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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Westmoreland County

Index to Locations

  • Fairfield Up-the-Valley United Presbyterian Church Cemetery
  • Greensburg Greensburg Cemetery
  • Greensburg Old St. Clair Cemetery
  • Greensburg St. Clair Cemetery
  • Greensburg Westmoreland County Memorial Park
  • Hershey Old Derry Church Graveyard
  • Irwin Union Cemetery
  • Latrobe St. Vincent Cemetery
  • Latrobe Unity Meeting House Cemetery
  • Laughlintown Laurel Hill Cemetery
  • Ligonier Ligonier Valley Cemetery
  • Scottdale Scottdale Cemetery
  • South Huntington Township Markle-Millgrove Cemetery
  • West Fairfield Methodist Episcopal Cemetery
  • West Newton Old Sewickley Presbyterian Church Cemetery
  • West Newton West Newton Cemetery


    Up-the-Valley United Presbyterian Church Cemetery
    Fairfield, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      William McCreery (1786-1841) — of Florence, Washington County, Pa. Born in Omagh, County Tyrone, Ireland (now Northern Ireland), May 17, 1786. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1824-27, 1833-36; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 15th District, 1829-31. Died in Fairfield, Westmoreland County, Pa., September 27, 1841 (age 55 years, 133 days). Interment at Up-the-Valley United Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Greensburg Cemetery
    Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      David Marchand (1776-1832) — of Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa. Born near Irwin, Westmoreland County, Pa., December 10, 1776. Physician; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 11th District, 1817-21. Died in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa., March 11, 1832 (age 55 years, 92 days). Interment at Greensburg Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elizabeth (Kemerer) Marchand (1744-1817) and David Marchand (1746-1809); married 1803 to Catherine Bonnett (1786-1867); father of Albert Gallatin Marchand (1811-1848); great-granduncle of Donald Kirk Marchand.
      Political family: Marchand family of Greensburg, Pennsylvania.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Albert Gallatin Marchand (1811-1848) — of Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa. Born near Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa., February 27, 1811. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 19th District, 1839-43. Died in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa., February 5, 1848 (age 36 years, 343 days). Interment at Greensburg Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Albert Gallatin
      Relatives: Son of David Marchand and Catherine (Bennett) Marchand; grandfather of Mary Todd Marchand (1871-1953; who married Cyrus E. Woods (1861-1938)); first cousin twice removed of Donald Kirk Marchand.
      Political family: Marchand family of Greensburg, Pennsylvania.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Keenan (1823-1862) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Youngstown, Westmoreland County, Pa., September 17, 1823. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; Westmoreland County Register and Recorder, 1849-53; Adjutant General of Pennsylvania, 1852; U.S. Consul in Hong Kong, 1853-62. Died, after an illness at sea, at Blanchard's Hotel, New York, New York County, N.Y., May 22, 1862 (age 38 years, 247 days). Interment at Greensburg Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1857 to Elizabeth Freame Barclay; nephew by marriage of William Freame Johnston (1808-1872); nephew of Hugh Keenan.
      Political family: Keenan-Johnston family of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.


