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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Providence County

Index to Locations

  • Private or family graveyards
  • Cranston Pocasset Cemetery
  • Cranston St. Ann's Cemetery
  • Knightsville, Cranston Knight Cemetery (Cranston Historical Cemetery #21)
  • Cumberland St. Joseph's Cemetery
  • East Providence Little Neck Cemetery
  • East Providence Mt. St. Mary's Cemetery
  • Rumford, East Providence Old Cemetery
  • Glocester Glocester Public Cemetery
  • Chepachet, Glocester Acotes Hill Cemetery
  • Slatersville, North Smithfield Slatersville Cemetery
  • Pawtucket Unknown location
  • Pawtucket Mineral Spring Cemetery
  • Pawtucket Notre Dame Cemetery
  • Pawtucket Riverside Cemetery
  • Pawtucket St. Francis Cemetery
  • Pawtucket St. Mary's Cemetery
  • Providence Chestnut and Broad Streets
  • Providence Common Burial Ground
  • Providence Grace Church Cemetery
  • Providence North Burial Ground
  • Providence North End Cemetery
  • Providence Swan Point Cemetery
  • Greenville, Smithfield Greenville Cemetery
  • Woonsocket Oak Hill Cemetery
  • Woonsocket Union Cemetery


    Private or family graveyards
    Providence County, Rhode Island
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Ward King (1786-1851) — of Johnston, Providence County, R.I. Born May 22, 1786. Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1832; Governor of Rhode Island, 1839-43. Died January 20, 1851 (age 64 years, 243 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Daniel Mowry, Jr. (1729-1806) — of Rhode Island. Born in Smithfield, Providence County, R.I., August 17, 1729. Member of Rhode Island state legislature, 1766; state court judge in Rhode Island, 1776; Delegate to Continental Congress from Rhode Island, 1780. Died July 6, 1806 (age 76 years, 323 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Pocasset Cemetery
    Cranston, Providence County, Rhode Island
    Politicians buried here:
      J. Fred Parker (1856-1927) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Dublin, Cheshire County, N.H., April 9, 1856. Republican. Secretary of state of Rhode Island, 1909-24; resigned 1925. Died in Rhode Island, 1927 (age about 71 years). Interment at Pocasset Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Helen M. Mills (1857-1931).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Alpheus F. Angell (1825-1898) — of Warwick, Kent County, R.I. Born in Johnston, Providence County, R.I., 1825. Democrat. Real estate business; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1876 (member, Credentials Committee). Died June 30, 1898 (age about 72 years). Interment at Pocasset Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Olney Angell (1795-1885) and Almira (Fenner) Angell (1810-1884); married to Ruth T. Cooke (1824-1897).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Ann's Cemetery
    Cranston, Providence County, Rhode Island
    Politicians buried here:
      John Orlando Pastore (1907-2000) — also known as John O. Pastore — of Providence, Providence County, R.I.; Cranston, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., March 17, 1907. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1935-37; Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, 1945; Governor of Rhode Island, 1945-50; resigned 1950; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1948 (chair, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1952, 1960, 1964 (Temporary Chair); U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1950-76. Italian ancestry. Died, of kidney failure and Parkinson's disease, in Scalabrini Villa nursing home, North Kingstown, Washington County, R.I., July 15, 2000 (age 93 years, 120 days). Interment at St. Ann's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Michele Pastore and Erminia (Asprinio) Pastore; married, July 12, 1941, to Elena Elizabeth Caito.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
      Vincent Albert Cianci (1941-2016) — also known as Buddy Cianci — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., April 30, 1941. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Providence, R.I., 1975-84, 1991-2002; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1976 ; candidate for Governor of Rhode Island, 1980; talk show host. Italian ancestry. Pleaded no contest in 1984 to charges that he beat his estranged wife's lover with a fireplace log. Charged with twelve federal counts of bribery, conspiracy and racketeering; convicted in June, 2002 on two counts. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., January 28, 2016 (age 74 years, 273 days). Interment at St. Ann's Cemetery.
      Campaign slogan (1991): "He never stopped caring about Providence."
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books by Vincent Cianci: Politics and Pasta: How I Prosecuted Mobsters, Rebuilt a Dying City, Dined with Sinatra, Spent Five Years in a Federally Funded Gated Community, and Lived to Tell the Tale (2011)
      Books about Buddy Cianci: Mike Stanton, The Prince of Providence : The True Story of Buddy Cianci, America's Most Notorious Mayor, Some Wiseguys, and the Feds
      Walter H. Reynolds (1901-1987) — also known as Barney Reynolds — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., January 22, 1901. Democrat. Mayor of Providence, R.I., 1951-65; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1952 (member, Credentials Committee), 1960, 1964. Died April 7, 1987 (age 86 years, 75 days). Interment at St. Ann's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Bernard Reynolds (1861-1930) and Catherine (O'Connell) Reynolds (1861-1945).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Christopher Del Sesto (1907-1973) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born March 10, 1907. Republican. Governor of Rhode Island, 1959-61; defeated, 1956; delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1960. Died December 23, 1973 (age 66 years, 288 days). Interment at St. Ann's Cemetery.
      See also NNDB dossier
      John Edward Fogarty (1913-1967) — also known as John E. Fogarty — of Harmony, Glocester, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., March 23, 1913. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 2nd District, 1941-44, 1945-67; died in office 1967; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1948, 1952, 1960, 1964. Died in Washington, D.C., January 10, 1967 (age 53 years, 293 days). Interment at St. Ann's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas Henry Needham (1922-2000) — also known as Thomas H. Needham — of Edgewood, Cranston, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., June 30, 1922. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 2nd District, 1956; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1960; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1972; superior court judge in Rhode Island, 1974-2000. Member, Military Order of the World Wars. Judge in the 1982 murder trial of Claus von Bulow. Died in Edgewood, Cranston, Providence County, R.I., March 26, 2000 (age 77 years, 270 days). Interment at St. Ann's Cemetery.


    Knight Cemetery (Cranston Historical Cemetery #21)
    Knightsville, Cranston, Providence County, Rhode Island
    Politicians buried here:
      Nehemiah Knight (1746-1808) — of Cranston, Providence County, R.I. Born in Cranston, Providence County, R.I., March 23, 1746. Member of Rhode Island state legislature, 1783; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island at-large, 1803-08; died in office 1808. Died in Cranston, Providence County, R.I., June 13, 1808 (age 62 years, 82 days). Interment at Knight Cemetery (Cranston Historical Cemetery #21).
      Relatives: Father of Nehemiah Rice Knight (1780-1854); second great-grandfather of Comfort Star Burlingame.
      Political family: Knight family of Cranston, Rhode Island.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Joseph's Cemetery
    Cumberland, Providence County, Rhode Island
    Politicians buried here:
      James Charles Monaghan (1857-1917) — also known as James C. Monaghan — of Rhode Island; New Jersey. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 11, 1857. Newspaper editor; university professor; U.S. Consul in Mannheim, 1885-90; Chemnitz, 1893-1900; Kingston, 1914-17, died in office 1917. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 12, 1917 (age 60 years, 32 days). Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Monaghan and Mary Ann Brown (O'Neill) Monaghan; married, June 12, 1892, to Dorothy T. Ryan; nephew by marriage of John Ryan (1853?-?).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Ryan — of Cumberland, Providence County, R.I. Member of Rhode Island state senate, 1893-94. Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Uncle by marriage of James Charles Monaghan (1857-1917).


    Little Neck Cemetery
    East Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
    Founded 1655
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Willett (1605-1674) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Bartley, Hertfordshire, England, 1605. Merchant; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1665-66, 1667-68. Died in 1674 (age about 69 years). Interment at Little Neck Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. Andrew Willet; married 1636 to Mary Brown (1609-1669); married 1671 to Joanna (Boyse) Prudden (1616-1681); second great-grandfather of Pierpont Edwards; third great-grandfather of Benjamin Tallmadge, Aaron Burr, Theodore Dwight and Henry Waggaman Edwards; fourth great-grandfather of Frederick Augustus Tallmadge (1792-1869); sixth great-grandfather of George Landon Ingraham, Charles Dunsmore Millard and John Brown Judson, Jr.; seventh great-grandfather of Daniel Phoenix Ingraham.
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Floyd-Woodbridge-Edwards family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Mt. St. Mary's Cemetery
    East Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
    Politicians buried here:
      Francis Bernard Condon (1891-1965) — also known as Francis B. Condon — of Central Falls, Providence County, R.I. Born in Central Falls, Providence County, R.I., November 11, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1921-26; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, 1928; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island, 1930-35 (3rd District 1930-33, 1st District 1933-35); justice of Rhode Island state supreme court, 1935. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., November 23, 1965 (age 74 years, 12 days). Interment at Mt. St. Mary's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Denis Gerald Condon and Rose (Collette) Condon; married, September 29, 1926, to Lillian F. Jordan.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Old Cemetery
    Rumford, East Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
    Politicians buried here:
      Phanuel Bishop (1739-1812) — of Massachusetts. Born in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Mass., September 3, 1739. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1792-93, 1797-98; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1799-1807 (at-large 1799-1805, 9th District 1805-07). Died in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Mass., January 6, 1812 (age 72 years, 125 days). Interment at Old Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Glocester Public Cemetery
    Glocester, Providence County, Rhode Island
    Politicians buried here:
      Daniel Owen — of Glocester, Providence County, R.I. Deputy Governor of Rhode Island, 1786-90. Interment at Glocester Public Cemetery.


