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Medina County
Ohio

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Medina County

Index to Locations

  • Brunswick Westview Cemetery
  • Medina Spring Grove Cemetery
  • Seville Mound Hill Cemetery
  • Wadsworth Woodlawn Cemetery


    Westview Cemetery
    Brunswick, Medina County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Arthur D. Aylard (1870-1928) — of Brunswick, Medina County, Ohio; Medina, Medina County, Ohio. Born in 1870. Republican. Postmaster at Brunswick, Ohio, 1901; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1912. Died in 1928 (age about 58 years). Interment at Westview Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Spring Grove Cemetery
    Medina, Medina County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      John William Brown (1913-1993) — of Medina, Medina County, Ohio. Born in Athens, Athens County, Ohio, December 28, 1913. Republican. Mayor of Medina, Ohio, 1950-52; Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1953-57, 1963-75; Governor of Ohio, 1957; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1959-60; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1972. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Forty and Eight. Died in Medina, Medina County, Ohio, October 29, 1993 (age 79 years, 305 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery.
      See also NNDB dossier
      Harrison Gray Otis Blake (1818-1876) — of Medina, Medina County, Ohio. Born in Newfane, Windham County, Vt., March 17, 1818. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1846-47; member of Ohio state senate, 1848-49; U.S. Representative from Ohio 14th District, 1859-63; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War. Died in Medina, Medina County, Ohio, April 16, 1876 (age 58 years, 30 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Harrison Gray Otis
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Fremont Orestes Phillips (1856-1936) — also known as Fremont O. Phillips — of Medina, Medina County, Ohio. Born in Lafayette, Medina County, Ohio, March 15, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Medina, Ohio, 1886-90; probate judge in Ohio, 1892-97, 1924-32; U.S. Representative from Ohio 20th District, 1899-1901; defeated (Independent Republican), 1900. Died in Medina, Medina County, Ohio, February 21, 1936 (age 79 years, 343 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Mound Hill Cemetery
    Seville, Medina County, Ohio
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Abel Arthur Bostwick (1854-1947) — also known as Abel A. Bostwick — Born in Parma, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, April 25, 1854. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 20th District, 1906. Died January 6, 1947 (age 92 years, 256 days). Interment at Mound Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Abner Fitch Bostwick (1824-1909) and Amelia (Brown) Bostwick (1831-1917); married, April 13, 1882, to Nettie Smith (1862-1891); married, November 5, 1892, to Hattie Scheib (1866-1930); grandnephew of Jabez Bostwick; second cousin thrice removed of Elijah Boardman, William Bostwick and Daniel Warner Bostwick; third cousin twice removed of William Whiting Boardman (1794-1871); fourth cousin once removed of Ezra Bostwick.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Woodlawn Cemetery
    Wadsworth, Medina County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Don Albert Pardee (1837-1919) — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La.; Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Wadsworth, Medina County, Ohio, March 29, 1837. Republican. Lawyer; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; district judge in Louisiana 2nd District, 1868-80; delegate to Louisiana state constitutional convention, 1879; candidate for Louisiana state attorney general, 1880; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, 1881-1919. Died in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., September 26, 1919 (age 82 years, 181 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Eveline (Eyles) Pardee (1807-1873) and Aaron Pardee; married, February 3, 1861, to Julia E. Hard; married, June 14, 1898, to Frances (Cunningham) Wells; first cousin of Mary Elizabeth Pardee (1830-1870; who married Enoch Homer Pardee (1826-1896)); first cousin once removed and third cousin once removed of George Cooper Pardee; third cousin of Enoch Homer Pardee (1826-1896); third cousin once removed of Jared Whitfield Pardee; fourth cousin of Dwight Whitfield Pardee; fourth cousin once removed of Henry Pardee and Tracy Pardee.
      Political family: Pardee family of New York.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Aaron Pardee (1808-1898) — of Wadsworth, Medina County, Ohio. Born in Skaneateles, Onondaga County, N.Y., October 8, 1808. Lawyer; farmer; member of Ohio state senate, 1850-53 (Medina and Lorain counties 1850-51, 27th District 1852-53). Died in Wadsworth, Medina County, Ohio, January 10, 1898 (age 89 years, 94 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Anna (Minor) Pardee (1770-1851) and Ebenezer Pardee (c.1765-1812); married, October 8, 1827, to Eveline Biancy Eyles (1807-1873); father of Don Albert Pardee; uncle of Mary Elizabeth Pardee (1830-1870; who married Enoch Homer Pardee (1826-1896)); granduncle and second cousin twice removed of George Cooper Pardee; second cousin once removed of Enoch Homer Pardee (1826-1896); third cousin of Jared Whitfield Pardee; third cousin once removed of Dwight Whitfield Pardee; fourth cousin of Henry Pardee and Tracy Pardee.
      Political family: Pardee family of New York.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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