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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Montgomery County

Index to Locations

  • Dayton Dayton Memorial Park
  • Dayton Woodland Cemetery
  • Miamisburg Hill Grove Cemetery
  • Vandalia Poplar Hill Cemetery


    Dayton Memorial Park
    Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Harry Nelson Routzohn (1881-1953) — also known as Harry N. Routzohn — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Ohio, 1881. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1928, 1932; U.S. Representative from Ohio 3rd District, 1939-41; defeated, 1940. Died in 1953 (age about 72 years). Interment at Dayton Memorial Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Walter Hugh Albaugh (1890-1942) — also known as Walter H. Albaugh — of Troy, Miami County, Ohio. Born in Phoneton, Miami County, Ohio, January 2, 1890. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1921-25; president, Shelby Oil and Gas Company; U.S. Representative from Ohio 4th District, 1938-39. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; American Legion; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Troy, Miami County, Ohio, January 21, 1942 (age 52 years, 19 days). Interment at Dayton Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Clifford Lincoln Albaugh and Frances (Anderson) Albaugh; married, January 2, 1923, to Grace Grove.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Woodland Cemetery
    118 Woodland Avenue
    Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio
    Founded 1841
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      James Middleton Cox (1870-1957) — also known as James M. Cox — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Jacksonburgh, Butler County, Ohio, March 31, 1870. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; U.S. Representative from Ohio 3rd District, 1909-13; Governor of Ohio, 1913-15, 1917-21; defeated, 1914; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1916; candidate for President of the United States, 1920. Episcopalian or Brethren. Suffered a stroke, and died three days later, in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, July 15, 1957 (age 87 years, 106 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Gilbert Cox and Eliza A. Cox; married, September 15, 1917, to Margaret Blair.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Cumming Schenck (1809-1890) — also known as Robert C. Schenck — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Franklin, Warren County, Ohio, October 4, 1809. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1839-43; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1843-51, 1863-71 (3rd District 1843-51, 1863-67, 5th District 1867-69, 3rd District 1869-71); U.S. Minister to Brazil, 1851-53; Great Britain, 1870-76; general in the Union Army during the Civil War. While U.S. minister to Great Britain in 1871, he promoted the sale of shares in the Emma Silver Mine Company, of which was a director; quietly sold his own shares before news about the mine's depletion caused their value to collapse. His diplomatic immunity enabled him to avoid facing fraud charges in a British court. Died in Washington, D.C., March 23, 1890 (age 80 years, 170 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      Cross-reference: John W. Chanler
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
      David Ziegler (1748-1811) — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Heidelberg, Germany, 1748. Major in Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1802-03. Died in 1811 (age about 63 years). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      John Allen Shauck (1841-1918) — also known as John A. Shauck — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born near Johnsville, Morrow County, Ohio, March 26, 1841. Republican. Circuit judge in Ohio 2nd Circuit, 1885-95; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1895-1913. Swiss, English, and German ancestry. Died in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, January 3, 1918 (age 76 years, 283 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Murphy Nevin (1850-1912) — also known as Robert M. Nevin — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Danville, Highland County, Ohio, May 5, 1850. Republican. Lawyer; Montgomery County Prosecuting Attorney, 1887-90; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1892; U.S. Representative from Ohio 3rd District, 1901-07. Died in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, December 17, 1912 (age 62 years, 226 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Nevin and Frances E. (Eakin) Nevin; married 1871 to Emma Reasoner.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Roy Gerald Fitzgerald (1875-1962) — also known as Roy G. Fitzgerald — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y., August 25, 1875. Republican. Lawyer; director, Merchants National Bank; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Ohio 3rd District, 1921-31. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Odd Fellows; Woodmen; Sons of the American Revolution; American Legion. Died in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, November 16, 1962 (age 87 years, 83 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of M. G. Fitzgerald and Cornelia M. (Avery) Fitzgerald; married, September 5, 1900, to Caroline L. Wetecamp.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Clement Laird Vallandigham (1820-1871) — also known as Clement L. Vallandigham — of Ohio. Born in New Lisbon (now Lisbon), Columbiana County, Ohio, July 29, 1820. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1845-46; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1856, 1864, 1868; U.S. Representative from Ohio 3rd District, 1858-63; defeated, 1852, 1854, 1862; candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1863. Leader of the pro-Southern "Copperheads" during the Civil War; arrested by the Union military authorities in 1863 for treasonable utterances, and banished to the Confederate States; returned to the North by way of Canada. Accidentally shot himself, while practicing a courtroom demonstration he planned as part of a defense in a murder trial (not actually in court at the time, contrary to legend), and died of his wound the next day, in the Lebanon House hotel, Lebanon, Warren County, Ohio, June 17, 1871 (age 50 years, 323 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Uncle of John A. McMahon (1833-1923).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Byron Berry Harlan (1886-1949) — also known as Byron B. Harlan — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Greenville, Darke County, Ohio, October 22, 1886. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 3rd District, 1931-39; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1940; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, 1944-46; federal judge, 1946. Member, Humane Society; American Bar Association; Freemasons. Died in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pa., November 11, 1949 (age 63 years, 20 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin B. Harlan and Margaret H. (Bond) Harlan; married, June 16, 1914, to Sada Shaw; great-grandfather of Charles W. Sembler II (1965-).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Halsey Crane (1782-1851) — also known as Joseph H. Crane — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Elizabethtown, Essex County (now Elizabeth, Union County), N.J., August 31, 1782. Member of Ohio state legislature, 1820; U.S. Representative from Ohio 3rd District, 1829-37. Died in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, November 13, 1851 (age 69 years, 74 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Crane and Abigail (Miller) Crane; grandson of Stephen Crane (1709-1780).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John A. McMahon (1833-1923) — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Frederick County, Md., February 13, 1833. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1872, 1904; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1875-81 (4th District 1875-79, 3rd District 1879-81); defeated, 1880. Died in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, March 8, 1923 (age 90 years, 23 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Nephew of Clement Laird Vallandigham (1820-1871).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Washington Houk (1825-1894) — also known as George W. Houk — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born near Mt. Holly Springs, Cumberland County, Pa., September 25, 1825. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives from Montgomery County, 1851-52; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1876; candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1884; U.S. Representative from Ohio 3rd District, 1891-94; died in office 1894. Died in Washington, D.C., February 9, 1894 (age 68 years, 137 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: George Washington
      Relatives: Married to Eliza Phillips Thruston (1833-1914).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Paul Fornshell Schenck (1899-1968) — also known as Paul F. Schenck — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Miamisburg, Montgomery County, Ohio, April 19, 1899. Republican. U.S. Representative from Ohio 3rd District, 1951-65; defeated, 1950. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, November 30, 1968 (age 69 years, 225 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Lewis Brenner (1832-1906) — also known as John L. Brenner — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Wayne Township, Montgomery County, Ohio, February 2, 1832. Democrat. Farmer; tobacco merchant; U.S. Representative from Ohio 3rd District, 1897-1901. Died in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, November 1, 1906 (age 74 years, 272 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Daniel Linn Gooch (1853-1913) — of Covington, Kenton County, Ky. Born in Rumsey, McLean County, Ky., October 28, 1853. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Kentucky 6th District, 1901-05. Died in Covington, Kenton County, Ky., April 12, 1913 (age 59 years, 166 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lewis B. Gunckel (1826-1903) — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Germantown, Montgomery County, Ohio, October 15, 1826. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1856 (member, Credentials Committee); member of Ohio state senate 3rd District, 1862-66; U.S. Representative from Ohio 4th District, 1873-75; defeated, 1874. Died in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, October 3, 1903 (age 76 years, 353 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Katharine Kennedy Brown (1891-1986) — also known as Katharine Kennedy; Mrs. Kleon Thaw Brown — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, July 16, 1891. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1928 (alternate), 1932, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968, 1972 (alternate); member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee, 1928; member, Arrangements Committee, 1940; speaker, 1952; member of Ohio Republican State Central Committee, 1928-50; member of Republican National Committee from Ohio, 1932-67; Vice-Chair of Republican National Committee, 1944-52. Female. Episcopalian. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; Junior League; Colonial Dames. Died, in the Kettering Convalescent Center nursing home, Kettering, Montgomery County, Ohio, November 10, 1986 (age 95 years, 117 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Grafton Claggett Kennedy (1859-1909) and Louise (Achey) Kennedy (1860-1945); married, April 20, 1921, to Kleon Thaw Brown (died 1925).
