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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Vanderburgh County

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  • Private or family graveyards
  • Cypress Kamp Cemetery
  • Evansville Unknown location
  • Evansville Alexander Memorial Park
  • Evansville Locust Hill Cemetery
  • Evansville Lutheran Cemetery
  • Evansville Oak Hill Cemetery
  • Evansville St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery
  • Evansville Sunset Memorial Park


    Private or family graveyard
    Vanderburgh County, Indiana


    Kamp Cemetery
    Seminary Road
    Cypress, Vanderburgh County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Albert C. Kamp (1837-1927) — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Germany, June 6, 1837. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1893-95. Lutheran. German ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Ancient Order of United Workmen. Died December 10, 1927 (age 90 years, 187 days). Interment at Kamp Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unknown Locations
    Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Kerth (1829-1898) — of Indiana. Born in Winden, Pfalz, Germany, 1829. Member of Indiana state senate, 1889-91. Died in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., December 6, 1898 (age about 69 years). Interment somewhere.
      Frank Manson Gilbert (1882-c.1960) — also known as F. Manson Gilbert — Born in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., May 29, 1882. Architect; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Vice Consul in Genoa, 1920-22; Patras, 1922-24; Christiania, 1924; Cobh, 1924-26; Brussels, 1926-27, 1928-33; Antwerp, 1927-28. Died about 1960 (age about 78 years). Interment somewhere.


    Alexander Memorial Park
    Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Gene Edward Brooks (1931-2004) — Born in Griffin, Posey County, Ind., June 21, 1931. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Indiana, 1979-96; resigned 1996. Died in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., April 19, 2004 (age 72 years, 303 days). Interment at Alexander Memorial Park.
      See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Dwight Bailey Merrill (1912-1993) — also known as D. Bailey Merrill — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Hymera, Sullivan County, Ind., November 22, 1912. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Indiana 8th District, 1953-55; defeated, 1954, 1956. Died, from pneumonia following several strokes, in Brentwood Convalescent Center, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., October 14, 1993 (age 80 years, 326 days). Interment at Alexander Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Harry Danson Merrill (1885-1925) and Beatrice (Bailey) Merrill (1888-1955); married, December 26, 1939, to Josephine Dreher (1911-2005).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Reinhard Mathias Strassweg (1911-1987) — also known as Jack Strassweg — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., November 30, 1911. Republican. Insurance and real estate business; member of Indiana state senate, 1943-44. Member, Kiwanis. Died, in St. Mary's Medical Center, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., March 18, 1987 (age 75 years, 108 days). Interment at Alexander Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Herbert Arthur Strassweg (1886-1967) and Alma Christina (Hallenberger) Strassweg (1888-1970); married to Lois Mae Baldwin (1911-1973) and Thelma Louise Hoskinson (1928-2013).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Locust Hill Cemetery
    Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Harry Emerson Rowbottom (1884-1934) — also known as Harry E. Rowbottom — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Aurora, Dearborn County, Ind., November 3, 1884. Republican. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1919-24; U.S. Representative from Indiana 1st District, 1925-31; defeated, 1930. Died in 1934 (age about 49 years). Interment at Locust Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Marion LaFollette (1898-1974) — also known as Charles M. LaFollette — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in New Albany, Floyd County, Ind., February 27, 1898. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1927; general counsel, Central Labor Union (AFL) of Evansville, 1934-42; U.S. Representative from Indiana 8th District, 1943-47. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Phi Delta Theta; Freemasons; Elks; Eagles. Died June 27, 1974 (age 76 years, 120 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Locust Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Harry C. LaFollette and Marian (Allis) LaFollette; married, May 14, 1925, to Frances Hartmetz; great-grandson of William Heilman (1824-1890).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
    William H. Elmendorf William H. Elmendorf (c.1867-1948) — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born about 1867. Democrat. Blacksmith; mayor of Evansville, Ind., 1922-26; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1924. Died, in Deaconess Hospital, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., May 12, 1948 (age about 81 years). Interment at Locust Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Lillie Jourdan.
      Image source: City of Evansville


