Ankeny, Levi Smith b. August 1, 1844 d. March 29, 1921 US Senator. He served in the United States Senate from March 1903 to March 1909 as a representative from Washington state. Born near St. Joseph, he moved to the Pacific Northwest with his parents in 1853, settling in the frontier town of Portland, Oregon. He spent his early years in the cattle business before moving to Lewiston, Idaho following the discovery of gold and silver in the early 1860s, where his interests shifted to mining and packing operations. He operated one of the town's first...[Read More] (Bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.) Mountain View Cemetery, Walla Walla, Walla Walla County, Washington, USA
Brents, Thomas Hurley b. December 24, 1840 d. October 23, 1916 Politician. Served as, Member of Washington Territorial House of Representatives (1866), Delegate to U.S. Congress from Washington Territory (1879-1885), Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington Territory (1880), Superior Court Judge (1896-1913). Mountain View Cemetery, Walla Walla, Walla Walla County, Washington, USA Plot: WALLA-MV-3-7A-11
McCarthy, Michael M. b. April 19, 1845 d. January 12, 1914 Indian Campaigns Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Enlisted in the Army at New York on November 3, 1865 and served as a First Sergeant, Troop H, 1st U.S. Cavalry. At the Battle White Bird Canyon, Idaho, June 17, 1876, he was detailed with 6 men to hold a commanding position against hostile Indians. He held it with gallantry until the forward troops fell back. He then fought his way through the Indians, rejoined a portion of his command, and continued the fight in retreat. He had 2 horses...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Cause of death: Cerebral hemorrhage Mountain View Cemetery, Walla Walla, Walla Walla County, Washington, USA Plot: P, Lot 18, Grave 5
Murphy, Philip H. b. November 1, 1844 d. February 12, 1923 Indian Campaigns Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. Enlisted into the U.S. Army at Chicago, Illinois and served as a Corporal in Company F, 8th U.S. Cavalry. At Seneca Mountain, Arizona on August 25 1869, he showed gallantry in action against hostile Indians. His citation was awarded on March 3, 1870 and accredited to the state of Illinois. (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Mountain View Cemetery, Walla Walla, Walla Walla County, Washington, USA Plot: ca-2-7-32
Summers, Hope b. June 7, 1896 d. June 22, 1979 Motion picture and television actress. She is most remembered for her work on "The Andy Griffith Show." Her character went through a variety of names, such as 'Bertha Edwards' and 'Clara Johnson' before the producers finally settled on 'Clara Edwards.' In addition to TV appearaces, she appeared in movies such as "Edge Of Eternity," "Inherit The Wind," "Parrish," "Spencer's Mountain," "The Ghost And Mr. Chicken," and "Rosemary's Baby." Her television appearances included "The Rifleman," "...[Read More] (Bio by: Craig Alan) Mountain View Cemetery*, Walla Walla, Walla Walla County, Washington, USA *This location is unconfirmed or in dispute.