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Kossuth County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Kossuth County

Index to Locations

  • Algona Algona Cemetery
  • Algona Riverview Cemetery

    Algona Cemetery
    Algona, Kossuth County, Iowa
    Politicians buried here:
      Lester Jesse Dickinson (1873-1968) — also known as L. J. Dickinson — of Algona, Kossuth County, Iowa; Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Born in Derby, Lucas County, Iowa, October 20, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; Kossuth County Attorney; member of Iowa Republican State Central Committee, 1914-18; U.S. Representative from Iowa 10th District, 1919-31; U.S. Senator from Iowa, 1931-37; defeated, 1936, 1938; delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1932. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Phi Delta Phi. Died in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, June 4, 1968 (age 94 years, 228 days). Interment at Algona Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Levi D. Dickinson and Willamine (Morton) Dickinson; married, August 21, 1901, to Myrtle Call; cousin *** of Fred Dickinson Letts (1875-1965).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article

    Riverview Cemetery
    Algona, Kossuth County, Iowa
    Politicians buried here:
      Harold Barlow Quarton (1888-1981) — also known as Harold B. Quarton — of Madison, Dane County, Wis. Born in Algona, Kossuth County, Iowa, February 8, 1888. U.S. Vice Consul in Berlin, 1912-17; U.S. Consul in Rotterdam, 1918; Malmo, 1918-19; Reval, 1922-25; Coblenz, 1925-27; Havana, 1927-33; U.S. Consul General in Guayaquil, 1933-34; SAINT John's, 1934-41; Malaga, 1942-46; Tampico, 1946-48. Congregationalist. Member, Kappa Sigma; Rotary. Died in September, 1981 (age 93 years, 0 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William B. Quarton and Ella Belle (Reaser) Quarton; married, May 11, 1916, to Louise van Ackerern; married, November 8, 1927, to Helen Scherrer.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Calhoun Cook (1846-1920) — of Iowa. Born in Seneca, Seneca County, Ohio, December 26, 1846. U.S. Representative from Iowa 6th District, 1883, 1883-85. Died in Algona, Kossuth County, Iowa, June 7, 1920 (age 73 years, 164 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: John C. Calhoun
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

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