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Harrison County
West Virginia

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Harrison County

Index to Locations

  • Bridgeport Bridgeport Cemetery
  • Clarksburg Daniel Davisson Burial Ground
  • Clarksburg Elkview Masonic Cemetery
  • Clarksburg Greenlawn Cemetery
  • Clarksburg Odd Fellows Cemetery
  • Clarksburg Old Jackson Cemetery
  • Salem Odd Fellows Cemetery
  • Salem Seventh-Day Baptist Cemetery
  • Shinnston Shinnston Masonic Cemetery
  • West Milford Rose Hill Cemetery and Mausoleum


    Bridgeport Cemetery
    Bridgeport, Harrison County, West Virginia
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Johnson (1785-1877) — of Bridgeport, Harrison County, Va. (now W.Va.); Staunton, Va. Born in Orange County, N.Y., December 19, 1785. Democrat. Farmer; grain milling business; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1815-16, 1818-22; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1823-27, 1833, 1835-41, 1845-47 (18th District 1823-27, 1833, 10th District 1835-37, 9th District 1837-39, 13th District 1839-41, 14th District 1845-47); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1844; delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention, 1850; Governor of Virginia, 1852-55; Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1860. Baptist. Slaveowner. Died in Bridgeport, Harrison County, W.Va., February 27, 1877 (age 91 years, 70 days). Interment at Bridgeport Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, May 14, 1804, to Sarah Smith (1784-1853); uncle of Waldo Porter Johnson (1817-1885).
      Cross-reference: John S. Mosby
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — National Governors Association biography — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Karl Byron Kyle (1897-1982) — also known as Karl B. Kyle — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., May 29, 1897. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; chair of Harrison County Republican Party, 1926, 1942; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Harrison County; elected 1928; circuit judge in West Virginia for the 15th Judicial Circuit, 1952-75. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; American Legion; Phi Kappa Psi; Lions. Died March 6, 1982 (age 84 years, 281 days). Interment at Bridgeport Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Aquila T. Kyle and Mollie (Boyles) Kyle.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ralph Allen Gawthrop (1885-1959) — also known as Ralph A. Gawthrop — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born in Salem, Harrison County, W.Va., November 27, 1885. Democrat. Safety engineer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Harrison County; elected 1952. Protestant. Member, Elks. Died in Lumberport, Harrison County, W.Va., June 19, 1959 (age 73 years, 204 days). Interment at Bridgeport Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    James W. Bartlett James Wilson Bartlett (1894-1965) — also known as James W. Bartlett — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born in Taylor County, W.Va., June 14, 1894. Republican. Superintendent, Dawson Coal Company; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Harrison County, 1929-30. Member, Phi Kappa Sigma; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons. Died in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., September 7, 1965 (age 71 years, 85 days). Interment at Bridgeport Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Philander F. Bartlett and Ida Rebecca (Swindler) Bartlett.
      Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929
      Stanley C. Butler — of Harrison County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Harrison County; elected 1934. Interment at Bridgeport Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Berda Lynch.


    Daniel Davisson Burial Ground
    Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      James Pindall (c.1783-1825) — of Virginia. Born in Virginia, about 1783. Member of Virginia state legislature, 1810; U.S. Representative from Virginia 1st District, 1817-20. Slaveowner. Died in 1825 (age about 42 years). Interment at Daniel Davisson Burial Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Elkview Masonic Cemetery
    Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Howard Mason Gore (1887-1947) — also known as Howard M. Gore — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born near Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., October 12, 1887. Republican. Farmer; Governor of West Virginia, 1925-29; U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, 1924-25; candidate for nomination for U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1928; West Virginia commissioner of agriculture, 1931-33; appointed 1931; defeated, 1932, 1940. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Moose; Phi Sigma Kappa; Beta Theta Pi. Died in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., June 20, 1947 (age 59 years, 251 days). Interment at Elkview Masonic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Solomon D. Gore and Marietta P. (Rogers) Gore; married, March 6, 1907, to Roxilene Carter 'Roxie' Bailey (died).
      See also National Governors Association biography — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Louis A. Johnson Louis Arthur Johnson (1891-1966) — also known as Louis A. Johnson — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born in Roanoke, Va., January 10, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Harrison County, 1917-18; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1924; National Commander, American Legion, 1932-33; Assistant Secretary of War, 1937-40; U.S. Secretary of Defense, 1949-50. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution; Delta Chi; Delta Sigma Rho; Tau Kappa Alpha; Freemasons; Elks; Rotary. Died in Washington, D.C., April 24, 1966 (age 75 years, 104 days). Interment at Elkview Masonic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Marcellus A. Johnson and Katherine Leftwich (Arthur) Johnson; married, February 7, 1920, to Ruth F. Maxwell.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: U.S. Army Center of Military History
    Haymond Maxwell Haymond Maxwell (1879-1958) — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., October 24, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Harrison County, 1905-06; criminal court judge in West Virginia, 1909-12; circuit judge in West Virginia for the 15th Judicial Circuit, 1913-25; judge of West Virginia supreme court of appeals, 1928-40; appointed 1928; defeated, 1940, 1944. Methodist. Member, Phi Sigma Kappa; Phi Alpha Delta; Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Rotary; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., December 18, 1958 (age 79 years, 55 days). Interment at Elkview Masonic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edwin Maxwell and Loretta (Shuttleworth) Maxwell; married, June 28, 1905, to Carrie Virginia Maxwell (1879-1953); grandnephew of Lewis Maxwell; great-grandnephew of Daniel Haymond; first cousin twice removed of Thomas Sherwood Haymond, Daniel Haymond Polsley and William Summerville Haymond; second cousin of William Edgar Haymond; second cousin once removed of Alpheus Forest Haymond, Creed Haymond (1836-1893) and Henry Haymond; third cousin of William Stanley Haymond and Thomas S. Haymond; third cousin once removed of Daniel S. Haymond and Frank Cruise Haymond; fourth cousin once removed of Guy D. Haymond and George S. Snodgrass.
      Political family: Haymond family of West Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929
    Charles W. Lynch Charles Wesley Lynch (1851-1932) — also known as Charles W. Lynch — of Harrison County, W.Va. Born in Harrison County, Va. (now W.Va.), March 11, 1851. Republican. Superintendent of schools; lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates, 1882-83, 1891-92; Harrison County Prosecuting Attorney, 1885-89, 1893-97; circuit judge in West Virginia for the 13th Judicial Circuit, 1905-12; judge of West Virginia supreme court of appeals, 1913-21; resigned 1921. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons. Died in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., September 9, 1932 (age 81 years, 182 days). Interment at Elkview Masonic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Lynch and Catherine (Stout) Lynch.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1917
      Stuart Felix Reed (1866-1935) — also known as Stuart F. Reed — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born near Philippi, Barbour County, W.Va., January 8, 1866. Republican. Newspaper editor; member of West Virginia state senate 3rd District, 1895-98; postmaster at Clarksburg, W.Va., 1897-1901; secretary of state of West Virginia, 1909-17; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 3rd District, 1917-25. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Woodmen. Died July 4, 1935 (age 69 years, 177 days). Interment at Elkview Masonic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Milton D. Reed and Margaret (Stuart) Reed; married, June 16, 1898, to Bonnie Belle Smith.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Greenlawn Cemetery
    Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Cleveland Monroe Bailey (1885-1965) — also known as Cleveland M. Bailey — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born in St. Marys, Pleasants County, W.Va., July 15, 1885. Democrat. School principal; newspaper editor; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 3rd District, 1945-47, 1949-63; defeated, 1934, 1946. Baptist. Member, Kiwanis; Elks; Knights of Pythias. Died in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., July 13, 1965 (age 79 years, 363 days). Interment at Greenlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Albert Bailey and Mary (Stead) Bailey; married, December 25, 1908, to Maude A. Rigby.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Odd Fellows Cemetery
    Chestnut Street
    Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Nathan Goff Jr. (1843-1920) — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born in Clarksburg, Harrison County, Va. (now W.Va.), February 9, 1843. Republican. Major in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Harrison County, 1867-68; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1872, 1876; U.S. Attorney for West Virginia, 1876-82; candidate for Governor of West Virginia, 1876, 1888; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1881; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 1st District, 1883-89; defeated, 1870, 1874; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, 1892-1913; U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1913-19. Episcopalian. Suffered a stroke of paralysis, and died, in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., April 24, 1920 (age 77 years, 75 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Nathan Goff Sr.; married 1865 to Lrua Despard; married, August 28, 1919, to Catherine Penny; father of Guy Despard Goff (1866-1933); grandfather of Louise Goff Reece.
