HOUSE, 31st and 32nd General Assemblies, 1855-59; representing Montgomery County; American or Know-Nothing Party. Born in Christian County, KY, c. 1829. Names of parents, extent of schooling not determined. Was married at time of the 1857 Assembly but no information found on name of wife, date of marriage, and the like; one son – Irvin. Engaged in farming; president of Bank of America, established in Clarksville, Montgomery County, 1856; owner of Ringgold Milling Co. Gave post office as Ringgold, Montgomery County.
Sources: Clarksville Star, June 12, 1931; Titus, Picturesque Clarksville, 239; Prepared Roster 32nd General Assembly; Beach, Along the Warioto, 124, 128.
Biographies submitted by Jill Hastings-Johnson, Montgomery County Archivist