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  Edgar Browne Hager (1868-1935) — also known as Edgar B. Hager — of Ashland, Boyd County, Ky. Born in Paintsville, Johnson County, Ky., December 7, 1868. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Ashland, Ky., 1932-35; died in office 1935. Methodist. Died in Ashland, Boyd County, Ky., December 19, 1935 (age 67 years, 12 days). Interment at Ashland Cemetery, Ashland, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Patton Hager (1834-1926) and Angeline (Brown) Hager (1844-1929).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Elwood Hamilton (1883-1945) — of Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky.; Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Benson, Franklin County, Ky., February 22, 1883. Democrat. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1912; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1912-14; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Kentucky, 1935-38; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, 1938-45; died in office 1945. Disciples of Christ. Member, American Bar Association. Died September 19, 1945 (age 62 years, 209 days). Interment somewhere in Frankfort, Ky.
  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, London, Ky.
  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
  Michael J. Hammons (b. 1952) — of Park Hills, Kenton County, Ky. Born in Covington, Kenton County, Ky., July 30, 1952. Democrat. Lawyer; appointment secretary to Gov. Brereton Jones; member Kentucky Health Policy Board; president, Forward Quest; Presidential Elector for Kentucky, 1992. Catholic. Still living as of 2004.
  Herman Gilbert Handmaker (1903-1964) — also known as Herman G. Handmaker — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., July 23, 1903. Lawyer; law professor; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1928-33. Jewish. Member, Freemasons; B'nai B'rith. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., January 2, 1964 (age 60 years, 163 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Julius Handmaker (1878-1951) and Agnes (Jacobstein) Handmaker (1880-1968); married, December 6, 1932, to Esther Marie Jacobson.
  Harvey H. Hannah (b. 1868) — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn.; Oliver Springs, Roane County, Tenn. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., August 30, 1868. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; Adjutant General of Tennessee, 1900-06; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1928. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; United Spanish War Veterans; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Sigma Nu. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John H. Hannah and Lillie L. (Gerding) Hannah; married, August 23, 1910, to Gertrude Taylor.
  Charles Henry Hardin (1820-1892) — also known as Charles H. Hardin — of Missouri. Born in Trimble County, Ky., July 15, 1820. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state senate 9th District, 1873-74; Governor of Missouri, 1875-77; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1876 (member, Resolutions Committee). Member, Beta Theta Pi. Died in Mexico, Audrain County, Mo., July 29, 1892 (age 72 years, 14 days). Original interment at a private or family graveyard, Audrain County, Mo.; reinterment at Jewell Cemetery, Near Columbia, Boone County, Mo.
  The city of Hardin, Missouri, is named for him.
  John Louis Hargis (1802-1886) — also known as "Bally John" — of Jackson, Breathitt County, Ky.; Morehead, Rowan County, Ky. Born in Washington County, Va., March 4, 1802. Lawyer; Breathitt County Court Clerk; removed from office as Court Clerk, 1846, over unspecified charges against him; delegate to Kentucky state constitutional convention, 1849; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1855-57. Died in Morehead, Rowan County, Ky., April 2, 1886 (age 84 years, 29 days). Interment somewhere in Morehead, Ky.
  Relatives: Father-in-law of Archibald Calloway Cope (1828-1907); father of Thomas Frazier Hargis; uncle of John Seldon Hargis; granduncle of Alexander Hamilton Hargis and James Henderson Hargis.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  Thomas Frazier Hargis (1842-1903) — also known as Thomas F. Hargis — of Carlisle, Nicholas County, Ky.; Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Jackson, Breathitt County, Ky., June 24, 1842. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; county judge in Kentucky, 1869-71; member of Kentucky state senate 30th District, 1871-75; candidate for circuit judge in Kentucky, 1874; district judge in Kentucky, 1878-79; Judge, Kentucky Court of Appeals, 1879-84. Died in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, August 3, 1903 (age 61 years, 40 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Louis Hargis; brother-in-law of Archibald Calloway Cope; father-in-law of Jerry Curtis South (1867-1930); uncle by marriage of James Buchanan Marcum; first cousin of John Seldon Hargis and James Henderson Hargis; first cousin once removed of Alexander Hamilton Hargis.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  James Harlan (1800-1863) — of Kentucky. Born in Mercer County, Ky., June 22, 1800. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1835-39; secretary of state of Kentucky, 1840-44; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1845; Kentucky state attorney general, 1849-59. Died in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., February 18, 1863 (age 62 years, 241 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Harlan Harlan (1755-1816) and Sarah (Caldwell) Harlan (1762-1831); married, December 23, 1822, to Elizabeth Shannon Davenport (1805-1870); father of John Marshall Harlan (1833-1911) and Laura Harlan (1835-1870; who married Francis Landon Cleveland); grandfather of John Maynard Harlan and James Harlan Cleveland; great-grandfather of James Harlan Cleveland, Jr. and John Marshall Harlan (1899-1971); second great-grandfather of Joseph Wheeler Bloodgood.
