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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Philadelphia County

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  • Private or family graveyards
  • Philadelphia Unknown location
  • Philadelphia Adath Jeshurun Cemetery
  • Philadelphia Arch Street Presbyterian Church Cemetery
  • Philadelphia Baptist Burial Ground on Second Street
  • Philadelphia Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul
  • Philadelphia Cedar Hill Cemetery
  • Philadelphia Chelton Hills Cemetery
  • Philadelphia Christ Church Burial Ground
  • Philadelphia Eden Cemetery
  • Philadelphia Emanuel Protestant Episcopal Cemetery
  • Philadelphia First Baptist Churchyard
  • Philadelphia First Presbyterian Church
  • Philadelphia First Presbyterian Church Cemetery
  • Philadelphia Free Quaker Burial Ground
  • Philadelphia Friends Fair Hill Burying Ground
  • Philadelphia Friends Western Burial Ground
  • Philadelphia Friends' Arch Street Burial Ground
  • Philadelphia Glenwood Cemetery
  • Philadelphia Gloria Dei Church Burial Ground
  • Philadelphia Independence National Historical Park
  • Philadelphia Ivy Hill Cemetery
  • Philadelphia Ivy Hill Mausoleum
  • Philadelphia Laurel Hill Cemetery
  • Philadelphia Logan Graveyard in Stenton Park
  • Philadelphia Monument Cemetery (now gone)
  • Philadelphia Mt. Peace Cemetery
  • Philadelphia Mt. Vernon Cemetery
  • Philadelphia Municipal Service Building Plaza
  • Philadelphia New Cathedral Cemetery
  • Philadelphia New Market Street Baptist Church Graveyard
  • Philadelphia North Cedar Hill Cemetery
  • Philadelphia Old Cathedral Cemetery
  • Philadelphia Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church Cemetery
  • Philadelphia Old St. Peter's Church Cemetery
  • Philadelphia Philadelphia City Hall Grounds
  • Philadelphia Presbyterian Churchyard
  • Philadelphia St. Dominic's Cemetery
  • Philadelphia St. James the Less Church Cemetery
  • Philadelphia St. John's Churchyard
  • Philadelphia St. John's Lutheran Churchyard
  • Philadelphia St. Mary's Churchyard
  • Philadelphia St. Mary's Roman Catholic Churchyard
  • Philadelphia St. Paul's Cemetery
  • Philadelphia St. Paul's Protestant Episcopal Cemetery
  • Philadelphia St. Peter's Churchyard
  • Philadelphia St. Peter's Episcopal Church Cemetery
  • Philadelphia St. Peter's Protestant Episcopal Churchyard
  • Philadelphia Second Presbyterian Church Graveyard
  • Philadelphia Union Sixth Street Cemetery (now gone)
  • Philadelphia William Penn Cemetery
  • Philadelphia Woodlands Cemetery
  • Frankford, Philadelphia Frankford Cemetery
  • Frankford, Philadelphia Mt. Sinai Cemetery
  • Roxborough, Philadelphia St. Mary's Episcopal Church
  • West Philadelphia, Philadelphia Mt. Moriah Cemetery


    Private or family graveyards
    Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Leonard Myers (1827-1905) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Attleborough (now Langhorne), Bucks County, Pa., November 13, 1827. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1863-69, 1869-75; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1896. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 11, 1905 (age 77 years, 90 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Son of Arnold Myers (1789-1859) and Fleurette (Gottschalk) Myers (1792-1850); married 1852 to Esther de Benneville 'Hettie' Keim (1827-1889); father of Fleurette de Benneville Myers (1861-1916; who married John Cromwell Bell); grandfather of John Cromwell Bell, Jr. (1892-1974).
      Political family: Bell-Myers family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edward de Veaux Morrell (1862-1917) — of Torresdale, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Newport, Newport County, R.I., August 7, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 5th District, 1900-07. Died in 1917 (age about 54 years). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Married 1889 to Louise Bouvier Drexel.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Unknown Locations
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Nicholas Eveleigh (c.1748-1791) — of South Carolina. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., about 1748. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1781; Delegate to Continental Congress from South Carolina, 1781-82. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 16, 1791 (age about 43 years). Interment somewhere.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Lewis Balcom (1819-1900) — also known as George L. Balcom — of Cavendish, Windsor County, Vt.; Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Sudbury, Middlesex County, Mass., October 9, 1819. Republican. Member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1855-57; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1883-84; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1884; member of New Hampshire state senate 7th District, 1889-90. Episcopalian. Died in Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H., May 13, 1900 (age 80 years, 216 days). Interment somewhere.
      William E. Wallace (d. 1998) — U.S. Vice Consul in Vladivostok, as of 1943; Moscow, as of 1944; Shanghai, as of 1946; Chungking, as of 1947; Addis Ababa, as of 1948. Captured by the Japanese during World War II; released in a diplomatic prisoner exchange; survived two assassination attempts in Russia; his Russian wife was taken prisoner by the Soviets. Died in 1998. Interment somewhere.


    Adath Jeshurun Cemetery
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Arnold Katz (c.1857-1927) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Bodenhausen, Hesse, Germany, about 1857. Shipping agent; notary public; Honorary Vice-Consul for Austria-Hungary in Philadelphia, Pa., 1891-99; Vice-Consul for Netherlands in Philadelphia, Pa., 1894-1917. Jewish. Died, from myocardial degeneration, in Jewish Hospital, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 9, 1927 (age about 70 years). Interment at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.
      Albert M. Greenfield (1887-1967) — also known as Avrum Moishe Grunfeld — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Ukraine, August 4, 1887. Business executive; financier; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1948 (speaker), 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964; Democratic candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1956. Jewish. Member, American Arbitration Association; Freemasons. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 5, 1967 (age 79 years, 154 days). Interment at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Arch Street Presbyterian Church Cemetery
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Reed (1741-1785) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., August 27, 1741. Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1777; chief justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1777. Died March 5, 1785 (age 43 years, 190 days). Interment at Arch Street Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Sarah Reed (who married Charles Pettit (1736-1806)).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Bryan (1731-1791) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Dublin, Ireland, 1731. Merchant; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1776; member of Pennsylvania State Council, 1776-79; justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1780-91; died in office 1791. Died January 27, 1791 (age about 59 years). Interment at Arch Street Presbyterian Church Cemetery.


