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Turner County
South Dakota

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Turner County

Index to Locations

  • Centerville Riverview Cemetery
  • Parker Rosehill Cemetery
  • Viborg Baptist Cemetery


    Riverview Cemetery
    Centerville, Turner County, South Dakota
    Politicians buried here:
      James Skinner Thomson (1866-1953) — also known as James S. Thomson — of Centerville, Turner County, S.Dak. Born in Scotland, November 12, 1866. Republican. Member of South Dakota state senate 6th District, 1907-08; Presidential Elector for South Dakota, 1912. Scottish ancestry. Died in Centerville, Turner County, S.Dak., April 4, 1953 (age 86 years, 143 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Mee (1865-1933) — of Centerville, Turner County, S.Dak. Born in 1865. Democrat. Banker; candidate for Presidential Elector for South Dakota, 1912; member of Democratic National Committee from South Dakota, 1920-21. Died in 1933 (age about 68 years). Interment at Riverview Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Rosehill Cemetery
    Parker, Turner County, South Dakota
    Politicians buried here:
      Isom H. Newby (1853-1929) — of Parker, Turner County, S.Dak. Born in Fort Madison, Lee County, Iowa, June 10, 1853. Republican. Merchant; member of South Dakota state senate 6th District, 1893-94. Baptist. Member, Ancient Order of United Workmen; Modern Woodmen of America. Died in Parker, Turner County, S.Dak., May 3, 1929 (age 75 years, 327 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Isom H. Newby and Catherine (Hoskins) Newby (1828-1884); married, December 27, 1877, to Elizabeth Amelia 'Libbie' Harrington.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Andrew Stevenson Bogue (1877-1959) — also known as Andrew S. Bogue — of Parker, Turner County, S.Dak. Born in Poynette, Columbia County, Wis., April 9, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; member of South Dakota state senate 6th District, 1929-32; candidate for Presidential Elector for South Dakota, 1932; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1944. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners. Died in Canton, Lincoln County, S.Dak., October 10, 1959 (age 82 years, 184 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alan Bogue and Ellen (Stevenson) Bogue; married, June 30, 1910, to Genevieve Elizabeth Cooke (1881-1972).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Laurence Warren Robinson (1883-1959) — also known as L. W. Robinson — of Mitchell, Davison County, S.Dak. Born near Mitchell, Davison County, S.Dak., June 17, 1883. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1932, 1936 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1944. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Rotary; Pi Kappa Delta. Died in Davison County, S.Dak., January 24, 1959 (age 75 years, 221 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Richard Tremaine Robinson and Emma Frances (Fisher) Robinson; married, June 28, 1911, to Myrtle Fisher (1880-1921); married, March 17, 1924, to Helen Dudley.
      Epitaph: "Service Above Self."
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Baptist Cemetery
    Viborg, Turner County, South Dakota
    Politicians buried here:
    Soren C. Nelson Soren C. Nelson (1851-1926) — of Centerville, Turner County, S.Dak. Born in Hormestead, Denmark, November 12, 1851. Republican. Farmer; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 5th District, 1901-04, 1907-08. Danish ancestry. Died in 1926 (age about 74 years). Interment at Baptist Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903


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