Andy Barr (U.S. politician) Garland Hale "Andy" Barr IV (born July 24, 1973) is an American politician and lawyer who has served as the United States Representative for Kentucky's 6th congressional district sin...
Ann-Blair Thornton Ann Blair Thornton (born October 5, 1989) is a former American beauty pageant titleholder from Bowling Green, Kentucky who was named Miss Kentucky 2011.
Anna Simms Banks Anna Simms Banks (1862–1923) was an African-American educator and political figure from Winchester, Kentucky.
Anne Northup Anne Meagher Northup (born January 22, 1948) is an American Republican politician from the state of Kentucky.
Augustus E. Willson Augustus Everett Willson (October 13, 1846 – August 24, 1931) was the 36th Governor of Kentucky.
Benjamin Bristow Benjamin Helm Bristow (June 20, 1832 – June 22, 1896) was an American lawyer and Republican Party politician who served as the first Solicitor General of the United States and as a U.S. Treasury...
Betty Jane Gorin-Smith Betty Jane Mitchell Gorin-Smith, known as Betty Jane Gorin-Smith (born 1940), is an independent historian from Campbellsville in Taylor County in central Kentucky, best known for her book ...
Bill Johnson (Kentucky politician) Bill Ejner Johnson is a western Kentucky businessman and high school math teacher who was the unsuccessful Republican candidate for Secretary of State of Kentucky in the November 8, 2011 general...
Bob DeWeese Bob M. DeWeese (born November 8, 1934) is an American politician in the state of Kentucky.
Bob Gable Robert E. Gable, known as Bob Gable, is a businessman from Frankfort, who was the Kentucky Republican gubernatorial nominee in 1975.
Brett Guthrie Steven Brett Guthrie (born February 18, 1964) is the U.S. Representative for KY's 2, a district in central Kentucky covering Fort Knox, the southern suburbs of Louisville, Owensboro, and Bowlin...
Brutus J. Clay II Brutus J. Clay II (February 20, 1847 -- June 2, 1932) was an American businessman, political figure and diplomat.
Cassius Marcellus Clay (politician) Cassius Marcellus Clay (October 19, 1810 – July 22, 1903), nicknamed "The Lion of White Hall", was a Kentucky planter and politician who worked for abolition of slavery.
Don C. Edwards Don Calvin Edwards (July 13, 1861 - September 19, 1938) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.
Donna Mayfield Donna Mayfield (born July 18, 1955) is a Republican Kentucky State Representative for Kentucky House District 73 - Clark and Madison Counties.
Doug Moseley Douglas Dewayne Moseley, known as Doug Moseley (born March 24, 1928), is a retired United Methodist minister and author who served as a Republican member of the Kentucky State Senate from ...
Ed Whitfield Wayne Edward "Ed" Whitfield (born May 25, 1943) is the U.S. Representative of KY's 1, serving since 1995.
Edward H. Hobson Edward Henry Hobson (July 11, 1825 – September 14, 1901) was a merchant, banker, politician, tax collector, railroad executive, and an officer in the United States Army in the Mexican-Amer...
Edwin P. Morrow Edwin Porch Morrow (November 28, 1877June 15, 1935) was an American politician who served as the 40th Governor of Kentucky from 1919 to 1923.
Edwin R. Denney Edwin R. Denney was the Republican nominee for Governor of Kentucky in 1955.
Elaine Chao Elaine L. Chao served as the 24th United States Secretary of Labor in the Cabinet of President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2009. She was the first Asian Pacific American woman and first Chinese American to be appointed to a President's cabinet in American history.
Eldon S. Dummit Eldon S. Dummit was the Republican nominee for Governor of Kentucky in 1947.
Elizabeth Tori Elizabeth Tori is an American politician from the Republican Party.
Ernie Fletcher Ernest Lee "Ernie" Fletcher (born November 12, 1952) is an American physician and politician.
Eugene P. Stuart Eugene P. Stuart (1927–2002) was a Republican and a longtime member of the Kentucky General Assembly.
