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  Maurice L. Galvin (1872-1940) — of Covington, Kenton County, Ky. Born in Covington, Kenton County, Ky., July 9, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 6th Kentucky District, 1909; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1912, 1916, 1920 (member, Credentials Committee), 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1928, 1932, 1936. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, August 25, 1940 (age 68 years, 47 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Fort Mitchell, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Maurice Galvin and Ellen Galvin; married, October 17, 1900, to Grace Wilson (1877-1911).
  Bunk Gardner (1875-1960) — of Mayfield, Graves County, Ky. Born in Mayfield, Graves County, Ky., November 24, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; municipal judge in Kentucky, 1902-15; district judge in Kentucky 1st District, 1916-22; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky, 1935-38; U.S. District Judge for Canal Zone, 1938-48. Member, Odd Fellows; Elks. Died in Mayfield, Graves County, Ky., October 27, 1960 (age 84 years, 338 days). Interment at Highland Park Cemetery, Mayfield, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Bunk Alexander Gardner (1840-1875) and Mollie (Luck) Gardner (1848-1888); married 1915 to Winifred Winn (1887-1966).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Benjamin Garnett (1845-1921) — also known as James B. Garnett — of Cadiz, Trigg County, Ky. Born in Pembroke, Christian County, Ky., July 28, 1845. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1876 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Died in Trigg County, Ky., May 7, 1921 (age 75 years, 283 days). Interment at East End Cemetery, Cadiz, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Frances Ann (Pendleton) Garnett (1810-1903) and Eldred Brockman Garnett (1813-1870); married 1877 to Virginia Hewell (1850-1878); married, November 13, 1900, to Mary Elizabeth Gunn (1857-1940); first cousin four times removed of Edmund Pendleton; second cousin thrice removed of Nathaniel Pendleton (1756-1821); third cousin of Hubbard T. Smith; third cousin twice removed of Philip Clayton Pendleton, Edmund Henry Pendleton and Nathanael Greene Pendleton; fourth cousin of George Cassety Pendleton, Charles M. Pendleton and Daniel Micajah Pendleton; fourth cousin once removed of John Strother Pendleton, Albert Gallatin Pendleton, Philip Coleman Pendleton, George Hunt Pendleton, Joseph Henry Pendleton and Charles Sumner Pendleton.
  Political families: Pendleton-Lee family; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  John Thomas Garrett (1921-1979) — also known as Tom Garrett — of Paducah, McCracken County, Ky. Born November 6, 1921. Democrat. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1960; member of Kentucky state senate 2nd District, 1962-79; defeated in primary, 1957; died in office 1979. Died in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., February 4, 1979 (age 57 years, 90 days). Interment at Mt. Kenton Cemetery, Near Paducah, McCracken County, Ky.
  Relatives: Married 1952 to Helen Marie Rickman; father of Tom Garrett (1954-).
  Political family: Garrett family of Paducah, Kentucky.
  Tom Garrett (b. 1954) — of Paducah, McCracken County, Ky. Born May 2, 1954. Democrat. Lawyer; chair of McCracken County Democratic Party, 1987-93; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1988. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association. Still living as of 1993.
  Relatives: Son of John Thomas Garrett (1921-1979) and Helen Garrett; married 1981 to Sandra K. Bennett.
  Political family: Garrett family of Paducah, Kentucky.
  Ray H. Garrison (b. 1922) — of Flossmoor, Cook County, Ill. Born near Scottsville, Allen County, Ky., August 6, 1922. Lawyer; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 8th District, 1969-70. Member, American Bar Association; Beta Gamma Sigma. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edward Moss Gatliff (b. 1887) — of Williamsburg, Whitley County, Ky. Born in Williamsburg, Whitley County, Ky., September 12, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; coal operator; member of Kentucky Democratic State Central Committee, 1916-24. Baptist. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Zeta Psi; American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Ancil Gatliff and Florida (Moss) Gatliff; married, February 9, 1915, to Beverly Davidson.
