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Angelina County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Angelina County

Index to Locations

  • Lufkin Unknown location
  • Lufkin Garden of Memories Mausoleum

    Unknown Location
    Lufkin, Angelina County, Texas
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Hubert Kurth (1857-1930) — also known as Joseph H. Kurth; Simon Joseph Kurth — of Keltys (now part of Lufkin), Angelina County, Tex. Born in Endenich, Germany, July 3, 1857. Republican. Lumberman; railroad builder; bank director; delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1904; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Texas, 1924. Catholic; later Methodist. Died June 16, 1930 (age 72 years, 348 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of Johann Adam Kurth and Martha (Brenig) Kurth; married 1882 to Hattie Martin Glenn.

    Garden of Memories Mausoleum
    Lufkin, Angelina County, Texas
    Politicians buried here:
      Martin Dies (1900-1972) — of Orange, Orange County, Tex.; Lufkin, Angelina County, Tex. Born in Colorado City, Mitchell County, Tex., November 5, 1900. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Texas, 1931-45, 1953-59 (2nd District 1931-45, at-large 1953-59); candidate for U.S. Senator from Texas, 1957. Disciples of Christ. Died in Lufkin, Angelina County, Tex., November 14, 1972 (age 72 years, 9 days). Interment at Garden of Memories Mausoleum.
      Relatives: Son of Martin Dies (1870-1922) and Olive (Cline) Dies; married, June 3, 1920, to Myrtle M. McAdams.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier

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