Albert Gallatin HAWES, Congress, KY (1804-1849)

HAWES Albert Gallatin , a Representative from Kentucky; born near Bowling Green, Caroline County, Va., April 1, 1804; moved to Kentucky in 1810 with his parents, who settled in Fayette County near Lexington; pursued classical studies at Transylvania University, Lexington, Ky.; moved to Hancock County and settled near Hawesville; engaged in agricultural pursuits; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-second, Twenty-third, and Twenty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1831-March 3, 1837); chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Post Office Department (Twenty-second through Twenty-fourth Congresses); resumed agricultural pursuits; moved to Daviess County and settled near Yelvington and continued agricultural pursuits; died near Yelvington, Ky., March 14, 1849; interment in the Hawes family burial ground on the Owensboro and Yelvington Road.

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

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