  Political family: Kidder family of Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
John Marshall Harlan John Marshall Harlan (1833-1911) — of Kentucky. Born in Boyle County, Ky., June 1, 1833. Republican. Lawyer; county judge in Kentucky, 1858-59; U.S. Attorney for Kentucky, 1861-63; Kentucky state attorney general, 1861-65; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; candidate for Governor of Kentucky, 1871; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1876 (delegation chair); Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1877-1911. Presbyterian. Died October 14, 1911 (age 78 years, 135 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Presumably named for: John Marshall
  Relatives: Son of James Harlan and Elizabeth Shannon (Davenport) Harlan (1805-1870); brother of Laura Harlan (1835-1870; who married Francis Landon Cleveland); married, December 23, 1856, to Malvina French Shanklin (1839-1916); father of John Maynard Harlan; uncle of James Harlan Cleveland; grandfather of John Marshall Harlan (1899-1971); granduncle of James Harlan Cleveland, Jr.; great-granduncle of Joseph Wheeler Bloodgood.
  Political family: Kidder family of Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Benjamin H. Bristow — Augustus E. Willson
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about John Marshall Harlan: Linda Przybyszewski, The Republic According to John Marshall Harlan
  Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
  John William Harreld (1872-1950) — also known as John W. Harreld — of Morgantown, Butler County, Ky.; Ardmore, Carter County, Okla.; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born near Morgantown, Butler County, Ky., January 24, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; oil producer; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 5th District, 1919-21; U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1921-27; defeated, 1926; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1924. Died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., December 26, 1950 (age 78 years, 336 days). Interment at Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas N. Harreld and Martha (Helm) Harreld; married, October 20, 1899, to Laura Ward.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William West Harvey (b. 1869) — also known as W. W. Harvey — of Ashland, Clark County, Kan. Born in Madison County, Ky., November 21, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; Clark County Attorney, 1907-09; member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1917-22; Speaker of the Kansas State House of Representatives, 1921-22; justice of Kansas state supreme court, 1926-31. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Davidson Harvey and Rebecca (Sparks) Harvey; married, September 5, 1894, to Mamie A. Conley.
  William Henry Hatch (1833-1896) — also known as William H. Hatch — of Hannibal, Marion County, Mo. Born near Georgetown, Scott County, Ky., September 11, 1833. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1879-95 (12th District 1879-83, 1st District 1883-95); defeated, 1894. Died near Hannibal, Marion County, Mo., December 23, 1896 (age 63 years, 103 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Hannibal, Mo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Albert Gallatin Hawes (1804-1849) — also known as Albert G. Hawes — of Hawesville, Hancock County, Ky. Born near Bowling Green, Caroline County, Va., April 1, 1804. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1831-37 (11th District 1831-33, 2nd District 1833-37). Died in Daviess County, Ky., March 14, 1849 (age 44 years, 347 days). Interment at Hawes-Taylor Cemetery, Daviess County, Ky.
  Presumably named for: Albert Gallatin
  Relatives: Son of Richard Hawes (1772-1829) and Clara Stubbs (Walker) Hawes (1776-1848); brother of Richard Hawes (1797-1877); married 1833 to Susan Aylette Hawyes (1816-1840); married, October 17, 1841, to Adele Combe (1823-1892); nephew of Aylett Hawes; granduncle of Harry Bartow Hawes; first cousin once removed of Aylett Hawes Buckner; second cousin once removed of John Walker (1744-1809) and Francis Walker; third cousin once removed of Thomas Walker Gilmer.
