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Chaves County
New Mexico

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Chaves County

Index to Locations

  • Roswell South Park Cemetery

    South Park Cemetery
    3101 South Main Street
    Roswell, Chaves County, New Mexico
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Andrew Horace Burke (1850-1918) — also known as Andrew H. Burke — of North Dakota. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 15, 1850. Republican. Cass County Treasurer, 1884; Governor of North Dakota, 1891-93. Died in Roswell, Chaves County, N.M., November 17, 1918 (age 68 years, 186 days). Interment at South Park Cemetery.
      See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Fielding Hinkle (1862-1951) — also known as James F. Hinkle — of Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born in Boles, Franklin County, Mo., October 20, 1862. Democrat. Rancher; banker; Governor of New Mexico, 1923-25; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1924. Died in Roswell, Chaves County, N.M., March 26, 1951 (age 88 years, 157 days). Interment at South Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Lillie Roberts (1875-1971).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Bert M. Ballard (1900-1968) — of Roswell, Chaves County, N.M. Born in Roswell, Chaves County, N.M., November 7, 1900. Funeral director; mayor of Roswell, N.M., 1955-60. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Lions. Died September 23, 1968 (age 67 years, 321 days). Interment at South Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Richard F. Ballard and Laura Gayle Ballard; married, June 14, 1921, to Bess Vickers (1901-1973).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edward A. Cahoon (1862-1934) — of Roswell, Chaves County, N.M. Born in Lyndon, Caledonia County, Vt., August 20, 1862. Republican. Banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico Territory, 1900; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 1912, 1920 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1924, 1928 (member, Credentials Committee). Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Elks. Died December 23, 1934 (age 72 years, 125 days). Interment at South Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles S. Cahoon and Charlotte (Chase) Cahoon.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Rolland Armstrong (1910-1995) — also known as R. Rolland Armstrong — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska; Anchorage, Alaska; Juneau, Alaska; Sitka, Alaska; Roswell, Chaves County, N.M. Born in Grapeville, Westmoreland County, Pa., October 21, 1910. Ordained minister; delegate to Alaska state constitutional convention, 1955-56. Presbyterian. Member, Rotary. Died December 16, 1995 (age 85 years, 56 days). Interment at South Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Armstrong and Charlotte (Kinnear) Armstrong; married, December 3, 1938, to Anne Catherine Ratcliff.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

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