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Sitka city & borough

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Sitka city & borough

Index to Locations

  • Sitka Moose Cemetery
  • Sitka National Cemetery
  • Sitka Sitka National Cemetery

    Moose Cemetery
    Sitka, Alaska
    Politicians buried here:
      James Henry Gilpatrick (1871-1960) — also known as James H. Gilpatrick — of Sitka, Alaska. Born in Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont., December 27, 1871. Democrat. Carpenter; photographer; postmaster at Sitka, Alaska, 1935-38. Died in Sitka, Alaska, December 6, 1960 (age 88 years, 345 days). Interment at Moose Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Stephen Collins Gilpatrick (1838-1934) and Frances Luella (Fergus) Gilpatrick (1848-1931); married 1893 to Katherine Imogene Blackstone (1870-1950).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

    National Cemetery
    Sitka, Alaska
    Politicians buried here:
      John Green Brady (1848-1918) — also known as John G. Brady — of Alaska. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 25, 1848. Governor of Alaska Territory, 1897-1906. Presbyterian. Forced to resign as governor in 1906, after an inquiry about his involvement with the Reynolds-Alaska Development Company. Ill with diabetes, he suffered a stroke and died in Sitka, Alaska, December 17, 1918 (age 70 years, 206 days). Interment at National Cemetery.
      See also NNDB dossier
      Clarence J. Woofter (1885-1967) — also known as C. J. Woofter — of Nome, Nome census area, Alaska. Born in Auburn, Ritchie County, W.Va., August 9, 1885. Republican. Member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 2nd District, 1929-30. Died in Sitka, Alaska, November 8, 1967 (age 82 years, 91 days). Interment at National Cemetery.

    Sitka National Cemetery
    Sitka, Alaska
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph McNulty (1867-1936) — also known as Joe McNulty — of Sitka, Alaska. Born in Massachusetts, 1867. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; postmaster at Sitka, Alaska, 1921-22. Died in Sitka, Alaska, January 12, 1936 (age about 68 years). Interment at Sitka National Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Olga Mae Trierschield (1894-1950).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frederick J. Baughn (1925-2015) — of Sitka, Alaska. Born September 22, 1925. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; postmaster at Sitka, Alaska, 1961-72 (acting, 1961-62). Died December 26, 2015 (age 90 years, 95 days). Interment at Sitka National Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

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