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Pima County
Arizona

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Pima County

Index to Locations

  • Private or family graveyards
  • Tucson East Lawn Palms Cemetery & Mortuary
  • Tucson Evergreen Memorial Park
  • Tucson Grace St. Paul's Memorial Garden
  • Tucson Holy Hope Cemetery
  • Tucson Old Tucson Cemetery
  • Tucson Our Lady of the Desert Cemetery
  • Tucson St. Philips in the Hills Church


    Private or family graveyard
    Pima County, Arizona


    East Lawn Palms Cemetery & Mortuary
    5801 East Grant Road
    Tucson, Pima County, Arizona
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Harold Francis Youngblood (1907-1983) — also known as Harold F. Youngblood — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., August 7, 1907. Republican. U.S. Representative from Michigan 14th District, 1947-49; defeated, 1934, 1948, 1950, 1952, 1956; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1958. Catholic. Member, Elks; Lions. Died in Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., May 10, 1983 (age 75 years, 276 days). Interment at East Lawn Palms Cemetery & Mortuary.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Donald Wakeham Lamm (1914-1996) — also known as Donald W. Lamm — Born in Washington, D.C., September 11, 1914. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Tokyo, 1939-42; Pernambuco, 1942-47; U.S. Consul in Lourenco Marques, 1949-52; U.S. Consul General in Lourenco Marques, as of 1952; Accra, as of 1954; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Ghana, 1957-58. Died in Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., December 2, 1996 (age 82 years, 82 days). Interment at East Lawn Palms Cemetery & Mortuary.
      Relatives: Son of Lynne Meinhold Lamm (1890-1949) and Edna V. (Wakeham) Lamm (1892-1971); married, June 14, 1937, to Frederica Chamberlayne Billard (1915-1976).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary


    Evergreen Memorial Park
    3015 North Oracle Road
    Tucson, Pima County, Arizona
    Politicians buried here:
      Walton Howard Bachrach (1904-1989) — also known as Walton H. Bachrach — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, December 22, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1960-67. Jewish. Member, Moose; B'nai B'rith; Freemasons; Shriners. Died, from a stroke, in a nursing home at Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., December 17, 1989 (age 84 years, 360 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Evergreen Memorial Park.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Louis Cameron Hughes (1842-1915) — also known as Louis C. Hughes — of Arizona. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 15, 1842. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Arizona territory attorney general, 1873-74; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona Territory, 1892; Governor of Arizona Territory, 1893-96. Member, Ancient Order of United Workmen. Died, from chronic nephritis, in Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., November 24, 1915 (age 73 years, 193 days). Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park.
      Dan Edward Garvey (1886-1974) — also known as Dan E. Garvey — of Tucson, Pima County, Ariz.; Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Vicksburg, Warren County, Miss., June 19, 1886. Democrat. Railroad accountant; Pima County Treasurer, 1935-38; secretary of state of Arizona, 1942-48; Governor of Arizona, 1948-51; defeated in primary, 1950. Died in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., February 5, 1974 (age 87 years, 231 days). Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Arnette Towne (1858-1928) — also known as Charles A. Towne — of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn.; New York, New York County, N.Y.; Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born near Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich., November 21, 1858. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 6th District, 1895-97; U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1900-01; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904; U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1905-07. Died, from asthma and pneumonia, in Southern Methodist Hospital, Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., October 22, 1928 (age 69 years, 336 days). Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Judson Towne and Laura (Fargo) Towne.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Owen Thomas Rouse (1843-1919) — also known as Owen T. Rouse — of Paris, Monroe County, Mo.; Moberly, Randolph County, Mo.; Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Florence, Boone County, Ky., January 4, 1843. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Missouri state senate 7th District, 1881-84; U.S. Attorney for Arizona, 1885-89. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Suffered a stroke of apoplexy in his law office, was found unconscious, and died a few hours later, in Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., September 9, 1919 (age 76 years, 248 days). Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Joshua Rouse and Tulitha (Souther) Rouse; married to Louise Mosely (1849-1922).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Henry Campbell (1868-1928) — of Arizona. Born in Tuscola, Douglas County, Ill., September 19, 1868. Justice of Arizona territorial supreme court, 1905. Died June 10, 1928 (age 59 years, 265 days). Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park.
      John Charles Gung'l (1882-1976) — also known as John C. Gung'l — of Willcox, Cochise County, Ariz.; Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Fort Supply, Woodward County, Indian Territory (now Okla.), September 19, 1882. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Attorney for Arizona, 1929-33; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners. Died in Arizona, October 17, 1976 (age 94 years, 28 days). Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Carl Schiller Gung'l and Annie (Cassin) Gung'l; married, September 13, 1913, to Sally Esther Lowdermilk (1893-1976).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Morrison (c.1909-1999) — of Arizona. Born about 1909. Democrat. Arizona state attorney general; elected 1954; candidate for Governor of Arizona, 1958. Died July 8, 1999 (age about 90 years). Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park.
      William Henry Barnes (1843-1904) — of Jacksonville, Morgan County, Ill.; Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Hampton, Windham County, Conn., May 14, 1843. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1871-72; justice of Arizona territorial supreme court, 1885. Member, American Bar Association. Died November 10, 1904 (age 61 years, 180 days). Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park.
      Hiram Sanford Stevens (1832-1893) — of Arizona. Born in Weston, Windsor County, Vt., March 20, 1832. Member of Arizona territorial House of Representatives, 1868; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Arizona Territory, 1875. Died March 22, 1893 (age 61 years, 2 days). Original interment at Old Tucson Cemetery; reinterment at Evergreen Memorial Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Hiram S. Corbett (1886-1967) — also known as Hi Corbett — of Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in 1886. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1924; Arizona Republican state chair, 1925-28. Died in 1967 (age about 81 years). Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park.
      Herman Max Cohen (1888-1970) — also known as Herman M. Cohen — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo.; St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn.; Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Russia, October 26, 1888. Republican. Rabbi; offered prayer, Republican National Convention, 1928. Died, in Tucson Medical Center, Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., April 14, 1970 (age 81 years, 170 days). Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Married to Hannah Kulakofsky (1896-1981).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Grace St. Paul's Memorial Garden
    Tucson, Pima County, Arizona

