Andrew Boone

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Andrew Boone
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1879
Preceded by Lawrence S. Trimble
Succeeded by Oscar Turner
Member of the Kentucky House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
Born Andrew Rechmond Boone
(1831-04-04)April 4, 1831
Davidson County, Tennessee, U.S.
Died January 26, 1886(1886-01-26) (aged 54)
Mayfield, Kentucky, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Profession Lawyer

Andrew Rechmond Boone (April 4, 1831 – January 26, 1886) was a United States Representative from Kentucky. He was born in Davidson County, Tennessee and moved with his parents to Mayfield, Kentucky in 1833. He attended the public schools. Later, he studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1852 and practiced in Mayfield.

Boone was elected judge of the Graves County court in 1854 and reelected in 1858 and served until 1861, when he resigned. He was a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1861 and a circuit judge for the first judicial district of Kentucky 1868-1874. He was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth and Forty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1879) but was not a candidate for reelection in 1878. After leaving Congress, he was chairman of the Kentucky Railroad Commission 1882-1886. He died in Mayfield, Kentucky in 1886 and was buried in Mayfield Cemetery.


U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Edward Crossland
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 1st congressional district

March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1879
Succeeded by
Oscar Turner