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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of U.S. Politicians in Austria

Index to Locations

  • Neulengbach Unknown location
  • Vienna Friedhof Hietzing
  • Vienna Hietzing Cemetery

    Unknown Location
    Neulengbach, Austria
    Politicians buried here:
      Randolph Fitzhugh Carroll (1901-1969) — also known as Randolph F. Carroll — of Washington, D.C. Born in Washington, D.C., February 23, 1901. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Rotterdam, 1922-26; U.S. Consul in Bangkok, 1926-28; Rio de Janeiro, 1928-29. Died, from pneumonia and heart muscle degeneration, in Neulengbach, Austria, March 4, 1969 (age 68 years, 9 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of Caroline Moncure (Benedict) Carroll (1868-1952) and Alexander Mitchell Carroll (1870-1925); second cousin once removed of Benajah Harvey Carroll, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Edwin Lee Gavin (1888-1972).
      Political family: Maness-Carroll-Caudle-Gavin family of Sanford, North Carolina.

    Friedhof Hietzing
    Vienna, Austria
    Politicians buried here:
      Christian Magelssen Ravndal (1899-1984) — also known as Christian M. Ravndal — of Iowa. Born in Beirut, Syria (now Lebanon) of American parents, January 6, 1899. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Vienna, as of 1922-24; U.S. Consul in Frankfort, 1924-26; Cologne, 1928-29; Toronto, 1929-30; Vancouver, 1935-37; Buenos Aires, as of 1938; Stockholm, 1943-47; U.S. Ambassador to Uruguay, 1949-51; Ecuador, 1956-60; Czechoslovakia, 1960-61; U.S. Minister to Hungary, 1951-56. Norwegian ancestry. Died in Vienna, Austria, November 6, 1984 (age 85 years, 305 days). Interment at Friedhof Hietzing.
      Relatives: Son of Gabriel Bie Ravndal (1866-1950) and Dorothea Marie (Magelssen) Ravndal (1869-1945).
      Political family: Ravndal-Magelssen family of Minnesota.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial

    Hietzing Cemetery
    Vienna, Austria
    Politicians formerly buried here:
    Albert Henry Washburn Albert Henry Washburn (1866-1930) — of Middleboro, Plymouth County, Mass. Born in Middleboro, Plymouth County, Mass., April 11, 1866. Republican. Private secretary to Andrew Dickson White; lawyer; U.S. Consul in Magdeburg, 1890-93; private secretary to U.S. Sen. Henry Cabot Lodge, 1893-96; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1896; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1917-19; college professor; Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1920; U.S. Minister to Austria, 1922-30, died in office 1930. Member, Beta Theta Pi; Union League. Died, from erysipelas, in the Rudolf Interhaus Hospital, Vienna, Austria, April 2, 1930 (age 63 years, 356 days). Original interment at Hietzing Cemetery; reinterment in 1930 at Nemasket Hill Cemetery, Middleboro, Mass.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Washburn and Ann Elizabeth (White) Washburn; married, January 11, 1906, to Florence B. Lincoln (1879-1953).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: American Review of Reviews, March 1922

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