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Carroll County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Carroll County

Index to Locations

  • Carrollton Grand View Cemetery
  • Mechanicstown Mechanicstown Cemetery

    Grand View Cemetery
    Carrollton, Carroll County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Ephraim Ralph Eckley (1811-1908) — of Carroll County, Ohio. Born near Mt. Pleasant, Jefferson County, Ohio, December 9, 1811. Republican. Member of Ohio state senate, 1843-46, 1849-50; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1851; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1853-57; candidate for U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1853; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1856; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Ohio 17th District, 1863-69. Died in Carrollton, Carroll County, Ohio, March 27, 1908 (age 96 years, 109 days). Interment at Grand View Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

    Mechanicstown Cemetery
    Mechanicstown, Carroll County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Brooks Fletcher (1879-1945) — also known as Brooks Fletcher — of Marion, Marion County, Ohio. Born in Mechanicstown, Carroll County, Ohio, October 10, 1879. Democrat. Newspaper editor; U.S. Representative from Ohio 8th District, 1925-29, 1933-39. Presbyterian. Died in Washington, D.C., July 1, 1945 (age 65 years, 264 days). Interment at Mechanicstown Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Emmett Hiram Fletcher and Katherine (Culp) Fletcher; married, June 22, 1924, to Martha Ethelyn Upton.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

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