    Baptist Burial Ground on Second Street
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Nathan Bryan (1748-1798) — of Jones County, N.C. Born in Craven County (part now in Jones County), N.C., 1748. Member of North Carolina state senate from Jones County, 1781-83; member of North Carolina house of commons, 1787, 1791-94; U.S. Representative from North Carolina, 1795-98 (at-large 1795-97, 10th District 1797-98); died in office 1798. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., June 4, 1798 (age about 49 years). Original interment at Baptist Burial Ground on Second Street; reinterment to unknown location; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul
    1723 Race Street
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Dennis Joseph Dougherty (1865-1951) — also known as Dennis Dougherty; "The Great Builder" — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Ashland, Schuylkill County, Pa., August 16, 1865. Catholic priest; bishop of Buffalo, N.Y., 1916-18; archbishop of Philadelphia, Pa., 1918-51; cardinal, 1921-51; offered prayer, Republican National Convention, 1940, 1948; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1948. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died, from a stroke, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 31, 1951 (age 85 years, 288 days). Entombed at Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul.
      Relatives: Son of Patrick Dougherty and Bridget (Henry) Dougherty; uncle of Joseph Carroll McCormick (1907-1996).
      Cardinal Dougherty High School (opened 1956, closed 2010), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Anthony Joseph Bevilacqua (1923-2012) — also known as Anthony Bevilacqua — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Wynnewood, Montgomery County, Pa. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., June 17, 1923. Republican. Catholic priest; bishop of Pittsburgh, 1983-88; archbishop of Philadelphia, 1988-2003; cardinal from 1991; offered prayer, Republican National Convention, 2000 ; accused in 2003-04 of protecting priests who were suspected of sexually abusing children; later, it was found that he had ordered a subordinate to destroy a list of 35 abusive priests, and that he had punished a priest who had raised concerns about possible abuse. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Died in Wynnewood, Montgomery County, Pa., January 31, 2012 (age 88 years, 228 days). Entombed at Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul.
      Relatives: Son of Luigi Bevilacqua and Maria (Codella) Bevilacqua.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Patrick John Ryan (1831-1911) — also known as P. J. Ryan — of St. Louis, Mo.; Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Thurles, County Tipperary, Ireland, February 20, 1831. Republican. Catholic priest; archbishop of Philadelphia, 1884-1911; offered prayer, Republican National Convention, 1900. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 11, 1911 (age 79 years, 356 days). Entombed at Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul.
      Relatives: Son of Jeremiah Ryan and Mary Ryan.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Cedar Hill Cemetery
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      William Walker Foulkrod (1846-1910) — also known as William W. Foulkrod — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Frankford, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 22, 1846. Republican. Wholesale dry goods business; hosiery manufacturer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 5th District, 1907-10; died in office 1910. Died in Frankford, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 13, 1910 (age 63 years, 356 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Paul Verree (1817-1889) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania, 1817. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1859-63. Died in 1889 (age about 72 years). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Chelton Hills Cemetery
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Fred Christian Gartner (1896-1972) — also known as Fred C. Gartner — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 14, 1896. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1933-34; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 5th District, 1939-41; defeated, 1940 (5th District), 1958 (6th District); alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1960. Died in Somers Point, Atlantic County, N.J., September 1, 1972 (age 76 years, 171 days). Interment at Chelton Hills Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Christ Church Burial Ground
    302 Arch Street
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Founded 1719
    Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1971
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Powel (1738-1793) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 28, 1738. Mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1775-76, 1789-90; member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1790-93. Member, American Philosophical Society. Died, from yellow fever, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 29, 1793 (age 54 years, 336 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Powel (1704-1759) and Mary (Morris) Powel (1713-1759); married, August 7, 1769, to Elizabeth Willing (daughter of Charles Willing; sister of Thomas Willing (1731-1821)); grandson of Anthony Morris (1682?-1763); great-grandson of Anthony Morris (1654-1721).
      Political families: Shippen-Middleton family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Morris-Willing family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Matthew Clarkson (1733-1800) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April, 1733. Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1785; mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1792-96. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 5, 1800 (age 67 years, 0 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Cornelia (DePeyster) Clarkson (1695-1753) and Matthew Clarkson (1699-1739); married, June 13, 1753, to Mary Boude (1735-1794); nephew of Johannes DePeyster; grandson of Johannes de Peyster; grandnephew of Abraham de Peyster; first cousin once removed of Matthew Clarkson (1758-1825) and Philip DePeyster; first cousin five times removed of Peter Augustus Jay; second cousin once removed of Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer, Philip Peter Livingston (1740-1810) and James Livingston; second cousin twice removed of Robert R. Livingston, Edward Livingston, Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847), Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer, Philip Jeremiah Schuyler, Maturin Livingston, Peter Gansevoort and Charles Ludlow Livingston; second cousin thrice removed of Philip Schuyler, James Alexander Hamilton, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Gerrit Smith and Elizabeth Cady Stanton; second cousin four times removed of John Jacob Astor III, Nicholas Fish, Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936), John Kean, Cortlandt Schuyler Van Rensselaer and Hamilton Fish Kean; second cousin five times removed of William Waldorf Astor, Robert Ray Hamilton, Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991), Robert Reginald Livingston and Robert Winthrop Kean.
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Inskeep (1757-1834) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born January 29, 1757. Mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1800-01, 1805-06; president, Insurance Company of North America, 1806-31. Died December 18, 1834 (age 77 years, 323 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) — also known as "Silence Dogood"; "Anthony Afterwit"; "Poor Richard"; "Alice Addertongue"; "Polly Baker"; "Harry Meanwell"; "Timothy Turnstone"; "Martha Careful"; "Benevolus"; "Caelia Shortface" — of Pennsylvania. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 17, 1706. Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1775; U.S. Postmaster General, 1775-76; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1776; U.S. Minister to France, 1778-85; Sweden, 1782-83; President of Pennsylvania, 1785-88; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787. Deist. Member, Freemasons; American Philosophical Society; American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Famed for his experiments with electricity; invented bifocal glasses and the harmonica. Elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1900. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 17, 1790 (age 84 years, 90 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground; statue erected 1856 at Old City Hall Grounds, Boston, Mass.; statue at La Arcata Court, Santa Barbara, Calif.
      Relatives: Son of Josiah Franklin (1657-1745) and Abiah Lee (Folger) Franklin (1667-1752); married, September 1, 1730, to Deborah Read; father of Sarah 'Sally' Franklin (1743-1808; who married Richard Bache); uncle of Franklin Davenport; grandfather of Richard Bache, Jr. and Deborah Franklin Bache (1891-1863; who married William John Duane); great-grandfather of Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867; physicist), Mary Blechenden Bache (1808-1873; who married Robert John Walker) and Sophia Arabella Bache (1815-1904; who married William Wallace Irwin); second great-grandfather of Robert Walker Irwin; fifth great-grandfather of Daniel Baugh Brewster and Elise du Pont; first cousin four times removed of Charles James Folger, Benjamin Dexter Sprague and Wharton Barker (1846-1921); first cousin six times removed of Thomas Mott Osborne; first cousin seven times removed of Charles Devens Osborne and Lithgow Osborne; second cousin five times removed of George Hammond Parshall.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Bache-Dallas family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Franklin counties in Ala., Ark., Fla., Ga., Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kan., Ky., La., Maine, Mass., Miss., Mo., Neb., N.Y., N.C., Ohio, Pa., Tenn., Vt., Va. and Wash. are named for him.
      Mount Franklin, in the White Mountains, Coos County, New Hampshire, is named for him.
      Other politicians named for him: Benjamin F. ButlerBenjamin F. WadeBenjamin Franklin WallaceBenjamin Cromwell FranklinBenjamin Franklin PerryBenjamin Franklin RobinsonBenjamin F. RandolphBenjamin Franklin MasseyBenjamin F. RawlsBenjamin Franklin LeiterBenjamin Franklin ThomasBenjamin F. HallBenjamin F. AngelBenjamin Franklin RossBenjamin F. FlandersBenjamin F. BomarBenjamin F. MudgeBenjamin F. ButlerBenjamin F. LoanBenjamin F. SimpsonBenjamin Franklin TerryBenjamin Franklin JunkinBenjamin F. PartridgeB. F. LangworthyBenjamin F. HardingBenjamin MebaneB. F. WhittemoreBenjamin Franklin BradleyBenjamin Franklin ClaypoolBenjamin F. CoatesB. Franklin MartinBenjamin Franklin HoweyBenjamin F. MartinBenjamin Franklin RiceBenjamin F. RandolphBenjamin F. HopkinsBenjamin F. TracyBenjamin F. GradyBenjamin F. FarnhamBenjamin F. MeyersBenjamin Franklin WhiteBenjamin Franklin PrescottBenjamin F. JonasB. Franklin FisherBenjamin Franklin PottsBenjamin F. FunkBenjamin F. MarshFrank B. ArnoldBenjamin F. HeckertBenjamin F. BradleyBenjamin F. HowellBenjamin F. MahanBen Franklin CaldwellBenjamin Franklin TilleyBenjamin F. HackneyB. F. McMillanBenjamin F. ShivelyB. Frank HiresB. Frank MebaneB. Frank MurphyBenjamin F. StarrBenjamin Franklin Jones, Jr.Benjamin F. WeltyBenjamin F. JonesBenjamin Franklin BoleyBen Franklin LooneyBenjamin F. BledsoeBenjamin Franklin WilliamsBenjamin Franklin KelleyBenjamin Franklin ButlerBenjamin F. JamesFrank B. HeintzlemanBenjamin F. FeinbergB. Franklin BunnBen F. CameronBen F. BlackmonB. Frank WhelchelB. F. Merritt, Jr.Ben F. HornsbyBen Dillingham II
      Coins and currency: His portrait appears on the U.S. $100 bill, and formerly on the U.S. half dollar coin (1948-63).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — Early American Foreign Service Database
      Books by Benjamin Franklin: The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin — An Account of the Newly Invented Pennsylvanian Fire-Place (1744)
      Books about Benjamin Franklin: H. W. Brands, The First American: The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin — Edmund S. Morgan, Benjamin Franklin — Stacy Schiff, A Great Improvisation : Franklin, France, and the Birth of America — Gordon S. Wood, The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin — Walter Isaacson, Benjamin Franklin : An American Life — Carl Van Doren, Benjamin Franklin — Philip Dray, Stealing God's Thunder : Benjamin Franklin's Lightning Rod and the Invention of America
      Image source: Library of Congress
      George Ross (1730-1779) — of Pennsylvania. Born in New Castle, New Castle County, Del., May 10, 1730. Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1774; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; state court judge in Pennsylvania, 1779. Died July 14, 1779 (age 49 years, 65 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Brother of Gertrude Ross (who married George Read) and Elizabeth Ross (who married Edward Biddle (1738-1779)).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Read family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Hewes (1730-1779) — of North Carolina. Born in Princeton, Mercer County, N.J., January 23, 1730. Member of North Carolina state legislature, 1766-75, 1778-79; Delegate to Continental Congress from North Carolina, 1774-77, 1779; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776. Member, Freemasons. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 10, 1779 (age 49 years, 291 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Relative *** of Thomas Hewes (1874?-1957).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Francis Hopkinson (1737-1791) — of Bordentown, Burlington County, N.J. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 2, 1737. Delegate to Continental Congress from New Jersey, 1776; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; state court judge in Pennsylvania, 1779; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1787; federal judge, 1789. Designed the Stars and Stripes. Died May 9, 1791 (age 53 years, 219 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Married to the sister-in-law of Thomas McKean (1734-1817); father of Joseph Hopkinson.
      Political family: Hopkinson-McKean family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Wilson (1742-1798) — of Reading, Berks County, Pa.; Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pa.; Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Carskerdo, Fife, Scotland, September 14, 1742. Lawyer; Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1775; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1789-98; died in office 1798. Episcopalian. Died in Edenton, Chowan County, N.C., August 28, 1798 (age 55 years, 348 days). Original interment at a private or family graveyard, Chowan County, N.C.; reinterment in 1906 at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Married, November 5, 1771, to Rachel Bird (died 1786); married 1793 to Hannah Gray.
      The World War II Liberty ship SS James Wilson (built 1941, scrapped 1964) was named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — NNDB dossier
      Robert Morris (1734-1806) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Liverpool, England, January 31, 1734. Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1776; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1785; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1789-95. Episcopalian. English ancestry. Financier of the American Revolution, but went broke in the process. Imprisoned for debt from February 1798 to August 1801. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 8, 1806 (age 72 years, 97 days). Entombed at Christ Church Burial Ground; statue at Independence National Historical Park.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Morris (1711-1750) and Elizabeth (Murphet) Morris (1712-1778); married, March 2, 1769, to Mary White (1749-1827); father of Thomas Morris and Henrietta 'Hetty' Morris (1774-1816; who married James Markham Marshall (1764-1848)); great-grandfather of John Augustine Marshall.
      Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Morris Hall (dormitory, built 1926), at Harvard University Business School, Boston, Massachusetts, is named for him.
      Coins and currency: His portrait appeared on the U.S. $10 silver certificate in the 1870s and 1880s.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Robert Morris: Charles Rappleye, Robert Morris: Financier of the American Revolution
      Benjamin Rush (1746-1813) — also known as "Father of American Psychiatry" — of Pennsylvania. Born in Byberry Township (now part of Philadelphia), Philadelphia County, Pa., January 4, 1746. Physician; Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1776-77; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. Member, American Philosophical Society. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 19, 1813 (age 67 years, 105 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Married, January 2, 1776, to Julia Stockton (1759-1848; daughter of Richard Stockton); father of Richard Rush (1780-1859).
      Political family: Stockton family of Princeton, New Jersey (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Rush County, Ind. is named for him.
      Rush Street, in Chicago, Illinois, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Benjamin Rush: Alyn Brodsky, Benjamin Rush : Patriot and Physician — David Barton, Benjamin Rush — David Barton, Benjamin Rush: Signer of the Declaration of Independence
      Thomas Willing (1731-1821) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 19, 1731. Lawyer; merchant; city court justice, 1759; justice of the court of common pleas, 1761; mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1763-64; justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1767; Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1775; banker. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 19, 1821 (age 89 years, 31 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Anne (Shippen) Willing (1710-1791) and Charles Willing; brother of Elizabeth Willing (1743-1830; who married Samuel Powel); married 1763 to Anne McCall (1745-1781); nephew of Edward Shippen (1703-1781) and William Shippen; uncle of Charles Willing Byrd; granduncle of John Brown Francis; great-grandson of Edward Shippen (1639-1712); great-grandfather of Edward Overton, Jr. (1836-1903); second great-grandfather of James Rieman Macfarlane; second great-granduncle of Francis Fisher Kane; first cousin of Edward Shippen (1729-1806); first cousin twice removed of Edward Shippen (1823-1904); first cousin thrice removed of Bertha Shippen Irving.
      Political families: Shippen-Middleton family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Francis Beverley Biddle (1886-1968) — also known as Francis Biddle — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Washington, D.C. Born, in Paris, France, of American parents, May 9, 1886. Democrat. Lawyer; personal secretary to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1911-12; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, 1939-40; resigned 1940; U.S. Solicitor General, 1940-41; U.S. Attorney General, 1941-45; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944; delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1952. Member, Americans for Democratic Action; American Civil Liberties Union; Freemasons. Died, of a heart attack, in Wellfleet, Barnstable County, Mass., October 4, 1968 (age 82 years, 148 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Algernon Sydney Biddle (1847-1891) and Frances (Robinson) Biddle (1858-1937); married, April 27, 1918, to Katherine Garrison Chapin (poet); great-grandnephew of Peyton Randolph (1779-1828); second great-grandson of Edmund Jenings Randolph; second great-grandnephew of George Nicholas (1753-1799), Wilson Cary Nicholas and John Nicholas; third great-grandson of Robert Carter Nicholas (1729-1780); third great-grandnephew of Peyton Randolph (1721-1775); fourth great-grandnephew of Richard Randolph; first cousin twice removed of Edmund Randolph and Thomas Biddle; first cousin thrice removed of Robert Carter Nicholas (1787-1857); first cousin four times removed of Edward Biddle and Charles Biddle; first cousin five times removed of Richard Bland and Benjamin Harrison; second cousin twice removed of Charles Bingham Penrose and Peter Myndert Dox; second cousin thrice removed of James Biddle, John Biddle (1792-1859) and Richard Biddle; second cousin four times removed of Theodorick Bland, Thomas Jefferson, Carter Bassett Harrison, Beverley Randolph, John Randolph of Roanoke and William Henry Harrison; third cousin once removed of Harry Bartow Hawes; third cousin twice removed of Thomas Marshall, James Keith Marshall, Edward MacFunn Biddle and Charles John Biddle; third cousin thrice removed of John Marshall, Henry Lee, Charles Lee, James Markham Marshall, Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr., Alexander Keith Marshall, Edmund Jennings Lee, Dabney Carr, Henry St. George Tucker and John Scott Harrison; fourth cousin of Boies Penrose and Spencer Penrose; fourth cousin once removed of John Biddle (1859-1936).
      Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Morris Meredith (1799-1873) — also known as William M. Meredith — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., June 8, 1799. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1824-28; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1837; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1841-42; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1849-50; Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1861-67. Died August 17, 1873 (age 74 years, 70 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Married to Catherine Keppele (1801-1853).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Richard Bache (1737-1811) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Settle, Yorkshire, England, September 12, 1737. Dry goods merchant; marine insurance business; U.S. Postmaster General, 1776-82. Died in Bucks County, Pa., July 29, 1811 (age 73 years, 320 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Married, October 29, 1767, to Sarah Franklin (1743-1808; daughter of Benjamin Franklin); father of Deborah Franklin Bache (1781-1863; who married William John Duane (1780-1865)) and Richard Bache, Jr.; grandfather of Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867; physicist), Mary Blechenden Bache (1808-1873; who married Robert John Walker) and Sophia Arabella Bache (1815-1904; who married William Wallace Irwin); great-grandfather of Robert Walker Irwin; fourth great-grandfather of Daniel Baugh Brewster and Elise du Pont.
      Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Bache-Dallas family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Brown (1766-1835) — of Kentucky; New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born near Staunton, Augusta County, Va., September 11, 1766. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Kentucky, 1791; secretary of state of Kentucky, 1792-96; secretary of Orleans Territory, 1804; U.S. Attorney for Louisiana, 1805-08; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1813-17, 1819-23; resigned 1823; U.S. Minister to France, 1823-29. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 7, 1835 (age 68 years, 208 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. John Brown and Margaret (Preston) Brown; brother of John Brown; married to Ann Hart; cousin *** of John Breckinridge, James Breckinridge and Francis Smith Preston (1765-1836).
      Political families: Brown-Breckinridge family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Tilghman (1756-1827) — of Talbot County, Md.; Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Talbot County, Md., August 12, 1756. Lawyer; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1788-90; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1789; member of Maryland state senate, 1791-93; Chief Judge of U.S. Circuit Court for the 3rd Circuit, 1801-02; chief justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1806-27; died in office 1827; candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1811. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 29, 1827 (age 70 years, 260 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Son of James Tilghman (1716-1793) and Ann (Francis) Tilghman (1727-1771); married to Margaret Elizabeth Allen (1772-1798); nephew of Matthew Tilghman; granduncle of Tench Tilghman; first cousin of James Joseph Tilghman; first cousin once removed of Frisby Tilghman; first cousin twice removed of Edward Tilghman Paca; second cousin of Charles Carroll, Barrister (1723-1783).
      Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Carroll-Hanson family of Maryland (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Pierce Butler (1744-1822) — of South Carolina. Born in County Carlow, Ireland, July 11, 1744. Democrat. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1778-89; Adjutant General of South Carolina, 1779; Delegate to Continental Congress from South Carolina, 1787; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1789-96, 1802-04. Episcopalian. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 15, 1822 (age 77 years, 219 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground; cenotaph at St. Michael's Church Cemetery, Charleston, S.C.
      Relatives: Son of Sir Richard Butler (1699-1771) and Henrietta (Percy) Butler (1701-1794); married, January 10, 1771, to Mary Middleton (1748-1790; niece of Henry Middleton (1717-1784); first cousin of Arthur Middleton).
      Political families: Middleton-Huger-Rutledge-Drayton family of Charleston, South Carolina; Pinckney-Middleton-Laurens family of Charleston, South Carolina; Shippen-Middleton family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      The World War II Liberty ship SS Pierce Butler (built 1942, torpedoed and lost 1941), was named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Stevens Thomson Mason (1760-1803) — of Virginia. Born in Stafford County, Va., December 29, 1760. Democrat. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Virginia state legislature, 1780; U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1794-1803; died in office 1803. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 9, 1803 (age 42 years, 131 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Thomson Mason and Mary King (Barnes) Mason (died 1771); brother of John Thomson Mason (1765-1824); married, May 1, 1783, to Mary Elizabeth 'Polly' Armistead (1760-1825); father of John Thomson Mason (1787-1850) and Armistead Thomson Mason; nephew of George Mason; uncle of John Thomson Mason, Jr.; grandfather of Stevens Thomson Mason; third great-grandfather of Jerauld Wright (1898-1995); first cousin once removed of Thomson Francis Mason and James Murray Mason.
      Political family: Mason family of Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Forbes (c.1731-1780) — of Maryland. Born near Benedict, Charles County, Md., about 1731. State court judge in Maryland, 1770; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1777-78; Delegate to Continental Congress from Maryland, 1777-80; died in office 1780. Episcopalian. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 25, 1780 (age about 49 years). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Tazewell (1753-1799) — of Virginia. Born in Virginia, 1753. Member of Virginia state legislature, 1775; delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention, 1775; justice of Virginia state supreme court, 1785; U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1794-99; died in office 1799. Died in 1799 (age about 46 years). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Father of Littleton Waller Tazewell (1774-1860).
      Tazewell County, Va. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel Hardy (c.1758-1785) — of Virginia. Born in Isle of Wight County, Va., about 1758. Lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1778, 1780-82; Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, 1782; Delegate to Continental Congress from Virginia, 1783-85; died in office 1785. Died while attending the Continental Congress in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 17, 1785 (age about 27 years). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      Hardy County, W.Va. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Henry Drayton (1742-1779) — of South Carolina. Born near Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., September 20, 1742. Delegate to Continental Congress from South Carolina, 1778-79; died in office 1779. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 3, 1779 (age 36 years, 348 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Son of John Drayton and Charlotta (Bull) Drayton (1719-1743); married, March 29, 1764, to Dorothy Golightly (1747-1780); father of John Drayton (1766-1822); granduncle of John Drayton (1831-1912); first cousin once removed of William Drayton.
      Political family: Middleton-Huger-Rutledge-Drayton family of Charleston, South Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel John Atlee (1739-1786) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., 1739. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1778-82; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1782, 1785-86. Member, Society of the Cincinnati. Died at a session of the Pennsylvania Assembly at Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 25, 1786 (age about 47 years). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Pettit (1736-1806) — Born near Amwell (now Mt. Airy), Hunterdon County, N.J., 1736. Secretary of state of New Jersey, 1776-78; resigned 1778; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1783-84; Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1785-87. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 3, 1806 (age about 70 years). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Married to Sarah Reed (sister of Joseph Reed (1741-1785)).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Smith (1745-1809) — of Pennsylvania. Born near Cruden, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, 1745. Delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1776; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1776-80; Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1781-82; common pleas court judge in Pennsylvania, 1791; justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1794-1809; died in office 1809. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 31, 1809 (age about 63 years). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Meredith Read (1797-1874) — also known as John M. Read — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., July 21, 1797. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1823-25; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1837-41; Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1846; justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1858-72; chief justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1872-73. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 29, 1874 (age 77 years, 131 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Son of John Read and Martha (Meredith) Read; married, March 20, 1828, to Priscilla Marshall (1808-1841); married, July 26, 1855, to Amelia Thomson (died 1886; daughter of John Renshaw Thomson); father of John Meredith Read, Jr. (1837-1896); grandson of George Read and Samuel Meredith.
      Political family: Read family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jacob Broom (1752-1810) — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., October 17, 1752. Surveyor; postmaster at Wilmington, Del., 1776-92; member of Delaware state legislature, 1784-88; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; banker; cotton mill business. Lutheran. Member, Freemasons. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 25, 1810 (age 57 years, 190 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Son of James Broom and Esther (Willis) Broom; married 1773 to Rachel Pierce; father of James Madison Broom (1776-1850); grandfather of Jacob Broom.
      Political family: Broom family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Tench Coxe (1755-1824) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 22, 1755. Author; Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1789. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., July 17, 1824 (age 69 years, 56 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Cadwalader (1805-1879) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 1, 1805. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 5th District, 1855-57; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1858-79; died in office 1879. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 26, 1879 (age 73 years, 300 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Married to Henrietta Maria Bancker (1806-1889).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Dennis (1771-1806) — of Worcester County, Md. Born in Worcester County, Md., December 17, 1771. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1793-95; U.S. Representative from Maryland, 1797-1805 (8th District 1797-1801, at-large 1801-05). Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 17, 1806 (age 34 years, 243 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Littleton Dennis (1728-1774) and Susanna (Upshur) Dennis (1733-1784); brother of Littleton Dennis (1765-1833); married to Elinor Jackson; father of John Dennis; uncle of Littleton Purnell Dennis; second cousin twice removed of Edward Southey White and King Valentine Dennis White; second cousin thrice removed of John Edward White, Wallace Henry White and Arthur Percival White; second cousin four times removed of Edward Homer White, Jr..
      Political family: White-Dennis-Adkins family of Maryland.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Clay (1769-1811) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., July 24, 1769. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1st District, 1803-08. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 27, 1811 (age 42 years, 34 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Married to Mary Ashmead (1782-1871).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Goddard Watmough (1793-1861) — also known as John G. Watmough — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Delaware, 1793. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1831-35; U.S. Surveyor of Customs, 1841-44. Died in 1861 (age about 68 years). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Walter Patterson (d. 1852) — of Columbia County, N.Y. Born in Columbia County, N.Y. Farmer; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Columbia County, 1817-18; U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1821-23; postmaster; Columbia County Judge, 1828. Died November 5, 1852. Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Catherine (Livingston) Patterson (1744-1832) and John Patterson.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Michael Woolston Ash (1789-1858) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 5, 1789. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1835-37. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 14, 1858 (age 69 years, 284 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Biddle (1783-1848) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 18, 1783. Served in the U.S. Navy during the War of 1812; U.S. Special Diplomatic Agent to Cuba, 1822. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 1, 1848 (age 65 years, 226 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Biddle and Hannah (Shepard) Biddle; brother of John Biddle (1792-1859) and Richard Biddle; nephew of Edward Biddle; uncle of Charles John Biddle; granduncle of John Biddle (1859-1936); second great-granduncle of Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Jr.; third great-granduncle of Angier Biddle Duke; first cousin once removed of John Scull and Edward MacFunn Biddle; first cousin thrice removed of Boies Penrose, Spencer Penrose and Edward MacFunn Biddle, Jr.; second cousin once removed of Charles Bingham Penrose, Edward Scull and Thomas Biddle; second cousin twice removed of George Ross Scull (1856-?) and Robert Spencer Scull; second cousin thrice removed of Francis Beverley Biddle; third cousin twice removed of Charles Elam Scull; fourth cousin of Samuel Scull; fourth cousin once removed of Ebenezer Huntington.
      Political family: Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Biddle (1745-1821) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 24, 1745. Served in the Continental Navy during the Revolutionary War; Vice-President of Pennsylvania, 1785-87; secretary of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1787-91; member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1810-14. Member, Society of the Cincinnati. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 4, 1821 (age 75 years, 101 days). Entombed at Christ Church Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Son of William Biddle III (1698-1756) and Mary (Scull) Biddle (1709-1789); brother of Edward Biddle; married, November 25, 1778, to Hannah Shepard; father of James Biddle, John Biddle (1792-1859) and Richard Biddle; grandfather of Charles John Biddle; granduncle of Edward MacFunn Biddle; great-grandfather of John Biddle (1859-1936); second great-granduncle of Boies Penrose, Spencer Penrose and Edward MacFunn Biddle, Jr.; third great-grandfather of Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Jr.; fourth great-grandfather of Angier Biddle Duke; first cousin of John Scull; first cousin twice removed of Charles Bingham Penrose, Edward Scull and Thomas Biddle; first cousin thrice removed of George Ross Scull and Robert Spencer Scull; first cousin four times removed of Francis Beverley Biddle; second cousin thrice removed of Charles Elam Scull; third cousin once removed of Samuel Scull; third cousin thrice removed of David Thayer Bunker, Wallace Raymond Crumb and David Scull; fourth cousin of Ebenezer Huntington; fourth cousin once removed of Jabez Williams Huntington, John Appleton (1804-1891) and Joshua Perkins.
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Sprague family of Providence, Rhode Island; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan; Shippen-Middleton family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Eden Cemetery
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      George Henry White (1852-1918) — also known as George H. White — of Tarboro, Edgecombe County, N.C. Born in North Carolina, 1852. Republican. Member of North Carolina state legislature, 1890; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1896 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); U.S. Representative from North Carolina 2nd District, 1897-1901. African ancestry. Died in 1918 (age about 66 years). Interment at Eden Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Emanuel Protestant Episcopal Cemetery
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      George Albert Castor (1855-1906) — also known as George A. Castor — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Holmesburg (now part of Philadelphia), Philadelphia County, Pa., August 6, 1855. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1904-06; died in office 1906. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 19, 1906 (age 50 years, 197 days). Interment at Emanuel Protestant Episcopal Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    First Baptist Churchyard
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Samuel Ward (1725-1776) — of Westerly, Washington County, R.I. Born in Newport, Newport County, R.I., May 27, 1725. Governor of Rhode Island, 1762-63, 1765-67; Delegate to Continental Congress from Rhode Island, 1774-76; died in office 1776. Died March 26, 1776 (age 50 years, 304 days). Original interment at First Baptist Churchyard; reinterment in 1860 at Common Burying Ground, Newport, R.I.
      Relatives: Son of Richard Ward (1689-1763).
      See also congressional biography


    First Presbyterian Church
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward Shippen (1729-1806) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 16, 1729. Lawyer; justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1791; chief justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1799-1806. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 16, 1806 (age 77 years, 59 days). Interment at First Presbyterian Church.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Shippen (1703-1781) and Sarah (Plumley) Shippen (1706-1735); married, November 29, 1753, to Margaret Francis (1735-1794); nephew of William Shippen; granduncle of Edward Shippen (1823-1904); great-grandson of Edward Shippen (1639-1712); great-granduncle of Bertha Shippen Irving; first cousin of Thomas Willing (1731-1821); first cousin once removed of Charles Willing Byrd; first cousin twice removed of John Brown Francis; first cousin thrice removed of Edward Overton, Jr.; first cousin four times removed of James Rieman Macfarlane and Francis Fisher Kane.
      Political families: Shippen-Middleton family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Morris-Willing family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    First Presbyterian Church Cemetery
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Thomas McKean (1734-1817) — of New Castle, New Castle County, Del.; Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in New London Township, Chester County, Pa., March 19, 1734. Lawyer; member of Delaware colonial Assembly, 1765-76; common pleas court judge in Delaware, 1765-74; Delegate to Continental Congress from Delaware, 1774-76; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Delaware house of assembly, 1777-83; President of Delaware, 1777; chief justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1777-99; signer, Articles of Confederation, 1781; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1789-90; Governor of Pennsylvania, 1799-1808; impeached by the Pennsylvania legislature in 1807, but no trial was ever held. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., June 24, 1817 (age 83 years, 97 days). Original interment at First Presbyterian Church Cemetery; reinterment in 1843 at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William McKean and Letitia (Finley) McKean; married to the sister-in-law of Francis Hopkinson (1737-1791); married 1763 to Mary Borden (died 1773); married 1774 to Sarah Armitage.
      Political family: Hopkinson-McKean family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
      McKean County, Pa. is named for him.
      Other politicians named for him: Thomas McKean Thompson McKennanThomas McKean Pettit
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Michael Keppele (1771-1821) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born September 9, 1771. Mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1811-12. Died February 2, 1821 (age 49 years, 146 days). Original interment at First Presbyterian Church Cemetery; reinterment in 1847 at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Catherine Caldwell (1774-1862); grandfather of Thomas Biddle (1827-1875).
      Political family: Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Free Quaker Burial Ground
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Timothy Matlack (1730-1829) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Haddonfield, Camden County, N.J., March 28, 1730. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1776; secretary of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1777-83; Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1780. Died in Holmesburg (now part of Philadelphia), Philadelphia County, Pa., April 14, 1829 (age 99 years, 17 days). Original interment at Free Quaker Burial Ground; reinterment in 1905 at a private or family graveyard, Montgomery County, Pa.
      Relatives: Son of Timothy Matlack (1695-1752) and Martha (Burr) Matlack (1702-1765); married, October 5, 1758, to Ellen Yarnall (1736-1791); second great-granduncle of Caspar Wistar Haines; first cousin once removed of James Matlack (1775-1840).
      Political family: Matlack-Whitall family of Woodbury, New Jersey.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Friends Fair Hill Burying Ground
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      William Morris Davis (1815-1891) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Keene Valley, Essex County, N.Y., August 16, 1815. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1856; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 5th District, 1861-63. Died in Keene Valley, Essex County, N.Y., August 5, 1891 (age 75 years, 354 days). Interment at Friends Fair Hill Burying Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Friends Western Burial Ground
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Richard Thomas (1744-1832) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania, 1744. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1795-1801. Died in 1832 (age about 88 years). Interment at Friends Western Burial Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Friends' Arch Street Burial Ground
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Robert Waln (1765-1836) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania, 1765. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1st District, 1798-1801. Died in 1836 (age about 71 years). Interment at Friends' Arch Street Burial Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Glenwood Cemetery
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Jones Rogers (1781-1832) — also known as Thomas J. Rogers — of Easton, Northampton County, Pa. Born in Ireland, 1781. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 8th District, 1815-18; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1818-24 (6th District 1818-23, 8th District 1823-24). Died December 7, 1832 (age about 51 years). Original interment at New Market Street Baptist Church Graveyard; reinterment in 1851 at Glenwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of William Findlay Rogers (1820-1899).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Gloria Dei Church Burial Ground
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      William Irvine (1741-1804) — of Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pa.; Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in County Fermanagh, Ireland (now Northern Ireland), November 3, 1741. Physician; general in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1786-88; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 7th District, 1793-95. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., July 29, 1804 (age 62 years, 269 days). Original interment in unknown location; reinterment in 1952 at Gloria Dei Church Burial Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Smith (d. 1846) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1806-07; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1st District, 1815-17. Died in Darby, Delaware County, Pa., January 29, 1846. Interment at Gloria Dei Church Burial Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Independence National Historical Park
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

    Politicians who have monuments here:
      Robert Morris (1734-1806) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Liverpool, England, January 31, 1734. Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1776; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1785; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1789-95. Episcopalian. English ancestry. Financier of the American Revolution, but went broke in the process. Imprisoned for debt from February 1798 to August 1801. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 8, 1806 (age 72 years, 97 days). Entombed at Christ Church Burial Ground; statue at Independence National Historical Park.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Morris (1711-1750) and Elizabeth (Murphet) Morris (1712-1778); married, March 2, 1769, to Mary White (1749-1827); father of Thomas Morris and Henrietta 'Hetty' Morris (1774-1816; who married James Markham Marshall (1764-1848)); great-grandfather of John Augustine Marshall.
      Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Morris Hall (dormitory, built 1926), at Harvard University Business School, Boston, Massachusetts, is named for him.
      Coins and currency: His portrait appeared on the U.S. $10 silver certificate in the 1870s and 1880s.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Robert Morris: Charles Rappleye, Robert Morris: Financier of the American Revolution


    Ivy Hill Cemetery
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      John Thomas Harrison (c.1849-1903) — also known as John T. Harrison — of Germantown, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born about 1849. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Philadelphia County, 1891-96, 1901-02; member of Pennsylvania state senate 4th District, 1903; died in office 1903. Died December 18, 1903 (age about 54 years). Interment at Ivy Hill Cemetery.


