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Ingham County
Michigan

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Ingham County

Index to Locations

  • Aurelius Township Greenwood Cemetery
  • Bell Oak Bell Oak Cemetery
  • Dansville Fairview Cemetery
  • Holt Maple Ridge Cemetery
  • Lansing Unknown location
  • Lansing Evergreen Cemetery
  • Lansing Mt. Hope Cemetery
  • Lansing North Cemetery
  • Lansing St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery
  • Lansing State Capitol Grounds
  • Leslie Woodlawn Cemetery
  • Locke Township Rowley Cemetery
  • Mason Maple Grove Cemetery
  • Okemos East Lawn Memory Gardens
  • Okemos Glendale Cemetery
  • Okemos Riverside Cemetery
  • Stockbridge Oaklawn Cemetery
  • Vevay Township Hawley Cemetery
  • Webberville Alchin Farm Cemetery
  • Williamston Summit Cemetery


    Greenwood Cemetery
    Aurelius Township, Ingham County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles J. Davis (1910-1968) — of Onondaga, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Eaton County, Mich., December 29, 1910. Republican. Farmer; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Ingham County 2nd District, 1961-62; resigned 1962; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1962-68 (Ingham County 2nd District 1962-64, 59th District 1965-68); died in office 1968. Baptist. Member, Farm Bureau; Knights of Pythias; Phi Kappa Phi. Died October 1, 1968 (age 57 years, 277 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles A. Davis and Mable (Jennings) Davis; married to Cecil Lenore Douglas.


    Bell Oak Cemetery
    Bell Oak, Ingham County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Max M. Graham (1890-1962) — of Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1890. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives, 1946, 1950 (Republican primary). Died in 1962 (age about 72 years). Interment at Bell Oak Cemetery.


    Fairview Cemetery
    Dansville, Ingham County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Daniel L. Crossman (1836-1901) — also known as D. L. Crossman — of Dansville, Ingham County, Mich.; Williamston, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Cayuga County, N.Y., November 4, 1836. Republican. Postmaster; miller; banker; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1869; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1872; clerk of the Michigan House of Representatives, 1873-91; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1876. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Royal Arch Masons. Died in Williamston, Ingham County, Mich., March 7, 1901 (age 64 years, 123 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Fairview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Nancy M. Woodhouse (1836-1910).
      The village of Dansville, Michigan, is named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Maple Ridge Cemetery
    Holt, Ingham County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      John Benjamin Fay (1889-1963) — also known as John B. Fay — of Delhi Township, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Delhi Township, Ingham County, Mich., April 14, 1889. Democrat. Supervisor of Delhi Township, Michigan, 1917-22, 1931-57; resigned 1957; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 2nd District, 1926, 1946. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in Ingham Medical Hospital, Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., February 27, 1963 (age 73 years, 319 days). Interment at Maple Ridge Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Claude D. Aldrich (1877-1937) — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich.; Lansing Township, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Michigan, January 29, 1877. Democrat. Coal dealer; postmaster at East Lansing, Mich., 1914-23; farmer; supervisor of Lansing Township, Michigan; elected 1926, 1927; defeated, 1928, 1932 (Citizens). Died in 1937 (age about 60 years). Interment at Maple Ridge Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lyman W. Baker (1834-1904) — of Holt, Ingham County, Mich. Born September 15, 1834. Republican. Postmaster at Holt, Mich., 1871-75; supervisor of Delhi Township, Michigan, 1880-81. Died April 12, 1904 (age 69 years, 210 days). Interment at Maple Ridge Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Arthur Garfield Wemple (1881-1938) — also known as Arthur Wemple — of Holt, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Otsego County, Mich., June 20, 1881. Republican. Candidate for supervisor of Delhi Township, Michigan, 1926. Methodist. Died in Holt, Ingham County, Mich., June 7, 1938 (age 56 years, 352 days). Interment at Maple Ridge Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Harmen W. Wemple (1855-1917) and Eudora Mable (Boone) Wemple (1862-1918); married, March 14, 1907, to Lillian M. Fleming (1884-1966).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Claude H. Menger (1890-1949) — of Delhi Township, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1890. Democrat. Supervisor of Delhi Township, Michigan; elected 1926; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 2nd District, 1942. Died in 1949 (age about 59 years). Interment at Maple Ridge Cemetery.


    Unknown Locations
    Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Orville Elbridge Atwood (1880-1939) — also known as Orville E. Atwood — of Newaygo, Newaygo County, Mich.; Fremont, Newaygo County, Mich.; Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Morgan Park (now part of Chicago), Cook County, Ill., February 23, 1880. Republican. Farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Newaygo County, 1919-22; member of Michigan state senate 26th District, 1923-26, 1929-30; defeated in primary, 1926; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1924; secretary of state of Michigan, 1935-36; defeated, 1936; director, Michigan Sales Tax Division, 1939. Congregationalist. English ancestry. Member, Delta Upsilon; Freemasons. Killed, along with auto executive Frank Longyear, in a collision with a bus at Howell, Livingston County, Mich., June 15, 1939 (age 59 years, 112 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of Orville Elbridge Atwood, Sr. (1840-1910) and Martha Elvira (Townsend) Atwood (1842-1914); married, October 1, 1910, to Evelyn May Forman (1881-1968).
      Evelyn Atwood (1881-1968) — also known as Evelyn May Forman; Mrs. Orville E. Atwood — of Fremont, Newaygo County, Mich.; Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Woodstock, McHenry County, Ill., May 30, 1881. Republican. Corsetiere; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1944. Female. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., October 17, 1968 (age 87 years, 140 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Daughter of Austin Isaiah Forman and Nina Marie (Taft) Forman; married, October 1, 1910, to Orville Elbridge Atwood (1880-1939).


