Pope, John, 1770-1845

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1770
Death 1845-07-12

Biographical notes:

Epithet: sherman, of London

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Epithet: of Cauldon, county Staffordshire

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John Pope was born in Prince William County, Virginia, in 1770. After studying law, he moved to Springfield, Kentucky, and was admitted to the bar. Pope served in both houses of the Kentucky General Assembly and both houses of the U.S. Congress during his career. For six years, Pope held the position as territorial governor of Arkansas. He died in Springfield in 1845.

From the description of John Pope letter, 1827 Feb. 10. (Kentucky Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 42693983

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Subjects:

  • Legislators--Correspondence
  • Sheriffs--Selection and appointment
  • Astrology--Early works to 1800
  • Astrology--History--17th century
  • Horoscopes

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Kentucky (as recorded)
  • Kentucky--Jefferson County (as recorded)
  • Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire (as recorded)
  • Cauldon, Staffordshire (as recorded)