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Portage County
Ohio

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Portage County

Index to Locations

  • Brimfield Restland Cemetery
  • Kent Standing Rock Cemetery
  • Ravenna Unknown location
  • Ravenna Evergreen Cemetery
  • Ravenna Maple Grove Cemetery
  • Windham Windham Cemetery


    Restland Cemetery
    Brimfield, Portage County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      George Lloyd Weil (1888-1948) — also known as G. Lloyd Weil — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio. Born in Clinton, Summit County, Ohio, December 21, 1888. Mayor of Akron, Ohio, 1928-31. Died in Akron, Summit County, Ohio, August 18, 1948 (age 59 years, 241 days). Interment at Restland Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Standing Rock Cemetery
    Kent, Portage County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Martin Luther Davey (1884-1946) — also known as Martin L. Davey — of Kent, Portage County, Ohio. Born in Kent, Portage County, Ohio, July 25, 1884. Democrat. Mayor of Kent, Ohio, 1914-18; U.S. Representative from Ohio 14th District, 1918-21, 1923-29; defeated, 1920; Governor of Ohio, 1935-39; defeated, 1928, 1938, 1940; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1932, 1940. Disciples of Christ. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Grotto; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Rotary; Moose; Eagles; Grange. Died in Kent, Portage County, Ohio, March 31, 1946 (age 61 years, 249 days). Interment at Standing Rock Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Martin Luther
      Relatives: Son of John Davey (father of tree surgery) and Bertha (Reeves) Davey; married, August 31, 1907, to Berenice M. Chrisman.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
      Robert Eugene Cook (1920-1988) — of Ohio. Born in Kent, Portage County, Ohio, May 19, 1920. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; Portage County Prosecuting Attorney, 1952-59; U.S. Representative from Ohio 11th District, 1959-63; defeated, 1962; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1963-69; Judge, Ohio Court of Appeals, 1969-88. Died in Portage County, Ohio, November 28, 1988 (age 68 years, 193 days). Interment at Standing Rock Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Unknown Location
    Ravenna, Portage County, Ohio


    Evergreen Cemetery
    Ravenna, Portage County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Jonathan Sloane (1785-1854) — of Ohio. Born in Massachusetts, 1785. Member of Ohio state legislature, 1820; U.S. Representative from Ohio 15th District, 1833-37. Died in 1854 (age about 69 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Maple Grove Cemetery
    Ravenna, Portage County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Adoniram Swift (1823-1869) — also known as Henry A. Swift — of St. Peter, Nicollet County, Minn. Born in Ravenna, Portage County, Ohio, March 23, 1823. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota, 1857; member of Minnesota state senate 19th District, 1862-65; Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, 1863; Governor of Minnesota, 1863-64. Died, of typhoid fever, in St. Peter, Nicollet County, Minn., February 25, 1869 (age 45 years, 339 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Mary Elizabeth Swift (1855-1926; who married Gideon Sprague Ives (1846-1927)).
      See also Wikipedia article
      Luther T. Day (1813-1885) — of Portage County, Ohio. Born in Granville, Washington County, N.Y., July 9, 1813. Justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1865-75. Died in Ravenna, Portage County, Ohio, March 8, 1885 (age 71 years, 242 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of William Rufus Day (1849-1923); grandfather of William Louis Day and Stephen Albion Day.
      Political family: Day family of Canton, Ohio.
      Alphonso Hart (1830-1910) — of Ohio. Born in Vienna, Trumbull County, Ohio, July 4, 1830. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state senate, 1865; Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1874-76; law partner of Andrew Squire, 1875-78; U.S. Representative from Ohio 12th District, 1883-85; defeated, 1880. Died in Washington, D.C., December 23, 1910 (age 80 years, 172 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      DeWitt Clinton Coolman (1828-1917) — also known as D. C. Coolman — Born in Portage County, Ohio, February 16, 1828. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1880, 1888. German ancestry. Died in Portage County, Ohio, October 4, 1917 (age 89 years, 230 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: DeWitt Clinton
      Relatives: Son of William Lawrence Coolman (1793-1869) and Mary (Burroughs) Coolman (1795-1845); married to Elizabeth Coleman (1830-1911).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Windham Cemetery
    Windham, Portage County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Laurin Dewey Woodworth (1837-1897) — also known as Laurin D. Woodworth — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Born in Ohio, 1837. Republican. Member of Ohio state legislature, 1870; U.S. Representative from Ohio 17th District, 1873-77. Died in 1897 (age about 60 years). Interment at Windham Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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