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Members of Congress: Virginia

Biographies of U.S. representatives and senators from Virginia
Member NameBirth-Death
ABBITT, Watkins Moorman1908-1998
ADAMS, Thomas1730-1788
ALEXANDER, Mark1792-1883
ALLEN, George1952- 
ALLEN, John James1797-1871
ALLEN, Robert1794-1859
ALMOND, James Lindsay, Jr.1898-1986
ARCHER, William Segar1789-1855
ARMSTRONG, William1782-1865
ATKINSON, Archibald1792-1872
AUSTIN, Archibald1772-1837
AVERETT, Thomas Hamlet1800-1855
AYER, Richard Small1829-1896
BAKER, John -1823
BALL, William Lee1781-1824
BANISTER, John1734-1788
BANKS, Linn1784-1842
BARBOUR, James1775-1842
BARBOUR, John Strode1790-1855
BARBOUR, John Strode, Jr.1820-1892
BARBOUR, Philip Pendleton1783-1841
BARTON, Richard Walker1800-1859
BASSETT, Burwell1764-1841
BATEMAN, Herbert Harvell1928-2000
BAYLY, Thomas Henry1810-1856
BAYLY, Thomas Monteagle1775-1834
BEALE, James Madison Hite1786-1866
BEALE, Richard Lee Turberville1819-1893
BEDINGER, Henry1812-1858
BEIRNE, Andrew1771-1845
BLAIR, Jacob Beeson1821-1901
BLAND, Richard1710-1776
BLAND, Schuyler Otis1872-1950
BLAND, Theodorick1742-1790
BLILEY, Thomas Jerome, Jr.1932- 
BOCOCK, Thomas Stanley1815-1891
BOOKER, George William1821-1883
BOTELER, Alexander Robinson1815-1892
BOTTS, John Minor1802-1869
BOUCHER, Frederick C.1946- 
BOULDIN, James Wood1792-1854
BOULDIN, Thomas Tyler1781-1834
BOWDEN, George Edwin1852-1908
BOWDEN, Lemuel Jackson1815-1864
BOWEN, Henry1841-1915
BOWEN, Rees Tate1809-1879
BRADY, James Dennis1843-1900
BRAXTON, Carter1736-1797
BRAXTON, Elliott Muse1823-1891
BRECKINRIDGE, James1763-1833
BRENT, Richard1757-1814
BROWN, John1757-1837
BROWN, John Robert1842-1927
BROWN, William Gay1800-1884
BROWNE, Thomas Henry Bayly1844-1892
BROYHILL, Joel Thomas1919-2006
BUCHANAN, John Alexander1843-1921
BURCH, Thomas Granville1869-1951
BURTON, Clarence Godber1886-1982
BURWELL, William Armisted1780-1821
BUTLER, Manley Caldwell1925- 
BYRD, Harry Flood1887-1966
BYRD, Harry Flood, Jr.1914- 
BYRNE, Leslie Larkin1946- 
CABELL, George Craighead1836-1906
CABELL, Samuel Jordan1756-1818
CANTOR, Eric1963- 
CAPERTON, Hugh1781-1847
CARLILE, John Snyder1817-1878
CARLIN, Charles Creighton1866-1938
CARRINGTON, Edward1748-1810
CARY, George Booth1811-1850
CASKIE, John Samuels1821-1869
CHAPMAN, Augustus Alexandria1803-1876
CHILTON, Samuel1804-1867
CHINN, Joseph William1798-1840
CLAIBORNE, John1777-1808
CLAIBORNE, Nathaniel Herbert1777-1859
CLAIBORNE, Thomas1749-1812
CLARK, Christopher Henderson1767-1828
CLAY, Matthew1754-1815
CLEMENS, Sherrard1820-1881
CLOPTON, John1756-1816
COKE, Richard, Jr.1790-1851
COLES, Isaac1747-1813
COLES, Walter1790-1857
COLSTON, Edward1786-1852
CONNOLLY, Gerald E. (Gerry)1950- 
