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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Jackson County

Index to Locations

  • Blackman Township Fifield Cemetery
  • Concord Maple Grove Cemetery
  • Grass Lake Unknown location
  • Grass Lake Grass Lake East Cemetery
  • Grass Lake Grass Lake West Cemetery
  • Horton Horton Cemetery
  • Jackson Mt. Evergreen Cemetery
  • Jackson Oakdale Cemetery
  • Jackson St. John's Cemetery
  • Jackson Woodland Cemetery
  • Liberty Township East Liberty Cemetery
  • Napoleon Township Roseland Memorial Gardens
  • Rives Township Draper Cemetery
  • Spring Arbor Spring Arbor Cemetery
  • Springport Pope Cemetery
  • Tompkins Fairview Cemetery
  • Waterloo Mt. Hope Cemetery


    Fifield Cemetery
    Blackman Township, Jackson County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Rosevelt Davis (c.1801-1862) — of Jackson County, Mich. Born in Vermont, about 1801. Delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 8th District, 1835. Free Will Baptist. Died in Blackman Township, Jackson County, Mich., April 28, 1862 (age about 61 years). Interment at Fifield Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Maple Grove Cemetery
    Concord, Jackson County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Elroy Townsend (1856-1924) — also known as Charles E. Townsend — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Concord, Jackson County, Mich., August 15, 1856. Republican. School principal; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1888; Jackson County Register of Deeds; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1899; U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 1903-11; U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1911-23; defeated, 1922. English ancestry. Died in Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., August 3, 1924 (age 67 years, 354 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      Cross-reference: Paul H. King
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frank Nathan Aldrich (1890-1939) — also known as Frank N. Aldrich — of Concord, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Capac, St. Clair County, Mich., August 8, 1890. Republican. Village president of Concord, Mich., 1917-39; president, Farmers State Bank of Concord, 1920-39; chair of Jackson County Republican Party, 1932. Universalist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died, in Foote Hospital, Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., May 21, 1939 (age 48 years, 286 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Albert Aldrich and Lena (Kempf) Aldrich; married, June 17, 1919, to Marion Butterfield (1895-1981).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unknown Location
    Grass Lake, Jackson County, Michigan


    Grass Lake East Cemetery
    Grass Lake, Jackson County, Michigan
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Fred Lockwood Keeler (1872-1919) — also known as Fred L. Keeler — of Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich.; Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Sharon Township, Washtenaw County, Mich., July 4, 1872. Republican. School teacher; college professor; Michigan superintendent of public instruction, 1913-19; appointed 1913; died in office 1919. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died, from cardiac dilitation, in St. Joseph Sanitarium (hospital), Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., April 4, 1919 (age 46 years, 274 days). Interment at Grass Lake East Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mathew E. Keeler and Anna (Osborn) Keeler; married, November 29, 1894, to Bertina 'Birdie' Bliss (1872-1945); second cousin once removed of Edwin Olmstead Keeler (1846-1923); fourth cousin once removed of Charles Taylor Sherman, William Tecumseh Sherman, Lampson Parker Sherman, David Munson Osborne and John Sherman.
      Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Dorman Felt (1810-1876) — of Bunker Hill Township, Ingham County, Mich.; Grass Lake, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Packersfield (now Nelson), Cheshire County, N.H., April 2, 1810. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 2nd District, 1859-60. Congregationalist. Died in Grass Lake, Jackson County, Mich., October 10, 1876 (age 66 years, 191 days). Interment at Grass Lake East Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Felt and Nancy (Betts) Felt; married, May 30, 1833, to Eliza Ball Dewey (1812-1897); father of Hartman Sharp Felt (1836-1864; Civil War casualty); first cousin once removed of Peter Felt (1784-1866), John Felt and Daniel Felt; second cousin of David Alvaro Felt; second cousin once removed of Marcellus Hazen Felt; second cousin twice removed of Jesse Felt Libby.
      Political family: Libby-Felt family of Maine (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Grass Lake West Cemetery
    Grass Lake, Jackson County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Daniel Boynton (1842-1895) — of Leoni Township, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Grass Lake, Jackson County, Mich., September 9, 1842. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Jackson County, 1885-86. Died in 1895 (age about 52 years). Interment at Grass Lake West Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Mary Burkhart (1843-1930).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Horton Cemetery
    Horton, Jackson County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Eugene H. Belden (1840-1898) — of Horton, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Spring Arbor Township, Jackson County, Mich., December 14, 1840. Socialist. Farmer; real estate business; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Jackson County 3rd District, 1881-82; Industrial candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1890. Died in 1898 (age about 57 years). Interment at Horton Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James N. Folks (1897-2001) — of Horton, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Hanover, Jackson County, Mich., October 19, 1897. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; farmer; Spring Arbor Township Supervisor, 1930-58; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1955-72 (Jackson County 2nd District 1955-64, 49th District 1965-72); defeated in primary, 1940. Protestant. Member, Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Lions; Farm Bureau; Kiwanis. Died at Tender Care nursing home, Marshall, Calhoun County, Mich., January 20, 2001 (age 103 years, 93 days). Interment at Horton Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1919 to Jennie Strait.


