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Henry Watterson,US Congress (1840 - 1921)

Henry Watterson, who became the editor for the Courier-Journal newspaper at its merging in 1868. Civil War Veteran US Congressman, Journalist. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War,...

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Charles R. P. Farnsley, US Congress (1907 - 1990)

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Clifford K. Berryman, US Congress (1869 - 1949)

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Whiteside G. Hunter, MD, US Congress (1841 - 1917)

Born in Londonderry,Ireland on Christmas Day 1841, Whiteside Godfrey Hunter immigrated to the United States in 1858, shortly after completing his education in his home country. Hunter originally sett...

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Brig. General Humphrey Marshall (CSA), U.S. and Confederate Congressman (1812 - 1872)

) Humphrey Marshall (January 13, 1812 – March 28, 1872) was a four-term antebellum United States Congressman and a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army and a Confederate Congressma...

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Samuel L. Casey (1821 - 1902)

Samuel Lewis Casey (February 12, 1821 – August 25, 1902) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. Born near Caseyville, Kentucky, Casey attended the country schools. He engaged in mercantile p...

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James Stone Chrisman (1818 - 1881)

James Stone Chrisman (September 14, 1818 – July 29, 1881) was an antebellum United States Representative from Kentucky and then a member of the Confederate States Congress during the American ...

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William E. Simms (1822 - 1898)

William Emmett Simms (January 2, 1822 – June 25, 1898) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. He also served as a commissioner for the Confederate government of Kentucky and in several posts...

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Brig. General William Preston (CSA) (1816 - 1887)

) William Preston (October 16, 1816 – September 21, 1887) was an American lawyer, politician, and ambassador to Spain. He also was a brigadier general in the Confederate Army during the Americ...

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Rep. Nathan Gaither (Jacksonian-KY) MP (1788 - 1862)

US Congressman. Elected to represent Kentucky's 8th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1829 to 1833. He was defeated in 1832. Also served as a Member of the Kentucky S...

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John Milton Elliott (1820 - 1879)

John Milton Elliott (May 16, 1820 – March 26, 1879) was an American lawyer and politician from Prestonsburg, Kentucky. He represented Kentucky in the United States House of Representatives fro...

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Colonel William C. P. Breckinridge (CSA) MP (1837 - 1904)

William Campbell Preston Breckinridge (August 28, 1837 – November 18, 1904) was a Democratic U.S. Representative from Kentucky, a Member of the Masonic Lodge, and a Member of the Knights Templ...

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John Pope, U.S. Senator (1770 - 1845)

) John Pope (February 1770 – July 12, 1845) was a United States Senator from Kentucky, a member of the United States House of Representatives from Kentucky, Secretary of State of Kentucky, and...

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George M. Bedinger, US Congress MP (1756 - 1843)

George Michael Bedinger The story of the Bedingers in Kentucky begins with George Michael Bedinger, one of the first white men in Kentucky and about whom much has been written, including the books, G...

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Rev. John Telemachus Johnson, US Congress MP (1786 - 1856)

John Telemachus Johnson (October 5, 1788 - December 17, 1856) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky , brother of James Johnson and Richard M. Johnson and uncle of Robert Ward Johnson. Born at G...

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Robert Mallory, US Congress (1815 - 1885)

The Honorable Robert Mallory served in Congress from March 4, 1859 to March 3, 1865, representing Kentucky's 7th and 5th Congressional districts. Born in Madison Court House, Virginia, Mallory atte...

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Alexander Keith Marshall, US Congress (1808 - 1884)

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Thomas Francis Marshall, US Congress (1801 - 1864)

US Congressman. Elected to represent Kentucky's 10th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1841 to 1843. Also served as a Member of the Kentucky State Legislature.

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John White, Speaker of the US House MP (1802 - 1845)

) John White (February 14, 1802 – September 22, 1845) was a prominent U.S. politician during the 1840s. White was a native of Kentucky and practiced law there. White was elected to the Ken...

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John Y. Brown, Sr. (1900 - 1985)

. John Young Brown, Sr. (February 1, 1900 – June 16, 1985) was a state representative for nearly three decades, serving one term as speaker of the Kentucky House of Representatives and as majo...

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Earle C. Clements, U.S. Senator (1896 - 1985)

Earle Chester Clements (October 22, 1896 – March 12, 1985) was a politician from the US state of Kentucky. He represented the state in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senat...

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James K. P. Lafoon, US Congress (1844 - 1906)

James Knox Polk Laffoon (October 24, 1844 - October 22, 1906) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. Born near Madisonville, Kentucky, Laffoon attended the local schools. In September 1861, dur...

