James W. Stone

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James W. Stone (1813 – October 13, 1854) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.

Born in Taylorsville, Kentucky, Stone attended the common schools. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar and practiced. Held several local offices. He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1837 and 1839.

Stone was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1845). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1844 to the Twenty-ninth Congress.

Stone was elected to the Thirty-second Congress (March 4, 1851 – March 3, 1853). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1852 to the Thirty-third Congress. He died in Taylorsville, Kentucky, October 13, 1854.

References[edit]

  • United States Congress. "James W. Stone (id: S000958)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
John B. Thompson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 5th congressional district

March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1845
Succeeded by
Bryan Young
Preceded by
John B. Thompson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 5th congressional district

March 4, 1851 – March 3, 1853
Succeeded by
Clement S. Hill