WALKER, George, (1763 - 1819)

Senate Years of Service: 1814-1815
Party: Democratic Republican

WALKER, George, (brother of David Walker and great uncle of James David Walker), a Senator from Kentucky; born in Culpeper County, Va., in 1763; attended the common schools; served in the Revolutionary War; moved to Jessamine County, Ky., in 1794; studied law; admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Nicholasville, Ky., in 1799; a commissioner of the Kentucky River Co. in 1801; member, State senate 1810-1814; appointed to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of George M. Bibb and served from August 30, 1814, through February 1, 1815, after which an elected successor was qualified and sworn in; died in Nicholasville, Ky., in 1819; interment on his estate near Nicholasville.