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Barren County
Kentucky

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Barren County

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  • Glasgow Glasgow Cemetery


    Unknown Location
    Barren County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      Joel Yancey (1773-1838) — of Glasgow, Barren County, Ky. Born in Albemarle County, Va., October 21, 1773. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1809-11; member of Kentucky state senate, 1816-20, 1824-27; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 10th District, 1827-31. Died in Barren County, Ky., 1838 (age about 64 years). Interment somewhere.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Private or family graveyards
    Barren County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      James Green Hardy (1795-1856) — also known as James G. Hardy — of Kentucky. Born in Virginia, 1795. Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1855-56; died in office 1856. Died July 16, 1856 (age about 61 years). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Simeon Buford, Sr. (1756-1835) — of Barren County, Ky.; Warren County, Ky. Born in Culpeper County, Va., December 19, 1756. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; farmer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1801-03; a founder of the Kentucky horse racing industry. French and English ancestry. Died in 1835 (age about 78 years). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Son of John Buford (1707-1787) and Judith (Early) Buford (1718-1782); married 1777 to Margaret Kirtley (born 1760); father of John Buford, Sr.; grandfather of Thomas Jefferson Buford and James Monroe Buford (1832-?).
      Political family: Buford family of Rock Island, Illinois.


    Glasgow Cemetery
    303 Leslie Avenue
    Glasgow, Barren County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Horace Lewis (1824-1904) — of Kentucky. Born near Glasgow, Barren County, Ky., October 29, 1824. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1850; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1870-73; defeated, 1857; state court judge in Kentucky, 1874. Died July 6, 1904 (age 79 years, 251 days). Interment at Glasgow Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Andrew Jackson Clements (1832-1913) — also known as A. J. Clements — of Tennessee. Born in Clementsville, Clay County, Tenn., December 23, 1832. Physician; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 3rd District, 1861-63; member of Tennessee state legislature, 1870. Died, of pneumonia, in Central State Hospital (a mental hospital where he was confined due to senility), Lakeland, Jefferson County, Ky., November 7, 1913 (age 80 years, 319 days). Interment at Glasgow Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Andrew Jackson
      Relatives: Son of Christopher Clements and Mary Clements.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Montgomery Richardson (1858-1925) — of Glasgow, Barren County, Ky. Born in Alabama, 1858. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1896; member of Kentucky state legislature, 1890; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1905-07. Died in 1925 (age about 67 years). Interment at Glasgow Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Franklin Gorin (1798-1877) — of Kentucky. Born in Barren County, Ky., May 3, 1798. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1874. First white child born in Barren County; one-time owner of Mammoth Cave. Died December 10, 1877 (age 79 years, 221 days). Interment at Glasgow Cemetery.
      Paul S. York — of Glasgow, Barren County, Ky. Republican. Physician; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1940, 1948, 1952 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Interment at Glasgow Cemetery.
      Dora Shirley Terry — also known as Dorinda Shirley; Mrs. Nat D. Terry — of Glasgow, Barren County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1920. Female. Interment at Glasgow Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Nathaniel Duncan Terry.
      Carl Collins Howard — also known as C. C. Howard — of Glasgow, Barren County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1940. Interment at Glasgow Cemetery.


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