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Webb County
Texas

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Webb County

Index to Locations

  • Laredo Calvary Catholic Cemetery
  • Laredo Laredo Public Cemetery


    Calvary Catholic Cemetery
    Laredo, Webb County, Texas
    Politicians buried here:
      Abraham Kazen, Jr. (1919-1987) — also known as Chick Kazen — of Laredo, Webb County, Tex. Born in Laredo, Webb County, Tex., January 17, 1919. Democrat. Member of Texas state house of representatives, 1947; member of Texas state senate, 1952; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1964; U.S. Representative from Texas 23rd District, 1967-85. Catholic. Lebanese ancestry. Died in Austin, Travis County, Tex., November 29, 1987 (age 68 years, 316 days). Interment at Calvary Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Abraham Kazen (1867-1964) and Anita 'Annie' (Rostum) Kazen (1886-1957); brother of E. James Kazen; uncle of George Philip Kazen (1940-).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Kazen-Woodbridge family of Laredo, Texas (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      E. James Kazen (1912-2003) — of Laredo, Webb County, Tex. Born in Laredo, Webb County, Tex., December 27, 1912. Democrat. Lawyer; District Attorney 49th District, 1942; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1944, 1948, 1952. Catholic. Lebanese ancestry. Died in Laredo, Webb County, Tex., February 25, 2003 (age 90 years, 60 days). Interment at Calvary Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Abraham Kazen (1867-1964) and Anita 'Annie' (Rostum) Kazen (1886-1957); brother of Abraham Kazen, Jr. (1919-1987); married to Drusilla Marie Perkins (1917-2011); father of George Philip Kazen.
      Political family: Kazen-Woodbridge family of Laredo, Texas (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Laredo Public Cemetery
    Laredo, Webb County, Texas
    Politicians buried here:
      Oliver Winfield Killam (1874-1959) — also known as O. W. Killam; "King Petrol" — of Joplin, Jasper County, Mo.; Grove, Delaware County, Okla.; Laredo, Webb County, Tex. Born in Lincoln County, Mo., April 27, 1874. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1896; merchant; member of Oklahoma state house of representatives, 1911-14; member of Oklahoma state senate, 1915-18; oil producer; Presidential Elector for Texas, 1956. Died January 1, 1959 (age 84 years, 249 days). Interment at Laredo Public Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Winfield Killam and Katherine (Macgruder) Killam; married 1902 to Harriet 'Hattie' Smith.


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