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Henry County
Missouri

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Henry County

Index to Locations

  • Bear Creek Township Bear Creek Cemetery
  • Calhoun Calhoun Cemetery
  • Clinton Englewood Cemetery
  • Montrose St. Mary's Cemetery


    Bear Creek Cemetery
    Bear Creek Township, Henry County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Shelby Bond Hughes (1903-1988) — also known as S. B. Hughes — of Clinton, Henry County, Mo. Born in Henry County, Mo., June 4, 1903. Democrat. Physician; chair of Henry County Democratic Party, 1943, 1967; mayor of Clinton, Mo., 1946-52. Died August 10, 1988 (age 85 years, 67 days). Interment at Bear Creek Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Lee Hughes (1862-1952) and Alice Frances (Bond) Hughes (1866-1957); married to Aetna Jeude (1902-1986).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Calhoun Cemetery
    Calhoun, Henry County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      David Aris Pollard (1866-1952) — also known as David A. Pollard — of Calhoun, Henry County, Mo. Born in Clayton, Adams County, Ill., May 27, 1866. Democrat. Physician; surgeon; druggist; mayor of Calhoun, Mo.; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Henry County, 1925-28, 1935-36. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Modern Woodmen of America. Died in Calhoun, Henry County, Mo., October 21, 1952 (age 86 years, 147 days). Interment at Calhoun Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Jesse Pollard (1838-1911) and Martha (Ribelin) Pollard (1838-1906); married, June 13, 1897, to Erma Ann Wiley (1878-1928); third cousin once removed of Claude Pollard (1874-1942).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Englewood Cemetery
    400 South Vansant Road
    Clinton, Henry County, Missouri
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Clement Cabell Dickinson (1849-1938) — also known as Clement C. Dickinson — of Clinton, Henry County, Mo. Born in Prince Edward County, Va., December 6, 1849. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; Henry County Prosecuting Attorney, 1876-82; Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1896; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Henry County, 1901-02; member of Missouri state senate 16th District, 1903-06; U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1910-21, 1923-29, 1931-35 (6th District 1910-21, 1923-29, 1931-33, at-large 1933-35); defeated, 1920, 1928; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1928. Died in Clinton, Henry County, Mo., January 14, 1938 (age 88 years, 39 days). Interment at Englewood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Asa Dupuy Dickinson and Sallie Cabell (Irvine) Dickinson; married to Matilda Emily 'Mattie' Parks (1854-1943); father of Mary Cabell Dickinson (1885-1959; who married Uel Walter Lamkin (1877-1956)).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Banton Gallatin Boone (1838-1900) — of Henry County, Mo. Born in Callaway County, Mo., October 23, 1838. Missouri state attorney general, 1885-89. Died in Clinton, Henry County, Mo., February 11, 1900 (age 61 years, 111 days). Interment at Englewood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Banton Boone and Elizabeth Copher (Boone) Boone; married to Irene C. Rogers (1847-1925).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Uel Walter Lamkin (1877-1956) — also known as Uel W. Lamkin — of Clinton, Henry County, Mo.; Maryville, Nodaway County, Mo. Born in California, Moniteau County, Mo., January 18, 1877. Democrat. School teacher and principal; Henry County School Commissioner, 1902-07; superintendent of schools; lawyer; Missouri superintendent of schools, 1916-18; appointed 1916; president, Northwest Missouri State Teachers College. Died, from a pulmonary embolism due to heart disease, in Maryville, Nodaway County, Mo., September 16, 1956 (age 79 years, 242 days). Interment at Englewood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Emilius Paulus Lamkin (1837-1893) and Susan (Williams) Lamkin (1840-1915); married, June 9, 1909, to Mary Cabell Dickinson (1885-1959; daughter of Clement Cabell Dickinson (1849-1938)).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Harvey Wallis Salmon (1839-1927) — also known as Harvey W. Salmon — of Henry County, Mo. Born in Greenville District (now Greenville County), S.C., January 26, 1839. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Missouri state treasurer, 1873-75; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1904. Injured in an accidental fall, suffered a broken arm and other complications, and died in Missouri Baptist Sanitarium, St. Louis, Mo., April 27, 1927 (age 88 years, 91 days). Interment at Englewood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ezekiel James Salmon (1798-1851) and Narcissa R. (Merritt) Salmon (1805-1845); married to Katherine Kimbrough (1850-1894).