Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Pope, John

Pope, John, a Senator and a Representative from Kentucky; born in Prince William County, Va., in 1770; completed preparatory studies; studied law; moved to Springfield, Ky.; was admitted to the bar and practiced in Washington, Shelby, and Fayette Counties; presidential elector on the Democratic ticket of Jefferson and Burr in 1800; member of the State house of representatives in 1802, 1806, and 1807; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1807, to March 3, 1813; President pro tempore of that body on February 23, 1811; member of the State senate 1825-1829; Territorial Governor of Arkansas 1829-1835; resumed the practice of law in Springfield, Ky.; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth, Twenty-sixth, and Twenty-seventh Congresses (March 4, 1837-March 3, 1843); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1842 to the Twenty-eighth Congress; died in Springfield, Washington County, Ky., on July 12, 1845; interment in the cemetery at Springfield, Ky.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Pope, John," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1692 1693. Original Sources, accessed January 25, 2020, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3TWYRFXASCC2KW2.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Pope, John." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1692, page 1693. Original Sources. 25 Jan. 2020. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3TWYRFXASCC2KW2.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Pope, John' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1692, pp.1693. Original Sources, retrieved 25 January 2020, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3TWYRFXASCC2KW2.