Projects » United States House of Representatives from Virginia » Profiles show advanced controls hide advanced controls

Sorted by date added

Focus Project
Group
Refine This List
Choose basic attributes
Relationships, manager, etc.
Include birth, death, others
Customize your views 
Photo
Actions

Alexander Hugh Holmes Stuart (April 2, 1807 – February 13, 1891) was a U.S. political figure. Stuart served as the Secretary of the Interior between 1850 and 1853. Early years Stuart w...

8/12/2012 12/31/2015

Civil War Veteran US Congressman. Served during the Civil War as Captain and commander of Company A, 15th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry. Elected to represent West Virginia's 1st District and as At...

12/25/2015 12/25/2015

James Fletcher Epes, (cousin of Sydney Parham Epes), a Representative from Virginia; born near Blackstone, Nottoway County, Va., May 23, 1842; attended private schools and the University of Virginia ...

11/18/2015 11/18/2015

Sydney Parham Epes, (cousin of James Fletcher Epes and William Bacon Oliver), a Representative from Virginia; born near Nottoway Court House, Nottoway County, Va., August 20, 1865; moved with his par...

11/18/2015 11/18/2015

George Allen, a Representative and a Senator from Virginia; born in Whittier, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 8, 1952; B.A., J.D., University of Virginia; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred...

8/28/2015 8/30/2015

. Paul Seward Trible, Jr. (born December 29, 1946) is an attorney and Republican politician from Virginia, who served in the U.S. House of Representatives for three terms and the U.S. Senate for one ...

8/20/2014 8/30/2015

Abram Fulkerson (May 13, 1834 – December 17, 1902) was a Confederate officer during the American Civil War, and a Virginia lawyer and politician. He served in the Virginia House of Delegates, ...

8/13/2012 8/21/2015

William Lloyd Scott (July 1, 1915 – February 14, 1997) was a Republican politician from Virginia. Biography Scott was born in Williamsburg, Virginia. He received a law degree from George W...

8/20/2014 6/22/2015

John Preston Martin, (brother of Elbert Sevier Martin and grandfather of George Brown Martin), a Representative from Kentucky; born near Jonesville, Lee County, Va., October 11, 1811; pursued an academ...

6/17/2015 6/17/2015

Elbert Sevier Martin, (brother of John Preston Martin), a Representative from Virginia; born near Jonesville, Lee County, Va., about 1829; attended the public schools and Emory and Henry College, Emory...

6/17/2015 6/17/2015

William Alexander Harris, (father of William Alexander Harris [1841-1909]), a Representative from Virginia; born near Warrenton, Fauquier County, Va., August 24, 1805; completed an academic course; stu...

6/16/2015 6/16/2015

US Congressman. A prominent Democratic politician during the Civil War, he played a key role in West Virginia breaking away from the Confederacy, and its admission to statehood in 1863. Brown was born ...

9/13/2011 6/15/2015

John Goode, lawyer and politician, served three terms in the U.S. House of Representatives and became Solicitor General under President Grover Cleveland, 1885-6. Previously, he was a member of the Virg...

2/7/2013 6/14/2015

Edward Lucas (October 20, 1780 – March 4, 1858) was a nineteenth-century politician, lawyer, merchant and storekeeper from Virginia. He was the brother of William Lucas. Born near Shepherdst...

5/6/2015 5/6/2015

William Lucas (November 30, 1800 – August 29, 1877) was a nineteenth-century politician and lawyer from Virginia. He was the brother of Edward Lucas. Born at "Cold Spring" near Shepherdstown...

5/6/2015 5/6/2015

Richard Lee Turberville Beale (May 22, 1819 – April 21, 1893) was a lawyer, three-term United States Congressman from the Commonwealth of Virginia, and a brigadier general in the Confederate S...

4/26/2011 5/6/2015

U.S. Representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district, serving since 2001. Member of the Republican Party, and House Majority Leader.

