HOUSE, 33rd General Assembly, 1859-61; representing Montgomery County; Opposition Party; had been Whig earlier. Born in Kentucky c. 1822; exact date and place of birth, names of parents, and extent of schooling not determined. Married to Marion Ross; date and place of marriage and names of her parents not found; two daughters – Mrs. J. D. Herring and Hortense. Was farmer and attorney; was practicing law in Clarksville, Montgomery County, while in legislature; removed in 1867 to farm in Logan County, KY, where he remained until death. Died June 1, 1900; place of burial not indicated.
Sources: Clarksville Jeffersonian, Apr 24, 1849; Clarksville Leaf-Chronicle,
June 1, 1900; Dec 3, 1909; Prepared Roster, House, 33rd General Assembly;
Beach, Along the Warioto, 138.
Biographies submitted by Jill Hastings-Johnson, Montgomery County Archivist