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Morgan County
Indiana

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Morgan County

Index to Locations

  • Martinsville Greenlawn Cemetery
  • Martinsville Hilldale Cemetery
  • Martinsville New South Park Cemetery
  • Mooresville White Lick Cemetery
  • Morgantown Unknown location


    Greenlawn Cemetery
    Martinsville, Morgan County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
      John Richard Walsh (1913-1975) — also known as John R. Walsh — of Martinsville, Morgan County, Ind.; Anderson, Madison County, Ind. Born in Martinsville, Morgan County, Ind., May 22, 1913. Democrat. Lawyer; Morgan County Attorney, 1935-36; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Indiana 5th District, 1949-51; defeated, 1950, 1954; secretary of state of Indiana, 1958. Methodist. Member, Eagles; Moose; American Legion. Died in Anderson, Madison County, Ind., January 23, 1975 (age 61 years, 246 days). Interment at Greenlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Nicholas Walsh and Carrie Edna (Rude) Walsh; married to Helen Louise Stewart.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Hilldale Cemetery
    Martinsville, Morgan County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Emmett Forest Branch (1874-1932) — also known as Emmett F. Branch — of Martinsville, Morgan County, Ind. Born May 16, 1874. Republican. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1903-09; Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1921-24; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1924; Governor of Indiana, 1924-25. Died February 23, 1932 (age 57 years, 283 days). Interment at Hilldale Cemetery.
      See also National Governors Association biography — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Francis Thomas Singleton (1863-1950) — also known as Frank T. Singleton — of Martinsville, Morgan County, Ind. Born in 1863. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1900 (alternate), 1928; postmaster at Martinsville, Ind., 1910. Died in 1950 (age about 87 years). Interment at Hilldale Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    New South Park Cemetery
    Martinsville, Morgan County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
      James Henry Jordan (1842-1912) — also known as James H. Jordan — of Martinsville, Morgan County, Ind. Born in Woodstock, Shenandoah County, Va., December 21, 1842. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Indiana Republican State Central Committee, 1880-86; justice of Indiana state supreme court, 1895-1903. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died in 1912 (age about 69 years). Interment at New South Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles B. Jordan and Elizabeth R. Jordan; married 1886 to Emma R. Johnson.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Homer Elliott (1878-1952) — also known as Homer Elliott — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Martin County, Ind., January 9, 1878. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Indiana, 1922-24. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Elks. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., July 18, 1952 (age 74 years, 191 days). Interment at New South Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacob Elliott (1853-1937) and Mary Elizabeth (Littell) Elliott (1854-1932); married, April 19, 1903, to Myrtle Leonard (1878-1975).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    White Lick Cemetery
    Mooresville, Morgan County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
      William Gilmer Bray (1903-1979) — also known as William G. Bray — of Martinsville, Morgan County, Ind. Born near Mooresville, Morgan County, Ind., June 17, 1903. Republican. Lawyer; Morgan County Prosecuting Attorney, 1927-31; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1951-75 (7th District 1951-67, 6th District 1967-75). Quaker. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Amvets; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Moose; Eagles; Kiwanis; Tau Kappa Alpha; Acacia. Died in Martinsville, Morgan County, Ind., June 4, 1979 (age 75 years, 352 days). Interment at White Lick Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Gilmer Bray and Dorcas (Mitchell) Bray.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Unknown Location
    Morgantown, Morgan County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
    George A. Adams George A. Adams (1849-1936) — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Morgantown, Morgan County, Ind., June 4, 1849. Republican. Mayor of Lincoln, Neb., 1903-05. Died in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb., May 2, 1936 (age 86 years, 333 days). Interment somewhere.
      Image source: City of Lincoln

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