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Jefferson County
Kentucky

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Jefferson County

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  • Private or family graveyards
  • Louisville Unknown location
  • Louisville Bullitt Family Cemetery
  • Louisville Calvary Cemetery
  • Louisville Cave Hill Cemetery
  • Louisville City Cemetery
  • Louisville Eastern Cemetery
  • Louisville Oxmoor-Bullitt Family Cemetery
  • Louisville Resthaven Memorial Cemetery
  • Louisville St. John's Cemetery
  • Louisville St. Louis Catholic Cemetery
  • Louisville St. Michael's Cemetery
  • Louisville University of Louisville Law School
  • Louisville West Main Street
  • Louisville Zachary Taylor National Cemetery


    Private or family graveyards
    Jefferson County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      Richard Clough Anderson, Jr. (1788-1826) — also known as Richard C. Anderson, Jr. — of Kentucky. Born near Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., August 4, 1788. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1814-15, 1821-22; Speaker of the Kentucky State House of Representatives, 1822; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 8th District, 1817-21; U.S. Minister to Gran Colombia, 1823-26, died in office 1826. Died, of yellow fever, near Cartagena, Colombia, July 24, 1826 (age 37 years, 354 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Son of Richard Anderson and Elizabeth (Clark) Anderson.
      Anderson County, Ky. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Stephen Ormsby (1759-1844) — of Kentucky. Born in County Sligo, Ireland, 1759. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1811-13, 1813-17 (3rd District 1811-13, at-large 1813-15, 8th District 1815-17). Died near Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., 1844 (age about 85 years). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Robert Breckinridge (1754-1833) — of Kentucky. Born in Virginia, 1754. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Speaker of the Kentucky State House of Representatives, 1792-95. Died in 1833 (age about 79 years). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Half-brother of John Breckinridge and James Breckinridge (1763-1833).
      Political families: Brown-Breckinridge family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).


    Unknown Location
    Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Needham Hazelip (1877-1950) — also known as Thomas N. Hazelip — of Paducah, McCracken County, Ky. Born in Munfordville, Hart County, Ky., April 6, 1877. Lawyer; mayor of Paducah, Ky., 1912-15; defeated, 1919. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., November 12, 1950 (age 73 years, 220 days). Interment somewhere.


    Bullitt Family Cemetery
    Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      William Christian (c.1743-1786) — Born in Staunton, Va., about 1743. Lawyer; member of Virginia House of Burgesses, 1773-75; colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. Manx ancestry. Killed while fighting Indians in what is now Clark County, Ind., April 9, 1786 (age about 43 years). Interment at Bullitt Family Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Israel Christian and Elizabeth (Starke) Christian; brother of Anne Christian (who married William Fleming); married to Anne Henry (1738-1790; sister of Patrick Henry (1736-1799)).
      Political families: Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Christian counties in Ill., Ky. and Mo. are named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Calvary Cemetery
    Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      William Brown Stansbury (1923-1985) — also known as William B. Stansbury — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Corydon, Harrison County, Ind., March 18, 1923. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; chair of Jefferson County Democratic Party, 1968-76; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1977-81; in 1978, during a firemen's strike, he left the city, saying that he was going to a conference in Atlanta; instead, he went to New Orleans for a tryst with his administrative assistant; the scandal led to an effort to impeach him; soon after, a city official pleaded guilty to extorting $16,000 from local businessmen; when questioned by a federal grand jury as to whether this money came to his campaign or to him personally, Stansbury refused to answer, claiming the Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. Member, Delta Upsilon; American Bar Association. While crossing Bardstown Road to enter St. Francis of Assisi Church, he was hit by a car, and died soon after, in Humana Hospital-University, Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., April 4, 1985 (age 62 years, 17 days); His mother was killed in the same accident, and his wife was injured. Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Bernard Stansbury and Alliene (Brown) Stansbury; married 1983 to Mary Ellen Farmer.
      William B. Stansbury Park (established 1900, received current name 1985), in Louisville, Kentucky, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Donald Dean Noble (1936-2005) — also known as Donald D. Noble — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., March 3, 1936. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1968; member, Louisville Board of Alderman, 1968-70. Catholic. Died, of cancer, April 29, 2005 (age 69 years, 57 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.


    Cave Hill Cemetery
    701 Baxter Avenue
    Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
    Founded 1848
    Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1979
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      James Guthrie (1792-1869) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born near Bardstown, Nelson County, Ky., December 5, 1792. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1827-29; member of Kentucky state senate, 1831-40; delegate to Kentucky state constitutional convention, 1849; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1853-57; president, Louisville and Nashville Railroad, 1860-68; president, University of Louisville; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1860; candidate for Democratic nomination for Vice President, 1864; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1865-68. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., March 13, 1869 (age 76 years, 98 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Speed (1812-1887) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Jefferson County, Ky., March 11, 1812. Republican. Member of Kentucky state legislature, 1847; candidate for delegate to Kentucky state constitutional convention, 1849; member of Kentucky state senate, 1861-63; U.S. Attorney General, 1864-66; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1868; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1870; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1872. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., June 25, 1887 (age 75 years, 106 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Speed (1772-1840) and Lucy Gilmer (Fry) Speed (1788-1874); married to Jane L. Cochran (1815-1886); great-grandson of John Fry; second great-grandson of Joshua Fry; first cousin once removed of William Christian Bullitt (1856-1914), William Marshall Bullitt and Alexander Scott Bullitt; first cousin twice removed of William Christian Bullitt (1891-1967); second cousin once removed of Robert Pryor Henry, John Flournoy Henry, Gustavus Adolphus Henry (1804-1880) and Thomas Stanhope Flournoy; third cousin twice removed of Richard Aylett Buckner; fourth cousin once removed of Aylette Buckner.
      Political families: Blackburn-Slaughter-Buckner-Madison family of Kentucky; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut; Pendleton-Lee family; Bullitt-Fry-Henry family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article
      James Biddle Eustis (1834-1899) — also known as James B. Eustis — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., August 27, 1834. Democrat. Member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1870; member of Louisiana state senate, 1874; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1876-79, 1885-91; U.S. Ambassador to France, 1893-97. Died in Newport, Newport County, R.I., September 9, 1899 (age 65 years, 13 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of George Eustis, Jr.; grandfather of Charles Eustis Bohlen (1904-1974); granduncle of Anne Livingston Eustis (daughter-in-law of Grenville Temple Emmet).
      Political family: Bohlen-Eustis-Thayer family of Bryn Mawr and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Worth Bingham (1871-1937) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky.; Glenview, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Orange County, N.C., November 8, 1871. Lawyer; publisher of Louisville Courier-Journal newspaper; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1907; Republican candidate for Judge, Kentucky Court of Appeals, 1910; circuit judge in Kentucky, 1911; U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1933-37. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Society of Colonial Wars; Society of the Cincinnati; Sons of the American Revolution; Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Tau Omega. Died in Baltimore, Md., December 18, 1937 (age 66 years, 40 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Col. Robert Bingham and Delphine Louise (Worth) Bingham; married, May 20, 1896, to Eleanor E. Miller (died 1913); married, November 15, 1916, to Mary Lily (Kenan) Flagler; married, August 20, 1924, to Mrs. James Byron Hilliard.
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frederic Moseley Sackett, Jr. (1868-1941) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., December 17, 1868. Republican. Lawyer; president, Louisville Gas Co. and Louisville Lighting Co., 1907-12; president, Pioneer Coal Co. and Black Star Coal Co.;; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1925-30; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1928 (chair, Committee on Permanent Organization); U.S. Ambassador to Germany, 1930-33. Unitarian. Died in Baltimore, Md., May 18, 1941 (age 72 years, 152 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frederic Moseley Sackett (1840-1913) and Emma Louisa (Paine) Sackett (1842-1922); married, April 12, 1898, to Olive Speed (1869-1948; fourth great-granddaughter of Joshua Fry (1699-1754)).
      Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Bullitt-Fry-Henry family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Frederick Sackett: Bernard V. Burke, Ambassador Frederick Sackett and the Collapse of the Weimar Republic, 1930-1933
      Charles Donald Jacob (1838-1898) — also known as Charles D. Jacob — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born June 1, 1838. Democrat. Mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1873-79, 1882-84, 1888-90; U.S. Minister to Colombia, 1885-86; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1888. Died December 25, 1898 (age 60 years, 207 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John J. Jacob (1778-1852); brother-in-law of James Brown Clay; brother of Richard Taylor Jacob (1825-1903); married to Adeline Marrin (died 1878).
      Political family: Clay family of Kentucky (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Epitaph: "He kept the whiteness of his soul and thus men o'er him weep."
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John McKinley (1780-1852) — of Huntsville, Madison County, Ala.; Florence, Lauderdale County, Ala. Born in Culpeper County, Va., May 1, 1780. Member of Alabama state legislature, 1820; U.S. Senator from Alabama, 1826-31, 1837; U.S. Representative from Alabama 2nd District, 1833-35; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1837-52; died in office 1852. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., July 19, 1852 (age 72 years, 79 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Frederick A. Kaye (1796-1866) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., April 21, 1796. Whig. Mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1837-41, 1844-47. Died in Breckinridge County, Ky., April 29, 1866 (age 70 years, 8 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      John George Baxter, Jr. (1826-1885) — also known as John G. Baxter — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., December 12, 1826. Democrat. Mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1870-73, 1879-81; defeated, 1875. Scottish ancestry. Died in Hot Springs, Garland County, Ark., March 30, 1885 (age 58 years, 108 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Whiteside Godfrey Hunter (1841-1917) — also known as W. Godfrey Hunter — of Burkesville, Cumberland County, Ky. Born near Belfast, Ireland (now Northern Ireland), December 25, 1841. Republican. Physician; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1874; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1880, 1892, 1896; U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1887-89, 1895-97, 1903-05 (3rd District 1887-89, 1895-97, 11th District 1903-05); defeated, 1892, 1896; U.S. Minister to Guatemala, 1897-1903; Honduras, 1897. Died November 2, 1917 (age 75 years, 312 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
      Shackelford Miller, Jr. (1892-1965) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., September 4, 1892. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Kentucky, 1939-45; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, 1945-65; took senior status 1965. Member, American Bar Association. Died November 24, 1965 (age 73 years, 81 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Shackelford Miller (1860?-?); brother of Neville Miller.
      Political family: Miller family of Louisville, Kentucky.
      See also federal judicial profile
      Albert Shelby Willis (1843-1897) — also known as Albert S. Willis — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Shelbyville, Shelby County, Ky., January 22, 1843. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1877-87; U.S. Minister to Hawaiian Islands, 1893-97, died in office 1897. Died in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, January 6, 1897 (age 53 years, 350 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
      John C. Bucklin (1773-1844) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., 1773. Mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1828-34. Unitarian. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., March 5, 1844 (age about 70 years). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Millbank Delph (1805-1891) — also known as John M. Delph — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Madison County, Va., August 18, 1805. Carpenter; real estate business; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1850-52, 1861-63; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1870. Baptist. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., December 16, 1891 (age 86 years, 120 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      David Meriwether (1800-1893) — Born in Louisa County, Va., October 30, 1800. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state legislature, 1832; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 7th District, 1847, 1851; delegate to Kentucky state constitutional convention, 1849; secretary of state of Kentucky, 1851-52; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1852; Governor of New Mexico Territory, 1853-57; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1858-85; Speaker of the Kentucky State House of Representatives, 1859. Died near Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., April 4, 1893 (age 92 years, 156 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Meriwether (1760-1842) and Elizabeth (Winslow) Meriwether (1768-1820); married, February 22, 1822, to Sarah Hoar Leonard (1800-1859); nephew of David Meriwether (1755-1822); cousin by marriage of Franklin Pierce; first cousin of James Meriwether (1788-1852); first cousin once removed of James Meriwether (1755-1817); second cousin of Meriwether Lewis and James Archibald Meriwether; second cousin once removed of George Rockingham Gilmer, Reuben Handy Meriwether and Frances Meriwether (1848-1940; who married Anson Rainey); third cousin once removed of Theodorick Bland; fourth cousin of John Randolph of Roanoke and Henry St. George Tucker; fourth cousin once removed of Nathaniel Beverly Tucker.
      Political families: Demarest-Meriwether family of New Jersey; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Henry S. Tyler (1851-1896) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., September 20, 1851. Democrat. Insurance business; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1891-96; died in office 1896. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., January 14, 1896 (age 44 years, 116 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Thruston Ballard Morton (1907-1982) — also known as Thruston B. Morton — of Glenview, Jefferson County, Ky.; Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., August 19, 1907. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1947-53; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1948, 1952, 1956; speaker, 1956, 1960; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1957-69; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1959-61. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., August 14, 1982 (age 74 years, 360 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Rogers Clark Ballard Morton (1914-1979).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Augustus Everett Willson (1846-1931) — also known as Augustus E. Willson — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Maysville, Mason County, Ky., October 13, 1846. Republican. Lawyer; law partner of John Marshall Harlan, and later, of Mr. Shirley M. Crawford; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1884, 1888, 1892, 1904, 1908, 1916; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1892; Governor of Kentucky, 1907-11; candidate for U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1914. Presbyterian. Died, from lobar pneumonia, in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., August 24, 1931 (age 84 years, 315 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Hiram Willson Willson (1807-1859) and Ann Colvin (Ennis) Willson (1817-1856); married 1877 to Mary Elizabeth Ekin (1847-1934; daughter of James Adams Ekin (1819-1891)).
      Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cross-reference: Caleb Powers — William S. Taylor
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Stanton Pilcher (1803-1858) — also known as William S. Pilcher — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Stafford County, Va., January 5, 1803. Candidate for Kentucky state attorney general, 1844; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1857-58; died in office 1858. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., August 14, 1858 (age 55 years, 221 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Thomas Elliott Bramlette (1817-1875) — also known as Thomas E. Bramlette — of Kentucky. Born in Cumberland County, Ky., January 3, 1817. Member of Kentucky state legislature, 1841; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 4th District, 1853; state court judge in Kentucky, 1856; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Attorney for Kentucky, 1863; Governor of Kentucky, 1863-67; received 3 electoral votes for Vice-President, 1872. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., January 12, 1875 (age 58 years, 9 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Smith Lithgow (1812-1902) — also known as James S. Lithgow — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., November 29, 1812. Democrat. Coppersmith; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1865-67; resigned 1867. Methodist. Died February 21, 1902 (age 89 years, 84 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Hannah Cragg.
      See also Wikipedia article
      David L. Beatty (1798-1881) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Bourbon County, Ky., December 3, 1798. Machinist; iron foundry foreman; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1841-44. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., February 21, 1881 (age 82 years, 80 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Thomas Howell Crawford (1803-1871) — also known as Thomas H. Crawford — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Rockbridge County, Va., March 1, 1803. Real estate agent; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1859-61; defeated (Union), 1863; banker. Died as a result of a gas explosion at his home, in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., June 17, 1871 (age 68 years, 108 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      William Preston (1816-1887) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born near Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., October 16, 1816. Lawyer; delegate to Whig National Convention from Kentucky, 1839 (speaker); colonel in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; delegate to Kentucky state constitutional convention, 1849; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1850, 1868-69; member of Kentucky state senate, 1851-53; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 7th District, 1852-55; defeated, 1854; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1856, 1880 (speaker); U.S. Minister to Spain, 1859-61; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., September 21, 1887 (age 70 years, 340 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Henrietta Preston (who married Albert Sidney Johnston); nephew of Francis Smith Preston (1765-1836); grandfather of Preston Davie (who married May Preston Davie).
      Political families: Brown-Breckinridge 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).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
      Boyd Winchester (1836-1923) — of Kentucky. Born in Ascension Parish, La., September 23, 1836. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state senate, 1867-68; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1869-73; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1880; U.S. Minister to Switzerland, 1885-89. Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., May 18, 1923 (age 86 years, 237 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
      William Benjamin Harrison (1889-1948) — also known as William B. Harrison — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., July 28, 1889. Republican. Insurance adjuster; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; secretary-treasurer, Foundry Products Co.; president, Kentucky Refrigerating Co.; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1927-33; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1928, 1932, 1936 (alternate); candidate for Governor of Kentucky, 1931. Presbyterian. Member, Zeta Psi. Died, from lung cancer, in Wequetonsing, Emmet County, Mich., July 13, 1948 (age 58 years, 351 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Harrison and Virginia L. (Trezevant) Harrison; married, June 4, 1912, to Margaret W. Allis.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Bruce Hoblitzell (1887-1970) — also known as "Mr. Hobby" — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., June 25, 1887. Democrat. Real estate agent; Jefferson County Sheriff; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1957-61. Died August 11, 1970 (age 83 years, 47 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Henry Luesing Brooks (1905-1971) — also known as Henry L. Brooks — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., December 9, 1905. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; circuit judge in Kentucky, 1946-48; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1948; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Kentucky, 1954-69; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, 1969-71; died in office 1971. Member, Sigma Chi; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners. Died December 30, 1971 (age 66 years, 21 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also federal judicial profile
      Andrew Broaddus (1900-1972) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., May 15, 1900. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; laundry business; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1953-57. Died, from a heart attack, in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., September 7, 1972 (age 72 years, 115 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Russell Broaddus (1873-1946) and Julia Ducan (Ely) Broaddus (1876-1961); married, September 24, 1924, to Elizabeth Robertson (1900-1993); third cousin twice removed of Elbridge Jackson Broaddus; fourth cousin once removed of Joseph Broaddus and Bower Slack Broaddus (1888-1949).
      Political family: Broaddus family of Madison County, Kentucky.
      The Mayor Andrew Broaddus, a floating life-saving station in Louisville, Kentucky, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Kenneth Albert Schmied (1911-1973) — also known as Kenneth A. Schmied — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born July 11, 1911. Republican. Furniture business; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1965-69; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1972. Swiss ancestry. Died April 5, 1973 (age 61 years, 268 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      John Joyes (1799-1877) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., January 8, 1799. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1827; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1834-36. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., May 31, 1877 (age 78 years, 143 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Patrick Joyes; brother of Thomas Joyes (1787-1866).
      See also Wikipedia article
      John Barbee (1815-1888) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Pewee Valley, Oldham County, Ky., September 16, 1815. Mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1855-57. Died December 22, 1888 (age 73 years, 97 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Charles F. Grainger (1854-1923) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., January 23, 1854. Democrat. Iron foundry business; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1901-05; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1904. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., April 13, 1923 (age 69 years, 80 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Charles William Buck (1849-1930) — also known as Charles W. Buck — of Woodford County, Ky.; Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Vicksburg, Warren County, Miss., March 17, 1849. Lawyer; U.S. Minister to Peru, 1885-89. Died in Jefferson County, Ky., November 30, 1930 (age 81 years, 258 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John W. Buck and Mary (Bell) Buck; married, March 17, 1875, to Elizabeth Crow Bullitt; father of Charles Neville Buck (1879-1930; novelist).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      William O. Head (1859-1931) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Providence, Webster County, Ky., July 29, 1859. Democrat. Tobacco warehouser; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1894; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1909-13; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1912, 1916. Died in Clearwater, Pinellas County, Fla., April 19, 1931 (age 71 years, 264 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Wilson Head and Mary (Headly) Head.
      See also Wikipedia article
      George Weissinger Smith (1864-1931) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., October 10, 1864. Republican. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1898; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1917-21. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., January 28, 1931 (age 66 years, 110 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Charles P. Weaver (1851-1932) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., March 14, 1851. Democrat. Postmaster; member of Kentucky Democratic State Central Committee, 1894-96; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1897-1901. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., November 21, 1932 (age 81 years, 252 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      William Kaye (1813-1890) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Yorkshire, England, February 13, 1813. Machinist; founder and owner of the Kaye & Company brass works; bell manufacturer; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1863-65. Died November 19, 1890 (age 77 years, 279 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Paul Booker Reed (1842-1913) — also known as P. Booker Reed — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., October 7, 1842. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1885-87. Died in Fort Macleod, Alberta, November 9, 1913 (age 71 years, 33 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Decatur Reed (1807?-?).
      See also Wikipedia article
      Edward Leland Taylor (1885-1948) — also known as E. Leland Taylor — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn., April 10, 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; real estate business; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1940; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1945-48. Member, Kappa Alpha Order. Died February 16, 1948 (age 62 years, 312 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Eugene Augustin Taylor and Margaret (Jordan) Taylor; married, September 19, 1914, to Edith Somers.
      See also Wikipedia article
      William Owen Cowger (1922-1971) — also known as William O. Cowger — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Hastings, Adams County, Neb., January 1, 1922. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; banker; candidate for Kentucky state house of representatives, 1948; member of Kentucky Republican State Central Committee, 1956-71; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1961-65; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1967-71; defeated, 1970. Presbyterian. Member, Jaycees; Urban League; American Legion. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., October 2, 1971 (age 49 years, 274 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dr. R. H. Cowger and Catherine (Combs) Cowger; married 1945 to Cynthia Thompson.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Fontleroy Grinstead (1845-1921) — also known as James F. Grinstead; "Honest Jim" — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Glasgow, Barren County, Ky., November 15, 1845. Republican. Wholesale grocer; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1907-09; Jefferson County Commissioner, 1917-21. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., November 13, 1921 (age 75 years, 363 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Cross-reference: J. Matt Chilton
      See also Wikipedia article
      Emmet O'Neal (1887-1967) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., April 14, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1935-47; defeated, 1946; U.S. Ambassador to Philippines, 1947-48. Baptist. Died in Washington, D.C., July 18, 1967 (age 80 years, 95 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lydia Elizabeth (Wright) O'Neal and Joseph Thomas O'Neal (1865?-?); brother of Joseph Thomas O'Neal (1881-1944); married, July 29, 1921, to Glessie Morris.
      Political family: O'Neal family of Louisville, Kentucky.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
      Joseph D. Scholtz (1890-1972) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., January 16, 1890. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1937-41; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1940; major in the U.S. Army during World War II; postmaster at Louisville, Ky., 1947-60 (acting, 1947). Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., September 25, 1972 (age 82 years, 253 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Neville Miller (1894-1977) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., February 17, 1894. Democrat. Lawyer; first dean, University of Louisville School of Law, 1930-33; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1933-37; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1936; president of the National Association of Broadcasters, 1938-44. Presbyterian. Died in Washington, D.C., March 27, 1977 (age 83 years, 38 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Shackelford Miller; brother of Shackelford Miller, Jr. (1892-1965).
      Political family: Miller family of Louisville, Kentucky.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Charles Rowland Peaslee Farnsley (1907-1990) — also known as Charles P. Farnsley; Charlie Farnsley — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky.; Glenview, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., March 28, 1907. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Kentucky convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1936-40; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1940; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1940 (alternate), 1948, 1952; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1948-53; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1965-67; defeated in primary, 1932 (at-large), 1934 (3rd District). Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Sons of Confederate Veterans; Society of Colonial Wars; Delta Upsilon; Omicron Delta Kappa. Died, from Alzheimer's disease, at Brownsboro Hills Nursing Home, Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., June 19, 1990 (age 83 years, 83 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Cave Hill Cemetery; statue at West Main Street.
      Relatives: Son of Burrel Hopson Farnsley and Anna May (Peaslee) Farnsley; married, February 27, 1937, to Nancy Hall Carter; father of Burrel Charles Farnsley (1954?-).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Arthur A. Will (1871-1940) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., May 22, 1871. Republican. Builder; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1925-27. Died, from pneumonia, in Pewee Valley, Oldham County, Ky., October 8, 1940 (age 69 years, 139 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Wilson W. Wyatt (1905-1996) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., November 21, 1905. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1941-45; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1948, 1952, 1960; Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1959-63; candidate for U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1962; member of Democratic National Committee from Kentucky, 1963. Presbyterian. Member, Americans for Democratic Action; American Bar Association; Rotary. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., June 11, 1996 (age 90 years, 203 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Richard H. Wyatt and Mary (Watkins) Wyatt; married, June 14, 1930, to Anne Kinnaird Duncan.
      Wyatt Hall (built 1939, named 1995), which houses the law school at the University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, is named for him.  — Wyatt Hall (including theaters and an art gallery), at Bellarmine University, Louisville, Kentucky, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Walter Evans (1842-1923) — of Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky.; Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born near Glasgow, Barren County, Ky., September 18, 1842. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1868, 1872, 1880, 1884; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1871; member of Kentucky state senate, 1873; candidate for Governor of Kentucky, 1879; U.S. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, 1883-85; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1895-99; defeated, 1876, 1898; U.S. District Judge for Kentucky, 1899-1923; died in office 1923. Died December 30, 1923 (age 81 years, 103 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Warder Evans and Matilda (Ritter) Evans; nephew of Burwell Clark Ritter (1810-1880).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William L. Lyons (1857-1911) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., June 3, 1857. Mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1890. Died in Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wis., June 2, 1911 (age 53 years, 364 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Belle Clay (1861-1943).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Emmet King (1848-1921) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in 1848. Republican. Undertaker; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1896. Died November 11, 1921 (age about 73 years). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Joseph Thomas O'Neal (1881-1944) — also known as Joseph T. O'Neal — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., August 13, 1881. Democrat. Mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1927; defeated, 1927; Judge, Kentucky Court of Appeals, 1928. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., September 4, 1944 (age 63 years, 22 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lydia Elizabeth (Wright) O'Neal and Joseph Thomas O'Neal; brother of Emmet O'Neal (1887-1967).
      Political family: O'Neal family of Louisville, Kentucky.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Judson Claudius Clements (1846-1917) — also known as Judson C. Clements — of LaFayette, Walker County, Ga.; Rome, Floyd County, Ga.; Washington, D.C. Born near Villanow, Walker County, Ga., February 12, 1846. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1872-76; member of Georgia state senate, 1877; U.S. Representative from Georgia 7th District, 1881-91; member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1892-1917. Died in Washington, D.C., June 18, 1917 (age 71 years, 126 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Adam C. Clements (1804-1886); married, December 2, 1886, to Lizzie E. Dulaney.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Minett (1857-1952) — Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., 1857. U.S. Navy commander; Governor of American Samoa. Died, in Veterans Administration Hospital, Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C., December 20, 1952 (age about 95 years). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Bland Ballard (1819-1879) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Shelby County, Ky., September 4, 1819. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for Kentucky, 1861-79; died in office 1879. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., July 29, 1879 (age 59 years, 328 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Grandson of Bland Ballard (1761-1853).
