PoliticalGraveyard.com
The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
Volusia County
Florida

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Volusia County

Index to Locations

  • Daytona Beach Cedar Hill Memory Gardens
  • Daytona Beach Pinewood Cemetery
  • DeLand Unknown location
  • DeLand Beresford Cemetery
  • DeLand DeLand Memorial Gardens
  • DeLand Oakdale Cemetery
  • Edgewater Edgewater New Smyrna Cemetery
  • Ormond Beach Hillside Cemetery


    Cedar Hill Memory Gardens
    Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Florida
    Politicians buried here:
    David Sholtz David Sholtz (1891-1953) — also known as Dave Sholtz — of Florida. Born October 6, 1891. Democrat. Governor of Florida, 1933-37. German ancestry. Died March 21, 1953 (age 61 years, 166 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Memory Gardens.
      See also National Governors Association biography — NNDB dossier
      Image source: State Archives of Florida


    Pinewood Cemetery
    Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Florida
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Dougherty (1850-1915) — of Port Orange, Volusia County, Fla. Born in Athens, Clarke County, Ga., October 15, 1850. Democrat. Member of Florida state legislature, 1880; U.S. Representative from Florida 2nd District, 1885-89. Died in Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Fla., October 11, 1915 (age 64 years, 361 days). Interment at Pinewood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Unknown Location
    DeLand, Volusia County,


    Beresford Cemetery
    DeLand, Volusia County, Florida
    Politicians buried here:
      David Alvaro Felt (1820-1892) — also known as David A. Felt — of East Sullivan, Sullivan, Cheshire County, N.H.; Beresford, Volusia County, Fla. Born in Nelson, Cheshire County, N.H., December 21, 1820. Sullivan County Commissioner; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1860; postmaster. Died in Beresford, Volusia County, Fla., December 4, 1892 (age 71 years, 349 days). Interment at Beresford Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Felt (1789-1871) and Lefy (Woods) Felt (1792-1849); married, December 18, 1848, to Harriet Susan Howes (1827-1852); married, July 7, 1853, to Almeda Sarah Taft (1827-1872); married, March 14, 1877, to Sarah Ann (Bevill) Jones Jones (1847-1888); nephew of John Felt; uncle of Marcellus Hazen Felt; first cousin once removed of Peter Felt (1784-1866) and Daniel Felt; second cousin of Dorman Felt; second cousin twice removed of Jesse Felt Libby.
      Political family: Libby-Felt family of Maine (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    DeLand Memorial Gardens
    DeLand, Volusia County, Florida
    Politicians buried here:
      Hernan Cortez Vogenitz (1890-1967) — also known as Hernan C. Vogenitz — of Ohio. Born in Newcomerstown, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, February 22, 1890. U.S. Vice Consul in Havana, 1918-21, 1928-30; Lisbon, 1921-22, 1923; Oporto, 1922-23; Funchal, 1923-24; Loanda, as of 1924; Progreso, 1924-28; Barbados, 1930-31; Moncton, 1931-34; Cienfuegos, 1934-43. Died in 1967 (age about 77 years). Interment at DeLand Memorial Gardens.
      Presumably named for: Fernando Cortez
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Oakdale Cemetery
    DeLand, Volusia County, Florida
    Politicians buried here:
      Bert Fish (1875-1943) — of DeLand, Volusia County, Fla. Born in Bedford, Lawrence County, Ind., October 8, 1875. Superintendent of schools; lawyer; county judge in Florida, 1910-17, 1931-33; U.S. Minister to Egypt, 1933-38; Saudi Arabia, 1939-41; Portugal, 1941-43, died in office 1943. German and English ancestry. Member, Sigma Nu. Died in Lisbon, Portugal, July 21, 1943 (age 67 years, 286 days). Interment at Oakdale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George W. Fish (1852-1895) and Sarah M. (Lee) Fish (1854-1907).
      Fish Memorial Hospital (later, Florida Hospital Fish Memorial; now, AdventHealth Fish Memorial), Orange City, Florida, is named for him.
      Epitaph: "An educator and philanthropist, a judge and outstanding statesman, who died while on duty, in the service of his country."
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Zachary Taylor Bielby (1850-1924) — also known as Zachary T. Bielby — of DeLand, Volusia County, Fla. Born in Little Falls, Herkimer County, N.Y., May 30, 1850. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Florida, 1908; delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1912, 1916, 1920 (member, Resolutions Committee). English ancestry. Died in Volusia County, Fla., January 3, 1924 (age 73 years, 218 days). Interment at Oakdale Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Zachary Taylor
      Relatives: Son of John Beilby and Martha (Liddle) Beilby.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      James Emilius Broome (1808-1883) — also known as James E. Broome; "The Veto Governor" — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla.; Fernandina (now part of Fernandina Beach), Nassau County, Fla.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Hamburg, Aiken County, S.C., December 15, 1808. Democrat. Merchant; planter; lawyer; probate judge in Florida, 1843-48; Governor of Florida, 1853-57; member of Florida state senate, 1861. Died in DeLand, Volusia County, Fla., November 23, 1883 (age 74 years, 343 days). Original interment at Oakdale Cemetery; reinterment in 1897 somewhere in Quincy, Fla.
      Relatives: Son of John Broome and Jeanette (Witherspoon) Broome; father of John Dozier Broome (c.1835-1898) and James E. Broome.
      Political family: Broome family of Quincy and DeLand, Florida.
      See also National Governors Association biography


