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Creek County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Creek County

Index to Locations

  • Sapulpa South Heights Cemetery

    South Heights Cemetery
    1815 South Ridgeway
    Sapulpa, Creek County, Oklahoma
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Richard Clay Brown (1937-2004) — also known as Richard C. Brown — of Maryland; West Virginia. Born in Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla., November 1, 1937. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Uruguay, 1990-93. Died, from heart disease, near Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, W.Va., April 13, 2004 (age 66 years, 164 days). Interment at South Heights Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charley C. Brown (1906-1966) and Helen F. 'Betzy' Brown (1906-1995).
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Miller Jenkins (1856-1941) — also known as William M. Jenkins — of Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kan.; Kay County, Okla.; Sapulpa, Creek County, Okla. Born in Alliance, Stark County, Ohio, April 25, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1888; secretary of Oklahoma Territory, 1897-1901; Governor of Oklahoma Territory, 1901. Presbyterian. Removed from office as Governor in a scandal over a sanitarium contract; a later investigation exonerated him. Died in Sapulpa, Creek County, Okla., October 19, 1941 (age 85 years, 177 days). Interment at South Heights Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Jenkins and Lydia (Miller) Jenkins; married, December 31, 1878, to Delphina White.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

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