    Ivy Hill Mausoleum
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      George Potter Darrow (1859-1943) — also known as George P. Darrow — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Waterford, New London County, Conn., February 4, 1859. Republican. Member, board of managers, Mutual Fire Insurance Company of Germantown; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1915-37, 1939-41 (6th District 1915-23, 7th District 1923-37, 1939-41). Baptist. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., June 7, 1943 (age 84 years, 123 days). Interment at Ivy Hill Mausoleum.
      Relatives: Son of Edmund Darrow and Elizabeth (Potter) Darrow; married, February 8, 1887, to Sarah Johnson (died 1888); married, September 16, 1897, to Elizabeth Shore.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Laurel Hill Cemetery
    3822 Ridge Avenue
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Founded 1836
    Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1977
    Politicians buried here:
      William Strumberg Stokley (1823-1902) — also known as William S. Stokley — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in 1823. Republican. Mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1872-81; defeated, 1881. Died February 21, 1902 (age about 78 years). Entombed at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Richard Rush (1780-1859) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 29, 1780. Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1811; U.S. Attorney General, 1814-17; U.S. Minister to Great Britain, 1817-25; France, 1847-49; received one electoral vote for Vice-President, 1820; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1825-29; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1828. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., July 30, 1859 (age 78 years, 335 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Rush (1746-1813) and Julia (Stockton) Rush (1759-1848); married to Catherine E. Murray.
      Political family: Stockton family of Princeton, New Jersey (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Richard Rush: Anthony Mark Brescia, Richard Rush and the French Revolution of 1848 — J. H. Powell, Richard Rush, Republican diplomat, 1780-1859 — Douglas Dykstra, The Richard Rush ministry to Great Britain, 1818-1825
      Hilary Baker (1746-1798) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born February 21, 1746. Hardware merchant; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1787; mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1796-98; died in office 1798. Died, from yellow fever, September 25, 1798 (age 52 years, 216 days). Original interment in unknown location; reinterment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Anna Maria Kreider (1761-1808).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Barker (c.1746-1818) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born about 1746. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; tailor; Philadelphia County Sheriff, 1794-97, 1803-07; mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1808-10, 1812-13. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 3, 1818 (age about 72 years). Original interment in unknown location; reinterment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Barker; father of James Nelson Barker (1784-1858).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Benjamin Wood Richards (1797-1851) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Burlington County, N.J., November 12, 1797. Mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1829, 1830-32. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., July 12, 1851 (age 53 years, 242 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Richards (1738-1823) and Margueretta (Wood) Richards (1772-1850); married to Sarah Ann Lippincott (died 1862); grandnephew of William Henry Rossell; third great-grandfather of Elise du Pont (1935-); second cousin once removed of William Trent Rossell.
      Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Rossell-Ellis-Conger-Richards family of New Jersey; Bache-Dallas family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Taylor Conrad (1810-1858) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., June 10, 1810. Whig. Mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1854-56. Author of poems and plays. Died, of apoplexy (stroke), June 17, 1858 (age 48 years, 7 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son-in-law of Thomas Kittera (1789-1839).
      Political family: Kittera-Conrad family of Lancaster and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
      Edwin Henry Fitler (1825-1896) — also known as Edwin H. Fitler — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Kensington (now part of Philadelphia), Philadelphia County, Pa., December 2, 1825. Republican. Rope and cordage manufacturer; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1876; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1876; mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1887-91; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1888. German ancestry. Died in Torresdale, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 31, 1896 (age 70 years, 181 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Fitler (1785-1836) and Elizabeth (Wonderly) Fitler (1788-1880); married 1850 to Josephine R. Baker (1831-1904); great-grandfather of Margaretta 'Happy' Fitler (1926-2015; who married Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller (1908-1979)).
      Political families: Rockefeller family of New York City, New York; Wise-Sergeant family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      The Edwin H. Fitler School (built 1897-98), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is named for him.  — Fitler Square, a public park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Samuel George King (1816-1899) — also known as Samuel King — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in 1816. Mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1881-84; defeated, 1884. Died in 1899 (age about 83 years). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Richard Vaux (1816-1895) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania, 1816. Democrat. Mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1856-58; defeated, 1854, 1858; member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1860; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1890-91. Died in 1895 (age about 79 years). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Edgar Reyburn (1845-1914) — also known as John E. Reyburn — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in New Carlisle, Clark County, Ohio, February 7, 1845. Republican. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Philadelphia County, 1871, 1874-76; member of Pennsylvania state senate 5th District, 1877-90; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1890-97, 1906-07 (4th District 1890-97, 2nd District 1906-07); Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1904; mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1907-11. Died in 1914 (age about 69 years). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Margretta Crozier; father of William Stuart Reyburn (1882-1946).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Samuel J. Randall Samuel Jackson Randall (1828-1890) — also known as Samuel J. Randall; "The Great Commoner" — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 10, 1828. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 1st District, 1858-59; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1863-90 (1st District 1863-75, 3rd District 1875-90); died in office 1890; Speaker of the U.S. House, 1876-81; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1880, 1884. Presbyterian. Died, from peritonitis and septicemia, in Washington, D.C., April 13, 1890 (age 61 years, 185 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Image source: James G. Blaine, Twenty Years of Congress, vol. 2 (1886)
      Thomas McKean (1734-1817) — of New Castle, New Castle County, Del.; Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in New London Township, Chester County, Pa., March 19, 1734. Lawyer; member of Delaware colonial Assembly, 1765-76; common pleas court judge in Delaware, 1765-74; Delegate to Continental Congress from Delaware, 1774-76; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Delaware house of assembly, 1777-83; President of Delaware, 1777; chief justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1777-99; signer, Articles of Confederation, 1781; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1789-90; Governor of Pennsylvania, 1799-1808; impeached by the Pennsylvania legislature in 1807, but no trial was ever held. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., June 24, 1817 (age 83 years, 97 days). Original interment at First Presbyterian Church Cemetery; reinterment in 1843 at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William McKean and Letitia (Finley) McKean; married to the sister-in-law of Francis Hopkinson (1737-1791); married 1763 to Mary Borden (died 1773); married 1774 to Sarah Armitage.
      Political family: Hopkinson-McKean family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
      McKean County, Pa. is named for him.
      Other politicians named for him: Thomas McKean Thompson McKennanThomas McKean Pettit
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Michael Keppele (1771-1821) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born September 9, 1771. Mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1811-12. Died February 2, 1821 (age 49 years, 146 days). Original interment at First Presbyterian Church Cemetery; reinterment in 1847 at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Catherine Caldwell (1774-1862); grandfather of Thomas Biddle (1827-1875).
      Political family: Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Nelson Barker (1784-1858) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., June 17, 1784. Playwright; major in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; severely wounded in a duel, 1814; mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1819-20; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1829-38. Died in Washington, D.C., March 9, 1858 (age 73 years, 265 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Barker (1746?-1818).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Dilworth Gilpin (1801-1860) — also known as Henry D. Gilpin — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Lancaster, England, April 14, 1801. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1831-37; U.S. Attorney General, 1840-41. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 29, 1860 (age 58 years, 290 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joshua Gilpin (1765-1841) and Mary (Dilworth) Gilpin (1777-1864); brother of William Gilpin (1813-1894).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William John Duane (1780-1865) — Born in Clonmel, County Tipperary, Ireland, May 9, 1780. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1809, 1812-14; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1833. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 27, 1865 (age 85 years, 141 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Catherine (Corcoran) Duane and William Duane (1760-1835); married, December 31, 1805, to Deborah Franklin Bache (1781-1863; daughter of Richard Bache; sister of Richard Bache, Jr.; granddaughter of Benjamin Franklin); third great-grandfather of Elise du Pont (1935-).
      Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Rossell-Ellis-Conger-Richards family of New Jersey; Bache-Dallas family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ebenezer Hazard (1745-1817) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 15, 1745. Publisher; postmaster at New York City, N.Y., 1775-76; U.S. Postmaster General, 1782-89; insurance business; historian. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., June 13, 1817 (age 72 years, 149 days). Original interment in unknown location; reinterment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Hazard (1713-1758) and Catherine (Clarkson) Hazard (1721-1788); married, October 18, 1783, to Abigail Arthur (1759-1820); father of Erskine Hazard; first cousin once removed of John Alsop (1724-1794); second cousin once removed of John Alsop King, James Gore King and Edward King; second cousin twice removed of Rufus King (1814-1876) and Rufus King (1817-1891); second cousin four times removed of Frederick B. Piatt; third cousin once removed of Nathaniel Hazard; third cousin twice removed of Augustus George Hazard, Samuel Austin Gager and Rufus Wheeler Peckham; third cousin thrice removed of Rufus Wheeler Peckham, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Benjamin Hard, Elisha Hotchkiss, Jr., Reuben Bostwick Heacock, Gideon Hard and Graham Hurd Chapin.
      Political families: Conger family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; King family; Wildman family of Danbury, Connecticut; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Eustis Bohlen (1904-1974) — also known as Charles E. Bohlen; Chip Bohlen — of Ipswich, Essex County, Mass.; Washington, D.C. Born in Clayton, Jefferson County, N.Y., August 30, 1904. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Prague, 1929-31; Paris, 1931-34; Moscow, 1934; U.S. Consul in Moscow, 1938-40; U.S. Ambassador to Soviet Union, 1953-57; Philippines, 1957-59; France, 1962-68. Died of cancer, at Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C., January 1, 1974 (age 69 years, 124 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Bohlen and Celestine (Eustis) Bohlen; married 1935 to Avis Howard Thayer (1912-1981; sister of Charles Wheeler Thayer (1910-1969)); father of Avis Thayer Bohlen; grandson of James Biddle Eustis.
      Political family: Bohlen-Eustis-Thayer family of Bryn Mawr and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Charles Bohlen: Walter Isaacson, The Wise Men : Six Friends and the World They Made
      John Sergeant (1779-1852) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 5, 1779. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1810; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1815-23, 1827-29, 1837-41 (1st District 1815-23, 2nd District 1827-29, 1837-41); National Republican candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1832. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 23, 1852 (age 72 years, 354 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jonathan Dickinson Sergeant and Margaret (Spencer) Sergeant (1759-1787); married to Margaretta Watmough (1787-1869); father of Margaretta Sergeant (1814-1886; who married of Gen. George Gordon Meade (1815-1872; won the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863)); grandfather of Richard Alsop Wise and John Sergeant Wise; great-grandfather of John Crain Kunkel; third great-grandfather of Margaretta 'Happy' Fitler (1926-2015; who married Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller (1908-1979)).
      Political families: Rockefeller family of New York City, New York; Wise-Sergeant family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Robbins, Jr. (1808-1880) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania, 1808. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1849-55, 1875-77 (4th District 1849-53, 3rd District 1853-55, 5th District 1875-77); candidate for mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1860. Died in 1880 (age about 72 years). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Adolph Edward Borie (1809-1880) — also known as Adolph E. Borie — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 25, 1809. President, Bank of Commerce, Philadelphia, 1848-60; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1869. Member, Union League. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 5, 1880 (age 70 years, 72 days). Entombed at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Joseph Borie and Sophia (Beauveau) Borie; married 1839 to Elizabeth Dundas McKean.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Boies Penrose Boies Penrose (1860-1921) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 1, 1860. Republican. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Philadelphia County 8th District, 1885-86; member of Pennsylvania state senate 6th District, 1887-98; U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1897-1921; died in office 1921; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1900, 1904, 1908, 1916, 1920; Pennsylvania Republican state chair, 1903-04; member of Republican National Committee from Pennsylvania, 1904-21. Died December 31, 1921 (age 61 years, 60 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery; statue erected 1930 at Capitol Park, Harrisburg, Pa.
      Relatives: Son of Richard A. F. Penrose and Sarah Hanna (Boies) Penrose; brother of Spencer Penrose; grandson of Charles Bingham Penrose; grandnephew of Edward MacFunn Biddle; second great-grandnephew of Edward Biddle and Charles Biddle; first cousin thrice removed of James Biddle, John Biddle (1792-1859) and Richard Biddle; first cousin four times removed of John Scull; second cousin of Edward MacFunn Biddle, Jr.; second cousin twice removed of Charles John Biddle and Thomas Biddle; third cousin once removed of John Biddle (1859-1936); third cousin twice removed of Edward Scull; fourth cousin of Francis Beverley Biddle; fourth cousin once removed of George Ross Scull (1856-?), Robert Spencer Scull and Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Jr..
      Political family: Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
      Image source: Munsey's Magazine, June 1919
      Wharton Barker (1846-1921) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 1, 1846. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; financier; People's candidate for President of the United States, 1900. Member, American Philosophical Society. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 9, 1921 (age 74 years, 343 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Abraham Barker (1821-1906) and Sarah (Wharton) Barker (1821-1866); married 1867 to Margaret Corlies; first cousin four times removed of Benjamin Franklin; third cousin of George Benjamin Starbuck; third cousin once removed of Thomas Mott Osborne (1859-1926); third cousin twice removed of Richard Bache, Jr., Charles Devens Osborne and Lithgow Osborne; fourth cousin of Charles James Folger.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Sherman family of Connecticut; Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York; Bache-Dallas family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edward Joy Morris (1815-1881) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., July 16, 1815. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1841; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1843-45, 1857-61 (1st District 1843-45, 2nd District 1857-61); U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Two Sicilies, 1850-53; U.S. Minister to Turkey, 1861-70. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 31, 1881 (age 66 years, 168 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
      George Henry Boker (1823-1890) — also known as George H. Boker — of Pennsylvania. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 6, 1823. Republican. Author; poet; U.S. Minister to Turkey, 1871-75; Russia, 1875-78. Member, Union League. Died, from a throat infection, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 2, 1890 (age 66 years, 88 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles S. Boker (financier); married 1844 to Julia Mandeville Riggs.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Harrison Bingham (1841-1912) — also known as Henry H. Bingham — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 4, 1841. Republican. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; postmaster at Philadelphia, Pa., 1867-72; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1872, 1876, 1884, 1888, 1892, 1896 (alternate; chair, Committee on Rules and Order of Business; speaker), 1900, 1904; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1st District, 1879-1912; died in office 1912. Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Received the Medal of Honor in 1893 for action at Wilderness, Va., May 6, 1864. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 22, 1912 (age 70 years, 109 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Bingham County, Idaho is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Page (1795-1875) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 8, 1795. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; lawyer; postmaster at Philadelphia, Pa., 1833-41; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1846-49. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 5, 1875 (age 80 years, 28 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Stephen Page and Mary Page.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Sharswood (1810-1883) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., July 7, 1810. Lawyer; law professor; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1837; district judge in Pennsylvania, 1845-67; justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1868-82; chief justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1879-82. Presbyterian. Died May 28, 1883 (age 72 years, 325 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Epitaph: "This monument, erected by membes of the Philadelphia bar, commemorates the genius and virtues of one distinguished as a legal author and professor of law, President Judge of the District Court, Associate and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania."
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jonathan Dickinson Sergeant (1746-1793) — Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., 1746. Delegate to Continental Congress from New Jersey, 1776-77; Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1777-80. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 8, 1793 (age about 47 years). Original interment at Presbyterian Churchyard; reinterment in 1878 at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Abigail (Dickinson) Sergeant (1711-1756) and Jonathan Sergeant (1712-1777); married to Margaret Spencer (1759-1787) and Elizabeth Rittenhouse (1767-1836; daughter of David Rittenhouse); father of John Sergeant (1779-1852); second great-grandfather of John Crain Kunkel; third cousin thrice removed of Edwin W. Kellogg, Samuel Herbert Kellogg and Charles E. Wooster.
      Political families: Rockefeller family of New York City, New York; Wise-Sergeant family; Sergeant-Whitehill-Kunkel-Spencer family of Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Biddle (1827-1875) — of Pennsylvania. Born January 2, 1827. U.S. Special Diplomatic Agent to Cuba, 1866; U.S. Minister to Salvador, 1871-73. Died in Ecuador, April 7, 1875 (age 48 years, 95 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Sarah Caldwell (Keppele) Biddle (1789-1877) and James Cornell Biddle (1795-1838); married, November 7, 1861, to Sarah Frederica White (1845-1870); grandson of Michael Keppele; first cousin twice removed of Edward Biddle, Charles Biddle and Francis Beverley Biddle (1886-1968); second cousin of Charles Bingham Penrose; second cousin once removed of James Biddle, John Biddle (1792-1859) and Richard Biddle; second cousin twice removed of Boies Penrose and Spencer Penrose; third cousin of Edward MacFunn Biddle and Charles John Biddle; third cousin once removed of John Biddle (1859-1936); third cousin twice removed of Edward MacFunn Biddle, Jr.; third cousin thrice removed of Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Jr..
      Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Alexander Cummings (1810-1879) — also known as "Old Straw Hat" — of Colorado. Born in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pa., November 17, 1810. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; Governor of Colorado Territory, 1865-67. Died in Ottawa, Ontario, July 16, 1879 (age 68 years, 241 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Robert Adams, Jr. (1849-1906) — also known as Bertie Adams — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 26, 1849. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 6th District, 1883-86; U.S. Minister to Brazil, 1889-90; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1893-1906; died in office 1906; drafted and introduced the declaration of war against Spain, 1898. Member, Society of the Cincinnati; Sons of the Revolution; Sons of the War of 1812; Society of Colonial Wars. Despondent over heavy losses in stock speculation and the prospect of defeat at the polls, he killed himself by pistol shot, in his rooms at the Metropolitan Club, and died soon after in Emergency Hospital, Washington, D.C., June 1, 1906 (age 57 years, 95 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Persifor Frazer Smith (1798-1858) — also known as Persifor F. Smith — Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 16, 1798. General in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; Military Governor of California. Died in Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan., May 17, 1858 (age 59 years, 182 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, April 18, 1854, to Ann M. Millard.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Joseph Hemphill (1770-1842) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Thornbury Township, Chester County, Pa., January 17, 1770. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1797; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1801-03, 1819-26, 1829-31 (3rd District 1801-03, 1st District 1819-23, 2nd District 1823-26, 3rd District 1829-31). Died May 29, 1842 (age 72 years, 132 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Darrah Kelley (1814-1890) — also known as William D. Kelley; "Pig-Iron Kelley" — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 12, 1814. Republican. State court judge in Pennsylvania, 1846; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1860; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 4th District, 1861-90; died in office 1890; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1868. Died in Washington, D.C., January 9, 1890 (age 75 years, 272 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
      Robert Hermann Foerderer (1860-1903) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Frankenhausen, Germany, May 16, 1860. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1901-03 (at-large 1901-03, 4th District 1903); died in office 1903. Died in Torresdale, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., July 26, 1903 (age 43 years, 71 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Drayton (1776-1846) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C.; Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in St. Augustine, St. Johns County, Fla., December 30, 1776. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1806-08; colonel in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1st District, 1825-33. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 24, 1846 (age 69 years, 145 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Drayton (1732-1790) and Mary (Motte) Drayton (1740-1778); married to Maria Miles Heyard (1784-1862); first cousin once removed of William Henry Drayton (1742-1779); second cousin of John Drayton (1766-1822); second cousin once removed of John Drayton (1831-1912).
      Political family: Middleton-Huger-Rutledge-Drayton family of Charleston, South Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Millward (1822-1871) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania, 1822. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1855-57, 1859-61 (3rd District 1855-57, 4th District 1859-61). Died in 1871 (age about 49 years). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Brown (1797-1883) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 23, 1797. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1830-33; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1834; member of Pennsylvania state senate 2nd District, 1838-41; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1841-43, 1847-49 (1st District 1841-43, 3rd District 1847-49); U.S. Collector of Customs, 1853-57. Died in Dover, Kent County, Del., September 4, 1883 (age 85 years, 346 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son-in-law of Francis Rawn Shunk; father of Francis Shunk Brown (1858-?); grandfather of Francis Shunk Brown, Jr..
      Political family: Findlay-Brown family of Pennsylvania.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Kintzing Kane (1795-1858) — also known as John K. Kane — of Pennsylvania. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., May 16, 1795. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1824-25; Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1845-46; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1846. Died February 21, 1858 (age 62 years, 281 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, April 20, 1819, to Jane Duval Leiper (1796-1866; sister of George Gray Leiper (1786-1868)); grandfather of Elisha Kent Kane.
      Political family: Kane-Leiper family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lewis Charles Levin (1808-1860) — also known as Lewis C. Levin — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., November 10, 1808. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1st District, 1845-51. Jewish. Died March 14, 1860 (age 51 years, 125 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Washington Toland (1796-1869) — also known as George W. Toland — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania, 1796. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 1st District, 1834-37; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1837-43. Died in 1869 (age about 73 years). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: George Washington
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Joel Cook (1842-1910) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 20, 1842. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1907-10; died in office 1910. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 15, 1910 (age 68 years, 270 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Deardorff McCreary (1846-1915) — also known as George D. McCreary — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in York Springs, Adams County, Pa., September 28, 1846. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 6th District, 1903-13. Died July 20, 1915 (age 68 years, 295 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John B. McCreary; married, June 18, 1878, to Kate R. Howell.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Naylor (1806-1872) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 6, 1806. Whig. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1837-41; served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 24, 1872 (age 66 years, 79 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Harper (1780-1873) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Ireland, March 28, 1780. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1833-37. Died March 31, 1873 (age 93 years, 3 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Job Roberts Tyson (1803-1858) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania, 1803. Member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1840; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1855-57. Died in 1858 (age about 55 years). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Nicholas Eckert (1802-1865) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Womelsdorf, Berks County, Pa., July 4, 1802. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 14th District, 1847-49. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., June 28, 1865 (age 62 years, 359 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Owen Jones (1819-1878) — of Pennsylvania. Born near Ardmore, Montgomery County, Pa., December 29, 1819. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 5th District, 1857-59; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1860. Died December 25, 1878 (age 58 years, 361 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      David Rittenhouse (1732-1796) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Germantown (now part of Philadelphia), Philadelphia County, Pa., April 8, 1732. Pennsylvania state treasurer, 1777-89. Member, American Philosophical Society. Astronomer, mathematician, financier, clockmaker, surveyor, first director of the U.S. Mint. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., June 26, 1796 (age 64 years, 79 days). Original interment in unknown location; reinterment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Matthias Rittenhouse (1702-1792) and Elizabeth (Williams) Rittenhouse (1705-1792); married to Eleanor Coulston and Hannah Jacobs (1735-1799); father of Elizabeth Rittenhouse (1767-1836; who married Jonathan Dickinson Sergeant (1746-1793)); second great-granduncle of Barton Myers; third great-granduncle of Robert Baldwin Myers.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Wise-Sergeant family; Sergeant-Whitehill-Kunkel-Spencer family of Pennsylvania; Myers family of Norfolk, Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Rittenhouse Square (originally Southwest Square; renamed 1825) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is named for him.  — Rittenhouse, a crater on the Moon, about 26 km (16 miles) in diameter, is named for him.
      See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Jarvis Cochran Walker (1838-1903) — also known as Robert J. C. Walker — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pa. Born near West Chester, Chester County, Pa., October 20, 1838. Republican. Lawyer; magazine publisher; oil producer; land, lumber, and coal mining business; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 16th District, 1881-83; chemist. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 19, 1903 (age 65 years, 60 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Frederick Halterman (1831-1907) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Germany, October 22, 1831. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1895-97. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 22, 1907 (age 75 years, 151 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Stuart Reyburn (1882-1946) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 17, 1882. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Philadelphia County, 1909-11; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1911-13. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Psi; Freemasons; Union League. Died in 1946 (age about 63 years). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Edgar Reyburn (1845-1914) and Margretta (Crozier) Reyburn; married, June 10, 1911, to Georgie Fontaine Maury.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Moffet (1831-1884) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Ireland, April 5, 1831. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1869. Died June 19, 1884 (age 53 years, 75 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Henry Kemble (d. 1891) — also known as William H. Kemble — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Pennsylvania state treasurer, 1865-68; member of Republican National Committee from Pennsylvania, 1868-. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 26, 1891. Entombed at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Edward Shippen (1823-1904) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Lancaster County, Pa., November 16, 1823. Lawyer; Consul for Argentina in Philadelphia, Pa., 1872-88, 1892-95; Consul for Chile in Philadelphia, Pa., 1872-98; Consul for Ecuador in Philadelphia, Pa., 1873-97. Member, Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars. Died, from pneumonia, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 14, 1904 (age 80 years, 119 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dr. Joseph Galloway Shippen (1783-1857) and Anna Maria (Buckley) Shippen (1790-1865); married, June 29, 1849, to Augusta Chauncey Twiggs (1825-1909); grandnephew of Edward Shippen (1729-1806); great-grandson of Edward Shippen (1703-1781); great-grandnephew of William Shippen; third great-grandson of Edward Shippen (1639-1712); first cousin once removed of Bertha Shippen Irving; first cousin twice removed of Benjamin Chew (1722-1810) and Thomas Willing; second cousin once removed of Charles Willing Byrd; third cousin of George Howard, John Brown Francis and Benjamin Chew Howard; third cousin once removed of John Lee Carroll and Edward Overton, Jr.; third cousin twice removed of James Rieman Macfarlane, John Howell Carroll and Francis Fisher Kane.
      Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Ballard-Gadsden-Randolph family of West Virginia; Pendleton-Lee family; Shippen-Middleton family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Matthias William Baldwin (1795-1866) — also known as Matthias W. Baldwin — Born in Elizabethtown, Essex County (now Elizabeth, Union County), N.J., December 10, 1795. Jeweler; inventor; locomotive manufacturer; abolitionist; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1837. Died in Wissinoming, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 7, 1866 (age 70 years, 271 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery; statue at Philadelphia City Hall Grounds.
      Relatives: Son of William Baldwin.
      Matthias Baldwin Park, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Bingham Penrose (1798-1857) — also known as Charles B. Penrose — of Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pa.; Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 6, 1798. Whig. Member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1833-41, 1857 (16th District 1833-37, 14th District 1837-41, 1st District 1857); died in office 1857; delegate to Whig National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1839 (Convention Secretary; speaker). Died in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa., April 6, 1857 (age 58 years, 182 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Clement Biddle Penrose (1771-1820) and Anne Howard (Bingham) Penrose (1778-1820); married, March 16, 1824, to Valeria Fullerton Biddle (1799-1881; sister of Edward MacFunn Biddle (1808-1889)); grandfather of Boies Penrose and Spencer Penrose; first cousin twice removed of Edward Biddle and Charles Biddle; second cousin of Thomas Biddle (1827-1875); second cousin once removed of James Biddle, John Biddle (1792-1859) and Richard Biddle; second cousin twice removed of Francis Beverley Biddle; third cousin of Edward MacFunn Biddle (1808-1889) and Charles John Biddle; third cousin once removed of John Biddle (1859-1936); third cousin twice removed of Edward MacFunn Biddle, Jr.; third cousin thrice removed of Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Jr..
      Political family: Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Rudolph Koradi (1824-1907) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Zurich, Switzerland, December 24, 1824. Consul for Switzerland in Philadelphia, Pa., 1864-1907. Swiss ancestry. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 12, 1907 (age 82 years, 19 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Cardwell Potter (1822-1902) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 28, 1822. Republican. Commission merchant; coffee importer; Consul for Nicaragua in Philadelphia, Pa., 1875-96; Vice-Consul for Costa Rica in Philadelphia, Pa., 1899-1901. English ancestry. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 6, 1902 (age 80 years, 6 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Potter (1784-1833) and Harriet (Cardwell) Potter (1786-1863); married 1852 to Amanda Inskeep Moore (1827-1903).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Alfred J. Ostheimer (1845-1903) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 22, 1845. Republican. Importer and exporter; Consul for Austria-Hungary in Philadelphia, Pa., 1894-1901; Honorary Consul for Japan in Philadelphia, Pa., 1897-1901. Unitarian. German ancestry. Member, Union League; Freemasons. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 21, 1903 (age 58 years, 29 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Maurice Ostheimer (1817-1872) and Elizabeth (Lipmann) Ostheimer (1819-1889); married, October 28, 1871, to Ellen Hackes (1852-1907).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Dawson Coleman (1825-1878) — also known as G. Dawson Coleman — of Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 13, 1825. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1860; member of Pennsylvania state senate 16th District, 1867-69. Died September 9, 1878 (age 53 years, 239 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of B. Dawson Coleman (1864?-?).
      John Mason, Jr. (1834-1907) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in San Juan, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico, March 6, 1834. Vice-Consul for Brazil in Philadelphia, Pa., 1877-99; Vice-Consul for Portugal in Philadelphia, Pa., 1877-1906. Died, from heart disease, in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 29, 1907 (age 73 years, 268 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Mason (1802-1874) and Mary Eliza (Babson) Mason (1803-1890); married, February 23, 1865, to Mary Bleight Hazlehurst (1845-1932); third cousin twice removed of Henry Fisk Janes; third cousin thrice removed of Arthur Taggard Appleton; fourth cousin of William Henry Harrison Stowell; fourth cousin once removed of Carlos Coolidge, Elijah Livermore Hamlin (1800-1872), Hannibal Hamlin and George Pickering Bemis.
      Political families: Appleton family of Massachusetts; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Hamlin-Bemis-Stowell-Appleton family of Bangor, Maine; Kidder family of Connecticut; Winthrop-Hamlin family of Massachusetts and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    J. Edward Addicks John Edward Charles O'Sullivan Addicks (1841-1919) — also known as J. Edward Addicks; "Gas Addicks"; "Napoleon of Gas"; "Frenzied Financier" — of Claymont, New Castle County, Del. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 21, 1841. Republican. Flour merchant; built and controlled the illuminating gas industry in Boston and other cities; tried for years without success to win a seat in the U.S. Senate; member of Republican National Committee from Delaware, 1904; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1904; arrested in New York, 1913, over his refusal to acknowledge money judgements against him by creditors, and released on bond; jailed in 1915 for contempt of court. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., August 7, 1919 (age 77 years, 259 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John E. C. O'Sullivan Addicks and Margaretta McLeod (Turner) Addicks; married 1864 to Laura Wattson Butcher; married to Rosalie Butcher; married, December 14, 1898, to Ida (Carr) Wilson.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Library of Congress
      Helen Murphy (1860-1940) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in 1860. Socialist. Physician; oculist; candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1922, 1928; candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1932. Female. Died November 9, 1940 (age about 80 years). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of James Murphy (1818-1894) and Susan Bispham (Roe) Murphy (1827-1905).
      Henry Franklin Robinson (1821-1894) — also known as H. Frank Robinson — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 30, 1821. Vice-Consul for Russia in Philadelphia, Pa., 1892-94. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 29, 1894 (age 73 years, 30 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lawrence Seckel (1747-1823) — of Pennsylvania. Born May 11, 1747. Member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1789-90. Died March 6, 1823 (age 75 years, 299 days). Original interment at St. John's Churchyard; reinterment in 1924 at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Erskine Hazard (1789-1865) — of Mauch Chunk (now part of Jim Thorpe), Carbon County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania, November 30, 1789. Innovative industrialist; he and business partner Josiah White, built iron foundries, canals, and railroads; they were pioneers in anthracite coal mining; bridge builder; postmaster at Mauch Chunk, Pa., 1819-26. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 25, 1865 (age 75 years, 87 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ebenezer Hazard and Abigail (Arthur) Hazard (1759-1820); married to Mary Fullerton (1799-1874); first cousin twice removed of John Alsop (1724-1794); third cousin of John Alsop King, James Gore King and Edward King; third cousin once removed of Rufus King (1814-1876) and Rufus King (1817-1891); third cousin thrice removed of Frederick B. Piatt; fourth cousin of Nathaniel Hazard; fourth cousin once removed of Augustus George Hazard, Samuel Austin Gager and Rufus Wheeler Peckham.
      Political families: Conger family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; King family; Wildman family of Danbury, Connecticut; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel Megargee (1805-1865) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 10, 1805. Democrat. Lumber merchant; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1860. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., June 29, 1865 (age 59 years, 323 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Catherine (Castor) Megargee and Jonathan Megargee (1782-1826); first cousin once removed of Sylvester Edwin Megargee (1847-1930).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Albert Barnes Albert Barnes (1798-1870) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Rome, Oneida County, N.Y., December 1, 1798. Republican. Minister; offered prayer, Republican National Convention, 1856. Presbyterian. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 24, 1870 (age 72 years, 23 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Library of Congress
      B. Dawson Coleman — of Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1904, 1916, 1924. Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Dawson Coleman (1825-1878).


