William R. Vance

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William R. Vance (1806–1885) was the seventh mayor of Louisville, Kentucky from 1847 to 1850. He was a Louisville attorney and member of the Whig Party elected to the state house of representatives three times and senate once during the 1830s and 1840s. During his administration, he conveyed the tract of land that became Cave Hill Cemetery.

Political offices
Preceded by
Frederick A. Kaye
Mayor of Louisville, Kentucky
May 10, 1847–May 13, 1850
Succeeded by
John M. Delph