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Lawyer Politicians in Kentucky, Q-R

  Huston Quin (1876-1938) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Anchorage, Jefferson County, Ky., August 4, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; Judge, Kentucky Court of Appeals, 1919-21; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1921-25. Died, from heart disease, in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., August 14, 1938 (age 62 years, 10 days). Interment at Resthaven Memorial Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  See also Wikipedia article
  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 a private or family graveyard, Laurel County, Ky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James Rariden (1795-1856) — of Centerville, Wayne County, Ind. Born in Cynthiana, Harrison County, Ky., February 14, 1795. Lawyer; member of Indiana state senate, 1823-29; candidate for Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1824; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1829-30, 1832-33; U.S. Representative from Indiana 5th District, 1837-41; defeated, 1835; delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1850-51. Died in Cambridge City, Wayne County, Ind., October 20, 1856 (age 61 years, 249 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Cambridge City, Ind.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James Brown Ray (1794-1848) — of Brookville, Franklin County, Ind. Born in Jefferson County, Ky., February 19, 1794. Lawyer; merchant; tavern owner; newspaper publisher; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1821-22; member of Indiana state senate, 1822-25; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1824, 1831, 1837; Governor of Indiana, 1825-31. Irish ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, August 4, 1848 (age 54 years, 167 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Brother of Martin M. Ray (1795-1865); uncle of Martin M. Ray (1823-1872).
  Political family: Ray family of Indianapolis and Terre Haute, Indiana.
  Martin M. Ray (1795-1865) — of Fayette County, Ind.; Wayne County, Ind.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Kentucky, August 29, 1795. Cabinetmaker; merchant; banker; lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1826-27, 1834-36; candidate for Indiana state senate, 1848. Methodist. Irish ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., May 16, 1865 (age 69 years, 260 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Terre Haute, Ind.
  Relatives: Brother of James Brown Ray; uncle of Martin M. Ray (1823-1872).
  Political family: Ray family of Indianapolis and Terre Haute, Indiana.
  Henry Massey Rector (1816-1899) — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., May 1, 1816. Lawyer; member of Arkansas state senate; elected 1848; member of Arkansas state house of representatives; elected 1854; justice of Arkansas state supreme court, 1859-60; Governor of Arkansas, 1860-62; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; delegate to Arkansas state constitutional convention, 1874. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., August 12, 1899 (age 83 years, 103 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery, Little Rock, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Elias Rector (1785-1822) and Frances Bardella 'Fannie' (Thurston) Rector; married, November 20, 1838, to Jane Elizabeth Field (1822-1857); married 1859 to Ernestine Flora Linde; first cousin of Henry Wharton Conway, James Sevier Conway, William Conway (1805-1852) and Elias Nelson Conway; third cousin of James Lawson Kemper.
  Political family: Conway-Norvell-Johnson family.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Stanley Forman Reed (1884-1980) — also known as Stanley F. Reed — of Maysville, Mason County, Ky.; Washington, D.C. Born in Minerva, Mason County, Ky., December 31, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; counsel, Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1912-16; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1920, 1936; U.S. Solicitor General, 1935-38; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1938-57. Protestant. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; American Bar Association; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the American Revolution; Delta Phi. Died in Huntington, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., April 2, 1980 (age 95 years, 93 days). Interment at Maysville Cemetery, Maysville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. John A. Reed and Frances (Forman) Reed; married, May 11, 1908, to Winifred Elgin.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about Stanley Reed: John D. Fassett, New Deal Justice: The Life of Stanley Reed of Kentucky
  William Decatur Reed — also known as William D. Reed — of Kentucky. Lawyer; secretary of state of Kentucky, 1847-48. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Paul Booker Reed (1842-1913).
  Ellsworth Regenstein (c.1878-1957) — of Fort Thomas, Campbell County, Ky. Born in Mason County, Ky., about 1878. Republican. Lawyer; Kentucky superintendent of public instruction, 1910-12; director, Central Savings Bank, Newport; member of Kentucky state senate, 1930; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1932; organizer and president of the Kentucky Home Life Insurance Co. in the 1930s. Episcopalian. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., March 23, 1957 (age about 79 years). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  James Reily (1811-1863) — of Texas. Born in Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio, July 3, 1811. Lawyer; major in the Texas Army during the Texas War of Independence; member of Texas Republic House of Representatives, 1840-41; Texas Republic Minister to the United States, 1841-42; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1853-54; U.S. Consul in SAINT Petersburg, as of 1856; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Presbyterian; later Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Killed in the Battle of Camp Bisland, on Bayou Teche, near Franklin, St. Mary Parish, La., April 14, 1863 (age 51 years, 285 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of John Reily and Nancy (Hunter) Reily; married, March 4, 1834, to Ellen Hart Ross (grandniece of Henry Clay (1777-1852)).
  Political family: Clay family of Kentucky (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Albert Gallatin Rhea (1822-1884) — Born February 3, 1822. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1860; member of Kentucky state senate, 1870; circuit judge in Kentucky, 1870. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons. Died November 25, 1884 (age 62 years, 296 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Russellville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Rhea (1790-1835) and Clarissa (Roberts) Rhea (1800-1863); married to Jane Stockdale (1828-1899); father of John Stockdale Rhea and Thomas Stockdale Rhea (1871-1946).
  Political family: Rhea family of Russellville, Kentucky.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Stockdale Rhea (1855-1924) — also known as John S. Rhea — of Russellville, Logan County, Ky. Born in Russellville, Logan County, Ky., March 9, 1855. Democrat. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Kentucky, 1884, 1888; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1892, 1896; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1897-1902, 1903-05; circuit judge in Kentucky, 1913-21. Died in Russellville, Logan County, Ky., July 29, 1924 (age 69 years, 142 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Russellville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Gallatin Rhea (1822-1884) and Jane (Stockdale) Rhea (1828-1899); brother of Thomas Stockdale Rhea; married to Ada Settle (1858-1891).
  Political family: Rhea family of Russellville, Kentucky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Jerry Rhoads (b. 1941) — of Madisonville, Hopkins County, Ky. Born April 5, 1941. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state senate 6th District, 2003-. Baptist. Member, Kiwanis; American Legion. Still living as of 2004.
  Thomas W. Riley (c.1804-1872) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born about 1804. Whig. Lawyer; Speaker of the Kentucky State House of Representatives, 1849-50; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1858-59. Died in Bullitt County, Ky., December 27, 1872 (age about 68 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  John Roach — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  William Alvan Robards (c.1816-1851) — also known as William A. Robards — of Boonville, Cooper County, Mo. Born in Jessamine County, Ky., about 1816. Lawyer; Missouri state attorney general, 1849-51; died in office 1851. Died, from cholera, in Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo., September 3, 1851 (age about 35 years). Interment at Woodland-Old City Cemetery, Jefferson City, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of William R. Robards (1788-1864) and Dorca (Maxwell) Robards (1790-1862); married 1844 to Edmonia Randolph Neilson (1824-1909).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William W. Roberts (b. 1901) — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Christianburg, Shelby County, Ky., March 20, 1901. Democrat. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1935-36. Baptist. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Harold Dallas Rogers (b. 1937) — also known as Harold Rogers; Hal Rogers — of Somerset, Pulaski County, Ky. Born in Barrier, Wayne County, Ky., December 31, 1937. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1976, 1980, 1984, 2004, 2008, 2012; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1979; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1981-. Baptist. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  James Sidney Rollins (1812-1888) — also known as James S. Rollins — of Columbia, Boone County, Mo. Born in Richmond, Madison County, Ky., April 19, 1812. Whig. Major in the U.S. Army during the Black Hawk War; lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1838-40, 1854, 1867-68; delegate to Whig National Convention from Missouri, 1844; member of Missouri state senate, 1846-48, 1869-72; candidate for Governor of Missouri, 1848, 1857; U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1861-65 (2nd District 1861-63, 9th District 1863-65). Died in Columbia, Boone County, Mo., January 9, 1888 (age 75 years, 265 days). Interment at Columbia Cemetery, Columbia, Mo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  S. D. Rouse — of Covington, Kenton County, Ky. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Lovell Harrison Rousseau (1818-1869) — also known as Lovell H. Rousseau — of Bloomfield, Greene County, Ind.; Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born near Stanford, Lincoln County, Ky., August 4, 1818. Republican. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1844-45; served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; member of Indiana state senate, 1847-49; member of Kentucky state senate, 1860-61; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1865-66, 1866-67; resigned 1866; on June 14, 1866, he assaulted Iowa Rep. Josiah B. Grinnell with the iron handle of his cane; reprimanded by the House of Representatives, and resigned, but was elected to fill his own vacancy. Died in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., January 7, 1869 (age 50 years, 156 days). Original interment and cenotaph at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.; reinterment in 1892 at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of David Rousseau; married 1843 to Marie Antoinette Dozier.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Rowan (1773-1843) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born near York, York County, Pa., July 12, 1773. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Kentucky state constitutional convention, 1799; secretary of state of Kentucky, 1804-08; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1807-09; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1813-17, 1822-24; Judge, Kentucky Court of Appeals, 1819-21; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1825-31. Built the mansion "Federal Hill", later made famous by his cousin, the songwriter Stephen Foster, in the song "My Old Kentucky Home." Fought a duel about 1801 with an acquaintance, James Chambers, in which the latter was killed; arrested and tried on murder charges, but acquitted. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., July 13, 1843 (age 70 years, 1 days). Interment at Bardstown Cemetery, Bardstown, Ky.
  Relatives: Married to Agnes Anne Lytle; father of John Rowan, Jr. (1807-1855); uncle of Robert Todd Lytle.
  Political family: Rowan-Lytle family of Kentucky.
  Cross-reference: Joseph Hamilton Daviess
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
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