Roy, Alphonse b. October 26, 1897 d. October 5, 1967 US Congressman. Elected to represent New Hampshire's 1st District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1938 to 1939. He was defeated in 1938, and 1940. Also served as a Member of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives from 1925 to 1931, Member of the New Hampshire Governor's Council from 1933 to 1937, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire in 1944, and Candidate for United States Senator from New Hampshire in 1960. (Bio by: K) Mount Calvary Cemetery, Bennington, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
Smith, John Butler b. April 12, 1838 d. August 10, 1914 New Hampshire Governor. Born in Vermont, he was Governor from 1893 to 1895. His popularity with labor and the Republican Party contributed to his vote landslide. He had served on the Governor's Council from 1887 to 1889. He returned to the family business, Contoocook Mills Company, when he retired. A prominent freemason, he died in Hillsborough County. (Bio by: MayflowerPilgrim332) Pine Grove Cemetery, Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
Smyth, Frederick b. March 9, 1819 d. April 22, 1899 Governor of New Hampshire. A prosperous merchant in Manchester, New Hampshire, he was elected to the first of three terms as Mayor of Manchester in 1852. Defeated in his first run for Governor of New Hampshire in 1860, he was successfully elected in 1865 and was reelected in 1866. While governor, his backing was crucial to the founding of the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, now the University of New Hampshire, in 1866. (Bio by: Garver Graver) Valley Cemetery, Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
Stark, MG. John b. August 28, 1728 d. May 8, 1822 Revolutionary War Continental Army Major General. John Stark was born in Londonderry, New Hampshire. He served as a captain in Roger's Rangers during the French and Indian War (1752-1760). At the outbreak of the American Revolution, Stark became a colonel of a regiment of New Hampshire militia. His first action was at Bunker Hill on June 17, 1775, where his heroic action kept the British from flanking the Colonials on Breed's Hill. He was popular with his men and is remembered for his...[Read More] Stark Cemetery, Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA Plot: After entering park, drive down the hill. Grave is in fenced off area next to road.
Straw, Ezekiel Albert b. December 30, 1819 d. October 23, 1882 Governor of New Hampshire. He was a civil engineer who was instrumental in drawing the blueprint of the city streets in Manchester, New Hampshire in the 1830s and 1840s. After being an engineer for a railroad, he was sent on July 4, 1838 to Manchester to substitute for an ill civil engineer at the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company; the position soon became permanent. He was sent to Scotland and England to learn about various machines that could make muslin to be used in the New Hampshire mill...[Read More] (Bio by: Linda Davis) Valley Cemetery, Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
Weston, James Adams b. August 27, 1827 d. May 8, 1895 New Hampshire Governor. Born in Manchester, he was Governor from 1871 to 1872 and from 1874 to 1875. Prior to being Governor, he was mayor of Manchester in 1861, 1867, 1869 to 1870 and in 1874. Educated as a civil engineer, he managed the City of Manchester waterworks and was an engineer on several railroads. A prominent freemason, he returned to his banking profession after his Governorship ended and died in Manchester. (Bio by: MayflowerPilgrim332) Pine Grove Cemetery, Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA Plot: Weston