TRUMBO, Andrew Alkire, a Representative from Kentucky; born in Montgomery (now Bath)
County, Ky., September 15, 1797; attended the common schools; employed in the
county clerks office; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced
practice in Owingsville, Ky., in 1824; clerk of Bath County in 1830;
Commonwealth attorney for Bath County in 1830; elected as a Whig to the
Twenty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1845-March 3, 1847); presidential elector on
the Democratic ticket in 1848; resumed the practice of law; moved to Franklin
County, Ky.; died in Frankfort, Ky., August 21, 1871; interment in the City
Cemetery, Owingsville, Ky.
BibliographyFeltner, Conrad W., comp.
Andrew Trumbo Letters. Middlesboro, Ky: C. W. Feltner,