    Old St. Clair Cemetery
    Maple Ave.
    Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Arthur St. Clair (1734-1818) — Born in Scotland, March 23, 1734. General in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1785-87; Governor of Northwest Territory, 1788-1802; Federalist candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1790. Episcopalian. Member, Society of the Cincinnati; Freemasons. Injured in a fall from an overturned horsedrawn cart, and died a few days later, near Youngstown, Westmoreland County, Pa., August 31, 1818 (age 84 years, 161 days). Interment at Old St. Clair Cemetery.
      Relatives: Grandfather of Mary E. Baldridge (who married James Henry Lane (1814-1866)).
      Political family: Lane family of Lawrenceburg, Indiana.
      St. Clair County, Ala., St. Clair County, Ill., St. Clair County, Mich. and St. Clair County, Mo. are named for him.
      Other politicians named for him: Arthur St. Clair VanceArthur St. Clair Colyar
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Henry Donnel Foster (1808-1880) — of Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa. Born in Mercer, Mercer County, Pa., December 19, 1808. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1843-47, 1871-73 (19th District 1843-47, 21st District 1871-73); member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1857; candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1860. Died in Irwin, Westmoreland County, Pa., October 16, 1880 (age 71 years, 302 days). Interment at Old St. Clair Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Blair Foster (1774-1831) and Elizabeth (Donnel) Foster (1785-1829); married to Mary Jane Young (1815-1872).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. Clair Cemetery
    Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
    Cyrus E. Woods Cyrus E. Woods (1861-1938) — of Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa. Born in Clearfield, Clearfield County, Pa., September 3, 1861. Republican. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state senate 39th District, 1901-08; U.S. Minister to Portugal, 1912-13; secretary of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1915-21; resigned 1921; U.S. Ambassador to Spain, 1921-23; Japan, 1923-24; Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1929-30. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Kappa Epsilon. Died, from uremic poisoning (kidney failure), in Jefferson Hospital, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 8, 1938 (age 77 years, 96 days). Interment at St. Clair Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Matthew Woods (1817-1868) and Katharine (Speece) Woods; married, January 18, 1893, to Mary Todd Marchand (1871-1953; granddaughter of Albert Gallatin Marchand (1811-1848)).
      Political family: Marchand family of Greensburg, Pennsylvania.
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Image source: U.S. passport application (1921)
      Edgar Cowan (1815-1885) — of Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa. Born in Westmoreland County, Pa., September 19, 1815. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1856; U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1861-67; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1880. Died in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa., August 31, 1885 (age 69 years, 346 days). Interment at St. Clair Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Adam Martin Wyant (1869-1935) — also known as Adam M. Wyant — of Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa. Born near Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pa., September 15, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1921-33 (22nd District 1921-23, 31st District 1923-33). Died in 1935 (age about 65 years). Interment at St. Clair Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, December 1, 1910, to Katharine Nelson Doty (daughter of Lucien W. Doty (1856?-?)).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Franklin Huff (1842-1912) — also known as George F. Huff — of Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa. Born in Norristown, Montgomery County, Pa., July 16, 1842. Republican. Banker; mining and railroad executive; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1880; member of Pennsylvania state senate 39th District, 1885-88; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1891-93, 1895-97, 1903-11 (21st District 1891-93, at-large 1895-97, 22nd District 1903-11). Died in 1912 (age about 69 years). Interment at St. Clair Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Huff and Caroline (Boyer) Huff; married, March 16, 1871, to Henrietta Burrell.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Richard Coulter (1788-1852) — of Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa. Born in Westmoreland County, Pa., March, 1788. Member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1820; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1827-35 (17th District 1827-33, 19th District 1833-35). Died in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa., April 21, 1852 (age 64 years, 0 days). Interment at St. Clair Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Edward Everett Robbins (1860-1919) — also known as Edward E. Robbins — of Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa. Born in Robbins Station, Westmoreland County, Pa., September 27, 1860. Republican. Lawyer; banker; mining business; chair of Westmoreland County Republican Party, 1885; member of Pennsylvania state senate 39th District, 1889-92; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1897-99, 1917-19 (21st District 1897-99, 22nd District 1917-19); died in office 1919; major in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War. Died January 25, 1919 (age 58 years, 120 days). Interment at St. Clair Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Edward Everett
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Jacob Turney (1825-1891) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania, 1825. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 22nd District, 1858-60; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 21st District, 1875-79. Died in 1891 (age about 66 years). Interment at St. Clair Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Jack (1788-1852) — of Brookville, Jefferson County, Pa.; Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa. Born in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa., July 29, 1788. Democrat. Lawyer; merchant; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 23rd District, 1841-43. Died in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa., February 28, 1852 (age 63 years, 214 days). Interment at St. Clair Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Jack (1751-1821) and Margaret (Wilson) Jack (1755-1818); married, January 7, 1834, to Harriet Eason (1809-1879).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Augustus Drum (1815-1858) — of Indiana, Indiana County, Pa. Born in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa., September 26, 1815. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 20th District, 1850; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 19th District, 1853-55. Died in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa., September 15, 1858 (age 42 years, 354 days). Interment at St. Clair Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Welty McCullogh (1847-1889) — of Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa. Born in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa., October 10, 1847. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 21st District, 1887-89; defeated, 1888. Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Died in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa., August 31, 1889 (age 41 years, 325 days). Interment at St. Clair Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Joseph Henry Kuhns (1800-1883) — of Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa. Born near Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa., 1800. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 19th District, 1851-53. Died November 16, 1883 (age about 83 years). Interment at St. Clair Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Jeremiah Murray Burrell (1815-1856) — Born in Murrysville, Westmoreland County, Pa., September 1, 1815. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1845-46; district judge in Pennsylvania, 1847, 1851-55; justice of Kansas territorial supreme court, 1855-56. Died October 21, 1856 (age 41 years, 50 days). Interment at St. Clair Cemetery.
      Curtis Hussey Gregg (1865-1933) — also known as Curtis H. Gregg — of Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa. Born in Adamsburg, Westmoreland County, Pa., August 9, 1865. Democrat. Lawyer; Westmoreland County District Attorney, 1891; chair of Westmoreland County Democratic Party, 1896-1913; candidate for Pennsylvania state senate, 1904; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1908, 1928, 1932; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 22nd District, 1911-13. Lutheran. Member, Moose. Died in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa., January 18, 1933 (age 67 years, 162 days). Interment at St. Clair Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Gregg and Eliza (Ryerly) Gregg; married to Frances Good.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      William Theodore Dom, Jr. (1873-1936) — also known as William T. Dom — of Westmoreland County, Pa. Born in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa., July 10, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; common pleas court judge in Pennsylvania 10th District, 1922-29; appointed 1922. Died in 1936 (age about 62 years). Interment at St. Clair Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William T. Dom and E. J. Dom.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Westmoreland County Memorial Park
    Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      William Markle Berlin (1880-1962) — also known as William M. Berlin — of Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa. Born near Delmont, Westmoreland County, Pa., March 29, 1880. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 28th District, 1933-37; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944. Died in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa., October 14, 1962 (age 82 years, 199 days). Interment at Westmoreland County Memorial Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Old Derry Church Graveyard
    Hershey, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      James M. Wallace (1750-1823) — of Hummelstown, Dauphin County, Pa. Born in Hanover Township, Lancaster County (now Dauphin County), Pa., 1750. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Dauphin County Commissioner, 1799-1801; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1806-10; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1815-21. Died near Hummelstown, Dauphin County, Pa., December 17, 1823 (age about 73 years). Interment at Old Derry Church Graveyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Union Cemetery
    Irwin, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      George Ross Scull (b. 1856) — also known as George R. Scull — of Somerset, Somerset County, Pa. Born in Somerset, Somerset County, Pa., November 25, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1900 (alternate), 1912; bank president. Interment at Union Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Scull and Louise (Ogle) Scull (1828-1906); brother of Robert Spencer Scull (1860-1945); married to Caroline Trexler 'Carrie' Baer; great-grandson of John Scull; first cousin thrice removed of Edward Biddle and Charles Biddle; second cousin twice removed of James Biddle, John Biddle (1792-1859) and Richard Biddle; third cousin once removed of Edward MacFunn Biddle and Charles John Biddle; fourth cousin of John Biddle (1859-1936); 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 Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Vincent Cemetery
    Latrobe, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Victor Bernard Stader, Jr. (1908-1982) — also known as Victor B. Stader, Jr. — of Latrobe, Westmoreland County, Pa. Born in Latrobe, Westmoreland County, Pa., July 25, 1908. Democrat. Furniture business; burgess of Latrobe, Pennsylvania, 1950-61; mayor of Latrobe, Pa., 1961; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1964. Catholic. Member, Rotary. Died in 1982 (age about 73 years). Interment at St. Vincent Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mary (Ruffner) Stader and Victor Bernard Stader, Sr. (1885-1939); married, September 12, 1933, to Mary Ellen Thurston.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unity Meeting House Cemetery
    Latrobe, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      William Findley (c.1741-1821) — of Youngstown, Westmoreland County, Pa. Born in Ireland, about 1741. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1790; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1791-99, 1803-17 (at-large 1791-93, 8th District 1793-95, 11th District 1795-99, 8th District 1803-13, 11th District 1813-17); member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1799. Died near Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa., April 4, 1821 (age about 80 years). Interment at Unity Meeting House Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Laurel Hill Cemetery
    Laughlintown, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Archibald McClelland Hall (1863-1935) — also known as Archibald M. Hall — of Indiana. Born in Allegheny County, Pa., July 27, 1863. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 7th District, 1930. Died August 14, 1935 (age 72 years, 18 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert H. Hall and Catherine (Funk) Hall; married to Lucy Howe and Eulalie Cline.


