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Harvey County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Harvey County

Index to Locations

  • Newton Greenwood Cemetery
  • Sedgwick Unknown location

    Greenwood Cemetery
    Newton, Harvey County, Kansas
    Politicians buried here:
      John Berridge McCuish (1906-1962) — also known as John McCuish — of Newton, Harvey County, Kan. Born in Leadville, Lake County, Colo., June 22, 1906. Republican. Newspaper editor; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1936, 1948; Lieutenant Governor of Kansas, 1955-57; Governor of Kansas, 1957. Died, of a stroke, in Newton, Harvey County, Kan., March 12, 1962 (age 55 years, 263 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery.
      See also National Governors Association biography
      Samuel Ritter Peters (1842-1910) — also known as Samuel R. Peters — of Memphis, Scotland County, Mo.; Marion, Marion County, Kan.; Newton, Harvey County, Kan. Born in Walnut Township, Pickaway County, Ohio, August 16, 1842. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; newspaper editor; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1872; member of Kansas state senate, 1874-75; district judge in Kansas, 1875-83; U.S. Representative from Kansas, 1883-91 (at-large 1883-85, 7th District 1885-91); postmaster at Newton, Kan., 1898-1910. Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Died in Newton, Harvey County, Kan., April 21, 1910 (age 67 years, 248 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

    Unknown Location
    Sedgwick, Harvey County, Kansas
    Politicians buried here:
      Lester P. Greenbank — of Valley Center, Sedgwick County, Kan. Republican. Presidential Elector for Kansas, 1940. Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Brother of James W. Greenbank (born c.1900).

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