    Lutheran Cemetery
    Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
    John W. Boehne John William Boehne, Sr. (1856-1946) — also known as John W. Boehne — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in a log cabin in Scott Township, Vanderburgh County, Ind., October 28, 1856. Democrat. General Manager, Indiana Stove Works; mayor of Evansville, Ind., 1906-09; defeated, 1901; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1908; U.S. Representative from Indiana 1st District, 1909-13. Lutheran. Died in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., December 27, 1946 (age 90 years, 60 days). Interment at Lutheran Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Gerhard H. Boehne and Elizabeth Boehne; married, November 26, 1885, to Emilie Ide; father of John William Boehne, Jr. (1895-1973).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: City of Evansville
    William H. Dress William H. Dress (1879-1949) — also known as Bill Dress — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, May 3, 1879. Democrat. Vanderburgh County Treasurer; mayor of Evansville, Ind., 1935-42, 1948-49; defeated, 1942; died in office 1949; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1940. Lutheran. Died in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., November 10, 1949 (age 70 years, 191 days). Interment at Lutheran Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of E. H. Dress; married 1904 to Amelia Stuehmeyer.
      Image source: City of Evansville
    Benjamin Bosse Benjamin Bosse (1875-1922) — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born November 1, 1875. Democrat. Financier; furniture manufacturer; mayor of Evansville, Ind., 1914-22; died in office 1922; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1916 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Lutheran. Died April 4, 1922 (age 46 years, 154 days). Interment at Lutheran Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Bosse and Carolyn Bosse; married to Anna Schlensker.
      Image source: City of Evansville