      See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Henry Watterson Henry Watterson (1840-1921) — also known as "Marse Henry" — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Washington, D.C., February 16, 1840. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; editor, Louisville Courier-Journal newspaper; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1876 (Temporary Chair), 1880 (member, Resolutions Committee; speaker), 1884, 1888 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1892; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1876-77; received the Pulitzer Prize in Journalism, 1918. Methodist. Died in Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla., December 22, 1921 (age 81 years, 309 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Harvey Magee Watterson and Talitha (Black) Watterson (1812-1884); married to Rebecca Ewing (1842-1929; daughter of Andrew Ewing (1813-1864)); father of Harvey Watterson; first cousin once removed of James Harlan Cleveland, Jr.; first cousin twice removed of Joseph Wheeler Bloodgood.
      Political families: Pendleton-Lee family; Ewing-Matthews-Watterson-Harrison family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
      John Watson Barr (1826-1907) — also known as John W. Barr — of Versailles, Woodford County, Ky.; Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Versailles, Woodford County, Ky., December 17, 1826. Lawyer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. District Judge for Kentucky, 1880-99; retired 1899. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., December 31, 1907 (age 81 years, 14 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Barr and Ann (Watson) Barr.
      See also federal judicial profile
      Asher Graham Caruth (1844-1907) — also known as Asher G. Caruth — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Scottsville, Allen County, Ky., February 7, 1844. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1887-95. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., November 25, 1907 (age 63 years, 291 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Harvey Magee Watterson (1811-1891) — also known as Harvey M. Watterson — of Tennessee. Born in Bedford County, Tenn., November 23, 1811. Democrat. Newspaper editor; lawyer; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1835; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 9th District, 1839-43; member of Tennessee state senate, 1845-47; Speaker of the Tennessee State Senate, 1845-47. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., October 1, 1891 (age 79 years, 312 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Talitha Black (1812-1884; sister-in-law of Stanley Matthews); father of Henry Watterson (1840-1921); grandfather of Harvey Watterson.
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Ewing-Matthews-Watterson-Harrison family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Benjamin H. Ridgely (1861-1908) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Caroline County, Md., July 13, 1861. Newspaper editor; U.S. Consul in Geneva, 1893-1900; Malaga, 1900-02; Nantes, 1902-04; U.S. Consul General in Barcelona, 1904-08; Mexico City, 1908, died in office 1908. Died, from heart failure, en route to Mexico City, in a Pullman railroad car at Monterrey, Nuevo León, October 10, 1908 (age 47 years, 89 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frederick W. Ridgely and Harriet (Isett) Ridgely (1833-1920); married, January 5, 1891, to Kate Ewing Eaches; great-grandnephew of Richard Ridgely; first cousin thrice removed of Daniel Dorsey; second cousin twice removed of Andrew Dorsey; third cousin thrice removed of Alexander Warfield and Thomas Beale Dorsey (1780-1855).
      Political families: Dorsey-Poffenbarger family of Maryland; Maull family of Lewes, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Alfred Caldwell (1814-1866) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Columbia, Adair County, Ky., October 18, 1814. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1839-40; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 4th District, 1843-45, 1849-51; major in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1860. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., September 17, 1866 (age 51 years, 334 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Gilmore Gilbert (1849-1909) — also known as George G. Gilbert — of Shelbyville, Shelby County, Ky. Born in Taylorsville, Spencer County, Ky., December 24, 1849. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state senate, 1885; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1896; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 8th District, 1899-1907. Died November 9, 1909 (age 59 years, 320 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Ralph Waldo Emerson Gilbert (1882-1939).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Swagar Sherley (1871-1941) — also known as J. Swagar Sherley — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., November 28, 1871. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1903-19. Died in 1941 (age about 69 years). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Oscar Turner (1825-1896) — of Oscar, Ballard County, Ky. Born in Louisiana, 1825. U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1st District, 1879-85; defeated, 1874, 1876. Died in 1896 (age about 71 years). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Oscar Turner (1867-1902).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Samuel McKee (1833-1898) — of Mt. Sterling, Montgomery County, Ky. Born near Mt. Sterling, Montgomery County, Ky., November 5, 1833. Republican. U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1865-69 (9th District 1865-67, 2nd District 1867-69). Died December 11, 1898 (age 65 years, 36 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Robert Charles Wickliffe (1874-1912) — also known as Robert C. Wickliffe — of St. Francisville, West Feliciana Parish, La. Born in Kentucky, 1874. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Louisiana 6th District, 1909-12; died in office 1912; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1912. Died June 11, 1912 (age about 37 years). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Grandson of Charles Anderson Wickliffe (1788-1869); cousin *** of John Crepps Wickliffe Beckham.
      Political family: Wickliffe-Holt family of Louisville, Kentucky.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Theodore Legrand Burnett (1829-1917) — of Kentucky. Born in Spencer County, Ky., November 14, 1829. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; delegate to Kentucky secession convention, 1861; Delegate from Kentucky to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62; Representative from Kentucky in the Confederate Congress, 1862-65. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., October 30, 1917 (age 87 years, 350 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Samuel B. Churchill Samuel Bullitt Churchill (1812-1890) — also known as Samuel B. Churchill — of St. Louis, Mo.; Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky.; Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born near Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., December 6, 1812. Lawyer; newspaper editor; postmaster at St. Louis, Mo., 1842-45; member of Missouri state senate, 1858; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1860; secretary of state of Kentucky, 1867-71, 1879-80. Episcopalian. Died, from "brain congestion", in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., May 14, 1890 (age 77 years, 159 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Churchill (1779-1863) and Abigail Pope (Oldham) Churchill (1789-1854); married, June 25, 1836, to Amelia Chouteau Walker (1818-1906); first cousin four times removed of Richard Henry Lee, Francis Lightfoot Lee (1734-1797) and Arthur Lee; second cousin twice removed of James Madison and William Taylor Madison; third cousin thrice removed of George Washington; fourth cousin once removed of Francis Preston Blair Lee.
      Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Jackson-Lee family of Virginia; Lincoln-Lee family; Pendleton-Lee family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Image source: Kentucky Secretary of State
      Oscar Turner (1867-1902) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Kentucky, 1867. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1899-1901. Died in 1902 (age about 35 years). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Oscar Turner (1825-1896).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Marshall Robsion, Jr. (1904-1990) — also known as John M. Robsion, Jr. — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Barbourville, Knox County, Ky., August 28, 1904. Republican. State court judge in Kentucky, 1946; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1953-59; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1956, 1960; candidate for Governor of Kentucky, 1959. Died in 1990 (age about 85 years). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: John Marshall
      Relatives: Son of John Marshall Robsion (1873-1948).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas Austin Ballantine, Jr. (1926-1992) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., September 22, 1926. Democrat. Lawyer; circuit judge in Kentucky, 1964-77; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Kentucky, 1977-91; took senior status 1991. Catholic. Member, Phi Alpha Delta; Urban League; American Bar Association. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., February 18, 1992 (age 65 years, 149 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas A. Ballantine (died 1975) and Marie (Peiffer) Ballantine; married, June 10, 1953, to Nancy Adair Armstrong.
      See also federal judicial profile
      Edward Young Parsons (1842-1876) — of Kentucky. Born in Middletown, Jefferson County, Ky., December 12, 1842. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1875-76; died in office 1876. Died in Washington, D.C., July 8, 1876 (age 33 years, 209 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Poindexter Thomasson (1797-1882) — also known as William P. Thomasson — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Kentucky, 1797. Member of Kentucky state legislature, 1830; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 7th District, 1843-47. Died in 1882 (age about 85 years). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      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 a private or family graveyard, Fayette County, Ky.; reinterment in 1893 at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Menifee County, Ky. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Patrick Hamilton Pope (1806-1841) — of Kentucky. Born in Kentucky, 1806. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Kentucky 8th District, 1833-35; member of Kentucky state legislature, 1840. Died in 1841 (age about 35 years). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas Alexander Harris (1826-1895) — of Missouri. Born in 1826. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; Representative from Missouri in the Confederate Congress, 1861-64. Died in Pewee Valley, Oldham County, Ky., April 9, 1895 (age about 68 years). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Richard Barret (1825-1903) — also known as John R. Barret — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Greensburg, Green County, Ky., August 21, 1825. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1852; U.S. Representative from Missouri 1st District, 1859-60, 1860-61. Died, in the Buckingham Hotel, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 2, 1903 (age 78 years, 73 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Horatio Washington Bruce (1830-1903) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born near Vanceburg, Lewis County, Ky., February 22, 1830. Member of Kentucky state legislature, 1855; delegate to Kentucky secession convention, 1861; Representative from Kentucky in the Confederate Congress, 1862-65. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., January 22, 1903 (age 72 years, 334 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Garnett Duncan (1800-1875) — also known as Garnett Duncan — of Kentucky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., March 2, 1800. U.S. Representative from Kentucky 7th District, 1847-49. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., May 25, 1875 (age 75 years, 84 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Thomas Ward (1808-1878) — also known as William T. Ward — of Kentucky. Born in Virginia, August 9, 1808. Lawyer; major in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; member of Kentucky state legislature, 1840; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 4th District, 1851-53; general in the Union Army during the Civil War. Died October 12, 1878 (age 70 years, 64 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Elisha David Standiford (1831-1887) — of Kentucky. Born near Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., December 28, 1831. Democrat. Physician; farmer; member of Kentucky state senate, 1868, 1871; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1873-75; president, Louisville & Nashville Railroad, 1875-79. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., July 26, 1887 (age 55 years, 210 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Harvey Samuel Irwin (1844-1916) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Highland County, Ohio, December 10, 1844. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1901-03. Died in Vienna, Fairfax County, Va., September 3, 1916 (age 71 years, 268 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Sallie A. Hert (1863-1948) — also known as Sallie Aley; Mrs. Alvin T. Hert — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born January 10, 1863. Republican. Member of Republican National Committee from Kentucky, 1924; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1924, 1928, 1932; Vice-Chair of Republican National Committee, 1932. Female. Died June 8, 1948 (age 85 years, 150 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, November 20, 1893, to Alvin Tobias Hert (1865-1921).
