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Bonner County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Bonner County

Index to Locations

  • Private or family graveyards
  • Sandpoint Pinecrest Memorial Park
  • Westmond Westmond Cemetery

    Private or family graveyard
    Bonner County, Idaho
    Politicians buried here:
      Compton Ignatius White (1877-1956) — also known as Compton I. White — of Clark Fork, Bonner County, Idaho. Born in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., July 31, 1877. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1928, 1936, 1940, 1948 (alternate), 1952 (alternate); U.S. Representative from Idaho 1st District, 1933-47, 1949-51; defeated, 1946. Catholic. Member, Grange; Elks; Eagles; Modern Woodmen. Died March 31, 1956 (age 78 years, 244 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Father of Compton Ignatius White Jr..
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

    Pinecrest Memorial Park
    Sandpoint, Bonner County, Idaho
    Politicians buried here:
      Don William Samuelson (1913-2000) — also known as Don W. Samuelson — of Sandpoint, Bonner County, Idaho. Born in Woodhull, Henry County, Ill., July 27, 1913. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; sporting goods merchant; member of Idaho state senate, 1960-66; Governor of Idaho, 1967-71; defeated, 1970. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Elks; Kiwanis; National Rifle Association. Died, of a heart attack, at the Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, King County, Wash., January 20, 2000 (age 86 years, 177 days). Interment at Pinecrest Memorial Park.
      See also National Governors Association biography — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Stoicheff (1927-1999) — also known as Jim Stoicheff — of Idaho. Born in Ellwood City, Lawrence County, Pa., October 26, 1927. Democrat. School teacher; member of Idaho state senate, 1969-74; defeated, 1964; candidate for Idaho superintendent of schools, 1974; member of Idaho state house of representatives, 1974-99; died in office 1999. Died, of heart failure, in Sandpoint, Bonner County, Idaho, December 18, 1999 (age 72 years, 53 days). Interment at Pinecrest Memorial Park.

    Westmond Cemetery
    Westmond, Bonner County, Idaho
    Politicians buried here:
      V. A. Verhei — of Sagle, Bonner County, Idaho. Civil engineer; Union candidate for Governor of Idaho, 1936; Progressive candidate for U.S. Senator from Idaho, 1938. Interment at Westmond Cemetery.

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