    Oak Hill Cemetery
    Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
    John W. Foster John Watson Foster (1836-1917) — also known as John W. Foster — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind.; Washington, D.C. Born in Pike County, Ind., March 2, 1836. Republican. Lawyer; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; newspaper editor; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1868; postmaster at Evansville, Ind., 1869-73; Indiana Republican state chair, 1872; U.S. Minister to Mexico, 1873-80; Russia, 1880-81; Spain, 1883-85; U.S. Secretary of State, 1892-93. Died in Washington, D.C., November 15, 1917 (age 81 years, 258 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Matthew Watson Foster (1800-1863) and Eleanor (Johnson) Foster (1811-1849); father of Eleanor Foster (1866-1934; who married Robert Lansing); grandfather of John Foster Dulles (1888-1959) and Allen Welsh Dulles.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Foster-Dulles family of Watertown and New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Life and Work of James G. Blaine (1893)
      Charles Harvey Denby (1830-1904) — also known as Charles H. Denby — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Mt. Joy, Botetourt County, Va., June 16, 1830. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1857; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1876, 1884; U.S. Minister to China, 1885-98. Episcopalian. Died in Jamestown, Chautauqua County, N.Y., January 13, 1904 (age 73 years, 211 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son-in-law of Graham Newell Fitch; son of Nathaniel Denby (1798-1855) and Sarah Jane (Harvey) Denby (1810-1856); married to Martha Fitch (1836-1906); father of Charles Harvey Denby, Jr. and Edwin Denby (1870-1929); grandfather of James Orr Denby.
      Political families: Mapes-Jennings-Denby-Neuman family of New York and Arizona; Denby-Fitch family of Indiana and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Conrad Baker (1817-1885) — of Indiana. Born in Franklin County, Pa., February 12, 1817. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1845-46; circuit judge in Indiana, 1852-53; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1865-67; defeated, 1856; Governor of Indiana, 1867-73. Presbyterian. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., April 28, 1885 (age 68 years, 75 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of William Baker (1813-1872).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Washington Buckner (1855-1943) — also known as George W. Buckner — Born in slavery near Greensburg, Green County, Ky., December 1, 1855. U.S. Minister to Liberia, 1913-15; U.S. Consul General in Monrovia, as of 1914. African ancestry. Died in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., February 17, 1943 (age 87 years, 78 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: George Washington
      The Buckner Towers public housing development, in Evansville, Indiana, is named for him.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      Winfield Kirkpatrick Denton (1896-1971) — also known as Winfield K. Denton — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., October 28, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Vanderburgh County Prosecuting Attorney, 1932-36; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1939-42; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1949-53, 1955-67 (8th District 1949-53, 1955-63, 1st District 1963-65, 8th District 1965-67); defeated, 1946, 1952; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1952, 1956, 1964. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Phi Kappa Psi; Kiwanis. Died in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., November 2, 1971 (age 75 years, 5 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Kirkpatrick Denton (1864-1926).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    William Baker William Baker (1813-1872) — of Loudon (now Fort Loudon), Franklin County, Pa.; Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Hamilton, Franklin County, Pa., February 11, 1813. Republican. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1847-49; mayor of Evansville, Ind., 1859-68, 1870-72; defeated, 1868; died in office 1872. Lutheran; later Presbyterian. German and Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died May 23, 1872 (age 59 years, 102 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Conrad Baker and Mary (Winterheimer) Baker; brother of Conrad Baker (1817-1885).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: City of Evansville
      James Lockhart (1806-1857) — of Indiana. Born in Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y., February 13, 1806. Democrat. State court judge in Indiana, 1846; delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1850-51; U.S. Representative from Indiana 1st District, 1851-53, 1857; died in office 1857. Died in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., September 7, 1857 (age 51 years, 206 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Garrard Jones (1814-1872) — also known as James G. Jones — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Paris, Bourbon County, Ky., July 3, 1814. Lawyer; mayor of Evansville, Ind., 1847-53; Indiana state attorney general, 1860-61; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; circuit judge in Indiana, 1869. Episcopalian. Died in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., April 5, 1872 (age 57 years, 277 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1838 to Rose Ann Rappelye; father-in-law of Eccles G. Van Riper (1841-?).
      John Hopkins Foster (1862-1917) — also known as John H. Foster — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., January 31, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1893-94; superior court judge in Indiana, 1894-1905; U.S. Representative from Indiana 1st District, 1905-09; defeated, 1908. Died in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., September 5, 1917 (age 55 years, 217 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alexander H. Foster and Martha (Hopkins) Foster; married, December 28, 1887, to Josephine Piper.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    William Hall Walker William Hall Walker (1812-1870) — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Salem, Salem County, N.J., September 18, 1812. Democrat. Mayor of Evansville, Ind., 1868-70; died in office 1870. Died September 9, 1870 (age 57 years, 356 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1836 to Frances M. Spenning; married 1852 to Elizabeth Ellison.
      Image source: City of Evansville
      William Heilman (1824-1890) — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Germany, October 11, 1824. Republican. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1871; member of Indiana state senate, 1877-79; U.S. Representative from Indiana 1st District, 1879-83; defeated, 1872, 1874, 1882. Died in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., September 22, 1890 (age 65 years, 346 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Great-grandfather of Charles Marion LaFollette (1898-1974).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Charles F. Heilman Charles Frederick Heilman (c.1872-1922) — also known as Charles F. Heilman — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born about 1872. Republican. Mayor of Evansville, Ind., 1910-14; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1912. Died, in Deaconess Hospital, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., October 6, 1922 (age about 50 years). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Image source: City of Evansville
    Thomas C. Bridwell Thomas C. Bridwell (1841-1921) — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Lawrence County, Ohio, February 18, 1841. Democrat. Druggist; gravel contractor; mayor of Evansville, Ind., 1880-86. Member, Knights of Pythias; Ancient Order of United Workmen. Died in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., March 17, 1921 (age 80 years, 27 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Bridwell and Elizabeth (Combs) Bridwell; married, September 22, 1864, to Bettie McFarland.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: City of Evansville
