Hon. John Wooleston Tibbats

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John Wooleston Tibbatts

Birthdate: (50)
Birthplace: Lexington, KY
Death: July 5, 1852 (50)
Newport, KY
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Husband of Ann Wilkinson Tibbatts
Father of Keturah Moss Tibbatts

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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, studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1826, commencing practice in Newport, Kentucky. He held several local offices before being elected a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives in 1842, serving from 1843 to 1847. Tibbatts served as a colonel in the Mexican-American War and afterwards resumed practicing law in Newport, Kentucky. He died in Newport on July 5, 1852 and was interned their in Evergreen Cemetery.

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November 28, 1801
Lexington, KY
Age 24
July 5, 1852
Age 50
Newport, KY