William A. Trimble
|William Allen Trimble|
|United States Senator
March 4, 1819 – December 13, 1821
|Preceded by||Jeremiah Morrow|
|Succeeded by||Ethan A. Brown|
April 4, 1786|
Woodford County, Kentucky
|Died||December 13, 1821
Born in Woodford, Kentucky the son of James and Jane Allen Trimble, Trimble attended Transylvania College. He briefly practiced law in Highland County, Ohio in 1811-1812. In the subsequent years he served in a variety of capacities, mostly in Indian campaigns, with the Ohio militia and U.S. Army. He was a major of the Ohio Volunteers 1812; major of the Twenty-sixth United States Infantry 1813; raised to lieutenant colonel in 1814; lieutenant colonel of the First United States Infantry 1814; transferred to the Eighth United States Infantry 1815 and resigned in 1819, after being elected to the U.S. Senate for the term beginning in 1819. Trimble served in the Senate until his death two years later.
||This article includes a list of references, related reading or external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations. (May 2013)|
- William A. Trimble at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress Retrieved on 2008-03-24
- "William A. Trimble". Find a Grave. Retrieved 2008-03-24.
- "Trimble, William A.". Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography. 1900.
|United States Senate|
|United States Senator (Class 3) from Ohio
Served alongside: Benjamin Ruggles
Ethan Allen Brown