STONE, James W. (1813-1854)

STONE, JAMES W., a Representative from Kentucky; born in Taylorsville, Spencer County, Ky., in 1813; attended the common schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; held several local offices; member of the State house of representatives in 1837 and 1839; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1843-March 3, 1845); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1844 to the Twenty-ninth Congress; elected to the Thirty-second Congress (March 4, 1851-March 3, 1853); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1852 to the Thirty-third Congress; died in Taylorsville, Ky., October 13, 1854.