Harding, A. (Aaron), 1805-1875

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Aaron Harding was born in 1805 in what is now Green County, but was then part of Taylor County. He studied law, was admitted to the bar, and began practice in Greensburg. After serving as the county's prosecuting attorney and a member of the Kentucky General Assembly, Harding was elected as a Union Democrat to Congress in 1861. He served until 1867. He was also a delegate to the Union National Convention at Philadelphia in 1866. Harding took up the practice of law again, settling in Danville. He later moved to Georgetown, where he died.

From the description of Aaron Harding letters, 1861-1864. (Kentucky Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 41512391

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referencedIn Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. Abraham Lincoln : miscellaneous papers, 1840-1864. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Harding, John. John Harding collection, 1846-1914. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Harding, Aaron. Aaron Harding letters, 1861-1864. Kentucky Historical Society, Martin F. Schmidt Research Library
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Birth 1805-02-20

Death 1875-12-24


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