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

Index to Locations

  • Edinburgh Liberton Cemetery
  • Edinburgh St. Cuthbert's Churchyard

    Liberton Cemetery
    Edinburgh, Scotland
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Roy Nasmith (b. 1882) — of New York. Born in Mannsville, Jefferson County, N.Y., July 18, 1882. U.S. Vice Consul in Limoges, 1907-11; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul General in Brussels, 1911-17; U.S. Consul in Ghent, 1918-22; Newcastle-on-Tyne, as of 1926; Porto Alegre, as of 1927-29; Marseille, as of 1932; Edinburgh, as of 1943. Interment at Liberton Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Evelyn Mary Kirkpatrick.

    St. Cuthbert's Churchyard
    Edinburgh, Scotland
    Politicians buried here:
      James Noble Adam (1842-1912) — also known as James N. Adam — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Peebles, Scotland, March 1, 1842. Democrat. Dry goods merchant; mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1906-09. Presbyterian. Scottish ancestry. Suffered a stroke of apoplexy, while visiting his successor's office in Buffalo City Hall, and died the next day, in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., February 9, 1912 (age 69 years, 345 days). Interment at St. Cuthbert's Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Adam and Isabella (Borthwick) Adam; married, January 9, 1872, to Margaret L. Paterson.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

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