      Ben L. Bruner — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Republican. Secretary of state of Kentucky, 1908-12; candidate for U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1918; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1920. Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
    Philip Ardery Philip Pendleton Ardery (1914-2012) — of Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky.; Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., March 6, 1914. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1946; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1956. Disciples of Christ; later Episcopalian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; American Bar Association; Phi Delta Theta. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., July 26, 2012 (age 98 years, 142 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Breckinridge Ardery (1887-1967) and Julia Hoge Spencer Ardery; married, December 6, 1941, to Anne Stuyvesant Tweedy (second great-granddaughter of Samuel Tweedy).
      Political family: Tweedy family.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Kentucky National Guard
      Samuel Thruston Ballard (1855-1926) — also known as S. Thruston Ballard — of Glenview, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., February 11, 1855. Founder and president of Ballard & Ballard, flour millers; Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1919-23. Episcopalian. Died January 18, 1926 (age 70 years, 341 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Ellsworth Regenstein (c.1878-1957) — of Fort Thomas, Campbell County, Ky. Born in Mason County, Ky., about 1878. Republican. Lawyer; Kentucky superintendent of public instruction, 1910-12; director, Central Savings Bank, Newport; member of Kentucky state senate, 1930; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1932; organizer and president of the Kentucky Home Life Insurance Co. in the 1930s. Episcopalian. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., March 23, 1957 (age about 79 years). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      James Francis Buckner (1849-1923) — also known as James F. Buckner — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky., May 6, 1849. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 5th Kentucky District, 1879; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1880; Honorary Consul for Guatemala in Louisville, Ky., 1896-99; Consul-General for Central America in Louisville, Ky., 1897-98; Consul-General for Honduras in Louisville, Ky., 1898-1907; Consul-General for Nicaragua in Louisville, Ky., 1899-1907. Died, from angina pectoris and cerebral hemorrhage, in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., September 19, 1923 (age 74 years, 136 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Francis Buckner (1813-1889) and Gabriella Lewis (Hawkins) Buckner (1819-1900); married, February 1, 1887, to Susan Yandell (1857-1925); first cousin twice removed of Richard Aylett Buckner; first cousin thrice removed of George Madison; second cousin once removed of Aylette Buckner; second cousin four times removed of John Walker, John Tyler (1747-1813) and Francis Walker; third cousin once removed of Key Pittman and Vail Montgomery Pittman; third cousin twice removed of Zachary Taylor; third cousin thrice removed of Robert Brooke, Meriwether Lewis and John Tyler (1790-1862); fourth cousin of Aylett Hawes Buckner; fourth cousin once removed of Robert Pryor Henry, John Flournoy Henry, John Strother Pendleton, Gustavus Adolphus Henry (1804-1880), Albert Gallatin Pendleton and Thomas Stanhope Flournoy.
      Political families: Blackburn-Slaughter-Buckner-Madison family of Kentucky; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut; Pendleton-Lee family; Bullitt-Fry-Henry family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Birch Haldeman (1846-1924) — also known as William B. Haldeman — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., July 27, 1846. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; newspaper editor; member of Kentucky Democratic State Central Committee, 1884-90; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1896, 1908, 1912; Adjutant General of Kentucky, 1911-12; member of Democratic National Committee from Kentucky, 1918-20. Presbyterian. Member, United Confederate Veterans. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., October 27, 1924 (age 78 years, 92 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Walter Newman Haldeman (1821-1902).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Burke Belknap (1885-1965) — also known as William B. Belknap — of Goshen, Oldham County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., April 18, 1885. Democrat. Stock breeder; economist; college teacher; member of Kentucky state house of representatives 59th District, 1924-28, 1934-35; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1933. Member, American Economic Association; Zeta Psi; Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons. Died September 7, 1965 (age 80 years, 142 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alice Trumbull (Silliman) Belknap (1846-1890) and William Richardson Belknap (1849-1914); married, September 14, 1922, to Helen Clark Strong.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Hundley Sevier Bonnie (1893-1965) — also known as Sevier Bonnie — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Jefferson County, Ky., January 2, 1893. Honorary Consul for Belgium in Louisville, Ky., 1935-59. Died in Jefferson County, Ky., March 16, 1965 (age 72 years, 73 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Palen Bonnie (1855-1904) and Matilda Maude (Williams) Bonnie (1860-1927); married to Judith Gentry Farrell (1903-1983).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William R. Attkisson (d. 1941) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state senate 38th District, 1938-41; died in office 1941. Died June 20, 1941. Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Lafon Allen (1871-1952) — of Glenview, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., August 2, 1871. Republican. Lawyer; circuit judge in Kentucky, 1922-34; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1936. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Alpha Delta Phi. Died August 3, 1952 (age 81 years, 1 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles James Fox Allen and Caroline (Belknap) Allen; married, September 21, 1911, to Emma Hunter Powell (1883-1957).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Earl Sapp (1859-1912) — also known as Charles E. Sapp — of Crescent Hill, Jefferson County, Ky.; Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Missouri, February 15, 1859. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1896, 1900; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 5th Kentucky District, 1899-1901. Republican boss of Louisville, allied with William S. Taylor; indicted, with two others, in March 1902, on federal charges of extorting payments from federal employees for political contributions; pleaded guilty in March 1903, and fined $500 plus costs. Died, from double pneumonia, in St. Louis, Mo., March 10, 1912 (age 53 years, 24 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Nellie Williamson.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Earl Currie (1865-1928) — also known as Charles E. Currie — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Dayton, Campbell County, Ky., June 16, 1865. President, Currie Fertilizer Co.; Vice-Consul for Denmark in Louisville, Ky., 1897-99; Consul for Denmark in Louisville, Ky., 1899-1907. Killed in an accident with mining machinery, when a five-ton cylinder graphite dryer rolled over him, in Goodwater, Coosa County, Ala., May 25, 1928 (age 62 years, 344 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Earl Currie (1840-1898) and Mary Margaret 'Maggie' Currie (1842-1896); married, October 22, 1889, to Rose Julia Tuley (1865-1949).
      Nathaniel Wolfe (1810-1865) — of Kentucky. Born in Richmond, Va., October 20, 1810. Member of Kentucky state senate, 1853; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1859. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., July 3, 1865 (age 54 years, 256 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Great-grandfather of Millicent Hammond Fenwick (1910-1992).
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Hammond-Stevens family of Bernardsville, New Jersey (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Wolfe County, Ky. is named for him.
      Frank B. Russell — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1912, 1928; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky at-large, 1932. Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Thomas Joyes (1787-1866) — Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., December 9, 1787. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1834-35. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., May 4, 1866 (age 78 years, 146 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Patrick Joyes; brother of John Joyes (1799-1877).
      Fortunatus Cosby, Jr. (1801-1871) — Born in 1801. Superintendent of schools. Died in 1871 (age about 70 years). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      James Adams Ekin (1819-1891) — also known as James A. Ekin — of Elizabeth, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., August 31, 1819. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1860; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of military tribunal which tried the conspirators in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., March 27, 1891 (age 71 years, 208 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Ekin (1768-1828) and Susan Burling (Bayard) Ekin (1793-1864); married to Diana Craighead Walker; father of Mary Elizabeth Ekin (1847-1934; who married Augustus Everett Willson); great-grandnephew of Stephanus Bayard; third great-grandson of Stephanus Van Cortlandt and Nicholas Bayard (1644?-1707); third great-grandnephew of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724), Jacobus Van Cortlandt and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); fourth great-grandnephew of Pieter Stuyvesant; first cousin twice removed of Nicholas Bayard (1736-1802); first cousin thrice removed of Philip John Schuyler and Stephen John Schuyler; first cousin four times removed of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775), Gilbert Livingston and Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746); first cousin five times removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin once removed of John Sluyter Wirt; second cousin twice removed of Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792) and Philip Jeremiah Schuyler; second cousin thrice removed of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Robert Gilbert Livingston, Philip Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775), William Livingston, James Jay, Philip P. Schuyler, John Jay (1745-1829) and Frederick Jay; third cousin once removed of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Philip Schuyler and James Alexander Hamilton; third cousin twice removed of Volkert Petrus Douw, Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, John Bubenheim Bayard, Robert Van Rensselaer, Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston, Hendrick Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), James Livingston, Henry Brockholst Livingston, Peter Samuel Schuyler, Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr., Killian Killian Van Rensselaer, Edward Livingston (1764-1836), Peter Augustus Jay and William Jay; third cousin thrice removed of John Eliot Thayer, Jr. and Bronson Murray Cutting; fourth cousin of Edward Livingston (1796-1840) and Henry Bell Van Rensselaer; fourth cousin once removed of Leonard Gansevoort, Leonard Gansevoort, Jr., Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847), James Asheton Bayard, Sr., Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer, Maturin Livingston, Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston, Charles Ludlow Livingston, Hamilton Fish, George Washington Schuyler, John Jay II, Philip N. Schuyler, Kiliaen Van Rensselaer and Robert Ray Hamilton.
      Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article
      Harvey Watterson (1879-1908) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., February 12, 1879. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for New York state assembly, 1906. While trying to close a window in his law office, he fell through the window to his death 110 feet below, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 11, 1908 (age 29 years, 273 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Watterson (1840-1921) and Rebecca (Ewing) Watterson (1842-1929); grandson of Harvey Magee Watterson and Andrew Ewing; grandnephew of Edwin Hickman Ewing; second cousin of John Overton Pendleton and James Harlan Cleveland, Jr.; second cousin once removed of Joseph Wheeler Bloodgood.
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Ewing-Matthews-Watterson-Harrison family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Alvin Tobias Hert (1865-1921) — also known as Alvin T. Hert — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born April 8, 1865. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1916, 1920. Died June 7, 1921 (age 56 years, 60 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, November 20, 1893, to Sallie Aley (1863-1948).
      Charles Alexander Eggleton (1879-1936) — also known as Charles A. Eggleton — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., May 15, 1879. Tobacco business; U.S. Vice Consul in Dakar, 1916-24. Died, of liver cancer, in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., February 8, 1936 (age 56 years, 269 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Peter Lee Atherton (1862-1939) — of Glenview, Jefferson County, Ky.; Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born October 7, 1862. Democrat. Real estate business; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1916. Died January 10, 1939 (age 76 years, 95 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Eugene Rufus Attkisson (1873-1939) — also known as Eugene Attkisson — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Lavinia, Carroll County, Tenn., October 31, 1873. Democrat. College teacher; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1932. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; American Bar Association; Elks; Lions. Died in 1939 (age about 65 years). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dr. John Rufus Attkisson and Elizabeth Moss (Lanier) Attkisson; married, June 6, 1900, to Grace Crawford Dorney.
      Charles Edward Woodcock (1854-1940) — also known as Charles E. Woodcock — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born June 12, 1854. Republican. Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Kentucky, 1905-35; offered prayer, Republican National Convention, 1920. Episcopalian. Died March 12, 1940 (age 85 years, 274 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Alfred Thruston Burgevin (c.1871-1946) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Spiro, Le Flore County, Okla., about 1871. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1908; criminal court judge in Kentucky, 1930. Died, from uremia, in the Norton Infirmary, Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., November 10, 1946 (age about 75 years). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      James Matt Chilton (1881-1960) — also known as J. Matt Chilton — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Turners Station, Henry County, Ky., May 18, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; law clerk to Mayor James F. Grinstead, 1908-09; secretary to U.S. Sen. W. O. Bradley, 1910-11; member of Kentucky Republican State Central Committee, 1912-36; Jefferson County Attorney, 1918-27; member of Republican National Committee from Kentucky, 1928-36. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Elks. Died January 16, 1960 (age 78 years, 243 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Blackwell Chilton (1852-1916) and Florence N. (Sewell) Chilton (1853-1938).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charlotte Woodbury (1875-1964) — also known as Charlotte Osborne; Mrs. John L. Woodbury — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., July 24, 1875. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1928. Female. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; United Daughters of the Confederacy. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., March 7, 1964 (age 88 years, 227 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Thomas DeCourcy Osborne (1844-1925) and Christina Charlotte (Ray) Osborne (1851-1932); married 1899 to John Leonard Woodbury (1868-1936).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Harris Gilbert Whittenberg, Sr. (1904-1971) — also known as H. G. Whittenberg — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., January 28, 1904. Democrat. President, Whittenberg Construction Co.; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1956. Methodist. Died January 11, 1971 (age 66 years, 348 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jesse Isa Whittenberg and May (Smith) Whittenberg; married, January 18, 1927, to Kathleen E. Irion.
      May Preston Davie (1895-1975) — also known as Eugénie Mary Ladenburg; Mrs. Preston Davie — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 31, 1895. Republican. Delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936, 1960 (alternate). Female. Died, of heart failure, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 19, 1975 (age 80 years, 231 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Adolph Stevens Ladenburg (died at sea, 1896) and Emily (Stevens) Ladenburg; married, May 31, 1930, to Preston Davie (1881-1967; grandson of William Preston; descendant *** of William Richardson Davie (1756-1820)); second great-granddaughter of Albert Gallatin.
      Political family: Davie family of Maryland (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Berl Boyd (1896-1988) — of Graves County, Ky.; Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Farmington, Graves County, Ky., March 15, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1922. Presbyterian. Member, Odd Fellows; Pi Kappa Alpha; Phi Alpha Delta; Order of the Coif; Alpha Delta Sigma. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., October 25, 1988 (age 92 years, 224 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Ether Boyd (1860-1938) and Virginia Emma (Dulaney) Boyd (1865-1947); married to Bettye Wolfe (1907-1989).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Rueter Heyburn (1920-1991) — Born in 1920. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1950. Died in 1991 (age about 71 years). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Henry E. Dosker (d. 1999) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Kentucky state senate 35th District, 1975. Died November 8, 1999. Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      William Beard Hoke — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1876. Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Edward Hilpp — of Lebanon, Marion County, Ky. Born in Lebanon, Marion County, Ky. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1884. Jewish. German ancestry. Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Huttel.
      John Blakey Helm — also known as J. Blakey Helm — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1940. Cremated; ashes interred at Cave Hill Cemetery.
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Lovell Harrison Rousseau (1818-1869) — also known as Lovell H. Rousseau — of Bloomfield, Greene County, Ind.; Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born near Stanford, Lincoln County, Ky., August 4, 1818. Republican. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1844-45; served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; member of Indiana state senate, 1847-49; member of Kentucky state senate, 1860-61; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1865-66, 1866-67; resigned 1866; on June 14, 1866, he assaulted Iowa Rep. Josiah B. Grinnell with the iron handle of his cane; reprimanded by the House of Representatives, and resigned, but was elected to fill his own vacancy. Died in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., January 7, 1869 (age 50 years, 156 days). Original interment and cenotaph at Cave Hill Cemetery; reinterment in 1892 at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
      Relatives: Son of David Rousseau; married 1843 to Marie Antoinette Dozier.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    City Cemetery
    Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Frederick William Spence Grayson (1786-1827) — also known as Frederick W. S. Grayson — of Kentucky. Born in Bardstown, Nelson County, Ky., October 10, 1786. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; Kentucky state attorney general, 1825. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., October 27, 1827 (age 41 years, 17 days). Original interment at City Cemetery; reinterment at Eastern Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Grayson (1761-1833) and Caroline Malinda (Taylor) Grayson (1765-1830); brother of Peter William Grayson (1788-1838) and Mary Elizabeth Grayson (1795-1830; who married James Douglas Breckinridge); married to Sallie Ward (1788-1880).
      Political families: Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Grayson-Breckinridge-Smallwood family of Virginia and Kentucky (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Eastern Cemetery
    Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      Philip Tomppert (1808-1873) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Wurttemberg, Germany, June 21, 1808. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1850; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1865, 1867-69. Member, Freemasons. Died, from typhoid fever, in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., October 29, 1873 (age 65 years, 130 days). Interment at Eastern Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Peter William Grayson (1788-1838) — also known as Peter W. Grayson; Peter Wagener Grayson — of Texas. Born in Bardstown, Nelson County, Ky., 1788. Delegate to Texas Consultation of 1835 from District of Goliad, 1835; Attorney General of the Texas Republic, 1836, 1837; candidate for President of the Texas Republic, 1838. Died from self-inflicted gunshot, at Bean Station, Grainger County, Tenn., July 9, 1838 (age about 50 years). Interment at Eastern Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Grayson (1761-1833) and Caroline Malinda (Taylor) Grayson (1765-1830); brother of Frederick William Spence Grayson and Mary Elizabeth Grayson (1795-1830; who married James Douglas Breckinridge (1781-1849)).
      Political families: 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).
