Micah Taul

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Micah Taul
A man with slicked-back, dark hair wearing a white shirt and dark jacket
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 9th district
In office
March 4, 1815 – March 3, 1817
Preceded by Thomas Montgomery
Succeeded by Tunstal Quarles
Personal details
Born (1785-05-14)May 14, 1785
Bladensburg, Maryland
Died May 27, 1850(1850-05-27) (aged 65)
Mardisville, Alabama
Political party Democratic-Republican
Relations Grandfather of Taul Bradford
Profession Lawyer
Military service
Allegiance United States of America
Rank Colonel
Unit Wayne County Volunteers
Battles/wars War of 1812

Micah Taul (May 14, 1785 – May 27, 1850) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky, grandfather of Taul Bradford.

Born in Bladensburg, Maryland, Taul moved to Kentucky with his parents in 1787. He attended private school. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1801 and commenced practice in Monticello, Kentucky. He served as clerk of Wayne County Courts in 1801. He served as a colonel of Wayne County Volunteers in the War of 1812.

Taul was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Fourteenth Congress (March 4, 1815 – March 3, 1817). He declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1816. He resumed the practice of law. He moved to Winchester, Tennessee, in 1826 and continued the practice of law. He moved to Mardisville, Alabama, in 1846 and engaged in agricultural pursuits until his death there on May 27, 1850. He was interred on his plantation at Mardisville.


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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Thomas Montgomery
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 8th congressional district

1815 – 1817
Succeeded by
Tunstall Quarles