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Dodge County
Wisconsin

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Dodge County

Index to Locations

  • Beaver Dam Oakwood Cemetery
  • Beaver Dam St. Patrick's Cemetery
  • Columbus Bethel Cemetery
  • Horicon Oak Hill Cemetery
  • Juneau Juneau Cemetery
  • Mayville Graceland Cemetery


    Oakwood Cemetery
    Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wisconsin
    Politicians buried here:
      Andrew Scott Sloan (1820-1895) — also known as A. Scott Sloan — of Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wis. Born in Morrisville, Madison County, N.Y., June 12, 1820. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1857; mayor of Beaver Dam, Wis., 1857-58, 1879; circuit judge in Wisconsin, 1858-59, 1881-95 (3rd Circuit 1858-59, 13th Circuit 1881-95); died in office 1895; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 3rd District, 1861-63; defeated, 1864; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1868 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); county judge in Wisconsin, 1868-74; Wisconsin state attorney general, 1874-78. Died in Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wis., April 8, 1895 (age 74 years, 300 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Ithamar Conkey Sloan (1822-1898).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. Patrick's Cemetery
    Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wisconsin
    Politicians buried here:
      Michael Edmund Burke (1863-1918) — also known as Michael E. Burke — of Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wis. Born in Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wis., October 15, 1863. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1891-94; member of Wisconsin state senate, 1895-98; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1904; mayor of Beaver Dam, Wis., 1908-11; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin, 1911-17 (6th District 1911-13, 2nd District 1913-17). Died in Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wis., December 12, 1918 (age 55 years, 58 days). Interment at St. Patrick's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Lewis Cunningham (1891-1951) — also known as John L. Cunningham — of Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wis. Born in Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wis., May 3, 1891. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; postmaster at Beaver Dam, Wis., 1935-51. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Knights of Columbus; Holy Name Society. Died in Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wis., June 19, 1951 (age 60 years, 47 days). Interment at St. Patrick's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Peter Cunningham; married, August 31, 1936, to Jean Tracy (1909-2002).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Bethel Cemetery
    Columbus, Dodge County, Wisconsin
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    William E. Jones William E. Jones (1894-1977) — of Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wis. Born in Calamus town, Dodge County, Wis., November 8, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; farmer; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Dodge County 2nd District, 1939-42. Died in 1977 (age about 82 years). Interment at Bethel Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Hon. O. R. Jones.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Wisconsin Blue Book 1940


    Oak Hill Cemetery
    Horicon, Dodge County, Wisconsin
    Politicians buried here:
    Charles Hawks, Jr. Charles Hawks, Jr. (1899-1960) — of Horicon, Dodge County, Wis. Born in Horicon, Dodge County, Wis., July 7, 1899. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; insurance business; investment banker; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 2nd District, 1939-41; defeated, 1940. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died in Bryn Mawr, Montgomery County, Pa., January 9, 1960 (age 60 years, 186 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Hawks and Linda (Yankey) Hawks; married 1928 to Lucile Alma McGinnis.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: Wisconsin Blue Book 1940


    Juneau Cemetery
    Juneau, Dodge County, Wisconsin
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Billinghurst (1818-1865) — of Juneau, Dodge County, Wis. Born in Brighton, Franklin County, N.Y., July 27, 1818. Member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1848; Presidential Elector for Wisconsin, 1852; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 3rd District, 1855-59. Died in Juneau, Dodge County, Wis., August 18, 1865 (age 47 years, 22 days). Interment at Juneau Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Hiram Barber, Jr. (1835-1924) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Queensbury, Warren County, N.Y., March 24, 1835. Republican. U.S. Representative from Illinois 3rd District, 1879-81. Died in Lake Geneva, Walworth County, Wis., August 5, 1924 (age 89 years, 134 days). Interment at Juneau Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Graceland Cemetery
    Mayville, Dodge County, Wisconsin
    Politicians buried here:
    Paul O. Husting Paul Oscar Adolph Husting (1866-1917) — also known as Paul O. Husting — of Mayville, Dodge County, Wis. Born in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wis., April 25, 1866. Democrat. Lawyer; Dodge County District Attorney, 1903-06; member of Wisconsin state senate 13th District, 1907-14; U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1915-17; died in office 1917; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1916 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee). French, Luxemburgian, and Menominee Indian ancestry. Accidentally shot in the back by his brother Gustave, when he stood up in his boat while duck hunting on Rush Lake, and died soon after in a nearby farmhouse, near Pickett, Winnebago County, Wis., October 21, 1917 (age 51 years, 179 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John P. Husting and Mary M. (Juneau) Husting; grandson of Solomon Juneau (1793-1856).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Image source: Library of Congress
      Charles Barwig (1837-1912) — of Mayville, Dodge County, Wis. Born in Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany, March 19, 1837. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 2nd District, 1889-95. German ancestry. Died in Mayville, Dodge County, Wis., February 15, 1912 (age 74 years, 333 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Edward Sauerhering (1864-1924) — of Mayville, Dodge County, Wis. Born in Wisconsin, June 24, 1864. Republican. U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 2nd District, 1895-99. Died March 1, 1924 (age 59 years, 251 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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