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Mahoning County
Ohio

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Mahoning County

Index to Locations

  • Private or family graveyards
  • Canfield Canfield Village Cemetery
  • Poland Riverside Cemetery
  • Youngstown Calvary Cemetery
  • Youngstown Lake Park Cemetery
  • Youngstown Oak Hill Cemetery


    Private or family graveyard
    Mahoning County, Ohio


    Canfield Village Cemetery
    Canfield, Mahoning County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Elisha Whittlesey (1783-1863) — of Canfield, Mahoning County, Ohio. Born in Connecticut, 1783. Member of Ohio state legislature, 1820; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1823-38 (13th District 1823-33, 16th District 1833-38). Died in 1863 (age about 80 years). Interment at Canfield Village Cemetery.
      Relatives: Uncle of William Augustus Whittlesey (1796-1866); cousin *** of Thomas Tucker Whittlesey and Frederick Whittlesey.
      Political family: Whittlesey family of New York and Connecticut.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Eben Newton (1795-1885) — of Ohio. Born in Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn., October 16, 1795. Lawyer; member of Ohio state senate, 1842-51, 1862-64; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1844; U.S. Representative from Ohio 19th District, 1851-53; railroad president. Presbyterian. Died in Canfield, Mahoning County, Ohio, November 6, 1885 (age 90 years, 21 days). Interment at Canfield Village Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1826 to Mary Church.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Riverside Cemetery
    Poland, Mahoning County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      James Kennedy (1853-1928) — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Born in Lowellville, Mahoning County, Ohio, September 3, 1853. U.S. Representative from Ohio 18th District, 1903-11; defeated, 1910 (Republican, 18th District), 1920 (Democratic, 19th District). Died November 9, 1928 (age 75 years, 67 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Calvary Cemetery
    248 South Bella Vista
    Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Michael Joseph Kirwan (1886-1970) — also known as Michael J. Kirwan — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa., December 2, 1886. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Ohio 19th District, 1937-70; died in office 1970. Died July 27, 1970 (age 83 years, 237 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Joseph Carney (1913-1987) — also known as Charles J. Carney — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Born in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, April 17, 1913. Democrat. Member of Ohio state senate, 1950; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1960, 1964; U.S. Representative from Ohio 19th District, 1970-79. Died in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, October 7, 1987 (age 74 years, 173 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John C. Vitullo (b. 1902) — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Born in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, December 22, 1902. Democrat. Member of Ohio Democratic State Executive Committee, 1944-46; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1948. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Interment at Calvary Cemetery.


    Lake Park Cemetery
    Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      John Gordon Cooper (1872-1955) — also known as John G. Cooper — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Born in Staffordshire, England, April 27, 1872. Republican. Locomotive engineer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1911-15; U.S. Representative from Ohio 19th District, 1915-37. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows; Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. Died in Hagerstown, Washington County, Md., January 7, 1955 (age 82 years, 255 days). Interment at Lake Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Cooper and Mary (Toy) Cooper; married, March 7, 1896, to Elizabeth M. Harries.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Oak Hill Cemetery
    Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      David Tod (1805-1868) — of Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio; Brier Hill, Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Born near Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, February 21, 1805. Lawyer; postmaster at Warren, Ohio, 1833-38; member of Ohio state senate, 1838; U.S. Minister to Brazil, 1847-51; Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 20th District, 1858; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1860; Governor of Ohio, 1862-64; defeated (Democratic), 1844, 1846; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1864; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1868. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, November 13, 1868 (age 63 years, 266 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Tod (1764?-?); grandfather of Edith Tod (who married James Rockwell Sheffield).
      Political family: Tod family of Ohio.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      William Aubrey Thomas (1866-1951) — also known as W. Aubrey Thomas — of Niles, Trumbull County, Ohio. Born in Wales, June 7, 1866. Republican. U.S. Representative from Ohio 19th District, 1904-11; defeated, 1910. Died in Talladega, Talladega County, Ala., September 8, 1951 (age 85 years, 93 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frank L. Baldwin (1863-1938) — of Leadville, Lake County, Colo.; Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Born in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, June 29, 1863. Lawyer; mayor of Youngstown, Ohio, 1906-07. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Knights of the Maccabees; Elks; Humane Society. Died in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, March 4, 1938 (age 74 years, 248 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Timothy Dwight Baldwin and Lucretia Kirland (Manning) Baldwin; married, September 12, 1890, to Bessy G. Graham (died 1894); married, June 19, 1912, to Elizabeth E. Bycroft.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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