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Brooke County
West Virginia

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Brooke County

Index to Locations

  • Follansbee Oak Grove Cemetery
  • Wellsburg Brooke Cemetery

    Oak Grove Cemetery
    Follansbee, Brooke County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Robert Lincoln Ramsay (1877-1956) — also known as Robert L. Ramsay — of Follansbee, Brooke County, W.Va.; Wellsburg, Brooke County, W.Va. Born in Durham, England, March 24, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; Brooke County Prosecuting Attorney, 1908-12, 1916-21; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 1st District, 1933-39, 1941-43, 1949-53; defeated, 1938, 1942, 1954. Christian. Member, Odd Fellows. Died in Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va., November 14, 1956 (age 79 years, 235 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Ramsay and Elizabeth (Lunsdon) Ramsay; married, February 12, 1908, to Edna Brindley.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

    Brooke Cemetery
    Wellsburg, Brooke County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Isaac Harding Duval (1824-1902) — also known as Isaac H. Duval — of Wellsburg, Brooke County, W.Va.; Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va. Born in Wellsburg, Brooke County, Va. (now W.Va.), September 1, 1824. Republican. Went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of West Virginia state senate 1st District, 1866-67; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 1st District, 1869-71; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 1st West Virginia District, 1879; member of West Virginia state house of delegates 1st District, 1887-90. Died in Wellsburg, Brooke County, W.Va., July 10, 1902 (age 77 years, 312 days). Interment at Brooke Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

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