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  • Traverse City Oakwood Cemetery


    Oakwood Cemetery
    Eighth Street
    Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Seth Crittenden Moffatt (1841-1887) — also known as Seth C. Moffatt — of Northport, Leelanau County, Mich.; Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Mich. Born in Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich., August 10, 1841. Republican. Member of Michigan state senate 31st District, 1871-72; member of Michigan state constitutional commission 9th District, 1873; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Grand Traverse District, 1881-82; Speaker of the Michigan State House of Representatives, 1881-82; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1884; U.S. Representative from Michigan 11th District, 1885-87; died in office 1887. Died in Washington, D.C., December 22, 1887 (age 46 years, 134 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William D. C. Germaine (1866-1943) — also known as "Wild Bill" — of Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Mich. Born in Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Mich., October 17, 1866. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; mayor of Traverse City, Mich., 1908-09, 1912-13. Died in Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Mich., January 3, 1943 (age 76 years, 78 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Cuyler Germaine (1834-1887) and Anna (Kratochvil) Germaine (1837-1918); married, July 27, 1895, to Ola Hull.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Herold Round (1901-1968) — also known as Charles H. Round — of Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Mich. Born in Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Mich., October 16, 1901. Republican. Mayor of Traverse City, Mich., 1955; candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Grand Traverse District, 1961. Died, in Grand Traverse Medical Care Facility, Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Mich., August 27, 1968 (age 66 years, 316 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Wootton Round (1874-1952) and Mabel Mary (Misener) Round (1875-1955); married 1929 to Mary M. Hanson (1902-1986).
      David Green Chandler (1847-1929) — also known as David G. Chandler — of Grand Traverse County, Mich. Born in Flushing, Genesee County, Mich., March 3, 1847. Republican. Grand Traverse County Sheriff, 1901-04; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Grand Traverse County, 1909-12. Died in Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Mich., January 5, 1929 (age 81 years, 308 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      John Randle Santo (1865-1935) — also known as John R. Santo — of Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Mich. Born in 1865. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1912; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Grand Traverse County, 1913-14; defeated, 1902, 1914. Died in 1935 (age about 70 years). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      Ellsworth Abraham Kellogg (1879-1945) — also known as Ellsworth A. Kellogg — of Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Mich. Born in Laingsburg, Shiawassee County, Mich., December 17, 1879. Socialist. Painter; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1920. Died in Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Mich., August 3, 1945 (age 65 years, 229 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frank R. Kellogg (1856-1918) and Sarah Abigail (Wallace) Kellogg (1861-1935); married, December 22, 1909, to Josephine Georgina 'Josie' Windedahl (1884-1959); second cousin twice removed of Barzillai Bulkeley Kellogg; fourth cousin once removed of Abram Bennett Macardell (1877-1958).
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Perry Hannah — of Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Mich. Republican. Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1864, 1888; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1872, 1880, 1888; elected () village president of Traverse City, Michigan 1885; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1900. Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.


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