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Nobles County
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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Nobles County

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  • Worthington Unknown location
  • Worthington Worthington Cemetery


    Unknown Location
    Worthington, Nobles County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      John A. Cashel — of Minnesota. Democrat. Member of Minnesota state senate 11th District, 1919-26; candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota 2nd District, 1928. Interment somewhere.
      See also Minnesota Legislator record


    Worthington Cemetery
    Worthington, Nobles County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      Stephen Miller (1816-1881) — of St. Cloud, Stearns County, Minn.; Worthington, Nobles County, Minn. Born in Perry County, Pa., January 17, 1816. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1860, 1860; Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 1860, 1876; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; Governor of Minnesota, 1864-66; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 38, 1873. Member, Freemasons. In 1862, he was in command of Camp Lincoln, in Mankato, Minnesota, which held 303 Sioux Indians convicted and condemned to death for war crimes, and repeatedly protected them from being lynched by angry frontiersmen. President Abraham Lincoln granted clemency, remitting death sentences for 265. The remaining 38 prisoners were hanged on December 26, 1862, the largest mass execution in U.S. history. Died in Worthington, Nobles County, Minn., August 18, 1881 (age 65 years, 213 days). Interment at Worthington Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — Minnesota Legislator record


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