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Washington County
Kentucky

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Washington County

Index to Locations

  • Springfield St. Dominic Cemetery
  • Springfield Springfield Cemetery


    St. Dominic Cemetery
    Springfield, Washington County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      John A. Polin — of Springfield, Washington County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1928, 1948, 1952 (alternate). Interment at St. Dominic Cemetery.


    Springfield Cemetery
    Springfield, Washington County, Kentucky
    Politicians buried here:
      John Pope (1770-1845) — also known as "One-Arm Pope" — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky.; Springfield, Washington County, Ky. Born in Prince William County, Va., 1770. Democrat. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Kentucky, 1800, 1820; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1802, 1806-07; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1807-13; secretary of state of Kentucky, 1816-19; member of Kentucky state senate, 1825-29; Governor of Arkansas Territory, 1829-35; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 7th District, 1837-43. Lost his right arm as a youth. Died in Springfield, Washington County, Ky., July 12, 1845 (age about 75 years). Interment at Springfield Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Nathaniel Pope (1784-1850); married to Eliza Johnson (sister-in-law of John Quincy Adams).
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Pope County, Ark. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Matthew Walton (c.1750-1819) — of Kentucky. Born in Kentucky, about 1750. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state legislature, 1790; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1803-07. Died in 1819 (age about 69 years). Interment at Springfield Cemetery.
      Relatives: Cousin *** of John Walton (1738-1783) and George Walton.
      Political family: Walton family.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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