James Hubert Price
(1878 - 1943) was an American
politician. Price was a Richmond, Virginia
attorney and businessman. In the 1937 general election, he defeated Republican candidate John Powell Royall, a former State Senator. He served as the Governor
from 1938 to 1942 having already served as Lieutenant Governor
As governor, he implemented the Social Security Act, solicited federal funds for urban development, and advocated the inclusion of African Americans in the U.S. military.