Governor John Larue Helm Records, 1867

Descriptive Summary

Governor John Larue Helm Records, 1867
Helm, John Larue, 1802-1867
Finding Aid Author
Tim Tingle
Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Governor John Larue Helm served briefly in office in 1867 as a Democratic Party affiliate. Originally from Hardin County, Helm continued to reside in that county. His occupation was a Lawyer. John Larue Helm became ill during the election campaign, and then died five days after inauguration.

Contents of the Collection

Executive Journal, 1867

  • Volume 1
This volume contains only a few entries for Governor Helm, who died five days after taking office. The remainder of the volume contains entries for Governor John Stevenson, who succeeded Helm.
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