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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Cass County

Index to Locations

  • Clymers Keeps Creek Cemetery
  • Logansport Mt. Hope Cemetery


    Keeps Creek Cemetery
    Clymers, Cass County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Robert Scott Justice (1912-1992) — of Cass County, Ind. Born in Logansport, Cass County, Ind., March 8, 1912. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1945-48, 1951-52; defeated, 1948; member of Indiana state senate, 1957-60; defeated, 1960. Presbyterian. Scotch-Irish and English ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Rotary; Farm Bureau; Toastmasters; United Commercial Travelers; Delta Chi; Delta Sigma Rho. Died December 9, 1992 (age 80 years, 276 days). Interment at Keeps Creek Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ethel B. (Scott) Justice (1887-1963) and Robert Owen Justice (1888-1962); brother of William Franklin Justice (1914-1996); married 1942 to Catherine Augusta Leirer (1920-1997).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Franklin Justice (1914-1996) — Born in Clinton Township, Cass County, Ind., August 2, 1914. Farmer; member of Indiana state senate, 1981-84. Presbyterian. Scotch-Irish and English ancestry. Member, Farm Bureau; Freemasons; Eagles. Died in Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind., September 5, 1996 (age 82 years, 34 days). Interment at Keeps Creek Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ethel B. (Scott) Justice (1887-1963) and Robert Owen Justice (1888-1962); brother of Robert Scott Justice (1912-1992); married 1938 to Paulita Sheets (1915-2003).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Mt. Hope Cemetery
    Logansport, Cass County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
      John Tipton (1786-1839) — of Logansport, Cass County, Ind. Born in Sevier County, Tenn., August 14, 1786. Democrat. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1819-23; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1832-39. Died in Logansport, Cass County, Ind., April 6, 1839 (age 52 years, 235 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1806 to Martha Shields; married 1825 to Matilda Spencer.
      Tipton County, Ind. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Daniel Darwin Pratt (1813-1877) — also known as Daniel D. Pratt — of Logansport, Cass County, Ind. Born in Palermo, Waldo County, Maine, October 24, 1813. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1847; candidate for Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1848, 1856; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1850-53; member of Indiana Republican State Central Committee, 1860; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1860, 1868 (alternate); served in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1869-75. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Logansport, Cass County, Ind., April 17, 1877 (age 63 years, 175 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Graham Newell Fitch (1809-1892) — also known as Graham N. Fitch — of Logansport, Cass County, Ind. Born in Le Roy, Genesee County, N.Y., December 5, 1809. Democrat. Physician; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1836-37, 1839-40; U.S. Representative from Indiana 9th District, 1849-53; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1857-61; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1868. Episcopalian. Died in Logansport, Cass County, Ind., November 28, 1892 (age 82 years, 359 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frederick Fitch (1784-1850) and Mercy (Capen) Fitch (1787-1836); brother-in-law of Henry Jones Alvord; married 1832 to Harriet Valerie Satterly (1809-1881); father-in-law of Charles Harvey Denby (1830-1904); grandfather of Charles Harvey Denby, Jr. and Edwin Denby; great-grandfather of James Orr Denby.
      Political family: Denby-Fitch family of Indiana and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Rufus Magee (1845-1929) — of Indiana. Born in Logansport, Cass County, Ind., October 17, 1845. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1880; member of Indiana state senate, 1883-85, 1891-93; U.S. Minister to Sweden, 1885-89. Died in Logansport, Cass County, Ind., April 25, 1929 (age 83 years, 190 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Charles B. Landis Charles Beary Landis (1858-1922) — also known as Charles B. Landis — of Delphi, Carroll County, Ind. Born in Millville, Butler County, Ohio, July 9, 1858. Republican. Newspaper editor; U.S. Representative from Indiana 9th District, 1897-1909; defeated, 1908. Swiss and German ancestry. Died, from uremia due to interstital nephritis, in Meriwether Hospital, Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C., April 24, 1922 (age 63 years, 289 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Abraham Hoch Landis (1821-1896) and Mary (Kumler) Landis (1832-1912); brother of Walter Kumler Landis, Kenesaw Mountain Landis (1866-1944) and Frederick Daniel Landis; uncle of Frederick Daniel Landis, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Cary Dayton Landis.
      Political family: Landis family of Logansport, Indiana.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
      Frederick Daniel Landis (1872-1934) — also known as Frederick Landis; Fred Landis — of Logansport, Cass County, Ind. Born in Sevenmile, Butler County, Ohio, August 18, 1872. U.S. Representative from Indiana 11th District, 1903-07; defeated (Republican), 1906; Progressive candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1912; candidate in Republican primary for Governor of Indiana, 1928. Swiss and German ancestry. Died in a hospital at Logansport, Cass County, Ind., November 6, 1934 (age 62 years, 80 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Abraham Hoch Landis (1821-1896) and Mary (Kumler) Landis (1832-1912); brother of Walter Kumler Landis, Charles Beary Landis (1858-1922) and Kenesaw Mountain Landis; married to Bessie Alberta Baker (1881-1979); father of Frederick Daniel Landis, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Cary Dayton Landis.
      Political family: Landis family of Logansport, Indiana.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John C. Nelson (d. 1935) — of Indiana. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 11th District, 1902. Died in 1935. Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Charles Kahlo (1840-1904) — of Logansport, Cass County, Ind. Born in Berlin, Germany, July 4, 1840. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Indiana state senate, 1879-81; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1880. Presbyterian. Member, Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Died March 2, 1904 (age 63 years, 242 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Kahlo (1810-1854) and Doratha (Rhein) Kahlo (1815-1896).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frank M. McHale (1891-1975) — of Logansport, Cass County, Ind. Born in Logansport, Cass County, Ind., April 4, 1891. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1932, 1940, 1944 (speaker), 1948, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968; member of Democratic National Committee from Indiana, 1939-47. Died in Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla., January 26, 1975 (age 83 years, 297 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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