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Richard Pretlow Ernst

senator

Richard Pretlow Ernst, American senator.

Background

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.

Career

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

Connections

Married Susan Brent, 1886. Children: Sarah (Mistress.

father:
William Ernst

mother:
Sarah (Butler) Ernst

spouse:
Susan Brent

child:
Sarah (Mrs Ernst