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Chilton Allan

  • Birth 6 Apr 1786 Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 3 Sep 1858 Winchester, Clark County, Kentucky, USA
  • Burial Winchester, Clark County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 7668383

U.S. Congressman. Moving to Kentucky, in 1797, he worked as a wheelwright, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1808 and commenced to practice law in Winchester, Kentucky. He was a member of the Kentucky State House of Representatives (1811, 15, 22, 30) and a member of the Kentucky State Senate, (1823-27). In 1831, he was elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-second and Twenty-third Congresses and reelected as a Whig to the Twenty-fourth Congress, serving until 1837. After his term he was president of the Kentucky State board of internal improvements, (1837-39) and again a member of the Kentucky State House of representatives, in 1842.

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  • Added: 9 Jul 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7668383
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Chilton Allan (6 Apr 1786–3 Sep 1858), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7668383, citing Winchester Cemetery, Winchester, Clark County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .