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Linn County
Missouri

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Linn County

Index to Locations

  • Price Cemetery
  • Brookfield Rose Hill Cemetery
  • Brookfield St. Michael's Cemetery
  • Linneus Elmwood Cemetery


    Price Cemetery
    Linn County, Missouri
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      John W. Milhoan (1883-1971) — of Winigan, Sullivan County, Mo. Born in Murraysville, Jackson County, W.Va., April 14, 1883. Democrat. Farmer; school teacher; banker; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Sullivan County, 1947-52; defeated, 1952. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in Milan, Sullivan County, Mo., August 4, 1971 (age 88 years, 112 days). Interment at Price Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, July 25, 1909, to Emma Mae Crist (1890-1971).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Rose Hill Cemetery
    Brookfield, Linn County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      John H. Cox (1833-1902) — of Missouri. Born in Berkeley County, Va. (now W.Va.), November 10, 1833. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Missouri state senate 5th District, 1864-66. Methodist. Died, of stomach cancer, in Trenton, Grundy County, Mo., August 2, 1902 (age 68 years, 265 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery.
      William Barclay McGregor (1876-1961) — also known as William B. McGregor — of Brookfield, Linn County, Mo. Born in St. Catharine, Linn County, Mo., January 29, 1876. Democrat. School teacher; Linn County Recorder of Deeds, 1911-19; banker; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Linn County, 1921-24. Died in Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo., March 31, 1961 (age 85 years, 61 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Duncan McGregor (1832-1897) and Rachel Ellen (Dick) McGregor (1841-1924); married, December 24, 1900, to Ida Rose Burch (1880-1967).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Michael's Cemetery
    Brookfield, Linn County, Missouri
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Miles Bresnehen (1860-1926) — also known as Thomas M. Bresnehen — of Brookfield, Linn County, Mo. Born in Linn County, Mo., April 16, 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1904; postmaster at Brookfield, Mo., 1914-19. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died suddenly, from a heart attack, in Brookfield, Linn County, Mo., January 27, 1926 (age 65 years, 286 days). Interment at St. Michael's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Bresnehen (1821-1885) and Honora (Dailey) Bresnehen; married 1886 to Isabelle Hanscom (1864-1947).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John T. McLarney — of Brookfield, Linn County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Linn County Democratic Party, 1939-43; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1940. Interment at St. Michael's Cemetery.


    Elmwood Cemetery
    Linneus, Linn County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      David Auburn Peery (1881-1952) — also known as D. A. Peery — of Linneus, Linn County, Mo. Born in Linneus, Linn County, Mo., January 23, 1881. Democrat. Farmer; road and bridge contractor; Linn County Assessor, 1907-09; Linn County Surveyor, 1909-21; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Linn County, 1931-46. Died in Linneus, Linn County, Mo., February 18, 1952 (age 71 years, 26 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Jefferson Peery (1846-1929) and Martha (Burnett) Peery (1853-1918); married, November 2, 1909, to Pearl Knapp (1883-1973).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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