Martin Beaty Edit Profile
In his life, he worked as an iron furnace operator, a salt manufacturer, a rancher, and a farmer. He served as a Presidential Elector for Henry Clay and John Sergeant in 1832 and William Henry Harrison and Francis Granger in 1836. He was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the Twenty-first Congress in 1828 and to the Twenty-second Congress in 1830 but was elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-third Congress (March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1835).
He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Twenty-fourth Congress in 1834. He died in 1856 in Belmont, Texas where he was buried in Belmont Cemetery.
Beaty was a member of the Kentucky Senate 1824–1828 and 1832. After leaving Congress, he was a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, 1848.