CRAIG, Robert1792-1852
CRITCHER, John1820-1901
CROXTON, Thomas1822-1903
CRUMP, George William1786-1848
DANIEL, John Warwick1842-1910
DANIEL, Robert Williams, Jr.1936- 
DANIEL, Wilbur Clarence (Dan)1914-1988
DARDEN, Colgate Whitehead, Jr.1897-1981
DAUGHTON, Ralph Hunter1885-1958
DAVENPORT, Thomas -1838
DAVIS, Alexander Mathews1833-1889
DAVIS, Jo Ann1950-2007
DAVIS, Thomas M., III1949- 
DAWSON, John1762-1814
DE JARNETTE, Daniel Coleman1822-1881
DEAL, Joseph Thomas1860-1942
DEZENDORF, John Frederick1834-1894
DODDRIDGE, Philip1773-1832
DOUGLAS, Beverly Browne1822-1878
DOWNING, Thomas Nelms1919-2001
DRAKE, Thelma D.1949- 
DRAPER, Joseph1794-1834
DREWRY, Patrick Henry1875-1947
DROMGOOLE, George Coke1797-1847
DUKE, Richard Thomas Walker1822-1898
EDMUNDS, Paul Carrington1836-1899
EDMUNDSON, Henry Alonzo1814-1890
EGGLESTON, Joseph1754-1811
ELLETT, Tazewell1856-1914
EPES, James Fletcher1842-1910
EPES, Sydney Parham1865-1900
EPPES, John Wayles1773-1823
ESTIL, Benjamin1780-1853
EVANS, Thomasc 1755-1815
FAULKNER, Charles James1806-1884
FISHBURNE, John Wood1868-1937
FISHER, Joseph Lyman1914-1992
FITZHUGH, William1741-1809
FLANNAGAN, John William, Jr.1885-1955
FLEMING, William1736-1824
FLOOD, Henry De La Warr1865-1921
FLOOD, Joel West1894-1964
FLOURNOY, Thomas Stanhope1811-1883
FLOYD, John1783-1837
FORBES, J. Randy1952- 
FUGATE, Thomas Bacon1899-1980
FULKERSON, Abram1834-1902
FULTON, Andrew Steele1800-1884
FULTON, John Hall -1836
GAINES, William Embre1844-1912
GARBER, Jacob Aaron1879-1953
GARLAND, David Shepherd1769-1841
GARLAND, James1791-1885
GARNETT, James Mercer1770-1843
GARNETT, Muscoe Russell Hunter1821-1864
GARNETT, Robert Selden1789-1840
GARRISON, George Tankard1835-1889
GARY, Julian Vaughan1892-1973
GHOLSON, James Herbert1798-1848
GHOLSON, Thomas, Jr. -1816
GIBSON, James King1812-1879
GILES, William Branch1762-1830
GILMER, Thomas Walker1802-1844
GLASS, Carter1858-1946
GOGGIN, William Leftwich1807-1870
GOODE, John, Jr.1829-1909
GOODE, Samuel1756-1822
GOODE, Virgil H., Jr.1946- 
GOODE, William Osborne1798-1859
GOODLATTE, Robert William1952- 
GOODWYN, Peterson1745-1818
GORDON, William Fitzhugh1787-1858
GRAY, Edwin1743- 
GRAY, John Cowper1783-1823
GRAYSON, William1740-1790
GRIFFIN, Cyrus1748-1810
GRIFFIN, Samuel1746-1810
GRIFFIN, Thomas1773-1837
GRIFFITH, H. Morgan1958- 
HAMILTON, Norman Rond1877-1964
HANCOCK, George1754-1820
HARDY, Porter, Jr.1903-1995
HARDY, Samuel1758c-1785
HARRIS, Herbert Eugene, II1926- 
HARRIS, John Thomas1823-1899
HARRIS, William Alexander1805-1864
HARRIS, Winder Russell1888-1973
HARRISON, Benjamin1726-1791
HARRISON, Burr Powell1904-1973
HARRISON, Carter Bassettc1756-1808
HARRISON, Thomas Walter1856-1935
HARVIE, John1742-1807
HAWES, Aylett1768-1833
