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Robert Patterson Kennedy
Birth: Jan. 23, 1840
Death: May 6, 1918

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, US Congressman. At the start of the Civil War, he enlisted in the Ohio Volunteer Infantry and was commissioned an officer. He was promoted Major assistant adjutant general of the 23rd Regiment in October, 1862 and later Colonel in command of the 196th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry. For his war service he was brevetted Brigadier General of US Volunteers, March 13, 1865. After the war, he was appointed by President Hayes collector of internal revenue of Ohio and served as Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1885 to 1887. In 1887, he was elected as a Republican to the Fiftieth and Fifty-first Congresses, serving until 1891. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Emma Cowgill (Mendenhall) Kennedy (1845 - 1927)*
 
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Burial:
Bellefontaine City Cemetery
Bellefontaine
Logan County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 6, Lot 196
 
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Record added: Nov 25, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5995138
Robert Patterson Kennedy
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