    Acotes Hill Cemetery
    Chepachet, Glocester, Providence County, Rhode Island
    Politicians buried here:
      Warren Otis Arnold (1839-1910) — also known as Warren O. Arnold — of Chepachet, Glocester, Providence County, R.I. Born in Coventry, Kent County, R.I., June 3, 1839. Republican. Merchant; manufacturer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1884; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 2nd District, 1887-91, 1895-97. Died in Westerly, Washington County, R.I., April 1, 1910 (age 70 years, 302 days). Interment at Acotes Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Walter A. Read (1842-1918) — of Rhode Island. Born in Blackstone, Worcester County, Mass., July 6, 1842. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; merchant; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1889-98; Rhode Island general treasurer, 1899-1908. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died in 1918 (age about 75 years). Interment at Acotes Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Charlotte Owen (1843-1918).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Slatersville Cemetery
    Slatersville, North Smithfield, Providence County, Rhode Island
    Politicians buried here:
      Elisha Bartlett (1804-1855) — of Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Smithfield, Providence County, R.I., October 6, 1804. Whig. Physician; mayor of Lowell, Mass., 1836-38. Died in Smithfield, Providence County, R.I., July 19, 1855 (age 50 years, 286 days). Interment at Slatersville Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Otis Bartlett (1778-1855) and Wait (Buffum) Bartlett (1783-1825); married to Elizabeth Slater (1807-1897).
      Epitaph: "When the ear heard him, then it blessed him; and when the eye saw him, it gave witness to him."
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unknown Location
    Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island
    Politicians buried here:
      John J. Healey (died c.1973) — also known as Jack Healey — of Central Falls, Providence County, R.I. Democrat. Mayor of Central Falls, R.I., 1935-46. Died about 1973. Interment somewhere.


    Mineral Spring Cemetery
    Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island
    Politicians buried here:
      Albert Bliss (1811-1876) — of Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I. Born October 10, 1811. Coal and lumber dealer; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1850; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1850. Member, Freemasons. Died in Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I., January 20, 1876 (age 64 years, 102 days). Interment at Mineral Spring Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Bliss (1784-1833) and Elizabeth (Blake) Bliss; married, June 25, 1840, to Lydia Manton Jenks (1815-1908); father of Frank Manton Bliss (Civil War soldier; died 1863 of typhoid fever); second cousin of Harvey Carpenter Bliss; third cousin thrice removed of Brooks Mason Bliss, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Jedediah Sabin, Cornelius Newton Bliss (1833-1911) and Daniel Parrish Witter.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Notre Dame Cemetery
    Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island
    Politicians buried here:
      Louis Monast (1863-1936) — of Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I. Born in Quebec, July 1, 1863. Republican. Member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1909-11; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1924; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 3rd District, 1927-29; defeated, 1924, 1928. Died in Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I., April 16, 1936 (age 72 years, 290 days). Interment at Notre Dame Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Beaucage (1893-1951) — of Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I. Born in Central Falls, Providence County, R.I., April 20, 1893. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1933-51. Catholic. French ancestry. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died November 4, 1951 (age 58 years, 198 days). Interment at Notre Dame Cemetery.


    Riverside Cemetery
    Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island
    Politicians buried here:
      John William Davis (1826-1907) — also known as John W. Davis — of Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I. Born in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Mass., March 7, 1826. Democrat. Grain trade; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1884, 1892, 1900; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1885-86, 1893; Governor of Rhode Island, 1887-88, 1890-91; mayor of Pawtucket, R.I., 1897. Died January 26, 1907 (age 80 years, 325 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.


    St. Francis Cemetery
    Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island
    Politicians buried here:
      James Howard McGrath (1903-1966) — also known as J. Howard McGrath — of Central Falls, Providence County, R.I.; Providence, Providence County, R.I.; Narragansett, Washington County, R.I.; South Kingstown, Washington County, R.I. Born in Woonsocket, Providence County, R.I., November 28, 1903. Democrat. Lawyer; real estate and insurance business; vice-chair of Rhode Island Democratic Party, 1928-30; Rhode Island Democratic state chair, 1930-34; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1932, 1936, 1944 (chair, Committee on Permanent Organization; member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee; speaker), 1948 (speaker), 1952, 1960, 1964; U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island, 1934-40; Governor of Rhode Island, 1941-45; resigned 1945; U.S. Solicitor General, 1945-46; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1947-49; defeated in primary, 1960; Chairman of Democratic National Committee, 1947-49; U.S. Attorney General, 1949-52. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; Grange; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Elks; Moose; Eagles; Kiwanis; Urban League; American Judicature Society; Foresters; Royal Arcanum. Died, apparently of a heart attack, in Narragansett, Washington County, R.I., September 2, 1966 (age 62 years, 278 days). Interment at St. Francis Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James J. McGrath and Ida (May) McGrath; married, November 28, 1929, to Estelle A. Cadorette (daughter of Joseph Cadorette (1893?-1934)).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Edwin Daniel McGuiness (1856-1901) — also known as Edwin D. McGuiness — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., May 17, 1856. Democrat. Lawyer; secretary of state of Rhode Island, 1887-88, 1890-91; mayor of Providence, R.I., 1896-98; defeated, 1893. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., April 21, 1901 (age 44 years, 339 days). Interment at St. Francis Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mary (Higgins) McGuiness (1825-1895) and Bernard McGuiness (1833-1902); married, November 22, 1881, to Ellen Theresa Noonan (1856-1926).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Edward Dunne (b. 1882) — also known as James E. Dunne — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., October 3, 1882. Democrat. Owner of grocery stores; in chemical and oil business; Rhode Island Democratic state chair, 1922-25; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1924, 1936; mayor of Providence, R.I., 1927-39. Catholic. Member, Elks; Eagles; Sons of Union Veterans; Knights of Columbus; Exchange Club. Interment at St. Francis Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Dunne and Mary Ellen (Reed) Dunne; married, September 18, 1908, to Genevieve Rita Rawdon.
      John Anthony Notte, Jr. (1909-1983) — also known as John A. Notte, Jr. — of North Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., May 3, 1909. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; secretary to U.S. Senator Theodore F. Green, 1947-56; secretary of state of Rhode Island, 1957-59; Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, 1959-61; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1960; Governor of Rhode Island, 1961-63; defeated, 1962; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 2nd District, 1967. Member, Elks; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Bar Association; Alpha Phi Delta. Died March 7, 1983 (age 73 years, 308 days). Interment at St. Francis Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Anthony Notte and Eva Theresa (Rondina) Notte; married 1934 to Marie Joan Huerth.
      See also NNDB dossier
      Jeremiah Edward O'Connell (1883-1964) — also known as Jeremiah E. O'Connell — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Wakefield, Middlesex County, Mass., July 8, 1883. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 3rd District, 1923-27, 1929-30; state court judge in Rhode Island, 1930-48; justice of Rhode Island state supreme court, 1948-56; candidate for Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1956. Catholic. Member, Beta Theta Pi; Phi Delta Phi. Died September 18, 1964 (age 81 years, 72 days). Interment at St. Francis Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jeremiah O'Connell and Margaret R. (Lynch) O'Connell; married, June 6, 1910, to Esther Garraty.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Francis O'Shaunessy (1868-1934) — also known as George F. O'Shaunessy — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Galway, Ireland, May 1, 1868. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1909; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 1st District, 1911-19; defeated, 1922; candidate for U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1918. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., November 28, 1934 (age 66 years, 211 days). Interment at St. Francis Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Stephen O'Shaunessy and Margaret (Flynn) O'Shaunessy; married, June 24, 1902, to Julien M. Keily.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Francis Risk (1897-1943) — also known as Charles F. Risk — of Saylesville, Lincoln, Providence County, R.I. Born in Rhode Island, 1897. Republican. U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 1st District, 1935-37, 1939-41; defeated, 1940. Died in 1943 (age about 46 years). Interment at St. Francis Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Harry Sandager (1887-1955) — of Auburn, Cranston, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., April 12, 1887. Republican. Newspaper reporter; automobile dealer; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1928-36; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 2nd District, 1939-41; defeated, 1940, 1942; member of Republican National Committee from Rhode Island, 1941-44; delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1948, 1952 (alternate). Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Eagles; Lions; Delta Phi Epsilon. Died in Cranston, Providence County, R.I., December 24, 1955 (age 68 years, 256 days). Interment at St. Francis Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Maurice Sandager and Louise (Larssen) Sandager.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    James G. Connolly James Greenan Connolly (b. 1886) — also known as James G. Connolly — of Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I. Born in River Point, West Warwick, Kent County, R.I., March 28, 1886. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1920; Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, 1929-33. Interment at St. Francis Cemetery.
      Image source: Rhode Island Manual 1931
      William Charles Pelkey (1881-1944) — also known as William C. Pelkey — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., October 2, 1881. Republican. Rhode Island Republican state chair, 1925-31. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., August 21, 1944 (age 62 years, 324 days). Interment at St. Francis Cemetery.


