Mitchell Cary Alford

Mitchell Cary Alford
25th Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky
In office
September 2, 1891 – December 10, 1895
GovernorJohn Y. Brown
Preceded byJames William Bryan
Succeeded byWilliam Jackson Worthington
Personal details
Born(1855-07-10)July 10, 1855
Fayette County, Kentucky
DiedDecember 9, 1914(1914-12-09) (aged 59)
Resting placeLexington Cemetery
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materTransylvania University
ProfessionLawyer

Mitchell Cary Alford (July 10, 1855 – December 9, 1914) was the 25th Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky.

Early life

Mitchell Alford was born in Fayette County, Kentucky on July 10, 1856.[1] He enrolled at Kentucky University (now Transylvania University), and graduated in 1877.[1] He began studying law the following year, and earned a law degree with honors at Kentucky University in 1879.[1] After graduation, he formed the law firm of Alford and Smith with Zachariah Frederick Smith, a college classmate.[1]

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