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Crawford County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Crawford County

Index to Locations

  • Berryman Berryman Cemetery
  • Cuba Unknown location
  • Cuba Kinder Cemetery
  • Steelville Steelville Cemetery

    Berryman Cemetery
    Berryman, Crawford County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Cyrus Newton Banta (1850-1929) — also known as Cyrus N. Banta — of Washington County, Mo. Born in Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, December 7, 1850. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Washington County, 1907-08. Died in Washington County, Mo., October 19, 1929 (age 78 years, 316 days). Interment at Berryman Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Mitchell Banta (1813-1892) and Elizabeth Jane (Crowder) Banta (1819-1912); married, September 18, 1889, to Susan Price 'Susie' Larned (1862-1942); father of Parke Monroe Banta (1891-1970); first cousin twice removed of Richard Leroy Banta, Jr..
      Political family: Banta family of Berryman, Missouri.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

    Unknown Location
    Cuba, Crawford County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Egbert B. Brown (1816-1902) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born October 4, 1816. Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1852; resigned 1852. Died February 11, 1902 (age 85 years, 130 days). Interment somewhere.

    Kinder Cemetery
    Cuba, Crawford County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      James S. Trainer (1906-1985) — of Steelville, Crawford County, Mo.; Cuba, Crawford County, Mo. Born April 18, 1906. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Crawford County, 1936; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; chair of Crawford County Democratic Party, 1967. Died March 29, 1985 (age 78 years, 345 days). Interment at Kinder Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

    Steelville Cemetery
    Steelville, Crawford County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      William R. Lay (1882-1934) — of Steelville, Crawford County, Mo. Born in Steelville, Crawford County, Mo., February 22, 1882. Republican. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Crawford County, 1919-24; defeated, 1924, 1926; candidate for Missouri state senate 24th District, 1934. Died in 1934 (age about 52 years). Interment at Steelville Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles H. Lay (1851-1933) and Missouri Emeline (Larue) Lay (1853-1912); married, September 17, 1906, to Elfleda Scott (1884-1967).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Harry Clymer (1870-1937) — of Steelville, Crawford County, Mo. Born in Bates County, Mo., October 15, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Crawford County, 1897-98, 1935-37; died in office 1937; mayor of Steelville, Mo., 1902-05; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1916; Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney, 1919-23. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in St. John's Hospital, St. Louis, Mo., August 29, 1937 (age 66 years, 318 days). Interment at Steelville Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel H. Clymer (1840-1924) and Emma Bell (Eldredge) Clymer (1846-1914); married, February 27, 1897, to Lillie Harrison (1872-1900); married, December 8, 1909, to Eda Davis (1884-1969).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

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