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Clark County
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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Clark County

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  • Winchester Winchester Cemetery


    Private or family graveyard
    Clark County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      James Clark (1770-1839) — of Winchester, Clark County, Ky. Born in Bedford County, Va., January 16, 1770. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1807; state court judge in Kentucky, 1810; U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1813-16, 1825-31 (at-large 1813-15, 1st District 1815-16, 3rd District 1825-31); member of Kentucky state senate, 1832; Governor of Kentucky, 1836-39; died in office 1839. Died in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., September 27, 1839 (age 69 years, 254 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Brother of Christopher Henderson Clark (1767-1828); uncle of John Bullock Clark.
      Political family: Clark family.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Winchester Cemetery
    Winchester, Clark County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      John Stuart Williams (1818-1898) — also known as John S. Williams — of Mt. Sterling, Montgomery County, Ky. Born in Kentucky, July 10, 1818. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state legislature, 1850; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1879-85. Died July 17, 1898 (age 80 years, 7 days). Interment at Winchester Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Chilton Allan (1786-1858) — of Winchester, Clark County, Ky. Born in Albemarle County, Va., April 6, 1786. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1811, 1815, 1822, 1830, 1842; member of Kentucky state senate, 1823-27; U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1831-37 (3rd District 1831-33, 10th District 1833-37). Died in Winchester, Clark County, Ky., September 3, 1858 (age 72 years, 150 days). Interment at Winchester Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Marcus Claiborne Lisle (1862-1894) — also known as Marcus C. Lisle — of Kentucky. Born near Winchester, Clark County, Ky., September 23, 1862. Democrat. State court judge in Kentucky, 1890; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 10th District, 1893-94; died in office 1894. Died in Winchester, Clark County, Ky., July 7, 1894 (age 31 years, 287 days). Interment at Winchester Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Morgan Beckner (1841-1910) — also known as William M. Beckner — of Kentucky. Born in Kentucky, June 19, 1841. Democrat. County judge in Kentucky, 1870; delegate to Kentucky state constitutional convention, 1890; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1893; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 10th District, 1894-95. Died in Winchester, Clark County, Ky., March 14, 1910 (age 68 years, 268 days). Interment at Winchester Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Bernam Adams (1884-1959) — of Winchester, Clark County, Ky. Born in 1884. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives 68th District, 1948-51. Died in 1959 (age about 75 years). Interment at Winchester Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Mary M. Ervin (1895-1941).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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