History of Kentucky (Volume 3)

 
9781235174179: History of Kentucky (Volume 3)

This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1922. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Elizabethtown, and he has gained satisfactory distinction as a lawyer without special participation in politics beyond voting as a democrat. For several years Mr. James has had some important interests in the oil development in Kentucky. He is a Knight Templar Mason and Shriner. In 1897 he married Miss Mary Craddock, of Munfordville. They have two children, Alice and Hobson Louis. Jr. Alice is the wife of Dr. C. W. Harrison, a dentist at Elizabethtown. Erb1e Lee Harr1son. Farm and livestock interests of Kentucky recognize in Erbie Lee Harrison a distinctive type of the modern leader, and one whose influence and broad knowledge of agricultural affairs have contributed in no small degree to the remarkable progress made in farmers' organizations over the state within recent years. Mr. Harrison has his business headquarters at Lexington, and some of the responsibilities he carries are indicated by his incumbency of the offices of state president of the Kentucky Division of the Farmers Union, secretary-treasurer of the Farmers Union Wholesale Company, and managing editor of the Kentucky Union Farmer, a monthly magazine devoted to the interests of the membership of the Farmers Union. He has been its managing editor for the past three years. He is also a member of the National Board of Farm Organizations. Mr. Harrison was born April 3o, 1883, on his father's farm near Glasgow in Barren County, Kentucky. His great-grandfather, Seth Harrison, came from Virginia about 1816 and was one of the pioneers who developed some of the wilderness land of Barren County. The grandfather, Reuben Harrison, was born in Barren County in 1817. Flem Harrison, father of Erbie Lee, has spent all his life in Barren County, and for many years has been a leader in the practical side of...

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