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  • Falls Church Unknown location
  • Falls Church Oakwood Cemetery
  • Falls Church St. James Cemetery

    Unknown Location
    Falls Church, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Warren Madden (1890-1972) — also known as J. Warren Madden — of Falls Church, Va. Born in Damascus, Stephenson County, Ill., January 17, 1890. Democrat. Law professor; member, National Labor Relations Board, 1935-40; chair, National Labor Relations Board, 1935-40; Judge of U.S. Court of Claims, 1941-61; took senior status 1961. Presbyterian. Member, Delta Upsilon; Phi Alpha Delta; Order of the Coif. Received the Medal of Freedom in 1947. Died in San Francisco, Calif., February 17, 1972 (age 82 years, 31 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of William James Madden and Elizabeth Dickey (Murdaugh) Madden; married, July 16, 1913, to Margaret Bell Liddell.
      See also federal judicial profile — Biographical Directory of Federal Judges

    Oakwood Cemetery
    Falls Church, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Rogers Fenwick (1900-1969) — also known as Charles R. Fenwick — of Arlington, Arlington County, Va. Born in East Falls Church, Fairfax County, Va., August 11, 1900. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates from Arlington County, 1940-45; member of Virginia state senate, 1948-69 (22nd District 1948-55, 9th District 1956-69); died in office 1969; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1952 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); member of Virginia Democratic State Central Committee, 1952-64; candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia. Baptist. Member, Sigma Nu; Phi Delta Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa; American Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Moose; American Legion; Rotary; Farm Bureau. Died in a hospital at Arlington, Arlington County, Va., February 22, 1969 (age 68 years, 195 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Taylor Fenwick and Clara (Gulagher) Fenwick; married, December 10, 1929, to Eleanor Russell Eastman.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      George White Hawxhurst (1848-1932) — of Falls Church, Va. Born in Fairfax County, Va., June 2, 1848. Republican. Banker; mayor of Falls Church, Va., 1906; postmaster at Falls Church, Va., 1906-07. Member, Odd Fellows; Good Templars. Died October 2, 1932 (age 84 years, 122 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Maria Whelan (Leeds) Hawxhurst and Job Hawxhurst; married to Sarah La Feore and Ida Jeanette Quick.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

    St. James Cemetery
    Falls Church, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
    Frederick A. Sterling Frederick Augustine Sterling (1876-1957) — also known as Frederick A. Sterling — of New York City (unknown county), N.Y.; Texas. Born in St. Louis, Mo., August 13, 1876. Cattle ranch manager; woollen manufacturer; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Minister to Ireland, 1927-34; Bulgaria, 1933-36; Sweden, 1938-41. Died in Washington, D.C., April 21, 1957 (age 80 years, 251 days). Interment at St. James Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Canfield Sterling and Coredlia (Seavey) Sterling; married, May 21, 1921, to Dorothy (Williams) McCombs (widow of William Frank McCombs).
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: U.S. Embassy Latvia

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