Governor Lazarus W. Powell Records
Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives Frankfort, KY 40601-0537 USA
Collection is open for research.
Governor Lazarus W. Powell Records, 1851-1855, Ky-Ar1178, Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort.
4.0 cubic ft.
Governor Lazarus W. Powell served in office from 1851-1855 as a Democrat. Originally from Henderson County, KY, Powell remained a resident of that county. His occupation was a Lawyer. During his term, Lazurus W. Powell successfully advocated initiation of a geological survey. He was able to pass a tax increase to improve the common schools. Powell also served as U.S. Senator from 1858-1865.
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