Rives, Howard Pendleton (1888 KY - 1927 FL)

Rives, Howard Pendleton

Rives, Howard Pendleton


Father: Horace Plummer Rives
Mother: Nannie Agee Garrott

Birth: 6 May 1888, Christian County, Kentucky
Birth Source: Reliques of the Rives, Florida Deaths

Death: 25 Apr 1927, Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida
Death Source: Reliques of the Rives, Florida Deaths

Spouse1: Betsy Wicklifie Ray, m. 24 Nov 1917


Children of Howard Pendleton Rives and Betsy Wicklifie Ray:
  1. May Wickliffe Rives, b. 4 Sep 1920
  2. Howard Pendleton Rives, b. 20 Sep 1923

From Reliques of the Rives:
Howard Pendleton Rives, who was born May 6, 1888, was graduated in law from Cumberland University in 1913 and was admitted to the Kentucky bar the same year, following which he was associated with his brother-in—law, Judge E. B. Beard, in the law firm of Beard & Rives at Shelbyville, Ky., until 1916. On Sept. 22, 1915, he was commissioned a Captain of infantry in the Kentucky National Guard, serving on the Mexican border in 1916 and 1917 with Co. K, 1st Ky. Inf. From 1917 to his discharge from the army on February 12, 1920, he served with the 38th Division in the United States and overseas in the A. E. F. After his discharge be returned to Shelbyville and resumed the practice of law as a member of the firm of Kinsolving, Rives & Smith until 1925 when he removed to Clearwater, Fla., where he continued the practice of law as a member of the firm of Kelley, Rives & Castle. Capt. Rives died April 25, 1927, following an operation for appendicitis.

Death record states he died in 1889.


Birth:      Florida Deaths, 1877-1939 (FamilySearch)
Death:      Florida Deaths, 1877-1939 (FamilySearch)
Childs, James Rives. Reliques of the Rives, p164
Census:    1930 Census - Pinellas County, Florida