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Humphrey Marshall

senator

Humphrey Marshall, American senator. member Virginia Convention (from Kentucky) to ratify United States Constitution, 1788; member Kentucky House of Representatives, 1793, 94, 1807, 08, 09, 23; member United States Senate from Kentucky, 1795-1801, voted for Jay Treaty, became disliked by people of Kentucky.

Background

Marshall, Humphrey was born in 1760 in Orlean, Virginia, United States. Son of John and Mary (Quisenberry) Marshall.

Career

Delegate Danville Convention to consider separation of Ky.

Works

  • Author: The History of Kentucky (1st history of Kentucky), 1 volunteer, 1812, 2 vols., 1824.

Membership

Member Virginia Convention (from Kentucky) to ratify United States Constitution, 1788. Member Kentucky House of Representatives, 1793, 94, 1807, 08, 09, 23. Member United States Senate from Kentucky, 1795-1801, voted for Jay Treaty, became disliked by people of Kentucky.

Connections

Married Anna Maria Marshall, September 18, 1784, 3 children including Thomas Alexander, John Jay.

father:
John Marshall

mother:
Mary (Quisenberry) Marshall

spouse:
Anna Maria Marshall