John Banister, III (c.1734 - 1788) MP

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Birthplace: Dinwiddie Co, VA
Death: Died in Dinwiddie Co, VA
Occupation: lawyer
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About John Banister, III

John Banister 1734-1788

Continental Congressman. (in 1778) Signer and framer of the Articles of Confederation. Delegate from Virginia. John attended a private school located in Wakefield, England. He graduated in law from the Temple in London. He practiced law in Petersburg, Virginia upon his return to the Colonies. John was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses in 1765-1775, and a member of the conventions of 1775 and 1776. He served in the Virginia house of delegates in 1776, 1777, and 1781-1783; During the Revolutionary War, John served as major and lieutenant colonel of the Virginia Militia. DAR Ancestor # A005765 He died on his estate and is interred in the family burying ground on his estate. (bio by: Dan Silva)

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John Banister, Delegate to Continental Congress's Timeline

1734
December 26, 1734
Dinwiddie Co, VA
1755
1755
Age 20
1770
1770
Age 35
VA
1779
1779
Age 44
1781
1781
Age 46
1783
1783
Age 48
1788
September 30, 1788
Age 53
Dinwiddie Co, VA
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burial ground on his estate