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Eau Claire County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Eau Claire County

Index to Locations

  • Eau Claire Forest Hill Cemetery
  • Eau Claire Lakeview Cemetery
  • Eau Claire Sacred Heart Cemetery

    Forest Hill Cemetery
    Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin
    Politicians buried here:
    Michael Griffin Michael Griffin (1842-1899) — of Kilbourn City (now Wisconsin Dells), Columbia County, Wis.; Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wis. Born in Ireland, September 9, 1842. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1876; member of Wisconsin state senate, 1880-81; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 7th District, 1894-99. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died December 29, 1899 (age 57 years, 111 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)

    Lakeview Cemetery
    Cameron Street and Buffington Drive
    Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      George Bullen Shaw (1854-1894) — also known as George B. Shaw — of Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wis. Born in Alma, Allegany County, N.Y., March 12, 1854. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1884; mayor of Eau Claire, Wis., 1888-89; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 7th District, 1893-94; died in office 1894. Member, Knights of Pythias. Died in Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wis., August 27, 1894 (age 40 years, 168 days). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    John T. Pritchard John T. Pritchard (1883-1965) — of Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wis. Born in Caernarvon, Wales, December 20, 1883. Farmer; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1933-54, 1957-62 (Eau Claire County 1933-54, Eau Claire County 2nd District 1957-62); defeated (Republican), 1954. Welsh ancestry. Died in 1965 (age about 81 years). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery.
      Epitaph: "Devoted Public Servant."
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Wisconsin Blue Book 1940

    Sacred Heart Cemetery
    Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin
    Politicians buried here:
      John Lindner Jr. (died c.1998) — of Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wis. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1944. Died about 1998. Interment at Sacred Heart Cemetery.

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