    Logan Graveyard in Stenton Park
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      George Logan (1753-1821) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 9, 1753. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1785; U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1801-07. Died April 9, 1821 (age 67 years, 212 days). Interment at Logan Graveyard in Stenton Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Monument Cemetery (now gone)
    Broad & Berk Streets
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Henry Dunning Moore (1817-1887) — also known as Henry D. Moore — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in New York, 1817. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1849-53; candidate for mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1856; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1860; Pennsylvania state treasurer, 1861-63, 1864-65; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1869-70. Died in 1887 (age about 70 years). Original interment at Monument Cemetery; reinterment in 1956 at Lawnview Cemetery, Rockledge, Pa.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas Birch Florence (1812-1875) — also known as Thomas B. Florence — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 26, 1812. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1st District, 1851-61. Died in Washington, D.C., July 3, 1875 (age 63 years, 158 days). Original interment at Monument Cemetery; reinterment in 1956 at Lawnview Cemetery, Rockledge, Pa.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Hull Campbell (1800-1868) — of Pennsylvania. Born in York, York County, Pa., October 10, 1800. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1831; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1845-47. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 19, 1868 (age 67 years, 101 days). Original interment at Monument Cemetery; reinterment in 1956 at Lawnview Cemetery, Rockledge, Pa.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Landy (1813-1875) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 13, 1813. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1857-59. Died July 25, 1875 (age 61 years, 285 days). Original interment at Monument Cemetery; reinterment in 1956 at Lawnview Cemetery, Rockledge, Pa.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Mt. Peace Cemetery
    3111 West Lehigh Avenue
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Hahn Albrecht (1885-1929) — also known as Charles H. Albrecht — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 22, 1885. Lawyer; U.S. Vice Consul in Santo Domingo, 1913-15; U.S. Consul in Reval, 1920-22; Danzig, 1922-23; Bangkok, 1923-26; Nairobi, 1926-29, died in office 1929. Died, from a gastric ailment, in Nairobi, Kenya, August 7, 1929 (age 44 years, 166 days). Interment at Mt. Peace Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Mt. Vernon Cemetery
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      William Churchill Houston (c.1746-1788) — of Somerset County, N.J. Born in Sumter District (now Sumter County), S.C., about 1746. College professor; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Somerset County, 1777-78; Delegate to Continental Congress from New Jersey, 1779-81, 1784-85; lawyer; clerk, New Jersey Supreme Court, 1781-88; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787. Presbyterian. Died of tuberculosis, while lodging at an inn in Frankford, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 12, 1788 (age about 42 years). Interment at Mt. Vernon Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Jane Smith (1755-1796).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lars Westergaard (1829-1893) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Norway, 1829. Consul for Netherlands in Philadelphia, Pa., 1866-93; Consul for Austria-Hungary in Philadelphia, Pa., 1872-93; Vice-Consul for Sweden & Norway in Philadelphia, Pa., 1874-93. Norwegian ancestry. Died, from peritonitis, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 13, 1893 (age about 63 years). Interment at Mt. Vernon Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Alfred E. Burk (1864-1921) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 5, 1864. Republican. Leather business; with his brother Louis, developed and owned the Garden Pier in Atlantic City, N.J.; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1920. Member, Freemasons. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 13, 1921 (age 56 years, 189 days). Original interment at Mt. Vernon Cemetery; re-entombed in 1939 in mausoleum at West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Pa.
      Relatives: Brother of Henry Burk and Charles D. Burk (1856-1916).
      Political family: Burk family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


    Municipal Service Building Plaza
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County,


    New Cathedral Cemetery
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Ripley Chandler (1792-1880) — also known as Joseph R. Chandler — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Kingston, Plymouth County, Mass., August 22, 1792. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1849-55; U.S. Minister to Two Sicilies, 1858. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., July 10, 1880 (age 87 years, 323 days). Interment at New Cathedral Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
      Sylvester Edwin Megargee (1847-1930) — also known as S. Edwin Megargee — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 6, 1847. Democrat. Lawyer; Consul for Greece in Philadelphia, Pa., 1900-01. Catholic. Died, from pneumonia, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 17, 1930 (age 82 years, 195 days). Interment at New Cathedral Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Sylvester Jacob Megarge (1819-1881) and Annie Marie Byrne (Gaffney) Megarge (1824-1897); married to Marie A. Preaut (1852-1877) and Adalaide Concetta Piccioli (1847-1926); first cousin once removed of Samuel Megargee (1805-1865).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    New Market Street Baptist Church Graveyard
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Thomas Jones Rogers (1781-1832) — also known as Thomas J. Rogers — of Easton, Northampton County, Pa. Born in Ireland, 1781. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 8th District, 1815-18; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1818-24 (6th District 1818-23, 8th District 1823-24). Died December 7, 1832 (age about 51 years). Original interment at New Market Street Baptist Church Graveyard; reinterment in 1851 at Glenwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of William Findlay Rogers (1820-1899).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    North Cedar Hill Cemetery
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Alfred Marpole Waldron (1865-1952) — also known as Alfred M. Waldron — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 21, 1865. Republican. Insurance business; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924, 1928, 1932; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1928; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1933-35. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., June 28, 1952 (age 86 years, 281 days). Interment at North Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      David Martin (1845-1920) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia County, Pa., 1845. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1888, 1904, 1908; secretary of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1897-99; member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1899-1902, 1917-20 (8th District 1899-1902, 5th District 1917-20); died in office 1920. Died May 31, 1920 (age about 74 years). Interment at North Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      Horatio B. Hackett (d. 1905) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1888 (alternate), 1904; member of Pennsylvania state senate 8th District, 1903-05; died in office 1905. Died July 12, 1905. Entombed at North Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edwin Keen Borie (1866-1926) — also known as Edwin K. Borie — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born February 25, 1866. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1904, 1916, 1924. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 30, 1926 (age 60 years, 247 days). Interment at North Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Forbes Borie (1831-1901) and Jane (Emery) Borie (1835-1907); married to Theodora M. Simpson.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Old Cathedral Cemetery
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      James Campbell (1812-1893) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 1, 1812. Lawyer; common pleas court judge in Pennsylvania, 1842-50; Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1852-53; resigned 1853; U.S. Postmaster General, 1853-57. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 27, 1893 (age 80 years, 148 days). Interment at Old Cathedral Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Anthony Campbell and Catharine (McGarvey) Campbell; married 1845 to Emilie Chapron.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Maurice F. Egan Maurice Francis Egan (1852-1924) — also known as Maurice F. Egan — of South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind.; Washington, D.C. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 24, 1852. University professor; author; U.S. Minister to Denmark, 1907-17. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 15, 1924 (age 71 years, 236 days). Interment at Old Cathedral Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Maurice Egan (1816-1891) and Margaret (MacMullen) Egan; married 1880 to Katharine Mullin (died 1912).
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Library of Congress
      Leon de la Cova (1822-1879) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Caracas, Venezuela, 1822. University professor; Vice-Consul for Colombia in Philadelphia, Pa., 1867-77; Consul for Venezuela in Philadelphia, Pa., 1869-77. Venezuelan ancestry. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 26, 1879 (age about 56 years). Interment at Old Cathedral Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church Cemetery
    412 Pine Street
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward Shippen (1639-1712) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Methley, Yorkshire, England, March 5, 1639. Merchant; mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1701-03. Quaker. English ancestry. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 2, 1712 (age 73 years, 211 days). Interment at Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Shippen and Mary Shippen; married 1671 to Elizabeth Lybrand (1643-1688); married 1689 to Rebecca (Howard) Richardson (died 1704); married 1704 to Esther (Wilcox) James (died 1724); grandfather of Edward Shippen (1703-1781), Anne Nancy Shippen (1710-1791; who married Charles Willing) and William Shippen (1712-1801); great-grandfather of Edward Shippen (1729-1806) and Thomas Willing (1731-1821); second great-grandfather of Charles Willing Byrd; third great-grandfather of John Brown Francis and Edward Shippen (1823-1904); fourth great-grandfather of Edward Overton, Jr. and Bertha Shippen Irving; fifth great-grandfather of James Rieman Macfarlane and Francis Fisher Kane.
      Political families: Shippen-Middleton family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Morris-Willing family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jared Ingersoll (1749-1822) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., October 24, 1749. Lawyer; Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1780-81; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1791-1800, 1811-16; U.S. Attorney for Pennsylvania, 1800-01; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1812; district judge in Pennsylvania, 1821-22. Presbyterian. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 31, 1822 (age 73 years, 7 days). Interment at Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Hannah (Whiting) Ingersoll (1712-1779) and Jared Ingersoll (1722-1781); married, December 6, 1781, to Elizabeth Pellet; father of Charles Jared Ingersoll and Joseph Reed Ingersoll; great-grandfather of Charles Edward Ingersoll; first cousin of Jonathan Ingersoll (1747-1823); first cousin once removed of Ralph Isaacs Ingersoll and Charles Anthony Ingersoll; first cousin twice removed of Colin Macrae Ingersoll and Charles Roberts Ingersoll; first cousin thrice removed of George Pratt Ingersoll; second cousin twice removed of Laman Ingersoll; second cousin thrice removed of Ebon Clarke Ingersoll and Robert Green Ingersoll; second cousin four times removed of Charles Phelps and John Carter Ingersoll; third cousin once removed of Elijah Hunt Mills; third cousin twice removed of Elisha Hunt Allen, Gouverneur Morris and William Dean Kellogg; third cousin thrice removed of Bennet Bicknell, William Fessenden Allen and Frederick Hobbes Allen; fourth cousin of Jonathan Brace; fourth cousin once removed of Thomas Kimberly Brace, Greene Carrier Bronson and John Russell Kellogg.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut; Fessenden family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      The World War II Liberty ship SS Jared Ingersoll (built 1942, scrapped 1964) was named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Shippen (1712-1801) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 1, 1712. Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1778. Died in Germantown, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 4, 1801 (age 89 years, 34 days). Interment at Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Abigail (Grosse) Shippen (1677-1716) and Joseph Shippen (1678-1741); brother of Edward Shippen (1703-1781); uncle of Edward Shippen (1729-1806) and Thomas Willing; grandson of Edward Shippen (1639-1712); granduncle of Charles Willing Byrd; great-granduncle of John Brown Francis and Edward Shippen (1823-1904); second great-granduncle of Edward Overton, Jr. and Bertha Shippen Irving; third great-granduncle of James Rieman Macfarlane and Francis Fisher Kane.
      Political families: Shippen-Middleton family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joel Barlow Sutherland (1792-1861) — also known as Joel B. Sutherland — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in New Jersey, 1792. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 2nd District, 1825-27; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1827-37 (3rd District 1827-29, 1st District 1829-37). Died in 1861 (age about 69 years). Interment at Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Old St. Peter's Church Cemetery
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles John Biddle (1819-1873) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 30, 1819. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1861-63. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 28, 1873 (age 54 years, 151 days). Interment at Old St. Peter's Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Nicholas Biddle (1786-1844) and Jane Margaret (Craig) Biddle (1792-1856); married to Emma Mather (1830-1918); nephew of James Biddle, John Biddle (1792-1859) and Richard Biddle; grandson of Charles Biddle; grandnephew of Edward Biddle; great-granduncle of Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Jr.; second great-granduncle of Angier Biddle Duke; first cousin once removed of John Biddle (1859-1936); first cousin twice removed of John Scull; second cousin of Edward MacFunn Biddle; second cousin twice removed of Boies Penrose, Edward MacFunn Biddle, Jr. and Spencer Penrose; third cousin of Charles Bingham Penrose, Edward Scull and Thomas Biddle; third cousin once removed of George Ross Scull (1856-?) and Robert Spencer Scull; third cousin twice removed of Francis Beverley Biddle; fourth cousin once removed of Samuel Scull and Charles Elam Scull.
      Political family: Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Philadelphia City Hall Grounds
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

