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Southgate in Campbell County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Congressmen Buried in Evergreen

 
 
Congressmen Buried in Evergreen Marker (Side A) image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 31, 2021
1. Congressmen Buried in Evergreen Marker (Side A)
Inscription.  Albert S. Berry was Newport mayor prior to serving in Congress, 1893- 1901. Later became circuit judge. Brent Spence, lawyer & banker prior to serving in Congress, 1931-1963. George Baird Hodge elected to CSA Congress, 1862. Served area before & after Civil War in Ky. legislature.

John Wooleston Tibbatts, Democrat, served in Congress from 1843-1847. He sponsored bill to annex Texas. He voted to declare war on Mexico, then enlisted & fought in Mexico. Thomas Laurens Jones, Democrat, served in Congress 1867-71 and 1875-77. Unsuccessful as Democratic nominee for Ky. governor in 1883.
In memory of John Eidemiller and Ray Roberts
2009
 
Erected 2009 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2311.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesGovernment & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 39° 4.175′ 
Congressmen Buried in Evergreen Marker (Side B) image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 31, 2021
2. Congressmen Buried in Evergreen Marker (Side B)
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N, 84° 28.125′ W. Marker is in Southgate, Kentucky, in Campbell County. Marker is on Alexandria Pike (U.S. 27), on the right when traveling south. Marker is at cemetery entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25 Alexandria Pike, Fort Thomas KY 41075, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William H. Horsfall (a few steps from this marker); Beverly Hills Supper Club Fire (approx. 0.6 miles away); Samuel Woodfill (approx. 1.2 miles away); Fort Thomas Spanish-American War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Ft. Thomas Army Post / Rock of Chickamauga (approx. 1.2 miles away); Brent Spence (1874-1967) (approx. 1.3 miles away); Highland United Methodist Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); St. John the Baptist Catholic Church (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Southgate.
 
Congressmen Buried in Evergreen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 31, 2021
3. Congressmen Buried in Evergreen Marker
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4. Congressmen Buried in Evergreen
(Left to right) Albert S. Berry, George Baird Hodge, Thomas Lauren Jones and Brent Spence.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 12, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 12, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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