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    Unknown Location
    Fayette County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      German Baxter Miller (d. 1928) — also known as German B. Miller — of Spears, Fayette County, Ky. Republican. Physician; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1908. Died, of cerebral apoplexy, in Jefferson County, Ky., January 20, 1928. Interment somewhere.


    Private or family graveyards
    Fayette County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel South (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 in a private or family graveyard.
      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.
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      John Breckinridge (1760-1806) — of Kentucky. Born near Staunton, Augusta County, Va., December 2, 1760. Democrat. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Kentucky, 1793-94; Kentucky state attorney general, 1793-97; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1798-1801; Speaker of the Kentucky State House of Representatives, 1799-1801; delegate to Kentucky state constitutional convention, 1799; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1801-05; U.S. Attorney General, 1805-06; died in office 1806. Presbyterian. Died, from a stomach infection, in near Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., December 14, 1806 (age 46 years, 12 days). Original interment at in a private or family graveyard; reinterment at Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Ky.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Breckenridge (1712-1772) and Letitia 'Lettice' (Preston) Breckenridge (1729-1798); half-brother of Robert Breckinridge; brother of James Breckinridge; married, June 28, 1785, to Mary Hopkins Cabell (1769-1858); father of Letitia Preston Breckinridge (1786-1831; who married Peter Buell Porter and Alfred William Grayson), Joseph Cabell Breckinridge and Robert Jefferson Breckinridge (1800-1871); nephew of William Preston; uncle of James Douglas Breckinridge; grandfather of John Cabell Breckinridge, Mary Cabell Breckinridge (1826-1854; who married Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864)), Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, Jr. and William Campbell Preston Breckinridge; great-grandfather of Clifton Rodes Breckinridge, Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925), Levin Irving Handy, Desha Breckinridge and Henry Skillman Breckinridge; second great-grandfather of John Bayne Breckinridge; cousin *** of John Brown and James Brown; first cousin of Francis Smith Preston and James Patton Preston; first cousin once removed of William Campbell Preston, James McDowell, John Buchanan Floyd, John Smith Preston and George Rogers Clark Floyd.
      Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Grayson-Breckinridge-Smallwood family of Virginia and Kentucky (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Breckinridge County, Ky. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Richard Hickman Menefee (1809-1841) — of Kentucky. Born in Kentucky, 1809. Member of Kentucky state legislature, 1836-37; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 11th District, 1837-39. Died in 1841 (age about 32 years). Original interment at in a private or family graveyard; reinterment in 1893 at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
      Menifee County, Ky. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Joseph Cabell Breckinridge (1788-1823) — also known as Cabell Breckinridge — of Kentucky. Born in Albemarle County, Va., July 24, 1788. Speaker of the Kentucky State House of Representatives, 1817-18; secretary of state of Kentucky, 1820-23; died in office 1823. Presbyterian. Died in an epidemic, in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., September 1, 1823 (age 35 years, 39 days). Original interment at in a private or family graveyard; reinterment at Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Ky.
      Relatives: Son of John Breckinridge and Mary Hopkins (Cabell) Brecinridge (1769-1858); brother of Letitia Preston Breckinridge (1786-1831; who married Peter Buell Porter and Alfred William Grayson) and Robert Jefferson Breckinridge; married to Mary Clay Smith (1787-1864); father of John Cabell Breckinridge; uncle of Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864), Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, Jr. and William Campbell Preston Breckinridge; grandfather of Clifton Rodes Breckinridge; grandnephew of William Preston and William Cabell; granduncle of Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925), Levin Irving Handy, Desha Breckinridge and Henry Skillman Breckinridge; first cousin of James Douglas Breckinridge and Benjamin William Sheridan Cabell (1793-1862); first cousin once removed of William Cabell, Jr., Francis Smith Preston, William Henry Cabell, James Patton Preston, Carter Henry Harrison, William Lewis Cabell and George Craighead Cabell; first cousin twice removed of Benjamin Earl Cabell and Carter Henry Harrison II; first cousin thrice removed of Earle Cabell; second cousin of William Campbell Preston, James McDowell, John Buchanan Floyd, John Smith Preston, George Rogers Clark Floyd and Edward Carrington Cabell; second cousin once removed of John William Leftwich.
      Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Walker-Bolling family of Huntsville, Alabama (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Epitaph: "The Righteous Shall Be In Everlasting Remembrance."
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unknown Location
    Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      Iola Kelley Banks (1933-2002) — also known as Iola Banks — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska; Kenai, Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska. Born in Arcadia, Bienville Parish, La., August 10, 1933. Democrat. School teacher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska, 1976, 1980, 2000. Female. Baptist or Methodist. Member, Delta Kappa Gamma; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in the ambulance en route to a hospital, near Soldotna, Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska, June 26, 2002 (age 68 years, 320 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Married to Lovell Banks.


    Hillcrest Memorial Park
    Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      William Abner Stanfill (1892-1971) — of Kentucky. Born in Barbourville, Knox County, Ky., January 16, 1892. Republican. Kentucky Republican state chair, 1945; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1945-46. Died in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., June 12, 1971 (age 79 years, 147 days). Interment at Hillcrest Memorial Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      W. L. Kash — of Jackson, Breathitt County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1932. Interment at Hillcrest Memorial Park.


    Lexington Cemetery
    833 W. Main St.
    Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
    Founded 1849
    Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1976
    Politicians buried here:
    Henry Clay Henry Clay (1777-1852) — also known as "The Sage of Ashland"; "The Great Compromiser" — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in Hanover County, Va., April 12, 1777. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1803; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1806-07, 1810-11, 1831-42, 1849-52; died in office 1852; U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1811-14, 1815-21, 1823-25 (5th District 1811-13, at-large 1813-14, 2nd District 1815-21, 3rd District 1823-25); Speaker of the U.S. House, 1811-14, 1815-20, 1823-25; candidate for President of the United States, 1824, 1832 (National Republican), 1844 (Whig); U.S. Secretary of State, 1825-29; candidate for Whig nomination for President, 1839. Member, Freemasons. In 1809, he fought a duel with Humphrey Marshall, in which both men were wounded. Elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1900. Died in Washington, D.C., June 29, 1852 (age 75 years, 78 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
      Relatives: Son of John Clay and Elizabeth (Hudson) Clay (1750-1829); brother of Porter Clay; married, April 11, 1799, to Lucretia (Hart) Erwin (1781-1864); father of Thomas Hart Clay, Henry Clay, Jr. and James Brown Clay; grandfather of Henry Clay; granduncle of Ellen Hart Ross (who married James Reily (1811-1863)); first cousin once removed of Matthew Clay (1754-1815) and Green Clay; second cousin of Matthew Clay (1795?-1827), Brutus Junius Clay (1808-1878) and Cassius Marcellus Clay; second cousin once removed of Brutus Junius Clay (1847-1932); second cousin thrice removed of Oliver Carroll Clay; second cousin four times removed of Archer Woodford; third cousin of Clement Comer Clay; third cousin once removed of Clement Claiborne Clay, Jr..
