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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Alexandria city

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  • Alexandria Unknown location
  • Alexandria Christ Church Episcopal Cemetery
  • Alexandria Colross Graveyard (now gone)
  • Alexandria Episcopal Cemetery
  • Alexandria Ivy Hill Cemetery
  • Alexandria Presbyterian Cemetery
  • Alexandria St. Mary's Catholic Church Cemetery
  • Alexandria St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Cemetery
  • Alexandria Union Methodist Cemetery


    Unknown Location
    Alexandria, Virginia


    Christ Church Episcopal Cemetery
    Wilkes Street
    Alexandria, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Hammill Fowler (1908-2000) — also known as Henry H. Fowler; Joe Fowler — of Alexandria, Va. Born in Roanoke, Va., September 5, 1908. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1956, 1960 (alternate); U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1965-69. Episcopalian. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Pi Kappa Phi; Phi Delta Phi; American Bar Association; Americans for Democratic Action. Died, of pneumonia, in a nursing home at Falls Church, Va., January 3, 2000 (age 91 years, 120 days). Interment at Christ Church Episcopal Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mack Johnson Fowler and Bertha (Browning) Fowler; married, October 19, 1938, to Trudye Pamela Hathcote (1910-2008).
      Fowler House (office buiding, built 1940, named for Fowler in the 1960s, renamed Connell House 2003), at Harvard University Business School, Boston, Massachusetts, was named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Murray Mason (1798-1871) — also known as James M. Mason — of Winchester, Va. Born in Georgetown, Washington, D.C., November 3, 1798. Member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1826; delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention, 1829; U.S. Representative from Virginia 12th District, 1837-39; U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1847-61; Delegate from Virginia to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861; Confederate States Envoy to England, 1861. Author of the Fugitive Slave Law. When the Civil War began, he left Washington but did not resign his seat in the Senate; one of ten Southern senators expelled in absentia on July 11, 1861. Died April 28, 1871 (age 72 years, 176 days). Interment at Christ Church Episcopal Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Mason (1766-1849) and Anna Maria (Murray) Mason (1776-1857); married, July 25, 1822, to Eliza Margaretta Chew (1798-1874); uncle of Fitzhugh Lee; grandson of George Mason; grandnephew of Thomson Mason; first cousin of Thomson Francis Mason and John Thomson Mason, Jr.; first cousin once removed of Stevens Thomson Mason (1760-1803) and John Thomson Mason (1765-1824); first cousin thrice removed of Charles O'Conor Goolrick; second cousin of Armistead Thomson Mason and John Thomson Mason (1787-1850); second cousin once removed of Stevens Thomson Mason (1811-1843).
      Political family: Mason family of Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomson Francis Mason (1785-1838) — also known as Thomson F. Mason — of Alexandria, D.C. (now Va.). Born in Fairfax County, Va., 1785. Mayor of Alexandria, D.C., 1827-30. Died in Alexandria, D.C (now Va.), December 21, 1838 (age about 53 years). Original interment at Colross Graveyard (which no longer exists); reinterment at Christ Church Episcopal Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomson Mason (1759-1820) and Sarah McCarty (Chichester) Mason; married, November 19, 1817, to Elizabeth Clapham Price (1802-1873); grandson of George Mason; grandnephew of Thomson Mason (1733-1785); first cousin of James Murray Mason; first cousin once removed of Stevens Thomson Mason (1760-1803) and John Thomson Mason (1765-1824); first cousin thrice removed of Charles O'Conor Goolrick; second cousin of Armistead Thomson Mason, John Thomson Mason (1787-1850) and John Thomson Mason, Jr.; second cousin once removed of Stevens Thomson Mason (1811-1843).
      Political family: Mason family of Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Edmund Jennings Lee (1772-1843) — of Alexandria, D.C. (now Va.). Born in Prince William County, Va., May 20, 1772. Lawyer; mayor of Alexandria, D.C., 1815-18. Died in Alexandria, Va., May 30, 1843 (age 71 years, 10 days). Interment at Christ Church Episcopal Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Lee (1730-1787) and Lucy (Grymes) Lee (1734-1792); brother of Henry Lee (1756-1818) and Charles Lee; married to Sarah Caldwell Lee (1775-1837); grandnephew of Richard Bland; granduncle of Fitzhugh Lee; great-grandnephew of Richard Randolph; first cousin once removed of Richard Henry Lee, Francis Lightfoot Lee, Arthur Lee and Theodorick Bland (1742-1790); first cousin twice removed of Peyton Randolph (1721-1775); second cousin of Thomas Sim Lee, John Randolph of Roanoke and Henry St. George Tucker; second cousin once removed of Thomas Jefferson, Edmund Jenings Randolph, Beverley Randolph, John Lee and Nathaniel Beverly Tucker; second cousin twice removed of Francis Preston Blair Lee; second cousin thrice removed of John Lee Carroll and Edward Brooke Lee; second cousin four times removed of William Welby Beverley, Blair Lee III and Edward Brooke Lee, Jr. (1917-2004); second cousin five times removed of Outerbridge Horsey; third cousin of John Marshall, James Markham Marshall, Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr., Alexander Keith Marshall, Dabney Carr, Theodorick Bland (1776-1846), Peyton Randolph (1779-1828) and Zachary Taylor; third cousin once removed of Thomas Marshall, James Keith Marshall, Francis Wayles Eppes, Dabney Smith Carr, Benjamin Franklin Randolph, Meriwether Lewis Randolph, George Wythe Randolph, Thomas Leonidas Crittenden, Edmund Randolph and Carter Henry Harrison; third cousin twice removed of Hancock Lee Jackson, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge, John Augustine Marshall, Carter Henry Harrison II and Frederick Madison Roberts; third cousin thrice removed of Abraham Lincoln, John Gardner Coolidge, Elliot Woolfolk Major, James Sansome Lakin, Edgar Bailey Woolfolk, William Marshall Bullitt, Alexander Scott Bullitt and Francis Beverley Biddle; fourth cousin of John Wayles Eppes.
      Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Muhlenberg-Hiester family of Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Colross Graveyard (now gone)
    Alexandria,
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Thomson Francis Mason (1785-1838) — also known as Thomson F. Mason — of Alexandria, D.C. (now Va.). Born in Fairfax County, Va., 1785. Mayor of Alexandria, D.C., 1827-30. Died in Alexandria, D.C (now Va.), December 21, 1838 (age about 53 years). Original interment at Colross Graveyard; reinterment at Christ Church Episcopal Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomson Mason (1759-1820) and Sarah McCarty (Chichester) Mason; married, November 19, 1817, to Elizabeth Clapham Price (1802-1873); grandson of George Mason; grandnephew of Thomson Mason (1733-1785); first cousin of James Murray Mason; first cousin once removed of Stevens Thomson Mason (1760-1803) and John Thomson Mason (1765-1824); first cousin thrice removed of Charles O'Conor Goolrick; second cousin of Armistead Thomson Mason, John Thomson Mason (1787-1850) and John Thomson Mason, Jr.; second cousin once removed of Stevens Thomson Mason (1811-1843).
      Political family: Mason family of Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).


