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Williams County
North Dakota

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Williams County

Index to Locations

  • Williston Riverview Cemetery

    Riverview Cemetery
    Williston, Williams County, North Dakota
    Politicians buried here:
      John Kristensen Brostuen (1884-1938) — also known as John K. Brostuen; Johannes Kristensen Brostuen — of Alexander, McKenzie County, N.Dak. Born near Ringebu, Norway, August 28, 1884. Republican. Farmer; rancher; newspaper editor and publisher; member of North Dakota state senate, 1920; North Dakota Republican state chair, 1937-38. Norwegian ancestry. Died in an airplane crash near Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, 1938 (age about 53 years). Interment at Riverview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Anna Brostuen (1895-1985).
      Anna Brostuen (1895-1985) — also known as Mrs. John Brostuen — of Alexander, McKenzie County, N.Dak. Born in Ringebu, Norway, October 8, 1895. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1940. Female. Norwegian ancestry. Died in Shelbyville, Shelby County, Ind., December, 1985 (age 90 years, 0 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to John Kristensen Brostuen (1884-1938).

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