      Political family: Clay family of Kentucky (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Clay counties in Ala., Fla., Ga., Ill., Ind., Kan., Minn., Miss., Mo., Neb., N.C., S.Dak., Tenn., Tex. and W.Va. are named for him.
      Mount Clay (also called Mount Reagan), in the White Mountains, Coos County, New Hampshire, is named for him.
      Other politicians named for him: Henry Clay LongneckerHenry Clay DeanH. Clay DickinsonHenry C. BrockmeyerH. Clay CockerillHenry Clay EwingHenry Clay CaldwellHenry Clay HallHenry Clay GoodingHenry Clay NaillHenry C. MyersHenry C. ColeH. Clay HarrisHenry C. MinerHenry C. WarmothHenry Clay ClevelandH. Clay EvansHenry C. PayneHenry C. BatesH. Clay FosterHenry C. McCormickHenry C. IdeHenry Clay WilliamsHenry C. SimmsHenry Clay FergusonHenry C. GloverH. Clay ParkHenry C. HansbroughHenry C. SnodgrassH. Clay MaydwellHenry C. GleasonHenry C. LoudenslagerH. Clay Van VoorhisHenry C. ClippingerH. Clay CrawfordH. Clay BascomH. Clay MichieH. Clay ChisolmH. Clay HowardHenry C. HallHenry Clay McDowellH. Clay JonesH. Clay DayHenry Clay HinesH. Clay HeatherHenry Clay MeachamHenry Clay CallowayH. Clay SuterH. Clay WarthHenry Clay ElwoodH. Clay KennedyH. Clay DavisH. Clay NeedhamHenry Clay EthertonH. Clay MaceH. Clay ArmstrongH. Clay BaldwinH. Clay HaynesH. Clay BurkholderMrs. H. Clay KauffmanH. Clay BentleyHenry C. GreenbergH. Clay Gardenhire, Jr.Henry Clay CoxH. Clay Myers, Jr.H. Clay Johnson
      Coins and currency: His portrait appeared on some U.S. currency issued in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Books about Henry Clay: Robert Vincent Remini, Henry Clay: Statesman for the Union — Maurice G. Baxter, Henry Clay the Lawyer — Richard B. Cheney & Lynne V. Cheney, Kings Of The Hill : How Nine Powerful Men Changed The Course of American History — Merrill D. Peterson, The Great Triumvirate: Webster, Clay, and Calhoun — Scott Farris, Almost President: The Men Who Lost the Race but Changed the Nation — David S. Heidler & Jeanne T. Heidler, Henry Clay: The Essential American — Fergus M. Bordewich, America's Great Debate: Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the Compromise That Preserved the Union
      Image source: James Smith Noel Collection, Louisiana State University in Shreveport
      John Cabell Breckinridge (1821-1875) — also known as John C. Breckinridge — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born near Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., January 16, 1821. Democrat. Lawyer; major in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1849-51; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 8th District, 1851-55; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1856; Vice President of the United States, 1857-61; Southern Democratic candidate for President of the United States, 1860; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1861; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Confederate Secretary of War, 1865. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Expelled from the U.S. Senate on December 4, 1861 for his participation in the Confederate military. Fled to Cuba at the end of the war, and lived in England and Canada until 1869. Died, from lung disease and liver cirrhosis, in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., May 17, 1875 (age 54 years, 121 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mary Clay (Smith) Breckinridge (1787-1864) and Joseph Cabell Breckinridge; married 1840 to Elizabeth Lucas (1825-1889); married, December 12, 1843, to Mary Cyrene Burch (1826-1907); father of Clifton Rodes Breckinridge; nephew of Robert Jefferson Breckinridge; grandson of John Breckinridge; great-grandson of John Witherspoon; great-grandnephew of William Preston and William Cabell; first cousin of Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864), Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, Jr. and William Campbell Preston Breckinridge; first cousin once removed of James Douglas Breckinridge, Benjamin William Sheridan Cabell (1793-1862), Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925), Levin Irving Handy, Desha Breckinridge and Henry Skillman Breckinridge; first cousin twice removed of William Cabell, Jr., Francis Smith Preston, William Henry Cabell and James Patton Preston; second cousin of Carter Henry Harrison, William Lewis Cabell and George Craighead Cabell; second cousin once removed of William Campbell Preston, James McDowell, John Buchanan Floyd, John Smith Preston, George Rogers Clark Floyd, Edward Carrington Cabell, Benjamin Earl Cabell and Carter Henry Harrison II; second cousin twice removed of Earle Cabell; third cousin of John William Leftwich.
      Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Walker-Bolling family of Huntsville, Alabama (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      The city of Breckenridge, Missouri, is named for him.  — The city of Breckenridge, Colorado, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — BillionGraves burial record
      Books about John C. Breckinridge: William C. Davis, An Honorable Defeat: The Last Days of the Confederate Government — Frank Hopkins Heck, Proud Kentuckian, John C. Breckinridge, 1821-1875 — William C. Davis, Breckinridge : Statesman, Soldier, Symbol
      John Breckinridge (1760-1806) — of Kentucky. Born near Staunton, Augusta County, Va., December 2, 1760. Democrat. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Kentucky, 1793-94; Kentucky state attorney general, 1793-97; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1798-1801; Speaker of the Kentucky State House of Representatives, 1799-1801; delegate to Kentucky state constitutional convention, 1799; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1801-05; U.S. Attorney General, 1805-06; died in office 1806. Presbyterian. Died, from a stomach infection, in near Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., December 14, 1806 (age 46 years, 12 days). Original interment at a private or family graveyard, Fayette County, Ky.; reinterment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Breckenridge (1712-1772) and Letitia 'Lettice' (Preston) Breckenridge (1729-1798); half-brother of Robert Breckinridge; brother of James Breckinridge; married, June 28, 1785, to Mary Hopkins Cabell (1769-1858); father of Letitia Preston Breckinridge (1786-1831; who married Peter Buell Porter and Alfred William Grayson), Joseph Cabell Breckinridge and Robert Jefferson Breckinridge (1800-1871); nephew of William Preston; uncle of James Douglas Breckinridge; grandfather of John Cabell Breckinridge, Mary Cabell Breckinridge (1826-1854; who married Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864)), Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, Jr. and William Campbell Preston Breckinridge; great-grandfather of Clifton Rodes Breckinridge, Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925), Levin Irving Handy, Desha Breckinridge and Henry Skillman Breckinridge; second great-grandfather of John Bayne Breckinridge; cousin *** of John Brown and James Brown; first cousin of Francis Smith Preston and James Patton Preston; first cousin once removed of William Campbell Preston, James McDowell, John Buchanan Floyd, John Smith Preston and George Rogers Clark Floyd.
      Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Grayson-Breckinridge-Smallwood family of Virginia and Kentucky (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Breckinridge County, Ky. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
    James B. Beck James Burnie Beck (1822-1890) — also known as James B. Beck — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in Dumfriesshire (now Dumfries and Galloway), Scotland, February 13, 1822. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1860; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 7th District, 1867-75; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1877-90; died in office 1890. Died suddenly, in the Baltimore & Potomac train station, Washington, D.C., May 3, 1890 (age 68 years, 79 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father-in-law of Green Clay Goodloe (brother of William Cassius Goodloe (1841-1889)).
      Political families: Clay family of Kentucky; Wilson-Dunn-Goodloe family of Indiana (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: James G. Blaine, Twenty Years of Congress, vol. 2 (1886)
      Randall Lee Gibson (1832-1892) — also known as Randall L. Gibson — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born in Spring Hill, Woodford County, Ky., September 10, 1832. Democrat. General in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 1st District, 1875-83; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1883-92; died in office 1892. Died in Hot Springs, Garland County, Ark., December 15, 1892 (age 60 years, 96 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Leslie Combs (1852-1940) — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in Little Compton, Newport County, R.I., July 31, 1852. Republican. Farmer; rancher; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1896, 1904; Kentucky Republican state chair, 1900; U.S. Minister to Honduras, 1902-06; Guatemala, 1903-07; Peru, 1907-11. Died November 18, 1940 (age 88 years, 110 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Gen. Leslie Combs and Mary Elizabeth (Brownell) Combs; married, October 18, 1876, to Mary C. Swigert (1856-1926).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Hart Clay (1803-1871) — also known as Thomas H. Clay — of Kentucky. Born in Fayette County, Ky., September 22, 1803. Farmer; U.S. Minister to Nicaragua, 1863; Honduras, 1863. Died near Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., March 18, 1871 (age 67 years, 177 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Clay (1777-1852) and Lucretia (Hart) Clay (1781-1864); brother of Henry Clay, Jr. and James Brown Clay; married, October 5, 1837, to Maria Russell Mentelle (1806-1891); father of Lucretia Clay (1839-1860; who married William Campbell Preston Breckinridge); nephew of Porter Clay; uncle of Henry Clay (1849-1884); first cousin twice removed of Matthew Clay (1754-1815) and Green Clay; second cousin once removed of Matthew Clay (1795?-1827), Brutus Junius Clay (1808-1878) and Cassius Marcellus Clay; third cousin of Brutus Junius Clay (1847-1932); third cousin once removed of Clement Comer Clay; third cousin twice removed of Oliver Carroll Clay; third cousin thrice removed of Archer Woodford; fourth cousin of Clement Claiborne Clay, Jr..
      Political family: Clay family of Kentucky (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Clifton Rodes Breckinridge (1846-1932) — also known as Clifton R. Breckinridge — of Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Ark.; Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Ark. Born in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., November 22, 1846. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; planter; U.S. Representative from Arkansas, 1883-89, 1890-95 (at-large 1883-85, 2nd District 1885-89, 1890-95); U.S. Minister to Russia, 1894-97; delegate to Arkansas state constitutional convention, 1917. Died in Wendover, Leslie County, Ky., December 3, 1932 (age 86 years, 11 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Cabell Breckinridge and Mary Cyrene (Burch) Breckinridge (1826-1907); married, November 21, 1876, to Catherine B. Carson (1853-1921); grandson of Joseph Cabell Breckinridge; grandnephew of Robert Jefferson Breckinridge; great-grandson of John Breckinridge; second great-grandson of John Witherspoon; second great-grandnephew of William Preston and William Cabell; first cousin once removed of Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864), Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, Jr. and William Campbell Preston Breckinridge; first cousin twice removed of James Douglas Breckinridge and Benjamin William Sheridan Cabell (1793-1862); first cousin thrice removed of William Cabell, Jr., Francis Smith Preston, William Henry Cabell and James Patton Preston; second cousin of Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925), Levin Irving Handy, Desha Breckinridge and Henry Skillman Breckinridge; second cousin once removed of Carter Henry Harrison, William Lewis Cabell and George Craighead Cabell; second cousin twice removed of William Campbell Preston, James McDowell, John Buchanan Floyd, John Smith Preston, George Rogers Clark Floyd and Edward Carrington Cabell; third cousin of Benjamin Earl Cabell and Carter Henry Harrison II; third cousin once removed of John William Leftwich and Earle Cabell.
      Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Walker-Bolling family of Huntsville, Alabama (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Smith Fowler (1820-1902) — also known as Joseph S. Fowler — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn.; Washington, D.C. Born in Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio, August 31, 1820. Republican. College professor; president, Howard Female College, Gallatin, Tenn., 1856-61; lawyer; U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1866-71; member of Republican National Committee from Tennessee, 1866-68; Presidential Elector for Tennessee, 1872. Died in Washington, D.C., April 1, 1902 (age 81 years, 213 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Cassius Goodloe (1841-1889) — also known as W. Cassius Goodloe — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in Madison County, Ky., June 27, 1841. Republican. Lawyer; newspaper publisher; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1868, 1872 (delegation chair), 1884, 1888; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1871; defeated, 1867; member of Republican National Committee from Kentucky, 1872-; member of Kentucky state senate, 1873; candidate for Kentucky state attorney general, 1875; U.S. Minister to Belgium, 1878-80. Episcopalian. Member, Loyal Legion. During a violent encounter in the lobby of the Lexington Post Office, he repeatedly stabbed and ultimately killed a political enemy, Col. Armistead Swope, who meanwhile shot and badly wounded him; before any prosecution could ensue, he died of his own wounds two days later, in the Phoenix Hotel, Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., November 8, 1889 (age 48 years, 134 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of David Short Goodloe (1811-1881) and Sally Anne Lewis Clay (Smith) Goodloe (1818-1875); brother of Green Clay Goodloe (son-in-law of James Burnie Beck (1822-1890)); married 1865 to Mary Elizabeth Mann (1845-1920); nephew of Cassius Marcellus Clay; grandfather of William Cassius Goodloe III.
      Political family: Wilson-Dunn-Goodloe family of Indiana (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Rust Underwood (1898-1956) — also known as Thomas R. Underwood — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in Kentucky, 1898. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1948, 1952; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 6th District, 1949-51; resigned 1951; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1951-52. Died in 1956 (age about 58 years). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Robertson (1790-1874) — of Kentucky. Born in Mercer County, Ky., November 18, 1790. U.S. Representative from Kentucky 7th District, 1817-21; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1822-27, 1848, 1851-52; Speaker of the Kentucky State House of Representatives, 1823, 1825-27, 1851-52; secretary of state of Kentucky, 1828; state court judge in Kentucky, 1829-34. Died in 1874 (age about 83 years). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Young Brown, Sr. (1900-1985) — also known as John Y. Brown, Sr. — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born near Geigers Lake, Union County, Ky., February 1, 1900. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; school principal; athletic coach; lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1930-33, 1946-47, 1954-55, 1962-63, 1966-67 (76th District 1930-31, 75th District 1932-33, 49th District 1946-47, 1954-55, 1962-63, 56th District 1966-67); defeated in primary, 1973; U.S. Representative from Kentucky at-large, 1933-35; defeated in primary, 1980; Democratic candidate for U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1936 (primary), 1942 (primary), 1946, 1948 (primary), 1960 (primary), 1966; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1936, 1948, 1964 (alternate), 1980; candidate in primary for Governor of Kentucky, 1939. Methodist; later Christian. Member, American Bar Association; Elks; Phi Kappa Tau; Phi Alpha Delta; Kiwanis; Freemasons. Badly injured in an automobile accident, which paralyzed his lower body, and died six months later from pneumonia, in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., June 16, 1985 (age 85 years, 135 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jesse C. Brown and Lucy (Keeper) Brown; married, March 4, 1928, to Dorothy Inman; father of John Young Brown, Jr. (1933-); grandfather of John Young Brown III.
      Political family: Brown family of Lexington, Kentucky.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      John Bayne Breckinridge (1913-1979) — also known as John B. Breckinridge — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in Washington, D.C., November 29, 1913. Democrat. Lawyer; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Kentucky state house of representatives 49th District, 1956-59; Kentucky state attorney general, 1960-64, 1968-72; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1960; Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1971; defeated, 1963; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 6th District, 1973-79; defeated in primary, 1978. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Kappa Alpha Order. Died in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., July 29, 1979 (age 65 years, 242 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Grandnephew of William Campbell Preston Breckinridge (1837-1904); second great-grandson of John Breckinridge; second great-grandnephew of James Breckinridge.
      Political families: Clay family of Kentucky; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Desha-Breckinridge family of Lexington, Kentucky (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Campbell Preston Breckinridge (1837-1904) — also known as William C. P. Breckinridge — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in Baltimore, Md., August 28, 1837. Democrat. Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1876, 1880; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 7th District, 1885-95; defeated (Gold Democratic), 1896. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. In 1894, he was successfully sued for breach of promise by a former mistress; he acknowledged the affair, affair, but the scandal ended his political career. Died, of apoplexy, in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., November 18, 1904 (age 67 years, 82 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Jefferson Breckinridge and Ann Sophonisba (Preston) Breckinridge (1803-1844); brother of Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, Jr.; married, March 17, 1859, to Lucretia Hart Clay (1839-1860; daughter of Thomas Hart Clay); married, September 19, 1861, to Issa Desha (1843-1892; granddaughter of Joseph Desha); married to Louisa Rucks (Scott) Wing (1845-1920); father of Desha Breckinridge; nephew of Joseph Cabell Breckinridge, William Campbell Preston and John Smith Preston; uncle of Levin Irving Handy and Henry Skillman Breckinridge; grandson of John Breckinridge and Francis Smith Preston; grandnephew of James Patton Preston; granduncle of John Bayne Breckinridge; great-grandson of William Preston and William Campbell; great-grandnephew of William Cabell and Patrick Henry; first cousin of John Cabell Breckinridge and Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864); first cousin once removed of James Douglas Breckinridge, Benjamin William Sheridan Cabell (1793-1862), James McDowell, John Buchanan Floyd, George Rogers Clark Floyd, Clifton Rodes Breckinridge and Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925); first cousin twice removed of William Cabell, Jr. and William Henry Cabell; second cousin of Carter Henry Harrison, William Lewis Cabell and George Craighead Cabell; second cousin once removed of Valentine Wood Southall, Edward Carrington Cabell, Benjamin Earl Cabell and Carter Henry Harrison II; second cousin twice removed of Earle Cabell; third cousin of John William Leftwich and Stephen Valentine Southall.
      Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Walker-Bolling family of Huntsville, Alabama (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Arthur Blythe Rouse (1874-1956) — also known as Arthur B. Rouse — of Burlington, Boone County, Ky.; Erlanger, Kenton County, Ky. Born in Burlington, Boone County, Ky., June 20, 1874. Democrat. Member of Kentucky Democratic State Executive Committee, 1903-10; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 6th District, 1911-27. Died in 1956 (age about 82 years). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Telemachus Johnson (1788-1856) — also known as John T. Johnson — of Georgetown, Scott County, Ky. Born in Great Crossings, Scott County, Ky., October 5, 1788. Minister; lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1810; U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1821-25 (3rd District 1821-23, 5th District 1823-25); Judge, Kentucky Court of Appeals, 1826. Christian. Died in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., December 17, 1856 (age 68 years, 73 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Johnson (1745-1815) and Jemima (Suggett) Johnson (1753-1814); brother of James Johnson (1774-1826) and Richard Mentor Johnson; married, October 9, 1811, to Sophie E. Lewis (1796-1849); uncle of Robert Ward Johnson.
