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BUCKNER (Soundex B256) — See also AVERY-BUCKNER, BECKNER, BEECHINOR, BRUCKNER, BUCHNER, BUCK, BUCKNALL, BUCKNAM, BUCKNELL, BUECHNER, RUNBECK.

  BUCKNER: See also Ginger Avery-Buckner — Montgomery Blair — Ethelbert P. Lampkin — Buckner F. Melton — Buckner Stith Morris — John Milliken Parker — Carleton C. Pierce — Gallatin Roberts — Buckner J. Smith — Buckner Thruston
  Buckner, Alexander (1785-1833) — of Jackson, Cape Girardeau County, Mo. Born in Jefferson County, Ky., 1785. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention from Cape Girardeau County, 1820; member of Missouri state senate 13th District, 1822-25; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1831-33; died in office 1833. Died of Asiatic cholera during an epidemic, in Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Mo., June 6, 1833 (age about 47 years). Original interment at a private or family graveyard, Cape Girardeau County, Mo.; reinterment in 1897 at Old Lorimier Cemetery, Cape Girardeau, Mo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Buckner, Aylett Hawes (1816-1894) — also known as Aylett H. Buckner — of Mexico, Audrain County, Mo. Born in Fredericksburg, Va., December 14, 1816. Democrat. Circuit judge in Missouri, 1857; U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1873-85 (13th District 1873-83, 7th District 1883-85). Died in Mexico, Audrain County, Mo., February 5, 1894 (age 77 years, 53 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Mexico, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Bailey Buckner (1789-1832) and Mildred (Strother) Buckner (1795-1875); married, September 16, 1841, to Eliza L. Clark (1819-1905); grandnephew of Aylett Hawes; first cousin of John Strother Pendleton and Albert Gallatin Pendleton; first cousin once removed of Richard Hawes and Albert Gallatin Hawes; first cousin twice removed of Sidney Fletcher Taliaferro; second cousin once removed of Zachary Taylor and Harry Bartow Hawes; second cousin twice removed of John Walker, George Madison, Francis Walker and Richard Aylett Buckner; second cousin thrice removed of John Tyler (1747-1813); third cousin once removed of Aylette Buckner; third cousin twice removed of Robert Brooke, Meriwether Lewis, John Tyler (1790-1862) and Max Rogers Strother; fourth cousin of Thomas Walker Gilmer and James Francis Buckner (1849-1923); fourth cousin once removed of Robert Pryor Henry, John Flournoy Henry, Gustavus Adolphus Henry, Thomas Stanhope Flournoy, David Gardiner Tyler, Key Pittman and Vail Montgomery Pittman.
  Political families: Pendleton-Lee family; Blackburn-Slaughter-Buckner-Madison family of Kentucky; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Buckner, Aylette (1806-1869) — of Kentucky. Born in Greensburg, Green County, Ky., July 21, 1806. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1842; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 4th District, 1847-49. Died in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., July 3, 1869 (age 62 years, 347 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Elizabeth Lewis (Buckner) Buckner and Richard Aylett Buckner; first cousin twice removed of Key Pittman and Vail Montgomery Pittman; second cousin once removed of James Francis Buckner (1849-1923); second cousin twice removed of John Walker and Francis Walker; third cousin once removed of Robert Brooke, George Madison, Meriwether Lewis and Aylett Hawes Buckner; fourth cousin of Zachary Taylor, Robert Pryor Henry, John Flournoy Henry, Thomas Walker Gilmer, Gustavus Adolphus Henry and Thomas Stanhope Flournoy; fourth cousin once removed of John Strother Pendleton, Albert Gallatin Pendleton and James Speed.
  Political families: Pendleton-Lee family; Blackburn-Slaughter-Buckner-Madison family of Kentucky; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Buckner, B. P. — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Mayor of Houston, Tex., 1847-48. Burial location unknown.
  Buckner, Bill — of Strawn, Palo Pinto County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Buckner, D. P. — of Kenton County, Ky. Delegate to Kentucky secession convention, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Buckner, Emory Roy (1877-1941) — also known as Emory R. Buckner — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, August 7, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1925-27. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 11, 1941 (age 63 years, 216 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. J. D. M. Buckner and Sarah A. (Ellis) Buckner; married, April 4, 1901, to Katherine Keach.
  Buckner, Gail — Democrat. Candidate in primary for secretary of state of Georgia, 2010. Female. Still living as of 2010.
  Buckner, George Washington (1855-1943) — also known as George W. Buckner — Born in slavery near Greensburg, Green County, Ky., December 1, 1855. U.S. Minister to Liberia, 1913-15; U.S. Consul General in Monrovia, as of 1914. African ancestry. Died in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., February 17, 1943 (age 87 years, 78 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Evansville, Ind.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  The Buckner Towers public housing development, in Evansville, Indiana, is named for him.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Buckner, Henry M. — of Covington, Campbell County (now Kenton County), Ky. Postmaster at Covington, Ky., 1815-17. Burial location unknown.
