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John B. Bibb




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Lt. John B. Bibb (October 27, 1789, in Prince Edward County, Virginia - April 12, 1840[1]) served in the War of 1812, represented Logan County in the Kentucky House of Representatives and the state Senate from 1827 to 1834.

Lt. Bibb was also an amateur horticulturist and developed the modern Bibb lettuce at his mansion in Frankfort, Kentucky. However, it wasn't offered commercially until 1935.

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