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Pontotoc County
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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Pontotoc County

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  • Private or family graveyards
  • Ada Kerr Family Cemetery
  • Ada Rosedale Cemetery


    Private or family graveyard
    Pontotoc County, Oklahoma


    Kerr Family Cemetery
    Ada, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma
    Politicians buried here:
      Robert Samuel Kerr (1896-1963) — also known as Robert S. Kerr — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born near Ada, Pontotoc County, Okla., September 11, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; state court judge in Oklahoma, 1931; member of Democratic National Committee from Oklahoma, 1940-48; Governor of Oklahoma, 1943-47; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1944 (Temporary Chair; speaker), 1952, 1956; U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1949-63; died in office 1963. Baptist. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., January 1, 1963 (age 66 years, 112 days). Original interment at Rose Hill Burial Park, Oklahoma City, Okla.; reinterment at Kerr Family Cemetery.
      Relatives: Grandfather of Robert S. Kerr III (1947?-).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Rosedale Cemetery
    Ada, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Deitz McKeown (1878-1951) — also known as Tom D. McKeown — of Ada, Pontotoc County, Okla. Born in Blackstock, Fairfield County, S.C., June 4, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; district judge in Oklahoma 7th District, 1911-16; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 4th District, 1917-21, 1923-35; defeated, 1920. Died in Ada, Pontotoc County, Okla., October 22, 1951 (age 73 years, 140 days). Interment at Rosedale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Theodore B. McKeown and Nannie B. McKeown; married, January 9, 1902, to Anna Sanders.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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