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James Burnie Beck
Birth: Feb. 13, 1822, Scotland
Death: May 3, 1890
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator. Immigrated to the United States in 1838, he settled in Wyoming County, New York and moved to Kentucky, in 1843. He graduated from Transylvania University, in 1846, was admitted to the bar and commenced the practice of law in Lexington, Kentucky. In 1867, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fortieth Congress and to the next three succeeding Congresses, serving until 1875. He was a member of the commission to define the boundary line between Maryland and Virginia, in 1876, when elected to the United States Senate and served until his death at age 68. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Jane Augusta Washington Thornton Beck (1825 - 1887)*
 
 Children:
  James B. Beck (____ - 1860)*
  Maggie Beck Corcoran (1849 - 1870)*
  Bettie Buckner Beck Goodloe (1853 - 1912)*
  George Washington Thornton Beck (1856 - 1943)*
  George Washington Thornton Beck (1856 - 1943)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lexington Cemetery
Lexington
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Section K, Lot 9
 
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Originally Created by: Graveaddiction
Record added: Oct 19, 2002
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