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Union County
South Dakota

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Union County

Index to Locations

  • Beresford Beresford Cemetery
  • Beresford St. John's Catholic Cemetery
  • Elk Point Elk Point Cemetery

    Beresford Cemetery
    Beresford, Union County, South Dakota
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    August Frieberg August Frieberg (1863-1932) — of Beresford, Union County, S.Dak. Born in Sweden, December 7, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Beresford, S.D., 1898; member of South Dakota state senate 1st District, 1903-06; vice-president, Security State Bank. Swedish ancestry. Died in Union County, S.Dak., May 16, 1932 (age 68 years, 161 days). Interment at Beresford Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lars Peter Gustafson Frieberg (1834-1924) and Anna Kathrina (Johnson) Frieberg (1837-1899); brother of John Frieberg (1871-1928); married, January 1, 1901, to Mathilda Hammer.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903

    St. John's Catholic Cemetery
    Beresford, Union County, South Dakota
    Politicians buried here:
    William J. Bulow William John Bulow (1869-1960) — also known as William J. Bulow — of Beresford, Union County, S.Dak. Born near Moscow, Clermont County, Ohio, January 13, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; member of South Dakota state senate 1st District, 1899-1900; Union County Judge, 1918; Governor of South Dakota, 1927-31; defeated, 1924; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1928; U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1931-43. Died in Washington, D.C., February 26, 1960 (age 91 years, 44 days). Interment at St. John's Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Bulow and Elizabeth (Ebendorf) Bulow; married, November 25, 1898, to Katherine Reedy; married, October 15, 1922, to Sarah Farrand.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — National Governors Association biography — NNDB dossier
      Image source: Library of Congress

    Elk Point Cemetery
    Elk Point, Union County, South Dakota
    Politicians buried here:
      Norris J. Wallace — of Elk Point, Union County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.). School teacher; served in Dakota Cavalry; member of Dakota territorial House of Representatives, 1862-63; member Dakota territorial council, 1868-69; President of the Dakota Territorial Council, 1869. Interment at Elk Point Cemetery.

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