PoliticalGraveyard.com
The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
American Society for International Law Politicians

Very incomplete list!

  William Charles Achi, Jr. (1889-1947) — also known as William C. Achi, Jr. — of Lihue, Island of Kauai, Kauai County, Hawaii. Born in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, July 1, 1889. Lawyer; circuit judge in Hawaii, 1919-24; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1924; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1936, 1940 (alternate). Member, American Bar Association; American Society for International Law; Freemasons; Shriners; Grotto; Knights of Pythias. Died in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, June 17, 1947 (age 57 years, 351 days). Interment at Oahu Cemetery, Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Hawaii.
  Relatives: Son of William Charles Achi and Maria (Alapai) Achi; married, June 7, 1910, to Rebecca Kaulani (Kruce) Robinson (1889-1949).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Joseph E. Agan Joseph Eugene Agan (1898-1929) — also known as Joseph E. Agan — of Mahoningtown, Lawrence County, Pa.; Washington, D.C. Born in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, July 23, 1898. U.S. Vice Consul in Porto Alegre, as of 1921; translator; newspaper correspondent. Member, American Society for International Law. Killed himself, by slashing his throat and wrists with a razor blade, stabbing himself in the heart with an ice pick, and leaping from his apartment window to the street six floors below, in Washington, D.C., October 11, 1929 (age 31 years, 80 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James L. Agan.
  Image source: U.S. passport application (1921)
William Agnew William Agnew (b. 1870) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, May 30, 1870. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Ohio state senate, 1917-21. Scottish ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; American Society for International Law; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Agnew and Elizabeth (Black) Agnew; married, June 20, 1899, to Anna B. Coville.
  Image source: Bench and Bar of Northern Ohio (1921)
  Louis Henri Aymé (1855-1912) — also known as Louis H. Aymé — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 29, 1855. Republican. Ethnologist; newspaper correspondent; U.S. Consul in Mérida, 1880-84; Guadeloupe, 1898-99; Pará, 1903-06; U.S. Consul General in Lisbon, 1906-12, died in office 1912. Member, Loyal Legion; Sons of Veterans; American Antiquarian Society; American Society for International Law. Died, from "locomotor ataxia" (presumably syphilis), in Lisbon, Portugal, May 16, 1912 (age 56 years, 353 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Henry Aymé (1814-1873) and Elizabeth Geraldine (Fitzgerald) Aymé (1834-1915); married 1880 to Florence Harrison (1859-1922); married, February 19, 1890, to Mary Stuart.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nathan Bijur (1862-1930) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 1, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; took part in railroad reorganizations and the creation of the Southern Railway; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1910-30; died in office 1930; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 1st Department, 1926-30; died in office 1930. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Committee; American Society for International Law; American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, from pleurisy and empyema, in St. Luke's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 8, 1930 (age 68 years, 37 days). Interment at Beth Olom Cemetery, Glendale, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Asher Bijur and Pauline (Sondheim) Bijur; married 1886 to Lilly Pronich.
