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Richard Pretlow Ernst
Birth: Feb. 28, 1858
Covington
Kenton County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Apr. 13, 1934
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA

U.S. Senator. Graduating from Chickerings Academy Ohio, in 1874, from Centre College Kentucky, 1878, the law school of the University of Cincinnati in 1880, he was admitted to the bar in 1880 and started a law practiced in Covington, Kentucky. He was a member of the Covington City Council, (1888-92). In 1920, he was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate, serving until 1927. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law and engaged in banking until his death at age 76. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Ernst (1813 - 1895)
  Sarah Ann Butler Ernst (1821 - 1899)
 
 Spouse:
  Susan Brent Ernst (1858 - 1935)*
 
 Siblings:
  Amelia Steinman Ernst Semple (1840 - 1905)**
  Katharine Ernst Colville (1844 - 1891)*
  John Preston Ernst (1845 - 1925)*
  William Ernst (1848 - 1848)*
  James Charles Ernst (1853 - 1917)*
  Charles Frederick Ernst (1855 - 1857)*
  Richard Pretlow Ernst (1858 - 1934)
  Alexander Butler Ernst (1863 - 1896)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Highland Cemetery
Fort Mitchell
Kenton County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Sec 5 Lot 49 Grave 6
 
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Record added: Jan 18, 2003
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Richard Pretlow Ernst
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