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Morehead, James T. (James Turner), 1797-1854


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    • Morehead, J. T. (James Turner), 1797-1854
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1797-05-24
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1854-12-28
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1828
        • Affiliation End: 1831
        • Organization: (naf) Kentucky. General Assembly. House of Representatives
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1837
        • Affiliation End: 1838
        • Organization: (naf) Kentucky. General Assembly. House of Representatives
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1841-02-20
        • Affiliation End: 1847-03-03
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Republican Party (U.S.)
        • Organization: (naf) Transylvania University
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1834-02-23
        • Affiliation End: 1836-08-31
        • Organization: (naf) Kentucky. Governor
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Shepherdsville (Ky.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Covington (Ky.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Russellville (Ky.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Bowling Green (Ky.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Morehead (Ky.)
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  • Sources

    • found: His The practice in civil actions and proceedings at law in Kentucky, 1846:t.p. (James T. Morehead)
    • found: MoSU-L/NLT files(hdg.: Morehead, James Turner, 1797-1854; usage: J.T. Morehead)
    • found: Bio. dir. of the U.S. Congress WWW site, Sept. 13, 2011(Morehead, James Turner; b. May 24, 1797, near Shepherdsville, Ky., d. Dec. 28, 1854, Covington, Ky.; senator and governor of Kentucky)
    • found: Kentucky encyclopedia, ©1992:page 648-649 (James Turner Morehead; first native Kentuckian to serve as governor (1834-1836); moved to Russellville (Ky.); educated at Transylvania University; admitted to the bar in 1818 and opened a practice in Bowling Green, Ky. Served in the Kentucky House of Representatives 1828-1831; a Republican; sworn in as governor of Kentucky February 23, 1834 and left that office August 31, 1836; served again in state House 1837-1838. Elected to U.S. Senate, serving there February 20, 1841-March 3, 1847. Practiced law in Covington, Ky. until his death December 28, 1854. Morehead, Ky. was named in his honor.)
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    • 2019-02-22: revised
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