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'''John Griffin Carlisle''', a Representative and a Senator from [[Kentucky]]; born in Campbell (now Kenton) County, Ky., September 5, 1834
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'''John Griffin Carlisle''' was a Representative and a Senator from [[Kentucky]]. He was born in Campbell (now Kenton) County, Kentucky, September 5, 1834 and died in New York City, July 31, 1910.
  
 
* Attended the common schools
 
* Attended the common schools
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* [[Secretary of the Treasury]] in the Cabinet of President [[Grover Cleveland]] 1893-1897
 
* [[Secretary of the Treasury]] in the Cabinet of President [[Grover Cleveland]] 1893-1897
 
* Moved to [[New York City]] and resumed the practice of law
 
* Moved to [[New York City]] and resumed the practice of law
* Died in New York City July 31, 1910
 
 
 
* Interment in Linden Grove Cemetery, Covington, Ky.
 
* Interment in Linden Grove Cemetery, Covington, Ky.
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
*http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp
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*http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000152
 
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Revision as of 14:20, 6 January 2008

John Griffin Carlisle was a Representative and a Senator from Kentucky. He was born in Campbell (now Kenton) County, Kentucky, September 5, 1834 and died in New York City, July 31, 1910.

  • Attended the common schools
  • Taught school in Covington and elsewhere for five years
  • Studied law
  • Admitted to the bar in 1858 and commenced practice in Covington, Ky.
  • Member, State house of representatives 1859-1861
  • Member, State senate 1866-1871
  • lieutenant governor of Kentucky 1871-1875; editor of the Louisville Daily Ledger in 1872
  • Elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fifth and to the six succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1877, to May 26, 1890, when he resigned, having been elected Senator
  • Speaker of the House of Representatives (Forty-eighth, Forty-ninth, and Fiftieth Congresses)
  • Chairman, Committee on Rules (Forty-eighth through Fiftieth Congresses); elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of James B. Beck, and served from May 26, 1890, until February 4, 1893, when he resigned to accept a Cabinet position
  • Secretary of the Treasury in the Cabinet of President Grover Cleveland 1893-1897
  • Moved to New York City and resumed the practice of law
  • Interment in Linden Grove Cemetery, Covington, Ky.

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