The Political Graveyard
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

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217,078 Politicians, Judges, Diplomats
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Where they were born, lived, died, were buried

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From the Political Graveyard blogroll
[Varied political views]

Musings of an Angry JewShe's feisty. She's Jewish. She can't help but laugh.
It's Just a PhaseShe loves the pattering sound of rain on air conditioners.
Loving like woeA spark in the wind I am burning out brightly
The Downfall DictionaryCataloging the past political scandals of the United States.
The Stopped ClockEven a stopped clock is right twice per day.
News PiratesNews delivered with attitude!
Michigan LiberalGreat Lakes. Great Ideas. Great Tradition.
Guerilla HistoryA Forum on History, Politics, and the World.
The Hamtramck StarThe Elephant in the Room
Excused LamePedigreed Member of the Ankle-Biting Riffraff


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Henry L. Clinton, Apollo Hall, New York City, February 3, 1872
The Political

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.

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