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Martin BEATY

(1784-1856)

BEATY, Martin, a Representative from Kentucky; born in Abingdon, Va., on October 8, 1784; iron furnace operator; salt manufacturer; rancher; farmer; member of the Kentucky state senate, 1824-1828 and 1832; presidential elector, Clay and Sergeant in 1832 and, Harrison and Granger in 1836; unsuccessful candidate for election to the Twenty-first Congress in 1828 and to the Twenty-second Congress in 1830; elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-third Congress (March 4, 1833-March 3, 1835); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Twenty-fourth Congress in 1834; member of the Kentucky state house of representatives, 1848; died on June 17, 1856, in Belmont, Tex.; interment in Belmont Cemetery, Belmont, Tex.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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