Congressmen Buried in Evergreen
Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger
+39.06923, -84.4678439°04'09" N, 84°28'04" W
"John Wooleston Tibbatts, Democrat, served in Congress from 1843-1847. He sponsored bill to annex Texas. He voted to declare war on Mexico, then enlisted & fought in Mexico. Thomas Laurens Jones, Democrat, served in Congress 1867-71 and 1875-77. Unsuccessful as Democratic nominee for Ky. governor in 1883.
Albert S. Berry was Newport mayor prior to serving in Congress, 1893- 1901. Later became circuit judge. Brent Spence, lawyer & banker prior to serving in Congress, 1931-1963. George Baird Hodge elected to CSA Congress, 1862. Served area before & after Civil War in Ky. legislature."
- January 1, 2011: New photos from Bill Eichelberger
- December 29, 2010: Added by Bill Eichelberger