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Brutus Junius Clay

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, United States
Death: Died in Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky, United States
Place of Burial: Auvergne, Clay Family Estate Grounds, Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Gen. Green Clay and Sarah Ann Lewis
Husband of Ann Maria Clay and Amelia McClanahan Clay
Father of Cassius Marcellus Clay; Martha Irvine Davenport; Col. Ezekiel Field Clay, (CSA); Brutus Junius Clay; Christopher Field Clay and 2 others
Brother of Elizabeth Lewis Smith; Sidney Payne Clay; Cassius Marcellus Clay "The Lion of White Hall", Gen. (USA); Pauline Rhodes; Sally - Sarah Ann Johnson and 2 others
Half brother of Elias D Clay

Occupation: US Congressman
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About Brutus J. Clay

Wikipedia:

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 graduated from Centre College, Danville, Kentucky. He engaged in agricultural pursuits and stock raising. He moved to Bourbon County in 1837 and continued former pursuits. He served as member of Kentucky House of Representatives in 1840.

Clay was elected president of Bourbon County Agricultural Association in 1840 and served thirty years. He served as president of the Kentucky Agricultural Association 1853-1861. He was again a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1860.

Clay was elected as a Unionist to the Thirty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1863 – March 3, 1865). He served as chairman of the Committee on Agriculture (Thirty-eighth Congress). He was not a candidate for reelection. He resumed former pursuits. He died near Paris, Kentucky, October 11, 1878. He was interred in the family burial ground at "Auvergne," near Paris, Kentucky.


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Brutus J. Clay's Timeline

1808
July 1, 1808
Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, United States
1832
February 2, 1832
Age 23
Bourbon, Kentucky, USA
1834
1834
Age 25
1835
1835
Age 26
1837
1837
Age 28
1839
1839
Age 30
1840
December 1, 1840
Age 32
Bourbon County, Kentucky, United States
1846
1846
Age 37
1878
October 11, 1878
Age 70
Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky, United States