James Brown Clay


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Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Death 26 Jan 1864 (aged 46)
Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada
Burial Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
Plot Sec I, Lot 54
Memorial ID 7668824 View Source

US Congressman. Born in Washington, D.C., he was the son of US Senator Henry Clay. He was clerk at a count house in Boston, (1832-34) studied law at the Lexington Law School Kentucky, was admitted to the bar, practiced law in Lexington and was the Chargé d’Affaires to Portugal, (1849-50). In 1857, he was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-fifth Congress, serving until 1859. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he was a member of the 1861, peace convention held in Washington, D.C., to prevent the impending the Civil War. He died at age 46 in Montreal, Canada.

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