Cochrane, Philip G. b. January 29, 1910 d. August 25, 1979 Folk Figure. An Army Colonel in the United States Army during World War II, he was the inspiration for the cartoon strip, "Terry And The Pirates" drawn by Milton Caniff, and also 'General Philerie" in the comic strip, "Steve Canyon." (Bio by: K) Trinity Cemetery, Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA
Darling, Dell Conrad b. December 21, 1863 d. November 21, 1904 Major League Baseball Player. He was a catcher, first baseman and rightfielder, making his debut with the Buffalo Bisons, on July 3, 1883. For six seasons he played with the Buffalo Bisons (1883), Chicago White Stockings (1887–89), Chicago Pirates (1890) and St. Louis Browns (1891). He concluded his career with record of 151 hits, 109 runs scored, 7 home runs, 83 runs batted in, .240 batting average and a .915 fielding percentage. He died at age 42 due to an illness. (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Trinity Cemetery, Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA Plot: Sec. Q. Lot 49 Grave 7.
Morrison, Michael b. February 2, 1869 d. June 16, 1955 Major League Baseball Player. He was a right-handed pitcher making his debut with the Cleveland Spiders on April 19, 1887. For three seasons, he played with the Cleveland Spiders (1887-88), Syracuse Stars (1890) and Baltimore Orioles (1890). He ended his career with a record of 20 wins, 39 loss, 55 complete games, 1 shutout, 254 strikeouts and a 5.14 earned run average. (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Trinity Cemetery, Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA Plot: Sec. M. Lot 33 Grave 4.
Murphy, Patrick b. 1823 d. December 1, 1896 Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was born in Ireland and entered the Union Navy in New York, New York. His citation reads "Served as a boatswain's mate on board the USS Metacomet during action against rebel forts and gunboats and with the ram Tennessee in Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864. Despite damage to his ship and the loss of several men on board as enemy fire raked her decks, Murphy performed his duties with skill and courage throughout a furious two-hour battle, which...[Read More] (Bio by: Don Morfe) Trinity Cemetery, Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA Plot: Section R, Lot 16