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Monterey County
California

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Monterey County

Index to Locations

  • Monterey Presidio of Monterey
  • Pacific Grove Unknown location
  • Pacific Grove El Carmelo Cemetery
  • Salinas Garden of Memories Memorial Park


    Presidio of Monterey
    Monterey, Monterey County, California

    Politicians who have monuments here:
      John Drake Sloat (1781-1867) — Born in Sloatsburg, Rockland County, N.Y., July 6, 1781. Commodore in U.S. Navy; claimed California for the United States on July 7, 1846; Military Governor of California, 1846. Dutch ancestry. Died in New Brighton, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., November 28, 1867 (age 86 years, 145 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.; memorial monument at Presidio of Monterey.
      The USS Sloat (U.S. Navy destroyer, in service 1920-30), the second USS Sloat (another destroyer, in service 1943-47), and the World War II Liberty cargo ship SS John Drake Sloat (built 1942, scrapped 1960) were all named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article


    Unknown Location
    Pacific Grove, Monterey County, California


    El Carmelo Cemetery
    Pacific Grove, Monterey County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      Roswell Peter Bishop (1843-1920) — also known as Roswell P. Bishop — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich.; Ludington, Mason County, Mich. Born in Sidney, Delaware County, N.Y., January 6, 1843. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; wounded during the war at Lees Mills, Va., and lost his right arm; lawyer; Mason County Prosecuting Attorney, 1877-80, 1885-86; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Mason County, 1883-84, 1893-94; U.S. Representative from Michigan 9th District, 1895-1907; defeated, 1906; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 26th District, 1907. Died in Pacific Grove, Monterey County, Calif., March 4, 1920 (age 77 years, 58 days). Interment at El Carmelo Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Bishop and Anna (Andrews) Bishop.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Alonzo Bland Calder (1892-1974) — also known as A. Bland Calder — of New York City (unknown county), N.Y. Born in Morrison, Grundy County, Iowa, May 23, 1892. U.S. Consul in Moscow, as of 1943. Died in Carmel-by-the-Sea, Monterey County, Calif., June 29, 1974 (age 82 years, 37 days). Interment at El Carmelo Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Nelle Rowland Calder (1889-1980).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Garden of Memories Memorial Park
    768 Abbott Street
    Salinas, Monterey County, California
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Francis Alvin Abbott (1862-1935) — also known as F. A. Abbott — of Salinas, Monterey County, Calif. Born in Point Reyes, Marin County, Calif., March 16, 1862. Butcher; postmaster; mayor of Salinas, Calif., 1909-11. Died in Salinas, Monterey County, Calif., March 28, 1935 (age 73 years, 12 days). Interment at Garden of Memories Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Carlisle Stewart Abbott (1828-1919) and Alice Elizabeth (Merriman) Abbott (1833-1894); married, September 4, 1884, to Annabel Forester (1862-1933).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Eastman family; Abbott family of Salinas, California (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Carlisle Stewart Abbott (1828-1919) — also known as Carlisle S. Abbott — of Monterey County, Calif. Born in Hatfield, Hampshire County, Mass., February 26, 1828. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1872; member of California state assembly 6th District, 1875-80. Died in Pacific Grove, Monterey County, Calif., March 31, 1919 (age 91 years, 33 days). Interment at Garden of Memories Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of John Abbott and Lydia (Boynton) Abbott; married, March 19, 1862, to Alice Merriman (1833-1894); father of Francis Alvin Abbott; third cousin thrice removed of Joshua Coit; fourth cousin once removed of Clement Phineas Kellogg and Charles Sumner Eastman (1864-1939).
      Political families: Eastman family; Farnham family of East Windsor Hill, Connecticut; LaFollette family of Madison, Wisconsin; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Abbott family of Salinas, California (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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