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Caleb Powers (1869 - 1932)

Caleb Powers (February 1, 1869 – July 25, 1932) was a United States Representative from Kentucky and the first Secretary of State of Kentucky convicted as an accessory to murder. Early lif...

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William J. Fields, Governor (1874 - 1954)

William Jason Fields (December 29, 1874 – October 21, 1954) was a politician from the U.S. state of Kentucky. Known as "Honest Bill from Olive Hill", he represented Kentucky's Ninth District i...

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A. Owsley Stanley, Governor, U.S. Senator (1867 - 1958)

Augustus Owsley Stanley I (May 21, 1867 – August 12, 1958) was a politician from the US state of Kentucky. A Democrat, he served as the 38th Governor of Kentucky and also represented the state...

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Bryan Rust Young (1800 - 1882)

Bryan Rust Young (born 14 January 1800 near Bardstown, Nelson County, Kentucky – 14 May 1882 in Elizabethtown, Kentucky) was a Whig U.S. Representative from Kentucky, representing that state's...

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Robert P. Letcher, Governor (1788 - 1861)

Robert Perkins Letcher (February 10, 1788 – January 24, 1861) was a politician and lawyer from the US state of Kentucky. He served as a U.S. Representative, Minister to Mexico, and the 15th Go...

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James Bennett McCreary (1838 - 1918)

Known residences: - 1860, 1870: Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky [1,2] ---------------------------------- Supporting Documents: 1. 1860 United States Federal Census (June 4, 1860) 2. 1870 U...

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John Jordan Crittenden, US Atty Gen. (1787 - 1863)

John Jordan Crittenden (September 10, 1787 – July 26, 1863) was a politician from the U.S. state of Kentucky. He twice served as United States Attorney General – in the administrations ...

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James Clark, Governor (1779 - 1840)

) James Clark (January 16, 1779 – September 27, 1839) was a 19th-century American politician who served in all three branches of Kentucky's government and in the U.S. House of Representatives....

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Charles A. Wickliffe, Governor, U.S. Postmaster General MP (1788 - 1869)

Charles Anderson Wickliffe (June 8, 1788 – October 31, 1869) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. He also served as Speaker of the Kentucky House of Representatives, the 14th Governor of K...

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William T. Barry, U.S. Senator and Postmaster General (1784 - 1835)

William Taylor Barry (February 5, 1784 – August 30, 1835) was an American statesman and jurist. History Born near Lunenburg, Virginia, he moved to Fayette County, Kentucky, in 1796 wit...

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George Madison Adams (1837 - 1920)

George Madison Adams (December 20, 1837 – April 6, 1920) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky, nephew of Green Adams. Born in Barbourville, Kentucky, Adams received private instructio...

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Warner L. Underwood, US Congress (1808 - 1872)

Warner Lewis Underwood (August 7, 1808 - March 12, 1872) was an attorney, diplomat, state legislator, and U.S. Representative from Kentucky, the brother of Joseph Rogers Underwood. Born in Goochl...

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Charles S. Morehead, Governor MP (1802 - 1868)

Charles Slaughter Morehead (July 7, 1802 – December 21, 1868) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky, and served as the 20th Governor of Kentucky. Though a member of the Whig Party for most of ...

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John W. Langley (1868 - 1932)

John Wesley Langley (January 14, 1868 - January 17, 1932) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky, husband of Katherine Gudger Langley. Born in Floyd County, Kentucky, Langley attended the common s...

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Katherine G. Langley (1888 - 1948)

Katherine Gudger Langley (14 February 1888 – 15 August 1948) was an American politician. Langley was member of United States House of Representatives from Kentucky during the Seventieth and Se...

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John Wooleston Tibbatts (1801 - 1852)

John Wooleston Tibbatts (June 12, 1802 – July 5, 1852) was a nineteenth-century politician and lawyer from Kentucky. Born in Lexington, Kentucky, Tibbatts pursued classical studies, studie...

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Brutus J. Clay (1808 - 1878)

Brutus Junius Clay (July 1, 1808 – October 11, 1878) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky, and a son of Green Clay. Born in Richmond, Kentucky, Clay attended the common schools and gradua...

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William Johnson Stone (1841 - 1923)

Was an US Representative from Kentucky. William Johnson Stone (June 26, 1841 – March 12, 1923) was an US Representative from Kentucky. He was born in Kuttawa, Caldwell (now Lyon) County, K...

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Joel Yancey, US Congress (1773 - c.1838)

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William Tandy Senter, US Congress (1801 - 1848)

William Tandy Senter(May 12, 1801 - August 23, 1848) was an American politician that represented Tennessee's second district in the United States House of Representatives. Senter was born at Bean S...