  George Charles Butte (1877-1940) — also known as George C. Butte — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla.; Austin, Travis County, Tex. Born in San Francisco, Calif., May 9, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for Governor of Texas, 1924; Puerto Rico attorney general, 1925; Governor-General of the Philippine Islands, 1932. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; American Society for International Law; American Law Institute; Alpha Tau Omega; Delta Theta Phi. Died, following surgery for an intestinal blockage, in American Hospital, Mexico City (Ciudad de México), Distrito Federal, January 18, 1940 (age 62 years, 254 days). Interment at Live Oak Cemetery, Dublin, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Felix Butte and Lena Clara (Stoes) Butte; married, August 21, 1898, to Bertha Lattimore (1878-1926).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank Dyer Chester (1869-1938) — also known as Frank D. Chester — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Newton Lower Falls, Newton, Middlesex County, Mass., December 2, 1869. Republican. School teacher; U.S. Consul in Budapest, 1897-1904; U.S. Consul General in Budapest, 1904-08. Unitarian. Member, American Society for International Law. Died, in Boston City Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., June 14, 1938 (age 68 years, 194 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Edward Chester and Miranda (Burgess) Chester.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ralph Edwin Church (1883-1950) — also known as Ralph E. Church — of Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Born near Catlin, Vermilion County, Ill., May 5, 1883. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives 6th District, 1917-32; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1935-41, 1943-50 (10th District 1935-41, 1943-49, 13th District 1949-50); defeated (Independent), 1932; died in office 1950; candidate in Republican primary for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1940. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners; Kiwanis; Delta Chi; Phi Kappa Psi; American Society for International Law. Died in a committee meeting in the House Office Building, Washington, D.C., March 21, 1950 (age 66 years, 320 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Skokie, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Henry George Church and Lola (Douglas) Church; married, December 21, 1918, to Marguerite Stitt (1892-1990).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Clark (1891-1957) — of Princeton, Mercer County, N.J. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., February 1, 1891. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Judge, New Jersey Court of Errors and Appeals, 1923-25; U.S. District Judge for New Jersey, 1925-38; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, 1938-43; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; American Society for International Law. Died October 10, 1957 (age 66 years, 251 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of J. William Clark and Margaretta (Cameron) Clark; married, September 20, 1913, to Marjorie Blair.
  Oliver Edmund Clubb, Jr. (1901-1989) — Born in South Park (now part of South St. Paul), Dakota County, Minn., February 16, 1901. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Hankow, 1931-34; U.S. Consul in Hankow, 1934; Shanghai, 1939-41; Hanoi, 1941; Tihwa, 1943; U.S. Consul General in Vladivostok, 1944-45; Mukden, 1946; Peiping, as of 1949. Member, American Society for International Law. Died in Palenville, Greene County, N.Y., May 9, 1989 (age 88 years, 82 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Oliver Edmund Clubb and Lillian May (Nichols) Clubb; married, June 30, 1928, to Mariann Eleanor Hildebrand Smith.
  Clarence J. Coleman (b. 1897) — of Everett, Snohomish County, Wash. Born in Everett, Snohomish County, Wash., December 6, 1897. Democrat. Lawyer; Washington Democratic state chair, 1940-44; member of Democratic National Committee from Washington, 1944-48; member, Board of Regents, University of Washington, 1945-51; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1948. Catholic. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; American Society for International Law; American Bar Association; American Political Science Association; Council on Foreign Relations; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Coleman and Winfred (Blair) Coleman; married, November 15, 1932, to Margaret D. Gwin.
  William Smith Culbertson (1884-1966) — also known as William S. Culbertson — of Kansas; Charmian, Franklin County, Pa. Born in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa., August 5, 1884. Republican. Lawyer; economist; university professor; member, U.S. Tariff Commission, 1921-25; U.S. Minister to Romania, 1925-28; U.S. Ambassador to Chile, 1928-33. Presbyterian. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; American Bar Association; American Society for International Law; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Alpha Delta; Delta Phi Epsilon; American Economic Association. Died in 1966 (age about 81 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Culbertson and Jennie (Smith) Culbertson; married, December 28, 1911, to Mary J. Hunter.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
Chester Donaldson Chester Huntington Donaldson (1862-1952) — also known as Chester Donaldson — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Ovid, Seneca County, N.Y., March 28, 1862. School teacher and principal; engineer; U.S. Consul in Managua, 1898-1905; Port Limon, 1905-17; Sherbrooke, 1917-18; real estate broker. Member, Royal Arcanum; American Society for International Law. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 28, 1952 (age 90 years, 245 days). Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Somers, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John Chester Donaldson (1827-1905) and Mary McCord (Smith) Donaldson (1834-1890); married, December 23, 1886, to Edith Levy Maduro (1866-1938).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: U.S. passport application (1920)
  Michael Francis Doyle — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Lawyer; American counsel for Irish Republican Movement, 1921; represented various Irish revolutionary leaders; candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1928; candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1932. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; American Society for International Law; American Academy of Political and Social Science. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John J. Doyle and Mary (Hughes) Doyle; married 1917 to Nancy O'Donoghue.
