Thomas Metcalfe Edit Profile
President Ky; delegate Whig National.
Member Kentucky House of Representatives, 1812-1816. Member United States House of Representatives from Kentucky, 16th-20th congresses, 1819-June 1, 1828, advocated 2/3ds vote of Supreme Court of the United States Court necessary to declare unconstitutionality of state law, favored protective tariffs, internal improvements. Member Kentucky Senate, 1834-1838.
Member United States Senate from Kentucky, June 23, 1848-1849, denounced secession, declared that Kentucky would uphold Union.
Married Nancy Mason.