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Doniphan, Joseph, Judge

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Doniphan, Joseph, Judge
March 07, 2007 08:22PM
A History of Kentucky Baptists From 1769 to 1885, Including More Than
800 Biographical Sketches, J. H. Spencer, Manuscript Revised and
Corrected by Mrs. Burilla B. Spencer, In Two Volumes. Printed For the
Author. 1886. Republished By Church History Research & Archives 1976
Lafayette, Tennessee. Vol. 2, p 105 [Bracken County]

JUDGE JOSEPH DONIPHAN was a member of Augusta church, in Bracken
association. He was born in Augusta, in 1823, and was educated in his
native village. He was admitted to the bar in 1848, and was, at
different periods, Mayor of Augusta nine years. He served one term in
the Kentucky Legislature, was four years Judge of Bracken County Court,
and six years, Judge of the Circuit Court, of the 9th (now 12th)
judicial district. In 1872, he was elected Chancellor of Bracken,
Kenton, Campbell and Pendleton counties, and held that position till his
death, which occurred, May 2, 1872. He was highly esteemed for the
purity of his character.
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