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Sanilac County
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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Sanilac County

Index to Locations

  • Carsonville Washington Cemetery
  • Croswell Croswell Cemetery
  • Lexington Lexington Municipal Cemetery
  • Marlette Marlette City Cemetery
  • Sandusky Greenwood Cemetery
  • Worth Township Worth Township Cemetery


    Washington Cemetery
    Carsonville, Sanilac County, Michigan


    Croswell Cemetery
    Croswell, Sanilac County, Michigan
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      William H. Aitkin (1860-1927) — of Sanilac, Sanilac County, Mich.; Croswell, Sanilac County, Mich. Born in Port Sanilac, Sanilac County, Mich., November 16, 1860. Republican. Banker; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1896; member of Michigan Republican State Executive Committee, 1899; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1899; member of Michigan state senate 20th District, 1909-10. Died in Croswell, Sanilac County, Mich., April 26, 1927 (age 66 years, 161 days). Interment at Croswell Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Lexington Municipal Cemetery
    Lexington, Sanilac County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
    Albert E. Sleeper Albert Edson Sleeper (1862-1934) — also known as Albert E. Sleeper — of Lexington, Sanilac County, Mich. Born in Bradford, Orange County, Vt., December 31, 1862. Republican. Member of Michigan state senate 20th District, 1901-04; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1907; Michigan state treasurer, 1909-12; Governor of Michigan, 1917-20; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1928. Died May 13, 1934 (age 71 years, 133 days). Interment at Lexington Municipal Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Michigan Manual 1911
      Watson Beach (d. 1927) — of Lexington, Sanilac County, Mich. Republican. Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1880; circuit judge in Michigan 24th Circuit, 1886-1923; appointed 1886; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1900. Died May 21, 1927. Interment at Lexington Municipal Cemetery.


    Marlette City Cemetery
    Marlette, Sanilac County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Weldon A. Gift (1895-1977) — of Marlette, Sanilac County, Mich. Born in 1895. Republican. Physician; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1939; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1940. Died in 1977 (age about 82 years). Interment at Marlette City Cemetery.


    Greenwood Cemetery
    Sandusky, Sanilac County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Sanford Martin Tweedie (1900-1973) — also known as S. Martin Tweedie — of Sandusky, Sanilac County, Mich. Born in Sandusky, Sanilac County, Mich., June 27, 1900. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; physician; chair of Sanilac County Republican Party, 1950. Presbyterian. Member, American Medical Association; American Legion; Freemasons; Rotary. Died in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., September 4, 1973 (age 73 years, 69 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Sanford Tweedie and Winnifred Tweedie; married, March 15, 1924, to Aleen Gladys Jones (1900-1982); father of Sanford Martin Tweedie III (1931-1991).
      Political family: Tweedie family of Sandusky, Michigan.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Worth Township Cemetery
    Worth Township, Sanilac County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Peter H. Benedict (1811-1894) — of Lexington, Sanilac County, Mich. Born in Scotland, November 25, 1811. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Sanilac District, 1853. Scottish ancestry. Died in 1894 (age about 82 years). Interment at Worth Township Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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