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) Malcolm Wood
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.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
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.
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.
Categories. • Education • Military •
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