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John Breathitt (17861834) was a 19th century politician who served as the Governor of Kentucky from 18321834, dying in office. 1786 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1834 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... A politician is an individual involved in politics. ... This is a list of Governors of Kentucky: See also Kentucky Categories: Lists of United States governors | Governors of Kentucky ... 1832 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1834 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...


John Breathitt was born in Henry County, Virginia on September 9, 1786. He was the eldest child of William Breathitt, who moved to Logan County, Kentucky in 1800 and had eight additional children. Henry County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... September 9 is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years). ... 1786 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Logan County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... 1800 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...


Breathitt in early adulthood was surveyor in Illinois before returning to Kentucky to teach in a country school. He wisely used his income to acquire lands and study law. When his first wife died, he married Susan M. Harris of Chesterfield County, Virginia. State nickname: Land of Lincoln, The Prairie State Other U.S. States Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Governor Rod Blagojevich (D) Senators Richard Durbin (D) Barack Obama (D) Official languages English Area 149,998 km² (25th)  - Land 143,968 km²  - Water 6,030 km² (4. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed May 25, 1749 Seat Chesterfield Area  - Total  - Water 1,132 km² (437 mi²) 29 km² (11 mi²) 2. ...


The Presbyterian was admitted to the bar in February of 1810. Breathitt joined the Democratic-Republican Party and supported Andrew Jackson. He was elected to the Kentucky state house of representatives in 1811 and serving for three terms. He was Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky from 1828 until 1832 before being elected as the state's eleventh governor as a Jacksonian Democrat. Presbyterianism is part of the Reformed churches family of denominations of Christian Protestantism based on the teachings of John Calvin which traces its institutional roots to the Scottish Reformation, especially as led by John Knox. ... 1810 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The Democratic-Republican party was a United States political party, which evolved early in the history of the United States. ... Jump to: navigation, search Andrew Jackson (March 15, 1767 – June 8, 1845), one of the founders of the Democratic Party, was the seventh President of the United States, serving from 1829 to 1837. ... Jump to: navigation, search 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. ... 1811 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... A Lieutenant Governor is a government official who is the subordinate or deputy of a Governor or Governor-General. ... 1828 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1832 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search The Democratic Party, founded in 1792, is the second-oldest political party in the world (after the Tories of the United Kingdom). ...


John Breathitt died of tuberculosis in the governor's house in Frankfort in Franklin County on February 21, 1834. He was originally buried at Breathitt Cemetery, but was reinterred at Maple Grove Cemetery in Russellville. He was the second sitting governor of Kentucky to die in office. Jump to: navigation, search Tuberculous lungs show up on an X-ray image Tuberculosis is an infection with the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which most commonly affects the lungs (pulmonary TB) but can also affect the central nervous system (meningitis), lymphatic system, circulatory system (miliary TB), genitourinary system, bones and joints. ... Jump to: navigation, search Frankfort is the capital of Kentucky, a state of the United States of America. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Jump to: navigation, search February 21 is the 52nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1834 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Russellville is a city located in Logan County, Kentucky. ...


Breathitt County, Kentucky is named for him. Breathitt County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ...


His great-grandson, John S. Marmaduke, was a Civil War cavalry general. John Sappington Marmaduke (1833–1887) was a Confederate general during the American Civil War. ... Jump to: navigation, search The American Civil War (1861–1865) was fought in North America within the United States of America, between twenty-three mostly northern states of the Union and the Confederate States of America, a coalition of eleven southern states that declared their independence and claimed the right... Italian cavalry officers practice their horsemanship in 1904 outside Rome. ... General is a military rank used by nearly every country in the world. ...


Sources

Levin, H., editor, Lawyers and Lawmakers of Kentucky, Chicago: Lewis Publishing Company, 1897. Reprinted by Southern Historical Press. page 482.


External links

  • John Breathitt's home
Preceded by:
James T. Morehead
Governor of Kentucky
1832–1834
Succeeded by:
Thomas Metcalf

 
 

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