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Leavenworth County
Kansas

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Leavenworth County

Index to Locations

  • Fort Leavenworth Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery
  • Lansing Mt. Muncie Cemetery


    Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery
    Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas
    Politicians buried here:
      James McKinley Neal (1899-1982) — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born in Greensboro, Greene County, Ga., March 8, 1899. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; pharmacist; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Jackson County 4th District, 1947-64. Baptist. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Omega Psi Phi; American Legion; Urban League; NAACP. Died in Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kan., November 11, 1982 (age 83 years, 248 days). Interment at Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Neal (1866-1928) and Lizzie (Barnett) Neal (1871-1946); married 1924 to Georgia C. Campbell.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Mt. Muncie Cemetery
    Lansing, Leavenworth County, Kansas
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Moonlight (1833-1899) — of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan. Born in Forfarshire, Scotland, November 10, 1833. Republican. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for Kansas, 1867; secretary of state of Kansas, 1869-71; member of Kansas state senate, 1872-74; Adjutant General of Kansas, 1883-84; candidate for Governor of Kansas, 1886; Governor of Wyoming Territory, 1887-89; U.S. Minister to Bolivia, 1894-98. Died in Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan., February 7, 1899 (age 65 years, 89 days). Interment at Mt. Muncie Cemetery.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      David Josiah Brewer (1837-1910) — of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan. Born in Smyrna (now Izmir), Turkey, June 20, 1837. Lawyer; county judge in Kansas, 1862-65; district judge in Kansas 1st District, 1865-69; justice of Kansas state supreme court, 1870-84; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, 1884-90; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1889-1910; died in office 1910. Congregationalist. Died in Washington, D.C., March 28, 1910 (age 72 years, 281 days). Interment at Mt. Muncie Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. Josiah Brewer and Emilia (Field) Brewer; married, October 3, 1861, to Louise R. Landon (died 1898); married, June 5, 1901, to Emma Miner Mott; father-in-law of Wellington Wells (1868-1955); nephew of Stephen Johnson Field.
      Political family: Whitney-Field-Brewer-Wells family of California.
      See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lucien Baker (1846-1907) — of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan. Born in Fulton County, Ohio, June 8, 1846. Republican. Lawyer; member of Kansas state senate, 1893-95; U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1895-1901. Died in Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan., June 21, 1907 (age 61 years, 13 days). Interment at Mt. Muncie Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of John Harris Baker (1832-1915); uncle of Francis Elisha Baker.
      Political family: Baker-Defrees family of Indiana.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Alexander Caldwell (1830-1917) — of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan. Born in Drakes Ferry, Huntingdon County, Pa., March 1, 1830. Republican. Banker; U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1871-73; resigned 1873. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in St. Joseph's Hospital, Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., May 19, 1917 (age 87 years, 79 days). Interment at Mt. Muncie Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Caldwell.
      The city of Caldwell, Kansas, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Thomas Carney (1824-1888) — of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan. Born near Tipton, Delaware County, Ohio, August 20, 1824. Republican. Member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1861; Governor of Kansas, 1863-65; mayor of Leavenworth, Kan., 1865. Died, of apoplexy (stroke), in Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan., July 28, 1888 (age 63 years, 343 days). Interment at Mt. Muncie Cemetery.
      Robert Crozier (1827-1895) — of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan. Born in Cadiz, Harrison County, Ohio, October 13, 1827. Republican. U.S. Attorney for Kansas, 1861-64; U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1873-74. Died in Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan., October 2, 1895 (age 67 years, 354 days). Interment at Mt. Muncie Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Daniel Read Anthony, Jr. (1870-1931) — also known as Daniel R. Anthony, Jr. — of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan. Born in Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan., August 22, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; newspaper work; postmaster at Leavenworth, Kan., 1898-1902; mayor of Leavenworth, Kan., 1903-05; U.S. Representative from Kansas 1st District, 1907-29. Died in Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan., August 4, 1931 (age 60 years, 347 days). Interment at Mt. Muncie Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Read Anthony (1824-1904) and Anna (Osborn) Anthony (1844-1930); married, June 21, 1897, to Elizabeth Havens.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Daniel Read Anthony (1824-1904) — also known as Daniel R. Anthony — of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan. Born in Adams, Berkshire County, Mass., August 22, 1824. Republican. Postmaster at Leavenworth, Kan., 1861-66, 1874-83; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War. Died in Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan., November 12, 1904 (age 80 years, 82 days). Interment at Mt. Muncie Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lucy (Read) Anthony (1793-1880) and Daniel Anthony (1794-1862); married to Anna Eliza Osborn (1844-1930); father of Daniel Read Anthony, Jr. (1870-1931).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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