    Ligonier Valley Cemetery
    Ligonier, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
    Founded 1880
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Harve McKlveen (1877-1965) — also known as Thomas H. McKlveen — of Trafford, Westmoreland County, Pa. Born in Cook Township, Westmoreland County, Pa., June 18, 1877. Democrat. Postmaster at Trafford, Pa., 1916-21, 1935-42; clothing merchant. Died in 1965 (age about 88 years). Interment at Ligonier Valley Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John McKlveen (1842-1923) and Esther Baize 'Asie' (Grove) McKlveen (1847-1903); married to Edith Irene Groft (1883-1974).


    Scottdale Cemetery
    Scottdale, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Abraham Lincoln Keister (1852-1917) — also known as Abraham L. Keister — of Scottdale, Westmoreland County, Pa. Born in Fayette County, Pa., September 10, 1852. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 22nd District, 1913-17. Died May 26, 1917 (age 64 years, 258 days). Interment at Scottdale Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Abraham Lincoln
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Markle-Millgrove Cemetery
    South Huntington Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Markle — of Pennsylvania. Candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1844. Interment at Markle-Millgrove Cemetery.


    Methodist Episcopal Cemetery
    West Fairfield, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      John Covode (1808-1871) — of Pennsylvania. Born near West Fairfield, Westmoreland County, Pa., March 17, 1808. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1855-63, 1867-71 (19th District 1855-63, 21st District 1867-71); died in office 1871. Died in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa., January 11, 1871 (age 62 years, 300 days). Interment at Methodist Episcopal Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Old Sewickley Presbyterian Church Cemetery
    West Newton, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      George Plumer (1762-1843) — of Robbstown (unknown county), Pa. Born in Pennsylvania, 1762. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1800; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1821-27 (11th District 1821-23, 17th District 1823-27). Died in 1843 (age about 81 years). Interment at Old Sewickley Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    West Newton Cemetery
    West Newton, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph F. Guffey (1875-1959) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Westmoreland County, Pa., December 29, 1875. Democrat. Utility executive; oil business; member of Democratic National Committee from Pennsylvania, 1920-36; U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1935-47; defeated, 1946; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1948, 1952 (alternate). Died in 1959 (age about 83 years). Interment at West Newton Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Guffey and Barbaretta (Hough) Guffey; brother of Mary Emma Guffey (1874-1970) (who married Carroll Miller).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Israel Painter — of West Newton, Westmoreland County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1860. Interment at West Newton Cemetery.


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