E.W. “Jude” Essary was born in Lexington April 23, 1903, a son of E.W. Essary Sr. and the late Alba Watson Essary. He attended Lexington High, Union University , and Cumberland University , and holds an AB and LLB degrees. He has been practicing law .for 23 years. On Dec. 21, 1930 he was married to Miss Pauline Lindsey. Mr. Essary is vice-president of Central State Bank, purchasing agent for the county and a member of the board of alderman. Since 1939 he has been a member of the budget committee for Henderson County and secretary for the County Republican Executive. Committee since 1948 He was elected alderman in 1947. Mr. Essary is a member of the First Baptist Church

Contributed by Linda Fiedor from the "People You Know" - Lexington Progress 10-10-1952

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