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Magnus Tate Jr.

Member From: 1798 - 1811

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  • Birth Date: 1760 Birth Place:Berkeley County, Virginia
  • Death Date: March 30, 1823
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian, Scottish
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  • Occupation/Profession: Farmer and Attorney
  • Bio: TATE, Magnus, a Representative from Virginia; born in Berkeley County, Va. (now West Virginia), in 1760; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; engaged in agricultural pursuits; appointed justice of the Berkeley County Court May 19, 1798; sheriff of Berkeley County in 1819 and 1820; member of the house of delegates of Virginia in 1797, 1803, 1809, and 1810; elected as a Federalist to the Fourteenth Congress (March 4, 1815-March 3, 1817); died near Martinsburg, Va. (now West Virginia), March 30, 1823.
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: U.S. House of Representatives (March 1815-March 1817)
    Justice, Berkeley County Court
    Sheriff, Berkeley County (1819-1820)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1798-1799 Berkeley Federalist Claims
Propositions and Grievances
1799-1800 Berkeley Federalist Courts of Justice
Propositions and Grievances
1802-1803 Berkeley Federalist Claims
Privileges and Elections
1803-1804 Berkeley Federalist Privileges and Elections
1809-1810 Berkeley Federalist Claims
1810-1811 Berkeley Federalist Claims

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