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Muskogee County
Oklahoma

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Muskogee County

Index to Locations

  • Fort Gibson Fort Gibson National Cemetery
  • Muskogee Unknown location
  • Muskogee Greenhill Cemetery
  • Muskogee Memorial Park Cemetery


    Fort Gibson National Cemetery
    Fort Gibson, Muskogee County, Oklahoma
    Politicians buried here:
      Montfort Stokes (1762-1842) — of Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, N.C. Born in Lunenburg County, Va., March 12, 1762. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1816-23; Governor of North Carolina, 1830-32. Died November 4, 1842 (age 80 years, 237 days). Interment at Fort Gibson National Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother-in-law of James Wellborn (1767-1854).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Unknown Location
    Muskogee, Muskogee County, Oklahoma
    Politicians buried here:
      Lee Cruce (1863-1933) — of Ardmore, Carter County, Okla. Born in Marion, Crittenden County, Ky., July 8, 1863. Democrat. Merchant; lawyer; banker; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1908, 1920, 1928; Governor of Oklahoma, 1911-15. Presbyterian. Member, Beta Theta Pi; Freemasons. Died in Ardmore, Carter County, Okla., January 16, 1933 (age 69 years, 192 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of James Winlock Cruce and Jane (Hill) Cruce; married, June 21, 1893, to Chickie Le Flore.


    Greenhill Cemetery
    1500 North York
    Muskogee, Muskogee County, Oklahoma
    Founded 1904
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    Charles N. Haskell Charles Nathaniel Haskell (1860-1933) — also known as Charles N. Haskell — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla. Born in Leipsic, Putnam County, Ohio, March 13, 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; oil business; delegate to Oklahoma state constitutional convention, 1906; Governor of Oklahoma, 1907-11; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1928. Died, of pneumonia, in the Skirvin Hotel, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., July 5, 1933 (age 73 years, 114 days). Interment at Greenhill Cemetery.
      Haskell County, Okla. is named for him.
      Charles Haskell Elementary School, in Edmond, Oklahoma, is named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, August 1908
      Alice Mary Robertson (1854-1931) — also known as Alice M. Robertson — of Oklahoma. Born in Tullahassee, Creek Nation County, Indian Territory (now Wagoner County, Okla.), January 2, 1854. Republican. U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 2nd District, 1921-23; defeated, 1922. Female. Died of carcinoma, Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla., July 1, 1931 (age 77 years, 180 days). Interment at Greenhill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel Benton Callahan (1833-1911) — of Oklahoma. Born in Mobile, Mobile County, Ala., January 26, 1833. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Tribal Representative to Confederate Congress, 1864-65; justice of Oklahoma state supreme court, 1891. Creek Indian ancestry. Died in Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla., February 17, 1911 (age 78 years, 22 days). Interment at Greenhill Cemetery.
      Daniel Haden Linebaugh (1878-1940) — also known as D. Haden Linebaugh — of Atoka, Atoka County, Okla.; Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla. Born in Camden, Ouachita County, Ark., November 4, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1908 (member, Credentials Committee); U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, 1913-17. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Rotary; Woodmen of the World. Died in Atoka, Atoka County, Okla., December 17, 1940 (age 62 years, 43 days). Interment at Greenhill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. Daniel Haden Linebaugh (1831-1901) and Margaret Elizabeth (Sweets) Linebaugh (1837-1902); married, June 1, 1904, to Della McKinnon (1881-1946).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Edward Creager (1873-1964) — also known as Charles E. Creager — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla. Born near Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, April 28, 1873. Republican. U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 3rd District, 1909-11. Died, of emphysema, in Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla., January 11, 1964 (age 90 years, 258 days). Interment at Greenhill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Leroy Kershaw (1880-1969) — also known as L. R. Kershaw — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla. Born in Elmwood, Peoria County, Ill., December 6, 1880. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1924 (member, Credentials Committee); candidate in primary for Governor of Oklahoma, 1930. Died in Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla., June 25, 1969 (age 88 years, 201 days). Interment at Greenhill Cemetery.
      Archibald Bonds (1876-1970) — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla. Born in Pond Spring, Walker County, Ga., January 29, 1876. Democrat. Rogers County Judge, 1907-11; member of Oklahoma state house of representatives, 1913-14; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, 1919-20. Methodist. Member, Sigma Nu. Died May 27, 1970 (age 94 years, 118 days). Interment at Greenhill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John F. Bonds and Elizabeth T. (Hall) Bonds; married, December 11, 1900, to Ora M. Camp.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Patrick Smith (d. 1917) — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla. Secretary of state of Oklahoma, 1907-11. Died October 4, 1917. Interment at Greenhill Cemetery.


    Memorial Park Cemetery
    Muskogee, Muskogee County, Oklahoma
    Politicians buried here:
      Michael Lynn Synar (1950-1996) — also known as Mike Synar — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla. Born in Vinita, Craig County, Okla., October 17, 1950. Democrat. Rancher; real estate broker; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 2nd District, 1979-95. Died, of brain cancer, in Washington, D.C., January 9, 1996 (age 45 years, 84 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
      Ed Edmondson (1919-1990) — also known as Edmond Augustus Edmondson — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla. Born in Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla., April 7, 1919. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; newspaper correspondent; lawyer; Muskogee County Attorney, 1949-52; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 2nd District, 1953-73; candidate for U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1972, 1974. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Elks; Kiwanis; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Gamma Delta; American Bar Association. Died in Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla., December 8, 1990 (age 71 years, 245 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edmond Augustus Edmondson and Esther (Pullen) Edmondson; brother of James Howard Edmondson (1925-1971); married, March 5, 1944, to June Maureen Pilley.
      Political family: Edmondson family of Muskogee and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Philas Stratton Jones (1867-1943) — also known as Philas S. Jones — of Wilburton, Latimer County, Okla.; Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla. Born in Kentucky, September 30, 1867. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 3rd District, 1922; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Baptist. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons. Died, of arteriosclerosis, in a hospital at Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla., July 27, 1943 (age 75 years, 300 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery.


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