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Carver County
Minnesota

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Carver County

Index to Locations

  • Chanhassen Chanhassen Pioneer Cemetery
  • Chanhassen St. Hubert Catholic Cemetery
  • Chaska St. John's Lutheran Cemetery
  • Norwood Young America Catholic Church Cemetery
  • Norwood Young America Forest Hills Cemetery


    Chanhassen Pioneer Cemetery
    Chanhassen, Carver County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry M. Lyman (1828-1902) — of Chanhassen, Carver County, Minn. Born in Easthampton, Hampshire County, Mass., September 13, 1828. Democrat. Postmaster at Chanhassen, Minn., 1854-57. Died in Chanhassen, Carver County, Minn., January 4, 1902 (age 73 years, 113 days). Interment at Chanhassen Pioneer Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Hubert Catholic Cemetery
    Chanhassen, Carver County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      Elmer Fredrick Kelm (1900-1957) — also known as Elmer F. Kelm — of Chanhassen, Carver County, Minn. Born in Chanhassen, Carver County, Minn., March 3, 1900. Democrat. Banker; secretary of Minnesota Democratic Party, 1937; Minnesota Democratic state chair, 1940-45; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1944; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for Minnesota, 1946-51. Catholic. German ancestry. Member, Elks; Knights of Columbus. Died in Hennepin County, Minn., July 13, 1957 (age 57 years, 132 days). Interment at St. Hubert Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry L. Kelm and Rose (Geiser) Kelm; married, May 28, 1918, to Loretta C. Weller (1900-1974); father of Thomas Arthur Kelm (1930-2004).
      Political family: Kelm family of Chanhassen, Minnesota.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Peter Feyereisen (1855-1901) — of Chanhassen, Carver County, Minn. Born February 21, 1855. Postmaster at Chanhassen, Minn., 1886-87, 1892-1900. Died February 13, 1901 (age 45 years, 357 days). Interment at St. Hubert Catholic Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry L. Kelm (1869-1916) — of Chanhassen, Carver County, Minn. Born in Chanhassen, Carver County, Minn., November 5, 1869. Republican. Postmaster at Chanhassen, Minn., 1900-04, 1907-11. Catholic. German ancestry. Died in Carver County, Minn., August 10, 1916 (age 46 years, 279 days). Interment at St. Hubert Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Gottfried Kelm (1826-1894) and Anna Kelm (1830-1922); married 1898 to Rose Geiser; father of Elmer Fredrick Kelm (1900-1957); grandfather of Thomas Arthur Kelm.
      Political family: Kelm family of Chanhassen, Minnesota.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Arthur Kelm (1930-2004) — also known as Thomas A. Kelm; Tom Kelm — of Chanhassen, Carver County, Minn.; Montgomery, Le Sueur County, Minn.; Chaska, Carver County, Minn. Born in Chanhassen, Carver County, Minn., November 12, 1930. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1956, 1964 (alternate), 1976. Catholic. German ancestry. Died in Chanhassen, Carver County, Minn., March 6, 2004 (age 73 years, 115 days). Interment at St. Hubert Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Loretta C. (Weller) Kelm (1900-1974) and Elmer Fredrick Kelm; grandson of Henry L. Kelm (1869-1916).
      Political family: Kelm family of Chanhassen, Minnesota.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. John's Lutheran Cemetery
    Chaska, Carver County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles H. Klein (1872-1961) — also known as Charley Klein — of Chaska, Carver County, Minn. Born in Carver County, Minn., June 2, 1872. Republican. Banker; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 25, 1903-06; member of Minnesota state senate 25th District, 1911-14; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1928 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee). German ancestry. Died in Shakopee, Scott County, Minn., September 15, 1961 (age 89 years, 105 days). Entombed at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Maria Engel (Hermeyer) Klein (1843-1917) and George Klein (1846-1913); married, December 13, 1897, to Mathilda Anna Bauermeister (1876-1964).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record


    Catholic Church Cemetery
    Norwood Young America, Carver County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph William Craven (1854-1913) — also known as Joseph W. Craven — of Norwood (now part of Norwood Young America), Carver County, Minn. Born in Milford, Penobscot County, Maine, March 19, 1854. Democrat. Member of Minnesota state senate 37th District, 1891-94; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1904; candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota, 1904, 1910. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died, of apoplexy (stroke), with contributory arteriosclerosis, in Norwood (now part of Norwood Young America), Carver County, Minn., December 21, 1913 (age 59 years, 277 days). Interment at Catholic Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Uncle of Thomas David Craven (1900-1961).
      See also Minnesota Legislator record


    Forest Hills Cemetery
    Norwood Young America, Carver County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      George J. Bradley (1863-1933) — of Norwood (now part of Norwood Young America), Carver County, Minn. Born January 22, 1863. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1908, 1916 (alternate). Died November 24, 1933 (age 70 years, 306 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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