      Grayson County, Tex. is named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frederick William Spence Grayson (1786-1827) — also known as Frederick W. S. Grayson — of Kentucky. Born in Bardstown, Nelson County, Ky., October 10, 1786. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; Kentucky state attorney general, 1825. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., October 27, 1827 (age 41 years, 17 days). Original interment at City Cemetery; reinterment at Eastern Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Grayson (1761-1833) and Caroline Malinda (Taylor) Grayson (1765-1830); brother of Peter William Grayson (1788-1838) and Mary Elizabeth Grayson (1795-1830; who married James Douglas Breckinridge); married to Sallie Ward (1788-1880).
      Political families: Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Grayson-Breckinridge-Smallwood family of Virginia and Kentucky (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles W. Anderson, Jr. (1907-1960) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., May 26, 1907. Republican. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives 58th District, 1936-47; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1940. Methodist. African ancestry. First African-American to be elected to a Southern state legislature in the 20th century. Killed in a car-train accident, in Shelbyville, Shelby County, Ky., June 14, 1960 (age 53 years, 19 days). Interment at Eastern Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, November 25, 1948, to Victoria McCall.
      Epitaph: "Champion of Rights and Justice. Lawyer and Civic Leader."
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Oxmoor-Bullitt Family Cemetery
    Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      William Marshall Bullitt (1873-1957) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., March 4, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1908, 1916; U.S. Solicitor General, 1912-13; candidate for U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1914; director of banks and insurance companies. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association. Died, from a heart attack, in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., October 3, 1957 (age 84 years, 213 days). Interment at Oxmoor-Bullitt Family Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Walker Bullitt (1838-1910) and Annie Priscilla (Logan) Bullitt (1847-1925); brother of Alexander Scott Bullitt (1877-1932); married, May 31, 1913, to Nora Iasigi (daughter of Oscar Anthony Iasigi; niece of Joseph Andrew Iasigi; granddaughter of Joseph Iasigi); great-grandson of Alexander Scott Bullitt (1761-1816) and William Logan; great-grandnephew of John Marshall, James Markham Marshall (1764-1848) and Alexander Keith Marshall; second great-grandson of John Fry and Cuthbert Bullitt; third great-grandson of Joshua Fry; fourth great-grandnephew of Richard Randolph; first cousin of William Christian Bullitt (1856-1914); first cousin once removed of James Speed and William Christian Bullitt (1891-1967); first cousin twice removed of Thomas Marshall and James Keith Marshall; first cousin five times removed of Richard Bland and Peyton Randolph (1721-1775); second cousin once removed of John Augustine Marshall; second cousin thrice removed of Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr.; second cousin four times removed of Theodorick Bland, Thomas Jefferson, Edmund Jenings Randolph, Beverley Randolph and John Randolph of Roanoke; third cousin twice removed of Benjamin Franklin Randolph, Meriwether Lewis Randolph and George Wythe Randolph; third cousin thrice removed of Henry Lee, Charles Lee, Edmund Jennings Lee, Dabney Carr, Peyton Randolph (1779-1828) and Henry St. George Tucker; fourth cousin of Hugh Kennedy Bullitt; fourth cousin once removed of Thomas Jefferson Coolidge.
      Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Alexander Scott Bullitt (1761-1816) — of Kentucky. Born near Dumfries, Prince William County, Va., 1761. Delegate to Kentucky state constitutional convention, 1792, 1799; member of Kentucky state senate, 1792-99; Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1800-04. Died in Jefferson County, Ky., April 13, 1816 (age about 54 years). Interment at Oxmoor-Bullitt Family Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Helen (Scott) Bullitt (1739-1795) and Cuthbert Bullitt; married 1786 to Priscilla Christian (niece of Patrick Henry); great-grandfather of William Christian Bullitt (1856-1914), William Marshall Bullitt and Alexander Scott Bullitt (1877-1932); second great-grandfather of William Christian Bullitt (1891-1967); first cousin thrice removed of Hugh Kennedy Bullitt.
      Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Bullitt-Fry-Henry family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Bullitt County, Ky. is named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Nora Bullitt (1881-1976) — also known as Nora Iasigi; Mrs. Marshall Bullitt — of Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Mass.; Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Swampscott, Essex County, Mass., August, 1881. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1944. Female. Armenian ancestry. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., July 26, 1976 (age 94 years, 0 days). Interment at Oxmoor-Bullitt Family Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Oscar Anthony Iasigi and Amelia 'Amy' (Gore) Iasigi; married, May 31, 1913, to William Marshall Bullitt (brother of Alexander Scott Bullitt (1877-1932)); niece of Joseph Andrew Iasigi; granddaughter of Joseph Iasigi.
      Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Bullitt-Fry-Henry family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Resthaven Memorial Cemetery
    4400 Bardstown Road
    Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
    Founded 1926
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Huston Quin (1876-1938) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Anchorage, Jefferson County, Ky., August 4, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; Judge, Kentucky Court of Appeals, 1919-21; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1921-25. Died, from heart disease, in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., August 14, 1938 (age 62 years, 10 days). Interment at Resthaven Memorial Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Charles Franklin Ogden (1873-1933) — also known as Charles F. Ogden — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky.; Anchorage, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Charlestown, Clark County, Ind., February 4, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1898-99; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; candidate for Kentucky state senate, 1902; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1919-23. Disciples of Christ. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., April 10, 1933 (age 60 years, 65 days). Interment at Resthaven Memorial Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Floyd Ogden and Mary (Pounds) Ogden; married 1898 to Lula Whitesides (1881-1945).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Thelma L. Stovall (1919-1994) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Hart County, Ky., 1919. Democrat. Secretary of state of Kentucky; elected 1955; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1956, 1964, 1972; Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1975-79; candidate in primary for Governor of Kentucky, 1979. Female. Died in 1994 (age about 75 years). Interment at Resthaven Memorial Cemetery.
      Charles E. Baumgardner, Sr. (1889-1964) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born March 24, 1889. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives 41st District, 1948-51, 1954-61. Died February 12, 1964 (age 74 years, 325 days). Interment at Resthaven Memorial Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Leo Andrew Bleemel (1913-1971) — also known as Leo A. Bleemel — of Mt. Washington, Bullitt County, Ky. Born in Bullitt County, Ky., March 9, 1913. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1954-55, 1962-63, 1968-71 (33rd District 1954-55, 1962-63, 31st District 1968-71). Died in Bullitt County, Ky., February 3, 1971 (age 57 years, 331 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Resthaven Memorial Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Peter W. Bleemel (1869-1941) and Elizabeth (Boemker) Bleemel (1869-1936); married to Virginia Inez Eldridge (1915-2006).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Thomas Baker (1882-1946) — also known as William T. Baker — of Shelbyville, Shelby County, Ky. Born in Eagle Station, Carroll County, Ky., December 27, 1882. Democrat. Insurance business; member of Kentucky state house of representatives 50th District, 1936-39. Methodist. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., June 13, 1946 (age 63 years, 168 days). Interment at Resthaven Memorial Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alexander Marshall Baker and Mary Ann (Griffith) Baker; married, April 15, 1902, to Mary Elizabeth Wright (1878-1987).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Virginia Bleemel (1915-2006) — also known as Virginia Inez Eldridge; Mrs. Leo Bleemel — of Mt. Washington, Bullitt County, Ky. Born in Bullitt County, Ky., November 19, 1915. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives 31st District, 1971. Female. Baptist. Member, American Association of Retired Persons. Died, in Wesley Manor Health Care Center (nursing home), Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., September 8, 2006 (age 90 years, 293 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Resthaven Memorial Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Clyde Eldridge and Eunice (Carrothers) Eldridge; married to Leo Andrew Bleemel (1913-1971).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. John's Cemetery
    Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      James Douglas Breckinridge (1781-1849) — of Kentucky. Born in Woodville, Jefferson County, Ky., 1781. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1809-11; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 8th District, 1821-23; defeated, 1822. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., May 6, 1849 (age about 67 years). Original interment at St. John's Cemetery; reinterment in 1867 at St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alexander Breckinridge (1752-1801) and Jane (Buchanan) Breckinridge (1760-1812); half-brother of John Floyd; married to Mary Elizabeth Grayson (1795-1830; sister of Frederick William Spence Grayson and Peter William Grayson); married 1832 to Lucy Fry Speed (1811-1893); nephew of John Breckinridge; uncle of John Buchanan Floyd and George Rogers Clark Floyd; first cousin of Joseph Cabell Breckinridge and Robert Jefferson Breckinridge; first cousin once removed of John Cabell Breckinridge, Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864), Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, Jr. and William Campbell Preston Breckinridge; first cousin twice removed of William Preston, Clifton Rodes Breckinridge, Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925), Levin Irving Handy, Desha Breckinridge (1867-1935), Henry Skillman Breckinridge and Joseph Weldon Bailey, Jr.; second cousin once removed of Francis Smith Preston and James Patton Preston; third cousin of William Campbell Preston, James McDowell and John Smith Preston.
