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Holmes County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Holmes County

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  • Millersburg Oak Hill Cemetery

    Oak Hill Cemetery
    Millersburg, Holmes County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Daniel Parkhurst Leadbetter (1797-1870) — of Holmes County, Ohio. Born in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Mass., September 10, 1797. U.S. Representative from Ohio 13th District, 1837-41; delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Holmes County, 1850-51. Died February 26, 1870 (age 72 years, 169 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Moses Hoagland (1812-1865) — of Millersburg, Holmes County, Ohio. Born near Baltimore (unknown county), Md., June 19, 1812. Democrat. Lawyer; major in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; U.S. Representative from Ohio 16th District, 1849-51. Died in Millersburg, Holmes County, Ohio, April 16, 1865 (age 52 years, 301 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    John A. McDowell John Anderson McDowell (1853-1927) — also known as John A. McDowell — of Millersburg, Holmes County, Ohio; Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio. Born in Killibuck, Holmes County, Ohio, September 25, 1853. Democrat. School teacher and principal; superintendent of schools; U.S. Representative from Ohio 17th District, 1897-1901. Died, from a heart problem and bladder cancer, in the Cleveland Clinic Hospital, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, October 2, 1927 (age 74 years, 7 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Coleville McDowell (1827-1916) and Sarah Jane (Anderson) McDowell (1833-1893); married to Esther Hole (1858-1909).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
      John King Cowen (1844-1904) — also known as John K. Cowen — of Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio; Baltimore, Md. Born near Millersburg, Holmes County, Ohio, October 28, 1844. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; counsel, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, 1872-76; general counsel, 1876-96; president, 1896-1901; U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1895-97. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 26, 1904 (age 59 years, 181 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Washington Cowen.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James A. Estill — of Holmes County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1864, 1876; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1870. Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.

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