    St. Mary's Cemetery
    Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island
    Politicians buried here:
      James Henry Higgins (1876-1927) — also known as James H. Higgins — of Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I. Born in Lincoln, Providence County, R.I., January 22, 1876. Democrat. Member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1902; mayor of Pawtucket, R.I., 1903-06; Governor of Rhode Island, 1907-09; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1916 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee). Catholic. Died September 16, 1927 (age 51 years, 237 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas F. Higgins and Elizabeth Ann (Mather) Higgins; married, November 17, 1908, to Ellen F. Maguire.


    Chestnut and Broad Streets
    Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island

    Politicians who have monuments here:
      Thomas Arthur Doyle (1827-1886) — also known as Thomas A. Doyle — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., March 15, 1827. Republican. Mayor of Providence, R.I., 1864-69, 1870-81, 1884-86; died in office 1886. Member, Freemasons. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., June 9, 1886 (age 59 years, 86 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery; statue at Chestnut and Broad Streets.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Doyle and Martha (Jones) Doyle; married to Almyra Sprague (1826-1901).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Common Burial Ground
    Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
    Politicians buried here:
      Dutee Jerauld Pearce (1789-1849) — also known as Dutee J. Pearce — of Newport, Newport County, R.I. Born in Prudence, Portsmouth, Newport County, R.I., April 3, 1789. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1810; Rhode Island state attorney general, 1819-25; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1820; U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island, 1824-25; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island at-large, 1825-37; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1840. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Newport, Newport County, R.I., May 9, 1849 (age 60 years, 36 days). Interment at Common Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Pearce (1752-1827) and Hannah (Jerrauld) Pearce (1753-1801); married to Abigail Perry (1793-1827) and Harriet Boss (1797-1887).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Grace Church Cemetery
    Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
    Politicians buried here:
      Nehemiah Rice Knight (1780-1854) — also known as Nehemiah R. Knight — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Cranston, Providence County, R.I., December 31, 1780. Member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1802; Governor of Rhode Island, 1817-21; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1821-41; delegate to Rhode Island state constitutional convention, 1843. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., April 18, 1854 (age 73 years, 108 days). Interment at Grace Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Nehemiah Knight (1746-1808) and Eleanor (Hudson) Knight (1747-1823); married, July 21, 1799, to Lydia Waterman (1780-1850); great-granduncle of Comfort Star Burlingame.
      Political family: Knight family of Cranston, Rhode Island.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Albert Collins Greene (1791-1863) — also known as Albert C. Greene — of East Greenwich, Kent County, R.I. Born in East Greenwich, Kent County, R.I., April 15, 1791. Member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1820; Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1821, 1821-22, 1822-25; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1845-51. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., January 8, 1863 (age 71 years, 268 days). Interment at Grace Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elizabeth (Belcher) Greene (1758-1791) and Perry M. Greene; married, May 16, 1814, to Catherine Celia Greene (1794-1826); married, August 22, 1841, to Julia Bourne (1790-1842; daughter of Benjamin Bourne); first cousin once removed of George Washington Greene and William Maxwell Greene; second cousin twice removed of William Greene (1695-1758); third cousin once removed of William Greene, Jr.; third cousin twice removed of Ossian Ray; third cousin thrice removed of Clement Phineas Kellogg; fourth cousin of Ray Greene; fourth cousin once removed of John Baldwin.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


