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  • Hastings Parkview Cemetery


    Parkview Cemetery
    1245 North Elm Avenue
    Hastings, Adams County, Nebraska
    Politicians buried here:
      Frederick Andrew Seaton (1909-1974) — of Manhattan, Riley County, Kan.; Hastings, Adams County, Neb. Born in Washington, D.C., December 11, 1909. Republican. Radio announcer; sports reporter; editor, manager, and publisher of newspapers; vice-chair of Kansas Republican Party, 1934-37; campaign secretary for Gov. Alfred M. Landon, 1936; member of Nebraska unicameral legislature, 1945-49; U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1951-52; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1956-61; candidate for Governor of Nebraska, 1962. Methodist or Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Rotary; Navy League; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Beta Theta Pi; Pi Kappa Delta. Recipient, Medal of Freedom. Died in St. Mary's Hospital, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., January 16, 1974 (age 64 years, 36 days). Interment at Parkview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Fay Noble Seaton and Dorothea Elizabeth (Schmidt) Seaton; married, January 23, 1931, to Gladys Hope Dowd.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Henry Dietrich (1853-1924) — also known as Charles H. Dietrich — of Hastings, Adams County, Neb. Born in Aurora, Kane County, Ill., November 26, 1853. Republican. Banker; Governor of Nebraska, 1901; U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1901-05. German ancestry. Died in Hastings, Adams County, Neb., April 10, 1924 (age 70 years, 136 days). Interment at Parkview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Leonard Dietrich and Wilhelmina Dietrich; married 1878 to Elizabeth Slaker (1852-1887); married, June 13, 1908, to Margaretta Shaw Stewart (1881-1969).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Laird (1849-1889) — of Hastings, Adams County, Neb. Born in Fowlerville, Livingston County, N.Y., June 20, 1849. Republican. Delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1875; U.S. Representative from Nebraska 2nd District, 1883-89; died in office 1889. Died in Hastings, Adams County, Neb., August 17, 1889 (age 40 years, 58 days). Interment at Parkview Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Ezekiel Andrews (1854-1942) — also known as William E. Andrews — of Hastings, Adams County, Neb. Born near Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa, December 17, 1854. Republican. U.S. Representative from Nebraska 5th District, 1895-97, 1919-23; defeated, 1892, 1896, 1922. Died in Washington, D.C., January 19, 1942 (age 87 years, 33 days). Interment at Parkview Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Fred Gustus Johnson (1876-1951) — also known as Fred G. Johnson — of Hastings, Adams County, Neb. Born near Dorchester, Saline County, Neb., October 16, 1876. Republican. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1907, 1917; member of Nebraska state senate, 1919; Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska, 1923-25; U.S. Representative from Nebraska 5th District, 1929-31. Died April 30, 1951 (age 74 years, 196 days). Interment at Parkview Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Gerald T. Whelan (1925-1993) — of Nebraska. Born May 14, 1925. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska, 1975-79. Died January 2, 1993 (age 67 years, 233 days). Interment at Parkview Cemetery.
      Charles Gallahue Ingraham (1868-1944) — also known as Charles G. Ingraham — of Hastings, Adams County, Neb. Born in Missouri, December 2, 1868. Mayor of Hastings, Neb., 1913-15, 1923-25, 1933-35; defeated, 1935. Died in Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital, Hastings, Adams County, Neb., December 22, 1944 (age 76 years, 20 days). Interment at Parkview Cemetery.
      Richard Marvel (1917-1986) — of Hastings, Adams County, Neb. Born in Hastings, Adams County, Neb., December 8, 1917. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1948; member of Nebraska unicameral legislature, 1950-82. Died December 6, 1986 (age 68 years, 363 days). Interment at Parkview Cemetery.


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