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Redwood County
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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Redwood County

Index to Locations

  • Milroy St. Michael's Cemetery
  • Morgan Bethany Lutheran Church Cemetery
  • Redwood Falls Redwood Falls Cemetery
  • Near Redwood Falls Crestlawn Memorial Gardens


    St. Michael's Cemetery
    Milroy, Redwood County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      John Matthew Zwach (1907-1990) — also known as John M. Zwach — of Walnut Grove, Redwood County, Minn. Born in Gales Township, Redwood County, Minn., February 8, 1907. Republican. School teacher; superintendent of schools; member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1935-46; member of Minnesota state senate 14th District, 1947-65; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 6th District, 1967-75; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1968. Died November 11, 1990 (age 83 years, 276 days). Interment at St. Michael's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Bethany Lutheran Church Cemetery
    Morgan, Redwood County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
    C. M. Bendixen Christopher M. Bendixen (1857-1953) — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn.; Morgan, Redwood County, Minn. Born in Denmark, 1857. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1907-10, 1913-24 (District 19 1907-10, 1913-14, District 14 1915-24). Danish ancestry. Died in 1953 (age about 96 years). Interment at Bethany Lutheran Church Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
      Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917


    Redwood Falls Cemetery
    Redwood Falls, Redwood County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      Frank Clague (1865-1952) — of Redwood Falls, Redwood County, Minn. Born in Warrensville (now Warrensville Heights), Cuyahoga County, Ohio, July 13, 1865. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; Redwood County Prosecuting Attorney, 1895-1902; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 19, 1903-06; Speaker of the Minnesota State House of Representatives, 1905; member of Minnesota state senate 19th District, 1907-14; district judge in Minnesota 9th District, 1918-20; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 2nd District, 1921-33. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Elks. Died in Redwood Falls, Redwood County, Minn., March 25, 1952 (age 86 years, 256 days). Interment at Redwood Falls Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Philip Clague and Catherine (Brew) Clague; married, April 25, 1895, to Stella Porter.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Minnesota Legislator record
    Julius A. Schmahl Julius August Schmahl (1867-1955) — also known as Julius A. Schmahl — of Redwood Falls, Redwood County, Minn.; St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Born in Traverse des Sioux, Nicollet County, Minn., August 1, 1867. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; secretary of state of Minnesota, 1907-21; Minnesota state treasurer, 1927-37, 1939-51; defeated, 1936. Died in 1955 (age about 87 years). Interment at Redwood Falls Cemetery.
      Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
      Gary B. Revier (1946-2013) — of Redwood Falls, Redwood County, Minn. Born in Redwood Falls, Redwood County, Minn., December 18, 1946. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War; candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota 2nd District, 1994 (Independent Republican), 1996 (Republican); mayor of Redwood Falls, Minn., 2007-13; died in office 2013. Died in Redwood Falls, Redwood County, Minn., December 20, 2013 (age 67 years, 2 days). Interment at Redwood Falls Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Albert Charles 'Bert' Revier (1923-1987) and Delores A. (Berberich) Revier (1924-2004).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John St. George Honner (b. 1831) — also known as J. S. G. Honner — of Redwood Falls, Redwood County, Minn. Born in New York, 1831. Republican. Farmer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 19, 1866, 1871; member of Minnesota state senate 37th District, 1873-74. Interment at Redwood Falls Cemetery.
      See also Minnesota Legislator record
      Aubrey W. Dirlam (1913-1995) — of Minnesota. Born in Panora, Guthrie County, Iowa, October 20, 1913. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1941-74 (District 14 1941-62, District 17 1963-66, District 17-A 1967-72, District 21-B 1973-74). Died in Redwood Falls, Redwood County, Minn., June 3, 1995 (age 81 years, 226 days). Interment at Redwood Falls Cemetery.
      See also Minnesota Legislator record
      Hans Mathias Aune (1861-1937) — also known as Hans M. Aune — of Redwood Falls, Redwood County, Minn. Born in Trondheim, Norway, May 19, 1861. Clothing merchant; mayor of Redwood Falls, Minn., 1920; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 14, 1937; died in office 1937. Norwegian ancestry. Died, from a heart attack, in his room at the Ryan Hotel, St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., June 5, 1937 (age 76 years, 17 days). Interment at Redwood Falls Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Corrine C. Swain.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record


    Crestlawn Memorial Gardens
    Near Redwood Falls, Redwood County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      Barbara Vickerman (1933-1997) — also known as Barbara Lou Gilb — of Minnesota. Born in Tracy, Lyon County, Minn., October 26, 1933. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1993-97; died in office 1997. Female. Died of liver cancer, December 22, 1997 (age 64 years, 57 days). Interment at Crestlawn Memorial Gardens.
      Relatives: Married 1952 to Gerald Vickerman; distant cousin *** of John Clifford Vickerman (1937-).


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