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Erie County
Ohio

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Erie County

Index to Locations

  • Sandusky Calvary Cemetery
  • Sandusky Cholera Cemetery
  • Sandusky Oakland Cemetery
  • Vermilion Maple Grove Cemetery


    Calvary Cemetery
    Sandusky, Erie County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Alvin F. Weichel (1891-1956) — of Sandusky, Erie County, Ohio. Born in Sandusky, Erie County, Ohio, 1891. Republican. U.S. Representative from Ohio 13th District, 1943-55. Member, American Legion; American Bar Association. Died in 1956 (age about 65 years). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Cholera Cemetery
    Sandusky, Erie County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      William H. Hunter (d. 1842) — of Ohio. Born in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Ohio 14th District, 1837-39. Died under mysterious circumstances near Sandusky, Erie County, Ohio, 1842. Interment at Cholera Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Oakland Cemetery
    Sandusky, Erie County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Mosley Root (1807-1879) — also known as Joseph M. Root — of Erie County, Ohio. Born in New York, 1807. Republican. Member of Ohio state legislature, 1840; U.S. Representative from Ohio 21st District, 1845-51; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1856 (speaker); delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Erie County, 1873. Died in 1879 (age about 72 years). Interment at Oakland Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Francis Lockwood (1822-1901) — also known as William F. Lockwood — of Lorain County, Ohio; Dakota City, Dakota County, Neb.; Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn., April 1, 1822. Lawyer; probate judge in Ohio, 1854-56; member of Nebraska territorial House of Representatives, 1860; justice of Nebraska territorial supreme court, 1861-67. Died February 9, 1901 (age 78 years, 314 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery.
      John Beatty (1828-1914) — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born near Sandusky, Erie County, Ohio, December 16, 1828. Republican. Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1860, 1884; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Ohio 8th District, 1868-73. Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Died in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, December 21, 1914 (age 86 years, 5 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Louis Fiesinger (1877-1953) — also known as William L. Fiesinger — of Sandusky, Erie County, Ohio. Born in Willard, Huron County, Ohio, October 25, 1877. Democrat. Common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1925-31; U.S. Representative from Ohio 13th District, 1931-37. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Eagles. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, September 11, 1953 (age 75 years, 321 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Louis Fiesinger and Elizabeth (Fuchs) Fiesinger; married, April 21, 1905, to Maud F. Nelles.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Dell Lindsley (1812-1890) — also known as William D. Lindsley — of Sandusky, Erie County, Ohio. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., December 25, 1812. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Ohio 13th District, 1853-55. Died March 11, 1890 (age 77 years, 76 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Maple Grove Cemetery
    Vermilion, Erie County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Albert David Baumhart, Jr. (1908-2001) — also known as A. David Baumhart, Jr. — of Vermilion, Erie County, Ohio; Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio. Born in Vermilion, Erie County, Ohio, June 15, 1908. Republican. Member of Ohio state senate, 1937-40; U.S. Representative from Ohio 13th District, 1941-42, 1955-61; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1968, 1972. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Community Health Partners nursing home, Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio, January 23, 2001 (age 92 years, 222 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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