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Senators Interred in Congressional Cemetery


Eighteen senators and 42 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.
SenatorSenate ServiceRangeSite
AndersonJoseph I. Anderson (TN) 1797–1815 31 44
BibbGeorge M. Bibb (KY) * 1811–1814; 1829–1835 57 143
BowdenLemuel J. Bowden (VA) 1863–1864 60 60
BurrillJames Burrill, Jr. (RI) 1817–1820 29 32
ForsythJohn Forsyth (GA) 1818–1819; 1829–1834 37 65
GaillardJohn Gaillard (SC) 1804–1826 29 40
JacksonJames Jackson (GA) 1793–1795; 1801–1806 29 60
MalboneFrancis Malbone (RI) 1809 25 2
NobleJames Noble (IN) 1816–1831 29 46
PinkneyWilliam Pinkney (MD) 1819–1822 29 36
RoachWilliam N. Roach (ND) 1893–1899 59 85
SouthardSamuel L. Southard (NJ) 1821–1823; 1833–1842 55 140
ThrustonBuckner Thurston (KY) 1805–1809 37 97
ThurstonJohn M. Thurston (NE) 1895–1901 (cremated) 59 83
TracyUriah Tracy (CT) 1796–1807 24 1
TrimbleWilliam A. Trimble (OH) 1819–1821 29 34
UphamWilliam Upham (VT) 1843–1853 55 163
YoungRichard M. Young (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.

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