    Politicians who have monuments here:
      Matthias William Baldwin (1795-1866) — also known as Matthias W. Baldwin — Born in Elizabethtown, Essex County (now Elizabeth, Union County), N.J., December 10, 1795. Jeweler; inventor; locomotive manufacturer; abolitionist; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1837. Died in Wissinoming, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 7, 1866 (age 70 years, 271 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery; statue at Philadelphia City Hall Grounds.
      Relatives: Son of William Baldwin.
      Matthias Baldwin Park, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Presbyterian Churchyard
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Jonathan Dickinson Sergeant (1746-1793) — Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., 1746. Delegate to Continental Congress from New Jersey, 1776-77; Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1777-80. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 8, 1793 (age about 47 years). Original interment at Presbyterian Churchyard; reinterment in 1878 at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Abigail (Dickinson) Sergeant (1711-1756) and Jonathan Sergeant (1712-1777); married to Margaret Spencer (1759-1787) and Elizabeth Rittenhouse (1767-1836; daughter of David Rittenhouse); father of John Sergeant (1779-1852); second great-grandfather of John Crain Kunkel; third cousin thrice removed of Edwin W. Kellogg, Samuel Herbert Kellogg and Charles E. Wooster.
      Political families: Rockefeller family of New York City, New York; Wise-Sergeant family; Sergeant-Whitehill-Kunkel-Spencer family of Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Dominic's Cemetery
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Frank Joseph Gerard Dorsey (1891-1949) — also known as Frank J. G. Dorsey — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 26, 1891. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 5th District, 1935-39; defeated, 1938. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Knights of Columbus; Military Order of the World Wars; Sigma Nu; Beta Gamma Sigma. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., July 13, 1949 (age 58 years, 78 days). Interment at St. Dominic's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Henry Dorsey and Ellen Catherine (Maher) Dorsey; married, April 4, 1920, to Cecelia May Alphonsene Ward.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. James the Less Church Cemetery
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
    John Wanamaker John Wanamaker (1838-1922) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., July 11, 1838. Republican. Merchant; opened John Wanamaker & Company store in 1877 (forerunner of modern department store); organizer and director, Merchants' Bank; director, Philadelphia and Reading Railroad; organizer (with others) and trustee, Presbyterian Hospital; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1888, 1920; U.S. Postmaster General, 1889-93; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912, 1916. Presbyterian. Alsatian ancestry. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 12, 1922 (age 84 years, 154 days). Interment at St. James the Less Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Nelson Wanamaker and Elizabeth Deshong (Kochersperger) Wanamaker; married 1860 to Mary Erringer Brown (1839-1920); father of Thomas Brown Wanamaker (1861-1908) and Lewis Rodman Wanamaker.
      Political family: Wanamaker family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
      The community of Wanamaker (now part of Indianapolis, Indiana), was named for him.  — The community of Wanamaker, South Dakota (now a ghost town), was named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
      William Bradford Reed (1806-1876) — also known as William B. Reed — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born June 30, 1806. Whig. Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1838-39; member of Pennsylvania state senate 1st District, 1841; U.S. Minister to China, 1857-58. Died February 18, 1876 (age 69 years, 233 days). Interment at St. James the Less Church Cemetery.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      Leland Harrison (1883-1951) — of Illinois; Washington, D.C. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 25, 1883. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Minister to Sweden, 1927-29; Uruguay, 1929-30; Romania, 1935-37; Switzerland, 1937-47. Died in Washington, D.C., June 6, 1951 (age 68 years, 42 days). Interment at St. James the Less Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of W. Henry Harrison and Helen (Skidmore) Harrison; married, June 27, 1925, to Anne C. Coleman.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      George Mifflin Dallas (1839-1917) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., February 7, 1839. Lawyer; law professor; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, 1892-1909. Scottish ancestry. Died January 21, 1917 (age 77 years, 349 days). Interment at St. James the Less Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Trevanion Barlow Dallas (1801-1841) and Jane Stevenson (Wilkins) Dallas (1802-1896); married, October 22, 1867, to Ellen Markoe Wharton (1837-1908); nephew of George Mifflin Dallas; grandson of Alexander James Dallas; great-granduncle of Claiborne de Borda Pell (1918-2009); first cousin once removed of Robert Walker Irwin; first cousin four times removed of Daniel Baugh Brewster.
      Political families: Claiborne-Dallas family of Virginia and Louisiana; Bache-Dallas family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Martin Russell Thayer (1819-1906) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Virginia, 1819. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 5th District, 1863-67; state court judge in Pennsylvania, 1867. Died in 1906 (age about 87 years). Interment at St. James the Less Church Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Horace Binney Horace Binney (1780-1875) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Northern Liberties (now part of Philadelphia), Philadelphia County, Pa., January 4, 1780. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1806-07; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1833-35. Member, Society of the Cincinnati. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 12, 1875 (age 95 years, 220 days). Interment at St. James the Less Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Barnabas Binney.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: Twentieth-Century Bench and Bar of Pennsylvania (1903)
      Thomas Brown Wanamaker (1861-1908) — also known as Thomas B. Wanamaker — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 27, 1861. Consul for Santo Domingo in Philadelphia, Pa., 1885-94; Consul for Dominican Republic in Philadelphia, Pa., 1895-1901. Died in Paris, France, March 2, 1908 (age 46 years, 341 days). Interment at St. James the Less Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Wanamaker and Mary Erringer (Brown) Wanamaker (1839-1920); brother of Lewis Rodman Wanamaker (1863-1928); married 1887 to Mary Lowber Welsh (1867-1929).
      Political family: Wanamaker family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lewis Rodman Wanamaker (1863-1928) — also known as Rodman Wanamaker — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 13, 1863. Republican. Department store executive; newspaper owner; Consul for Uruguay in Philadelphia, Pa., 1914-26; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1916; Consul for Dominican Republic in Philadelphia, Pa., 1921; Consul-General for Paraguay in Philadelphia, Pa., 1921. Died, from kidney disease, in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., March 9, 1928 (age 65 years, 25 days). Entombed at St. James the Less Church Cemetery; memorial monument at Rue du Maréchal Leclerc, Sarcus, Picardy, France.
      Relatives: Son of John Wanamaker (1838-1922) and Mary Erringer (Brown) Wanamaker (1839-1920); brother of Thomas Brown Wanamaker; married, November 4, 1886, to Fernanda Antonia Henry (1863-1900); married 1909 to Violet Douglas Marie Cruger (1883-1944).
      Political family: Wanamaker family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. John's Churchyard
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      John Kean (1756-1795) — of South Carolina. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., 1756. Delegate to Continental Congress from South Carolina, 1785-87. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 4, 1795 (age about 38 years). Interment at St. John's Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of James Kean and Jane (Watson) Kean; married to Susanna Livingston (1755-1833; daughter of Peter Van Brugh Livingston; sister-in-law of Nicholas Bayard; sister of Philip Peter Livingston; niece of Robert Livingston, Philip Livingston and William Livingston; aunt of Charles Ludlow Livingston; first cousin of Peter Robert Livingston, Walter Livingston and Henry Brockholst Livingston); great-grandfather of Nicholas Fish, Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936), John Kean (1852-1914) and Hamilton Fish Kean; second great-grandfather of Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991) and Robert Winthrop Kean; third great-grandfather of Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1926-1996) and Thomas Howard Kean; fourth great-grandfather of Hamilton Fish, Alexa Fish Ward and Thomas Howard Kean, Jr..
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Lawrence Seckel (1747-1823) — of Pennsylvania. Born May 11, 1747. Member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1789-90. Died March 6, 1823 (age 75 years, 299 days). Original interment at St. John's Churchyard; reinterment in 1924 at Laurel Hill Cemetery.


    St. John's Lutheran Churchyard
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Michael Leib (1760-1822) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 8, 1760. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1795; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1799-1806 (1st District 1799-1801, 2nd District 1801-03, 1st District 1803-06); U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1809-14; resigned 1814; postmaster at Philadelphia, Pa., 1814-15; member of Pennsylvania state senate 1st District, 1818-22. Died December 8, 1822 (age 62 years, 334 days). Interment at St. John's Lutheran Churchyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. Mary's Churchyard
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      James Madison Broom (1776-1850) — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del.; Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born near Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., 1776. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1805-07; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1824. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 15, 1850 (age about 73 years). Interment at St. Mary's Churchyard.
      Presumably named for: James Madison
      Relatives: Son of Jacob Broom (1752-1810); father of Jacob Broom (1808-1864).
      Political family: Broom family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. Mary's Roman Catholic Churchyard
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Fitzsimons (1741-1811) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Ireland, 1741. Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1782; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1786-89; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1789-95 (at-large 1789-93, 1st District 1793-95). Catholic. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 26, 1811 (age about 70 years). Interment at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Churchyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. Paul's Cemetery
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Blair McClenachan (d. 1812) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Ireland. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1790-96; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1st District, 1797-99. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 8, 1812. Entombed at St. Paul's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. Paul's Protestant Episcopal Cemetery
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Kittera (1789-1839) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa., March 21, 1789. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1826-27. Died June 16, 1839 (age 50 years, 87 days). Interment at St. Paul's Protestant Episcopal Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Wilkes Kittera (1752-1801); father-in-law of Robert Taylor Conrad.
      Political family: Kittera-Conrad family of Lancaster and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. Peter's Churchyard
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      George Mifflin Dallas (1792-1864) — also known as George M. Dallas — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., July 10, 1792. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1828-29; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1829-31; U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1831-33; Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1833-35; U.S. Minister to Russia, 1837-39; Great Britain, 1856-61; Vice President of the United States, 1845-49. Scottish ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 31, 1864 (age 72 years, 174 days). Interment at St. Peter's Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Alexander James Dallas and Arabella Maria (Smith) Dallas; brother of Sophia Burrell Dallas (1784-1860; who married Richard Bache, Jr.); married, May 23, 1816, to Sophia Chew Nicklin (1798-1860); uncle of Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867; physicist), Mary Blechenden Bache (1808-1873; who married Robert John Walker), Sophia Arabella Bache (1815-1904; who married William Wallace Irwin) and George Mifflin Dallas (1839-1917); granduncle of Robert Walker Irwin; second great-granduncle of Claiborne de Borda Pell; third great-granduncle of Daniel Baugh Brewster.
      Political families: Bache-Dallas family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Claiborne-Dallas family of Virginia and Louisiana (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Dallas counties in Ark., Iowa, Mo. and Tex. are named for him.
      The city of Dallas, Texas, is named for him.
      Politician named for him: George M. Condon
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about George Mifflin Dallas: John M. Belohlavek, George Mifflin Dallas : Jacksonian Patrician
      Alexander James Dallas (1759-1817) — also known as Alexander J. Dallas — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Kingston, Jamaica, June 21, 1759. Lawyer; newspaper editor; secretary of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1791-1801; resigned 1801; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1801-14; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1814-16. Scottish ancestry. Died in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., January 16, 1817 (age 57 years, 209 days). Interment at St. Peter's Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Dr. Robert Charles Dallas and Sarah Elizabeth (Cormack) Dallas; married to Arabella Maria Smith (1761-1837); father of Sophia Burrell Dallas (1784-1860; who married Richard Bache, Jr.) and George Mifflin Dallas (1792-1864); grandfather of Mary Blechenden Bache (1808-1873; who married Robert John Walker), Sophia Arabella Bache (1815-1904; who married William Wallace Irwin) and George Mifflin Dallas (1839-1917); great-grandfather of Robert Walker Irwin; third great-grandfather of Claiborne de Borda Pell; fourth great-grandfather of Daniel Baugh Brewster.
      Political families: Bache-Dallas family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Claiborne-Dallas family of Virginia and Louisiana (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cross-reference: James G. Birney
      Dallas County, Ala. is named for him.
      The World War II Liberty ship SS Alexander J. Dallas (built 1942, scrapped 1966) was named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Jones (1760-1831) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., 1760. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1st District, 1801-03; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1813-14. Died September 6, 1831 (age about 71 years). Interment at St. Peter's Churchyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Benjamin Chew (1722-1810) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Maryland, November 29, 1722. Lawyer; chief justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1774-77. Quaker; later Anglican. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 20, 1810 (age 87 years, 52 days). Interment at St. Peter's Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Chew (1693-1743) and Mary (Galloway) Chew (1697-1734); married to Mary Galloway (1729-1755) and Elizabeth Oswald (1732-1819); father of Margaret Oswald 'Peggy' Chew (1760-1827; who married John Eager Howard); grandfather of George Howard, Benjamin Chew Howard and Harriet Julianna Carroll (1808-1881; who married John Lee); great-grandfather of John Lee Carroll; second great-grandfather of John Howell Carroll; first cousin twice removed of Edward Shippen; first cousin thrice removed of Bertha Shippen Irving; second cousin once removed of Mary Chew (1735-1774; who married William Paca (1740-1799)); second cousin thrice removed of Edward Tilghman Paca; third cousin twice removed of Coleby Chew; third cousin thrice removed of Joseph Richard Chew, St. Clair Ballard and Lewis Ballard.
      Political families: Pendleton-Lee family; Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Searle (1730-1797) — of Pennsylvania. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., 1730. Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1778. Died August 7, 1797 (age about 67 years). Interment at St. Peter's Churchyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Richard Peters, Jr. (1744-1828) — of Pennsylvania. Born near Philadelphia (unknown county), Pa., June 22, 1744. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1782-83; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1787-90; member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1791; district judge in Pennsylvania, 1792-1828. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 22, 1828 (age 84 years, 61 days). Interment at St. Peter's Churchyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Swanwick (1740-1798) — of Pennsylvania. Born in 1740. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1st District, 1795-98; died in office 1798. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 1, 1798 (age about 58 years). Interment at St. Peter's Churchyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Samuel Breck (1771-1862) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., July 17, 1771. Member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1817-21, 1832-34 (1st District 1817-21, 2nd District 1832-34); U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1st District, 1823-25. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 31, 1862 (age 91 years, 45 days). Interment at St. Peter's Churchyard.
      Relatives: Brother of Daniel Breck (1788-1871).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. Peter's Episcopal Church Cemetery
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      John Rutledge, Jr. (1766-1819) — of South Carolina. Born in South Carolina, 1766. Member of South Carolina state legislature, 1790; U.S. Representative from South Carolina, 1797-1803 (at-large 1797-99, 1st District 1799-1803). Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 1, 1819 (age about 53 years). Interment at St. Peter's Episcopal Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Rutledge and Elizabeth (Grimke) Rutledge (1741-1792); married to Sarah Motte Smith (1777-1852); nephew of Edward Rutledge (1749-1800); first cousin of Thomas Rhett Smith and Sarah Ann Rutledge (1785-1873; who married Alfred Huger); first cousin once removed of John Faucheraud Grimké and Benjamin Huger Rutledge (1829-1893); first cousin twice removed of Benjamin Huger Rutledge (1861-1925); second cousin once removed of Archibald Henry Grimké.
      Political family: Middleton-Huger-Rutledge-Drayton family of Charleston, South Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Eckart Lehman (1821-1895) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 21, 1821. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1st District, 1861-63. Died in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., July 19, 1895 (age 73 years, 332 days). Interment at St. Peter's Episcopal Church Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. Peter's Protestant Episcopal Churchyard
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Reed Ingersoll (1786-1868) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., June 14, 1786. Whig. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1835-37, 1841-49; U.S. Minister to Great Britain, 1852-53. Episcopalian. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 20, 1868 (age 81 years, 251 days). Interment at St. Peter's Protestant Episcopal Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Jared Ingersoll and Elizabeth (Pellet) Ingersoll (1758-1816); brother of Charles Jared Ingersoll; married, September 22, 1813, to Ann Wilcocks (1781-1831); granduncle of Charles Edward Ingersoll (1860-1932); first cousin once removed of Jonathan Ingersoll; second cousin of Ralph Isaacs Ingersoll and Charles Anthony Ingersoll; second cousin once removed of Colin Macrae Ingersoll and Charles Roberts Ingersoll; second cousin twice removed of George Pratt Ingersoll; third cousin once removed of Laman Ingersoll; third cousin twice removed of Ebon Clarke Ingersoll and Robert Green Ingersoll; third cousin thrice removed of Charles Phelps and John Carter Ingersoll; fourth cousin of Elijah Hunt Mills; fourth cousin once removed of Jonathan Brace, Elisha Hunt Allen, Gouverneur Morris and William Dean Kellogg.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary


    Second Presbyterian Church Graveyard
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Jonathan Bayard Smith (1742-1812) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 21, 1742. Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1777; state court judge in Pennsylvania, 1778. Died June 16, 1812 (age 70 years, 116 days). Interment at Second Presbyterian Church Graveyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Union Sixth Street Cemetery (now gone)
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Lemuel Paynter (1788-1863) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Lewes, Sussex County, Del., 1788. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1820; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1st District, 1837-41. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 1, 1863 (age about 75 years). Original interment at Union Sixth Street Cemetery; reinterment in 1906 at Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, Pa.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


    William Penn Cemetery
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      John Roberts Reading (1826-1886) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania, 1826. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 5th District, 1869-70. Died in 1886 (age about 60 years). Interment at William Penn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Woodlands Cemetery
    4000 Woodland Avenue
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Founded 1840
    See also Findagrave page for this location.

    Politicians buried here:
      Benjamin Harris Brewster (1816-1888) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Salem County, N.J., October 13, 1816. Republican. Lawyer; Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1867-69; resigned 1869; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1876; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1876; U.S. Attorney General, 1882-85. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 4, 1888 (age 71 years, 174 days). Interment at Woodlands Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Francis E. Brewster and Maria (Hampton) Brewster; married 1857 to Elizabeth von Myerbach de Reinfeldts; married 1870 to Mary Walker (daughter of Robert John Walker); grandfather of Anna Willis Baugh Brewster (1894-1974; who married Francis White (1892-1961)); great-grandfather of Daniel Baugh Brewster.
      Political family: Bache-Dallas family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Christian Bullitt (1891-1967) — also known as William C. Bullitt — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 25, 1891. Democrat. Newspaper correspondent; U.S. Ambassador to Soviet Union, 1933-36; France, 1936-40; candidate for mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1943. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Co-author, with Sigmund Freud, of a psychological study of Woodrow Wilson. Died, of leukemia, in Neuilly, France, February 15, 1967 (age 76 years, 21 days). Interment at Woodlands Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Louise Gross (Horwitz) Bullitt (1854-1919) and William Christian Bullitt; married 1915 to Ernesta Bowen; married 1923 to Louise (Bryant) Reed (1885-1936; writer, journalist, widow of John Reed); father of Anne Moen Bullitt (1924-2007; who married Daniel Baugh Brewster); second great-grandson of Alexander Scott Bullitt (1761-1816); third great-grandson of John Fry and Cuthbert Bullitt; fourth great-grandson of Joshua Fry; first cousin once removed of William Marshall Bullitt and Alexander Scott Bullitt (1877-1932); first cousin twice removed of James Speed; fourth cousin once removed of Hugh Kennedy Bullitt.
      Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Bullitt-Fry-Henry family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about William C. Bullitt: Michael Cassella-Blackburn, The Donkey, the Carrot, and the Club : William C. Bullitt and Soviet-American Relations, 1917-1948
      David Porter (1780-1843) — of Pennsylvania. Born in 1780. Served in the U.S. Navy during the War of 1812; captain of the United States frigate Essex, the the first U.S. war vessel to carry the Stars and Stripes in a naval battle, March 25, 1813; U.S. Consul General in Algiers, 1830-31; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Turkey, 1831-39; U.S. Minister to Turkey, 1839-43, died in office 1843. Died in Constantinople (now Istanbul), Turkey, March 3, 1843 (age about 62 years). Interment at Woodlands Cemetery.
      Relatives: Uncle of John Porter Brown and George A. Porter (1797?-?).
      Political family: Porter family of Ohio.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      James Thompson (1806-1874) — of Erie, Erie County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania, 1806. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1832; state court judge in Pennsylvania, 1838; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 23rd District, 1845-51; justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1857; chief justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1867-72. Died in 1874 (age about 68 years). Interment at Woodlands Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Hepburn Campbell (1820-1895) — also known as James H. Campbell — of Pennsylvania. Born in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pa., February 8, 1820. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 11th District, 1855-57, 1859-63; U.S. Minister to Sweden, 1864-67. Died near Wayne, Delaware County, Pa., April 12, 1895 (age 75 years, 63 days). Interment at Woodlands Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
      John Scott (1824-1896) — of Huntingdon, Huntingdon County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania, 1824. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1860; U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1869-75. Died in 1896 (age about 72 years). Interment at Woodlands Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Scott; brother of George W. Scott (1828?-?).
      Political family: Scott family of Pennsylvania.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Jared Ingersoll (1782-1862) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 3, 1782. Democrat. Lawyer; poet; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1813-15, 1841-49 (1st District 1813-15, 3rd District 1841-43, 4th District 1843-49); U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1815-29; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1830; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1837; federal judge, 1853. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 14, 1862 (age 79 years, 223 days). Interment at Woodlands Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jared Ingersoll and Elizabeth (Pellet) Ingersoll (1758-1816); brother of Joseph Reed Ingersoll; married, October 18, 1804, to Mary Wilcocks (1784-1862); grandfather of Charles Edward Ingersoll; first cousin once removed of Jonathan Ingersoll (1747-1823); second cousin of Ralph Isaacs Ingersoll and Charles Anthony Ingersoll; second cousin once removed of Colin Macrae Ingersoll and Charles Roberts Ingersoll; second cousin twice removed of George Pratt Ingersoll; third cousin once removed of Laman Ingersoll; third cousin twice removed of Ebon Clarke Ingersoll and Robert Green Ingersoll; third cousin thrice removed of Charles Phelps and John Carter Ingersoll; fourth cousin of Elijah Hunt Mills; fourth cousin once removed of Jonathan Brace, Elisha Hunt Allen, Gouverneur Morris and William Dean Kellogg.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut; Fessenden family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Ethelbert Watts (1845-1919) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 25, 1845. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; pig iron manufacturer; U.S. Consul in Horgen, 1896-97; Kingston, 1899-1901; Prague, 1901-03; Hamilton, 1918; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul General in Cairo, 1897-99; U.S. Consul General in SAINT Petersburg, 1903-07; Brussels, 1907-17. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., July 13, 1919 (age 74 years, 138 days). Interment at Woodlands Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Miller Watts (1805-1890) and Anna Maria (Schoenberger) Watts (1818-1888).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel Moore (1774-1861) — of Doylestown, Bucks County, Pa. Born in New Jersey, 1774. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1818-22 (6th District 1818-21, 7th District 1821-22). Died in 1861 (age about 87 years). Interment at Woodlands Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Henry Horn (1786-1862) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., 1786. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1831-33; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1845-46. Died in Flourtown, Montgomery County, Pa., January 12, 1862 (age about 75 years). Interment at Woodlands Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Alan Wood, Jr. (1834-1902) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania, 1834. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 7th District, 1875-77. Died in 1902 (age about 68 years). Interment at Woodlands Cemetery.
      Relatives: Nephew of John Wood (1816-1898).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Henry Meyer (1826-1898) — also known as Charles H. Meyer; Carl H. Meyer; Karl Heinrich Meyer — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Schleiz, Germany, March 15, 1826. Dry goods importer; banker; Consul for Germany in Philadelphia, Pa., 1872-98; silk ribbon manufacturer. German ancestry. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 14, 1898 (age 72 years, 152 days). During a lawsuit following his death, his successor as German Consul alleged that Mr. Meyer had defaulted with at least $11,000 of the consulate's funds; this was denied by the executors of his estate, and the outcome of the dispute is unknown. Interment at Woodlands Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Christoph Heinrich Meyer (1795-1856) and Marie (Felder) Meyer (1806-1881); married, April 16, 1857, to Sophie Karoline Wilhelmine Brossman (1829-1881).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Bernard Henry (1783-1863) — Born in Georgia, 1783. U.S. Consul in Gibraltar, as of 1816-32. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 13, 1863 (age about 80 years). Interment at Woodlands Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Henry Henry (1824-1885; who married Frederick Octavius Prince); grandfather of Frederick Henry Prince (1859-1953).
      Political family: Prince-Henry family of Winchester, Massachusetts.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert J. Winsmore (1851-1915) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., 1851. Consul-General for Central America in Philadelphia, Pa., 1898; Consul-General for Honduras in Philadelphia, Pa., 1898-1907. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., June 9, 1915 (age about 63 years). Interment at Woodlands Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Capt. Robert H. Winsmore (1811-1882) and Cynthia (Davis) Winsmore (1824-1882).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Bertram Graeme Frazier (1878-1963) — also known as Bertram G. Frazier — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 3, 1878. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 4th District, 1927-34, 1947-50; defeated, 1934. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Germantown, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., July 1, 1963 (age 85 years, 148 days). Interment at Woodlands Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Lotta Gertrude Eagan.
      Johan Nordahl Wallem (1843-1909) — also known as J. N. Wallem — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Bergen, Norway, May 24, 1843. Vice-Consul for Denmark in Philadelphia, Pa., 1895-1907; Vice-Consul for Sweden & Norway in Philadelphia, Pa., 1895-1900. Died in Lansdowne, Delaware County, Pa., December 20, 1909 (age 66 years, 210 days). Interment at Woodlands Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Linda Huston (1849-1915).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edward Knight (1813-1892) — of Pennsylvania. Born December 8, 1813. Republican. Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1860. Died July 21, 1892 (age 78 years, 226 days). Interment at Woodlands Cemetery.
      William Christian Bullitt (1856-1914) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., June 18, 1856. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives; elected 1882. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 22, 1914 (age 57 years, 277 days). Interment at Woodlands Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Christian Bullitt (1824-1902) and Theresa (Langhorne) Bullitt (1825-1881); married to Louisa Gross Horwitz (1854-1919); father of William Christian Bullitt; great-grandson of Alexander Scott Bullitt (1761-1816); second great-grandson of John Fry and Cuthbert Bullitt; third great-grandson of Joshua Fry; first cousin of William Marshall Bullitt and Alexander Scott Bullitt (1877-1932); first cousin once removed of James Speed (1812-1887); fourth cousin of Hugh Kennedy Bullitt.
      Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Blackburn-Slaughter-Buckner-Madison family of Kentucky; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut; Bullitt-Fry-Henry family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Harry Davault Beaston (1857-1939) — also known as Harry D. Beaston — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 8, 1857. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1900 (alternate), 1916. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 15, 1939 (age 82 years, 7 days). Entombed at Woodlands Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph L. Beaston (1817-1889) and Margaret (Davault) Beaston (1817-1899); married to Sarah Tait (1855-1825).
    Other politicians who have monuments here:
      Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Jr. (1897-1961) — also known as A. J. Drexel Biddle, Jr. — of Pennsylvania. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 17, 1897. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; shipping business; U.S. Minister to Norway, 1935-37, 1941-42; Netherlands, 1941-42; Yugoslavia, 1941; Czechoslovakia, 1941-43; Greece, 1941-42; U.S. Ambassador to Poland, 1937-43; Belgium, 1941-43; Netherlands, 1942-43; Norway, 1942-43; Yugoslavia, 1942; Greece, 1942-43; Czechoslovakia, 1943; Spain, 1961. Died, from lung cancer and a heart attack, in Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., November 13, 1961 (age 63 years, 331 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.; cenotaph at Woodlands Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Cordelia Rundell (Bradley) Biddle (1873-1947) and Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle (1874-1948); married, June 16, 1915, to Mary Lillian Duke (1887-1960; tobacco heiress; divorced 1931; niece of James Buchanan Duke); married 1931 to Margaret (Thompson) Schulze (1902-1956; divorced 1936; daughter of William Boyce Thompson (1869-1930)); married 1946 to Margaret Atkinson Loughborough; uncle of Angier Biddle Duke; great-grandnephew of Charles John Biddle; second great-grandnephew of James Biddle, John Biddle (1792-1859) and Richard Biddle; third great-grandson of Charles Biddle; third great-grandnephew of Edward Biddle; first cousin five times removed of John Scull; second cousin twice removed of John Biddle (1859-1936); second cousin thrice removed of Edward MacFunn Biddle; third cousin thrice removed of Charles Bingham Penrose, Edward Scull and Thomas Biddle; fourth cousin once removed of Boies Penrose, Spencer Penrose and Edward MacFunn Biddle, Jr..
      Political family: Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier


    Frankford Cemetery
    Frankford, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Francis Jacob Harper (1800-1837) — also known as Francis J. Harper — of Pennsylvania. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 5, 1800. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1832; member of Pennsylvania state senate 2nd District, 1834-36; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1837; died in office 1837. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 18, 1837 (age 37 years, 13 days). Original interment at Frankford Cemetery; reinterment in 1848 at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Mt. Sinai Cemetery
    Frankford, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Isaac Bacharach (1870-1956) — also known as "Boardwalk Ike" — of Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J.; Brigantine, Atlantic County, N.J. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 5, 1870. Republican. Real estate business; lumber business; banker; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Atlantic County, 1911; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 2nd District, 1915-37; defeated, 1936; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1928 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee). Jewish. Member, Elks; Freemasons. Died in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., September 5, 1956 (age 86 years, 244 days). Interment at Mt. Sinai Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacob Bacharach and Betty (Nusbaum) Bacharach; married to Florence Scull (died 1904).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Benjamin Martin Golder (1891-1946) — also known as Benjamin M. Golder — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Alliance, Salem County, N.J., December 23, 1891. Republican. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1917-25; served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 4th District, 1925-33; defeated, 1940; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II. Jewish. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 30, 1946 (age 55 years, 7 days). Interment at Mt. Sinai Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      George Washington Oakes (b. 1861) — also known as George W. Oakes; George Washington Ochs; George W. Ochs — of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, October 27, 1861. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1892; mayor of Chattanooga, Tenn., 1893-97; delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Tennessee, 1896; served in the U.S. Army during World War I. Jewish. German ancestry. Member, Civitan; American Historical Association. Interment at Mt. Sinai Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: George Washington
      Relatives: Son of Julius Ochs (1826-1888) and Bertha (Levy) Ochs (1833-1908); brother of Adolph S. Ochs (1858-1935; publisher, New York Times); married to Bertie Gans (1878-1913).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Myer Phillips (1811-1884) — also known as Henry M. Phillips — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania, 1811. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 4th District, 1857-59; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1860. Jewish. Died in 1884 (age about 73 years). Interment at Mt. Sinai Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Jerome H. Louchheim (d. 1945) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1936, 1940. Died in 1945. Interment at Mt. Sinai Cemetery.


    St. Mary's Episcopal Church
    630 East Cathedral Road
    Roxborough, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Francis Marion Taitt (1862-1943) — also known as Francis M. Taitt — of Chester, Delaware County, Pa. Born in Burlington, Burlington County, N.J., January 3, 1862. Republican. Episcopal priest; bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania, 1931-43; offered prayer, Republican National Convention, 1940. Episcopalian. Died, from pneumonia, in Crozer Hospital, Upland, Delaware County, Pa., July 17, 1943 (age 81 years, 195 days). Entombed at St. Mary's Episcopal Church.
      Presumably named for: Francis Marion
      Relatives: Son of James M. Taitt and Elizabeth (Conway) Taitt.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Mt. Moriah Cemetery
    62nd & Kingsessing Avenue
    West Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      John Russell Young (1840-1899) — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in County Tyrone, Ireland (now Northern Ireland), November 20, 1840. Newspaper correspondent and managing editor; U.S. Minister to China, 1882-85; Librarian of Congress, 1897-99. Died in Washington, D.C., January 17, 1899 (age 58 years, 58 days). Interment at Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of James Rankin Young (1847-1924).
      Political family: Young family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William McCandless (1835-1884) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 29, 1835. Democrat. Lawyer; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Pennsylvania state senate 1st District, 1867-69; Pennsylvania secretary of internal affairs, 1875-79. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., June 17, 1884 (age 48 years, 262 days). Interment at Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
      Israel Wilson Durham (1855-1909) — also known as Israel W. Durham; "Old Man"; "Peerless Leader" — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 24, 1855. Republican. Philadelphia police magistrate, 1885-95; member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1897-98, 1909 (6th District 1897-98, 2nd District 1909); died in office 1909; Pennsylvania State Insurance Commissioner, 1900-05; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1900, 1904, 1908. President and principal owner of the Philadelphia Phillies professional baseball team, 1909. Died suddenly, from interstital nephritis, in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., June 28, 1909 (age 53 years, 247 days). Interment at Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Durham (1823-1908) and Jane Elizabeth (Norris) Durham (1832-1871).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel Levis Gracey (1835-1911) — also known as Samuel L. Gracey — of Smyrna, Kent County, Del.; Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I.; Chelsea, Suffolk County, Mass.; Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass.; Natick, Middlesex County, Mass.; Lynn, Essex County, Mass.; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 8, 1835. Methodist minister; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Consul in Foochow, 1890-93, 1897-1911, died in office 1911. Methodist. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died in West Newton, Newton, Middlesex County, Mass., August 19, 1911 (age 75 years, 345 days). Interment at Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Gracey (1800-1862) and Ann Elizabeth Bartram (Leech) Gracey (1804-1876); married, November 21, 1860, to Leonora Thompson (1840-1897); married, January 15, 1900, to Cordania Elizabeth 'Corda' (Perkins) Pratt (1844-1937); father of Spencer Pettis Gracey (1865-1933) and Wilbur Tirrell Gracey.
      Political family: Gracey family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
      Epitaph: "Soldier - Clergyman - Diplomat"
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Andrew Walker (b. 1878) — also known as James Walker — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 5, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives 21st District, 1917-23; secretary of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1930-31. Interment at Mt. Moriah Cemetery.


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