Thruston Ballard Morton

Thruston Ballard Morton

Birth
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Death 14 Aug 1982 (aged 74)
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Plot Section 11, Lot 207, Grave 8
Memorial ID 6944656 · View Source
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Politician, businessman. Served in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1947-1953; appointed assistant secretary of state for congressional relations by President Eisenhower, 1953-1956; elected U.S. Senator, 1957-1969; chairman of the Republican National Committee, 1959-1961; also served as chairman of the board of Churchill Downs.

Bio by: Mike Maloney


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Mike Maloney
  • Added: 22 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6944656
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thruston Ballard Morton (19 Aug 1907–14 Aug 1982), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6944656, citing Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .