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Garfield County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Garfield County

Index to Locations

  • Carbondale Evergreen Cemetery
  • Glenwood Springs Rosebud Cemetery

    Evergreen Cemetery
    Carbondale, Garfield County, Colorado
    Politicians buried here:
      Paul Gladstone Darrough Jr. (d. 2004) — also known as Paul G. Darrough, Jr. — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1960. Died February 20, 2004. Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Grandson of William Harrison Darrough (1862-1951).

    Rosebud Cemetery
    Glenwood Springs, Garfield County, Colorado
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward Thomas Taylor (1858-1941) — also known as Edward T. Taylor — of Glenwood Springs, Garfield County, Colo. Born in Metamora, Woodford County, Ill., June 19, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Colorado state senate, 1896-1908; U.S. Representative from Colorado, 1909-41 (at-large 1909-15, 4th District 1915-41); died in office 1941. Methodist. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Died September 3, 1941 (age 83 years, 76 days). Interment at Rosebud Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry R. Taylor and Anna (Evans) Taylor; married, October 19, 1892, to Etta (Tabor) Durfee.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Allyn Cole (1885-1963) — of Prowers County, Colo. Born in Kansas, 1885. Lawyer; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1917-20; Speaker of the Colorado State House of Representatives, 1919-20. Died in 1963 (age about 78 years). Interment at Rosebud Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

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