  Charles Burke Elliott (b. 1861) — also known as Charles B. Elliott — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in Morgan County, Ohio, January 6, 1861. Republican. Lawyer; law professor; municipal judge in Minnesota, 1890-93; district judge in Minnesota 4th District, 1893-1904; justice of Minnesota state supreme court, 1905-09; appointed 1905; resigned 1909; justice of Phillipine Islands supreme court, 1909-10. Member, American Bar Association; American Society for International Law. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Elliott and Angeline Elliott; married, May 13, 1884, to Edith Winslow.
  Robert Haines Frazier (1899-1978) — also known as Robert H. Frazier — of Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C. Born in Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C., January 8, 1899. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Greensboro, N.C., 1951-55. Quaker. Member, American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; American Judicature Society; American Society for International Law; Sons of the American Revolution; Beta Theta Pi; Phi Delta Phi; Knights of Pythias; Kiwanis. Died in Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C., August 21, 1978 (age 79 years, 225 days). Interment at Green Hill Cemetery, Greensboro, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Cyrus Pickett Frazier (1853-1933) and Lucetta (Churchill) Frazier (1860-1918); brother of Cyrus Clifford Frazier, Sr. (1884-1967); married, July 16, 1958, to Florence Hyde (daughter of Laurance Mastick Hyde).
  Political family: Hyde family of Princeton, Missouri (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Frazier Hall, at North Carolina A. & T. State University, Greensboro, North Carolina, is named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Antonio Cornelius Gonzalez (1888-1965) — also known as Antonio C. Gonzalez — of Scarsdale, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 30, 1888. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Minister to Panama, 1933-35; Ecuador, 1935-38; Venezuela, 1938-39. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; American Society for International Law; Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Died in 1965 (age about 77 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Antonio Cornelius Gonzalez and Matilda (Rodriguez) Gonzalez; married, August 22, 1911, to Evelyn Quinlan.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Roger Sherman Greene II (1881-1947) — also known as Roger S. Greene — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Westborough, Worcester County, Mass., May 29, 1881. Democrat. U.S. Vice Consul in Rio de Janeiro, 1903-04; Nagasaki, 1904-05; Kobe, 1905; U.S. Consul in Vladivostok, 1907; Harbin, 1909-11; U.S. Consul General in Hankow, 1911-14. Unitarian. Member, American Society for International Law. Died in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Fla., March 27, 1947 (age 65 years, 302 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Westborough, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Crosby Greene (1843-1913) and Mary Jane (Forbes) Greene (1845-1910); married, May 8, 1920, to Kate Brown (1888-1978); nephew of Roger Sherman Greene (1840-1930); second great-grandson of Roger Sherman.
  Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Humphrey Hamill (b. 1868) — also known as Charles H. Hamill — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 20, 1868. Republican. Lawyer; law partner of Charles S. Deneen, 1898-1905; member, board of managers, Presbyterian Hospital; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 29th District, 1920-22. Member, American Bar Association; American Society for International Law; American Economic Association; Psi Upsilon; Phi Beta Kappa. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles D. Hamill and Susan Fannie (Walbridge) Hamill; married, May 25, 1910, to Kathleen McDonald Mather-Smith.
  Richard Lockhart Hand (1839-1914) — of Elizabethtown, Essex County, N.Y. Born in Elizabethtown, Essex County, N.Y., February 15, 1839. Democrat. Newspaper editor; lawyer; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1885, 1893. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; American Society for International Law; Chi Psi. Died October 7, 1914 (age 75 years, 234 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Marcia Seelye (Northrup) Hand (1803-1881) and Augustus Cincinnatus Hand; brother of Samuel Hand (1834-1886) and Ellen Salome Hand (1835-1867; who married Matthew Hale); married, June 29, 1868, to Mary Elizabeth Noble; father of Augustus Noble Hand; uncle of Billings Learned Hand.
