John H. Buschemeyer
name = John Henry Buschemeyer
residence = River Park Drive
birth_date = birth date|1869|02|24
Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A.
death_date = death date and age|1935|10|07|1869|02|24
Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A.
occupation = Physician
title = Mayor of Louisville
term = 1913-1917
William O. Head
George Weissinger Smith
party = Democratic Party
John Henry Buschemeyer was
mayorof Louisville, Kentuckyfrom 1913 to 1917. He graduated from Louisville Male High Schoolthen earned a M.D. degree from the University of Louisvillein 1892. He began practicing medicine in Louisville the following year.
He was president of the
Board of Aldermenfrom 1909 to 1913 as a Democrat, and elected mayor in 1913 with support of John Henry Whallen's Democratic machine. Buschemeyer's administration quickly became bogged down in the racial issues of the time, signing a 1914 ordinances to bar blacks from living in white neighborhoods, and vice versa. The law was challenged by the Louisville chapter of the NAACP. The case, Buchanan v. Warley, went to the Supreme Court, which ruled the ordinance unconstitutional.
He was voted out of office in 1917, and was the last of the machine-era Democrat mayors of Louisville. He died in 1935 and was buried in St. Louis Cemetery in Louisville.
*cite encyclopedia|title=Buschemeyer, John H.|encyclopedia=The Encyclopedia of Louisville|year=2001
*cite book|title=Two Hundred Years at the Fall of the Ohio: A History of Louisville and Jefferson County|last=Yater|first=George H.|year=1987|publisher=Filson Club, Incorporated|location=
Louisville, KY|edition=2nd edition|id = ISBN 0-9601072-3-1
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