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Laurel County
Kentucky

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Laurel County

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  • London A.R. Dyche Memorial Park


    Private or family graveyards
    Laurel County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      William Harrison Randall (1812-1881) — also known as William H. Randall — of London, Laurel County, Ky. Born near Richmond, Madison County, Ky., July 15, 1812. Republican. Lawyer; Laurel County Court Clerk, 1836-44; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 8th District, 1863-67; district judge in Kentucky 15th District, 1870-80. Died in London, Laurel County, Ky., August 1, 1881 (age 69 years, 17 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Robert Boyd (1833-1901) — of London, Laurel County, Ky. Born in Whitley County, Ky., December 11, 1833. Republican. Member of Kentucky state senate, 1867; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1875; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 9th District, 1876; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1884; circuit judge in Kentucky, 1886. Died in 1901 (age about 67 years). Interment in a private or family graveyard.


    A.R. Dyche Memorial Park
    London, Laurel County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      Vincent Boreing (1839-1903) — of London, Laurel County, Ky. Born near Jonesborough, Washington County, Tenn., November 24, 1839. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; newspaper publisher; banker; county judge in Kentucky, 1886; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 11th District, 1899-1903; died in office 1903. Methodist. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died in London, Laurel County, Ky., September 16, 1903 (age 63 years, 296 days). Interment at A.R. Dyche Memorial Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Don Calvin Edwards (1861-1938) — also known as Don C. Edwards — of London, Laurel County, Ky. Born in Moulton, Appanoose County, Iowa, July 13, 1861. Republican. Lumber manufacturer; banker; Laurel County Circuit Court Clerk, 1898-1904; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1900 (alternate), 1912; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 11th District, 1905-11; defeated (Independent Republican), 1903. Died in London, Laurel County, Ky., September 19, 1938 (age 77 years, 68 days). Interment at A.R. Dyche Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Lewis Edwards and Jane (Saylor) Edwards; married, February 11, 1904, to Lida Hodge.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Finley Hamilton (1886-1940) — of London, Laurel County, Ky. Born in Vincent, Owsley County, Ky., June 19, 1886. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Kentucky at-large, 1933-35. Member, Freemasons. Died in London, Laurel County, Ky., January 10, 1940 (age 53 years, 205 days). Interment at A.R. Dyche Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of William C. Hamilton and Rachel Hamilton; married, March 18, 1915, to Lily Bruner.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Lewis (1868-1959) — of Kentucky. Born in Cutshin, Leslie County, Ky., September 22, 1868. Republican. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1900; state court judge in Kentucky, 1909; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 9th District, 1948-49; defeated, 1932. Died August 8, 1959 (age 90 years, 320 days). Interment at A.R. Dyche Memorial Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Columbus Corbin Poynter (1880-1950) — also known as Lum Poynter — of London, Laurel County, Ky. Born in 1880. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1936. Died January 2, 1950 (age about 69 years). Interment at A.R. Dyche Memorial Park.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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