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George Motier Bibb

George Motier Bibb, American senator, jurist. member United States Senate from Kentucky, March 4, 1811-August 23, 1814, 1829-1835, chancellor Louisville Court Chancery, 1835-1844.

Background

  • Bibb, George Motier was born on October 30, 1772 in Prince Edward County, Virginia, United States. Son of Richard and Lucy (Booker) Bibb.

  • Education

    • Graduate Hampden-Sydney College, 1792. College William and Mary, 1792.

    Career

    • Appointed to bench Kentucky Court Appeals, 1808, 27-28, chief justice, 1809-1810, member Kentucky House of Representatives, 1810-1817. Member United States Senate from Kentucky, March 4, 1811-August 23, 1814, 1829-1835, chancellor Louisville Court Chancery, 1835-1844. United States secretary of treasury, 1844-1845.

    Membership

    Member United States Senate from Kentucky, March 4, 1811-August 23, 1814, 1829-1835, chancellor Louisville Court Chancery, 1835-1844.

    Connections

    • Married twice, 17 children.
    • father: Richard Bibb
    • mother: Lucy (Booker) Bibb
    • spouse: twice
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    Born October 30, 1772
    Died April 14, 1859
    (aged 86)
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