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Jim Bunning, U.S. Senator MP

James Paul David Bunning, a Representative and Senator from Kentucky; born in Southgate, Ky., October 23, 1931; attended parochial schools in Southgate and Cincinnati, Ohio; B.S., Xavier University, Ci...

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Wendell H. Ford, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1924 - 2015)

Wendell Hampton Ford (born September 8, 1924) is a retired politician from the U.S. state of Kentucky. He served for twenty-four years in the U.S. Senate and was the 53rd Governor of Kentucky. He was...

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Marlow Cook, U.S. Senator MP

Marlow Webster Cook, a Senator from Kentucky; born in Akron, Erie County, N.Y., on July 27, 1926; entered the United States Navy at seventeen and served in the submarine service in the Atlantic and Pac...

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Sen. William Logan (DemRep-KY) MP (1776 - 1822)

) William Logan (December 8, 1776 – August 8, 1822) was a United States Senator from Kentucky. Born within the fort at Harrodsburg, Logan spent his early childhood in St. Asaphs Fort, receiv...

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Garrett L. Withers, U.S. Senator (1884 - 1953)

Garrett Lee Withers, a Senator and a Representative from Kentucky; born on a farm in Webster County, near Clay, Ky., June 21, 1884; student of Providence M. and F. Academy and Southern Normal School, B...

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Richard P. Ernst, U.S. Senator (1858 - 1934)

Richard Pretlow Ernst, a Senator from Kentucky; born in Covington, Ky., February 28, 1858; attended the public schools; graduated from Chickerings Academy, Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1874, from Centre Colleg...

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William Joseph Deboe, U.S. Senator (1849 - 1927)

William Joseph Deboe, a Senator from Kentucky; born in Crittenden County, Ky., June 30, 1849; attended the public schools and Ewing College, Illinois; studied law and medicine; graduated from the medic...

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Gen. John Stuart Williams, U.S. Senator (1818 - 1898)

John Stuart Williams, a Senator from Kentucky; born near Mount Sterling, Montgomery County, Ky., July 10, 1818; attended the common schools; graduated from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, in 1839; stud...

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Walter Huddleston, U.S. Senator MP

Walter Darlington Huddleston, a Senator from Kentucky; born in Burkesville, Cumberland County, Ky., April 15, 1926; educated in the public schools; graduated from the University of Kentucky 1949; serve...

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Garrett Davis, U.S. Senator (1801 - 1872)

Garrett Davis, (brother of Amos Davis), a Representative and a Senator from Kentucky; born in Mount Sterling, Ky., September 10, 1801; completed preparatory studies; employed in the office of the count...

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Robert Humphreys (1893 - 1977)

Robert Humphreys, a Senator from Kentucky; born in Fulgham, Hickman County, Ky., August 20, 1893; educated in public schools and graduated from Marvin College, Clinton, Ky., in 1914; attended the Unive...

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Thomas R. Underwood, U.S. Senator (1898 - 1956)

Thomas Rust Underwood, a Representative and a Senator from Kentucky; born in Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky., March 3, 1898; attended the public schools; graduated from the University of Kentucky a...

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Virgil Chapman, U.S. Senator (1895 - 1951)

Virgil Munday Chapman, a Representative and a Senator from Kentucky; born in Middleton, Simpson County, Ky., on March 15, 1895; attended the public schools of Franklin, Ky.; studied law; admitted to th...

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William A. Stanfill, U.S. Senator (1892 - 1971)

William Abner Stanfill, a Senator from Kentucky; born in Barbourville, Knox County, Ky., January 16, 1892; attended the public schools and Union College; graduated from the law department of the Univer...

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George B. Martin, U.S. Senator (1876 - 1945)

George Brown Martin, (grandson of John Preston Martin), a Senator from Kentucky; born in Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Ky., August 18, 1876; moved with his parents to Catlettsburg, Boyd County, Ky., in 1...

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Ollie M. James, U.S. Senator (1871 - 1918)

Ollie Murray James, a Representative and a Senator from Kentucky; born near Marion, Crittenden County, Ky., July 27, 1871; attended the common schools; page in the Kentucky legislature in 1887; studied...

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Thomas H. Paynter, U.S. Senator (1851 - 1921)

Thomas Hanson Paynter, a Representative and a Senator from Kentucky; born on a farm near Vanceburg, Lewis County, Ky., December 9, 1851; attended the common schools, Rand’s Academy in Lewis Coun...

