KIMBALL, William Preston, (1857 - 1926)


KIMBALL, William Preston, a Representative from Kentucky; born near East Hickman, Fayette County, Ky., November 4, 1857; attended public and private schools and Transylvania University in Lexington; member of the State house of representatives in 1883 and 1884; city clerk in 1889 and 1890; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1891 and commenced practice in Lexington; city attorney of Lexington from October 1891 to January 1, 1901; prosecuting attorney of Fayette County from January 1, 1901, to March 4, 1907, when he resigned, having been elected to Congress; elected as a Democrat to the Sixtieth Congress (March 4, 1907-March 3, 1909); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1908; resumed the practice of law in Lexington; died in Lexington, Ky., February 24, 1926; interment in Lexington Cemetery.