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Bexar County
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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Bexar County

Index to Locations

  • San Antonio Unknown location
  • San Antonio Alamo Masonic Cemetery
  • San Antonio City Cemetery No. 1
  • San Antonio Confederate Cemetery
  • San Antonio Dignowitty Cemetery
  • San Antonio Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
  • San Antonio Military Cemetery
  • San Antonio Mission Burial Park North
  • San Antonio Mission Burial Park South
  • San Antonio St. Mary's Cemetery
  • San Antonio San Fernando Cathedral
  • San Antonio San Fernando Cemetery #1
  • San Antonio San Fernando Cemetery #2
  • San Antonio San Jose Burial Park
  • San Antonio San Jose Burial Park
  • San Antonio United States National Cemetery


    Unknown Location
    San Antonio, Bexar County,


    Alamo Masonic Cemetery
    East Commerce Street at North Pine Street
    San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
    Politicians buried here:
      James Pearson Newcomb (1837-1907) — also known as James P. Newcomb — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Born in Amherst, Nova Scotia, August 31, 1837. Republican. Secretary of state of Texas, 1870-74; candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas, 1876; postmaster at San Antonio, Tex., 1883-85. Died October 16, 1907 (age 70 years, 46 days). Interment at Alamo Masonic Cemetery.


    City Cemetery No. 1
    San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Augustus Maverick (1803-1870) — also known as Samuel A. Maverick — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Born in Pendleton District (now Anderson County), S.C., July 23, 1803. Lawyer; delegate to Texas Republic Republic constitutional convention from District of Bexar, 1836; signer, Texas Declaration of Independence, 1836; mayor of San Antonio, Tex., 1839-40, 1862-63; member of Texas state house of representatives 44th District, 1851-53. His name is the origin of the term "maverick" for an unbranded cow, which later came to mean a political party dissident. Died in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., September 2, 1870 (age 67 years, 41 days). Interment at City Cemetery No. 1.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Maverick (1772-1852) and Elizabeth (AndersoN) Maverick (1783-1818); grandfather of Fontaine Maury Maverick (1895-1954); great-grandfather of Fontaine Maury Maverick, Jr..
      Political family: Maury-Maverick family of San Antonio, Texas.
      Maverick County, Tex. is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Edwin Holland Terrell (1848-1910) — Born November 21, 1848. U.S. Minister to Belgium, 1889-93. Died July 1, 1910 (age 61 years, 222 days). Interment at City Cemetery No. 1.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Christopher Columbus Upson (1829-1902) — also known as Columbus Upson — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Born near Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y., October 17, 1829. Democrat. Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Presidential Elector for Texas, 1876; U.S. Representative from Texas 6th District, 1879-83. Died in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., February 8, 1902 (age 72 years, 114 days). Interment at City Cemetery No. 1.
      Presumably named for: Christopher Columbus
      Relatives: Son of Oren Upson (1792-1865) and Betsy Snow (Wilson) Upson (1792-1865); married, December 27, 1865, to Martha Vance (1846-1911); first cousin thrice removed of Josiah Cowles; second cousin of Charles Upson and Gad Ely Upson; second cousin twice removed of Daniel Upson; third cousin of Andrew Seth Upson and Evelyn M. Upson; third cousin twice removed of Henry Champion, Epaphroditus Champion and Daniel Chapin; third cousin thrice removed of Simeon Baldwin; fourth cousin of Calvin Josiah Cowles (1821-1907); fourth cousin once removed of Graham Hurd Chapin, George Seymour and Charles Holden Cowles.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edward Degener (1809-1890) — of Texas. Born in Brunswick (Braunschweig), Germany, October 20, 1809. Republican. U.S. Representative from Texas 4th District, 1869-71. Died in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., September 11, 1890 (age 80 years, 326 days). Interment at City Cemetery No. 1.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Ludovic Colquhoun (1804-1882) — also known as Ludwig Colquhoun — of Texas. Born in 1804. Member of Texas Republic Senate from District of Bexar, 1842. Died December 4, 1882 (age about 78 years). Interment at City Cemetery No. 1.