      Harry Palmer Jeffrey (1901-1997) — also known as Harry P. Jeffrey — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, December 26, 1901. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 3rd District, 1943-45. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Order of the Coif; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho; Freemasons. Co-author of G.I. Bill of Rights. Died in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, January 4, 1997 (age 95 years, 9 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel E. Jeffrey and Grace (Wilson) Jeffrey; married, September 11, 1935, to Susan V. Gummer.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Clarence N. Greer (1870-1946) — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, April 29, 1870. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1916 (member, Credentials Committee); postmaster at Dayton, Ohio, 1935-46 (acting, 1935). Died in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, December 15, 1946 (age 76 years, 230 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Marcus Junius Parrott (1828-1879) — also known as Marcus J. Parrott — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio; Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan. Born in Hamburg, Aiken County, S.C., October 27, 1828. Member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1853-54; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Kansas Territory, 1857-61. Died in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, October 4, 1879 (age 50 years, 342 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles W. Bieser (1867-1951) — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born July 11, 1867. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1908; postmaster at Dayton, Ohio, 1912-13. Died February 14, 1951 (age 83 years, 218 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Flora S. Gruen (1874-1956).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Dudley Kircher (c.1935-2000) — of Ohio. Born in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, about 1935. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 3rd District, 1978. Died in Florida, April 18, 2000 (age about 65 years). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      George Bunce Holt (1790-1871) — also known as George B. Holt — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Norfolk, Litchfield County, Conn., June 12, 1790. Lawyer; newspaper editor; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1824-25; member of Ohio state senate, 1828-30; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1828-36, 1843-49; delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Montgomery County, 1850-51. Presbyterian. Died October 30, 1871 (age 81 years, 140 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      Loren Murphy Berry (1888-1980) — also known as Loren M. Berry; "Mr. Yellow Pages" — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio; Miami Beach, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla.; Oakwood, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Wabash, Wabash County, Ind., July 24, 1888. Republican. Newspaper reporter; advertising salesman who popularized the Yellow Pages business section in telephone directories nationwide; founded L. M. Berry Co.; director of telephone companies; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1956, 1972; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1960, 1964. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Kiwanis. Elected to Telephone Hall of Fame in 1982. Died in Oakwood, Montgomery County, Ohio, February 10, 1980 (age 91 years, 201 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles D. Berry and Elizabeth (Murphy) Berry; married, June 9, 1909, to Lucile Kneipple (died 1935); married, August 28, 1938, to Helen Anderson Henry (died 1974).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Hill Grove Cemetery
    Miamisburg, Montgomery County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Emanuel Shultz (1819-1912) — of Miamisburg, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Pennsylvania, 1819. Republican. Member of Ohio state legislature, 1850; delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Montgomery County, 1873; U.S. Representative from Ohio 4th District, 1881-83. Died in 1912 (age about 93 years). Interment at Hill Grove Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Poplar Hill Cemetery
    Vandalia, Montgomery County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Robert S. Bainbridge (1913-1959) — of St. George, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Born in Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., January 21, 1913. Republican. Insurance broker; member of New York state senate, 1943-46 (24th District 1943-44, 17th District 1945-46); defeated, 1947. Member, Lambda Chi Alpha; Elks; Royal Arcanum; Lions; Eagles. Died in Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Fla., April, 1959 (age 46 years, 0 days). Interment at Poplar Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Keeble Bainbridge (1883-1948).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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