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

Index to Locations

  • Den Haag Begraafplaats Oud Eik en Duinen
  • Margraten Netherlands American Cemetery

    Begraafplaats Oud Eik en Duinen
    Den Haag, Netherlands
    Politicians buried here:
      Anders Christian Nelson (1858-1929) — also known as Anders C. Nelson — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Denmark, May 11, 1858. Naturalized U.S. citizen; newspaper work; U.S. Consular Agent in Schiedam, 1903-10; Scheveningen, 1910-11; U.S. Vice Consul in The Hague, as of 1922-29. Danish ancestry. Died in Netherlands, October 26, 1929 (age 71 years, 168 days). Interment at Begraafplaats Oud Eik en Duinen.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

    Netherlands American Cemetery
    Margraten, Netherlands
    Politicians buried here:
      Leonard S. Ring (1911-1945) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., 1911. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 16th District, 1940; served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Jewish. Killed in action while preparing to lead troops across the Ruhr River, in Germany, February 8, 1945 (age about 33 years). Interment at Netherlands American Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

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