    Evergreen Cemetery
    Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    Leland W. Carr Leland Walker Carr (1883-1969) — also known as Leland W. Carr — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Livingston County, Mich., September 29, 1883. Republican. School principal; superintendent of schools; lawyer; circuit judge in Michigan 30th Circuit, 1921-45; appointed 1921; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1945-63; appointed 1945; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1947, 1955, 1962-63. Methodist. Died May 30, 1969 (age 85 years, 243 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Eli French Carr and Eva (Walker) Carr; married, August 6, 1913, to Roxie Irene Lindow (1889-1982).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society
      Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
    Charles E. Chamberlain Charles Ernest Chamberlain (1917-2002) — also known as Charles E. Chamberlain; "The Automobile Horn of Congress" — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Locke Township, Ingham County, Mich., July 22, 1917. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 1957-75. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Sons of the American Revolution; Kiwanis; Society of the Cincinnati. Died, of renal failure and congestive heart failure, in Leesburg, Loudoun County, Va., November 25, 2002 (age 85 years, 126 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
      Alfred H. Doughty (1881-1943) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1881. Mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1923-27; defeated, 1926, 1928, 1930, 1936, 1938, 1941. Died December 9, 1943 (age about 62 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Thomas T. O'Brien (1871-1940) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1871. Candidate for mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1938. Died December 29, 1940 (age about 69 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Charles M. Ziegler (1888-1959) — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich.; Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Noble County, Ind., May 23, 1888. Republican. Civil engineer; Michigan state highway commissioner, 1943-57; defeated, 1937. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Rotary. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., March 1, 1959 (age 70 years, 282 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ard E. Richardson — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich.; Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Mayor of Saginaw, Mich., 1914-15. Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Luther Henry Baker (1872-1944) — also known as Luther H. Baker — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., September 8, 1872. Republican. Insurance executive; director, Lansing National Bank; director, Capitol Savings & Loan Co.; mayor of East Lansing, Mich., 1925-28. Congregationalist. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Kiwanis. Died February 3, 1944 (age 71 years, 148 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Luther Byron Baker (1830-1896) and Helen (Davis) Baker (1841-1918); married, May 28, 1899, to Una Jacobs (1874-1950).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Benjamin Alden Faunce (1874-1941) — also known as Benjamin A. Faunce — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Fremont, Newaygo County, Mich., March 3, 1874. Republican. Real estate broker; mayor of East Lansing, Mich., 1929-31; postmaster at East Lansing, Mich., 1931-35. Died in East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., September 25, 1941 (age 67 years, 206 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Myron Faunce (1840-1910) and Samantha Lucretia (Alton) Faunce (1844-1913); married 1898 to Louisa Blanche Weldon; father of Norma Faunce (who married Albert Ray Krider (1910-2007)); fourth cousin of George Hamilton Garfield.
      Political family: Faunce-Garfield-Krider family of East Lansing, Michigan.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Clark L. Brody Clark Louis Brody (1879-1961) — also known as Clark L. Brody — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Fabius, St. Joseph County, Mich., February 1, 1879. Republican. Farmer; county agricultural agent, 1915-21; executive with Farm Bureau; member of Michigan state board of agriculture, 1921-59; appointed 1921; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1956. Methodist. Member, Farm Bureau; Alpha Zeta; Phi Kappa Phi; Kiwanis. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., October 12, 1961 (age 82 years, 253 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Polk Brody (1845-1915) and Emma L. (Seeley) Brody (1853-1904); married, November 14, 1906, to Margaret Ellen York (1879-1960).
      The Brody Complex of dormitories at Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, is named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
      Harry Faron Hittle (1886-1957) — also known as Harry F. Hittle — of Manistee County, Mich.; East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in South Boardman, Kalkaska County, Mich., July 10, 1886. Republican. Lawyer; Manistee County Prosecuting Attorney, 1919-22; Ingham County Prosecuting Attorney, 1925-26; member of Michigan state senate 14th District, 1935-57; died in office 1957. Died February 5, 1957 (age 70 years, 210 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
    Paul C. Younger Paul C. Younger (1910-1971) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Champaign, Champaign County, Ill., January 11, 1910. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Ingham County Prosecuting Attorney, 1951-54; member of Michigan state senate 14th District, 1957-64; defeated in primary, 1964, 1970; candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 30th Circuit, 1968. Episcopalian. Member, Elks; Optimist Club; Freemasons; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., November 21, 1971 (age 61 years, 314 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
    Otto E. Eckert Otto E. Eckert (1890-1974) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., January 13, 1890. Republican. Engineer; member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1946-61. Member, American Society of Civil Engineers; American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Died in 1974 (age about 84 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Clara Elizabeth Horning.
      Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
      Charles Woodworth Foster (1873-1947) — also known as Charles W. Foster — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., March 28, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state senate 14th District, 1915-18; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1924; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1927. Died in 1947 (age about 74 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Lyle B. Austin (1893-1981) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich.; East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Mason, Ingham County, Mich., July 6, 1893. Republican. Purchasing agent, Olds Motor Works; real estate broker; Lansing city assessor; chair of Ingham County Republican Party, 1934-37, 1947-50; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1935-39; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1936, 1948; Ingham County Treasurer, 1939; postmaster at Lansing, Mich., 1953-61 (acting, 1953-54). Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Eagles; Odd Fellows. Died in Broward County, Fla., January 12, 1981 (age 87 years, 190 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Fred G. Austin (1870-1943) and Flora (Bartlett) Austin (1870-1934); married, June 7, 1916, to Eva Marie Duncan (1893-1948); married to Ivy Wentz.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Leroy George Augenstein (1928-1969) — also known as Leroy G. Augenstein — of Holt, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Decatur, Macon County, Ill., March 6, 1928. Republican. Biophysicist; university professor; member of Michigan state board of education, 1967-69; died in office 1969. Protestant. Member, Sigma Xi; Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Killed when his twin-engine plane crashed during the landing approach to Beech Airport, near Charlotte, Eaton County, Mich., November 8, 1969 (age 41 years, 247 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Roy H. Augenstein; married 1950 to Elizabeth Schmalfuss (1927-1998).
      Books by Leroy G. Augenstein: Come, let us play God
      Ralph H. Young (1889-1962) — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Crown Point, Lake County, Ind., December 17, 1889. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; athletic coach; Michigan State College athletic director; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 2nd District, 1957-62; died in office 1962. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Rotary; Phi Gamma Delta. Elected to Michigan Sports Hall of Fame. Died in East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., January 23, 1962 (age 72 years, 37 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Elizabeth Lehman Belen (1886-1975) — also known as Elizabeth L. Belen — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Westphalia Township, Clinton County, Mich., December 22, 1886. Democrat. Registered nurse; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 1st District, 1937-38; defeated, 1934, 1938, 1958; vice-chair of Michigan Democratic Party, 1939; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1940, 1944; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 1944; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1944; candidate for Michigan state senate 14th District, 1950. Female. Died in Meridian Township, Ingham County, Mich., July 24, 1975 (age 88 years, 214 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Joseph Lehman (1835-1911) and Theresa (Miller) Lehman (1842-1920); married to Christopher F. Belen (1882-1960); mother of Lucile Elizabeth Belen and Frederick Christopher Belen (1913-1999).
      Political family: Belen family of Lansing, Michigan.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Earl Dingwell (1922-1990) — also known as Robert E. Dingwell — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich.; Delta Township, Eaton County, Mich. Born in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., January 13, 1922. Democrat. Education representative, AFL-CIO; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1956; member of Michigan state house of representatives 58th District, 1965-66; defeated, 1954 (Ingham County 1st District), 1956 (Ingham County 1st District), 1958 (Ingham County 1st District), 1966 (58th District), 1968 (58th District). Methodist. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., November 2, 1990 (age 68 years, 293 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Lucile Elizabeth Belen (1912-2010) — also known as Lucile E. Belen — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Laingsburg, Shiawassee County, Mich., December 28, 1912. Democrat. Florist; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 1st District, 1942; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1952; member, Lansing City Council, 1955-92; candidate for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Ingham County 1st District, 1961. Female. Member, Zonta; Rotary. Inducted into Michigan Women's Hall of Fame, 2001. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., June 2, 2010 (age 97 years, 156 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Christopher Belen (1882-1960) and Elizabeth Lehman Belen; sister of Frederick Christopher Belen (1913-1999).
      Political family: Belen family of Lansing, Michigan.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Bernard J. Lavey (1890-1968) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1890. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 1st District, 1940. Died in 1968 (age about 78 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Charles Bubolz (1902-1996) — also known as George C. Bubolz — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Cicero town, Outagamie County, Wis., February 22, 1902. Democrat. Pastor; insurance and real estate business; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 59th District, 1964. Lutheran. German ancestry. Died in East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., September 12, 1996 (age 94 years, 203 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Julius C. Bubolz (1862-1956) and Emelie (Jeske) Bubolz (1864-1942); brother of Gordon August Bubolz (1905-1990); married, June 12, 1928, to Stella Mangold (1902-1968); married, August 28, 1971, to Margaret Jacobson.
      Epitaph: "But the fruit of the spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness."
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Winthrope Price Rowe (1929-2011) — also known as Win Rowe — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born July 5, 1929. Democrat. University professor; chair of Ingham County Democratic Party, 1972. Died July 21, 2011 (age 82 years, 16 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Winthrope Price Rowe and Eleanor (Restall) Rowe.


