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Butler County
Missouri

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Butler County

Index to Locations

  • Poplar Bluff Oak Hill Cemetery
  • Poplar Bluff Poplar Bluff City Cemetery
  • Poplar Bluff Woodlawn Cemetery


    Oak Hill Cemetery
    Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Eli Sliger (1906-1965) — of Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Mo. Born November 13, 1906. Democrat. Chair of Butler County Democratic Party, 1945. Died August 26, 1965 (age 58 years, 286 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Dona F. McCormick (1908-1993).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Poplar Bluff City Cemetery
    Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Willis H. Meredith (1875-1957) — of Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Mo. Born in Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa, November 29, 1875. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state attorney general, 1920; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Butler County, 1931-34; defeated, 1934, 1940. Died in Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Mo., August 8, 1957 (age 81 years, 252 days). Interment at Poplar Bluff City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Ollie Delle Hargrove (1874-1967).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Robert Hogg (1863-1934) — also known as Jim Hogg — of Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Mo. Born in Jennings County, Ind., January 4, 1863. Republican. Farmer; meat merchant; distillery owner; produced Jim Hogg's Corn Whiskey; Butler County Sheriff, 1892-96, 1902-06, 1920-24; mayor of Poplar Bluff, Mo., 1897-99. Member, Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Redmen. Fell into the Black River, and drowned, in Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Mo., July 12, 1934 (age 71 years, 189 days). Interment at Poplar Bluff City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Marion Hogg (1832-1899) and Mary Belle (Winslow) Hogg (1833-1896); married, September 5, 1880, to Ida Dillard (1864-1888; divorced); married, December 13, 1884, to Susan S. 'Susie' Klutts (divorced); married, November 19, 1887, to Ida Dillard (1864-1888; died); married, December 7, 1889, to Clara Catherine Smith (1869-1946; divorced); married, August 14, 1914, to Naoma Ruth Hawas (or Haas; divorced).
      Epitaph: "Peace be thy silent slumber."
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ed L. Abington (1867-1955) — of Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Mo. Born in St. Charles County, Mo., May 17, 1867. Mayor of Poplar Bluff, Mo., 1902. Died in Butler County, Mo., 1955 (age about 88 years). Interment at Poplar Bluff City Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Woodlawn Cemetery
    Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Dwight H. Brown (1887-1944) — of Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Mo. Born in Benton, Scott County, Mo., January 12, 1887. Democrat. Member of Missouri state senate 21st District, 1925-28; secretary of state of Missouri, 1933-44; defeated, 1928; died in office 1944. Died, from acute nephritis, in Brandon Hospital, Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Mo., May 8, 1944 (age 57 years, 117 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William E. Brown and Anna (Colbert) Brown.
      Mabel T. Abington (1891-1984) — of Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Mo. Born March 5, 1891. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1948, 1952. Female. Died March 15, 1984 (age 93 years, 10 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Herbert Earl 'Jack' Abington (1884-1952).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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