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Paducah in McCracken County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Congressmen Representing First District Which Included Jackson Purchase, 1819-1995

 
 
Congressmen Representing First District Which Included Jackson Purchase, 1819-1995 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 25, 2020
1. Congressmen Representing First District Which Included Jackson Purchase, 1819-1995 Marker
Inscription.  
In 1792, Kentucky separated from Virginia and became fifteenth state in the Union. It was not until 1818 that Indian lands west of Tennessee River were bought from the Chickasaws and named the Jackson Purchase.

Name, Party, Years
Alney McLean, Independent, 1819-1821 • Anthony New, Dem.-Rep., 1821-1823 • Robert P. Henry, Dem.-Rep., 1823-1826 • John F. Henry, Dem.-Rep., 1826-1827 • Chittenden Lyon, Democrat, 1827-1835 • Linn Boyd, Democrat, 1835-1837 • John L. Murray, Democrat, 1837-1839 • Linn Boyd, Democrat, 1839-1855 • Henry C. Burnett, Democrat, 1855-1861 • Samuel L. Casey, Republican, 1862-1863 • Lucian Anderson, Unionist, 1863-1865 • Lawrence Trimble, Democrat, 1865-1871 • Edward Crossland, Democrat, 1871-1875 • Andrew R. Boone, Democrat, 1875-1879 • Oscar Turner, Democrat, 1879-1885 • William J. Stone, Democrat, 1885-1895 • John K. Hendrick, Democrat, 1895-1897 • Charles K. Wheeler, Democrat, 1897-1903 • Ollie M. James, Democrat, 1903-1913 • Alben W. Barkley, Democrat, 1913-1927 • William V. Gregory, Democrat, 1927-1936 • Noble J. Gregory, Democrat, 1937-1959 • Frank Stubblefield, Democrat,
Congressmen Representing First District Which Included Jackson Purchase, 1819-1995 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 25, 2020
2. Congressmen Representing First District Which Included Jackson Purchase, 1819-1995 Marker
1959-1974 • Carroll Hubbard, Democrat, 1975-1993 • Tom Barlow, Democrat, 1993-1995 • Ed Whitfield, Republican, 1995

 
Erected 1996 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways; presented by Paducah-McCracken County Convention and Visitors Bureau. (Marker Number 1969.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 37° 4.962′ N, 88° 36.006′ W. Marker is in Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. Marker is on South 7th Street north of Clark Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is on west side of McCracken County Courthouse grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 S 7th St, Paducah KY 42003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Old Judge Priest" (within shouting distance of this marker); Spanish American War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Visitors Coming to Paducah (within shouting distance of this marker); McCracken County Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington Street Missionary Baptist Church
Congressmen Representing First District Which Included Jackson Purchase, 1819-1995 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 25, 2020
3. Congressmen Representing First District Which Included Jackson Purchase, 1819-1995 Marker
(about 300 feet away); Global War on Terrorism Memorial (about 600 feet away); Proudly Dedicated to the Kentuckians (about 600 feet away); Tilghman House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paducah.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 27, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 27, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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