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Christopher Greenup
Christopher Greenup

Christopher Greenup (1750April 27, 1818) was an American lawyer and politician from Frankfort, Kentucky. He represented Kentucky in the United States House of Representatives and was Governor of Kentucky. ImageMetadata File history File links Greenup_Chris. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Greenup_Chris. ... Events March 2 - Small earthquake in London, England April 4 - Small earthquake in Warrington, England August 23 - Small earthquake in Spalding, England September 30 - Small earthquake in Northampton, England November 16 – Westminster Bridge officially opened Jonas Hanway is the first Englishman to use an umbrella James Gray reveals her sex... April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... 1818 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Frankfort is the capital of Kentucky, a state of the United States of America. ... State nickname: Bluegrass State Other U.S. States Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Governor Ernie Fletcher (R) Senators Mitch McConnell (R) Jim Bunning (R) Official languages English Area 104,749 km² (37th)  - Land 102,989 km²  - Water 1,760 km² (1. ... Seal of the House of Representatives The United States House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States, the other being the Senate. ... This is a list of Governors of Kentucky: See also Kentucky Categories: Lists of United States governors | Governors of Kentucky | Government of Kentucky ...


Greenup was born in Virginia and served in the Revolutionary War, attaining the rank of colonel. He served as a Kentucky representative to Congress for three successive terms from [[1792] to 1797 as a Jeffersonian Republican and was later elected governor of Kentucky, serving from 1804 to 1808. Greenup ran unopposed, receiving 25,917 votes. State nickname: Old Dominion Other U.S. States Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Governor Mark R. Warner (D) Tim Kaine (D-Governor Elect) Senators John Warner (R) George Allen (R) Official language(s) English Area 110,862 km² (35th)  - Land 102,642 km²  - Water 8,220 km² (7. ... The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), also known as the American War of Independence, was a war fought primarily between Great Britain and revolutionaries within thirteen British colonies in North America. ... It has been suggested that polkovnik be merged into this article or section. ... The Congress of the United States is the legislative branch of the federal government of the United States of America. ... 1797 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... The Democratic-Republican party was a United States political party, which evolved early in the history of the United States. ...


Greenup died in Frankfort, Kentucky and is buried in the Frankfort Cemetery there. Greenup County, Kentucky was named in honor of him, as well as its county seat of Greenup, Kentucky. He studied law in Frankfort and practiced there prior to elected service. Greenup also spent time as a surveyor and as a land speculator. Frankfort is the capital of Kentucky, a state of the United States of America. ... Greenup County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... Greenup is a city located in Greenup County, Kentucky. ... Aphorism Critical legal studies Jurisprudence Law (principle) Legal research Letter versus Spirit List of legal abbreviations Legal code Natural justice Natural law Philosophy of law Religious law External links Find more information on Law by searching one of Wikipedias sibling projects: Wikibooks Wikiversity has more about this subject: School... Surveying is concerned with the application of mathematics and physics in obtaining accurate measurements for the determination of the position of points on the Earths surface. ...


External link

  • biographic sketch at U.S. Congress website
Preceded by:
James Garrard
Governor of Kentucky
18041808
Succeeded by:
Charles Scott


James Garrard was the Governor of Kentucky from 1796 to 1804. ... This is a list of Governors of Kentucky: See also Kentucky Categories: Lists of United States governors | Governors of Kentucky ... 1804 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1808 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Charles Scott was the Governor of Kentucky from 1808 to 1812. ...

Governors of Kentucky
Shelby | Garrard | Greenup | Scott | Shelby | Madison | Slaughter | Adair | Desha | Metcalfe | J. Breathitt | J. Morehead | Clark | Wickliffe | Letcher | Owsley | Crittenden | Helm | Powell | C. Morehead | Magoffin | Robinson | Bramlette | Helm | Stevenson | Leslie | McCreary | Blackburn | Knott | Buckner | Brown | Bradley | Taylor | Goebel | Beckham | Willson | McCreary | Stanley | Black | Morrow | Fields | Sampson | Laffoon | Chandler | Johnson | Willis | Clements | Wetherby | Chandler | Combs | E. Breathitt | Nunn | Ford | Carroll | Brown, Jr. | Collins | Wilkinson | Jones | Patton | Fletcher

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Greenup, Kentucky (77 words)
Greenup, the seat of Greenup county, was established in 1803 with the new county and named Greenupsburg, like the county for Christopher Greenup.
Adjacent to Greenup to the southeast was the town of Riverton, which is now within Greenup.
The Greenup Court House post office opened in 1811 and was renamed Greenup in 1872.
Christopher Greenup - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (208 words)
Christopher Greenup (1750–April 27, 1818) was an American lawyer and politician from Frankfort, Kentucky.
Greenup was born in Virginia and served in the Revolutionary War, attaining the rank of colonel.
Greenup County, Kentucky was named in honor of him, as well as its county seat of Greenup, Kentucky.
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