Major Peyton Short (1761 - 1825)

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Managed by: Marsha Gail (Kamish) Veazey
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About Major Peyton Short

Peyton Short (December 17, 1761 – September 1, 1825) was a land speculator and politician in Kentucky. He was a member of the first Kentucky Senate. He was the brother of William Short; he married the daughter of John Cleves Symmes, and was a brother-in-law of future President William Henry Harrison.

Peyton Short attended the College of William and Mary.


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