    Mt. Hope Cemetery
    Mount Hope Road
    Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan
    Founded 1874
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph B. Moore (1845-1930) — of Lapeer, Lapeer County, Mich. Born in Commerce, Oakland County, Mich., November 3, 1845. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Lapeer County Prosecuting Attorney; mayor of Lapeer, Mich., 1874-75; member of Michigan state senate 20th District, 1879-80; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1880, 1884; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1884; circuit judge in Michigan 6th Circuit, 1888-95; resigned 1895; candidate for Michigan state treasurer, 1890; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1896-1925; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1904-05, 1912, 1920. Member, American Bar Association; Rotary. Died in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., March 24, 1930 (age 84 years, 141 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacob J. Moore and Hapsibeth (Gillett) Moore; married, December 3, 1872, to Ella L. Bentley.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Howard Wiest Howard Wiest (1864-1945) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Williamston, Ingham County, Mich.; Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Washington Township, Macomb County, Mich., February 24, 1864. Republican. Lawyer; Wayne County Circuit Court Commissioner, 1887-88; circuit judge in Michigan 30th Circuit, 1900-21; resigned 1921; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1921-45; appointed 1921; died in office 1945; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1923, 1930, 1938. Died September 16, 1945 (age 81 years, 204 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Michigan Manual 1927
      Russell Cowles Ostrander (1851-1919) — also known as Russell C. Ostrander — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich., September 1, 1851. Republican. Lawyer; Ingham County Circuit Court Commissioner, 1877-80; Ingham County Prosecuting Attorney, 1881-82; candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 4th Circuit, 1885, 1887; mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1896-97; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1900; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1905-19; died in office 1919; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1911, 1918. Episcopalian. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., September 12, 1919 (age 68 years, 11 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Simon Ostrander (1810-1881) and Ellen Gardner (Cowles) Ostrander (1826-1886); married, May 8, 1878, to Zay Dora Parker or Porter (1857-1888); married, October 12, 1892, to Lou S. Davis; first cousin of La Monte Cowles and Gardner Cowles; second cousin four times removed of William Pitkin; third cousin thrice removed of Josiah Cowles (1716-1793) and Moses Seymour.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Otis family of Connecticut; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cross-reference: Edward Cahill
      Aaron Vance McAlvay (1847-1915) — also known as Aaron V. McAlvay — of Manistee, Manistee County, Mich.; Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., July 19, 1847. Republican. Lawyer; circuit judge in Michigan 19th Circuit, 1878, 1901-04; appointed 1878, 1901; resigned 1904; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1905-15; died in office 1915; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1907, 1914. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., July 9, 1915 (age 67 years, 355 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1872 to Barbara Bassler.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frank A. Hooker (1844-1911) — of Charlotte, Eaton County, Mich. Born in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., January 16, 1844. Republican. Lawyer; Eaton County Prosecuting Attorney; superintendent of schools; circuit judge in Michigan 5th Circuit, 1878-92; appointed 1878; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1893-1911; died in office 1911; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1902-03. Died in Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y., July 10, 1911 (age 67 years, 175 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1868 to Emma Elizabeth Carter (1844-1909).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Patrick Henry Kelley (1867-1925) — also known as Patrick H. Kelley — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born near Dowagiac, Cass County, Mich., October 7, 1867. Republican. School teacher and principal; superintendent of schools; lawyer; law partner of Seymour H. Person; member of Michigan state board of education, 1901-05; appointed 1901; resigned 1905; Michigan superintendent of public instruction, 1905-06; Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1907-10; candidate in primary for Governor of Michigan, 1910; U.S. Representative from Michigan, 1913-23 (at-large 1913-15, 6th District 1915-23); candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1922. Irish ancestry. Died in Washington, D.C., September 11, 1925 (age 57 years, 339 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Patrick Henry
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Wesley Longyear (1820-1875) — also known as John W. Longyear — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Shandaken, Ulster County, N.Y., October 22, 1820. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Michigan 3rd District, 1863-67; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention, 1867; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1868 (member, Credentials Committee); federal judge, 1870. Died in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., March 11, 1875 (age 54 years, 140 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: John Wesley
      Relatives: Son of Petrus Longyear (1784-1845) and Jerusha (Stevens) Longyear (1789-1865); married, June 25, 1849, to Harriet Munroe (1826-1917); father of John Munro Longyear; grandfather of Robert Dudley Longyear; first cousin of Isaiah Davis Winne; second cousin of Isaac W. Longyear; second cousin once removed of Charles Davis (1853-1913).
      Political family: Longyear family of New York.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jacob W. Ferle (1864-1922) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1864. Mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1918-20, 1922; defeated, 1920; died in office 1922. Died November 6, 1922 (age about 58 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Grant Martin Hudson (1868-1955) — also known as Grant M. Hudson — of Schoolcraft, Kalamazoo County, Mich.; East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Lorain County, Ohio, July 23, 1868. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Kalamazoo County 2nd District, 1905-08; U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 1923-31; defeated, 1930 (primary), 1932 (primary), 1932. Baptist. Member, Anti-Saloon League. Died in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich., October 26, 1955 (age 87 years, 95 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ransom Eli Olds (1864-1950) — also known as Ransom E. Olds — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Geneva, Ashtabula County, Ohio, June 3, 1864. Republican. Founder in 1897 of Olds Motor Vehicle Company, maker of the first commercially successful American-made automobile; founder in 1905 of the REO Motor Car Company (later, the Olds company became the Oldsmobile division of General Motors, and Reo became part of truck manufacturer Diamond Reo); owner of several hotels; banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1908. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., August 26, 1950 (age 86 years, 84 days). Entombed at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Pliny Fisk Olds (1828-1908) and Sarah (Whipple) Olds (1834-1910); married, June 5, 1889, to Metta Ursula Woodward (1864-1950); second cousin thrice removed of Martin Olds (1798-1872).
      Political families: Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Olds Hall (built 1917 for the College of Engineering, now used as offices), Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James F. Hammell (1859-1916) — also known as Jim Hammell — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born near Brighton, Livingston County, Mich., August 13, 1859. Democrat. School teacher; grocer; cigar manufacturer; mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1900-03. Died in 1916 (age about 56 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Munroe Turner (1850-1896) — also known as James M. Turner — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., April 23, 1850. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 1st District, 1877-78; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1888; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1888; mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1889, 1895; candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1890. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., July 6, 1896 (age 46 years, 74 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Marian (Munroe) Turner (1818-1912) and James Madison Turner; brother of Abigail Rogers 'Abby' Turner (1864-1947; who married Franklin Luke Dodge (1853-1929)); married, September 20, 1876, to Sophie Porter Scott (1856-1941); father of James Turner; second cousin twice removed of Marcus Morton (1784-1864); third cousin once removed of Marcus Morton (1819-1891); fourth cousin of George Watson French.
      Political family: Hay-Morton-Turner-Wadsworth family of Taunton, Massachusetts (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      J. Gottlieb Reutter (1868-1954) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1868. Democrat. Meat merchant; mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1912-18; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1940. Died in 1954 (age about 86 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Martin V. Montgomery (1840-1898) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Eaton Rapids, Eaton County, Mich., October 20, 1840. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1876 (member, Credentials Committee); Associate Justice, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 1887-92; resigned 1892. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., November 12, 1898 (age 58 years, 23 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Hugh Lyons (1847-1909) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1847. Republican. Mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1904-07; defeated, 1902. Died in 1909 (age about 62 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Orlando Mack Barnes (1824-1899) — also known as Orlando M. Barnes — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Cato, Cayuga County, N.Y., November 21, 1824. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 1st District, 1863-64; mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1877; candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1878; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1880; member of Democratic National Committee from Michigan, 1888. Presbyterian. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., November 11, 1899 (age 74 years, 355 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Barnes (1790-1863) and Anna (Abbott) Barnes (1794-1880); married, June 23, 1852, to Amanda Fleming (1825-1921); father of Orlando Fleming Barnes (1856-1937).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Claude Ernest Cady (1878-1953) — also known as Claude E. Cady — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., May 28, 1878. Democrat. Grocer; owner of three movie theaters; member of Lansing city council, 1910-17; member of Lansing Police and Fire Commission, 1918-28; wholesale candy dealer; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 1st District, 1926; U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 1933-35; defeated, 1934; postmaster at Lansing, Mich., 1935-43 (acting, 1935). Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., November 30, 1953 (age 75 years, 186 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Daniel W. Buck (1828-1908) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born April 21, 1828. Mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1874-75, 1886. Died March 30, 1908 (age 79 years, 344 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Willard I. Bowerman, Jr. Willard I. Bowerman, Jr. (1917-1987) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., May 3, 1917. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 1st District, 1953-60; mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1961-65; defeated, 1965. Baptist. Member, Lions. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., September 22, 1987 (age 70 years, 142 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, August 25, 1947, to Carolyn C. Hawks.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
      John S. Tooker (1834-1915) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1834. Mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1872-73, 1876; member of Michigan state senate 16th District, 1879-82. Died in 1915 (age about 81 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Cyrenius P. Black (1843-1916) — of Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1843. Democrat. U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, 1885-90; candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 30th Circuit, 1899; candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1909. Died in 1916 (age about 73 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ira H. Bartholomew (1828-1899) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1828. Mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1863-65; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 1st District, 1873-74. Died in 1899 (age about 71 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John A. Kerr (1825-1868) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born June 7, 1825. Mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1860. Died July 29, 1868 (age 43 years, 52 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Epitaph: "Pioneer, publisher, second mayor of Lansing, founder of city tree planting program."
