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Wood County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Wood County

Index to Locations

  • Marshfield Unknown location
  • Wisconsin Rapids Forest Hill Cemetery
  • Wisconsin Rapids Spring Street Cemetery

    Unknown Locations
    Marshfield, Wood County, Wisconsin
    Politicians buried here:
      William Henry Upham (1841-1924) — also known as William H. Upham — of Marshfield, Wood County, Wis. Born in Westminster, Worcester County, Mass., May 3, 1841. Republican. Governor of Wisconsin, 1895-97. Died July 2, 1924 (age 83 years, 60 days). Interment somewhere.
      William Duncan Connor (1864-1944) — also known as William D. Connor — of Marshfield, Wood County, Wis. Born near Stratford, Ontario, March 24, 1864. Republican. Wisconsin Republican state chair, 1904-08; Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin, 1907-09. Died in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., November 20, 1944 (age 80 years, 241 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Father of Helen Connor (who married Melvin Robert Laird, Sr.); grandfather of Melvin Robert Laird, Jr. (1922-2016); great-grandfather of Jessica Laird (who married James Edward Doyle).
      Political family: Laird-Doyle family of Marshfield, Wisconsin.
      See also Wikipedia article

    Forest Hill Cemetery
    Wisconsin Rapids, Wood County, Wisconsin
    Politicians buried here:
    William W. Clark William Walter Clark (1885-1971) — also known as William W. Clark — of Vesper, Wood County, Wis. Born in Plum City, Pierce County, Wis., July 7, 1885. Republican. School teacher; farmer; county agricultural extension agent; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Wood County, 1921-22, 1939-40, 1943-52; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1948; member of Wisconsin state senate 24th District, 1953-60. Died in Wood County, Wis., May 15, 1971 (age 85 years, 312 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Clark (1842-1900) and Clarissa Esabella (White) Clark (1846-1908); married to Estella Lillian Junkman (1866-1970).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Wisconsin Blue Book 1940

    Spring Street Cemetery
    Wisconsin Rapids, Wood County, Wisconsin
    Politicians buried here:
      George W. Mead — of Wisconsin Rapids, Wood County, Wis. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1932. Interment at Spring Street Cemetery.

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