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Clifton Rodes Breckinridge

  • Birth 22 Nov 1846 Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 3 Dec 1932 Wendover, Leslie County, Kentucky, USA
  • Burial Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
  • Plot Section G
  • Memorial ID 7482071

Member of the United States Congress, Minister to Russia. Son of Vice-President John Cabell Breckinridge. During the Civil War he served as a private in the Confederate army and later as a midshipmen in the Confederate navy. He was a graduate of Washington College while Robert E. Lee was president of that institution. In 1882 he was elected as a Representative to the U.S. House of Representatives from Arkansas and served multiple terms. From 1894-97 he was Minister to Russia.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Steve Dunn
  • Added: 24 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7482071
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Clifton Rodes Breckinridge (22 Nov 1846–3 Dec 1932), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7482071, citing Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .