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Walworth County
Wisconsin

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Walworth County

Index to Locations

  • Darien Darien Cemetery
  • Delavan Spring Grove Cemetery
  • East Troy Oak Ridge Cemetery
  • Elkhorn Hazel Ridge Cemetery
  • Lake Geneva Oak Hill Cemetery
  • Whitewater Hillside Cemetery


    Darien Cemetery
    Darien, Walworth County, Wisconsin
    Politicians buried here:
      Darvin Pratt Clough (1840-1910) — also known as Darvin P. Clough — of Darien, Walworth County, Wis. Born in Nelson, Madison County, N.Y., February, 1840. Republican. Livestock dealer; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Walworth County, 1899-1900. Died in Darien, Walworth County, Wis., 1910 (age about 70 years). Interment at Darien Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Ward Clough (1805-1843) and Sarah Rogers 'Sally' (Pratt) Clough (1808-1855); married 1872 to Alice S. Birchwell; third cousin of George W. Clough and Harlan Page Andrews; third cousin twice removed of Alva Esten Clough; fourth cousin of William Bradbury Small and William Rockwell Clough; fourth cousin once removed of David Kidder (1787-1860), Samuel Merrill, David Marston Clough and Clarence Ambrose Clough.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Kidder family of Connecticut; Clough family of New Hampshire (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).


    Spring Grove Cemetery
    Delavan, Walworth County, Wisconsin
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Alfred Delavan Thomas (1837-1896) — of Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak. Born near Delavan, Walworth County, Wis., August 11, 1837. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for North Dakota, 1890-96; died in office 1896. Died in Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak., August 8, 1896 (age 58 years, 363 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery.
    Ora R. Rice Ora Ray Rice (1885-1966) — also known as Ora R. Rice — of Delavan, Walworth County, Wis. Born in Boscobel, Grant County, Wis., September 16, 1885. Republican. Dentist; mayor of Delavan, Wis., 1918-21; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Walworth County, 1937-60; Speaker of the Wisconsin State Assembly, 1951-54; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1952 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Died in Delavan, Walworth County, Wis., July 3, 1966 (age 80 years, 290 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Moors Myric Rice (1850-1934) and Emma Jane (Ricks) Rice (1854-1947); third cousin of William Eaton (1849-?).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Wisconsin Blue Book 1940
      Evan S. Tyler (1843-1923) — of Owatonna, Steele County, Minn.; Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak. Born in Damascus, Wayne County, Pa., March 22, 1843. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; civil engineer; merchant; banker; mayor of Fargo, N.Dak., 1876-77; member of North Dakota state house of representatives, 1889, 1895-96. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died, in the Metropole Hotel, Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak., August 24, 1923 (age 80 years, 155 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Clara Estella Barnes.


    Oak Ridge Cemetery
    East Troy, Walworth County, Wisconsin
    Politicians buried here:
      John Fox Potter (1817-1899) — also known as John F. Potter — of East Troy, Walworth County, Wis. Born in Maine, 1817. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Walworth County, 1856; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1856 (member, Platform Committee); U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 1st District, 1857-63. Died in 1899 (age about 82 years). Interment at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Hazel Ridge Cemetery
    Elkhorn, Walworth County, Wisconsin
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas William Morefield (1850-1911) — also known as Thomas W. Morefield — of Elkhorn, Walworth County, Wis. Born in Walworth County, Wis., March 18, 1850. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; merchant; postmaster at Elkhorn, Wis., 1898-1910. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Knights of Pythias; Grand Army of the Republic. Died in Elkhorn, Walworth County, Wis., December 19, 1911 (age 61 years, 276 days). Interment at Hazel Ridge Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Morefield (1827-1902) and Hannah (Burden) Morefield (1830-1863); married, March 18, 1871, to Genora Wales (1844-1933).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Larkin Harrington (1864-1939) — also known as George L. Harrington — of Elkhorn, Walworth County, Wis. Born in New York, January 13, 1864. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Walworth County, 1915-16; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1916 (alternate), 1936 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Died in Elkhorn, Walworth County, Wis., June 12, 1939 (age 75 years, 150 days). Interment at Hazel Ridge Cemetery.


    Oak Hill Cemetery
    Lake Geneva, Walworth County, Wisconsin
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      William F. Trinke (1897-1982) — of Lake Geneva, Walworth County, Wis. Born in Wisconsin, January 25, 1897. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Wisconsin state senate 22nd District; elected 1948, 1952, 1956. Member, American Legion. Died September 25, 1982 (age 85 years, 243 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Hillside Cemetery
    Whitewater, Walworth County, Wisconsin
    Politicians buried here:
      Thompson Dimock Weeks (d. 1901) — also known as Thompson D. Weeks — of Whitewater, Walworth County, Wis. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Walworth County, 1867; member of Wisconsin state senate, 1874-75, 1893-96; Presidential Elector for Wisconsin, 1876. Died in Whitewater, Walworth County, Wis., February 12, 1901. Interment at Hillside Cemetery.


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