  Napoleon Bonaparte Giddings (1816-1897) — also known as Napoleon B. Giddings — of Fayette, Howard County, Mo.; Nebraska City, Otoe County, Neb.; Savannah, Andrew County, Mo. Born near Boonsborough, Clark County, Ky., January 2, 1816. Served in the Texas Army during the Texas War of Independence; lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Nebraska Territory, 1855; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War. Died in Savannah, Andrew County, Mo., August 3, 1897 (age 81 years, 213 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Savannah, Mo.
  Presumably named for: Napoleon Bonaparte
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Ralph Waldo Emerson Gilbert (1882-1939) — also known as Ralph Gilbert — of Shelbyville, Shelby County, Ky. Born in Taylorsville, Spencer County, Ky., January 17, 1882. Democrat. Lawyer; county judge in Kentucky, 1910-17; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 8th District, 1921-29, 1931-33; defeated, 1928; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1929; member of Kentucky state senate, 1936. Died July 30, 1939 (age 57 years, 194 days). Interment at Grove Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville, Ky.
  Presumably named for: Ralph Waldo Emerson
  Relatives: Son of George Gilmore Gilbert (1849-1909); married to Jane Thompson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomas Louis Glenn (1847-1918) — also known as Thomas L. Glenn — of Montpelier, Bear Lake County, Idaho. Born near Bardwell, Carlisle County, Ky., February 2, 1847. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Ballard County Clerk, 1874-82; member of Kentucky state senate 2nd District, 1887-91; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Idaho at-large, 1901-03. Died in Montpelier, Bear Lake County, Idaho, November 18, 1918 (age 71 years, 289 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Montpelier, Idaho.
  Relatives: Son of Tyre Glenn and Barzilla J. Glenn; married, March 17, 1870, to Lucretia I. Stephens (died 1893); married 1895 to Nellie Jones.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Montgomery Glover (1822-1891) — also known as John M. Glover — of La Grange, Lewis County, Mo. Born in Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Ky., September 4, 1822. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Missouri 12th District, 1873-79. Died near Newark, Knox County, Mo., November 15, 1891 (age 69 years, 72 days). Original interment at a private or family graveyard, Knox County, Mo.; reinterment at Woodland Cemetery, Quincy, Ill.
  Relatives: Uncle of John Milton Glover (1852-1929).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Justus Goebel (1856-1900) — also known as William J. Goebel; "Boss Bill"; "The Kenton King"; "William the Conqueror" — of Kentucky. Born in Sullivan County, Pa., January 4, 1856. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state senate, 1887-99; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1888; delegate to Kentucky state constitutional convention, 1890-91; Governor of Kentucky, 1900; died in office 1900. In 1895, he killed a factional rival, John Stanford, in a political quarrel; never tried. While contesting the outcome of a gubernatorial election, was shot and mortally wounded in front of the old Kentucky State Capitol; he was declared elected and sworn in as Governor before he died four days later, in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., February 3, 1900 (age 44 years, 30 days). Interment at Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Ky.; statue at Old State Capitol Grounds, Frankfort, Ky.
  Relatives: Brother of Justus Goebel (1872?-?).
  Cross-reference: William S. Taylor — Caleb Powers — Charles Finley
  See also NNDB dossier
  Steven Richard Gold (b. 1973) — also known as Steve Gold — of Henderson, Henderson County, Ky. Born in a hospital, at Richmond, Madison County, Ky., July 5, 1973. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Kentucky Democratic State Central Committee, 2000-04; Kentucky Democratic state chair, 2003-04. Disciples of Christ. Member, Sigma Chi. Still living as of 2004.
