TRIMBLE, WILLIAM ALLEN, a Senator from Ohio; born in Woodford, Ky., April 4, 1786; graduated from
Transylvania College, Lexington, Ky.; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1811 and commenced
practice in Highland County, Ohio; adjutant in the campaign against the Pottawatomie Indians in 1812;
major of Ohio Volunteers 1812; major of the Twenty-sixth United States Infantry 1813; brevetted
lieutenant colonel 1814; lieutenant colonel of the First United States Infantry 1814; transferred to the
Eighth United States Infantry 1815 and resigned in 1819; elected as a Democratic Republican to the
United States Senate and served from March 4, 1819, until his death; died in Washington, D.C., on
December 13, 1821; interment in the Congressional Cemetery.