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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Schuylkill County

Index to Locations

  • Ashland Unknown location
  • Ashland Citizens' Cemetery
  • Ashland New St. Mauritius Cemetery
  • Fountain Springs Fountain Springs Cemetery
  • Fountain Springs St. Joseph's Cemetery
  • Frackville Holy Rosary Cemetery
  • Mahonoy Township German Protestant Cemetery
  • Minersville Mt. Peace Cemetery
  • Orwigsburg Lutheran Cemetery
  • Pottsville Unknown location
  • Pottsville Calvary Cemetery
  • Pottsville Charles Baber Cemetery
  • Pottsville Odd Fellows Cemetery
  • Pottsville Presbyterian Cemetery
  • Pottsville St. Patrick's Cemetery
  • Schuylkill Haven Union Cemetery
  • Tamaqua Odd Fellows Cemetery


    Unknown Location
    Ashland, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania


    Citizens' Cemetery
    Ashland, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      George Robert Patterson (1863-1906) — also known as George R. Patterson — of Ashland, Schuylkill County, Pa. Born in Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pa., November 9, 1863. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1901-06 (13th District 1901-03, 12th District 1903-06); died in office 1906; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1904. Died in Washington, D.C., March 21, 1906 (age 42 years, 132 days). Interment at Citizens' Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Alexander Patterson and Anna (Granville) Patterson; married 1886 to Mary Cleaver.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    New St. Mauritius Cemetery
    Brock Street
    Ashland, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles W. Staudenmeier (1894-1988) — of Ashland, Schuylkill County, Pa. Born in Ashland, Schuylkill County, Pa., November 4, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state senate 29th District, 1933-36; defeated, 1936; circuit judge in Pennsylvania, 1940. German ancestry. Died January 12, 1988 (age 93 years, 69 days). Interment at New St. Mauritius Cemetery.


    Fountain Springs Cemetery
    Fountain Springs, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Alfred Buckwalter Garner (1873-1930) — also known as Alfred B. Garner — of Ashland, Schuylkill County, Pa. Born in Ashland, Schuylkill County, Pa., March 4, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1901-07, 1915-17; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 12th District, 1909-11. Died in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa., July 30, 1930 (age 57 years, 148 days). Interment at Fountain Springs Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. Joseph's Cemetery
    Fountain Springs, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles J. Monaghan (1874-1942) — of Schuylkill County, Pa. Born in Butler Township, Schuylkill County, Pa., December 9, 1874. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; hotel business; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Schuylkill County, 1909. Died in 1942 (age about 67 years). Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Holy Rosary Cemetery
    Frackville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      James Wilfrid Ryan (1858-1907) — also known as James W. Ryan — of Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania, 1858. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 13th District, 1899-1901. Died in 1907 (age about 49 years). Interment at Holy Rosary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    German Protestant Cemetery
    Mahonoy Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Ivor David Fenton (1889-1986) — also known as Ivor D. Fenton — of Mahanoy City, Schuylkill County, Pa. Born in Mahanoy City, Schuylkill County, Pa., August 3, 1889. Republican. Physician; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1939-63 (13th District 1939-45, 12th District 1945-63); defeated, 1962; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1956, 1960. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Medical Association. Died in Sunbury, Northumberland County, Pa., October 23, 1986 (age 97 years, 81 days). Interment at German Protestant Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, June 23, 1915, to Theresa Lewis.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Mt. Peace Cemetery
    Minersville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Parker Dando (1883-1954) — also known as Joseph P. Dando — of Branch Township, Schuylkill County, Pa. Born in Llewellyn, Schuylkill County, Pa., January 14, 1883. Democrat. Coal miner; engineer; member of Pennsylvania state senate 29th District, 1937-40. Welsh ancestry. Member, United Mine Workers. Died in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa., December 6, 1954 (age 71 years, 326 days). Interment at Mt. Peace Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Isaac Dando (1839-1899) and Margaret A. (Fisher) Dando (1846-1920); married, October 25, 1904, to Anna R. James (1882-1964).


    Lutheran Cemetery
    Orwigsburg, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Jacob Krebs (1782-1847) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Orwigsburg, Schuylkill County, Pa., March 13, 1782. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 7th District, 1826-27; member of Pennsylvania state senate 6th District, 1828-36. Died September 26, 1847 (age 65 years, 197 days). Interment at Lutheran Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Unknown Location
    Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Christian Markle Straub (1804-1860) — also known as Christian M. Straub — of Orwigsburg, Schuylkill County, Pa.; Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa. Born in Milton, Northumberland County, Pa., 1804. Democrat. Lawyer; Schuylkill County Prothonotary, 1845; Schuylkill County Sheriff, 1849; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 11th District, 1853-55; member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1856-58 (28th District 1856-57, 7th District 1858). German ancestry. Died in Washington, D.C., June 7, 1860 (age about 55 years). Interment somewhere.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Calvary Cemetery
    Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Terence P. Reiley (c.1967-2000) — also known as Terry Reiley — of Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa. Born about 1967. Mayor of Pottsville, Pa., 1998-2000; died in office 2000. Died of leukemia, February 21, 2000 (age about 33 years). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.