    Charles G. Covert Charles G. Covert (c.1863-1953) — also known as "Mr. Republican" — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born about 1863. Republican. Newspaper editor; sheriff; mayor of Evansville, Ind., 1901-06; postmaster at Evansville, Ind., 1906-10, 1923-33. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Redmen; Royal Arcanum; Foresters. Died in Deaconess Hospital, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., November 18, 1953 (age about 90 years). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Image source: City of Evansville
      Frank W. Griese (1870-1955) — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Tell City, Perry County, Ind., October 25, 1870. Democrat. Mayor of Evansville, Ind., 1930-35; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1932. Member, Elks. Died in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., April 18, 1955 (age 84 years, 175 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frank A. Griese and Eva F. (Trott) Griese; married 1897 to Martha Helbich.
      William Fletcher Parrett (1825-1895) — of Warrick County, Ind. Born in Posey County, Ind., August 10, 1825. Democrat. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1856; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1859; circuit judge in Indiana, 1859-69, 1873-88; U.S. Representative from Indiana 1st District, 1889-93. Methodist. Died in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., June 30, 1895 (age 69 years, 324 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    William M. Akin, Jr. William M. Akin, Jr. (1855-1906) — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Carlisle, Sullivan County, Ind., December 31, 1855. Democrat. Merchant; mayor of Evansville, Ind., 1897-1901. Member, Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., July 18, 1906 (age 50 years, 199 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Akin and Mary (Davis) Akin; married 1886 to Tillie Schlueter.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: City of Evansville
      William Edward Wilson (1870-1948) — of Indiana. Born in Indiana, 1870. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Indiana 1st District, 1923-25; defeated, 1920, 1924. Died in 1948 (age about 78 years). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Nicholas M. Goodlett Nicholas Miner Goodlett (1828-1912) — also known as Nicholas M. Goodlett — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Princeton, Gibson County, Ind., September 12, 1828. Democrat. Dry goods merchant; mayor of Evansville, Ind., 1889-92. Died in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., June 10, 1912 (age 83 years, 272 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Judge James Goodlett; married to Melinda Mitchell.
      Image source: City of Evansville
      Manson L. Reichert (1893-1978) — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., April 11, 1893. Republican. Road contractor; real estate developer; chair of Vanderburgh County Republican Party, 1942-44; mayor of Evansville, Ind., 1943-48. Presbyterian. Member, Elks; Eagles. Died, in Deaconess Hospital, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., December 27, 1978 (age 85 years, 260 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
    Herbert Males Herbert Males (1875-1946) — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., July 19, 1875. Republican. Vanderburgh County Sheriff, 1919-23; mayor of Evansville, Ind., 1926-30. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died, in Deaconess Hospital, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., September 19, 1946 (age 71 years, 62 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thornton Males and Emma Males.
      Image source: City of Evansville
      George Kirkpatrick Denton (1864-1926) — also known as George K. Denton — of Indiana. Born near Sebree, Webster County, Ky., November 17, 1864. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Indiana 1st District, 1917-19; candidate for justice of Indiana state supreme court, 1924. Died, from pneumonia, in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., January 4, 1926 (age 61 years, 48 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Winfield Kirkpatrick Denton (1896-1971).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Henry O. Roberts Henry O. Roberts (1897-1986) — also known as Hank Roberts — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Sherrard, Mercer County, Ill., September 3, 1897. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1952; mayor of Evansville, Ind., 1952-55; defeated, 1963. Died, in Regina Continuing Care Center, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., September 9, 1986 (age 89 years, 6 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Alice Johnson.
      Roberts Municipal Stadium (built 1956, demolished 2013), in Evansville, Indiana, was named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: City of Evansville
      F. Harold Van Orman (c.1885-1958) — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born about 1885. Republican. Hotelier; Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1925-29; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1932, 1936 (alternate). Died, in Boehne Hospital, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., January 6, 1958 (age about 73 years). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1913 to Susie Beeler (1891-1968).
      Franklin E. Katterjohn (1898-1965) — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Owensboro, Daviess County, Ky., June 30, 1898. Republican. Advertising business; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 8th District, 1958. Died, following a heart attack, in a hospital at Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Fla., March, 1965 (age 66 years, 0 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Philip C. Gould (1880-1967) — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in 1880. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1928, 1932. Died June 16, 1967 (age about 86 years). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Gould (1850-1904) and Jane (Colton) Gould (1851-1935).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery
    Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
    Russell G. Lloyd Russell G. Lloyd, Sr. (1932-1980) — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Kingston, Luzerne County, Pa., March 29, 1932. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Evansville, Ind., 1972-79; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1972. Catholic. Shot and mortally wounded by Julia Van Orden; he died eight hours later, in St. Mary's Hospital, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., March 21, 1980 (age 47 years, 358 days). His killer was convicted of murder and sentenced to 40 years in prison. Interment at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Russell G. Lloyd, Jr. (1960?-).
      Image source: City of Evansville
    John J. Nolan John J. Nolan (c.1860-1937) — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born about 1860. Democrat. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1889; postmaster at Evansville, Ind., 1893-97, 1914-23; mayor of Evansville, Ind., 1909-10. Catholic. Died, of heart disease, June 26, 1937 (age about 77 years). Interment at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Val Nolan (1892-?).
      Image source: City of Evansville
      J. William Davidson (c.1904-1985) — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Owensboro, Daviess County, Ky., about 1904. Democrat. Mayor of Evansville, Ind., 1958-60. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died August 15, 1985 (age about 81 years). Interment at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
      Richard E. Folz (1921-1973) — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in 1921. Republican. Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1953-73. Catholic. Died in Key West, Monroe County, Fla., March 5, 1973 (age about 51 years). Interment at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.


    Sunset Memorial Park
    Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward Archibald Mitchell (1910-1979) — also known as E. A. Mitchell — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Binghamton, Broome County, N.Y., December 2, 1910. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from Indiana 8th District, 1947-49; defeated, 1948; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1956 (alternate), 1960 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1972. Died in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., December 11, 1979 (age 69 years, 9 days). Interment at Sunset Memorial Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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