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Kootenai County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Kootenai County

Index to Locations

  • Coeur d'Alene Forest Cemetery

    Forest Cemetery
    Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho
    Politicians buried here:
      John Travers Wood (1878-1954) — also known as John T. Wood — of Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho. Born in Wakefield, Yorkshire, England, November 25, 1878. Republican. Naturalized U.S. citizen; school teacher; physician; surgeon for Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad, 1910-50; mayor of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, 1911-13; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Idaho 1st District, 1951-53. Died in Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho, November 2, 1954 (age 75 years, 342 days). Interment at Forest Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Pierre McConville (1841-1915) — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine; Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho. Born in England, 1841. Naturalized U.S. citizen; shipbroker; Consul for Haiti in Bangor, Maine, 1885-1908. Died in Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho, 1915 (age about 74 years). Interment at Forest Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Marc Hubbard Souther (1912-1986) — also known as Marc Souther — of Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho. Born in Miles City, Custer County, Mont., February 20, 1912. Mayor of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, 1963-65. Died in Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho, July 10, 1986 (age 74 years, 140 days). Interment at Forest Cemetery.
      Relatives: Second cousin thrice removed of Henry Souther (1826-1891).
      Albert John Graf (1898-1959) — also known as Albert J. Graf — of Kellogg, Shoshone County, Idaho; Wallace, Shoshone County, Idaho. Born in Lane, Kootenai County, Idaho, April 30, 1898. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1944 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Protestant. German ancestry. Member, Sigma Nu; Phi Alpha Delta; Kiwanis; Elks; Odd Fellows. Died in Idaho, December 21, 1959 (age 61 years, 235 days). Interment at Forest Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Graf (1851-1928) and Sophie Graf (1855-1939).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

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