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Pope, John

Born: 1770 AD
Died: 1845 AD, at 75 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politician


1770 - Born in Prince William County, Virginia. A Senator and a representative from Kentucky.

1802 - Admitted to the bar and practiced in Washington, Shelby, and Fayette Counties.

1806 - Became a member at the State house of representatives.

1807-1813 - Elected as a Democratic Republican to the United States Senate.

1825-1829 - Served as President pro tempore of the Senate during the Eleventh Congress and a member in the State senate.

         - Territorial Governor of Arkansas.

1837-1843 - Resumed the practice of law in Springfield, Kentucky and elected as a Whig to the Twenty-fifth, Twenty-sixth, and Twenty-seventh Congresses.

         - Unsuccessful candidate for re-election to the Twenty-eighth Congress.


1845 - Died on July 12th in Springfield, Washington County, Kentucky interment in the cemetery at Springfield.


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