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James Stephen GOLDEN

(1891-1971)

GOLDEN, James Stephen, a Representative from Kentucky; born in Barbourville, Knox County, Ky., September 20, 1891; attended the grade schools in Barbourville and high school at Union College, Barbourville, Ky.; University of Kentucky at Lexington, A.B., 1912 and from the law school of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, LL.B., 1916; was admitted to the bar in 1916 and commenced the practice of law in Barbourville, Ky., the same year; elected county attorney of Knox County, Ky., in 1918 and served until 1922; delegate to Republican National Convention in 1952; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-first and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1949-January 3, 1955); was not a candidate for renomination in 1954 to the Eighty-fourth Congress; resumed the practice of law; died in Pineville, Ky., September 6, 1971; interment in Pineville Memorial Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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