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

Index to Locations

  • Fort Bonifacio American Cemetery
  • Manila Heroes' Cemetery
  • Manila La Loma Cemetery
  • Manila Manila North Cemetery
  • Manila United States Embassy Grounds
  • Quezon City Basilica of Our Lady of Mount Carmel


    American Cemetery
    Fort Bonifacio, Philippines
    Politicians buried here:
      E. J. Deymek — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Philippine Islands, 1940. Died in Philippines. Interment at American Cemetery.


    Heroes' Cemetery
    Manila, Philippines
    Politicians buried here:
      Carlos Peña Romulo (1899-1985) — also known as Carlos P. Romulo — of Manila, Philippines. Born in Camiling, Tarlac, Philippines, January 14, 1899. Resident Commissioner to U.S. Congress from the Phillipine Islands, 1944-46. Died in Manila, Philippines, December 15, 1985 (age 86 years, 335 days). Interment at Heroes' Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    La Loma Cemetery
    Manila, Philippines
    Politicians buried here:
      Pablo Ocampo (1853-1925) — of Manila, Philippines. Born in Manila, Philippines, January 25, 1853. Resident Commissioner to U.S. Congress from the Phillipine Islands, 1907-09. Died in Manila, Philippines, February 5, 1925 (age 72 years, 11 days). Interment at La Loma Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Jaime Carlos De Veyra (1873-1963) — also known as Jaime C. De Veyra — of Leyte, Philippines; Manila, Philippines. Born in Tanawan, Leyte, Philippines, November 4, 1873. Member of the Phillipine Islands House of Representatives, 1907-09; Resident Commissioner to U.S. Congress from the Phillipine Islands, 1917-23. Died in Manila, Philippines, March 7, 1963 (age 89 years, 123 days). Interment at La Loma Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Sydney Smyth (d. 1944) — of Manila, Philippines. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Philippine Islands, 1916 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Captured when the Japanese invaded the Philippines, and held at the Santo Tomas Interment Camp (University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines). Died, as a prisoner of war, in San Lazaro Hospital, Manila, Philippines, April 6, 1944. Original interment at La Loma Cemetery; reinterment at Basilica of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Quezon City, Philippines.


    Manila North Cemetery
    Manila, Philippines
    Politicians buried here:
    Francis B. Harrison Francis Burton Harrison (1873-1957) — also known as Francis B. Harrison — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 18, 1873. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York, 1903-05, 1907-13 (13th District 1903-05, 16th District 1907-13, 20th District 1913); candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1904; Governor-General of the Philippine Islands, 1913-21; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1920. Died, in Hunterdon Medical Center, Raritan Township, Hunterdon County, N.J., November 21, 1957 (age 83 years, 338 days). Interment at Manila North Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Burton Norvell Harrison (1838-1904; private secrerary to Confederate president Jefferson Davis) and Constance (Cary) Harrison (1843-1920); married, June 7, 1900, to Mary Crocker (1881-1905; daughter of Charles Frederick Crocker; granddaughter of Charles Crocker (1822-1888)); married 1907 to Magel Judson (1877-1956); married, May 15, 1919, to Elizabeth Wrentmore (divorced 1927); married, April 8, 1927, to Margaret Wrentmore.
      Political families: Rockefeller family of New York City, New York; Crocker-Whitehouse family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Empire State Notables (1914)
      Isauro Gabaldon (1875-1942) — of Nueva Ecija, Philippines. Born in San Isidoro, Nueva Ecija, Philippines, December 8, 1875. Lawyer; member of the Phillipine Islands House of Representatives, 1907-11; member of Phillipine Islands Senate, 1916-19; Resident Commissioner to U.S. Congress from the Phillipine Islands, 1920-28; resigned 1928. Died in Manila, Philippines, December 21, 1942 (age 67 years, 13 days). Interment at Manila North Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Benito Legarda y Tuason (1853-1915) — of Manila, Philippines. Born in Manila, Philippines, September 27, 1853. Resident Commissioner to U.S. Congress from the Phillipine Islands, 1907-13. Died in Evian-les-Bains, France, August 27, 1915 (age 61 years, 334 days). Interment at Manila North Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Pedro Guevara (1879-1937) — of Santa Cruz, Laguna, Philippines. Born in Santa Cruz, Laguna, Philippines, February 23, 1879. Member of the Phillipine Islands House of Representatives, 1909-12; member of Phillipine Islands Senate, 1916-22; Resident Commissioner to U.S. Congress from the Phillipine Islands, 1923-36. Died in Manila, Philippines, January 19, 1937 (age 57 years, 331 days). Interment at Manila North Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Manuel Luis Quezon (1878-1944) — also known as Manuel L. Quezon — of Lucena, Philippines; Tayabas, Philippines. Born in Baler, Tayabas Province, Philippines, August 19, 1878. Lawyer; Resident Commissioner to U.S. Congress from the Phillipine Islands, 1909-16; resigned 1916; president, Philippine Islands, 1935-44. Catholic. Member, Freemasons. Died in Saranac Lake, Franklin County, N.Y., August 1, 1944 (age 65 years, 348 days). Originally entombed at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.; reinterment at Manila North Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
      Manuel Earnshaw (1862-1936) — of Manila, Philippines. Born in Cavite, Philippines, November 19, 1862. Marine engineer; Resident Commissioner to U.S. Congress from the Phillipine Islands, 1913-17. Died in Manila, Philippines, February 13, 1936 (age 73 years, 86 days). Interment at Manila North Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Earnshaw and Gavina (Noguera) Earnshaw; married, February 4, 1888, to Maria Villar Ubaldo.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Teodoro Rafael Yangco (1861-1939) — also known as Teodoro R. Yangco — of Zambales, Philippines. Born in San Antonio, Zambales, Philippines, November 9, 1861. Resident Commissioner to U.S. Congress from the Phillipine Islands, 1917-20. Died April 20, 1939 (age 77 years, 162 days). Interment at Manila North Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Quintin Paredes (1884-1973) — of Bangued, Abra Province, Philippines. Born in Bangued, Abra Province, Philippines, September 9, 1884. Resident Commissioner to U.S. Congress from the Phillipine Islands, 1936-38; resigned 1938. Died in Manila, Philippines, January 30, 1973 (age 88 years, 143 days). Interment at Manila North Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    United States Embassy Grounds
    Manila, Philippines

    Politicians who have monuments here:
      George W. Hubbell (d. 1831) — of Connecticut. Born in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. U.S. Consul in Manila, 1822-31, died in office 1831. Died in Manila, Philippines, May 3, 1831. Interment at Old Stratfield Cemetery, Bridgeport, Conn.; cenotaph at United States Embassy Grounds.
      Relatives: Son of Capt. Ezekiel Hubbell.


    Basilica of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
    Quezon City, Philippines
    Politicians buried here:
      Sydney Smyth (d. 1944) — of Manila, Philippines. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Philippine Islands, 1916 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Captured when the Japanese invaded the Philippines, and held at the Santo Tomas Interment Camp (University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines). Died, as a prisoner of war, in San Lazaro Hospital, Manila, Philippines, April 6, 1944. Original interment at La Loma Cemetery, Manila, Philippines; reinterment at Basilica of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.


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