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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Brown County

Index to Locations

  • Allouez Allouez Cemetery
  • Allouez Woodlawn Cemetery
  • De Pere Greenwood Cemetery
  • Green Bay Unknown location
  • Green Bay Fort Howard Memorial Park
  • Lawrence Cady Cemetery


    Allouez Cemetery
    Allouez, Brown County, Wisconsin
    Politicians buried here:
      Donald A. Tilleman (1919-1972) — of Green Bay, Brown County, Wis. Born in Green Bay, Brown County, Wis., February 23, 1919. Mayor of Green Bay, Wis., 1965-72; defeated, 1963; died in office 1972. Died, from a heart attack, in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., 1972 (age about 53 years). Interment at Allouez Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Antone Tilleman and Anna Mary Tilleman; married 1940 to Janet Steele.


    Woodlawn Cemetery
    Allouez, Brown County, Wisconsin
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    Timothy O. Howe Timothy Otis Howe (1816-1883) — also known as Timothy O. Howe — of Green Bay, Brown County, Wis. Born in Livermore, Androscoggin County, Maine, February 24, 1816. Republican. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1845; circuit judge in Wisconsin 4th Circuit, 1851-53; justice of Wisconsin state supreme court, 1851-53; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1856; U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1861-79; U.S. Postmaster General, 1882-83; died in office 1883. Died in Washington, D.C., March 25, 1883 (age 67 years, 29 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: James G. Blaine, Twenty Years of Congress, vol. 2 (1886)
      Henry Samuel Baird (1800-1875) — also known as Henry S. Baird — of Green Bay, Brown County, Wis. Born in Dublin, Ireland, May 16, 1800. Whig. Lawyer; Wisconsin territory attorney general, 1836-39; delegate to Wisconsin state constitutional convention, 1846; candidate for Governor of Wisconsin, 1853; mayor of Green Bay, Wis., 1861-62. Died in Green Bay, Brown County, Wis., April 30, 1875 (age 74 years, 349 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Samuel Baird (1763-1847) and Ann (Burnside) Baird (1766-1852); married, August 12, 1824, to Elizabeth Therese Fisher.
      Thomas Richard Hudd (1835-1896) — also known as Thomas R. Hudd — of Appleton, Outagamie County, Wis.; Green Bay, Brown County, Wis. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., October 2, 1835. Democrat. Lawyer; Outagamie County District Attorney, 1856-57; member of Wisconsin state senate, 1862-63, 1876-79, 1882-85; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1868, 1875; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1880 (member, Resolutions Committee); U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 5th District, 1886-89. English ancestry. Died in Green Bay, Brown County, Wis., June 22, 1896 (age 60 years, 264 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Richard Hudd and Mary (Harrison) Hudd.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Gustav Küstermann (1850-1919) — of Green Bay, Brown County, Wis. Born in Germany, May 24, 1850. Republican. Postmaster at Green Bay, Wis., 1892-96; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 9th District, 1907-11. German ancestry. Died in Green Bay, Brown County, Wis., December 25, 1919 (age 69 years, 215 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William C. E. Thomas (1818-1876) — of Green Bay, Brown County, Wis. Born in Muncy, Lycoming County, Pa., November 21, 1818. Republican. Tanner; mayor of Green Bay, Wis., 1854; express agent; postmaster at Green Bay, Wis., 1872-76. Died in Green Bay, Brown County, Wis., August 13, 1876 (age 57 years, 266 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Morgan Lewis Martin (1805-1887) — also known as Morgan L. Martin — of Green Bay, Brown County, Wis. Born in Martinsburg, Lewis County, N.Y., March 31, 1805. Democrat. Lawyer; member Michigan territorial council 7th District, 1832-35; member of Wisconsin territorial legislature, 1838; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Wisconsin Territory, 1845-47; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1855, 1874; member of Wisconsin state senate, 1858-59; major in the Union Army during the Civil War; Brown County Judge, 1875-87. Died in Green Bay, Brown County, Wis., December 10, 1887 (age 82 years, 254 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Morgan Lewis
      Relatives: Son of Sarah (Turner) Martin (1770-1820) and Walter Martin (1785-1834); married, July 25, 1837, to Elizabeth Smithm (1817-1902); first cousin of James Duane Doty (1799-1865); first cousin once removed of Charles Doty.
      Political family: Otis family of Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Martin Elementary School, in Green Bay, Wisconsin, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Greenwood Cemetery
    De Pere, Brown County, Wisconsin
    Politicians buried here:
      Frederick Frank Kaftan (1916-2001) — also known as Fred F. Kaftan — of Green Bay, Brown County, Wis. Born in Green Bay, Brown County, Wis., August 25, 1916. Republican. Lawyer; member of Wisconsin state senate 2nd District, 1949-52. Died November 9, 2001 (age 85 years, 76 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unknown Location
    Green Bay, Brown County,