  Political family: Hand family of Elizabethtown, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
Harry B. Hawes Harry Bartow Hawes (1869-1947) — also known as Harry B. Hawes — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Covington, Kenton County, Ky., November 15, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1904, 1928; member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee, 1916; member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 3rd District, 1917-18; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Missouri 11th District, 1921-26; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1926-33; resigned 1933. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Sons of Confederate Veterans; American Legion; Reserve Officers Association; Military Order of the World Wars; American Bar Association; American Society for International Law; American Economic Association; Izaak Walton League; Audubon Society; American Forestry Association; National Rifle Association. Died in Washington, D.C., July 31, 1947 (age 77 years, 258 days). Cremated; ashes scattered in a private or family graveyard, Ripley County, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Smith Nicholas Hawes (1843-1891) and Susan Elizabeth (Simrall) Hawes (1846-1900); married, November 15, 1899, to Elizabeth Eppes Osborne Robinson; grandson of Richard Hawes (1797-1877); grandnephew of Robert Carter Nicholas (1787-1857) and Albert Gallatin Hawes; great-grandson of George Nicholas; great-grandnephew of Wilson Cary Nicholas, John Nicholas and Aylett Hawes; second great-grandson of Robert Carter Nicholas (1729-1780); first cousin twice removed of Peyton Randolph; first cousin four times removed of Benjamin Harrison (1726-1791); second cousin once removed of Peter Myndert Dox, Aylett Hawes Buckner and Edmund Randolph; second cousin thrice removed of John Walker, Carter Bassett Harrison, Francis Walker and William Henry Harrison; third cousin once removed of Thomas Marshall, James Keith Marshall and Francis Beverley Biddle; third cousin twice removed of John Scott Harrison; third cousin thrice removed of Burwell Bassett; fourth cousin once removed of Thomas Walker Gilmer, Carter Henry Harrison and Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901).
  Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: John J. Cochran
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Missouri Official Manual 1921
  Wilbur Keblinger (b. 1875) — of Staunton, Va.; Washington, D.C. Born in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., November 8, 1875. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; U.S. Consul in Malta, 1914-19; Fiume, 1919-23; Bombay, 1923-30; Melbourne, 1930-31; Sydney, 1931-32; U.S. Consul General in Singapore, 1932-36; Victoria, 1936; Hamburg, 1938-39. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; American Society for International Law. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Caddis Maupin Keblinger (1846-1892) and Mary Annette (Jackson) Keblinger (1852-1923); married, December 20, 1904, to Harriet Louise Dabney (1884-1952; divorced); married, November 28, 1940, to Leni Dorothea Wilma Otten.
  Oscar Lawler (b. 1875) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Marshalltown, Marshall County, Iowa, April 2, 1875. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of California, 1905-09; director, Farmers and Merchants National Bank, Los Angeles; director, San Pedro, Los Angeles, and Salt Lake Railway. Member, Freemasons; American Bar Association; American Society for International Law. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Thomas Lawler and Margaret (O'Connor) Lawler; married, June 17, 1901, to Hilda Brode.
  Walter Anderson Leonard (b. 1880) — also known as Walter A. Leonard — of Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Born in Essex, Page County, Iowa, August 3, 1880. School teacher; U.S. Vice Consul in Kehl, 1908; U.S. Consul in Stavanger, 1912-14; Colombo, 1914-19; Stockholm, as of 1924; Warsaw, as of 1926-29; Bremen, 1932-35; U.S. Consul General in Stockholm, 1935-36; Tallinn, as of 1938. Swedish ancestry. Member, Odd Fellows; American Society for International Law. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Levin Anderson Leonard and Ida (Hultman) Leonard.
  Theodore Marburg (1862-1946) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., July 10, 1862. U.S. Minister to Belgium, 1912-14. Member, American Economic Association; American Political Science Association; American Society for International Law. Died in Vancouver, British Columbia, March 3, 1946 (age 83 years, 236 days). Entombed at Druid Ridge Cemetery, Pikesville, Md.