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William H. Chapman (1820-1895) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1820. Supervisor of Lansing Township, Michigan, 1851-52; mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1861-62. Died in 1895 (age about 75 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Arthur Orin Bement (1847-1915) — also known as Arthur O. Bement — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Fostoria, Seneca County, Ohio, May 22, 1847. Republican. Mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1892-93. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Grand Army of the Republic. Founder, with his father, of the E. Bement Sons implement and stove manufacturing firm. Died, of heart trouble, in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., January 26, 1915 (age 67 years, 249 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edward Cahill (1843-1922) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich., August 3, 1843. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Ingham County Prosecuting Attorney; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1890; law partner of Russell C. Ostrander. Died July 27, 1922 (age 78 years, 358 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1867 to Lucy C. Crawford; grandnephew of Epaphroditus Ransom (1787-1859).
      Political family: Otis family of Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society
      Orlando Fleming Barnes (1856-1937) — also known as Orlando F. Barnes — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Mason, Ingham County, Mich., November 7, 1856. Democrat. Mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1882-83; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 1886; candidate for Michigan land commissioner, 1910; president, Roscommon State Bank. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Knights of Pythias. While traveling south on U.S. 27 during icy conditions, his car skidded and collided with an oncoming truck; he was brought to a nearby Civilian Conservation Corps camp, where he died the same evening, in Roscommon County, Mich., January 13, 1937 (age 80 years, 67 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Orlando Mack Barnes (1824-1899) and Amanda (Fleming) Barnes (1832-1921).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Silas S. Main (1867-1954) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1867. Mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1922-23. Died in 1954 (age about 87 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Franklin Luke Dodge (1853-1929) — also known as Frank L. Dodge — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Oberlin, Lorain County, Ohio, October 22, 1853. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 1st District, 1883-86; candidate for Michigan state senate, 1890, 1900; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 1908, 1914, 1920, 1926; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1928. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., December 24, 1929 (age 76 years, 63 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Hervey Dodge (1806-1884) and Angeline (Stevens) Dodge (1812-1890); married, November 21, 1888, to Abigail 'Abby' Turner (1864-1947; daughter of James Madison Turner; sister of James Munroe Turner; aunt of James Turner (1878-1947)).
      Political family: Hay-Morton-Turner-Wadsworth family of Taunton, Massachusetts (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Gunson (1858-1940) — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1858. Mayor of East Lansing, Mich., 1909-14. Died in 1940 (age about 82 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Cornelius A. Gower (1845-1932) — of Fenton, Genesee County, Mich.; Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Abbot, Piscataquis County, Maine, July 3, 1845. Republican. School teacher; superintendent of schools; Michigan superintendent of public instruction, 1878-81; appointed 1878. Died in 1932 (age about 86 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Dora Walton (1853-1932).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Warren Babcock (1866-1913) — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich., September 15, 1866. Democrat. College professor; mayor of East Lansing, Mich., 1908-09. Died June 3, 1913 (age 46 years, 261 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Warren Babcock and Cordelia (Twist) Babcock; married, November 16, 1892, to Gertrude Hanson (1867-1944).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Horatio H. Larned (1845-1936) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1845. Republican. Candidate for mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1900. Died in 1936 (age about 91 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Washington Stone (1849-1921) — also known as George W. Stone — of Michigan. Born in New Bern, Craven County, N.C., August 27, 1849. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; Michigan state auditor general, 1891-92. Died of a heart attack while playing the drum in an Armistice Day parade, in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., November 11, 1921 (age 72 years, 76 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: George Washington
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Augustus C. Carton (1871-1946) — of Michigan. Born in Clayton Township, Genesee County, Mich., 1871. Republican. Member of Michigan state senate 28th District, 1907-08; Michigan land commissioner, 1913-14. Died in 1946 (age about 75 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Augustus Caesar
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Hananiah Darlington Pugh (1829-1913) — also known as H. D. Pugh — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, December 6, 1829. Democrat. Postmaster at Lansing, Mich., 1886-89. Died in Corunna, Shiawassee County, Mich., January 4, 1913 (age 83 years, 29 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1854 to Mary Elizabeth Berry (1837-1890).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Madison Turner (1820-1869) — also known as James Turner — of Mason, Ingham County, Mich.; Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Cazenovia, Madison County, N.Y., April 1, 1820. Republican. Merchant; railroad builder; member of Michigan state senate 21st District, 1867. Methodist. Died, from typhoid fever, in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., October 10, 1869 (age 49 years, 192 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: James Madison
      Relatives: Son of Francis Stiles Turner (1776-1836) and Deborah (Morten) Turner (1782-1851); married, October 1, 1843, to Marian Munroe (1818-1912); father of James Munroe Turner and Abigail Rogers 'Abby' Turner (1864-1947; who married Franklin Luke Dodge (1853-1929)); grandfather of James Turner; second cousin once removed of Marcus Morton (1784-1864); third cousin of Marcus Morton (1819-1891); third cousin once removed of George Watson French; third cousin thrice removed of Philip Allcock Sprague.
      Political family: Hay-Morton-Turner-Wadsworth family of Taunton, Massachusetts (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles F. Haight (1865-1954) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in North Newburg (now Newburg), Shiawassee County, Mich., March 21, 1865. Republican. Lawyer; municipal judge in Michigan, 1911-18; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 1st District, 1923-32, 1935-36; defeated, 1936. Baptist. Member, Odd Fellows; Elks; Eagles; Knights of Pythias; Modern Woodmen of America; Sons of the American Revolution. Died February 13, 1954 (age 88 years, 329 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of R. Bruce Haight and Phoebe Eliza (Deveraux) Haight; married, August 29, 1889, to Harriet B. Lightbody (1866-1963).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Seymour A. Ayres (1875-1959) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1875. Candidate for Michigan state senate 14th District, 1910; candidate for mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1914; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 1st District, 1916; Farmer-Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 1934; Farmer-Labor candidate for University of Michigan board of regents, 1935. Member, Freemasons. Died in 1959 (age about 84 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Hazen C. Rutter (1897-1945) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1897. Candidate in primary for mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1938. Died in 1945 (age about 48 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ernest H. Gorton (1884-1960) — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1884. Prohibition candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 2nd District, 1948, 1950, 1952, 1954; Prohibition candidate for Michigan state auditor general, 1956; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 1958. Died in 1960 (age about 76 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      David M. Nottingham (1854-1913) — of Ingham County, Mich. Born January 5, 1854. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 1st District, 1903-06. Died November 11, 1913 (age 59 years, 310 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Hulburt B. Shank (1820-1889) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1820. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1856. Died in 1889 (age about 69 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Morgan B. Hungerford (1832-1904) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Novi, Oakland County, Mich., February 20, 1832. Farmer; member of Michigan Prohibition Party State Central Committee, 1899. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., March 21, 1904 (age 72 years, 30 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Hungerford and Eliza (Clark) Hungerford; married 1863 to Antoinette Chubb (1835-1891); married, April 25, 1894, to Angeline Haze (1842-1923).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frank T. Albright (1843-1908) — of Mason, Ingham County, Mich.; Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich., September 23, 1843. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; injured in the battle at Cold Harbor, Va., 1864, and lost part of his right arm; postmaster at Mason, Mich., 1871-83. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Royal Arcanum. Died, from Bright's disease, in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., December 10, 1908 (age 65 years, 78 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Albright and Catherine (Miller) Albright.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lemuel Ballantine Bissell (1853-1924) — also known as Lemuel B. Bissell — of Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich.; Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India, of American parents, December 20, 1853. Pastor; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1916. Congregationalist; later Presbyterian. Member, Anti-Saloon League; Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Odd Fellows. Died, following a stroke of apoplexy, in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., May 14, 1924 (age 70 years, 146 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lemuel Ballantine Bissell (1823-1891; missionary) and Mary (Beaumont) Bissell (1825-1906); married, October 20, 1880, to Anna Augusta Wolcott (1856-1926; sister of Alfred Wolcott (1858-1908)).
      Political families: Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel Lount Kilbourne (1838-1925) — also known as Samuel L. Kilbourne — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Ontario, April 15, 1838. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Michigan Gold Democratic Party State Executive Committee, 1899; member of Michigan Gold Democratic State Central Committee, 1899. Died June 11, 1925 (age 87 years, 57 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Henry Kilbourn (born 1809) and Susan (Hughes) Kilbourne; married, March 8, 1862, to Frances Louisa Burchard (died 1874); married, November 5, 1874, to Cornelia W. Truax (1852-1898); third cousin once removed of Charles Dudley Kilbourn; third cousin twice removed of James Kilbourne; fourth cousin of Lemuel Stetson (1804-1868); fourth cousin once removed of Millard Fillmore and Byron H. Kilbourn.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Kidder family of Connecticut; Garrison-Fithian-Hires-Sayers family of New Jersey; Augur family of Connecticut; Hughes-Stuart family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Hiram W. Rikerd (1861-1937) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1861. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1916; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1932. Died in 1937 (age about 76 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Burr Buchanan Lincoln (1881-1937) — also known as Burr B. Lincoln — of Harbor Beach, Huron County, Mich. Born in Mason, Ingham County, Mich., December 16, 1881. Democrat. Farmer; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Huron County, 1926; Michigan agriculture commissioner, 1937. Collapsed and died, from a cerebral embolism, on a downtown street in Flint, Genesee County, Mich., May 27, 1937 (age 55 years, 162 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lansing Edgar Lincoln and Philura (Buchanan) Lincoln (1851-1939); married to Esther Elizabeth Hoare (1879-1961); father of James Helme Lincoln (1916-2011); second cousin thrice removed of Levi Lincoln; third cousin twice removed of Levi Lincoln, Jr. and Enoch Lincoln.
      Political family: Lincoln-Lee family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Homer D. Parker (1872-1940) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1872. Delegate to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Ingham County 1st District, 1933. Died in 1940 (age about 68 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Donald E. Bates (1883-1949) — also known as Don E. Bates — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., December, 1883. Republican. Secretary for an automobile manufacturing company; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1932. Died in 1949 (age about 65 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Flora (McIntyre) Bates (1843-1917) and Edwin S. Bates (1848-1902); married, November 28, 1907, to Mary Edith Bissell (1885-1954).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Florence Cowley Petty (1881-1960) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1881. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1947. Female. Died in 1960 (age about 79 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles E. Brooks (1912-1982) — also known as Hap Brooks — of Lansing Township, Ingham County, Mich. Born January 15, 1912. Candidate for supervisor of Lansing Township, Michigan, 1961 (Republican primary), 1976 (Democratic), 1978 (Democratic). Died April 27, 1982 (age 70 years, 102 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    North Cemetery
    Miller Road
    Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Roswell Everett (1790-1871) — of Delhi Township, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Sharon, Litchfield County, Conn., April 25, 1790. Supervisor of Delhi Township, Michigan, 1843-44, 1849-50. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., August 13, 1871 (age 81 years, 110 days). Interment at North Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Isaisah Everett (1752-1834) and Elizabeth (Chaffee) Everett; married, April 29, 1814, to Rosamond Packard; father of Russell Packard Everett (1822-1848).
      Political family: North-Everett family of Delhi Township, Michigan.


