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Funeral and Memorial Services in the Senate Chamber


In all, there have been 55 funeral and memorial services held in the Senate Chamber from 1812 to 2013. Visit the funeral and memorial artifact collection list to view tickets, order of service pamphlets, order of procedure cards, or programs from these services.


NameStateEvent DateEvent ImageArtifact
Clinton, George * NY 18120321April 21, 1812 --- ---
Burrill, James, Jr. + RI 18201227December 27, 1820 --- ---
Trimble, William A. + OH 18211214December 14, 1821 --- ---
Pinkney, William + MD 18220227February 27, 1822 --- ---
Gaillard, John + SC 18260228February 28, 1826 --- ---
Noble, James + IN 18310228February 28, 1831 --- ---
Smith, Nathan  CT 18351209December 9, 1835 --- ---
Kane, Elias K. IL 18351214December 14, 1835 --- ---
Betts, Thaddeus CT 18400808April 8, 1840 --- ---
Dixon, Nathan Fellows  RI 18420201February 1, 1842 --- ---
Southard, Samuel + NJ 18420628June 28, 1842 --- ---
Bates, Isaac C. MA 18450318March 18, 1845 --- ---
Barrow, Alexander  LA 18461231December 31, 1846 --- ---
Pennybacker, Isaac S. VA 18470113January 13, 1847 --- ---
Ashley, Chester  AR 18480502May 2, 1848 --- ---
Calhoun, John C.  SC 18500402April 2, 1850 --- ---
Elmore, Franklin H.  SC 18500531May 31, 1850 --- ---
Clay, Henry #  KY 18520701July 1, 1852 --- ---
Evans, Josiah J.  SC 18500508May 8, 1858 --- ---
Henderson, James P.  TX 18500606June 6, 1858 --- ---
Hicks, Thomas H. MD 18650215February 15, 1865 --- ---
Foot, Solomon VT 18560329March 29, 1866 --- ---
Chase, Salmon P. OH 18730512May 12, 1873 1873 Engraving ---
Sumner, Charles # MA 18740313March 13, 1874 1874 Engraving ---
Wilson, Henry # MA 18751126November 26, 1875 1875 Engraving ---
Miller, John F. CA 18860313March 13, 1886 --- ---
Logan, John A. # IL 18861231December 31, 1886 1886 Photograph ---
Beck, James B. KY 18900507May 7, 1890 --- ---
Plumb, Preston B. KS 18911221December 21, 1891 --- ---
Barbour, John S., Jr. VA 18920516May 16, 1892 --- ---
Kenna, John E. WV 18930112January 12, 1893 --- ---
Colquitt, Alfred H. GA 18940327March 27, 1894 --- ---
Vance, Zebulon B. NC 18940416April 16, 1894 --- ---
Harris, Isham G. TN 18970710July 10, 1897 --- ---
Walthall, Edward C. MS 18980423April 23, 1898 --- ---
Morrill, Justin S. VT 18981231December 31, 1898 --- ---
Hanna, Marcus A. OH 19040217February 17, 1904 --- ---
Bate, William B. TN 19050310March 10, 1905 --- ---
Sherman, James S.  * NY 19130215February 15, 1913 --- ---
Bacon, Augustus O. GA 19140217February 17, 1914 1914 Photograph 1914 Ticket
Burton, Theodore E. OH 19291030October 30, 1929 --- 1929 Order of Services
Warren, Francis E. WY 19291126November 26, 1929 1929 Photograph 1929 Order of Services
Overman, Lee S. NC 19301212December 12, 1930 --- ---
Harris, William J. GA 19320420April 20, 1932 --- 1932 Order of Services
Walsh, Thomas J. MT 19330306March 6, 1933 --- 1933 Order of Services
Robinson, Joseph T. AK 19370716July 16, 1937 1937 Photograph 1937 Ticket
Lewis, J. Hamilton IL 19390412April 12, 1939 1939 Photograph 1939 Order of Services
Swanson, Claude A. VA 19390710July 10, 1939 1939 Photograph 1939 Order of Services
Borah, William E. ID 19400122January 22, 1940 --- 1940 Order of Procedure
Sheppard, Morris TX 19410410April 10, 1941 --- ---
Harrison, Byron P. (Pat) MS 19410623June 23, 1941 --- ---
McCarthy, Joseph R. WI 19570506May 6, 1957 1957 Photograph ---
Langer, William ND 19591110November 10, 1959 --- ---
Byrd, Robert C. WV 20100701July 1, 2010 2010 Photograph 2010 Condolence Card
Lautenberg, Frank R. NJ 20130606June 6, 2013 2013 Photograph 2013 Condolence Card