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Kentucky Colonel

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Kentucky Colonel is the highest title of honor bestowed by the Commonwealth of Kentucky. [1]

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Aide-de-camp

An aide-de-camp (French expression meaning literally helper in the military camp) is a personal assistant or secretary to a person of high rank, usually a senior military, police or government officer, a member of a royal family, or a head of state.

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American Revolution

The American Revolution was a colonial revolt that took place between 1765 and 1783.

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Associated Press

The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.

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Barton Brands

Barton Brands, Ltd.

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Blanton's

Blanton's is a brand of bourbon whiskey produced and marketed by the Sazerac Company.

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Bluegrass music

Bluegrass music is a form of American roots music named after Kentucky mandolin player and songwriter Bill Monroe's band, the Bluegrass Boys 1939-96, and furthered by musicians who played with him, including 5-string banjo player Earl Scruggs and guitarist Lester Flatt, or who simply admired the high-energy instrumental and vocal music Monroe's group created, and carried it on into new bands, some of which created subgenres (Progressive Bluegrass, Newgrass, Dawg Music etc.). Bluegrass is influenced by the music of Appalachia and other styles, including gospel and jazz.

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Bourbon whiskey

Bourbon whiskey is a type of American whiskey, a barrel-aged distilled spirit made primarily from corn.

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Charles Stewart Todd

Charles Stewart Todd (January 22, 1791 – May 17, 1871) was an American military officer and government official.

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Clarence White

Clarence White (born Clarence Joseph LeBlanc; June 7, 1944 – July 14, 1973), was an American bluegrass and country guitarist and singer.

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Colonel

Colonel ("kernel", abbreviated Col., Col or COL) is a senior military officer rank below the brigadier and general officer ranks.

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Colonel (title)

The honorary title of Colonel is conferred by some states in the United States of America and certain military units of the Commonwealth of Nations.

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Colonel Sanders

Colonel Harland David Sanders (September 9, 1890December 16, 1980) was an American businessman, best known for founding fast food chicken restaurant chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (now known as KFC) and later acting as the company's brand ambassador and symbol.

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Commission (document)

A commission is a formal document issued to appoint a named person to high office or as a commissioned officer in a territory's armed forces.

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Eastern Kentucky Colonels

The Eastern Kentucky Colonels are the intercollegiate athletic teams of Eastern Kentucky University (EKU), located in Richmond, Kentucky, United States.

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Eastern Kentucky University

Eastern Kentucky University (Eastern or EKU) is a regional comprehensive university in Richmond, Kentucky.

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Eddie Cantor

Eddie Cantor (born Edward Israel Itzkowitz, January 31, 1892 – October 10, 1964) was an American "illustrated song" performer, comedian, dancer, singer, actor, and songwriter.

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Facebook

Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California.

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Facebook diplomacy

The term Facebook diplomacy was coined sometime in October 2008 in casual notes exchanged on Twitter, in connection to U.S. President Barack Obama's electoral political campaign's keen use of Facebook and other social network websites.

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Fred Astaire

Fred Astaire (born Frederick Austerlitz; May 10, 1899 – June 22, 1987) was an American dancer, singer, actor, choreographer and television presenter.

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Globcal International

Globcal International is a membership cooperative, non-profit international nongovernmental organization, and research development commission of independently recognized goodwill ambassadors from embassies, states, cities, and international organizations.

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Governor of Kentucky

The Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky is the head of the executive branch of government in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

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Happy Chandler

Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler Sr. (July 14, 1898 – June 15, 1991) was an American politician from the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

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Indiana

Indiana is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of North America.

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Irving Mills

Irving Harold Mills (né Isadore Minsky; 16 January 1894 in Odessa, Ukraine – 21 April 1985 in Palm Springs, California) was an American music publisher, musician, lyricist, and jazz artist promoter.

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Isaac Shelby

Isaac Shelby (December 11, 1750 – July 18, 1826) was the first and fifth Governor of Kentucky and served in the state legislatures of Virginia and North Carolina.

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Jim Beam

Jim Beam is a brand of bourbon whiskey produced in Clermont, Kentucky, by Beam Suntory, a subsidiary of Suntory Holdings of Osaka, Japan.

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Keen Johnson

Keen Johnson (January 12, 1896February 7, 1970) was the 45th Governor of Kentucky, serving from 1939 to 1943; being the only journalist to have held that office.

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Kentucky

Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.

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Kentucky Colonel (disambiguation)

Kentucky Colonel is an honorary title conferred by the governor of the U.S. state of Kentucky.

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Kentucky Colonels

The Kentucky Colonels were a member of the American Basketball Association for all of the league's nine years.

