Thomas Sandford

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For the English politician, see Thomas Sandford (MP).

Thomas Sandford (1762 – 10 December 1808) was an American soldier and politician.

He was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia in 1762; rose to General in the American War of Independence; settled in Kentucky, where he had been granted land, in 1792. In his political career he was a state representative and senator, then a representative in the Eighth and Ninth Congresses (1803–1807). He drowned in the Ohio River near Covington, Kentucky on 10 December 1808.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
District created
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 4th congressional district

Succeeded by
Richard M. Johnson