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

Index to Locations

  • Coin Unknown location
  • Seville Unknown location

    Unknown Location
    Coin, Spain
    Politicians buried here:
      Angus Ivan Ward (1893-1969) — also known as Angus I. Ward — Born in Alvinston, Ontario, July 19, 1893. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Mukden, as of 1926; Tientsin, as of 1927-29; U.S. Consul in Tientsin, as of 1932; Moscow, as of 1934-40; U.S. Consul General in Vladivostok, as of 1943; Mukden, as of 1949; U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, 1952-56. Died in 1969 (age about 75 years). Interment somewhere.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary

    Unknown Location
    Seville, Spain
    Politicians buried here:
      Cavendish Welles Cannon (1895-1962) — also known as Cavendish W. Cannon — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, February 1, 1895. School teacher; served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Zurich, 1927-30; Sofia, 1933-35; U.S. Consul in Sofia, 1935-38; Athens, 1939-41; U.S. Ambassador to Yugoslavia, 1947-49; Portugal, 1952-53; Greece, 1953-56; Morocco, 1956-58; U.S. Minister to Syria, 1950-52. Died following gall bladder surgery in the hospital of the U.S. Air Force Base, near Seville, Spain, October 7, 1962 (age 67 years, 248 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Married 1921 to Lily Horsetzky.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary

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