Amos Corwine
Amos Breckinridge Corwine (born in Maysville, Kentucky, in 1815; died in New Rochelle, New York, 22 June 1880) was a United States journalist and diplomat.
His early years were spent on his father...
William Louis Marshall
William Louis Marshall was born June 11, 1846, in Washington, Kentucky, a scion of the family of Chief Justice John Marshall. At age 16 he enlisted in the 10th Kentucky Cavalry, Union Army. He gradua...
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Albert Sidney Johnston
Albert Sidney Johnston (February 2, 1803 – April 6, 1862) served as a general in three different armies: the Texian (i.e., Republic of Texas) Army, the United States Army, and the Confederate States A...
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William H. Wadsworth
William Henry Wadsworth (July 4, 1821 - April 2, 1893) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.Born in Maysville, Kentucky, Wadsworth attended town and county private schools.He studied law and gradua...
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John J. Collins (bishop)
John J. Collins, S.J. (November 15, 1856 – November 30, 1934) was an American-born bishop of the Catholic Church. He served as the Vicar Apostolic of Jamaica from 1907 to 1918.
Born in Maysville, ...
Ed McClanahan
Ed McClanahan is an American novelist, essayist, and professor.
Edward Poage McClanahan was born in Brooksville, Kentucky in 1932 to Edward Leroy and Jesse (Poage) McClanahan. He attended school ...
Alison Lundergan Grimes
Alison Case Lundergan Grimes (born November 23, 1978) is an American attorney and Democratic politician who is the Secretary of State of Kentucky, having defeated incumbent Elaine Walker in the May 17...
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John L. Robinson
John Larne Robinson (May 3, 1813 - March 21, 1860) was a U.S. Representative from Indiana.Born near Maysville, Kentucky, Robinson attended the public schools.He moved to Rush County, Indiana.He engage...
Joshua Baker
Joshua Gabriel Baker (March 23, 1799 – April 16, 1885) was the 22nd Governor of Louisiana during Reconstruction.
Joshua was born March 23, 1799 in Mason County, Kentucky. His father was Jos...
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Gerard Fowke
Gerard Fowke (June 25, 1855 – March 5, 1933) was an American archeologist and geologist best known for his studies of Native American mounds.
Born Charles Mitchell Smith in Charleston Bottom...
Nelson Stacy
Nelson Stacy (December 28, 1921 – May 14, 1986) was an American race car driver from Maysville, Kentucky. He won the 1958, 1959, and 1960 MARC Series (now ARCA Remax Series) championships. He also won...
John Robert Procter
John Robert Procter, (16 March 1844 in Mason County, Kentucky – 12 December 1903 in Washington, D.C.) was an American geologist and civil service reformer. He was the Kentucky state geologist from 18...
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Herman Lee Donovan
Herman Lee Donovan (March 17, 1887 – November 21, 1964) was an American educator and college administrator who served as the fourth president of the University of Kentucky (UK) from 1941 to 1956. Duri...
Thomas Marshall (U.S. politician)
Thomas Marshall (Washington parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia, 2 April 1730 – Mason County, Kentucky, 22 June 1802) was a United States soldier and politician, best known as the father of Chief Ju...
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Heather French Henry
Heather Renee French Henry (born December 29, 1974) is a Miss America title holder, personality and fashion designer.Raised in Maysville, Kentucky, Heather French Henry graduated from the University...
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Alphonso Boone
Alphonso Boone (November 7, 1796 – February 27, 1850) was an American pioneer in what became the state of Oregon. A native of Kentucky, he was the grandson of Daniel Boone, and lived much of his life ...
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Elijah Phister
Elijah Conner Phister (October 8, 1822 - May 16, 1887) was a United States Representative from Kentucky. He was born in Maysville, Kentucky. He attended the Seminary of Rand and Richardson in Maysvill...
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Roy Bean
Phantly Roy Bean, Jr. (c. 1825 – March 16, 1903) was an eccentric U.S. saloon-keeper and Justice of the Peace in Val Verde County, Texas, who called himself "The Law West of the Pecos". According to l...
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James Nicholas Kehoe
James Nicholas Kehoe (July 15, 1862 in Maysville, Kentucky - June 16, 1945 in Cincinnati, Ohio) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.Kehoe was born in Maysville, Kentucky and attended public and pr...
Daniel Drake
Daniel Drake (October 20, 1785 – November 5, 1852) was a pioneering American physician and prolific writer.
Drake was born in Plainfield, New Jersey to Isaac Drake and Elizabeth Shotwell. He was t...
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Isaac B. Desha
Isaac Bledsoe Desha (January 1, 1802 – August 13, 1828) was a 19th-century American tanner who was convicted of murdering one man in Kentucky, and confessed to murdering another in Texas. He was...
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William Hopkinson Cox
William Hopkinson Cox (October 22, 1856 – October 13, 1950) was an American politician, who served as the 30th Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky from 1907 to 1911, under Governor Augustus E. Willson.
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John S. Darrough
John Samuel Darrough (April 6, 1841 – August 14, 1920) was a Union Army soldier in the American Civil War and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for hi...
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Alexander William Doniphan
Alexander William Doniphan (July 9, 1808 – August 8, 1887) was a 19th-century American attorney, soldier and politician from Missouri who is best known today as the man who prevented the summary execu...
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Margaret Q. Adams
Margaret Queen Adams (July 26, 1874–January 7, 1974), née Margaret Queen Phillips, became the first woman deputy sheriff in the United States in 1912. She served in the Los Angeles County Sherif...
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David Horace Clift
David Horace Clift (June 16, 1907 – October 12, 1972) was a noted American librarian and former chief executive of the American Library Association (ALA) from 1951 to 1972.He was named by the ALA as o...
Chris Lofton
Christopher Franklin Lofton (born (1986-03-27)March 27, 1986) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Beşiktaş of the Turkish Basketball League (TBL). He played college b...
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