Named in honor of
Luther Fairfax Warder
Mayor of Jeffersonville, six (6) terms
(1875 - 1883 ) - · - (1887 - 1891)
He converted the small town into a prosperous, progressive city, was foremost in bringing the County Seat here.
As a youth, he commanded the Company he created, Co.B. 16th. Kentucky, Volunteers Infantry Through the Kentucky Campaign. Receiving incurable injuries.
He was a lawyer, executive, farmer, and stock breeder.
Courtly in personality. He battled life-long for right, progress, and the oppressed.