10/8/2007 4/2/2015

Charles James Faulkner (July 6, 1806 – November 1, 1884) was a nineteenth-century politician and lawyer from Virginia and West Virginia. He was the father of Charles James Faulkner. Born in ...

3/29/2014 3/18/2015

C. Bascom Slemp (1870 - 1943)

Campbell Bascom Slemp (September 4, 1870 – August 7, 1943) was an American Republican politician. He was a six-time United States congressman from Virginia's 9th congressional district from 19...

12/18/2014 12/18/2014

Campbell Slemp (December 2, 1839 – October 13, 1907), was an American Republican politician, and a United States Representative from the 9th District of Virginia from 1903 to 1907, during the ...

12/18/2014 12/18/2014

US Congressman. In 1889, he was an ordained Baptist minister when elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-first and Fifty-second Congresses, serving until 1893. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he res...

12/1/2014 12/1/2014

Edgar Campbell Wilson MP (1800 - 1860)

Source Edgar Campbell Wilson (October 18, 1800 - April 24, 1860) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia. Born in Morgantown, Virginia (now West Virginia), Wilson completed preparatory studies and st...

9/7/2014 9/12/2014

Thomas Wilson MP (1765 - 1826)

Source Thomas Wilson (September 11, 1765 – January 24, 1826) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia , father of Edgar Campbell Wilson and grandfather of Eugene McLanahan Wilson. Wilson was bo...

3/21/2009 9/12/2014

Menalcus Lankford, US Congress (1883 - 1937)

"Menalcas", "Mack"

United States Representative from Virginia, 1929 to 1933. He served as an ensign in the aviation service of the United States Navy during World War I.

6/5/2010 9/2/2014

US Congressman. Elected to represent Virginia's 3rd District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1890 to 1891. Also served as a State Court Judge from 1880 to 1883, Member of ...

9/2/2014 9/2/2014

SAR (Sons of the American Revolution) Membership Number 78183 since 26 April 1954. Record of ancestor’s service secured from: Pension Record, Virginia State Library, Richmond, Virginia. Referenc...

7/24/2009 8/20/2014

Thomas Granville Burch (July 3, 1869 – March 20, 1951) was an American farmer, tobacco manufacturer, and politician from Martinsville, Virginia. He represented Virginia in the U.S. House of Re...

8/20/2014 8/20/2014

John Snyder Carlile (December 16, 1817 – October 24, 1878) was an American merchant, lawyer, and politician, including a United States Senator. A strong supporter of the Union cause during t...

8/20/2014 8/20/2014

) Richard Brent (1757 – December 30, 1814) was an American planter, lawyer, and politician from Stafford County, Virginia. He represented Virginia in both the U.S. House and the U.S. Senate. ...

8/20/2014 8/20/2014

Andrew Moore (1752 – April 14, 1821) was an American lawyer and politician from Lexington, Virginia. He rose to the rank of captain in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary Wa...

8/20/2014 8/20/2014

William Atkinson Jones (1849 - 1918)

William Atkinson Jones (March 21, 1849 – April 17, 1918) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1891 to 1918 from the first district of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Early li...

8/14/2014 8/14/2014

LaFayette "Fayette" McMullen (May 18, 1805 – November 8, 1880) was a 19th-century politician, driver, teamster and banker from the U.S. state of Virginia and the second appointed Governor of W...

7/31/2014 7/31/2014

James Herbert Gholson (1798 - 1848)

James Herbert Gholson (1798 – July 2, 1848) was a nineteenth-century congressman, lawyer and judge from Virginia. Biography Born in Gholsonville, Virginia, Gholson pursued in an academic c...

7/31/2014 7/31/2014

Albert Gallatin Jenkins (November 10, 1830 – May 21, 1864) was an attorney, planter, representative to the United States Congress and First Confederate Congress, and a Confederate brigadier ge...

5/9/2011 7/29/2014

. Daniel Coleman DeJarnette, Sr. (October 18, 1822 – August 20, 1881) was a prominent Virginia politician, serving in the United States Congress and then in the Confederate Congress during the...