    Politicians who have monuments here:
      Samuel Pearson Goddard, Jr. (1919-2006) — also known as Sam Goddard — of Tucson, Pima County, Ariz.; Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Clayton, St. Louis County, Mo., August 8, 1919. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; Arizona Democratic state chair, 1960-62, 1979-89; Governor of Arizona, 1965-67; defeated, 1962, 1966, 1968; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1968 (alternate), 1972. Unitarian. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Rotary. Died in Paradise Valley, Maricopa County, Ariz., February 1, 2006 (age 86 years, 177 days). Burial location unknown; cenotaph at Grace St. Paul's Memorial Garden.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Pearson Goddard (1877-1962) and Florence Hilton (Denham) Goddard (1881-1951); married 1944 to Julia Enos 'Judy' Hatch (1919-1999); married 1999 to Myra Ann Pearson; father of Samuel Pearson Goddard III (1944?-).
      Cross-reference: Dennis DeConcini
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Holy Hope Cemetery
    Tucson, Pima County, Arizona
    Politicians buried here:
      William Cronin (c.1863-1963) — also known as Will Cronin — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y.; Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Waterford, Ireland, about 1863. Democrat. Chair of Westchester County Democratic Party, 1933-39; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936; postmaster at Yonkers, N.Y., 1936-51 (acting, 1936). Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Elks. Died, of cancer, in Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., March 10, 1963 (age about 100 years). Interment at Holy Hope Cemetery.


    Old Tucson Cemetery
    Tucson, Pima County, Arizona
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Hiram Sanford Stevens (1832-1893) — of Arizona. Born in Weston, Windsor County, Vt., March 20, 1832. Member of Arizona territorial House of Representatives, 1868; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Arizona Territory, 1875. Died March 22, 1893 (age 61 years, 2 days). Original interment at Old Tucson Cemetery; reinterment at Evergreen Memorial Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Our Lady of the Desert Cemetery
    Tucson, Pima County, Arizona
    Politicians buried here:
      Joe Ahee (1914-1985) — of Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa., February 2, 1914. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Adjutant General of Arizona, 1965-67. Member, National Rifle Association. Died in February, 1985 (age about 70 years). Interment at Our Lady of the Desert Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Solomon Ahee and Sarah (Haddad) Ahee; married, December 4, 1943, to Ann Louise Martin.


    St. Philips in the Hills Church
    Tucson, Pima County, Arizona
    Politicians buried here:
      Richard Mansfield Bilby (1931-1998) — also known as Richard M. Bilby — of Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., May 29, 1931. Law clerk for Judge Richard H. Chambers, 1958-59; lawyer; member, board of directors, St. Joseph Hospital, Tucson, Ariz., 1969-77; U.S. District Judge for Arizona, 1979-96; took senior status 1996. Died in Flagstaff, Coconino County, Ariz., August 11, 1998 (age 67 years, 74 days). Cremated; ashes interred at St. Philips in the Hills Church.
      Relatives: Son of Ralph Willard Bilby and Marguerite (Mansfield) Bilby; brother of Ralph Mansfield Bilby (1917-1981); married, July 6, 1957, to Ann Borchert.
      Political family: Babbitt-Bilby family of Tucson and Flagstaff, Arizona.
      See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial


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