Matthew WALTON, Congress, KY (1819)


WALTON, Matthew, (cousin of George Walton and John Walton), a Representative from Kentucky; birth date unknown; received a limited schooling; member of the conventions held in Danville in 1785 and 1787; member of the first State constitutional convention, 1792; member of the Kentucky state house of representatives, 1792, 1795, and 1808; elected as a Republican to the Eighth and Ninth Congresses (March 4, 1803-March 3, 1807); died in Springfield, Ky., January 18, 1819; interment in Springfield Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present