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Umatilla County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Umatilla County

Index to Locations

  • Milton-Freewater Milton-Freewater Cemetery
  • Pendleton Pioneer Park Cemetery

    Milton-Freewater Cemetery
    Milton-Freewater, Umatilla County, Oregon
    Politicians buried here:
      Merle C. Hufford (c.1909-2000) — also known as "Hula Hips" — of Port Townsend, Jefferson County, Wash. Born in Milton-Freewater, Umatilla County, Ore., about 1909. Republican. Member of Washington state house of representatives, 1947-49; candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington, 1948. Died, of pneumonia, in Puyallup, Pierce County, Wash., August 6, 2000 (age about 91 years). Interment at Milton-Freewater Cemetery.

    Pioneer Park Cemetery
    Pendleton, Umatilla County, Oregon
    Politicians buried here:
      George Augustus LaDow (1826-1875) — also known as George A. LaDow — of Minnesota; Oregon. Born in Cayuga County, N.Y., March 18, 1826. Democrat. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 16, 1868; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1872; U.S. Representative from Oregon at-large, 1875; died in office 1875. Died May 1, 1875 (age 49 years, 44 days). Interment at Pioneer Park Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Minnesota Legislator record

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