Andrew Trumbo

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Andrew Alkire Trumbo (September 15, 1797 – August 21, 1871) was a United States Representative from Kentucky. He was born in Bath County, Kentucky and attended the common schools. He was employed in the county clerk's office. After studying law, he was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Owingsville, Kentucky in 1824. He was the clerk of Bath County in 1830 and the Commonwealth attorney for Bath County in 1830.

Trumbo was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1845 – March 3, 1847). After leaving Congress, he was the presidential elector on the Democratic ticket in 1848. He resumed the practice of law and moved to Franklin County, Kentucky. He died in Frankfort, Kentucky in 1871 and was buried in the City Cemetery, Owingsville, Kentucky.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Richard French
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 9th congressional district

1845 – 1847
Succeeded by
Richard French