WOLFORD, FRANK LANE, a Representative from Kentucky; born near Columbia, Adair County, Ky.,
September 2, 1817; attended the common schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar and
commenced practice in Liberty, Casey County, Ky.; member of the State house of representatives in
1847, 1848, 1865, and 1866; during the Civil War served as colonel of the First Kentucky Volunteer
Cavalry 1861-1864; adjutant general of the State of Kentucky in 1867 and 1868; elected as a
Democrat to the Forty-eighth and Forty-ninth Congresses (March 4, 1883-March 3, 1887);
unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1886 to the Fiftieth Congress; continued the practice of law in
Columbia, Ky., until his death there August 2, 1895; interment in Columbia Cemetery.