      Political family: Conway-Norvell-Johnson family.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Madison Adams (1837-1920) — of Winchester, Clark County, Ky. Born in Barbourville, Knox County, Ky., December 20, 1837. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1867-75 (8th District 1867-73, 9th District 1873-75); defeated, 1874; Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, 1875-1881; secretary of state of Kentucky, 1887-91. Died April 6, 1920 (age 82 years, 108 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Nephew of Green Adams (1812-1884).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
    King Swope King Swope (1893-1961) — of Danville, Boyle County, Ky.; Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in Danville, Boyle County, Ky., August 10, 1893. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for Presidential Elector for Kentucky, 1916; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 8th District, 1919-21; defeated, 1920; state court judge in Kentucky, 1931; candidate for Governor of Kentucky, 1935, 1939; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1936 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1940 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1944. Disciples of Christ. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Elks. Died in 1961 (age about 67 years). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James H. Swope and Mary Jessie (King) Swope; married, March 22, 1917, to Mary Margaret Richards.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: Library of Congress
      Thomas Alexander Marshall (1794-1871) — also known as Thomas A. Marshall — of Paris, Bourbon County, Ky. Born near Versailles, Woodford County, Ky., January 15, 1794. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1827; U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1831-35 (2nd District 1831-33, 12th District 1833-35); state court judge in Kentucky, 1835. Died April 17, 1871 (age 77 years, 92 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Humphrey Marshall (1760-1841); nephew and first cousin once removed of John Marshall, James Markham Marshall and Alexander Keith Marshall (1770-1825); first cousin and second cousin of Edward Colston, Thomas Francis Marshall, Alexander Keith Marshall (1808-1884), Charles Alexander Marshall and Edward Colston Marshall.
      Political family: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Brown Clay (1817-1864) — of Kentucky. Born in Washington, D.C., November 9, 1817. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Portugal, 1849-50; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 8th District, 1857-59. Died of tuberculosis, in Montreal, Quebec, January 26, 1864 (age 46 years, 78 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Clay (1777-1852) and Lucretia (Hart) Clay (1781-1864); brother-in-law of Charles Donald Jacob; brother of Thomas Hart Clay and Henry Clay, Jr.; married, October 12, 1843, to Susanna Maria Jacob (1823-1905); father of Henry Clay (1849-1884); nephew of Porter Clay; first cousin twice removed of Matthew Clay (1754-1815) and Green Clay; second cousin once removed of Matthew Clay (1795?-1827), Brutus Junius Clay (1808-1878) and Cassius Marcellus Clay; third cousin of Brutus Junius Clay (1847-1932); third cousin once removed of Clement Comer Clay; third cousin twice removed of Oliver Carroll Clay; third cousin thrice removed of Archer Woodford; fourth cousin of Clement Claiborne Clay, Jr..
      Political family: Clay family of Kentucky (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Cabell Breckinridge (1788-1823) — also known as Cabell Breckinridge — of Kentucky. Born in Albemarle County, Va., July 24, 1788. Speaker of the Kentucky State House of Representatives, 1817-18; secretary of state of Kentucky, 1820-23; died in office 1823. Presbyterian. Died in an epidemic, in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., September 1, 1823 (age 35 years, 39 days). Original interment at a private or family graveyard, Fayette County, Ky.; reinterment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Breckinridge and Mary Hopkins (Cabell) Brecinridge (1769-1858); brother of Letitia Preston Breckinridge (1786-1831; who married Peter Buell Porter and Alfred William Grayson) and Robert Jefferson Breckinridge; married to Mary Clay Smith (1787-1864); father of John Cabell Breckinridge; uncle of Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864), Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, Jr. and William Campbell Preston Breckinridge; grandfather of Clifton Rodes Breckinridge; grandnephew of William Preston and William Cabell; granduncle of Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925), Levin Irving Handy, Desha Breckinridge and Henry Skillman Breckinridge; first cousin of James Douglas Breckinridge and Benjamin William Sheridan Cabell (1793-1862); first cousin once removed of William Cabell, Jr., Francis Smith Preston, William Henry Cabell, James Patton Preston, Carter Henry Harrison, William Lewis Cabell and George Craighead Cabell; first cousin twice removed of Benjamin Earl Cabell and Carter Henry Harrison II; first cousin thrice removed of Earle Cabell; second cousin of William Campbell Preston, James McDowell, John Buchanan Floyd, John Smith Preston, George Rogers Clark Floyd and Edward Carrington Cabell; second cousin once removed of John William Leftwich.
      Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Walker-Bolling family of Huntsville, Alabama (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Epitaph: "The Righteous Shall Be In Everlasting Remembrance."
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Elisha I. Winter (1781-1849) — of New York. Born in New York, 1781. U.S. Representative from New York 12th District, 1813-15. Died in 1849 (age about 68 years). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Aylette Buckner (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.
      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
      Alexander Keith Marshall (1808-1884) — of Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Ky. Born near Versailles, Woodford County, Ky., February 11, 1808. Physician; delegate to Kentucky state constitutional convention, 1849; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 8th District, 1855-57; defeated, 1847. Died near East Hickman, Fayette County, Ky., April 28, 1884 (age 76 years, 77 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Thomas Francis Marshall (1801-1864) and Edward Colston Marshall; nephew of John Marshall, James Markham Marshall and Alexander Keith Marshall; first cousin and second cousin of Thomas Alexander Marshall; first cousin of Edward Colston and Charles Alexander Marshall; first cousin once removed and nephew by marriage of Humphrey Marshall.
