Matthew Walton

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Matthew Walton (died January 18, 1819) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky, cousin of George Walton and John Walton.

Walton received a limited schooling. He served as member of the conventions held in Danville in 1785 and 1787. He served as member of the first State constitutional convention, 1792. He served as member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, 1792, 1795, and 1808.

Walton was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Eighth and Ninth Congresses (March 4, 1803-March 3, 1807). He died in Springfield, Kentucky, January 18, 1819. He was interred in Springfield Cemetery.


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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
District created
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 3rd congressional district

Succeeded by
John Rowan