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James Campbell Cantrill papers
University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506
Collection is open for research.
[Identification of item], James Campbell Cantrill papers, 1910-1923, 1F60M-321, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.
9 volumes, 10 folders (on 3 microfilm reels)
Politician. James Cantrill was born in Georgetown, Ky, and received his education there at Georgetown College. He was active in organizing Kentucky tobacco farmers from 1906 to 1923, and was president of the American Society of Equity for Kentucky. He served in the Kentucky House of Representatives from 1897 to 1901 and in the Kentucky Senate from 1901 to 1905. He represented the 7th Kentucky District in the United States House of Representatives from 1909 to 1921.
Originals in possession of Dr. James C. Cantrill, Georgetown, Ky. This is a microfilm copy of materials from Cantrill's papers, largely scrapbooks relating to his activities in the Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association. It includes nine scrapbooks dating from 1910 to 1919, government documents, and printed matter.