  Relatives: Son of William A. Marburg and Christine (Munder) Marburg; married, November 6, 1889, to Fannie Grainger.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Newton Norman Minow (b. 1926) — also known as Newton N. Minow — of Glencoe, Cook County, Ill. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., January 17, 1926. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member, Federal Communications Commission, 1961-63; chair, Federal Communications Commission, 1961-63; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1964 (alternate), 1972; Honorary Consul-General for Singapore in Chicago, Ill., 2006. Jewish. Member, Order of the Coif; American Bar Association; American Society for International Law; B'nai B'rith; American Jewish Committee. Still living as of 2016.
  Relatives: Son of Jay A. Minow and Doris (Stein) Minow; married, May 29, 1949, to Josephine Baskin.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Covey Thomas Oliver (1913-2007) — Born in Laredo, Webb County, Tex., 1913. University professor; U.S. Ambassador to Colombia, 1964-66. Member, American Society for International Law; Council on Foreign Relations; Phi Beta Kappa; Order of the Coif. Died, of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, near Easton, Talbot County, Md., February 22, 2007 (age about 93 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Barbara Hauer.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  George Washington Ray (1844-1925) — also known as George W. Ray — of Norwich, Chenango County, N.Y. Born in Otselic, Chenango County, N.Y., February 3, 1844. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; director, Norwich Furniture Co.; U.S. Representative from New York, 1883-85, 1891-1902 (21st District 1883-85, 26th District 1891-1902); U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of New York, 1902-08. Baptist. Member, American Society for International Law; Grand Army of the Republic; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Redmen. Died in 1925 (age about 81 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Norwich, N.Y.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  Relatives: Son of Asher Minor Ray and Melissa P. (Gray) Ray; married, June 26, 1871, to Mary Johnson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Preston Doremus Richards (1881-1952) — also known as Preston D. Richards — of Sugar Precinct (unknown county), Utah. Born in Mendon, Cache County, Utah, September 15, 1881. Republican. School principal; lawyer; member of Utah state house of representatives, 1907-08; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1908. Member, American Society for International Law. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, January 31, 1952 (age 70 years, 138 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of Willard Brigham Richards (1847-1942) and Harriet Ann Fairbanks (Doremus) Richards (1851-1888); married, September 12, 1912, to Barbara Maughan Howell (1888-1968; daughter of Joseph Howell (1857-1918)).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Elihu Root Elihu Root (1845-1937) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Clinton, Oneida County, N.Y., February 15, 1845. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1883-85; delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1894; U.S. Secretary of War, 1899-1904; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904 (Temporary Chair), 1912; U.S. Secretary of State, 1905-09; U.S. Senator from New York, 1909-15; delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1915; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1916; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Member, Union League; American Society for International Law; American Bar Association; American Philosophical Society; American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1912. Died, of pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 7, 1937 (age 91 years, 358 days). Interment at Hamilton College Cemetery, Clinton, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Prof. Oren Root and Nancy Whitney (Buttrick) Root; married, January 8, 1878, to Clara Wales (died 1928).
  Cross-reference: Willard Bartlett — Thomas Burke
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about Elihu Root: Richard William Leopold, Elihu Root and the Conservative Tradition
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, June 1902
  Louis James Rosenberg (1876-1964) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Riga, Latvia, August 3, 1876. Lawyer; U.S. Consul in Seville, 1906-09; Pernambuco, 1909-10; Honorary Consul for Panama in Detroit, Mich., 1923-49; Honorary Consul-General for Panama in Detroit, Mich., 1949-51. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association; American Society for International Law; Navy League; Rotary; B'nai B'rith. Died, in the Jewish Home for the Aged, Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., October 16, 1964 (age 88 years, 74 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Abraham Rosenberg and Zelda Rosenberg; married, November 17, 1924, to Mildred Simons.