    Mt. Evergreen Cemetery
    Jackson, Jackson County, Michigan
    Politicians buried 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; statue at State Capitol Grounds, Lansing, Mich.
      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)
      Charles Austin Blair (1854-1912) — also known as Charles A. Blair — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., April 10, 1854. Republican. Lawyer; Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1896; candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 4th Circuit, 1899; Michigan state attorney general, 1903-04; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1905-12; died in office 1912; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1909. Scottish ancestry. Died August 30, 1912 (age 58 years, 142 days). Interment at Mt. Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Austin Blair; married, October 8, 1879, to Effie C. North (1861-1944); third cousin once removed of Bernard Blair (1801-1880).
      Political family: Blair family of Jackson, Michigan.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society
      William H. Withington (1835-1903) — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 1, 1835. Republican. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; recipient, Medal of Honor; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Jackson County, 1873-74; member of Michigan state senate 6th District, 1891-92; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1892. Died in Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., June 27, 1903 (age 68 years, 146 days). Interment at Mt. Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James O'Donnell (1840-1915) — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn., March 25, 1840. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1872; mayor of Jackson, Mich., 1876-78; defeated, 1873, 1878; U.S. Representative from Michigan 3rd District, 1885-93; defeated, 1892. Died in Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., March 17, 1915 (age 74 years, 357 days). Interment at Mt. Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Fidus Livermore (1811-1880) — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Sangerfield, Oneida County, N.Y., 1811. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1843-44; candidate for mayor of Jackson, Mich., 1859; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1860, 1872; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1868; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 3rd District, 1874, 1876. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died in Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., May 28, 1880 (age about 68 years). Interment at Mt. Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Abner Livermore (1777-1857) and Melinda (Bassett) Livermore (1780-1816); married 1831 to Caroline Sophia Lewis (1812-1851); married 1852 to Sarah Eliza Lewis (1825-1900).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jay S. Binning (1878-1940) — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., August 17, 1878. Republican. Accountant; banker; Jackson County Clerk, 1915-20; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Jackson County 1st District, 1925-26; member of Michigan state senate 10th District, 1927-32. English ancestry. Died in 1940 (age about 61 years). Interment at Mt. Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Emory J. Wood (1838-1919) — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Mendon, Monroe County, N.Y., November 12, 1838. Republican. Justice of the peace; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Jackson County 1st District, 1909-16. English ancestry. Died, from acute uremia, in Mercy Hospital, Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., January 12, 1919 (age 80 years, 61 days). Interment at Mt. Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, May 11, 1863, to Malissa Abram Brown (1838-1930).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Norris H. Branch (1871-1910) — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Born in 1871. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Jackson County 1st District, 1901-02; defeated, 1904; candidate for Michigan state senate 10th District, 1908. Died in 1910 (age about 39 years). Interment at Mt. Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Collins Lothrop Carter (1906-1983) — also known as Collins L. Carter — of Albion, Calhoun County, Mich. Born in 1906. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1968. Died in Naples, Collier County, Fla., July 12, 1983 (age about 77 years). Interment at Mt. Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Nelle Clark (Collins) Carter (1875-1949) and Philander Lothrop Carter (1876-1938); married, May 6, 1938, to Mary Aldrich Bursley (1914-2012).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John C. Sharp — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1884. Interment at Mt. Evergreen Cemetery.
      Mary Carter (1914-2012) — also known as Mary Aldrich Bursley; Mrs. Collins L. Carter — of Albion, Calhoun County, Mich. Born in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., October 14, 1914. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1959-63. Female. Died in Onekama, Manistee County, Mich., September 20, 2012 (age 97 years, 342 days). Interment at Mt. Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Phillip Everette Bursley (1880-1968) and Flora (Peters) Bursley (1883-1961); sister of Gilbert E. Bursley; married, May 6, 1938, to Collins Lothrop Carter; first cousin thrice removed of David Bursley (1803-1884).
      Political family: Bursley-Carter family of Ann Arbor and Jackson, Michigan.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Oakdale Cemetery
    Jackson, Jackson County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Moses A. McNaughton — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1856; mayor of Jackson, Mich., 1866-67; defeated, 1863, 1870. Interment at Oakdale Cemetery.


