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Barry, William Taylor

Born: 1785 AD
Died: 1835 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Administrators

American statesman and jurist


1784 – William Taylor Barry was born 5th of February near Lunenburg, Virginia.


1807 – Barry was a member of Kentucky House of Representatives.


1810-1811 – Served as member of the U.S. House of Representatives.


1814-1816 – Barry was elected as U.S. Senator from Kentucky.


1817-1821 – Became the member of the Kentucky Senate.


1820-1824 – Barry served as Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky.


1828 – He became the candidate for Governor of Kentucky.


1829-1835 – Barry was the U.S. Postmaster General in Andrew Jackson’s administration.


1835 – Barry was appointed Minister to Spain.


         – William Taylor Barry died 30th of August while stopped in Liverpool, England.