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Iowa County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Iowa County

Index to Locations

  • Dodgeville Eastside Cemetery
  • Highland Highland Public Cemetery

    Eastside Cemetery
    Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin
    Politicians buried here:
      Luman M. Strong (1803-1867) — of Marion, Linn County, Iowa. Born in Orange County, Vt., October 24, 1803. Lawyer; delegate to Iowa state constitutional convention from Linn County, 1844; member of Wisconsin state legislature, 1850; county judge in Wisconsin, 1860. Died in Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wis., December 4, 1867 (age 64 years, 41 days). Interment at Eastside Cemetery.

    Highland Public Cemetery
    Highland, Iowa County, Wisconsin
    Politicians buried here:
      John R. Petrus (1923-1983) — of Highland, Iowa County, Wis. Born in Walsenburg, Huerfano County, Colo., October 23, 1923. Republican. Lawyer; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Iowa County, 1953-54; administrative assistant to U.S. Rep. Vernon W. Thomson, 1965-66. Catholic. Member, Lions. Died, in Memorial Hospital, Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wis., October 2, 1983 (age 59 years, 344 days). Interment at Highland Public Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Hobeika Petrus (1877-1963) and Minnie (Salzmann) Petrus (1885-1973); married, May 18, 1963, to Joyce Moore (1924-2005).
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