James T. Morehead, (1797-1854)

James T. Morehead, (1797-1854) (HM1KIV)

Location: Bowling Green, KY 42101 Warren County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 59.55', W 86° 26.55'

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Ky.'s first native son to become governor was born in Bullitt Co. but reared in Logan Co. He read law under John J. Crittenden; began practice in Bowling Green. Served in Ky. House of Rep., and elected lt. gov. At Gov. Breathitt's death, Morehead became chief executive, 1834-1836. A close Whig ally of Henry Clay, he was in U.S. Senate, 1841-1847. Buried in Frankfort.
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HM NumberHM1KIV
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Marker Number1882
Year Placed1991
Placed ByThe Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, May 17th, 2015 at 10:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 549609 N 4094185
Decimal Degrees36.99250000, -86.44250000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 59.55', W 86° 26.55'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 59' 33" N, 86° 26' 33" W
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Area Code(s)270, 502
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 429-499 E 10th Ave, Bowling Green KY 42101, US
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