Albert Gallatin Rhea papers, 1896-1928, 1896-1911 (bulk dates)

Descriptive Summary

Title
Albert Gallatin Rhea papers, 1896-1928, 1896-1911 (bulk dates)
Creator
Rhea, Albert Gallatin, 1822-1884.
Extent
1 reel of microfilm (10 ft.)
Subjects
Beckham, John Crepps Wickliffe (J. C. W.), 1869-1940.
Rhea, Albert Gallatin, 1822-1884.
Rhea, John Stockdale, 1855-1924.
United States.--Congress.--House.
Democrat (Russellville, Ky.)
Owensboro messenger (Ky.)
Salt river tiger (Sheperdsville, Ky.)
Political corruption--Kentucky--Logan County.
Misconduct in office--Kentucky--Logan County.
Politicians.
Kentucky--Politics and government--1865-1950.
United States--Politics and government--1901-1909.
Logan County (Ky.)--Politics and government.
Clippings
Arrangement
Arranged in reverse chronological order.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Banker, Newspaper editor. Albert G. Rhea was president of the Bank of Russellville and editor of the Russellville DEMOCRAT. His cousin, John Stockdale Rhea, represented Kentucky's third congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1896 to 1904.
Scope and Content
These are microfilmed copies of papers related to Albert Gallatin Rhea on his career and those of his relatives. The papers contain clippings, correspondence, legal statements, and a photo. Most of the clippings concern national and Kentucky politics, with particular emphasis on the career of John S. Rhea. Many of the clippings are from Rhea's paper, the DEMOCRAT. Some are from the OWENSBORO MESSENGER and a few are from the SALT RIVER TIGER (Shepherdsville, Ky.) One undated letter contains a criticism of ex-governor J.C.W. Beckham by John S. Rhea. There is also a sworn statement accusing the sheriff of Logan County of vote buying in the 1896 election.

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