Maj. Andrew J. Kuykendall, U.S. Congress

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Maj. Andrew Jackson Kuykendall

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Birthplace: Gallatin County, Illinois, United States
Death: May 11, 1891 (76)
Vienna, Johnson County, Illinois, United States
Place of Burial: Vienna, Johnson County, Illinois, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Kuykendall and Mary Kuykendall
Husband of Cynthia N. Kuykendall
Father of Lieut. Joseph Benton Kuykendall and Kizziah L. Johnson

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About Maj. Andrew J. Kuykendall, U.S. Congress

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_J._Kuykendall

Andrew Jackson Kuykendall (March 3, 1815 – May 11, 1891) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.

Born in Gallatin County, Illinois, Kuykendall completed preparatory studies and later studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1840 and commenced practice in Vienna, Illinois. He served as member of the Illinois House of Representatives from 1842 to 1862.

During the Civil War, Kuykendall served one year in the Union Army as the major of the 31st Illinois Infantry Regiment.

Kuykendall was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1865 – March 3, 1867). He resumed the practice of law in Vienna, Illinois. He later served as the county and probate judge of Johnson County, Illinois from 1873 to 1881. He served as member of the Illinois State Senate from 1878 to 1882. He retired from public life and engaged in agricultural pursuits.


Andrew Jackson Kuykendall, a Representative from Illinois; born in Gallatin County, Ill., March 3, 1815; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1840 and commenced practice in Vienna, Ill.; member of the State house of representatives 1842-1862; during the Civil War served one year in the Union Army as major in the Thirty-first Regiment, Illinois Volunteers; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1865-March 3, 1867); resumed the practice of law in Vienna, Ill.; county and probate judge of Johnson County 1873-1881; member of the State senate 1878-1882; retired from public life and engaged in agricultural pursuits; died in Vienna, Johnson County, Ill., May 11, 1891; interment in the Fraternal Cemetery.

A. J. Kuykendall died in Vienna, Illinois, May 11, 1891, and was interred in the Fraternal Cemetery.

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Maj. Andrew J. Kuykendall, U.S. Congress's Timeline

1815
March 3, 1815
Gallatin County, Illinois, United States
1835
February 22, 1835
Age 19
Vienna, Johnson County, Illinois, United States
1842
January 9, 1842
Age 26
Vienna, Johnson County, Illinois, United States
1891
May 11, 1891
Age 76
Vienna, Johnson County, Illinois, United States
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Vienna, Johnson County, Illinois, United States