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Fairbanks North Star Borough
Alaska

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Fairbanks North Star Borough

Index to Locations

  • Fairbanks Birch Hill Cemetery
  • Fairbanks Clay Street Cemetery
  • Fairbanks Fairbanks Cemetery
  • Fairbanks Northern Lights Memorial Park
  • Fairbanks University of Alaska Campus


    Birch Hill Cemetery
    Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Ernest Bunnell (1878-1956) — also known as Charles E. Bunnell — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Born in Dimock, Susquehanna County, Pa., January 12, 1878. Democrat. Candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from Alaska Territory, 1914; U.S. District Judge for Alaska, 1914-21; first president of the Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines (later University of Alaska), 1921-45. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons; Elks. Died, following a heart attack, at a nursing home in Burlingame, San Mateo County, Calif., November 1, 1956 (age 78 years, 294 days). Interment at Birch Hill Cemetery; statue at University of Alaska Campus.
      Relatives: Son of Lyman Walton Bunnell and Ruth (Tingley) Bunnell; married, July 24, 1901, to Mary Anna Kline.
      John Burke Powers (1868-1944) — also known as John B. Powers — of Eagle, Southeast Fairbanks census area, Alaska. Born in Tennessee, 1868. Democrat. Gold miner; mail carrier; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Irish ancestry. Died in 1944 (age about 76 years). Interment at Birch Hill Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Clay Street Cemetery
    Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Richard Carl Rothenburg (1868-1949) — also known as R. C. Rothenburg — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Born in Germany, 1868. Republican. Member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 4th District, 1929-30; Speaker of Alaska Territory House of Representatives, 1929-30. Jewish. Died in 1949 (age about 81 years). Interment at Clay Street Cemetery.


    Fairbanks Cemetery
    Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska
    Politicians buried here:
      Harry Emerson Pratt (1884-1957) — also known as Harry E. Pratt — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Born in Norton, Norton County, Kan., January 26, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Alaska territorial senate 4th District, 1925-28; U.S. District Judge for Alaska, 1935-57. Died December 14, 1957 (age 73 years, 322 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Fairbanks Cemetery.


    Northern Lights Memorial Park
    Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward Lewis Bartlett (1904-1968) — also known as E. L. 'Bob' Bartlett — of Juneau, Alaska. Born in Seattle, King County, Wash., April 20, 1904. Democrat. Newspaper reporter; gold miner; secretary of Alaska Territory, 1939-44; resigned 1944; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Alaska Territory, 1945-59; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1948, 1956; U.S. Senator from Alaska, 1959-68; died in office 1968; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska, 1960, 1968. Member, Elks. Died, following heart surgery, in the Cleveland Clinic hospital, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, December 11, 1968 (age 64 years, 235 days). Interment at Northern Lights Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Edgar C. Bartlett and Ida F. (Doverspike) Bartlett; married, August 14, 1930, to Vide Marie Gaustad.
      Cross-reference: David E. Price
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier


    University of Alaska Campus
    Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska

    Politicians who have monuments here:
      Charles Ernest Bunnell (1878-1956) — also known as Charles E. Bunnell — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Born in Dimock, Susquehanna County, Pa., January 12, 1878. Democrat. Candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from Alaska Territory, 1914; U.S. District Judge for Alaska, 1914-21; first president of the Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines (later University of Alaska), 1921-45. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons; Elks. Died, following a heart attack, at a nursing home in Burlingame, San Mateo County, Calif., November 1, 1956 (age 78 years, 294 days). Interment at Birch Hill Cemetery; statue at University of Alaska Campus.
      Relatives: Son of Lyman Walton Bunnell and Ruth (Tingley) Bunnell; married, July 24, 1901, to Mary Anna Kline.


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