Allie Young's Office, Morehead, Kentucky

Two men stand in front of Allie Young's law offices in Morehead, circa 1935. (Jean Thomas Photo Collection, University of Louisville)

Three men stand in front of Allie Young's law offices in Morehead, circa 1935. (Jean Thomas Photo Collection, University of Louisville)

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Judge Elijah Hogge


Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, April 6, 1939
Death Claims Widely Known Morehead Man


Judge Elijah Hogge, former special circuit judge of Rowan county and a member of the law firm of Hogge and Hogge, died at 5:30 o'clock Monday morning at his home at Morehead as the result of a heart attack. He had been in ill health for two years. Judge Hogge was one of Rowan county and Morehead's leading citizens and, with the late Judge Allie Young, was instrumental in having the Morehead State Teachers College located there. He was widely known also as a lover of thoroughbred horses and from 1922 to 1934 served as steward of the Kentucky Jockey Club.


For many years he was a member of the legal firm of Young, Clay and Hogge, in which he was associated with the late William A. Young, the late Judge Allie Young and James Clay. He served as Rowan county attorney from 1913 to 1917, and mayor of Morehead from 1918 to 1921. Since 1934, he had been a member of the legal firm of Hogge and Hogge, associated with his relative, Lester Hogge.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Margaret Allen Hogge; a son, Walter Hogge, of Lexington; two daughters, Miss Mary Hogge of Morehead and Mrs. Roy Cornette, wife of the Rowan county school superintendent. Funeral services were held at the Morehead Baptist church at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, the Rev. B. H. Kazee, pastor, officiating, assisted by the Rev. Arthur Landolt, pastor of the Christian church, and the Rev. Mr. Traynor, pastor of the Methodist church. Burial will be in the Lee Cemetery here.

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