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Daviess County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Daviess County

Index to Locations

  • Washington Oak Grove Cemetery
  • Washington Old City Cemetery
  • Washington St. John's Cemetery

    Oak Grove Cemetery
    Washington, Daviess County, Indiana
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Arthur Herbert Greenwood (1880-1963) — also known as Arthur H. Greenwood — of Washington, Daviess County, Ind. Born near Plainville, Daviess County, Ind., January 31, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1923-39 (2nd District 1923-33, 7th District 1933-39); defeated, 1944. Baptist. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., April 26, 1963 (age 83 years, 85 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Dallas Bynum (1846-1927) — also known as William D. Bynum — of Washington, Daviess County, Ind.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born near Newberry, Greene County, Ind., June 26, 1846. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Washington, Ind., 1875-79; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1876; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1883; Speaker of the Indiana State House of Representatives, 1883; U.S. Representative from Indiana 7th District, 1885-95; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War. Member, Freemasons. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., October 21, 1927 (age 81 years, 117 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel A. Bynum; married to Rachel Dixon (1847-1929).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
    John C. Billheimer John C. Billheimer (1857-1918) — of Washington, Daviess County, Ind. Born in Wayne County, Ind., March 3, 1857. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; chair of Daviess County Republican Party, 1886; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1888; U.S. Consul in Zanzibar, 1898-99; Indiana state auditor, 1906-10. Methodist. German ancestry. Member, Odd Fellows; Redmen; Knights of Honor. Died in 1918 (age about 61 years). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Solomon Billheimer and Margaret (Gephat) Billheimer; married 1879 to Susan Kimball (1861-1918).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Moore's Hoosier Cyclopedia (1905)

    Old City Cemetery
    Washington, Daviess County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
      John Anderson Scudder (1759-1836) — also known as John A. Scudder — of Monmouth County, N.J.; Daviess County, Ind. Born in Freehold, Monmouth County, N.J., March 22, 1759. Democrat. Physician; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Monmouth County, 1801-07; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 2nd District, 1810-11. Died in Washington, Daviess County, Ind., November 6, 1836 (age 77 years, 229 days). Interment at Old City Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

    St. John's Cemetery
    Washington, Daviess County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
      John Henry O'Neall (1838-1907) — also known as John H. O'Neall — of Washington, Daviess County, Ind. Born near Newberry, Newberry County, S.C., October 30, 1838. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1867; U.S. Representative from Indiana 2nd District, 1887-91; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1896. Methodist. Irish ancestry. Died in Washington, Daviess County, Ind., July 15, 1907 (age 68 years, 258 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Nephew of John F. O'Neall (c.1804-1865).
      Political family: O'Neall family of Indiana.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

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