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Boulder County
Colorado

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Boulder County

Index to Locations

  • Boulder Columbia Cemetery
  • Boulder Green Mountain Cemetery
  • Longmont Mountain View Cemetery


    Columbia Cemetery
    (formerly Masonic Cemetery)
    9th & Arapaho
    Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado
    Politicians buried here:
      Richard Henry Whiteley (1830-1890) — of Bainbridge, Decatur County, Ga.; Boulder, Boulder County, Colo. Born in County Kildare, Ireland, December 22, 1830. Republican. Lawyer; major in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; delegate to Georgia state constitutional convention, 1867; U.S. Representative from Georgia 2nd District, 1870-75. Slaveowner. Died in Boulder, Boulder County, Colo., September 26, 1890 (age 59 years, 278 days). Interment at Columbia Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
      David Hopkinson Nichols (1828-1900) — also known as David H. Nichols — of Boulder, Boulder County, Colo. Born in Hardwick, Caledonia County, Vt., March 16, 1828. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; member of Colorado territorial House of Representatives, 1865; delegate to Colorado state constitutional convention, 1865; Lieutenant Governor of Colorado, 1893-95. Died in Boulder, Boulder County, Colo., December 16, 1900 (age 72 years, 275 days). Interment at Columbia Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Green Mountain Cemetery
    Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado
    Politicians buried here:
      Wiley Blount Rutledge Jr. (1894-1949) — also known as Wiley B. Rutledge — Born in Cloverport, Breckinridge County, Ky., July 20, 1894. Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, 1939-43; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1943-49; died in office 1949. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons. Died in York, York County, Maine, September 10, 1949 (age 55 years, 52 days). Interment at Green Mountain Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Books about Wiley Rutledge: John M. Ferren, Salt of the Earth, Conscience of the Court: The Story of Justice Wiley Rutledge
      Donald Glenn Brotzman (1922-2004) — also known as Donald G. Brotzman — of Boulder, Boulder County, Colo. Born near Sterling, Logan County, Colo., June 28, 1922. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1951-52; member of Colorado state senate, 1953-56; candidate for Governor of Colorado, 1956; U.S. Attorney for Colorado, 1959-61; U.S. Representative from Colorado 2nd District, 1963-65, 1967-75; defeated, 1964. Methodist. Member, Elks; Rotary; Freemasons; American Bar Association; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Beta Theta Pi; Phi Delta Phi; Federal Bar Association; Jaycees. Died in Alexandria, Va., September 15, 2004 (age 82 years, 79 days). Interment at Green Mountain Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Harry Brotzman (1895-1959) and Priscilla Ruth (Kittle) Brotzman (1895-1986); married, April 9, 1944, to Louise L. Reed (1922-1995).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles O'Connor (1878-1940) — of Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla. Born in Missouri, 1878. Republican. U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 1st District, 1929-31. Died in 1940 (age about 62 years). Interment at Green Mountain Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Mountain View Cemetery
    Longmont, Boulder County, Colorado
    Politicians buried here:
      James Abner Ownbey (d. 1927) — also known as James A. Ownbey — of Colorado. Born in North Carolina. People's Constitutional Rights candidate for U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1926. Died August 15, 1927. Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.

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