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    • Eli H. Brown.

    • Eli H. Brown.

    • Lawyers; Portraits

    • Eli H. Brown was born in Meade County, Kentucky, in 1841. He was educated at the academy of Hawesville, Kentucky, in Hancock County, He read law with George W. Williams and in 1862 joined the Hancock County bar. Brown was soon elected City Judge...
    • Lucius P. Little.

    • Lucius P. Little.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Portraits

    • Lucius P. Little was born in Daviess County, Kentucky, in 1838 and served as district court judge in Owensboro from 1880 to 1893. He was the author of "Ben Hardin, His Times and Contemporaries" (1887). He died in 1918.
    • Bennett H. Young.

    • Bennett H. Young.

    • Lawyers; Portraits

    • Bennett H. Young was born in Nicholasville, Kentucky, in 1843. He joined the Confederate army in 1861, served with John Hunt Morgan raiders. Captured in a 1863 raid in Ohio, he escaped to Canada where he organized a daring series of bank robberies...
    • G. Robertson.

    • G. Robertson.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Legal education; Teachers; Portraits

    • Born in 1790 in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, George Robertson attended Transylvania University until 1806 and was admitted to the bar in 1809. He served in the U.S. Congress from 1817 to 1821 and in Kentucky's legislature from 1822 to 1827, in 1848, and...
    • B. J. Peters.

    • B. J. Peters.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Legislators; Portraits

    • Belvard J. Peters was born in Fauquier County, Virginia, November 3, 1805. He attended Buck Pond Academy, in Woodford County, then Transylvania University, where he graduated in 1825. He read law under Chief Justice John Boyle, received a license...
    • William Lindsay.

    • William Lindsay.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Portraits

    • William Lindsay was born 1835 in Virginia. He settled in Clinton in Hickman County, Kentucky, in 1854, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Clinton in 1858. Served as judge of the Kentucky Court of Appeals 1870-1878 and as chief...
    • Will S. Pryor.

    • Will S. Pryor.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Portraits

    • A native of Henry County, Kentucky, William S. Pryor was born near New Castle in 1824. He was admitted to the bar in 1844 and practiced in New Castle until he was elected circuit court judge in 1866. In 1871, he was appointed to a vacancy on the...
    • Solomon P. Sharp.

    • Solomon P. Sharp.

    • Lawyers; Legislators; Portraits

    • Solomon P. Sharp was born in 1787 in Virginia. His family moved to Logan County in Kentucky shortly before the end of the century. Sharp was called to the bar in his early 20's, opening a legal practice first in Russellville, Kentucky, later in...
    • Wm. J. Hendrick.

    • Wm. J. Hendrick.

    • Lawyers; Legislators; Portraits

    • William J. Hendrick was born near Flemingsburg in 1855. He graduated Centre College, Danville, Kentucky, in 1873. He read law and was admitted to the Fleming County bar in 1870. In 1881, he was elected to the Kentucky legislature and he represented...
    • A. E. Richards.

    • A. E. Richards.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Portraits

    • Adolphus E. Richards was born in Virginia in 1844. His education was interrupted by the Civil War, he served in the Confederate Army, where he rose to the rank of major before his twenty-first birthday. At the war's end, he returned to school,...
    • Thos. Speed.

    • Thos. Speed.

    • Lawyers; Portraits

    • Thomas Speed was born in Bardstown, Kentucky, in 1841, and was educated at Centre and Hanover Colleges. He served in the Union Army during the Civil War. After the war Captain Speed studied law at the University of Michigan, and practiced in...
    • Bland Ballard.

    • Bland Ballard.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Portraits

    • Born in 1819 in Shelby County, Kentucky, Bland Ballard attended Hanover College and the Law Department of Transylvania University where he received an L.L.B in 1846. He read law under James T. Morehead. In 1846, he married Sarah McDowell, daughter...
    • Jno. W. Barr.

    • Jno. W. Barr.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Municipal officials; Portraits

    • John W. Barr was born in Versailles, Kentucky, in 1826. He prepared for the bar at Transylvania University at Lexington, graduating in 1847. He started a law office in Versailles, but later relocated to Louisville where he soon established a...
    • Humphrey Marshall.

    • Humphrey Marshall.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Legislators; Portraits

    • Humphrey Marshall was born in Fauquier County, Virginia, in 1760. A soldier in the Virginia Revolutionary forces, he later moved to Kentucky in 1782 where he was admitted to the bar in Fayette County. He was a member of Kentucky House of...
    • P. B. Muir.

    • P. B. Muir.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Portraits

    • Peter B. Muir was born in Nelson County, Kentucky, in 1822. He was orphaned at an early age and raised by his paternal grandfather, Dr. William Muir. After an early education in the country schools of Nelson county, he attended Hanover College....
    • Lyttleton Cooke.

    • Lyttleton Cooke.

    • Lawyers; Legislators; Portraits

    • Lyttleton Cooke was born in Virginia in 1831. He spent his childhood in boarding schools and academies until age 18 when he entered the law school of the University of Virginia. Involved in a duel, he left before graduation, and moved to St. Louis,...
    • H. L. Stone.

    • H. L. Stone.

    • Lawyers; Legislators; Portraits

    • Henry Lane Stone was born in Bath County, Kentucky, near Sharpsburg, in 1842. After his father moved the family to Indiana, he attended the Indiana common schools and was also a student in an academy in Bainbridge, Indiana. After a period as a...
    • Jno. G. Simrall.

    • Jno. G. Simrall.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Portraits

    • John Graham Simrall was born in Fayette County, Kentucky, in 1840. He graduated from Centre College at age 17, ranked second in his class. Too young to read law, his father placed him under the tutorship of Judge George Robertson, of Lexington, who...
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