3/7/2012 7/29/2014

John Goode, Jr. (1829 - 1899)

. John Goode, Jr. (May 27, 1829 – July 14, 1909) was a prominent Virginia Democratic politician who served in the Confederate Congress during the American Civil War and then was a three-term p...

7/29/2014 7/29/2014

Maj. General W. H. F. "Rooney" Lee (CSA) (c.1837 - 1891)

"Rooney", "Rooney Lee", "W.H.F. Lee", "rooney"

William Henry Fitzhugh Lee (May 31, 1837 – October 15, 1891), known as Rooney Lee or W.H.F. Lee, was the second son of Robert E. Lee and Mary Anna Randolph Custis. He was a planter, a Confederat...

6/5/2007 6/25/2014

William Cabell Rives (May 4, 1793 – April 25, 1868) was an American lawyer, politician and diplomat from Albemarle County, Virginia. He represented Virginia as a Jackson Democrat in both the U...

9/9/2007 6/21/2014

William Ballard Preston (November 25, 1805 – November 16, 1862) was a United States political figure. He served as the U.S. Secretary of the Navy between 1849 and 1850. He is also the cousin o...

4/19/2011 6/21/2014

Alexander Robinson Boteler (May 16, 1815 – May 8, 1892) was a nineteenth century politician and clerk from Virginia. Biography Born in Shepherdstown, Virginia (now West Virginia), Bo...

10/3/2012 6/20/2014

United States House of Representatives March 4, 1831 to January 11, 1837 Appointed Secretary of the Navy by President John Tyler on March 14, 1844 Appointed Attorney General by President James Polk...

1/19/2010 6/20/2014

Jeremiah Morton (1799 - 1878)

Jeremiah Morton (September 3, 1799 – November 28, 1878) was a nineteenth century politician and lawyer from Virginia. He was the younger brother of Florida senator Jackson Morton. Born in ...

6/15/2010 6/18/2014

Thomas S. Bocock (1815 - 1891)

Thomas Stanley Bocock (May 18, 1815 – August 5, 1891) was a nineteenth-century politician and lawyer from Virginia. After serving as an antebellum United States Congressman, he was the Speaker...

6/17/2014 6/17/2014

James Alexander Seddon (July 13, 1815 – August 19, 1880) was an American lawyer and politician who served two terms in the U.S. Congress as a member of the Democratic Party. He was appointed C...

4/22/2011 6/15/2014

John Franklin Rixey (1854 - 1907)

John Franklin Rixey (August 1, 1854 – February 8, 1907) was a Democratic U.S. Congressman from Virginia's 8th congressional district from 1897 to 1907. The younger brother of Presley Marion ...

8/21/2011 6/14/2014

Joseph L. Fisher (1914 - 1992)

Joseph Lyman (Joe) Fisher (January 11, 1914 – February 19, 1992) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Virginia from 1975 to 1981. Fisher was a Democrat and lifelong ...

5/31/2014 5/31/2014

Charles H. Upton (1812 - 1877)

Charles Horace Upton (August 23, 1812 – June 17, 1877) was a nineteenth-century politician and statesman from Massachusetts and Virginia. Biography Born in Salem, Massachusetts, Upton at...

5/30/2014 5/30/2014

Joseph Chinn (1798 - 1840)

Joseph William Chinn (November 16, 1798 – December 5, 1840) was a nineteenth-century politician and lawyer from Virginia. Biography Born at "Epping Forest" near Nuttsville, Virginia, Chinn...

5/21/2014 5/21/2014

Elliott Muse Braxton MP (1823 - 1891)

Elliott Muse Braxton October 8, 1823-October 2, 1891 Parents: Carter Braxton, III 1787-1855 and Maria Muse c.1795-1824 Great grandson of Carter Braxton, signer of the Declaration of Independence ...

7/9/2011 5/8/2014

Stowell, William Henry Harrison (1840-1922) — of Richmond, Va.; Appleton, Outagamie County, Wis.; Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn.; Amherst, Hampshire County, Mass. Born in West Windsor, Windsor ...