HAY, James1856-1931
HAYMOND, Thomas Sherwood1794-1869
HAYS, Samuel Lewis1794-1871
HEATH, John1758-1810
HENRY, James1731-1804
HENRY, Patrick1736-1799
HILL, John1800-1880
HOLLADAY, Alexander Richmond1811-1877
HOLLAND, Edward Everett1861-1941
HOLLEMAN, Joel1799-1844
HOLMES, David1769-1832
HOOKER, James Murray1873-1940
HOOPER, Benjamin Stephen1835-1898
HOPKINS, George Washington1804-1861
HOPKINS, Samuel Isaac1843-1914
HUBARD, Edmund Wilcox1806-1878
HUNGERFORD, John Pratt1761-1833
HUNTER, Robert Mercer Taliaferro1809-1887
HUNTON, Eppa1822-1908
HURT, Robert1969- 
JACKSON, Edward Brake1793-1826
JACKSON, George1757-1831
JACKSON, John George1777-1825
JAMES, Rorer Abraham1859-1921
JEFFERSON, Thomas1743-1826
JENKINS, Albert Gallatin1830-1864
JENNINGS, William Pat1919-1994
JOHNSON, James -1825
JOHNSON, Joseph1785-1877
JOHNSTON, Charles Clement1795-1832
JOHNSTON, John Warfield1818-1889
JOHNSTON, Joseph Eggleston1807-1891
JONES, James1772-1848
JONES, John Winston1791-1848
JONES, Joseph1727-1805
JONES, Walter1745-1815
JONES, William Atkinson1849-1918
JORGENSEN, Joseph1844-1888
KERR, John1782-1842
KIDWELL, Zedekiah1814-1872
LAMB, John1840-1924
LANGSTON, John Mercer1829-1897
LANKFORD, Menalcus1883-1937
LASSITER, Francis Rives1866-1909
LAWSON, John William1837-1905
LEAKE, Shelton Farrar1812-1884
LEE, Arthur1740-1792
LEE, Francis Lightfoot1734-1797
LEE, Henry1756-1818
LEE, Richard Bland1761-1827
LEE, Richard Henry1732-1794
LEE, William Henry Fitzhugh1837-1891
LEFFLER, Isaac1788-1866
LEFTWICH, Jabez1765-1855
LEIGH, Benjamin Watkins1781-1849
LESTER, Posey Green1850-1929
LETCHER, John1813-1884
LEWIS, Charles Swearinger1821-1878
LEWIS, John Francis1818-1895
LEWIS, Joseph, Jr.1772-1834
LEWIS, Thomas - 
LEWIS, William J.1766-1828
LIBBEY, Harry1843-1913
LOVE, John -1822
LOYALL, George1789-1868
LUCAS, Edward1780-1858
LUCAS, William1800-1877
MACHIR, James -1827
MADISON, James, Jr.1751-1836
MAHONE, William1826-1895
MALLORY, Francis1807-1860
MARSH, John Otho, Jr.1926- 
MARSHALL, James William1844-1911
MARSHALL, John1755-1835
MARTIN, Elbert Sevier1829c-1876
MARTIN, Thomas Staples1847-1919
MASON, Armistead Thomson1787-1819
MASON, James Murray1798-1871
MASON, John Young1799-1859
MASON, Stevens Thomson1760-1803
MAXWELL, Lewis1790-1862
MAYNARD, Harry Lee1861-1922
MAYO, Robert Murphy1836-1896
McCARTY, William Mason1789c-1863
McCOMAS, William1795-1865
McCOY, William -1864
McDOWELL, James1795-1851
McKENNEY, William Robertson1851-1916
McKENZIE, Lewis1810-1895
McKINLEY, William - 
McMULLEN, Fayette1805-1880
MEADE, Richard Kidder1803-1862
MERCER, Charles Fenton1778-1858
MERCER, James1736-1793
MERCER, John Francis1759-1821
MEREDITH, Elisha Edward1848-1900
MILLSON, John Singleton1808-1874
MILNES, William, Jr.1827-1889
