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Steele County
Minnesota

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Steele County

Index to Locations

  • Meriden St. Paul's Lutheran Church Cemetery
  • Owatonna Forest Hill Cemetery
  • Owatonna Sacred Heart Cemetery


    St. Paul's Lutheran Church Cemetery
    Meriden, Steele County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
    John W. Boock John W. Boock (1881-1960) — of New Ulm, Brown County, Minn.; Gibbon, Sibley County, Minn. Born in Lafayette Township, Nicollet County, Minn., January 19, 1881. Bookkeeper; banker; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 15, 1917-18. Died April 3, 1960 (age 79 years, 75 days). Interment at St. Paul's Lutheran Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John H. Boock and Marie (Kiehn) Boock; married, May 5, 1909, to Willa Naegeli.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
      Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917


    Forest Hill Cemetery
    Owatonna, Steele County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      Mark Hill Dunnell (1823-1904) — also known as Mark H. Dunnell — of Norway, Oxford County, Maine; Owatonna, Steele County, Minn. Born in Buxton, York County, Maine, July 2, 1823. Republican. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1854; member of Maine state senate, 1855; Maine superintendent of common schools, 1855-59; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1856 (member, Credentials Committee); U.S. Consul in Veracruz, 1861-62; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 11, 1867; Minnesota superintendent of public instruction, 1867-70; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 1st District, 1871-83, 1889-91; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1892. Died in Owatonna, Steele County, Minn., August 9, 1904 (age 81 years, 38 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Dunnell and Achsah H. Dunnell; married, November 20, 1850, to Sarah A. Parrington.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Minnesota Legislator record
      Harvey Hull Johnson (1808-1896) — also known as Harvey H. Johnson — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio; Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio; Winona, Winona County, Minn.; Owatonna, Steele County, Minn. Born in West Rutland, Rutland County, Vt., September 7, 1808. Democrat. Lawyer; postmaster at Akron, Ohio, 1837-45; U.S. Representative from Ohio 14th District, 1853-55; president, Winona & St. Peter Railroad; mayor of Owatonna, Minn., 1867-70. Died in Owatonna, Steele County, Minn., February 4, 1896 (age 87 years, 150 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      E. H. Kennedy (c.1840-1878) — of Houston County, Minn. Born about 1840. Member of Minnesota state senate 10th District, 1859-60; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 13, 1867. Died, of pneumonia, in May, 1878 (age about 38 years). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery.
      See also Minnesota Legislator record


    Sacred Heart Cemetery
    Owatonna, Steele County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas E. Cashman — of Owatonna, Steele County, Minn. Democrat. Member of Minnesota state senate 8th District, 1907-14; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1912 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1928. Interment at Sacred Heart Cemetery.
      See also Minnesota Legislator record
      John Henry Eugene McAndrews (1884-1970) — also known as John H. E. McAndrews — of Owatonna, Steele County, Minn. Born in Owatonna, Steele County, Minn., July 1, 1884. School teacher; U.S. Vice Consul in Cork, 1918-21; Frankfort, 1921-22; Bucharest, 1922-30; Nassau, 1939-45. Catholic. Died in Owatonna, Steele County, Minn., November 11, 1970 (age 86 years, 133 days). Interment at Sacred Heart Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Michael Angelo McAndrew (1842-1920) and Mary Ann (Hand) McAndrew (1846-1902); married, August 19, 1918, to Rosa G. Kennedy.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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