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Charles Hoodenpyl (1904–1986) was mayor of Jeffersonville, Indiana.Charles Hoodenpyl would serve as the mayor of Jeffersonville in 1952 until 1963 as the last part-time mayor before being replaced by Richard Vissing. Hoodenpyl was mayor during the urban renewal era of Jeffersonville in which the former City Hall was dubbed the "White Elephant" by mayor Hoodenpyl. The building which was left vacant in 1935 before moving to the City-County building, was demolished during Hoodenpyl's administration. As mayor Hoodenpyl would work with Louisville in lobbying to secure funds in 1957 for the reconstruction of the McAlpine Locks and Dam on the Ohio River.
Jeffersonville is a city in Clark County, Indiana, United States, situated along the Ohio River. Locally, the city is often referred to by the abbreviated name Jeff. It lies directly across the Ohio River to the north of Louisville, Kentucky, along I-65. The population was 44,953 at the 2010 census. The city is the county seat of Clark County.
Joseph Eugene Kernan III was an American businessman and politician who served as the 48th Governor of Indiana from 2003 to 2005. He served nearly a year as a prisoner of war during the Vietnam War.
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Carl Trumbull Hayden was an American politician and the first United States Senator to serve seven terms. Serving as Arizona's first Representative for eight terms before entering the Senate, Hayden set the record for longest-serving member of the United States Congress more than a decade before his retirement from politics. The longtime Dean of the United States Senate served as its president pro tempore and chairman of both its Rules and Administration and Appropriations committees. He was a member of the Democratic Party.
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James Guthrie was a Kentucky lawyer, plantation owner, railroad president and Democratic Party politician. He served as the 21st United States Secretary of the Treasury under President Franklin Pierce, and then became president of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad. After serving, part-time, in both houses of the Kentucky legislature as well as Louisville's City Council before the American Civil War, Guthrie became one of Kentucky's United States Senators in 1865. Although Guthrie strongly opposed Kentucky's secession from the United States and attended the Peace Conference of 1861, and sided with the Union during the Civil War, he declined President Abraham Lincoln's offer to become the Secretary of War. As one of Kentucky's Senators after the war, Guthrie supported President Andrew Johnson and opposed Congressional Reconstruction.
The 85th United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It met in Washington, D.C. from January 3, 1957, to January 3, 1959, during the fifth and sixth years of Dwight Eisenhower's presidency. The apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives was based on the Seventeenth Census of the United States in 1950. Both chambers had a Democratic majority.
The Big Four Bridge is a six-span former railroad truss bridge that crosses the Ohio River, connecting Louisville, Kentucky, and Jeffersonville, Indiana. It was completed in 1895, updated in 1929, taken out of rail service in 1968, and converted to bicycle and pedestrian use in 2014. The largest single span is 547 feet (167 m), with the entire bridge spanning 2,525 feet (770 m). It took its name from the defunct Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway, which was nicknamed the "Big Four Railroad".
The George Rogers Clark Memorial Bridge, known locally as the Second Street Bridge, is a four-lane cantilevered truss bridge crossing the Ohio River between Louisville, Kentucky and Jeffersonville, Indiana, that carries US 31.
The Fourteenth Street Bridge, also known as the Ohio Falls Bridge, Pennsylvania Railroad Bridge, Conrail Railroad Bridge or Louisville and Indiana (L&I) Bridge, is a truss drawbridge that spans the Ohio River, between Louisville, Kentucky and Clarksville, Indiana.
The Old Jeffersonville Historic District is located in Jeffersonville, Indiana, United States. It marks the original boundaries of Jeffersonville, and is the heart of modern-day downtown Jeffersonville. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. The area is roughly bounded by Court Avenue at the North, Graham Street on the east, the Ohio River at the south, and Interstate 65 at the west. In total, the district has 203 acres (0.8 km2), 500 buildings, 6 structures, and 11 objects. Several banks are located in the historic buildings in the district. The now defunct Steamboat Days Festival, held on the second weekend in September, used to be held on Spring Street and the waterfront. Jeffersonville's largest fire wiped out a block in the historic district on January 11, 2004 which destroyed the original Horner's Novelty store.
Lovell Harrison Rousseau was a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War, as well as a lawyer and politician in Kentucky and Indiana.
Jonas George Howard was a U.S. Representative from Indiana.
Thomas Sutler Williams was a United States Representative from Illinois and a Judge of the Court of Claims.
Richard Vissing (1915–1987) was mayor of Jeffersonville, Indiana. He served five terms from 1964 to 1983, making him one of the longest serving mayors in the state, and was the city's first full-time mayor. During his terms as mayor he was credited for helping revitalize the city, built the new city-county building and added parks to the city such as River City Park, now named Vissing Park in his honor. One of the notable accomplishments was the purchasing of original Jeffersonville's Ken Ellis Center during the 1970s which was originally a tavern, in 2004 the original building was destroyed by a tornado.
Harry Clay Poindexter (1857–1937) was mayor of Jeffersonville, Indiana, United States, and son of former Jeffersonville mayor Gabriel Poindexter.
John M. Glass (1843–1925) was a mayor of Jeffersonville, Indiana, and Chief of Police of Los Angeles, California.
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Greg Fischer is an American businessman, entrepreneur and 50th mayor of Louisville, Kentucky. In 2019, he was elected vice president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors and will serve as its president in 2020.
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