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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Cowley County

Index to Locations

  • Arkansas City Unknown location
  • Arkansas City Memorial Lawn Cemetery
  • Arkansas City Riverview Cemetery
  • Near Atlanta, Harvey Township Mt. Vernon Cemetery
  • Udall Udall Cemetery
  • Winfield Graham Cemetery
  • Winfield Highland Cemetery
  • Winfield Union Cemetery


    Unknown Location
    Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kansas
    Politicians buried here:
      Jacob Wilson Reed (c.1850-1937) — of Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kan. Born about 1850. Mayor of Arkansas City, Kan., 1912-13. Died May 29, 1937 (age about 87 years). Interment somewhere.


    Memorial Lawn Cemetery
    Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kansas
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry George Templar (1904-1988) — also known as George Templar — of Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kan. Born in Cowley County, Kan., October 18, 1904. Lawyer; member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1933-41; member of Kansas state senate, 1945-49; U.S. Attorney for Kansas, 1953-54; U.S. District Judge for Kansas, 1962-74; took senior status 1974; senior judge, 1974-88. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died, in a hospital at Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan., August 5, 1988 (age 83 years, 292 days). Interment at Memorial Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Templar and Carlotta E. (Linn) Templar; married, March 29, 1924, to Helen Marie Bishop (1905-2006).
      See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frank Gordon Theis (1911-1998) — also known as Frank G. Theis — of Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kan. Born in Yale, Crawford County, Kan., June 26, 1911. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1944 (alternate), 1956, 1960; member, Arrangements Committee, 1964; candidate for justice of Kansas state supreme court, 1950; Kansas Democratic state chair, 1955-60; member of Democratic National Committee from Kansas, 1957-67; candidate for U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1960; U.S. District Judge for Kansas, 1967-81. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi. Died in a hospital at Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan., January 17, 1998 (age 86 years, 205 days). Interment at Memorial Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Peter F. Theis and Maude (Cooke) Theis; married, February 1, 1939, to Marjorie Riddle.


    Riverview Cemetery
    Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kansas
    Politicians buried here:
      Stewart Earl McMillin (1889-1952) — also known as Stewart E. McMillin — of Kansas. Born in Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kan., December 17, 1889. U.S. Consul in Port Limon, 1917-22; Antofagasta, 1922-24; Belgrade, as of 1926-29; Warsaw, as of 1932; Caracas, as of 1938-40. Died in a hospital at Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kan., November 1, 1952 (age 62 years, 320 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Olive Roundy (1899-1985).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Nelson Hunt (d. 1926) — also known as Charles N. Hunt — of Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1908 (alternate), 1920; mayor of Arkansas City, Kan., 1917. Died February 4, 1926. Interment at Riverview Cemetery.


    Mt. Vernon Cemetery
    Near Atlanta, Harvey Township, Cowley County, Kansas
    Politicians buried here:
      Addison Franklin Smith (1848-1920) — of Kansas. Born in 1848. Member of Kansas state senate, 1908-20. Died in 1920 (age about 72 years). Interment at Mt. Vernon Cemetery.


    Udall Cemetery
    Udall, Cowley County, Kansas
    Politicians buried here:
      George W. Sloan (1853-1939) — of Udall, Cowley County, Kan.; Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born in Washington County, Mo., November 26, 1853. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1919-20. Died September 10, 1939 (age 85 years, 288 days). Interment at Udall Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Neely Sloan (1817-1883) and Minerva Jane (Wyatt) Sloan (1822-1914); married to Maggie Fry (born 1869).


    Graham Cemetery
    Winfield, Cowley County, Kansas
    Politicians buried here:
      William George Graham (1841-1914) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born in Holmes County, Ohio, April 18, 1841. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; physician; mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1885-86, 1891. Died in Winfield, Cowley County, Kan., January 2, 1914 (age 72 years, 259 days). Interment at Graham Cemetery.


    Highland Cemetery
    425 Amos Becker Road
    Winfield, Cowley County, Kansas
    Founded 1875
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      John Fields (1871-1934) — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born near Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, July 29, 1871. Republican. Chemist; farmer; banker; editor, Oklahoma Farmer magazine; president, Times Co., publisher of Oklahoma Daily Times newspaper; candidate for Governor of Oklahoma, 1914, 1922; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1916. Died April 17, 1934 (age 62 years, 262 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Highland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of David T. Fields and Sara (Mosser) Fields; married, July 14, 1900, to Caro Chamberlain Emerson (1876-1944).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Alfred Metcalf Jackson (1860-1924) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born in South Carrollton, Muhlenberg County, Ky., July 14, 1860. Democrat. State court judge in Kansas, 1892; U.S. Representative from Kansas 3rd District, 1901-03; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1904, 1912 (Honorary Vice-President), 1916. Died in Winfield, Cowley County, Kan., June 11, 1924 (age 63 years, 333 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Highland Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Leighton Price Ravenscroft (1860-1945) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born June 24, 1860. Physician; mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1925, 1928, 1938, 1940, 1942, 1944. Died June 12, 1945 (age 84 years, 353 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      Ralph Taylor Stuber (1885-1949) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born September 24, 1885. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1945, 1949; died in office 1949. Died June 3, 1949 (age 63 years, 252 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Twin brother of Ray Caldwell Stuber (1885-1971).
      Ray Caldwell Stuber (1885-1971) — also known as Ray C. Stuber — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born September 24, 1885. Republican. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1927, 1929, 1932; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1952. Died October 26, 1971 (age 86 years, 32 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Twin brother of Ralph Taylor Stuber (1885-1949).
      Penrose Hills Albright (1852-1922) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born in Maytown, Lancaster County, Pa., July 8, 1852. Democrat. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1889-90, 1899-1900; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1916. Died March 8, 1922 (age 69 years, 243 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of James Henry Albright (1900-1969).
      William Tracy Irvin (1868-1946) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born June 3, 1868. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1922, 1924. Died November 26, 1946 (age 78 years, 176 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      Phillip John George Frankenfeld (1877-1956) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born November 12, 1877. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1930, 1933. Died May 9, 1956 (age 78 years, 179 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      W. W. Keith (1911-1992) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born August 16, 1911. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1950, 1952, 1954. Died in Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan., August 14, 1992 (age 80 years, 364 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      Charles Clifford Hawke (1885-1961) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born August 4, 1885. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1934, 1937. Died January 13, 1961 (age 75 years, 162 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      Wade R. Coffey (1887-1964) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born January 30, 1887. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1939, 1943. Died September 3, 1964 (age 77 years, 217 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      Homer Alvin Hetherington (1923-1982) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born in Roderfield, McDowell County, W.Va., December 26, 1923. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1971, 1974. Died, of lung cancer, in Winfield, Cowley County, Kan., March 5, 1982 (age 58 years, 69 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      Joe R. Everly (1908-1984) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born September 19, 1908. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1951, 1955. Died March 21, 1984 (age 75 years, 184 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      Edwin C. Manning (1838-1915) — of Kansas. Born in Redford, Clinton County, N.Y., November 7, 1838. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Kansas state senate, 1863-64; member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1873-74. Died December 11, 1915 (age 77 years, 34 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Highland Cemetery.
      George Emerson (1848-1921) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born in Salem, Essex County, Mass., April 6, 1848. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1883-84. Died April 11, 1921 (age 73 years, 5 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Highland Cemetery.
      Albert Lay Noble (1860-1928) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born in Bath, Steuben County, N.Y., January 26, 1860. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1917-18. Died April 17, 1928 (age 68 years, 82 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Highland Cemetery.
      Howard Lincoln Snyder (1878-1940) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born in Eureka, Woodford County, Ill., October 10, 1878. Physician; mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1921. Member, Rotary. Died in Winfield, Cowley County, Kan., August 16, 1940 (age 61 years, 311 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      Edgar O. Kyger (1868-1947) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born September 24, 1868. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1935. Died February 28, 1947 (age 78 years, 157 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Highland Cemetery.
      Harry Aaron Caton (1870-1949) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born in Missouri, January 26, 1870. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1901-02. Died December 28, 1949 (age 79 years, 336 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      George Melville Backus (1883-1957) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born March 26, 1883. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1926. Died November 9, 1957 (age 74 years, 228 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      Frank Edward Jarvis (1883-1966) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born in Winfield, Cowley County, Kan., November 23, 1883. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1941. Died, of a stroke, in Winfield, Cowley County, Kan., November 21, 1966 (age 82 years, 363 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      James Henry Albright (1900-1969) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born September 3, 1900. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1946. Died January 6, 1969 (age 68 years, 125 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Penrose Hills Albright (1852-1922).
      Walter E. Sheneman (1917-1974) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born November 4, 1917. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1956. Died February 20, 1974 (age 56 years, 108 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      Clarence Charles Higginbottom (1897-1977) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born June 24, 1897. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1947. Died June 2, 1977 (age 79 years, 343 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Frank William Higginbottom; father of Dorothy Higginbottom Flottman (1942?-).
      Political family: Higginbottom family of Winfield, Kansas.
      Harry O. Janicke (1902-1978) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born December 14, 1902. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1936. Died August 11, 1978 (age 75 years, 240 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      Frank William Higginbottom (1912-1981) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born July 27, 1912. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1957-58. Died March 2, 1981 (age 68 years, 218 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Clarence Charles Higginbottom; uncle of Dorothy Higginbottom Flottman (1942?-).
      Political family: Higginbottom family of Winfield, Kansas.
      Sterling V. Albertson (1911-1991) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born February 16, 1911. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1981. Died April 9, 1991 (age 80 years, 52 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      Caro Emerson Fields (1876-1944) — also known as Caro Chamberlain Emerson; Mrs. John Fields — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born November 26, 1876. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1924. Female. Died June 27, 1944 (age 67 years, 214 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Highland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, July 14, 1900, to John Fields (1871-1934).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Union Cemetery
    Winfield, Cowley County, Kansas
    Politicians buried here:
      Jeremiah Dunham Botkin (1849-1921) — also known as Jeremiah D. Botkin — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan.; Baldwin City, Douglas County, Kan.; Liberal, Seward County, Kan. Born near Atlanta, Logan County, Ill., April 24, 1849. Methodist minister; candidate for Governor of Kansas, 1888 (Prohibition), 1908 (Democratic); U.S. Representative from Kansas at-large, 1897-99; defeated, 1894. Methodist. Died in Liberal, Seward County, Kan., December 29, 1921 (age 72 years, 249 days). Interment at Union Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Richard Botkin and Nancy (Barr) Botkin.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Samuel Wylie Greer (1826-1882) — of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan.; Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born in Allegheny County, Pa., June 2, 1826. Kansas Territory superintendent of schools, 1858-61; served in the Union Army during the Civil War. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died, from consumption (tuberculosis), in Winfield, Cowley County, Kan., September 30, 1882 (age 56 years, 120 days). Interment at Union Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1855 to Clotilda Hiltopn (1833-1897).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Oliver Perry Fuller, Jr. (1862-1936) — of Kansas. Born in Taylor County, Iowa, October 12, 1862. District judge in Kansas 19th District, 1914-36. Member, Freemasons. Died in Winfield, Cowley County, Kan., October 27, 1936 (age 74 years, 15 days). Interment at Union Cemetery.
      Herbert A. McGregor (c.1874-1931) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born about 1874. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1913-16. Died, of a cerebral hemorrhage, in Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan., August 26, 1931 (age about 57 years). Interment at Union Cemetery.
      Henry Champney Loomis (1834-1905) — also known as Henry C. Loomis — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born in Otto Township, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., March 16, 1834. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1896-98. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Freemasons; Elks; Redmen. Died in St. Mary's Hospital, Winfield, Cowley County, Kan., October 14, 1905 (age 71 years, 212 days). Interment at Union Cemetery.
      John B. Lynn (1840-1915) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born in Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn., January 26, 1840. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1878-80. Died, of pneumonia, in Winfield, Cowley County, Kan., February 14, 1915 (age 75 years, 19 days). Interment at Union Cemetery.
      Ernest W. Yount (1894-1965) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born November 18, 1894. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1948, 1953. Died February 17, 1965 (age 70 years, 91 days). Interment at Union Cemetery.
    Daniel Azro Millington Daniel Azro Millington (1823-1891) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born in Hubbardton, Rutland County, Vt., May 16, 1823. Went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; newspaper editor; postmaster; mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1875-76. Died of heart failure, in Winfield, Cowley County, Kan., May 7, 1891 (age 67 years, 356 days). Interment at Union Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Solomon Millington (1797-1868) and Clarinda (Richardson) Millington (1800-1854); married, May 16, 1848, to Mary Ann Smith (1826-1910).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Bill Bottorff, Winfield historian
      M. G. Troup (c.1841-1898) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born in Ohio, about 1841. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1881-82. Died, of heart disease, in Winfield, Cowley County, Kan., February 6, 1898 (age about 57 years). Interment at Union Cemetery.
      Charles M. Wallace (1870-1959) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born February 9, 1870. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1908-10. Died January 5, 1959 (age 88 years, 330 days). Interment at Union Cemetery.
      Samuel C. Smith (1825-1907) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born in Alfred, York County, Maine, September 16, 1825. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1874. Died August 17, 1907 (age 81 years, 335 days). Interment at Union Cemetery.
      William Orange Johnson (1852-1912) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born in Iowa, January 9, 1852. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1903-04. Died May 26, 1912 (age 60 years, 138 days). Interment at Union Cemetery.
      James Colie Page (1851-1940) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born in 1851. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1905-06. Died April 1, 1940 (age about 88 years). Interment at Union Cemetery.
      J. Oscar Gafney (1876-1947) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born September 21, 1876. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1931. Died July 2, 1947 (age 70 years, 284 days). Interment at Union Cemetery.
      Joshua N. Wallace (c.1869-1952) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born about 1869. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1923. Died June 29, 1952 (age about 83 years). Interment at Union Cemetery.


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