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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

Mark Warner, a Senator from Virginia; born in Indianapolis, Ind., December 15, 1954; B.A., George Washington University, 1977; J.D., Harvard Law School, 1980; worked on the staff of Senator Christoph...

8/14/2015

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

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

Thomas Staples Martin (July 29, 1847 – November 12, 1919) was an American lawyer and Democratic Party politician from Charlottesville, Virginia. Immediately after his service in the Confeder...

8/20/2014

Harrison Holt Riddleberger (October 4, 1844 – January 24, 1890) was an American lawyer, newspaper editor, and politician from Woodstock, Virginia. He served in the Virginia House of Delegates ...

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

Richard Elliott Parker (December 27, 1783 – September 10, 1840) was a lawyer, soldier, judge and political figure from Virginia. Parker served in the Virginia House of Delegates and the United...

8/20/2014

James Henry "Jim" Webb, Jr. (born February 9, 1946) is a former United States Senator from Virginia. He is also an author and a former Secretary of the Navy. He is a member of the Democratic Party. ...

8/20/2014

. 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

Richard Brent (1757 - 1814)

) 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

Andrew Moore (1752 - 1821)

) 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 ...

8/20/2014

. William Belser Spong, Jr. (September 29, 1920 – October 8, 1997) was a Democratic Party politician and a United States Senator who represented the state of Virginia from 1966 to 1973. Biog...

6/15/2014

Lemuel Jackson Bowden (January 16, 1815 – January 2, 1864) was an American lawyer and politician from Williamsburg, Virginia. Bowden served as mayor of Williamsburg, Virginia from 1862 to 18...

8/7/2013

William Segar Archer (March 5, 1789 – March 28, 1855) was a politician and lawyer from Virginia who served in the United States Senate from 1841 to 1847. He was the nephew of Joseph Eggleston....

8/7/2013

Timothy Michael "Tim" Kaine (born February 26, 1958) is an American politician currently serving as the junior United States Senator from the Commonwealth of Virginia since 2013. A member of the Demo...

2/24/2013

Waitman Thomas Willey (October 18, 1811 – May 2, 1900) was an American lawyer and politician from Morgantown, West Virginia. He represented both the states of Virginia and West Virginia in the...

2/2/2012

. John Strode Barbour, Jr. (December 29, 1820 – May 14, 1892) was a Representative and a Senator from Virginia. He is best remembered for taking power in Virginia from the short-lived Readju...

12/22/2011

Benjamin Watkins Leigh (June 18, 1781 – February 2, 1849) was an American lawyer and politician from Richmond, Virginia. He served in the Virginia House of Delegates and represented Virginia i...

12/22/2011

Isaac Samuels Pennybacker (September 3, 1805 – January 12, 1847) was an American lawyer, federal judge, and politician from Harrisonburg, Virginia. Early life and education Pennybacker...

12/22/2011

Famous Quote: The 1902 Constitution instituted a poll tax and required bulk payment after a voter missed elections, making voting a luxury that poor people, which included many African-Americans, could...

12/19/2011

William Mahone (December 1, 1826 – October 8, 1895) was a civil engineer, teacher, soldier, railroad executive, and a member of the Virginia General Assembly and U.S. Congress. Small of statur...

8/29/2011

Robert Enoch Withers (September 18, 1821 – September 21, 1907) was an American physician, military officer, newspaperman, politician and diplomat. He represented Virginia in the United States ...

8/11/2010

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

Byrd was born December 20, 1914 in Winchester, Virginia, the eldest child of Harry F. Byrd Sr. and wife Anne Byrd (née Beverley). His siblings included a sister, Westwood ("Westie") and two brot...

5/24/2010

Harry Flood Byrd, Sr. (June 10, 1887 – October 20, 1966) of Berryville in Clarke County, Virginia was an American newspaper publisher, farmer and politician. He was a descendant of one of the ...

5/24/2010

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

) John Walker (February 13, 1744 – December 2, 1809) was a public official from Virginia. Walker was born in Virginia, the son of Dr. Thomas Walker. He received private education before at...

7/12/2009

John Francis Lewis (March 1, 1818 – September 2, 1895) was an American plantation owner and politician from Rockingham County, Virginia. He served two terms as Lieutenant Governor of Virginia ...

7/12/2009

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

Armistead Thomson Mason (August 4, 1787 – February 6, 1819), the son of Stevens Thomson Mason, was a U.S. Senator from Virginia from 1816 to 1817. Early life and education He was born ...

