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Pettis County
Missouri

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Pettis County

Index to Locations

  • Longwood Longwood Cemetery
  • Sedalia Crown Hill Cemetery


    Longwood Cemetery
    Longwood, Pettis County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Richard Nathaniel Lower (1850-1933) — also known as R. N. Lower — of Longwood Township, Pettis County, Mo. Born in Oldham County, Ky., January 15, 1850. Republican. Farmer; banker; member of Missouri state senate 15th District, 1925-28. Presbyterian. Member, Woodmen; Ancient Order of United Workmen. Struck by a train and killed, at the Missouri Pacific railroad station, in Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo., March 29, 1933 (age 83 years, 73 days). Interment at Longwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Lower and Margaret Lower (c.1818-1865); brother-in-law of Fred MacChesney (nephew by marriage of James Peter Walker (1851-1890)); married to Nancy Margaret Godby (1856-1890); married, June 15, 1892, to Anna Jane McChesney (1866-1943).


    Crown Hill Cemetery
    Sedalia, Pettis County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      John Taddeus Heard (1840-1927) — also known as John T. Heard — of Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo. Born in Georgetown, Pettis County, Mo., October 29, 1840. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Pettis County, 1873-74; member of Missouri state senate 19th District, 1881-84; U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1885-95 (6th District 1885-93, 7th District 1893-95); defeated, 1894; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1904. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 27, 1927 (age 86 years, 90 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Emmett Yeater (1861-1943) — also known as Charles E. Yeater — of Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo. Born in Osceola, St. Clair County, Mo., April 24, 1861. Democrat. Member of Missouri state senate 15th District, 1893-96; Governor-General of the Philippine Islands, 1921; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Philippine Islands, 1928. Died in Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo., July 20, 1943 (age 82 years, 87 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Jameson Yeater (1831-1909) and Sarah Jeanette (Ellis) Yeater (1832-1921); married to Anna Richardson (1866-1918).
      The Charles E. Yeater Learning Center (classroom building, opened 1976), State Fair Community College, Sedalia, Missouri, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John William Palmer (1866-1958) — also known as John W. Palmer — of Climax Springs, Camden County, Mo.; Linn Creek, Camden County, Mo.; Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo. Born in Camden County, Mo., August 20, 1866. Republican. Physician; lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Camden County, 1899-1902; candidate for Missouri state senate, 1904; Camden County Prosecuting Attorney, 1909-15; U.S. Representative from Missouri 7th District, 1929-31; defeated, 1930 (7th District), 1931 (7th District), 1932 (at-large). Died in Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo., November 3, 1958 (age 92 years, 75 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Richard Dudley Shannon (1843-1919) — also known as Richard D. Shannon — of Buchanan County, Mo. Born in Athens, Clarke County, Ga., August 31, 1843. Missouri superintendent of schools, 1875-82. Died in Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo., March 18, 1919 (age 75 years, 199 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Shannon and Frances (Moore) Shannon; married to Mary Elizabeth Lard (1843-1911).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Homer Bothwell (1848-1929) — also known as John H. Bothwell — of Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo. Born in Maysville (now part of Clay City), Clay County, Ill., November 20, 1848. Republican. Lawyer; banker; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1889-90, 1895-96, 1901-04 (Pettis County Eastern District 1889-90, Pettis County 1895-96, 1901-04); delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1896, 1908, 1928; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 15th District, 1922-23. Died in Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo., August 4, 1929 (age 80 years, 257 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Kimble Bothwell (1818-1899) and Mary Ann (Brissenden) Bothwell (1821-1898); married to Hattie Jaynes (1864-1887).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Harvey Dell Dow (1875-1960) — also known as Harvey D. Dow — of Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo. Born May 22, 1875. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Pettis County, 1945-48, 1953-54; defeated, 1936, 1938, 1940. Died August 22, 1960 (age 85 years, 92 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alexander Dow (1842-1924) and Louisa Ann (Dill) Dow (1848-1894).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel Locke Highleyman (1843-1936) — also known as Samuel L. Highleyman — of Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo. Born in Wegee, Belmont County, Ohio, June 20, 1843. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Pettis County, 1921-24. Died in Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo., April 3, 1936 (age 92 years, 288 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, September 25, 1919, to Emma J. Logan.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Dan Dean Doty (1906-1972) — also known as Dan D. Doty — of Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo. Born in Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo., April 30, 1906. Democrat. Bricklayer; contractor; transfer and storage business; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Pettis County, 1949-52. Member, Elks; Optimist Club. Died May 13, 1972 (age 66 years, 13 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, November 19, 1925, to Alyce Lodean Eakins (1907-1985).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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