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William Clayton Anderson
Birth: Dec. 26, 1826
Lancaster
Garrard County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Dec. 23, 1861
Frankfort
Franklin County
Kentucky, USA

U.S. Congressman. Elected as an Opposition Party member to represent Kentucky's 4th District in the United States House of Representatives, he served from 1859 to 1861. After graduating from Centre College in 1845, he became a lawyer in Lancaster, Kentucky. He was a member of the Kentucky Legislature as a Whig from 1851 to 1853 and became an elector as an American Party Candidate for the presidential election in 1856. He was elected to Congress in 1858 and was not a candidate for reelection in 1860. He returned to Kentucky and became a member of the Kentucky Legislature again in 1861 as a Unionist Party member. He died during a session of the legislature on the house floor in Frankfort, Kentucky three days before he would have been 35 years old. He was the son of U.S. Congressman Simeon H. Anderson, and the nephew of U.S. Congressman Albert G. Talbott. (bio by: K Guy) 
 
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  Amelia Owsley Rodes Yerkes (1827 - 1899)*
 
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Burial:
Bellevue Cemetery
Danville
Boyle County
Kentucky, USA
 
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Originally Created by: K Guy
Record added: Apr 23, 2007
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 Added: Jan. 21, 2012
Gone but never forgotten.
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