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William Singleton Young, US Congress (1790 - 1827)

William Singleton Young (April 10, 1790 - September 20, 1827) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky, brother of Bryan Rust Young and uncle of John Young Brown. Biography Young was born near...

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Thomas "Stonehammer" Metcalfe, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (c.1780 - 1855)

United States politician, serving many different posts throughout his life, including U.S. Representative, Senator, and Governor of Kentucky. Metcalfe County, Kentucky was named after him. Born in Fa...

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Rep. James C. Johnson (KY-DemRep) MP (1774 - 1826)

James Johnson and his wife Nancy Payne had Twelve Children ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- ) James Johnson (January 1, 1774 – August 13, 1826)...

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Aaron Harding, US Congress (1805 - 1875)

Aaron Harding Aaron Harding (February 20, 1805 - December 24, 1875) was a United States Representative from Kentucky. He was born near Campbellsville, the seat of Taylor County, where he attended rur...

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Benjamin Hardin, Jr. US Congress (1784 - 1852)

Benjamin Hardin (February 29, 1784 – September 24, 1852) was a United States Representative from Kentucky. Martin Davis Hardin was his cousin. He was born at the Georges Creek settlement on th...

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Gov. Christopher Greenup MP (1750 - 1818)

Governor 1804-1808 , Kentucky Governor Christopher Greenup Term: 1804-1808 Party: Jeffersonian Republican Resident KY County: Mercer/Fayette Election Returns: Christopher Greenup (Unopposed...

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William Pope Duval, 1st Gov. of Florida Territory MP (1784 - 1854)

William Pope Duval (September 4, 1784 – March 19, 1854) was the first civilian governor of Florida Territory, serving from April 17, 1822 until April 24, 1834. Early life William Duval...

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Rep Richard Clough Anderson, Jr (1788 - 1826)

Richard Clough Anderson, Jr. (August 4, 1788 – July 24, 1826) was an American lawyer, politician, and diplomat from Jefferson County, Kentucky. He served as a member of the United States House...

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Landaff W. Andrews, US Congress (1803 - c.1887)

Bestowing the names "Landaff Watson" upon his son, Robert Andrews' exact reasons for giving his son this unusual name may have its origins in one Robert Watson, Bishop of Landaff (1737-1816), a disting...

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Linn Boyd, 24th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP (1800 - 1859)

Linn Boyd (November 22, 1800 – December 17, 1859) (also spelled "Lynn") was a prominent U.S. politician of the 1840s and 1850s, and served as Speaker of the United States House of Representati...

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Thomas Chilton, US Congress (1798 - 1854)

Thomas Chilton (July 30, 1798 – August 15, 1854) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky, a prominent Baptist clergyman, and the ghost writer of David Crockett's autobiography. Born near L...

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John Chambers, 2nd Governor of the Iowa Territory (1780 - 1852)

) John Chambers (October 6, 1780 – September 21, 1852) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky and the second Governor of the Iowa Territory. Chambers was born at Bromley Bridge, Somerset ...

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Richard Aylett Buckner, US Congress (1763 - 1847)

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US Rep. & Judge John Boyle (1774 - c.1834)

John Boyle (October 28, 1774 – February 28, 1835 or January 28, 1834) was a United States federal judge and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Born in Botetourt County, Virginia, n...

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Col. Anthony New, US Congress (1747 - 1833)

Anthony New (1747 – March 2, 1833) was an 18th-century and 19th-century congressman and lawyer from Virginia and Kentucky.

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Asher Graham Caruth (1844 - 1907)

Asher G. Caruth was born in Scottsville, Kentucky on February 7, 1844.[1] He was the third child born to Henry Clay and Mary (Mansfield) Caruth.[2] Caruth attended the public schools of Philadelphi...

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Lawrence S. Trimble, US Congress (1825 - 1904)

Lawrence Strother Trimble (26 August 1825 – 9 August 1904) was a United States congressman from Kentucky, a Kentucky judge, and New Mexican politician and lawyer. Trimble was born in Fleming...

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George Caldwell, US Congress (1814 - 1866)

US Congressman, United States Army Officer. Served in the United States Army during the Mexican War, being commissioned Major and Quartermaster of Volunteers on June 26, 1846. On March 3, 1847 he w...

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Henry Cornelius Burnett (1825 - 1866)

Henry Cornelius Burnett (October 5, 1825 – September 28, 1866) was a U.S. Representative from the state of Kentucky and a Confederate States senator. A lawyer by profession, Burnett had held o...

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John Y. Brown, Governor (1835 - 1904)

) John Young Brown (June 28, 1835 – January 11, 1904) was a politician from the US state of Kentucky. He represented the state in the United States House of Representatives and served as its 3...

