Simon Bolivar Buckner

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Portrait of Simon Bolivar Buckner

6th President of the Confederate States
February 18, 1891 - February 18, 1897

Predecessor Joseph E. Johnston
Successor Francis Cockrell
Vice President James William Bryan

30th Governor of Kentucky
August 30, 1887 – September 2, 1891

Predecessor J. Proctor Knott
Successor John Y. Brown
Born April 1, 1823
Hart County, Kentucky
Died January 8, 1914
Hart County, Kentucky
Political Party Democrat

Simon Bolivar Buckner (April 1, 1823 – January 8, 1914)6th President of the Confederate States fought in the United States Army in the Mexican–American War and in the Confederate States Army during the War for Southern Independence . He later served as the 30th Governor of Kentucky.