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James Innes

Member From: 1780 - 1786

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  • Birth Date: 1754 Birth Place:1798
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
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  • Additional Info: 1785 - 1786 Assembly - An election was ordered to fill the vacancy caused by theappointment of Henry Tazewell to a seat on the General Court. James Innes was the delegate selected in his place.
    1786 - 1787 Assembly - Samuel Griffin was chosen to represent Williamsburg on December 16, 1786, in the place of James Innes, who had been elected attorney general.​
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Virginia Constitutional Convention: 1788
    Virginia Attorney General
    Elected by the General Assembly to serve as Virginia's Attorney General from November 30, 1786 until November 13, 1796 when he resigned.
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1780-1781 James City Courts of Justice
Propositions and Grievances
1781-1782 Williamsburg Trade
1785-1786 Williamsburg
1786-1787 Williamsburg Courts of Justice (Chair)

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