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Otter Tail County
Minnesota

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Otter Tail County

Index to Locations

  • Near Dalton St. Olaf Cemetery
  • Erhard Tonseth Lutheran Church Cemetery
  • Fergus Falls Aurdal Cemetery
  • Fergus Falls Oak Grove Cemetery
  • Parkers Prairie Parkers Prairie Cemetery
  • Perham St. Johns Lutheran Church North Cemetery
  • Underwood Rindal Cemetery
  • Vining Vining Cemetery


    St. Olaf Cemetery
    Near Dalton, Otter Tail County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      N. E. Thormodson — of Minnesota. Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota 9th District, 1920. Interment at St. Olaf Cemetery.


    Tonseth Lutheran Church Cemetery
    Erhard, Otter Tail County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      Hannah Jensen Kempfer (1880-1943) — of Erhard, Otter Tail County, Minn. Born December 22, 1880. School teacher; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 50, 1923-30, 1933-42. Female. Lutheran. Norwegian ancestry. Died in Fergus Falls, Otter Tail County, Minn., September 27, 1943 (age 62 years, 279 days). Interment at Tonseth Lutheran Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Adoptive daughter of Ole Jensen and Martha Jensen; married, May 23, 1903, to Charles Taylor Kempfer (1876-1960).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record


    Aurdal Cemetery
    Fergus Falls, Otter Tail County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      Haldor Erickson Boen (1851-1912) — of Minnesota. Born in Sondre Aurdal, Valdres, Norway, January 2, 1851. U.S. Representative from Minnesota 7th District, 1893-95. Norwegian ancestry. Died in Aurdal Township, Otter Tail County, Minn., July 23, 1912 (age 61 years, 203 days). Interment at Aurdal Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Oak Grove Cemetery
    Fergus Falls, Otter Tail County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      Soren Listoe (1846-1927) — of Minnesota. Born in Denmark, April 27, 1846. Farmer; newspaper editor; register of U.S. Land Office at Fergus Falls, Minn., 1875-82; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 41, 1875; U.S. Consul in Dusseldorf, 1892-93; Rotterdam, 1897-1902; U.S. Consul General in Rotterdam, 1902-20. Danish ancestry. Died in Fergus Falls, Otter Tail County, Minn., December 12, 1927 (age 81 years, 229 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Hannah Johnson (1855-1911).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
      Elmer Ellsworth Adams (1861-1950) — also known as Elmer E. Adams — of Fergus Falls, Otter Tail County, Minn. Born in Waterbury, Washington County, Vt., December 31, 1861. Newspaper editor; banker; milling business; member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1905-10, 1915-16, 1919-20 (District 59 1905-10, District 50 1915-16, 1919-20); member of Minnesota state senate 50th District, 1931-34, 1939-42; defeated, 1934. Died in Otter Tail County, Minn., June 24, 1950 (age 88 years, 175 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of D. K. Adams and Olive Anne (Hale) Adams; married to Fanny Cowles (1859-1937) and Mary Louise Compton (1869-1957).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record


    Parkers Prairie Cemetery
    55279 West Main Street
    Parkers Prairie, Otter Tail County, Minnesota
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Elizabeth Ireland (1881-1970) — of Havre, Hill County, Mont.; Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont.; Kalispell, Flathead County, Mont. Born in Alexandria, Douglas County, Minn., April 5, 1881. Republican. School teacher and principal; superintendent of schools; Montana superintendent of public instruction, 1929-37, 1941-49. Female. Presbyterian. Scottish ancestry. Member, Order of the Eastern Star; American Association of University Women. Died July 30, 1970 (age 89 years, 116 days). Interment at Parkers Prairie Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Philip Scott Ireland (1841-1919) and Margaret (Chrechton) Ireland (1845-1925).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Johns Lutheran Church North Cemetery
    Perham, Otter Tail County, Minnesota
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Gordon Clyde Preble (1909-1973) — also known as Gordon C. Preble — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born in Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa., December 6, 1909. Democrat. Steelworker; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; president and business agent, Iron Workers Local 53; president, Nebraska Federation of Labor; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1956. Died, from cancer, in Perham, Otter Tail County, Minn., September 17, 1973 (age 63 years, 285 days). Interment at St. Johns Lutheran Church North Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Gordon Cecil Preble (1880-1909) and Sarah (Holland) Preble (1880-1969); married 1943 to Roberta Virginia Lewis (1924-2012).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Rindal Cemetery
    Underwood, Otter Tail County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      Ole Olson Aune, Jr. (1890-1965) — also known as Ole O. Aune, Jr. — of Underwood, Otter Tail County, Minn. Born in Underwood, Otter Tail County, Minn., May 26, 1890. Farmer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 50, 1951-58. Died in Otter Tail County, Minn., June 19, 1965 (age 75 years, 24 days). Interment at Rindal Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ole O. Aune (1836-1921) and Gjertrud (Hagunseth) Aune (1860-1933); married to Bertina Nelson (1889-1972).
      See also Minnesota Legislator record


    Vining Cemetery
    Vining, Otter Tail County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      Thorvald Hansen Froslee — also known as Thorvald H. Froslee — of Vining, Otter Tail County, Minn. Born in Norway. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 48, 1897-98. Interment at Vining Cemetery.
      See also Minnesota Legislator record


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