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Winona County
Minnesota

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Winona County

Index to Locations

  • St. Charles Hillside Cemetery
  • Winona St. Mary's Cemetery
  • Winona Woodlawn Cemetery


    Hillside Cemetery
    St. Charles, Winona County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      George D. French (1856-1921) — of St. Charles, Winona County, Minn. Born in Winona County, Minn., February 6, 1856. Republican. Banker; real estate and insurance business; Winona County Register of Deeds, 1895-1905; member of Minnesota state senate 2nd District, 1909-10; defeated, 1910. Died in 1921 (age about 65 years). Interment at Hillside Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record


    St. Mary's Cemetery
    Winona, Winona County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      Patrick Fitzpatrick (1850-1908) — of Winona, Winona County, Minn. Born in Galena, Jo Daviess County, Ill., March 17, 1850. Democrat. Lawyer; Winona County Attorney, 1882-92; member of Minnesota state senate 2nd District, 1899-1908; died in office 1908. Irish ancestry. Died in Wauwatosa, Milwaukee County, Wis., August 31, 1908 (age 58 years, 167 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record


    Woodlawn Cemetery
    Winona, Winona County, Minnesota
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Wilson (1827-1910) — of Winona, Winona County, Minn. Born in Ireland, May 16, 1827. Democrat. Delegate to Minnesota state constitutional convention, 1857; state court judge in Minnesota, 1857-64; justice of Minnesota state supreme court, 1864-65; chief justice of Minnesota state supreme court, 1865-69; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 8, 1881-82; member of Minnesota state senate 15th District, 1883-86; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 1st District, 1887-89; candidate for Governor of Minnesota, 1890; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1892. Died in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., April 3, 1910 (age 82 years, 322 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Louise Benton Wilson (who married Lloyd Wheaton Bowers); grandfather of Martha Wheaton Bowers (1889-1958; who married Robert Alphonso Taft (1889-1953)).
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas Hilliard Moodie (1878-1948) — of North Dakota. Born in Winona, Winona County, Minn., May 26, 1878. Governor of North Dakota, 1935. Died in Spokane, Spokane County, Wash., March 3, 1948 (age 69 years, 282 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Albertus Tawney (1855-1919) — also known as James A. Tawney — of Winona, Winona County, Minn. Born in Mt. Pleasant Township, Adams County, Pa., January 3, 1855. Republican. Blacksmith; machinist; lawyer; member of Minnesota state senate 15th District, 1891-94; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 1st District, 1893-1911. Died in Excelsior Springs, Clay County, Mo., June 12, 1919 (age 64 years, 160 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


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