Governor John Larue Helm Records, 1850-1851
- Governor John Larue Helm Records, 1850-1851
- Helm, John Larue, 1802-1867
- 2.0 cubic ft.
- Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives
- Biography / History
- Governor John L. Helm served in office from 1850-1851 as a Wig party affiliate. Originally from Hardin County, KY, Helm remained a resident of that county. His occupation was a Lawyer. John L. Helm succeeded to office upon Crittenden's resignation. He was elected in his own right in 1867 as a Democrat.