Casey B. Graves
Reported by Katharine F. Berry
Oct. 22, 1940
Casey B. Graves, physician of
Morganfield, Kentucky is the son of ----- Graves. Born on November 5,
1874 on a farm in the hills near Holman Hill about seven miles south
of Morganfield. He attended the common schools of Union County at
Dr. Graves left the farm at the age of
nineteen, he entered the private school of Professor Lemen in Morganfield, this
was located on Banning Street. After one year in this school he entered the
teaching profession, he taught in the rural schools for eight years, teaching
five months terms. The intervening months were spent in school, mainly at the
Ohio Valley College, located at Sturgis, Kentucky. After finishing at this
college, he attended the Hospital College of Medicine at Louisville, Kentucky,
graduating in July 1905.
Since 1905 Dr. Graves has been
practicing at Morganfield, Kentucky, thirty five years of useful service to the
people of Union County.
He served as coroner of Union County for
twenty years. He is now a member of The County Board of Health, Union County
Medical Society, State Medical Association of Kentucky, and the Southern Medical
Dr. Graves married Miss Mattie Lou
Newman at Morganfield, Kentucky in 1906, she died in 1914. He married Miss
Amelia Robertson also of Morganfield, in 1916.
He is a devout member of the Morganfield
Baptist Church; he is a member of the Board of Deacons in the church and also
serves as one of the trustees.
Source of information:
Dr. C.B. Graves, M.D.