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Jo McCown Ferguson Edit Profile

Lawyer

Jo McCown Ferguson was American lawyer. Bar: Kentucky 1938. Decorated Brigadier d'Honneur 3eme Regiment Anjou, French Army.

Background

Ferguson, Jo McCown was born on April 5, 1915 in Central City, Kentucky, United States. Son of Jo Marvin and Willie Mae (Cain) Ferguson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Kentucky, 1937. Bachelor of Laws, University Kentucky, 1939.

Career

Practiced in, Central City, 1939-1942. Assistant attorney general Kentucky, 1948-1956. Attorney general, 1956-1960.

Commissioner economic security, 1960-1961. Partner firm Harper, Ferguson & Davis. Retired

Municipal board counsel, 1961-1991.

Achievements

  • Bar: Kentucky 1938.

Membership

Chairman Governor's Committee on Constitutional Revision, 1961-1962. Chairman Governor's Task Force on Finance, 1976-1977. President Kentucky History Society, 1988-1990.

Chief Property Control branch Military Government, Bavaria, 1946-1947. Captain Army of the United States, 1944-1947, European Theatre of Operations. Member American Bar Association, Kentucky Bar Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Southern Attorneys General (chairman 1957-1958).

Connections

Married Margarita Hauser, July 12, 1947. Children– Rita, Diane, Jo Frances.

father:
Jo Marvin Ferguson

mother:
Willie Mae (Cain) Ferguson

spouse:
Margarita Hauser

child:
Rita Ferguson

child:
Diane Ferguson

child:
Jo Frances Ferguson