    North Burial Ground
    between Branch Ave. and N. Main St.
    Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
    Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1977
    Politicians buried here:
      Stephen Hopkins (1707-1785) — of Scituate, Providence County, R.I.; Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., March 7, 1707. Member of Rhode Island house of deputies, 1732-52; Speaker of the Rhode Island House of Deputies, 1738-39, 1739-40, 1741, 1741, 1742-43, 1744, 1749; Governor of Rhode Island, 1755-57, 1758-62, 1763-65, 1767-68; member of Rhode Island state legislature, 1770-75; state court judge in Rhode Island, 1773; Delegate to Continental Congress from Rhode Island, 1774-80; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., July 13, 1785 (age 78 years, 128 days). Interment at North Burial Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      James Fenner (1771-1846) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., January 22, 1771. Democrat. U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1805-07; Governor of Rhode Island, 1807-11, 1824-31, 1843-45; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1816, 1820; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1836; delegate to Rhode Island state constitutional convention, 1842. Died April 17, 1846 (age 75 years, 85 days). Interment at North Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Arthur Fenner (1745-1805).
      The town of Fenner, New York, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Arthur Fenner (1745-1805) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born December 10, 1745. Governor of Rhode Island, 1790-1805; died in office 1805; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1792, 1796. Died October 15, 1805 (age 59 years, 309 days). Interment at North Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Father of James Fenner (1771-1846).
      Philip Allen (1785-1865) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., September 1, 1785. Democrat. Member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1819-21; Governor of Rhode Island, 1851-53; resigned 1853; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1853-59. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., December 16, 1865 (age 80 years, 106 days). Interment at North Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Capt. Zachariah Allen and Nancy (Crawford) Allen; married 1814 to Phoebe Aborn (1795-1865).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel Willard Bridgham (1774-1840) — also known as Samuel W. Bridgham — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Rehoboth (part now in Seekonk), Bristol County, Mass., May 4, 1774. Whig. Lawyer; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1810; Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1826; mayor of Providence, R.I., 1832-40; died in office 1840. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., December 28, 1840 (age 66 years, 238 days). Interment at North Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Dr. Joseph Bridgham and Martha Bridgham; married 1798 to Elizabeth Paine.
      Epitaph: "First Mayor of the City of Providence."
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      David Howell (1747-1824) — of Rhode Island. Born in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., January 1, 1747. State court judge in Rhode Island, 1780; Delegate to Continental Congress from Rhode Island, 1782-85; justice of Rhode Island state supreme court, 1786; Rhode Island state attorney general, 1789; U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island, 1801-12; federal judge, 1812. Died July 21, 1824 (age 77 years, 202 days). Interment at North Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Father of Jeremiah Brown Howell (1771-1822).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Jeremiah Brown Howell (1771-1822) — of Rhode Island. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., August 28, 1771. U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1811-17. Died February 5, 1822 (age 50 years, 161 days). Interment at North Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Son of David Howell (1747-1824).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas Mackie Burgess (1806-1856) — also known as Thomas M. Burgess — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., June 6, 1806. Whig. Mayor of Providence, R.I., 1841-52. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., October 17, 1856 (age 50 years, 133 days). Interment at North Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Burgess (1778-1856) and Mary (Mackie) Burgess (1778-1835); married 1831 to Elizabeth 'Eliza' Howard (1809-1841); third cousin of James Scollay Whitney; third cousin once removed of Henry Melville Whitney and William Collins Whitney; third cousin twice removed of Bartlett Nye, Hezekiah Nye and Thomas Nye; third cousin thrice removed of Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney and John Hay Whitney (1904-1982); fourth cousin once removed of Asa Russell Nye.
      Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Bolton-Whitney-Brainard-Wolcott family of Cleveland, Ohio; Hay-Morton-Turner-Wadsworth family of Taunton, Massachusetts; Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Brown Francis (1791-1864) — of Warwick, Kent County, R.I. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 31, 1791. Democrat. Member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1821; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1831, 1845-56; Governor of Rhode Island, 1833-38; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1840; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1844-45. Died in Warwick, Kent County, R.I., August 9, 1864 (age 73 years, 70 days). Interment at North Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Son of John Francis (1763-1796) and Abigail (Brown) Francis (1766-1821); married 1822 to Anne Carter Brown (1794-1828); married 1832 to Elizabeth (Francis) Harrison (1796-1866); grandson of John Brown; grandnephew of Thomas Willing; great-grandson of Charles Willing; great-grandnephew of Edward Shippen (1703-1781) and William Shippen; third great-grandson of Edward Shippen (1639-1712); first cousin once removed of Charles Willing Byrd; first cousin twice removed of Edward Shippen (1729-1806) and Francis Fisher Kane; second cousin once removed of Edward Overton, Jr.; second cousin twice removed of James Rieman Macfarlane; third cousin of Edward Shippen (1823-1904); third cousin once removed of Bertha Shippen Irving; fourth cousin of John Appleton (1804-1891).
      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 congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Jonathan Chace (1829-1917) — of Valley Falls, Cumberland, Providence County, R.I.; Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Fall River, Bristol County, Mass., July 22, 1829. Republican. Cotton manufacturer; banker; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1876-77; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 2nd District, 1881-85; resigned 1885; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1885-89; resigned 1889. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., June 30, 1917 (age 87 years, 343 days). Interment at North Burial Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Hopkins Clarke (1789-1870) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Elizabeth, Union County, N.J., April 1, 1789. Member of Rhode Island state legislature, 1820; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1847-53. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., November 23, 1870 (age 81 years, 236 days). Interment at North Burial Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Augustus Samuel Miller (1847-1905) — also known as Augustus S. Miller — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Plainfield, Windham County, Conn., August 13, 1847. Democrat. Lawyer; Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1889-91; mayor of Providence, R.I., 1903-05; died in office 1905. Died, from heart disease, in Providence, Providence County, R.I., September 26, 1905 (age 58 years, 44 days). Interment at North Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Simon Williams Miller (1811-1875) and Ann (Lawton) Miller (1815-1865); married to Elizabeth LeMoine Davis (1852-1932).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Manning (1738-1791) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Elizabethtown, Essex County (now Elizabeth, Union County), N.J., October 22, 1738. Delegate to Continental Congress from Rhode Island, 1786. Baptist. Co-founder, in 1764, of Rhode Island College (now Brown University). Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., July 29, 1791 (age 52 years, 280 days). Interment at North Burial Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Tristam Burges (1770-1853) — of Rhode Island. Born in Rochester, Plymouth County, Mass., February 26, 1770. Whig. Lawyer; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1811; chief justice of Rhode Island state supreme court, 1815; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island at-large, 1825-35; candidate for Governor of Rhode Island, 1836. Died in East Providence, Providence County, R.I., October 13, 1853 (age 83 years, 229 days). Interment at North Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Great-granduncle of Theodore Francis Green (1867-1966).
      Political family: Arnold family of Providence, Rhode Island (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Horace Mann Horace Mann (1796-1859) — also known as "The Father of American Public Education" — of Dedham, Norfolk County, Mass.; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Franklin, Norfolk County, Mass., May 4, 1796. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1827-33; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1833-37; secretary, Massachusetts Board of Education, 1837-48; founder and editor of The Common School Journal; became a national leader in improving and reforming public schools; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 8th District, 1848-53; Free Soil candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1852; president and professor at Antioch College, 1852-59. Elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1900. Died in Yellow Springs, Greene County, Ohio, August 2, 1859 (age 63 years, 90 days). Original interment somewhere in Yellow Springs, Ohio; reinterment at North Burial Ground; statue at State House Grounds, Boston, Mass.
      Relatives: Married 1830 to Charlotte Messer (1809-1832); married, May 1, 1843, to Mary Tyler Peabody (1806-1887; sister-in-law of Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864)).
      Political families: Roosevelt family; Deming family of Maryland and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: U.S. postage stamp (1940)
      Charles Jackson (1797-1876) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., March 4, 1797. Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1841-42; Governor of Rhode Island, 1845-46. Died January 21, 1876 (age 78 years, 323 days). Interment at North Burial Ground.
      Edward Peck Knowles (1805-1881) — also known as Edward P. Knowles — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., April 13, 1805. Whig. Mayor of Providence, R.I., 1854-55. Died October 16, 1881 (age 76 years, 186 days). Interment at North Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Knowles (1768-1811) and Amey (Peck) Knowles (1772-1838); married 1827 to Mary Flagg Fry (1803-1848); married 1860 to Alice Smith Randall (1820-1871).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Welcome Arnold (1745-1798) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born March 24, 1745. Speaker of the Rhode Island House of Deputies, 1780, 1790-91, 1793, 1793-95. Died September 29, 1798 (age 53 years, 189 days). Interment at North Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Jonathan Arnold (1709-1796) and Abigail (Smith) Arnold (1714-1801); married, February 11, 1773, to Patience Greene (1754-1809).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Richard Jackson, Jr. (1764-1838) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., July 3, 1764. U.S. Representative from Rhode Island, 1808, 1809-15 (at-large 1808, 1st District 1809-11, at-large 1811-15). Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., April 18, 1838 (age 73 years, 289 days). Interment at North Burial Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Leonard Tillinghast (1791-1844) — also known as Joseph L. Tillinghast — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Massachusetts, 1791. Member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1820; Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1829-32; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island at-large, 1837-43. Died in 1844 (age about 53 years). Interment at North Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Great-grandson of Thomas Tillinghast (1742-1821).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Brown Mason (1775-1819) — also known as James B. Mason — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Connecticut, 1775. Member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1810; Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1812-14; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island at-large, 1815-19. Died in 1819 (age about 44 years). Interment at North Burial Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Brown (1736-1803) — of Rhode Island. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., January 27, 1736. Merchant; banker; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1782-84; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island at-large, 1799-1801. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., September 20, 1803 (age 67 years, 236 days). Interment at North Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Son of James Browne (1698-1739) and Hope (Power) Browne (1702-1792); uncle of Benjamin Brown; grandfather of John Brown Francis; second cousin twice removed of John Appleton (1804-1891); second cousin four times removed of Daniel Parrish Witter and Arthur Taggard Appleton; third cousin twice removed of William Sprague (1799-1856); third cousin thrice removed of Augustus Brown Reed Sprague and William Sprague (1830-1915).
      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 congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    North End Cemetery
    Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
    Politicians buried here:
      James Fowler Simmons (1795-1864) — also known as James F. Simmons — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Rhode Island, 1795. Delegate to Whig National Convention from Rhode Island, 1839 (member, Balloting Committee; member, Committee to Notify Nominees); member of Rhode Island state legislature, 1830; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1841-47, 1857-62; delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1860. Died in 1864 (age about 69 years). Interment at North End Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Samuel Eddy (1769-1839) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Johnston, Providence County, R.I., March 31, 1769. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Rhode Island at-large, 1819-25. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., February 3, 1839 (age 69 years, 309 days). Interment at North End Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Swan Point Cemetery
    585 Blackstone Blvd.
    Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
    Founded 1846
    Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1977
    Politicians buried here:
      Winthrop Williams Aldrich (1885-1974) — also known as Winthrop W. Aldrich — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., November 2, 1885. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; president, Equitable Trust Company, 1929; president, Chase National Bank, 1930-34; chairman, 1934-53; U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1953-57. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; American Bankers Association. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 25, 1974 (age 88 years, 115 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich and Abby Pierce (Chapman) Aldrich; brother of Richard Steere Aldrich; married, December 7, 1916, to Harriet Crocker Alexander (1888-1972; daughter of Charles Beatty Alexander (1849-1927); sister-in-law of Sheldon Whitehouse; granddaughter of Charles Crocker); uncle of Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller and Winthrop Rockefeller; granduncle of John Davison Rockefeller IV and Winthrop Paul Rockefeller.
      Political families: Rockefeller family of New York City, New York; Crocker-Whitehouse family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Henry Bowen Anthony (1815-1884) — also known as Henry B. Anthony — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Coventry, Kent County, R.I., April 1, 1815. Republican. Newspaper editor; Governor of Rhode Island, 1849-51; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1859-84; died in office 1884. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., September 2, 1884 (age 69 years, 154 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Anthony and Eliza (Greene) Anthony; married, October 16, 1837, to Sarah Aborn.
      Cross-reference: James B. Angell
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Arthur Doyle (1827-1886) — also known as Thomas A. Doyle — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., March 15, 1827. Republican. Mayor of Providence, R.I., 1864-69, 1870-81, 1884-86; died in office 1886. Member, Freemasons. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., June 9, 1886 (age 59 years, 86 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery; statue at Chestnut and Broad Streets.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Doyle and Martha (Jones) Doyle; married to Almyra Sprague (1826-1901).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Theodore Francis Green (1867-1966) — also known as Theodore F. Green — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., October 2, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1907-08; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1912 (alternate), 1916 (Honorary Vice-President), 1928, 1936, 1940, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee; member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee; speaker), 1948, 1952, 1960; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1912; candidate for U.S. Representative from Rhode Island, 1918; Governor of Rhode Island, 1933-37; defeated, 1912, 1928, 1930; member of Democratic National Committee from Rhode Island, 1936-40; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1937-61. Baptist. Member, American Arbitration Association; Psi Upsilon; Phi Beta Kappa; Society of the Cincinnati; American Bar Association. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., May 19, 1966 (age 98 years, 229 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Arnold Green and Cornelia Abby (Burges) Green; grandnephew of Samuel Greene Arnold; great-grandson of James Burrill, Jr.; great-grandnephew of Tristam Burges and Lemuel Hastings Arnold; second great-grandson of Jonathan Arnold (1741-1793).
      Political families: Sargent-Arnold-Pike-Davis family of New Hampshire; Arnold family of Providence, Rhode Island (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cross-reference: John A. Notte, Jr.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
    Nelson W. Aldrich Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich (1841-1915) — also known as Nelson W. Aldrich; "General Manager of the United States" — of Providence, Providence County, R.I.; Warwick, Kent County, R.I. Born in Foster, Providence County, R.I., November 6, 1841. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; grocer; director, Roger Williams Bank; president, First National Bank of Providence; trustee, Providence, Hartford and Fishkill Railroad; organizer and president, United Traction and Electric Company; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1875-77; Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1876-77; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 1st District, 1879-81; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1881-1911; author of Aldrich-Vreeland Currency Act and Payne-Aldrich Tariff Act. English ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died, from an apoplectic stroke, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 16, 1915 (age 73 years, 161 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Anan Evans Aldrich (1807-1892) and Abby Ann (Burgess) Aldrich (1809-1888); married, October 9, 1866, to Abby Pearce Truman Chapman (1845-1917); father of Richard Steere Aldrich and Winthrop Williams Aldrich; grandfather of Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller and Winthrop Rockefeller; great-grandfather of John Davison Rockefeller IV and Winthrop Paul Rockefeller (1948-2006).
      Political family: Rockefeller family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Aldrich Hall (built 1953), at the Harvard University Business School, Boston, Massachusetts, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Image source: Library of Congress
      Ambrose Everett Burnside (1824-1881) — also known as Ambrose E. Burnside — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Liberty, Union County, Ind., May 23, 1824. Republican. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; Governor of Rhode Island, 1866-69; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1875-81; died in office 1881. Member, National Rifle Association. Died in Bristol, Bristol County, R.I., September 13, 1881 (age 57 years, 113 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edghill Burnside and Pamela (Brown) Burnside.
      Politician named for him: A. E. B. Stephens
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
      William Sprague (1830-1915) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I.; Narragansett, Washington County, R.I. Born in Cranston, Providence County, R.I., September 12, 1830. Republican. Governor of Rhode Island, 1860-63; resigned 1863; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1863-75. Died, from meningitis, in Paris, France, September 11, 1915 (age 84 years, 364 days). Entombed at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Amasa Sprague (1798-1843; murdered) and Fanny Francis (Morgan) Sprague (1805-1883); married, November 12, 1863, to Katherine Jane 'Kate' Chase (1840-1899; daughter of Salmon Portland Chase); married, March 8, 1883, to Dora Inez Calvert; nephew of William Sprague; third cousin thrice removed of John Brown; fourth cousin of Augustus Brown Reed Sprague; fourth cousin once removed of Walter Keene Linscott, Sidney Smythe Linscott and Charles Arthur Sprague (1887-1969).
      Political family: Sprague family of Providence, Rhode Island (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cross-reference: Justin E. Colburn
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Theodore Foster (1752-1828) — of Rhode Island. Born in Brookfield, Worcester County, Mass., April 29, 1752. Lawyer; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1776, 1812-16; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1790-1803. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., January 13, 1828 (age 75 years, 259 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Dwight Foster (1757-1823); uncle of Alfred Dwight Foster; granduncle of Dwight Foster (1828-1884).
      Political family: Foster-Baldwin family of Brookfield, Massachusetts (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      The town of Foster, Rhode Island, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Jesse Houghton Metcalf (1860-1942) — also known as Jesse H. Metcalf — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., November 16, 1860. President of a woolen manufacturing company; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1888 (member, Resolutions Committee); member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1889-91, 1907; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1924-37; defeated (Republican), 1936; delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1928 (member, Resolutions Committee); member of Republican National Committee from Rhode Island, 1935-40. Unitarian. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., October 9, 1942 (age 81 years, 327 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Harriet Deshon Thurston (1862-1903) and Lydia Dexter Sharpe; father of Cornelia Metcalf (who married Frederic Holdrege Bontecou (1893-1959)).
      Political families: Blodgett-Whedon family; 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 — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Youngs Smith (1809-1876) — also known as James Y. Smith — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Poquonock Bridge, Groton, New London County, Conn., September 15, 1809. Republican. Lumber business; cotton manufacturer; mayor of Providence, R.I., 1855-57; Governor of Rhode Island, 1863-66; defeated, 1861. Died March 26, 1876 (age 66 years, 193 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Amos D. Smith and Priscilla (Mitchell) Smith; married to Emily Brown (1813-1892).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Elisha Dyer, Jr. (1839-1906) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., November 29, 1839. Republican. Chemist; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1877; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1882; Adjutant General of Rhode Island, 1882-95; Governor of Rhode Island, 1897-1900; mayor of Providence, R.I., 1906; died in office 1906. Member, Freemasons; Zeta Psi; Loyal Legion; Society of the Cincinnati; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., November 29, 1906 (age 67 years, 0 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elisha Dyer and Anna Jones (Hoppin) Dyer (1815-1884); married 1862 to Nancy Anthony Viall (1843-1920); grandfather of Walter Gurnee Dyer; great-grandson of William Jones; first cousin once removed of William Warner Hoppin; third cousin twice removed of Peter Rawson Taft (1785-1867) and Denwood Lynn Chapin; fourth cousin once removed of Alphonso Taft.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; Davis family; Adams-Rusling family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Jones (1753-1822) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Newport, Newport County, R.I., October 8, 1753. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; justice of the peace; Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1809-10, 1810-11; Governor of Rhode Island, 1811-17. Congregationalist. Welsh ancestry. Member, Society of the Cincinnati; American Antiquarian Society. Died April 9, 1822 (age 68 years, 183 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Jones and Elizabeth (Pearce) Jones; married, February 28, 1787, to Anne Dunn (1765-1852); grandfather of Anna Jones Hoppin (1815-1884; who married Elisha Dyer); great-grandfather of Elisha Dyer, Jr. (1839-1906); third great-grandfather of Walter Gurnee Dyer.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Sprague (1799-1856) — of Warwick, Kent County, R.I. Born in Cranston, Providence County, R.I., November 3, 1799. Whig. Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1832-35; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island at-large, 1835-37; Governor of Rhode Island, 1838-39; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1842-44; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1848. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., October 19, 1856 (age 56 years, 351 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Anna (Potter) Sprague (1767-1828) and William Sprague (1773-1836); married, December 23, 1821, to Mary Waterman (1801-1885); uncle of William Sprague (1830-1915); third cousin once removed of Augustus Brown Reed Sprague; third cousin twice removed of John Brown, Walter Keene Linscott, Sidney Smythe Linscott and Charles Arthur Sprague (1887-1969).
      Political family: Sprague family of Providence, Rhode Island (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Tillinghast James (1805-1862) — also known as Charles T. James — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in West Greenwich Center, West Greenwich, Kent County, R.I., September 15, 1805. U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1851-57. Died of wounds that he received from the accidental explosion of a cannon shell of his own manufacture, with which he was experimenting, at Sag Harbor, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., October 17, 1862 (age 57 years, 32 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Norman S. Case Norman Stanley Case (1888-1967) — also known as Norman S. Case — of Providence, Providence County, R.I.; Narragansett, Washington County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., October 11, 1888. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island, 1921-26; Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, 1927-28; Governor of Rhode Island, 1928-33; defeated, 1932; member, Federal Communications Commission, 1934-45. Baptist. Member, Delta Upsilon; Freemasons. Died in Wakefield, South Kingstown, Washington County, R.I., October 9, 1967 (age 78 years, 363 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Warren Case and Louise Marea (White) Case; married, June 28, 1916, to Emma Louise Arnold.
      Image source: Rhode Island Manual 1931
      Lemuel Hastings Arnold (1792-1852) — also known as Lemuel H. Arnold — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in St. Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vt., January 29, 1792. Member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1826; Governor of Rhode Island, 1831-33; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 2nd District, 1845-47. Died June 27, 1852 (age 60 years, 150 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jonathan Arnold (1741-1793); uncle of Noah Davis; great-granduncle of Theodore Francis Green.
      Political families: Sargent-Arnold-Pike-Davis family of New Hampshire; Arnold family of Providence, Rhode Island (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Seth Padelford (1807-1878) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Taunton, Bristol County, Mass., October 3, 1807. Republican. Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, 1863-65; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1868; Governor of Rhode Island, 1869-73. Died August 26, 1878 (age 70 years, 327 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      William Warner Hoppin (1807-1880) — also known as William W. Hoppin — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., September 1, 1807. Republican. Governor of Rhode Island, 1854-57; delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1856 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., April 18, 1880 (age 72 years, 230 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Hoppin (1777-1865) and Esther Phillips (Warner) Hoppin (1779-1842); married to Frances Augusta Street (1807-1879); first cousin of Anna Jones Hoppin (1815-1884; who married Elisha Dyer); first cousin once removed of Elisha Dyer, Jr. (1839-1906); first cousin thrice removed of Walter Gurnee Dyer; second cousin thrice removed of Denwood Lynn Chapin; third cousin once removed of Peter Rawson Taft; third cousin thrice removed of Pierpont Edwards; fourth cousin of Alphonso Taft; fourth cousin once removed of Charles Phelps Taft, William Howard Taft and Henry Waters Taft.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Alfred Henry Littlefield (1829-1893) — also known as Alfred H. Littlefield — of Lincoln, Providence County, R.I. Born in Scituate, Providence County, R.I., April 2, 1829. Republican. Dry goods merchant; thread and yarn manufacturer; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1876-77; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1878-79; Governor of Rhode Island, 1880-83; president, First National Bank of Pawtucket; president, Pawtucket Gas Company; president, Pawtucket Street Railway. Died in Central Falls, Providence County, R.I., December 21, 1893 (age 64 years, 263 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Littlefield (1798-1847) and Deborah (Himes) Littlefield (1798-1891); married, February 9, 1853, to Rebecca Jane Northup (1833-1910); fourth cousin of George Washington Greene; fourth cousin once removed of Daniel Burrows, Jared Lewis Rathbone, Charles Stetson and Isaiah Stetson (1812-1880).
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Thayer-Capron-Aldrich-Stetson family; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Stetson family of New York and Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Frederick Lippitt (1856-1933) — also known as Henry F. Lippitt — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., October 12, 1856. Republican. Cotton manufacturer; bank director; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1911-17; defeated, 1916; delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1912, 1916 (speaker). Died December 28, 1933 (age 77 years, 77 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Lippitt and Mary Ann (Balch) Lippitt (1823-1889); brother of Charles Warren Lippitt; married, December 15, 1881, to Marie Louise Bowen (died 1911); married 1915 to Mrs. Thomas K. Laughlin; granduncle of John Lester Hubbard Chafee; great-granduncle of Lincoln Davenport Chafee; first cousin five times removed of William Greene (1695-1758); second cousin four times removed of William Greene, Jr.; third cousin thrice removed of Ray Greene; fourth cousin once removed of Dennison Franklin Holden.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Jabez Comstock Knight (1815-1900) — also known as Jabez C. Knight — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Centerville, Hopkinton, Washington County, R.I., July 31, 1815. Republican. Mayor of Providence, R.I., 1859-64. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., April 6, 1900 (age 84 years, 249 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dr. Sylvester Knight (1787-1841) and Lucina (Slocum) Knight (1787-1819); married, September 28, 1842, to Catherine Antoine Taft (1822-1894).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Salisbury Hayward (1835-1900) — also known as William S. Hayward — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Foster, Providence County, R.I., February 26, 1835. Baker; banker; mayor of Providence, R.I., 1881-84. Died, from Bright's disease, in Providence, Providence County, R.I., November 5, 1900 (age 65 years, 252 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1859 to Lucy Maria Rice (1840-1906).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Herbert Warren Ladd (1843-1913) — also known as Herbert W. Ladd — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass., October 15, 1843. Newspaper reporter; dry goods merchant; Governor of Rhode Island, 1889-90, 1891-92. Member, Freemasons. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Butler Hospital, Providence, Providence County, R.I., November 29, 1913 (age 70 years, 45 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Warren Ladd and Lucy Washburn (Kingman) Ladd; married, May 25, 1870, to Emma Burrows.
      Ladd Observatory, at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Daniel Russell Brown (1848-1919) — also known as D. Russell Brown — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Bolton, Tolland County, Conn., March 28, 1848. Republican. Newspaper publisher; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1888; Governor of Rhode Island, 1892-95. Member, Freemasons. Died February 28, 1919 (age 70 years, 337 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Arba Harrison Brown and Harriet M. (Dart) Brown; married, October 14, 1874, to Isabel Barrows.
      William Mitchell Rodman (1814-1868) — also known as William M. Rodman — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Newport, Newport County, R.I., June 19, 1814. Tailor; mayor of Providence, R.I., 1857-59. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., December 11, 1868 (age 54 years, 175 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Rodman (1785-1827) and Rebecca (Peckham) Rodman (1786-1863); married to Eliza N. Tompkins (1814-1861).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Elisha Dyer (1811-1890) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Newport, Newport County, R.I., July 20, 1811. Merchant; cotton mill business; Adjutant General of Rhode Island, 1840-45; Governor of Rhode Island, 1857-59; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; president and director, Exchange Bank. Episcopalian. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., May 17, 1890 (age 78 years, 301 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elisha Dyer (1772-1854) and Frances Dunn (Jones) Dyer (1782-1873); married, October 8, 1833, to Anna Jones Hoppin (1815-1884; granddaughter of William Jones; first cousin of William Warner Hoppin (1807-1880)); father of Elisha Dyer, Jr.; great-grandfather of Walter Gurnee Dyer.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Daniel Larned Davis Granger (1852-1909) — also known as Daniel L. D. Granger — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., May 30, 1852. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Providence, R.I., 1901-03; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 1st District, 1903-09; died in office 1909. Died in Washington, D.C., February 14, 1909 (age 56 years, 260 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Henry Lippitt (1818-1891) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., October 9, 1818. Republican. Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1872; Governor of Rhode Island, 1875-77. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., June 5, 1891 (age 72 years, 239 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Warren Lippitt (1786-1850) and Eliza (Seamans) Lippitt (1792-1881); married to Mary Ann Balch (1823-1889); father of Charles Warren Lippitt and Henry Frederick Lippitt; great-grandfather of John Lester Hubbard Chafee; second great-grandfather of Lincoln Davenport Chafee; first cousin four times removed of William Greene (1695-1758); second cousin thrice removed of William Greene, Jr.; third cousin twice removed of Ray Greene; fourth cousin of Dennison Franklin Holden; fourth cousin once removed of Benjamin Earl Bowen and Ossian Ray.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Augustus Osborn Bourn (1834-1925) — also known as Augustus O. Bourn — of Bristol, Bristol County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., October 1, 1834. Manufacturer of rubber goods; founder and president, National Rubber Company; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1876-83, 1886-88; Governor of Rhode Island, 1883-85; U.S. Consul General in Rome, 1889-93. Member, Freemasons. Author of Bourn Amendment to the Rhode Island state constitution, extending voting rights to foreign-born citizens. Died January 28, 1925 (age 90 years, 119 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George O. Bourn and Huldah B. (Eddy) Bourn; married, February 24, 1863, to Elizabeth R. Morrill.
    Lucius F. C. Garvin Lucius Fayette Clark Garvin (1841-1922) — also known as Lucius F. C. Garvin — of Lonsdale, Cumberland, Providence County, R.I. Born in Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn., November 13, 1841. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; physician; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1883-85; candidate for U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 2nd District, 1894, 1896, 1898, 1900; Governor of Rhode Island, 1903-05. Died October 2, 1922 (age 80 years, 323 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Garvin and Sarah Ann (Gunn) Garvin; married, December 23, 1869, to Lucy Waterman Southmayd.
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, December 1902
      Charles Warren Lippitt (1846-1924) — also known as Charles W. Lippitt — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., October 8, 1846. Republican. Manufacturer; banker; Governor of Rhode Island, 1895-97; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1896. Member, Society of the Cincinnati. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., April 4, 1924 (age 77 years, 179 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Lippitt and Mary Ann (Balch) Lippitt (1823-1889); brother of Henry Frederick Lippitt; married, February 23, 1886, to Margaret Barbara Farnum (1860-1940); granduncle of John Lester Hubbard Chafee; great-granduncle of Lincoln Davenport Chafee; first cousin five times removed of William Greene (1695-1758); second cousin four times removed of William Greene, Jr.; third cousin thrice removed of Ray Greene; fourth cousin once removed of Dennison Franklin Holden.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Charles Dean Kimball (1859-1930) — also known as Charles D. Kimball — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., September 13, 1859. Republican. Merchant; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1894-99; Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, 1900-01; Governor of Rhode Island, 1901-03; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1916; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1916. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars. Died December 8, 1930 (age 71 years, 86 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Emery S. Kimball and Mary C. (Briggs) Kimball; married, November 24, 1885, to Gertrude C. Greenalgh.
      Walter Raleigh Danforth (1787-1861) — also known as Walter R. Danforth — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., April 1, 1787. Democrat. Newspaper editor and publisher; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1829-41; mayor of Providence, R.I., 1853-54. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., August 11, 1861 (age 74 years, 132 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Walter Raleigh
      Relatives: Son of Job Danforth (1745-1838) and Sarah (Coy) Danforth (1752-1811); married, June 12, 1811, to Elizabeth Ann Carter (1790-1876).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel Greene Arnold (1821-1880) — also known as Samuel G. Arnold — of Providence, Providence County, R.I.; Middletown, Newport County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., April 12, 1821. Republican. Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, 1852-53, 1861-62; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1862-63; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1876; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1876. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., February 14, 1880 (age 58 years, 308 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Granduncle of Theodore Francis Green (1867-1966).
      Political family: Arnold family of Providence, Rhode Island (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      George Leonard Clarke (1813-1890) — also known as George L. Clarke — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Norton, Bristol County, Mass., August 10, 1813. Republican. Member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1856-58, 1863-68; Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1865-66; mayor of Providence, R.I., 1869-70. Died February 11, 1890 (age 76 years, 185 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. Pitt Clarke (1763-1835) and Mary Jones (Simpson) Clarke (1785-1866); married to Frances Alice Chace (1816-1883).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Amos Chafee Barstow (1813-1894) — also known as Amos Barstow — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., April 30, 1813. Whig. Manufacturer; founder, Barstow Stove Company; president, City National Bank of Providence; president, Mechanics Savings Bank; president, Providence Gas Company; president, Mechanics Mutual Fire Insurance Company; co-owner, Providence Warehouse Company; mayor of Providence, R.I., 1852-53; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1860; Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1870-71. Congregationalist. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, in Providence, Providence County, R.I., September 5, 1894 (age 81 years, 128 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Barstow and Sophia (Chafee) Barstow; married, May 28, 1834, to Emeline Mumford Eames (1810-1900).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Vinton Chapin Vinton Chapin (1900-1982) — of Dublin, Cheshire County, N.H.; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Paris, France of American parents, April 17, 1900. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Prague, 1929; U.S. Consul in Port-au-Prince, as of 1943; The Hague, as of 1947; U.S. Ambassador to Luxembourg, 1957-60. Died in Woburn, Middlesex County, Mass., September 15, 1982 (age 82 years, 151 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Amory Chapin and Annie (Dickenson) Chapin (1877-1925); married, November 1, 1928, to Elizabeth Brosius Higgins (1900-1970; sister of Milton Prince Higgins (1903-1997)); fourth cousin once removed of Wilson Henry Fairbank.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: U.S. passport application (1920)
      David Leonard Barnes (1760-1812) — also known as David L. Barnes — of Taunton, Bristol County, Mass.; Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Scituate, Plymouth County, Mass., January 28, 1760. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island, 1797-1801; U.S. District Judge for Rhode Island, 1801-12; died in office 1812. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., November 3, 1812 (age 52 years, 280 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      See also federal judicial profile
      Royal Chapin Taft (1823-1912) — also known as Royal C. Taft — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Northbridge, Worcester County, Mass., February 14, 1823. Republican. Member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1880-84; Governor of Rhode Island, 1888-89; president, Merchants National Bank; president, Boston & Providence Railroad; director, New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad. Died June 4, 1912 (age 89 years, 111 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Orsmus Taft and Margaret (Smith) Taft; married, October 31, 1850, to Mary Frances Aimington.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Olney Arnold (1861-1916) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Cumberland, Providence County, R.I., September 8, 1861. Democrat. Treasurer and manager Rogers Screw Company; president, Angell Land Company; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1888; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1908; candidate for Governor of Rhode Island, 1908, 1909; U.S. Diplomatic Agent to Egypt, 1913-16, died in office 1916; U.S. Consul General in Cairo, 1914-16, died in office 1916; under investigation in 1916 on charges of making unneutral utterances. Unitarian. Died in Lisbon, Portugal, March 5, 1916 (age 54 years, 179 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William G. Arnold and Lucy M. (Aldrich) Arnold; married, April 12, 1889, to Grace Angell.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Arthur Lewis Brown (1854-1928) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., November 28, 1854. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for Rhode Island, 1896-1927; retired 1927. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., June 10, 1928 (age 73 years, 195 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Welch Brown and Mary Elizabeth (Thurber) Brown; married, February 12, 1884, to Cora E. Aylsworth.
      See also federal judicial profile
      Walter Russell Stiness (1854-1924) — also known as Walter R. Stiness — of Warwick, Kent County, R.I. Born in Smithfield, Providence County, R.I., March 13, 1854. Republican. Member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1878-81; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1904-09; U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island, 1911-14; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 2nd District, 1915-23. Died in 1924 (age about 70 years). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Adin Ballou Capron (1841-1911) — also known as Adin B. Capron — of Stillwater, Smithfield, Providence County, R.I. Born in Mendon, Worcester County, Mass., January 9, 1841. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; miller; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1887-92; Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1891-93; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 2nd District, 1897-1911; defeated, 1892. Died in Stillwater, Smithfield, Providence County, R.I., March 17, 1911 (age 70 years, 67 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Carlile Willis Capron (1811-1900) and Abigail (Bates) Capron; married 1865 to Irene Ballou (1843-1870); married, April 27, 1875, to Phebe A. Mowery; third cousin once removed of William Aldrich; fourth cousin of James Franklin Aldrich (1853-1933); fourth cousin once removed of Emor L. Calkins and Almur Stiles Whiting.
      Political family: Thayer-Capron-Aldrich-Stetson family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      George Huntington Browne (1811-1885) — also known as George H. Browne — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Glocester, Providence County, R.I., January 6, 1811. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1849-52; U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island, 1853-61; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1860; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 2nd District, 1861-63; defeated, 1862; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1872-73. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., September 26, 1885 (age 74 years, 263 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Henry Joshua Spooner (1839-1918) — also known as Henry J. Spooner — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., August 6, 1839. Republican. Member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1870; Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1879-81; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 1st District, 1881-91. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., February 9, 1918 (age 78 years, 187 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Moulton Carpenter (1844-1896) — of Rhode Island. Born in Portsmouth, Newport County, R.I., April 22, 1844. Justice of Rhode Island state supreme court, 1882-85; U.S. District Judge for Rhode Island, 1885. Died July 31, 1896 (age 52 years, 100 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Charles Harrison Page (1843-1912) — also known as Charles H. Page — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Glocester, Providence County, R.I., July 19, 1843. Democrat. Member of Rhode Island state legislature, 1870; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1880, 1888 (member, Credentials Committee); U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 2nd District, 1887, 1891-93, 1893-95. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., July 21, 1912 (age 69 years, 2 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Richard Steere Aldrich (1884-1941) — also known as Richard S. Aldrich — of Providence, Providence County, R.I.; Warwick, Kent County, R.I. Born in Washington, D.C., February 29, 1884. Republican. Lawyer; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1915-16; delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1916, 1920 (member, Credentials Committee), 1924; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1917-18; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 2nd District, 1923-33; director, Providence Journal newspaper, Providence National Bank, Providence Washington Insurance Co. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., December 25, 1941 (age 57 years, 0 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich and Abby Pearce (Chapman) Aldrich; brother of Winthrop Williams Aldrich; married, April 30, 1921, to Janet Innis White; uncle of Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller and Winthrop Rockefeller; granduncle of John Davison Rockefeller IV and Winthrop Paul Rockefeller (1948-2006).
