YEAMAN, GEORGE HELM, a Representative from Kentucky; born in Hardin County, Ky., November
1, 1829; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar in
1852 and commenced practice in Owensboro, Ky.; judge of Davis County in 1854;
member of the State house of representatives in 1861; elected as a Unionist to
the Thirty-seventh Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of James S.
Jackson; reelected to the Thirty-eighth Congress and served from December 1,
1862, to March 3, 1865; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1864 to the
Thirty-ninth Congress; United States Minister to Denmark 1865-1870; resigned in
1870 and settled in New York City; lecturer on constitutional law at Columbia
College; president of the Medico-Legal Society of New York; died in Jersey
City, N.J., February 23, 1908; interment in Webb Memorial Chapel, Madison, N.J.