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Mercer County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Mercer County

Index to Locations

  • Aledo Aledo Cemetery
  • Alexis Alexis Cemetery
  • New Windsor New Windsor Cemetery

    Aledo Cemetery
    Aledo, Mercer County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      William Johnson Graham (1872-1937) — also known as William J. Graham — of Aledo, Mercer County, Ill. Born near New Castle, Lawrence County, Pa., February 7, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; Mercer County Prosecuting Attorney, 1901-09; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1912; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1915-16; U.S. Representative from Illinois 14th District, 1917-24; resigned 1924; Associate Judge of U.S. Court of Customs Appeals, 1924-37; died in office 1937. Died in Washington, D.C., November 10, 1937 (age 65 years, 276 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Aledo Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Guy C. Scott (d. 1909) — of Illinois. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1892; law partner of George A. Cooke, 1896-1900; justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1903-09; died in office 1909. Died in 1909. Interment at Aledo Cemetery.
      James McKinney (1852-1934) — of Aledo, Mercer County, Ill. Born in Oquawka, Henderson County, Ill., April 14, 1852. Republican. U.S. Representative from Illinois 14th District, 1905-13. Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Died September 29, 1934 (age 82 years, 168 days). Interment at Aledo Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

    Alexis Cemetery
    Alexis, Mercer County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      Perry Anderson — of Illinois. Member of Illinois state senate 27th District, 1891-95. Interment at Alexis Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

    New Windsor Cemetery
    New Windsor, Mercer County, Illinois
    Politicians buried here:
      Alson J. Streeter (d. 1901) — of New Windsor, Mercer County, Ill. Union Labor candidate for President of the United States, 1888. Died November 24, 1901. Interment at New Windsor Cemetery.

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