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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Danville city

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  • Danville Unknown location
  • Danville Green Hill Cemetery
  • Danville Grove Street Cemetery
  • Danville Highland Burial Park


    Unknown Location
    Danville, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Hutchins Inge (1855-1936) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Danville, Va., August 10, 1855. Republican. Lawyer; real estate agent; Honorary Consul for Liberia in SAINT Louis, Mo., 1899-1901; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1916. Episcopalian. African ancestry. Died, from heart disease, at People's Hospital, St. Louis, Mo., September 1, 1936 (age 81 years, 22 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Uncle of Hutchins Franklin Inge (1900-2002).


    Green Hill Cemetery
    Lee Street
    Danville, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      George Craighead Cabell (1837-1906) — also known as George C. Cabell — of Danville, Va. Born in Danville, Va., January 25, 1837. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Virginia 5th District, 1875-87. Died in Baltimore, Md., June 23, 1906 (age 69 years, 149 days). Interment at Green Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin William Sheridan Cabell and Sarah Epes (Doswell) Cabell (1802-1874); brother of William Lewis Cabell; married to Mary Harrison Baird (1838-1891); uncle of Benjamin Earl Cabell; granduncle of Earle Cabell; great-grandnephew of William Cabell; first cousin once removed of Joseph Cabell Breckinridge and Robert Jefferson Breckinridge (1800-1871); first cousin twice removed of William Cabell, Jr., William Henry Cabell and Carter Henry Harrison II; second cousin of John Cabell Breckinridge, Carter Henry Harrison, Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864), Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, Jr. and William Campbell Preston Breckinridge; second cousin once removed of Edward Carrington Cabell, Clifton Rodes Breckinridge, Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925), Levin Irving Handy, Desha Breckinridge and Henry Skillman Breckinridge; second cousin twice removed of John Randolph of Roanoke, Henry De La Warr Flood and Joel West Flood; second cousin thrice removed of Theodorick Bland, Beverley Randolph and Harry Flood Byrd; second cousin four times removed of Harry Flood Byrd, Jr.; third cousin of John William Leftwich; third cousin twice removed of John Wayles Eppes and Henry St. George Tucker; fourth cousin once removed of Francis Wayles Eppes, Benjamin Franklin Randolph, Meriwether Lewis Randolph, George Wythe Randolph and Nathaniel Beverly Tucker.
      Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Grayson-Breckinridge-Smallwood family of Virginia and Kentucky (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Rorer Abraham James (1859-1921) — also known as Rorer A. James — of Danville, Va. Born near Brosville, Pittsylvania County, Va., March 1, 1859. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper publisher; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1889-92; member of Virginia state senate, 1893-1901; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1904, 1912 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1920; U.S. Representative from Virginia 5th District, 1920-21; died in office 1921. Died, from heart disease, in Danville, Va., August 6, 1921 (age 62 years, 158 days). Interment at Green Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Angeline (Rorer) James (1823-1915) and John W. Craighead James (1824-1889); married 1892 to Ann Marshall 'Annie' Wilson (1869-1938).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Thomas Sutherlin (1822-1893) — also known as William T. Sutherlin — of Danville, Va. Born in Pittsylvania County, Va., April 17, 1822. Tobacco merchant; banker; real estate and insurance business; mayor of Danville, Va., 1855-61; delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861; major in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Methodist. His mansion housed Confederate President Jefferson Davis at the time of the surrender in 1865; the house is now the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History. Died in Danville, Va., July 22, 1893 (age 71 years, 96 days). Interment at Green Hill Cemetery.


    Grove Street Cemetery
    Danville, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Benjamin William Sheridan Cabell (1793-1862) — also known as Benjamin W. S. Cabell — of Danville, Va. Born in Buckingham County, Va., May 10, 1793. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1820; delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention, 1829-30. Died in Pittsylvania County, Va., March 19, 1862 (age 68 years, 313 days). Interment at Grove Street Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Pocahontas Rebecca (Bolling) Cabell (1754-1803) and Joseph Cabell (1762-1831); married 1816 to Sarah Epes 'Sallie' Doswell (1802-1874); father of William Lewis Cabell and George Craighead Cabell; grandfather of Benjamin Earl Cabell (1858-1931); grandnephew of William Cabell; great-grandfather of Earle Cabell; great-granduncle of Carter Henry Harrison II; first cousin of Joseph Cabell Breckinridge and Robert Jefferson Breckinridge; first cousin once removed of William Cabell, Jr., William Henry Cabell, John Cabell Breckinridge, Carter Henry Harrison, Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864), Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, Jr. and William Campbell Preston Breckinridge; first cousin twice removed of Clifton Rodes Breckinridge, Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925), Levin Irving Handy, Desha Breckinridge and Henry Skillman Breckinridge; first cousin thrice removed of Henry De La Warr Flood and Joel West Flood; first cousin four times removed of Harry Flood Byrd; first cousin five times removed of Harry Flood Byrd, Jr.; second cousin of Edward Carrington Cabell; second cousin once removed of John Randolph of Roanoke and John William Leftwich; second cousin twice removed of Theodorick Bland and Beverley Randolph; third cousin once removed of John Wayles Eppes and Henry St. George Tucker; fourth cousin of Francis Wayles Eppes, Benjamin Franklin Randolph, Meriwether Lewis Randolph, George Wythe Randolph and Nathaniel Beverly Tucker; fourth cousin once removed of Thomas Jones Hardeman, Bailey Hardeman, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge and Douglass Townshend Bolling.
      Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Highland Burial Park
    Danville, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Wilbur Clarence Daniel (1914-1988) — also known as Dan Daniel — of Danville, Va. Born in Chatham, Pittsylvania County, Va., May 12, 1914. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1959-68; U.S. Representative from Virginia 5th District, 1969-88; died in office 1988. Member, American Legion. Died in Charlottesville, Va., January 23, 1988 (age 73 years, 256 days). Interment at Highland Burial Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
      Edwin Johnson Harvey (1864-1932) — also known as E. J. Harvey — of Stuart, Patrick County, Va.; Chatham, Pittsylvania County, Va. Born in Pittsylvania County, Va., October 5, 1864. Lawyer; member of Virginia state senate, 1899-1904, 1932 (Carroll, Grayson & Patrick counties 1899-1904, 13th District 1932); died in office 1932; circuit judge in Virginia 7th Circuit, 1906-18. Methodist. Member, Lions; Freemasons. Died, from cerebral sclerosis, in Memorial Hospital, Danville, Va., May 7, 1932 (age 67 years, 215 days). Interment at Highland Burial Park.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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