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Lawyer

James Breathitt, American lawyer. member firm Beathitt & Beathitt; member Ky.

Background

Breathitt, James was born on September 4, 1852 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, United States. Son of John William and Catherine (Webber) Breathitt.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Cumberland U., Lebanon, T Tennessee, 1878.

Career

Practiced at Hopkinsville since 1878. Member firm Beathitt & Beathitt. Member Kentucky House of Representatives, 1883-1884, 1887-1888.

Judge 3d Judicial District of Kentucky, 1896-1900. Probate judge Christian Company, Kentucky, 1905-1907. Attorney general of Kentucky, 1908-1912.

Delegate from state-at-large to Republican National Convention, 1912. Represented State of Kentucky at International Tax Conference, Toronto, Canada, 1911. Home: Hopkinsville, Kentucky.

Membership

Member firm Beathitt & Beathitt. Member Ky.

Connections

Married Olivia Thompson of Hopkinsville, 1889.

father:
John William Breathitt

father:
Hopkinsville Breathitt

mother:
Catherine (Webber) Breathitt

spouse:
Olivia Thompson of Hopkinsville