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Kentucky State Court Judges: Bert T. Combs, Ruby Laffoon, Fred M. Vinson, John Logan, Richard Hawes, Preston Leslie, Beriah Magoffin

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Published August 14th 2011
ISBN : 9781157377214
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42 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 40. Chapters: Bert T. Combs, Ruby Laffoon, Fred M. Vinson, John Logan, Richard Hawes, Preston Leslie, BeriahMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 40. Chapters: Bert T. Combs, Ruby Laffoon, Fred M. Vinson, John Logan, Richard Hawes, Preston Leslie, Beriah Magoffin, Thomas E. Bramlette, James Clark, Boyce F. Martin, Jr., Horatio Washington Bruce, Thomas Z. Morrow, Benjamin Mills, Samuel McDowell, Ernesto Scorsone, Robert Trimble, Lawrence S. Trimble, John White, William Lindsay, Edward Crossland, Harry Innes, George Robertson, Thomas H. Paynter, Ralph Waldo Emerson Gilbert, George B. Martin, John M. Robsion, Jr., J. McKenzie Moss, Lewis L. Walker, Fred Cowan, King Swope, Albert S. Berry, Beverly M. Vincent, John Stockdale Rhea, William Voris Gregory, Asher G. Caruth, Tunstal Quarles, Alexander B. Montgomery, H. R. Dysard, Daniel Breck, Caleb Walton West, Green Adams, Irv Maze, John W. Menzies, Wilbur Kingsbury Miller, Mary C. Noble, James Leeper Johnson, Benjamin Johnson, James William Moore. Excerpt: Bertram Thomas Combs (August 13, 1911 - December 4, 1991) was a jurist and politician from the U.S. state of Kentucky. After serving on the Kentucky Court of Appeals, he was elected the 50th Governor of Kentucky in 1959 on his second run for the office. Following his gubernatorial term, he was appointed to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals by President Lyndon B. Johnson, serving from 1967 to 1970. After being decorated for his service under General Douglas MacArthur during World War II, Combs returned to Kentucky and his law practice. In 1951, Governor Lawrence Wetherby appointed him to fill a vacancy on the Kentucky Court of Appeals. Later that year, he was elected to a full term on the court, defeating former governor Simeon S. Willis. Kentuckys Democratic Party had split into two factions by 1955 when Earle C. Clements, the leader of one faction, chose Combs to challenge A. B. Happy Chandler, the leader of the other faction, in the upcoming gubernatorial election. Combs...