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Finney County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Finney County

Index to Locations

  • Garden City Valley View Cemetery

    Valley View Cemetery
    Garden City, Finney County, Kansas
    Politicians buried here:
      Clifford Ragsdale Hope (1893-1970) — also known as Clifford R. Hope — of Garden City, Finney County, Kan. Born in Birmingham, Van Buren County, Iowa, June 9, 1893. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1921-27; Speaker of the Kansas State House of Representatives, 1925-26; U.S. Representative from Kansas, 1927-57 (7th District 1927-43, 5th District 1943-57). Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Woodmen; Elks. Died in Garden City, Finney County, Kan., May 16, 1970 (age 76 years, 341 days). Interment at Valley View Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      David A. Mims (1833-1901) — of Garden City, Finney County, Kan. Born in Pikeville, Pike County, Ky., April 18, 1833. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; newspaper editor; mayor of Garden City, Kan., 1890. Died August 29, 1901 (age 68 years, 133 days). Interment at Valley View Cemetery.

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