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Francis Moryson (bef. 1628–1680/81) was an English soldier and Virginia colonial official. He was a Royalist in the English Civil War. Moryson was the son of Sir Richard Moryson and his wife E...

8/3/2016 8/10/2016

. Abner Linwood Holton, Jr. (born September 21, 1923) was the 61st Governor of Virginia, and the first Republican governor since Reconstruction. He was governor from 1970 to 1974. Holton was a member...

2/24/2013 6/1/2016

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

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 8/30/2015

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 sele...

8/24/2015 8/24/2015

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 8/14/2015

James Stuart "Jim" Gilmore III (born October 6, 1949) is an American politician who was the 68th Governor of Virginia from 1998 to 2002. A member of the Republican Party, he has announced his candida...

7/31/2015 7/31/2015

William Munford Tuck (September 28, 1896 – June 9, 1983) served as the 55th Governor of Virginia from 1946 to 1950 as a Democrat. He was the youngest son of Halifax County, Virginia tobacco ...

8/19/2013 8/19/2013

2016 Democratic Nominee for Vice President (CNN) Hillary Clinton has chosen Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine to be her running mate, turning to a steady and seasoned hand in government to fill out the Democra...

2/24/2013 2/24/2013

. Mills Edwin Godwin, Jr. (November 19, 1914 – January 30, 1999) of Chuckatuck, Virginia, was an American politician who was the 60th and 62nd Governor of Virginia for two non-consecutive term...

2/24/2013 2/24/2013

. Albertis Sydney Harrison Jr. (January 11, 1907 – January 23, 1995) was an American politician and jurist. A Democrat associated with Virginia's Byrd Organization, he was the 59th Governor of...

2/24/2013 2/24/2013

. 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 2/24/2013

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 2/24/2013

John S. Battle, Governor (1890 - 1972)

John Stewart Battle (July 11, 1890 – April 9, 1972) was an American politician and the 56th Governor of Virginia from 1950 to 1954. Battle was born in 1890 in New Bern, Craven County, Nort...

1/20/2013 2/24/2013

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 2/24/2013

John Garland Pollard (August 4, 1871 – April 28, 1937) was an American politician who served as the 51st Governor of Virginia from 1930 to 1934. Early life John Garland Pollard was bor...

2/22/2013 2/22/2013

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 2/22/2013

Elbert Lee Trinkle, Governor (1876 - 1939)

"E. Lee Trinkle"

Elbert Lee Trinkle or E. Lee Trinkle (March 12, 1876 – November 25, 1939) an American politician who served as the 49th Governor of Virginia from 1922 to 1926. On March 12, 1876, Trinkle w...

2/22/2013 2/22/2013

Westmoreland "Morley" Davis (August 21, 1859 – September 7, 1942) a lawyer, farmer, and the 48th Governor of Virginia from February 1, 1918 to February 1, 1922. Davis was born to a wealthy...

2/22/2013 2/22/2013

Henry Carter Stuart (January 18, 1855 – July 24, 1933) was a businessman and U.S. political figure from Virginia. He served as the 47th Governor of Virginia between 1914 and 1918, which encomp...

2/11/2011 2/22/2013

William Hodges Mann (July 30, 1843 – December 12, 1927) was an American Democratic politician. Mann was the 46th Governor of Virginia from 1910 to 1914. He attended Brownsburg Academy. Pol...

2/22/2013 2/22/2013

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 2/22/2013

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 2/22/2013

James Hogue Tyler (August 11, 1846 - January 3, 1925) was a United States political figure. He was the 16th Lieutenant Governor of Virginia from 1890 to 1894, and the 43rd Governor of Virginia from 1...

5/20/2012 2/22/2013

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 2/22/2013

Philip Watkins McKinney (March 17, 1832 – March 1, 1899) was an American politician who served as the 41st Governor of Virginia from 1890 to 1894. Born in New Store, in Buckingham County, he a...

5/24/2009 2/22/2013

Maj. Gen. Fitzhugh Lee (CSA) MP (1835 - 1905)

Fitzhugh Lee: November 19, 1835-April 18, 1905, b. Fairfax County, Virginia, United States, d. Fairfax County, Virginia, United States Fitzhugh Lee was governor of Virginia 1886-1890. Parents: Sydn...

