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(16 July, 1796 -- September 6, 1866) Grider was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Garrard County, Grider studied law and was admitted to the bar. After serving in the War of 1812, Grider was a member of the State house of representatives in 1827 and 1831 and served in the State senate from 1833 to 1837. Grider was elected as a Unionist to the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses and as a Democrat to the Thirty-ninth Congress and served from March 4th, 1843 until he died on September 7th, 1866. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]
Member of Kentucky Delegation—The Road to Civil War, Kentucky Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65, Kentucky Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866.
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