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Campbell County
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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Campbell County

Index to Locations

  • Fort Thomas St. Stephen's Cemetery
  • Mentor Grandview Cemetery
  • Southgate Evergreen Cemetery


    St. Stephen's Cemetery
    1523 Alexandria Pike
    Fort Thomas, Campbell County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      James Paul David Bunning (1931-2017) — also known as Jim Bunning — of Fort Thomas, Campbell County, Ky.; Southgate, Campbell County, Ky. Born in Southgate, Campbell County, Ky., October 23, 1931. Republican. Professional baseball player, 1950-71; member of the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y.; member of Kentucky state senate 11th District, 1980-83; candidate for Governor of Kentucky, 1983; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 4th District, 1987-99; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1999-; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 2004, 2008, 2012. Catholic. Died May 26, 2017 (age 85 years, 215 days). Interment at St. Stephen's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of David L. Bunning (1966-).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
      Jacob Roll (1875-1939) — also known as Jake Roll — of Newport, Campbell County, Ky. Born in Ohio, September 19, 1875. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1928. Catholic. Member, Elks; Eagles; Moose. Died, of cancer, at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Covington, Kenton County, Ky., April 18, 1939 (age 63 years, 211 days). Interment at St. Stephen's Cemetery.
      Carl A. Bamberger (1903-1970) — of Bellevue, Campbell County, Ky. Born in Kentucky, August 27, 1903. Republican. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives 68th District, 1964-65, 1968-69. Catholic. Died in Bellevue, Campbell County, Ky., March 9, 1970 (age 66 years, 194 days). Interment at St. Stephen's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frank J. Bamberger (1876-1929) and Clara (Meyer) Bamberger (1879-1960); married to Ruth Brinkman.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James E. Murphy (d. 1985) — also known as Murph Murphy — of Newport, Campbell County, Ky. Democrat. Real estate agent; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1964; Campbell County Sheriff; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1970. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Elks; Optimist Club. Died, of cancer, in St. Luke Hospital, Fort Thomas, Campbell County, Ky., September 29, 1985. Interment at St. Stephen's Cemetery.
      Robert A. Fischer (c.1923-1997) — of Newport, Campbell County, Ky. Born about 1923. Candidate in primary for mayor of Newport, Ky., 1959. Catholic. Member, Foresters; Elks. Died, in St. Luke Hospital East, Fort Thomas, Campbell County, Ky., March 28, 1997 (age about 74 years). Interment at St. Stephen's Cemetery.


    Grandview Cemetery
    Mentor, Campbell County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      Jacob Edgar Boyers — of Tyler County, W.Va. Republican. Secretary of state of West Virginia, 1863-65. Interment at Grandview Cemetery.


    Evergreen Cemetery
    (formerly Newport Cemetery)
    25 South Alexandria Pike, P.O. Box 227, Southgate KY 41072
    Southgate, Campbell County, Kentucky
    Founded 1847; approximate acreage: 300
    Politicians buried here:
      Brent Spence (1874-1967) — of Fort Thomas, Campbell County, Ky. Born in Newport, Campbell County, Ky., December 24, 1874. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state legislature, 1910; U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1931-63 (6th District 1931-33, at-large 1933-35, 5th District 1935-63); defeated, 1928. Died in Fort Thomas, Campbell County, Ky., September 18, 1967 (age 92 years, 268 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      The Brent Spence Bridge (opened 1963), which takes I-71 and I-75 across the Ohio River, between Cincinnati, Ohio, and Covington, Kentucky, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Albert Seaton Berry (1836-1908) — also known as Albert S. Berry; Albert Sidney Berry — of Newport, Campbell County, Ky. Born in Campbell County, Ky., May 13, 1836. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; mayor of Newport, Ky., 1876-77, 1890-91; member of Kentucky state senate, 1876-77; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 6th District, 1893-1901. Died in Newport, Campbell County, Ky., January 6, 1908 (age 71 years, 238 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Laurens Jones (1819-1887) — also known as Thomas L. Jones — of Newport, Campbell County, Ky. Born in White Oak, Rutherford County, N.C., January 22, 1819. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1853-55; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 6th District, 1867-71, 1875-77; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1884. Died in Newport, Campbell County, Ky., June 20, 1887 (age 68 years, 149 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Baird Hodge (1828-1892) — of Kentucky. Born in Fleming County, Ky., April 8, 1828. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 10th District, 1853; member of Kentucky state legislature, 1859; Delegate from Kentucky to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62; Representative from Kentucky in the Confederate Congress, 1862-64; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Kentucky state senate, 1873-77. Died in Longwood, Seminole County, Fla., August 1, 1892 (age 64 years, 115 days). Original interment somewhere in Seminole County, Fla.; reinterment in 1903 at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son-in-law of John Wooleston Tibbatts (1801-1852).
      John Wooleston Tibbatts (1801-1852) — also known as John W. Tibbatts — of Newport, Campbell County, Ky. Born in Kentucky, November 28, 1801. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 10th District, 1843-47; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War. Died in Newport, Campbell County, Ky., July 5, 1852 (age 50 years, 220 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father-in-law of George Baird Hodge (1828-1892).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert William Nelson (1845-1927) — also known as Robert W. Nelson — of Newport, Campbell County, Ky. Born in Alexandria, Campbell County, Ky., April 3, 1845. Democrat. Lawyer; president and owner of the Georgetown Water, Gas, Electric and Power Company; one of the founders of the Latonia race track (once a famed horse racing venue) and the German National Bank of Newport; Campbell County Attorney, 1869-73; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1877-78; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1880; mayor of Newport, Ky., 1900-04. Died January 9, 1927 (age 81 years, 281 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Hayden Nelson (1801-1889) and Marie Ellen Sallie Nelson.
      William Andrew Burkamp (1873-1929) — also known as William A. Burkamp — of Newport, Campbell County, Ky. Born in Newport, Campbell County, Ky., August 8, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1912, 1916, 1920, 1924, 1928; member of Kentucky state senate, 1920. German ancestry. Died, of lobar pneumonia and acute myocarditis, in Fort Thomas, Campbell County, Ky., November 6, 1929 (age 56 years, 90 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Burkamp and Mary (Underholz) Burkamp; married to Rose M. Davidson.
      Florence Lee Sandidge Skees (1875-1963) — also known as Florence Tyler; Mrs. B. J. Skees — of Fort Thomas, Campbell County, Ky.; Newport, Campbell County, Ky. Born in Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Ky., 1875. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1944. Female. Baptist. Kentucky Women's Club leader. Died, at Baptist Home, Newport, Campbell County, Ky., July 16, 1963 (age about 88 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Odis William Bertelsman (1900-1991) — also known as Odis W. Bertelsman — of Newport, Campbell County, Ky.; Fort Thomas, Campbell County, Ky. Born in Newport, Campbell County, Ky., May 14, 1900. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; county judge in Kentucky, 1938-50; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1940, 1944, 1948. Member, Elks; Eagles; Freemasons. Died July 13, 1991 (age 91 years, 60 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of William Odis Bertelsman (1936-).


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