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Lawrence County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Lawrence County

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  • Louisa Pine Hill Cemetery
  • Louisa Pinehill Cemetery

    Pine Hill Cemetery
    Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      John McConnell Rice (1831-1895) — of Louisa, Lawrence County, Ky. Born in Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Ky., February 19, 1831. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1858, 1861; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 9th District, 1869-73; defeated, 1853; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1876; criminal court judge in Kentucky, 1883-95. Died in Louisa, Lawrence County, Ky., September 18, 1895 (age 64 years, 211 days). Interment at Pine Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

    Pinehill Cemetery
    Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      Frederick Moore Vinson (1890-1953) — also known as Fred M. Vinson — of Louisa, Lawrence County, Ky.; Ashland, Boyd County, Ky. Born in Louisa, Lawrence County, Ky., January 22, 1890. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1924-29, 1931-38 (9th District 1924-29, 1931-33, at-large 1933-35, 8th District 1935-38); defeated, 1928; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1936; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, 1938-43; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1945-46; Chief Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1946-53; died in office 1953. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Phi Delta Theta. Died in Washington, D.C., September 8, 1953 (age 63 years, 229 days). Interment at Pinehill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, January 24, 1923, to Roberta Dixon (1904?-?).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Books about Fred M. Vinson: Melvin I. Urofsky, Division and Discord : The Supreme Court Under Stone and Vinson, 1941-1953 — James E. St. Clair & Linda C. Gugin, Chief Justice Fred M. Vinson of Kentucky: A Political Biography

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