Jurist; born in Virginia in 1782; taken to Kentucky by his father in 1783, where he became a lawyer and a member of the State legislature.
He served as a judge of the Kentucky Supreme Court from 1812 to 1828; elected governor of the State in 1844, serving two terms.
He died in Danville, Ky., December, 1862.
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