George Robertson (Congressman)

George Robertson (Congressman)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. George Robertson was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. Born near Harrodsburg, Kentucky, Robertson pursued preparatory studies and attended Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky, until 1806. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1809, and commenced practice in Lancaster, Kentucky. Robertson was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and Seventeenth Congresses and served from March 4, 1817, until his resignation in 1821, before the convening of the Seventeenth Congress. He served as chairman of the Committee on Private Land Claims. He served as member of the Kentucky House of Representatives 1822-1827, serving four years as speaker. He declined the appointment as Governor of Arkansas Territory tendered by President James Monroe and the diplomatic posts of United States Minister to Colombia in 1824 and to Peru in 1828. He served as Secretary of State of Kentucky in 1828
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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • United States
  • English
  • Aufl.
  • 6137759970
  • 9786137759974