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Klamath County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Klamath County

Index to Locations

  • Klamath Falls Klamath Memorial Park
  • Klamath Falls Linkville Pioneer Cemetery

    Klamath Memorial Park
    Klamath Falls, Klamath County, Oregon
    Politicians buried here:
      Ulysses S. Balentine (1900-1956) — also known as U. S. Balentine — of Klamath Falls, Klamath County, Ore. Born in Stone County, Ark., March 17, 1900. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; member of Oregon state senate, 1936-41; candidate for U.S. Representative from Oregon 2nd District, 1938. Member, Eagles. Died February 12, 1956 (age 55 years, 332 days). Interment at Klamath Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Married, August 31, 1929, to Helen Carden.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

    Linkville Pioneer Cemetery
    Klamath Falls, Klamath County, Oregon
    Politicians buried here:
      Silas Wright Kidder (1847-1920) — also known as Silas W. Kidder — of Vermillion, Clay County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.). Born in Randolph, Orange County, Vt., October 26, 1847. Member Dakota territorial council, 1870-71. Died in Klamath Falls, Klamath County, Ore., January 11, 1920 (age 72 years, 77 days). Interment at Linkville Pioneer Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jefferson Parish Kidder and Mary Ann (Stockwell) Kidder (1818-1881); married, October 8, 1874, to Ada Campbell (1854-1943); nephew of Ira Kidder; grandson of Lyman Kidder; first cousin of Lyman Kidder Bass; first cousin once removed of Alvan Kidder and Lyman Metcalfe Bass; second cousin of Daniel S. Kidder; second cousin once removed of Francis Kidder; third cousin once removed of Harley Walter Kidder; third cousin twice removed of Isaiah Kidder, Ezra Kidder and David Kidder; fourth cousin of Nathan Parker Kidder; fourth cousin once removed of Charles Stetson, Luther Kidder, Arba Kidder, Joseph Souther Kidder, Pascal Paoli Kidder and Isaiah Stetson (1812-1880).
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Thayer-Capron-Aldrich-Stetson family; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Stetson family of New York and Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

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