  Books by Louis James Rosenberg: Mazzini, The Prophet of the Religion of Humanity (1903) — The Medical Expert and Other Papers (1911) — Scraps and Bits (1916)
  William Franklin Sands (1874-1946) — also known as William F. Sands — of Washington, D.C. Born in Washington, D.C., July 29, 1874. U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul General in Seoul, as of 1898; U.S. Minister to Guatemala, 1909-10. Catholic. Member, Loyal Legion; American Society for International Law. Died in 1946 (age about 71 years). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of James Hoban Sands (Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy) and Mary Elizabeth (Meade) Sands; married 1909 to Edith Gertrude Keating.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
Martin Saxe Martin Saxe (b. 1874) — of New York. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 28, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state senate, 1905-08 (17th District 1905-06, 18th District 1907-08); delegate to New York state constitutional convention 18th District, 1915. Member, American Society for International Law. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Fabian Saxe and Theresa (Helburn) Saxe.
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Lewis Baxter Schwellenbach (1894-1948) — also known as Lewis B. Schwellenbach — of Neppel (now Moses Lake), Grant County, Wash. Born in Superior, Douglas County, Wis., September 20, 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; chair of King County Democratic Party, 1928-30; candidate in primary for Governor of Washington, 1932; U.S. Senator from Washington, 1935-40; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Washington, 1940-45; resigned 1945; U.S. Secretary of Labor, 1945-48; died in office 1948. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; American Society for International Law; American Academy of Political and Social Science; American Bar Association; Rotary; Elks; Eagles. Died in Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, D.C., June 10, 1948 (age 53 years, 264 days). Interment at Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Francis W. Schwellenbach and Martha (Baxter) Schwellenbach; married, December 30, 1935, to Anne Duffy.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier
  Robert Peet Skinner (1866-1960) — also known as Robert P. Skinner — of Massillon, Stark County, Ohio; Belfast, Waldo County, Maine. Born in Massillon, Stark County, Ohio, February 24, 1866. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; U.S. Consul in Marseille, 1897-1901; U.S. Consul General in Marseille, 1901-08; Hamburg, 1908-14; Berlin, 1914; London, 1914-24; Paris, 1924-26; U.S. Minister to Greece, 1926-32; Estonia, 1931-33; Latvia, 1931-33; Lithuania, 1931-33; U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, 1933-36. Episcopalian. Member, American Society for International Law. Died in Belfast, Waldo County, Maine, July 1, 1960 (age 94 years, 128 days). Interment at Massillon Cemetery, Massillon, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of August T. Skinner (1824-1901) and Cecelia (van Rensselaer) Skinner; married, June 17, 1897, to Helen Wales (1868-1956).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Willson Temple (1864-1955) — also known as Henry W. Temple — of Washington, Washington County, Pa. Born in Belle Center, Logan County, Ohio, March 31, 1864. Republican. Pastor; college professor; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1913-15, 1915-33 (24th District 1913-15, 1915-23, 25th District 1923-33). Presbyterian. Member, American Historical Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; American Society for International Law. Died in Washington, Washington County, Pa., January 11, 1955 (age 90 years, 286 days). Interment at Washington Cemetery, Washington, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of John B. Temple and Martha (Jameson) Temple; married, April 14, 1892, to Lucy Parr.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Elbert Duncan Thomas (1883-1953) — also known as Elbert D. Thomas — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, June 17, 1883. Democrat. University professor; U.S. Senator from Utah, 1933-51; defeated, 1950; candidate for Democratic nomination for Vice President, 1944; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1948. Mormon. Member, American Society for International Law; American Political Science Association. Died in 1953 (age about 70 years). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Married 1907 to Edna Harker (died 1942).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Samuel Untermyer Samuel Untermyer (1858-1940) — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Lynchburg, Va., March 2, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1932, 1936; candidate for delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1914; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1916; delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1938. Jewish. German ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; American Society for International Law. Died in Palm Springs, Riverside County, Calif., March 16, 1940 (age 82 years, 14 days). Entombed at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Isadore Untermyer and Therese Untermyer; married, August 9, 1880, to Minnie Carl; father of Irwin Untermyer (1886-?); uncle of Laurence Adolph Steinhardt.
