Thomas Hunt Morgan, nephew of Civil War general John Hunt Morgan, was the first Kentuckian to win a Nobel Prize.
 in genetics. He worked at the California Institute of Technology from 1928-1941. Photograph courtesy of the Hunt-Morgan House.
Thomas Hunt Morgan, nephew of Civil War general John Hunt Morgan, was the first Kentuckian to win a Nobel Prize. in genetics. He worked at the California Institute of Technology from 1928-1941. Photograph courtesy of the Hunt-Morgan House. Hunt-Morgan House
Thomas Hunt Morgan, nephew of Civil War general John Hunt Morgan, was the first Kentuckian to win a Nobel Prize. in genetics. He worked at the California Institute of Technology from 1928-1941. Photograph courtesy of the Hunt-Morgan House. Hunt-Morgan House

Tom Eblen: Lexington idolizes the wrong Morgan

October 18, 2014 04:30 PM

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.