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Langley, John W.

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Langley, John W.
March 14, 2007 05:25PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 8-B, 1887
Floyd County

JOHN W. LANGLEY was born January 14, 1863, in Floyd County, Ky., and is a
son of Joseph R. and Susan (Click) Langley. Joseph R. Langley was born in
Wise County, VA., in 1834, has been a merchant, farmer and local Christian
minister, and lives one and one-half miles north of Prestonburg, Ky., and is
the owner of 2,500 acres. Joseph Langley, grandfather of John W., came from
Virginia and settled in Floyd County, Ky., in 1836 or 1836; James Click,
maternal grandfather of our subject, was born in 1793, and is of German
origin. John W. Langley was reared in Floyd County, Ky., until 1882, when
he went to Washington, D.C., where he held an appointment in the Interior
Department, and the same year entered Columbia Law School in 1884 he
graduated from the National Law University, and in 1886 took the
post-graduate degree, winning the first prize at graduation, and the second
prize with the ad eundem degree. In 1886 he was admitted to the practice of
the law, when he returned to his native county, and in August, 1887, was
elected representative of Floyd and Johnson Counties. He is a member of the
I.O.O.F., and in politics is a Republican.

Langley Click
Wise-VA Johnson-KY Washington-DC

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