The Internet's Most Comprehensive Source of U.S. Political Biography
(or, The Web Site that Tells Where the Dead Politicians are Buried)
Created and maintained by Lawrence Kestenbaum
217,078 Politicians, Judges, Diplomats
Where they were born, lived, died, were buried
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Forty since 1996
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Revised, February 11, 2009
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From the Political Graveyard blogroll
[Varied political views] Musings of an Angry Jew — She's feisty. She's Jewish. She can't help but laugh.
It's Just a Phase — She loves the pattering sound of rain on air conditioners.
Loving like woe — A spark in the wind I am burning out brightly
The Downfall Dictionary — Cataloging the past political scandals of the United States.
The Stopped Clock — Even a stopped clock is right twice per day.
News Pirates — News delivered with attitude!
Michigan Liberal — Great Lakes. Great Ideas. Great Tradition.
Guerilla History — A Forum on History, Politics, and the World.
The Hamtramck Star — The Elephant in the Room
Excused Lame — Pedigreed Member of the Ankle-Biting Riffraff
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The Political Graveyard is a web site about U.S. political history and cemeteries. It is the Internet's most comprehensive free source for American political biography, listing 217,078 politicians, living and dead.
Site information: The Political Graveyard is created and maintained by Lawrence Kestenbaum, who is solely responsible for its structure and content. — Mailing address: P.O. Box 2563, Ann Arbor MI 48106. — The site is currently hosted by Hostmonster, but we remain grateful for a decade-plus with our former web host, Paul Haas, of Ypsilanti, Michigan. — The Political Graveyard opened on July 1, 1996; the last full revision was done on October 5, 2010.Copyright notice: Facts are not subject to copyright; see Feist v. Rural Telephone. Original material, programming, selection and arrangement are © 1996-2010 Lawrence Kestenbaum. This work is also licensed for free non-commercial re-use, with attribution, under a Creative Commons License.