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Graves County
Kentucky

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Graves County

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  • Private or family graveyards
  • Mayfield Anderson Family Cemetery
  • Mayfield Highland Park Cemetery
  • Mayfield Maplewood Cemetery


    Unknown Location
    Graves County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      Richard Weisenberger (1938-1995) — of Mayfield, Graves County, Ky. Born in Georgetown, Scott County, Ky., April 18, 1938. Democrat. Candidate for Kentucky state senate 1st District. Jewish. Died July 29, 1995 (age 57 years, 102 days). Interment somewhere.


    Private or family graveyard
    Graves County, Kentucky


    Anderson Family Cemetery
    Mayfield, Graves County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      Lucien Anderson (1824-1898) — also known as Lucian Anderson — of Mayfield, Graves County, Ky. Born near Mayfield, Graves County, Ky., June 23, 1824. Republican. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Kentucky, 1852; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1855-57; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1st District, 1863-65; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1864. Died in Mayfield, Graves County, Ky., October 18, 1898 (age 74 years, 117 days). Interment at Anderson Family Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Ann Rebecca Lochridge (1847-1863).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Highland Park Cemetery
    Mayfield, Graves County, Kentucky
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Robert Humphreys (1893-1977) — of Mayfield, Graves County, Ky. Born in Fulgham, Hickman County, Ky., August 20, 1893. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1920; member of Kentucky state senate, 1932-36; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1936 (alternate), 1940, 1952, 1956; Kentucky Democratic state chair, 1937-39, 1949-58; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1956. Died in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., December 31, 1977 (age 84 years, 133 days). Interment at Highland Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Imogene Covington.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Bunk Gardner (1875-1960) — of Mayfield, Graves County, Ky. Born in Mayfield, Graves County, Ky., November 24, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; municipal judge in Kentucky, 1902-15; district judge in Kentucky 1st District, 1916-22; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky, 1935-38; U.S. District Judge for Canal Zone, 1938-48. Member, Odd Fellows; Elks. Died in Mayfield, Graves County, Ky., October 27, 1960 (age 84 years, 338 days). Interment at Highland Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Bunk Alexander Gardner (1840-1875) and Mollie (Luck) Gardner (1848-1888); married 1915 to Winifred Winn (1887-1966).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James B. DeWeese (d. 1978) — of Mayfield, Graves County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1956. Died in 1978. Interment at Highland Park Cemetery.
      Dick Castleman (d. 1991) — of Graves County, Ky. Democrat. Elected Kentucky state house of representatives 2nd District 1990. Died in 1991. Interment at Highland Park Cemetery.


    Maplewood Cemetery
    Mayfield, Graves County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      William Voris Gregory (1877-1936) — also known as W. Voris Gregory — of Mayfield, Graves County, Ky. Born in Graves County, Ky., October 21, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; Graves County Judge, 1913-19; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky, 1919-22; U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1927-36 (1st District 1927-33, at-large 1933-35, 1st District 1935-36); died in office 1936. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows; Woodmen; Elks; Lions; American Bar Association. Died October 10, 1936 (age 58 years, 355 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Jones Gregory and Azilee (Boyd) Gregory; brother of Noble Jones Gregory (1897-1971); married, May 3, 1900, to Marie Elizabeth Myles.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Noble Jones Gregory (1897-1971) — also known as Noble J. Gregory — of Mayfield, Graves County, Ky. Born in Mayfield, Graves County, Ky., August 30, 1897. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1st District, 1937-59; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1956. Died in Mayfield, Graves County, Ky., September 26, 1971 (age 74 years, 27 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of William Voris Gregory (1877-1936).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Edward Crossland (1827-1881) — of Kentucky. Born in Hickman County, Ky., June 30, 1827. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state legislature, 1860; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1st District, 1871-75. Died in Mayfield, Graves County, Ky., September 11, 1881 (age 54 years, 73 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Andrew Rechmond Boone (1831-1886) — of Mayfield, Graves County, Ky. Born in Davidson County, Tenn., April 4, 1831. Democrat. County judge in Kentucky, 1854-61; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1861; delegate to Kentucky secession convention, 1861; circuit judge in Kentucky, 1868-74; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1st District, 1875-79. Died in Mayfield, Graves County, Ky., January 26, 1886 (age 54 years, 297 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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