Richardson, James Montgomery

Richardson, James Montgomery

(1858–1925) U.S. representative; born in Mobile, Ala. Educated in common schools, he became editor of the Glascow Times (Ky.) (1878–1900). After serving as congressman (Dem., Ky.; 1905–07), he returned to his paper and the postmaster's job in Glascow.
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