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posthumous

[pos′chəməs]
Etymology: L, post, after, humare, to bury
after a person's death.

post·hu·mous

(pos'chū-mŭs)
Denotes occurring after a person's death.
[L. postumus, last, corrupted by attraction to humus, earth, burial]

posthumous

(pŏs′tū-mŭs) [L. postumus, last]
1. Occurring after death.
2. Born after the death of the father.
3. Said of a child taken by cesarean section after the death of the mother.
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The AIA New York Chapter announced that the chapter's nominee, Edward Larrabee Barnes, FAIA, was posthumously awarded the national 2007 American Institute of Architects Gold Medal.
In death, he wound up on a list of people eligible to be posthumously baptized as Mormons so they could enter heaven.
Those convictions were finally overturned on May 3, when Governor Brian Schweitzer, a descendant of German immigrants, posthumously pardoned 75 men and three women.
The three men - Thomas Brigden and William Daniels, from Birmingham, and Frank Ernest Lucy, from Worcester - were posthumously honoured for their bravery in the First World War.
Buried eight miles south of Ypres, Pte Lucy was posthumously awarded the British War Medal 1914-18 and the Allied Victory Medal 1914-19.