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Cloud County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Cloud County

Index to Locations

  • Aurora Catholic Cemetery
  • Concordia Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  • Concordia St. Concordia Cemetery

    Catholic Cemetery
    Aurora, Cloud County, Kansas
    Politicians buried here:
      Nicholas Ford (1833-1897) — of Rochester, Andrew County, Mo.; Virginia City, Storey County, Nev.; Miltonvale, Cloud County, Kan. Born in Wicklow, County Wicklow, Ireland, June 21, 1833. Mining business; merchant; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Andrew County, 1875-76; U.S. Representative from Missouri 9th District, 1879-83; defeated (Republican), 1890; Republican candidate for Governor of Missouri, 1884. Died, from typhoid fever, in Miltonvale, Cloud County, Kan., June 18, 1897 (age 63 years, 362 days). Interment at Catholic Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

    Pleasant Hill Cemetery
    Concordia, Cloud County, Kansas
    Politicians buried here:
      Frank Carlson (1893-1987) — of Concordia, Cloud County, Kan. Born near Concordia, Cloud County, Kan., January 23, 1893. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; farmer; member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1929-33; Kansas Republican state chair, 1932-34; U.S. Representative from Kansas 6th District, 1935-47; Governor of Kansas, 1947-50; resigned 1950; U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1950-69; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1956. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Farm Bureau; American Legion. Died in Concordia, Cloud County, Kan., May 30, 1987 (age 94 years, 127 days). Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles E. Carlson and Anna (Johnson) Carlson; married, August 26, 1919, to Alice Fredrickson.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — National Governors Association biography — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Evan E. Swearengin (1840-1890) — also known as Van Swearengin — of Concordia, Cloud County, Kan. Born in Morgan County, Ind., January 17, 1840. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; mayor of Concordia, Kan., 1880-81; member of Kansas state senate, 1889-90; died in office 1890. Member, Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Died from self-inflicted gunshot, in Concordia, Cloud County, Kan., October 12, 1890 (age 50 years, 268 days). Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1864 to Alice A. Udell.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

    St. Concordia Cemetery
    Concordia, Cloud County, Kansas
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Raymond Harold Johnston (1906-1962) — also known as Raymond H. Johnston; Ray Johnston — of Concordia, Cloud County, Kan. Born near Concordia, Cloud County, Kan., June 23, 1906. Grocer; automobile dealer; mayor of Concordia, Kan., 1950-51, 1952-54, 1956-57, 1959-60, 1962; died in office 1962. Member, Elks; Rotary. Died, from a heart attack, while in an ambulance en route to a hospital, in Concordia, Cloud County, Kan., November 12, 1962 (age 56 years, 142 days). Interment at St. Concordia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Viola Agnes DeLude (1906-1988).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

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