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

Index to Locations

  • Petrópolis Cemitério Municipal de Petrópolis
  • Rio de Janeiro St. John the Baptist Cemetery
  • Sao Paulo Cemitério da Quarta Parada


    Cemitério Municipal de Petrópolis
    Petrópolis, Brazil
    Politicians buried here:
      Edwin Vernon Morgan (1865-1934) — also known as Edwin V. Morgan — of Aurora, Cayuga County, N.Y. Born in Aurora, Cayuga County, N.Y., February 22, 1865. College professor; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul General in Seoul, 1900-01; U.S. Consul in Dalny, 1904-05; U.S. Minister to Korea, 1905; Cuba, 1905-10; Paraguay, 1909-11; Uruguay, 1909-11; Portugal, 1911-12; U.S. Ambassador to Brazil, 1912-33. Died in Petrópolis, Brazil, April 16, 1934 (age 69 years, 53 days). Interment at Cemitério Municipal de Petrópolis.
      Relatives: Son of Henry A. Morgan and Margaret (Bogart) Morgan; grandson of Edwin Barber Morgan (1806-1881).
      Political family: Kellogg-Adams-Seymour-Chapin family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. John the Baptist Cemetery
    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Politicians buried here:
      Harvey Eric Trammell (1896-1932) — also known as H. Eric Trammell — Born in Rector, Clay County, Ark., 1896. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Vice Consul in Guatemala City, as of 1927-29; Rio de Janeiro, as of 1932. Died, from complications of a ruptured appendix, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February 8, 1932 (age about 35 years). Interment at St. John the Baptist Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1927 to Elizabeth Millicent McCarthy (granddaughter of Dennis McCarthy (1814-1886)); father of H. Eric Trammell (1927-1944; died of combat wounds, World War II).


    Cemitério da Quarta Parada
    Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Founded 1893
    Politicians buried here:
      Eldridge McQuire Gathright (1881-1948) — also known as Eldridge M. Gathright — of Marlboro, Ulster County, N.Y. Born in Virginia, September 8, 1881. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Ulster County 2nd District, 1913; defeated, 1915. Died in Sao Paulo, Brazil, August 11, 1948 (age 66 years, 338 days). Entombed at Cemitério da Quarta Parada.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Morton Gathright and Mary Goodwin (Bowles) Gathright.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

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