    Confederate Cemetery
    San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
    Politicians buried here:
      Hamilton Prioleau Bee (1822-1897) — of Texas. Born in Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C., July 22, 1822. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1849-59; Speaker of the Texas State House of Representatives, 1855-57; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Died in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., October 3, 1897 (age 75 years, 73 days). Interment at Confederate Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Barnard Elliott Bee (1787-1853); married, May 21, 1854, to Mildred Tarver; father of Carlos Bee; grandson of Thomas Bee.
      Political family: Bee family of Charleston, South Carolina.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Carlos Bee (1867-1932) — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Born in Saltillo, Coahuila of American parents, July 8, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1908; member of Texas state senate, 1915-19; U.S. Representative from Texas 14th District, 1919-21; defeated, 1920. Died in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., April 20, 1932 (age 64 years, 287 days). Interment at Confederate Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Hamilton Prioleau Bee; grandson of Barnard Elliott Bee; great-grandson of Thomas Bee (1739-1812).
      Political family: Bee family of Charleston, South Carolina.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    Dignowitty Cemetery
    San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
    Politicians buried here:
      William Bacon Wright (1830-1895) — of Texas. Born in Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga., July 4, 1830. Representative from Texas in the Confederate Congress, 1862-64; major in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; delegate to Texas state constitutional convention, 1875. Died in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., August 10, 1895 (age 65 years, 37 days). Interment at Dignowitty Cemetery.
      John Lafayette Camp (1828-1891) — of Gilmer, Upshur County, Tex. Born in Jefferson County, Ala., February 20, 1828. Democrat. Planter; lawyer; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1872; member of Texas state senate, 1875-78; district judge in Texas, 1878-84. Died in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., July 16, 1891 (age 63 years, 146 days). Interment at Dignowitty Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of John Lafayette Camp, Jr. (1855-1918).
      Camp County, Tex. is named for him.


    Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
    San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
    Politicians buried here:
      Frank Mariano Tejeda (1945-1997) — also known as Frank Tejeda — of Texas. Born in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., October 2, 1945. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War; lawyer; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1977-86; member of Texas state senate, 1987-92; U.S. Representative from Texas 28th District, 1993-97; died in office 1997; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1996. Hispanic ancestry. Died of brain cancer and pneumonia, in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., January 30, 1997 (age 51 years, 120 days). Interment at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post
      Kearie Lee Berry (1893-1965) — also known as K. L. Berry — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Born in Denton County, Tex., July 6, 1893. Democrat. Adjutant General of Texas, 1947-50; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1948. Christian. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Shriners; American Legion; National Rifle Association. Died in April, 1965 (age 71 years, 0 days). Interment at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.
      Joseph Solomon Ergas (1896-1965) — also known as Joseph S. Ergas — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Monastir, Ottoman Empire (now Bitola, North Macedonia), December 24, 1896. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; physician; Honorary Consul for Panama in SAINT Louis, Mo., 1928-35. Died in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Tex., January 1, 1965 (age 68 years, 8 days). Interment at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Claude Vivian Birkhead (1880-1950) — also known as Claude Birkhead — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Born in Phoenix, Jackson County, Ore., May 27, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; district judge in Texas, 1910-12; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940. Died in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., November 19, 1950 (age 70 years, 176 days). Interment at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Marshall Conant Graff (1892-1966) — also known as Marshall C. Graff — of Appleton, Outagamie County, Wis. Born in Elkhorn, Walworth County, Wis., June 6, 1892. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1948. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; American Legion. Died July 22, 1966 (age 74 years, 46 days). Interment at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Military Cemetery
    San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
    Politicians buried here:
      Harry McLeary Wurzbach (1874-1931) — also known as Harry M. Wurzbach — of Seguin, Guadalupe County, Tex. Born in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., May 19, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; Guadalupe County Attorney, 1901-02; Guadalupe County Judge, 1905-12; delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1912 (alternate), 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); U.S. Representative from Texas 14th District, 1921-29, 1930-31; defeated, 1928; died in office 1931. Died in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., November 6, 1931 (age 57 years, 171 days). Interment at Military Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Darden Wagner; uncle of Robert Christian Eckhardt (1913-2001).
      Political family: Kleberg-Wurzbach family of Texas.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Mission Burial Park North
    San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
    Politicians buried here:
      Hallet Thomas Ellsworth (1885-1974) — of Laredo, Webb County, Tex. Born in Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Tex., November 7, 1885. Office clerk; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Ciudad Porfirio Diaz, 1912. Died, from arteriosclerotic heart disease, in Northeast Baptist Hospital, San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., December 26, 1974 (age 89 years, 49 days). Interment at Mission Burial Park North.
      Relatives: Son of Hallet Earnest Ellsworth (1858-1932) and Amelia Frances (McComb) Ellsworth (1866-1962); married to Maggie Belle Scott (1886-1948); nephew of Luther Thomas Ellsworth (1853-1914); second cousin four times removed of Abijah Blodget; second cousin five times removed of Oliver Ellsworth; third cousin thrice removed of Harrison Blodget.
      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