      Political family: Rockefeller family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Benjamin Tucker Eames (1818-1901) — also known as Benjamin T. Eames — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Dedham, Norfolk County, Mass., June 4, 1818. Republican. Member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1850; Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1869-70; delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1860; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 1st District, 1871-79. Died in East Greenwich, Kent County, R.I., October 6, 1901 (age 83 years, 124 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas Allen Jenckes (1818-1875) — of Rhode Island. Born in Rhode Island, 1818. Republican. Member of Rhode Island state legislature, 1850; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 1st District, 1863-71. Died in 1875 (age about 57 years). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Henry Manchester Boss, Jr. (1875-1960) — also known as Henry M. Boss, Jr. — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., September 13, 1875. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island, 1926, 1929-34; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, 1934. Episcopalian. Member, Zeta Psi. Died April 9, 1960 (age 84 years, 209 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry M. Boss and Emma J. (Wilbur) Boss; married, October 20, 1906, to Louise J. Gifford.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Albert Gallup (1796-1851) — of New York. Born in East Berne, Albany County, N.Y., January 30, 1796. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 10th District, 1837-39. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., November 5, 1851 (age 55 years, 279 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Gallup (1770-1834) and Lucy (Latham) Gallup (1773-1862); married, April 26, 1818, to Eunice Smith (1799-1872); father of Albert Smith Gallup (1823-1906); fourth cousin of Henry Brewster Stanton; fourth cousin once removed of John Taintor, Roger Taintor, Solomon Taintor and Erskine Mason Phelps.
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Taggard Blodgett (1859-1912) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Belmont, Middlesex County, Mass., May 16, 1859. Lawyer; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1898-1900; justice of Rhode Island state supreme court, 1900-03. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Sons of the American Revolution. Died March 4, 1912 (age 52 years, 293 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Alfred Blodgett and Anna Maria (Taggard) Blodgett; married, March 28, 1883, to Amelia Wilson Torrey (1856-1899); married, August 15, 1900, to Amy Lacy Bemiss.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Oscar Lapham (1837-1926) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Burrillville, Providence County, R.I., June 29, 1837. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1887; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 1st District, 1891-95. Member, Loyal Legion; Phi Beta Kappa. Died March 29, 1926 (age 88 years, 273 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Duty Lapham and Lucinda (Wheelock) Lapham; married, June 20, 1876, to Clara Louise Paine.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Harvey Almy Baker (1881-1951) — also known as Harvey A. Baker — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Warwick, Kent County, R.I., April 24, 1881. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island, 1914-20; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1924 (member, Credentials Committee), 1928. Member, Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Beta Kappa. Died March 28, 1951 (age 69 years, 338 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Baker and Lucy Anna (Sisson) Baker; married, September 30, 1908, to Marion North Brown.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Bates Greenough (1866-1956) — also known as William B. Greenough — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Westfield, Hampden County, Mass., November 22, 1866. Republican. Lawyer; Rhode Island state attorney general, 1905-12; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1916; delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1924. Member, American Bar Association; Chi Phi; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the American Revolution. Died November 17, 1956 (age 89 years, 361 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Carruthers Greenough and Jeanie Ashley (Bates) Greenough; married, September 27, 1893, to Eliza S. Clark.
      William Almy Pirce (1824-1891) — of Rhode Island. Born in Rhode Island, 1824. Republican. Member of Rhode Island state legislature, 1860; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 2nd District, 1885-87. Died in 1891 (age about 67 years). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas Davis (1806-1895) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Dublin, Ireland, December 18, 1806. Democrat. Member of Rhode Island state senate, 1845-53; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 1st District, 1853-55. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., July 26, 1895 (age 88 years, 220 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Benjamin Fessenden (1797-1881) — of Cumberland, Providence County, R.I. Born in Sandwich, Barnstable County, Mass., June 13, 1797. Cotton goods manufacturer; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1855-56; Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1855-56; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1869-70; postmaster. Unitarian; later Baptist. Died January 6, 1881 (age 83 years, 207 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Fessenden (1769-1846) and Martha (Freeman) Fessenden (1770-1851); brother of Charles Backus Hyde Fessenden; married, December 13, 1821, to Mary Wilkinson (1804-1888); nephew of Nathaniel Freeman, Jr.; first cousin once removed of Samuel Fessenden (1845-1903); first cousin thrice removed of Samuel Allyne Otis; second cousin once removed of Walter Fessenden; second cousin twice removed of Harrison Gray Otis; third cousin of Samuel Clement Fessenden (1784-1869), John Milton Fessenden and Reuben Eaton Fenton; third cousin once removed of William Pitt Fessenden, Samuel Clement Fessenden (1815-1882), Thomas Amory Deblois Fessenden, William Fessenden Allen and Joseph Palmer Fessenden; third cousin twice removed of Asahel Otis, James Deering Fessenden, Francis Fessenden (1839-1906), Joshua Abbe Fessenden, Samuel Fessenden (1847-1908), Oliver Grosvenor Fessenden and Desda Chapin; third cousin thrice removed of Charles Milton Fessenden; fourth cousin of James Otis; fourth cousin once removed of Peter Rawson Taft, Day Otis Kellogg, Dwight Kellogg, Asa H. Otis and Ebenezer Oliver Grosvenor.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joshua Melancthon Addeman (1840-1930) — also known as Joshua M. Addeman — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Bay of Islands, New Zealand, November 15, 1840. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; secretary of state of Rhode Island, 1872-87. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Freemasons; Society of the Cincinnati. Died October 13, 1930 (age 89 years, 332 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Addeman and Maria (Fligg) Addeman; married 1872 to Louise Waterman Winsor (died 1936).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Ray Brayton (1840-1910) — also known as Charles R. Brayton — of Providence, Providence County, R.I.; Warwick, Kent County, R.I. Born in Warwick, Kent County, R.I., August 16, 1840. Republican. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; postmaster at Providence, R.I., 1874-80; Rhode Island Republican state chair, 1876-77; member of Republican National Committee from Rhode Island, 1896-1910; delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1900. Died September 23, 1910 (age 70 years, 38 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Anna (Clarke) Brayton and William Daniel Brayton (1815-1887); married, March 13, 1865, to Antoinette Percival Belden.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Henry Corliss (1817-1888) — also known as George H. Corliss — of North Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Easton, Washington County, N.Y., June 2, 1817. Republican. Mechanical engineer; inventor; developed the Corliss steam engine; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1868-70; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1876. Congregationalist. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., February 21, 1888 (age 70 years, 264 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dr. Hiram Corliss (1793-1877) and Susan (Sheldon) Corliss (1794-1843); married 1839 to Phebe F. Frost (1814-1859); married 1866 to Emily Shaw (1835-1910).
      Corliss Street, in Providence, Rhode Island, is named for him.  — Corliss High School (opened 1974), in Chicago, Illinois, is named for him.  — The World War II Liberty ship SS G. H. Corliss (built 1942, scrapped 1972) was named for him.
      Epitaph: "Serving God in his life and with his wealth. Serving men with a kindness that was both careful and generous. By the gift of God, he increased magnificently as an inventor the world's resources in the use of steam machinery."
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Albert Smith Gallup (1823-1906) — also known as Albert S. Gallup — of Providence, Providence County, R.I.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in East Berne, Albany County, N.Y., September 20, 1823. Democrat. Cotton manufacturer; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1853-54; postmaster at Providence, R.I., 1858-61. Member, Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 21, 1906 (age 82 years, 182 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Albert Gallup and Eunice (Smith) Gallup (1799-1872); married, June 5, 1849, to Jane Adams Balch (1827-1893); fourth cousin once removed of Henry Brewster Stanton (1805-1887).
      Political families: Pendleton family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Shearman-Stanton-Browning family of Rhode Island (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lucius Bowles Darling (1827-1896) — also known as Lucius B. Darling — of Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I. Born in Bellingham, Norfolk County, Mass., October 3, 1827. Republican. Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, 1885-87. Died January 3, 1896 (age 68 years, 92 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Darling and Margaret (Smith) Darling; married to Angeline H. Armington.
      Zenas Work Bliss (1867-1957) — also known as Zenas W. Bliss — of Cranston, Providence County, R.I.; Edgewood, Cranston, Providence County, R.I. Born in Johnston, Providence County, R.I., January 10, 1867. Republican. Real estate business; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1903-09; Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, 1910-13; Rhode Island State Tax Commissioner. Unitarian. Member, Loyal Legion; American Economic Association; American Political Science Association; Freemasons. Died in Cranston, Providence County, R.I., January 10, 1957 (age 90 years, 0 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Zenas Randall Bliss (1835-1900; U.S. Army Major General, recipient Medal of Honor) and Martha Nancy (Work) Bliss (1840-1919); married, October 26, 1892, to Lydia Collins Kelly (1869-1950).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Benjamin Dyer Manton (1829-1911) — also known as Benjamin D. Manton — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., May 10, 1829. U.S. Consul in Colonia, 1869-1906. Died, from liver carcinoma, in Bridgetown, Barbados, July 30, 1911 (age 82 years, 81 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Salma Manton (1798-1838) and Anstis (Dyer) Manton (1800-1876); married, February 1, 1855, to Julia Dana Gladding (1832-1907).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Walter Charles Hamm (1847-1922) — also known as Walter C. Hamm — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Hudson, Columbia County, N.Y., January 25, 1847. Editorial writer for Philadelphia Press newspaper, 1883-1903; U.S. Consul in Hull, 1903-11; Newcastle-on-Tyne, 1914-19. Died in 1922 (age about 75 years). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, January 27, 1892, to Alice A. Phillips (1837-1919).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Maxwell Greene (1832-1920) — also known as W. Maxwell Greene — of Rhode Island. Born in East Greenwich, Kent County, R.I., July 23, 1832. U.S. Consul in Hamilton, 1898-1915. Died August 25, 1920 (age 88 years, 33 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Nathanael Greene (1789-1841) and Abby Sophia (Casey) Greene (1794-1838); married, June 26, 1872, to Katherine Celia Larned (1845-1917); first cousin once removed of Albert Collins Greene; second cousin of George Washington Greene; second cousin thrice removed of William Greene (1695-1758); third cousin twice removed of William Greene, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Ray Greene and Ossian Ray.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joshua Wilbour, Jr. (1840-1902) — of Bristol, Bristol County, R.I. Born in Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I., March 7, 1840. Republican. Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1892; U.S. Consul in Dublin, as of 1898-99. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., March 11, 1902 (age 62 years, 4 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joshua Wilbour (1807-1861) and Margaret (Lloyd) Wilbour (1813-1890); married 1868 to Belinda Olney Hathaway (1840-1913).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Nicholas Van Slyck (1829-1892) — of Kinderhook, Columbia County, N.Y.; Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Pine Plains, Dutchess County, N.Y., June 28, 1829. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from Rhode Island, 1876-80; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1876, 1880 (member, Resolutions Committee). Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., March 3, 1892 (age 62 years, 249 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Hugh Van Slyck and Orminta Matilda (Pulver) Van Slyck.
      Lyman B. Frieze (1825-1917) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Marlborough, Middlesex County, Mass., January 15, 1825. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1868; member of Republican National Committee from Rhode Island, 1868-72. Died in New Brighton, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., September 6, 1917 (age 92 years, 234 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Joseph Edward Fletcher (1866-1924) — also known as Joseph E. Fletcher; "The Colonel" — of Bristol, Bristol County, R.I. Born in Bradford, England, June 9, 1866. Republican. Head of the Coronet Worsted Company of Mapleville, R.I., the Plainfield Worsted Company of Plainfield, Conn., the Central Yarn Company, of Central Valley, Conn., and the Allentown Woolen Company of Wickford, R.I. Was also president of the American Association of Woolen and Worsted Manufacturers; delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1900, 1908; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1908. Died on board the yacht Juniata, at Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I., September 28, 1924 (age 58 years, 111 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Frederick Willard Easton (1852-1940) — also known as Frederick W. Easton — of Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., October 17, 1852. Republican. Manufacturer; president, Pawtucket Gas Company; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1908. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., May 31, 1940 (age 87 years, 227 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Nicholas Redwood Easton (1811-1879) and Maria (Eddy) Easton (1813-1894); married, October 4, 1876, to Agnes Frieze Barker.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Greenville Cemetery
    Smith Avenue
    Greenville, Smithfield, Providence County, Rhode Island
    Politicians buried here:
      James A. Dame — of Johnston, Providence County, R.I. Member of Rhode Island state senate from Johnston, 1911. Interment at Greenville Cemetery.


