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Crow Wing County
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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Crow Wing County

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  • Brainerd Evergreen Cemetery


    Evergreen Cemetery
    Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minnesota
    Founded 1871
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles L. Halsted (1894-1968) — of Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minn. Born in Ellendale, Dickey County, N.Dak., September 23, 1894. Democrat. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 53, 1937-46, 1953-66; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960; Democratic-Farmer-Labor candidate for Governor of Minnesota, 1948. Protestant. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Lions; Moose; Odd Fellows. Died in Crow Wing County, Minn., February 19, 1968 (age 73 years, 149 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Myrtle Gamble (1906-1968).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
      Harry Abbott Bridgeman (1877-1955) — also known as Harry A. Bridgeman — of Bemidji, Beltrami County, Minn. Born in Motley, Morrison County, Minn., May 31, 1877. Locomotive engineer; member of Minnesota state senate 62nd District, 1923-50. Died May 15, 1955 (age 77 years, 349 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
      Allen Frank Ferris (1865-1903) — also known as Allen F. Ferris — of Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minn. Born in Perrysburg, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., July 22, 1865. Republican. Banker; member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1895-1902 (District 46 1895-98, District 48 1899-1902); delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1900; member of Minnesota state senate 48th District, 1903; died in office 1903. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Modern Woodmen of America; Eagles; Knights of Pythias; Redmen. Died, from appendicitis and peritonitis, in Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minn., September 7, 1903 (age 38 years, 47 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William A. Ferris (1827-1882) and Beulah A. (Allen) Ferris (1831-1914); married, June 8, 1887, to Anna M. Steege (divorced 1901); married 1902 to Helen Barbara Nelson.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
      Parsons King Johnson (1816-1907) — also known as Parsons K. Johnson — of Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minn. Born in Brandon, Rutland County, Vt., May 8, 1816. Democrat. Member of Minnesota territorial House of Representatives, 1849-50, 1856 (3rd District 1849-50, 10th District 1856); postmaster at Mankato, Minn., 1853-57. Died in Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minn., November 23, 1907 (age 91 years, 199 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1848 to Laura Bivins (1823-1895).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record


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