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Joel Yancey

Joel Yancey was a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives 1809-1811. He also served in the Kentucky Senate 1816-1820 and 1824-1827.


  • Yancey was was born in Albemarle County, Virginia. Later, he moved to Kentucky. Yancey died in Barren County, Kentucky in April 1838 and was buried in that county.

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    • Yancey was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twentieth and Twenty-first Congresses (March 4, 1827-March 3, 1831). While in Congress, he served as chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Post Office Department (Twenty-first Congress). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1830 to the Twenty-second Congress.


    Denomination: Christian


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    Joel Yancey
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    Died April, 1838
    (aged 64)
    • 1809 - 1811
      member, Kentucky House of Representatives
      Kentucky, United States
    • 1816 - 1820
      member, Kentucky Senate
      Kentucky, United States


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