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About John Munford Gregory
John Munford Gregory (July 8, 1804 – April 9, 1884) was a U.S. political figure and Acting Governor of Virginia from 1842 to 1843.
Gregory was born in Virginia on July 8, 1804 and was a member of the Virginia state House of Delegates from 1831 to 1840. He served as acting Governor of Virginia from 1842 to 1843 and then as a state court judge in Virginia. Gregory died on April 9, 1884 and was buried at Shockoe Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia. One of Gregory's hired slaves, John Dunjee, escaped and went on to become a prominent Baptist preacher.