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  Grey, Benjamin E.
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AffiliationWhig   
NameBenjamin E. Grey
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Hopkinsville, Kentucky , United States
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ContributorThomas Walker
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Apr 29, 2016 11:10pm
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InfoGREY, Benjamin Edwards, (grandson of Benjamin Edwards), a Representative from Kentucky; born at “Shiloh,” near Bardstown, Nelson County, Ky., birth date unknown; pursued an academic course; studied law; was admitted to the bar and began practice in Hopkinsville, Ky.; member of the Kentucky state house of representatives, 1838 and 1839; member of the Kentucky state senate, 1847-1851; presiding officer of the senate and Acting Lieutenant Governor in 1850; elected as a Whig to the Thirty-second and Thirty-third Congresses (March 4, 1851-March 3, 1855); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Thirty-fourth Congress in 1854; died in Selma, Ala.; death date unknown.


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