Influential People

A number of Kentuckians had an important impact on Lincoln’s life and politics. Biographies for some of these important Kentuckians are below.  Click on the names of the people below to see their biographical information.

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Robert Anderson

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Thomas E. Bramlette

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Jeremiah Boyle

 

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John C. Breckinridge

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Stephen G. Burbridge

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Cassius M. Clay

 

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Henry Clay

 

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Albert G. Hodges

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Joseph Holt

 

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Abraham Lincoln

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Mary Todd Lincoln

 

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Nancy Hanks Lincoln

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Sarah Bush Johnston Lincoln

 

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Thomas Lincoln

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Beriah Magoffin

 

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George D. Prentice

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James Speed

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Joshua Fry Speed

 

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Frank L. Wolford