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Crawford County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Crawford County

Index to Locations

  • Palestine Kitchell Cemetery
  • Robinson Old Robinson Cemetery
  • Robinson Robinson New Cemetery

    Kitchell Cemetery
    Palestine, Crawford County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      Othneil Looker (1757-1845) — of Saratoga County, N.Y.; Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Long Island (unknown county), N.Y., October 4, 1757. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of New York state assembly from Saratoga County, 1802-04; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1807-10; member of Ohio state senate from Hamilton County, 1810-12; Governor of Ohio, 1814; defeated, 1814; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1816. Died July 23, 1845 (age 87 years, 292 days). Interment at Kitchell Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article

    Old Robinson Cemetery
    Robinson, Crawford County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Burns Crowley (1858-1931) — also known as Joseph B. Crowley — of Robinson, Crawford County, Ill. Born in Coshocton, Coshocton County, Ohio, July 19, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; Crawford County Judge, 1886-93; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1899-1905 (19th District 1899-1903, 23rd District 1903-05); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1904. Died in Robinson, Crawford County, Ill., June 25, 1931 (age 72 years, 341 days). Interment at Old Robinson Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, December 1, 1889, to Alice A. Newlin.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

    Robinson New Cemetery
    Robinson, Crawford County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      William Wright Arnold (1877-1957) — also known as William W. Arnold — of Robinson, Crawford County, Ill. Born in Oblong, Crawford County, Ill., October 14, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Illinois 23rd District, 1923-35. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Woodmen; Moose. Died in Robinson, Crawford County, Ill., November 23, 1957 (age 80 years, 40 days). Interment at Robinson New Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Berzelius M. Arnold and Mary Catherine (Baker) Arnold; married 1909 to Kate Wheeler Busey.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Alfred Hanby Jones (1850-1937) — also known as Alfred H. Jones — of Robinson, Crawford County, Ill. Born in Honey Creek Township, Crawford County, Ill., July 4, 1850. Republican. Lawyer; Crawford County State's Attorney, 1876-77; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1886-88; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1896, 1908, 1916. Methodist. Died in Robinson, Crawford County, Ill., 1937 (age about 86 years). Interment at Robinson New Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John M. Jones; married 1872 to Ella M. Thompson (died 1874); married 1878 to Catherine A. Beals.
      Earl Wilbert Eaton (1882-1949) — also known as Earl W. Eaton — Born in Robinson, Crawford County, Ill., February 13, 1882. School teacher; U.S. Vice Consul in Nuevo Laredo, 1918-20, 1924-25; Saltillo, 1920-24; Manzanillo, 1925-28; Ensenada, 1928-29; Ciudad Obregón, 1929; Guaymas, 1929; Mazatlan, 1929-30, 1930-33; Windsor, 1930; Durango, as of 1938. Died October 15, 1949 (age 67 years, 244 days). Interment at Robinson New Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Helen Mae Walter.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

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