Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Clevelands in:
 • Spring Grove Cemetery
 • Cincinnati
 • Hamilton County
 • Ohio
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
James Harlan Cleveland, Sr
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Jan. 21, 1865
Frankfort
Franklin County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Dec. 24, 1906
Glendale
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA

The Frankfort Roundabout (Frankfort, Kentucky)
December 29, 1906 (Saturday)

"HON. HARLAN CLEVELAND DIES SUDDENLY.

Hon. Harlan Cleveland, Ex - U. S. District Attorney of Cincinnati, died rather suddenly, on Monday [December 24]. He was the son of the Hon. Francis L. Cleveland, of Augusta, Ky., and Mrs. Laura Harlan Cleveland, who was a sister of Justice John M. Harlan.

Mr. Cleveland was born in this city January 21, 1865. He was educated at Princeton College, and at Berlin, Germany. He studied law at Columbian [sic] University and under his distinguished uncle. He was appointed by President Cleveland (who was a relative) Assistant U. S. District Attorney for Ohio, and afterwards to the District Attorney's place. He served with distinction. He married the daughter of Justice Stanley Mathews of the U. S. Court. He had five children.

Mr. Cleveland suffered from acute Bright's disease.

He was a splendid lawyer and a magnificent specimen of Kentucky manhood." END

AND

The Washington Post (Washington, D.C.)
December 26, 1906 (Wednesday)

"CLEVELAND'S COUSIN DEAD.

Cincinnatian Also Related to Three Supreme Court Justices.

Cincinnati, Ohio. Dec. 25. [James] Harlan Cleveland, one of the leading lawyers of the Cincinnati bar, died Monday [December 24] at his residence in Glendale [Hamilton County] from Bright's disease. Mr. Cleveland served as United States district attorney for the Southern district of Ohio by appointment of President Cleveland. He was a cousin of the President and a nephew of Justice [John Marshall] Harlan, of the Supreme Court of the United States, a son-in-law of the late Stanley Matthews of the same court, and a brother-in-law of Associate Justice Gray, also of that court." END
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Francis Landon Cleveland (1823 - 1881)
  Laura Harlan Cleveland (1835 - 1870)
 
 Spouse:
  Grace Elizabeth Matthews Cleveland (1864 - 1933)
 
 Children:
  Stanley Matthews Cleveland (1889 - 1926)*
  Francis L. Cleveland (1890 - 1891)*
  Faith Cleveland (1891 - 1891)*
  Eva Lee Cleveland (1892 - 1955)*
  James Harlan Cleveland (1894 - 1950)*
  Isaac Cleveland (1896 - 1896)*
  John M. Cleveland (1900 - 1978)*
  Paul Cleveland (1904 - 1950)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Harlan Cleveland (1865 - 1906)
  Lillie Cleveland (1866 - 1888)*
  Florence Cleveland (1868 - 1869)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Spring Grove Cemetery
Cincinnati
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Garden LN, Section 118, Lot 218, Space 2
 
Maintained by: Steve Harrison
Originally Created by: Auto Graver
Record added: Oct 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78908979
James Harlan Cleveland, Sr
Added by: Jenny E.
 
James Harlan Cleveland, Sr
Added by: Jenny E.
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service