US Con -Harding, Aaron - U.S. Congressman, KY

Aaron Harding:
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Born: February 20, 1805
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Birthplace:
Campbellsville Kentucky
Father: Private Thomas Harding 1759 – 1840
(Buried: Lingeman Cemetery Brownsburg Indiana)
Mother:
Sarah Payne 1765 – 1844
(Buried: Lingeman Cemetery Brownsburg Indiana)
1st​ Wife:
Margaret Campbell 1818 – 1858
(Buried: Georgetown Cemetery Georgetown Kentucky)
Married: October 22, 1834 in Green County Kentucky
2nd​ Wife: Sarah “Sallie” Harding 1829 – 1906
(Buried: Georgetown Cemetery Georgetown Kentucky)
Children:
Martha Louise “Mattie” Harding McDonald 1839 – 1909
(Buried: Georgetown Cemetery Georgetown Kentucky)
Captain John “Jack” Harding 1843 – 1915
(Buried: Dutch Tract Cemetery Pleasureville Kentucky)
Samuel Harding 1845 – 1903
(Buried: Bellevue Cemetery Danville Kentucky)
Sarah “Sallie” Harding Gentry 1849 – 1926
(Buried: Bellevue Cemetery Danville Kentucky)
Robert Harding 1852 – 1923
(Buried: Bellevue Cemetery Danville Kentucky)


Political Party:
1861 – 1865: Member of the Unionist Party
1865 – 1875: Member of the Democratic Party


Occupation before War:

1833 – 1861: Attorney in Greensburg Kentucky
Green County Kentucky Prosecuting Attorney
1840: Kentucky State Representative

Civil War Career:
1861 – 1867: United States Congressman from Kentucky
1861 – 1863: Member of House Territories Committee
1863–1865: Member of House Post Offices and Post Roads Committee
1865–1867: Ranking Member House Banking and Currency Committee
1865 – 1867: Member of House Invalid Pensions Committee
1865 – 1867: Member of House Manufactures Committee
1865: Voted nay on the vote for the 13th​ Amendment to Constitution.

Occupation after War:
1861 – 1867: United States Congressman from Kentucky
1865–1867: Ranking Member House Banking and Currency Committee
1865 – 1867: Member of House Invalid Pensions Committee
1865 – 1867: Member of House Manufactures Committee
1866: Kentucky Delegate to Union National Convention
1866: Choose not to be a candidate for reelection to U.S. Congress.
1867 – 1875: Attorney in Danville Kentucky


Died:
December 24, 1875
Place of Death: Georgetown Kentucky
Age at time of Death: 70 years old
Burial Place: Georgetown Cemetery Georgetown Kentucky
 
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