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Thruston, Buckner, 1763-1845

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Personal name headingThruston, Buckner, 1763-1845
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Associated countryUnited States
LocatedLexington (Ky.) Williamsburg (Va.)
Birth date1763-02-09
Death date1845-08-30
Place of birthGloucester County (Va.)
Place of deathWashington (D.C.)
AffiliationCollege of William & Mary Democratic Party (U.S.)
Profession or occupationAttorneys Judges Legislators
Found inNUCMC data from Library of Congress Manuscript Division for His Letter, 1834 (Thruston, Buckner (1764-1845); U.S. senator from Kentucky, public official, and jurist)
United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Report of the Committee on the Judiciary, 1825: t.p. (Buckner Thruston)
Biog. dir. of the U.S. Congress, 1989 (Thruston, Buckner; senator from Kentucky; grad. William and Mary; studied law; judge U.S. Circuit Court for D.C.; b. Va. Feb. 9, 1763; d. D.C. Aug. 30, 1845)
Kentucky encyclopedia, ©1992: page 883 (Buckner Thruston, political leader and jurist, born on February 9, 1763 in Gloucester County, Va. Graduated from William and Mary College and went on to study law. Moved to what is now Lexington, Ky. where he was admitted to the bar and practiced law. He became a member of the Virginia Assembly. After Kentucky gained its statehood in 1792 Thruston was elected as the state's first senate clerk, then a district judge 1791-1792 and a circuit court judge 1802-1803. Served as a U.S. Senator March 4, 1805-December 18, 1809 as a Democrat. Selected by President James Monroe to be U.S. circuit court judge for the District of Columbia where he served until his death. Died in Washington DC on August 30, 1845.)
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