    St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery
    Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      William Aloysius Ryan (1919-2001) — also known as William A. Ryan; Bill Ryan — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Morgantown, Monongalia County, W.Va., May 2, 1919. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; President and financial secretary, United Auto Workers Local 104; editor of The Wage Earner newspaper; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1958-82 (Wayne County 3rd District 1958-64, 3rd District 1965-72, 14th District 1973-82); Speaker of the Michigan State House of Representatives, 1969-74; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1968. Catholic. Member, United Auto Workers. Died following a stroke, in the Martin Luther Holt nursing home, Holt, Ingham County, Mich., October 9, 2001 (age 82 years, 160 days). Entombed in mausoleum at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
      Louis Farris Adado (1929-1990) — also known as Louis F. Adado; Lou Adado — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., September 5, 1929. Candidate for mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1985, 1989. Catholic. Lebanese ancestry. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., November 27, 1990 (age 61 years, 83 days). Interment at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Kamil R. Adado and Alice (Rashiad) Adado.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Juliette Elizabeth Abraham (1918-1982) — also known as Julie Abraham; Juliette Elizabeth Sear — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Spring Valley, Bureau County, Ill., September 14, 1918. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1971-78; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1972, 1976. Female. Greek Orthodox. Arabic ancestry. Died in East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., January 25, 1982 (age 63 years, 133 days). Interment at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Michael Sear and Mary (Habib) Sear; married 1946 to Eddie Joseph Abraham; mother of Edward Spencer Abraham (1952-).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John J. DesRochers (1930-1985) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born July 10, 1930. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 58th District, 1964. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., September 22, 1985 (age 55 years, 74 days). Interment at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
      John E. Cataldo (1922-2003) — of Michigan. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., April 30, 1922. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 24th District, 1966, 1970. Died in East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., May 21, 2003 (age 81 years, 21 days). Interment at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.


