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Elkton in Todd County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)

Home of U.S. Jurist

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By Cornelia, October 2009
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Supreme Court Justice James Clark McReynolds
Inscription.  Justice James Clark McReynolds born here 1862. Home thru life. Law practice: Nashville, New York. Asst. U.S. Atty. General, 1903-1907. As U.S. Attorney General 1913-1914, known for enforcement of Sherman Anti-Trust Law. For 27 years a distinguished Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, 1914-1941, an opponent of New Deal measures. Died in Washington, D.C. 1946.
Erected by Kentucky Historical Society.
Location. 36° 48.434′ N, 87° 9.292′ W. Marker is in Elkton, Kentucky, in Todd County. Marker is at the intersection of S. Main Street and McReynolds Drive, on the right on S. Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elkton KY 42220, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Green River Academy (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); County Named, 1819 (approx. 0.2 miles away); House of the Loving Heart (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bristow, The Soldier Birthplace/Bristow, The Lawyer (approx. mile away); First RFD in Kentucky
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By Cornelia, October 2009
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(approx. 7.8 miles away); Jefferson Davis' Salute to Kentucky (approx. 8.4 miles away); Jefferson Davis Birthplace (approx. 8.4 miles away); Zero Milestone Jefferson Davis Highway (approx. 8.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elkton.
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