    St. John's Cemetery
    Jackson, Jackson County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles J. Falahee, Sr. (c.1924-1986) — of Michigan Center, Jackson County, Mich. Born about 1924. Circuit judge in Michigan 4th Circuit, 1959, 1967-85; appointed 1959. Catholic. Member, Rotary. Died, in Foote Hospital, Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., January 6, 1986 (age about 62 years). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.


    Woodland Cemetery
    2615 Francis Street
    Jackson, Jackson County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas E. Barkworth (1851-1923) — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Lincolnshire, England, July 21, 1851. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Jackson County 1st District, 1891-94; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 1894, 1896; candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1899; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1900, 1904; Michigan Democratic state chair, 1903-05. Died February 17, 1923 (age 71 years, 211 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Haskell L. Nichols Haskell Linton Nichols (1896-1991) — also known as Haskell L. Nichols — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Homer, Calhoun County, Mich., July 28, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Jackson County Circuit Court Commissioner, 1928-30; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Jackson County 1st District, 1933-36, 1939-42; defeated, 1936; chair of Jackson County Republican Party, 1937-38; member of Michigan state senate, 1943-66 (10th District 1943-64, 19th District 1965-66); defeated in primary, 1966. Presbyterian. Member, Kiwanis; Elks; Freemasons; Shriners; American Bar Association; Jaycees; Eagles; Moose. Died in Columbia Township, Jackson County, Mich., April 30, 1991 (age 94 years, 276 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Myron H. Nichols (1857-1935) and Elizabeth Nichols; married, December 23, 1922, to Mary Townsend (1901-1991).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
      Harry D. Boardman (1891-1959) — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., December 22, 1891. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; municipal judge in Michigan, 1922-26; Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney, 1927; circuit judge in Michigan 4th Circuit, 1945-59; appointed 1945; defeated, 1959; died in office 1959. Member, Elks; Delta Theta Phi. Died April 14, 1959 (age 67 years, 113 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John W. Boardman, Sr. and Ida M. (Mathews) Boardman; married, December 1, 1917, to Marguerite Van Schoick.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    William J. McKone William James McKone (1866-1928) — also known as William J. McKone — of Albion, Calhoun County, Mich. Born in Montezuma, Cayuga County, N.Y., August 23, 1866. Republican. School teacher; superintendent of schools; member of Michigan state board of education, 1906-15. Methodist. Irish ancestry. Member, Foresters; Royal Arcanum; Freemasons. Died in Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., August 28, 1928 (age 62 years, 5 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Franklin McKone (c.1836-1870) and Mary C. (Bell) McKone (1842-1907); married 1892 to Minnie Townsend (1869-1937); grandnephew of Samuel Bell (1806?-?).
      Image source: Michigan Manual 1911
      Burney Eslie Brower (1880-1956) — also known as Burney E. Brower — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Ingham County, Mich., June 18, 1880. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Jackson County 1st District, 1917-20; member of Michigan state senate 21st District, 1921-26. Dutch and Irish ancestry. Died July 3, 1956 (age 76 years, 15 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1905 to Esther Gaylord Miller.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Emmett Bunker (1848-1931) — also known as Robert E. Bunker — of Muskegon, Muskegon County, Mich.; Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Grass Lake, Jackson County, Mich., March 25, 1848. Democrat. Lawyer; law professor; candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1919; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1924. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; American Bar Association. Died January 13, 1931 (age 82 years, 294 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Maxwell F. Badgley (1898-1969) — also known as Max Badgley — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., December 9, 1898. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1944. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Beta Theta Pi; Phi Delta Phi. Died in May, 1969 (age 70 years, 0 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Forrest C. Badgley and Anne V. (Beers) Badgley; married, February 4, 1924, to Irene Reed (divorced 1932); married, September 25, 1947, to Helen Robson Haynes.
      Daniel E. Karn (1890-1969) — also known as Dan E. Karn — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Miami County, Ind., April 29, 1890. Republican. President, Consumers Power Company, 1950-60; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Jackson County 1st District, 1961-62. Presbyterian. Member, Rotary; Exchange Club. Died in Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., June, 1969 (age 79 years, 0 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacob Karn and Mary (Zimmerman) Karn; married to Vivian Vardell Vanderlyn.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    East Liberty Cemetery
    Liberty Township, Jackson County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
    Wilfred G. Bassett Wilfred George Bassett (1911-1986) — also known as Wilfred G. Bassett — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., May 26, 1911. Republican. School principal; lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Jackson County 1st District, 1951-64; defeated, 1964; candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 4th Circuit, 1966. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Elks; American Legion; Delta Theta Phi; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Died in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla., February 5, 1986 (age 74 years, 255 days). Interment at East Liberty Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edgar Franklin Bassett (1874-1943) and Estella Maggie (Remey) Bassett (1881-1948); married 1933 to Vera Agnes Scheffel (1912-1992).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58


    Roseland Memorial Gardens
    Napoleon Township, Jackson County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Murl K. Aten (1901-1971) — of Sandstone Township, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Norvell, Jackson County, Mich., August 13, 1901. Republican. Lawyer; Jackson County Clerk, 1939-40; Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney, 1945-46; Michigan state auditor general, 1947-50; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 1950. Methodist. Member, Kiwanis; Freemasons; Moose. Suffered a heart attack while walking near his home, and died, in Sandstone Township, Jackson County, Mich., June 15, 1971 (age 69 years, 306 days). Interment at Roseland Memorial Gardens.


    Draper Cemetery
    Rives Township, Jackson County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Beatrice L. Hooper (c.1894-1974) — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Born about 1894. Member of Michigan Prohibition Party State Central Committee, 1927. Female. Church of God. Died, in Cedar Knoll Rest Home, Grass Lake, Jackson County, Mich., July 25, 1974 (age about 80 years). Interment at Draper Cemetery.


    Spring Arbor Cemetery
    Spring Arbor, Jackson County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Jerry G. Cornell — of Jackson County, Mich. Delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention, 1850. Interment at Spring Arbor Cemetery.


    Pope Cemetery
    Springport, Jackson County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Calvin Jay Town (1875-1942) — also known as C. Jay Town — of Parma, Jackson County, Mich.; North Adams, Hillsdale County, Mich. Born in Jackson County, Mich., June 29, 1875. Republican. Methodist minister; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Jackson County 2nd District, 1919-24, 1927-28; defeated in primary, 1928; member of Michigan state senate 10th District, 1933-42; defeated in primary, 1924, 1930; died in office 1942. Methodist. English ancestry. Member, Grange; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Odd Fellows; Woodmen; Gleaners. Died January 7, 1942 (age 66 years, 192 days). Interment at Pope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James D. Town (1852-1933) and Esther (Houghtaling) Town (1853-1933); married, October 19, 1898, to Rena C. Perrine (1876-1910); married to Nina Ives.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John R. Clement (1868-1944) — of Calhoun County, Mich. Born in 1868. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Calhoun County 2nd District, 1925-30; defeated in primary, 1930. Died in 1944 (age about 76 years). Interment at Pope Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Fairview Cemetery
    Tompkins, Jackson County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      John Russell Fisk (1867-1948) — also known as J. Russell Fisk — of Tompkins Township, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Tompkins Township, Jackson County, Mich., April 8, 1867. Republican. Farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Jackson County 2nd District, 1903-06, 1911-12; defeated, 1912; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1916; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1916. Died in 1948 (age about 81 years). Interment at Fairview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jane (Dorr) Fisk (1835-1919) and Eli Fisk (1836-1903); married, May 8, 1890, to Jennie E. Tompkins (1863-1936).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Mt. Hope Cemetery
    Waterloo, Jackson County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Milton Gorton Riethmiller (1907-1984) — also known as M. Gorton Riethmiller — of Michigan. Born in Waterloo, Jackson County, Mich., May 11, 1907. Member of Michigan state board of education, 1969-76; appointed 1969, 1974. Died in Charlotte, Eaton County, Mich., May 29, 1984 (age 77 years, 18 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Milton A. Riethmiller (1877-1948) and Sarah E. (Gorton) Riethmiller (1884-1913); married 1929 to Vera Spiroff (1904-1980); married to Peggy Lynne Miller (1938-2010).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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