    Mission Burial Park South
    1700 S.E. Military Drive
    San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Frank Melvin Karsten (1913-1992) — also known as Frank M. Karsten — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., January 7, 1913. Democrat. Secretary to U.S. Rep. John J. Cochran, 1934-46; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1947-69 (13th District 1947-53, 1st District 1953-69). Episcopalian. Member, Sigma Nu Phi. Died May 14, 1992 (age 79 years, 128 days). Interment at Mission Burial Park South.
      Relatives: Married, January 20, 1936, to Opal Osborn.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Claude Benton Hudspeth (1877-1941) — also known as Claude B. Hudspeth; C. B. Hudspeth — of El Paso, El Paso County, Tex. Born in Medina, Bandera County, Tex., May 12, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; livestock grower; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1902-06; member of Texas state senate, 1906-18; U.S. Representative from Texas 16th District, 1919-31. Died March 19, 1941 (age 63 years, 311 days). Interment at Mission Burial Park South.
      Hudspeth County, Tex. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Luther Slayden (1853-1924) — also known as James L. Slayden — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Born in Mayfield, Graves County, Ky., June 1, 1853. Democrat. Member of Texas state house of representatives, 1892; U.S. Representative from Texas, 1897-1919 (12th District 1897-1903, 14th District 1903-19). Died in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., February 24, 1924 (age 70 years, 268 days). Interment at Mission Burial Park South.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Allison Slayden (1807-1863) and Letitia Ellison (Beadles) Slayden (1813-1874); married to Ellen Maury (1860-1926); uncle of Fontaine Maury Maverick (1895-1954).
      Political family: Maury-Maverick family of San Antonio, Texas.
      Epitaph: "One who loved his fellow men and labored for universal peace."
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Moore Paschal (1845-1919) — also known as Thomas M. Paschal — of Castroville, Medina County, Tex. Born in Alexandria, Rapides Parish, La., December 15, 1845. Democrat. State court judge in Texas, 1870-71, 1876-92; U.S. Representative from Texas 12th District, 1893-95. Died in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., January 28, 1919 (age 73 years, 44 days). Interment at Mission Burial Park South.
      Relatives: Married to Florida Arabella Mayes (1846-1927).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lewis Porter Featherstone (1851-1922) — also known as Lewis P. Featherstone — of Arkansas. Born in Oxford, Lafayette County, Miss., July 28, 1851. Member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1887-88; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 1st District, 1890-91; defeated (Union Labor), 1888, 1890. Died in Longview, Gregg County, Tex., March 14, 1922 (age 70 years, 229 days). Interment at Mission Burial Park South.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Glenn Allan Abbey (1898-1962) — also known as Glenn A. Abbey — of Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wis. Born in Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wis., June 11, 1898. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Johannesburg, 1928-31; U.S. Consul General in Salonika, 1949-51. Died, from esophageal cancer, with metastasis to the liver, in Santa Rosa Medical Center, San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., January 28, 1962 (age 63 years, 231 days). Interment at Mission Burial Park South.
      Relatives: Son of William Searle Abbey (1853-1935) and Ida Elmira (Blake) Abbey (1858-1941).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lloyd E. Wolfe (1852-1925) — of Randolph County, Mo.; San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Born in Lewis County, Va. (now W.Va.), August 30, 1852. Missouri superintendent of schools, 1891-94. Died in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., April 20, 1925 (age 72 years, 233 days). Interment at Mission Burial Park South.
      Relatives: Son of Lemuel R. Wolfe and Harriet (Arnold) Wolfe; married to Annie Smith (1867-1949).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Giles Russell Taggart (1870-1931) — also known as G. Russell Taggart — of Washington, D.C.; Woodbury, Gloucester County, N.J. Born in Clarksboro, Gloucester County, N.J., July 20, 1870. U.S. Consul in Cornwall, 1912-17; Fort William, 1917-20; Port Arthur, 1917-20; London, 1920-27; Belize City, 1927-30. Seriously injured and suffered exposure during a hurricane, contracted pneumonia, and died a few days later, in Belize City, Belize, September 15, 1931 (age 61 years, 57 days). His heroism in saving others' lives during the storm was recognized in 1934 by the U.S. House of Representatives. Interment at Mission Burial Park South.