    Episcopal Cemetery
    Alexandria, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      John Critcher (1820-1901) — of Westmoreland County, Va. Born in Sandy Point, Westmoreland County, Va., March 11, 1820. Member of Virginia state senate, 1861, 1874-77; delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; circuit judge in Virginia, 1869; U.S. Representative from Virginia 1st District, 1871-73. Died in Alexandria, Va., September 27, 1901 (age 81 years, 200 days). Interment at Episcopal Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Ivy Hill Cemetery
    King Street
    Alexandria, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Albert Vickers Bryan (1899-1984) — also known as Albert V. Bryan — of Alexandria, Va. Born in Alexandria, Va., July 23, 1899. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia, 1947-61; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, 1961-72; took senior status 1972. Died in Fairfax, Va., March 13, 1984 (age 84 years, 234 days). Interment at Ivy Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Albert Vickers Bryan, Jr. (1926-).
      See also federal judicial profile
      Charles Creighton Carlin (1866-1938) — also known as Charles C. Carlin — of Alexandria, Va.; Washington, D.C. Born in Alexandria, Va., April 8, 1866. Democrat. Lawyer; postmaster at Alexandria, Va., 1894-98; Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1904; U.S. Representative from Virginia 8th District, 1907-19; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1920; delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1932. Died in Washington, D.C., October 4, 1938 (age 72 years, 179 days). Interment at Ivy Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Joseph Eaches (1794-1857) — of Alexandria, D.C. (now Va.). Born in Loudoun County, Va., 1794. Mayor of Alexandria, D.C., 1843-46. Died in 1857 (age about 63 years). Interment at Ivy Hill Cemetery.
      David Funsten (1819-1866) — of Virginia. Born in Clarke County, Va., October 14, 1819. Lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1844-45; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Representative from Virginia in the Confederate Congress, 1863-65. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died of pneumonia, at Howard (now part of Tysons Corner), Fairfax County, Va., April 6, 1866 (age 46 years, 174 days). Interment at Ivy Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Margaret (McKay) Funsten (1779-1842) and Oliver Robert Funsten (1782-1826); brother of Oliver Ridgeway Funsten (1817-1871); married, November 21, 1844, to Susan Everard Meade (1825-1872); father of Susan Meade Funsten (who married William Meade Dame).
      Political family: Funsten family of Virginia.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Richard Laidley Ruffner (1894-1965) — also known as Richard Ruffner — of Alexandria, Va. Born in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., September 30, 1894. Lawyer; president, Alexandria National Bank; mayor of Alexandria, Va., 1937-40. Died in Alexandria, Va., August 11, 1965 (age 70 years, 315 days). Interment at Ivy Hill Cemetery.


    Presbyterian Cemetery
    Alexandria, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Lewis McKenzie (1810-1895) — of Alexandria, Va. Born in Alexandria, Va., October 7, 1810. Republican. Mayor of Alexandria, Va., 1861-63; U.S. Representative from Virginia 7th District, 1863, 1870-71; postmaster at Alexandria, Va., 1878-82. Died June 28, 1895 (age 84 years, 264 days). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. Mary's Catholic Church Cemetery
    Alexandria, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      George William Brent (1821-1872) — of Alexandria, Va. Born in Alexandria, D.C. (now Va.), 1821. Delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Died in Alexandria, Va., January 2, 1872 (age about 50 years). Interment at St. Mary's Catholic Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Brent and Elizabeth (Parsons) Brent.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Cemetery
    Alexandria, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      William H. Dulany (c.1822-1870) — of Fairfax County, Va. Born in Loudoun County, Va., about 1822. Delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Virginia state senate, 1863-65. Died in Alexandria, Va., May 2, 1870 (age about 48 years). Interment at St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Cemetery.


    Union Methodist Cemetery
    Hamilton Lane
    Alexandria, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Hugh Latham (1813-1880) — of Alexandria, Va. Born April 22, 1813. Mayor of Alexandria, Va., 1866-68, 1869-72. Member, Odd Fellows. Died in Alexandria, Va., October 25, 1880 (age 67 years, 186 days). Interment at Union Methodist Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Eliza Strider (arrested during the Civil War as a Confederate spy).


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