5/5/2014 5/5/2014

US Congressman. During the Revolutionary War, he entered the Ninth Virginia Regiment in 1776, transferred to the First Virginia Regiment in 1778, and to the Fifth Virginia Regiment in 1781, being suc...

9/25/2008 4/25/2014

Gen. John Smith (1750 - 1836)

John Smith (May 7, 1750 – March 5, 1836) was a United States Representative from Virginia; born at Shooter's Hill, near Locust Hill, Middlesex County, Virginia, May 7, 1750 to parents Captain ...

9/25/2008 4/10/2014

John Strother Pendleton (William, James, James, Henry, Philip), b. 1802; d. November 19, 1868. Married (1824) Lucy Ann Williams, daughter of Major Gen'l James Williams, of Orange Co., Va. James Strot...

7/12/2009 3/23/2014

From his Wikipedia page: Connally Findlay Trigg (September 18, 1847 – April 23, 1907) was a United States Congressman from Virginia and a Confederate soldier during the American Civil War. H...

3/22/2009 3/18/2014

Hugh Elmwood Caperton (1781 - 1847)

US Congressman. Elected to represent Virginia's 5th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1813 to 1815. Also served as a Member of the Virginia State Legislature from 1...

9/26/2007 3/17/2014

Rep. Joseph Draper (Jac-VA) MP (1794 - 1834)

US Congressman. A Jacksonian, he represented Virginia's 22nd District for a total of eight months during the Twenty-first and Twenty-second Congresses. Born in what was originally Wythe County, Virgi...

1/4/2008 2/18/2014

Andrew Stevenson (January 21, 1784 – January 25, 1857) was a Democratic politician in the United States. Educated at the College of William and Mary, he married three times. His second wife, S...

1/7/2012 2/18/2014

Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter (April 21, 1809 – July 18, 1887) was an American statesman born in Essex County, Virginia. Career He entered the University of Virginia in his seventeen...

7/12/2009 2/18/2014

John Winston Jones (November 22, 1791 – January 29, 1848) was an American politician and lawyer. Born 22 November 1791 in Amelia County, Virginia, he graduated from the College of William ...

2/10/2009 2/18/2014

Edward B. Jackson (1793 - 1826)

Edward Brake Jackson (January 25, 1793 – September 8, 1826) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia, son of George Jackson and brother of John G. Jackson. Born in Clarksburg, Virginia (now W...

12/23/2009 2/8/2014

) John George Jackson (September 22, 1777 – March 28, 1825) was a U.S. Representative and federal judge from Virginia, the son of George Jackson, brother of Edward B. Jackson, and grandfather ...

4/21/2009 2/8/2014

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of Captain. DAR Ancestor # A061006 ) George Jackson (January 9, 1757 – May 17, 1831) was an American farmer, lawyer, and polit...

6/8/2007 2/8/2014

Lewis Maxwell (1790 - 1862)

Find A Grave Memorial# 7609997 Lewis Maxwell (April 17, 1790 - February 13, 1862) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia. Born in Chester County, Pennsylvania, Maxwell moved with his mother to V...

1/12/2009 2/7/2014

Henry St. George Tucker, III (April 5, 1853-July 23, 1932) was a representative from the Commonwealth of Virginia to the United States House of Representatives, professor of law, and president of the A...

3/30/2013 2/7/2014

Roger Atkinson Pryor (July 19, 1828 – March 14, 1919) was both an American politician and a Confederate politician serving as a congressman on both sides. He was also a jurist, serving in the ...

1/7/2011 2/7/2014

. James Lindsay Almond, Jr. (June 15, 1898 – April 15, 1986) was a United States federal judge and politician. He served as the 58th Governor of Virginia from 1958 until 1962. Early life ...

3/8/2012 2/4/2014

Thomas Bahnson Stanley (July 16, 1890 – July 10, 1970) was an American politician, manufacturer and Holstein cattle breeder. Early life He was born to Crockett Stanley (January 8, 1838...

