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SOUTH (Soundex S300) — See also HOUTS, SOET, SOETH, SOTH, SOUTHALL, SOUTHARD, SOUTHER, SOUTHERN, SOUTHEY, SOUTHGATE, SOUTHMAYD, SOUTHMYD, SOUTHROPE, SOUTHWARD, SOUTHWELL, SOUTHWEST, SOUTHWICK, SUIT, SUITT, SUYAT, SZOTT.

  SOUTH: See also Robert South Barrett IV — South Strong — South Trimble
  South, Arthur — of Florence, Lauderdale County, Ala. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1932; candidate for U.S. Representative from Alabama 8th District, 1946. Burial location unknown.
  South, Benjamin — of Canonsburg, Washington County, Pa. Postmaster at Canonsburg, Pa., 1855. Burial location unknown.
  South, Berry — of Owsley County, Ky. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1845-46. Burial location unknown.
  South Carolina, Savior of: See Wade Hampton III
  South, Charles Lacy (1892-1965) — also known as Charles L. South — of Coleman, Coleman County, Tex.; Austin, Travis County, Tex. Born near Damascus, Washington County, Va., July 22, 1892. Democrat. County judge in Texas, 1925-31; U.S. Representative from Texas 21st District, 1935-43; defeated, 1942; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1947-48; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1956. Died in Austin, Travis County, Tex., December 20, 1965 (age 73 years, 151 days). Interment at Coleman Cemetery, Coleman, Tex.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  South, Christine Bradley (1879-1957) — also known as Christine Duncan Bradley — of Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky. Born in Lancaster, Garrard County, Ky., December 20, 1879. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1920 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1928 (speaker), 1932; member of Republican National Committee from Kentucky, 1937. Female. Died in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., February 20, 1957 (age 77 years, 62 days). Interment at Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Ky.
  Relatives: Daughter of Margaret (Duncan) Bradley (1846-1943) and William O'Connell Bradley; sister-in-law of Jerry Curtis South; married 1904 to John Glover South; niece of Thomas Zantzinger Morrow (1835-1913); granddaughter-in-law of Jeremiah Weldon South; first cousin of Edwin Porch Morrow.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  South, Jere See Jeremiah Weldon South
  South, Jeremiah Weldon (1805-1880) — also known as Jere South; "The Father of Breathitt County" — of Owsley County, Ky. Born in Madison County, Ky., July 10, 1805. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1840; member of Kentucky state senate, 1843-47. Died on the floor of the Kentucky State Senate, old State Capitol Building, Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., April 15, 1880 (age 74 years, 280 days). Interment at Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel South; father-in-law of Thomas Perrin Cardwell; nephew by marriage of Moses Cockrell; grandson-in-law of Simon Cockrell; grandson of John South; grandfather-in-law of Enoch Edgar Hume and Christine Bradley South; grandfather of South Trimble, Jerry Curtis South and John Glover South; great-grandfather of South Strong (1880-1939) and Eleanor Hume Offutt; cousin by marriage of Elisha Logan Cockrell and Harrison Cockrill.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  South, Jerry Curtis (1867-1930) — also known as Jerry C. South — of Mountain Home, Baxter County, Ark. Born in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., March 24, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Arkansas state legislature, 1891-1901; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1892, 1896, 1904, 1908, 1912 (member, Credentials Committee), 1916 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee); served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War. Disciples of Christ. Member, Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., September 24, 1930 (age 63 years, 184 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of Thomas Frazier Hargis; brother-in-law of Enoch Edgar Hume and Christine Bradley South (1879-1957); brother of John Glover South; uncle of Eleanor Hume Offutt; grandson of Jeremiah Weldon South; great-grandson of Samuel South; first cousin of South Trimble; first cousin once removed of South Strong; first cousin twice removed of Harrison Cockrill and Jeremiah Vardaman Cockrell.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  South, John — of Kentucky. Member of Kentucky state legislature, 1793-1804. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father-in-law of Aaron Lewis (1750-1811); father of Samuel South; grandfather of Jeremiah Weldon South.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  South, John Glover (1873-1940) — of Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky. Born in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., January 23, 1873. Republican. Physician; U.S. Minister to Panama, 1921-30; Portugal, 1930-33. Died May 13, 1940 (age 67 years, 111 days). Interment at Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Col. Samuel South and Malvry Blackwell (Jett) South; brother-in-law of Enoch Edgar Hume; brother of Jerry Curtis South; married 1904 to Christine Duncan Bradley (daughter of William O'Connell Bradley); nephew by marriage of Thomas Perrin Cardwell; uncle of Eleanor Hume Offutt; grandson of Jeremiah Weldon South; great-grandson of Samuel South; cousin *** of South Trimble; first cousin once removed of South Strong (1880-1939); first cousin twice removed of Harrison Cockrill.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  South, Rick — of Enfield, White County, Ill. Republican. Chair of White County Republican Party, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  South, Samuel (c.1767-1832) — of Madison County, Ky. Born in Maryland, about 1767. General in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1810; member of Kentucky state senate, 1810; Kentucky state treasurer, 1818-24. Died in Fayette County, Ky., August 24, 1832 (age about 65 years). Interment a private or family graveyard, Fayette County, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of John South; brother-in-law of Aaron Lewis; father of Jeremiah Weldon South; great-grandfather of South Trimble, Jerry Curtis South (1867-1930) and John Glover South; second great-grandfather of Eleanor Hume Offutt.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  South, The Black Knight of the: See Alexander Keith McClung
  South, Thomas W. — of Tacony, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1884 (alternate), 1888. Burial location unknown.


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