      Relatives: Son of William S. Taggart (1805-1886) and Sarah Miles (Hallam) Taggart; married, June 29, 1893, to Emma Rebecca Harper; third cousin once removed of Henry Brewster Stanton (1805-1887); third cousin twice removed of Jeremiah Mason; third cousin thrice removed of John Adams; fourth cousin of Erskine Mason Phelps.
      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).
      Epitaph: "Father, in Thy holy keeping / Leave we now Thy servant sleeping."
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jacob Franklin Spears, Sr. (1899-1946) — also known as J. Franklin Spears — of Tarpon Springs, Pinellas County, Fla.; San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Born in Darlington County, S.C., October 6, 1899. Colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; mayor of Tarpon Springs, Fla., 1921; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1934-36; member of Texas state senate, 1937-46. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Eagles; Redmen; Odd Fellows. Died, from a heart attack, in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., May 29, 1946 (age 46 years, 235 days). Interment at Mission Burial Park South.
      Relatives: Son of James Monroe Spears (1874-1928).
      Mary Hudspeth (1881-1957) — also known as Mary Clibourne; Mrs. Claude B. Hudspeth — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Born May 1, 1881. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1948, 1952. Female. Died August 2, 1957 (age 76 years, 93 days). Interment at Mission Burial Park South.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Mary's Cemetery
    San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
    Politicians buried here:
      George Henry Noonan (1828-1907) — also known as George H. Noonan — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., August 20, 1828. Republican. State court judge in Texas, 1862-95; U.S. Representative from Texas 12th District, 1895-97. Died in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., August 17, 1907 (age 78 years, 362 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    San Fernando Cathedral
    San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
    Politicians buried here:
      David Crockett (1786-1836) — also known as Davy Crockett; "King of the Wild Frontier" — of Tennessee. Born in Greene County, Tenn., August 17, 1786. Democrat. Member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1821; U.S. Representative from Tennessee, 1827-31, 1833-35 (9th District 1827-31, 12th District 1833-35); served in the Texas Army during the Texas War of Independence. Member, Freemasons. Killed while defending the Alamo, in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., March 6, 1836 (age 49 years, 202 days). Cremated; ashes interred at San Fernando Cathedral.
      Relatives: Son of John Crockett and Rebecca (Hawkins) Crockett; married, August 16, 1806, to Mary 'Polly' Finley; married 1815 to Elizabeth Patton; father of John Wesley Crockett; first cousin twice removed of Charles Carroll Walcutt (1838-1898).
      Political family: Crockett-Walcutt family of Tennessee.
      Crockett counties in Tenn. and Tex. are named for him.
      The Davy Crockett National Forest (established 1936), in Houston and Trinity counties, Texas, is named for him.
      Personal motto: "Be sure you're right, then go ahead."
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books by David Crockett: A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett of the State of Tennessee
      Books about David Crockett: William C. Davis, Three Roads to the Alamo: The Lives and Fortunes of David Crockett, James Bowie, and William Barret Travis — Constance Rourke, Davy Crockett — Elaine Alphin, Davy Crockett (for young readers)
      William Barret Travis (1809-1836) — also known as William B. Travis — of Claiborne, Monroe County, Ala.; Anahuac, Chambers County, Tex. Born in Red Bank, Edgefield District (now Saluda County), S.C., August 9, 1809. Lawyer; newspaper editor; delegate to Texas Consultation of 1835 from District of Austin, 1835; colonel in the Texas Army during the Texas War of Independence. Member, Freemasons. Killed while defending the Alamo, in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., March 6, 1836 (age 26 years, 210 days). Cremated; ashes interred at San Fernando Cathedral.
      Relatives: Married, October 26, 1828, to Rosanna Cato (1812-1848; divorced 1835); father of Charles Edward Travis (1829-1860).
      Travis County, Tex. is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about William Barret Travis: William C. Davis, Three Roads to the Alamo: The Lives and Fortunes of David Crockett, James Bowie, and William Barret Travis


