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Woodbury County
Iowa

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Woodbury County

Index to Locations

  • Sioux City Floyd Cemetery
  • Sioux City Graceland Park Cemetery
  • Sioux City Logan Park Cemetery
  • Sioux City Memorial Park Cemetery
  • Smithland Smithland Cemetery


    Floyd Cemetery
    Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa
    Politicians buried here:
      Elbert Hamilton Hubbard (1849-1912) — also known as Elbert H. Hubbard — of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa. Born in Rushville, Rush County, Ind., August 19, 1849. Republican. Member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1882; member of Iowa state senate, 1900-02; U.S. Representative from Iowa 11th District, 1905-12; died in office 1912. Died June 4, 1912 (age 62 years, 290 days). Interment at Floyd Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Asahel Wheeler Hubbard (1819-1879).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Asahel Wheeler Hubbard (1819-1879) — also known as Asahel W. Hubbard — of Rushville, Rush County, Ind.; Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa. Born in Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn., January 19, 1819. Republican. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1847-49; district judge in Iowa 4th District, 1859-62; U.S. Representative from Iowa 6th District, 1863-69. Died in Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, September 22, 1879 (age 60 years, 246 days). Interment at Floyd Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Elbert Hamilton Hubbard (1849-1912).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    George D. Perkins George Douglas Perkins (1840-1914) — also known as George D. Perkins — of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa. Born in Holley, Orleans County, N.Y., February 29, 1840. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; newspaper editor and publisher; member of Iowa state senate, 1873; delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1876, 1880, 1888, 1908, 1912; U.S. Representative from Iowa 11th District, 1891-99. Died in Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, February 3, 1914 (age 74 years, 0 days). Interment at Floyd Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Dyer Perkins (1810-1852) and Lucy (Forsyth) Perkins (1812-1896); married 1870 to Louise Eckerson Julien (1849-1914); great-grandfather of George Philip Kazen; fifth great-grandson of William Leete; first cousin twice removed of William Woodbridge; second cousin thrice removed of Enoch Woodbridge; second cousin four times removed of Samuel Huntington; third cousin once removed of Joshua Perkins; third cousin twice removed of Ebenezer Huntington; third cousin thrice removed of Waightstill Avery, John Davenport, Joseph Silliman, Joshua Coit, James Davenport, Samuel H. Huntington (1765-1817), Henry Huntington, Timothy Pitkin and Gurdon Huntington; fourth cousin of Albert Lemando Bingham; fourth cousin once removed of Jabez Williams Huntington, John Appleton and Frederick Enoch Woodbridge.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Image source: History of Iowa (1903)


    Graceland Park Cemetery
    Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa
    Politicians buried here:
      William Lloyd Harding (1877-1934) — also known as William L. Harding — of Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Born in Sibley, Osceola County, Iowa, October 3, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1907-13; Lieutenant Governor of Iowa, 1913-17; Governor of Iowa, 1917-21. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Censured by legislature over pardons scandal, and left office in disgrace in 1921. Died December 17, 1934 (age 57 years, 75 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Graceland Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of O. B. Harding and Emalyn (Moyer) Harding; married, January 7, 1907, to Carrie M. Lamoreux.
      George Cromwell Scott (1864-1948) — also known as George C. Scott — of Le Mars, Plymouth County, Iowa; Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa. Born in Monroe County, N.Y., August 8, 1864. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Iowa 11th District, 1912-15, 1917-19; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Iowa, 1922-43; took senior status 1943. Died October 6, 1948 (age 84 years, 59 days). Interment at Graceland Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, June 14, 1888, to Laura Trimble.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile
      Robert Emory Evans (1856-1925) — also known as Robert E. Evans — of Dakota City, Dakota County, Neb. Born in Coalmont, Huntingdon County, Pa., July 15, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; district judge in Nebraska 8th District, 1896-1900; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1912; U.S. Representative from Nebraska 3rd District, 1919-23; defeated, 1922; justice of Nebraska state supreme court, 1925; died in office 1925. Died in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb., July 8, 1925 (age 68 years, 358 days). Interment at Graceland Park Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas Jefferson Steele (1853-1920) — also known as Thomas J. Steele — of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa. Born in Rush County, Ind., March 19, 1853. Democrat. Cattle commission business; U.S. Representative from Iowa 11th District, 1915-17; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1920. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons. Died in 1920 (age about 67 years). Interment at Graceland Park Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Thomas Jefferson
      Relatives: Son of Ira C. Steele; married to Ella McCullough.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Logan Park Cemetery
    Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa
    Politicians buried here:
      David Wallace Stewart (1887-1974) — also known as David W. Stewart — of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa. Born in New Concord, Muskingum County, Ohio, January 22, 1887. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Senator from Iowa, 1926-27; delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1948. Died in Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, February 10, 1974 (age 87 years, 19 days). Interment at Logan Park Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Jay Norwood Darling (1876-1962) — also known as Jay N. Darling; "Ding" — of Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Born in Norwood, Charlevoix County, Mich., October 21, 1876. Republican. Cartoonist; received the Pulitzer Prize for his political cartoons in 1924 and 1943; delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1932; founder and first president, National Wildlife Federation; head of the U.S. Biological Survey (which later became the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service), 1934-35; obtained millions of acres for wildlife refuges. Member, Beta Theta Pi. Died January 12, 1962 (age 85 years, 83 days). Interment at Logan Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. Marcellus Warner Darling (1844-1913) and Clara (Woolson) Darling (1848-1916); married, September 19, 1911, to Genevieve Pendleton (1877-1968).
      The J.N. 'Ding' Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Sanibel Island, Florida, is named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Memorial Park Cemetery
    Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa
    Politicians buried here:
      Maurice E. Rawlings (1906-1982) — of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa. Born in Onawa, Monona County, Iowa, August 17, 1906. Lawyer; district judge in Iowa 4th District, 1958-65; justice of Iowa state supreme court, 1965-78. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion. Died September 10, 1982 (age 76 years, 24 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery.


    Smithland Cemetery
    Smithland, Woodbury County, Iowa
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Clay Bates (1843-1909) — also known as Henry C. Bates — of St. Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vt. Born in Derby Line, Derby, Orleans County, Vt., January 29, 1843. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Caledonia County State's Attorney, 1880-82, 1892-94; member of Vermont state senate from Caledonia County, 1886-88; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1896-97; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1898-1900; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1900; U.S. Judge for the Philippine Islands, 1901-07. Congregationalist. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died in Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif., March 12, 1909 (age 66 years, 42 days). Interment at Smithland Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Henry Clay
      Relatives: Married 1866 to Laura E. Jenness.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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