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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Lucas County

Index to Locations

  • Oregon Willow Cemetery
  • Ottawa Hills Ottawa Hills Memorial Park
  • Sylvania Toledo Memorial Park
  • Toledo Unknown location
  • Toledo Calvary Cemetery
  • Toledo Forest Cemetery
  • Toledo Lucas County Courthouse Grounds
  • Toledo Woodlawn Cemetery
  • Waterville Wakeman Cemetery


    Willow Cemetery
    Oregon, Lucas County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Robert H. Finch (1856-1915) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born September 12, 1856. Republican. Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1904-05. Died October 5, 1915 (age 59 years, 23 days). Interment at Willow Cemetery.


    Ottawa Hills Memorial Park
    West Central Avenue & Talmadge Road
    Ottawa Hills, Lucas County, Ohio
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Fred J. Mery (1876-1949) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born August 14, 1876. Republican. Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1926-27. Died February 12, 1949 (age 72 years, 182 days). Interment at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park.
      Addison Q. Thacher (1876-1963) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born January 3, 1876. Republican. Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1932-33; defeated, 1933. Died in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, January 28, 1963 (age 87 years, 25 days). Interment at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John W. Yager (1920-2000) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio; Perrysburg, Wood County, Ohio. Born September 15, 1920. Democrat. Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1957-59. Died January 31, 2000 (age 79 years, 138 days). Interment at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park.
      Homer Alonzo Ramey (1891-1960) — also known as Homer A. Ramey — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born near Sparta, Morrow County, Ohio, March 2, 1891. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1920-24; member of Ohio state senate, 1925-26; municipal judge in Ohio, 1926-43; U.S. Representative from Ohio 9th District, 1943-49; defeated, 1950. Died in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, April 13, 1960 (age 69 years, 42 days). Interment at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Married, November 29, 1915, to Ruby Dearth.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Toledo Memorial Park
    Sylvania, Lucas County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Roy C. Start (1877-1956) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in 1877. Republican. Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1936-39. Died December 15, 1956 (age about 79 years). Interment at Toledo Memorial Park.
      Irma Louise Hotchkiss Karmol (1923-1979) — also known as Irma Karmol — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, April 13, 1923. Republican. Social worker; member of Ohio state house of representatives 44th District, 1975-79; died in office 1979. Female. Catholic. Member, Delta Delta Delta. Died, in a traffic accident, in Perrysburg, Wood County, Ohio, April 24, 1979 (age 56 years, 11 days). Interment at Toledo Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Mother of David Karmol (1939?-).
      John Striker Andrews (1919-2001) — also known as John S. Andrews — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, April 25, 1919. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; underwriter and manager, Travelers Insurance; director of public relations, Owens-Corning Fiberglass Corp.; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1956 (alternate), 1960 (alternate), 1964, 1972 (delegation chair); chair of Lucas County Republican Party, 1958-66; Ohio Republican state chair, 1965-73; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1972. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; American Legion; Jaycees. Died, of complications from diabetes, in Adamstown, Frederick County, Md., February 25, 2001 (age 81 years, 306 days). Interment at Toledo Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Burton Richardson Andrews and Cora (Striker) Andrews; married, July 4, 1964, to Marjorie Ann Carney.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unknown Location
    Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      William Edward Galvin — also known as William E. Galvin — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1940, 1964 (alternate). Interment somewhere.


    Calvary Cemetery
    Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Michael Vincent DiSalle (1908-1981) — also known as Michael V. DiSalle — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born January 6, 1908. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1944 (alternate), 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964; candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 9th District, 1946; mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1948-50; candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1956; Governor of Ohio, 1959-63; defeated, 1956, 1962; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1960. Italian ancestry. Died September 14, 1981 (age 73 years, 251 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also NNDB dossier
      Books about Michael V. DiSalle: Richard G. Zimmerman, Call Me Mike: A Political Biography of Michael V. Disalle
      John Quinn Carey (1905-1958) — also known as John Q. Carey — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, May 20, 1905. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1932-35; mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1940-42; resigned 1942; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1942-49. Catholic. Member, Elks; Eagles; Moose; Knights of Columbus. Died January 6, 1958 (age 52 years, 231 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Patrick J. Carey and Nellie V. (Quinn) Carey; married, May 19, 1935, to Irma L. Corbin (died 1945); married, July 24, 1948, to Marcella Hiermier.
      Ollie Czelusta — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Republican. Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1950-51, 1954-57; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1956. Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      George W. Scheets (1842-1929) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Kirchehrenbach, Bavaria, Germany, November 19, 1842. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; merchant; mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1885. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, February 8, 1929 (age 86 years, 81 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Scheets.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Warren Joseph Duffey (1886-1936) — also known as Warren J. Duffey — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, January 24, 1886. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1913-14; U.S. Representative from Ohio 9th District, 1933-36; died in office 1936. Catholic. Member, Elks; Knights of Columbus. Died July 7, 1936 (age 50 years, 165 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Feeney Hunter (1896-1957) — also known as John F. Hunter — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Ford City, Armstrong County, Pa., October 19, 1896. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1932, 1936; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1933-34; member of Ohio state senate, 1935-36; U.S. Representative from Ohio 9th District, 1937-43; defeated, 1942, 1944. Died in Alexandria, Va., December 19, 1957 (age 61 years, 61 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Frank Le Blond Kloeb (1890-1976) — also known as Frank L. Kloeb — of Celina, Mercer County, Ohio. Born in Celina, Mercer County, Ohio, June 16, 1890. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Ohio 4th District, 1933-37; federal judge, 1937. Died March 11, 1976 (age 85 years, 269 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Grandson of Francis Celeste LeBlond (1821-1902).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Forest Cemetery
    Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles M. Dorr (1816-1870) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in 1816. Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1851-52, 1853-57, 1863-67. Died April 20, 1870 (age about 53 years). Interment at Forest Cemetery.
      William W. Jones (1819-1892) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born September 28, 1819. Democrat. Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1871-75, 1877-79. Died May 30, 1892 (age 72 years, 245 days). Interment at Forest Cemetery.
      Emery Davis Potter (1804-1896) — also known as Emery D. Potter — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., October 7, 1804. Democrat. Lawyer; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1834-43; postmaster at Toledo, Ohio, 1836-39; U.S. Representative from Ohio 5th District, 1843-45, 1849-51; mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1846-49; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1848-50; justice of Utah territorial supreme court, 1857; member of Ohio state senate, 1874-76. Died in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, February 12, 1896 (age 91 years, 128 days). Interment at Forest Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Ira L. Clark (d. 1885) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1852-53; resigned 1853. Died April 25, 1885. Interment at Forest Cemetery.
      Charles A. King (1817-1893) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born August 9, 1817. Republican. Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1867-69. Died May 28, 1893 (age 75 years, 292 days). Interment at Forest Cemetery.
      Samuel F. Forbes (1830-1897) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in 1830. Republican. Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1885-87. Died November 5, 1897 (age about 67 years). Interment at Forest Cemetery.
      Caleb F. Abbott (1811-1855) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Mass., September 8, 1811. Whig. Lawyer; mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1850-51. Died in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, April 24, 1855 (age 43 years, 228 days). Interment at Forest Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Myers (1795-1864) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in June, 1795. Democrat. Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1843-44; Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1854-56. Died July 19, 1864 (age 69 years, 0 days). Interment at Forest Cemetery.
      Alexander H. Newcomb (1824-1888) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in New York, 1824. Republican. Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1860-61. Died, from nervous prostration, in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, August 28, 1888 (age about 64 years). Interment at Forest Cemetery.
      Mavor Brigham (1806-1897) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born May 16, 1806. Builder; mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1853. Died in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, January 8, 1897 (age 90 years, 237 days). Interment at Forest Cemetery.
      Truman Harrison Hoag (1816-1870) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Manlius, Onondaga County, N.Y., April 9, 1816. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1867; U.S. Representative from Ohio 10th District, 1869-70; died in office 1870. Died in Washington, D.C., February 5, 1870 (age 53 years, 302 days). Interment at Forest Cemetery; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Lucas County Courthouse Grounds
    Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio

