J. Lincoln Newhall

Judson Lincoln Newhall ( born March 26, 1870 in Quebec City, Canada, † July 23, 1952 in Covington, Kentucky ) was an American politician. Between 1929 and 1931 he represented the state of Kentucky in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Lincoln Newhall came in 1874 with his parents to Covington in Kentucky. There he attended the public schools, as well as Martin's Academy. Between 1896 and 1898 he studied at Indiana University in Bloomington Jura. Between 1924 and 1926, Newhall took training courses at the University of Cincinnati in Ohio. Between 1899 and 1905 he was an administrative employee of the federal tax authority. From 1913 to 1917 he served as Music Director in charge of the schools in Covington. During the First World War Newhall worked for the YMCA. After the war he continued his work at the schools in Covington continued.

Newhall was a member of the Republican Party. In the congressional elections of 1928 he was in the sixth electoral district of Kentucky in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Orie Solomon Ware on March 4, 1929. Newhall was the first Republican who represented this district dominated by Democrats in Congress. Since he was defeated in the elections of 1930, Brent Spence, he was able to complete only one legislative period to March 3, 1931.

1934 Newhall applied unsuccessfully to make his return to the Congress. In the following years he was active in the oil and gas business. He died on 23 July 1952 in Covington.