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Crawford County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Crawford County

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  • Denison Oakland Cemetery

    Oakland Cemetery
    Denison, Crawford County, Iowa
    Politicians buried here:
    Leslie M. Shaw Leslie Mortier Shaw (1848-1932) — also known as Leslie M. Shaw — of Denison, Crawford County, Iowa. Born in Morristown, Lamoille County, Vt., November 2, 1848. Republican. Lawyer; banker; Governor of Iowa, 1898-1902; delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1900; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1902-07; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1908. Methodist. Died in Washington, D.C., March 28, 1932 (age 83 years, 147 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Boardman O. Shaw and Lovisa (Spaulding) Shaw; married, December 6, 1877, to Alice Crenshaw.
      See also National Governors Association biography — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, February 1902
      James Perry Conner (1851-1924) — also known as James P. Conner — of Denison, Crawford County, Iowa. Born in Delaware County, Ind., January 27, 1851. Republican. Lawyer; state's attorney 13th district, 1881-85; circuit judge in Iowa 13th District, 1884-86; district judge in Iowa 16th District, 1887-90; delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1892; U.S. Representative from Iowa 10th District, 1900-09. Died in Denison, Crawford County, Iowa, March 19, 1924 (age 73 years, 52 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William C. Conner; married, October 12, 1875, to Allie M. Cowdery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

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