Person:James Beck (15)

Sen. James Burnie Beck
m. 3 Feb 1848
  1. George T Beck1856 - 1943
Facts and Events
Name Sen. James Burnie Beck
Gender Male
Birth[1] 13 Feb 1822 Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Marriage 3 Feb 1848 Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentuckyto Jane Augusta Washington Thornton
Death[1] 3 May 1890 Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Reference Number? Q1679975?

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James Burnie Beck (February 13, 1822May 3, 1890) an immigrant, was a slave owner, white supremacist, and United States Representative and Senator from Kentucky.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Historical Marker, in Kentucky Historical Society. Historical Marker Database [1].

    Beck House
    Marker Number 14
    County Fayette
    Location 209 E. High St., Lexington
    Description Residence of James Burnie Beck. Born Dumfriesshire, Scot., 1822, died Washington, D.C., 1890. Law partner John C. Breckinridge. Congressman from Ky., 1867-75. U.S. Senator from Ky. 1876-90.