Colonel James William Caperton - was born at "Elmwood", the family residence in Richmond, Kentucky, September 29, 1824 and died at "Blair Park", his residence in Richmond, Kentucky, April 19, 1909 in the 85th year of his life after a brief illness of pneumonia. Colonel Caperton and his father, Colonel William Harris Caperton, practiced law at the Richmond bar for ninety-one consecutive years, from 1818 to 1909. This is a record that has not perhaps been surpassed in the history of the American Bar Association. Colonel James William Caperton received his education at Centre College, Danville, Kentucky when Dr. John C. Young was president of that institution. He was graduated from the law department of Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky. At the time of his death he was still in the active practice of his profession, which had covered a period of sixty-four years. He is buried in Section J, Lot 152.