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Millard Ellsworth Lane (1861-1955) — also known as Millard E. Lane — of Clinton, Henry County, Mo. Born in Muskingum County, Ohio, November 5, 1861. Republican. Farmer; candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Henry County, 1920; candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 6th District, 1926; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1932; candidate for Missouri state senate 16th District, 1934. Died in California, May 5, 1955 (age 93 years, 181 days). Interment at Englewood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jesse Lane (1818-1869) and Sarah Mead (Munson) Lane (1825-1883); married, November 24, 1885, to Lela L. McCann (1867-1925); fourth cousin of Alvin Hawkins (1821-1905); fourth cousin once removed of Barzillai Bulkeley Kellogg and David Munson Osborne.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Dewey Porter Thatch (1898-1954) — also known as Dewey P. Thatch — of Hickory County, Mo.; Clinton, Henry County, Mo. Born in Wheatland, Hickory County, Mo., August 6, 1898. Republican. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Hickory County, 1925-26; circuit judge in Missouri 29th Circuit, 1941-47. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; American Legion; Rotary. Died in Clinton, Henry County, Mo., November 6, 1954 (age 56 years, 92 days). Interment at Englewood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ira Roscoe Hatch (1866-1931); married, June 4, 1919, to Jean Dollarhide (1899-1981).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Agustus Calvird, Jr. (1884-1979) — also known as Charles A. Calvird — of Clinton, Henry County, Mo. Born in Clinton, Henry County, Mo., October 28, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; circuit judge in Missouri 29th Circuit, 1935-37. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Elks; Rotary; Freemasons; Phi Delta Theta. Died December 19, 1979 (age 95 years, 52 days). Interment at Englewood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Agustus Calvird, Sr. (1854-1936) and Flavia Ann (Lindsay) Calvird (1855-1953); married, March 15, 1917, to Esther Davis (1891-1954).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Allen Bowsher (1899-1956) — of Clinton, Henry County, Mo. Born in Lee, White County, Ind., June 22, 1899. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; road and bridge contractor; farmer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Henry County, 1945-48; defeated, 1950; member of Missouri state senate 31st District; elected 1952. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; American Legion. Died, from coronary thrombosis, in Clinton, Henry County, Mo., April 2, 1956 (age 56 years, 285 days). Interment at Englewood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Bowsher and Mary (Gray) Bowsher; married, April 22, 1936, to Naomi Bowsher (1912-2000).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Aurelius L. Armstrong (1854-1926) — of Clinton, Henry County, Mo. Born in Quincy, Hickory County, Mo., August 8, 1854. Democrat. Druggist; mayor of Clinton, Mo., 1904-05; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Henry County, 1911-14. Christian. Member, Modern Woodmen. Died, from apoplexy, in Clinton, Henry County, Mo., August 24, 1926 (age 72 years, 16 days). Interment at Englewood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Andrew Lewis Armstrong (1819-1858) and Sarah Ann (Hancock) Armstrong (1828-1923); married, May 1, 1879, to Susan M. Henshaw (1855-1929).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Agustus Calvird, Sr. (1854-1936) — also known as Charles A. Calvird — of Clinton, Henry County, Mo. Born in St. Clair County, Mo., April 27, 1854. Lawyer; mayor of Clinton, Mo., 1902. Died in Clinton, Henry County, Mo., April 30, 1936 (age 82 years, 3 days). Interment at Englewood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elizabeth (Peters) Calvird (1815-1875) and Thomas Calvird; married to Flavia Ann Lindsay (1855-1953); father of Charles Agustus Calvird, Jr. (1884-1979).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Naomi Bowsher (1912-2000) — also known as Naomi Swackhamer; Mrs. Allen Bowsher — of Clinton, Henry County, Mo. Born in Henry County, Mo., September 27, 1912. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1956; candidate for Missouri state senate 31st District, 1956. Female. Died in Clinton, Henry County, Mo., January 2, 2000 (age 87 years, 97 days). Interment at Englewood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Mary Irene (Thompson) Swackhamer (1878-1971) and Thomas Arthur Swackhamer (1879-1963); married, April 22, 1936, to Allen Bowsher (1899-1956).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Mary's Cemetery
    Montrose, Henry County, Missouri
    Founded 1871
    Politicians buried here:
      Raymond B. Hopfinger (1906-1966) — of St. Louis County, Mo. Born in Montrose, Henry County, Mo., August 24, 1906. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1949-58 (St. Louis County 1st District 1949-52, St. Louis County 2nd District 1953-58); member of Missouri state senate 14th District, 1963-66; defeated, 1966. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks. Died December 31, 1966 (age 60 years, 129 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Hopfinger (1855-1914) and Mary (Weibler) Hopfinger (1864-1941); married, June 6, 1933, to Mary Beatrice Swaters (1909-1957).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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