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Thomas Nelson

Member From: 1746 - 1749

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  • Additional Info: ​William Nelson was advanced to the Council before the session which convened July 11, 1746. He was succeeded in the House by Thomas Nelson.
    Sometime during the 1748 - 1749 Assembly, Thomas Nelson was advanced to the Council. He was succeeded by John Norton.
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Virginia Attorney General, apparently appointed acting attorney general by Lieutenant Governor William Gooch between June 19 and 27, 1743, served until summer 1744.
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1742-1747 York
1748-1749 York

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