2/24/2013 2/4/2014

Colgate Darden Colgate Whitehead Darden, Jr. (February 11, 1897 - June 9, 1981) was a Democratic Congressman from Virginia (1933-37, 1939-41), the 54th Governor of Virginia (1942-46), Chancellor of...

12/27/2011 2/4/2014

Claude Augustus Swanson (March 31, 1862 – July 7, 1939) was an American lawyer and Democratic Party politician from Virginia. He served seven terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, ...

6/22/2010 2/4/2014

Andrew Jackson Montague (October 3, 1862 – January 24, 1937) was an American politician from Virginia. He served as the 44th Governor of Virginia, from 1902 to 1906, and a Congressman from 191...

2/27/2009 2/4/2014

Charles Triplett "Trip" O'Ferrall (October 21, 1840 – September 22, 1905) was a Virginian politician who served as a U.S. Representative from 1883 to 1894 and the 42nd Governor of Virginia fro...

2/22/2013 2/4/2014

Gov. John Letcher MP (1813 - 1884)

Time Line March 29, 1813 - John Letcher is born in Lexington, the son of merchant William Houston Letcher and Elizabeth Davidson Letcher. 1832 - John Letcher enrolls at Washington College in Lexi...

7/22/2009 2/4/2014

Joseph Johnson, Governor (1785 - 1877)

) Joseph Johnson (December 19, 1785 – February 27, 1877) was a United States Representative and was the 32nd Governor of Virginia from 1852 to 1856. Born in Orange County, New York, he moved w...

1/24/2012 2/4/2014

William "Extra Billy" Smith (September 6, 1797 – May 18, 1887) was a lawyer, congressman, the 30th and 35th Governor of Virginia and one of the oldest Confederate generals in the American Civi...

8/30/2011 2/4/2014

James McDowell, Governor (1795 - 1851)

James McDowell (October 13, 1795–August 24, 1851) was a U.S. Congressman and Governor of Virginia, 1843–1846. McDowell was born at "Cherry Grove," near Rockbridge County, Virginia, Oc...

2/25/2007 2/4/2014

From the Find A Grave page for John Floyd: John Floyd Birth: Apr. 24, 1783 Death: Aug. 17, 1837 US Congressman, Virginia Governor. Served in the War of 1812 as a Major and surgeon in th...

8/30/2008 2/4/2014

John TYLER (10th President of the USA) was born on 29 Mar 1790 in Greenway, Charles City County, Virginia. He served as as President of the United States from 1841 to 1845. He died on 17 Jan 1862 in Ri...

5/27/2007 2/4/2014

. Thomas Mann Randolph Jr. (October 1, 1768 – June 20, 1828) was a planter, soldier, and politician from Virginia. He served as a member of both houses of the Virginia General Assembly, a Repr...

2/24/2007 2/4/2014

Henry Alexander Wise (December 3, 1806 – September 12, 1876) was a United States Congressman and governor of Virginia, as well as a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civ...

8/27/2008 2/4/2014

Christopher Henderson Clark (1767 – November 21, 1828) was an eighteenth and nineteenth century congressman and lawyer from Virginia. He was the brother of James Clark, the uncle of John Bul...

8/9/2012 2/4/2014

Muscoe Russell Hunter Garnett (July 25, 1821 – February 14, 1864), was a nineteenth century politician and lawyer from Virginia. Garnett was the son of James Mercer Garnett and Maria (Hunt...

2/11/2013 2/4/2014

Robert Selden Garnett (1789 - 1840)

) Robert Selden Garnett (April 26, 1789 – August 15, 1840) was a nineteenth century politician and lawyer from Virginia. He was the brother of James M. Garnett and the first cousin of Charles ...

4/14/2011 2/4/2014

James M. Garnett (1770 - 1843)

James Mercer Garnett (June 8, 1770 – April 23, 1843) was a nineteenth century politician and planter from Virginia. He was the brother of Robert S. Garnett, the first cousin of Charles F. Merc...

