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Juneau city & borough

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Juneau city & borough

Index to Locations

  • Juneau Evergreen Cemetery
  • Juneau Shrine of St. Therese

    Evergreen Cemetery
    Juneau, Alaska
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Alfred Peter Swineford (1836-1909) — also known as Alfred P. Swineford — of Albert Lea, Freeborn County, Minn.; Marquette, Marquette County, Mich.; Sitka, Alaska; Ketchikan, Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska. Born in Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio, September 14, 1836. Democrat. Postmaster at Albert Lea, Minn., 1857-58; newspaper editor and publisher; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Marquette District, 1871-72; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1872; mayor of Marquette, Mich., 1874-75; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1878; Governor of Alaska District, 1885-89; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1904; candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from Alaska Territory, 1906. Died in Juneau, Alaska, October 26, 1909 (age 73 years, 42 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery; cenotaph at Park Cemetery, Marquette, Mich.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Swineford (1799-1862) and Jane (Collins) Swineford (1816-1883); married to Psyche C. Flower (1831-1881); married, August 21, 1886, to Minnie E. (Marks) Smith.
      See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Alexander Parks (1883-1984) — of Juneau, Alaska. Born in Denver, Colo., May 29, 1883. Mining engineer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Governor of Alaska Territory, 1925-33; vice-president, First National Bank of Juneau. Disciples of Christ. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died in Juneau, Alaska, May 11, 1984 (age 100 years, 348 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery; memorial monument at Newcomb Park, Wasilla, Alaska.
      Relatives: Son of James Parks and Mary Leach (Ferguson) Parks.
      See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Waino Edward Hendrickson (1896-1983) — also known as Waino E. Hendrickson — of Juneau, Alaska. Born in Juneau, Alaska, June 18, 1896. Republican. Mayor of Juneau, Alaska, 1946-53; member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 1st District, 1951-54; Governor of Alaska Territory, 1957, 1958-59; Presidential Elector for Alaska, 1972. Finnish ancestry. Died in Juneau, Alaska, June 22, 1983 (age 87 years, 4 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Marion Kingsworth Jones.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Morrell Lewis MacSpadden (1903-1961) — also known as Morrell L. MacSpadden; Molly MacSpadden — of Juneau, Alaska. Born in Garrison, Powell County, Mont., January 24, 1903. Republican. Member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 1st District, 1953-54; mayor of Juneau, Alaska, 1955-59. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died in Juneau, Alaska, November 2, 1961 (age 58 years, 282 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1928 to Janice Lowe (1901-1973).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

    Shrine of St. Therese
    Juneau, Alaska
    Politicians buried here:
      Marcus F. Jensen (1908-2001) — of Douglas (now part of Juneau), Alaska. Born in Westhope, Bottineau County, N.Dak., August 8, 1908. Democrat. Mayor of Douglas, Alaska, 1945-47, 1961-64; member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 1st District, 1949-50; member of Alaska territorial senate 1st District, 1953-56; member of Alaska state house of representatives, 1961. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Juneau, Alaska, February 6, 2001 (age 92 years, 182 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Shrine of St. Therese.

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