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Peter Dodridge “P.D.” Cardwell

  • Birth 31 May 1911 Bridgeport, Franklin County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 20 Mar 1990 Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky, USA
  • Burial Versailles, Woodford County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 67200104

P.D. was the son of Thomas Allen Cardwell and Martha Lapsley Read. He married Wilma Bingham and they were the parents of two daughters.

Lexington Herald Leader, Lexington, Kentucky:

"P. D. Cardwell, 78, of Frankfort, Kentucky, died March 20, 1990 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Lexington. A native of Frankfort, born May 30, 1911, he was the son of the late Thomas Allen and Martha Lapsley Cardwell.

He was currently serving as a deputy with the Franklin County Sheriff's Department, was retired from National Distillers; and was a member of the Bridgeport Christian Church.

Surviving are his wife, Wilma Bingham Cardwell; two daughters, Mrs. David (Lula) Curry and Mrs. James (Patsy) Bates, both of Frankfort; four sisters, Mrs. Susi Lee Kendrick, Mrs. Jane Leathers, Mrs. Sarah Pullian, [sic] and Mrs. Julia Pacey, all of Frankfort; one brother, James Lapsley Cardwell of Frankfort; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Woodford County, Kentucky."

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  • Created by: Deb Redmon
  • Added: 20 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67200104
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Peter Dodridge “P.D.” Cardwell (31 May 1911–20 Mar 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67200104, citing Sunset Memorial Gardens and Mausoleum, Versailles, Woodford County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Deb Redmon (contributor 47383009) .