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

Crittenden, Breckenridge

(born: 1883) 

Born in Midway, KY, Breckenridge Crittenden attended Cincinnati Embalming College in 1914 before becoming a funeral director in Lexington for nine years. He then moved on to become a funeral director in Cincinnati. Crittenden was also general manager of the Imperial Finance Co. He was the son of Laura and Harry Crittenden, and the husband of Ella Banks Crittenden. For more see Who's Who in Colored America, 1930-32.

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NKAA Source: Who's who in colored America a biographical dictionary of notable living persons of African descent in America : 1930-1931-1932

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