      Political family: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Sea Shanklin (1807-1883) — also known as George S. Shanklin — of Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Ky. Born in Kentucky, December 23, 1807. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state legislature, 1840; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 7th District, 1865-67. Died April 1, 1883 (age 75 years, 99 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, Jr. (1833-1915) — also known as Robert J. Breckinridge, Jr. — of Kentucky. Born in Baltimore, Md., September 14, 1833. Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; delegate to Kentucky secession convention, 1861; Representative from Kentucky in the Confederate Congress, 1862-64; common pleas court judge in Kentucky, 1876. Died March 13, 1915 (age 81 years, 180 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Jefferson Breckinridge and Ann Sophonisba (Preston) Breckinridge (1803-1844); brother of William Campbell Preston Breckinridge; nephew of Joseph Cabell Breckinridge, William Campbell Preston and John Smith Preston; uncle of Levin Irving Handy, Desha Breckinridge and Henry Skillman Breckinridge; grandson of John Breckinridge and Francis Smith Preston; grandnephew of James Patton Preston; great-grandson of William Preston and William Campbell; great-grandnephew of William Cabell and Patrick Henry; first cousin of John Cabell Breckinridge and Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864); first cousin once removed of James Douglas Breckinridge, Benjamin William Sheridan Cabell (1793-1862), James McDowell, John Buchanan Floyd, George Rogers Clark Floyd, Clifton Rodes Breckinridge and Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925); first cousin twice removed of William Cabell, Jr. and William Henry Cabell; second cousin of Carter Henry Harrison, William Lewis Cabell and George Craighead Cabell; second cousin once removed of Valentine Wood Southall, Edward Carrington Cabell, Benjamin Earl Cabell and Carter Henry Harrison II; second cousin twice removed of Earle Cabell; third cousin of John William Leftwich and Stephen Valentine Southall.
      Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Walker-Bolling family of Huntsville, Alabama (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Preston Kimball (1857-1926) — also known as William P. Kimball — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born near East Hickman, Fayette County, Ky., November 4, 1857. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1883; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 7th District, 1907-09. Died February 24, 1926 (age 68 years, 112 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Jouett Shouse Jouett Shouse (1879-1968) — of Kinsley, Edwards County, Kan. Born in Midway, Woodford County, Ky., December 10, 1879. Democrat. Member of Kansas state senate, 1913-15; U.S. Representative from Kansas 7th District, 1915-19; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1920, 1924. Died in Washington, D.C., June 2, 1968 (age 88 years, 175 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Lexington Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
      Image source: Detroit Free Press, October 1932
      Leslie Combs (1793-1881) — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in 1793. Whig. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; delegate to Whig National Convention from Kentucky, 1839 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization; member, Balloting Committee); Speaker of the Kentucky State House of Representatives, 1846-47; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 8th District, 1851. Died in 1881 (age about 88 years). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Henry Skillman Breckinridge (1886-1960) — also known as Henry Breckinridge; Henry Breckenridge — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Fresh Meadows, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 25, 1886. Democrat. Assistant Secretary of War, 1913-16; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; attorney for Charles A. Lindbergh, 1932; Constitutional candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 1934; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1936. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution; Military Order of the World Wars; American Legion; Loyal Legion; Navy League. Died, in St. Vincent's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 3, 1960 (age 73 years, 344 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Cabell Breckinridge (1842-1921) and Louise Ludlow (Dudley) Breckinridge (1849-1911); married, July 7, 1910, to Ruth (Bradley) Woodman (divorced 1925); married, August 5, 1927, to Aida (de Acosta) Root (divorced 1947); married, March 27, 1947, to Margaret Lucy Smith; nephew of Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, Jr. and William Campbell Preston Breckinridge; grandson of Robert Jefferson Breckinridge (1800-1871); grandnephew of Joseph Cabell Breckinridge (1788-1823), William Campbell Preston and John Smith Preston; great-grandson of John Breckinridge and Francis Smith Preston; great-grandnephew of James Patton Preston; second great-grandson of William Preston and William Campbell; second great-grandnephew of William Cabell and Patrick Henry; first cousin of Levin Irving Handy and Desha Breckinridge; first cousin once removed of John Cabell Breckinridge and Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864); first cousin twice removed of James Douglas Breckinridge, Benjamin William Sheridan Cabell, James McDowell, John Buchanan Floyd and George Rogers Clark Floyd; first cousin thrice removed of William Cabell, Jr. and William Henry Cabell; second cousin of Clifton Rodes Breckinridge and Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925); second cousin once removed of Carter Henry Harrison, William Lewis Cabell and George Craighead Cabell; second cousin twice removed of Valentine Wood Southall and Edward Carrington Cabell; third cousin of Benjamin Earl Cabell and Carter Henry Harrison II; third cousin once removed of John William Leftwich, Stephen Valentine Southall and Earle Cabell.
      Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Grayson-Breckinridge-Smallwood family of Virginia and Kentucky (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Jefferson Breckinridge (1800-1871) — of Kentucky. Born near Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., March 8, 1800. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1825-28; ordained minister; president, Jefferson College (now Washington and Jefferson College), 1845-47; Kentucky superintendent of public instruction, 1849-53; candidate for delegate to Kentucky state constitutional convention, 1849. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Danville, Boyle County, Ky., December 22, 1871 (age 71 years, 289 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Breckinridge and Mary Hopkins (Cabell) Breckinridge (1769-1858); brother of Letitia Preston Breckinridge (1786-1831; who married Peter Buell Porter and Alfred William Grayson) and Joseph Cabell Breckinridge; married, March 11, 1823, to Ann Sophronisba Preston (1803-1844); married, April 1, 1847, to Virginia Hart Shelby (1809-1859); married, November 5, 1868, to Margaret F. White; father of Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, Jr. and William Campbell Preston Breckinridge; uncle of John Cabell Breckinridge and Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864); grandfather of Levin Irving Handy, Desha Breckinridge and Henry Skillman Breckinridge; grandnephew of William Preston and William Cabell; granduncle of Clifton Rodes Breckinridge and Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925); first cousin of James Douglas Breckinridge and Benjamin William Sheridan Cabell (1793-1862); first cousin once removed of William Cabell, Jr., William Henry Cabell, James Patton Preston, Carter Henry Harrison, William Lewis Cabell and George Craighead Cabell; first cousin twice removed of Benjamin Earl Cabell and Carter Henry Harrison II; first cousin thrice removed of Earle Cabell; second cousin of William Campbell Preston, James McDowell, John Buchanan Floyd, John Smith Preston, George Rogers Clark Floyd and Edward Carrington Cabell; second cousin once removed of John William Leftwich.
      Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Walker-Bolling family of Huntsville, Alabama (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Mitchell Cary Alford (1855-1914) — of Kentucky. Born in Fayette County, Ky., 1855. Democrat. Lawyer; Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1891-95. Died December 9, 1914 (age about 59 years). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      James Reily (1811-1863) — of Texas. Born in Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio, July 3, 1811. Lawyer; major in the Texas Army during the Texas War of Independence; member of Texas Republic House of Representatives, 1840-41; Texas Republic Minister to the United States, 1841-42; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1853-54; U.S. Consul in SAINT Petersburg, as of 1856; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Presbyterian; later Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Killed in the Battle of Camp Bisland, on Bayou Teche, near Franklin, St. Mary Parish, La., April 14, 1863 (age 51 years, 285 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Reily and Nancy (Hunter) Reily; married, March 4, 1834, to Ellen Hart Ross (grandniece of Henry Clay (1777-1852)).
      Political family: Clay family of Kentucky (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Daniel Carmichael Wickliffe (1810-1870) — also known as D. C. Wickliffe — of Kentucky. Born in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., March 15, 1810. Democrat. Secretary of state of Kentucky, 1862-63. Died May 3, 1870 (age 60 years, 49 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Jacob Embry Allen (1868-1919) — also known as J. Embry Allen — of Fayette County, Ky. Born December 31, 1868. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state senate 27th District, 1900-06. Died in Fayette County, Ky., May 22, 1919 (age 50 years, 142 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin R. Allen (1840?-?).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Richard Charles Stoll (1876-1949) — also known as Richard C. Stoll — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., March 21, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1912, 1916, 1920; circuit judge in Kentucky, 1920-31. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Order of the Coif; Kappa Alpha Order; Omicron Delta Kappa. Died June 26, 1949 (age 73 years, 97 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Richard Pindell Stoll (1840?-1902).
      Robert Middleton Bagby (1878-1955) — also known as R. M. Bagby — of Grayson, Carter County, Ky. Born in Greenup County, Ky., September 21, 1878. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948; member of Kentucky state senate 32nd District, 1942-45. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Rotary. Died in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., May 31, 1955 (age 76 years, 252 days). Entombed at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Second cousin of Thomas Frank Bagby (1871?-?).
      Emile B. Beatty (1892-1982) — also known as Emil Beatty — of Beattyville, Lee County, Ky. Born in Beattyville, Lee County, Ky., October 11, 1892. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1936, 1940; circuit judge in Kentucky 23rd District, 1946-52. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Kiwanis; Phi Delta Theta. Died in 1982 (age about 89 years). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James M. Beatty and Josephine (Blount) Beatty; married, January 20, 1951, to Genevieve Spurrier.
      William Russell (1758-1825) — of Fayette County, Ky. Born in Culpeper County, Va., March 6, 1758. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1790-91; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1792, 1796-1800, 1802, 1823; colonel in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812. Died in Fayette County, Ky., July 3, 1825 (age 67 years, 119 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Tabitha (Adams) Russell and William Russell; married to Anne 'Nancy' Price (1768-1830); grandfather of Carter Henry Harrison; great-grandfather of Carter Henry Harrison II (1860-1953).
      Political families: Pendleton-Lee family; Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Grayson-Breckinridge-Smallwood family of Virginia and Kentucky; Ewing-Matthews-Watterson-Harrison family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Russell County, Ky. is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Joseph Campbell Anderson (1830-1891) — also known as Joseph C. Anderson — of Kansas. Born in Jessamine County, Ky., 1830. Lawyer; member of Kansas territorial legislature, 1855; arrested and imprisoned during the Civil War for refusing to sign an oath of allegiance to the Union. Died in 1891 (age about 61 years). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Oliver Anderson (1794-1873) and Mary (Campbell) Anderson (1797-1842); married to Dovey Blythe (1846-1914).
      Anderson County, Kan. is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frederick Bernard Wachs (1897-1974) — also known as Fred B. Wachs — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in Covington, Kenton County, Ky., October 22, 1897. Republican. Newspaper editor; treasurer of Kentucky Republican Party, 1930-67; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1960. Presbyterian. Member, Jaycees; Omicron Delta Kappa; Sigma Delta Chi; Freemasons; Shriners; Kiwanis; Newcomen Society. Died in 1974 (age about 76 years). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Selmar Wachs and Emma (Niemeyer) Wachs; married, October 15, 1919, to Jeanne Faulkner (1896-1985).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel H. Caddy (c.1884-1959) — also known as Sam Caddy; "The Grand Old Man of Kentucky Labor" — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in Staffordshire, England, about 1884. Democrat. Union organizer and labor leader; district president, United Mine Workers of America; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1936, 1940, 1952. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; United Mine Workers. Died, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., January 24, 1959 (age about 75 years). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Alfred William Grayson (1780-1810) — of Fayette County, Ky. Born in Prince William County, Va., April 16, 1780. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1809. Died October 10, 1810 (age 30 years, 177 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Grayson and Eleanor (Smallwood) Grayson (1744-1789); married, October 28, 1804, to Letitia Preston Breckinridge (1786-1831; daughter of John Breckinridge; sister of Joseph Cabell Breckinridge and Robert Jefferson Breckinridge (1800-1871); later married to Peter Buell Porter); nephew of William Smallwood; great-granduncle of Carter Henry Harrison II; first cousin of Beverly Robinson Grayson; first cousin thrice removed of John Brady Grayson; second cousin twice removed of John Strother Pendleton and Albert Gallatin Pendleton; second cousin four times removed of Sidney Fletcher Taliaferro; third cousin of Samuel Nicholls Smallwood; third cousin thrice removed of James Lester Smallwood.
      Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Grayson-Breckinridge-Smallwood family of Virginia and Kentucky (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Clay (1849-1884) — also known as Harry Clay — of Kentucky. Born in Lisbon, Portugal, November 17, 1849. Candidate for Kentucky state house of representatives, 1883. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., September 22, 1884 (age 34 years, 310 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Brown Clay and Susanna Maria (Jacob) Clay (1823-1905); nephew of Thomas Hart Clay and Henry Clay, Jr.; grandson of Henry Clay; grandnephew of Porter Clay (1779-1850); first cousin thrice removed of Matthew Clay (1754-1815) and Green Clay; second cousin twice removed of Matthew Clay (1795?-1827), Brutus Junius Clay (1808-1878) and Cassius Marcellus Clay; third cousin once removed of Brutus Junius Clay (1847-1932); third cousin twice removed of Clement Comer Clay; fourth cousin once removed of Clement Claiborne Clay, Jr. and Oliver Carroll Clay.