6/5/2008 2/22/2013

William Evelyn Cameron (November 29, 1842 – January 25, 1927) was a soldier, lawyer, journalist, and politician. He served as the 39th Governor of Virginia from 1882–1886, elected as th...

1/29/2009 2/22/2013

Frederick William Mackey Holliday (February 22, 1828 – May 20, 1899) was a member of the Confederate Congress during the American Civil War and the 38th Governor of Virginia from 1878 to 1882....

9/25/2008 2/22/2013

James Lawson Kemper (June 11, 1823 – April 7, 1895) was a lawyer, a Confederate general in the American Civil War, and the 37th Governor of Virginia. He was the youngest of the brigade command...

2/19/2009 2/22/2013

Gilbert Carlton Walker (1833 - 1885)

Gilbert Carlton Walker (August 1, 1833 – May 11, 1885) was a United States political figure. He served as the 36th Governor of Virginia, first as a Republican provisional governor between 1869...

2/22/2013 2/22/2013

Francis Harrison Pierpont, Post-War Mil. Gov. of Virginia MP (1814 - 1899)

"Father of West Virginia", "Pierpoint"

Francis Harrison Pierpont (January 25, 1814 – March 24, 1899), called the "Father of West Virginia," was an American lawyer, politician, and unelected "governor" of the Union-controlled parts ...

2/14/2013 2/22/2013

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 2/22/2013

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 2/22/2013

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 2/22/2013

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 2/22/2013

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 me...

2/22/2013 2/22/2013

Gov. John Rutherford (1792 - 1866)

"rutherfoord"

John Rutherfoord (December 6, 1792, Richmond, Virginia - August 3, 1866) was a U.S. political figure. He served as Acting Governor of Virginia between 1841 and 1842. He was the brother-in-law of Edwa...

2/22/2013 2/22/2013

Thomas Walker Gilmer From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Thomas W. Gilmer 15th United States Secretary of the Navy In office February 19, 1844 – February 28, 1844 Preceded by David Hensh...

7/12/2009 2/22/2013

Gov. David Campbell (1779 - 1859)

The subject of this sketch was the eldest son of John Campbell and Elizabeth McDonald, his wife, of Hall's Bottom, Washington County, Virginia, and was born on the 2d of August, 1779, at Royal Oak ...

2/22/2013 2/22/2013

Wyndham Robertson (January 26, 1803 – February 11, 1888) was the Acting Governor of the U.S. state of Virginia from 1836 to 1837. He also served twice in the Virginia House of Delegates, the s...

3/22/2009 2/21/2013

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 2/21/2013

Brig General John B. Floyd (1 Jun 1807 - 26 Aug 1863) was the 31st Governor of Virginia (1850-1853), Secretary of War (1857-1860), and a Brigadier General in Confederate Army. Was wounded, at Carnafax ...

10/5/2008 2/21/2013

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 2/21/2013

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 2/21/2013

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 2/21/2013

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 2/21/2013

. 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 2/21/2013

Governor, Soldier. He was educated at William and Mary College. He served as a Colonel in the War of 1812 where he was seriously wounded and crippled for life. He was elected to the Virginia House of...

8/16/2007 2/21/2013

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 2/21/2013

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 2/21/2013

Peyton Randolph (1779 - 1828)

) Peyton Randolph (1779 – December 26, 1828) was a Democrat-Republican politician from Virginia. Following the death of Governor George William Smith, and 68 others, in the burning of the Rich...

2/21/2013 2/21/2013

) better link grave George William Smith (1762 – December 26, 1811) was Acting Governor of Virginia, briefly between the terms of John Tyler, Sr. and James Monroe in January 1811 and the 1...

7/12/2009 2/21/2013

Moses Tyler (1778 - 1861)

"There is an alternate tree to Pres. John Tyler being that his father John Tyler w. Mary Marot Armistead parents were Henry Tyler(1725-1777) w. Alice Strother. Ancestry.com made a generic notation th...

7/29/2007 2/21/2013

Hon. William H. Cabell, of "Montevideo" MP (1772 - 1853)

"Gov. William H. Cabell"

William H. Cabell (December 16, 1772 – January 12, 1853) was a Virginia politician and Democratic-Republican. He served as Member of the Assembly, as Governor of Virginia, and as judge. He ado...

4/7/2007 2/21/2013

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 2/21/2013

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of LIEUTENANT COLONEL. DAR Ancestor #: A081100 "The day after Christmas in 1811, hundreds of Virginia’s most prominent citizens ...

6/8/2007 2/21/2013

John Pendleton, Jr. (c.1749 - 1806)

. John Pendleton, Jr. (1749 – 1806) was the acting Governor of Virginia for a short period of time in 1799.

7/23/2009 2/21/2013

Hardin Burnley (1761 - 1809)

See: Hardin Burnley (March 19, 1761 – March 11, 1809) was the acting Governor of Virginia for a short period of time in 1799.

5/31/2010 2/21/2013

Gov. James Wood MP (1741 - 1813)

from: James Wood, Jr. (1741-1813) was deputy surveyor of Frederick County and represented the county in the Virginia House of Burgesses from 1766 to 1776 and in the Virginia Constitutional Convention...

9/25/2008 2/21/2013

Robert Brooke MP (c.1761 - 1800)

) Robert Brooke (c. 1761 – February 27, 1800) was the son of Richard Brooke, and grandson of Robert Brooke, a skilled surveyor, who had been one of Lt. Governor Alexander Spotswood's "Knights ...

8/22/2008 2/21/2013

Maj. Gen. Henry Lee, "Light Horse Harry", Governor of Virginia MP (1756 - 1818)

""Light Horse Harry" AND father of General Robert E.Lee", "Light Horse Harry", ""Light Horse Harry""

DAR Ancestor #: A068555 Henry Lee III (January 29, 1756–March 25, 1818) was an early American patriot who served as the Governor of Virginia and as the Virginia Representative to the United ...

5/2/2007 2/21/2013

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 2/21/2013

Beverley Randolph MP (c.1754 - 1797)

8th Governor of Virginia; first after Virginia ratified the U.S. Consitution. See: Beverley Randolph (1754 – February 7, 1797) was an American politician from Virginia. He served as the eigh...

6/28/2009 2/21/2013

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of AIDE-DE-CAMP. DAR Ancestor # A094169 Birth: Aug. 10, 1753 Death: Sep. 13, 1813 Politician. Statesman. Edmund was born at Tazewell ...

6/23/2009 2/21/2013

Gov. Benjamin Harrison, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1726 - 1791)

"Signer of the Declaration of Independence", "The Signer"

'Benjamin Harrison, V (April 5, 1726 – April 24, 1791) was an American planter and revolutionary leader from Charles City County, Virginia. He was a Virginia delegate to the Continental Congress...

5/21/2007 2/21/2013

David Jamison (c.1723 - 1793)

) David Jameson (1723 – July 10, 1793) was the acting Governor of Virginia for a short period of time in 1781. A native of Essex County, he served as lieutenant governor under Thomas Nelson, J...

1/2/2009 2/21/2013

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor # A082284 Thomas Nelson, Jr. (December 26 , 1738–January 4 , 1789 ), was an American planter,...

10/14/2007 2/21/2013

Col. William Fleming MP (1727 - 1795)

"governor?"

Colonel William Fleming (February 18, 1729 – August 5, 1795) was a physician, soldier, statesman, and planter who briefly acted as the Governor of Virginia during the American Revolutionary Wa...

5/24/2009 2/21/2013

Thomas Jefferson was part of the Committee of Five appointed by the Continental Congress to draft the Declaration of Independence and the main author. The others were John Adams, Roger Sherman, Robert ...

2/24/2007 2/21/2013

Patrick Henry, Sr. MP (1736 - 1799)

"Patriot"

DAR Ancestor #: A053828 Patrick Henry (May 29, 1736 - June 6, 1799)[1] served as the first and sixth post-colonial Governor of Virginia from 1776 to 1779 and subsequently, from 1784 to 1786. A promin...

2/25/2007 2/21/2013