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William Evans Arthur

  • Birth 3 Mar 1825 Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 18 May 1897 Covington, Kenton County, Kentucky, USA
  • Burial Covington, Kenton County, Kentucky, USA
  • Plot Range Y, Lots 9 & 45
  • Memorial ID 7092733

U.S. Congressman. Moved with his parents to Kentucky, in 1832, he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1850 and commenced to practice law in Covington, Kentucky. He was attorney for the ninth judicial district of Kentucky, (1856-62) and judge of the ninth judicial circuit, (1866-68). In 1871, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-second and Forty-third Congresses, serving until 1875. After his congressional term, he served as judge of the twelfth judicial circuit of Kentucky, (1886-93) and practiced law until his death at age 72.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 18 Jan 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7092733
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Evans Arthur (3 Mar 1825–18 May 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7092733, citing Linden Grove Cemetery, Covington, Kenton County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .