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Blue Earth County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Blue Earth County

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  • Mankato Glenwood Cemetery

    Glenwood Cemetery
    Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      Morton Smith Wilkinson (1819-1894) — also known as Morton S. Wilkinson — of Eaton Rapids, Eaton County, Mich.; Stillwater, Washington County, Minn.; Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minn.; Wells, Faribault County, Minn. Born in Skaneateles, Onondaga County, N.Y., January 22, 1819. Lawyer; member of Minnesota territorial House of Representatives 2nd District, 1849-50; U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1859-65; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 1st District, 1869-71; defeated (Democratic), 1888; member of Minnesota state senate 14th District, 1874-77. Died in Wells, Faribault County, Minn., February 4, 1894 (age 75 years, 13 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lafayette Gilbert Mortiere Fletcher (1830-1910) — also known as L. G. M. Fletcher — of Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minn. Born in St. Lawrence County, N.Y., February 13, 1830. Farmer; member of Minnesota state senate 10th District, 1883-86. Died in Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minn., January 21, 1910 (age 79 years, 342 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Lucina Bacon Foote (1830-1870) and Susie Dyer (1845-1941).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record

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