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Ottawa County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Ottawa County

Index to Locations

  • Elmore Elmore Community Cemetery
  • Elmore Harris-Elmore Union Cemetery
  • Oak Harbor Oak Harbor Cemetery
  • Put-in-Bay Crown Hill Cemetery

    Elmore Community Cemetery
    Elmore, Ottawa County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Harry Conrad Gahn (1880-1962) — also known as Harry C. Gahn — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Elmore, Ottawa County, Ohio, April 26, 1880. Republican. Lawyer; automobile dealer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 21st District, 1921-23; defeated, 1922, 1924. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Knights of Pythias. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, November 2, 1962 (age 82 years, 190 days). Interment at Elmore Community Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Louis F. Gahn (physician) and Esther (Knight) Gahn; married 1917 to Grace Gerrard; married 1937 to Marjorie Ahrens.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

    Harris-Elmore Union Cemetery
    Elmore, Ottawa County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      John George Steinkamp (1864-1930) — also known as John G. Steinkamp — of Elmore, Ottawa County, Ohio. Born in Sandusky County, Ohio, April 22, 1864. Republican. President and general manager, Sandusky Home Telephone Company; chair of Ottawa County Republican Party, 1916; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1920; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1920. Died in Elmore, Ottawa County, Ohio, January 12, 1930 (age 65 years, 265 days). Interment at Harris-Elmore Union Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

    Oak Harbor Cemetery
    Oak Harbor, Ottawa County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      William Gordon (1862-1942) — of Oak Harbor, Ottawa County, Ohio; Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born near Oak Harbor, Ottawa County, Ohio, December 15, 1862. Democrat. Lawyer; Ottawa County Prosecuting Attorney, 1895-1901; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1896; member of Ohio Democratic State Committee, 1903-04; lumber business; U.S. Representative from Ohio 20th District, 1913-19; defeated, 1910. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, January 16, 1942 (age 79 years, 32 days). Interment at Oak Harbor Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

    Crown Hill Cemetery
    Put-in-Bay, Ottawa County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      John Brown Jr. (1821-1895) — of Osawatomie, Miami County, Kan.; Put-in-Bay, Ottawa County, Ohio. Born in Hudson, Summit County, Ohio, July 25, 1821. Member of Kansas state legislature; elected 1856; served in the Union Army during the Civil War. Died in Put-in-Bay, Ottawa County, Ohio, May 3, 1895 (age 73 years, 282 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Brown (1800-1859; abolitionist who led raid on Harper's Ferry in 1859); married to Wealthy Hotchkiss (1829-1911).

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