MONROE, James1758-1831
MONTAGUE, Andrew Jackson1862-1937
MOORE, Andrew1752-1821
MOORE, Robert Walton1859-1941
MOORE, Samuel McDowell1796-1875
MOORE, Thomas Love -1862
MORAN, James P.1945- 
MORGAN, Daniel1736-1802
MORGAN, William Stephen1801-1878
MORROW, John - 
MORTON, Jeremiah1799-1878
NELSON, Hugh1768-1836
NELSON, Thomas Maduit1782-1853
NELSON, Thomas, Jr.1738-1789
NEVILLE, Joseph1730-1819
NEW, Anthony1747-1833
NEWMAN, Alexander1804-1849
NEWTON, Thomas, Jr.1768-1847
NEWTON, Willoughby1802-1874
NICHOLAS, John1757c-1819
NICHOLAS, Wilson Cary1761-1820
NYE, Glenn C., III1974- 
O'FERRALL, Charles Triplett1840-1905
OLIN, James R.1920-2006
OTEY, Peter Johnston1840-1902
PAGE, John1743-1808
PAGE, Mann1749-1781
PAGE, Robert1765-1840
PARKER, Josiah1751-1810
PARKER, Richard1810-1893
PARKER, Richard Elliott1783-1840
PARKER, Severn Eyre1787-1836
PARRIS, Stanford E.1929-2010
PATTON, John Mercer1797-1858
PAUL, John1883-1964
PAUL, John1839-1901
PAYNE, Lewis Franklin, Jr.1945- 
PEERY, George Campbell1873-1952
PEGRAM, John1773-1831
PENDLETON, Edmund1721-1803
PENDLETON, John Strother1802-1868
PENNYBACKER, Isaac Samuels1805-1847
PERRIELLO, Tom1974- 
PICKETT, Owen Bradford1930-2010
PINDALL, James1783c-1825
PLATT, James Henry, Jr.1837-1894
PLEASANTS, James1769-1836
POFF, Richard Harding1923- 
PORTER, Charles Howell1833-1897
POWELL, Alfred H.1781-1831
POWELL, Cuthbert1775-1849
POWELL, Leven1737-1810
POWELL, Paulus1809-1874
PRESTON, Francis1765-1835
PRESTON, William Ballard1805-1862
PRIDEMORE, Auburn Lorenzo1837-1900
PRYOR, Roger Atkinson1828-1919
QUARLES, Julian Minor1848-1929
RANDOLPH, Edmund Jenings1753-1813
RANDOLPH, John1773-1833
RANDOLPH, Peyton1721-1775
RANDOLPH, Thomas Mann1768-1828
RHEA, William Francis1858-1931
RICHMOND, James Buchanan1842-1910
RIDDLEBERGER, Harrison Holt1844-1890
RIDGWAY, Robert1823-1870
RIGELL, E. Scott1960- 
RIVES, Francis Everod1792-1861
RIVES, William Cabell1793-1868
RIXEY, John Franklin1854-1907
ROANE, John1766-1838
ROANE, John Jones1794-1869
ROANE, William Henry1787-1845
ROBB, Charles Spittal1939- 
ROBERTSON, Absalom Willis1887-1971
ROBERTSON, John1787-1873
ROBESON, Edward John, Jr.1890-1966
ROBINSON, James Kenneth1916-1990
RUTHERFORD, Robert1728-1803
SAMUELS, Green Berry1806-1859
SATTERFIELD, Dave Edward, Jr.1894-1946
SATTERFIELD, David Edward, III1920-1988
SAUNDERS, Edward Watts1860-1921
SCHROCK, Edward1941- 
SCOTT, Robert Cortez1947- 
SCOTT, William Lloyd1915-1997
SEDDON, James Alexander1815-1880
SEGAR, Joseph Eggleston1804-1880
SENER, James Beverley1837-1903
SHAFFER, Joseph Crockett1880-1958
SHEFFEY, Daniel1770-1830
SISISKY, Norman1927-2001
SLAUGHTER, Daniel French, Jr.1925-1998
SLEMP, Campbell1839-1907
SLEMP, Campbell Bascom1870-1943
SMITH, Arthur1785-1853
