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ANDERSON, Simeon H.

1802–1840

Biography

ANDERSON, Simeon H., (father of William Clayton Anderson), a Representative from Kentucky; born near Lancaster, Garrard County, Ky., March 2, 1802; pursued preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1823 and commenced practice in Lancaster, Ky.; member of the State house of representatives 1828, 1829, 1832, and 1836-1838; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-sixth Congress and served from March 4, 1839, until his death near Lancaster, Garrard County, Ky., August 11, 1840; interment in the Anderson family cemetery.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

The Filson Historical Society

Louisville, KY
Papers: In the Charles Lanman Collection, 1819-1895, 1 cubic foot. The collections contains an autobiographical or biographical sketch of Simeon Anderson. An unpublished finding aid is available in the repository.
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