    State Capitol Grounds
    Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan

    Politicians who have monuments here:
    Austin Blair Austin Blair (1818-1894) — also known as "The War Governor" — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Caroline, Tompkins County, N.Y., February 8, 1818. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Jackson County, 1846; instrumental in the 1846 abolition of capital punishment in Michigan, the first English-speaking jurisdiction to do so; Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney, 1853-54, 1885-86; member of Michigan state senate 12th District, 1855-56; Governor of Michigan, 1861-65; defeated (Liberty), 1872; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1860; U.S. Representative from Michigan 3rd District, 1867-73; member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1881-89; appointed 1881. Unitarian. Died in Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., August 6, 1894 (age 76 years, 179 days). Interment at Mt. Evergreen Cemetery, Jackson, Mich.; statue at State Capitol Grounds.
      Relatives: Son of Rhoda (Blackman) Mann Blair and George Blair (1796-1869); married, February 18, 1841, to Persis Lyman (c.1820-1844); married, May 25, 1846, to Elizabeth Pratt (c.1823-1847); married, February 16, 1849, to Sarah Louesa (Horton) Ford (1824-1897); father of Charles Austin Blair (1854-1912); third cousin of Bernard Blair.
      Political family: Blair family of Jackson, Michigan.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Washtenaw County (1891)


