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Oak Hill Cemetery
1605 Oak Hill Avenue
BURIALS OF NOTE
James H. Lane (1814-1866)
-First U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1861-1866
John Speer (1817-1906)
-Member of the Territorial Legislature and abolitionist newspaper editors. Two of Speer's sons died in Quantrill's Raid.
Lucy Hobbs Taylor (1833-1910)
-Taylor was the first woman to have graduated from a dental college as Doctor of Dental Surgery in the U.S., and the first woman dentist in Kansas.
Charles (1817-1892) and Mary Langston (1836-1915)
-Grandparents of black poet and writer, Langston Hughes, who lived in Lawrence during his youth.
John P. Usher (1816-1889)
-Usher was President Abraham Lincoln's Secretary of Interior, 1863-1865
Dr. Charles L. Robinson (1818-1894)
-Robinson helped found the City of Lawrence and was Governor of Kansas from 1861-1863
Dr. F.C. "Phog" Allen (1885-1974)
-Allen was a well-known University of Kansas basketball coach from 1907-1909, and from 1919-1956
Cemetery Rules/Regulations 26K pdf
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