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Clare County
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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Clare County

Index to Locations

  • Clare Cherry Grove Cemetery
  • Clare St. Cecilia Catholic Cemetery
  • Harrison Maple Grove Cemetery
  • Near Harrison Pleasant Plains Cemetery


    Cherry Grove Cemetery
    Clare, Clare County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Donald E. Holbrook (1909-1986) — of Clare, Clare County, Mich. Born in Clare, Clare County, Mich., August 20, 1909. Republican. Lawyer; Clare County Prosecuting Attorney, 1937-42; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; circuit judge in Michigan 21st Circuit, 1948-64; resigned 1964; candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1963; Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals 3rd District, 1965-78. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Kiwanis; Farm Bureau. Died February 19, 1986 (age 76 years, 183 days). Interment at Cherry Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Donald E. Holbrook, Jr. (1931-).
      Harold B. Hughes (1911-1997) — of Clare, Clare County, Mich. Born in Ithaca, Gratiot County, Mich., July 7, 1911. Republican. Lawyer; Clare County Prosecuting Attorney, 1947-52; member of Michigan state senate 28th District, 1961-64; defeated in primary, 1964. Congregationalist. Member, Rotary; Elks; Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Knights Templar; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Died, in Tender Care Nursing Home, Clare, Clare County, Mich., November 11, 1997 (age 86 years, 127 days). Interment at Cherry Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ellis Hughes and Bertha (Bowen) Hughes; married, August 10, 1938, to Vivian Baughman.
      Bernie F. Hampton (1888-1975) — of Harrison, Clare County, Mich. Born in Clare, Clare County, Mich., April 6, 1888. Republican. Farmer; automobile dealer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Osceola District, 1937-40; defeated in primary, 1940. Died May 29, 1975 (age 87 years, 53 days). Interment at Cherry Grove Cemetery.
      John W. Dunlop (1897-1949) — of Clare, Clare County, Mich. Born in 1897. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Osceola District, 1941-42; defeated in primary, 1942 (Osceola District), 1948 (Isabella District); chair of Clare County Republican Party, 1949. Died October 23, 1949 (age about 52 years). Interment at Cherry Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Kathryn C. Zinser (1901-1992).
      Sarah A. Schaeffer (1911-1998) — also known as Sarah A. Bauer — of Clare, Clare County, Mich. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., January 27, 1911. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1956; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1959. Female. Lutheran. Member, Rotary. Died in Clare, Clare County, Mich., May 22, 1998 (age 87 years, 115 days). Interment at Cherry Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of John A. Bauer and Carrie D. (Kleeman) Bauer; married, April 20, 1930, to Harold Herzil Schaeffer (1906-1988).


    St. Cecilia Catholic Cemetery
    Clare, Clare County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Josephine Jackson (1882-1959) — also known as Mrs. L. W. Jackson — of Clare, Clare County, Mich. Born August 31, 1882. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1924. Female. Died March 1, 1959 (age 76 years, 182 days). Interment at St. Cecilia Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Lawrence W. Jackson (1884-1965).
      Lawrence W. Jackson (1884-1965) — also known as L. W. Jackson — of Clare, Clare County, Mich. Born January 1, 1884. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1932. Died June 30, 1965 (age 81 years, 180 days). Interment at St. Cecilia Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Josephine Jackson (1882-1959).


    Maple Grove Cemetery
    Harrison, Clare County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Benjamin N. Carpenter (1885-1962) — also known as Ben Carpenter — of Harrison, Clare County, Mich. Born in Osceola County, Mich., May 8, 1885. Republican. Gas and oil jobber; member of Michigan state senate 28th District, 1931-36, 1941-46; defeated in primary, 1950. Died in 1962 (age about 77 years). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      Odell Zera Lamb (1895-1967) — also known as Odell Z. Lamb — of Hendricks Township, Mackinac County, Mich.; Big Rapids, Mecosta County, Mich.; Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Tippecanoe, Harrison County, Ohio, March 6, 1895. Democrat. School teacher; superintendent of schools; candidate for Michigan state senate 14th District, 1944, 1946. Died in 1967 (age about 72 years). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, August 13, 1924, to Wanda Mundt (divorced 1935); married, April 10, 1943, to Mabel Davis.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lula H. Murphy (1874-1950) — of Harrison, Clare County, Mich. Born in 1874. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1939. Female. Died in 1950 (age about 76 years). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      Marie Beemer Bailey (1901-1988) — also known as Marie B. Bailey — of Harrison, Clare County, Mich. Born in 1901. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1944. Female. Died in 1988 (age about 87 years). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.


    Pleasant Plains Cemetery
    Near Harrison, Clare County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Atwood A. Campbell (1910-1983) — of Harrison, Clare County, Mich. Born in 1910. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1960. Died in 1983 (age about 73 years). Interment at Pleasant Plains Cemetery.


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