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Lawrence Kestenbaum has put together an excellent web-site called The Political Graveyard.
It is a page with plans of expansion, one which you will want to check out often.
Mr. Kestenbaum has granted permission for information from the Schoharie County NY section
to be excerpted and reprinted for the benefit of all Schoharie County NYGenWeb visitors.
Thank you Lawrence Kestenbaum.

Politicians buried in Schoharie Co. N.Y. Cemeteries

Bouck, Joseph (1788-1858) Uncle of Gabriel Bouck. U.S. Representative from New York, 1831-33. Interment at Middleburgh Cemetery.

Boyd, Alexander (1764-1857) U.S. Representative from New York, 1813-15. Interment at Schoharie Cemetery.

Dietz, William (1778-1848) Member of New York State Legislature; U.S. Representative from New York, 1825-27. Interment at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Schoharie, NY.

Efner, Valentine (1776-1865) Member of New York State Legislature; U.S. Representative from New York, 1835-37. Interment at Blenheim Hill Cemetery.

Gebhard, John (1782-1854) U.S. Representative from New York, 1821-23. Interment at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Schoharie, NY.

Houck, Jacob Jr. (1801-1857) U.S. Representative from New York, 1841-43. Interment at Lutheran Cemetery, Schoharie, NY.

Mayham, Stephen Lorenzo (1826-1908) Member of New York State Legislature; U.S. Representative from New York, 1869-71, 1877-79; State Court Judge. Interment at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Schoharie, NY.

Pindar, John Sigsbee (1835-1907) Mayor; U.S. Representative from New York, 1885-87, 1889-91. Interment at Cobleskill Cemetery.

Swart, Peter (1752-1829) State Court Judge, 1795; member of New York State Legislature 1798; U.S. Representative from New York, 1807-09. Interment at Old Stone Fort Cemetery, Schoharie, NY.


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