  James Stephen Golden (1891-1971) — also known as James S. Golden — of Knox County, Ky.; Pineville, Bell County, Ky. Born in Barbourville, Knox County, Ky., September 20, 1891. Republican. Lawyer; Knox County Attorney, 1918-22; U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1949-55 (9th District 1949-53, 8th District 1953-55). Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Delta Theta Phi. Died in Pineville, Bell County, Ky., September 6, 1971 (age 79 years, 351 days). Interment at Pineville Memorial Cemetery, Pineville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Capt. Ben B. Golden and Elizabeth (Davis) Golden; married 1915 to Ruth Decker.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Richard Livingston Goode (b. 1855) — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo.; St. Louis, Mo. Born in Henry County, Ky., February 4, 1855. Democrat. Lawyer; attorney for railroad; Judge, Missouri Court of Appeals, 1901-10; law professor. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Thomas Goode and Martitia Elizabeth (Guthrie) Goode; married, April 22, 1885, to Estelle B. Maurer.
  J. Dudley Goodlette (b. 1948) — of Florida. Born in Hazard, Perry County, Ky., 1948. Republican. Lawyer; member of Florida state house of representatives 76th District, 1999-. Disciples of Christ. Still living as of 1999.
  William Cassius Goodloe (1841-1889) — also known as W. Cassius Goodloe — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in Madison County, Ky., June 27, 1841. Republican. Lawyer; newspaper publisher; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1868, 1872 (delegation chair), 1884, 1888; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1871; defeated, 1867; member of Republican National Committee from Kentucky, 1872-; member of Kentucky state senate, 1873; candidate for Kentucky state attorney general, 1875; U.S. Minister to Belgium, 1878-80. Episcopalian. Member, Loyal Legion. During a violent encounter in the lobby of the Lexington Post Office, he repeatedly stabbed and ultimately killed a political enemy, Col. Armistead Swope, who meanwhile shot and badly wounded him; before any prosecution could ensue, he died of his own wounds two days later, in the Phoenix Hotel, Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., November 8, 1889 (age 48 years, 134 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of David Short Goodloe (1811-1881) and Sally Anne Lewis Clay (Smith) Goodloe (1818-1875); brother of Green Clay Goodloe (son-in-law of James Burnie Beck (1822-1890)); married 1865 to Mary Elizabeth Mann (1845-1920); nephew of Cassius Marcellus Clay; grandfather of William Cassius Goodloe III.
  Political family: Wilson-Dunn-Goodloe family of Indiana (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Cassius Goodloe III (1919-1997) — also known as William C. Goodloe; Bill Goodloe — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., September 19, 1919. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of Washington state senate 32nd District, 1951-58; Washington Republican state chair, 1950; delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1960; Honorary Consul for Ecuador in Seattle, Wash., 1962; superior court judge in Washington, 1970; chief justice of Washington state supreme court, 1985-88. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Society of the Cincinnati. Died, from liver disease, in Seattle, King County, Wash., January 18, 1997 (age 77 years, 121 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Green Clay Goodloe (1883-1967) and Helen Stuart (Wilson) Goodloe (1886-1962); married, September 19, 1941, to Ruth Clarke (1917-2010); grandson of William Cassius Goodloe and John Lockwood Wilson (1850-1912); grandnephew of Henry Lane Wilson; great-grandson of James Wilson; second great-grandson of John Wilson.
  Political family: Wilson-Dunn-Goodloe family of Indiana (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article
  Isaac Herschel Goodnight (1849-1901) — also known as Isaac H. Goodnight — of Franklin, Simpson County, Ky. Born near Scottsville, Allen County, Ky., January 31, 1849. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1877-78; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1889-95; circuit judge in Kentucky 7th Circuit, 1897-1901; died in office 1901. Died in Franklin, Simpson County, Ky., July 24, 1901 (age 52 years, 174 days). Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery, Franklin, Ky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Franklin Gorin (1798-1877) — of Kentucky. Born in Barren County, Ky., May 3, 1798. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1874. First white child born in Barren County; one-time owner of Mammoth Cave. Died December 10, 1877 (age 79 years, 221 days). Interment at Glasgow Cemetery, Glasgow, Ky.
