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Davis County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Davis County

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  • Bloomfield Odd Fellows Cemetery

    Odd Fellows Cemetery
    Bloomfield, Davis County, Iowa
    Politicians buried here:
      Beryl Franklin Carroll (1860-1939) — also known as Beryl F. Carroll — of Bloomfield, Davis County, Iowa; Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Born in Davis County, Iowa, March 15, 1860. Republican. School teacher; livestock dealer; newspaper editor; candidate for Presidential Elector for Iowa; candidate for Iowa state house of representatives, 1893; member of Iowa state senate, 1895-98; postmaster; Iowa state auditor, 1903-09; Governor of Iowa, 1909-13; delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1912; organizer and president, Provident Life Insurance Company. Methodist. Died, from coronary thrombosis, in Kentucky Baptist Hospital, Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., December 16, 1939 (age 79 years, 276 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Willys Carroll and Christina (Wright) Carroll; married, June 15, 1886, to Sarah Jennie Dodson.
      See also National Governors Association biography
      Christian William Ramseyer (1875-1943) — also known as C. William Ramseyer — of Bloomfield, Davis County, Iowa. Born near Collinsville, Butler County, Ohio, March 13, 1875. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; Davis County Attorney, 1911-15; U.S. Representative from Iowa 6th District, 1915-33. Member, American Bar Association; American Political Science Association. Died in Washington, D.C., November 1, 1943 (age 68 years, 233 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Ramseyer and Anna (Ummel) Ramseyer; married 1915 to Ruby M. Phillips.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

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