Bond, Hugh Lennox b. December 16, 1828 d. October 24, 1893 Jurist. He received his education in New York City, and was a graduate of the University of the City of New York in 1848. He returned to Baltimore to study law, and was admitted to the Maryland Bar in 1851. He practiced law in Baltimore until 1860, when he was appointed Judge of Baltimore's Criminal Court by the Governor. Subsequently, he was elected to that post, which he held until 1867, when he resumed private law practice. During the Civil War he supported the Union cause and President...[Read More] (Bio by: Rita Janice Traub) Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA Plot: Section K, Lot 3.
Booth, John Wilkes b. May 10, 1838 d. April 26, 1865 The assassin of President Lincoln. He was born on the small farm of his parents, both British immigrants, in Harford County, Maryland, the ninth of ten children. Wilkes Booth became an highly acclaimed actor prior to his act that would change history. After being shot through the neck by Sergeant Boston Corbett, He was taken to the porch of Richard Garrett's house near Port Royal, Virginia where he died. The strange Odyssey of his body to a final disposition began after being sewn up in a...[Read More] (Bio by: Paul S.) Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA Plot: Believed to be buried with ashes of 3 siblings in the empty area just behind the obelisk
Bright, Jesse David b. December 18, 1812 d. May 20, 1875 US Senator. Served as a United States Senator from Indiana from 1845 until he was expelled on February 5, 1862. Also served as a State Court Judge fromm 1834 to 1839, Member of the Indiana State Senate from 1841 to 1843, Lieutenant Governor of Indiana from 1843 to 1845, Member of the Kentucky State House of Representatives from 1867 to 1871, and Presidential Elector from Kentucky in 1868. (Bio by: K) Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Buck, James b. 1808 d. November 1, 1865 Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the Union Navy as a Acting Master's Mate and he was awarded the CMOH as a Quartermaster under General Order 11, dated April 3, 1863. His citation reads "Served on board the USS Brooklyn in the attack upon Forts Jackson and St. Philip and at the taking of New Orleans, 24 and 25 April 1862. Although severely wounded by a heavy splinter, Buck continued to perform his duty until positively ordered below. Later stealing back to his post, he...[Read More] (Bio by: Don Morfe) Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA Plot: Section Q-24 GPS coordinates: 39.3093605, -76.6062012 (hddd.dddd)
Cadwallader, Abel G. b. 1841 d. July 8, 1907 Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a Sergeant in the US Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Corporal for action at Hatcher's Run and Dabney's Mills, Virginia on February 6, 1865. His citation reads "Gallantly planted the colors on the enemy's works in advance of the arrival of the regiment." (Bio by: Don Morfe) Loudon Park Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA Plot: Section YY, Lot 106
Calhoun, James b. April 17, 1743 d. August 14, 1816 Baltimore Mayor. He served as the first Mayor of Baltimore, Maryland, from 1797 to 1804, serving three successive terms and part of a fourth (his first term was shortened about three months by a change of the date of the election). He was largely responsible for organizing the machinery for governing the City, which, up to that time (1797), had been "Baltimore Town", with a Board of Commissioners. The funds for the newborn City, until taxes were due, were raised by lottery. (Bio by: Elizabeth Davis) Westminster Burial Ground, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Carroll, John b. January 8, 1735 d. December 3, 1815 1st Catholic US Bishop & Archbishop in America's Colonies. Preached at the Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Co-Cathedral, Baltimore, MD, and delivered sermons in old St. Peter's church to Protestants. He established both Catholic and non-Catholic schools,was Founder of Georgetown University, the president of the Female Humane Charity School of Baltimore, one of three trustees for St. John's College at Annapolis, head of the Library Company, the pioneer of the Maryland...[Read More] (Bio by: Mrstinylady) Basilica of the Assumption, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Chaney, Norman Myers 'Chubby' b. October 18, 1914 d. May 29, 1936 Actor. He played 'Chubby' in eighteen of the "Our Gang" comedy motion picture series from 1929 to 1931. The resident plus-size member of "The Little Rascals" at the dawn of the talkie era, he relied on an affable personality, a flair for funny dialogue, and a priceless frown of frustration that seemed to swallow up his whole moon face. He was taught the expression by the master of the "slow burn" himself, comedian Edgar Kennedy. Chaney's most well known moments are in the classic short "Love...[Read More] (Bio by: Bobb Edwards) Baltimore Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA Plot: Section E, next to Myers Stone.