6/1/2009 2/4/2014

Charles Fenton Mercer MP (1778 - 1858)

Charles Fenton Mercer (June 16, 1778 – May 4, 1858) was a nineteenth century politician, U.S. Congressman, and lawyer from Loudoun County, Virginia. The youngest son of James Mercer and ...

6/1/2009 2/4/2014

Thomas H. Bayly (1810 - 1856)

Thomas Henry Bayly (December 11, 1810 – June 23, 1856) was a nineteenth century politician, lawyer and judge from Virginia. He was the son of Thomas M. Bayly. Biography Born at the f...

10/3/2012 2/4/2014

Judge Hugh Nelson (1768 - 1836)

) Hugh Nelson (September 30, 1768 – March 18, 1836) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia, son of Thomas Nelson, Jr. Born in Yorktown, Virginia, Nelson graduated from the College of Will...

4/21/2009 2/3/2014

Robert Page of "Janeville" MP (1765 - 1840)

DAR Ancestor #: A085888 US Congressman. He attended the College of William and Mary in Virginia, but left before graduating to to join the Revolutionary Army, serving as a captain. Following the war,...

8/17/2010 2/3/2014

Birth: Apr. 17, 1743 Rosewell Gloucester County Virginia, USA Death: Oct. 11, 1808 Richmond Richmond City Virginia, USA He served under George Washington during Washington's expedition during the Fre...

9/25/2008 2/3/2014

George Douglas Wise (1831-1898) served as captain in the Confederate States Army during the Civil War, and as a U.S. Representative from Virginia (1891-1895). — x — x — x —...

5/27/2010 2/3/2014

James Murray Mason (November 3, 1798 – April 28, 1871) was a United States Representative and United States Senator from Virginia. He was a grandson of George Mason and represented the Confede...

9/25/2008 2/2/2014

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor # A080333 Daniel Morgan (c. 1735 – July 6, 1802) was an American pioneer, soldier, and United...

3/7/2008 2/2/2014

Together with his older brothers Gideon and Charles, John Langston became active in the Abolitionist movement. He helped runaway slaves to escape to the North along the Ohio part of the Underground R...

7/12/2009 2/1/2014

George William Crump (1786 - 1848)

George William Crump (September 26, 1786 – October 1, 1848) was a member of the United States House of Representatives in the 19th United States Congress. Biography Crump was born in P...

6/13/2009 2/1/2014

Charles Clement Johnston (April 30, 1795 – June 17, 1832) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia.[1] Born in Prince Edward County, Virginia, and educated at home, he moved with his parents to...

2/10/2009 12/5/2013

John Kerr, US Congress (1782 - 1842)

John Kerr (August 4, 1782 – September 29, 1842), father of John Kerr, Jr., cousin of Bartlett Yancey, and grand-uncle of John H. Kerr, was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives represe...

11/23/2013 11/23/2013

John Baker (b. - 1823)

John Baker (died August 18, 1823) was an American politician who represented Virginia in the United States House of Representatives from 1811 to 1813. Baker was born in Frederick County, Maryland but...

10/25/2013 10/25/2013

Edwin Gray (July 18, 1743 – 18??) was an 18th-century and 19th-century politician and lawyer from Virginia. Born in Southampton County, Virginia, Gray attended the College of William and Mar...

8/1/2008 10/23/2013

William Osborne Goode (1798 - 1859)

) William Osborne Goode (September 16, 1798 – July 3, 1859) was a nineteenth-century American politician and lawyer from Virginia. Personal life Goode was born to John Chesterfield Goode...

10/23/2013 10/23/2013

Paul C. Edmunds (1836 - 1899)

Paul Carrington Edmunds (November 1, 1836 - March 12, 1899) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia. Born at "Springwood," the country estate, near Halifax Court House, Virginia, Edmunds studied un...

10/23/2013 10/23/2013

George Coke Dromgoole (May 15, 1797 – April 27, 1847) was a nineteenth-century politician and lawyer from Virginia. He was the uncle of Alexander Dromgoole Sims.

3/25/2013 10/23/2013