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Charles Mix County
South Dakota

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Charles Mix County

Index to Locations

  • Platte Bloomington Church Cemetery

    Bloomington Church Cemetery
    Platte, Charles Mix County, South Dakota
    Founded 1883
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Peter Norbeck (1870-1936) — of Redfield, Spink County, S.Dak. Born in Vermillion, Clay County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.), August 27, 1870. Republican. Well driller; member of South Dakota state senate 30th District, 1909-14; Lieutenant Governor of South Dakota, 1915-17; Governor of South Dakota, 1917-21; U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1921-36; died in office 1936; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1924 (speaker), 1928 (member, Resolutions Committee). Lutheran. Swedish and Norwegian ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died December 20, 1936 (age 66 years, 115 days). Interment at Bloomington Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Norbeck and Karen (Kongsvig) Norbeck; married 1900 to Lydia Theresa Anderson (1873-1961).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — National Governors Association biography — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Paul Albert Anderson (1880-1964) — also known as Paul A. Anderson — of Geddes, Charles Mix County, S.Dak. Born July 13, 1880. Democrat. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 9th District, 1935-38. Died November 15, 1964 (age 84 years, 125 days). Interment at Bloomington Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ole Anderson; married to Bertha G. Belgium (1882-1958).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

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