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Antrim County
Michigan

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Antrim County

Index to Locations

  • Elk Rapids Maple Grove Cemetery
  • Mancelona Fairview Cemetery


    Maple Grove Cemetery
    Elk Rapids, Antrim County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Andrew B. Dougherty (1863-1928) — of Elk Rapids, Antrim County, Mich.; Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in St. John, New Brunswick, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1899; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1904; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1912; Michigan state attorney general, 1923-26; appointed 1923; resigned 1926. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., January 8, 1928 (age about 64 years). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Archibald K. Dougherty; brother of Louise E. Dougherty (who married Harvey Sandburg Amerson (1875-1943)).
      Political family: Dougherty family of Elk Rapids, Michigan.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Richard W. Bagot (1832-1907) — of Elk Rapids, Antrim County, Mich. Born October 3, 1832. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Antrim District, 1893-94. Died March 27, 1907 (age 74 years, 175 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Archibald K. Dougherty (1835-1923) — of Michigan. Born in 1835. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Antrim District, 1887-88. Died December 30, 1923 (age about 88 years). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Andrew B. Dougherty and Louise E. Dougherty (who married Harvey Sandburg Amerson (1875-1943)).
      Political family: Dougherty family of Elk Rapids, Michigan.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Harvey Sandburg Amerson (1875-1943) — also known as Harvey S. Amerson — of Elk Rapids, Antrim County, Mich.; Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Illinois, November 29, 1875. Republican. Merchant; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Antrim County, 1911-12. German and English ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Elks. Died in 1943 (age about 67 years). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Amerson (1841-1922) and Matilda Harriet (Schaubel) Amerson (1846-1906); married to Louise E. Dougherty (1881-1941; daughter of Archibald K. Dougherty (1835-1923); sister of Andrew B. Dougherty).
      Political family: Dougherty family of Elk Rapids, Michigan.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Fairview Cemetery
    Mancelona, Antrim County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Arthur W. Wilcox (1879-1953) — of Onaway, Presque Isle County, Mich.; Alpena, Alpena County, Mich. Born in Mancelona, Antrim County, Mich., September 5, 1879. Presque Isle County Prosecuting Attorney; delegate to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Alpena District, 1933; circuit judge in Michigan 26th Circuit, 1948-53; died in office 1953. Died in Alpena, Alpena County, Mich., June 24, 1953 (age 73 years, 292 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dey Winslow Wilcox (1857-1908) and Emma Isabella (Zipp) Wilcox (1859-1918); married, May 15, 1901, to Bertha Symonds.


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