  Willis Arnold Gorman (1816-1876) — also known as Willis A. Gorman — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Born near Flemingsburg, Fleming County, Ky., January 12, 1816. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1841-44; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; U.S. Representative from Indiana 6th District, 1849-53; Governor of Minnesota Territory, 1853-57; delegate to Minnesota state constitutional convention, 1857; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1860; general in the Union Army during the Civil War. Catholic. Died in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., May 20, 1876 (age 60 years, 129 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, St. Paul, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of David Gorman and Elizabeth Gorman.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Joseph J. Grace — of Paducah, McCracken County, Ky. Democrat. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence S. Grauman (b. 1897) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., June 3, 1897. Democrat. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1940; common pleas court judge in Kentucky, 1950-55. Jewish. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Phil J. Grauman and Dora (Hirsch) Grauman; married, June 30, 1931, to Katherine H. Heine.
  William Jordan Graves (1805-1848) — also known as William J. Graves — of New Castle, Henry County, Ky. Born in New Castle, Henry County, Ky., 1805. Whig. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1834, 1843; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 8th District, 1835-41. Killed Rep. Jonathan Cilley of Maine, in a duel, February 24, 1838. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., September 27, 1848 (age about 43 years). Interment a private or family graveyard, Henry County, Ky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  George S. Green (1809-1857) — of Mt. Vernon, Posey County, Ind. Born in Washington, Mason County, Ky., March 4, 1809. Lawyer; probate judge in Indiana, 1831-34; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1834-35. Died in Mt. Vernon, Posey County, Ind., September 11, 1857 (age 48 years, 191 days). Interment at Templeton Cemetery, Black Township, Posey County, Ind.
  Christopher Greenup (c.1750-1818) — of Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky. Born in Virginia, about 1750. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1785; U.S. Representative from Kentucky at-large, 1792-97; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1798; Clerk of the Kentucky State Senate, 1799-1802; circuit judge in Kentucky, 1802; Governor of Kentucky, 1804-08; Presidential Elector for Kentucky, 1808; justice of the peace. Died in Blue Licks Spring, Nicholas County, Ky., April 27, 1818 (age about 68 years). Interment at Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of John Greenup and Elizabeth (Witten) Greenup; married, July 9, 1787, to Mary Catherine 'Cathy' Pope.
  Greenup County, Ky. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  William Voris Gregory (1877-1936) — also known as W. Voris Gregory — of Mayfield, Graves County, Ky. Born in Graves County, Ky., October 21, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; Graves County Judge, 1913-19; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky, 1919-22; U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1927-36 (1st District 1927-33, at-large 1933-35, 1st District 1935-36); died in office 1936. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows; Woodmen; Elks; Lions; American Bar Association. Died October 10, 1936 (age 58 years, 355 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Mayfield, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of William Jones Gregory and Azilee (Boyd) Gregory; brother of Noble Jones Gregory (1897-1971); married, May 3, 1900, to Marie Elizabeth Myles.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Henry Grider (1796-1866) — of Bowling Green, Warren County, Ky. Born in Garrard County, Ky., July 16, 1796. Whig. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1827, 1831; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1843-47, 1861-66; died in office 1866. Died in Bowling Green, Warren County, Ky., September 7, 1866 (age 70 years, 53 days). Interment at Pioneer Cemetery, Bowling Green, Ky.; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
Asa Porter Grover Asa Porter Grover (1819-1887) — of Owenton, Owen County, Ky.; Georgetown, Scott County, Ky. Born in Phelps, Ontario County, N.Y., February 18, 1819. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state senate, 1857-65; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1867-69. Died in Georgetown, Scott County, Ky., July 20, 1887 (age 68 years, 152 days). Interment at Georgetown Cemetery, Georgetown, Ky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Library of Congress
  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, Louisville, Ky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
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