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Jefferson County
Kentucky

Named for Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)

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    Selected officials of Jefferson County

    (not intended to be complete)

    J. Matt Chilton (County Attorney, 1918-27)


    Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Jefferson County


    Private or family graveyards
    Jefferson County, Kentucky

    Politicians buried here:


    Unknown Location
    Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky

    Politicians buried here:


    Calvary Cemetery
    Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky

    Politicians buried here:


    Cave Hill Cemetery
    Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
    Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1979
    Location maps, from U.S. Census Tiger Map Server:

    Politicians buried here:


    City Cemetery
    Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky

    Politicians formerly buried here:


    Eastern Cemetery
    Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky

    Politicians buried here:


    Oxmoor Family Cemetery
    Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky

    Politicians buried here:


    Resthaven Memorial Park
    Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
    Founded 1926

    Politicians buried here:


    St. John's Cemetery
    Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
    Location maps, from U.S. Census Tiger Map Server:

    Politicians formerly buried here:


    St. Louis Catholic Cemetery
    Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky

    Politicians buried here:


    St. Michael's Cemetery
    Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky

    Politicians buried here:


    University of Louisville Law School
    Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky

    Politicians buried here:


    West Main Street
    Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky

    Politicians who have monuments here:


    Zachary Taylor National Cemetery
    Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
    Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1983
    Location maps, from U.S. Census Tiger Map Server:

    Politicians buried here:


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    The Political
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    The Political Graveyard is a web site about U.S. political history and cemeteries. It is the Internet's most comprehensive free source for American political biography, listing 217,078 politicians, living and dead.

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