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Goodhue County
Minnesota

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Goodhue County

Index to Locations

  • Cannon Falls Cannon Falls Cemetery
  • Holden Township Little Cannon Cemetery
  • Pine Island Pine Island Cemetery
  • Red Wing Oakwood Cemetery
  • Near Red Wing Burnside Cemetery
  • Wanamingo Township Aspelund Immanuel Cemetery


    Cannon Falls Cemetery
    Cannon Falls, Goodhue County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      William J. Colvill, Jr. (1830-1905) — of Goodhue County, Minn. Born in Forestville, Chautauqua County, N.Y., April 5, 1830. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1865, 1878 (District 9 1865, District 16 1878); Minnesota state attorney general, 1866-68. Died in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., June 12, 1905 (age 75 years, 68 days). Interment at Cannon Falls Cemetery.
      See also Minnesota Legislator record


    Little Cannon Cemetery
    Holden Township, Goodhue County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      Anders Knudson Finseth (1836-1913) — also known as A. K. Finseth — of Goodhue County, Minn. Born in Hensedal, Norway, April 22, 1836. Farmer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 9, 1868; member of Minnesota state senate, 1875-78, 1887-90 (17th District 1875-78, 21st District 1887-90); Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 1876. Lutheran. Died May 24, 1913 (age 77 years, 32 days). Interment at Little Cannon Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Margit Oldsdatter (1798-1874) and Knud Knudson Finseth (1802-1884); married, March 22, 1864, to Karen Knutsdatter Haugen (1846-1936); grandfather of Nils Andreas Boe (1913-1992).
      See also Minnesota Legislator record — Minnesota Legislator record


    Pine Island Cemetery
    Pine Island, Goodhue County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
    Clarence B. Miller Clarence Benjamin Miller (1872-1922) — also known as Clarence B. Miller — of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn. Born in Pine Island, Goodhue County, Minn., March 13, 1872. Republican. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 51, 1907-08; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 8th District, 1909-19; Secretary of Republican National Committee, 1920; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1920. Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Died in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., January 10, 1922 (age 49 years, 303 days). Interment at Pine Island Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Minnesota Legislator record
      Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917


    Oakwood Cemetery
    Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      Lucius Frederick Hubbard (1836-1913) — also known as Lucius F. Hubbard — of Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minn.; St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Born in Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y., January 26, 1836. Republican. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; grain business; railroad builder; member of Minnesota state senate 16th District, 1872-75; Governor of Minnesota, 1882-87; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1896; member of Republican National Committee from Minnesota, 1896; general in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Loyal Legion; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons. Died in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., February 5, 1913 (age 77 years, 10 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles F. Hubbard and Margaret (Van Valkenberg) Hubbard; married, April 17, 1868, to Amelia Thomas (1843-1923).
      Hubbard County, Minn. is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
      August Herman Andresen (1890-1958) — also known as August H. Andresen — of Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minn. Born in Newark, Kendall County, Ill., October 11, 1890. Republican. Lawyer; chair of Goodhue County Republican Party, 1916-20; U.S. Representative from Minnesota, 1925-33, 1935-58 (3rd District 1925-33, 1st District 1935-58); defeated, 1932; died in office 1958. Lutheran. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., January 14, 1958 (age 67 years, 95 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. Ole Andresen and Anna (Lunke) Andresen; married, August 12, 1914, to Julia Lien.
      Cross-reference: Joseph Simonson
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Osee Matson Hall (1847-1914) — of Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minn. Born in Conneaut, Ashtabula County, Ohio, September 10, 1847. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Minnesota state senate 22nd District, 1885-86; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 3rd District, 1891-95. Died in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., November 26, 1914 (age 67 years, 77 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Minnesota Legislator record
      William Wallace Phelps (1826-1873) — of Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minn. Born in Oakland County, Mich., June 1, 1826. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Minnesota at-large, 1858-59; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1860. Died in Spring Lake, Ottawa County, Mich., August 3, 1873 (age 47 years, 63 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Grover C. George (1893-1976) — of Goodhue, Goodhue County, Minn. Born in Belvidere Township, Goodhue County, Minn., March 17, 1893. Farmer; member of Minnesota state senate 19th District, 1947-62. Died, in St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn., November 4, 1976 (age 83 years, 232 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Grover Cleveland
      See also Minnesota Legislator record


    Burnside Cemetery
    Near Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Eugenie Moore Anderson (1909-1997) — also known as Eugenie Anderson; Helen Eugenie Moore; Mrs. John P. Anderson — of Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minn. Born in Adair, Adair County, Iowa, May 26, 1909. Democrat. Vice-chair of Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, 1946-49; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1948, 1960; member of Democratic National Committee from Minnesota, 1948-49; U.S. Ambassador to Denmark, 1949-53; U.S. Minister to Bulgaria, 1962-64. Female. Methodist. Member, Americans for Democratic Action; League of Women Voters; Pi Beta Phi; American Association of University Women. Second female U.S. ambassador. Died in Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minn., March 31, 1997 (age 87 years, 309 days). Interment at Burnside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Ezekiel Arrowsmith Moore and Flora Belle (McMillen) Moore; married, October 26, 1930, to John Pierce Anderson (1909-1997).
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Eugenie Anderson: Mary Dupont, Mrs. Ambassador: The Life and Politics of Eugenie Anderson
      Susie W. Stageberg (d. 1961) — of Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minn. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1944; Progressive candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, 1950. Female. Died March 15, 1961. Interment at Burnside Cemetery.


    Aspelund Immanuel Cemetery
    Wanamingo Township, Goodhue County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      Hans Hanson, Jr. (1820-1904) — also known as Hans Hanson Holton, Jr. — of Goodhue County, Minn. Born in Telemark, Norway, December 14, 1820. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 6, 1857-58. Norwegian ancestry. Died September 8, 1904 (age 83 years, 269 days). Interment at Aspelund Immanuel Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Hans Hanson Holton and Gunhild Larsdatter; married 1848 to Aslaug Swensungdatter; married 1857 to Anne Marie Pedersdatter; married 1877 to Sophie Moslet.
      See also Minnesota Legislator record


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