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Lazarus W. Powell
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Birth Date:October 6, 1812
Astrology Sign:Libra
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Died Date:July 3, 1867

Occupation:US Politician

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Lazarus W. Powell

Biography:Lazarus W. Powell (October 6, 1812 - July 3, 1867) was the Governor of Kentucky from 1851 to 1855, and later a United States Senator from Kentucky.

Born in 1812 in Henderson, Kentucky, he attended the common schools, graduating from St. Joseph College, Bardstown, Ky., in 1833. Powell studied law, was admitted to the bar and practiced at Henderson as of 1835. His political career began the following year as a member of the State house of representatives. 1844-48 He was a presidential elector on the Democratic ticket 1844, an unsuccessful candidate for governor in 1848, and Governor of Kentucky from 1851 to 1855, winning by a small margin over his law partner, Archibald Dixon, who had been Lietenant Governor of Kentucky from 1844 to 1848. Later, Powell was a Democratic United States Senator, serving from March 4, 1859 to March 3, 1865. Thereafter, he resumed the practice of law, unsuccessfully ran for another term in the United States Senate, and died in 1867 in Henderson, Kentucky. Powell County, Kentucky, is named after him. He is buried at the Fernwood Cemetery in Henderson, Kentucky.

Preceded by: John L. Helm Governor of Kentucky 1851 - 1855 Succeeded by: Charles S. Morehead Preceded by: John B. Thompson United States Senator (Class 2) from Kentucky 1859 - 1865 Succeeded by: James Guthrie

Governors of Kentucky Shelby • Garrard • Greenup • Scott • Shelby • Madison • Slaughter • Adair • Desha • Metcalfe • J. Breathitt • J. Morehead • Clark • Wickliffe • Letcher • Owsley • Crittenden • Helm • Powell • C. Morehead • Magoffin • Robinson • Bramlette • Helm • Stevenson • Leslie • McCreary • Blackburn • Knott • Buckner • Brown • Bradley • Taylor • Goebel • Beckham • Willson • McCreary • Stanley • Black • Morrow • Fields • Sampson • Laffoon • Chandler • Johnson • Willis • Clements • Wetherby • Chandler • Combs • E. Breathitt • Nunn • Ford • Carroll • Brown Jr. • Collins • Wilkinson • Jones • Patton • Fletcher

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Lazarus W. Powell's Personality Tarot Card The Wheel of Fortune - Personality Card

Birthday: October 6, 1812

A new chapter is starting; problems are solved through changes in circumstances.

Lazarus W. Powell's Character Tarot Card The Magician - Character Card

Birthday: October 6, 1812

Creative initiative, skill and opportunities for new ventures.

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Lazarus W. Powell's Growth Tarot Card The Hierophant

Birthday: October 6, 2023

Guidance on religious matters and the need to find spiritual meaning in life.




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