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Yavapai County
Arizona

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Yavapai County

Index to Locations

  • Prescott Unknown location
  • Prescott Citizens Cemetery
  • Prescott Masonic Cemetery
  • Prescott Mountain View Cemetery
  • Prescott Odd Fellows Cemetery
  • Skull Valley Skull Valley Cemetery


    Unknown Location
    Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona
    Politicians buried here:
      John Calhoun Phillips (1870-1943) — also known as John C. Phillips — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Vermont, Fulton County, Ill., November 13, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; Governor of Arizona, 1929-31. Suffered a heart attack, while fishing on Lake Mary, and died soon after, in Flagstaff Hospital, Flagstaff, Coconino County, Ariz., June 25, 1943 (age 72 years, 224 days). Interment somewhere.
      Presumably named for: John C. Calhoun
      Relatives: Son of William Henry Phillips and Elizabeth (Wood) Phillips; married to Minnie Rexroat.
      See also Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail


    Citizens Cemetery
    Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona
    Politicians buried here:
      Harley High Cartter (1810-1874) — of Macomb County, Mich. Born in Lowville, Lewis County, N.Y., March 23, 1810. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Macomb County, 1845, 1850; justice of Arizona territorial supreme court, 1867. Died September 17, 1874 (age 64 years, 178 days). Interment at Citizens Cemetery.


    Masonic Cemetery
    444 Carondelet Road
    Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona
    Politicians buried here:
      Morris Goldwater (1852-1939) — of Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz. Born in London, England, January 16, 1852. Mayor of Prescott, Ariz., 1879; member Arizona territorial council, 1890; delegate to Arizona state constitutional convention, 1910. Jewish. Died April 11, 1939 (age 87 years, 85 days). Interment at Masonic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Michael Goldwater (1821-1903).
      Political family: Goldwater family of Prescott, Arizona.


    Mountain View Cemetery
    Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Fountain Ashurst (1874-1962) — also known as Henry F. Ashurst; "The Cowboy Senator"; "Fountain"; "Dean of Inconsistency"; "Five-Syllable Henry"; "Silver-Tongued Sunbeam of the Painted Desert" — of Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz. Born near Winnemucca, Humboldt County, Nev., September 13, 1874. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Arizona territorial House of Representatives, 1896; member of Arizona territorial senate, 1902; Coconino County District Attorney, 1905-08; delegate to Arizona state constitutional convention, 1911; U.S. Senator from Arizona, 1912-41. Catholic. Famed for saying "No senator can change his mind quicker than I." Actor in a cameo role in the 1962 movie Advise & Consent. Suffered a stroke, and died two weeks later, in Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C., May 31, 1962 (age 87 years, 260 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Henry Ashurst and Sarah Elizabeth (Bogard) Ashurst; married, March 2, 1904, to Elizabeth (McEvoy) Reno.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Edward Campbell (1878-1944) — also known as Thomas E. Campbell — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz.; Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz.; Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz., January 18, 1878. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Arizona, 1914; Governor of Arizona, 1917, 1919-23; defeated, 1936; member of Republican National Committee from Arizona, 1924-28; member, U.S. Civil Service Commission, 1932; delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1940 (member, Resolutions Committee). Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in St. Joseph's Hospital, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., March 1, 1944 (age 66 years, 43 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Campbell and Eliza (O'Flynn) Campbell; married, June 18, 1900, to Eleanor Gayle Allen.
      See also Wikipedia article
      John Frank Wilson (1846-1911) — also known as John F. Wilson — of Arkansas; Arizona. Born near Pulaski, Giles County, Tenn., May 7, 1846. Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1877; state court judge in Arizona, 1893; Arizona territory attorney general, 1896; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Arizona Territory, 1899. Died, probably from apoplexy, in the Prescott Hotel, Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz., April 7, 1911 (age 64 years, 335 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Goulder Campbell (1827-1903) — also known as John G. Campbell — of Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, June 25, 1827. Democrat. Went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; merchant; hotel owner; member of Arizona territorial House of Representatives, 1868-74; Yavapai County Supervisor; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Arizona Territory, 1879-81; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona Territory, 1880 (not seated). Scottish ancestry. Died in Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz., December 22, 1903 (age 76 years, 180 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Odd Fellows Cemetery
    Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona
    Politicians buried here:
      Lewis Wolfley (1839-1910) — of Arizona. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 8, 1839. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; Governor of Arizona Territory, 1889-90. Died after having been hit by a streetcar, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 12, 1910 (age 70 years, 127 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.


    Skull Valley Cemetery
    Skull Valley, Yavapai County, Arizona
    Politicians buried here:
      James Minotto (1891-1980) — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Berlin, Germany, February 17, 1891. Democrat. Naturalized U.S. citizen; banker; rancher; member of Arizona state senate, 1933-34, 1938-40, 1943-44; candidate in primary for Governor of Arizona, 1934; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1956. German and Italian ancestry. Member, Elks; Woodmen of the World; Moose. Died in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., August 15, 1980 (age 89 years, 180 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Skull Valley Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1916 to Idamay Swift (1891-1943); married 1944 to Julia Elizabeth Franklin (1915-1998).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail


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