  Political families: Pendleton-Lee family; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Clay family of Kentucky; Lowndes-Gilmer family of Maryland; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
Harry B. Hawes Harry Bartow Hawes (1869-1947) — also known as Harry B. Hawes — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Covington, Kenton County, Ky., November 15, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1904, 1928; member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee, 1916; member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 3rd District, 1917-18; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Missouri 11th District, 1921-26; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1926-33; resigned 1933. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Sons of Confederate Veterans; American Legion; Reserve Officers Association; Military Order of the World Wars; American Bar Association; American Society for International Law; American Economic Association; Izaak Walton League; Audubon Society; American Forestry Association; National Rifle Association. Died in Washington, D.C., July 31, 1947 (age 77 years, 258 days). Cremated; ashes scattered in a private or family graveyard, Ripley County, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Smith Nicholas Hawes (1843-1891) and Susan Elizabeth (Simrall) Hawes (1846-1900); married, November 15, 1899, to Elizabeth Eppes Osborne Robinson; grandson of Richard Hawes (1797-1877); grandnephew of Robert Carter Nicholas (1787-1857) and Albert Gallatin Hawes; great-grandson of George Nicholas; great-grandnephew of Wilson Cary Nicholas, John Nicholas and Aylett Hawes; second great-grandson of Robert Carter Nicholas (1729-1780); first cousin twice removed of Peyton Randolph; first cousin four times removed of Benjamin Harrison (1726-1791); second cousin once removed of Peter Myndert Dox, Aylett Hawes Buckner and Edmund Randolph; second cousin thrice removed of John Walker, Carter Bassett Harrison, Francis Walker and William Henry Harrison; third cousin once removed of Thomas Marshall, James Keith Marshall and Francis Beverley Biddle; third cousin twice removed of John Scott Harrison; third cousin thrice removed of Burwell Bassett; fourth cousin once removed of Thomas Walker Gilmer, Carter Henry Harrison and Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901).
  Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: John J. Cochran
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Missouri Official Manual 1921
  Richard Hawes (1797-1877) — of Winchester, Clark County, Ky. Born near Bowling Green, Caroline County, Va., February 6, 1797. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1828; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 10th District, 1837-41; Confederate provisional governor of Kentucky, 1862-65. Died in Paris, Bourbon County, Ky., May 25, 1877 (age 80 years, 108 days). Interment at Paris Cemetery, Paris, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Hawes (1772-1829) and Clara Stubbs (Walker) Hawes (1776-1848); brother of Albert Gallatin Hawes; married, November 13, 1818, to Henrietta Morrison Nicholas (1798-1875; daughter of George Nicholas; sister of Robert Carter Nicholas); nephew of Aylett Hawes (1768-1833); grandfather of Harry Bartow Hawes; first cousin once removed of Aylett Hawes Buckner; second cousin once removed of John Walker and Francis Walker; third cousin once removed of Thomas Walker Gilmer.
  Political families: 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
Anthony C. Hawkins Anthony C. Hawkins (b. 1851) — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Union County, Ky., August 31, 1851. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Evansville, Ind., 1892-97. Member, Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Athony S. Hawkins and Elizabeth (Hopgood) Hawkins; married 1879 to Mollie E. Brown.
  Image source: City of Evansville
  Charles P. Hawkins (b. 1861) — of Kennett, Dunklin County, Mo. Born in Fulton County, Ky., February 15, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; Dunklin County Prosecuting Attorney, 1887; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Dunklin County, 1891-94, 1909-12; member of Missouri state senate 21st District, 1913-16. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1883 to Gusta B. Waltrip.
  Daniel T. Hayden (b. 1846) — of Nebraska City, Otoe County, Neb. Born in Meade County, Ky., December 18, 1846. Lawyer; member of Nebraska state senate, 1879. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Blancit Shacklett Hayden (1816-1917) and Martha Ann (Mathews) Hayden (1821-1852); married, October 26, 1880, to Alice M. Coons; second cousin four times removed of Samuel Adams and John Adams; third cousin thrice removed of Joseph Allen and John Quincy Adams; fourth cousin once removed of Emerson Richard Boyles (1881-1960).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Thomas E. Haydon (1826-1905) — of Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Born in Bardstown, Nelson County, Ky., January 26, 1826. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Nevada, 1887-89. Died December 17, 1905 (age 79 years, 325 days). Burial location unknown.
  John Doug Hays (b. 1944) — of Pikeville, Pike County, Ky. Born in 1944. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state senate 31st District, 1980-82; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1992. Still living as of 2001.
  Relatives: Grandson of Doug Hays (1877-1957).
  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 in Louisville, Ky.
  Harvey Helm (1865-1919) — of Stanford, Lincoln County, Ky. Born in Danville, Boyle County, Ky., December 2, 1865. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1893-94; Lincoln County Attorney, 1897-1905; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1900; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 8th District, 1907-19; died in office 1919. Died in Columbus, Lowndes County, Miss., March 3, 1919 (age 53 years, 91 days). Interment at Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford, Ky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Kerr Hendrick (1849-1921) — also known as John K. Hendrick — of Smithland, Livingston County, Ky. Born in Caswell County, N.C., October 10, 1849. Democrat. Lawyer; Livingston County Prosecuting Attorney, 1878-86; member of Kentucky state senate, 1887-91; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1st District, 1895-97. Died in Paducah, McCracken County, Ky., June 20, 1921 (age 71 years, 253 days). Interment at Maplelawn Park Cemetery, Paducah, Ky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Mathew Joseph Hennessey (1876-1970) — also known as M. J. Hennessey — of Augusta, Bracken County, Ky. Born in Covington, Kenton County, Ky., March 22, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1908, 1932. Irish and Danish ancestry. Died in Augusta, Bracken County, Ky., August 18, 1970 (age 94 years, 149 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Mathew H. Hennessey and Emma (Johnson) Hennessey (1858-1902); married to Marie Cook (1886-1968).
  Gustavus Adolphus Henry (1804-1880) — of Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tenn. Born in Scott County, Ky., October 8, 1804. Whig. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1831-33; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1851; candidate for Governor of Tennessee, 1853, 1855; Senator from Tennessee in the Confederate Congress, 1862-65. Died in Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tenn., September 10, 1880 (age 75 years, 338 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Clarksville, Tenn.
  Presumably named for: Gustavus Adolphus
  Relatives: Son of William Henry (1761-1824) and Elizabeth Julia (Flournoy) Henry (1768-1813); brother of Robert Pryor Henry and John Flournoy Henry; married, February 17, 1834, to Marion McClure (1812-1882); second cousin of Thomas Stanhope Flournoy; second cousin once removed of James Speed; third cousin once removed of Richard Aylett Buckner, Luke Pryor Blackburn (1816-1887) and Joseph Clay Stiles Blackburn; third cousin twice removed of James Madison and William Taylor Madison; third cousin thrice removed of Smith Alford Blackburn; fourth cousin of Aylette Buckner; fourth cousin once removed of Aylett Hawes Buckner and James Francis Buckner.
  Political family: Blackburn-Slaughter-Buckner-Madison family of Kentucky (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Robert Pryor Henry (1788-1826) — also known as Robert P. Henry — of Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky. Born in Scott County, Ky., November 24, 1788. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 12th District, 1823-26; died in office 1826. Died in Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky., August 25, 1826 (age 37 years, 274 days). Interment at Pioneer Cemetery, Hopkinsville, Ky.; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Henry (1761-1824) and Elizabeth Julia (Flournoy) Henry (1768-1813); brother of John Flournoy Henry and Gustavus Adolphus Henry (1804-1880); married, March 19, 1812, to Gabriella Frances Pitts; second cousin of Thomas Stanhope Flournoy; second cousin once removed of James Speed; third cousin once removed of Richard Aylett Buckner, Luke Pryor Blackburn and Joseph Clay Stiles Blackburn; third cousin twice removed of James Madison and William Taylor Madison; third cousin thrice removed of Smith Alford Blackburn; fourth cousin of Aylette Buckner; fourth cousin once removed of Aylett Hawes Buckner and James Francis 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 congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  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, Louisville, Ky.
  Elijah Hise (1802-1867) — of Russellville, Logan County, Ky. Born in Allegheny County, Pa., July 4, 1802. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1829; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1836; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Guatemala, 1848-49; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1866-67; died in office 1867. German ancestry. Died by a self-inflicted pistol shot, in Russellville, Logan County, Ky., May 8, 1867 (age 64 years, 308 days). He left a note declaring that he had "lost all hope of . saving the country from the impending disasters and ruin in which despotic and unconstitutional rule has involved her." However, later news reports disclosed that he had been about to be indicted for perjury and tax evasion, based on his statements as a candidate. Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Russellville, Ky.; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick Hise and Nancy (Eckstein) Hise.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Philip Holland (b. 1877) — of Jackson, Madison County, Tenn. Born in Murray, Calloway County, Ky., August 26, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Consul in Puerto Plata, 1910-11; Saltillo, 1911-13; Basel, 1913-23; Guatemala City, 1923-24; U.S. Consul General in Guatemala City, 1924-27; Liverpool, as of 1929-38. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Philip A. Holland and Sarah (Williams) Holland; married, May 10, 1904, to Corabelle Anderson.
