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Harrison County
Indiana

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Harrison County

Index to Locations

  • Pennington Chapel Cemetery
  • Corydon Cedar Hill Cemetery
  • Corydon Old Courthouse Square
  • Crandall Bethlehem Cemetery


    Pennington Chapel Cemetery
    Harrison County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Dennis Lark Pennington (1776-1854) — also known as Dennis Pennington — of Harrison County, Ind. Born in Virginia, May 18, 1776. Whig. Farmer; stonemason; member of Indiana territorial House of Representatives, 1810, 1812-16; delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1816; member of Indiana state senate, 1816-20, 1825-27, 1830-33, 1842-45; defeated, 1839; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1822-24, 1828-30, 1845-46; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1825; candidate for Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1832; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1833. Methodist. English ancestry. Died near Corydon, Harrison County, Ind., September 2, 1854 (age 78 years, 107 days). Interment at Pennington Chapel Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Pennington (1750-1801) and Nettie (Lark) Pennington (1753-1784); married, August 7, 1800, to Elizabeth English (1783-1857); granduncle of Walter Quintin Gresham (1832-1895).
      Political family: Gresham-Andrews family of Harrison County, Indiana.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Cedar Hill Cemetery
    Corydon, Harrison County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Frank Lewis O'Bannon (1930-2003) — also known as Frank L. O'Bannon — of Indiana. Born in Corydon, Harrison County, Ind., January 30, 1930. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; member of Indiana state senate, 1971-89; Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1989-97; Governor of Indiana, 1997-2003; died in office 2003; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 2000. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Rotary; Phi Delta Phi; Phi Gamma Delta; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; American Legion. Suffered a major stroke, and subsequently died, in Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 13, 2003 (age 73 years, 226 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Cedar Hill Cemetery; statue at Old Courthouse Square.
      Relatives: Son of Faith (Dropsey) O'Bannon and Robert Presley O'Bannon; married, August 18, 1957, to Judith Mae 'Judy' Asmus; grandson of Lew O'Bannon; descendant *** of Presley Neville O'Bannon (1776-1850).
      Political family: O'Bannon family of Corydon, Indiana.
      See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Taylor Zenor (1846-1916) — also known as William T. Zenor — of Corydon, Harrison County, Ind. Born near Corydon, Harrison County, Ind., April 30, 1846. Democrat. State court judge in Indiana, 1885; U.S. Representative from Indiana 3rd District, 1897-1907. Died in New Albany, Floyd County, Ind., June 2, 1916 (age 70 years, 33 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Theopilus Jones (1842-1882) — of Wyoming. Born in Corydon, Harrison County, Ind., February 20, 1842. Republican. Justice of Wyoming territorial supreme court, 1869; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Wyoming Territory, 1871; member of Republican National Committee from Wyoming Territory, 1872-. Died October 9, 1882 (age 40 years, 231 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Robert J. Tracewell Robert John Tracewell (1852-1922) — also known as Robert J. Tracewell — of Corydon, Harrison County, Ind.; Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Warren County, Va., May 7, 1852. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Indiana 3rd District, 1895-97; Comptroller of the U.S. Treasury, 1897-1913; superior court judge in Indiana, 1918-22. Died in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., July 28, 1922 (age 70 years, 82 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of W. N. Tracewell and L. V. Tracewell; married 1878 to Grace G. Bean.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, September 1897
      Lew O'Bannon — of Indiana. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1908; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1924; candidate for U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1932. Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Robert Presley O'Bannon; grandfather of Frank Lewis O'Bannon; descendant *** of Presley Neville O'Bannon (1776-1850).
      Political family: O'Bannon family of Corydon, Indiana.
      Robert Presley O'Bannon — also known as Robert P. O'Bannon — of Corydon, Harrison County, Ind. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; newspaper publisher; member of Indiana state senate, 1951-71. Methodist. Member, Farm Bureau; Grange; American Legion; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights of Pythias; Rotary. Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lew O'Bannon; father of Frank Lewis O'Bannon; descendant *** of Presley Neville O'Bannon (1776-1850).
      Political family: O'Bannon family of Corydon, Indiana.


    Old Courthouse Square
    Corydon, Harrison County, Indiana

    Politicians who have monuments here:
      Frank Lewis O'Bannon (1930-2003) — also known as Frank L. O'Bannon — of Indiana. Born in Corydon, Harrison County, Ind., January 30, 1930. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; member of Indiana state senate, 1971-89; Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1989-97; Governor of Indiana, 1997-2003; died in office 2003; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 2000. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Rotary; Phi Delta Phi; Phi Gamma Delta; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; American Legion. Suffered a major stroke, and subsequently died, in Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 13, 2003 (age 73 years, 226 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Cedar Hill Cemetery; statue at Old Courthouse Square.
      Relatives: Son of Faith (Dropsey) O'Bannon and Robert Presley O'Bannon; married, August 18, 1957, to Judith Mae 'Judy' Asmus; grandson of Lew O'Bannon; descendant *** of Presley Neville O'Bannon (1776-1850).
      Political family: O'Bannon family of Corydon, Indiana.
      See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Bethlehem Cemetery
    Crandall, Harrison County, Indiana
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Archie Newton Bobbitt (1895-1978) — also known as Arch N. Bobbitt — of English, Crawford County, Ind.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Eckerty, Crawford County, Ind., September 3, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; Crawford County Auditor, 1921-24; chair of Crawford County Republican Party, 1921-25; Indiana state auditor, 1928-30; Indiana Republican state chair, 1937-42; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1940; justice of Indiana state supreme court, 1951-53. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; American Legion; Sigma Delta Kappa; American Bar Association. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., January 24, 1978 (age 82 years, 143 days). Interment at Bethlehem Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Irvin Henry Bobbitt (1850-1923); married to Frances Adams (1894-1983).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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