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Macon County
Missouri

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Macon County

Index to Locations

  • Atlanta Mt. Tabor Cemetery
  • College Mound Unknown location
  • College Mound College Mound Cemetery
  • La Plata La Plata Cemetery
  • Macon Oakwood Cemetery


    Mt. Tabor Cemetery
    Atlanta, Macon County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Albert Jacob Crawford (1866-1948) — also known as Al J. Crawford — of Atlanta, Macon County, Mo. Born in Atlanta, Macon County, Mo., July 10, 1866. Democrat. Farmer; bank director; Independent candidate for delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention at-large, 1922; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Macon County, 1923-28. Presbyterian. Died in Macon County, Mo., May 21, 1948 (age 81 years, 316 days). Interment at Mt. Tabor Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jonathan Crawford (1834-1913) and Susan C. (Killinger) Crawford (1838-1920); married 1888 to Mary Belle 'Mollie' Goodding (1868-1889); married, September 10, 1891, to Frances Lucinda 'Fannie' Goodding (1870-1948; sister of first wife).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unknown Location
    College Mound, Macon County,


    College Mound Cemetery
    College Mound, Macon County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      John Petit Brooks (1826-1915) — also known as John P. Brooks — of Galesburg, Knox County, Ill.; Lewistown, Fulton County, Ill.; Rock Island, Rock Island County, Ill.; Sangamon County, Ill.; Peoria, Peoria County, Ill.; Bloomington, McLean County, Ill.; College Mound, Macon County, Mo. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, July 24, 1826. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; newspaper editor and publisher; preacher; Illinois superintendent of public instruction, 1863-65. Methodist; later Pentecostal. Died in Dallas, Dallas County, Tex., June 16, 1915 (age 88 years, 327 days). Interment at College Mound Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel S. Brooks (newspaper editor); married, July 30, 1852, to Mary Ann Bray (1833-1903).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    La Plata Cemetery
    La Plata, Macon County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      John Tull Barker (1877-1958) — also known as John T. Barker — of La Plata, Macon County, Mo.; Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born in Carrollton, Carroll County, Mo., August 2, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Macon County, 1907-12; Speaker of the Missouri State House of Representatives, 1911-12; Missouri state attorney general, 1913-17. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Freemasons; Elks. Died, from a coronary occlusion, in Downtown Hospital, Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., December 7, 1958 (age 81 years, 127 days). Interment at La Plata Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lucian Barker and Mary (Withers) Barker; married to Mayme Fisher (1878-1931).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Elmer O. Jones (1881-1943) — of La Plata, Macon County, Mo. Born in New Boston, Linn County, Mo., October 19, 1881. Democrat. Lawyer; superintendent of schools; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Macon County, 1919-20, 1931-32; candidate for Missouri state attorney general, 1924, 1928. Christian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; Order of the Coif; Modern Woodmen. Died, from a heart ailment, in Marceline, Linn County, Mo., April 27, 1943 (age 61 years, 190 days). Interment at La Plata Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Meredith Jones (1855-1926) and Francis Melvina (Davis) Jones (1858-1944); married, September 16, 1900, to Anna Elizabeth Nagle (1881-1965).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Oakwood Cemetery
    Macon, Macon County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Milton Andrew Romjue (1874-1968) — also known as Milton A. Romjue — of Macon, Macon County, Mo. Born in Love Lake, Macon County, Mo., December 5, 1874. Democrat. Lawyer; probate judge in Missouri, 1907-15; U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1917-21, 1923-43 (1st District 1917-21, 1923-33, at-large 1933-35, 1st District 1935-43); defeated, 1920, 1942; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1928. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Woodmen of the World; Modern Woodmen; Knights of Pythias. Died in Macon, Macon County, Mo., January 23, 1968 (age 93 years, 49 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Andrew Jackson Romjue and Susan E. (Roan) Romjue; married, July 11, 1900, to Maude Nickell Thompson.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Webster M. Rubey — of Macon County, Mo. Member of Missouri state senate 8th District, 1875-78; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Macon County, 1897-1900. Entombed in mausoleum at Oakwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Phoebe Jennie Marsh (1844-1923).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Wilson Barrow (1900-1968) — also known as R. Wilson Barrow — of Macon, Macon County, Mo. Born in Macon, Macon County, Mo., February 21, 1900. Democrat. Lawyer; Macon County Prosecuting Attorney, 1931-35; chair of Macon County Democratic Party, 1934-42; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Macon County, 1943-44; defeated, 1944; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1956. Baptist. Member, Elks; Rotary. Suffered a heart attack, and later died, in Samaritan Hospital, Macon, Macon County, Mo., May 15, 1968 (age 68 years, 84 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Wilson Barrow (1864-1934) and Sophie Pipkin (Simmons) Barrow (1872-1962); married, November 28, 1937, to Letha Jewel McNeely (1907-1988).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Letha M. Barrow (1907-1988) — also known as Letha Jewel McNeely; Mrs. R. Wilson Barrow — of Macon, Macon County, Mo. Born in Macon County, Mo., August 26, 1907. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1940, 1948, 1952. Female. Christian. Died in Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn., March 30, 1988 (age 80 years, 217 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of William Severs McNeely (1865-1963) and Mattie (Johnson) McNeely (1868-1948); married, November 28, 1937, to Robert Wilson Barrow (1900-1968).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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