Chronicles of Boone County

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1844

1844

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Robert Walton is Sheriff.

Events

Boone County

Kentucky

  • Judge William Owsley is elected Governor, defeating Major William Butler.

U.S. & World

  • Democrat James K. Polk defeats Whig leader Henry Clay for the U.S. presidency. Clay's opposition to Texas annexation, and his compromise position on slavery cost him the election.
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