  Buckner, James Francis (1849-1923) — also known as James F. Buckner — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky., May 6, 1849. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 5th Kentucky District, 1879; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1880; Honorary Consul for Guatemala in Louisville, Ky., 1896-99; Consul-General for Central America in Louisville, Ky., 1897-98; Consul-General for Honduras in Louisville, Ky., 1898-1907; Consul-General for Nicaragua in Louisville, Ky., 1899-1907. Died, from angina pectoris and cerebral hemorrhage, in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., September 19, 1923 (age 74 years, 136 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of James Francis Buckner (1813-1889) and Gabriella Lewis (Hawkins) Buckner (1819-1900); married, February 1, 1887, to Susan Yandell (1857-1925); first cousin twice removed of Richard Aylett Buckner; first cousin thrice removed of George Madison; second cousin once removed of Aylette Buckner; second cousin four times removed of John Walker, John Tyler (1747-1813) and Francis Walker; third cousin once removed of Key Pittman and Vail Montgomery Pittman; third cousin twice removed of Zachary Taylor; third cousin thrice removed of Robert Brooke, Meriwether Lewis and John Tyler (1790-1862); fourth cousin of Aylett Hawes Buckner; fourth cousin once removed of Robert Pryor Henry, John Flournoy Henry, John Strother Pendleton, Gustavus Adolphus Henry (1804-1880), Albert Gallatin Pendleton and Thomas Stanhope Flournoy.
  Political families: Blackburn-Slaughter-Buckner-Madison family of Kentucky; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut; Pendleton-Lee family; Bullitt-Fry-Henry family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Buckner, John C. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Buckner, LaMar — of Ogden, Weber County, Utah. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1960 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Still living as of 1960.
  Buckner, Lucy — also known as Lucy Buckner-Watson — of Inver Grove Heights, Dakota County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 2008; Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Buckner, Murrell — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Buckner, Mrs. Murrell L. — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1924 (member, Credentials Committee). Female. Burial location unknown.
  Buckner, R. A., Jr. — of Greensburg, Green County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Buckner, Richard Aylett (1783-1847) — also known as Richard A. Buckner — of Greensburg, Green County, Ky. Born in Fauquier County, Va., July 16, 1783. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1813-15, 1837-39; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 8th District, 1823-29; Judge, Kentucky Court of Appeals, 1831; candidate for Governor of Kentucky, 1832; Presidential Elector for Kentucky, 1836, 1840; circuit judge in Kentucky, 1845. Died in Greensburg, Green County, Ky., December 8, 1847 (age 64 years, 145 days). Interment in private or family graveyard.
  Relatives: Son of Aylette Buckner (1745-1807) and Judith Presley (Thornton) Buckner (1750-1798); married, October 7, 1805, to Elizabeth Lewis Buckner; father of Aylette Buckner (1806-1869); great-granduncle of Key Pittman and Vail Montgomery Pittman; first cousin twice removed of James Francis Buckner (1849-1923); second cousin once removed of John Walker and Francis Walker; second cousin twice removed of Aylett Hawes Buckner; third cousin of Robert Brooke, George Madison and Meriwether Lewis; third cousin once removed of Zachary Taylor, Robert Pryor Henry, John Flournoy Henry, Thomas Walker Gilmer, Gustavus Adolphus Henry and Thomas Stanhope Flournoy; third cousin twice removed of John Strother Pendleton, Albert Gallatin Pendleton and James Speed; third cousin thrice removed of Hubbard T. Smith.
  Political families: Pendleton-Lee family; Blackburn-Slaughter-Buckner-Madison family of Kentucky; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Buckner, Richard B. — of San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif. Mayor of San Jose, Calif., 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Buckner, Simon B. — of Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Adjutant General of Illinois, 1857; appointed 1857; resigned 1857. Burial location unknown.
  Buckner, Simon Bolivar (1823-1914) — also known as Simon Buckner — of Munfordville, Hart County, Ky. Born in Hart County, Ky., April 1, 1823. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; farmer; Governor of Kentucky, 1887-91; Gold Democratic candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1896. Died in Hart County, Ky., January 8, 1914 (age 90 years, 282 days). Interment at Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Ky.
  Presumably named for: Simon Bolivar
  Relatives: Son of Aylett Hartswell Buckner (1793-1851) and Elizabeth Ann (Morehead) Buckner (1801-1861); married, May 2, 1850, to Mary Kingsbury (1831-1873); married, May 10, 1885, to Delia Hayes Claiborne (1857-1932); father of Gen. Simon Bolivar Buckner (1886-1945; World War II general, killed in action at Okinawa).
  Cross-reference: James W. Tate
  Buckner, Thomas R. — of Pike County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Pike County, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  Buckner, William A. — of Bowling Green, Caroline County, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Buckner, William A. — of Evarts, Harlan County, Ky. Republican. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives 89th District, 1958-59. Still living as of 1959.
  Buckner, William F. — of Watseka, Iroquois County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1924. Burial location unknown.


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