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James R. Comer (born August 19, 1972) is an American politician and member of the Republican Party from the Commonwealth of Kentucky who served as the Agriculture Commissioner of Kentucky from 2012 t...

8/6/2010 11/13/2016

George Helm Yeaman (1829 - 1908)

George Helm Yeaman (November 1, 1829 – February 23, 1908) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. Early life and education Yeaman was born in Hardin County, Kentucky, the son of Lucretia ...

8/5/2016 8/5/2016

Thomas Harold Massie (born January 13, 1971) is an American engineer and politician who has been the United States Representative for Kentucky's 4th congressional district since 2012. Massie was Ju...

8/5/2016 8/5/2016

Born 1792-Died 1854. He was the son of William Smith and Mary Spencer Speed Smith. He married Eliza Lewis Clay 31 July 1815. John Speed Smith (July 1, 1792 - June 6, 1854) was a U.S. Representa...

6/28/2008 7/25/2016

Wayne Edward (Ed) Whitfield, a Representative from Kentucky; born in Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky., May 25, 1943; graduated from Madisonville High School, Madisonville, Ky., 1961; B.S., Univers...

7/1/2016 7/4/2016

John Burton Thompson (December 14, 1810 – January 7, 1874) was a United States Representative and Senator from Kentucky. Born near Harrodsburg, Kentucky, Thompson completed preparatory stu...

1/7/2012 4/19/2016

Addison Davis James (1850 - 1947)

Addison James (February 27, 1850 – June 10, 1947) was a United States Representative from Kentucky. He was born near Morgantown, Kentucky. He attended the public schools and began the study of...

6/16/2008 4/15/2016

Stephen Benson Ormsby, I MP (1759 - 1844)

Immigration : Before 1780 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Military promotion : Brigadier General under General Josiah Harmar - 1790 Military service : Northwest Indian War - Harmar Campaign - 1790 - N...

2/20/2016 2/20/2016

Albert Benjamin "Ben" Chandler III (born September 12, 1959) is the U.S. Representative for Kentucky's 6th congressional district, serving since a special election in 2004. He is a member of the Demo...

8/23/2011 2/11/2016

Garland H. (Andy) Barr IV, a Representative from Kentucky; born in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., July 24, 1973; graduated from Henry Clay High School, Lexington, Ky., 1992; B.A., University of Virg...

1/27/2009 2/11/2016

Harold Dallas (Hal) Rogers, a Representative from Kentucky; born in Barrier, Wayne County, Ky., December 31, 1937; graduated from Wayne County High School, Monticello, Ky., 1955; attended Western Ken...

5/8/2013 2/11/2016

John Yarmuth, a Representative from Kentucky; born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., November 4, 1947; graduated from J. M. Atherton High School, Louisville, Ky., 1965; B.A., Yale University, New...

2/12/2010 2/11/2016

Brett Guthrie, a Representative from Kentucky; born in Florence, Lauderdale County, Ala., February 18, 1964; graduated from Bradshaw High School, Florence, Ala., 1982; B.S., United States Military Ac...

2/11/2016 2/11/2016

David Walker (April 13, 1763 – March 1, 1820) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky, brother of George Walker and grandfather of James David Walker. Born in Brunswick County, Virginia, Wal...

10/19/2008 1/10/2016

John Cabell Breckinridge (January 16, 1821 – May 17, 1875) was an American lawyer and politician. He served as a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from Kentucky and was the 14th Vice Presid...

12/17/2008 1/8/2016

Micah Taul, US Congress (1785 - 1850)

US Congressman. His parents moved to Wayne County, Kentucky in 1787, where he attended a private school, studied law, and began a practice in 1801, when he was only 16 years old. In 1801 he was als...

6/5/2010 12/18/2015

Andrew Alkire Trumbo (1797 - 1871)

U.S. Congressman. Born near Owingsville in Montgomery County, Kentucky, he was employed at the office of the county clerk when he was 15 years old, soon after Montgomery became Bath County. He studied ...

7/31/2015 7/31/2015

James Paul David Bunning, a Representative and Senator from Kentucky; born in Southgate, Ky., October 23, 1931; attended parochial schools in Southgate and Cincinnati, Ohio; B.S., Xavier University, Ci...

6/19/2015 6/22/2015

Garrett Lee Withers, a Senator and a Representative from Kentucky; born on a farm in Webster County, near Clay, Ky., June 21, 1884; student of Providence M. and F. Academy and Southern Normal School, B...

8/25/2008 6/19/2015

Sen. Garrett Davis (W-KY) MP (1801 - 1872)

Garrett Davis, (brother of Amos Davis), a Representative and a Senator from Kentucky; born in Mount Sterling, Ky., September 10, 1801; completed preparatory studies; employed in the office of the count...

