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Barnes County
North Dakota

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Barnes County

Index to Locations

  • Valley City Hillside Cemetery
  • Valley City Woodbine Cemetery


    Hillside Cemetery
    Valley City, Barnes County, North Dakota
    Politicians buried here:
      Fred George Aandahl (1897-1966) — also known as Fred G. Aandahl — of Litchville, Barnes County, N.Dak. Born in Litchville, Barnes County, N.Dak., April 9, 1897. Republican. Farmer; superintendent of schools; chair of Barnes County Republican Party, 1928-29; member of North Dakota state senate, 1931, 1939-41; Governor of North Dakota, 1945-51; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1948; U.S. Representative from North Dakota at-large, 1951-53; Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from North Dakota, 1952. Lutheran. Member, Rotary; Modern Woodmen of America; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Delta Sigma Rho; Farm Bureau. Died in Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak., April 7, 1966 (age 68 years, 363 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Sam J. Aandahl and Mamie C. (Lawry) Aandahl; married, June 28, 1926, to Luella Brekke.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — National Governors Association biography — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Woodbine Cemetery
    Valley City, Barnes County, North Dakota
    Politicians buried here:
      George Morley Young (1870-1932) — also known as George M. Young — of Valley City, Barnes County, N.Dak. Born in Huron County, Ontario, December 11, 1870. Republican. Member of North Dakota state house of representatives, 1900; member of North Dakota state senate, 1904; U.S. Representative from North Dakota 2nd District, 1913-24. Died in 1932 (age about 61 years). Interment at Woodbine Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Minnie Jean Nielson — also known as Minnie J. Nielson — of Valley City, Barnes County, N.Dak. Born in Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Republican. School teacher; North Dakota superintendent of public instruction, 1919-26; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1920. Female. Congregationalist. Cremated; ashes interred at Woodbine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Wylie Nielson and Mary (Stewart) Nielson.

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