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Richard Pretlow Ernst

Richard Pretlow Ernst, American senator.


  • Ernst, Richard Pretlow was born on February 28, 1858 in Covington, Kentucky, United States. Son of William and Sarah (Butler) Ernst.

  • Education

    • Covington and Chickerings academics, Cincinnati. Bachelor of Arts, Centre College, 1878, later Doctor of Laws. Bachelor of Laws, University of Cincinnati, 1880.


    • Admitted to bar, 1880, and entered practice at Covington and Cincinnati. United States senator from Kentucky, 1921-1927.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    • Married Susan Brent, 1886. Children: Sarah (Mistress.
    • father: William Ernst
    • mother: Sarah (Butler) Ernst
    • spouse: Susan Brent
    • child: Sarah (Mrs Ernst
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    Born February 28, 1858
    Died April 13, 1934
    (aged 76)