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Monroe County
Missouri

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Monroe County

Index to Locations

  • Private or family graveyards
  • Madison Sunset Hill Cemetery
  • Paris Walnut Grove Cemetery


    Private or family graveyard
    Monroe County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Gustavus Miller Bower (1790-1864) — of Missouri. Born near Culpeper, Culpeper County, Va., December 12, 1790. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Missouri at-large, 1843-45. Died near Paris, Monroe County, Mo., November 17, 1864 (age 73 years, 341 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Sunset Hill Cemetery
    Madison, Monroe County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      William E. Whitecotton (1866-1934) — also known as W. E. Whitecotton — of Paris, Monroe County, Mo. Born in Ralls County, Mo., December 26, 1866. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Monroe County, 1919-34; died in office 1934. Died, from hypostatic pneumonia, peritonitis, and colon cancer, in Research Hospital, Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., September 9, 1934 (age 67 years, 257 days). Interment at Sunset Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George A. Whitecotton (1821-1906) and Mary Zerelda (Spalding) Whitecotton (1826-1892); brother of James H. Whitecotton (1854-1944); married, April 29, 1897, to Elizabeth 'Bettie' Boulware (1874-1956).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Walnut Grove Cemetery
    Paris, Monroe County, Missouri
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Armstead Milton Alexander (1834-1892) — also known as Armstead M. Alexander — of Paris, Monroe County, Mo. Born near Winchester, Clark County, Ky., May 26, 1834. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 7th District, 1875; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1876; U.S. Representative from Missouri 2nd District, 1883-85; defeated, 1884. Died in Paris, Monroe County, Mo., November 7, 1892 (age 58 years, 165 days). Interment at Walnut Grove Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Nall Bodine (1837-1914) — also known as Robert N. Bodine — of Paris, Monroe County, Mo. Born near Paris, Monroe County, Mo., December 17, 1837. Democrat. Lawyer; Monroe County Prosecuting Attorney; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Monroe County, 1887-90; U.S. Representative from Missouri 2nd District, 1897-99. Died, following a stroke of paralysis, in Paris, Monroe County, Mo., March 16, 1914 (age 76 years, 89 days). Interment at Walnut Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Isaac Addison Bodine and Mary Moriah (Gore) Bodine (1821-1902); married to Lucy Robinson (1843-1916).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James H. Whitecotton (1854-1944) — of Paris, Monroe County, Mo. Born in Ralls County, Mo., June 9, 1854. Democrat. Lawyer; farmer; Monroe County Prosecuting Attorney, 1889-93; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Monroe County, 1897-1906, 1907-08; Speaker of the Missouri State House of Representatives, 1901-04; member of Missouri state senate 13th District, 1921-32. Died in Paris, Monroe County, Mo., September 11, 1944 (age 90 years, 94 days). Interment at Walnut Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George A. Whitecotton (1821-1906) and Mary Zerelda (Spalding) Whitecotton (1826-1892); brother of William E. Whitecotton (1866-1934); married, May 24, 1879, to Zora Almanza Wilson (1858-1954).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frank Winton McAllister (1873-1948) — also known as Frank W. McAllister — of Paris, Monroe County, Mo. Born near Paris, Monroe County, Mo., January 26, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; Monroe County Prosecuting Attorney; member of Missouri state senate 13th District, 1905-12; Missouri state attorney general, 1917-21. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died June 11, 1948 (age 75 years, 137 days). Interment at Walnut Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, June 1, 1911, to Amber Kathrin Smith.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James P. Boyd (1869-1964) — of Paris, Monroe County, Mo. Born in 1869. Democrat. School teacher; farmer; lawyer; Monroe County Prosecuting Attorney, 1903-09; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Monroe County, 1911-16, 1945-50; Speaker of the Missouri State House of Representatives, 1915-16; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1916. Christian. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in 1964 (age about 95 years). Interment at Walnut Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Susan D. Rigg (1871-1969).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frank Littleton Pitts (1841-1905) — also known as Frank L. Pitts — of Monroe County, Mo. Born in Shelby County, Mo., 1841. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; wounded in battle and lost his right arm; Missouri state treasurer, 1897-1901. Died, from catarrhal pneumonia, in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., February 4, 1905 (age about 63 years). Interment at Walnut Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Laura F. Boulware (1852-1923).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Homer C. Martin (1871-1948) — of Paris, Monroe County, Mo. Born in 1871. Republican. Farmer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1928; candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Monroe County, 1942, 1944, 1946. Died in 1948 (age about 77 years). Interment at Walnut Grove Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edwin M. Costello (1907-1993) — of Edina, Knox County, Mo. Born in Knox County, Mo., October 31, 1907. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Knox County, 1943-46. Died in Paris, Monroe County, Mo., April 17, 1993 (age 85 years, 168 days). Interment at Walnut Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Francis Leo Costello (1874-1948) and Essie Zazel (Smith) Costello (1882-1970); married 1956 to Thena Wilson.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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