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Alexander Keith MARSHALL

(1808-1884)

MARSHALL, Alexander Keith, a Representative from Kentucky; born at Buck Pond, near Versailles, Woodford County, Ky., on February 11, 1808; completed preparatory studies; settled in Nicholasville, Ky.; was graduated from the medical department of the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia in 1844; engaged in the practice of medicine at Nicholasville; member of the State constitutional convention held in Frankfort in 1849; elected as a candidate of the American Party to the Thirty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1855-March 3, 1857); moved to Missouri, but returned to Kentucky and settled in Fayette County; engaged in agricultural pursuits; died near East Hickman, Ky., April 28, 1884; interment in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Ky.

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

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