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

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    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Cooper (1827-1884) — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Born in Columbia, Maury County, Tenn., August 22, 1827. Democrat. Member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1853; state court judge in Tennessee, 1862; member of Tennessee state senate, 1869; U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1871-77. Killed by bandits in Tierra Blanca, Guadelupe y Calvo, Chihuahua, February 3, 1884 (age 56 years, 165 days). Interment somewhere; cenotaph at City Cemetery, Shelbyville, Tenn.
      Relatives: Brother of Edmund Cooper (1821-1911).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Green DeWitt (1787-1835) — of Ralls County, Mo.; Gonzales, Gonzales County, Tex. Born in Lincoln County, Ky., February 12, 1787. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; Ralls County Sheriff; delegate to Texas Convention of 1833 from District of Gonzales, 1833. Died in Monclova, Coahuila, May 18, 1835 (age 48 years, 95 days). Interment somewhere.
      DeWitt County, Tex. is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Robert Milner Echols (1798-1847) — also known as Robert M. Echols — of Walton County, Ga. Born near Washington, Wilkes County, Ga., 1798. Member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1824-29; member of Georgia state senate, 1830-44; general in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War. Killed in action when he fell from his horse during battle, at National Bridge (Puente Nacional), near Veracruz, Veracruz, December 3, 1847 (age about 49 years). Original interment somewhere; reinterment at a private or family graveyard, Walton County, Ga.
      Echols County, Ga. is named for him.

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