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Wabasha County
Minnesota

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Wabasha County

Index to Locations

  • Lake City St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery
  • Plainview Greenwood Cemetery
  • Wabasha Riverview Cemetery
  • Wabasha St. Felix Cemetery


    St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery
    Lake City, Wabasha County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      P. H. Rahilly — of Wabasha County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 15, 1874, 1878; member of Minnesota state senate 15th District, 1879-80. Interment at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery.


    Greenwood Cemetery
    Plainview, Wabasha County, Minnesota
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Blake C. Fisk (1873-1967) — of Plainview, Wabasha County, Minn. Born in Plainview Township, Wabasha County, Minn., May 22, 1873. Farmer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 3, 1923-26; member of Minnesota state senate 3rd District, 1931-34; defeated, 1934. Died in Olmsted County, Minn., March 3, 1967 (age 93 years, 285 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Chauncey Fisk (1843-1907) and Sarah (Finch) Fisk (1848-1918); married 1899 to Grace Ada Landon (1874-1959); third cousin of Claude Vinton Stowell (1882-?); fourth cousin once removed of William Henry Harrison Stowell.
      Political family: Hamlin-Bemis-Stowell-Appleton family of Bangor, Maine (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record


    Riverview Cemetery
    Wabasha, Wabasha County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      John Van Dyke (1807-1878) — of New Brunswick, Middlesex County, N.J.; Wabasha, Wabasha County, Minn. Born in Lamington, Somerset County, N.J., April 3, 1807. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of New Brunswick, N.J., 1846-47, 1852-53; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 4th District, 1847-51; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1856; associate justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1859-66; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 15, 1872; district judge in Minnesota 3rd District, 1873-78; died in office 1878. Died in Wabasha, Wabasha County, Minn., December 24, 1878 (age 71 years, 265 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Alexis C. Bailly (1798-1861) — of Mendota, Dakota County, Minn. Born in St. Joseph, Ontario, December 14, 1798. Fur trader; member of Minnesota territorial House of Representatives 7th District, 1849-50. French and Ottawa Indian ancestry. Died in Wabasha, Wabasha County, Minn., June 13, 1861 (age 62 years, 181 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Bailly (1774-1835); married to Lucy Faribault (1808-1855; sister of Alexander Faribault) and Julia Maria Cory (1828-1907); father of Alexis Phillip Bailly and Henry G. Bailly (1828-1865).
      Political family: Bailly-Faribault family of Mendota, Minnesota.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record


    St. Felix Cemetery
    Wabasha, Wabasha County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      John Robert Foley (1890-1954) — also known as John R. Foley — of Wabasha, Wabasha County, Minn. Born in 1890. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1928. Died in 1954 (age about 64 years). Interment at St. Felix Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of John Robert Foley, Daniel F. Foley (1921-2002) and Patrick J. Foley.
      Political family: Foley family of Wabasha, Minnesota.


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