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Green Adams, US Congress, House Speaker (1812 - 1884)

Green Adams (August 20, 1812 – January 18, 1884) was a lawyer and member and functionary of the United States Congress. He was born in Barbourville, Kentucky in 1812. Biography He ...

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Governor Joseph Desha (1768 - 1842)

Info added per the DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood published 1895 showing "a soldier in the Revolution at 15 years of age, with Mad Anthony Wayne in '96, a major general ...

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John G. Carlisle, 35th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Treasury (1834 - 1910)

CARLISLE, John Griffin, a Representative and a Senator from Kentucky; born in Campbell (now Kenton) County, Ky., September 5, 1834; attended the common schools; taught school in Covington and elsew...

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Jacob S. Golladay, US Congress (1819 - 1887)

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Rep. Thomas Terry Davis (DemRep-KY) MP (1758 - 1807)

From the English Wikipedia page on Thomas Terry Davis: Thomas Terry Davis Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Kentucky's 1st district In office 4 March 1797 – 3 March 180...

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Aylette Buckner, US Congress (1806 - 1869)

Aylette Buckner (July 21, 1806 – July 3, 1869) was a United States Representative from Kentucky and the son of Richard Aylett Buckner who was also a Representative from Kentucky. He was born i...

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Richard Aylette Buckner, US Congress (1763 - 1847)

US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1811, practiced law as Commonwealth's Attorney of Green County, Kentucky and was a member of the State House of Representatives, 1813 to 1815. In 1823, h...

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Gen. William Orlando Butler, US Congress (1791 - 1880)

William Orlando Butler (April 19, 1791 – August 6, 1880) was a U.S. political figure and U.S. Army major general from Kentucky. He served as a Democratic congressman from Kentucky from 1839 to...

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Solomon P. Sharp, US Congress (1787 - 1825)

Solomon Porcius Sharp (August 22, 1787 – November 7, 1825) was an American attorney and politician, serving as attorney general of Kentucky and a member of the United States Congress and the K...

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Judge John C Calhoon, US Congress (1797 - 1852)

John Calhoon (born 1797, date of death unknown) was a United States Representative from Kentucky. He was born in Henry County, Kentucky in 1797. He studied law, was admitted to the bar, and practiced. ...

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Daniel Breck, US Congress (1788 - 1871)

US Congressman. Elected to represent Kentucky's 6th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1849 to 1851. Also served as a Member of the Kentucky State House of Represe...

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Francis M. Bristow, US Congress (1804 - 1864)

FRANCIS MARION Bristow (father of Benjamin Helm Bristow), member of Congress from Kentucky, and a strong advocate of Unionism

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William Graves, US Congress, duelist (1805 - 1848)

William Jordan Graves (1805 – September 27, 1848) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. Graves was born in New Castle, Kentucky, and pursued an academic course early in life, choosing t...

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Gov. John LaRue Helm (1802 - 1867)

Politician. Served in the Kentucky House of Representatives (1826), Kentucky State Senate (1844), Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky (1848-1850) and Governor of Kentucky (1850-1851, 1867). -----------...

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Martin Beaty, US Congress Kentucky (1784 - 1856)

Martin Beaty (October 8, 1784 – June 17, 1856) was a United States Representative from Kentucky. He was born in Abingdon, Virginia. In his life, he worked as an iron furnace operator, a salt m...

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Henry Clay, Speaker, US.House, Senator, Sec'y of State MP (1777 - 1852)

Henry Clay, Sr. (April 12, 1777 – June 29, 1852), was a nineteenth-century American statesman and orator who represented Kentucky in both the Senate and the House of Representatives, where he ...

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John Adair, Governor, U.S. Senator (1757 - 1840)

John Adair (January 9, 1757 – May 19, 1840) was an American pioneer, soldier and statesman. He was the eighth Governor of Kentucky and represented the state in both the U.S. House and Senate. ...

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Rep. Matthew Lyon (DemRep-VT/KY) MP (1749 - 1822)

LYON, MATTHEW - DAR Ancestor #: A072796 Notice: PROBLEMS HAVE BEEN DISCOVERED WITH AT LEAST ONE PREVIOUSLY VERIFIED PAPER - SEE ANCESTOR’S FULL RECORD 1) CORRECT M.DATE OF CHITTENDEN & NANCY 4-6...

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Chittenden Lyon (1787 - 1842)

Chittenden Lyon (February 22, 1787 - November 23, 1842) was a United States Representative from Kentucky and the son of Matthew Lyon. He was born in Fair Haven, Vermont and attended the common school...

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