      Political family: Clay family of Kentucky (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Richard Pindell Stoll (d. 1902) — also known as Richard P. Stoll — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1880, 1884, 1896 (alternate), 1900. Died in 1902. Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Richard Charles Stoll (1876-1949).
      Basil W. Duke (1838-1916) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Scott County, Ky., 1838. General in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1870. Died in 1916 (age about 78 years). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Desha Breckinridge (1867-1935) — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., August 5, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper editor and publisher; director, the First National Bank of Lexington; director, Fayette Home Telephone Company; director, Phoenix Hotel Company; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1920, 1928, 1932. Presbyterian. Died in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., February 18, 1935 (age 67 years, 197 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Campbell Preston Breckinridge and Issa (Desha) Breckinridge (1843-1892); married, November 17, 1898, to Madeline McDowell (1872-1920; social reformer); nephew of Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, Jr.; grandson of Robert Jefferson Breckinridge; grandnephew of Joseph Cabell Breckinridge, William Campbell Preston and John Smith Preston; great-grandson of John Breckinridge, Francis Smith Preston and Joseph Desha; great-grandnephew of James Patton Preston; second great-grandson of William Preston and William Campbell; second great-grandnephew of William Cabell and Patrick Henry; first cousin of Levin Irving Handy and Henry Skillman Breckinridge; first cousin once removed of John Cabell Breckinridge and Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864); first cousin twice removed of James Douglas Breckinridge, Benjamin William Sheridan Cabell, James McDowell, John Buchanan Floyd and George Rogers Clark Floyd; first cousin thrice removed of William Cabell, Jr. and William Henry Cabell; second cousin of Clifton Rodes Breckinridge and Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925); second cousin once removed of Carter Henry Harrison, William Lewis Cabell and George Craighead Cabell; second cousin twice removed of Valentine Wood Southall and Edward Carrington Cabell; third cousin of Benjamin Earl Cabell (1858-1931) and Carter Henry Harrison II; third cousin once removed of John William Leftwich, Stephen Valentine Southall and Earle Cabell.
      Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Epitaph: "Our boast of you is that we found you brave."
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John G. Stoll (d. 1959) — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1924. Died in 1959. Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
    Frazer D. LeBus Frazer Dunlap LeBus (1897-1962) — also known as Frazer D. LeBus — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in Cynthiana, Harrison County, Ky., October 11, 1897. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1956. Died in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., May 19, 1962 (age 64 years, 220 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Clarence LeBus (1862-1928) and Mary Katherine (Frazer) LeBus (1872-1949); married to Elvina Stoll (1900-1982); nephew of Orie LeBus; grandson of Lewis Martin Lebus (1834-1905); first cousin of Clarence Prentice Lebus; second cousin of William Frank Lebus, Jr..
      Political family: Lebus family of Cynthiana, Kentucky.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: U.S. passport application (1915)
      Robert D. Bolson (d. 1983) — also known as Bob Bolson — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Kentucky state house of representatives 77th District, 1975. Died in 1983. Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Frank D. Peterson (d. 1996) — of Campbellsville, Taylor County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1940. Died in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., January 23, 1996. Interment at Lexington Cemetery.


    Old Baptist Cemetery
    Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Buck Reed (1787-1829) — of Mississippi. Born near Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., May 7, 1787. Democrat. Mississippi state attorney general, 1821; U.S. Senator from Mississippi, 1826-27, 1829; died in office 1829. Died November 26, 1829 (age 42 years, 203 days). Interment at Old Baptist Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Old Episcopal Cemetery
    Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      John Fowler (1755-1840) — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in Virginia, 1755. Republican. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1787; delegate to Virginia convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Fayette County, 1788; U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1797-1807 (at-large 1797-1803, 5th District 1803-07); postmaster at Lexington, Ky., 1814-22. Died in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., August 22, 1840 (age about 85 years). Interment at Old Episcopal Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Nicholas (1753-1799) — of Albemarle County, Va. Born in Williamsburg, Va., August 11, 1753. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1781; delegate to Virginia convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Albemarle County, 1788; U.S. Attorney for Kentucky, 1789, 1793; delegate to Kentucky state constitutional convention, 1792; Kentucky state attorney general, 1792. Died in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., July 25, 1799 (age 45 years, 348 days). Interment at Old Episcopal Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Carter Nicholas (1729-1780) and Ann (Cary) Nicholas (1735-1786); brother of Elizabeth Nicholas (1753-1810; who married Edmund Jenings Randolph), Wilson Cary Nicholas and John Nicholas; married to Mary Smith (1756-1806); father of Robert Carter Nicholas (1787-1857) and Henrietta Morrison Nicholas (1798-1875; who married Richard Hawes); uncle of Peyton Randolph; granduncle of Peter Myndert Dox and Edmund Randolph; great-grandfather of Harry Bartow Hawes; second great-granduncle of Francis Beverley Biddle; first cousin once removed of Benjamin Harrison (1726-1791); first cousin twice removed of Thomas Marshall and James Keith Marshall; second cousin of Carter Bassett Harrison and William Henry Harrison (1773-1841); second cousin once removed of John Scott Harrison; second cousin twice removed of Carter Henry Harrison and Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901); second cousin thrice removed of Connally Findlay Trigg, Russell Benjamin Harrison, Carter Henry Harrison II, Richard Evelyn Byrd and William Welby Beverley; second cousin four times removed of Harry Flood Byrd and William Henry Harrison (1896-1990); second cousin five times removed of Harry Flood Byrd, Jr.; third cousin of Burwell Bassett; third cousin twice removed of Montgomery Blair (1813-1883) and Francis Preston Blair, Jr.; third cousin thrice removed of James Lawrence Blair, Francis Preston Blair Lee and Gist Blair.
      Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Nicholas County, Ky. is named for him.
      The city of Nicholasville, Kentucky, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article


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