    Edgewater New Smyrna Cemetery
    Edgewater, Volusia County, Florida
    Politicians buried here:
      Philip Adams (1881-1956) — of Washington, D.C.; Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, June 26, 1881. Republican. College teacher; portrait and landscape painter; U.S. Consul in Paris, 1922-24; Malta, 1924-26; Campbellton, 1928-29; Sarnia, 1929-32; St. John, 1932; London, 1938. Unitarian. Died in Volusia County, Fla., March, 1956 (age 74 years, 0 days). Interment at Edgewater New Smyrna Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Payson Adams and Ellen Germaine (Fisher) Adams.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Hillside Cemetery
    Ormond Beach, Volusia County, Florida
    Politicians buried here:
      Gale Hamilton Stalker (1889-1985) — also known as Gale H. Stalker — of Elmira, Chemung County, N.Y.; Palm Bay, Brevard County, Fla. Born in Long Eddy, Sullivan County, N.Y., November 7, 1889. Republican. Lumber business; banker; U.S. Representative from New York 37th District, 1923-35. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died November 4, 1985 (age 95 years, 362 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

  • "Enjoy the hospitable entertainment of a political graveyard."
    Henry L. Clinton, Apollo Hall, New York City, February 3, 1872
    The Political Graveyard

    The Political Graveyard is a web site about U.S. political history and cemeteries. Founded in 1996, it is the Internet's most comprehensive free source for American political biography, listing 315,917 politicians, living and dead.
     
      The coverage of this site includes (1) the President, Vice President, members of Congress, elected state and territorial officeholders in all fifty states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories; and the chief elected official, typically the mayor, of qualifying municipalities; (2) candidates at election, including primaries, for any of the above; (3) all federal judges and all state appellate judges; (4) certain federal officials, including the federal cabinet, diplomatic chiefs of mission, consuls, U.S. district attorneys, collectors of customs and internal revenue, members of major federal commissions; and political appointee (pre-1971) postmasters of qualifying communities; (5) state and national political party officials, including delegates, alternate delegates, and other participants in national party nominating conventions. Note: municipalities or communities "qualify", for TPG purposes, if they have at least half a million person-years of history, inclusive of predecessor, successor, and merged entities.  
      The listings are incomplete; development of the database is a continually ongoing project.  
      Information on this page — and on all other pages of this site — is believed to be accurate, but is not guaranteed. Users are advised to check with other sources before relying on any information here.  
      The official URL for this page is: https://politicalgraveyard.com/geo/FL/VO-buried.html.  
      Links to this or any other Political Graveyard page are welcome, but specific page addresses may sometimes change as the site develops.  
      If you are searching for a specific named individual, try the alphabetical index of politicians.  
      More information: FAQ; privacy policy; cemetery links.  
      If you find any error or omission in The Political Graveyard, or if you have information to share, please see the biographical checklist and submission guidelines.  
    Copyright notices: (1) Facts are not subject to copyright; see Feist v. Rural Telephone. (2) Politician portraits displayed on this site are 70-pixel-wide monochrome thumbnail images, which I believe to constitute fair use under applicable copyright law. Where possible, each image is linked to its online source. However, requests from owners of copyrighted images to delete them from this site are honored. (3) Original material, programming, selection and arrangement are © 1996-2019 Lawrence Kestenbaum. (4) This work is also licensed for free non-commercial re-use, with attribution, under a Creative Commons License.
    Site information: The Political Graveyard is created and maintained by Lawrence Kestenbaum, who is solely responsible for its structure and content. — The mailing address is The Political Graveyard, P.O. Box 2563, Ann Arbor MI 48106. — This site is hosted by HDL. — The Political Graveyard opened on July 1, 1996; the last full revision was done on May 10, 2022.

    Creative 
Commons License Follow polgraveyard on Twitter [Amazon.com]