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James Campbell Cantrill

  • Birth 9 Jul 1870 Georgetown, Scott County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 2 Sep 1923 Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
  • Burial Georgetown, Scott County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 13316703

U.S. Congressman. Educated at the University of Virginia, he engaged in agricultural pursuits in Kentucky and was chairman of the Scott County Democratic committee in 1895. He was a member of the Kentucky State House of Representatives, 1897, 99) and served in the Kentucky State Senate, (1901-05). He was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1904 and president of the American Society of Equity for Kentucky, an organization of farmers, in 1908. In 1909, he was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-first Congress and to the next seven succeeding Congresses, serving until his death at age 53.

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  • Added: 11 Feb 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13316703
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James Campbell Cantrill (9 Jul 1870–2 Sep 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13316703, citing Georgetown Cemetery, Georgetown, Scott County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .