James Montgomery Richardson

James Montgomery Richardson

Birth
Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, USA
Death 9 Feb 1925 (aged 66)
Glasgow, Barren County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Glasgow, Barren County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 7181978 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Moving to Kentucky as a young man, he became editor of the Glasgow Times in 1878. He was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1896, a member of the Kentucky State House of Representatives in 1896 and served as state prison commissioner (1900-05). In 1905, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-ninth Congress, serving until 1907. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed his newspaper activities and was Postmaster at Glasgow, Kentucky, (1913-22).

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 13 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7181978
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Montgomery Richardson (1 Jul 1858–9 Feb 1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7181978, citing Glasgow Municipal Cemetery, Glasgow, Barren County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .