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Senators Interred in Congressional Cemetery


Eighteen senators and forty-two representatives have been buried in this cemetery earning it the name the Congressional Cemetery. Additional information about the cemetery is available in the brief essay, Congressional Cemetery.
Senator(State)Senate ServiceRangeSite
Anderson, Joseph (TN) 1797-1815 31 44
Bibb, George * (KY) 1811-1814; 1829-1835 57 143
Bowden, Lemuel (VA) 1863-1864 60 60
Burrill, Jr., James (RI) 1817-1820 29 32
Forsyth, John (GA) 1818-1819; 1829-1834 37 65
Gaillard, John(SC) 1804-1826 29 40
Jackson, James (GA) 1793-1795; 1801-1806 29 60
Malbone, Francis (RI) 1809 25 2
Noble, James (IN) 1816-1831 29 46
Pinkney, William (MD) 1819-1822 29 36
Roach, William (ND) 1893-1899 59 85
Southard, Samuel (NJ) 1821-1823; 1833-1842 55 140
Thruston, Buckner (KY) 1805-1809 37 97
Thurston, John (NE) 1895-1901 (cremated) 59 83
Tracy, Uriah (CT) 1796-1807 24 1
Trimble, William (OH) 1819-1821 29 34
Upham, William (VT) 1843-1853 55 163
Young, Richard (IL) 1837-1843 74 206

There are also cenotaphs (empty tombs) for approximately one dozen senators who died in office, including  Andrew Butler, Henry Clay, and John C. Calhoun, and former Senator and President John Quincy Adams, who died while serving in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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* George Bibb was removed from Congressional Cemetery  two months after his burial.