson Davis
      Relatives: Son of Richard Brodhead and Mary (Bradford) Brodhead; married 1883 to Cecilia Harvier; grandnephew of Jefferson Finis Davis (1808-1889).
      Political families: Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Pendleton-Lee family; Davis-Howell-Morgan-Agnew family of New Orleans and Shreveport, Louisiana; Brodhead-Taylor family of Easton, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Francis Chidsey (1843-1933) — also known as Charles F. Chidsey — of Easton, Northampton County, Pa. Born in Easton, Northampton County, Pa., December 25, 1843. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Easton, Pa., 1884; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1884. Died in Easton, Northampton County, Pa., January 11, 1933 (age 89 years, 17 days). Interment at Easton Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Russell Smith Chidsey (1802-1865) and Eliza (Woodin) Chidsey (1804-1846); married to Kate Williams (1844-1891) and Carrie May Arndt (1870-1956); half-uncle of Thomas McKeen Chidsey; first cousin of Samuel Russell Chidsey; third cousin twice removed of Joseph Chidsey; fourth cousin of Ernest Harvey Woodford; fourth cousin once removed of Willis Case Chidsey (1868-1957).
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Gethsemane Cemetery
    Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Kathryn Elizabeth Granahan (1894-1979) — also known as Kathryn E. Granahan; Kathryn Elizabeth O'Hay; Kathryn O'Hay McNally — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Easton, Northampton County, Pa., December 7, 1894. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1956-63; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1960; Treasurer of the United States, 1963-66. Female. Died in Norristown, Montgomery County, Pa., July 10, 1979 (age 84 years, 215 days). Interment at Gethsemane Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of James B. O'Hay and Julia (Reilly) O'Hay; married, November 20, 1943, to William Thomas Granahan (1895-1956).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier


    St. Bernard Cemetery
    Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      William Thomas Granahan (1895-1956) — also known as William T. Granahan — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., July 26, 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Pennsylvania Democratic State Committee, 1938-42; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1945-47, 1949-56; defeated, 1946; died in office 1956. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Catholic War Veterans; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died in Darby, Delaware County, Pa., May 25, 1956 (age 60 years, 304 days). Interment at St. Bernard Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, November 20, 1943, to Kathryn O'Hay McNally (1894-1979).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier


    St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery
    Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      George Taylor (1716-1781) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Ireland, 1716. Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1776; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776. Presbyterian. Died in 1781 (age about 65 years). Original interment at St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery; reinterment at Easton Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    Seventh Street Cemetery
    Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Sitgreaves (1803-1878) — of Phillipsburg, Warren County, N.J. Born in Easton, Northampton County, Pa., April 22, 1803. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Warren County, 1831, 1833; member of New Jersey state senate from Warren County, 1852-54; mayor of Phillipsburg, N.J., 1861-62; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 3rd District, 1865-69. Died in Phillipsburg, Warren County, N.J., March 17, 1878 (age 74 years, 329 days). Interment at Seventh Street Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Moravian Cemetery
    Nazareth, Northampton County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Gustav Adolphus Schneebeli (1853-1923) — also known as Gustav A. Schneebeli — of Nazareth, Northampton County, Pa. Born in Germany, 1853. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 26th District, 1905-07. Died in 1923 (age about 70 years). Interment at Moravian Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Gustavus Adolphus
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    East Allen Presbyterian Churchyard
    Weaversville, Northampton County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Robert Brown (1744-1823) — of Weaversville, Northampton County, Pa. Born in Weaversville, Northampton County, Pa., December 27, 1744. Democrat. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1783-87; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1798-1815 (4th District 1798-1803, 2nd District 1803-13, 6th District 1813-15). Died near Weaversville, Northampton County, Pa., February 26, 1823 (age 78 years, 61 days). Interment at East Allen Presbyterian Churchyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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