Breckinridge, Desha, 1867-1935

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Dates:
Birth 1867
Death 1935

Biographical notes:

Desha Breckinridge, born in 1867 to W.C.P. and Issa (Desha) Breckinridge in Lexington, Kentucky, was a newspaper editor, horseman, and leader of the Progressive movement in Kentucky. Samuel MacKay Wilson, lawyer and historian, was born in 1871 in Louisville. He was a meticulous scholar who assembled a major collection of books, pamphlets, manuscripts, newspapers, and public documents relating to the westward movement in American history, especially the Ohio Valley and Kentucky.

From the description of Desha Breckinridge-Samuel Wilson letters, 1930. (Kentucky Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 39509999

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Subjects:

  • Lawyers
  • Newspaper editors

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Places:

  • Kentucky--Fayette County (as recorded)
  • Kentucky--Jefferson County (as recorded)