SMITH, Ballard - 
SMITH, Howard Worth1883-1976
SMITH, John1750-1836
SMITH, John Ambler1847-1892
SMITH, Meriwether1730-1790
SMITH, William - 
SMITH, William1797-1887
SMYTH, Alexander1765-1830
SNODGRASS, John Fryall1804-1854
SOUTHALL, Robert Goode1852-1924
SPONG, William Belser, Jr.1920-1997
STANLEY, Thomas Bahnson1890-1970
STEENROD, Lewis1810-1862
STEPHENSON, James1764-1833
STEVENSON, Andrew1784-1857
STOWELL, William Henry Harrison1840-1922
STRATTON, John1769-1804
STROTHER, George French1783-1840
STROTHER, James French1811-1860
STUART, Alexander Hugh Holmes1807-1891
STUART, Archibald1795-1855
SUMMERS, George William1804-1868
SWANSON, Claude Augustus1862-1939
SWOOPE, Jacob -1832
TALIAFERRO, John1768-1852
TATE, Magnus1760-1823
TAYLOR, John1753-1824
TAYLOR, Robert1763-1845
TAYLOR, William1788-1846
TAYLOR, William Penn - 
TAZEWELL, Henry1753-1799
TAZEWELL, Littleton Waller1774-1860
TERRY, William1824-1888
THOMAS, Christopher Yancy1818-1879
THOMPSON, George Western1806-1888
THOMPSON, Philip Rootes1766-1837
THOMPSON, Robert Augustine1805-1876
THORP, Robert Taylor1850-1938
TREDWAY, William Marshall1807-1891
TREZVANT, James -1841
TRIBLE, Paul Seward, Jr.1946- 
TRIGG, Abram1750- 
TRIGG, Connally Findlay1847-1907
TRIGG, John Johns1748-1804
TUCK, William Munford1896-1983
TUCKER, George1775-1861
TUCKER, Henry St. George1780-1848
TUCKER, Henry St. George1853-1932
TUCKER, John Randolph1823-1897
TURNBULL, Robert1850-1920
TURNER, Smith Spangler1842-1898
TYLER, David Gardiner1846-1927
TYLER, John1790-1862
UPTON, Charles Horace1812-1877
VAN SWEARINGEN, Thomas1784-1822
VENABLE, Abraham Bedford1758-1811
VENABLE, Edward Carrington1853-1908
WADDILL, Edmund, Jr.1855-1931
WALKER, Francis1764-1806
WALKER, Gilbert Carlton1833-1885
WALKER, James Alexander1832-1901
WALKER, John1744-1809
WAMPLER, William Creed1926- 
WARNER, John William1927- 
WARNER, Mark1954- 
WASHINGTON, George1732-1799
WATSON, Walter Allen1867-1919
WEBB, James H. (Jim)1946- 
WHALEY, Kellian Van Rensalear1821-1876
WHITE, Alexander1738-1804
WHITE, Francis -1826
WHITEHEAD, Joseph1867-1938
WHITEHEAD, Thomas1825-1901
WHITEHURST, George William1925- 
WILLEY, Waitman Thomas1811-1900
WILLIAMS, Jared1766-1831
WILSON, Alexander - 
WILSON, Edgar Campbell1800-1860
WILSON, Thomas1765-1826
WISE, George Douglas1831-1898
WISE, Henry Alexander1806-1876
WISE, John Sergeant1846-1913
WISE, Richard Alsop1843-1900
WITHERS, Robert Enoch1821-1907
WITTMAN, Robert J.1959- 
WOLF, Frank Rudolph1939- 
WOODRUM, Clifton Alexander1887-1950
WOODS, James Pleasant1868-1948
WYTHE, George1726-1806
YOST, Jacob1853-1933
YOUNG, William Albin1860-1928

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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