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Madison County
North Carolina

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Madison County

Index to Locations

  • Marshall Pritchard Cemetery

    Pritchard Cemetery
    Marshall, Madison County, North Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      George Moore Pritchard (1886-1955) — also known as George M. Pritchard — of Marshall, Madison County, N.C.; Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C. Born near Mars Hill, Madison County, N.C., January 4, 1886. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1912 (alternate), 1932; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1916-17; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 10th District, 1929-31; candidate for U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1930; candidate for Governor of North Carolina, 1948. Died in Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C., April 24, 1955 (age 69 years, 110 days). Interment at Pritchard Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jeter Connelly Pritchard (1857-1921).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Major Baley, Jr. (1912-2003) — also known as James M. Baley, Jr. — of Marshall, Madison County, N.C. Born January 23, 1912. Republican. Lawyer; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1937-40; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1940, 1948, 1952; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina, 1953-61. Died May 11, 2003 (age 91 years, 108 days). Interment at Pritchard Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Major Baley (1869-1957) and Mary Katherine (Redmond) Baley (1874-1955); married to Diana Chandley (1919-1993).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

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