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Iron County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Iron County

Index to Locations

  • Crystal Falls Evergreen Memorial Cemetery
  • Iron River Unknown location
  • Iron River Stambaugh Cemetery
  • Mapleton Bates Township Cemetery

    Evergreen Memorial Cemetery
    Crystal Falls, Iron County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Henry Watson (1870-1938) — of Michigan. Born in Whitehall, Washington County, N.Y., October 28, 1870. Iron County Prosecuting Attorney; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 31st District, 1907-08. Died in 1938 (age about 67 years). Interment at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery.

    Unknown Location
    Iron River, Iron County, Michigan

    Stambaugh Cemetery
    Iron River, Iron County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Harold A. Lindahl (1896-1965) — of Iron River, Iron County, Mich. Born November 12, 1896. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; Prohibition candidate for Michigan state senate 31st District, 1942; Prohibition candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1944, 1946, 1952, 1954, 1956; member of Michigan Prohibition Party State Central Committee, 1947; Prohibition candidate for University of Michigan board of regents, 1947; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1948; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1948, 1960, 1964; Prohibition candidate for secretary of state of Michigan, 1950; vice-chair of Michigan Prohibition Party, 1953; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 12th District, 1958. Member, American Legion. Died February 25, 1965 (age 68 years, 105 days). Interment at Stambaugh Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

    Bates Township Cemetery
    Mapleton, Iron County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Carl Gottfred Lindquist (1896-1993) — also known as Carl G. Lindquist; "Iron Man" — of Iron River, Iron County, Mich. Born in Norway, Dickinson County, Mich., December 9, 1896. Republican. Dairy farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1941-54 (Iron County 1941-44, Iron District 1945-54); defeated, 1954, 1962; candidate for Michigan state senate 31st District, 1956; candidate for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Iron District, 1961. Lutheran. Swedish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; American Association of Retired Persons. Died, in Crystal Manor nursing home, Crystal Falls, Iron County, Mich., March 9, 1993 (age 96 years, 90 days). Interment at Bates Township Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Aldo Lindquist (1857-1922) and Hannah Lindquist (1869-1952); married, August 21, 1929, to Sylvia Peterson (1901-1997).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Victor Gustave Benson (1873-1939) — also known as Victor Benson — of Iron River, Iron County, Mich. Born in Sweden, December 22, 1873. Republican. Farmer; miller; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Iron County, 1939; defeated, 1936; died in office 1939. Swedish ancestry. Died, from a bladder ailment, in Sparrow Hospital, Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., April 26, 1939 (age 65 years, 125 days). Interment at Bates Township Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1901 to Hilda Catherine Anderson (1877-1966).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

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