  Joseph Holt (1807-1894) — of Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Ky.; Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky.; Washington, D.C. Born in Breckinridge County, Ky., January 6, 1807. Lawyer; newspaper editor; Jefferson County Commonwealth Attorney, 1833-35; U.S. Commissioner of Patents, 1857; U.S. Postmaster General, 1859-60; U.S. Secretary of War, 1861. Died in Washington, D.C., August 1, 1894 (age 87 years, 207 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Breckinridge County, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of John W. Holt (1772-1838) and Eleanor K. (Stephens) Holt (1783-1871); brother of J. J. Holt; married, April 24, 1839, to Mary Louisa Harrison (1811-1846); married, April 2, 1850, to Margaret Anderson Wickliffe (c.1821-1860; daughter of Charles Anderson Wickliffe); first cousin of Joseph White Holt; first cousin twice removed of William Sidney Wysong (1876-1963).
  Political family: Wickliffe-Holt family of Louisville, Kentucky.
  Holt County, Neb. is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Samuel Hopkins (1753-1819) — of Kentucky. Born in Albemarle County, Va., April 9, 1753. Democrat. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1800-01, 1803-06; member of Kentucky state senate, 1809-13; U.S. Representative from Kentucky at-large, 1813-15. Died near Henderson, Henderson County, Ky., September 16, 1819 (age 66 years, 160 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Henderson County, Ky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
George D. Hopper George Dunlap Hopper (1889-1969) — also known as George D. Hopper — of Danville, Boyle County, Ky.; Miami Beach, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla.; Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C. Born in Stanford, Lincoln County, Ky., July 13, 1889. Lawyer; U.S. Consul in Stockholm, 1917-19; Rotterdam, 1920-23; Hamburg, 1923; Dunkirk, 1923-25; Antofagasta, 1925-29; Montreal, 1929-34; Casablanca, 1934-37; U.S. Consul General in Winnipeg, 1937-41; SAINT John's, 1941-45; Hong Kong, 1945-49. Member, Kappa Alpha Order; Freemasons. Died, from bronchopneumonia, in Brentwood Rehab Center, Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C., July 11, 1969 (age 79 years, 363 days). Interment at Calvary Episcopal Church Cemetery, Fletcher, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of George Dunlap Hopper (1848-1913) and Katherine Elizabeth (Higgins) Hopper (1853-1930); married, June 23, 1920, to Minnie Parker Durham (1894-1937); married, July 8, 1939, to Sue Cushing Hayes (1899-1969).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: U.S. passport application (1918)
  Benjamin Howard (1760-1814) — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., 1760. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1801-02; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1807-10; Governor of Louisiana (Missouri) Territory, 1810-12; Governor of Missouri Territory, 1812-13; general in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812. Died in St. Louis, Mo., September 18, 1814 (age about 54 years). Original interment at Old Grace Church Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.; reinterment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Married, February 14, 1811, to Mary Thomson Mason (1791-1813; sister of Armistead Thomson Mason and John Thomson Mason (1787-1850)).
  Political family: Mason family of Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Howard County, Mo. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Everette Burgess Howard (1873-1950) — also known as Everette B. Howard; Everett B. Howard — of Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla. Born in Morgantown, Butler County, Ky., September 19, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; oil and gas producer; Oklahoma state auditor, 1915-18; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 1st District, 1919-21, 1923-25, 1927-29; defeated, 1920. Methodist. Died in 1950 (age about 76 years). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Addison A. Howard and Addie P. (Harreld) Howard; married, December 4, 1895, to Hollis Hope.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Henry Clay Howard (1860-1928) — also known as H. Clay Howard — of Paris, Bourbon County, Ky. Born in Mt. Sterling, Montgomery County, Ky., November 14, 1860. Republican. Lawyer; county judge in Kentucky, 1894-98; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1900; U.S. Minister to Peru, 1911-13. Died in 1928 (age about 67 years). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Henry Clay
  Relatives: Son of Henry Clay Howard and Elizabeth Payne (Lewis) Howard; married, January 27, 1897, to Margaret Helm Clay.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  James Madison Hughes (1809-1861) — of Liberty, Clay County, Mo.; St. Louis, Mo. Born in Bourbon County, Ky., April 7, 1809. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1839; U.S. Representative from Missouri at-large, 1843-45. Died in Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo., February 26, 1861 (age 51 years, 325 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Presumably named for: James Madison
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Charleton Hunt (1801-1836) — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born December 3, 1801. Lawyer; mayor of Lexington, Ky., 1832-34. Died December 27, 1836 (age 35 years, 24 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Wesley Hunt.
  Rollin Hurst (b. 1860) — of Columbia, Adair County, Ky. Born in Adair County, Ky., October 18, 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Kentucky, 1884; Adair County Attorney, 1890-98; Judge, Kentucky Court of Appeals, 1915-20. Methodist. Member, Sons of the Revolution; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Young E. Hurst and Mary Morrison (Montgomery) Hurst; married, November 5, 1894, to Cary Chandler.
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