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  • Doniphan Doniphan Oak Ridge Cemetery

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    Ripley County, Missouri

    Doniphan Oak Ridge Cemetery
    Doniphan, Ripley County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      James Franklin Fulbright (1877-1948) — also known as James F. Fulbright — of Doniphan, Ripley County, Mo. Born near Millersville, Cape Girardeau County, Mo., January 24, 1877. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; Ripley County Prosecuting Attorney, 1906-12; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Ripley County, 1913-18; mayor of Doniphan, Mo., 1919-23; U.S. Representative from Missouri 14th District, 1923-25, 1927-29, 1931-33; defeated, 1924, 1928, 1932; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1928; Judge, Missouri Springfield Court of Appeals, 1937-48; died in office 1948. Died in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., April 5, 1948 (age 71 years, 72 days). Interment at Doniphan Oak Ridge Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Peter H. Fulbright (1848-1924) and Eleanor (Gilliland) Fulbright (1850-1928); married, October 8, 1905, to Maude Estelle Barfield (1885-1977).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Orville Roberts (1881-1952) — also known as W. O. Roberts — of Doniphan, Ripley County, Mo. Born in Knox County, Ind., November 20, 1881. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Ripley County, 1929-30, 1945-46. Died July 30, 1952 (age 70 years, 253 days). Interment at Doniphan Oak Ridge Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Adolphus Roberts (1857-1944) and Mary Elizabeth (Steffey) Roberts (1863-1940); married to Nattie May Hutson (1884-1971).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Macye Maness (1904-1993) — also known as Macye Dona Jones — of Doniphan, Ripley County, Mo. Born in Blue Springs, Union County, Miss., June 5, 1904. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; abstractor; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1940; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Ripley County, 1941-42; chair of Ripley County Democratic Party, 1949. Female. Died in Doniphan, Ripley County, Mo., March 18, 1993 (age 88 years, 286 days). Interment at Doniphan Oak Ridge Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, June 5, 1930, to Howard Randolph Maness (1904-1970).
      Political family: Maness-Carroll-Caudle-Gavin family of Sanford, North Carolina.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

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