Lawrenceburg in Anderson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Distinguished Officers - Alumni of Kavanaugh
Distinguished Naval Officers - Alumni of Kavanaugh. Admiral Edmund Tyler Wooldridge - 1920 Vice Adm. Charles K. Duncan - 1933 Rear Adm. John Huston Brady - 1923 Rear Adm. (Ret) Rhodam Yarrott McElroy - 1935 Rear Adm. (Ret) Andrew Irwin McKee - 1917 Rear Adm. (Ret) Logan McKee - 1921 Rear Adm. (Ret) Elliott West Shanklin - 1924 Capt. J. Wade Adams, Jr. - 1924 Capt. (Ret) Warfield Clay Bennett, Jr. - 1936 Capt. Fred "Buzz" Borries, Jr. - 1935 Capt. (Ret) James Beattie Denny - 1933 Capt. (Ret) Hugh Murrey Durham - 1942 Capt. (Ret) James Gilbert Franklin - 1933 Capt. (Ret) Joseph Howard Gibbons, Jr. - 1924 Capt. (Ret) George Russell Lee - 1935 Capt. (Ret) Percy Anthony Lilly, Jr. - 1941 Capt. (Ret)
Distinguished Army Officers - Alumni of Kavanaugh. Graduates of U.S. Military Academy, West Point: Maj. Gen. William Mattingly Breckinridge 1928 Brig. Gen. William Robards Buster 1939 Col. (Ret) Robert Pepper Clay 1925 Col. John Hiley Cobb, Jr. 1943 Col. (Ret) John Richard Knight 1940 Col. (Ret) Thomas Washington Woodyard 1935.
(Graduates of Kavanaugh often remarked that the academic courses and the physical discipline at this school were more strenuous than at the service academies.)
Erected 1973 by The Kentucky Historical Society and the Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1479.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Military. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1914.
Location. 38° 2.32′ N, 84° 53.52′ W. Marker is in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, in Anderson County. Marker is on East Woodford Street (U.S. 62) near Dogwood Drive, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 241 East Woodford Street, Lawrenceburg KY 40342, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kavanaugh School (here, next to this marker); William H. Townsend (approx. 1½ miles away); Renowned Congressman (approx. 1.8 miles away); Upper Benson Church (approx. 4½ miles away); Hebron Church (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawrenceburg.
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