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Grady County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Grady County

Index to Locations

  • Chickasha Fairlawn Cemetery
  • Chickasha Rose Hill Cemetery

    Fairlawn Cemetery
    Chickasha, Grady County, Oklahoma
    Politicians buried here:
      James Vernon Smith (1926-1973) — of Oklahoma. Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., July 23, 1926. Republican. U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 6th District, 1967-69. Died in a wheat field fire at his farm, near Chickasha, Grady County, Okla., June 23, 1973 (age 46 years, 335 days). Interment at Fairlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

    Rose Hill Cemetery
    Chickasha, Grady County, Oklahoma
    Politicians buried here:
      Jed Joseph Johnson (1888-1963) — also known as Jed Johnson — of Anadarko, Caddo County, Okla. Born near Waxahachie, Ellis County, Tex., July 31, 1888. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; mail carrier; lawyer; newspaper editor; member of Oklahoma state senate, 1920-27, 1925-26 (17th District 1920-27, 15th District 1925-26); U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 6th District, 1927-47; federal judge, 1947. Baptist. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Modern Woodmen of America; Lions. Died May 8, 1963 (age 74 years, 281 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of La Fayette D. Johnson and Evalyn (Carlin) Johnson; married, May 16, 1925, to Beatrice Luginbyhl; father of Jed Joseph Johnson Jr..
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

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