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Member From: 1788 - 1789
- Birth Date: 1753 Birth Place:
- Gender: Male Race: Caucasian, English
- Spouse: Elizabeth Nicholas
- Children: Peyton, Susan, John Jenings, Edmonia, and Lucy
- Education: William and Mary 1770 – 1771
- Military Service: Deputy Muster Master General of the Continental Army, Southern District, 1775 – 1776;
Aide-de-camp to General Washington, August – November 1775
- Occupation/Profession: Lawyer/politician
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- Additional Info: 1788 Assembly-Edmund Randolph resigned as governor in order to represent Williamsburg in the House. He became a member of the House on Nov. 14, succeeded Samuel Griffin.
- Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices:
Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Virginia-elected by convention June 29, 1776, served from early July 1776 until November 30, 1786. 1776-1786
Mayor of Williamsburg, 1776 – 1777; Justice of the Peace for James City County, 1777
Clerk of the Virginia House of Delegates, 1778 – 1779
Virginia Constitutional Convention: 1776, 1788
Governor of Virginia: 1786-1788
First US Attorney General (1789-1794); Second US Secretary of State (1794-1795)
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