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George Mercer

Member From: 1761 - 1765

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  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
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  • Education: William & Mary (circa 1750)
  • Military Service: French and Indian War veteran – commissioned as a Lt in Washington’s First Virginia Regiment in February 1754; promoted to Captain and served as Washington’s aide-de-camp
  • Occupation/Profession: Lawyer and Businessman (member of the Ohio Company)
  • Additional Info: Son of John Mercer – Irish immigrant and wealthy plantation owner at Marlborough in Stafford County; Brother of James Mercer and John Fenton Mercer; half-brother of John Francis Mercer; First Cousin of George Mason
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Served an agent of the Ohio Company in London, and never returned to Virginia so presumably died in England
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1761-1765 Frederick Courts of Justice
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