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United States House of Representatives from Virginia

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  • John Claiborne (1778 - 1808)
    From findagrave.com: US Congressman. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania's medical school in 1798 and became a physician. In 1804 he was elected to the US House of Representatives as a D...
  • Howard W. Smith (1883 - 1976)
    Howard W. Smith, a Virginia Democratic congressman, was one of America's most powerful politicians from the New Deal to the Great Society. A master obstructionist who chaired the House Rules Committe...
  • George C. Peery, Governor (1873 - 1952)
    George Campbell Peery (October 28, 1873 – October 14, 1952) was an American Democratic politician, and was the 52nd Governor of Virginia from 1934 to 1938. He was the first governor to be selected, a...
  • Senator John Wayles Eppes, DemRep-VA (1773 - 1823)
    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...
  • Dan Daniel (1914 - 1988)
    Dan Daniel represented Danville in the House of Delegates (1960–1969) and served as representative from Virginia in the United States Congress (1969–1988). Prior to his election to public office, he ...