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San Bernardino County
California

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in San Bernardino County

Index to Locations

  • Colton Montecito Memorial Park
  • Colton Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Cemetery
  • Ontario Bellevue Cemetery
  • San Bernardino Mountain View Cemetery
  • San Bernardino Pioneer Memorial Cemetery


    Montecito Memorial Park
    Colton, San Bernardino County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      Jerry Lyle Pettis (1916-1975) — also known as Jerry L. Pettis — of Loma Linda, San Bernardino County, Calif. Born in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., July 18, 1916. Republican. U.S. Representative from California, 1967-75 (33rd District 1967-75, 37th District 1975); died in office 1975. Seventh-Day Adventist. Died in a plane crash near Banning, Riverside County, Calif., February 14, 1975 (age 58 years, 211 days). Interment at Montecito Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Married to Shirley Neil Pettis (1924-2016).
      The Jerry L. Pettis Memorial V.A. Hospital, in Loma Linda, California, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Kenneth Warren Dyal (1910-1978) — also known as Kenneth W. Dyal; Ken Dyal — of San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, Calif.; Oakland, Alameda County, Calif. Born in Bisbee, Cochise County, Ariz., July 9, 1910. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; postmaster at San Bernardino, Calif., 1947-54 (acting, 1947-49); insurance executive; U.S. Representative from California 33rd District, 1965-67. Mormon. Member, American Legion; Kiwanis. Died in Oakland, Alameda County, Calif., May 12, 1978 (age 67 years, 307 days). Interment at Montecito Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Descendant *** of George Washington Dyal (1817-1854).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Cemetery
    3510 East Washington Street
    Colton, San Bernardino County, California
    Founded 2005
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    Martin A. Matich Martin Anthony Matich (1927-2008) — also known as Martin A. Matich — of Colton, San Bernardino County, Calif.; San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, Calif. Born in Loma Linda, San Bernardino County, Calif., September 6, 1927. Engineer; grading contractor; his company built over 1,000 miles of roads, including major expressways and interchanges, as well as airport runways, flood control channels, landfills, and major buildings; mayor of Colton, Calif., 1958-60; director, San Bernardino Community Hospital. Catholic. Member, American Society of Civil Engineers; Navy League; American Arbitration Association; Knights of Columbus; Elks; Native Sons of the Golden West. Died in San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, Calif., April 19, 2008 (age 80 years, 226 days). Interment at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Matich and Williamina (Davidson) Matich; married, September 3, 1964, to Evelyn Winter.
      The Martin A. Matich Highway (Route 210), from San Bernardino to Redlands, California, is named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: The Press-Enterprise, April 21, 2008


    Bellevue Cemetery
    Ontario, San Bernardino County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      Edwin P. Clements (d. 1944) — of Ord, Valley County, Neb. District judge in Nebraska 11th District, 1921-41. Died in Ontario, San Bernardino County, Calif., 1944. Interment at Bellevue Cemetery.


    Mountain View Cemetery
    570 East Highland Avenue
    San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California
    Founded 1907
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Ely Eliot Palmer (1887-1977) — also known as Ely E. Palmer — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., November 29, 1887. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Paris, 1913-15; U.S. Consul in Madrid, 1916-21; Bucharest, 1921-26; U.S. Consul General in Bucharest, 1926-29; Vancouver, 1929-33; Jerusalem, 1933-35; Ottawa, 1935-38; Beirut, 1938-41; Sydney, 1941-44; U.S. Minister to Afghanistan, 1945-48; U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, 1948-49. Baptist. Member, Zeta Psi. Died in 1977 (age about 89 years). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Frederick Palmer and Martha Josephine (Hunt) Palmer; married, June 19, 1913, to Eno Ham.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ben Barton (1823-1898) — of San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, Calif. Born near Greenville, Greenville District (now Greenville County), S.C., June 8, 1823. Democrat. Physician; postmaster at San Bernardino, Calif., 1858-61; member of California state assembly 1st District, 1862-63. Baptist. Died December 31, 1898 (age 75 years, 206 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1851 to Eliza Henry Brite (1827-1920).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Franklin Garner (1862-1930) — also known as Robert F. Garner — of San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, Calif. Born in Illinois, 1862. Democrat. Rancher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1904, 1912. Died in 1930 (age about 68 years). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Anna B. Garner (1864-1938).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Anna B. Garner (1864-1938) — of San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, Calif. Born in Missouri, 1864. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1924 (alternate), 1932. Female. Died in 1938 (age about 74 years). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Robert Franklin Garner (1862-1930).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Pioneer Memorial Cemetery
    San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      Ellis Eames (1809-1882) — also known as Ellis Ames, Sr. — of Provo, Utah County, Utah. Born in 1809. Mayor of Provo, Utah, 1851-52. Died in 1882 (age about 73 years). Interment at Pioneer Memorial Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Byron Waters (c.1849-1934) — of California. Born about 1849. Member of California state assembly 1st District, 1877-80. Died November 28, 1934 (age about 85 years). Interment at Pioneer Memorial Cemetery.


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