Hubbell, James Randolph b. July 13, 1824 d. November 26, 1890 US Congressman. Elected to represent Ohio's 8th District in the United States House of Representatives, he served from 1865 to 1867, but was defeated in 1870. He also served as a Member of the Ohio State House of Representatives in 1849, 1858 to 1859, and 1862 to 1863, Speaker of the Ohio State House of Representatives in 1863, and as a Member of the Ohio State Senate in 1869. (Bio by: K) Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio, USA
Jones, John Sills b. February 12, 1836 d. April 11, 1903 Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, US Congressman. Served in the Civil War first as a Captain in the 4th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, then on the staff of Major General James Shields as an acting Aide-de-Camp. He was then commissioned Colonel and commander of the 174th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on June 27, 1865 for "gallant and meritorious services during the war". After the war he entered politics, serving as Mayor of Delaware, Ohio in 1866...[Read More] (Bio by: Russ Dodge) Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio, USA Plot: Forest Section, Lot 25
Lybrand, Archibald b. May 23, 1840 d. February 7, 1910 US Congressman. A native of Delaware, Ohio, he served in the Union Army during he Civil War. Elected to represent Ohio's 8th District in the United States House of Representatives, he served from 1897 to 1901. He also served as the Mayor of Delaware, Ohio, in 1869. (Bio by: K) Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio, USA
Poppleton, Earley Franklin b. September 29, 1834 d. May 6, 1899 US Congressman. Born in Belleville, Richland County, Ohio, he was educated at the Ohio Wesleyan University, studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice in Elyria, Ohio. He moved to Delaware, Ohio, in 1861 and was a member of the Ohio State Senate in 1870. In 1875, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth Congress, serving until 1877. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law until his death at age 64 in Delaware, Ohio. (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio, USA
Swegheimer, Jacob b. February 25, 1843 d. March 15, 1917 Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. His true first name was John. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company I, 54th Ohio Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on May 22, 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. His citation reads "Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party." (Bio by: Don Morfe) Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio, USA Plot: Walnut Section, Lot 32
Townley, Mary Katherine b. May 9, 1905 d. June 7, 1990 Miss America of 1923, she was only 15. She is the only woman to be Miss America twice. She was soon approached with movie and vaudeville offers and even offered a place as one of the famous "Ziegfield Girls," but nothing came to pass as her mother nixed all offers. (Bio by: Laurie) Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio, USA Plot: The Shades, Lot 002, Space 001
Willis, Frank Bartlett b. December 28, 1871 d. March 30, 1928 US Congressman, 47th Ohio Governor, US Senator. He was elected as a Republican to represent Ohio's 8th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1911 to 1915, when he resigned due to having been elected Governor. He then served as Governor of Ohio from 1915 to 1917. He was later elected as a Republican Senator from Ohio to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Warren G. Harding, who had been elected President of the...[Read More] (Bio by: Russ Dodge) Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio, USA Plot: Oak Bluff Section.