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Belknap County
New Hampshire

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Belknap County

Index to Locations

  • Alton Riverside Cemetery
  • Laconia Sacred Heart Cemetery
  • Laconia Union Cemetery
  • Lakeport, Laconia Bayside Cemetery


    Riverside Cemetery
    Alton, Belknap County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Ellsworth Hyde Rollins (1861-1933) — of Alton, Belknap County, N.H. Born in Alton, Belknap County, N.H., October 26, 1861. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1900, 1932. Died in Laconia, Belknap County, N.H., July 31, 1933 (age 71 years, 278 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.


    Sacred Heart Cemetery
    Laconia, Belknap County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Oliva Huot (1917-1983) — also known as J. Oliva Huot — of Laconia, Belknap County, N.H. Born in Laconia, Belknap County, N.H., August 11, 1917. Democrat. Mayor of Laconia, N.H., 1959-63; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1965-67; defeated, 1966; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1972. Catholic. Member, Kiwanis; Knights of Columbus; Elks; Moose. Died in Laconia, Belknap County, N.H., August 5, 1983 (age 65 years, 359 days). Interment at Sacred Heart Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Union Cemetery
    Laconia, Belknap County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Albert Busiel (1842-1901) — also known as Charles A. Busiel — of Laconia, Belknap County, N.H. Born in Meredith, Belknap County, N.H., November 24, 1842. Manufacturer; president, Laconia National Bank and City Savings Bank; president, Lake Shore Railroad; director, Concord & Montreal Railroad; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1878-79; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1880; mayor of Laconia, N.H., 1893-95; Governor of New Hampshire, 1895-97. Died, about two weeks after the drowning of his six-year-old grandson and namesake, of heart disease, August 29, 1901 (age 58 years, 278 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Union Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1864 to Eunice Elizabeth Preston.
      Fletcher Hale (1883-1931) — of Laconia, Belknap County, N.H. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, January 22, 1883. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1918; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1925-31; died in office 1931. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Odd Fellows; American Bar Association. Died in the Brooklyn Naval Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 22, 1931 (age 48 years, 273 days). Interment at Union Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frederick Fletcher Hale and Adelaide L. (MacLellan) Hale; married, March 29, 1913, to Alice N. Armstrong.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Ellery Albee Hibbard (1826-1903) — of Laconia, Belknap County, N.H. Born in St. Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vt., July 31, 1826. Democrat. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1864; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1865-66; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1871-73; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1873-74; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1889. Died July 24, 1903 (age 76 years, 358 days). Interment at Union Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Silas Hibbard and Olive (Albee) Hibbard; married, December 5, 1853, to Mary H. Bell; cousin *** of Harry Hibbard (1816-1872).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Adams Harper (1779-1816) — of New Hampshire. Born in Derryfield (now Manchester), Hillsborough County, N.H., November 2, 1779. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1809; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1811-13. Died June 18, 1816 (age 36 years, 229 days). Interment at Union Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: John Adams
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Walter Elisha Kenniston Dunlap (d. 1948) — also known as Walter E. Dunlap — of Laconia, Belknap County, N.H. Mayor of Laconia, N.H., 1935-36. Died April 28, 1948. Interment at Union Cemetery.
      Arthur H. Lord (1871-1956) — of Laconia, Belknap County, N.H.; Gilford, Belknap County, N.H. Born in Somersworth, Strafford County, N.H., August 22, 1871. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Gilford; elected 1938. Died in Gilford, Belknap County, N.H., September 14, 1956 (age 85 years, 23 days). Interment at Union Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James W. Lord (1834-1910) and Mary (Wilkinson) Lord; married 1898 to Helena Amanda Brownlow (1875-1918); married, May 16, 1923, to Annie May Folsom (died 1961); third cousin twice removed of Isaac Libbey and Harrison Libbey; fourth cousin once removed of Llewellyn Libby (1841-1928).
      Political families: Libby-Felt family of Maine; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Bayside Cemetery
    Lakeport, Laconia, Belknap County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Martin Alonzo Haynes (1842-1919) — also known as Martin A. Haynes — of Gilford, Belknap County, N.H. Born in Springfield, Sullivan County, N.H., July 30, 1842. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1872; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1872; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1883-87. Died November 28, 1919 (age 77 years, 121 days). Interment at Bayside Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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