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Henry DANIEL

(1786-1873)

DANIEL, Henry, a Representative from Kentucky; born in Louisa County, Va., March 15, 1786; attended the public schools; moved to Kentucky; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Mount Sterling, Montgomery County, Ky.; member of the State house of representatives in 1812; served in the War of 1812 as captain of the Eighth Regiment, United States Infantry, 1813-1815; again a member of the State house of representatives in 1819 and 1826; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twentieth, Twenty-first, and Twenty-second Congresses (March 4, 1827-March 3, 1833); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1832 to the Twenty-third Congress; resumed the practice of law; died in Mount Sterling, Ky., October 5, 1873; interment in Macphelah Cemetery.

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

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