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By John Davis

Notables buried in the Worland cemetery


December 6, 2016

I took a drive into the Worland cemetery last week, entering by the middle gate. My purpose was to find the graves of some of the prominent people in early day Worland. Close to the top of my list was the grave of C. F. (Charles Fremont) Robertson, the first mayor of Worland, and the man after whom one of our prominent streets was named. That wasn’t a hard task: as you drive into the cemetery at the middle gate, the grave of Mr. Robertson immediately confronts you.

The gravestone says that Robertson was born on June 23, 1862 (during the Civil War) and died on Aug. 22, 1949, and it has the...

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