William P. Thorne

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William Pryor Thorne (March 5, 1845 – May 28, 1928)[1][2] served as the 29th Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky under Governor J. C. W. Beckham from 1903 to 1907.[3] He was born in Shelby County, Kentucky and died in 1928.


  1. ^ "WILLIAM P. THORNE DROPS DEAD AT 84; Kentucky's Ex-Lieutenant Governor--Claimed Authorship of Teapot Dome Bill". The New York Times. May 29, 1928.
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  3. ^ "Index to Politicians: Thomssen to Thornley". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 2007-03-06.
Political offices
Preceded by
J. C. W. Beckham
Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky
Succeeded by
William Hopkinson Cox