    Charles Baber Cemetery
    Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      William D. Hutchinson (1932-1995) — Born in Minersville, Schuylkill County, Pa., June 20, 1932. Lawyer; Schuylkill County Solicitor, 1969-72; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1972-82; justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1982-87; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, 1987-95; died in office 1995. Died October 8, 1995 (age 63 years, 110 days). Interment at Charles Baber Cemetery.
      See also federal judicial profile
      George Franklin Brumm (1878-1934) — also known as George F. Brumm — of Minersville, Schuylkill County, Pa. Born in Minersville, Schuylkill County, Pa., January 24, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; solicitor for Miners State Bank; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 13th District, 1923-27, 1929-34; died in office 1934. Episcopalian. Died, in Methodist Hospital, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 29, 1934 (age 56 years, 125 days). Interment at Charles Baber Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Napoleon Brumm (1838-1917) and Virginia (James) Brumm.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Napoleon Brumm (1838-1917) — also known as Charles N. Brumm — of Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa.; Minersville, Schuylkill County, Pa. Born in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa., June 9, 1838. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1881-89, 1895-99, 1906-09 (13th District 1881-89, 1895-99, 12th District 1906-09); defeated, 1880 (Greenback), 1888 (Republican); common pleas court judge in Pennsylvania, 1909-17; Bull Moose candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1914. Died in Minersville, Schuylkill County, Pa., January 11, 1917 (age 78 years, 216 days). Interment at Charles Baber Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of George Franklin Brumm (1878-1934).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Reber (1858-1931) — of Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa. Born in South Manheim Township, Schuylkill County, Pa., February 1, 1858. Republican. School teacher; bookkeeper; hosiery manufacturer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 12th District, 1919-23. Died in 1931 (age about 73 years). Interment at Charles Baber Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Cyrus Maffet Palmer (1887-1959) — also known as Cyrus M. Palmer — of Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa. Born in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa., February 12, 1887. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1910; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 13th District, 1927-29; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940. Died in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa., August 16, 1959 (age 72 years, 185 days). Interment at Charles Baber Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Frank Pierce Mortimer (1853-1920) — also known as F. Pierce Mortimer — of Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa. Born in 1853. Mayor of Pottsville, Pa., 1920. Died in 1920 (age about 67 years). Interment at Charles Baber Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Franklin Pierce
      Frederick H. Hobbs (1934-2005) — also known as Fred Hobbs — of Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa. Born in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa., January 6, 1934. Republican. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state senate 29th District, 1967-76. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Lions; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Amvets. Died, of emphysema, in Pottsville Hospital, Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa., July 24, 2005 (age 71 years, 199 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Charles Baber Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Marian (Hause) Hobbs; married to Pamela Watkins (daughter of G. Harold Watkins (1903-1993)); father of Christopher Hobbs (son-in-law of James J. Rhoades).
      Political family: Watkins-Rhoades-Hobbs family of Pennsylvania.
      Oliver Perry Bechtel — also known as O. P. Bechtel — of Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1874-76 (10th District 1874, 29th District 1875-76); candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1908. Interment at Charles Baber Cemetery.


    Odd Fellows Cemetery
    Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Myer Strouse (1825-1878) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Oberstrau, Bavaria, Germany, December 16, 1825. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 10th District, 1863-67. Jewish. Died February 11, 1878 (age 52 years, 57 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Presbyterian Cemetery
    Howard Avenue
    Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Jacob G. Frick (b. 1838) — of Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa. Born in Northumberland County, Pa., January 23, 1838. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1860, 1868; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; received the Medal of Honor in 1892 for action at Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862, and at Chancellorsville, Va., May 5, 1863. Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery.
      Charles Wesley Pitman (c.1816-1871) — also known as Charles W. Pitman — of Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa. Born in Medford, Burlington County, N.J., about 1816. School principal; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 14th District, 1849-51; lumber business; Schuylkill County Sheriff, 1871. Died in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa., June 8, 1871 (age about 55 years). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mary (Newbold) Pitman and Rev. Charles Pitman (1796-1854); married, April 21, 1842, to Mary Lukmires (1817-1894).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Patrick's Cemetery
    Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      James Bernard Reilly (1845-1924) — also known as James B. Reilly — of Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa. Born in Pinedale, Schuylkill County, Pa., August 12, 1845. Democrat. Lawyer; Schuylkill County District Attorney, 1871-75; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 13th District, 1875-79, 1889-95; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1880 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Died in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa., May 14, 1924 (age 78 years, 276 days). Interment at St. Patrick's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Emmett Lee (1868-1916) — also known as Robert E. Lee — of Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa. Born in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa., October 12, 1868. Democrat. Merchant; Schuylkill County Treasurer, 1905; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 12th District, 1911-15; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1916. Died in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa., November 19, 1916 (age 48 years, 38 days). Interment at St. Patrick's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Walker Ryon (1825-1901) — also known as John W. Ryon — of Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania, 1825. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 13th District, 1879-81. Died in 1901 (age about 76 years). Interment at St. Patrick's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Fox King (b. 1841) — also known as Charles F. King — of Schuylkill County, Pa. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., October 4, 1841. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Schuylkill County, 1872-73; member of Pennsylvania state senate 30th District, 1883-86; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1888; candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1904. Catholic. Interment at St. Patrick's Cemetery.


    Union Cemetery
    Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Alfred Losch (d. 1900) — also known as Samuel A. Losch — of Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill County, Pa. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Schuylkill County, 1875-76, 1893-94; member of Pennsylvania state senate 29th District, 1897-1900; died in office 1900. Died September 11, 1900. Interment at Union Cemetery.


    Odd Fellows Cemetery
    Tamaqua, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Christian Becker (1851-1917) — also known as Christ Becker — of Pennsylvania. Born in Germany, April 7, 1851. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1913-16. German ancestry. Member, Odd Fellows. Died in 1917 (age about 66 years). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.


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