      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; Desha-Breckinridge family of Lexington, Kentucky (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Louis Catholic Cemetery
    Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      John Henry Buschemeyer (1869-1935) — also known as John H. Buschemeyer — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., February 24, 1869. Democrat. Physician; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1913-17; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1916 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee). German ancestry. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., October 7, 1935 (age 66 years, 225 days). Interment at St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Buschemeyer and Helen (Bollinger) Buschemeyer; married, December 30, 1903, to Florence Byrne.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Paul Charles Barth (1858-1907) — also known as Paul C. Barth — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Germany, December, 1858. Mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1905-07; removed from office over alleged vote fraud, 1907. Killed himself by gunshot, in the lavatory of his office, Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., August 21, 1907 (age 48 years, 0 days). Interment at St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacob Frederick Barth (1819-1864) and Louisa A. (Barth) Barth (1821-1869); married to Jewel Small (1869-1903).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Douglas Breckinridge (1781-1849) — of Kentucky. Born in Woodville, Jefferson County, Ky., 1781. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1809-11; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 8th District, 1821-23; defeated, 1822. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., May 6, 1849 (age about 67 years). Original interment at St. John's Cemetery; reinterment in 1867 at St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alexander Breckinridge (1752-1801) and Jane (Buchanan) Breckinridge (1760-1812); half-brother of John Floyd; married to Mary Elizabeth Grayson (1795-1830; sister of Frederick William Spence Grayson and Peter William Grayson); married 1832 to Lucy Fry Speed (1811-1893); nephew of John Breckinridge; uncle of John Buchanan Floyd and George Rogers Clark Floyd; first cousin of Joseph Cabell Breckinridge and Robert Jefferson Breckinridge; first cousin once removed of John Cabell Breckinridge, Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864), Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, Jr. and William Campbell Preston Breckinridge; first cousin twice removed of William Preston, Clifton Rodes Breckinridge, Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925), Levin Irving Handy, Desha Breckinridge (1867-1935), Henry Skillman Breckinridge and Joseph Weldon Bailey, Jr.; second cousin once removed of Francis Smith Preston and James Patton Preston; third cousin of William Campbell Preston, James McDowell and John Smith Preston.
      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; Desha-Breckinridge family of Lexington, Kentucky (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Patrick Whallen (1856-1930) — also known as James P. Whallen — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Kentucky, December 4, 1856. Democrat. Wine and liquor merchant; theater owner; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1916, 1924. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., March 15, 1930 (age 73 years, 101 days). Interment at St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John H. Whallen — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1912. Interment at St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.


    St. Michael's Cemetery
    Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Leighton Robertson (1882-1960) — also known as S. L. Robertson — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Scottsburg, Scott County, Ind., May 14, 1882. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1910-13; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1912; member of Kentucky state senate, 1914-15. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., January 12, 1960 (age 77 years, 243 days). Interment at St. Michael's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Albert S. Robertson and Emma (Leighton) Robertson; married 1902 to Theresa Stark.


    University of Louisville Law School
    Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      Louis Dembitz Brandeis (1856-1941) — also known as Louis D. Brandeis — of Dedham, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., November 13, 1856. Lawyer; law clerk to Justice Horace Gray, 1879-80; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1916-39; took senior status 1939. Jewish. Died in Washington, D.C., October 5, 1941 (age 84 years, 326 days). Cremated; ashes interred at University of Louisville Law School.
      Relatives: Son of Adolph Brandeis (1822-1906) and Fredericka (Dembitz) Brandeis (1829-1901); brother of Fannie Brandeis (1850-1890; who married Charles Nagel (1849-1940)) and Alfred Brandeis (1854-1928; brother-in-law of Walter M. Taussig); married, March 23, 1891, to Alice Goldmark (1866-1945).
      Political family: Taussig family of St. Louis, Missouri.
      Cross-reference: Dean Acheson — James M. Landis — Calvert Magruder
      Brandeis University, in Waltham, Massachusetts, is named for him.  — The Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, in Louisville, Kentucky, is named for him.
      See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Louis D. Brandeis: Lewis J. Paper, Brandeis: An Intimate Biography of One of America's Truly Great Supreme Court Justices — Stephen W. Baskerville, Of Laws and Limitations : An Intellectual Portrait of Louis Dembitz Brandeis — Philippa Strum, Louis D. Brandeis: Justice for the People — Robert A. Burt, Two Jewish Justices: Outcasts in the Promised Land


    West Main Street
    Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky

    Politicians who have monuments here:
      Charles Rowland Peaslee Farnsley (1907-1990) — also known as Charles P. Farnsley; Charlie Farnsley — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky.; Glenview, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., March 28, 1907. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Kentucky convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1936-40; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1940; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1940 (alternate), 1948, 1952; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1948-53; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1965-67; defeated in primary, 1932 (at-large), 1934 (3rd District). Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Sons of Confederate Veterans; Society of Colonial Wars; Delta Upsilon; Omicron Delta Kappa. Died, from Alzheimer's disease, at Brownsboro Hills Nursing Home, Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., June 19, 1990 (age 83 years, 83 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Cave Hill Cemetery; statue at West Main Street.
      Relatives: Son of Burrel Hopson Farnsley and Anna May (Peaslee) Farnsley; married, February 27, 1937, to Nancy Hall Carter; father of Burrel Charles Farnsley (1954?-).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail


    Zachary Taylor National Cemetery
    4701 Brownsboro Rd.
    Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
    Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1983
    Politicians buried here:
    Zachary Taylor Zachary Taylor (1784-1850) — also known as "Old Rough and Ready" — Born in Orange County, Va., November 24, 1784. Whig. Major in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Black Hawk War; general in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; President of the United States, 1849-50; died in office 1850. Episcopalian. Died, probably of gastroenteritis, in the White House, Washington, D.C., July 9, 1850 (age 65 years, 227 days). Based on the theory that he was poisoned, his remains were tested for arsenic in 1991; the results tended to disconfirm the theory. Original interment at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.; reinterment in private or family graveyard; reinterment in 1926 at Zachary Taylor National Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Richard Taylor (1744-1829) and Sarah Dabney (Strother) Taylor (1760-1822); married, June 21, 1810, to Margaret Mackall 'Peggy' Smith (1778-1852; niece of Benjamin Mackall IV and Thomas Mackall); father of Sarah Knox Taylor (who married Jefferson Finis Davis); granduncle of Edmund Haynes Taylor, Jr.; ancestor *** of Victor D. Crist (1957-); first cousin twice removed of Edmund Pendleton; first cousin thrice removed of Elliot Woolfolk Major and Edgar Bailey Woolfolk; second cousin of James Madison and William Taylor Madison; second cousin once removed of Richard Henry Lee, Francis Lightfoot Lee, Arthur Lee, Nathaniel Pendleton, George Madison, Coleby Chew, John Strother Pendleton, Albert Gallatin Pendleton, Aylett Hawes Buckner and Thomas Leonidas Crittenden; second cousin twice removed of John Walker, John Tyler (1747-1813) and Francis Walker; second cousin thrice removed of George Cassety Pendleton, Hubbard T. Smith, Charles M. Pendleton, Sidney Fletcher Taliaferro, Daniel Micajah Pendleton and Max Rogers Strother; second cousin four times removed of Charles Sumner Pendleton; third cousin of Thomas Sim Lee, Henry Lee, Charles Lee, Richard Bland Lee, Edmund Jennings Lee, Philip Clayton Pendleton, Edmund Henry Pendleton and Nathanael Greene Pendleton; third cousin once removed of Robert Brooke, Meriwether Lewis, Richard Aylett Buckner, John Lee, John Tyler (1790-1862), Philip Coleman Pendleton, George Hunt Pendleton and Joseph Henry Pendleton; third cousin twice removed of Hancock Lee Jackson, Fitzhugh Lee, William Barret Pendleton, James Francis Buckner, Francis Key Pendleton, Charles Rittenhouse Pendleton, John Overton Pendleton and Francis Preston Blair Lee; third cousin thrice removed of Abraham Lincoln, John Lee Carroll, Charles Kellogg, James Sansome Lakin and Edward Brooke Lee; fourth cousin of Thomas Walker Gilmer, Aylette Buckner and David Gardiner Tyler; fourth cousin once removed of Charles Willing Byrd.
      Political family: Pendleton-Lee family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cross-reference: David R. Atchison — Thomas Ewing
      Taylor counties in Fla., Ga., Iowa and Ky. are named for him.
      Other politicians named for him: Zachary T. CoyZachary T. BielbyZachary T. Harris
      Campaign slogan (1848): "General Taylor never surrenders."
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Books about Zachary Taylor: K. Jack Bauer, Zachary Taylor: Soldier, Planter, Statesman of the Old Southwest — Elbert B. Smith, The Presidencies of Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore
      Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Washtenaw County (1891)
      Zachary Taylor (1849-1921) — of Tennessee. Born near Brownsville, Haywood County, Tenn., May 9, 1849. Republican. Lawyer; insurance business; member of Tennessee state senate, 1881-83; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 10th District, 1885-87; delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1896. Died in Ellendale, Shelby County, Tenn., February 19, 1921 (age 71 years, 286 days). Interment at Zachary Taylor National Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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