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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.
NameEvent DateEvent ImageArtifact
George Clinton (NY)* 18120321Apr 21, 1812
BurrillJames Burrill, Jr. (RI) + 18201227Dec 27, 1820
TrimbleWilliam A. Trimble (OH) + 18211214Dec 14, 1821
PinkneyWilliam Pinkney (MD) + 18220227Feb 27, 1822
GaillardJohn Gaillard (SC) + 18260228Feb 28, 1826
NobleJames Noble (IN) + 18310228Feb 28, 1831
SmithNathan Smith (CT) 18351209Dec 9, 1835
KaneElias K. Kane (IL) 18351214Dec 14, 1835
BettsThaddeus Betts (CT) 18400808Apr 8, 1840
DixonNathan F. Dixon (RI) 18420201Feb 1, 1842
SouthardSamuel L. Southard (NJ) + 18420628Jun 28, 1842
BatesIsaac C. Bates (MA) 18450318Mar 18, 1845
BarrowAlexander Barrow (LA) 18461231Dec 31, 1846
PennybackerIsaac S. Pennybacker (VA) 18470113Jan 13, 1847
AshleyChester Ashley (AR) 18480502May 2, 1848
CalhounJohn C. Calhoun (SC) 18500402Apr 2, 1850
ElmoreFranklin H. Elmore (SC) 18500531May 31, 1850
ClayHenry Clay (KY) # 18520701Jul 1, 1852
EvansJosiah J. Evans (SC) 18580508May 8, 1858
HendersonJames P. Henderson (TX) 18580606Jun 6, 1858
HicksThomas H. Hicks (MD) 18650215Feb 15, 1865
FootSolomon Foot (VT) 18660329Mar 29, 1866
ChaseSalmon P. Chase (OH) 18730512May 12, 1873 1873 Engraving
SumnerCharles Sumner (MA) # 18740313Mar 13, 1874 1874 Engraving
WilsonHenry Wilson (MA) # 18751126Nov 26, 1875 1875 Engraving
MillerJohn F. Miller (CA) 18860313Mar 13, 1886
LoganJohn A. Logan # 18861231Dec 31, 1886 1886 Photograph
BeckJames B. Beck (KY) 18900507May 7, 1890
PlumbPreston B. Plumb (KS) 18911221Dec 21, 1891
BarbourJohn S. Barbour, Jr. (VA) 18920516May 16, 1892
KennaJohn E. Kenna (WV) 18930112Jan 12, 1893
ColquittAlfred H. Colquitt (GA) 18940327Mar 27, 1894
VanceZebulon B. Vance (NC) 18940416Apr 16, 1894
HarrisIsham G. Harris (TN) 18970710Jul 10, 1897
WalthallEdward C. Walthall (MS) 18980423April 23, 1898
MorrillJustin S. Morrill (VT) 18981231Dec 31, 1898
HannaMark Hanna (OH) 19040217Feb 17, 1904
BateWilliam B. Bate (TN) 19050310Mar 10, 1905
James S. Sherman (NY)* 19130215Feb 15, 1913
BaconAugustus O. Bacon (GA) 19140217Feb 17, 1914 1914 Photograph 1914 Ticket
BurtonTheodore E. Burton (OH) 19291030Oct 30, 1929 1929 Order of Services
WarrenFrancis E. Warren (WY) 19291126Nov 26, 1929 1929 Photograph 1929 Order of Services
OvermanLee S. Overman (NC) 19301212Dec 12, 1930
HarrisWilliam J. Harris (GA) 19320420Apr 20, 1932 1932 Order of Services
WalshThomas J. Walsh (MT) 19330306March 6, 1933 1933 Order of Services
RobinsonJoseph T. Robinson (AR) 19370716Jul 16, 1937 1937 Photograph 1937 Ticket
LewisJames H. Lewis (IL) 19390412Apr 12, 1939 1939 Photograph 1939 Order of Services
SwansonClaude A. Swanson (VA) 19390710Jul 10, 1939 1939 Photograph 1939 Order of Services
BorahWilliam E. Borah (ID) 19400122Jan 22, 1940 1940 Order of Procedure
SheppardMorris Sheppard (TX) 19410410Apr 10, 1941
HarrisonPat Harrison (MS) 19410623Jun 23, 1941
McCarthyJoseph R. McCarthy (WI) 19570506May 6, 1957 1957 Photograph
LangerWilliam Langer (ND) 19591110Nov 10, 1959
ByrdRobert C. Byrd (WV) 20100701July 1, 2010 2010 Photograph 2010 Condolence Card
LautenbergFrank R. Lautenberg (NJ) 20130606Jun 6, 2013 2013 Photograph 2013 Condolence Card