2/24/2013 6/19/2015

Amos Davis, (brother of Garrett Davis), a Representative from Kentucky; born in Mount Sterling, Ky., August 15, 1794; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced p...

2/14/2014 6/19/2015

Thomas Rust Underwood, a Representative and a Senator from Kentucky; born in Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky., March 3, 1898; attended the public schools; graduated from the University of Kentucky a...

6/18/2015 6/18/2015

Virgil Munday Chapman, a Representative and a Senator from Kentucky; born in Middleton, Simpson County, Ky., on March 15, 1895; attended the public schools of Franklin, Ky.; studied law; admitted to th...

6/17/2015 6/17/2015

Ollie Murray James, a Representative and a Senator from Kentucky; born near Marion, Crittenden County, Ky., July 27, 1871; attended the common schools; page in the Kentucky legislature in 1887; studied...

6/17/2015 6/17/2015

Thomas Hanson Paynter, a Representative and a Senator from Kentucky; born on a farm near Vanceburg, Lewis County, Ky., December 9, 1851; attended the common schools, Rand’s Academy in Lewis Coun...

6/17/2015 6/17/2015

Elijah Hise (1802 - 1867)

Elijah Hise (4 July 1802 – 8 May 1867) was a United States diplomat and U.S. Representative from the 3rd district of Kentucky. Hise was born 4 July 1802 in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania bef...

2/18/2014 6/17/2015

Finis Ewing McLean, (brother of John McLean and uncle of James David Walker), a Representative from Kentucky; born near Russellville, Logan County, Ky., February 19, 1806; attended the country schools ...

4/27/2013 6/13/2015

Richard French MP (1792 - 1854)

Richard French (June 20, 1792 – May 1, 1854) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. Born near Boonesborough, Kentucky, French attended private schools. He studied law. He was admitted to t...

8/18/2011 4/29/2015

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...

4/2/2009 4/2/2015

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...

11/16/2013 4/2/2015

Col. Laban T. Moore MP (1829 - 1892)

Laban Theodore Moore (January 13, 1829 - November 9, 1892) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. Born in Wayne County, Virginia (now West Virginia), near Louisa, Kentucky, Moore attended Marshal...

8/31/2008 3/24/2015

Oscar Turner (1867 - 1902)

) Oscar Turner (October 19, 1867 – July 17, 1902) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky, son of Oscar Turner (1825–1896). Born in Woodlands, Kentucky, Turner attended the public sch...

3/24/2015 3/24/2015

Oscar Turner (1825 - 1896)

Oscar Turner (February 3, 1825 – January 22, 1896) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky, father of Oscar Turner. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, Turner moved with his parents to Fayette C...

3/24/2015 3/24/2015

Samuel Hughes Woodson (1815 - 1881)

) Samuel Hughes Woodson (October 24, 1815 – June 23, 1881) was a U.S. Representative from Missouri, son of Samuel Hughes Woodson (1777–1827). Born near Nicholasville, Kentucky, Woodso...

3/24/2015 3/24/2015

Samuel H. Woodson (1777 - 1827)

) Samuel Hughes Woodson (September 15, 1777 - July 28, 1827) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky, father of Samuel Hughes Woodson. Born near Charlottesville, Virginia, Woodson completed prepara...

3/24/2015 3/24/2015

John Calvin Mason (1802 - 1865)

John Calvin Mason (August 4, 1802 – 1865) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. Born near Mount Sterling, Kentucky, Mason attended country and city schools in Montgomery County and Mount ...

3/24/2015 3/24/2015

Henry D. McHenry (1826 - 1890)

Henry Davis McHenry (February 27, 1826 - December 17, 1890) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky, son of John Hardin McHenry. Born in Hartford, Kentucky, McHenry attended the public schools at H...

2/27/2013 3/24/2015

John Hardin McHenry, Sr. (1797 - 1871)

John Hardin McHenry (October 13, 1797 – November 1, 1871) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky, father of Henry Davis McHenry. Born near Springfield, Kentucky, McHenry was tutored private...

6/28/2012 3/24/2015

Silas Adams (1839 - 1896)

Silas Adams (February 9, 1839 – May 5, 1896) was a lawyer and politician from Kentucky. Youth He was born in Pulaski County, Kentucky on February 9, 1839, and moved to Casey County with hi...

3/23/2015 3/23/2015

Samuel Peyton (1804 - 1870)

Samuel Oldham Peyton (January 8, 1804 - January 4, 1870) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. Born in Bullitt County, Kentucky, Peyton completed preparatory studies. He was graduated from the m...

3/23/2015 3/23/2015

Andrew H. Ward (1815 - 1904)

Andrew Harrison Ward (January 3, 1815 - April 16, 1904) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.

