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Virgil James Pritchett, A.B. '18, LL.B. '26

Clay, Kentucky

Alpha Sigma Phi; Tau Kappa Alpha; Patterson; Henry Clay Law Society; Debating Team (4); History Club President (4); Y.M.C.A.

Virgil tried Bethany for two years and then came to Kentucky. His name implies that he might be poetic, he may be, but if he is he tells it to somebody and does not write it. He knows as much History as Tuthill and as much Political Economy as Butt--so they say. You can take the statement as it stands or leave it. To be safe--leave it. He intends to become a lawyer some sweet day, and since he does what he intends to do--ergo--he will be a lawyer. Maybe you might say a student of law. He is rarely seen on the campus when not in company with a certain other.

-The Kentuckian, 1918

Virgil James Pritchett (August 12, 1894 - August 31, 1962) was born in Clay, Kentucky to James William Pritchett and Francis Skinner. Pritchett practiced law in Bowling Green after receiving his LL.B.. He served five years as Bowling Green City Police Judge. Pritchett later moved to Detroit, Michigan where he was involved in various industries. He married Nellie Fleming in 1919.