EWING, Presley Underwood, (1822 - 1854)

EWING, Presley Underwood, a Representative from Kentucky; born in Russellville, Ky., September 1, 1822; attended the public schools; completed preparatory studies; was graduated from Centre College, Danville, Ky., in 1840 and from the law school of Transylvania University, Lexington, Ky., in 1843; studied theology at the Baptist Seminary at Newton, Mass., in 1845 and 1846; returned to Kentucky and practiced law in Russellville; member of the State house of representatives in 1848 and 1849; elected as a Whig to the Thirty-second and Thirty-third Congresses and served from March 4, 1851, until his death in the town of Mammoth Cave, Ky., September 27, 1854; interment in Maple Grove Cemetery, Russellville, Ky.