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Paducah in McCracken County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Barkley's Law Office

 
 
Barkley's Law Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 14, 2011
1. Barkley's Law Office Marker
Inscription. Alben W. Barkley, Congressman, U.S. Senator and Vice President, began practice of law here, 1901. He had read law for two years in offices of Rep. Charles K. Wheeler and Judge Wm. Sutton Bishop, the old Judge Priest of Irvin Cobb's stories. Barkley supplemented his income by acting as court reporter. Presented by BPO Elks No. 217 Paducah of which Mr. Barkley was a member.
 
Erected 1967. (Marker Number 1030.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 5.165′ N, 88° 35.968′ W. Marker is in Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. Marker is on Broadway Street just west of 5th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Paducah KY 42001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Headquarters (here, next to this marker); 8th U.S. Heavy Artillery (Colored) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); American Red Cross (about 400 feet away); "Duke of Paducah" (about 600 feet away); Tilghman Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Broadway Methodist
Barkley's Law Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 14, 2011
2. Barkley's Law Office Marker
Marker front of building next door to the Columbia Theater 500 Broadway St.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Tilghman House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Proudly Dedicated to the Kentuckians (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paducah.
 
Also see . . .  Alben W. Barkley - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on September 22, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 17, 2011, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 217 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 17, 2011, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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