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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Brown County

Index to Locations

  • Hanska Linden Church Cemetery
  • New Ulm New Ulm City Cemetery
  • Springfield Unknown location


    Linden Church Cemetery
    Hanska, Brown County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      Knut Hansen Helling (1839-1916) — also known as Knut H. Helling — of near Madelia, Brown County, Minn. Born in Aal, Buskerud, Norway, September 22, 1839. Farmer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 37, 1875; member of Minnesota state senate 37th District, 1879-80. Lutheran. Norwegian ancestry. Died in Brown County, Minn., October 19, 1916 (age 77 years, 27 days). Interment at Linden Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, May 28, 1871, to Gunhild Marie Knutsdatter Barland (1841-1923).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record


    New Ulm City Cemetery
    New Ulm, Brown County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      William Pfaender — also known as Wilhelm Pfaender — of New Ulm, Brown County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 17, 1859-60; member of Minnesota state senate, 1870-72 (19th District 1870-71, 37th District 1872); Minnesota state treasurer, 1876-80. One of the founders of New Ulm. Interment at New Ulm City Cemetery.


    Unknown Location
    Springfield, Brown County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      Alexander George Seifert (1891-1955) — also known as Alexander Seifert — of Minnesota. Born in New Ulm, Brown County, Minn., July 11, 1891. Candidate for Minnesota state senate 14th District, 1946. Died July 23, 1955 (age 64 years, 12 days). Interment somewhere.


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