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Potter County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Potter County

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  • Amarillo Llano Cemetery

    Llano Cemetery
    Amarillo, Potter County, Texas
    Politicians buried here:
      John Marvin Jones (1882-1976) — also known as Marvin Jones — of Amarillo, Potter County, Tex. Born near Valley View, Cooke County, Tex., February 26, 1882. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Texas, 1917-41 (13th District 1917-19, 18th District 1919-41); Judge of U.S. Court of Claims, 1940-43, 1945-64. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Woodmen; Elks. Died March 4, 1976 (age 94 years, 7 days). Interment at Llano Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Horace K. Jones and Dosia J. Jones.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Teel Bivins Miles Teel Bivins (1947-2009) — also known as Teel Bivins — of Amarillo, Potter County, Tex. Born in Amarillo, Potter County, Tex., November 22, 1947. Republican. Lawyer; rancher; member of Texas state senate 31st District, 1989-2004; U.S. Ambassador to Sweden, 2004-06. Episcopalian. Died, from progressive supranuclear palsy, in Amarillo, Potter County, Tex., October 26, 2009 (age 61 years, 338 days). Interment at Llano Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lee Truscott Bivins (1916-1972) and Betty (Teel) Bivins (1919-2008).
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: U.S. Department of State
      James Nathan Browning (1850-1921) — also known as J. N. Browning — of Clarendon, Donley County, Tex.; Mobeetie, Wheeler County, Tex. Born in Clark County, Ark., March 13, 1850. Lawyer; member of Texas state house of representatives 43rd District, 1883-88, 1891-92; Lieutenant Governor of Texas, 1898-1902. Died November 9, 1921 (age 71 years, 241 days). Interment at Llano Cemetery.
      Winnette Duke DeGrassi (1876-1960) — also known as Winnette D. DeGrassi — of Amarillo, Potter County, Tex. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., April 28, 1876. Democrat. Postmaster at Amarillo, Tex., 1921-22, 1934-48 (acting, 1921-22). Died in Amarillo, Potter County, Tex., February 23, 1960 (age 83 years, 301 days). Interment at Llano Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Winnette DeGrassi and Georgia (Duke) DeGrassi; married, November 30, 1899, to Moselle Baxter (1879-1945).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Wilbur Clayton Hawk (1881-1936) — also known as Wilbur C. Hawk — of Atchison, Atchison County, Kan.; Amarillo, Potter County, Tex. Born in Bakersville, Coshocton County, Ohio, February 10, 1881. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1924; delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1932. Member, Odd Fellows. Died in Amarillo, Potter County, Tex., February 11, 1936 (age 55 years, 1 days). Interment at Llano Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lafayette T. Hawk (1849-1932) and Harriet (Pitt) Hawk (1851-1920); married, March 16, 1929, to Hallie C. Harlin (1893-1964).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

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