Eugene Siler Eugene Siler (June 26, 1900 – December 5, 1987) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Kentucky between 1955 and 1965.
Flem D. Sampson Flemon Davis "Flem" Sampson (January 23, 1875 – May 25, 1967) was the 42nd Governor of Kentucky, serving from 1927 to 1931.
Frederic M. Sackett Frederic Mosley Sackett (December 17, 1868May 18, 1941) served as a United States Senator from Kentucky and ambassador to Germany during the Hoover Administration.
Fuller Harding Lloyd Fuller Harding (August 23, 1915–January 10, 2010) was an attorney in Campbellsville, Kentucky, who served in 1942 as a Republican member of the Kentucky House of Representatives from...
Gary Bauer Gary Lee Bauer (born May 4, 1946) is an American politician.
Gary Ervin (coach) Gary Eugene Ervin (born June 10, 1957) is an American Independent entrepreneur, former coach and former wrestler.
Gene Snyder Marion Eugene Snyder was an American politician elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives from two different districts in Kentucky.
Geoff Davis Geoffrey C. "Geoff" Davis is a former U.S. Representative for KY's 4, serving from 2005 to 2012. He is a member of the Republican Party. The district includes 24 counties in the northeastern part of the state, stretching from the fringes of the Louisville area to the West Virginia border.
George M. Davison George Mosby Davison (March 23, 1855 - December 18, 1912) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.
George M. Thomas George Morgan Thomas (November 23, 1828 – January 7, 1914) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.
Hal Rogers Harold Dallas "Hal" Rogers (born December 31, 1937) is the U.S. Representative for KY's 5, serving since 1981.
Harris Coleman Harris Woolfolk Coleman (May 31, 1893 – March 16, 1972) was an American football player, coach, and lawyer.
Harrison Gray Otis (publisher) Harrison Gray Otis (1837–1917) was the president and general manager of the Times-Mirror Company, publisher of the Los Angeles Times.
Harvey Samuel Irwin Harvey Samuel Irwin (December 10, 1844 - September 3, 1916) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.
Herman Rattliff Herman Willard Rattliff (born April 1, 1926) is a retired businessman from Campbellsville, Kentucky, who served from 1968-1986 as a Republican member of the Kentucky House of Representatives.
Irene Dunne Irene Dunne (December 20, 1898 – September 4, 1990) was an American film actress and singer of the 1930s, 1940s and early 1950s.
James Comer (politician) James R. Comer (born August 19, 1972) is a politician from the Commonwealth of Kentucky who serves as Commissioner of Agriculture for the state.
James Speed James Speed (March 11, 1812 – June 25, 1887) was an American lawyer, politician and professor.
Jenna Day Jenna Nicole Day (born October 3, 1991) is an American beauty pageant titleholder from Louisville, Kentucky who was named Miss Kentucky 2013.
Jessica Casebolt Jessica Danielle Casebolt (born December 7, 1992) is a former American beauty pageant titleholder from Pikeville, Kentucky who was named Miss Kentucky 2012.
Jim Bunning James Paul David "Jim" Bunning (born October 23, 1931) is an American former Major League Baseball pitcher and politician.
Jimmy Higdon James Cecil Higdon, Jr., known as Jimmy Higdon (born July 15, 1953), is a businessman from Lebanon, Kentucky, who has been a Republican member of the Kentucky State Senate since 2009.
John "Bam" Carney John Mitchel Owen Carney, known as Bam Carney (born September 30, 1969),) is the Republican member of the Kentucky House of Representatives from District 51 (Taylor and Adair counties, Car...
John D. White John Daugherty White was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky, nephew of John White.
John Harper (politician) John R. Harper (May 3, 1930 - June 15, 2001) was a five-term member of the Kentucky House of Representatives from Bullitt County and the 1987 Republican nominee for governor of Kentucky.
John M. Robsion John Marshall Robsion, a Republican, represented Kentucky in both the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives.
John Marshall (Kentucky) John Marshall served as Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky under Governor William S. Taylor from 1899–1900.
John Marshall Harlan John Marshall Harlan (June 1, 1833October 14, 1911) was an American lawyer and politician from Kentucky who served as an associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.
John Schnatter John H. Schnatter (born November 23, 1961), is an American businessman and the founder and current CEO of Papa John's International, Inc. He founded the company in October 1984.
John Sherman Cooper John Sherman Cooper (August 23, 1901 – February 21, 1991) was a politician, jurist, and diplomat from the U.S. state of Kentucky.
John W. Langley John Wesley Langley (January 14, 1868 - January 17, 1932) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky, husband of Katherine Gudger Langley.
John W. Lewis John William Lewis (October 14, 1841 - December 20, 1913) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.
John Watson Barr John Watson Barr (December 17, 1826 – December 31, 1907) was a United States federal judge in Kentucky.
John Yarmuth John Allan Yarmuth is the U.S. Representative for serving since 2007.
Joseph Holt General Joseph Holt (January 6, 1807 – August 1, 1894) was a leading member of the Buchanan administration and was Judge Advocate General of the United States Army, most notably during the...
Katie Kratz Stine Katie Kratz Stine (born December 6, 1956) is a Republican member of the Kentucky Senate representing Campbell and Pendleton Counties as State Senator from the 24th Senate District since 1999.
Keith A. Hall Keith A. Hall is a graduate of Centre College in Danville, KY and has his law degree from the University of Louisville.
Ken Upchurch Kenneth "Ken" Upchurch (born June 4, 1969) is the publisher of the Monticello Stage, a community newspaper in Monticello in Wayne County, Kentucky, who is a Republican member of the Kentucky...
Kenneth H. Tuggle Kenneth H. Tuggle (June 12, 1904 - February 17, 1978), a Republican, served as the 39th Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1943-1947.
Kenneth W. Winters Kenneth W. Winters (born June 24, 1934) is a Republican member of the Kentucky State Senate from Murray in western Kentucky, who formerly served as president of Baptist-affiliated Campbellsville...
King Swope King Swope (August 10, 1893 - April 23, 1961) was a United States Representative from Kentucky.
Larry Forgy Lawrence E. Forgy, known as Larry Forgy, is a Republican politician and former candidate for public office from Lexington, Kentucky.
Larry Hopkins Larry Jones Hopkins (born October 25, 1933) represented Kentucky's Sixth Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives.
Larry J. Hopkins Larry Jones Hopkins (born October 25, 1933) represented Kentucky's Sixth Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives.
Lionel Hampton Lionel Leo Hampton was an American jazz vibraphonist, pianist, percussionist, bandleader and actor. Along with Red Norvo, Hampton was one of the first jazz vibraphone players.
Lonnie Napier Lonnie Napier (born May 24, 1940) is an American politician from the Republican Party (GOP).
Louie B. Nunn Louie Broady Nunn (March 8, 1924 – January 29, 2004) was the 52nd governor of Kentucky.
Louie R. Guenthner, Jr. Louie R. Guenthner, Jr. (August 9, 1944-August 7, 2012), was an attorney from Louisville, Kentucky, who was a Republican former member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, having represente...
Mallory Ervin Mallory Christina Ervin (born October 26, 1985) is an American entertainer and former beauty pageant titleholder from Morganfield, Kentucky.
Marie Rader Marie Rader (born June 10, 1941) is a Republican member of the Kentucky House of Representatives.
Marlow Cook Marlow Webster Cook (born July 27, 1926) is a former Republican United States Senator from Kentucky.
Matt Bevin Matthew Griswold "Matt" Bevin (born January 9, 1967) is an American businessman who has served as the President of Bevin Brothers Manufacturing Company since 2011.
Maurice Thatcher Maurice Hudson Thatcher (August 15, 1870January 6, 1973) was a U.S. Congressman.
Mike Duncan Robert M. "Mike" Duncan (born 1951 in Oneida, Tennessee) was the 60th Chairman of the Republican National Committee.
Mitch McConnell Addison Mitchell "Mitch" McConnell, Jr. is the senior United States Senator from Kentucky. A member of the Republican Party, he has been the Minority Leader of the Senate since January 3, 2007.
Nick Lachey Nicholas Scott "Nick" Lachey is an American singer-songwriter, actor, producer, and television personality. Lachey rose to fame as the lead singer of the multi-platinum selling boy band 98 Degrees.
Pearl Carter Pace Pearl Carter Pace (January 25, 1896—January 1970) was the first woman elected sheriff in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, 1938-1941.
Peppy Martin Peppy Martin (born c. 1946) is a Kentucky politician who was the unsuccessful Republican gubernatorial nominee in 1999.
R. C. Tway Robert Chester Tway, Sr. (October 21, 1881- May 13, 1964), known as R. C. Tway, was a business, agricultural, and political icon in the Louisville, Kentucky area.
Rand Paul Randal Howard "Rand" Paul is the junior United States Senator for Kentucky. He is a member of the Republican Party and the son of former U.S. Representative and presidential candidate Ron Paul of Texas.
Ray H. Altman Ray Heistand Altman (born November 1, 1943) is a businessman and former Kentucky state politician.
Rebecca Jackson Rebecca Jackson is a former Republican politician from Louisville, Kentucky, previously serving as the Jefferson County Judge/Executive and also running unsuccessfully for the party nomination for governor.
Regina Bunch Regina Petrey Bunch (born October 3, 1962) is an American Republican politician and educator who is a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives.
Richard P. Ernst Richard Pretlow Ernst (February 28, 1858April 13, 1934) was a U.S. Senator from Kentucky who served from 1921 to 1927.
Richard Taylor Jacob Richard Taylor Jacob (March 13, 1825 - September 13, 1903) was an American attorney and politician, elected as 17th Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky (1863–64).
Richie Farmer Richard Dwight "Richie" Farmer, Jr. (born August 25, 1969), is a former Commissioner of Agriculture for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
Ricky Lee Cox Ricky Lee Cox is a dentist in Campbellsville, Kentucky, who served two terms from 1997-2001 as a Republican member of the Kentucky House of Representatives.
Robbie Rudolph Robbie Rudolph is a Kentucky businessman who was also a Kentucky government official and Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky during the term of Ernie Fletcher as Governor of...
Robert L. Miller Robert L. Miller, Sr. (July 24, 1927 – February 11, 2011), also known as Bobby Miller, was a politician and civic leader from Campbellsville in Taylor County in central Kentucky.
Robert Stivers Bertram Robert Stivers, II (born December 24, 1961), is a Republican member of the Kentucky Senate representing the 25th Senate District since 1997.
Robert Worth Bingham Robert Worth Bingham was a politician, judge, newspaper publisher and United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom.
Ron Lewis Ronald E. "Ron" Lewis (born September 14, 1946) is an American retired politician who was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from 1994 to 2009, having represented ...
Ron Ziegler Ronald Louis "Ron" Ziegler (May 12, 1939 – February 10, 2003) was White House Press Secretary and Assistant to the President during United States President Richard Nixon's administration.
Ronald Crimm Ronald E. Crimm (born March 11, 1935) is an American politician in the state of Kentucky.
Russ Mobley Russell G. Mobley, known as Russ Mobley (born November 18, 1933), is a Republican former member of the Kentucky House of Representatives from District 51 (Taylor and Adair counties) in the...
Ryan Quarles Ryan Francis Quarles from Scott County, Kentucky, is a Republican Kentucky State Representative for Kentucky House District 62 - Scott County.
S. Thruston Ballard Samuel Thruston Ballard (February 11, 1855 – January 18, 1926) was an American politician, who served as the 33rd Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky from 1919 to 1923, under Governor Edwin P. Morrow.
Sara Beth Gregory Sara Beth Gregory (born September 5, 1982) is an attorney from Monticello, Kentucky, who is a Republican member of the Kentucky State Senate from District 16 in the southern portion of her state.
