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  • Joseph C Westerfield (1845 - 1934)
  • Josiah Noah Boone, Sr. (1726 - 1814)
    A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor # A012117 It appears that Josiah Boone Sr. was a soldier in the Revolutionary War. From the records of the Daughters of the American ...
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    Andy Beshear
    Andrew Graham Beshear (born November 29, 1977) is an American attorney and politician who has served as the 63rd Governor of Kentucky since December 2019. A member of the Democratic Party, he is the so...
  • Patrick H. Pope, U.S. Congress (1806 - 1840)
    Biography From History of the Ohio Falls Cities and Their Counties : With Illustrations and Bibliographical Sketches, Vol. 1, 1882, Page 509. MyHeritage Hon. Patrick H. Pope was born March 17, 1806...
  • Colonel Nathaniel Boone (1781 - 1856)
    Nathan Boone Prefix: Colonel Sex: M Birth: 2 MAR 1781 in Boones Station, Fayette Co., Kentucky Death: 16 OCT 1856 in Ash Grove, Greene Co., Missouri Burial: Boone Family Cemetery, Greene Co.,...

Persons of note who were born, raised, or spent portions of their lives in the American Commonwealth of Kentucky. Additions to the list welcome.

notables

  • John Adair pioneer and political leader;
  • Muhammad Ali , boxer
  • Alben W. Barkley vice president;
  • Louis D. Brandeis jurist;
  • John Mason Brown critic;
  • Kit Carson scout;
  • Champ Clark politician;
  • George Clooney actor;
  • Rosemary Clooney singer;
  • Irvin S. Cobb humorist;
  • Jefferson Davis president of the Confederacy;
  • Johnny Depp actor;
  • Irene Dunne actress;
  • Crystal Gayle singer;
  • David W. Griffith film producer;
  • John M. Harlan jurist;
  • Elizabeth Hardwick writer;
  • Casey Jones locomotive engineer;
  • Ashley Judd actress;
  • Naomi Judd singer;
  • Wynona Judd singer;
  • Barbara Kingsolver writer;
  • Abraham Lincoln president;
  • Loretta Lynn singer;
  • Bill Monroe bluegrass musician;
  • Carry A. Nation temperance leader;
  • Patricia Neal actress;
  • George Reeves actor;
  • Wiley B. Rutledge jurist;
  • Diane Sawyer broadcast journalist;
  • Phil Simms football player;
  • Adlai Stevenson vice president;
  • Allen Tate poet and critic;
  • Hunter Thompson writer;
  • Frederick M. Vinson jurist;
  • Robert Penn Warren novelist.

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