Breckinridge, Desha, 1867-1935Alternative names
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
- Newspaper editors
- Kentucky--Fayette County (as recorded)
- Kentucky--Jefferson County (as recorded)