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Fayette County
West Virginia

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Fayette County

Index to Locations

  • Abbot Cemetery
  • Fayetteville Huse Memorial Park


    Abbot Cemetery
    Fayette County, West Virginia
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    A. B. Abbot Alois Bahlmann Abbot (1885-1951) — also known as A. B. Abbot — of Fayetteville, Fayette County, W.Va. Born in Washington Court House, Fayette County, Ohio, November 2, 1885. Democrat. Banker; railroad builder; member of West Virginia state senate 9th District, 1927-34. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Shriners. Died in Fayette, Fayette County, W.Va., February 5, 1951 (age 65 years, 95 days). Interment at Abbot Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joel Houghton Abbot (1839-1926) and Almira (Straugh) Abbot; married, October 1, 1913, to Nona C. Reynolds.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929


    Huse Memorial Park
    Fayetteville, Fayette County, West Virginia
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      William Ramsey Laird III (1916-1974) — also known as William R. Laird III — of Fayetteville, Fayette County, W.Va. Born in Keswick, Shasta County, Calif., June 2, 1916. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of West Virginia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1949; U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1956. Died in Fayetteville, Fayette County, W.Va., January 7, 1974 (age 57 years, 219 days). Interment at Huse Memorial Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Alfred Taylor (1878-1956) — also known as J. Alfred Taylor — of Fayetteville, Fayette County, W.Va. Born near Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio, September 25, 1878. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Fayette County, 1917-18, 1921-22, 1931-32, 1937-38; Speaker of the West Virginia State House of Delegates, 1931-32; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 6th District, 1923-27; defeated, 1926 (6th District), 1938 (3rd District); candidate for Governor of West Virginia, 1928; Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1932; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1934. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners; Junior Order; Odd Fellows; Redmen; Moose. Died in Montgomery, Fayette County, W.Va., June 9, 1956 (age 77 years, 258 days). Interment at Huse Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Father of J. Alfred Taylor, Jr. (1903-?).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Emmett O. Wiseman (1903-1989) — of Fayetteville, Fayette County, W.Va. Born in Fayetteville, Fayette County, W.Va., April 9, 1903. Democrat. Pharmacist; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Fayette County, 1935-36; member of West Virginia state senate, 1937-40 (9th District 1937-38, 11th District 1939-40). Southern Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Phi Delta Phi. Died in Beckley, Raleigh County, W.Va., September 21, 1989 (age 86 years, 165 days). Interment at Huse Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of W. E. Wiseman and Lena Wiseman; married, August 9, 1928, to W. Clarissa Winslow.
    J. R. Aliff Jeter R. Aliff (1892-1974) — also known as J. R. Aliff — of Fayetteville, Fayette County, W.Va.; St. Albans, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Seth, Boone County, W.Va., November 4, 1892. Democrat. School teacher; miner; bookkeeper; Fayette County Sheriff; chair of Fayette County Democratic Party, 1940-42; Clerk, West Virginia House of Delegates, 1941-51. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Moose; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion. Died in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., September 12, 1974 (age 81 years, 312 days). Interment at Huse Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Elmer Aliff and Edna S. Aliff; married 1931 to Hallie Irene Maynor (1905-1940).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951


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