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Santa Cruz County
California

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Santa Cruz County

Index to Locations

  • Santa Cruz Evergreen Cemetery
  • Santa Cruz Oakwood Cemetery
  • Santa Cruz Oddfellows Cemetery
  • Watsonville Unknown location
  • Watsonville Valley Catholic Cemetery


    Evergreen Cemetery
    Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      Hiram Abiff Imus, Jr. (c.1804-1876) — also known as Hiram A. Imus — of Galena, Jo Daviess County, Ill.; Santa Cruz County, Calif. Born in Cayuga, Cayuga County, N.Y., about 1804. Served in the U.S. Army during the Black Hawk War; went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; member of California state assembly 3rd District, 1859-60. Died in Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, Calif., October 4, 1876 (age about 72 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      William Blackburn — of Santa Cruz County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 3rd District, 1856-57. Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.


    Oakwood Cemetery
    Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      William Vincent Lucas (1835-1921) — also known as William V. Lucas — of Hot Springs, Fall River County, S.Dak. Born near Delphi, Carroll County, Ind., July 3, 1835. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; mayor of Mason City, Iowa, 1879-80; Iowa state auditor, 1881-82; U.S. Representative from South Dakota at-large, 1893-95. Died in Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, Calif., November 10, 1921 (age 86 years, 130 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Oddfellows Cemetery
    Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      Elihu Anthony (1818-1905) — of Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, Calif. Born in Greenfield, Saratoga County, N.Y., November 30, 1818. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; Methodist minister; member of California state assembly 6th District, 1880-81. Methodist. Came overland to California in 1847. First postmaster of Santa Cruz; started the first foundry there; built the first wharf; founded the first Protestant church. Died in Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, Calif., August 15, 1905 (age 86 years, 258 days). Interment at Oddfellows Cemetery.


    Unknown Location
    Watsonville, Santa Cruz County, California


    Valley Catholic Cemetery
    2401 East Lake Avenue
    Watsonville, Santa Cruz County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      William Francis White (born c.1821) — also known as William F. White — of Watsonville, Santa Cruz County, Calif. Born in Limerick, Ireland, about 1821. Farmer; delegate to California state constitutional convention, 1878-79; Workingmen candidate for Governor of California, 1879. Catholic. Interment at Valley Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Frances 'Fannie' Russell; father of Stephen Mallory White (1853-1901); cousin by marriage of Stephen Russell Mallory.
      Political family: Mallory-White family of California.


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