Allison Jr., James b. October 4, 1772 d. June 17, 1854 US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1796, commenced law practice and was prosecuting attorney of Beaver County, Pennsylvania, 1803 to 1809. In 1823, he was elected as a Jackson Republican to the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Congresses, serving until his resignation in 1825. He resumed legal practice until he retired in 1848. US Representative John Allison was his son. (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Old Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA
Allison, John b. August 5, 1812 d. March 23, 1878 US Congressman. Elected to represent Pennsylvania's 20th and 23rd Districts in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1851 to 1853, and 1855 to 1857. Also served as a Member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, serving from 1846 to 1849. Beaver Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA
Dickey, John b. June 23, 1794 d. March 14, 1853 Congressman. He was the father of Oliver Dickey, who also served in Congress. John Dickey was appointed postmaster of Old Brighton in 1818 and held the position until 1821. He was Beaver County Sheriff from 1824 to 1827, and served in the Pennsylvania Senate from 1835 to 1837. In 1842 Dickey was elected to Congress as a Whig and served from 1843 to 1845. In 1846 he was again elected to the US House and served from 1847 to 1849. In 1852 he was appointed US Marshal for Pennsylvania's Western...[Read More] (Bio by: Bill McKern) Old Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA
Eckert, Charles Richard b. January 20, 1868 d. October 26, 1959 US Congressman. Elected to represent Pennsylvania's 26th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1935 to 1939. He was defeated as Democratic in 1938. Also served as a Delegate to the Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania in 1928. He was also an attorney. (Bio by: K) Beaver Cemetery and Mausoleum, Beaver, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA
Henry, Thomas b. 1779 d. July 20, 1849 US Congressman. Born in what is now Northern Ireland, he immigrated to Pennsylvania in 1798. Elected county commissioner of Beaver County in 1810, he was the captain of a company that went from Beaver to help defend the northern frontier from a threatened British invasion in 1814. After serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, he was elected as an Anti-Masonic Congressman from Pennsylvania and served from 1837 to 1843. (Bio by: Garver Graver) Old Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA
Linn, Robert P b. December 27, 1908 d. August 22, 2004 US Mayor. Served as Mayor of Beaver Pennsylvania from 1946 to his death in 2004. First sworn in on January 2, 1946 he served as mayor for the next 58 years. In 1995 he was recognized by the Guiness Book of World Records as the nation's longest serving mayor. (Bio by: Erik Lander) Beaver Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA
Littell, John Smith b. October 22, 1822 d. March 31, 1901 Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. At the outbreak of the Civil War he enlisted in the 76th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry and was commissioned Captain of Company K. As Colonel in command, he lead the 76th Pennsylvania in engagements at Petersburg, Richmond and the campaign of the Carolinas. For duties during the assault against Fort Fisher, North Carolina, in January 1865, he was brevetted Brigadier General of U.S. Volunteers on January 15, 1865. His last service action was in...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Beaver Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA Plot: lot 49, section P
Lonnett, Joe b. February 7, 1927 d. December 5, 2011 Major League Baseball Player, Coach. Born Joseph Paul Lonnett, he was signed by the Philadelphia Phillies as an amateur free agent in 1948. He broke into the Major Leagues (debut delayed due to his military service during the Korean War) on April 22nd, 1956 and appeared in 16 games that year. For parts of four years (1956 to 1959), he played at the catcher position with the Phillies (primarily as a backup to Stan Lopata) and experience his most productive season in 1957, when he recorded 160 at...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Beaver Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA
Marks, William b. October 13, 1778 d. April 10, 1858 US Senator. Having served as coroner of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, and commander of the Pennsylvania Militia during the War of 1812, he was elected to the United States Senate from Pennsylvania and served from 1825 to 1831. (Bio by: Garver Graver) Old Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA
McCreery, Thomas Livingston b. October 19, 1874 d. July 3, 1941 Major League Baseball Player. He was an outfielder and infielder, making his debut for the Louisville Colonels on June 8, 1895. For nine seasons, he played with the Louisville Colonels (1895-97), New York Giants (1897-98), Pittsburgh Pirates (1898-1900), Brooklyn Superb as (1901-02) and Boston Beaneaters (1903). He is the only player in Major League history to hit three inside the park homers in a single game. He concluded his career with a record of 465 runs scored, 857hits, 27 home runs, 388...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Beaver Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA Plot: Sec S Lot 41 Grave 2.
Moore, Robert b. 1778 d. 1831 US Congressman. Elected to represent Pennsylvania's 15th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1817 to 1821. Also served as a Member of the Pennsylvania State Legislature. (Bio by: K) Beaver Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA
Mulcahy, Hugh Noyes b. September 9, 1913 d. October 23, 2001 Major League Baseball Player. He was a right handed pitcher for nine seasons with the Philadelphia Phillies 1935 to 1940, 1945, 1946 and the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1947. In 1940, he was named to the National League All Star team and never had a full season in the majors in which he recorded more wins than losses. He ended his career with a 45-89 win-loss record, 63 complete games, 5 Shutouts, 9 saves, 314 strikeouts and a 4.49 earned run average. He also was first major leaguer to be drafted...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Beaver Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA Plot: Sec 10 Lot 21b grave 1.
Peirsol, James Kastor b. September 21, 1843 d. March 1, 1927 Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a First Lieutenant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Sergeant in Company F, 13th Ohio Cavalry for action on April 5, 1865 at Paines Crossroads, Virginia. His citation reads "Capture of flag." (Bio by: Don Morfe) Grove Cemetery, New Brighton, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA Plot: Section D, Lot 85
Sabo Jr., Leslie Halasz b. February 23, 1948 d. May 10, 1970 Vietnam War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. His family came to the United States as immigrants when he was a child and settled in Pennsylvania. He was drafted by the Army in 1969 after dropping out of college and received his training at Fort Benning, Georgia. Assigned to Bravo Company of the 3rd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, U.S. 101st Airborne Division, he left for Vietnam in January 1970, just after marrying his wife. On May 10, 1970, his unit was ambushed near Se San, Cambodia...[Read More] (Bio by: sue) Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Ellwood City, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA
Shanks, Howard Samuel 'Hank' b. July 21, 1890 d. July 30, 1941 Major League Baseball Player. In 1912, he made his debut with the Washington Senators as an outfielder. He played for fourteen seasons also as a third baseman and shortstop for the Senators, Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees, retiring in 1925, with career .253 batting average with 1440 hits, 25 homeruns, 620 RBIs, in 1665 games played. (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Cause of death: Heart Attack Union Cemetery, Monaca, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA
Suder, Pete 'Pecky' b. April 16, 1916 d. November 14, 2006 Major League Baseball Player. He was an infielder for thirteen seasons (1941 to 1943, 1946 to 1955) with the Philadelphia/ Kansas City Athletics. His best year was in 1953 when he matched his season high in hits with 130 and had a .286 batting average. During World War II, Suder served in the US Military from 1944 to 1945. In 1421 career games, Suder had 1268 hits with a .249 lifetime batting average. (Bio by: C.S.) Saint Elijah Serbian Cemetery, Aliquippa, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA