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William Clinch

Member From: 1756 - 1761

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  • Additional Info: 1756-1758 Assembly- William Clinch was expelled from the House on April 26, 1757; Benjamin Cocke was elected to replace him. Clinch was elected, but did not serve 1758-1761.
    ​William Clinch was elected (for 1758-1761 Assembly) but, having been expelled from the House, was voted incapable of ever sitting as a burgess. A new election was ordered, and Cocke and Allen were returned.
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1756-1758 Surry Trade
1758-1761 Surry

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