    Fort Howard Memorial Park
    Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    Joshua L. Johns Joshua Leroy Johns (1881-1947) — also known as Joshua L. Johns — of Appleton, Outagamie County, Wis. Born in Eagle town, Richland County, Wis., February 27, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; private secretary and advisor to Gov. Fred R. Zimmerman, 1928; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 8th District, 1939-43. Died March 16, 1947 (age 66 years, 17 days). Interment at Fort Howard Memorial Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Wisconsin Blue Book 1940
      Thomas G. Atkinson (1928-1988) — of Green Bay, Brown County, Wis. Born in Green Bay, Brown County, Wis., March 9, 1928. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; mayor of Green Bay, Wis., 1973-75; defeated, 1979, 1987. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; National Rifle Association; Eagles; Moose. Died, of cancer, on June 10, 1988 (age 60 years, 93 days). Interment at Fort Howard Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Atkinson and Evelyn (Piron) Atkinson; married to Patricia Liebergen.
      LaVern Ralph Dilweg (1903-1968) — also known as LaVern R. Dilweg — of Green Bay, Brown County, Wis. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., November 1, 1903. Democrat. Lawyer; played on the Green Bay Packers football team, 1927-34; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 8th District, 1943-45; defeated, 1944; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1950. Member, Lions; Delta Theta Phi; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Member, Wisconsin Sports Hall of Fame. Died in St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Fla., January 2, 1968 (age 64 years, 62 days). Interment at Fort Howard Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Bernard Dilweg and Alida (Winkler) Dilweg; married, June 14, 1927, to Eleanor Coleman.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Howard McLean (1860-1933) — also known as John H. McLean — of Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, Mich.; Ironwood, Gogebic County, Mich. Born in Neenah, Winnebago County, Wis., June 6, 1860. Republican. Mining and railroad executive; founder of Iron Mountain Press newspaper; Dickinson County Treasurer, 1897-98; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1904. Catholic; later Protestant. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died, of a stroke, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 6, 1933 (age 72 years, 334 days). Interment at Fort Howard Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Nephew by marriage of Nelson W. Fisk (1854-1923).
    Harold A. Lytie Harold A. Lytie (1899-1961) — of Green Bay, Brown County, Wis. Born in Portage County, Wis., June 9, 1899. Democrat. Barber; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Brown County 1st District, 1937-42; defeated, 1958; member of Wisconsin state senate 2nd District, 1945-48; defeated, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960. Died in 1961 (age about 62 years). Interment at Fort Howard Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of B. O. Lytie.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Wisconsin Blue Book 1940


    Cady Cemetery
    Lawrence, Brown County, Wisconsin
    Politicians buried here:
      James Frederic Hughes (1883-1940) — also known as James F. Hughes — of De Pere, Brown County, Wis. Born in Green Bay, Brown County, Wis., August 7, 1883. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1920, 1928; member of Wisconsin Democratic State Central Committee, 1920-24; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 8th District, 1933-35. Died in a hospital at Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn., August 9, 1940 (age 57 years, 2 days). Interment at Cady Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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