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Gladwin County
Michigan

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Gladwin County

Index to Locations

  • Beaverton Dale Cemetery
  • Gladwin Highland Cemetery
  • Gladwin Ridge Cemetery


    Dale Cemetery
    4688 Freeman Road
    Beaverton, Gladwin County, Michigan
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Eula G. Morrison (1923-1997) — also known as Eula G. Harper — of Beaverton, Gladwin County, Mich. Born November 5, 1923. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1972, 1976. Female. Died December 30, 1997 (age 74 years, 55 days). Interment at Dale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, July 17, 1943, to Walter 'Wally' Morrison, Jr. (1925-2012).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Highland Cemetery
    Cemetery Street
    Gladwin, Gladwin County, Michigan
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Guy E. Smith (1865-1936) — of Gladwin, Gladwin County, Mich. Born in Bay City, Bay County, Mich., May 16, 1865. Republican. Lawyer; Gladwin County Prosecuting Attorney, 1895-1901; Gladwin County Probate Judge, 1901-17; circuit judge in Michigan 34th Circuit, 1919-36; appointed 1919; died in office 1936. Died, in St. Mary's Hospital, Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., April 30, 1936 (age 70 years, 350 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1922 to Maude Black (died 1933).
      John Clarence Shaffer (1888-1969) — also known as John C. Shaffer — of Gladwin, Gladwin County, Mich. Born in Gladwin, Gladwin County, Mich., August 31, 1888. Republican. Lawyer; Gladwin County Prosecuting Attorney, 1915-32; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Gladwin County Probate Judge, 1932-35; circuit judge in Michigan 34th Circuit, 1936-59; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Arenac District, 1961-62. Catholic. Died in Gladwin, Gladwin County, Mich., March 14, 1969 (age 80 years, 195 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John M. Shaffer and Dora (Troy) Shaffer.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Eugene Foster (1860-1928) — of Gladwin, Gladwin County, Mich. Born in Caroga town, Fulton County, N.Y., August 8, 1860. Republican. Newspaper editor; chair of Gladwin County Republican Party, 1892-1928; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1896; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 28th District, 1907-08; member of Michigan state senate 28th District, 1909-12. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Order of the Eastern Star; Knights of Pythias; Foresters; Woodmen. Died, probably from heart disease, in his office at the Gladwin County Record newspaper, Gladwin, Gladwin County, Mich., October 2, 1928 (age 68 years, 55 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, September 30, 1916, to Cora W. Mills (1870-1944).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas G. Campbell (1858-1947) — Born in Ontario, June 28, 1858. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Midland District, 1901-04; defeated, 1914. Died in Buckeye Township, Gladwin County, Mich., April 6, 1947 (age 88 years, 282 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, December 29, 1940, to Eliza Moore (died 1940); father of Walter Moore Campbell (1890-1957).
      Walter Moore Campbell (1890-1957) — also known as Walter M. Campbell — of Gladwin, Gladwin County, Mich. Born in Gladwin, Gladwin County, Mich., October 21, 1890. Republican. Farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Midland District, 1943-44. Member, Freemasons. Died in Buckeye Township, Gladwin County, Mich., October 26, 1957 (age 67 years, 5 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas G. Campbell (1858-1947); married, October 14, 1937, to Mary A. Palasty.
      Lyman Kerswill (1888-1975) — of Grout Township, Gladwin County, Mich. Born in Middlesex County, Ontario, August 11, 1888. Republican. Farmer; insurance business; chair of Gladwin County Republican Party, 1950. Presbyterian. Member, Odd Fellows. Died, from a heart attack, in Grout Township, Gladwin County, Mich., January 17, 1975 (age 86 years, 159 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, June 28, 1916, to Ethel Foutch.
      Clara W. Beardsley (1889-1978) — also known as Clara Eleanor Woodard — of Beaverton, Gladwin County, Mich.; Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Born in Gladwin, Gladwin County, Mich., May 9, 1889. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1939. Female. Presbyterian. Member, Order of the Eastern Star. Died in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., October 8, 1978 (age 89 years, 152 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of W. E. Woodard; married, June 24, 1908, to Ralph R. Beardsley (1885-1950).
      Gordon L. Willford (1919-2006) — of Gladwin, Gladwin County, Mich. Born in Gladwin, Gladwin County, Mich., May 7, 1919. Republican. Farmer; automobile mechanic; school bus driver; candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Arenac District, 1961. Died in Gladwin, Gladwin County, Mich., May 7, 2006 (age 87 years, 0 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Gordon Willford and Helen (Walker) Willford; married, January 22, 1940, to Geneva Thorington.


    Ridge Cemetery
    Gladwin, Gladwin County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Walter F. Remer (1897-1985) — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich.; Flat Rock, Wayne County, Mich.; Sage Township, Gladwin County, Mich. Born in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., July 8, 1897. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; insurance business; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Saginaw County 1st District, 1935-36, 1939-42; defeated, 1936. Member, Disabled American Veterans; American Legion. Died in Sage Township, Gladwin County, Mich., December 2, 1985 (age 88 years, 147 days). Interment at Ridge Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, August 8, 1922, to Ethel M. Menter.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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