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Sibley County
Minnesota

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Sibley County

Index to Locations

  • Gaylord St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery
  • Henderson Brown Cemetery
  • Henderson Major James R. Browne's Cemetery


    St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery
    Gaylord, Sibley County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      Claude Hillel MacKenzie (1883-1936) — also known as Claude H. MacKenzie — of Gaylord, Sibley County, Minn. Born in Morristown, Rice County, Minn., November 20, 1883. Republican. Lawyer; member of Minnesota state senate 15th District, 1923-36; died in office 1936; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1924, 1928; member of Republican National Committee from Minnesota, 1928. Scottish ancestry. Died in Ramsey County, Minn., April 11, 1936 (age 52 years, 143 days). Interment at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Allison MacKenzie, Sr. (1857-1948) and Alice (Oblinger) MacKenzie (1862-1946); married to Ruth Jean Wheelock (1893-1974).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
      William Henry Wescott (1870-1939) — also known as William H. Wescott — Born in Eagan, Dakota County, Minn., April 5, 1870. Republican. Farmer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives 30th District, 1907-14; Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 1916; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1920. Died in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., June 2, 1939 (age 69 years, 58 days). Interment at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Wescott (1823-1910) and Mary E. (Atkinson) Wescott (1835-1920); married to Ethelyn Genevieve Mackenzie (1882-1960).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Allison MacKenzie, Sr. (1857-1948) — Born in Roscoe, Winnebago County, Ill., March 14, 1857. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 21, 1905-06, 1909-12. Died in Sibley County, Minn., September 23, 1948 (age 91 years, 193 days). Interment at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Martha Alice Oblinger (1862-1946); father of Claude Hillel MacKenzie (1883-1936).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record


    Brown Cemetery
    Henderson, Sibley County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Renshaw Brown (1805-1870) — also known as Joseph R. Brown — of Wisconsin; Minnesota. Born January 11, 1805. Member of Wisconsin territorial legislature, 1840-42; member Minnesota territorial council 6th District, 1854-55; member of Minnesota territorial House of Representatives 10th District, 1857; delegate to Minnesota state constitutional convention 10th District, 1857. Died in New York, 1870 (age about 65 years). Interment at Brown Cemetery.
      Brown County, Minn. is named for him.
      See also Minnesota Legislator record
      Adam Buck (d. 1895) — of Minnesota. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1862, 1868, 1872 (District 19 1862, 1868, District 36 1872); member of Minnesota state senate 19th District, 1867. Died March 14, 1895. Interment at Brown Cemetery.
      See also Minnesota Legislator record


    Major James R. Browne's Cemetery
    Henderson, Sibley County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Poehler (1833-1912) — of Henderson, Sibley County, Minn. Born in Germany, August 22, 1833. Democrat. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1857-58, 1865 (District 18 1857-58, District 19 1865); member of Minnesota state senate 36th District, 1872-73, 1876-77; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 2nd District, 1879-81; defeated, 1880. Died in Henderson, Sibley County, Minn., July 18, 1912 (age 78 years, 331 days). Interment at Major James R. Browne's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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