3/23/2015 3/23/2015

William Claiborne Owens (1849 - 1925)

William Claiborne Owens (October 17, 1849 - November 18, 1925) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. Born near Georgetown, Kentucky, Owens attended the common schools, also Kentucky Wesleyan Col...

3/23/2015 3/23/2015

William Wright Southgate (1800 - 1849)

William Wright Southgate (born November 27, 1800, in Newport, Kentucky; died Covington, Kentucky, December 26, 1849) was a Kentucky and United States politician. He was the son of Richard Southgate a...

3/23/2015 3/23/2015

Albert Gallatin Hawes (1804 - 1849)

Note: Albert Gallatin Hawes; he was the fifth son and the seventh child of Richard and Clary Hawes. He was born in Caroline County, Virginia April 1, 1805. He was a distinguished and successful lawyer....

4/1/2012 3/23/2015

James Burnie Beck (February 13, 1822 – May 3, 1890) was a United States Representative and Senator from Kentucky. Born in Dumfriesshire, Scotland, Beck immigrated to the United States in 1...

1/7/2012 3/23/2015

James Brown Clay (1817 - 1864)

James Brown Clay (November 9, 1817 – January 26, 1864) was a Democratic Party member of the United States House of Representatives from Kentucky. Born in Washington, D.C., while his father...

8/21/2008 3/23/2015

Richard Hickman Menefee (1809 - 1841)

Richard Hickman Menefee (December 4, 1809 – February 21, 1841) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. Due to his oratory skill, he was dubbed "the young Patrick Henry of the West." He was pr...

3/23/2015 3/23/2015

Richard Hawes (February 6, 1797 – May 25, 1877) was a United States Representative from Kentucky and the second Confederate Governor of Kentucky. He was part of an influential political family...

5/7/2011 3/23/2015

David Grant Colson (1861 - 1904)

David Grant Colson (April 1, 1861 – September 27, 1904) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. Biography Born in Yellow Creek (now Middlesboro, Kentucky), Knox (now Bell) County, Kentuck...

3/23/2015 3/23/2015

William Huston Natcher (1909 - 1994)

William Huston Natcher (September 11, 1909 – March 29, 1994) was a Democratic congressman, serving in the United States House of Representatives from 1953 to 1994. Early life Natcher was b...

12/29/2014 12/29/2014

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,...

10/9/2014 10/9/2014

10/3/2014 10/3/2014

9/30/2014 9/30/2014

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...

8/19/2014 8/19/2014

) 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...

4/17/2011 8/10/2014

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...

8/1/2014 8/1/2014

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 ...

10/18/2011 7/28/2014

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...

6/21/2014 6/21/2014

) 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...

7/12/2009 6/21/2014

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...

6/13/2007 6/20/2014

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...

6/19/2014 6/19/2014

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...

2/10/2009 5/21/2014

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

""One Arm Pope""

) 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...

3/31/2008 5/20/2014

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...

1/29/2009 3/20/2014

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

""The Evangelist From Kentucky""

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...

2/11/2009 3/19/2014

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...

8/17/2007 3/19/2014

5/5/2009 3/7/2014

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.

5/5/2009 3/7/2014

) 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...

1/9/2012 2/18/2014

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...

8/31/2009 2/7/2014

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...

1/13/2012 2/7/2014

Rep. Polk Laffoon (D-KY) MP (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...

3/20/2013 2/7/2014

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...

3/20/2013 2/7/2014

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...

3/20/2013 2/7/2014

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...

1/7/2012 2/7/2014

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...

3/20/2013 2/7/2014

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...

7/12/2009 2/7/2014

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

9/24/2008 2/7/2014

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 ...

12/26/2008 2/4/2014

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....

7/25/2008 2/4/2014

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...

9/12/2009 2/4/2014

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...

1/7/2012 2/4/2014

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...

1/11/2013 2/4/2014

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...

1/7/2012 1/9/2014

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 ...

1/22/2013 12/20/2013

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...

7/12/2009 10/17/2013

Brutus J. Clay (1808 - 1878)

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 school...

6/5/2009 10/7/2013

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...

6/12/2009 8/18/2013

Rep. Joel Yancey (J-KY) MP (1773 - 1838)

3/13/2011 8/11/2013

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...

8/11/2013 8/11/2013

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...

3/20/2013 8/11/2013

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...

6/17/2007 8/11/2013

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

2/11/2009 8/11/2013

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...

10/31/2011 8/11/2013

Rep. Benjamin Hardin (R-KY) MP (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...

4/3/2009 8/10/2013

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...

2/19/2009 8/10/2013

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...

8/19/2012 8/9/2013

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...

4/11/2011 8/7/2013

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...

8/7/2013 8/7/2013

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...

1/9/2012 7/29/2013