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DeWitt County
Illinois

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in DeWitt County

Index to Locations

  • Clinton Woodlawn Cemetery
  • Farmer City Maple Grove Cemetery


    Woodlawn Cemetery
    Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      Vespasian Warner (1842-1925) — of Clinton, DeWitt County, Ill. Born in Mt. Pleasant (now Farmer City), DeWitt County, Ill., April 23, 1842. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1888; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1895-1905 (13th District 1895-1903, 19th District 1903-05); delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1904; U.S. Commissioner of Pensions, 1905-09; president, John Warner Bank. Died in 1925 (age about 83 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Warner and Cynthia A. Warner; married to Winifred Moore (died 1894); married 1897 to Minnie Bishop.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Maple Grove Cemetery
    Farmer City, DeWitt County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      Lott Russell Herrick (1871-1937) — also known as Lott R. Herrick — of Farmer City, DeWitt County, Ill. Born in Farmer City, DeWitt County, Ill., December 8, 1871. Lawyer; county judge in Illinois, 1902-04; justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1933-37; died in office 1937; chief justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1936. Member, Sigma Chi; Phi Delta Phi; Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died in Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn., September 18, 1937 (age 65 years, 284 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of George Wirt Herrick (1889-1966).


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