Robert Mallory

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Robert Mallory

Madison, Madison County, Virginia, USA
Death 11 Aug 1885 (aged 69)
La Grange, Oldham County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Ballardsville, Oldham County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 15483762 · View Source
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US Congressman. He graduated from the University of Virginia in 1827 and moved to Kentucky, where he operated a farm. He became an attorney in 1837. In 1858 he was elected to the US House as an Opposition Party candidate and reelected as a Unionist, serving from 1859 to 1865. After running unsuccessfully for reelection in 1864 he returned to Spring Hill, his Kentucky farm. In 1876 Mallory was one of the Vice Presidents of the International Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia. Spring Hill was owned by the Taylor family to which Mallory was related, including President Zachary Taylor, and it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.

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  • Originally Created by: Bill McKern
  • Added: 24 Aug 2006
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Mallory (15 Nov 1815–11 Aug 1885), Find a Grave Memorial no. 15483762, citing Spring Hill Family Cemetery, Ballardsville, Oldham County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .