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James Gordon

Member From: 1776 - 1788

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  • Birth Date: 1750 Birth Place:
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian, Scottish
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  • Additional Info: ​1782 Assembly (Lancaster) - William Peachey was elected a senator; he was succeeded in the House by James Gordon, who, on becoming sheriff of Lancaster, was succeeded by John Heath, Jr.
    1787 - 1788 Assembly - An election was ordered to select a delegate in the place of James Gordon. James Wallace Ball was elected.
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  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Virginia Constitutional Convention: 1776
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1776 Lancaster Propositions and Grievances
Public Claims
1777-1778 Lancaster
1782 Lancaster
1786-1787 Lancaster Claims
Propositions and Grievances
1787-1788 Lancaster Commerce

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