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George DONIPHAN 12358 - Bracken Co

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George DONIPHAN 12358 - Bracken Co

Posted: 6 Mar 2014 6:11AM GMT
Classification: Biography
Surnames: Doniphan, Ward
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Kentucky Genealogy and Biography, Volume 8B – Battle – Perrin – Kniffin, 1886.

GEORGE DONIPHAN, a son of Joseph and Elizabeth (Ward) Doniphan, was born in Augusta, Ky., January 23, 1861. Joseph Doniphan was a lawyer by profession, and a leading member of the Bracken County bar. He enlisted at the opening of the war in the Sixteenth Kentucky Infantry, where he attained the rank of colonel. George Doniphan was reared in Bracken County, and was educated at the University of Rochester, at Rochester, N. Y., where he graduated in 1880. He then attended the Cincinnati Law School, where he graduated in 1884 and began his practice in Augusta. Mr. Doniphan is a Democrat politically, and was elected Mayor of the city of Augusta on that ticket in 1886

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