Patrick H. Pope

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Patrick Hamilton Pope (March 17, 1806 – May 4, 1841) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.

Born in Louisville, Kentucky, Pope attended the common schools and was graduated from St. Joseph's College, Bardstown, Kentucky. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1827 and commenced practice in Louisville. He declined the position of Secretary of State tendered by Gov. John Breathitt in 1832.

Pope was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third Congress (March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1835). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1834.

Pope was elected a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1836. He resumed the practice of law. He died in Louisville on May 4, 1841, and was interred in Cave Hill Cemetery.

References[edit]

  • United States Congress. "Patrick H. Pope (id: P000433)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Richard A. Buckner
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 8th congressional district

1833 – 1835
Succeeded by
William J. Graves