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Kings County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Kings County

Index to Locations

  • Armona Grangeville Cemetery
  • Hanford Hanford Cemetery

    Grangeville Cemetery
    Armona, Kings County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      Harlan Francis Hagen (1914-1990) — also known as Harlan Hagen — of Hanford, Kings County, Calif. Born in Lawton, Ramsey County, N.Dak., October 8, 1914. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of California state assembly, 1949-52; U.S. Representative from California, 1953-67 (14th District 1953-63, 18th District 1963-67); defeated, 1966; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1956 (alternate), 1960, 1964. Member, American Legion; Farm Bureau; Grange; Elks; Eagles; Moose; Exchange Club. Died November 25, 1990 (age 76 years, 48 days). Interment at Grangeville Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Oluf Hagen and Carrie (Swenson) Hagen; married to Martha Ritz.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      John C. Crigler (1819-1909) — of California. Born December 21, 1819. Member of California state assembly 18th District, 1867-71. Died September 10, 1909 (age 89 years, 263 days). Interment at Grangeville Cemetery.

    Hanford Cemetery
    Hanford, Kings County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      Rufus Abbott (1823-1901) — of Pawnee City, Pawnee County, Neb. Born in Mayfield Township, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, 1823. Member of Nebraska state senate, 1875. Died in Hanford, Kings County, Calif., October 22, 1901 (age about 78 years). Interment at Hanford Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

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