      Political family: Goff-Reece family of Clarksburg, West Virginia.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Snyder Carlile (1817-1878) — also known as John S. Carlile — of Harrison County, Va. (now W.Va.). Born in Winchester, Va., December 16, 1817. Member of Virginia state senate, 1847-51; delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention, 1850; U.S. Representative from Virginia 11th District, 1855-57, 1861; delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861; U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1861-65. Slaveowner. Died in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., October 24, 1878 (age 60 years, 312 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Edwin Maxwell (1825-1903) — also known as "Old Honesty" — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born in Weston, Lewis County, Va. (now W.Va.), July 16, 1825. Republican. Member of West Virginia state senate, 1863-67, 1887-90 (4th District 1863-67, 3rd District 1887-90); West Virginia state attorney general, 1866; judge of West Virginia supreme court of appeals, 1867-72; candidate for Governor of West Virginia, 1884; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Harrison County, 1893-94, 1903; died in office 1903. Died, from pneumonia, in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., February 5, 1903 (age 77 years, 204 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Levi Maxwell (1788-1884) and Sarah (Haymond) Maxwell (1796-1853); married, April 16, 1872, to Loretta Shuttleworth; father of Haymond Maxwell (1879-1958); nephew of Lewis Maxwell; grandnephew of Daniel Haymond; first cousin once removed of Thomas Sherwood Haymond, Daniel Haymond Polsley, William Summerville Haymond and William Edgar Haymond; second cousin of Alpheus Forest Haymond, Creed Haymond and Henry Haymond; second cousin once removed of William Stanley Haymond and Thomas S. Haymond; second cousin twice removed of Frank Cruise Haymond; third cousin of Daniel S. Haymond; third cousin twice removed of Guy D. Haymond and George S. Snodgrass.
      Political family: Haymond family of West Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Benjamin Wilson (1825-1901) — of Wilsonburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born in Wilsonburg, Harrison County, Va. (now W.Va.), April 30, 1825. Democrat. Delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1872; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 1st District, 1875-83. Died in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., April 26, 1901 (age 75 years, 361 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Lynn Sedwick Hornor (1874-1933) — also known as Lynn S. Hornor — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., November 3, 1874. Democrat. Banker; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 3rd District, 1931-33; died in office 1933. Died in Washington, D.C., September 23, 1933 (age 58 years, 324 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John James Davis (1835-1916) — also known as John J. Davis — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born in Clarksburg, Harrison County, Va. (now W.Va.), May 5, 1835. Democrat. Member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1861; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Harrison County, 1870; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 1st District, 1871-75; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1876 (member, Resolutions Committee); Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1884. Died in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., March 19, 1916 (age 80 years, 319 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John James Davis (1797-1863) and Eliza Arnold (Steen) Davis (1799-1866); married, August 21, 1862, to Anna Kennedy (1841-1917); father of John William Davis; first cousin once removed of Lee H. Vance and John Carl Vance; first cousin twice removed of Cyrus Roberts Vance (1917-2002).
      Political family: Vance-Davis family of Clarksburg, West Virginia.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Swearinger Lewis (1821-1878) — also known as Charles S. Lewis — of Harrison County, W.Va. Born in Clarksburg, Harrison County, Va. (now W.Va.), February 26, 1821. Democrat. Member of Virginia state legislature, 1849; U.S. Representative from Virginia 11th District, 1854-55; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Harrison County, 1871; West Virginia superintendent of schools, 1871-72; state court judge in West Virginia, 1873. Slaveowner. Died in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., January 22, 1878 (age 56 years, 330 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Cyrus Vance (1807-1875) — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, Va. (now W.Va.). Born October 18, 1807. Democrat. Postmaster at Clarksburg, Va., 1858-63. Died July 10, 1875 (age 67 years, 265 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Grandfather of Lee H. Vance and John Carl Vance; great-grandfather of Cyrus Roberts Vance (1917-2002).
      Political family: Vance-Davis family of Clarksburg, West Virginia.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Caleb Boggess (1822-1889) — of Lewis County, Va. (now W.Va.). Born in Lumberport, Harrison County, Va. (now W.Va.), April 19, 1822. Delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861. Died in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., April 14, 1889 (age 66 years, 360 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Caleb Boggess and Mary (Robinson) Boggess.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lee H. Vance (1864-1911) — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born in June, 1864. Democrat. Postmaster at Clarksburg, W.Va., 1893-95; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War. Died in 1911 (age about 47 years). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Carl Vance (1835-1915) and Amelia (Hornor) Vance (1835-1888); brother of John Carl Vance (1872-1922); uncle of Cyrus Roberts Vance; grandson of Cyrus Vance; first cousin once removed of John James Davis; second cousin of John William Davis (1873-1955).
      Political family: Vance-Davis family of Clarksburg, West Virginia.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Haymond (1837-1920) — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born in Clarksburg, Harrison County, Va. (now W.Va.), January 6, 1837. Republican. Lawyer; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1896. Died in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., July 31, 1920 (age 83 years, 207 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Luther Haymond (1809-1908) and Delia Ann (Moore) Haymond (1812-1867); married to Mary Garrard (1847-1938); grandnephew of Daniel Haymond; first cousin of Lloyd Lowndes Jr.; first cousin once removed of Thomas Sherwood Haymond, Daniel Haymond Polsley, William Summerville Haymond, William Bladen Lowndes and Elizabeth Lloyd Lowndes; second cousin of Alpheus Forest Haymond, Edwin Maxwell and Creed Haymond (1836-1893); second cousin once removed of William Stanley Haymond, William Edgar Haymond, Thomas S. Haymond and Haymond Maxwell; second cousin twice removed of Frank Cruise Haymond; third cousin of Daniel S. Haymond; third cousin twice removed of Guy D. Haymond and George S. Snodgrass.
      Political family: Haymond family of West Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      John Carl Vance (1872-1922) — also known as J. Carl Vance — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born in Harrison County, W.Va., 1872. Democrat. Insurance adjuster; postmaster at Clarksburg, W.Va., 1914-17. Died in 1922 (age about 50 years). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Carl Vance (1835-1915) and Amelia (Hornor) Vance (1835-1888); brother of Lee H. Vance; married to Amy Roberts (1881-1967); father of Cyrus Roberts Vance; grandson of Cyrus Vance; first cousin once removed of John James Davis; second cousin of John William Davis (1873-1955).