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William Lindsay, U.S. Senator (1835 - 1909)

William Lindsay, a Senator from Kentucky; born near Lexington, Rockbridge County, Va., September 4, 1835; attended the common schools; settled in Clinton, Hickman County, Ky., in 1854; taught school an...

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M. M. Logan, US Senate (1874 - 1939)

Marvel Mills Logan, a Senator from Kentucky; born on a farm near Brownsville, Edmonson County, Ky., January 7, 1874; educated in the public and private schools at Leitchfield and Brownsville, Ky.; taug...

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Ben M. Williamson, U.S. Senator (1864 - 1941)

Ben Mitchell Williamson (October 16, 1864 – June 23, 1941) was a Democratic U.S. Senator from Kentucky. Born in Pike County, Kentucky, Williamson attended the rural schools of Kentucky and B...

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John G. Carlisle, 35th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Treasury (1834 - 1910)

CARLISLE, John Griffin, a Representative and a Senator from Kentucky; born in Campbell (now Kenton) County, Ky., September 5, 1834; attended the common schools; taught school in Covington and elsew...

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James Bennett McCreary (1838 - 1918)

Known residences: - 1860, 1870: Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky [1,2] ---------------------------------- Supporting Documents: 1. 1860 United States Federal Census (June 4, 1860) 2. 1870 U...

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Thruston B. Morton, U.S. Senator (1907 - 1982)

Thruston Ballard Morton (August 19, 1907 – August 14, 1982), a Republican, represented Kentucky in the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate. He was born in Louis...

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Earle C. Clements, U.S. Senator (1896 - 1985)

Earle Chester Clements (October 22, 1896 – March 12, 1985) was a politician from the US state of Kentucky. He represented the state in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senat...

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Rand Paul, U.S. Senator MP

Randal Howard "Rand" Paul (born January 7, 1963) is the junior United States Senator for Kentucky. He is a member of the Republican Party. A member of the Tea Party movement, he describes himself as a ...

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J. C. W. Beckham, Governor, U.S. Senator (1869 - 1940)

John Crepps Wickliffe Beckham (August 5, 1869 – January 9, 1940) was the 35th Governor of Kentucky and a United States Senator from Kentucky. He was the state's first popularly elected senator...

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Johnson N. Camden, Jr., U.S. Senator (1865 - 1942)

. Johnson Newlon Camden, Jr. (January 5, 1865 – August 16, 1942) was a United States Senator from Kentucky. His father, Johnson N. Camden, had been a U.S. Senator from West Virginia. Born ...

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William O'Connell Bradley, Governor, U.S. Senator (1847 - 1914)

William O'Connell Bradley (March 18, 1847 – May 23, 1914) was a politician from the U.S. state of Kentucky. He served as the 32nd Governor of Kentucky and was later elected by the state legi...

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Willis B. Machen, U.S. Senator (1810 - 1893)

Willis Benson Machen (April 10, 1810 – September 29, 1893) was a Democratic U.S. Senator from Kentucky. Early life Willis B. Machen was born the son of Henry and Nancy (Tarrant) Machen...

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John Cabell Breckinridge, 14th V. P. USA MP (1821 - 1875)

John Cabell Breckinridge (January 16, 1821 – May 17, 1875) was an American lawyer and politician. He served as a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from Kentucky and was the 14th Vice Presid...

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Archibald Dixon, U.S. Senator (c.1802 - 1876)

Archibald Dixon was born near Redhouse, Caswell County, North Carolina on April 2, 1802. He was the son of Captain Wynn and Rebecca Hart Dixon. Both Dixon's father and grandfather fought in the Revol...

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David Meriwether, Governor, U.S. Senator (1800 - 1893)

David Meriwether (October 30, 1800 – April 4, 1893) was a United States Senator from Kentucky and Governor of New Mexico Territory. Born in Louisa County, Virginia, Meriwether moved with his p...

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Thomas "Stonehammer" Metcalfe, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (c.1780 - 1855)

United States politician, serving many different posts throughout his life, including U.S. Representative, Senator, and Governor of Kentucky. Metcalfe County, Kentucky was named after him. Born in Fa...

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John Rowan, U.S.Senator (1773 - 1843)

) John Rowan (July 12, 1773 – July 13, 1843) was a 19th century politician and jurist from the U.S. state of Kentucky. Rowan's family moved from Pennsylvania to the Kentucky frontier when he w...

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Isham Talbot, U.S. Senator (1773 - 1837)

Isham Talbot (1773 – September 25, 1837) was a United States Senator from Kentucky. Born in Bedford County, Virginia, Isham Talbot Junior moved with his parents to Harrodsburg, Kentucky in...

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Jesse Bledsoe, U.S. Senator MP (1776 - 1836)

A United States senator from Kentucky, characterized by Henry Clay as the most formidable man he ever met at the bar in Kentucky. ---------------------------------------------------------------------...

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John Pope, U.S. Senator (1770 - 1845)

) John Pope (February 1770 – July 12, 1845) was a United States Senator from Kentucky, a member of the United States House of Representatives from Kentucky, Secretary of State of Kentucky, and...

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John Adair, Governor, U.S. Senator (1757 - 1840)

John Adair (January 9, 1757 – May 19, 1840) was an American pioneer, soldier and statesman. He was the eighth Governor of Kentucky and represented the state in both the U.S. House and Senate. ...

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John Breckinridge, U.S. Senator and Attorney General MP (1760 - 1806)

DAR ancestor #: A013942 ) John Breckinridge (December 2, 1760 – December 14, 1806) was a United States Senator and Attorney General. He was the progenitor of the Breckinridge political famil...

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Sen. Humphrey Marshall (Fed-KY) MP (1760 - 1841)

) Humphrey Marshall (1760 – July 3, 1841) was a United States Senator from Kentucky. Marshall was born in Fauquier County, Virginia, the son of John and Jane (Quisenberry) Marshall. Marsha...

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John Edwards, Sr. (1748 - 1837)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor #: A036687 ) John Edwards (1748 – 1837) was an American planter and statesman who player a key role in securing Kentucky state...

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Mitch McConnell, U.S. Senator MP

Addison Mitchell "Mitch" McConnell, Jr. (born February 20, 1942), a Republican, is the senior United States Senator from Kentucky and the Majority Leader. Early life, education, and military serv...

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Alben W. Barkley, U.S. Senate Majority Leader, 35th Vice President of the USA MP (1877 - 1956)

Alben William Barkley (November 24, 1877 – April 30, 1956) was an American politician in the Democratic Party who served as the 35th Vice President of the United States (1949-1953), under Pres...

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John Sherman Cooper, U.S. Senator (1901 - 1991)

John Sherman Cooper (August 23, 1901 – February 21, 1991) was a politician, jurist, and diplomat from the U.S. state of Kentucky. He served three non-consecutive, partial terms in the United S...

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Gov. Happy Chandler, U.S. Senator (1898 - 1991)

Albert Benjamin ("Happy") Chandler, Sr. (July 14, 1898 – June 15, 1991) was a politician from the U.S. state of Kentucky. He represented the state in the U.S. Senate and served as its 44th and...

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John Marshall Robsion (1873 - 1948)

Robsion was elected to the United States House of Representatives as a Republican to the Sixty-sixth and to the five succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1919, until January 10, 1930, when he...

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Frederic M. Sackett, U.S. Senator (1868 - 1941)

Frederic Mosley Sackett (December 17, 1868 – May 18, 1941) served as a United States Senator from Kentucky and ambassador to Germany during the Hoover Administration. He was born in Provid...

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A. Owsley Stanley, Governor, U.S. Senator (1867 - 1958)

Augustus Owsley Stanley I (May 21, 1867 – August 12, 1958) was a politician from the US state of Kentucky. A Democrat, he served as the 38th Governor of Kentucky and also represented the state...

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Joseph C. T. Blackburn, U.S. Senator (1838 - 1918)

Joseph Clay Stiles Blackburn (October 1, 1838 – September 12, 1918) was a Democratic Representative and Senator from Kentucky. He was the younger brother of Kentucky governor Luke P. Blackburn...

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James B. Beck, U.S. Senator (1822 - 1890)

James Burnie Beck (February 13, 1822 – May 3, 1890) was a United States Representative and Senator from Kentucky. Born in Dumfriesshire, Scotland, Beck immigrated to the United States in 1...

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John W. Stevenson, Governor, U.S. Senator (1812 - 1886)

John White Stevenson (May 4, 1812 – August 10, 1886) was a U.S. Representative, the 18th Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, the 25th Governor of Kentucky and U.S. Senator. His father, Andrew Ste...

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Thomas C. McCreery, U.S. Senator (1816 - 1890)

Thomas Clay McCreery (December 12, 1816 – July 10, 1890) was a Democratic U.S. Senator from Kentucky. Born at Yelvington, Kentucky., McCreery graduated from Centre College, in Danville, Ke...

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James Guthrie, U.S. Senator and Sec'y of the Treasury (1792 - 1869)

) James Guthrie (December 5, 1792 – March 13, 1869) was a U.S. Senator from Kentucky and served as Secretary of the Treasury in the administration of President Franklin Pierce. Early life ...

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Lazarus W. Powell, Governor, U.S. Senator (1812 - 1867)

Lazarus Whitehead Powell (October 6, 1812 – July 3, 1867) was the 19th Governor of Kentucky, serving from 1851 to 1855. He was later elected to represent Kentucky in the U.S. Senate from 1859 ...

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John Burton Thompson, US Senator (1810 - 1874)

John Burton Thompson (December 14, 1810 – January 7, 1874) was a United States Representative and Senator from Kentucky. Born near Harrodsburg, Kentucky, Thompson completed preparatory stu...

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Joseph R. Underwood, U.S. Senator (1791 - 1876)

Joseph Rogers Underwood (October 24, 1791 – August 23, 1876) was a lawyer, judge, United States Representative and Senator from Kentucky. Joseph Underwood was born in Goochland County, Virgi...

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James T. Morehead, Governor, U.S. Senator (1797 - 1854)

) James Turner Morehead (May 24, 1797 – December 28, 1854) was a United States Senator and the 12th Governor of Kentucky. He was the first native-born Kentuckian to hold the governorship of th...

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Richard M. Johnson, 9th Vice Pres. of the USA MP (1781 - 1850)

1804-1806 Kentucky State House of Represenatives; 1807-1819 U.S. Congressman for Kentucky; 1819-1829 U.S. Senator, Kentucky; 1829-1837 U.S. Congressman, Kentucky; 1837-1841 9th Vice-President of the ...

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John Jordan Crittenden, US Atty Gen. (1787 - 1863)

John Jordan Crittenden (September 10, 1787 – July 26, 1863) was a politician from the U.S. state of Kentucky. He twice served as United States Attorney General – in the administrations ...

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Sen. Martin Davis Hardin (Whig-KY) MP (1780 - 1823)

Martin Davis Hardin (June 21, 1780 – October 8, 1823) was a United States Senator from Kentucky. Biography Born along the Monongahela River in western Pennsylvania, Hardin moved with his p...

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William T. Barry, U.S. Senator and Postmaster General (1784 - 1835)

William Taylor Barry (February 5, 1784 – August 30, 1835) was an American statesman and jurist. History Born near Lunenburg, Virginia, he moved to Fayette County, Kentucky, in 1796 wit...

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Sen. George Walker (DemRep-KY) MP (1763 - 1819)

) George Walker (1763 – August 19, 1819) was a U.S. Senator from Kentucky. Born in Culpeper County, Virginia, Walker attended the common schools and served in the United States Revolutiona...

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George M. Bibb, U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Treasury (1776 - 1859)

George Mortimer Bibb (October 30, 1776 – April 14, 1859) was an American politician. Bibb was born in Prince Edward County, Virginia, attended Hampden-Sydney College and graduated from the...

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Henry Clay, Speaker, US.House, Senator, Sec'y of State MP (1777 - 1852)

Henry Clay, Sr. (April 12, 1777 – June 29, 1852), was a nineteenth-century American statesman and orator who represented Kentucky in both the Senate and the House of Representatives, where he ...

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Buckner Thruston, U.S. Senator (1763 - 1845)

Buckner Thruston (February 9, 1763 – August 30, 1845) was a Democratic-Republican U.S. Senator from Kentucky, and later a long-serving a United States federal judge. Early life, education,...

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John Brown, US Senator (1757 - 1837)

) John Brown (September 12, 1757 – August 29, 1837) was an American lawyer and statesman heavily involved with creating the State of Kentucky. Brown represented Virginia in the Continental...

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