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Desha Breckenridge

Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky
Death: Died in Lexington, KY
Immediate Family:

Son of Colonel William C. P. Breckinridge (CSA) and Issa Breckenridge
Husband of Madeline McDowell Breckinridge and <private> Frazer
Brother of Eleanor Ella Desha Breckenridge; Sophonisba Ann Breckenridge; Mary Curry Desha Breckenridge; Campbell Breckenridge; Issa Desha Breckenridge and 1 other
Half brother of Lee Clay Breckenridge

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About Desha Breckenridge

Desha Breckinridge (1867 – 1935) was the editor and publisher of the Lexington Herald from 1897 to 1935. In 1898 he married Madeline McDowell, who became nationally known as Madeline McDowell Breckinridge. He was a brother of Sophonisba Breckinridge and the son of William Breckinridge, a member of Congress from Kentucky and a lawyer. His grandfather was the abolitionist minister Robert Jefferson Breckinridge. His great-grandfather was John Breckinridge.

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Desha Breckenridge's Timeline

August 5, 1867
Lexington, Kentucky
February 18, 1935
Age 67
Lexington, KY