Simeon H. Anderson

U.S. Congressperson

1802 – 1840

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Who was Simeon H. Anderson?

Simeon H. Anderson was a United States Representative from Kentucky. Anderson was the father of William Clayton Anderson who also served as a Representative from Kentucky. He was born near Lancaster, Kentucky where he pursued preparatory studies. In addition, he studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1823 and commenced practice in Lancaster, Kentucky.

Anderson was a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives 1828, 1829, 1832, and 1836–1838. He was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-sixth Congress and served from March 4, 1839, until his death near Lancaster, Kentucky in 1840. He was buried in the Anderson family cemetery, with a cenotaph at the Congressional Cemetery.

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Born
Mar 2, 1802
Also known as
  • Simeon Anderson
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  • Kentucky
Died
Aug 11, 1840

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on July 23, 2013

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