Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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McKinley, John

McKinley, John, a Senator and a Representative from Alabama; born in Culpeper County, Va., May 1, 1780; moved to Kentucky; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced the practice of his profession in Louisville, Ky.; moved to Huntsville, Madison County, Ala.; member of the State house of representatives; elected as a Jackson Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Henry Chambers and served from November 27, 1826, to March 3, 1831; moved to Florence, Lauderdale County, Ala.; elected to the Twenty-third Congress (March 4, 1833-March 3, 1835); again elected to the United States Senate for the term beginning March 4, 1837, and resigned April 22, 1837, before qualifying; appointed by President Van Buren as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court April 22, 1837, and served until his death in Louisville, Ky., July 19, 1852; interment in Cave Hill Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "McKinley, 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.1542 Original Sources, accessed February 27, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=49C3U5YW239ZZXJ.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "McKinley, 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.1542, Original Sources. 27 Feb. 2024. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=49C3U5YW239ZZXJ.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'McKinley, 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.1542. Original Sources, retrieved 27 February 2024, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=49C3U5YW239ZZXJ.