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  • Athens West Union Street Cemetery


    West Union Street Cemetery
    West Union Street & Shafer Street
    Athens, Athens County, Ohio
    Founded 1864
    Politicians buried here:
    Charles H. Grosvenor Charles Henry Grosvenor (1833-1917) — also known as Charles H. Grosvenor — of Athens, Athens County, Ohio. Born in Pomfret, Windham County, Conn., September 20, 1833. Republican. Lawyer; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1872, 1880; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1874-78; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1885-91, 1893-1907 (14th District 1885-87, 15th District 1887-91, 11th District 1893-1907); delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1896 (chair, Committee on Permanent Organization; speaker), 1900, 1904 (alternate). Died in Athens, Athens County, Ohio, October 30, 1917 (age 84 years, 40 days). Interment at West Union Street Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Peter Grosvenor; uncle of Charles Grosvenor Bond (1877-1974).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
      John Welch (1805-1891) — of Ohio. Born in Ohio, 1805. Member of Ohio state legislature, 1840; U.S. Representative from Ohio 12th District, 1851-53; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1865-78. Died in 1891 (age about 86 years). Interment at West Union Street Cemetery.
      Relatives: Grandfather-in-law of Emmett Tompkins (1853-1917).
      Political family: Tompkins family of McConnelsville and Athens, Ohio.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Calvary Morris (1798-1871) — of Ohio. Born in Virginia, 1798. Member of Ohio state legislature, 1830; U.S. Representative from Ohio 6th District, 1837-43. Died in 1871 (age about 73 years). Interment at West Union Street Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Nelson Holmes Van Vorhes (1822-1882) — of Athens, Athens County, Ohio. Born in New York, 1822. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1860; member of Ohio state legislature, 1860; U.S. Representative from Ohio 15th District, 1875-79. Died in 1882 (age about 60 years). Interment at West Union Street Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Abraham Van Vorhes (1793-1879).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Eliakim Hastings Moore (1812-1900) — of Ohio. Born in Massachusetts, 1812. Republican. U.S. Representative from Ohio 15th District, 1869-71. Died in 1900 (age about 88 years). Interment at West Union Street Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Grosvenor Bond (1877-1974) — also known as Charles G. Bond — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, May 29, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1921-23; defeated, 1922; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Phi Delta Phi; Union League. Died in Bound Brook, Somerset County, N.J., January 10, 1974 (age 96 years, 226 days). Cremated; ashes interred at West Union Street Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William W. Bond and Frances (Currier) Bond; married, June 27, 1905, to Bertha Paterson; nephew of Charles Henry Grosvenor (1833-1917).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Cornelius Denton Gist (1843-1905) — also known as C. D. Gist — of Athens, Athens County, Ohio. Born in Muskingum County, Ohio, December 30, 1843. Postmaster at Athens, Ohio, 1901-05. Died, from heart trouble, in Athens, Athens County, Ohio, November 6, 1905 (age 61 years, 311 days). Interment at West Union Street Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles W. Gist (1818-1878) and Melinda (Wilson) Gist; married to Susan Helen 'Susie' Allen (1845-1934).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

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