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Kentucky Colonels (ABA 2000)

Kentucky Colonels (ABA 2000) were a member of the ABA 2000, the second version of the American Basketball Association.

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Kentucky Colonels (band)

The Kentucky Colonels were a bluegrass band that was popular during the American folk music revival of the early 1960s.

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Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky Derby, is a horse race that is held annually in Louisville, Kentucky, United States, on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival.

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Kentucky Derby Festival

The Kentucky Derby Festival is an annual festival held in Louisville, Kentucky during the two weeks preceding the first Saturday in May, the day of the Kentucky Derby.

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KFC

KFC, until 1991 known as Kentucky Fried Chicken, is an American fast food restaurant chain that specializes in fried chicken.

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Letters patent

Letters patent (always in the plural) are a type of legal instrument in the form of a published written order issued by a monarch, president, or other head of state, generally granting an office, right, monopoly, title, or status to a person or corporation.

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Louisville Colonels (disambiguation)

The Louisville Colonels were a Major League Baseball team in the American Association and National League from 1882 to 1899.

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Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 29th most-populous city in the United States.

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Nebraska Admiral

Nebraska Admiral (formally, Admiral in the Great Navy of the State of Nebraska) is Nebraska's highest honor, and an honorary title bestowed upon individuals by approval of the Governor of Nebraska, the only triply landlocked U.S. state.

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North Carolina

North Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Officer (armed forces)

An officer is a member of an armed force or uniformed service who holds a position of authority.

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Ohio River

The Ohio River, which streams westward from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Cairo, Illinois, is the largest tributary, by volume, of the Mississippi River in the United States.

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Ohio River flood of 1937

The Ohio River flood of 1937 took place in late January and February 1937.

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Old Taylor

Old Taylor Bourbon is a brand of straight bourbon whiskey produced at Buffalo Trace Distillery in Franklin County, Kentucky by the Sazerac Company.

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Opie Read

Opie Percival Read (born December 22, 1852, Nashville Tennessee; d. November 2, 1939, Chicago Illinois) was an American journalist and humorist.

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Order of the Long Leaf Pine

The Order of the Long Leaf Pine, created in 1964, is an honor that can be granted in the U.S. state of North Carolina.

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Order of the Palmetto

The Order of the Palmetto is the highest civilian honor awarded by the Governor of South Carolina.

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Private sector

The private sector is the part of the economy, sometimes referred to as the citizen sector, which is run by private individuals or groups, usually as a means of enterprise for profit, and is not controlled by the State.

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Rhode Island Commodore

Rhode Island Commodore, formally Commodore of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is Rhode Island's highest honor, and an honorary title bestowed upon individuals by approval of the Governor of Rhode Island.

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Ruby Laffoon

Ruby Laffoon (January 15, 1869March 1, 1941) was an American politician who served as the 43rd Governor of Kentucky from 1931 to 1935.

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Sagamore of the Wabash

The Sagamore of the Wabash is an honorary award created by the U.S. state of Indiana during the term of Governor Ralph F. Gates, who served from 1945 to 1949.

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Sazerac Company

Sazerac Company, Inc is a privately held American alcoholic beverage company headquartered in Metairie in the metropolitan area of New Orleans, Louisiana, but with its principal office in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Secretary of State of Kentucky

The Secretary of State of Kentucky is one of the constitutional officers of the U.S. state of Kentucky.

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Session musician

Session musicians, studio musicians, or backing musicians are musicians hired to perform in recording sessions or live performances.

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South Carolina

South Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Steve Beshear

Steven Lynn Beshear (born September 21, 1944) is an American attorney and politician who served as the 61st governor of Kentucky from 2007 to 2015.

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Style (manner of address)

A style of office or honorific is an official or legally recognized title.

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The Byrds

The Byrds were an American rock band, formed in Los Angeles, California in 1964.

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The Honourable

The prefix The Honourable or The Honorable (abbreviated to The Hon., Hon. or formerly The Hon'ble—the latter term is still used in South Asia) is a style that is used before the names of certain classes of people.

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Title of honor

A title of honor or honorary title is a title bestowed upon individuals or organizations as an award in recognition of their merits.

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USA Today

USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.

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War of 1812

The War of 1812 was a conflict fought between the United States, the United Kingdom, and their respective allies from June 1812 to February 1815.

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WHAS-TV

WHAS-TV, virtual and VHF digital channel 11, is an ABC-affiliated television station licensed to Louisville, Kentucky, United States.

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William O'Connell Bradley

William O'Connell Bradley (March 18, 1847May 23, 1914) was a politician from the US state of Kentucky.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kentucky_Colonel

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