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Labette County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Labette County

Index to Locations

  • Parsons Memorial Lawn Cemetery
  • Parsons Oakwood Cemetery

    Memorial Lawn Cemetery
    Parsons, Labette County, Kansas
    Politicians buried here:
      Myron Virgil George (1900-1972) — also known as Myron V. George — of Altamont, Labette County, Kan. Born in Erie, Neosho County, Kan., January 6, 1900. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Kansas 3rd District, 1950-59. Died in Parsons, Labette County, Kan., April 11, 1972 (age 72 years, 96 days). Interment at Memorial Lawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

    Oakwood Cemetery
    Parsons, Labette County, Kansas
    Politicians buried here:
      Clyde Martin Reed (1871-1949) — also known as Clyde M. Reed — of Parsons, Labette County, Kan. Born in Champaign, Champaign County, Ill., October 19, 1871. Republican. Lawyer; secretary to Gov. Henry J. Allen, 1919; law partner of Bernard L. Glover; newspaper publisher; Governor of Kansas, 1929-31; defeated in primary, 1924; U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1939-49; died in office 1949. Methodist. Suffered a heart attack, and fell down a staircase, in Parsons, Labette County, Kan., November 8, 1949 (age 78 years, 20 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Martin V. Reed and Mary A. Reed; married 1891 to Minnie E. Hart; father of Clyde Martin Reed Jr..
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — National Governors Association biography — Wikipedia article

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