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Richard Pretlow Ernst

  • Birth 28 Feb 1858 Covington, Kenton County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 13 Apr 1934 Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
  • Burial Fort Mitchell, Kenton County, Kentucky, USA
  • Plot Sec 5 Lot 49 Grave 6
  • Memorial ID 7092840

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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  • Added: 18 Jan 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7092840
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Pretlow Ernst (28 Feb 1858–13 Apr 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7092840, citing Highland Cemetery, Fort Mitchell, Kenton County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .