Simeon H. Anderson Edit Profile
Anderson was the father of William Clayton Anderson who also served as a Representative from Kentucky. He was born near Lancaster, Kentucky where he pursued preparatory studies. In addition, he studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1823 and commenced practice in Lancaster, Kentucky.
He was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-sixth Congress and served from March 4, 1839, until his death near Lancaster, Kentucky in 1840. He was buried in the Anderson family cemetery, with a cenotaph at the Congressional Cemetery.
Anderson was a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives 1828, 1829, 1832, and 1836–1838.