      Political family: Vance-Davis family of Clarksburg, West Virginia.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Old Jackson Cemetery
    Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      John George Jackson (1777-1825) — also known as John G. Jackson — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, Va. (now W.Va.). Born in Buckhannon, Upshur County, Va. (now W.Va.), September 22, 1777. Democrat. Member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1798-1801, 1811-12; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1803-10, 1813-17 (at-large 1803-07, 1st District 1807-10, 1813-17); U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Virginia, 1819-25; died in office 1825. In November, 1807, leaving the courthouse in Clarksburg, has was attacked and suffered a skull fracture. While in Congress, fought a duel with Joseph Pearson of North Carolina, and on the second fire was wounded in the hip. Slaveowner. Died in Clarksburg, Harrison County, Va (now W.Va.), March 28, 1825 (age 47 years, 187 days). Interment at Old Jackson Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Jackson; brother of Edward Brake Jackson; married 1800 to Mary Payne (1781-1808; sister-in-law of James Madison and Richard Cutts); married, July 19, 1810, to Mary Sophia Meigs (1793-1863; daughter of Return Jonathan Meigs Jr.); father of John Jay Jackson (1800-1877) and Mary Jackson (who married John James Allen); grandfather of John Jay Jackson Jr., James Monroe Jackson, Jacob Beeson Jackson and William Thomas Bland.
      Political family: Jackson-Lee family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile


    Odd Fellows Cemetery
    Salem, Harrison County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Rosier (1870-1951) — of Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va. Born in Wilsonburg, Harrison County, Va. (now W.Va.), January 24, 1870. Democrat. U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1941-42; defeated, 1942; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Marion County, 1947. Died in Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va., October 7, 1951 (age 81 years, 256 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Seventh-Day Baptist Cemetery
    Salem, Harrison County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Jennings Randolph (1902-1998) — of Elkins, Randolph County, W.Va. Born in Salem, Harrison County, W.Va., March 8, 1902. Democrat. Newspaper editor; university professor; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 2nd District, 1933-47; defeated, 1946; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1948, 1952 (member, Credentials Committee), 1956, 1976; U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1958-85. Seventh-Day Baptist. Member, Lions; Tau Kappa Alpha; Rotary. Died in 1998 (age about 96 years). Interment at Seventh-Day Baptist Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ernest Randolph and Idell (Bingman) Randolph; married, February 18, 1933, to Mary Katherine Babb.
      Cross-reference: D. Grove Moler
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Shinnston Masonic Cemetery
    Shinnston, Harrison County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Harvey Walker Harmer (1865-1961) — also known as Harvey W. Harmer — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born in Shinnston, Harrison County, W.Va., July 25, 1865. Republican. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Harrison County, 1895-96, 1929-30, 1943-48; defeated, 1940; appointed 1943; defeated, 1948; member of West Virginia state senate, 1901-04, 1919-22 (3rd District 1901-02, 12th District 1903-04, 1919-22); mayor of Clarksburg, W.Va., 1906-07. Methodist. Member, Odd Fellows. Died in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., November 21, 1961 (age 96 years, 119 days). Interment at Shinnston Masonic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Tyson Harmer (1824-1890) and Margaret Jane (Shepler) Harmer; married 1901 to Nellie Britner Marten (1876-1923); married 1926 to Florence Warden Stemple; uncle of Hardin Roads Harmer (1899-1963).
      Political family: Harmer-Freeland family of West Virginia.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Hardin Roads Harmer (1899-1963) — also known as Hardin R. Harmer — of Shinnston, Harrison County, W.Va.; Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born in Shinnston, Harrison County, W.Va., July 12, 1899. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1940-44; member of West Virginia state senate 13th District, 1943-48; resigned 1948; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1944, 1952, 1956 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1960 (alternate). Methodist. Member, Elks; Odd Fellows; Moose; Beta Theta Pi; Phi Alpha Delta; American Legion. Died May 24, 1963 (age 63 years, 316 days). Interment at Shinnston Masonic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Leslie Harmer and Minnie (Swiger) Harmer; nephew of Harvey Walker Harmer; fourth cousin once removed of Agnes Freeland (1916-2008).
      Political family: Harmer-Freeland family of West Virginia.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Rose Hill Cemetery and Mausoleum
    (formerly West Milford Odd Fellows Cemetery)
    West Milford, Harrison County, West Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward Grandison Smith (1868-1944) — also known as Edward G. Smith — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born in 1868. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1920. Died in 1944 (age about 76 years). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery and Mausoleum.

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