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Thomas Clay McCreery (December 12, 1816 - July 10, 1890) was a Democratic U.S. Senator from Kentucky. December 12 is the 346th day (347th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 19 days remaining. ... 1816 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... July 10 is the 191st day (192nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 174 days remaining. ... 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar). ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other one being the Republican Party. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... Official language(s) English Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 37th 104,749 km² 225 km 610 km 1. ...


Born near Owensboro, Kentucky, McCreery graduated from Centre College, in Danville, Kentucky, in 1837. He studied law, passed the bar, and commenced practice in Frankfort, Kentucky. He then returned to Owensboro and engaged in literary pursuits. Owensboro is a city located in Daviess County, Kentucky, in the United States; it stands on U.S. Highway 60 about 30 miles southeast of Evansville, Indiana. ... Centre College is an accredited, private, four-year liberal arts college located in Danville, Kentucky, USA, a community of about 15,000 located in Boyle County, approximately 35 miles (56. ... Danville is a city located in Boyle County, Kentucky. ... Frankfort is the capital of Kentucky, a state of the United States of America. ...


He ran unsuccessfully for election in 1842 to the Twenty-eighth Congress, and again in 1844 to the Twenty-ninth Congress. He served as a presidential elector on the Democratic tickets in 1852, 1856, and 1860. He was finally elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of James Guthrie, and served from February 19, 1868 to March 3, 1871, when he was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection. He was again elected to the United States Senate in 1872 and served from March 4, 1873 to March 3, 1879, when he declined to be a candidate for reelection. He retired from public life and lived on his farm in Daviess County, Kentucky, and moved back to Owensboro, where he died and was intered in Elmwood Cemetery. The United States Electoral College is the electoral college which chooses the President and Vice President of the United States at the conclusion of each Presidential election. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... James Guthrie (December 5, 1792–March 3, 1869) was an American businessman and politician. ... February 19 is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1868 (MDCCCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 1871 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... 1873 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calaber). ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Daviess County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ...

Preceded by:
James Guthrie
United States Senator (Class 2) from Kentucky
1868–1871
Succeeded by:
John W. Stevenson
Preceded by:
Willis B. Machen
United States Senator (Class 3) from Kentucky
1873–1879
Succeeded by:
John Stuart Williams

James Guthrie (December 5, 1792–March 3, 1869) was an American businessman and politician. ... These are tables of congressional delegations from Kentucky to the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives. ... John White Stevenson (2 May 1812 - 10 August 1886) succeeded Governor John Helm, who died while in office in 1867. ... These are tables of congressional delegations from Kentucky to the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives. ...

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CITES BY TOPIC: commerce (4854 words)
McCreery (1868), 34 C. "By well-settled rules of construction, right of state to regulate commerce is concurrent with that of Congress, with understanding always, that all state regulations, inconsistent with those of the federal government on this subject, must give way.
McCreery (1868), 34 C. "Federal Constitution has vested in general government power to regulate commerce in all its branches; and this power extends to every species of commercial intercourse, and may be exercised upon persons as well as property." Lin Sing v.
Thomas Colliery Co., 260 U.S., 260 S., 43 S.Ct. 83, 86, we held that the possibility, or even certainty of exportation of a product or article from a state did not determine it to be in interstate commerce before the commencement of its movement from the state.
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