    Politicians who have monuments here:
    William McKinley William McKinley, Jr. (1843-1901) — also known as "Idol of Ohio" — of Canton, Stark County, Ohio. Born in Niles, Trumbull County, Ohio, January 29, 1843. Republican. Major in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1877-84, 1885-91 (17th District 1877-79, 16th District 1879-81, 17th District 1881-83, 18th District 1883-84, 20th District 1885-87, 18th District 1887-91); delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1884, 1888; Governor of Ohio, 1892-96; President of the United States, 1897-1901; died in office 1901. Methodist. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Loyal Legion; Freemasons; Grand Army of the Republic; Knights of Pythias; Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Shot by the assassin Leon Czolgosz, at a reception in the Temple of Music, at the Pan American Exposition in Buffalo, N.Y., September 6, 1901, and died eight days later, in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., September 14, 1901 (age 58 years, 228 days). Original interment at West Lawn Cemetery, Canton, Ohio; reinterment in 1907 at McKinley Monument, Canton, Ohio; statue at Lucas County Courthouse Grounds.
      Relatives: Son of William McKinley (1807-1892) and Nancy Campbell (Allison) McKinley (1809-1897); married, January 25, 1871, to Ida Saxton (1847-1907); first cousin of William McKinley Osborne; fourth cousin once removed of Henry Prather Fletcher (1873-1959).
      Political family: McKinley-Osborne-Fletcher-Allison family of Ohio.
      Cross-reference: Albert Halstead — Loran L. Lewis — George B. Cortelyou — John Goodnow
      McKinley County, N.M. is named for him.
      Mount McKinley (the highest peak in North America, now known by its traditional name, Denali), in Denali Borough, Alaska, was named for him.
      Other politicians named for him: William McKinley ThomasWilliam McKinley ThomasWilliam M. BellWilliam M. Branch
      Coins and currency: His portrait appeared on the U.S. $500 bill in 1928-46.
      Campaign slogan (1896): "The Full Dinner Pail."
      Campaign slogan (1896): "The Advance Agent of Prosperity."
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about William McKinley: Lewis L. Gould, The Presidency of William McKinley — Kevin Phillips, William McKinley — H. Wayne Morgan, William McKinley and His America
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, October 1901


