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Abel P. Upshur

Member From: 1812 - 1827

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  • Birth Date: 1790 Birth Place:
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
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  • Additional Info: 1826-1827 Assembly-Abel P. Upshur was succeeded by William Dunton.
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Virginia Constitutional Convention: 1829
    Secretary of the Navy - appointed by John Tyler , October 11, 1841–July 23, 1843
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1812-1813 Northampton Federalist Courts of Justice
1824-1825 Northampton Courts of Justice
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1825-1826 Northampton Courts of Justice
Militia Laws
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1826-1827 Northampton Courts of Justice
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