Shirley W. Palmer-Ball Shirley Webster Palmer-Ball (May 10, 1930 – August 17, 2012) was a politically active Kentucky Republican who was his party's nominee for lieutenant governor in 1975.
Silas Adams Silas Adams (February 9, 1839 – May 5, 1896) was a lawyer and politician from Kentucky.
Simeon S. Willis Simeon Slavens Willis (December 1, 1879April 1, 1965) was the 46th Governor of Kentucky, United States, serving from 1943 to 1947.
Sonny Landham William M. "Sonny" Landham (born February 11, 1941) is an American movie actor and political candidate.
Stan Lee (politician) Joseph Stan Lee (born September 26, 1961) is an American politician in the state of Kentucky.
Stanley H. Humphries Stanley H. Humphries (born August 2, 1969) is an American teacher, farmer, and the current District 1 member of the Kentucky State Senate.
Steve Nunn Stephen Rob Nunn, known as Steve Nunn is the former Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
Steven Rudy Steven Jack Rudy (born August 9, 1978) is a Kentucky politician and a agribusiness owner, serving as a Republican member of the Kentucky House of Representatives since defeating longtime Represe...
Suzanne Miles Suzanna Whitelaw Miles (7 June 1922 — 10 April 1966) was an American academic ethnohistorian and archaeologist.
Thomas Massie Thomas Leeke Massie (20 October 1802 – 20 July 1898) was an admiral in the British Navy.
Thomas Z. Morrow Thomas Zanzinger Morrow (September 3, 1836August 25, 1913) was a lawyer, judge, and politician from Kentucky.
Thruston Ballard Morton Thruston Ballard Morton (August 19, 1907 – August 14, 1982), a Republican, represented Kentucky in the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate.
Tim Lee Carter Tim Lee Carter (September 2, 1910 - March 27, 1987) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives for the commonwealth of Kentucky from 1965 until 1981.
Tom Emberton Thomas Dale "Tom" Emberton, Sr., is a retired Kentucky politician and judge.
Trey Grayson Charles Merwin "Trey" Grayson III (born April 18, 1972, in Kenton County, Kentucky) is the director of the Institute of Politics at Harvard Kennedy School, a former Secretary of State of Kentuck...
Una Merkel Una Merkel (December 10, 1903 – January 2, 1986) was an American Tony Award-winning stage and film actress.
Vernie McGaha Vernie D. McGaha (born September 13, 1947) is an American politician and state senator from Kentucky's south central 15th district, which includes the counties of Adair, Casey, Pulaski, and Russell.
Wanda Cornelius Wanda Cornelius is a Republican politician from the U.S. state of Kentucky.
William A. Stanfill William Abner Stanfill (January 16, 1892 June 12, 1971) was briefly a member of the United States Senate from Kentucky.
William Claiborne Owens William Claiborne Owens (October 17, 1849 - November 18, 1925) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.
William E. Woodruff (soldier) William E. Woodruff was an American soldier who served as colonel of the 25th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the American Civil War.
William English Walling William English Walling (1877–1936) (known as "English" to friends and family) was an American labor reformer and Socialist Republican born into a wealthy family in Louisville, Kentucky.
William F. Butler William F. Butler was an African American leader born in Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA who became president of the Negro Republican Party formed after the American Civil War.
William H. Wadsworth William Henry Wadsworth (July 4, 1821 - April 2, 1893) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.
William Hopkinson Cox William Hopkinson Cox was an American politician, who served as the Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky from 1907 to 1911, under Governor Augustus E. Willson.
William Jackson Worthington William Jackson Worthington served as the 26th Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky under Governor William O. Bradley from 1895-1899.
William Joseph Deboe William Joseph DeBoe (June 30, 1849June 15, 1927) was a U.S. Senator representing Kentucky from 1897 to 1903.
William O'Connell Bradley William O'Connell Bradley was a politician from the US state of Kentucky. He served as the 32nd Governor of Kentucky and was later elected by the state legislature as a U.S. senator from that state.
William S. Taylor William Sylvester Taylor (October 10, 1853 – August 2, 1928) was the 33rd Governor of Kentucky.