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Lazarus Whitehead Powell
Birth: Oct. 6, 1812
Death: Jan. 3, 1867

Kentucky Governor, US Senator. Born in Henderson, Kentucky, he graduated from St. Joseph College, in 1833, studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law at Henderson, in 1835. He served as a member if the Kentucky State House of Representatives in 1836 and presidential elector on the Democratic ticket in 1844. In 1851, he was elected the 19th Governor of Kentucky and served until 1855. After his term, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate, serving (1859-65). Following his term in the Senate, he then resumed the practice of law until his death from apoplexy at age 54 in Henderson, Kentucky. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Harriet Anne Jennings Powell (____ - 1846)*
 
 Children:
  James Henry Powell (1839 - 1907)*
  John Rowan Powell (1840 - 1841)*
  Anne Powell (1843 - 1845)*
  Charles J. Powell (1845 - 1896)*
  Richard Powell (1846 - 1869)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fernwood Cemetery
Henderson
Henderson County
Kentucky, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 21, 2002
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