Burial Sites for Deceased Mayors

Oakland Cemetery


Oakland Cemetery is Between Milam and Sprague streets, and Christian Street and Municipal Plaza.
  • George, Dr. William Walton (1807-1865)
  • Howell, John N. (1807-1882)
  • Beall, Joseph Clinton (1813-1867)
  • Crain, Lawrence Pike (1818-1859)
  • Landrum, John Morgan (1819-1861)
  • Jones, John W. (1822-1895)
  • Gooch, John Lee (1828-1877)
  • Boarman, Alex (1839-1916)
  • Tally, Martin (1803-1876)
  • Shivers, William Rabun (1819-1871)
  • Crowell, Moses H. (1826-1875)
  • Ward, Samuel J. (1834-1906)
  • Vinson, Richard Tucker (1842-1904)
  • McKellar, Reuben N. (1855-1933)

Oakland Jewish Section


Originally called Hebrew Rest No. 1. The section is 1/4 acre, adjacent to Oakland Cemetery's northeast corner.
  • Levy, Samuel (1835-1883)

Greenwood Cemetery


Greenwood Cemetery is on Stoner Avenue, between Marshall and Cornwell streets.
  • Gilmore, Jerome B. (1827-1900)
  • Currie, Andrew (1843-1918)
  • Dickson, Dr. Samuel A., M.D. (1862-1916)
  • Ford, John McWilliams (1880-1965)
  • Caldwell, Sam S. (1892-1953)
  • Allen, L. Calhoun (1921-1990)

Forest Park Cemetery


Forest Park Cemetery is on St. Vincent Avenue, between Dickinson Street and Ockley Drive.
  • Herndon, E.B. (1849-1930)
  • Querbes, Andrew (1864-1939)
  • Bernstein, Ernest R. (1868-1932)
  • Ward, Robert Hodges (1878-1946)
  • Thomas, L.E. (1866-1935)
  • Palmer, J.G. (1875-1952)
  • Hardy, George W., Jr. (death: 1967)
  • Fant, Clyde E. (1905-1973)

Unknown Burial Place


Most are probably buried at Oakland Cemetery, where there are numerous unmarked or no longer marked graves. There are also numerous small private cemeteries in the rural areas around the city where some may be buried.
  • Sewall, John O. (1806-1840, probably at Oakland, but unmarked)
  • Briggs, Samuel W. (birth: 1806)
  • Cooke, Robert
  • Pennall, J.W.  (probably at Oakland; his family is buried there)
  • Wells, Samuel
  • Markham, Lewis S.
  • Walsh, M.A.