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Barry, William Taylor

Born: 1785 AD
Died: 1835 AD, at 50 years of age.

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.






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