    Oak Hill Cemetery
    Woonsocket, Providence County, Rhode Island
    Politicians buried here:
      Christopher Robinson (1806-1889) — of Rhode Island. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., May 15, 1806. Rhode Island state attorney general, 1854; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 1st District, 1859-61; U.S. Minister to Peru, 1861-65. Died in Woonsocket, Providence County, R.I., October 3, 1889 (age 83 years, 141 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
      Latimer Whipple Ballou (1812-1900) — also known as Latimer W. Ballou — of Cumberland, Providence County, R.I. Born in Cumberland, Providence County, R.I., March 1, 1812. Republican. Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1860; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 2nd District, 1875-81. Died in Woonsocket, Providence County, R.I., May 9, 1900 (age 88 years, 69 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Stephen Henry Brown (1828-1913) — also known as Stephen H. Brown — of Woonsocket, Providence County, R.I. Born December 4, 1828. Republican. Major in the Union Army during the Civil War; postmaster at Woonsocket Falls, R.I., 1865-74; Woonsocket, R.I., 1874-79. Died March 30, 1913 (age 84 years, 116 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry S. Brown (1786-1860) and Sally (Vose) Brown (1796-1895); married to Caroline Mehitable Craig (1837-1922).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Union Cemetery
    Woonsocket, Providence County, Rhode Island
    Politicians buried here:
      Peleg Arnold (1751-1820) — Born in Smithfield (part now in North Smithfield), Providence County, R.I., June 10, 1751. Lawyer; tavern keeper; banker; member of Rhode Island state legislature, 1780; Delegate to Continental Congress from Rhode Island, 1787-88; chief justice of Rhode Island state supreme court, 1795-1812. Died in Smithfield, Providence County, R.I., February 13, 1820 (age 68 years, 248 days). Interment at Union Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Arnold and Patience (Cook) Arnold.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


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