Sep. 17, 1866 Louisville Jefferson County Kentucky, USA
US Congressman, United States Army Officer. Served in the United States Army during the Mexican War, being commissioned Major and Quartermaster of Volunteers on June 26, 1846. On March 3, 1847 he was promoted to Major of Infantry March 3, 1847, annd then joined the Voltigeurs one month later. He rendered particurly brave service at the Battle of Chapultepec, Mexico, and was brevetted Lieutenant Colonel. He was mustered out of the Army on August 25, 1848. Elected to represent Kentucky's 4th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1843 to 1845, and 1849 to 1851. Also served as a member of the Kentucky State Legislature.