    San Fernando Cemetery #1
    1100 S. Colorado
    San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
    Founded 1840
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry L. Radaz (1825-1877) — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Born April 29, 1825. Democrat. Postmaster at San Antonio, Tex., 1856-61. Died in 1877 (age about 52 years). Interment at San Fernando Cemetery #1.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James L. Trueheart (1815-1882) — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Born in Virginia, August 12, 1815. Democrat. Postmaster at San Antonio, Tex., 1846-47. Died in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., November 30, 1882 (age 67 years, 110 days). Interment at San Fernando Cemetery #1.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      José Francisco Ruiz (1783-1840) — also known as Francisco Ruiz — of Texas. Born in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., January 29, 1783. Delegate to Texas Republic Republic constitutional convention from District of Bexar, 1836; signer, Texas Declaration of Independence, 1836; member of Texas Republic Senate from District of Bexar, 1836-37. Catholic. First schoolmaster in San Antonio, Texas. Died in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., January 19, 1840 (age 56 years, 355 days). Interment at San Fernando Cemetery #1.
      Relatives: Uncle of José Antonio Navarro (1795-1871).
      Political family: Navarro family of San Antonio, Texas.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      José Antonio Navarro (1795-1871) — of Texas. Born in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., February 27, 1795. Delegate to Texas Republic Republic constitutional convention from District of Bexar, 1836; signer, Texas Declaration of Independence, 1836; member of Texas Republic House of Representatives, 1838-39; delegate to Texas state constitutional convention, 1845; member of Texas Republic Senate, 1845; member of Texas state senate, 1846-49. Catholic. Member, Freemasons. Died January 13, 1871 (age 75 years, 320 days). Interment at San Fernando Cemetery #1; statue at Navarro County Courthouse Grounds, Corsicana, Tex.
      Relatives: Father of Angel Navarro III; nephew of José Francisco Ruiz; uncle by marriage of William Gordon Cooke (1808-1847).
      Political family: Navarro family of San Antonio, Texas.
      Navarro County, Tex. is named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    San Fernando Cemetery #2
    746 Castroville Road
    San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
    Founded 1921
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Barbosa Gonzalez (1916-2000) — also known as Henry B. Gonzalez — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Born in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., May 3, 1916. Democrat. Member of Texas state senate, 1956-61; candidate in primary for Governor of Texas, 1958; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Texas, 1961; U.S. Representative from Texas 20th District, 1961-99; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1964, 1996. Catholic. Hispanic ancestry. Member, Americans for Democratic Action. Was in the motorcade in Dallas, Tex., when President John F. Kennedy was shot. In a San Antonio restaurant in 1986, he punched a man who called him a communist; he was charged with assault, but acquitted. Died, in Downtown Baptist Hospital, San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., November 28, 2000 (age 84 years, 209 days). Interment at San Fernando Cemetery #2.
      Relatives: Son of Leonides Gonzalez and Genevieve (Barbosa) Gonzalez; married 1940 to Bertha Cuellar; father of Charles A. Gonzalez (1945-).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Augustus McCloskey (1877-1950) — of Texas. Born in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., September 23, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; Bexar County Judge, 1920-28; U.S. Representative from Texas 14th District, 1929-30. Died in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., July 21, 1950 (age 72 years, 301 days). Interment at San Fernando Cemetery #2.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    San Jose Burial Park
    San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
    Politicians buried here:
      Fontaine Maury Maverick (1895-1954) — also known as Maury Maverick — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Born in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., October 23, 1895. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lumber business; U.S. Representative from Texas 20th District, 1935-39; mayor of San Antonio, Tex., 1939-41; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Sons of the American Revolution; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Coined the word "gobbledygook," during World War II, for pompously worded directives. Died in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., June 7, 1954 (age 58 years, 227 days). Interment at San Jose Burial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Albert Maverick (1854-1947) and Jane Lewis (Maury) Maverick (1858-1954); married, May 22, 1926, to Terrell Louise Dobbs (1901-1994); father of Fontaine Maury Maverick, Jr.; nephew of James Luther Slayden; grandson of Samuel Augustus Maverick; second great-grandnephew of James Maury; cousin *** of John Wood Fishburne (1868-1937); second cousin twice removed of John Walker Maury and Dabney Herndon Maury; second cousin thrice removed of Abram Poindexter Maury.
      Political family: Maury-Maverick family of San Antonio, Texas.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    San Jose Burial Park
    San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Albidress, Sr. (1900-1988) — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Born November 4, 1900. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1956. Died October 11, 1988 (age 87 years, 342 days). Interment at San Jose Burial Park.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    United States National Cemetery
    San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
    Politicians buried here:
      Gustave Schleicher (1823-1879) — of Texas. Born in Germany, November 19, 1823. Democrat. Member of Texas state house of representatives, 1853-54; member of Texas state senate, 1859-61; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Texas 6th District, 1875-79; died in office 1879. Died in Washington, D.C., January 10, 1879 (age 55 years, 52 days). Interment at United States National Cemetery.
      Schleicher County, Tex. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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    The Political Graveyard

