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Washington County
Minnesota

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Washington County

Index to Locations

  • Bayport St. Michael's Cemetery
  • St. Paul Park St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery
  • Stillwater Unknown location
  • Stillwater Fairview Cemetery


    St. Michael's Cemetery
    Bayport, Washington County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      Fred A. Curtis (1899-1972) — of South St. Paul, Dakota County, Minn. Born in Stillwater Township, Washington County, Minn., July 4, 1899. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; school principal; lawyer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 20, 1933-34; candidate for Minnesota state senate 20th District, 1934; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1940. Died April 11, 1972 (age 72 years, 282 days). Interment at St. Michael's Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record


    St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery
    St. Paul Park, Washington County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      Victor Laurence August Christgau (1894-1991) — also known as Victor Christgau — of Austin, Mower County, Minn. Born in Austin, Mower County, Minn., September 20, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; farmer; member of Minnesota state senate 5th District, 1927-29; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 1st District, 1929-33; defeated (Independent), 1932. Lutheran. German ancestry. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died, from pneumonia, in George Washington Hospital, Washington, D.C., October 10, 1991 (age 97 years, 20 days). Interment at St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Fred Christgau (1855-1948) and Adeline (Vanselow) Christgau (1859-1952); married, July 30, 1931, to Muriel Josephine Doyle (1907-1987).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record


    Unknown Location
    Stillwater, Washington County,


    Fairview Cemetery
    Stillwater, Washington County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      Dwight May Sabin (1843-1902) — also known as Dwight M. Sabin — of Stillwater, Washington County, Minn. Born near Marseilles, La Salle County, Ill., April 25, 1843. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Minnesota state senate, 1871-73 (2nd District 1871, 22nd District 1872-73); member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 22, 1878, 1881-82; member of Republican National Committee from Minnesota, 1878-84; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1883-84; U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1883-89; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1884. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 22, 1902 (age 59 years, 241 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Horace Carver Sabin (1814-1864) and Maria Ada (Webster) Sabin (1818-1883); married 1877 to Ella Amelia Hutchins (1844-1927); grandson of Jedediah Sabin; first cousin once removed of Henry Sabin; second cousin thrice removed of Jonathan Brace; third cousin once removed of Russell Sage (1816-1906); third cousin twice removed of Thomas Kimberly Brace, Israel Washburn and Reuel Washburn; third cousin thrice removed of Josiah Cowles; fourth cousin once removed of Alvah Sabin, Israel Washburn, Jr., Elihu Benjamin Washburne, Cadwallader Colden Washburn, Charles Ames Washburn and William Drew Washburn.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Gerhard J. Bundlie (1889-1966) — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Born in Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minn., October 26, 1889. Lawyer; mayor of St. Paul, Minn., 1930-32. Lutheran. Norwegian ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows; Eagles. Died in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., February 8, 1966 (age 76 years, 105 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ole G. Bundlie and Gertrude (Brusegard) Bundlie; married, June 25, 1921, to Alice J. Davis.
      James Nathan Castle (1836-1903) — also known as J. N. Castle — of Stillwater, Washington County, Minn. Born in Shefford, Quebec, May 23, 1836. Democrat. Member of Minnesota state senate, 1869-70, 1879-86 (2nd District 1869-70, 22nd District 1879-82, 24th District 1883-86); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1876; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 4th District, 1891-93. Died in Stillwater, Washington County, Minn., January 2, 1903 (age 66 years, 224 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Minnesota Legislator record
      William Holcombe (d. 1870) — of Stillwater, Washington County, Minn. Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, 1858-60; mayor of Stillwater, Minn., 1870; died in office 1870. Died September 2, 1870. Interment at Fairview Cemetery.
      Abraham Van Vorhes (1793-1879) — of Ohio; Stillwater, Washington County, Minn. Born in Washington County, Pa., December 2, 1793. Republican. Member of Ohio state legislature, 1840; Minnesota territorial auditor, 1852-53; member of Minnesota territorial House of Representatives 1st District, 1856; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 1, 1859-60; postmaster at Stillwater, Minn., 1861-65. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Stillwater, Washington County, Minn., January 24, 1879 (age 85 years, 53 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Nelson Holmes Van Vorhes (1822-1882).
    George H. Sullivan George H. Sullivan (b. 1867) — of Stillwater, Washington County, Minn. Born in Stillwater, Washington County, Minn., December 20, 1867. Republican. Lawyer; Washington County Attorney; member of Minnesota Republican State Central Committee, 1904-06; member of Minnesota state senate, 1907-28 (31st District 1907-14, 43rd District 1915-28); delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1908, 1916, 1928 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, 1916. Interment at Fairview Cemetery.
      Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
      Hollis R. Murdock (1832-1891) — of Stillwater, Washington County, Minn. Born August 15, 1832. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 22, 1872; district judge in Minnesota 1st District, 1890. Died January 14, 1891 (age 58 years, 152 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery.
      See also Minnesota Legislator record


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