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Matthew Clay

Matthew Clay, American congressman. member Virginia House of Delegates, 1790-1794; member United States House of Representatives from Virginia, 4th-12th, 14th congresses, 1795-1813, March 4-May 27, 1815.

Background

  • Clay, Matthew was born on March 25, 1754 in Halifax, County, Virginia, United States. Son of Charles and Martha (Green) Clay.

  • Career

    • Ensign 9th Virginia Regt.

    Membership

    Member Virginia House of Delegates, 1790-1794. Member United States House of Representatives from Virginia, 4th-12th, 14th congresses, 1795-1813, March 4-May 27, 1815.

    Connections

    • Married Polly Williams. Married second, Miss Saunders.
    • father: Charles Clay
    • mother: Martha (Green) Clay
    • spouses: Polly Williams
    • Miss Saunders.
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    Born March 25, 1754
    Died March 27, 1815
    (aged 61)
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