    Woodlawn Cemetery
    1502 West Central Avenue
    Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Morrison Remick Waite (1816-1888) — also known as Morrison R. Waite — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Lyme, New London County, Conn., November 29, 1816. Republican. Member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1849-50; candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1862; delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Lucas County, 1873; Chief Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1874-88. Episcopalian. Died in Washington, D.C., March 23, 1888 (age 71 years, 115 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Matson Waite; married, September 21, 1840, to Amelia C. Warner; first cousin of John Turner Wait (1811-1899).
      Political family: Waite-Wait family of Lyme, Connecticut.
      Morrison R. Waite High School (opened 1914), in Toledo, Ohio, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
    Walter F. Brown Walter Folger Brown (1869-1961) — also known as Walter F. Brown — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Massillon, Stark County, Ohio, May 31, 1869. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1920 (member, Credentials Committee), 1924, 1928 (member, Credentials Committee), 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1920; U.S. Postmaster General, 1929-33. Died January 26, 1961 (age 91 years, 240 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Marshall Brown and Lavinia (Folger) Brown; married, September 10, 1903, to Katharin Hafer.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: U.S. Postal Museum
      Samuel Milton Jones (1846-1904) — also known as Samuel M. Jones; "Golden Rule" — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born near Beddgelert, Wales, August 3, 1846. Oil producer; manufacturer; mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1897-1904; died in office 1904; candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1900. Died, from a lung abscess, in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, July 12, 1904 (age 57 years, 344 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Hugh Samuel Jones and Margaret (Williams) Jones.
      Campaign slogan: "Principle Before Party."
      Books about Samuel M. Jones: Marnie Jones, Holy Toledo! Religion and Politics in the Life of 'Golden Rule' Jones
      William Trayton Jackson (1876-1933) — also known as William T. Jackson — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, May 8, 1876. Republican. Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1928-31; defeated, 1931; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1928. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Rotary. Died October 3, 1933 (age 57 years, 148 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Jacob Romeis (1835-1904) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Germany, December 1, 1835. Republican. General Baggage Agent, Wabash Railroad; mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1879-85; U.S. Representative from Ohio 10th District, 1885-89; defeated, 1888. Died as the result of an accident, in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, March 8, 1904 (age 68 years, 98 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Bernard F. Brough (1871-1926) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born February 28, 1871. Republican. Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1922-25. Died January 14, 1926 (age 54 years, 320 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      John Berdan (1798-1841) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born December 16, 1798. Whig. Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1837-39. Died October 11, 1841 (age 42 years, 299 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Guy G. Major (1859-1912) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born October 19, 1859. Republican. Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1893-97. Died, from pneumonia, at the New York Club, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 30, 1912 (age 52 years, 103 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Kraus (1813-1883) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in 1813. Republican. Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1869-71. Died December 8, 1883 (age about 70 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Solon T. Klotz (1866-1948) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born April 5, 1866. Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1934-35; defeated, 1923. Died November 25, 1948 (age 82 years, 234 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Lloyd Emerson Roulet (1891-1985) — also known as Lloyd E. Roulet — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, September 15, 1891. Republican. Jeweler; mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1943-47, 1952-53; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1952. Member, Freemasons. Died February 6, 1985 (age 93 years, 144 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      James Mitchell Ashley (1824-1896) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born near Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., November 14, 1824. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1856 (speaker); U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1859-69 (5th District 1859-63, 10th District 1863-69); defeated, 1868, 1890, 1892; Governor of Montana Territory, 1869. Unitarian. Scottish ancestry. Died of a heart attack in Alma, Gratiot County, Mich., September 16, 1896 (age 71 years, 307 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. John Clinton Ashley (1800-1855) and Mary Ann (Kirkpatrick) Ashley (1800-1861); married 1851 to Emma Jane Smith (1836-1912); father of Mary Emma Ashley (1866-1945; daughter-in-law of Abram Stevens Hewitt (1822-1903)); great-grandfather of Thomas William Ludlow Ashley.
      Political family: Cooper-Ashley family of New York City, New York.
      Epitaph: "A builder."
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about James M. Ashley: Robert E. Horowitz, Great Impeacher: A Political Biography of James M. Ashley
      Guido Marx (1827-1899) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Germany, June 28, 1827. Republican. Merchant; mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1875-77. Died, of Bright's disease, in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, February 1, 1899 (age 71 years, 218 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Isaac Ruth Sherwood (1835-1925) — also known as Isaac R. Sherwood — of Bryan, Williams County, Ohio; Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Stanford, Dutchess County, N.Y., August 13, 1835. Democrat. Probate judge in Ohio, 1860; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; secretary of state of Ohio, 1869-73; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1873-75, 1907-21, 1923-25 (6th District 1873-75, 9th District 1907-21, 1923-25); defeated, 1920, 1924. Member, Loyal Legion; Grand Army of the Republic. Leading advocate of the $1/day pension for Union Civil War veterans. Voted against U.S. entry into World War I. Died in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, October 15, 1925 (age 90 years, 63 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles M. Milroy (1867-1931) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born December 5, 1867. Republican. Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1916-17. Died December 12, 1931 (age 64 years, 7 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      James Harding Southard (1851-1919) — also known as James H. Southard — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born near Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, January 20, 1851. Republican. Lawyer; Lucas County Prosecuting Attorney, 1883-89; U.S. Representative from Ohio 9th District, 1895-1907; defeated, 1908. Died in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, February 20, 1919 (age 68 years, 31 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Southard and Charlotte (Hitchcock) Southard; married, March 23, 1882, to Carrie T. Wales.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas William Ludlow Ashley (1923-2010) — also known as Thomas L. Ashley — of Waterville, Lucas County, Ohio; Leland, Leelanau County, Mich. Born in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, January 11, 1923. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 9th District, 1955-81; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1960, 1964. Member, American Legion; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Elks; Eagles; Knights of Pythias. Died in Leland, Leelanau County, Mich., June 15, 2010 (age 87 years, 155 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Meredith Ashley (1893-1973) and Mary Alida (Ludlow) Ashley (1893-1986); great-grandson of James Mitchell Ashley (1824-1896).
      Political family: Cooper-Ashley family of New York City, New York.
      Cross-reference: John Brademas
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Frazier Reams (1897-1971) — also known as Frazier Reams — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Franklin, Williamson County, Tenn., January 15, 1897. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1928 (alternate), 1940, 1944 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1948, 1956; U.S. Representative from Ohio 9th District, 1951-55. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners. Died in Oakland, Alameda County, Calif., September 15, 1971 (age 74 years, 243 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Byron Foster Ritchie (1853-1928) — also known as Byron F. Ritchie — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Ohio, 1853. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Ohio 9th District, 1893-95. Died in 1928 (age about 75 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Monroe Ritchie (1829-1918).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Wakeman Cemetery
    Waterville, Lucas County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Watson Wales Farnsworth (1855-1939) — also known as W. W. Farnsworth — of Waterville, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Waterville, Lucas County, Ohio, November 21, 1855. Republican. Fruit farmer; delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention, 1912; member of Ohio state senate, 1923-32; candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1926; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1928. Member, Farm Bureau; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons. Died in Waterville, Lucas County, Ohio, January 13, 1939 (age 83 years, 53 days). Interment at Wakeman Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Pray Farnsworth (1829-1909) and Annis Belinda (Wales) Farnsworth (1832-1913); married, June 16, 1881, to Anna Brakeley Norton (1860-1908); married, October 4, 1911, to Adelaide A. Counter (1882-1973); third cousin thrice removed of Elon Farnsworth (1799-1877).
      Political family: Farnsworth family of Connecticut and Ohio.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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