Bibb, George Mortimer
Born: Oct 30, 1776 AD
Died: 1859 AD, at 82 years of age.
1776 - Born on the 30th of October in Prince Edward County, Virginia.
1792 - Graduated from William and Mary College, Williamsburg, Virginia.
1798 - Studied law and was admitted to the bar and practiced law in Virginia and Lexington, Kentucky.
1806 - Moved to Kentucky he was elected to the Kentucky House of Representatives.
1808-1810 - Appointed a judge of the Kentucky Court of Appeals and became chief justice.
1810 - Once again he was elected as Representative from Kentucky.
1811-1814 - He was elected to the United States Senate from Kentucky.
1816 - He moved to Frankfort, Kentucky.
1817 - Served as Representative fro Kentucky for his third time.
1827 - Named Chief Justice of the Kentucky Court of Appeals.
1829-1835 - He was re-elected to the United States Senate.
1835 - Served as a Jacksonian Democrat.
- Served as chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Post Office and Post Roads.
1835-1844 - Became chancellor of the Louisville Chancery Court.
1844-1845 - He became President John Tyler's fourth United States Secretary of the Treasury.
1859 - He died on 14th of April in Georgetown, Washington D.C.
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