  Political family: Untermyer-Steinhardt family of New York City, New York.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Daniel Walker (b. 1922) — of Deerfield, Lake County, Ill. Born in Washington, D.C., August 6, 1922. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict; lawyer; administrative assistant to Gov. Adlai E. Stevenson, 1952; Governor of Illinois, 1973-77. Member, American Bar Association; American Society for International Law; Order of the Coif. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Lewis W. Walker and Virginia (Lynch) Walker; married, April 12, 1947, to Roberta Dowse.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Books by Dan Walker: The Maverick and the Machine: Governor Dan Walker Tells His Story (2007)
  James Eugene Walker (1908-1972) — also known as James E. Walker — of Orange, Orange County, Calif. Born in Miles City, Custer County, Mont., July 19, 1908. Democrat. Lawyer; writer; candidate for California state assembly, 1940; member of California Democratic State Central Committee, 1940-54; chair of Orange County Democratic Party, 1942-44; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from California, 1944; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; member of California Democratic State Executive Committee, 1946-52; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1948, 1952 (alternate). Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; American Society for International Law; American Political Science Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; American Historical Association; American Civil Liberties Union; Delta Theta Phi. Died in May, 1972 (age 63 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Sharpless Walker and Gladys (James) Walker; married, June 10, 1930, to Murrel K. Knox.
  Charles Woodruff Yost (1907-1981) — also known as Charles W. Yost — of New York; Washington, D.C. Born in Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y., November 6, 1907. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Alexandria, 1931-32; Warsaw, 1932-33; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Thailand, 1946; U.S. Minister to Laos, 1954-55; U.S. Ambassador to Laos, 1955-56; Syria, 1957-58; Morocco, 1958-61; U.S. Representative to United Nations, 1969-71. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; American Society for International Law; American Academy of Political and Social Science; American Philosophical Society. Died, from cancer, in Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C., May 21, 1981 (age 73 years, 196 days). Interment at Brookside Cemetery, Watertown, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married 1934 to Irena Oldakowska (1915-2006).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
"Enjoy the hospitable entertainment of a political graveyard."
Henry L. Clinton, Apollo Hall, New York City, February 3, 1872
The Political Graveyard

The Political Graveyard is a web site about U.S. political history and cemeteries. Founded in 1996, it is the Internet's most comprehensive free source for American political biography, listing 312,576 politicians, living and dead.
  The listings are incomplete; development of the database is a continually ongoing project.  
  Information on this page — and on all other pages of this site — is believed to be accurate, but is not guaranteed. Users are advised to check with other sources before relying on any information here.  
  The official URL for this page is: https://politicalgraveyard.com/group/am-soc-int-law.html.  
  Links to this or any other Political Graveyard page are welcome, but specific page addresses may sometimes change as the site develops.  
  If you are searching for a specific named individual, try the alphabetical index of politicians.  
  More information: FAQ; privacy policy; cemetery links.  
  If you find any error or omission in The Political Graveyard, or if you have information to share, please see the biographical checklist and submission guidelines.  
Copyright notices: (1) Facts are not subject to copyright; see Feist v. Rural Telephone. (2) Politician portraits displayed on this site are 70-pixel-wide monochrome thumbnail images, which I believe to constitute fair use under applicable copyright law. Where possible, each image is linked to its online source. However, requests from owners of copyrighted images to delete them from this site are honored. (3) Original material, programming, selection and arrangement are © 1996-2019 Lawrence Kestenbaum. (4) This work is also licensed for free non-commercial re-use, with attribution, under a Creative Commons License.
Site information: The Political Graveyard is created and maintained by Lawrence Kestenbaum, who is solely responsible for its structure and content. — The mailing address is The Political Graveyard, P.O. Box 2563, Ann Arbor MI 48106. — This site is hosted by HDL. — The Political Graveyard opened on July 1, 1996; the last full revision was done on March 10, 2021.

Creative 
Commons License Follow polgraveyard on Twitter [Amazon.com]