Benjamin H. Ridgely Edit Profile
Educated private schools, Henry Academy, Woodford Company, Kentucky. Studied law but abandoned it for journalism.
Held editorial positions on Louisville Commercial and Louisville Courier-Journal. Founder, with Young E. Allison, of Louisville Truth. United States consul to Geneva, Switzerland, 1892-1900, to Malaga, Spain, 1900-1902.
Consul to Nantes, France, 1902-1904. Consul-general, at Barcelona, Spain, November 3, since 1904. Author: The Comedies of a Consulate, 1905.
Married Kate Ewing Eaches, 1891.