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  Clay, Brutus J.
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AffiliationUnionist Democrat   
NameBrutus J. Clay
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Paris, Kentucky , United States
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Born July 01, 1808
DiedOctober 11, 1878 (70 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Aug 10, 2015 05:48pm
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InfoCLAY, Brutus Junius, a Representative from Kentucky; born in Richmond, Madison County, Ky., July 1, 1808; attended the common schools and was graduated from Centre College, Danville, Ky.; engaged in agricultural pursuits and stock raising; moved to Bourbon County in 1837 and continued former pursuits; member of State house of representatives in 1840; elected president of Bourbon County Agricultural Association in 1840 and served thirty years; president of the Kentucky Agricultural Association 1853-1861; again a member of the State house of representatives in 1860; elected as a Unionist to the Thirty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1863-March 3, 1865); chairman, Committee on Agriculture (Thirty-eighth Congress); was not a candidate for reelection; resumed former pursuits; died near Paris, Ky., October 11, 1878; interment in the family burial ground at “Auvergne,” near Paris, Ky.


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Father Green Clay 1757-1828
Grandfather Charles Clay 0000-
Uncle Matthew Clay 1754-1815
Brother Cassius M. Clay 1810-1903
Nephew Brutus J. Clay 1847-1932
Niece Laura Clay (Crenshaw) 1849-1941

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  08/03/1863 KY - District 07 Won 50.43% (+23.81%)
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