    Woodlawn Cemetery
    Leslie, Ingham County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Arthur J. Tuttle (1868-1944) — of Leslie, Ingham County, Mich.; Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Leslie Township, Ingham County, Mich., November 8, 1868. Republican. Lawyer; Ingham County Prosecuting Attorney, 1899-1902; member of Michigan state senate 14th District, 1907-10; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, 1911-12; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan, 1912-44; died in office 1944; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1924; president, Peoples Bank of Leslie; director, Leslie Home Telephone Co. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Knights of Khorassan; Elks; Eagles; Moose; Maccabees; Woodmen; Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Sons of the American Revolution. Died December 2, 1944 (age 76 years, 24 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ogden Valorous Tuttle and Julia Elizabeth (McArthur) Tuttle; married, March 11, 1903, to Jessie B. Stewart (died 1912).
      See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Daniel T. Perrine (1881-1960) — of Michigan. Born in 1881. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 1942; Prohibition candidate for Michigan state senate 10th District, 1952; Prohibition candidate for Michigan state board of agriculture, 1959. Died in 1960 (age about 79 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.


    Rowley Cemetery
    Locke Township, Ingham County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Verdon R. Dunckel — of Spring Arbor, Jackson County, Mich. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan, 1944 (8th District), 1956 (2nd District), 1960 (2nd District); Prohibition candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Hillsdale District, 1948, 1950; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1956. Interment at Rowley Cemetery.


    Maple Grove Cemetery
    Mason, Ingham County, Michigan
    Founded 1844
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Max A. Templeton (1879-1942) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1879. Mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1933-41; defeated, 1940. Died February 16, 1942 (age about 62 years). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Angus Templeton (1848-1928).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lawton Thomas Hemans (1864-1916) — also known as Lawton T. Hemans — of Mason, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Collamer, Monroe County, N.Y., 1864. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; mayor of Mason, Mich., 1891; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 2nd District, 1901-04; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 14th District, 1907-08; candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1908, 1910; chairman, Michigan Railroad Commission, 1911-16; candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 30th Circuit, 1911; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1912. Died, of stomach cancer, in a sanitarium at Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich., November 17, 1916 (age about 52 years). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1890 to Minnie P. Hill (1869-1956); father of Charles Fitch Hemans (1896-1971).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Fitch Hemans (1896-1971) — also known as Charles F. Hemans; "Baron of the Bathroom"; "Knight of the Doublecross" — of Eaton Rapids, Eaton County, Mich.; Howell, Livingston County, Mich.; Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Mason, Ingham County, Mich., April 12, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1924; candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1926, 1928; member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1934-41; defeated, 1931, 1941; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 15th District, 1934; candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 30th Circuit, 1935; candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1936. Implicated in the Michigan legislative bribery scandal in 1944; granted immunity from prosecution and testified that he had bribed many legislators in his hotel bathroom; later, another bribery case against legislators fell apart when he refused to testify and fled to Washington; arrested by FBI agents and arraigned on a federal fugitive witness charge; tried and convicted, and sentenced to four years in prison; pleaded guilty to bribery in 1950 and sentenced to five years probation and a $1,000 fine. Died January 29, 1971 (age 74 years, 292 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lawton Thomas Hemans (1864-1916) and Minnie P. Hemans.
      Cross-reference: Carl F. DeLano — Gilbert H. Isbister — Robert B. McLaughlin — Charles S. Blondy — James B. Stanley — William C. Stenson — Earl W. McEwen, Sr. — Byron L. Ballard — Ernest G. Nagel — Charles C. Diggs, Sr. — James A. Burns — Earl C. Gallagher — Edward J. Walsh — Walter N. Stockfish — Adam Sumeracki — Joseph J. Kowalski
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Garry E. Sanders (1865-1946) — of Mason, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Indiana, 1865. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 2nd District, 1909-10; defeated, 1910. Died in 1946 (age about 81 years). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of David Sanders and Minerva H. (Rhodes) Sanders.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Arlington A. Bergman (1870-1952) — of Mason, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1870. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 30th Circuit, 1910, 1911; mayor of Mason, Mich., 1912. Died in 1952 (age about 82 years). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William J. Barber (1883-1972) — of Mason, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Jackson County, Mich., July 6, 1883. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Ingham County 2nd District, 1933; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1964. Died in Mason, Ingham County, Mich., January 11, 1972 (age 88 years, 189 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jackson Taylor Barber (1849-1935) and Gustina A. (Ryan) Barber (1853-1937).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Arthur W. Jewett Arthur William Jewett (1896-1993) — also known as Arthur W. Jewett — of Mason, Ingham County, Mich. Born December 22, 1896. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 2nd District, 1936, 1938; candidate for Michigan state board of agriculture, 1943. Died November 24, 1993 (age 96 years, 337 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Arthur William Jewett (1869-1931) and Lulu Jane Jewett.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Ingham County News, September 17, 1936.


    East Lawn Memory Gardens
    Okemos, Ingham County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      William Palmer (1907-1991) — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Born in Sycamore, DeKalb County, Ill., January 6, 1907. Democrat. Librarian; member of Michigan state senate 13th District, 1933-37; resigned 1937; candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 59th District, 1972. Died in 1991 (age about 84 years). Interment at East Lawn Memory Gardens.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ellen Louhi (1931-2001) — also known as Ellen Louhi Burton — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born December 21, 1931. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1964. Female. Died December 24, 2001 (age 70 years, 3 days). Interment at East Lawn Memory Gardens.


    Glendale Cemetery
    Okemos, Ingham County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      John Spalding Green (1871-1946) — also known as John S. Green — of Meridian Township, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Perry, Shiawassee County, Mich., August 26, 1871. Democrat. Livestock buyer; supervisor of Meridian Township, Michigan, 1935-40; defeated, 1945. Died in Okemos, Ingham County, Mich., May 16, 1946 (age 74 years, 263 days). Interment at Glendale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elisha Green; married, June 2, 1892, to Ellen B. Corcoran (1872-1951).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Herbert Bearup (1879-1944) — also known as George H. Bearup — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich.; Meridian Township, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Martin Township, Allegan County, Mich., December 31, 1879. Republican. Telephone company agent; chief deputy sheriff; candidate for supervisor of Meridian Township, Michigan, 1932. Died in May, 1944 (age 64 years, 0 days). Interment at Glendale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Justus Enos Bearup (1839-1926) and Elizabeth Bearup.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Orin K. Grettenberger Orin Kaiser Grettenberger (1908-1990) — also known as Orin K. Grettenberger — of Okemos, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Michigan, April 19, 1908. Democrat. Pharmacist; postmaster at Okemos, Mich., 1939-49 (acting, 1939); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1952; treasurer of Michigan Democratic Party, 1957. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., January 31, 1990 (age 81 years, 287 days). Interment at Glendale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Orin Grettenberger (1868-1944) and Wilhelmina 'Minnie' (Kaiser) Grettenberger (1871-1958); married to Laura Ann Grettenberger (1908-1991).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Ingham County News, July 16, 1936
      Laura Ann Grettenberger (1908-1991) — also known as Laura A. Grettenberger — of Okemos, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Okemos, Ingham County, Mich., September 20, 1908. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1948; acting postmaster at Okemos, Mich., 1949-53. Female. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., March 30, 1991 (age 82 years, 191 days). Interment at Glendale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Orin Kaiser Grettenberger (1908-1990).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Esther Buchanan Waite (1913-1995) — also known as Esther B. Waite; Ester Buchanan — of Meridian Township, Ingham County, Mich.; East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Colony, Anderson County, Kan., December 17, 1913. Democrat. Candidate for supervisor of Meridian Township, Michigan, 1953; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1960; member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1961. Female. Died in East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., April 9, 1995 (age 81 years, 113 days). Interment at Glendale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Cassius Marcelus Clay Buchanan (1861-1930) and Marguerite May (Saffer) Buchanan (1872-1960); married to John A. Waite (1915-1983).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Riverside Cemetery
    Okemos, Ingham County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Mason D. Chatterton (1835-1903) — of Meridian Township, Ingham County, Mich.; Mason, Ingham County, Mich.; Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Mt. Holly, Rutland County, Vt., August 3, 1835. Republican. Lawyer; Ingham County Circuit Court Commissioner, 1864-69; Ingham County Probate Judge, 1873-80; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1884; president, Farmers' Bank, 1886-1903. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died, of pneumonia, in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., October 27, 1903 (age 68 years, 85 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Chatterton and Betsy (Jewett) Chatterton; married, June 2, 1864, to Mary A. Morrison (1836-1923).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Oaklawn Cemetery
    Stockbridge, Ingham County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      John Webster Farmer (1827-1900) — also known as John Farmer — of Stockbridge, Ingham County, Mich. Born February 14, 1827. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 2nd District, 1883-84. Died April 23, 1900 (age 73 years, 68 days). Interment at Oaklawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Farmer and Rachel (Ball) Farmer; married to Mariah A. Helmer (1826-1902).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Hawley Cemetery
    Vevay Township, Ingham County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
    Vernon J. Brown Vernon Jacobs Brown (1874-1964) — also known as Vernon J. Brown — of Mason, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Vevay Township, Ingham County, Mich., March 20, 1874. Republican. Grocer; Ingham County Clerk, 1919-22; newspaper publisher; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 2nd District, 1929-38; Michigan state auditor general, 1939-44; Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1945-46; candidate in primary for Governor of Michigan, 1946. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Knights of Pythias; Kiwanis. Died in 1964 (age about 90 years). Interment at Hawley Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John M. Brown and Nancy J. (Jacobs) Brown; married to Maud R. DeCamp; father of Jim N. Brown (1926-1991).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Michigan Manual 1939


    Alchin Farm Cemetery
    Van Orden Road
    Webberville, Ingham County, Michigan
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Ashmon H. Catlin (1869-1955) — of Webberville, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Hudson, Lenawee County, Mich., April 19, 1869. Democrat. Banker; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 2nd District, 1911-14; defeated, 1914, 1940. Irish and French ancestry. Member, Odd Fellows; Gleaners. Died in 1955 (age about 86 years). Interment at Alchin Farm Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Henry Catlin (1844-1907) and Ellen J. (Foster) Catlin (1845-1915); married, May 20, 1890, to Lila A. Stow (1869-1908); married to Nettie M. (Bearse) Alchin (1863-1937); married, September 24, 1932, to Alice E. (Peterson) Johnson (1890-1967).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Summit Cemetery
    Williamston, Ingham County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Zolton Anton Ferency (1922-1993) — also known as Zolton A. Ferency — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., June 30, 1922. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member, Michigan Liquor Control Commission, 1957-58; director, Michigan Workers Compensation Bureau, 1958-60; executive secretary to Gov. John B. Swainson, 1961-62; Michigan Democratic state chair, 1963-68; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1964, 1968 (alternate); candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1966 (Democratic), 1970 (Democratic primary), 1974 (Human Rights), 1978 (Democratic primary), 1982 (Democratic primary); Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1968; candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1972 (Human Rights), 1976 (Human Rights), 1986 (Independent); Ingham County Commissioner, 1981-82; candidate in Democratic primary for Michigan state senate 24th District, 1990. Catholic. Hungarian ancestry. Member, NAACP; Catholic War Veterans; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died, following a heart attack, at Sparrow Hospital, Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., March 23, 1993 (age 70 years, 266 days). Interment at Summit Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Ferency (1891-1940) and Mary (Jankovics) Ferency (1893-1986); married, June 14, 1947, to Ellen Jane Dwyer.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail


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