Madeline McDowell Breckinridge

Madeline McDowell Breckinridge

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Madeline McDowell Breckinridge (May 20, 1872 - November 25, 1920) was a leader of the women's suffrage movement and one of Kentucky's leading Progressive reformers. She was also known as Madge Breckinridge and Mrs. Desha Breckinridge. She was born in Woodlake, Kentucky and grew up at Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate, the farm established by her great-grandfather, nineteenth-century statesman Henry Clay. Her mother was Henry Clay, Jr.'s daughter, Anne Clay McDowell, and her father was Major Henry Clay McDowell (a namesake of Henry Clay), who served during the American Civil War on the Union side. They purchased the Ashland estate in 1882. One of her brothers was federal judge Henry C. McDowell, Jr.. Another, Thomas was a renowned Thoroughbred racehorse owner/breeder and trainer who won the 1902 Kentucky Derby.show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136658445
  • 9786136658445