James Rumsey Beverley (1894-1967) —
also known as James R. Beverley —
of San Juan, San Juan
Municipio, Puerto Rico.
Born in Dalhart, Dallam
County, Tex., June 15,
Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Governor of
Puerto Rico, 1929, 1932-33.
Member, American Bar
Beta Kappa; Phi
Delta Phi; Freemasons.
Died, from myocardial
failure, in Seton Hospital,
County, Tex., June 17,
1967 (age 73 years, 2
Interment at Austin
Memorial Park, Austin, Tex.
Foster Vincent Brown (1852-1937) —
also known as Foster V. Brown —
of Chattanooga, Hamilton
Born near Sparta, White
County, Tenn., December
delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1884,
Representative from Tennessee 3rd District, 1895-97; Puerto
Rico attorney general, 1910-12; U.S.
Attorney for Puerto Rico, 1910-11, 1912.
Died in Chattanooga, Hamilton
County, Tenn., March
26, 1937 (age 84 years, 92
Interment at Forest
Hills Cemetery, Chattanooga, Tenn.
George Charles Butte (1877-1940) —
also known as George C. Butte —
of Muskogee, Muskogee
County, Okla.; Austin, Travis
Born in San
Francisco, Calif., May 9,
candidate for Governor of
Texas, 1924; Puerto
Rico attorney general, 1925; Governor-General
of the Philippine Islands, 1932.
Member, Freemasons; American
Society for International Law; American
Law Institute; Alpha
Tau Omega; Delta
Died, following surgery for an intestinal
blockage, in American Hospital,
Mexico City (Ciudad de México), Distrito
18, 1940 (age 62 years, 254
Interment at Live Oak Cemetery, Dublin, Tex.
Robert Archer Cooper (1874-1953) —
also known as Robert A. Cooper —
of Laurens, Laurens
County, S.C.; Washington,
D.C.; San Juan, San Juan
Municipio, Puerto Rico.
Born in Laurens
County, S.C., June 12,
member of South
Carolina state house of representatives, 1901-04; Solicitor, 8th
Judicial Circuit, 1905-16; Governor of
South Carolina, 1919-22; U.S.
District Judge for Puerto Rico, 1934-.
Member, Freemasons; Shriners.
7, 1953 (age 79 years, 56
Interment at Laurens
Cemetery, Laurens, S.C.
of Henry Addison Cooper and Elizabeth Archie (Jones) Cooper; married,
22, 1899, to Mamie Machen; married, November
15, 1917, to Dorcas Calmes.|
José Miguel Gallardo (1897-1976) —
of Puerto Rico; Crawfordsville, Montgomery
Born in San Germán, San
Germán Municipio, Puerto Rico, September
Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; school
Rico comissioner of education, 1937-45; Governor of
Puerto Rico, 1940-41, 1941.
Association of University Professors; Reserve
Officers Association; Kappa
Delta Pi; Tau
Kappa Alpha; Freemasons; Rotary.
Died in San Juan, San Juan
Municipio, Puerto Rico, July 18,
1976 (age 78 years, 293
of José Gallardo and Luisa (Garcia) Gallardo; married, June 23,
1926, to Ida Evans Magee.|
John Longdon Gay (1866-1956) —
also known as John L. Gay —
Born in Pizgah, Cooper
County, Mo., June 23,
Republican. Lawyer; U.S.
Attorney for Puerto Rico, 1928-31.
Bar Association; American
Officers Association; Freemasons; Knights
of Pythias; Elks.
17, 1956 (age 90 years, 147
Interment at Arlington
National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.