GOLLADAY, Jacob Shall, (1819 - 1887)


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GOLLADAY, Jacob Shall, (brother of Edward Isaac Golladay), a Representative from Kentucky; born in Lebanon, Wilson County, Tenn., January 19, 1819; attended the public schools; moved to Nashville, Tenn., in 1838 and thence to Kentucky in 1845; member of the State house of representatives 1851-1853; member of the State senate 1853-1855; elected as a Democrat to the Fortieth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Elijah Hise; reelected to the Forty-first Congress and served from December 5, 1867, until February 28, 1870, when he resigned; resumed the practice of his profession at Allensville, Ky.; died near Russellville, Logan County, Ky., May 20, 1887; interment in Maple Grove Cemetery, Russellville, Ky.