Legislator; born in Woodford, Ky.
, April 4, 1786; graduated at Transylvania College; admitted to the bar and began practice in Highland, O.
, in 1811; was adjutant of his brother Allen's regiment in the campaign against the Pottawattomie Indians
in 1812; became major of Ohio volunteers in 1812, and major of the 26th United States Infantry in 1813; brevetted lieutenantcolonel in 1814 for gallantry in the engagement at Fort Erie
; was transferred to the 8th Infantry in 1815; and resigned March 1, 1819.
He was United States
Senator from 1819 till his death in Washington, D. C.
, Dec. 13, 1821.