    The Political Graveyard is a web site about U.S. political history and cemeteries. Founded in 1996, it is the Internet's most comprehensive free source for American political biography, listing 312,576 politicians, living and dead.
      The listings are incomplete; development of the database is a continually ongoing project.  
      Information on this page — and on all other pages of this site — is believed to be accurate, but is not guaranteed. Users are advised to check with other sources before relying on any information here.  
      The official URL for this page is: https://politicalgraveyard.com/geo/TX/BX-buried.html.  
      Links to this or any other Political Graveyard page are welcome, but specific page addresses may sometimes change as the site develops.  
      If you are searching for a specific named individual, try the alphabetical index of politicians.  
      More information: FAQ; privacy policy; cemetery links.  
      If you find any error or omission in The Political Graveyard, or if you have information to share, please see the biographical checklist and submission guidelines.  
    Copyright notices: (1) Facts are not subject to copyright; see Feist v. Rural Telephone. (2) Politician portraits displayed on this site are 70-pixel-wide monochrome thumbnail images, which I believe to constitute fair use under applicable copyright law. Where possible, each image is linked to its online source. However, requests from owners of copyrighted images to delete them from this site are honored. (3) Original material, programming, selection and arrangement are © 1996-2019 Lawrence Kestenbaum. (4) This work is also licensed for free non-commercial re-use, with attribution, under a Creative Commons License.
    Site information: The Political Graveyard is created and maintained by Lawrence Kestenbaum, who is solely responsible for its structure and content. — The mailing address is The Political Graveyard, P.O. Box 2563, Ann Arbor MI 48106. — This site is hosted by HDL. — The Political Graveyard opened on July 1, 1996; the last full revision was done on March 10, 2021.

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