6/1/2009

James Pleasants, Jr. (October 24, 1769 – November 9, 1836) was an American politician who served in the U.S. Senate from 1819 to 1822 and was the 22nd Governor of Virginia from 1822 to 1825....

4/21/2009

John William Warner is an American Republican politician who served as Secretary of the Navy from 1972 to 1974 and as a five-term United States Senator from Virginia from January 2, 1979, to January ...

3/21/2009

Chuck Robb, Governor & U.S. Senator MP

"Chuck"

McLean, Fairfax, Virginia, United States

McLean, Fairfax, Virginia, United States

Charles Spittal "Chuck" Robb (born June 26, 1939) is an American politician. He served as the 64th Governor of Virginia from 1982 to 1986, and as a United States senator from 1989 until 2001. In 2004, ...

2/23/2009

John Warfield Johnston (September 9, 1818 – February 27, 1889) was an American lawyer and politician from Abingdon, Virginia. He served in the Virginia State Senate, and represented Virginia i...

2/10/2009

William Henry Roane (September 17, 1787 – May 11, 1845) was a politician from Virginia. He was the son of Judge Spencer Roane and the grandson of founding father Patrick Henry. Born in Vir...

2/10/2009

James Barbour (June 10, 1775 – June 7, 1842) was an American lawyer, a member and speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates, the 18th Governor of Virginia, the first Governor to reside in the...

10/19/2008

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

) Stevens Thomson Mason (December 29, 1760 – May 10, 1803) was a Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, a member of the Virginia state legislature and a Republican U.S. ...

9/25/2008

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of COLONEL. DAR Ancestor # A047840 William Grayson (1740 – March 12, 1790) was a soldier, lawyer, and statesman from Virginia. H...

9/9/2008

John Warwick Daniel (September 5, 1842 – June 29, 1910) was an American lawyer, author, and Democratic politician from Lynchburg, Virginia. He served in the Virginia House of Delegates and rep...

9/4/2008

John Randolph (June 2, 1773 – May 24, 1833), known as John Randolph of Roanoke, was a planter and a Congressman from Virginia, serving in the House of Representatives (1799–1813, 1815&#...

1/1/2008

John Taylor of Caroline, U.S. Senator (1753 - 1824)

"of Caroline Co.", "VA"

(from ) John Taylor (December 19, 1753 – August 21, 1824) of Caroline County, Virginia was a politician and writer. He served in the Virginia House of Delegates (1779–81, 1783–85...

11/17/2007

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

Henry Tazewell (November 27, 1753 – January 24, 1799) was an American politician who was instrumental in the early government of the U.S. state of Virginia. He was born in Brunswick County, Virg...

9/3/2007

Littleton Waller Tazewell (December 17, 1774 – May 6, 1860) was a U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator from and the 26th Governor of Virginia. Tazewell, son of Henry Tazewell, was born in William...

9/3/2007

Abraham Bedford Venable (November 20, 1758 – December 26, 1811) was a representative and senator from Virginia. He was the uncle of congressman Abraham Watkins Venable. Born on "State Hill",...

8/31/2007

Richard Henry Lee (January 20, 1732 – June 19, 1794) was an American statesman from Virginia best known for the motion in the Second Continental Congress calling for the colonies' indepen...

8/10/2007

William Branch Giles (August 12, 1762 – December 4, 1830); the name is pronounced jyles) was an American statesman, long-term Senator from Virginia, and the 24th Governor of Virginia. He serve...

6/12/2007

Wilson Cary Nicholas (January 31, 1761 – October 10, 1820) was an American politician who served in the U.S. Senate from 1799 to 1804 and was the 19th Governor of Virginia from 1814 to 1816. ...

6/9/2007

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of LIEUTENANT COLONEL. DAR Ancestor #: A081100 Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... James Monroe (April 28, 1758 – July 4, 183...

6/8/2007

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

Sen. John Wayles Eppes (DemRep-VA) MP (1773 - 1823)

"Jack"

Additional Curator's Notes: After reading sources for Jefferson's slave mistress, Sally Hemings, I have come to the conclusion that the slave given to John Wayles Eppes and bride Mary Wayles Jefferso...

2/24/2007

United States Senator from Virginia, Brigadier General in the Army of Northern Virginia in Pickett's Brigade. Here is the text of his autobiography: The Autobiography of Eppa Hunton There were ...

1/19/2007