From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

West, James

(born: 1868  -  died: 1885) 

Seventeen year old James West was a jockey from Madison County, KY. He died April 17, 1885 in Chicago, IL [source:  Cook County, Illinois, Deaths Index]. He is buried in the Oak Cemetery in Chicago.

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“West, James,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed September 22, 2017, http://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/2900.

Last modified: 2017-07-19 13:51:57