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Sheridan County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Sheridan County

Index to Locations

  • Gordon Gordon Cemetery
  • Rushville Fair View Cemetery

    Gordon Cemetery
    Gordon, Sheridan County, Nebraska
    Politicians buried here:
      Eva Kelly Bowring (1892-1985) — also known as Eva Kelly; Eva Forester — of Merriman, Cherry County, Neb. Born in Nevada, Vernon County, Mo., January 9, 1892. Republican. Rancher; U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1954; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1956 (speaker; member, Resolutions Committee). Female. Died in Gordon, Sheridan County, Neb., January 8, 1985 (age 92 years, 365 days). Interment at Gordon Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of John F. Kelly and M. Belle (Hinkes) Kelly; married 1911 to T. F. Forester; married, April 13, 1928, to Arthur Bowring (died 1944).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

    Fair View Cemetery
    Rushville, Sheridan County, Nebraska
    Politicians buried here:
      Frank Fulton Aplan (1900-1966) — also known as Frank F. Aplan — of Fort Pierre, Stanley County, S.Dak. Born in Rushville, Sheridan County, Neb., May 21, 1900. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Stanley County Attorney; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 54th District, 1931-32; major in the U.S. Army during World War II. Norwegian, Irish, French Canadian, and Sioux Indian ancestry. Died in Rushville, Sheridan County, Neb., January 3, 1966 (age 65 years, 227 days). Interment at Fair View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jens Olius Aplan (1860-1935) and Marie (Lenagh) Aplan (1870-1959); married to Helen Fischer (1897-1993).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

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