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Worth County
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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Worth County

Index to Locations

  • Fertile Brushpoint Cemetery
  • Kensett Kensett Cemetery
  • Northwood Sunset Rest Cemetery


    Brushpoint Cemetery
    Fertile, Worth County, Iowa
    Politicians buried here:
      Leo Elthon (1898-1967) — of Fertile, Worth County, Iowa. Born in Fertile, Worth County, Iowa, June 9, 1898. Republican. Member of Iowa state senate, 1933-53, 1961-65; Lieutenant Governor of Iowa, 1953-57; Governor of Iowa, 1954-55. Died April 16, 1967 (age 68 years, 311 days). Interment at Brushpoint Cemetery.
      See also National Governors Association biography — NNDB dossier


    Kensett Cemetery
    Kensett, Worth County, Iowa
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Fred Jewett (1836-1909) — also known as C. F. Jewett — Born in Sidney, Kennebec County, Maine, August 19, 1836. Farmer; member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1880; member of Iowa state senate, 1890. Died from a self-inflicted rifle shot, in Kensett, Worth County, Iowa, May 17, 1909 (age 72 years, 271 days). Interment at Kensett Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Cordelia Arethusa Bliss (1839-1911).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Sunset Rest Cemetery
    Northwood, Worth County, Iowa
    Politicians buried here:
      Gilbert Nelson Haugen (1859-1933) — also known as Gilbert N. Haugen — of Northwood, Worth County, Iowa. Born near Orfordville, Rock County, Wis., April 21, 1859. Republican. Member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1894; U.S. Representative from Iowa 4th District, 1899-1933; defeated, 1932. Died, of influenza and heart disease, in Northwood, Worth County, Iowa, July 18, 1933 (age 74 years, 88 days). Interment at Sunset Rest Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

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