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Sullivan County
Missouri

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Sullivan County

Index to Locations

  • Milan Cemetery
  • Harris Harris Cemetery
  • Harris Thomas Union Cemetery
  • Milan Oak Grove Cemetery
  • Milan Oakwood Cemetery


    Milan Cemetery
    Sullivan County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Wesley Halliburton (c.1822-1890) — of Missouri. Born about 1822. Delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 6th District, 1875; member of Missouri state senate 6th District, 1883-86. Member, Odd Fellows. Died June 16, 1890 (age about 68 years). Interment at Milan Cemetery.


    Harris Cemetery
    Harris, Sullivan County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Walter Hale Odneal (1841-1922) — also known as Walter H. Odneal — of Mercer County, Mo. Born February 7, 1841. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Mercer County, 1891-92, 1895-96, 1903-04. Died April 23, 1922 (age 81 years, 75 days). Interment at Harris Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George M. Odneal and Nancy (Reed) Odneal; married to Elizabeth Hammond (1841-1903).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Thomas Union Cemetery
    Harris, Sullivan County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Arthur Conrad Roach (1871-1932) — also known as A. C. Roach; Arthur Cyrus Roach — of Sullivan County, Mo. Born in Reedy, Roane County, W.Va., November 23, 1871. Democrat. Merchant; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Sullivan County, 1931-32; died in office 1932. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, while suffering from bronchial pneumonia and arteriosclerosis, in Research Hospital, Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., December 30, 1932 (age 61 years, 37 days). Interment at Thomas Union Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jesse A. Roach (1844-1921) and Anna (Watson) Roach (1848-1916); married, February 23, 1903, to Cecil R. Watson (1878-1961).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Oak Grove Cemetery
    Milan, Sullivan County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Walter S. Clark (1867-1955) — of Milan, Sullivan County, Mo. Born in Milan, Sullivan County, Mo., October 20, 1867. Republican. Farmer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Sullivan County, 1925-26, 1937-38, 1941-46; defeated, 1938, 1948. Died in Sullivan County, Mo., May 20, 1955 (age 87 years, 212 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Webster Clark (1835-1914) and Nancy (Ewing) Clark (1839-1907); married 1901 to Martha Magdalene 'Mattie' Parkey (1874-1962).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Oakwood Cemetery
    Milan, Sullivan County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      John Ephraim Swanger (1864-1936) — also known as John E. Swanger — of Milan, Sullivan County, Mo. Born in Milan, Sullivan County, Mo., June 22, 1864. Republican. School teacher; superintendent of schools; lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Sullivan County, 1893-96; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1896; secretary of state of Missouri, 1905-09. Died in Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn., October 19, 1936 (age 72 years, 119 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jefferson Swanger (1830-1916) and Sarah Ann (Camp) Swanger (1833-1903); married to Norma Fay Eubanks (1869-1943).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Clarence Riggen (1882-1946) — also known as J. Clarence Riggen — of Milan, Sullivan County, Mo. Born near Milan, Sullivan County, Mo., December 16, 1882. Republican. School teacher; livestock raiser; funeral director; member of Missouri state senate 6th District, 1943-46; died in office 1946. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died, from a heart ailment, in the University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kan., August 18, 1946 (age 63 years, 245 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Stephen Arnold Douglas Riggen (1859-1923) and Elizabeth (Cochran) Riggen (1861-1958); married 1905 to Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Montgomery (1879-1965).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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