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Whitman County
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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Whitman County

Index to Locations

  • Colfax Colfax Cemetery
  • Oakesdale Oakesdale Cemetery
  • Pullman Associated Order of United Workers Cemetery
  • Pullman Fairmount Cemetery
  • Pullman Odd Fellows Cemetery


    Colfax Cemetery
    Colfax, Whitman County, Washington
    Politicians buried here:
      William Leroy LaFollette (1860-1934) — also known as William L. LaFollette — of Pullman, Whitman County, Wash. Born in Thorntown, Boone County, Ind., November 30, 1860. Republican. Farmer; member of Washington state house of representatives, 1899-1901; U.S. Representative from Washington, 1911-19 (3rd District 1911-15, 4th District 1915-19). Died December 20, 1934 (age 74 years, 20 days). Interment at Colfax Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Harvey M. LaFollette and Susan C. (Fullenwider) LaFollette; married, September 14, 1886, to Mary Tabor.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Barbour Lewis (1818-1893) — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Born in Alburg, Grand Isle County, Vt., January 5, 1818. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1868; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 9th District, 1873-75. Died July 15, 1893 (age 75 years, 191 days). Interment at Colfax Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Oakesdale Cemetery
    Oakesdale, Whitman County, Washington
    Politicians buried here:
      John Stanley Webster (1877-1962) — also known as J. Stanley Webster — of Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Born in Cynthiana, Harrison County, Ky., February 22, 1877. Republican. Superior court judge in Washington, 1909-16; justice of Washington state supreme court, 1916-18; U.S. Representative from Washington 5th District, 1919-23; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Washington, 1923-39. Disciples of Christ. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias. Died in Spokane, Spokane County, Wash., December 24, 1962 (age 85 years, 305 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Oakesdale Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Associated Order of United Workers Cemetery
    Pullman, Whitman County, Washington
    Politicians buried here:
      John Frederick Bohler (1885-1960) — also known as J. Fred Bohler — of Pullman, Whitman County, Wash. Born in Reading, Berks County, Pa., April 14, 1885. Athletic coach; mayor of Pullman, Wash., 1949-51. Died in Pullman, Whitman County, Wash., July 12, 1960 (age 75 years, 89 days). Interment at Associated Order of United Workers Cemetery.
      Bohler Gymnasium, at Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, is named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Daniel Fletcher Staley (1866-1930) — also known as D. Fletcher Staley — of Pullman, Whitman County, Wash. Born July 26, 1866. Mayor of Pullman, Wash., 1903-06. Died March 30, 1930 (age 63 years, 247 days). Interment at Associated Order of United Workers Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Jessie Park (1869-1940).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Nicholas E. J. Gentry (1860-1944) — of Pullman, Whitman County, Wash. Born February 18, 1860. Mayor of Pullman, Wash., 1919-22. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died September 23, 1944 (age 84 years, 218 days). Interment at Associated Order of United Workers Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Theodore Mitchell (1901-1978) — of Pullman, Whitman County, Wash. Born April 30, 1901. Banker; mayor of Pullman, Wash., 1962-69. Died September 15, 1978 (age 77 years, 138 days). Interment at Associated Order of United Workers Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Morris K. Snyder (1874-1961) — also known as Mike Snyder — of Pullman, Whitman County, Wash. Born December 29, 1874. Engineer; college professor; mayor of Pullman, Wash., 1923-26. Died November 28, 1961 (age 86 years, 334 days). Interment at Associated Order of United Workers Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Merrill Robert Ebner (1902-1992) — of Pullman, Whitman County, Wash. Born in Cando, Towner County, N.Dak., June 14, 1902. Banker; mayor of Pullman, Wash., 1944-48. Died, of cancer, in Virginia Mason Hospital, Seattle, King County, Wash., December 12, 1992 (age 90 years, 181 days). Interment at Associated Order of United Workers Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Kasper Ebner and Lydia Ebner.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Oscar Elijah Gladish (1897-1980) — of Pullman, Whitman County, Wash. Born September 20, 1897. School principal; mayor of Pullman, Wash., 1969-71. Died August 16, 1980 (age 82 years, 331 days). Interment at Associated Order of United Workers Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Hubert Vinton Carpenter (1875-1941) — of Pullman, Whitman County, Wash. Born January 29, 1875. Engineer; college professor; mayor of Pullman, Wash., 1908-09; Dean, College of Mechanic Arts and Engineeering, State College of Washington (now Washington State University), 1917-41. Died November 15, 1941 (age 66 years, 290 days). Interment at Associated Order of United Workers Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Fairmount Cemetery
    Pullman, Whitman County, Washington
    Politicians buried here:
      Albert Eaton Shaw (d. 1917) — of Pullman, Whitman County, Wash. Mayor of Pullman, Wash., 1912-14. Died in 1917. Interment at Fairmount Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Odd Fellows Cemetery
    Pullman, Whitman County, Washington
    Politicians buried here:
      John Squires (1854-1941) — of Pullman, Whitman County, Wash. Born September 23, 1854. Mayor of Pullman, Wash., 1895, 1897, 1900. Died April 14, 1941 (age 86 years, 203 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Walter V. Windus (1860-1918) — of Pullman, Whitman County, Wash. Born in Scio, Allegany County, N.Y., December 3, 1860. Brick manufacturer; newspaper editor; real estate business; banker; mayor of Pullman, Wash., 1890-93. Died in 1918 (age about 57 years). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Purvis Duthie (1865-1953) — of Pullman, Whitman County, Wash. Born in Wisconsin, October 1, 1865. Merchant; mayor of Pullman, Wash., 1931-36. Died in Pullman, Whitman County, Wash., October 29, 1953 (age 88 years, 28 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Ida Belle Gibson (1872-1957).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Kester Bernarr Grimes (1905-1985) — also known as Kester B. Grimes — of Pullman, Whitman County, Wash. Born in Pullman, Whitman County, Wash., July 1, 1905. Mayor of Pullman, Wash., 1952-58. Died July 12, 1985 (age 80 years, 11 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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