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Wayne County
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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Wayne County

Index to Locations

  • Wooster Oak Hill Cemetery
  • Wooster Wooster Cemetery


    Oak Hill Cemetery
    Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      George Bliss (1813-1868) — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio; Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio. Born in Jericho, Chittenden County, Vt., January 1, 1813. Democrat. Lawyer; district judge in Ohio, 1850; mayor of Akron, Ohio, 1850; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1853-55, 1863-65 (18th District 1853-55, 14th District 1863-65). Died in Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio, October 24, 1868 (age 55 years, 297 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Timothy Bliss and Anne C. (Campbell) Bliss; married, January 16, 1856, to Sarah Jane Fish (1829-1903).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Sloane (1779-1856) — of Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio. Born in York, York County, Pa., 1779. Member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1803-05, 1807; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1819-29 (6th District 1819-23, 12th District 1823-29); secretary of state of Ohio, 1841-44. Died in Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio, May 15, 1856 (age about 76 years). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Benjamin Jones (1787-1861) — of Ohio. Born in Winchester, Va., April 13, 1787. Democrat. State court judge in Ohio, 1815; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1821; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1828; member of Ohio state senate, 1829; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1833-37 (19th District 1833-35, 18th District 1835-37). Died April 24, 1861 (age 74 years, 11 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Wooster Cemetery
    Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      John McSweeney (1890-1969) — of Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio. Born in Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio, December 19, 1890. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1923-29, 1937-39, 1949-51 (16th District 1923-29, at-large 1937-39, 16th District 1949-51); defeated, 1920 (16th District), 1938 (at-large), 1950 (16th District); candidate for U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1940; candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1942; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1960, 1964. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Disabled American Veterans. Died in Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio, December 13, 1969 (age 78 years, 359 days). Interment at Wooster Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Addison S. McClure (1839-1903) — of Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio. Born in Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio, October 10, 1839. Republican. Lawyer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; postmaster; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1868, 1876; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1881-83, 1895-97 (18th District 1881-83, 17th District 1895-97). Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Died in Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio, April 17, 1903 (age 63 years, 189 days). Interment at Wooster Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, September 26, 1866, to Mary L. Brigham.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Martin Luther Smyser (1851-1908) — also known as Martin L. Smyser — of Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio. Born in Plaine Township, Wayne County, Ohio, April 3, 1851. U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1889-91, 1905-07 (20th District 1889-91, 17th District 1905-07); defeated (Republican), 1906; circuit judge in Ohio 5th Circuit, 1898; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1904. Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Died in Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio, May 6, 1908 (age 57 years, 33 days). Interment at Wooster Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Martin Luther
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Martin Welker (1819-1902) — of Stark County, Ohio. Born in Ohio, 1819. Republican. Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1858-60; U.S. Representative from Ohio 14th District, 1865-71. Died March 16, 1902 (age about 82 years). Interment at Wooster Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Cyrus Spink (1793-1859) — of Ohio. Born in Berkshire County, Mass., March 24, 1793. Member of Ohio state legislature, 1830; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1844; U.S. Representative from Ohio 14th District, 1859; died in office 1859. Died in Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio, May 31, 1859 (age 66 years, 68 days). Interment at Wooster Cemetery; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Reasin Beall (1769-1843) — of Ohio. Born in Montgomery County, Md., December 3, 1769. Whig. U.S. Representative from Ohio 6th District, 1813-14; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1840. Died in Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio, February 20, 1843 (age 73 years, 79 days). Interment at Wooster Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Lewis Philip Ohliger (1843-1923) — also known as Lewis P. Ohliger — of Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio. Born in Rheinpfalz, Germany, January 3, 1843. Democrat. Wholesale druggist; grocer; Wayne County Treasurer, 1875-79; trustee, Wooster and Lodi Railway; candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1884; postmaster; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1892; U.S. Representative from Ohio 16th District, 1892-93. Died in San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., January 9, 1923 (age 80 years, 6 days). Interment at Wooster Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

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